Calendar of Events, Friday, July 4 - Thursday, July 10

Jul. 08, 2014 @ 01:27 PM

 

Deadline for submission is the Tuesday before you want the event to appear in the Friday Calendar section of the paper.

Events may be submitted online, but will appear according to the above schedule.

Church/Spirituality | Comedy | Dance | Farmer's Markets | Film | Kids | Lectures/Literature | Music | Stage | Outings/Art



CHURCH/SPIRITUALITY/12-STEP

COMMUNITY CHURCH OF CHAPEL HILL - 106 Purefoy Rd,  Chapel Hill 942-2050  http://www.c3huu.org/.  - Opening reception: Sunday July 6, 1 to 3p, Exhibit: July 6 through July 29.

ENO RIVER UNITARIAN - 4907 Garrett Rd, Durham. 919-489-2575  www.eruuf.org, Sun, 9 - 1, M - Th, 10 - 4.  -River Rhythms! West African Drumming.  Weekly drumming groups meets on Sundays, 7 - 8:30p.  Beginners are welcome! Please contact to reserve a loaner drum. Kathy Hopwood,  kathyhopwood@embarqmail.com  or (919) 644-1335  Free.  -Trena McNabb, “Story Telling - Overlapping Transparent Images”.  July 5 - August 31.

HICKORY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH - Fitness Ministry.  July 7, July 10, twice weekly, Monday, & Thursday, evenings.  Fitness classes , low & high impact aerobics routines. Calorie burning , exhilarating, & fun.

KOSALA BUDDHIST CENTER - 711 West Rosemary Street, Suite E Carrboro, NC 919-537-9546 Wendy Webber, kosalaepc@gmail.com www.MeditationInChapelHill.org.  -Buddhism for Everyone.  Wednesday July 9th (every Wednesday), 7-8:30p.  These self-contained classes give a basic introduction to Buddhist philosophy, psychology and meditation. No previous experience necessary.   $10 ($5 for seniors and students).  -Meditation 101.  Tuesday July 8 (every Tuesday), 7-8:15pm.  This class is an introduction to meditation & is perfect for absolute beginners to meditation.   $5 ($3 for seniors and students).

UNITED CHURCH OF CHAPEL HILL - Sunday, July 6, (each 1st Sunday), 5:15p. 1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd 919-942-3540.  office@unitedchurch.org.  -Youth Vesper Worship Service.  Sunday, July 6, (every Sunday) 6p.  Each 1st Sunday of the month at 5:15 pm, the Youth will lead a Sunday evening worship service.  -Spanish Language Worship.  Domingo, July 6,  (cada Domingo) 6p.  Iglesia Unida worships in the Sanctuary of United Church of Chapel Hill, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.  David Mateo will be leading worship. - Adoración Y Alabanza En Español.  7p.  Iglesia Unida, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, se reune en el sanctuario.  Predicacion por David Mateo y música contemporanea.  Para más. información, www.unitedchurch.org o 919-942-3540. - Taizé Service.  Monday, July 7, (every Monday) 12noon.  An ecumenical worship service in the tradition of Taizé, an ecumenical community in Taizé, France, at United Church of Chapel Hill, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.  It is a quiet, meditative service. - Monday Noon Book Group.  Wednesday, July 9, (every Wednesday) 7a.  Currently reading The Good Funeral: Death, Grief and the Community of Care.   Bring a bag lunch and join in the conversation. - Sermon Shaping.  (every) Wednesday,  7:30p in the Music Room.  Join one of the pastors of United Church of Chapel Hill, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, as a small group looks at the lectionary texts for next Sunday’s worship. We begin at 7 in the morning for approximately one hour in the library. Coffee and tea are   General, $10.00 for Students, Seniors, Military, http://artful.ly/store/events/1636.  -Chancel Choir.  Saturday, July 5, 7:30a to Noon.

UNITY CENTER OF PEACE -  Sundays 5-6p. 8800 Seawell School Road, Chapel Hill.  Jean Fisher, office@unitychapelhill.org unitychapelhill.org.  -Enlighten Up!   Join us on Sunday evenings for singing/chanting, silent meditation and an informal lesson with lively discussion. A perfect way to center, de-stress, and create conscious intention for the upcoming week.

NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUPS - Weekly Meeting. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3638 Chapel Hill Road, Durham. Addiction is a family disease.  Nar-Anon is a 12-step support group for family and friends of addicts. There are no dues or fees.  Just come to a meeting.  http://www.nar-anon.org.  -Weekly Meeting.  Monday, July 7, 8 - 9p (Every Monday).  -Weekly Meeting.  Thursday, July 10, 7-8p (Every Thursday).

DEBTORS ANONYMOUS - Weekly Meeting.  Wednesday, July 9, 7p - 8:30p. Trinity Ave. Presbyterian Church, 927 W. Trinity Avenue. Durham, N.C. 27701. corner of Trinity & Gregson. Look for the green "DA" signs and follow the directions. We meet in the Bridal Room, past the Choir Room. Can't get your money right?  Ruining your life?  We can help! (919) 683-3013 (Robin) or (919) 274-7463 (Tom) http://dacarolinas.org/.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS - Weekly 12-step meetings.   919-406-9300For anyone with any food/eating issue. No dues, fees, or religious affiliations. Scott Phillips. http://www.triangleoa.org.  -Weekly Meeting.  Friday, July 4, 12-1:30p.  -Weekly Meeting.  Saturday, July 5, 10-11:30a.  -Weekly Meeting.  Saturday, July 5, 10-11a, 10a for newcomers.  -Weekly Meeting.  Tuesday, July 8, 12-1:30p.  -Weekly Meeting.  Wednesday, July 9, 12-1:30p.  -Weekly Meeting.  Thursday, July 10, 12-1:30p.

 

COMEDY

DSI COMEDY THEATER - Offering performances, classes and workshops. 200 N Greensboro St, Carrboro Offering performances, classes and workshops Call 484-831-5561 Carrie Gorn, carrie@dsicomedy.com http://www.dsicomedytheater.  -Local Buzz.  Friday, July 4, 7p.  Local Buzz, Triangle For Squares: A social media-inspired hyperlocal sketch comedy revue.   $10.  -The Thrill.  8:30p.  A completely improvised and interactive comedy show, "The Thrill" features DSI Faculty Members and All-Stars from the DSI TourCo, North Carolina's Premier Corporate Theater and College Entertainment!   $10.  -Mister Diplomat.  10:00:p.  Diplomat features true stories told by one of the performers, a local celebrity or special guest. Anecdotes inspire a world of absurd scenes, fully improvised by the most aggressive improv comedians in North Carolina. From local crowds at Inside Scoop, Sk   Free.  -Improv Slam Matinee.  Saturday, July 5, 3p.  DSI proudly offers up Improv SLAM Matinee, our modern freestyle comedy battle. Two crews of improv comedians feed off the crowd to spin an interactive show that has never been seen before. Kick off your Saturday afternoon at our 3PM matinée shows (Kids un   $10.  -Improv Slam.  7:00:p.  DSI proudly offers up IMPROV SLAM, our modern freestyle comedy battle. Two crews of improv comedians feed off the crowd to spin an interactive show that has never been seen before. Kick off your Saturday night with a fast-paced clean comedy show appropria   $10.  -Best Show Ever.  8:30:p.  An all-star comedy showcase featuring the best of DSI Comedy Theater. Always a new lineup of improv, sketch comedy or stand-up. Always the Best Show Ever!   $10.  -Starting Block.  Tuesday, July 8, 7p.     $6.  -Community Jam.  8:30:p.  Come just to watch or join in with friends, strangers, students and professional comedians alike at DSI’s one of a kind COMMUNITY JAM. With fun improv scenes and games, it’s a guaranteed good time whether you decide to hang back or jump into the action. S   $6.  -Indy 5000.  Wednesday, July 9, 7p.  INDY 5000 gives the DSI stage over to the best Independent teams in the area. Come see a variety of forms and different styles of play. It will tickle your improv comedy taste buds.   $6.  -Comedy Lottery.  8:30:p.  Comedy Lottery is a luck-of-the-draw open mic produced by DSI. Comedy fans are guaranteed laughs at the Lottery as some of the best AND newest  comics in the Triangle wait for their name to be called! Comics interested in going up should arrive 30 minutes   $6.  -Harold Night.  Thursday, July 10, 7p.  The Harold is a 30-minute collection of comedic scenes and organic games, a now-famous improv format pioneered by the late Del Close. Students of Harold (Chris Farley, Tina Fey, Rachel Dratch, Kevin Dorff, Stephnie Weir, Amy Poehler) ALL used the skills t   $10.  -Social Comedia.  8:30:p.  In this era of iPhones, tablets and Kindle Fires, it's time for a tech-savvy improv show to catapult you onto the cutting edge of comedy. Bring your smart devices, and we'll use them to inspire games and scenes performed by improvisers who've been excited   $10.

 

DANCE

SUN ASSEMBLY - English Country Dance.  Thursday, July 10, 7:30p. Freedman Center, Beth-El Synagogue, 1004 Watts St, Durham 919-683-9672All dances are taught in a gender-neutral manner. No partner required. Pat Petersen, sunassembly@gmail.com http://www.sunassembly.org   $7.

TRIANGLE SINGLES DANCE CLUB - Weekly Dance.  8:30p to 11pm: Dance.  Great people, Lots of fun, Learn some new dances!  If you have a dance you would like to learn, let me know so that we can find someone to teach that dance! There are NO Dance Lessons during the Summer. Resume in September.   Dances: $5 members, $8 non-members, Annual Membership $25.00.

 

FARMERS MARKETS

CARRBORO FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, July 5, 9a-Noon. Wed. market, 3-6:30p. 301 W Main St 7 am-noon Saturdays and 3:30-6:30 pm Wednesdays 919-280-3326.  All products come from within a 50-mile radius.  http://www.carrborofarmersmarket.com.

CHAPEL HILL FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, July 5, 8a-noon (every Saturday). 201 S Estes Dr. 919-533-9496  http://www.thechapelhillfarmersmarket.com.

DURHAM FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, July 5, 8a - Noon, Wednesday, Market: 3:30 - 6:30p. Durham Central Park, PO Box 1903, Durham, NC 27702-1903 919-667-3099All products come from with in a 70 mile radius.  http://www.durhamfarmersmarket.com.

ENO RIVER FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Thursday, July 10, 3:30 – 6:30p. Public Market House, 144 E Margaret Lane, Hillsborough   http://www.enoriverfarmersmarket.com.

FEARRINGTON FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Tuesday, July 8, 4-6p. At Fearrington Village off of 15/501 between Chapel Hill and Pittsboro. For more info, call Eddie Kallam, 919-923-6262.Fresh produce, bread, beef, pork, eggs and pizza using fresh ingredients from a local farm.  Sign up for new weekly newsletter, fearringtonfarmersmarket@gmail.comhttp://www.fearrington.com/village/farmersmarket.asp.

HILLSBOROUGH FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, July 5, 10a-1p. 625 Hampton Point Blvd (Home Depot parking lot), Hillsborough, NC 272728 919-360-5254Seasonal produce, beef, eggs, baked goods and crafts available, as well as eggs, preserves, handmade soaps, marinades and locally raised beef, goat and chicken  http://growingsmallfarms.ces.ncsu.edu/growingsmallfarms-fearrington-3/.

SOUTH DURHAM FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, July 5, 8a - 12noon. 5410 NC 55, Durham (Greenwood Commons Shopping Center) Durham's newest market seeks to connect the community with local farmers by selling seasonal produce, meats, and artisanal foods produced within 50 miles  http://www.southdurhamfarmersmarket.org.

SOUTHERN VILLAGE FARMERS’ - Weekly Market.  Saturday, July 5, 8a - 12noon. Market Street,  off U.S. 15-501, Chapel Hill   http://www.southernvillage.com/farmers-market/.

 

FILM

CENTER FOR DOCUMENTARY STUDIES -  Friday, June 6, 7-11:30p. Center for Documentary Studies, 1317 W. Pettigrew St,    http://documentarystudies.duke.edu/exhibits/upcoming-exhibits.

RETRO CLASSICS FILM SERIES - Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St,    festivals.carolinatheatre.org/retrofantasma.

 

KIDS/FAMILY

DURHAM FAMILY THEATRE - Trinity United Methodist Church, 215 N. Church St,  downtown Durham, NC (919) 286-5717, Jenny Justice durhamfamilytheatre.wordpress.com/DFT-classes/ Cost: $125, 10% discount for 2nd child in family enrolled.  -OPEN CAMP DATES:  July 7 – 13, 2014.  A-PLAY-A-DAY THEATRE CAMP # 1 (Ages 5 – 12).  - July 7 – 26, 2014.  TEEN THEATRE CONSERVATORY (Ages 12 – 17) Performing Bill Shakespeare's hysterical, slap-stick comedy of mistaken identities, "The Comedy of Errors."

Summer Theatre Camps 2014 - Teen Internships Available. Trinity Avenue Presbyterian Church, corner of Gregson St. & Trinity Ave,  downtown Durham, NC Durham Family Theatre has 4-5 teaching assistant positions available for each camp session. We are looking for teens that are interested in all aspects of theatre and enjoy working with elementary aged children. - A Play A Day #1 - July 7 – 13.  -DFT Teen Theatre Conservatory 2014.  July 7 – 26,  9a – 3p plus two evening performances. Monday – Friday (Public performances on final Friday and Saturday nights of the conservatory).  AGES: 12 – 18 years Jenny Justice (MFA, theatre, Boston University; MDiv, Harvard)  $375 (SCHOLARSHIPS are available!).  - Children’s Theatre Camp #2 - July 98 – August 9.  - A Play A Day #2 – August 11 – 15.  - TIMES: Monday – Friday from 8:45 a – 3p ; public performances on last two.

WALLTOWN CHILDRENS THEATRE - Skills & Drills added to our 2014 Summer Schedule!  1225 Berkeley Street Call to reserve your spot! 919-286-4545 Cynthia Penn, walltownchildrenstheatredurham@gmail.com  Class card options (4 classes only $40) ~ Dates: June 16- August 5, 2014​.

 

LECTURES/FORUMS/LITERARY

DUKE REGIONAL HOSPITAL - Duke Regional Hospital, 3643 North Roxboro Road, Durham, NC 27704, Private Dining Room C To register:  919 403-4DRH, (919) 470-7168. - Durham Voices Creative Writing Group.  Adults of all experience levels welcome!  -Third Fridays With The Hinge.  Friday, July 4, Third Friday, of every month, 6- 9p.  Eric Martin will host a casual social hour as part of Durham’s Third Fridays. Sponsored by the Hinge Literary Center. 305 E. Chapel Hill St. – Ste. 215.

PIEDMONT HEALTH - Juneteenth, a Day of Remembrance from Freedom to Empowerment.  Saturday, July 5, 2014, from 10 a to 3 p. Phoenix Academy High School, 750 S. Merritt Mill Road in Chapel Hill, N.C 919-933-8494a free event that will feature food vendors, health screenings, games, voter registration, health insurance enrollment, entertainment and remarks from government, civic and religious leaders.

THE REGULATOR BOOKSHOP - 720 9th St  Durham, NC 27705 (919) 286-2700  http://www.regulatorbookshop.com/.  -Saturday Storytime.  Saturday, July 5 7-9p.  Every Saturday At 11:00Am, two of our goofiest booksellers - Katrina And Tristan - host a weekly children’s book read-aloud for our youngest customers. - Bull City Summer: A season at the Ballpark.  Thursday, July 10, 7p.

 

MUSIC

2014 “FIND YOUR COOL” SUMMER CONCERT SERIES - CCB Plaza, 201 N. Corcoran St. Durham www.downtowntdurham.com.  -Toon & Defacto Thezpian.  Thursday, Jul 10, 7p.  Rapper, Songwriter, Producer, Promoter and Entrepreneur, Toon has graced the cover of Tribes Magazine and is co-founder of the annual DURM Hip Hop Summit. He has shared the stage with notable artists J. Gunn and Pac Div. Defacto Thezpian’s blend of music.

2ND WIND - 118 E. Main St. Downtown Carrboro. 919-967-7922  http://2ndwindofcarrboro.com/ All of our shows are free and start at 10pm unless otherwise posted.  -Bluegrass Night-  from 10-1amWednesday, July 9, 10p-1a. (every Wednesday).  -2 fer- acoustic eclectic.  Thursday, July 10, 7:30-9p (every Thursday).

ARTSCENTER - 300-G East Main St - Carrboro, NC 27510 919-929-2787  http://www.artscenterlive.org.

BEYU CAFFE -  Friday,  July 25 , 7-9 p. 335 W. Main Street, Durham 919-683-1058  http://beyucaffe.com/.

BILLSBOROUGH MUSIC HALL - 106 S Churton St, Hillsborough, NC   www.billsboroughmusichall.com.

BLUE NOTE GRILL - 4125 Durham-Chapel Hill Boulevard, Durham, NC 27707 Offering hickory smoked BBQ & Ribs along with live music. Nothing fancy here just good food and music in a cozy atmosphere. - Ben Palmer's Jazz Jam with Dot Combo.  July 7, (every Monday), 7-10p.  See and hear some of the best jazz musicians in the triangle every Monday night.   No cover!   -Open Blues Jam with Butch Haas & Co.  July 8 (every Tuesday), 8-11p.  You never know who will show up, this jam and it is always a great night for the blues.   No cover!   -The Friday After Work Party with: The Duke Street Dogs.     No cover!  

BYNUM GENERAL STORE - 950 Bynum Rd,  Bynum. 919-542-0394.  http://www.bynumfrontporch.org.  -Dark for the 4th.

CAROLINA THEATRE - 309 West Morgan St,  Durham, NC 919-560-3030 Aaron Bare, aaron@carolinatheatre.org .

Presales! - Paul Mooney.  Friday, Aug. 29, 8p.

THE CAVE TAVERN - 452 1/2 W. Franklin St,  Chapel Hill, NC 27516 919-968-9308, thecavebooking@gmail.com  http://caverntavern.com/.

CIOMPI QUARTET PRESENTS - Summer chamber music series 2014.     Subscriptions are $65 and will be on sale until July 1. $20 General Public; $15 Students/Duke Employees; $10 Youth/Duke students.

DURHAM JAZZ WORKSHOP - 4608 L Industry Lane, Durham, 27713.  -JAZZ JAM every Sunday.  Sunday, July 6, 7p.     $5.

FULLSTEAM BREWERY - 726 Rigsbee Ave,  Durham. (919) 682-2337  http://www.fullsteam.ag/.

HAW RIVER BALLROOM - 1711 Sax-Beth Church Road, Saxapahaw NC 27340.   http://www.hawriverballroom.com.

THE BAR… DURHAM - 711 Rigsbee Avenue.  -Durty.  Friday, July 4, 10pm.  Tel: 919-641-0075Local creative collective  is taking over for a night of local music, art, plants, fire, and festivities!  Durham's own Blanko Basnet takes the stage alongside Greensboro's Jenny Besetzt and Raleigh's DJ Gonzo to raise production costs for Jamnesia, Durty Patrick Phelps-Mckeown, DurtyBooking@gmail.com  $5. Proceeds will be used to fund Durty Durham’s 6th Annual Music Festival Jamnesia.

KRAKEN BAR - 2823 N Carolina 54  Chapel Hill, NC 27516 (919) 943-0398  http://www.thekrakenbar.com/.

MOTORCO MUSIC HALL - 723 Rigsbee Ave, Durham, NC 27701 (919) 901-0875.

OPEN EYE CAFE - 101 S. Greensboro St,  Carrboro. 919-968-9410  http://www.openeyecafe.com.

OASIS - In Carr Mill, 200 N Greensboro St A5, Carrboro, NC 27510 (919) 904-7343  http://www.OasisInCarrMill.com.

THE ORIGINAL Q SHACK -  July 9, (every Wednesday), 6-8:30p. 2510 University Drive, Durham 919.402.4227   No cover.  -The Leroy Savage Band.  Legendary tenor singer and former member of The Bluegrass Experience, (including most often, “Greenie” Marley, Jason Beverley, Donnie Evans, Jim Watson, Tommy Edwards and others)  .

PAPA MOJO’S ROADHOUSE - Greenwood Commons Shopping Center, 5410-Y N.C. 55, Durham. 919-361-2222   http://www.papamojosroadhouse.com. $8 Adv/$10 Dos.  -Brett Chambers and the Usual Suspects.  July 9 (every Wednesday night) with a great open mic night.     $3.  -Friday,  July 4 Closed Saturday,  July 5 Closed.  -Tbs Jam Hosted By Ryan Harris.  Sunday,  July 6, 6:30p  – 10:00p.  Closed, Reopen At 6p.  -Louisiana Dance Party.  Thursday, July 10, 8:00PM -10:30p.

STEEL STRING BREWERY - 106 S. Greensboro St,  Carrboro (919) 370-6971  steelstringbrewery.com.

 

ON STAGE

PLAYMAKERS REPERTORY COMPANY - Hairspray.  7:30p on July 16-19 and 2:00p on Sunday, July 20. Paul Green Theater, Center for Dramatic Art, 150 Country Club Rd,  Chapel Hill, NC 919-962-PLAYSummer Youth Conservatory presents the multiple-Tony Award winning Broadway musical, "Hairspray!" It's 1962, Baltimore. Plus-size teen Tracy Turnblad has one desire to dance on “The Corny Collins Show." After getting her big break, she quickly sees behind , http://www.playmakersrep.org.

TRANSACTORS IMPROV - The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.  Greg Hohn, 919-824-0937. http://www.artscenterlive.org/events/transactors-improv-4/.

 

OUTINGS/ART

ANIMATION & FINE ART GALLERIES - 201 S Estes Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 (919) 968-8008.  -Original art work by Salvador Dali!   Friday, July 4, from 6p -10p (Opening Night).  Animation and Fine Art Galleries features original artwork in all media by the world's finest artists. From canvases by Pissarro and Warhol to works by Dali and Miró; plus furniture, decor, jewelry, and original animation artwork.

ART MARKET AT VEGA METALS -  Saturday, July 5, 5 - 7p,  214 Hunt Street between the Durham YMCA and Durham Central Park.   http://artmarketatvegametals.com/.

ARTISTS AT GOLDEN BELT - 807 East Main Street, Durham, NC 27701 (919) 967-7700  http://goldenbeltarts.com/news-events/events/.

BINGO -  Thursday, July 10, 7p. American Legion Post 007, 406 E. Trinity Avenue, Durham, NC 27701 If you enjoy being with people and play BINGO. The American Legion Post 7 is the place to be.  The proceeds go back into the community helping the veterans at the VA hospital, boys oratorical, American Legion Junior Baseball and others.

BULL CITY ARTS COLLABORATIVE - 401-B Foster Street Durham, NC Hours: Fridays 11-2 and by appt at 775 843 4929  www.bullcityarts.org.  -TESTIFY, Photographs by Roger May A Visual Love Letter to Appalachia.

THE CARRACK - Constellations.  Show will be on exhibit from July 8-12, 2014.  Opening reception, Friday July 4 at 6pm.  Artist Talk, Friday July 81 at 6pm.  Free and open to the public.  Solo show by Durham native and multidisciplinary visual artist Leif Gann-Matzen who works primarily with sculpture, installation, and assemblage in order to explore our fundamental relationships towards objects, architectures, and living organisms. or Leif Gann-Matzen at lgannma@risd.edu www.thecarrack.org/.  -Nancy L. Smith, Exhibition of Paintings and Mixed Media.  June 7th - August 2, Reception: July 6, 4- 6pm,  Inspired by a sailboat trip to Cape Lookout and Shackleford Banks, Nancy’s new work demonstrates her unique style of collage with painting using numerous layers in a variety of techniques.

CEDAR CREEK GALLERY - 46th Annual Spring Pottery & Glass Festival.  Friday, July 4, 2014 from 6p -10p (Opening Night). 1150 Fleming Road, Creedmoor, NC  27522.  -Cedar Creek Gallery National Teapot Show IX.  Saturday, July 5 - Sunday, September 7 from 10a -6p daily.  -

CHAPEL HILL ART GALLERY - 1215 E Franklin St,  (between Caffe’ Driade and Whitehall Antiques) 919-636-4557, www.chapelhillartgallery.com.  -“Celebrating Our Country: Celebrating Our Art”.  The members of the gallery have come together to present work that reflects their joy in creating and to say thanks for a country where we can each have our own voice and style.      July 11, 6 – 9PM. July 3 – July 31, gallery open Thu – Sun, noon – 6PM.     Meet the artists at the Second Friday Art Walk and Reception on 1215 E Franklin St (between Caffe’ Driade and Whitehall Antiques), 919-636-4557, Saturday, July 5, 12N-2p.

CRAVEN ALLEN GALLERY - 1106 Broad St. Durham, 919-286-4837 http://cravenallengallery.com/.  -“Cross-Cut:   Paintings by Damian Stamer and Photographs from the Finch Collection.”

DURHAM COUNTY LIBRARIES - Senior Game Day.  Wednesday,  July 9  (Every other Wed.). Southwest Regional, 3605 Shannon Rd. Questions: 919-560-8590 or meetup.com/senior-game-dayJoin us for a little friendly competition with old favorites, and try out some new games too!  .

DURHAM CENTRAL PARK - Durham Craft Market. Central Park, 501 Foster Street, Durham, NC. (919) 794-8194  http://durhamcentralpark.org/.  -Children's Independence Day Parade.  Friday, July 4, 9:30 a. Durham Central Park (501 Foster St. Durham, NC 27701) Bring the kids and celebrate the birth of our nation in this fun and patriotic parade. Come early to help your kids decorate their bikes, big wheels, tricycles, wagons, even strollers with the help of The Scrap Exchange! Free popsicles, music from DJ Pidd   FREE.

DUKE GARDENS -  919-668-6451 Orla Swift, Director of Marketing & Communications, gardens.duke.edu.  -Durham Garden Forum: Vermicomposting.  Tuesday, July 8, 6p - 8p.  -Summer Camp: Birds, Bugs and Beasts.  Monday, July 7, 9a - 1p.  Course meets for 5 sessions.

ENO GALLERY - 100 South Churton St. Hillsborough NC 27278 gallery 919-883-1415  http://www.enogallery.net.

THE FESTIVAL FOR THE ENO - Joe Woodson and Art Champagne: The North Carolina Songwriter Co-op-. 5101 North Roxboro Road, Durham, NC 27704 919-620-9099The Festival for the Eno is a fun family event  www.enoriver.org.

FRANK GALLERIES - #109 E Franklin St  Chapel Hill, NC 27514 (919)730.6130.

HILLSBOROUGH GALLERY OF ARTS - 919-732-7741 or visit www.visithillsboroughnc.com.The gallery is owned & operated by 22 artists www.HillsboroughGallery.com.  -“Intersections: Painter, Potter, Painter,”  Friday, July 4,  6-9pm.  pottery by Garry Childs, paintings by Chris Graebner and Jude Lobe. The show runs through July 20th. - Lucartha Kohler, Cast Glass Sculpture.  Reception: Sunday, July 6, 2-4p.  Exhbit through July 27.

HUGH MANGUM MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHY - Student photographers of Riverside High School will be displaying their art work at the   The Museum is open Saturdays and Sundays from  Admission is FREE! West Point Park is located at.  thru June 22. 1-5PM. 5101 North Roxboro Road, Durham  Emily Eve Weinstein, WeinsteinArt@gmail.com  Free.  -Emily Eve Weinstein - Oil Paintings by the Eno River Muralist.  July 4 - Sept 14,  Sat. & Sun. - 1 to 5p.

MARGARET’S CANTINA - Shannon Bueker:Paintings and Clay wall pieces.  June, July and August 2014. Timberlyne Shopping Center, Chapel Hill, NC Shannon Bueker--- Shannon@NotNowKato.com, 919-542-0136.

MORRISVILLE CoC - Morrisville Chamber of Commerce,  260 Town Hall Drive, Ste. A, Morrisville.  .  -Knowledgeable Network of Women Luncheon.  Thursday, July 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Prestonwood Country Club, located at 300 Prestonwood Pkwy, Cary. Heather Hollick of Rizer, LLC, will speak on Women in Leadership.   The cost of the event is $25 for employees of member firms, $35 for non-members. Registration in advance is required.

NORTHGATE MALL - Center Court located at 1058 West Club Boulevard in Durham. (919) 260-5375.

Heart & Sole Mall Walkers Club - Safety at Home: Preventing Falls.  Tuesday, July 8, 8:30a.  Yolanda Burkett, Occupational Therapist and Trent Byrd, Physical Therapist of Peak Resources Treyburn (Durham) discussing how to prevent falls, including helpful stretches and free balance tests for those wishing to assess their equilibrium.

OCCONEECHEE MOUNTAIN PARK - For directions, reservations and additional information, please call the park office – 919-383-1686.

PERSON COUNTY RECREATION, ARTS AND PARKS DEPARTMENT - Canoe/ Kayak tour of Mayo Lake. Mayo Park Offices 336-597-7806, or by e-mail at mayopark@personcounty.netThe will be offering a Canoe and Kayak tour of Mayo Lake on 2014. This tour of the Mayo Lake shoreline will begin at the Mayo Park boat landing, and will follow a planned route to “The Rock,” a large stone outcropping on the lake’s shore.  Participants may register online at http://mayo.personcounty.net/, at the Mayo Park office, or by phone using a credit card.  Registration for this event is limited to 10 participants, so be sure to register soon! Registration ends July 3. $10.00 or $15.00 for non-residents.

PLEIADES GALLERY - 109 E Chapel Hill St  Durham, NC 27701 (919) 797-2706 Kim Wheaton pleiadesartdurham.com/ kim@pleiadesartdurham.com.

RECYCLIQUE - 2811 Hillsborough Rd. Durham, NC.   .

SCRAP EXCHANGE - 923 Franklin St, Durham, NC 27701 (919) 688-6960.

THRU THIS LENS - 303 E Chapel Hill St, Durham, NC 27701 (919) 687-0250 throughthislens@gmail.com www.throughthislens.com/.

TYNDALL GALLERIES - University Mall, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 919-942-2290  http://www.tyndallgalleries.com/.

WOMANCRAFT GIFTS - New Location!  370 E.Main St, Suite 170, Carrboro, NC 27510 919-939-3300  www.womancraftgifts.com.  -“Summer Harvest” Group Exhibit and Live Demo of Crocheted Market BagDemo: Friday July 11, 6-9pm, Exhibit: July 10-24.  Iced Tea and Lemonade on the Sidewalk: .  -Second Friday ArtWalk at WomanCraft.  Noon-9pm, Friday July 11.  - Noon-6pm, Saturday July 12.  - Noon-5pm, Sunday July 13.