Daybook, April 27

April 25, 2014 

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Morgan Reese makes a bird house at last year’s Earth Day Festival. Durham’s Earth Day Festival will be from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 27, at Durham Central Park, 502 Foster St.

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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.

Unity Monument Ceremony

Bennett Place State Historic Site will host the annual Unity Monument Ceremony from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 4409 Bennett Memorial Road. 919-383-4345, nchistoricsites.org/bennett. The Sons and Daughters of Union and Confederate Veterans will lay wreaths at the monument.

Earth Day

Durham’s Earth Day Festival will be from noon to 5 p.m. at Durham Central Park, 502 Foster St. There will be an E-cycling and recycling yard, TROSA thrift store and Farmers Lane. There will also be kids’ activities, demonstrations, live music and dance. The event will end with the annual Earth Day Parade and performances by the Bulltown Strutters and Hillside High School Band. 919-560-4355, bit.ly/1t5KlO2.

Free Family Day

The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University will host Free Family Day with live entertainment, hands-on projects and a gallery hunt at noon at 2001 Campus Drive. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, $3 for non-Duke students and free for ages 15 and younger and Duke students, faculty and staff. nasher.duke.edu.

Neighborhood hike

John Schelp will lead a three-mile hike starting at the stone steps of E.K. Powe Elementary School, 913 Ninth St. Learn about local history. The hike is sponsored by the Museum of Durham History, Sierra Club and the Old West Durham Neighborhood Association.

Discussion on mass incarceration

Durham County Library will host a discussion on mass incarceration with the documentary “Slavery by Another Name” and Dr. Charles Campbell, Daryl Atkinson and Kimberly Brown at 3 p.m. at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. 919-560-0268, 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.

Candidates’ Panel

The Durham Center for Senior Life will host the Candidates’ Panel and Ice Cream Social for ages 55 and older at 2 p.m. Monday, April 28, at 406 Rigsbee Ave. There will be a question and answer session with candidates for District Attorney, Sheriff and District Court Judge. 919-688-8247, dcslnc.org.

Kim Church at The Regulator

Kim Church will talk about her novel, “Byrd,” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St.

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

Story time

“Hug Time” by Patrick McDonnell and “The Runaway Hug” by Nick Bland 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.

Art with the Experts: ‘Sound Vision’

Durham County Library will host Juline Chevalier and Trevor Schoonmaker for a discussion on the Nasher Museum of Art exhibit “Sound Vision: Contemporary Art from the Collection” at 7 p.m. at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. 919-560-0268, durhamcountylibrary.org.

‘The Word Exchange’

Alena Graedon will talk about her novel, “The Word Exchange,” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St.

Wednesday

Durham Farmers’ Market

The Durham Farmers’ Market will be open from 3:30-6:30 p.m. at 501 Foster St. durhamfarmersmarket.com.

Thursday

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

CQC grand opening

The grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony of the new location of CQC, a remodeling firm, will be from 11 a.m. to noon at 3321 Guess Road. Mayor Bill Bell will lead the ceremony. cqchome.com.

‘Shattered Veil’ signing

Tracy Banghart will sign her novel, “Shattered Veil,” at 7:30 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons.

Saturday

Durham Farmers’ Market

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

Strawberry Festival

The festival will begin with a Kazoo Chorus March at 11:45 a.m. from the Durham Farmer’s Market to the festival. The 10th annual Strawberry Festival will be from noon to 4 p.m. in Old North Durham Park, 310 W. Geer St. There will be food, activities for all ages and live performances. The event supports Central Park School for Children. shindigsnc.com/strawberry.

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