Daybook, May 21

May 20, 2014 

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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