Durham News: Community

Daybook, Nov. 29 through Dec. 5


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.

River Rhythms! West African Drumming

A weekly drumming group for adults meets from 6:30-8 p.m. Sundays at Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 4907 Garret Road. 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.


Nar-Anon, a 12-step program for relatives and friends of addicts, meets from 8-9 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3638 Chapel Hill Road. 919-596-2915, nar-anon.org.


Durham Twirlers

The Durham Twirlers meet for square dancing from 9-11 a.m. Tuesdays at Edison Johnson Park, 500 W. Murray Ave. Singles and couples are welcome. 919-475-9701.

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 Audacity of Hoop’

Alex Wolff will read from his book, “The Audacity of Hoop: Basketball and the Age of Obama,” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator, 720 Ninth St.

Northgate Jams

Northgate Mall’s old time, bluegrass and country jam sessions are 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays near the mall’s Center Court, 1058 W. Club Blvd. All musicians are welcome.

‘Foster’s Market Favorites’

Sara Foster will share from her cookbook, “Foster’s Market Favorites: 25th Anniversary Collection,” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator, 720 Ninth St.

Blood drives

Donate blood to the American Red Cross from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Durham School of the Arts, 400 N. Duke St., or 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Northern High School, 117 Tom Wilkinson Road. redcrossblood.org.

Kiwanis Club of Durham

The Kiwanis Club of Durham meets at 12:30 p.m. Thursdays at Hope Valley Country Club, 3803 Dover Road. kiwanisclubofdurham.org.


Johnny Moore and Art Chansky share from “100 Thigns Duke Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die” and “100 Things North Carolina Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator, 720 Ninth St.

‘Carolina Writers at Home’

“Carolina Writers at Home” photographer Rob McDonald and writers Daniel Wallace, Jill McCorkle, Zelda Lockhart and Bronwen Dickey will talk about their work at 7 p.m. at The Regulator, 720 Ninth St.

Farmers’ markets

The Durham Farmers’ Market is open from 8 a.m. to noon at 501 Foster St. durhamfarmersmarket.com.

The South Durham Farmers’ Market is open from 9 a.m. to noon in the Greenwood Commons Shopping Center at 5410 N.C. Highway 55.

Santa’s Workshop

Bull City Craft hosts an ornament-making workshop from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in suite 140 near Center Court at Northgate Mall, 1058 W. Club Blvd.

Holiday Fun Fest

Durham’s annual Holiday Fun Fest is 1-5 p.m. There will be a campfire, train rides, kids’ activities, snow sledding and Santa at Rock Quarry Park, 701 Stadium Drive. DPRPlayMore.org.

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.

‘Poets from the Heron Clan’

Meg Wethington, Phil Morse, Kitty Bergel and Elio Soldi will read from their poetry at 7 p.m. at The Regulator, 720 Ninth St. An open mic follows the readings.

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