Daybook, April 6

April 5, 2014 

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Paige Jordan of Durham and her son Nico walk in last year’s Durham CROP Hunger Walk. The Durham CROP Hunger Walk starts at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 6, in front of Duke Chapel on Duke University’s West Campus. The five-mile walk will raise money for hunger relief locally and around the world.

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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.

Durham Democratic Women

Phyllis Craig-Taylor, dean of the North Carolina Central University law school, will speak at the Durham Democratic Women’s public meeting, “Why Judges Matter,” at 3 p.m. at Southwest Durham Library, 3605 Shannon Road. Participants will learn about judges and what can be done to make a difference. durhamdemwomen.org.

My Circle of Girls dance class

My Circle of Girls, a service and social group for 2- to 6-year-old girls with autism, will meet for a dance class from 3-4 p.m. at Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St. Carlita Ector will lead the dance class, which will end with a show by students. For information on Ector, go to carlitavictoria.com. Registration was due Thursday, April 3. mycircleofgirls@gmail.com.

Seed-saving workshop

The South Regional Library will host a workshop on saving seeds for the Digging Durham Seed Library at 3 p.m. at 4505 S. Alston Ave. Registration is required. durhamcountylibrary.org.

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.

Look Good Feel Better

The American Cancer Society offers Look Good Feel Better, a free program that teaches beauty techniques to women going through chemotherapy or radiation treatments, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the North Conference Room at Duke Regional Hospital, 3643 N. Roxboro Road. Registration is required. 919-470-7168. dukeregional.org/events.

Scene of the Crime

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

Simón Bolívar discussion

Historian Miguel Chirinos will speak about Simón Bolívar at 7 p.m. at South Regional Library, 4505 S. Alston Ave. durhamcountylibrary.org.

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

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.

Story time

“Maple” by Lori Nichols and “Stuck” by Oliver Jeffers will be read to kids at 11 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. Tuesdays at First Presbyterian Church, 305 E. Main St. 919-683-3013.

Shirlette Ammons and Ira Wiggins

Ira Wiggins, Director of Jazz Studies at North Carolina Central University, will perform at 7 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St. Shirlette Ammons will sing and read poetry. ncdcr.gov/events#!/46772.

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 meeting for people with lupus, family members and caregivers from 6-7:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church Wilson Parlor, 305 E. Main St. 877-849-8271, ext. 2, info@lupusnc.org, lupusnc.org.

‘A Pathway to Profit’ signing

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

Durham Writers Meetup Group

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

Jen McConnel at The Regulator

Jen McConnel will talk about her novel, “Daughter of Chaos,” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St.

Science book group

The Science book group will talk about “Mapping the Deep” by Robert Kunzig at 7:30 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons.

Thursday

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.

Friday

Friends of the Durham Library Spring Book Sale

The Friends of the Durham Library Spring Book Sale begins from 4-7 p.m. Friday at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. This day of the sale is only open to Friends members, but memberships can be bought at the door starting at 2 p.m. durhamcountylibrary.org.

John Maass at The Regulator

John Maass will discuss his book, “The French and Indian War in North Carolina,”at 7 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St.

Saturday

Durham Farmers’ Market

The Durham Farmers’ Market will be open from 8 a.m. to noon at 501 Foster St. durhamfarmersmarket.com.

Educator Appreciation Breakfast Reception

Barnes & Noble will host a free breakfast for teachers from 10 a.m. to noon at 5400 New Hope Commons. There will be a 25 percent discount and a chance to win a $500 gift card and Nook.

Friends of the Durham Library Spring Book Sale

The Friends of the Durham Library Spring Book Sale is open to everyone from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. Bags of books cost $7. durhamcountylibrary.org.

Easter Egg Hunts

Durham Parks and Recreation will host two egg hunts at 10:30 a.m. at the Irwin R. Holmes Sr. Recreation Center at Campus Hills, 2000 S. Alston Ave., and West Point on the Eno, 5101 N. Roxboro Road. 919-560-4355.

Story time

“The Guardians of Childhood: The Sandman” by William Joyce will be read to kids at 11 a.m. at Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons.

Global Youth Service Day

Durham volunteers will join a celebration of the 25th Global Youth Service Day from 1-3 p.m. at the Durham Public Schools Staff Development Center, 2107 Hillandale Road. Young volunteers will read to kids, decorate bookmarks and write thank-you cards to teachers. The Riverside High School Jazz Band will perform. gysd.org.

Seed-saving workshop

The Southwest Regional Library will host a workshop on saving seeds for the Digging Durham Seed Library at 3 p.m. at 3605 Shannon Road. Registration is required. durhamcountylibrary.org.

Matthew Kennedy at The Regulator

Film historian Matthew Kennedy will talk about his book, “Roadshow! The Fall of Film Musicals in the 1960s,” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St.

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