Chapel Hill: Community


The Sacrificial Poets hold an open mic on the first Wednesday of every month at Flyleaf Books
The Sacrificial Poets hold an open mic on the first Wednesday of every month at Flyleaf Books CHARLIE JONES


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.

Open mic

The Sacrificial Poets present a community-wide open mic on the first Wednesday of every month, at 6:30 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 725 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 919-942-7373,

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.,


St. Thomas More Catholic School

St. Thomas More Catholic School will host an information session with principal Dr. Michael Ashton and a tour at 9 a.m. in the lobby of the Parish Center, 940 Carmichael St., Chapel Hill. 919-942-6244,

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.

Faith and Aging Symposium

The Central Orange Senior Center will host the Faith and Aging Symposium from 2-5:30 p.m. at 103 Meadowlands Drive, Hillsborough.

Town Hall

Chapel Hill Town Councilman Lee Storrow will host a Town Hall about economic development at 5:30 p.m. at The Siena Hotel, 1505 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill.

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.

Orange County Republican Party

The Orange County Republican Party’s annual Precinct Meeting and County Convention will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Sunrise Church, 1315 New Hope Trace, Chapel Hill. All registered Republicans are invited.


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.

Stuttering conference

A conference with workshops and presentations for kids and teenagers who stutter, their parents and speech-language pathologists will be from 9:30 to 4 p.m. at Wake County Public Schools, 110 Corning Road, Cary. Registration is required. Admission costs $30 for students, $40 per person or $60 per family. 919-571-0622,

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.

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