Daybook, July 2

July 1, 2014 

Wednesday

Small dog group

The Chapel Hill Small Dog Meetup Group will meet at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Southern Village Dog Park, 1000 Dogwood Acres.

Pickleball

Pickleball games will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Community Center, 120 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill. Beginners are welcome. Loaner paddles and instructions will be provided. jamesjwilson1942@gmail.com.

Carrboro Farmers’ Market

The Carrboro Farmers’ Market is open from 3-6 p.m. Wednesdays in the Carrboro Town Commons, beside Town Hall at 301 W. Main St.

Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

The Chapel Hill Public Library will host the Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 from 5:30-8 p.m. at 100 Library Drive. Speakers include Gene Nichol, director of the UNC Center on Poverty, Work & Opportunity, and Theodore M. Shaw, incoming director of the UNC Center for Civil Rights. Panelists are Valerie Foushee, Hodding Carter III, Dasan Ahanu, David Caldwell and Blair Kelley.

Optimist Club

The Optimist Club of Chapel Hill meets at 5:30 p.m. on the first, second and third Wednesdays of the month at the Bob Evans restaurant, 5419 Chapel Hill Blvd., Durham. New members are welcome.

General Meditation Class

An introduction to Buddhist philosophy, psychology and meditation will be from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Kosala Buddhist Center, 711 W. Rosemary St., Suite E, Carrboro. meditationinchapelhill.org, KosalaEPC@gmail.com.

Thursday

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous will meet from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursdays at Carrboro United Methodist Church, 200 Hillsborough Road. The group meets in the white building beside the main church building, directly across from Looking Glass Cafe.

Southern Village Farmer’s Market

The Southern Village Farmer’s Market will be open from 3:30-6:30 p.m. at 650 Market St., Chapel Hill.

Small dog group

The Chapel Hill Small Dog Meetup Group will meet at 6 p.m. Thursdays at Southern Village Dog Park, 1000 Dogwood Acres.

Nar-Anon

A twelve-step program for relatives and friends of addicts meets from 7-8 p.m. at Immanuel Temple Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2102 S. Alston Ave., Durham. 919-383-4236, nar-anon.org.

Friday

Fourth of July celebrations in Hillsborough

A parade begins at 9 a.m. at 300 W. Tryon St., continuing to North Churton Street. A reading of the Declaration of Independence, led by Mayor Tom Stevens, will start at 10 a.m. at the Old County Courthouse on the corner of King and Churton streets. The Picnic in the Park will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Farmers Market Pavilion on East Margaret Lane. visithillsboroughnc.com/july4th.

Pickleball

Pickleball games will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Community Center, 120 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill. Beginners are welcome. Loaner paddles and instructions will be provided. jamesjwilson1942@gmail.com.

Guided walking tour

The Allinace for Historic Hillsborough will host guided walking tours. Alliance volunteer and historian Steve Peck will lead a tour through the Old Town Cemetery at 11 a.m. Tours cost $5 and tickets can be bought at the Hillsborough Visitors Center, 150 E. King St. 919-732-7741.

Fourth of July celebration in Chapel Hill

Gates open at 7 p.m. at Kenan Memorial Stadium for Chapel Hill’s Fourth of July celebration. There will be live music, family activities and fireworks. Fireworks start at 9:30 p.m. Donations of $1 per person or $5 a family are encouraged to help with the costs of next year’s event. townofchapelhill.org/index.aspx?page=514.

Saturday

Carrboro Farmers’ Market

The Carrboro Farmers’ Market is open from 7 a.m. to noon in the Carrboro Town Commons, beside Town Hall at 301 W. Main St.

Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market

The Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market is open from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday at 201 S. Estes Drive.

Fourth of July celebration

Hillsborough’s Fourth of July celebration will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Farmers Market Pavilion downtown. A parade along West Tryon Street will begin at 9 a.m. with prizes for Most Patriotic, Most Patriotic Pet and Most Hillsborough. A public reading of the Declaration of Independence will be at 10 a.m. at the Old Orange County Courthouse. There will be live music and food trucks throughout the day, with a pie bake-off in the afternoon. visithillsboroughnc.com/july4th.

Small dog group

The Chapel Hill Small Dog Meetup Group will meet at 9:30 a.m. Saturdays at Southern Village Dog Park, 1000 Dogwood Acres.

Pickleball

Pickleball games will be from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Community Center, 120 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill. Beginners are welcome. Loaner paddles and instructions will be provided. jamesjwilson1942@gmail.com.

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