Chapel Hill: Community

Daybook, Feb. 15

Sunday

Dana Yasur-Landau

Dana Yasur-Landau will discuss the upcoming Israeli elections at 9:30 a.m. at Kehillah Synagogue, 1200 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill.

Restorative Yoga

Cornucopia House Cancer Support Center offers a free Restorative Yoga class for anyone affected by cancer from 9:30-11 a.m. Sundays at Blue Point Yoga Studio, 2816 Erwin Road, Durham. 919-401-9333.

Open enrollment

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina will host an open enrollment event with information on the Affordable Care Act from noon to 6 p.m. at Compare Foods, 2000 Avondale Drive, Durham. bit.ly/1ITqoEA.

Prison Books

Meet to send books to people in prison from 1-4 p.m. Sundays at 621 Hillsborough Road, Carrboro. prisonbooks.info.

Triangle Recorder Society

The Triangle Recorder Society will meet from 2:30-5 p.m. at St. Giles Presbyterian Church, 5101 Oak Park Road, Raleigh. Bring a recorder and music stand. All skill levels are welcome. trianglerecorder.org.

Poetry program

Dr. Trudier Harris will discuss the life and work of the poet George Moses Horton and Dr. Marion Phillips will read his poetry at 4 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous meets from 4-5 p.m. at Carrboro United Methodist Church, 200 Hillsborough Road. 919-448-7010.

Monday

Yoga class

A yoga class by the UNC Comprehensive Cancer Support Program for people with cancer, caregivers and cancer survivors is from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Carolina Pointe II, 6011 Farrington Road. Each class costs $5. unclineberger.org.

Breastfeeding group

Breastfeeding Cafe, an informal drop-in for breastfeeding moms, is from 1-2 p.m. at the Red Hen, University Mall, 201 S. Estes Drive.

Walking group

Women age 55 and older will walk trails in Meadowmont at 3:30 p.m. 919-967-4054, walkingforwomen@gmail.com.

Tech Tutor

The Main Library will host a class for people learning to use computers, email, tablets, smartphones and other devices and programs from 4-6 p.m. at 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough. Six computers are available for participants.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous meets from 7-8 p.m. at Carrboro United Methodist Church, 200 Hillsborough Road. 919-933-1355.

Gamblers Anonymous

Gamblers Anonymous meets at 7:30 p.m. at Amity United Methodist Church, 825 Estes Drive. 888-862-1298.

Nar-Anon

A twelve-step program for relatives and friends of addicts meets from 8-9 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3638 Chapel Hill Road, Durham. 919-596-2915, nar-anon.org.

Tuesday

Restorative Yoga

Cornucopia House Cancer Support Center offers a free Restorative Yoga class for anyone affected by cancer from 10-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 940 Carmichael St., Chapel Hill. 919-401-9333.

Story time

The Orange County Main Library’s 25-minute story time for ages 3 and younger and caregivers starts at 10 a.m. at 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough.

Knitting for Charity

A needlework group that creates knitted and crocheted items for charities meets from 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesdays in Meeting Room A at the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. 919-968-2780.

Bingo

Residents 50 and up play bingo from 2-3:30 p.m. at the Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St. 919-918-7364.

Kids Explore

The Orange County Main Library will host Kids Explore for ages 5-8 to learn about art, science and literature in a 45-minute program beginning at 3:30 p.m. at 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough.

Fearrington Farmers Market

The Fearrington Farmers Market opens at 4 p.m. in Fearrington Village on U.S. 15-501 South.

Rare Book Collection

View new additions to UNC-Chapel Hill’s Rare Book Collection from 5-7 p.m. in the Grand Reading Room on the third floor of the Wilson Library. library.unc.edu/wilson/rbc.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous meets from 6-7 p.m. at Evergreen United Methodist Church, U.S. 15-501. 919-933-1355.

Carrboro Branch Book Club

The Carrboro Branch Book Club will discuss “River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey” by Candice Millard at 6:30 p.m. at the Carrboro Branch Library inside McDougle Middle School, 900 Old Fayetteville Road, Chapel Hill.

Affordable housing

A discussion on economic development and affordable housing in Efland will be from 7-8:30 p.m. at Gravelly Hill Middle School Auditorium, 4801 West Ten Road, Efland.

Meditation 101

This class introduces beginners to meditation from 7-8:15 p.m. every Tuesday at Kosala Buddhist Center, 711 W. Rosemary St., Suite E, Carrboro. Walk-ins are welcome. meditationinchapelhill.org, KosalaEPC@gmail.com.

Public hearing

The Orange County Board of Commissioners will host a public hearing on housing and community development at 7 p.m. at the Southern Human Services Center, 2501 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill.

Support groups

The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance support group meets from 7:30-9 p.m. at Binkley Baptist Church, 1712 Willow Drive. 919-533-9510.

SMART Recovery sponsors a free recovery group for drinking and other addictive behaviors at 7:30 p.m. at Binkley Baptist Church, 1712 Willow Drive. trianglesmartrecovery.org.

Wednesday

Volunteer orientation

The Orange County Department on Aging RSVP 55+ Volunteer Program and The Volunteer Center of Durham are working together to make a volunteer matching service.

To learn to use their online tools, go to a volunteer orientation from 9-11 a.m. at the Seymour Center Tech Computer Lab, 2551 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill. handsontriangle.org.

Story time

The Orange County Main Library’s 30-minute story time for ages 3-5 and caregivers starts at 10 a.m. at 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough.

Chatham County Planning Board

A Chatham County Planning Board meeting, which is open to the public, will be at 3 p.m. in Conference Room 125 in the Dunlap Building, 80 East St., Pittsboro.

DIY at the Library

Craft activities for ages 13 and older will be from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Orange County Public Library, 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough.

Optimist Club

The Optimist Club of Chapel Hill meets at 5:30 p.m. on the first, second and third Wednesdays of the month at the Bob Evans restaurant, 5419 Chapel Hill Blvd., Durham. New members are 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.

Thursday

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.

Dr. John Pucher

Dr. John Pucher will speak on “Making Chapel Hill a Sustainable Community: Walking, Cycling and Transit” from 3-5 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive.

Jonathan Odell

A Meet-The-Author Tea with Jonathan Odell, author of “Miss Hazel and the Rosa Parks League,” from 3-5 p.m. in meeting room B of the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive.

Odell will speak about and sign his novel at 7 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill. flyleafbooks.com.

Chess Club

Chess players are invited to the Orange County Main Library from 6-7 p.m. Thursdays on the second floor of the library at 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough. If you plan to time games, bring your own clock or timer. Ages 10 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

Vigil Against Violence

The 23rd Annual Vigil Against Violence, held to honor and remember victims of homicide, will be at 7 p.m. at The Shepherd’s House United Methodist Church, 107 N. Driver St., Durham.

Diane Jones, co-chair of Durham’s Parents of Murdered Children chapter, will speak. All are welcome. nonviolentdurham@gmail.org.

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.

Excel Basics

The Cybrary will host a class on Excel Basics for new computer users at 10 a.m. in the Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St. Call to register. 919-918-7387.

Story time

The Carrboro Branch Library will host stories and crafts for kids at 10:30 a.m. at 900 Old Fayetteville Road, Chapel Hill.

Greenest Open House Tour

Briar Chapel’s Greenest Open House Tour will be from noon to 5 p.m. at the Briar Chapel Clubhouse, 16 Windy Knolls Circle, Chapel Hill. briarchapelnc.com.

‘Captain Phillips’

The Chapel Hill Public Library will screen “Captain Phillips” for free at 2:30 p.m. in meeting room B at 100 Library Drive.

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