Daybook, May 18

May 17, 2014 

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.

Art Museum Day

The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University’s Art Museum Day with free admission is at noon at 2001 Campus Drive. The Arts in Action LEAP team will dance at 1 p.m. 919-684-5135, nasher.duke.edu.

Bull City Tipping Point bike ride

A 10-mile bike ride beginning at Major the Bull and ending at Cocoa Cinnamon is held at 2 p.m. every third Sunday of the month. facebook.com/bullcitytippingpoint.

Triangle Recorder Society

The Triangle Recorder Society is a group of recorder players of all skill levels that meets every third Sunday of the month from 2:30-5 p.m. trianglerecorder.org.

Meet the Author: Philip Gerard

Philip Gerard will read from his new book, “Down the Wild Cape Fear,” at 3 p.m. at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. durhamcountylibrary.org.

College Signing Day

Students in the first graduating class of Student U will announce where they plan to begin college in the fall at College Signing Day at 4 p.m. at Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St. Reserve free tickets online. studentudurham.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.

Grow Your Business with Email and Social Media

Learn about using email and social media to promote your small business or nonprofit from 2-4 p.m. in the Research Triangle Park Conference Center, 12 Davis Drive. The seminar is sponsored by Constant Contact. Sign up online. conta.cc/1leJ9lE.

Durham Beekeepers

The Durham Beekeepers meet the third Monday of each month from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Sarah P. Duke Gardens, 420 Anderson St. 919-668-1707, gardens.duke.edu.

Contemporary Fiction book group

The Contemporary Fiction book group will talk about “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” by Jamie Ford at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons.

‘The Soul of the Nurse’

Dr. Elizabeth Robinson will discuss her book, “The Soul of the Nurse,” 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

Chow for Choice

Local restaurants will donate part of their proceeds from Tuesday to Planned Parenthood of Central N.C. during Chow for Choice. bit.ly/RvW5ex.

Story time

“Thomas the Toadilly Terrible Bully” by Janice Levy and “Freddy the Frogcaster” by Janice Dean 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.

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.

Durham Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission

The Durham Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission will meet from 7-9 p.m. to discuss bike and pedestrian solutions for the city at City Hall, 101 City Hall Plaza. bikewalkdurham.org.

Cuentacuentos

Barnes & Noble will host Cuentacuentos, a new, monthly story time in Spanish, at 7 p.m. at 5400 New Hope Commons.

Wednesday

Fire safety program

Ages 65 and over are invited to a fire safety program by the Durham Fire Department and Durham Center for Senior Life at 10 a.m. at West Durham Baptist Church, 1901 Athens St. Call or email to sign up. 919-560-4233, extension 19242, sierra.mckoy@durhamnc.gov.

Durham Farmers’ Market

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

Ride of Silence

A silent, five-mile bike ride in honor of cyclists who were killed or injured while riding bicycles will begin at 7 p.m. in Research Triangle Park, 12 Davis Drive. rideofsilence.org, bikewalkdurham.org.

AIGA Town Square

AIGA Town Square, an open meet-up for designers in the Durham and Chapel Hill area, will meet at 7:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month.

Thursday

Fire safety program

Ages 65 and over are invited to a fire safety program by the Durham Fire Department and Durham Center for Senior Life at 10 a.m. at W.D. Hill Recreation Center, 1308 Fayetteville Road. Call or email to sign up. 919-560-4233, extension 19242, sierra.mckoy@durhamnc.gov.

Service awards

The Durham Police Department will honor 49 people for public safety service with awards at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers of Durham City Hall, 101 City Hall Plaza.

Laurence Avery and James Applewhite

Laurence Avery and James Applewhite will read from their new books at 7 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St. Avery will read from “Mountain Gravity” and Applewhite will read from “Cosmos.”

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

Fire safety program

Ages 65 and over are invited to a fire safety program by the Durham Fire Department and Durham Center for Senior Life at 10 a.m. at the Durham Center for Senior Life, 406 Rigsbee Ave., suite 202. Call or email to sign up. 919-560-4233, extension 19242, sierra.mckoy@durhamnc.gov.

John Avery Boys & Girls Club of Durham fundraiser

Gregoria’s Cuban Steakhouse will donate 15 percent of purchases made from 5-10 p.m. to the John Avery Boys & Girls Club of Durham. Gregoria’s Cuban Steakhouse is at 2701 Hillsborough Road, Durham. gregoriassteakhouse.com, johnavery.org.

Saturday

Durham Farmers’ Market

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

Story time

“My Humongous Hamster” by Lorna Freytag and “Chicken Big” by Keith Graves will be read to kids at 11 a.m. at Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons.

Scholarship Fund Legacy Luncheon

The Lawrence & Artelia Perry Scholarship Fund will sponsor the second Second Annual Scholarship Fund Legacy Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at the Washington Duke Inn, 3001 Cameron Blvd., Durham. Early childcare educators and caregivers will be honored. Tickets must have been bought by Thursday, May 8, at PerryScholarshipFund.com.

‘Silver Bullets’ signing

Suzetta Perkins will sign her novel, “Silver Bullets,” from noon to 3 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons.

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