Daybook, March 2

March 1, 2014 

PitchBlak Brass Band will play at Durham Central Park’s Food Truck Rodeo at noon Sunday, March 9, at 501 Foster St. durhamcentralpark.org, pitchblakbrassband.com.

COURTESY OF TESS MANGUM OCAÑA

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.

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

Read Across America Storytime

Barnes & Noble will celebrate Read Across America day and Dr. Seuss’ birthday with “Green Eggs and Ham” story time at 11 a.m. at 5400 New Hope Commons.

Durham Rotary Club

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

Look Good Feel Better

Look Good Feel Better, a free American Cancer Society Program, will teach beauty techniques to women going through chemotherapy and radiation treatments from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the North Conference Room at Duke Regional Hospital, 3643 N. Roxboro Road. Professionals will give participants instruction and free cosmetics. Registration is required. 919-470-7168.

‘Makers: Women Who Made America’

The Main Library will screen excerpts from “Makers: Women Who Made America” at 7 p.m. at 300 N. Roxboro St. Dr. Sharon Holland, professor of American studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will lead a discussion after the screening.

Scene of the Crime book club

The Scene of the Crime book club will talk about “City of Saints” by Andrew Hunt at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons.

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 8-9 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3638 Chapel Hill Road. 919-596-2915, nar-anon.org.

Tuesday

Storytime

“Pinkalicious” by Victoria Kann will be read to kids at 10:30 a.m. at Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons.

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 12:30-1:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 305 E. Main St. 919-683-3013.

Adult Basketball Game

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

Fat Tuesday parade

The Fat Tuesday parade will start at 7 p.m. at CCB Plaza, 201 N. Corcoran St, and continue through downtown Durham to end at a celebration with live music on Rigsbee Avenue.

‘The Multilingual Brain’

Dr. Edna Andrews will give a lecture on “The Multilingual Brain” as part of the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences’ Brain Awareness Week at 7 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St.

Vigil Against Violence

The 22nd annual Vigil Against Violence will begin with a service at 7 p.m. and reception at 7:45 p.m. at the Shepherds House United Methodist Church, 107 N. Driver St. The vigil is hosted by the Parents of Murdered Children and Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham. Anyone is welcome.

Wednesday

Film and discussion on Mumia Abu-Jamal

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host a film screening and panel presentation on Mumia Abu-Jamal at 7 p.m. in the Hitchcock Room of the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History, 150 South Road. prisonradio.org

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.

Karl Eikenberry speaks at Duke University

Karl Eikenberry, a former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, will talk about his experiences and the withdrawal of U.S. troops at 6 p.m. in Fleishman Commons at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy.

‘A Pathway to Profit’ signing

Anita Pugh, Caroline Hipple, Dixon Bartlett and Chris Matthies will sign their book, “A Pathway to Profit,” at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons.

Carrie Mae Weems

Artist Carrie May Weems will speak from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, March 6, at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, 2001 Campus Drive. The lecture hall opens at 6:30 p.m. and space is limited.

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 7-8 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.

‘The Lady Who Shot Lee Morgan’

Larry Thomas, author of “The Lady Who Shot Lee Morgan,” will talk about his book at 7 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St.

Saturday

Coffee with Council

Share your ideas or comments with City Council members from 10 a.m. to noon at the Campus Hill Recreation Center, 2000 S. Alston Ave.

Durham Farmers’ Market

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

Storytime

“Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons” and “Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses” by James Dean will be read to kids at 10:30 a.m. at Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons.

Truly Talented You

Barnes & Noble will host the “American Girl” event Truly Talented You, inspired by the new character Isabelle Palmer, for ages 8-12 at 11 a.m. at 5400 New Hope Commons.

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