Daybook, Feb. 2

February 1, 2014 

The Beast, a local band, will perform at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University’s Free Family Day at 1 and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2, at 2001 Campus Drive.

COURTESY OF THE NASHER MUSEUM OF ART AT DUKE UNIVERSITY

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.

Free Family Day

The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University’s Free Family Day will be at noon at 2001 Campus Drive.

‘In Hopes of Freedom’

Michelle Nichole will talk about her art exhibit, “In Hopes of Freedom,” and African-Americans in the Revolutionary War at 3 p.m. at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.

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.

Monday

Durham Rotary Club

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

Grant proposal interest session

Durham will host an interest session for the city’s grant proposal to the U.S. Environment Protection Agency from 4:15 to 5 p.m. in the Senior Room at the Holton Career and Resource Center, 401 N. Driver St. The grant would be used to offer a free, 12-week training program for people seeking jobs in the environmental field.

Look Good Feel Better

The American Cancer Society offers Look Good Feel Better, a program that teaches beauty techniques to women undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatments, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the North Conference Room at Duke Regional Hospital, 3643 N. Roxboro Road. Registration is required. dukeregional.org/events.

Art with the Experts

Curators of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University’s exhibit “Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist” will lead a discussion at 7 p.m. at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.

State of the City Address

Mayor Bill Bell will give Durham’s 12th annual State of the City Address from 7 to 7:30 p.m. at City Council Chambers in the first floor of City Hall, 101 City Hall Plaza.

Nar-Anon

Nar-Anon, a twelve-step program to help relatives and friends of addicts recover from the effects of living with an addicted relative or friend, will meet from 8 to 9 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3638 Chapel Hill Road. 919-596-2915, nar-anon.org.

Tuesday

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

Police Academy graduation

The Durham Police Department’s graduation ceremonies for Basic Law Enforcement Training class #38 will be at 6:30 p.m. at Duke Memorial United Methodist Church, 504 W. Chapel Hill St.

Adult Basketball Game

The Carolina Devils will hold pick-up adult wheelchair basketball games from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at Braggtown Baptist Church, 3218 N. Roxboro St. RSVP requested. Fiona@bridge2sports.org.

David McAdams at The Regulator

Duke professor David McAdams will talk about his book, “Game-Changer: Game Theory and the Art of Transforming Strategic Situations,” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St.

Human Relations Commission meetings

Durham’s Human Relations Commission will consider residents’ input about the Durham Police Department and Civilian Review Board at their monthly meeting with a public forum from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Committee Room of City Hall, 101 City Hall Plaza.

Thursday

Garden Discussion

Curator Stefan Bloodworth presents “Walk on the Wild Side” the first Thursday of every month from 11 a.m. to noon in the Blomquist Garden of Native Plants at the Sarah P. Duke Gardens. Cost is $5 for nongarden members. 919-668-1707, gardens.duke.edu.

‘Shored Up’

“Shored Up,” a documentary about climate change, will be screened for free at 5 and 7 p.m. at Full Frame Theater, 320 Blackwell St. 252-393-8185, nccoast.org.

Downtown Open Space Plan open house

Residents are invited to give their thoughts and concerns about the draft plan for the Downtown Open Space Plan in an open house from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Temple Building, 302 W. Main St. durhamnc.gov/ich/cb/ccpd/Pages/dosp.aspx.

‘I Love My Hair’

At “I Love My Hair,” April Thorpe of Miss April’s Beads and Braids will talk about styling techniques for natural hair from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. This is part of the library’s Natural Hair Series of programs on the history and care of natural hair. Registration is required. 919-560-0122.

Artist talk and screening

Silvia Heyden will talk about her work at 7 p.m. at the Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris St. There will also be a screening of “A Weaverly Path.” 919-560-2787.

Curator Conversation

Richard Powell, who organized the exhibit “Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist,” will speak from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, 2001 Campus Drive.

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

Blue Devils Toastmasters

The Blue Devils Toastmasters Club meets from noon to 1 p.m. the first and third Friday of every month in Room 203 of the Duke Human Resources Building, 705 Broad St. The club focuses on improving public speaking, communication and leadership skills.

Stagville Under the Stars

Learn about astronomy and myths and legends in African cultures at 6 p.m. at Historic Stagville, 5828 Old Oxford Highway. stagville.org.

Saturday

Job fair

The Durham Bulls and Durham Career Center will host a job fair to fill part-time game day positions from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Diamond View I building, 512 S. Mangum St. capitolbroadcasting.com/careers.

Durham Farmers’ Market

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

‘Let’s Talk Hair’

Itohan Obayusi of Nubian Natural Hair Gallery will talk about natural hairstyles from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. This is part of the library’s Natural Hair Series of programs on the history and care of natural hair. Registration is required. 919-560-0122.

Meet the Author: Mur Lafferty

Mur Lafferty will talk about her new novel, “The Shambling Guide to New York City,” at 3 p.m. at Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Road.

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