Daybook, March 9

March 8, 2014 

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

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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.

Food Truck Rodeo

Durham Central Park’s Food Truck Rodeo will be from noon to 4 p.m. at 501 Foster St. More than 45 local food trucks will sell lunch and PitchBlak Brass Band will play. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Keep Durham Beautiful will give out free tree seedlings to celebrate Arbor Day.

African American Literature book club

The African American Literature book club will talk about “Trespassing” by Gwendolyn Parker at 6 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons.

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.

Stroke support group

Duke Regional Hospital will host a support group meeting for stroke survivors, caregivers and community members at 1 p.m. in Private Dining Room C at 3643 N. Roxboro Road. Register online. dukeregional.org/events.

Durham Photography Club

The Durham Photography Club meets the second Monday of each month from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Sarah P. Duke Gardens, 420 Anderson St. The first meeting is free, but thereafter there’s a small annual membership fee. 919-668-1707, gardens.duke.edu.

Storytelling Event

A storytelling series for adults will be held at 7 p.m. every second Monday of each month at the Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St. 919-286-2700, regulatorbookshop.com.

Triangle Stamp Club

The Triangle Stamp Club meets the second Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Church of the Holy Family, 200 Hayes Road, Chapel Hill. nanandrayburby@earthlink.net.

Nar-Anon

Nar-Anon, a twelve-step program for relatives and friends of addicts, will meet from 8-9 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3638 Chapel Hill Road. 919-596-2915, nar-anon.org.

Tuesday

Mall walkers

The Northgate Heart and Sole Mall Walkers Club will meet at 8:30 a.m. at Northgate Mall, 1508 W. Club Blvd. Great Human Race coordinators Tammy Dorfan and Ben Weber will talk about the race and Northgate’s General Nutrition Center will offer vitamin samples and nutrition information.

Stay Fit for Life

The Durham Center for Senior Life invites seniors to Stay Fit for Life from 9:30-11:30 a.m. the second Tuesday of the month at 406 Rigsbee Ave. There will be breakfast, activities and presentations by local professionals in health care. 919-688-8247, extension 107, etemu@dcslnc.org.

Storytime

“Harold and the Purple Crayon” by Crockett Johnson and “The Day the Crayons Quit” by Drew Daywalt 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.

Business plan seminar

The Durham Business and Professional Chain offers a seminar on building a better business plan from 6-8:30 p.m. at Tis Good in Phoenix Crossing Shopping Center, 826 Fayettville St., suite 110. 919-683-1047.

Discussion about Mamie Dowd Walker

Historian Milo Pyne will talk about his grandmother, Mamie Dowd Walker, who was the first female judge in North Carolina, at 7 p.m. at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.

Gretchen Wing at The Regulator

Gretchen Wing will talk about her new novel, “The Flying Burgowski,” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St.

Wednesday

TRY Coalition Meeting

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

Lupus support group

The Lupus Foundation of America, North Carolina Chapter will host a support group for people with lupus, their family and caregivers from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Wilson Parlor at First Presbyterian Church, 305 E. Main St. 877-849-8271, extension 2, info@lupusnc.org, lupusnc.org.

Durham Writers Meetup Group

The Durham Writers Meetup Group will meet at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons.

Science book group

The Science book group will talk about “Good Germs, Bad Germs” by Jessica Sachs at 7:30 p.m. at 5400 New Hope Commons.

Thursday

Coffee with Council

Share your ideas or comments with City Council members from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the City Hall Committee Room at 101 City Hall Plaza.

Survivors of Disasters Support Group

A survivors of fire and other disasters support group meets from 6-7 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

Nar-Anon, a 12-step program for relatives and friends of addicts, will meet from 7-8 p.m. at Immanuel Temple Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2102 S. Alston Ave. 919-383-4236, nar-anon.org.

Saturday

Creek Week

Durham’s Creek Week will be from Saturday, March 15, through Saturday, March 22. A complete schedule of each day’s events is online. keepdurhambeautiful.org/our-events/durham-creek-week-events.

Periodic Bird Walk

The New Hope Audubon Society’s Periodic Bird Walk will start at 7:30 a.m. at the Mardi Gras Bowling Alley, 6118 Farrington Road, Chapel Hill. Wear sturdy shoes and bring water and snacks for the hike, planned to take about three hours. Bird watches of all skill levels are welcome. RSVP to Eddie Owens at banjoman_57@yahoo.com.

Coffee with Council

Share your ideas or comments with City Council members from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Holton Career and Resource Center’s Child Care Center at 401 N. Driver St.

Storytime

“How I Became a Pirate” and “Pirates Don’t Change Diapers” by Melinda Long will be read to kids at 10:30 a.m. at Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons.

National Anthem auditions

The Durham Bulls will hold auditions for National Anthem performers from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the outdoor stage by Southpoint Cinemas and The Cheesecake Factory at The Streets at Southpoint, 6910 Fayetteville Road. Performers will have a minute and thirty seconds to sing “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Lyrics must be memorized and traditionally performed. 919-687-6571, aferrier@durhambulls.com.

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