Daybook, March 12

March 11, 2014 

The New Hope Audubon Society’s Periodic Bird Walk will start at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, March 15, 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.

COURTESY OF BARBARA DRISCOLL

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.

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.

Durham Farmers’ Market

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

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.

Please send announcements two weeks before your event to durham@newsobserver.com.

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