Daybook, May 14

May 13, 2014 

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.

Durham Farmers’ Market

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

Lupus support group

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

Prayer vigil

The Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham will host a prayer vigil in honor of Carolyn Hemingway at 6 p.m. at 3421 Glasson St. Hemingway was fatally stabbed in February. Rev. Joe Hensley of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will lead the vigil.

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 “Masters of the Planet” by Ian Tattersall at 7:30 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons.

Thursday

Indies First Storytime Day

The Regulator Bookshop will host authors Heather McCuiston, Jackie Ogburn and Stephanie Green as they read from children’s books for ages 4-7 at 11 a.m. at 720 Ninth St. bookweb.org/indies-first-storytime-day.

‘The Complete Beer Course’

Joshua Berstein will talk about his book, “The Complete Beer Course: Boot Camp for Beer Geeks, From Novice to Expert in Twelve Tasting Classes,” from 6-8 p.m. at Fullsteam Brewery, 726 Rigsbee Ave.

‘Flashes of War’

Katey Schultz will talk about her collection of short stories, “Flashes of War,” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St.

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

Breakfast Social

Cyclists will meet for free food and giveaways on bike to work day from 7-9 a.m. at Ninth Street Bakery, 136 E. Chapel Hill St. bikewalkdurham.org.

Recycling plant tour

The City of Durham Solid Waste Management Department offers a free bus tour to the Sonoco Recycling Facility in Raleigh, starting at 9 a.m. at 1833 Camden Ave. The bus will return to Durham around noon. Participants must be 12 or older, sign a waiver and wear closed-toe shoes. Email to sign up by Thursday with your name, phone number and email address. Larrisha.McGill@DurhamNC.gov.

Blue Devils Toastmasters

The Blue Devils Toastmasters Club meets from noon to 1 p.m. the first and third Friday of every month in Room 203 of the Duke Human Resources Building, 705 Broad St. The club focuses on improving public speaking, communication and leadership skills.

Saturday

Durham Farmers’ Market

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

Sketching in the Galleries

The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University will host drawing activities at 10 a.m. at 2001 Campus Drive. Museum staff will supply paper and drawing supplies. Do not bring pens or wet media. Admission is $5, $4 for seniors and free for Nasher Museum members, ages 15 and younger, active duty military and Duke students, alumni, faculty, staff and alumni association members. 919-684-5135, nasher.duke.edu.

Walk for the Animals

The annual Walk for the Animals fundraiser for the Animal Protection Society of Durham will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Duke University’s East Campus. Register online. apsofdurham.org.

National Children’s Book Week celebration

Northgate Mall and Durham County Library’s new Discovery Nook will host a celebration for National Children’s Book Week at 10:30 a.m. at 1058 W. Club Blvd.

Story time

“Oh, The Places You’ll Go!” by Dr. Seuss will be read to kids at 11 a.m. at Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons.

National Founders’ Day and anniversary

The National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa’s Beta Zeta Chapter will celebrate National Founders’ Day and the 60th anniversary of the local chapter with a panel discussion on teacher pay and tenure and school safety at noon at Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St.

Rosé Garden Party

Wine Authorities’ Rosé Garden Party will raise money for the Chapel Hill Breast Cancer Foundation from noon to 3 p.m. at stores in Raleigh and Durham. The Durham location is 2501 University Drive. wineauthorities.com.

Women’s Ride

Durham’s Bike Month includes a beginner and cruiser friendly ride for women at 1 p.m. at the Durham Bike Co-op, 715 Washington St.

‘Literacy Through Photography’

The Main Library will host a reception for the “Literacy Through Photography” exhibition at 3 p.m. at 300 N. Roxboro St. durhamcountylibrary.org.

Moon River

A fundraiser for local land, water and wildlife protection programs and kids’ nature education programs will be from 6:30-10 p.m. at the Trotter Building, 410 W. Geer St. There will be music by the Holly Ghost Tent Revival. Advance reservations are required and cost $75. 919-620-9099, extension 201. enoriver.org.

Durham Connects fundraiser

The League of Upper Extremity Wrestling Women of Durham will host their tenth fundraiser at 9 p.m. at Social Games and Brews, 1007 W. Main St., Durham. Admission is $5. The event will raise money for Durham Connects. luewwd.com.

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