Durham News: Community

Daybook, Sept. 28

Sunday

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous meets at 10 a.m. for newcomers and 10:30 a.m. for regular members in room 220 at Structure House, 3017 Pickett Road. 919-929-9891.

River Rhythms! West African Drumming

A weekly drumming group will meet from 7-8:30 p.m. Sundays at Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 4907 Garret Road. Meetings are open to the public and beginners are welcome. Contact the group to reserve a loaner drum. 919-644-1335, kathyhopwood@embarqmail.com.

Monday

Durham Rotary Club

The Durham Rotary Club meets at 12:30 p.m. Mondays at the Durham Convention Center, 301 W. Morgan St.

Nar-Anon

Nar-Anon, a twelve-step program for relatives and friends of addicts, will meet from 8-9 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3638 Chapel Hill Road. 919-596-2915, nar-anon.org.

Tuesday

Story time

“The Day the Crayons Quit” by Drew Daywalt will be read to kids at 11 a.m. at Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons.

North Durham Rotary Club

The North Durham Rotary Club meets at 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Parizade Cafe, 2200 W. Main St.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous meets from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at First Presbyterian Church, 305 E. Main St. 919-683-3013.

‘Part-Time Paleo’

Leanne Ely will discuss her book, “Part-Time Paleo,” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St.

Wednesday

Durham Farmers’ Market

The Durham Farmers’ Market will be open from 3:30-6:30 p.m. at 501 Foster St. durhamfarmersmarket.com.

South Durham Farmers’ Market

The South Durham Farmers’ Market will be open from 3:30-6:30 p.m. in the Greenwood Commons Shopping Center at 5410 N.C. Highway 55.

‘Wayfaring Strangers’

Fiona Ritchie and Doug Orr will discuss their book, “Wayfaring Strangers,” at 7 p.m. at Motorco Music Hall, 723 Rigsbee Ave. Musicians Julee Glaub Weems and Mark Weems will perform.

Thursday

Living Healthy with Diabetes

The Durham Diabetes Coalition offers a free series of Living Healthy with Diabetes, a self-management program, from 10 a.m. to noon Thursdays, from Oct. 2 through Nov. 6, at Russell Memorial Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, 703 S. Alston Ave. Registration is required. 919-560-7212, durhamdiabetescoalition.org.

Garden discussion

Curator Stefan Bloodworth presents “Walk on the Wild Side” the first Thursday of every month from 11 a.m. to noon in the Blomquist Garden of Native Plants at the Sarah P. Duke Gardens. Cost is $5 for nongarden members. 919-668-1707, gardens.duke.edu.

Positive Link

Positive Link, a series of workshops for teenagers, meets at 6:30 p.m. at East Regional Library, 211 Lick Creek Lane. durhamcountylibrary.org.

‘My Life As a Diet: Understanding and Healing for Never-ending Dieters’

Maurice Horwitz will discuss his book, “My Life As a Diet: Understanding and Healing for Never-ending Dieters,” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St.

Orange County Democratic Women

The Orange County Democratic Women will meet to write postcards in support of Kay Hagan and other Democratic candidates from 7-9 p.m. at the Orange County Campus of Durham Tech, 525 College Park Road, Hillsborough. All supplies will be provided.

Friday

Blue Devils Toastmasters

The Blue Devils Toastmasters Club meets from noon to 1 p.m. the first and third Friday of every month in Room 203 of the Duke Human Resources Building, 705 Broad St. The club focuses on improving public speaking, communication and leadership skills.

‘How to Climb the Eiffel Tower’

Barnes & Noble will host a book release party for “How to Climb the Eiffel Tower” by Elizabeth Hein at 7 p.m. at 5400 New Hope Commons.

Saturday

Durham Farmers’ Market

The Durham Farmers’ Market will be open from 8 a.m. to noon at 501 Foster St. durhamfarmersmarket.com.

South Durham Farmers’ Market

The South Durham Farmers’ Market will be open from 8 a.m. to noon in the Greenwood Commons Shopping Center at 5410 N.C. Highway 55.

Durham Women: Your Voice Matters

The Durham County Women’s Commission will host Durham Women: Your Voice Matters, a forum for women, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Self-Help Temple Building, 302 W. Main St. Registration is required. bit.ly/1xfGvpp.

Durham Chess Club

The Durham Chess Club meets for casual chess from 2-4:30 p.m. Saturdays at the North Regional Library, 221 Milton Road. Sets, boards and instructions are provided. All ages and skill levels are welcome. 919-479-7020, cconero@aol.com.

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