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,” 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.
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, 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.
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.
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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