Durham News: Community


Durham Central Park’s food truck rodeo will be from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at 501 Foster St.
Durham Central Park’s food truck rodeo will be from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at 501 Foster St. NEWS & OBSERVER FILE PHOTO


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.

Food truck rodeo

Durham Central Park’s food truck rodeo will be from noon to 4 p.m. at 501 Foster St. There will be 50 food trucks, local craft beer, wine, free tree seedlings from Keep Durham Beautiful and live music.

Eno River hikes

The Eno River Association will host hikes on a different section of the Eno River valley each week through May at 2 p.m. Sundays. 919-620-9099, extension 211, www.enoriver.org/hikes.

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 Photography Club

The Durham Photography Club meets the second Monday of each month from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Sarah P. Duke Gardens, 420 Anderson St. The first meeting is free, but thereafter there’s a small annual membership fee. 919-668-1707, gardens.duke.edu.

In the Wings: PlayMakers on “4,000 Miles”

A discussion on the play “4,000 Miles” will be at 7 p.m. at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.

Storytelling event

A storytelling series for adults will be held at 7 p.m. every second Monday of each month at the Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St. 919-286-2700, regulatorbookshop.com.

Triangle Stamp Club

The Triangle Stamp Club meets the second Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Church of the Holy Family, 200 Hayes Road, Chapel Hill. nanandrayburby@earthlink.net.


Nar-Anon, a twelve-step program for relatives and friends of addicts, will meet from 8-9 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3638 Chapel Hill Road. 919-596-2915, nar-anon.org.


Stay Fit for Life

The Durham Center for Senior Life invites seniors to Stay Fit for Life from 9:30-11:30 a.m. the second Tuesday of the month at 406 Rigsbee Ave. There will be breakfast, activities and presentations by local professionals in health care. 919-688-8247, extension 107, etemu@dcslnc.org.

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 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at First Presbyterian Church, 305 E. Main St. 919-683-3013.


The Durham Business & Professional Chain will host a seminar, which is free and open to the public, on mobile devices and applications from 6-8:30 p.m. at the South Durham Regional Library, 4505 S. Alston Ave. 919-683-1047, durhambusinessprofessionalchain@frontier.com.

‘I, Afrofuturist’

The Stanford L. Warren Library will host Darrell Stover for a presentation on Afrofuturism at 7 p.m. at 1201 Fayetteville St.

TRY Coalition Meeting

TRY Coalition meets every second Wednesday from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Golden Belt building, 807 E. Main St., on the second floor in Neighborhood Improvement Services. 919-491-7811, DurhamTRY.org.

Lupus support group

A support group for people with lupus, their family members and caregivers will meet from 6-7:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church Wilson Parlor, 305 E. Main St. lupusnc.org.

Survivors of disasters support group

A survivors of fire and other disasters support group meets from 6-7 p.m. the second Thursday of every month in Building Three at the American Red Cross, Central N.C. Chapter, 4737 University Drive. 919-489-6541 ext. 337 or 333.

Farmers’ markets

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.

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.

Please send announcements two weeks before your event to durham@newsobserver.com.

Continuing events

Peer Connect Guide Training

Cornucopia Cancer Support Center will host Peer Connect Guide Training from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 21. The confidential program connects people affected by cancer with others who have had similar experiences.

Guides, who may be cancer survivors or caregivers, must be at least one year out of active treatment or caregiver participation. 919-401-9333, peerconnect@cancersupport4u.org, cancersupport4u.org.

Chronic disease self-management class

The Durham Housing Authority ROSS Programs and Durham Public Health offer a free chronic disease self-management class from 2-4 p.m. Thursdays from March 26 through April 30 in the community room at J.J. Henderson Towers, 800 Duke St., Durham. Call Carla McKoy to register at 919-560-7212.