Daybook, Jan. 29

January 28, 2014 

Forensic February at the Museum of Life and Science features free forensics-themed lab programs for kids and teens from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays at 433 W. Murray Ave., Durham. The complete schedule is online. bit.ly/19SHphk.

COURTESY OF THE MUSEUM OF LIFE AND SCIENCE

Wednesday

Story time

“What’s Your Favorite Animal?” by Eric Carle will be read to kids at 11 a.m. at Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons.

Thursday

Marie Hammond at The Regulator

Marie Hammond will talk about her new book, “The Rabbi of Worms,” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St.

Nar-Anon

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

Friday

‘9/11 in the Academic Community’

Recyclique Co-op will host a screening of “9/11 in the Academic Community” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2811 Hillsborough Road. Admission is free; a $5 donation is suggested.

Saturday

Cub Scout Pinewood Derby

The Durham District of the Boy Scouts of America will hold their annual Pinewood Derby from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Northgate Mall Center Court, 1058 W. Club Blvd. Cub Scouts will race their handmade pinewood cars and compete for Fastest Car, Most Beautiful Car and Most Original Car in the district.

Durham Farmers’ Market

The Durham Farmers’ Market will be open from 10 a.m. to noon at 501 Foster St. durhamfarmersmarket.com.

Heart health seminar

Dr. Tim Donahue, Chief of Cardiology at Duke Regional Hospital, will lead a seminar on heart health at 10 a.m. in the First Level Classroom at Duke Regional Hospital, 3643 N. Roxboro Road. Registration is required. dukeregional.org/events.

Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society

The Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society’s meeting for the Raleigh-Durham community will be at 10:30 a.m. at West Regional Library, 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary. The meeting will focus on finding a name for the new group, planning a calendar, discussing membership fees, finding a meeting place and temporary officers. For more information, call 336-547-0178.

Durham MLK-Black History Month Parade

The 12th annual Durham MLK-Black History Month Parade will start at noon on Fayetteville Street.

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