Calendar of Events, April 11 - Thursday, April 17

Apr. 10, 2014 @ 01:01 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/ .  -Nerys Levy: The Face Of Our Earth: Polar Regions.  thru -Apr. 27, Mon-Thurs 11am-1p, Fri 10am-noon, call for Sun hours.  This haunting exhibit is a celebration of our earth through paintings, It is intended to put a face on the Polar Regions so that we can think about what is being lost as a result of our planet's climate change.  

COVENANT PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH - Prayer Services during Holy Week. They will be open for the public to come in and pray and meditate. Prayer Services will be held . On On   Closing out the month of  the Presbyterian Women will celebrate their     Rev. Jimmie R. Hawkins is pastor.  2620 Weaver Street, Durham, NC April 14-16; 12:00 noon and 6:00 p.m.  -Maundy Thursday they will observe the Seder Meal at 12.   12 noon and 7p.  -Good Friday, Tenebrae Service.   7p.   -Women's Day Service.   Sunday, April 27, 11a.

DURHAM - COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHURCH - 4821 Barbee Road, Durham (919) 544-1319 Rev. Percy R. Chase.  -Easter Carol,"  a Lenten Drama.  Sunday, Apr. 13th at 5p.  The cantata chronicles spiritual growth, entrenched in the ideals of the crucifixion of Christ through drama, music, and praise dancing.   -Lenten Service led by the young adults of the church.   Wednesday, Apr. 16, 6:15a.  Communion will be served as Easter celebrates the resurrection of Christ which is a foundation of Christian faith.  

ENO RIVER UNITARIAN - 4907 Garrett Rd, Durham. 919-489-2575 web: www.eruuf.org, Sun, 9 - 1, M - Th, 10 - 4.  -River Rhythms! West African Drumming.  Weekly drumming groups meets on Sundays, 7 - 8:30p.  919-644-1335Beginners are welcome! Please contact to reserve a loaner drum. Kathy Hopwood,  kathyhopwood@embarqmail.com  or (919) 644-1335 Free.  -“Remembrance, Reflections, Radiance” an exhibit of photographs by Robert Sotolongo.   at the ERUUF gallery, 4907 Garrett Rd, Durham, 919-489-2575, Sun 9—1,M—Th, 10--4.   The exhibit will be displayed from 4/13 and runs to 5/18.

FLETCHER'S CHAPEL UMC - BBQ Chicken Fundraiser for Missions.  Saturday, Apr. 12 from 11am-7pm.  1919 Fletcher's Chapel Rd. The Methodist Men and Women  Dinners are $8 and can be picked up at Billy's Mart (Cheek/Burton RDs), Four Points (HWY 98/Patterson) or the church at 1919 Fletcher's Chapel RD.  If you eat-in at the church dessert and drink are included.   -Red Cross Blood Drive on.  Sunday, Apr. 13 from 11:45-3:45.  Call 919-688-3186 to schedule an appointment or just drop-in.The Girl Scouts host.

HICKORY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH - 9112 Bethe Hickory Grove Church Rd. Chapel Hill, NC 27516. 919-929-4491. -Fitness Ministry.  Apr. 14, Apr. 17, 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.comwww.MeditationInChapelHill.org Free, but donations are appreciated.  -General Meditation Class.  Wednesday, Apr. 16 (every Wednesday), 7-8:30p.  No previous experience necessary.  free/donation.  -Meditation 101.  Tuesday, Apr. 15, (every Tuesday), 7-8:15p.  This class is an introduction to meditation & is perfect for absolute beginners to meditation.  $10 ($8 for students and seniors).

LEESVILLE ROAD BAPTIST CHURCH -Male Chorus Concert.  Sunday, Apr. 13, 4p.  featuring the Male Choruses from Allen's Chapel, Glen's Grove, Jones Grove, Lee's Chapel, Mt. Moriah, Orange Cross Road and Warren's Chapel.   -Monday - Thursday services will begin at 7:00 P.M. nightly, conducted as follows:.   Monday, Apr. 14 7p.  Rev. J.W. Brown & Warren's Chapel & Allen's Chapel Baptist Churches.  -Tuesday, Apr. 15 7p.  Rev. Brayboy & Orange Cross Road Baptist Church.  -Wednesday, Apr. 16 7p.  Rev. Norman Umstead & Mt. Moriah.  -Thursday, Apr. 17 7p.  Rev. T.C. Nicholson, Jones Grove & Glen's Grove.

MOUNT BRIGHT BAPTIST CHURCH - 200 Women In Hats.  Saturday, Apr. 12, 5p.  ,211 west Union Street,Hillsborough,Nc 27278, 919-732-7400The program includes a mini concert by Orange Crossroads Gospel Choir, a dramatization from the Broadway Play Crowns and a Parade of Women Dr. Millicent C. Rainey,Coordinator.

ST. PAUL AME - 101 N. Merritt Mill Road, Chapel Hill NC 27516 (919) 967-3961  -Community Cookout and Outreach (FREE).  Saturday, Apr. 12, 11a -3p.  Great Food, Activities and Fun for Children.   -Rev. Josephine Harris.  Wednesday, Apr.16, 7p.

UNITED CHURCH OF CHAPEL HILL - 1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd 919-942-3540. office@unitedchurch.org.  -Adult Forum with United Church Youth Choir.  Sunday, Apr. 13, 10 am.  share their experience last summer in Washington, DC and prepare for their summer adventures this summer.   -The Chamber Singers and the Bronze Voices Handbells.  Friday, Apr. 11, beginning at 8pm.   Each group will perform pieces from their individual repertoire, and will also perform several pieces together. Chamber Singers' music ranges from Renaissance to contemporary to a rocking spiritual. Bronze Voices repertoire includes arrangements of famili.  -Maundy Thursday, April 17, 7.   Jesus Gave To His Followers – “ That You Love One Another” -- On Thursday, April 17, At 7.  -Good Friday Taizé Service, April 18, 7.  30 Pm.  Rev. Jenny Shultz Will Lead The Service.  The Chancel Choir Will Sing.  For More Information, Www.Unitedchurch.Org Or 919-942-3540.    www.thelowcounts.com.  -Youth Vesper Worship Service.  Sunday, Apr. 13, (each 1st Sunday) , 5:15p.  Each 1st Sunday of the month at 5:15 pm, the Youth will lead a Sunday evening worship service.  -Spanish Language Worship.  Sunday, Apr. 13, (every Sunday) 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.  Domingo, Apr. 13., (cada Domingo) 6p.   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.  7p.  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.  Monday, Apr. 14, (every Monday) 12noon.  Currently reading The Good Funeral: Death, Grief and the Community of Care.   Bring a bag lunch and join in the conversation.   -Sermon Shaping.  Wednesday, Apr 2, (every Wednesday) 7a.   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.  (every) Wednesday,  7:30 pin the Music Room.   .

UNITY CENTER OF PEACE - 8800 Seawell School Road, Chapel Hill.  unitychapelhill.org.  -Kokanko Sata Doumbia, Female Ngoni player and Wasulu songbird from Mali at.  Friday, Apr. 11, 7:30p. 8800 Seawell School Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27516. For additional information, contact Karen Casey at infocleardifference@frontier.com  $15.

WHITE ROCK BAPTIST CHURCH - 3400 Fayetteville Street, Durham, NC 27707. 919-688-8136.  -Bible Discovery Classes.  Wednesday, Apr. 16, (every Wednesday) 7p.   We are studying  Baptist beliefs; we are using the book, Baptist Beliefs, by E. Y. Mullins as a study guide.  If you have not obtained your copy, please contact the Church Office at 919-688-8136 to do so - the cost is $10.   -Daily Prayer.  Daily, Noonday Prayer is at 12p  in the Moore-Kennedy classroom, and Prayer Meeting is at 6p. in the Sanctuary. Prayer kneelers are placed around the altar for your use for private prayer whenever the church is open.  -Diabetes Walk/Run.  Saturday, Apr. 12 @ 9 AM. WG Pearson School, 3501 Fayetteville Street, Durham, NC 919/688-8136Diabetes 5k Walk/Run sponsored by the Health Ministry of White Rock Baptist Church Gloria Fuller, gfuller4327@nc.rr.comhttp://whiterockbaptistchurch.org/content.cfm?id=133&announcement_id=82 Free.  -Noon Day Prayer.  Wednesday, Apr. 16, (every Wednesday), 12 noon to 1p. 3400 Fayetteville Street, Durham, NC 27707 919/688-8136Join us each week for Wednesday prayer services: Noonday Prayer is at 12:00 p.m. in the Moore-Kennedy classroom Gloria Fuller, gfuller4327@nc.rr.comhttp://whiterockbaptistchurch.org/content.cfm?id=133&category_id=5 Free.

NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUPS - Weekly Meeting.   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, Apr. 14, 8 - 9p (Every Monday). Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3638 Chapel Hill Road, Durham. 919-596-2915.  -Weekly Meeting.  Thursday, Apr. 17, 7-8p (Every Thursday). Immanuel Temple Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2102 South Alston Avenue, Durham.  919-383-4236 .

DEBTORS ANONYMOUS - Weekly Meeting.  Wednesday, Apr. 16, 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, Apr. 11, 12-1:30p. Holy Infant Catholic Church, 5000 Southpark, Durham.  -Weekly Meeting.  Saturday, Apr. 12, 10-11:30a. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3639 Old Chapel Hill Road, Durham.  -Weekly Meeting.  Saturday, Apr. 12, 10-11a, 10a for newcomers. Structure House, 3017 Pickett Road, Durham.  -Weekly Meeting.  Tuesday, Apr. 15, 12-1:30p. First Presbyterian Church, 305 East Main Street, Durham.  -Weekly Meeting.  Wednesday, Apr. 16, 12-1:30p. Holy Infant Catholic Church, 5000 Southpark, Durham.  -Weekly Meeting.  Thursday, Apr. 17, 12-1:30p. First Presbyterian Church, 305 East Main Street, Durham.

 

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.comhttp://www.dsicomedytheater

 

DANCE

SUN ASSEMBLY - English Country Dance.  Thursday, Apr. 17, 7:30-9:30p. Freedman Center, Beth-El Synagogue, 1004 Watts St, Durham 919-614-1867All dances are taught in a gender-neutral manner. No partner required. Pat Petersen, sunassembly@gmail.comhttp://www.sunassembly.org 7.

STARDUSTERS BALLROOM DANCE - Saturday, Apr. 12, 7-11p (every second Saturday). Lesson from 7:30 until 8:15p. Venue has changed: Please see our website for new venue and directions: No partner necessary.  Come out and enjoy the fun. trianglestardusters.org/‎ $12, $7 for members, students.  

TRIANGLE SINGLES DANCE CLUB - Weekly Dance.  8p to 830p: Dance Lesson, 8:30p  to 11p: Dance. Northbrook  Country Club, 4905 North Hills Drive, Raleigh, NC 27612   Dances: $5 members, $8 non-members, Annual Membership $25.00.  -Fri, Apr. 4. Shag - Herb Estes.  -Sat, Apr. 12. Line Dance Dale Tharrington.

 

FARMERS MARKETS

CARRBORO FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market - New Hours!  Saturday, Apr. 12, 9a-Noon. Wed. market, 3-6:30p.  301 W Main St 7 am-noon Saturdays and 3:30-6:30 pm Wednesdays 919-280-3326All products come from within a 50-mile radius. http://www.carrborofarmersmarket.com. -Carrboro Farmers’ Market Celebrates The Abundance Of Spring With Local Chefs Teddy Diggs And Vimala Rajendran, Food Trucks, Extended Saturday Hours And Wednesday Market Opening .

CHAPEL HILL FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, Apr. 12, 8a-noon (every Saturday). 201 S Estes Dr. 919-533-9496 http://www.thechapelhillfarmersmarket.com.  -Yoga Storytime with Danielle.  Apr. 12th & 26th, May 10th & 24th, June 14th & 28th, July 12th & 26th, August 9th & 23rd, September 13th. 201 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill 5613855387Yoga Storytime is a fun filled 30 minute class that weaves breathing, yoga poses and dynamic story telling for ages 4-7 during the market. Ali Rudel, farmersoforange@gmail.comwww.thechapelhillfarmersmarket.com free.

DURHAM FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, Apr. 12, 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.  Saturday, Apr. 12, 8a-12 noon. Public Market House, 144 E Margaret Lane, Hillsborough  http://www.enoriverfarmersmarket.com.

FEARRINGTON FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Tuesday, Apr. 15, 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.com. http://www.fearrington.com/village/farmersmarket.asp.

HILLSBOROUGH FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, Apr. 12, 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/ .

HUMANE SOCIETY - Eating with a Conscience: Farmers and Retailers Focus on Animal Welfare and Food Choices.  Saturday, Apr. 12, 10 – 2p. Top of the Hill Brewery and Restaurant 100 E Franklin St. #3 Chapel Hill, NC 27514 301-548-7793Seminar hosted by The Humane Society of the United States on how to find and prepare foods that adhere to higher animal welfare standards from farmers and retailers. A locally-sourced lunch will be served. Naseem Amini, namini@humanesociety.orghttp://www.humanesociety.org Free.

SOUTH DURHAM FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, Apr. 12, 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.  Thursday, Apr. 17, 3:30 – 6:30p. Market Street,  off U.S. 15-501, Chapel Hill  http://www.southernvillage.com/farmers-market/ .

 

FILM

RETRO CLASSICS FILM SERIES - Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St.,  festivals.carolinatheatre.org/retrofantasma.  -Dr. Strangelove & The Manchurian Candidate.  Friday, Apr. 11, 7-11:30p.

 

KIDS/FAMILY

BETHESDA RURITAN CLUB - Pancake Supper for the Gang Resistance Education and Training (GREAT Program).  Apr. 11, 2014 from 4 to 7 p.m.  1714 S. Miami Blvd (beside Bojangles)   $5.00 per plate.

BRIGHT HORIZONS - Open House Week.  Apr. 7 - Apr. 11, - 9am to 5pm. Bright Horizons at North Durham, 4205 Capitol St , Durham, NC 27704 919-477-9296.

CITY OF DURHAM -  Amy Blalock, (919) 560-4123 x 11253.  -Durham YouthWork Internship Program Job Fair is set for.  Tuesday, Apr. 15, from 10a to 2p. Holton Career & Resource Center, 401 N. Driver St., Durham. Youth applicants should attend the job fair in business casual attire, bring a black pen and résumés, and come prepared for on-the-spot interviews with potential employers.   -Durham Youth Commission Seeks Applicants.  Deadline to Apply is Apr. 30.   Interested youth are encouraged to download an application from the City’s website at www.DurhamTeenCenter.org. .

DURHAM FAMILY THEATRE - Trinity United Methodist Church, 215 N. Church St., downtown Durham, NC (919) 286-5717, Jenny Justicedurhamfamilytheatre.wordpress.com/DFT-classes/ Cost: $125, 10% discount for 2nd child in family enrolled.  -Imagine Flying.  Saturday, Apr. 12, 2014 – May 3, Times: 10a – 11:15 am.  Ages: 5 – 8.  “Master Storyteller” (Boston Globe), Jenny Justice leads the young actors in creating stories with material from fun flying dreams, modern super heroes & traditional folktales. Adding our imaginations, we’ll create a story-theatre play to sh.

Summer Theatre Camps 2014 - Teen Internships Available.   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. (You can apply for as many camp sessions as.  -A Play A Day #1 - June 9 – 13.  -Children’s Theatre Camp #1 - June 16 – June 29.  -Children’s Theatre Camp #2 - July 28 – August 9.  -A Play A Day #2 – August 11 – 15.  -TIMES: Monday – Friday from 8:45 am – 3p ; public performances on last two.

EMERSON WALDORF SCHOOL - 6211 New Jericho Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 919-967-1858. www.emersonwaldorf.org. -High School: Discover The Waldorf Difference.  Friday, Apr. 11,   8am-10am. Emerson Waldorf School, 6211 New Jericho Rd., Chapel Hill.  919-967-1858. Parents and students are invited to Discover the Waldorf Difference and experience how the unique Waldorf High School curriculum gives students the tools to address each subject through disciplined inquiry and multi-layered processes which balance the aca.  -Health & Harmony Through Biodynamics & Eurythmy.  Friday, Apr. 11, 6:30-9:30p.  -The true sources of health for both people and the planet come from finding and cultivating the right relationship to all of the dimensions of life that we live in, including both what we know as the physical and the spiritual world.  $20 General Public, Free to Students with Student ID.   -Eurythmy Workshop.  Saturday, Apr. 12, 9am-6:30pm.  Explore your creative, spiritual power through a new movement practice. Discover how to use this life-giving movement art to enrich your own sense of well-being, health, and harmony, and help you feel what it means to be an awakened human being!  $50 General Public, Free to Students with Student ID.   -Biodynamics WorkshopMore information: emersonwaldorf.org/events.   Saturday, Apr. 12, 9am-6:30pm.  Learn how the most comprehensively holistic method of farming on the planet draws upon all four kingdoms of nature to create a unified field for your farm or garden and offers food of unsurpassed nutritious value and flavors. Detailed instructions in the $50 General Public, Free to Students with Student ID.  

KidSCope - Tasting Local, The Third Annual KidSCope Gala.  Saturday, Apr. 5th, 6-8:30p. Extraordinary Ventures 200 South Elliott Rd. Chapel Hill, NC 27514 919-644-6590 x 4810Fundraising event for KidSCope. Linda Foxworth lfoxworth@kidscope.chtop.orghttp://conta.cc/1krWeeO $39.00 per person; Teachers admitted FREE.  -Children’s Festival.  Saturday, Apr. 5, 11:30a-3:30p.  to benefit Durham Arts Council.

 

LECTURES/FORUMS/LITERARY

BULL’S HEAD BOOKSHOP, UNC campus. Call 919-962-5066. - 100 Pettigrew Hall, Suite 100, Campus Box 3152 919-962-1509, ccjs@unc.edu jewishstudies.unc.edu.  -Raina León (with Sheila Smith McKoy and Lenard D. Moore).  Wednesday, Apr. 16, 3:30p.  Boogeyman Dawn (poetry).

CARRBORO BRANCH LIBRARY - The Karen Youth Art Group.  Apr. 2nd through June 16, Reception to meet the artists: Saturday, May 17th at 10:30am.  This show, the second of four in the Library Gallery’s 2014 exhibition calendar showcasing young artists features The Karen Youth Art Group whose art work emanates from past and present experiences. Many of these young artists are in local high schools, s.

CAROLINA CENTER FOR JEWISH STUDIES - Hyde Hall Univ. Room.

Carolina Center for Jewish Studies; - Fifteenth Annual Czech Studies Workshop.  Friday, Apr. 11, 2:00 Memory and Representations. Hill Hall, Room 103 Organizers: Chad Bryant, Hana Pichová, Kirill Tolpygo, and Christopher Bowen.  -Michael Beckerman, Carroll and Milton Petrie Professor of Music, New York University, “Kde domov můj? Kdy domov můj? (Where Is My Home?-When Is My Home?): How the Czech National Anthem Lost Its Ending and What it Means..”  Person Recital Hall, Friday, Apr. 11, 4:15 pm.  -April 11-12 – Czech Studies Workshop.   The conveners of this year’s Czech Studies Workshop invite you to the following events scheduled for April 11-12. The conference is supported by the the Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies; the Center for European Studies; the College o.  -“Bohemian Music through the Ages,” performed by members of UNC’s Music Department.  Friday, Apr. 11, 8:00, Person Recital Hall.  -Saturday, Apr. 12. Davis Library, Seminar Room 214.  -10:30 Power and the State.  -1:30 Gray Spaces and Oral History.  -Fair Housing Month Proclamation.  Monday, Apr. 7 at 7 p.m.  in the City Council Chambers, City Hall, 101 City Hall Plaza Sponsored by the City’s Human Relations Division, the City’s Human Relations Commission, and the Durham Regional Association of Realtors.  -First Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Good Neighbor Breakfast and Awards Program.  Saturday, Apr. 12 at 11 a.m.  First Presbyterian Church, 305 E. Main Street Sponsored by the Durham Community Martin Luther King, Jr. Steering Committee, City’s Human Relations Division, City’s Human Relations Commission, Durham Congregations In Action, First Presbyterian Church, Duke-Durham Neighborhood Partnership, and other or  The cost to attend is an $8 donation. To RSVP, email revherndon@hotmail.com.   -Human Relations Outreach Booth at Bull City Play Streets.  Saturday, Apr. 12 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. W.G. Pearson Elementary School, 3501 Fayetteville Street Sponsored by the City’s Neighborhood Improvement Services Department, Durham County Public Health Department, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Lisa P Angels Foundation, and Partnership for Healthier America.  -Bilingual Fair Housing Training – “Know Your Rights.”  Thursday, Apr. 17 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.  at Eagle Point Apartments, 412 E. Pilot Street ·         Sponsored by the City’s Human Relations Division.  -Fair Housing & Sustainability Conference.  Thursday, Apr. 24 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  in The Cotton Room, 807 E. Main Street, Building 2 ·         Sponsored by the City’s Human Relations Division; Fair Housing Project, Legal Aid of North Carolina; North Carolina Justice Center; North Carolina Housing Finance Agency; Self-Help Credit Union; and the Center for Responsible Lending ·         For more information or to register to attend, visit http://www.fairhousingnc.org. -NxLeveL Business WorkshopsHistoric Parrish Street Forum, 108 West Parrish Street, Durham, N.C. 27701 Six Consecutive Tuesdays - April 15, 22, 29 and May 6, 13, 20, 2014 from 9 a.m. to noonOffered for Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs  $199 Registration Fee; April 11th Registration Deadline.

DUKE REGIONAL HOSPITAL - Duke Regional Hospital, 3643 North Roxboro Road, Durham, NC 27704, Private Dining Room C 919 403-4DRH.  -Look Good Feel Better®.  Monday, Apr. 7, 5:30p.  A free American Cancer Society program that teaches women beauty techniques while they undergo chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Participants receive a free cosmetics kit and instruction by beauty professionals. The seminar is held from 5:30-7:30 p.m.  -Stroke Support Group.  Monday, Apr. 14, 1p.  A  stroke support group the second Monday of each month. The primary purpose of the support group is to educate the stroke survivor, care giver and people in the local community about stroke prevention and stroke disabilities. The group meets from 1-2:30.

FAMILY ADVOCACY NETWORK (FAN) -  Julie@mhatriangle.org or call 919.942.8083, ext. 2. Julie Bailey, FAN Program Director.  -36th Annual Legislative Breakfast on Mental Health.  Saturday, Apr. 12, 8:30a -11:30a. Friday Center in Chapel Hill, 919.302.5515 (cell)A Town Hall Forum Julie Jarrell Bailey, Co-Chairman.

FOUNDATION FOR MALE CONTRACEPTIVES - The Pill for Men: Contraceptive Research from Indonesia to Chapel Hill.  Thursday, Apr. 3, 7-8:30p. Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (ERUUF), 4907 Garrett Rd, Durham, 27707 919-308-7004Reports from local and visiting researchers on work to develop an oral contraceptive pill for men. Desserts, tea and coffee will be served. David Sokal, y.prize.foundation@gmail.comwww.malecontraceptives.org Suggested donation - $25; students $10.  

LILI ENGELHARDT PHOTOGRAPHY - Celebration of Smiles Days.  Friday, Apr. 18 or Saturday, Apr. 19, and you. lili engelhardt photography, 630 Weaver Dairy Road, Suite 104, Chapel Hill 919.935.9875Operation Smile, which treats children around the world who suffer from cleft lips, cleft palates and other facial deformities. Schedule a free individual portrait session on will receive a 5x7 portrait in exchange for a $24 donation to Operation Smile.  

LUPUS FOUNDATION - Support Group.  Wednesday, Apr. 16, 6:00-7:30PM. Wilson Parlor, First Presbyterian Church, 305 E. Main Street, Durham, N.C. 27701 Contact the LFANC at patientservices@lupusnc.org or at 877-849-8271, ext. 2. For more information, visit www.lupusnc.org.For those living with lupus, their family and caregivers. The group will meet the second Wednesday of each month There is no charge to attend the meeting, and drop-ins are welcome.  

NC WRITER’S NETWORK – DURHAM COUNTY -   -Durham Voices Creative Writing Group.  Tuesday, Apr. 15, (1st and 3 Tuesday, of every month), 6-8:30p .  Hayti Heritage Center,  804 Old Fayetteville St. Durham, NC 27701 919-295-0176Adults of all experience levels welcome!

Orange County Democratic Women - Meeting: An Update on the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid Expansion Status, presented by Adam Searing, Director of the NC Health Access Coalition.  We will also hear from Jeanette O'Connor, a counselor who helped sign people up for health care coverage d.  Apr. 17, 7-9p.  Extraordinary Ventures, 200 So. Elliott Road, Chapel Hill 27514.

THE REGULATOR BOOKSHOP - 720 9th St  Durham, NC 27705 (919) 286-2700 http://www.regulatorbookshop.com/.

TISQA - (Triangle Information Systems Quality Association) Monthly meeting.  Thursday, Apr. 24.  Doors open at 6p and presentation begins at 6:30p.  Tickets are $5 for students, $7 for Friends of the ArtsCenter, and $10 for adults. "Career Growth for Test Leads and QA Professionals." Laura Rose will be speaking on taking the next step from the future of the Testing Industry in general – to your individual career path in Testing.  If testing is changing, what does that mean for profe Cheryl Klein,Signup through the TISQA meetup site before 4/23. http://www.meetup.com/softwaredev-117/events/150771482/ TISQA members are free; non-members are $5; First meeting is free.  

UNC BOARD - Spangler Center, 910 Raleigh Rd, Chapel Hill. 919-962-4592 Joni Worthington, Vice President for Communications, at 919-962-4629. -Monthly MeetingFriday, Apr. 11, 2014, beginning at 9. in the Board Room of the Spangler Center located at 910 Raleigh Rd, Chapel Hill.

UNC SPEAKERS -   Mr. Steve Volstad, Director of Communications and Marketing for UNC-TV. 919-962-4592.  -ESPN “Sport Science” host John Brenkus.  Apr. 9, 7p show featuring are on sale now at.   www.ncsciencefestival.org $49-$19. In addition, a special meet-and-greet ticket ($79) includes the best seating, a meet-and-greet gathering with Brenkus and an N.C. Science Festival T-shirt.   -Dana Perino, former press secretary for President George W. Bush.  Apr. 10  5p. in the Carroll Hall auditorium will deliver the Roy H. Park Distinguished Lecture. The free, public lecture will begin atat the School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Political communication professor Daniel Kreiss and top journalism students will interview Perino following her r.  -Monthly Meeting.  Tuesday, Apr. 8, 130 p.m.  Joseph and Kathleen Bryan Communications Center, 10 T. W. Alexander Drive, in Research Triangle Park. This is the meeting previously scheduled for March 4 and postponed due to inclement weather.  

 

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 10-1am.  Wednesday, Apr. 16, 10p-1a. (every Wednesday).  -2 fer- acoustic eclectic.  Thursday, Apr. 17, 7:30-9p (every Thursday).  -Apr. 15, May 13 at 9p.

ARTSCENTER - 300-G East Main St - Carrboro, NC 27510 919-929-2787 http://www.artscenterlive.org .  -Seldom Scene.  Friday, Apr. 11, 8p.   .  -Brother Sun.  Sunday, Apr. 13  7 pm.  The incredible trio of Greg Greenway, Joe Jencks and Pat Wictor.  I  like to describe them as another Crosby, Stills and Nash, or the Three Tenors of Folk.   Their harmonies and personalities blend so wonderfully on stage.  It should be a wonderful evenin.  -Paddy Keenan.  Wednesday, Apr. 16, 8p.   .

BEYU CAFFE - 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.  Apr. 14, (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.   Apr. 15 (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!  -Carolina Lightnin’ (Rick Lafleur, Alice Zincone and Tommy Edwards).  Thursday, Apr. 17, (third Thursdays).    No cover!  -The Friday After Work Party with: The Duke Street Dogs.  Friday, Apr. 11, 6-8p.

BOWBARR - 705 W Rosemary St. Carrboro. -Tamale Dance Party and benefit for Orange County Rape Crisis Center in support of SAAM.   Wednesday, Apr. 16, 9pm-2am.  21+. Bowbarr is pleased to host a benefit event in conjunction with its monthly DJ event, Sonic Temple. We will provide great music and tasty tamales. Donations at the door are encouraged and all proceeds will benefit the Orange County Rape Crisis Center.

CAROLINA THEATRE - 309 West Morgan St., Durham, NC 919-560-3030  919.560.3040, ext. 224 Aaron Bare, aaron@carolinatheatre.org .  -Demetri Martin.  Friday, Apr. 11, 8p. -Mary Roach.  Sunday, Apr. 13, 8p.  -Ben Sollee.  Friday, Apr. 18, 8p.  919.560.3040, ext. 224 CAT’S CRADLE - 300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 (919) 967-9053 http://www.catscradle.com/ .

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

CLEAN WATER FOR NC - Bluesy folk rocker Marc Black.  Friday Apr. 11, 7:30-9:30p (Doors open at 7 PM). 3717 Murphey School Rd, Durham, 27705  Murphey School/Shared Visions Retreat Center is making his way back to North Carolina and we are excited to host him for a concert and party to benefit the work of the Frack Free NC Alliance! Marc is known for his anti-fracking movement anthem “No Fracking Way” and sings about Rachel Maddow, good c  Cost: $12 in advance, $15 at the door (refreshments served).  

DUKE DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC - Room 101, Mary Duke Biddle Music Building, Duke University, Durham. 919-684-4444 Photos for all events are online with the event listing at http://calendar.duke.edu.music.duke.edu Free.   -Sunday, Apr. 13,  8p. Baldwin Auditorium, Duke University.  Friday, Apr. 11, 2-5p. Bone Hall, Biddle Music Building, Duke University Free and open to the public.  Info: 919-660-3333 or http://music.duke.eduPresented in association with Duke Initiatives in Theology and the Arts.  -Duke Jazz Ensemble – John Brown, director.  Friday, Apr. 11, 8p.  Baldwin Auditorium, Duke University with guest artist Diane Schuur, vocalist/pianist  $10 general admission, $5 senior citizens, students free; 919-684-4444.  -Chamber Music Master Class with the Pavel Haas String Quartet.  Saturday, Apr. 12, 11a.  Baldwin Auditorium, Duke University Free and open to the public.  Info: 919-660-3333 or http://music.duke.eduPresented in association with Duke Performances.  -Duke New Music Ensemble — Jamie Keesecker, director.  Sunday, Apr. 13, 8p.  Baldwin Auditorium, Duke University Free admission.  Info: 919-660-3333 or http://music.duke.edu.  -Duke University Wind Symphony — Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant, director.  Thursday, Apr. 17, 8p.  Baldwin Auditorium, Duke University Free admission.  Info: 919-660-3333 or http://music.duke.eduWorld premiere of David Kirkland Garner's Soprano Saxophone Concerto with Susan Fancher, soloist. Works by Shostakovich, Steven Bryant, John Mackey, and selections from Lord of the Rings by Johan de Meij.  

DURHAM JAZZ WORKSHOP - 4608 L Industry Lane, Durham, 27713  tickets.duke.edu $5.  -JAZZ JAM every Sunday.  Sunday, Apr. 13, 7p.  -Jim Ketch Quintet featuring New York Bassist/Composer, Ben Allison.  Friday Apr. 11, 8p.    $15, $10 students.  -Scott Sawyer/Dave Finucane Duo.  Saturday Apr. 12, 8p.    $15, $10 students.  -North Carolina Jazz Repertory Orchestra.  Tuesday Apr. 15, 8p.    $15, $10 students.

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 .  -Queernival!  Saturday, Apr. 12, from 12-5pm (rain date: Apr. 19).  Youth of all ages, adult allies and nonprofit organizations will come together at 304 E. Trinity Ave., Durham to celebrate, educate, organize, throw pies, eat, play, dance, create art, and perform. The Queernival is a Southern celebration of youth liberat.

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

LOCAL 506 - 506 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill.  http://www.local506.com. -Meet the ComposerSunday, Apr. 6, 12:30p. Kirby Horton Hall, Sarah P. Duke Gardens, 420 Anderson St. Durham Family Concert For Children 5-12 And Their Families http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/441593  | 919/560-2788 $5 children 12 and under, $10 adults.

OPEN EYE CAFE - 101 S. Greensboro St., Carrboro. 919-968-9410 http://www.openeyecafe.com. -Herbie D and The DangermenSaturday, Apr. 12, 8 - 11p.

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

THE ORIGINAL Q SHACK - Open: Mon - Thurs. 11a- 9 p; Fri - Sat: 11a- 10p. 2510 University Drive, Durham 919.402.4227  No cover.  

PAPA MOJO’S ROADHOUSE - Greenwood Commons Shopping Center, 5410-Y N.C. 55, Durham. 361-2222, http://www.papamojosroadhouse.com. $8 Adv/$10 Dos.  -Brett Chambers and the Usual Suspects.  Apr. 16 (every Wednesday night) with a great open mic night.     $3.  -Ironing Board Sam,  Tuesday, Apr. 15 8p.  -Latin Jazz Night.  Thursday, Apr. 17, 8p.  Mojazz W/ Russ Corvey, Gino Faison And Friends.  -The Low Counts.  Friday, Apr. 18, 8p.  -Side Car Social Club.  Saturday, Apr. 19, 9p.

PAWS 4 THE CAUSE - Dog Walk.  Saturday, Apr. 12, Registration 2p WALK begins 3p. Granville County Athletic Park, 4615 Belltown Road,  Oxford, NC 27565 The Humane Society of Granville County Fundraiser for Relay for Life For info including pre-registration forms, contact hsgcncinfo@gmail.com or (919) 691-9114 Fees: $15* pre-registration & $20* day of the event.

PINECONE - The Shape Note Sing.  Sunday, Apr. 13 (every 2 Sunday), 2-4p. First Presbyterian Church in Durham, 311 E Main St. These sessions are free and open to the public to join in or to sit back and observe! Read more.

THE ROOST (OPENING DAY) - Friday, Apr. 4,  5-8 pm.  Fearrington Village. Tommy Edwards performs  Please visit www.fearrington.com or call 919.542.1239 for details. There is no cover. Food and beverages are available.   -The Leroy Savage Group.  Apr. 16, (every Wednesday), 6-8:30p .   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).

SHAKORI HILLS COMMUNITY ARTS CENTER - Silk Hope, NC  www.hoppinjohn.org. -12th Annual Spring GrassRoots Festival of Music & DanceThursday, Apr. 17 to Sunday, Apr. 20.  feature more than 50 bands and performers on two big outdoor stages, a large Dance Tent, and an intimate Cabaret Tent. Located on 72 beautiful farmland acres at 1439 Henderson Tanyard Road in Silk Hope, North Carolina, just down the road from Chapel Hill, More info at http://www.shakorihillsgrassroots.org .

STEEL STRING BREWERY - 106 S. Greensboro St., Carrboro (919) 370-6971 steelstringbrewery.com.  -Eric Bannan WhoopAzzFolkJazz.  Sunday Apr. 13th 3-5p.    Eric's website: http://www.ericbannan.com/ .

UNC DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC  -Carolina Symposia in Music and Culture.  Friday, Apr 11, 4p. Kenan Music Building, Rehearsal Hall UNC Jazz Combos with Ben Allison, bass and composer.

 

ON STAGE

COMMON GROUND THEATRE - Common Ground Theatre, 4815-B Hillsborough Rd., Durham (919) 698-3870A performance and teaching space located in west Durham, offering performing arts and educational groups a flexible, well-equipped alternative space. Rachel Klemhttp://cgtheatre.com/events rachel@cgtheatre.com.  -Amadeus.  Apr. 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 12 at 8p NEW: Apr. 13 at 2p.  bursts with decadence, intrigue, and Mozart's music. It is a tale of power, jealousy, and a war between man and God. Antonio Salieri, the most powerful composer of his time, is confronted with the crude and infantile genius of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, who www.amadeusdurham.com $15-General Admission.

NCCU THEATRE - Orange High School in Hillsborough.  orangecommunityplayers@gmail.com Advance tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for seniors and students and may be purchased at ocpnc.com.   -The Bluest Eye.  Apr. 11, 12, 18, 19 at 8pm/Apr. 13, 20 at 2p. Farrison-Newton Communications Bldg. 1801 Fayetteville St., Durham, NC 919-530-6242Based on the novel by Toni Morrison, this 1940's story captures a young African American girl's desire for self worth and spiritual vitality. Asabi Howard, smhoward@nccu.edu $10 - General Admission/ $5 Students & Seniors.

PLAYMAKERS REPERTORY COMPANY - Paul Green Theatre in UNC’s Department for Dramatic Art on Country Club Road on the UNC campus. -“Table Talk.”  Apr. 17, 7-9:30p at. City Kitchen,  201 S. Estes Dr. in conjunction with PlayMakers’ upcoming production of Stephen Sondheim’s ASSASSINS (onstage April 2-20).   -“Assassins.”  Apr. 2-20, Performances: 7:30p nightly, except Mondays. 2p Sundays and Saturdays, Apr. 12 and 19. Previews: Apr. 2, 3, 4. Opening Night: Apr. 12.   music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by John Weidman, based on an idea by Charles Gilbert, Jr.,directed by Mike Donahue  Tickets start at $15.

TRANSACTORS IMPROV - "Soup to Nuts.”  Apr. 12, 8p. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.  Greg Hohn, 919-824-0937.http://www.artscenterlive.org/events/transactors-improv-4/ General: $14; seniors: $12; students/ArtsCenter Friends: $10.  

UNC - Carolina Against Slavery and Trafficking (CAST) - "For Sale.”  Monday, Mar. 31,  6pm. The Sonja Haynes Stone Center,UNC-Chapel Hill presents a one-woman performance piece exploring sex trafficking in America.  Exploring the complex issue of sex trafficking in America.  Through a series of monologues the audience gains insight into this multi-faceted epidemic running rampant in this n.

 

OUTINGS/ART

ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY - Ivy Community Center located at 4222 Fayetteville St. Durham, NC 27713 akasupper.eventbrite.com.

ANIMATION & FINE ART GALLERIES - .  -Original paintings by Ryan McKellar.  thru Apr. 30, from 10a - 6p Tuesday - Saturday.   Original artwork in all media by the world's finest artists. From canvases by Pissarro and Warhol to works by Dali and Miró, plus original cels and drawings from Disney and other animation studios.  

ART MARKET AT VEGA METALS - 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/ .

BANFIELD PET HOSPITAL - Grand Opening.  Apr. 12, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Drop-off hours begin at 7 a.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. on Saturday. 202 W. NC Hwy 54, Suite 505 in Durham. The world’s largest veterinary practice To celebrate the newest standalone location, Banfield will host grand opening activities, which will include refreshments, contests, giveaways, “Ask-the-Vet” sessions and hospital tours.

BINGO - Apr. 17, (every Thursday night) from 6:45p - 10p. 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 sending items (coffee, gum.

BOWBARR - 705 W Rosemary St. Carrboro. -WELP An art showOpening reception will be held on Friday, Apr. 11 7p. at Bowbarr: 705 W Rosemary St Carrboro NC 27510 at An exciting group art show featuring photography, paintings, drawings, collage, and screenprinting by 30 + artists from Chapel Hill, Baltimore, DC, Richmond, Austin, Chicago, and NYC. Curated by Edward Max Fendley.  

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.  Exhibit: Apr. 1 — May 30, Third Friday Open Studios  Friday, Apr. 18; 6–9Pm, Reception  Friday, May 16; 6–9Pm.

ARTSCENTER - 300-G East Main St - Carrboro, NC 27510 | 919-929-2787 [Call/check web for times]http://www.artscenterlive.org.

CEDAR CREEK GALLERY - 46th Annual Spring Pottery & Glass Festival.  Friday, Apr. 11, 2014 from 6pm-10pm (Opening Night). 1150 Fleming Road, Creedmoor, NC  27522.  -Saturday and Sunday, Apr. 5 & 6 from 10am-6pm.  -Saturday and Sunday, Apr. 12 & 13 from 10am-6pm.

CHAPEL HILL ART GALLERY - 1215 E Franklin St., (between Caffe’ Driade and Whitehall Antiques) 919-636-4557, chapelhillartgallery.com.  -“Leaving Winter, Welcoming Spring.”  Opening Reception, Apr. 11, 6 – 9PM. Gallery open, Thurs – Sun, noon – 6PM.   The members of the gallery shake off the chill of winter with works depicting the warmth and new growth of Spring.  Members of the Orange County Art Guild will be exhibiting in April and will participate in the Second Friday Art Walk.  Enjoy the work of t.

CHAPEL HILL HISTORICAL SOCIETY - 523 East Franklin Street. (919) 929-1793 or chhistoricalsociety@gmail.com. http://www.chapelhillhistoricalsociety.org/. -Merritt's Store & Grill CelebrationSunday, Apr. 13, 3p.  1009 S. Columbia Street in Chapel Hill. Parking is available across the street. (919) 929-1793 or chhistoricalsociety@gmail.com.Merritt's will provide sample BLTs and Steel String Brewery will be giving out samples of draft beer. Big Fat Gap will be playing to make the mood even more festive! This event is free and open to the public. T-shirts commemorating the event will be for s Frances McVay.

CHAPEL HILL LIBRARIES - 100 Library Drive in Chapel Hill 919-933-1141.   -Autism Awareness Month.  Saturday, Apr. 12, 3 to 5 p.m.  Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt will join “Autistic Artist” DJ Svoboda to oversee the special event to observe the month with the Town of Chapel Hill's Adapted Recreation and Inclusion program, Chapel Hill Library and the Orange-Chatham Chapter of the Autism Soci.

CAROLINA MOUNTAIN DULCIMERS - Monthly Meeting.  Apr. 17, 7 p.m. Carol Woods Retirement Community in Chapel Hill 919-929-5359.Beginners, experts, and all stringed instruments welcome.  For more information and directions, contact Shirley Ray at ShirleyRay@aol.com or 919-929-5359. Shirley Ray at ShirleyRay@aol.com ShirleyRay@aol.com.

CRAVEN ALLEN GALLERY  -Homecoming.  Saturday, Apr. 12, 5 - 7p,  through Apr. 19.   celebrating over 20 years. Ten artists who have worked at the gallery since 1992 are featured in this special reunion show.  

DURHAM CENTRAL PARK - Durham Craft Market.  Saturdays Apr. - November 8 am to noon.  Central Park, 501 Foster Street, Durham, NC. (919) 794-8194 http://durhamcentralpark.org/.

DURHAM CRISIS AND RESPONSE CENTER - Fourth Annual Charity Golf Classic on.  Sunday, Apr. 2.  12n registration and shot gun start at 1p. The Crossings Golf Club in Durham.  Please contact tdonald@durhamcrisisresponse.org with questions or visit www.DurhamCrisisResponse.org- to register.  

CITY OF DURHAM -  Amy Blalock, (919) 560-4123 x 11253.  -Durham YouthWork Internship Program Job Fair is set for.  Tuesday, Apr. 15, from 10a to 2p. Holton Career & Resource Center, 401 N. Driver St., Durham. Youth applicants should attend the job fair in business casual attire, bring a black pen and résumés, and come prepared for on-the-spot interviews with potential employers.

DURHAM PARKS & REC Jessica Leff at 919-471-1623, option 2, or Jessica.leff@durhamnc.gov                       -Planting the Garden- Tips for Success:Saturday, Apr. 12 from 1PM-3PM a. West Point on the Eno Park,  5101 North Roxboro Road, Durham. Join our very own, NC Tomato Man, Craig LeHoullier, as he talks about appropriate spacing and planting of seeds and starts.  He will also share what didn't work as well the previous year and how to make things go better.  COST  $6 (City resident); $11 (Non-city resident). Advance registration required.  

DUKE GARDENS -  919-668-6451 Orla Swift, Director of Marketing & Communications,gardens.duke.edu -Bird Walk.  Saturday, Apr. 12, 8a - 10a.  -Caring for Your Landscape.  Saturday, Apr. 12, 9:30a - 11:30a.  Course meets for 3 sessions.  -Exploration Station.  Saturday, Apr. 12, 1p - 3p.  -Spring Break Camp.  Monday, Apr. 14, 9a - Friday, Apr. 18, 1p.  -Natural History Discussion Group.  Monday, Apr. 14, 6:30p - 8p.  -Nature for Seedlings.  Tuesday, Apr. 15, 1:30p - 3p.  Course meets for 6 sessions.  -Plants of Distinction: The Terraces Preview.  Tuesday, Apr. 15, 2:30p - 4p.  -Zoom In Series: Rhododendron and Azaleas.  Wednesday, Apr. 16, 5:30p - 7p.  -Nature Storytime.  Thursday, Apr. 17, 10:30a - 11:30a.  Course meets for 4 sessions.  -The Annual Taimi Anderson Lecture: “Ginkgo: The Tree that Time Forgot.”  Thursday, Apr. 17, 6:30p - 8p.

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

ELNA B. SPAULDING CONFLICT RESOLUTION CENTER - Wine Tasting & Silent Auction.  Friday, Apr. 11, 2014 from 6:30-8:30. Hill House, 900 S Duke St, Durham, NC 27707 919-680-4575.  

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

FOR GARDEN'S SAKE - Saturday, Apr. 12.  Tommy Edwards and Friends (LaNelle Davis and Jason Beverly) perform. 9197 N Carolina 751, Durham, NC 27713. (919) 484-9759.  Please visit www.fgsnursery.com  for info and times.

HILLSBOROUGH GALLERY OF ARTS - Hours: 11-6 Mon–Th, 11-8 Fri & Sat, 1-4 Sun.   919-732-7741 or visit www.visithillsboroughnc.com.The gallery is owned & operated by 22 artists www.HillsboroughGallery.com .  -Flights of Fancy.  Hours: 10-6 Monday – Thursday, 10-8 Friday & Saturday, 12-4 Sunday. 121 N. Churton St. Hillsborough, NC. 919-732-5001. Kiln-formed glass by Susan Hope, paintings by Eduardo Lapetina, photography by Eric Saunders. The show runs through April 20th. Founded in 2006, the gallery is owned by 22 artists and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned.

HORACE WILLIAMS HOUSE - 610 E Rosemary St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 Phone:(919) 942-7818 http://www.preservationchapelhill.org/ .  -"New Pictures,” photography by Dan Gottlieb.   Reception: Sunday, Apr. 6, 2:00-4:00p. Exhibit, Apr. 6 thru  27.

NORTHGATE MALL - Center Court located at 1058 West Club Boulevard in Durham. (919) 260-5375.  -Musical Saturday at Northgate Mall.  Saturday, Apr. 12, Visitors to the mall can relax and enjoy student performances scheduled every half hour.   Durham Music Teachers Association Presents PLAYATHON  Student Musicians in Performance to Support Scholarship Program.

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

ORANGE COUNTY ARTISTS -  visit the website: www.ocagnc.com or call Ellen Hill 919-942-7578.   -2014 Spring Tour of Orange County Artists Guild.  Saturday, Apr. 12  10am-5p, Sunday, Apr 13,  Noon-5pm.  About 20 artists from Orange Co. NC will open up their studios to the public, showing and selling painting, pottery, fabric, prints, jewelry, glass art and mixed media. www.orangecountyartistsguild.com .   

PLEIADES GALLERY - 109 E Chapel Hill St  Durham, NC 27701 (919) 797-2706 Kim Wheaton kim@pleiadesartdurham.com.  -2nd Annual Will Grossman Memorial Photo Competition Opening Reception and Winners Awards Ceremony.  Saturday, Apr. 12, 6 – 8p.  This is a community based event, with works by dozens of photographers on display. The three judges for the event include: Roger Manley, Director of the Gregg Museum at NCSU; Alex Harris, founder of The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University; a.

SCRAP EXCHANGE - 923 Franklin St., Durham, NC  27701 919-688-6960 scrapexchange.org .

THRU THIS LENS - 303 East Chapel Hill Street, Durham, NC 27701 Roylee Duvall, 919.687.0250 throughthislens@gmail.comhttp://www.throughthislens.com .  -40 Years a Photographist: Experiments in Color and Form.  Opening Reception: Friday, Apr. 11, 6-9p.  Photographs by Bernard Herman. Select works featuring a unique photographic process Mr. Herman invented, making his own color prints from black and white negatives.   -Works by more than 50 local photographers on display beginning.  Saturday, Apr. 12 through Saturday, May 10, 2014.  Works from the Will Grossman Memorial Photo Competition.

TRIANGLE STAMP CLUB - Church of the Holy Family, 200 Hayes Road, Chapel Hill, NC For more information, contact Nan Burby at nanandrayburby@earthlink.net.The Triangle Stamp Club, an affiliate of the American Philatelic Society, will meet at  Member Dietrich Schroeer will make a presentation on "Hans Sachs: Meistersinger Extraordinaire,"  to be followed by a mini-auction.  Visitors are welcome.   -Monthly meeting -.   Monday, April 14, 730 p.m.  

TYNDALL GALLERIES - University Mall, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 919-942-2290 http://www.tyndallgalleries.com/ .  -Jane Filer.  Opening Reception, Saturday, Apr. 12, 7 – 9p with Andy Coats on Blues Guitar.  Exhibit: Mar. 13 – Apr. 12.  The Blue Earth, new paintings.

UNC LIBRARIES -  919-493-6699 Liza Terll, Friends of the Library Free and open to the public.  -Gallery Tour: “Rooms Of Wonder” Exhibition.  Saturday, Apr. 12, 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.– Gallery tours: Rooms of Wonder: From Wunderkammer to Museum, 1565-1865. Wilson Special Collections Library In conjunction with the North Carolina Science Festival.  (Learn more – and look for the Library’s booth on Cameron Ave., with a hands-on activity for children to craft a “Room of Wonder.”).

VETS TO VETS UNITED - Doggy/Human Fashion Show and Contest.  Saturday, Apr. 12, 9a - 12p. American Legion Post 7 406 E. Trinity Ave, Durham, NC 27701. .

WOMANCRAFT GIFTS - New Location!.  370 E.Main St, Suite 170, Carrboro, NC 27510 919-939-3300 www.womancraftgifts.com. -"Art to Hold: New Mugs from Local Potters.”  Reception Friday, Apr. 11, 6-9pm, Exhibit Apr. 10-24,.  Second Friday ArtWalk at WomanCraft in Carrboro.

WOOF GANG BAKERY & GROOMING - 103 Meadowmont Village Circle, Chapel Hill, NC 27517; phone 919-869-7265. .