New Year, New You Fun Fitness Week
Durham’s week of free exercise classes continues through Sunday. For a complete schedule, go to bit.ly/1PaYIeD.
A bird walk with the New Hope Audubon Society starts at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday. Meet at the Wild Bird Center, 1800 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. For more information, email David Anderson: email@example.com.
New birders are welcome. If there is heavy rain, the walk will be cancelled.
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.
New Hope Audubon Society
The New Hope Audubon Society’s monthly meeting is at 7 p.m. at the North Carolina Botanical Garden, 100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill. Jeff Pippen will talk about monitoring bird and butterfly populations in Montana. Visitors are welcome.
Donate blood to the American Red Cross from 12:30-5 p.m. at Lowes, 4402 Fayetteville Road. redcrossblood.org.
John Kent will lead volunteers monitoring New Hope Creek water quality with the New Hope Audubon Society on Saturday. Email Kent for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
An art and food truck market is open from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays at 214 Hunt St. facebook.com/HuntStMarket.
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.
The Durham Farmers’ Market is open from 10 a.m. to noon at 501 Foster St. durhamfarmersmarket.com.
Please send announcements two weeks before your event to email@example.com.
Christmas tree collection
Durham’s Solid Waste Management Department will pick up trees from customers until Feb. 6. Move trees to the curb by 7 a.m. on your normal garbage collection day. If the tree has not been picked up after one week, call Durham One Call to report a missed collection (919-560-1200).
Trees over six feet tall should be cut in half. Remove any decorations and hardware like lights, ornaments, nails and stands, and do not cover the tree with a bag. For more information, including an alternative drop-off location, go to bit.ly/1TcL5N3.