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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.

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.

Meet the Author: Dr. Wallace ‘J’ Nichols

Durham County Library will host a discussion with Dr. Wallace “J” Nichols on his book, “Blue Mind: The Surprising Science That Shows How Being Near, In, On, or Under Water Can Make You Happier, Healthier, More Connected, and Better at What You Do,” at 3 p.m. at 300 N. Roxboro St. durhamcountylibrary.org.

River Rhythms! West African Drumming

A weekly drumming group for adults will meet from 6:30-8 p.m. Sundays at Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 4907 Garret Road. Beginners are welcome. Contact the group to reserve a loaner drum. 919-644-1335, kathyhopwood@embarqmail.com.

Monday

Durham Rotary Club

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

State of the County Address

Durham County Commission Chairman Michael D. Page will give the annual State of the County Address at 7 p.m. as the Board of County Commissioners Regular Session begins, broadcast live on Cable Access Channel and online. bit.ly/1EZCVDR.

Nar-Anon

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.

Tuesday

Blood donations

Donate blood to the American Red Cross from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Duke University Bryan Center, 120 Science Drive. redcrossblood.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.

Homebuyers Club

Durham Housing Authority’s Homebuyers Club will meet from 6-7:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of the month at the East Regional Library, 211 Lick Creek Lane.

Blood donations

Donate blood to the American Red Cross from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Durham Tech Community College, 1637 E. Lawson St., or from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Duke University Bryan Center, 120 Science Drive. redcrossblood.org.

Blood donations

Donate blood to the American Red Cross from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Duke University Bryan Center, 120 Science Drive. redcrossblood.org.

Reading

Sy Safransky will read from his new book, “Many Alarm Clocks,” at 7 p.m. at the Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St.

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.

Neighborhoods Hike: West Durham, East Campus and Beyond

A hike through Old West Durham, Watts-Hillandale, Walltown, Trinity Heights, Trinity Park and East Campus will begin at 10 a.m. at the corner of Ninth and Green streets. The walk is sponsored by the Museum of Durham History, Sierra Club and the Old West Durham Neighborhood Association.

Easter egg hunts

Durham Parks and Recreation’s egg hunts for ages 12 and younger will be at 10:30 a.m. One will be at the Irwin R. Holmes, Sr. Recreation Center at Campus Hills, 2000 S. Alston Ave. The other will be at West Point on the Eno, 5101 N. Roxboro Road.

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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