Durham News: Community

Daybook, Feb. 19


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.

Financial planning lecture

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


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.


‘Awake, My Soul!’

Alice Wisler, “Getting Out of Bed in the Morning: Reflections of Comfort in Heartache,” will speak at Bethesda Baptist Church’s “Awake, My Soul!” program for women at 9 a.m. at 194 S. Miami Blvd. There will also be breakfast and music.

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.