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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.

Monday

Board of Social Services Meeting

The Durham County Board of Social Services will hold a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the Human Resources Conference Room at the Durham County Administrative Building, 200 E. Main St. 919-560-8039, mspringfield@dss.co.durham.nc.us.

Duke Young Writers’ Camp Reading

Twenty of the best young writers from the Duke Young Writers’ Camp will share poetry and excerpts from stories and essays at 7 p.m. at the Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St. 919-286-2700, regulatorbookshop.com.

Nar-Anon

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

Tuesday

Storytime

Storytime for young readers is held at 10 a.m. at Barnes & Noble Booksellers in New Hope Commons. 919-489-3012.

Overeaters Anonymous

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

Kids Yoga

Kids Yoga classes for kindergarten through second grade are held from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Scrap Exchange, 923 Franklin St. 919-213-1278, scrapexchange.org.

South Ellerbe Creek Wetland Concept Plan

Durham residents interested in the proposed South Ellerbe Creek wetland concept plan at the former Duke Diet and Fitness Center can attend a public meeting at 7 p.m. during the InterNeighborhood Council Meeting in the third floor conference room at Golden Belt Building 2, 807 E. Main St. Sandra.Wilbur@DurhamNC.gov, Lance.Fontaine@DurhamNC.gov, DurhamNC.gov/Stormwater.

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.

Wednesday

Board of Social Services Meeting

The Durham County Board of Social Services will meet at 8:30 a.m. in conference room 609 right at the Durham County Department of Social Services Building, 220 E. Main St. 919-560-8039, mspringfield@dss.co.durham.nc.us.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous meets at 12:30 p.m. at Holy Infant Catholic Church, 5000 Southpark. 919-607-4867.

Farmers Market

The Durham Farmers’ Market at 501 Foster St. is open from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. offering fresh produce, prepared foods, crafts and other goods produced within 70 miles of the market. durhamfarmersmarket.com.

Thursday

Business Panel Discussion

Durham’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development Small Business Advisory Committee in collaboration with the N.C. Institute of Minority Economic Development will hold a “Business Innovation Through Exporting” panel discussion from 10 a.m. to noon at the City Hall Council Chambers, 101 City Hall Plaza. The panel discussion is designed to assist small businesses in developing creative ways to expand their market with particular emphasis on agribusiness. Registration is required by Monday, June 25. 919-560-4965, ext. 15206, Grace.Dzidzienyo@DurhamNC.gov.

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.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous meets from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 305 E. Main St. on the second floor.

Kids Yoga

Kids Yoga classes for third- through fifth-graders are held from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Scrap Exchange, 923 Franklin St. 919-213-1278, scrapexchange.org.

Bonding and Insurance Workshop

The City of Durham Equal Opportunity and Equity Assurance Department will hold its sixth seminar in the Workshop Series for Small Businesses titled, “Surety 101: Bonding and Insurance for New and Emerging Contractors” from 6 to 8 p.m. at the City Hall Council Chambers, 101 City Hall Plaza. 919-560-4180, ext. 17241, DurhamNC.gov/ich/as/eoea/Pages/training_request.aspx.

Nar-Anon

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

Author Event

Editor Beverly Cordes will read from and discuss the book she compiled, “Breathing for Life: Our Stories” at 7 p.m. at the Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St. 919-286-2700, regulatorbookshop.com.

Documentary Film Screening

Durham County Library and filmmaker Wil Weldon will present a screening of the documentary, “Pass It On,” at 7 p.m. at the main library, 300 N. Roxboro St. The film celebrates the life and teaching career of North Carolina native and author Reynolds Price. 919-560-0268, www.durhamcountylibrary.org.

Friday

Author Event

Dan Ariely will discuss his new book, “The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty” at 7 p.m. at the Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St. 919-286-2700, regulatorbookshop.com.

Saturday

Farmers Market

The Durham Farmers’ Market at 501 Foster St. is open from 8 a.m. to noon offering fresh produce, prepared foods, crafts and other goods produced within 70 miles of the market. durhamfarmersmarket.com.

Craft Market

The Durham Craft Market is open from 9 a.m. to noon in Central Park. DurhamCraftMarket.com.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous meets from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3639 Old Chapel Hill Road. 919-596-9543.

Storytime

Storytime for young readers is at 11 a.m. at Barnes & Noble in New Hope Commons. 919-489-3012.

Talent Search

The Star Foundation will hold a community talent search from 1 to 5 p.m. at BBQ Heaven, 902 Fayetteville St. The search is open to youth and adults. 919-638-0611.

Chess Club

The North Regional Library holds Chess Club meetings from 2 to 4:30 p.m. All ages and skill levels invited; sets and boards provided.

TARN Craft Workshop

Millie and Kristina of 2CrochetHooks will hold a TARN, T-shirt yarn, craft workshop from 2 to 4 p.m. at Recyclique, 2811 Hillsborough Road. communecos.org.

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