Durham News: Community

Daybook, Jan. 21

Wednesday

Poetry reading

Judy Hogan will read from her book of poetry, “This River,” and Jaki Shelton Green will read from “Feeding the Light” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St.

AIGA Town Square

AIGA Town Square, an open meet-up for designers in the Durham and Chapel Hill area, will meet at 7:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month.

Thursday

Community Luncheon Roundtable

The Religious Coalitionf or a Nonviolent Durham’s Community Luncheon Roundtable will be from noon to 1 p.m. at Shepherd’s House United Methodist Church’s Fellowship Hall, 107 N. Driver St. 919-358-1113, nonviolentdurham@gmail.com.

Networking lunch

The Durham Business & Professional Chain will sponsor a networking lunch from 1-2:30 p.m. at Nzinga’s Breakfast Cafe, 826 Fayetteville St., suite 110. 919-683-1047, durhambusinessprofessionalchain@frontier.com.

Enrique Peñalosa

Enrique Peñalosa, former mayor of Bogotá, will give a lecture, “Cities, Equity and Quality of Life,” at 6 p.m. in the Nicholas School of the Environment’s Field Auditorium, on Duke University’s West Campus.

Reading at The Regulator

Stephen Hren will talk about his book, “Max’s Hungry Ghost,” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St.

Friday

Blood donations

Donate blood to the American Red Cross from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at City of Medicine Academy, 301 Crutchfield St., or from 3-7:30 p.m. at Northgate Mall, 1058 W. Club Blvd. redcrossblood.org.

Saturday

South Durham Farmers’ Market

The South Durham Farmers’ Market will be open from 9 a.m. to noon in the Greenwood Commons Shopping Center at 5410 N.C. Highway 55.

Durham Farmers’ Market

The Durham Farmers’ Market will be open from 10 a.m. to noon at 501 Foster St. durhamfarmersmarket.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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