Durham News: Community

Daybook, Feb. 16


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.

Voting rights discussion with Ellie Kinnaird

Former N.C. Sen. Ellie Kinnaird will meet with anyone interested in a voting rights discussion after the 11 a.m. service at United Church of Chapel Hill, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill.

Bull City Tipping Point bike ride

A 10-mile bike ride beginning at Major the Bull and ending at Cocoa Cinnamon is held at 2 p.m. every third Sunday of the month. facebook.com/bullcitytippingpoint.

Triangle Recorder Society

The Triangle Recorder Society is a group of recorder players of all skill levels that meets every third Sunday of the month from 2:30 to 5 p.m. trianglerecorder.org.

Food Security Summit

The Durham Food Prosperity Council’s Food Security Summit will be at 3 p.m. at the Holton Career and Resource Center, 401 N. Driver St. 919-225-2457.

Herald-Sun 125th anniversary celebration

The Main Library will host Steve Schewel and Bob Ashley for a celebration of the Herald-Sun’s 125th anniversary at 3 p.m. at 300 N. Roxboro St.

Lecture on financial planning

Financial advisor Julie Kelly will talk about financial planning as your parents age from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Levin Jewish Community Center, 1937 W. Cornwallis Road. RSVP by Monday by calling 919-354-4922 or emailing drabiner@shalomdch.org.

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.


Durham Rotary Club

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

Durham Beekeepers

The Durham Beekeepers meet the third Monday of each month from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Sarah P. Duke Gardens, 420 Anderson St. 919-668-1707, gardens.duke.edu.

Voting rights discussion

Duke University will host a screening of the documentary “Section 5” and a panel discussion on voting rights at 6:30 p.m. in Richard White Lecture Hall on Duke’s East Campus. The second part of the series, a discussion on the state’s prison system, will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, in room 0016 in the Westbrook Building at Duke Divinity School. reggies.duke.edu.

‘Lee Daniels’ The Butler’

The AARP will host a free Movies for Grownups screening of “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” at 7 p.m. at the Carolina Theater, 309 W. Morgan St. Registration is required. aarp.cvent.com/TheButler_Durham.


Nar-Anon, a twelve-step program to help relatives and friends of addicts recover from the effects of living with an addicted relative or friend, will meet from 8 to 9 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3638 Chapel Hill Road. 919-596-2915, nar-anon.org.


Forensic February

Kids will learn about crime scene investigation at the Museum of Life and Science by analyzing animal hairs and clothing fibers from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, through Saturday, Feb. 22, at 433 W. Murray Ave. Activities are free; museum admission costs $14 for adults, $11 for seniors and $10 for ages 3-12.

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 to 1:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 305 E. Main St. 919-683-3013.

Adult Basketball Game

The Carolina Devils will hold pick-up adult wheelchair basketball games from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at Braggtown Baptist Church, 3218 N. Roxboro St. RSVP requested. Fiona@bridge2sports.org.

‘Junebug’ screening

The Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University will screen “Junebug” for free at 7 p.m. in the Griffith Film Theater at Duke. The movie is part of the school’s Spring 2014 Ethics Film Series. kenan.ethics.duke.edu/events/ethics-film-series.


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.


Landlord training workshop

Durham will host a landlord training workshop from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the main conference room of the City of Durham Neighborhood Improvement Services Department, 807 E. Main St., suite 2-300. Register for $10 by Monday, Feb. 17. bit.ly/1iLsAxV.

Business growth seminar

Durham offers a seminar on business growth for small businesses from 6 to 8 p.m. in City Hall Council Chambers, 101 City Hall Plaza. Registration is requested, though not required. bit.ly/1dLMwlg.


Nar-Anon, a 12-step program to help relatives and friends of addicts recover from the effects of living with an addicted relative or friend, will meet from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Immanuel Temple Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2102 S. Alston Ave. 919-383-4236, nar-anon.org.

Mindfulness meditation discussion

Arawana Hayashi will lead a discussion on “Mindfulness Meditation: Joining Body and Mind” at 7:30 p.m. in room 4 of the Sanford Building at Duke’s Sanford School of Public Policy, 201 Science Drive. The discussion is presented by the Durham Shambhala Center and the Buddhist Community at Duke University. durham.shambhala.org, web.duke.edu/meditation/index.html.


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.


Durham Farmers’ Market

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

Ann Millett-Gallant at The Regulator

Ann Millett-Gallant will read from and sign her new memoir, “Re-Membering,” at 2 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St.

COGnizant Women’s Ride

A beginner and cruiser friendly bike ride for women is held at 3 p.m. every third Saturday of the month beginning at the Durham Bike Co-op, 715 Washington St.