Chapel Hill: Community



Orange Dog Poets Society

Orange Dog Poets Society members will read their poetry to residents of Soltys Adult Day Care Center at 2 p.m. at 105 Meadowlands Drive.

Carrboro Farmers’ Market

The Carrboro Farmers’ Market will be open from 3-6 p.m. at 301 W. Main St.

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.,


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.

Rabies vaccination clinic

Orange County Animal Services will host a rabies vaccination clinic from 3-5 p.m. at the Animal Services Center, 1601 Eubanks Road, Chapel Hill. Rabies vaccinations cost $10.

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.


The documentary “Homegoings” will be screened at 6 p.m. in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium in the FedEx Global Education Center at UNC-Chapel Hill.

National Poetry Month Reading

Members of the Orange Dog Poets Society will read and discuss their work at 6 p.m. at the Orange County Public Library, 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough.

Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

A Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on Women in Science will be from 6-10 p.m. in the Kenan Science Library at UNC-Chapel Hill. Bring a laptop.

Carolina Mountain Dulcimers

The Carolina Mountain Dulcimers will meet at 7 p.m. at Carol Woods Retirement Community, 750 Weaver Dairy Road, Chapel Hill. 919-929-5359,


Farmers’ markets

The Carrboro Farmers’ Market is open from 7 a.m. to noon in the Carrboro Town Commons, beside Town Hall at 301 W. Main St.

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

Horton High School Alumni

The Horton High School Alumni Association will meet at 10 a.m. at Horton Middle School, suite 318, 79 Horton Road, Pittsboro.

Story time

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

Autism Family & Friends Day

Autism Family & Friends Day will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Gold Park, 415 Dimmocks Mill Road.

Unity in the Community Celebration

The Unity in the Community Celebration will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Rogers Road Community Center, 101 Edgar St., Chapel Hill. There will be live entertainment, food, health screenings and family fun. Bring lawn chairs and blankets.

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Continuing events

Support group

A support group for parents of children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder meets from 6:15-8 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month.


The Burwell School Historic Site will host free tours at 1 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 319 N. Churton St., Hillsborough. The buildings and grounds are open for self-guided tours from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the same days. There will be tours as requested from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays. 919-732-7451,