Chapel Hill: Community

Daybook, Jan. 28

Wednesday

Magic show

The magician Captain Jim will perform for ages 3-5 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St. Admission costs $3 per person.

Caregivers support group

The UNC Division of Geriatric Medicine and Charles House Association holds a caregivers support group meeting every fourth Wednesday from 12:30-1:30 p.m. at the UNC Wellness Center at Meadowmont. 919-967-7570, paul@charleshouse.org.

Job fair

A job fair for Morinaga America Foods in Mebane will be at 5 p.m. in room 201 at Durham Technical Community College’s Orange County Campus, 525 College Park Road, Hillsborough. The company is looking for materials handlers, warehouse technicians, production operators, production supervisors and quality technicians. Bring a résumé.

How to Manage Your Investment Portfolio Yourself

The Main Library will host a presentation on managing investments at 6:30 p.m. at 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough. No experience or education is required for the discussion; more experienced investors are also welcome.

General Meditation Class

An introduction to Buddhist philosophy, psychology and meditation will be from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Kosala Buddhist Center, 711 W. Rosemary St., Suite E, Carrboro. meditationinchapelhill.org, KosalaEPC@gmail.com.

‘Out of Reach’

Healthy Carolinians of Orange County will host a screening of “Out of Reach,” a documentary about prescription medication abuse made by a teen filmmaker, at 7 p.m. at Chapel Hill High School, at 1709 High School Road. A panel discussion will follow. Call Ashley Mercer to RSVP. 919-245-2440.

Thursday

Friends of the Downtown

The Friends of the Downtown will meet to celebrate the Carolina Brewery’s 20th anniversary with breakfast at 9:30 a.m. and a speaker at 10 a.m. at 460 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous will meet from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursdays at Carrboro United Methodist Church, 200 Hillsborough Road. The group meets in the white building beside the main church building, directly across from Looking Glass Cafe.

Job fair

A job fair for Morinaga America Foods in Mebane will be at 1 p.m. in room 201 at Durham Technical Community College’s Orange County Campus, 525 College Park Road, Hillsborough. The company is looking for materials handlers, warehouse technicians, production operators, production supervisors and quality technicians. Bring a résumé.

Weatherspoon Lecture

Washington Post columnist and novelist David Ignatius will give the annual Weatherspoon Lecture at 5:30 p.m. in Koury Auditorium at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. He will discuss “Foreigh Affairs - How to Fix the World.” To register, email kfbsrsvp@unc.edu.

‘Cedars in the Pines’

The documentary “Cedars in the Pines: The Lebanese in North Carolina” will be screened at 6 p.m. in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium in the FedEx Global Education Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. global.unc.edu.

Chess Club

The Main Library will host a Chess Club meeting from 6-7 p.m. on the second floor of the library at 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough.

‘Out of Reach’

Healthy Carolinians of Orange County will host a screening of “Out of Reach,” a documentary about prescription medication abuse made by a teen filmmaker, at 7 p.m. at C.W. Stanford Middle School, 308 Orange High School Road, Hillsborough. A panel discussion will follow. Call Ashley Mercer to RSVP. 919-245-2440.

Friday

Blood donations

Donate blood to the American Red Cross from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Orange High School, 500 Orange High School Road, Hillsborough. redcrossblood.org.

Line Dance Jam

Demeca of Embrace Dance Company will teach line dances from 7:30-9 p.m. at the Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St. Admission costs $3.

Saturday

Farmers’ markets

The Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market is open from 9 a.m. to noon every Saturday at 201 S. Estes Drive.

The Carrboro Farmers’ Market is open from 9 a.m. to noon in the Carrboro Town Commons, beside Town Hall at 301 W. Main St.

Ask A Lawyer Day

The North Carolina Bar Association’s Young Lawyer’s Division’s annual Ask a Lawyer Day will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. Anyone is welcome to ask local lawyers about any topic or speak one-on-one. 919-968-2780.

Community Workshop Series

The Cybrary will host Email Basics, a class in a series for people who are beginning to learn to use computers, from 10-11 a.m. at 100 N. Greensboro St., Carrboro. Register at the Cybrary or by calling 919-918-7387.

Story time

The Carrboro Branch Library will host story time for ages 2-5 at 10:30 a.m. Saturdays in January at 900 Old Fayetteville Road, Chapel Hill.

Really Really Free Market

The Really Really Free Market will be at 2 p.m. every first Saturday of the month at the Carrboro Town Commons. carrboro.com/reallyreallyfreemarket.

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