Durham County

Daybook for Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017 - Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017

Submit your free events two weeks before your event to http://bit.ly/2tPEb9s or e-mail calendar@heraldsun.com.

Sunday, Sept. 24

Meetings

Triangle Jewish Genealogical Society Meeting

Speaker will be Devon Blake; topic will be using FamilySearch website effectively. Details: Sunday, Sept. 24, 1-3 p.m. 6905 Fayetteville Rd, Suite 205, Durham. RSVP to DebbieTheTeacher@gmail.com.

Outings

10th Annual Pepper Festival

See chefs compete with locally grown NC peppers. Proceeds benefit Abundance NC. Details: Sunday, Sept. 24, 3-6 p.m. $25-$35. The Great Meadow at Briar Chapel, 185 Granite Mill Blvd, Chapel Hill. http://pepperfestnc.org/tickets, 919-533-5181.

Bird Walk with New Hope Audubon Society

Details: Sunday, Sept. 24, 7:30 a.m. Meet in front of the Wild Bird Center in Eastgate Shopping Center (1800 E. Franklin Street) in Chapel Hill for a 2-3 hour bird walk at a nearby site. Heavy rain will result in cancellation. For questions, contact David Anderson at d47anders@gmail.com.

Kids

Children’s Program at The Zen Center

Offers a variety of activities for children age 5 through 15, including meditation, stories, crafts, songs, and movement. Details: Sunday, Sept. 24, 8:50 a.m. Chapel Hill Zen Center, 5322 NC Highway 86, Chapel Hill. Information: maurahigh@gmail.com, 919-967-0861.

Monday, Sept. 25

Book Signings

John Staddon, author of "The Englishman: Memoirs of a Psychobiologist"

Details: Monday, Sept. 25, 7 p.m. The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St, Durham. http://bit.ly/2icmbp9, 919-286-2700.

Community Events

Not Too Late: The Promise of Social Programs for Adolescents

This lecture will consider the question of whether it is clearly better to intervene earlier in children's lives and whether that implies it is too late to intervene later. Details: Monday, Sept. 25, 3-4:30 p.m. Free; registration required. Sanford School of Public Policy, Room 223, Rhodes Conference Room, Duke University, 201 Science Dr, Durham. http://bit.ly/2xbfvKn.

National Day of Remembrance Ceremony

Sponsored by The Durham Chapter of Parents of Murdered Children. The speaker will be Sidney Brodie, the creator of Durham's Homicide Memorial Quilt, sharing compelling stories of hope, perseverance and family. Reception to follow. Details: Monday, Sept. 25, 6 p.m. St Philips Episcopal Church, 403 East Main St, Durham. More info: Mina Hampton, 919-477-3177.

Art with the Experts: Carlo Dolci

Join Molly Boarati, Assistant Curator from the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, for a discussion and slide lecture on The Medici’s Painter: Carlo Dolci and 17th Century Florence. Details: Monday, Sept. 25, 7 p.m. Free. Stanford L. Warren Library, 1201 Fayetteville St, Durham. http://bit.ly/2h0L0UU, 919-560-0268.

Meetings

Chapel Hill Bird Club Meeting

Featured speaker will be Kent Fiala who will talk about his birding tour of Cuba. He will share photos from the trip. Details: Monday, Sept. 25, 7:30 p.m. Free; open to public. Binkley Baptist Church, 1712 Willow Dr, Chapel Hill. Contact: Jim Capel, jimbocapel@yahoo.com.

Tuesday, Sept. 26

Book Signings

Bryant Simon, author of "The Hamlet Fire: A Tragic Story of Cheap Food, Cheap Gov't, and Cheap Lives"

Details: Tuesday, Sept. 26, 7 p.m. The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St, Durham. http://bit.ly/2uYpXED, 919-286-2700.

Community Events

Durham Saves Financial Literacy Series: You’re Never too Rich to Budget

Learn the basics of setting up a budget, and learn tips and tricks to stick to your budget while living your best life. Use Entrance 2 by the Movie Theater off Gregson Street, and look for the Durham County Library's Maker lab on your left. Details: Tuesday, Sept. 26, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Northgate Mall, Programming & Maker Lab, Suite 106, 1058 W. Club Blvd, Durham. http://bit.ly/2v8YAa4, 919-560-0122.

Suicide Prevention Class: QPR

QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer. Just as people trained in CPR help save thousands of lives each year, people trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warnings signs of a suicide crisis and refer someone to help. Details: Tuesday, Sept. 26, 10 a.m. Free. Cardinal Innovation Healthcare, 201 Sage Rd, Suite 100, Chapel Hill. http://bit.ly/2xvQiyI, 919-245-2462.

Outings

Tuesday Night Trivia

Details: Tuesday, Sept. 26, 8:30p.m. Free. Pinhook, 117 W Main St, Durham. www.thepinhook.com, 919-667-1100.

Needlework Group

Group that creates knitted and crocheted items for charities. Details: Tuesdays, 1-2:30 p.m. Chapel Hill Public Library, Meeting Room A, 100 Library Dr, Chapel Hill. More information: schectman at gmail.com, or see Facebook group "Chapel Hill Charity Knitting and Crochet."

Kids

Kids Stories and Songs

Details: Tuesdays, 10:45-11:30 a.m. Free. Johnny’s Gone Fishing, 901 W. Main St, Carrboro. www.johnnysgonefishing.com, 919-932-5070.

Wednesday, Sept. 27

Book Signings

The Middle East and Islam in Global History: Three New Books

A book launch event with three authors: Cemil Aydin (UNC), “The Idea of the Muslim World;” Will Hanley (FSU), “Identifying with Nationality;” and Adam Mestyan (Duke), “Arab Patriotism.” Details: Wednesday, Sept. 27, 12-2 p.m. Rubenstein Library, Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153, Duke University, 411 Chapel Dr, Durham. http://bit.ly/2uPTvIj.

Hollis Robbins, co-editor of ‘Portable Nineteenth-Century African American Women Writers’

Ms. Robbins will be joined in conversation with Professors Tera W. Hunter (Princeton) and Andreá N. Williams (Ohio State), her colleagues and Fellows at the National Humanities Center. Details: Wednesday, Sept. 27, 7:00 p.m. The Regulator Bookshop, 720 9th St, Durham. www.regulatorbookshop.com, 919-286-2700.

Kids

Preschool Storytime

At The Regulator with Amy Godfrey. Details: Wednesdays, 10:15 a.m. Free. The Regulator Bookshop, 720 9th St, Durham. www.regulatorbookshop.com, 919-286-2700.

Community Events

Wellness Wednesdays - Headaches and Acupuncture

Sponsored by Southern Village Acupuncture and Herbology. Part of the Southern Village Wellness Wednesdays. Details: Wednesday, Sept. 27, 4-5 p.m. Free. Southern Village, 15-501 South, Chapel Hill. http://bit.ly/2vKpIjg.

Medicare 101

Sponsored by The North Carolina Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) and Senior PharmAssist. For individuals who want to know the basics about Medicare coverage and their caregivers. Light refreshments will be served. Details: Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2-4 p.m. Free; registration required. Durham Center for Senior Life, 406 Rigsbee Ave, Durham. Register: 919-688-4772.

Mayor Up! A Conversation on Affordable Housing

Mayoral Candidate Forums where the Durham voting public will have a chance to question the candidates. Details: Wednesday, Sept. 27, 7 p.m. Free; open to the public. Ponysaurus Brewing Company, 219 Hood St, Durham. http://bit.ly/2if2oW1.

Downtown Durham Stormwater Project Design Workshop

Residents can provide input on the project design concept that will occupy the site of the former Duke Diet and Fitness Center, located at 808 W. Trinity Ave. Details: Wednesday, Sept. 27, 6-8 p.m. Durham Arts Council, Adaron Hall, 120 Morris St, Durham. http://bit.ly/2x7TjUt, 919-560-4326.

RSVP of Durham County and the Durham Center for Senior Life Volunteer Fair

Hear about volunteer opportunities in Durham Public Schools and at the Durham Center for Senior Life. Details: Wednesday, Sept. 27, 10 a.m.-noon. Durham Center for Senior Life, 406 Rigsbee Ave, Durham. 919-536-7247.

Outings

Bird Walk with New Hope Audubon Society

Details: Wednesday, Sept. 27, 7:30 a.m. Meet across the entryway from Bojangles at Oak Creek Village Shopping Center (4600 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd) in Durham for a 2-3 hour bird walk at a nearby site. Heavy rain will result in cancellation. For questions, contact Jim Capel at jim.capel@mindspring.com.

Thursday, Sept. 28

Faith

Healing Crusade - ‘Healing, Restoration and Deliverance’

Sponsored by God’s General, Incorporated, a group of churches who have come together for the purpose of gathering, uniting, training and supporting ministries for empowerment through demonstration of the power of God by the Holy Spirit. Details: Thursday, Sept. 28, 7 p.m. Free. Greater Refuge Temple, 1438 Maplewood Dr, Durham. 919-819-6393.

Community Events

Community Luncheon Roundtable

Sponsored by the Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham. Lunch from CORE Catering. All are welcome. Details: Thursday, Sept. 28, Noon. Free. Shepherd’s House UMC, Fellowship Hall, 107 N. Driver St, Durham. http://bit.ly/2afaWXB.

TED Talk on Diversity and the Media

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month. Details: Thursday, Sept. 28, Noon-1 p.m. Free; open to the public. Neighborhood Improvement Services Department, Golden Belt, Building #2, 3rd Floor, 807 E. Main St, Durham. http://bit.ly/2xyECtY, 919-560-4107.

Orange County Low-Cost Rabies Vaccination Clinic

Offerring 1-year and 3-year vaccinations for $10. 3-year vaccine requires previous rabies certification in hand; tag alone is not sufficient. Microchips available for $35. Dogs must be leashed; cats in carrier. Details: Thursday, Sept. 28, 5-7 p.m. Farmer’s Market, Margaret Ln, Hillsborough. http://bit.ly/1IZiLwW, 919-942-7387.

Viewing and Discussion of ‘120 Days: Undocumented in America’

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month. Details: Thursday, Sept. 28, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Free; open to the public. Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris St, Durham. http://bit.ly/2xyECtY, 919-560-4107.

White House Counsel Neil Eggleston

Neil Eggleston, White House Counsel for President Obama, will speak about his experience as White House Counsel. Lunch with be served. Details: Thursday, Sept. 28, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Duke Law School, Room 3043, 210 Science Dr, Durham. http://bit.ly/2whzdIg. More information, contact Paul Brzyski, paul.brzyski@duke.edu.

Meetings

Chapel Hill Friends of the Downtown Meeting

Dina Rousset, Launch Chapel Hill’s Program Manager and Associate Director at UNC Kenan-Flagler’s Center for Entrepreneurial Studies,will show off the expansion of Launch and explain the various services they offer. Details: Thursday, Sept. 28, 9:30 a.m. Free; open to the public. LAUNCH, 321 W. Rosemary St, Chapel Hill. 919-903-8462.

Book Signings

Daren Wang, author of "The Hidden Light of Northern Fires"

Details: Thursday, Sept. 28, 7 p.m. The Regulator Bookshop, 720 9th St, Durham. http://bit.ly/2xaN2Ev, 919-286-2700.

Fundraisers

Faces of Research 2017 Alex’s Million Mile Fundraiser

A night of fun and fundraising to fight childhood cancer featuring corn hole, live music, prizes, a silent auction and food and drink (especially lemonade). All proceeds will go directly to Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF). Details: Thursday, Sept. 28, 6 p.m. Tobacco Road Sports Cafe, 280 S. Mangum St, Durham. http://bit.ly/2ynTIAu, 610-649-3034.

Friday, Sept. 29

Faith

Yom Kippur Eve (Kol Nidre) at Kol Haskalah

The traditional Days of Reflection and Repentance with our fellow humans concludes with Kol Nidre, an inspiring service. Details: Friday, Sept. 29, 7-9 p.m.. Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 4907 Garrett Rd, Durham. http://bit.ly/2wI8KzH, 919-260-4801.

Healing Crusade - ‘Healing, Restoration and Deliverance’

Sponsored by God’s General, Incorporated, a group of churches who have come together for the purpose of gathering, uniting, training and supporting ministries for empowerment through demonstration of the power of God by the Holy Spirit. Details: Friday, Sept. 29, 7 p.m. Free. Greater Refuge Temple, 1438 Maplewood Dr, Durham. 919-819-6393.

Community Events

John Hood to speak at the All Interested Republicans (AIR) Luncheon

John Hood is Chairman of the Board of the John Locke Foundation and President of the John William Pope Foundation. All are welcome. Reservations required. Details: Friday, Sept. 29, 11:45 a.m. $21 lunch buffet. Hope Valley Country Club, 3803 Dover Rd, Durham. Reservations: cwgray78@gmail.com, 919-667-7419.

Fundraisers

Bands for Hands

Featuring student bands, food trucks, and more. Proceeds benefit The Helping Hands Project, a student-led initiative with engineering, math and science undergrads that fundraises and provides prosthetic hands to children in need in the Triangle area. Details: Friday, Sept. 29, 6-9 p.m. $5 Advance/$7 Day of Show. The Forest Amphitheatre, 123 S. Boundary St, Chapel Hill. http://bit.ly/2fkFLPk.

Outings

Friends of the Orange County Public Library Book Sale

Details: Friday, Sept. 29, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Orange County Public Library, 137 West Margaret Ln, Hillsborough.

NC Botanical Garden Fall Plant Sale - Members’ Night

Offering a wide selection of native perennial wildflowers, vines, shrubs, ferns and trees. Members get first pick while enjoying refreshments and live music. Become a member of the Garden ahead of time or at the gate. Details: Friday, Sept. 29, 4-8 p.m. NC Botanical Garden, James & Delight Allen Education Center, 100 Old Mason Farm Rd, Chapel Hill. http://unc.live/2cwzkEg, 919-962-0522.

Saturday, Sept. 30

Faith

Nizkor Service at Kol Haskalah

Service of lost friends and family. Details: Saturday, Sept. 30, 4-5 p.m.. Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 4907 Garrett Rd, Durham. http://bit.ly/2wI8KzH, 919-260-4801.

Break-the-Fast Potluck at Kol Haskalah

Details: Saturday, Sept. 30, 5-7 p.m.. Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 4907 Garrett Rd, Durham. http://bit.ly/2wI8KzH, 919-260-4801.

Healing Crusade - ‘Healing, Restoration and Deliverance’

Sponsored by God’s General, Incorporated, a group of churches who have come together for the purpose of gathering, uniting, training and supporting ministries for empowerment through demonstration of the power of God by the Holy Spirit. Details: Saturday, Sept. 30, 7 p.m. Free. Greater Refuge Temple, 1438 Maplewood Dr, Durham. 919-819-6393.

Prayer Breakfast at St. Mark AME Zion Church

The theme will be “A Pinch of Salt: You are the Salt of the Earth.” Details: Saturday, Sept. 30, 9 a.m. St. Mark AME Zion Church, 531 South Roxboro St, Durham. 919-688-2092.

Community Events

14th Annual BBQ Fundraiser at New Hope Camp

BBQ pork, chicken plates and desserts; live music by Up Cane Creek. To-go plates and drive-thru options available. Proceeds benefit camp programs and facilities. Details: Saturday, Sept. 30, 5:30-7:30 p.m. $10 Adults/$17 Children 8 yrs and younger. New Hope Camp and Conference Center, Dining Hall, 4805 NC 86 S, Chapel Hill. www.newhopeccc.org, 919-942-4716.

BBQ Chicken Supper at Ellis Chapel UMC

Eat in or take out. $8 includes meal, beverage, and dessert. Details: Saturday, Sept. 30, 4 p.m. until sold out. Ellis Chapel UMC, 2516 Levi Ln, Bahama.

Bone Marrow Registry & Jazz Concert

Jazz concert featuring the NCCU Jazz Ensemble. There is a critical need in African American donors. Paperwork and a cheek swab are all it takes to join the bone marrow registry. Details: Saturday, Sept. 30, 2-5 p.m. Free. Covenant Presbyterian Church, 2620 Weaver St, Durham. 919-682-1484.

The Human Library - Durham

An event where real people are open books! Volunteer “books” will be available for 1-on-1 conversations with “readers” about their personal experience with stereotypes and prejudices. Details: Saturday, Sept. 30, 2-5 p.m. Southwest Regional Library, Meeting Room, 3605 Shannon Rd, Durham. http://bit.ly/2imeInr, 919-560-8590.

Orange County Low-Cost Rabies Vaccination Clinic

Offerring 1-year and 3-year vaccinations for $10. 3-year vaccine requires previous rabies certification in hand; tag alone is not sufficient. Microchips available for $35. Dogs must be leashed; cats in carrier. Details: Saturday, Sept. 30, 9 a.m.-noon. Orange County Animal Services, 1601 Eubanks Rd, Chapel Hill. http://bit.ly/1IZiLwW, 919-942-7387.

Outings

Friends of the Orange County Public Library Book Sale

Details: Saturday, Sept. 30, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Orange County Public Library, 137 West Margaret Ln, Hillsborough.

NC Botanical Garden Fall Plant Sale

Offering a wide selection of native perennial wildflowers, vines, shrubs, ferns and trees. Details: Saturday, Sept. 30, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. NC Botanical Garden, James & Delight Allen Education Center, 100 Old Mason Farm Rd, Chapel Hill. http://unc.live/2cwzkEg, 919-962-0522.

2017 Triangle Parade of Homes

An open house of more than 250 new homes in the Triangle built specifically for the Parade. This annual tour is the best way to view the latest homes and the newest communities throughout the Triangle. The tour is free, self-guided and open to the public. Presented by the Home Builders Association of Durham, Orange and Chatham Counties. Details: Saturday, Sept. 30, Noon-5 p.m. http://paradeofhomeswake.keyturnr.com.

Hike the Pea Creek and Dunnagan Trails at Eno River State Park Cole Mill Access

A 3-mile round trip hike; easy to moderate trail. Details: Sunday, Sept. 30, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Eno River State Park, Cole Mill Access, 4390 Old Cole Mill Rd, Durham. www.gohikenc.com/triangle.

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