Daybook, May 4

May 3, 2014 

The Durham County Memorial Stadium Authority will host a dedication ceremony for former Durham County Commissioner Becky Heron at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, May 6, at 750 Stadium Drive.

COURTESY OF DURHAM COUNTY

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.

Meet the Author: Dr. Evelyn Wicker

Dr. Evelyn Wicker will read from and discuss her book, “Voices: Lincoln Hospital School of Nursing, Durham, North Carolina, 1903,” at 3 p.m. at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. durhamcountylibrary.org.

Celebration for Children

The eighth annual Celebration for Children of San Ramón, Nicaragua will be from 5-7 p.m. at Intrepid Life Coffee and Spirits, 106 W. Parrish St. The event will raise money for projects like the construction of classrooms. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for students and free for teens and children under 16. www.san-ramon.org.

‘The Joy of Censorship’

MAD Magazine senior editor Joe Raiola will present “The Joy of Censorship” at 7 p.m. at Motorco Music Hall, 723 Rigsbee Ave.

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, at 5:30 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 book group

The Scene of the Crime book group will talk about “Snow White Must Die” by Nele Neuhaus at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons.

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

Dedication ceremony

The Durham County Memorial Stadium Authority will host a dedication ceremony for former Durham County Commissioner Becky Heron for her service to the Stadium Authority at 12:15 p.m. outside the south side area close to the ticket booths and bus drop-off location. The stadium is at 750 Stadium Drive.

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.

My Circle of Girls

My Circle of Girls, a social group for 2- to 6-year-old girls with autism, will meet from 5-8 p.m. at Defy Gravity Trampoline Arena, 4300 Emperor Blvd. The girls will jump from 5-7 p.m. and meet from 7-8 p.m. Participation costs $5 per hour. defygravity.us. Registration was due Tuesday, April 29. mycircleofgirls@gmail.com.

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.

Wednesday

Durham Farmers’ Market

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

‘In the Shadow of the Baobab Tree’

Safiya Johnson of the Good Times Traveling Theatre’s play “In the Shadow of the Baobab Tree: Folktales from Around the World” will be at 3:30 p.m. at the Stanford L. Warren Branch Library, 1201 Fayetteville St.

Francine Prose at The Regulator

Francine Prose will talk about her new novel, “Lovers at the Chameleon Club: Paris 1932,” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St.

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.

‘Cadillac Records’

The Nasher Museum of Art will screen “Cadillac Records” for free at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 8, at 2001 Campus Drive. Museum admission is $5 for adults and $4 for seniors. Admission is free for Nasher Museum members; ages 15 and younger; active military personnel and family members; Duke students, faculty and staff and Duke Alumni Association Members with identification cards. 919-684-5135, nasher.duke.edu.

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.

Roland Lazenby at The Regulator

Roland Lazenby will talk about his new biography, “Michael Jordan: The Life,” 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.

Triangle Walk to Cure Arthritis

The Triangle Walk to Cure Arthritis will start at 9 a.m. in Imperial Center, 4309 Emperor Blvd., Durham. Registration is free. Register and learn about raising money online. bit.ly/1fZgzB5.

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