The New Hope Audubon Society hosts a bird walk beginning at 7 a.m. in front of the Wild Bird Center at Eastgate Shopping Center, Ephesus Church Road, Chapel Hill. Birders of all skill levels may attend. Bring snacks and water. Canceled if heavy rain. For more information, email David Anderson at email@example.com.
The Town of Carrboro and the Carrboro Arts committee presents “Feel Free –You’re in Carrboro,” a program focusing on artistic reaction to House Bill 2, from 1-4 p.m. at the Farmers Market at Carrboro Town Commons, 301 W. Main St. Canceled if raining. For more information: townofcarrboro.org.
Travel writer and editor Randy Johnson will discuss his book “Grandfather Mountain: The History and Guide to an Appalachian Icon” at 2 p.m. at McIntyre's Books, 220 Market St., Fearrington Village, Pittsboro. 919-542-3030, bit.ly/PIxjaf
Readings from the Writing Toward Healing workshop are from 2-3 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 725 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill. Free. A reception will follow. 919-942-7373, flyleafbooks.com
A conversation with a panel of area distinguished Muslims is at 3 p.m. at Community Church of Chapel Hill Unitarian Universalist, 106 Purefoy Road. For more information: 919-306-3885, c3huu.org.
‘Perks’ at the library
The film “The Perks of Being a Wallflower,” rated PG-13, will be shown from 6-8 p.m. in the Teen Room at Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. Free. Snacks will be provided. For more information: bit.ly/1PIBUa3.
Best-selling author David Denby discusses his book “Lit Up: One Reporter. Three Schools. Twenty-Four Books That Can Change Lives.” at 7 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 725 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill. 919-942-7373, flyleafbooks.com
NPR radio host Diane Rehm will sign her book, “On My Own,” at 1 p.m. at McIntyre’s Books, 220 Market St., Fearrington Village, Pittsboro. Available only for those with books purchased at McIntyre’s. 919-542-3030, bit.ly/PIxjaf
A poetry reading in memory of the nine shooting victims at a Charleston, S.C., church will be held from 6-8 p.m. at Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. “Remembrance: an Evening of African-American Poetry” will celebrate the lives of the victims, who were killed June 17, 2015, and the lives of all African-Americans. For more information: 919-732-9403, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chapel Hill novelist Katie Rose Guest Pryal talks about her new book, “Chasing Chaos,” from 7-8 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 725 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill. 919-942-7373, flyleafbooks.com
The New Hope Audubon Society hosts a bird walk beginning at 7 a.m. in front of the Wild Bird Center at Eastgate Shopping Center, Ephesus Church Road, Chapel Hill. Birders of all skill levels may attend. Bring snacks and water. Canceled if heavy rain. For more information, email David Anderson at email@example.com. newhopeaudubon.org
Hobey Ford’s Golden Rod Puppets presents “Animalia” at 10:30 a.m. at Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St. For children ages 3-5. Cost: $3. 919-918-7364
A Welcome to Medicare Seminar is from 1-3 p.m. at Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. To register, call 919-968-2070.
The Carrboro Farmers’ Market is open from 3-6 p.m. in the Carrboro Town Commons beside Town Hall, 301 W. Main St. carrborofarmersmarket.com
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.
The West End Summer Film Series continues at 7 p.m. at West End Wine Bar, 450 W. Franklin St. The free series, which will screen short films from area filmmakers, runs every Wednesday through Aug. 31. For more information about upcoming films, go to bit.ly/1U465qA.
Leigh Himes discusses her debut novel “The One That Got Away” at 7 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 725 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill. 919-942-7373, flyleafbooks.com
Table is seeking volunteers for its free summer food deliveries to children in the Chapel Hill and Carrboro areas. Deliveries are made on Thursday afternoons. To volunteer: bit.ly/1roMeJ0.
Several area blood drives for the American Red Cross will be held throughout June. redcrossblood.org
▪ 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, June 17: Lowe's Home Improvement, 121 Lowes Drive, Pittsboro.
▪ 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, June 23: OWASA, 400 Jones Ferry Road, Carrboro.
▪ 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, June 24: Performance AutoMall, 1810 Durham-Chapel Hill Boulevard, Chapel Hill.
▪ 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, June 27: Chatham Habitat for Humanity, 425 West St., Pittsboro.
Family Movie Matinee
The film “Jump In” will be shown at 2 p.m. in Meeting room B at Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. Free. For more information: bit.ly/1OduxqA.
Bad Movie Friday
Come laugh at the worst Hollywood has to offer from 4-6 p.m. in the Teen Room at Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. Free. For more information: bit.ly/1PIBUa3.
Fridays on the Front Porch
Acoustic Manner performs from 5-8 p.m. as part of the Fridays on the Front Porch series at the The Carolina Inn, 211 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill. Food trucks will be on site. For a complete schedule of events, go to bit.ly/1wvnmdm.
Food waste drop-off
A food waste awareness party kicks off a new food waste drop-off program at the Carrboro Farmers’ Market.
Beginning Saturday, June 18, the market and Orange County Solid Waste Management are offering the free food waste drop-off every Saturday through September. Participants can bring all food scraps (veggie scraps and all meat, bones and dairy) and food-related paper (paper napkins and paper plates). The collected food waste will be composted by a commercial composting company.
Storytime and activities for children ages 2 to 5 years old is at 10:30 a.m. Saturdays at the Carrboro Branch Library, 900 Old Fayetteville Road, Chapel Hill.
Knit in public
The Orange County Main Library celebrates World Wide Knit in Public Day from noon to 4 p.m. upstairs at the library, 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough.
Drop by for an informal afternoon of socializing, yarning and crafting. Bring your own project or use the yarn, tools and patterns provided by the library. Beginners and all ages are welcome, including children with accompanying adults. For more information: 919-245-2525, bit.ly/1OdzXC2.
Movies @ the Library
The monthly adult movie series shows the movie “The Danish Girl,” rated R, at 2:30 p.m. in Meeting Room B at Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. Free. For more information: bit.ly/1OduxqA.
J. Todd Scott discusses his debut novel “The Far Empty” at 11 a.m. at McIntyre's Books, 220 Market St., Fearrington Village, Pittsboro. At 2 p.m., T.D. Johnston will talk about his writing journey and sign his new collection of short stories, “Friday Afternoon & Other Stories.” 919-542-3030, bit.ly/PIxjaf
▪ The Carrboro Farmers’ Market is open from 7 a.m. to noon in the Carrboro Town Commons beside Town Hall, 301 W. Main St. carrborofarmersmarket.com
▪ The Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market is open from 8 a.m. to noon outside University Place, 201 S. Estes Drive. thechapelhillfarmersmarket.com
▪ The Hillsborough Farmers’ Market is open from 8 a.m. to noon in the parking lot of the Hillsborough campus of UNC Hospital, 430 Waterstone Drive. hillsboroughfarmersmarket.org
Please send calendar items to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Find a list of support groups with the Daybook calendar under the community tab at www.chapelhillnews.com
▪ 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.
▪ Meet to send books to people in prison 1-4 p.m. Sundays at 621 Hillsborough Road, Carrboro. prisonbooks.info.
▪ Overeaters Anonymous meets 4-5 p.m. Sundays at Carrboro United Methodist Church, 200 Hillsborough Road. 919-360-3789.
▪ Breastfeeding Cafe, an informal drop-in for breastfeeding moms, is 10-11 a.m. Mondays at the Red Hen, University Mall, 201 S. Estes Drive.
▪ A yoga class by the UNC Comprehensive Cancer Support Program for people with cancer, caregivers and cancer survivors is 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mondays at Carolina Pointe II, 6011 Farrington Road. Each class costs $5. unclineberger.org.
▪ Women 55 and older walk trails in Meadowmont at 3:30 p.m. Mondays. 919-967-4054, email@example.com.
▪ Anorexia Bulimia Anonymous, a 12-step program for people with eating disorders, meets 7-8 p.m. Mondays in room 17 at Binkley Baptist Church, 1712 Willow Drive, Chapel Hill. triangleaba.wix.com/meeting.
▪ Overeaters Anonymous meets from 7-8 p.m. Mondays at Carrboro United Methodist Church, 200 Hillsborough Road: 919-259-2843. Meetings are also held from 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays at Evergreen United Methodist Church, U.S. 15-501: 919-933-1355. Another group meets 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursdays at Carrboro United Methodist Church, 200 Hillsborough Road. This group meets in the white building beside the main church building, directly across from Looking Glass Cafe.
▪ Gamblers Anonymous meets at 7:30 p.m. Mondays at Amity United Methodist Church, 825 Estes Drive. Call Tom at 919-460-9039.
▪ A 12-step program for relatives and friends of addicts meets 8-9 p.m. Mondays at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3638 Chapel Hill Road, Durham. 919-596-2915, nar-anon.org.
▪ 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.
▪ A needlework group that creates knitted and crocheted items for charities meets 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, in Meeting Room A or C. firstname.lastname@example.org.
▪ Residents 50 and up play bingo from 2-3:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St., Carrboro. 919-918-7364.
▪ A Meditation 101 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.
▪ The Chapel Hill Zen Center hosts a recovery group with a Buddhist perspective on 12-step programs at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at 5322 N.C. 86. Meetings begin with 20 minutes of silent meditation. 919-265-7600, ZenandRecovery@gmail.com.
▪ The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance support group meets from 7:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays at Binkley Baptist Church, 1712 Willow Drive. 919-533-9510.
▪ 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.
▪ The People of Color Meditation Group meets 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Chapel Hill Zen Center, 5322 N.C. 86. For details, email Conal or Kriti: email@example.com.
▪ 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.
▪ The Planting Seeds Sangha group meets to study and practice the Buddha’s teachings on mindfulness and meditation from 7:30-9 p.m. Wednesdays at the Church of the Advocate, 8410 Merin Road, Chapel Hill. Newcomers are welcome and no experience is necessary. plantingseedssangha.org.
▪ 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. foodaddicts.org.
To add your club to the calendar or update your group’s meeting time or location, send information two weeks in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org.