Chapel Hill: Community




C.L.A.W.S. (Creative Learning About Wildlife Species) will visit the Carrboro Century Center with live animals from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at 100 N. Greensboro St. Admission is $3.

Carrboro Farmers’ Market

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

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.,


Blood donations

Donate blood to the American Red Cross from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Orange Water and Sewer Authority, 400 Jones Ferry Road, 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.

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.

Public meeting

The Orange Water and Sewer Authority Board of Directors will discuss a report and presentation on energy use at OWASA, energy management efforts and goals for energy management at 7 p.m. at Chapel Hill Town Hall, 405 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Community members are welcome to give comments, questions and suggestions at the meeting.


Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous meets from 10:30 a.m. to noon Fridays at the United Church of Chapel Hill, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Meet the artist

Sculptor Patrick Dougherty will speak at 3 p.m. at The Cedars of Chapel Hill, 100 Cedar Club Circle. Seating is limited. Call for reservations: 919-259-7937.

Nia Dance Jam

A Nia dance session will be from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St. Admission is $3.


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. Vimala’s Curryblossom Café is the market’s guest vendor this week.

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

Kiwanis 5K/1K Dog Run

The Kiwanis 5K/1K Dog Run starts at 8 a.m. on Occoneechee Speedway Trail in Hillsborough.

Registration from 7:30-8 a.m. is $25 for adults, $10 for ages 12-18 and free for children younger than 12 and dogs. Proceeds benefit the Terrific Kids Programs in northern Orange County elementary schools and the Ronald McDonald House.

Excel Basics

A class for new users of Microsoft Excel is from 10-11 a.m. at the Cybrary, 100 N. Greensboro St. Space is limited; register in person or by calling 919-918-7387.

Magic show

Magician Mike Fisher visits the Carrboro Branch Library at 10:30 a.m. at 900 Old Fayetteville Road, Chapel Hill.

Junior Scientist event

Ages 4-8 will learn about solids, liquids and gases and try their own hands-on experiments from 11 a.m. to noon at The Children’s Store, 243 S. Elliott Road, Chapel Hill. The event is free and no registration is required.

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Continuing events

Adopt a Shelter Cat Month

Orange County Animal Services has reduced cat and kitten adoption fees to $50 for Adopt a Shelter Cat Month in June. Visit adoptable cats in person at 1601 Eubanks Road, Chapel Hill, or online at

Camps and classes

New student orientation

Orientation sessions for new students at Central Carolina Community College are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, June 25, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 29, at the school’s Pittsboro campus, 764 West St. Register online: 919-718-7485.

Wildlife workshops

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and the Chatham County Center of North Carolina Extension Service host a series of free workshops for local landowners. The first is from 7-9 p.m. Monday, July 20, in the North Carolina Extension Service Agriculture Building’s auditorium, 65 E. Chatham St., Pittsboro. More workshops will be on Oct. 28, Nov. 16 and Jan. 9. Register by email with “wildlife” in the subject line: