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Daybook, Oct. 22

Wednesday

NAFTA@20: The Future of North American Competitiveness

Duke University’s conference, NAFTA@20: The Future of North American Competitiveness, about the effects of the North American Free Trade Agreement, will begin at 8:30 a.m. in Geneen Auditorium at the Fuqua School of Business. The conference is free and open to the public. sites.duke.edu/nacomp, bit.ly/1rcY41a.

Senior resource fair

A resource fair will be from 1-4 p.m. at 807 S. Duke St. There will be information on employment, health services, family counseling, banking, arts and crafts, social services, mental health services, affordable housing and exercise for ages 55 and older.

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.

‘Organizational Progeny’

Tana Johnson will discuss “Organizational Progeny: Why Governments are Losing Control Over the Proliferating Structures of Global Governance” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St.

Thursday

‘Memories and Scenes’

Scott Hilton Davies will discuss “Memories and Scenes: Shtetl, Childhood, Writers” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St.

Friday

‘Halloween Spooktacular’

The Durham Symphony Orchestra will present the free “Halloween Spooktacular” from 7-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, on the Plaza at Northgate Mall, 1058 W. Club Blvd.

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.

dtownMARKET

The dtownMARKET, which showcases crafters, designers, vintage tastemakers and more, is from noon to 5 p.m. the last Saturday of every month at Motorco Music Hall, 723 Rigsbee Ave. There will be art, fashion and food available for purchase. dtownmarket.com.

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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