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February 11, 2014 


‘Welcome to Medicare’ seminar

The N.C. Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program and nonprofit Senior PharmAssist will host a “Welcome to Medicare” seminar for people who will soon be eligible for Medicare from 9 to 11 a.m. in the theatre of the Durham Center for Senior Life, 406 Rigsbee Ave.

Telecommunications job training

Durham residents may apply for the final session of Durham’s Broadband Telecommunications Training Program at an application and interview session from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Walltown Recreation Center, 1308 W. Club Blvd.

The free, 16-week training program will teach skills for full-time jobs in broadband telecommunications. The program is provided by the N.C. Institute of Minority Economic Development and Durham’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development. 919-956-8889,

TRY Coalition Meeting

TRY Coalition meets every second Wednesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Goldenbelt Building 2, 807 E. on the second floor in Neighborhood Improvement Services. 919-491-7811,

Lupus support group

The Lupus Foundation of America, North Carolina Chapter’s support group for people with lupus, their family and caregivers will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Wilson Parlor at First Presbyterian Church, 305 E. Main St. 877-849-8271, ext. 2,,

Lucy Daniels at The Regulator

Writer and clinical psychologist Lucy Daniels will talk about her book, “Walking with Moonshine,” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St.


Survivors of Disasters Support Group

A survivors of fire and other disasters support group meets from 6 to 7 p.m. the second Thursday of every month in Building Three at the American Red Cross, Central NC Chapter, 4737 University Drive. 919-489-6541, ext. 337 or 333.


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,


Debt workshop

Abounding in Grace Christian Church offers a free workshop, “How to Get Out of Debt - Using the Money You Already Have,” at 10 a.m. in the meeting room of La Quinta Inn, 4414 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd. Reservations are requested.

Durham Farmers’ Market

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

Sketching in the galleries

Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University will provide a warm-up activity, paper and drawing supplies for visitors to sketch in the museum at 10 a.m. at 2001 Campus Drive. Do not bring pens, paint or other wet media.

Karema McGhee on natural beauty

Karema McGhee will give a presentation, “Natural Beauty IS Skin Deep,” about the benefits of a healthy diet on a budget from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. This presentation is the last in the Durham County Library’s Natural Hair Series. Registration is required. 919-560-0122,

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