Daybook, June 4

June 3, 2014 

Rebecca Tighe poses at last year’s Beaver Queen Pageant fundraiser for the Ellerbe Creek Watershed Association. This year’s pageant will start at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 7, in the meadow at Duke Park, 106 W. Knox St.

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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

Garden discussion

Curator Stefan Bloodworth presents “Walk on the Wild Side” the first Thursday of every month from 11 a.m. to noon in the Blomquist Garden of Native Plants at the Sarah P. Duke Gardens. Cost is $5 for nongarden members. 919-668-1707, gardens.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.

Friday

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.

Saturday Storytime

The Regulator Bookshop will host Saturday Storytime for kids at 11 a.m. at 720 Ninth St.

Meet the Author: Trish Foxwell

Durham County Library will host author Trish Foxwell for a discussion of her new book, “A Visitor’s Guide to the Literary South,” at 2 p.m. at Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Road. durhamcountylibrary.org.

Beaver Queen Pageant

The 10th Annual Beaver Queen Pageant will begin with activities at 4 p.m. and the pageant at 5 p.m. in the meadow at Duke Park, 106 W. Knox St. The pageant will raise money for the Ellerbe Creek Watershed Association.

Please send announcements two weeks before your event to durham@newsobserver.com.

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