Durham County

Daybook for Sunday, April 22-Saturday, April 28

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

Sunday, April 22

Community Events

Free Workshop: Navigating Gynecology Appointments as a Survivor of Sexual Violence

A trauma-informed workshop, learn about resources available through the Center, and how to advocate for yourself during appointments. Fill in a journal to use for the next visit to the doctor. Details: Sunday, April 22, 2-4 p.m. Free. Orange County Rape Crisis Center, 1506 East Franklin St, Suite 302, Chapel Hill. Info: anole@ocrcc.org.

Music and Your Health: An Afternoon of Performances and Presentations

Featuring Nnenna Freelon. Topics include autism, dementia, depression, pain management and more. Details: Sunday, April 22, 12-6 p.m. Free. Durham Convention Center, 301 West Morgan St, Durham. bit.ly/2GOJOwA.

A Walk for Hunger

Sponsored by Orange Congregations in Mission. Please bring financial donations on the day of the walk. Details: Sunday, April 22, 1 p.m. Registration; 2 p.m. Walk. Mt. Bright Baptist Church, 211 W. Union St, Hillsborough. bit.ly/2EpRxP3, 919-732-6194.

Outings

Rodeo on Rosemary

Lively street celebration featuring a variety of area food trucks; family-friendly entertainment; mini golf. Details: Sunday, April 22, 12-4 p.m. Free. Rosemary St between Henderson St and North Columbia St, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2oJpvYQ.

Meadow Lark 2018

Music by Big Fat Gap; dancing; games; food and beverages from local favorites; bring a blanket. All proceeds go towards scholarships. Sponsored by Triangle Land Conservancy. Details: Sunday, April 22, 3-6 p.m. $10-$40. Irvin Nature Preserve, 2912-B Jones Ferry Rd, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2GbFFVr.

153rd Anniversary Civil War-Ending Surrender Commemoration at Bennett Place

Special guided tours and lectures. Details: Sunday, April 22, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. $3 Adults/$2 Ages 5-16. Bennett Place State Historic Site, 4409 Bennett Memorial Rd, Durham. bit.ly/2GUTV6d, 919-383-4345.

Durham Earth Day Festival

Live music; hands-on environmental education activities; food trucks; parade; more. Details: Sunday, April 22, 12-5 p.m. Free. Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, Durham. bit.ly/2HnfgVC, 919-560-4355.

Book Signings

Anne R. Keene, author of ‘The Cloudbuster Nine: The Untold Story of Ted Williams and the Baseball Team That Helped Win World War II’

Presented by The Chapel Hill Historical Society. Details: Sunday, April 22, 3 p.m. Chapel Hill Public Library, Meeting Room B, 100 Library Dr, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2JjYcO6.

Lectures & Discussions

Haven Kimmel Poetry Reading

Details: Sunday, April 22, 3 p.m. St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 210 St. Mary’s Rd, Hillsborough. bit.ly/2EnJPEL, 919-732-9308.

Monday, April 23

Community Events

Land Your Next Job Workshop - Resume Tips

Hosted by UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School and Compass Center for Women and Families. Includes one-on-one or small group guidance. Free childcare and light refreshments provided. Registration required by Friday, April 20. Details: Monday, April 23, 6-7:30 p.m. Free. Chapel Hill Public Library, Meeting Room C, 100 Library Dr, Chapel Hill. Register: 919-968-4610.

Hillsborough Mayor Tom Stevens Annual Address

Mayor Stevens will focus on civic engagement, outline the town’s key strategies for managing growth, review events of the past year, and discuss what to expect in the years ahead. Details: Monday, April 23, 7 p.m. Free. Orange County Whitted Human Services Center, Room 230, 300 W. Tryon St, Hillsborough.

Lectures & Discussions

Stock Talkers Discussion Group

An open and lively discussion of all things relating to financial investments. Details: Monday, April 23, 6:30-8 p.m. Free. East Regional Library, Tutoring/Study Room #2, 211 Lick Creek Ln, Durham. bit.ly/2pNaoOm, 919-560-0203.

Outings

Africana Market and Food Truck Rodeo

A local business-building component of the Black Communities Conference sponsored by the University of North Carolina’s Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise. Details: Monday, April 23, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Free. Durham Convention Center, 301 West Morgan St, Durham. bit.ly/2Hq1fGt.

Meetings

Chapel Hill Bird Club Meeting

Featured speakers are Keith and Sharon Kennedy, who will present on “Japan’s Winter Wildlife.” Details: Monday, April 23, 7:15 p.m. Light refreshments; 7:30 p.m. Meeting. Free; open to public. Binkley Baptist Church, 1712 Willow Dr, Chapel Hill. Contact: Jim Capel, jimbocapel@yahoo.com, chbc.carolinanature.com.

Tuesday, April 24

Book Signings

Elizabeth Matheson and Callie Connor, contributors to ‘Hidden Hillsborough: Historic Dependencies and Landscapes in a Small Southern Town’

Details: Tuesday, April 24, 7 p.m. The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St, Durham. www.regulatorbookshop.com, 919-286-2700.

Melissa de la Cruz, author of ‘Love & War’

Details: Tuesday, April 24, 7 p.m. Flyleaf Books, 752 MLK Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2IDoJop, 919-942-7373.

Lectures & Discussions

‘Chocolate Cities: The Black Map of American Life’ with Authors Marcus Anthony Hunter and Zandria Robinson

Details: Tuesday, April 24, 5:30-7 p.m. Free. Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room, UNC, 200 South Rd, Chapel Hill. unc.live/2v4VEjX, 919-962-3765.

Community Events

AlzNC Dementia Caregiver Conference

Offers education about Alzheimer’s and dementia and help those currently caring for loved ones and those who want to learn more. Meals provided. Details: Tuesday, April 24, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $10. Ridgecrest Baptist Church, 1104 Milton Rd, Durham. Register: bit.ly/2HhE7Ko.

Light Rail Design Open House - Chapel Hill

Interactive open house to learn more about the visual design for the new light rail system. Details: Tuesday, April 24, 6-8 p.m. Extraordinary Ventures, 200 S. Elliott Rd, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2II2v4Z.

Durham GOP Sheriff Forum

Come hear the two Sheriff candidates discuss their strategies on enforcing laws, jails, and justice. Details: Tuesday, April 24, 7-9 p.m. Free. Durham GOP HQ, 800 N. Mangum St, Durham. www.durhamgop.com.

Legal Aid - Health Care Power of Attorney

Teaches participants how to complete a health care power of attorney and/or living will document on their own. Sponsored by Legal Aid of North Carolina. Details: Tuesday, April 24, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Free. East Regional Library, Tutoring/Study Room #2, 211 Lick Creek Ln, Durham. bit.ly/2I9bxYh, 919-560-0203.

Social Media Marketing for Your Business

Details: Tuesday, April 24, 12-1:30 p.m. Free. MakerLab@Northgate, Northgate Mall, Suite 106, 1058 N. Club Blvd, Durham. bit.ly/2GgGNnI, 919-560-0117.

Outings

Africana Market and Food Truck Rodeo

A local business-building component of the Black Communities Conference sponsored by the University of North Carolina’s Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise. Details: Tuesday, April 24, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Free. Durham Convention Center, 301 West Morgan St, Durham. bit.ly/2Hq1fGt.

Meetings

InterNeighborhood Council (INC) of Durham Meeting

INC is a coalition of Durham’s neighborhood and homeowner’s associations. Details: Tuesday, April 24, 7 p.m. Golden Belt Arts Complex, Neighborhood Services Conference Room, Building #2, 3rd Floor, 807 E. Main St, Durham. www.durham-inc.org.

National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 566 Meeting

Become a member of NARFE to protect your hard earned Federal Employee Benefits that you paid for. Details: Wednesday, April 24, 11 a.m. All you can eat buffet lunch $10.50 per person. Bullocks BBQ, 3330 Quebec Dr, Durham. bit.ly/2oHKmvF, 919-672-7891.

Outings

One and Only Over 50 Crowd

Join the Over 50 Crowd for discussions, companionship and an all-around good time. Details: Tuesday, April 24, 10 a.m.-noon. Free. East Regional Library, Tutoring/Study Room #2, 211 Lick Creek Ln, Durham. bit.ly/2Geuxby, 919-560-0203.

Tuesday Night Trivia

Details: Tuesday, April 24, 8:30 p.m. Free. Pinhook, 117 W Main St, Durham. bit.ly/2HytjoH, 919-667-1100.

Wednesday, April 25

Kids

Preschool Storytime

At The Regulator with Amy Godfrey. Details: Wednesday, April 25, 10:15 a.m. Free. The Regulator Bookshop, 720 9th St, Durham. www.regulatorbookshop.com, 919-286-2700.

Community Events

Take Back the Night March

Community-wide protest against sexual assault and violence; community leaders and law enforcement address rally attendees. Hosted by Durham Crisis Response Center. Details: Wednesday, April 25, 6-9 p.m. Free. Alfonso Elder Student Union, NCCU, 1801 Fayetteville St, Durham. Info: dwilson@durhamcrisisreponse.org, 919-403-9425.

Lectures & Discussions

Finding Inner Peace Through Meditation

Public lecture and guided meditation hosted by Self-Realization Fellowship (SRF). Details: Wednesday, April 25, 6:30 p.m. Free. The Friday Conference Center, UNC, 100 Friday Center Dr, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2qyxDwP.

The DNA of Durham - National DNA Day

Informal and interactive way to learn about recent developments in the quickly advancing field of genetics from scientists and clinicians from Duke University and around Durham. Details: Wednesday, April 25, 7 p.m. Free. Motorco Music Hall, 723 Rigsbee Ave, Durham. bit.ly/2ITwTJz, 919-901-0875.

Outings

Africana Market and Food Truck Rodeo

A local business-building component of the Black Communities Conference sponsored by the University of North Carolina’s Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise. Details: Wednesday, April 25, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Free. Durham Convention Center, 301 West Morgan St, Durham. bit.ly/2Hq1fGt.

Durham Hand Embroidery Group

Beginners welcome. Bring whatever you are stitching or come to learn the basic techniques. Details: Wednesday, April 25, 12:45-2:15 p.m. Free. Emily K. Center, 904 West Chapel Hill St, Durham. jdarby002@nc.rr.com, 919-632-3954.

Trivia Night - Star Wars

Details: Wednesday, April 25, 7:30 p.m. No cover charge. The Bullpen, 359 Blackwell St, Durham. www.thebullpenatc.com, 919-744-3630.

Bird Walk with New Hope Audubon Society

Details: Wednesday, April 25, 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. New birders and birders of all skill levels are welcome. Heavy rain will result in cancellation. For questions, contact Nan Dewire at ndewire@hotmail.com.

Thursday, April 26

Book Signings

Jerry Gershenhorn, author of ‘Louis Austin and the Carolina Times: A Life in the Long Black Freedom Struggle’

Details: Thursday, April 26, 7 p.m. The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St, Durham. www.regulatorbookshop.com, 919-286-2700.

Lectures & Discussions

‘Reconstructing Frankenstein’s Monster: Mary Shelley’s World in Print,’ Exhibition Opening

Undergraduate students present their original research and a class-curated, full-scale exhibition about Mary Shelley’s groundbreaking modern novel, "Frankenstein," on the 200th anniversary of its publication. On exhibit through Sunday, Aug. 26. Details: Thursday, April 26, 5:30-7 p.m. Free. Wilson Library, Melba Remig Saltarelli Exhibit Room, UNC, 200 South Rd, Chapel Hill. unc.live/2GW8IOj, 919-962-3765.

Community Events

Landlord/Tenant Rights

Learn your rights as a tenant and what to do if your landlord will not make repairs. Details: Thursday, April 26, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Free. East Regional Library, Tutoring/Study Room #2, 211 Lick Creek Ln, Durham. bit.ly/2IUBJat, 919-560-0203.

Community Luncheon Roundtable

Sponsored by The Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham. Free lunch from CORE Catering. All are welcome. Details: Thursday, April 26, Noon. Shepherd’s House UMC, Fellowship Hall, 107 N. Driver St, Durham. bit.ly/2BWPwID, 919-698-9092.

1st Annual Durham Reentry Homecoming

A celebration for the hundreds of citizens returning to Durham from incarceration each year. Testimony; song; and fellowship. Reception to follow. All are welcome. Sponsored by The Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham. Details: Thursday, April 26, 7 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 305 East Main St, Durham. bit.ly/2BWPwID, 919-698-9092.

Light Rail Design Open House - Durham

Interactive open house to learn more about the visual design for the new light rail system. Details: Thursday, April 26, 6-8 p.m. Holton Career & Resource Center, 401 N. Driver St, Durham. bit.ly/2II2v4Z.

Orange County Shred-A-Thon

Park and walk-up service. Restricted to residents and small businesses in Orange County and that part of the Town of Chapel Hill in Durham County, as well as employees of the County and the Towns of Carrboro, Chapel Hill and Hillsborough. Limit of four bags or boxes of confidential paper per participant. Details: Thursday, April 26, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. University Place behind the Silverspot Theater off Willow Dr, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/25VaMto.

Meetings

Chapel Hill Friends of the Downtown Meeting

Special guests will be Fran Gualtieri and the staff of La Residence Restaurant. Meeting includes door prizes. Details: Thursday, April 26, 9:30 a.m. Coffee; 10 a.m. Meeting. Free. La Residence Restaurant, 202 West Rosemary St, Chapel Hill. 919-967-2506.

Outings

Math Fair at McDougle Middle School

STEM activities and food trucks. Details: Thursday, April 26, 6-7:30 p.m. McDougle Middle School, 900 Old Fayetteville Rd, Chapel Hill. 919-933-1556.

Friday, April 27

Book Signings

Ariel Dorfman, author of ‘Darwin’s Ghost’

Details: Friday, April 27, 7 p.m. The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St, Durham. www.regulatorbookshop.com, 919-286-2700.

Outings

Introduction to Fishing at Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area

Try your hand at fishing with a Ranger. Rods, reel and bait provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Details: Friday, April 27, 2 p.m. Free. Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area, Parking Lot, 625 Virginia Cates Rd, Hillsborough. Register: 919-383-1686.

Community Events

Open Forum for Candidates in Durham District 1

Sponsored by UBC John W. Edward Social Justice Committee. Candidates for District Attorney, DPS School Board, NC House of Representataives, NC State Senate, U.S. House of Representatives, and Durham County Sheriff Department. Details: Friday, April 27, 6-8 p.m. Free. Union Baptist Church, 907 N. Roxboro St, Durham.

Saturday, April 28

Community Events

Angels Among Us 5K and Family Fun Walk

Begins with a 5K run through the Duke campus, followed by a Family Fun Walk through the Sarah P. Duke Gardens. Family-friendly event; silent auction; children's activities; food vendors. Funds raised are used for brain tumor research and education. Details: Saturday, April 28, 8 a.m. Duke Medical Center Campus, Corner of Erwin Rd and Flowers Dr, Durham. Info and register: bit.ly/2CPszrt.

Bark for Life Dog Walk

Hosted by the Humane Society of Granville County and the South Granville High School Humane Society Club, benefiting the American Cancer Society through Relay for Life Granville County. Details: Saturday, April 28, 2 p.m. registration; 3 p.m. walk. $20 Advance/$25 Day of walk. Granville Athletic Park, 4615 Belltown Rd, Oxford. Register: bit.ly/2J4VKLu.

Orange County Shred-A-Thon

With drive-through service. Restricted to residents and small businesses in Orange County and that part of the Town of Chapel Hill in Durham County, as well as employees of the County and the Towns of Carrboro, Chapel Hill and Hillsborough. Limit of four bags or boxes of confidential paper per participant. Details: Saturday, April 28, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Orange County Recycling Drop-off site, 625 Hampton Point Blvd, Hillsborough. bit.ly/25VaMto.

Outings

Independent Bookstore Day at The Regulator Bookshop

Raffles; free copies of cookbook, “In Helen’s Kitchen;” donations of new and gently-used children’s books for Book Harvest. Details: Saturday, April 28, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St, Durham. www.regulatorbookshop.com, 919-286-2700.

Book Sale - Books Among Friends

Details: Saturday, April 28, 10 a.m.-noon (Members only); 12-4 p.m. (Open to the public). Northgate Mall, Suite 252, 1058 West Club Blvd, Durham. bit.ly/2GbdA1s, 919-560-7159.

Family Bird Walk with New Hope Audubon Society

Details: Saturday, April 28, 9-10:30 a.m. Free. Meet at Sandy Creek Park in Durham (3510 Sandy Creek Dr). Youth of all ages and their family and friends are welcome. We will look for spring arrivals and other familiar bird friends. Loaner binoculars are available. We will also provide a bird diary and fun bird masks to participants.

Waterbugs at Eno River State Park

Look for waterbugs in the river. Wear shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting wet. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Details: Saturday, April 28, 10 a.m. Free. Eno River State Park, Piper-Cox House Parking Lot, 6101 Cole Mill Rd, Durham. Register: 919-383-1686.

Chapel Hill Northside Festival

Featuring free food, field games, live music and performances for all ages to enjoy. Hosted by The Marian Cheek Jackson Center. Details: Saturday, April 28, 12-3 p.m. Free. West Rosemary St between Roberson and Graham Sts, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2pbBT3L.

Kids

Bring a Book...Take a Book at Northgate Mall

In celebration of Día de los Ninos (Children’s Day). Bring infant, children’s, and teen books you already read and swap out others, for free; make crafts; play with robots; listen to stories; watch dances from around the world; and take home free books. Details: Saturday, April 28, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Northgate Mall, Children’s Alleyway near Entrance 2, 1058 West Club Blvd, Durham. bit.ly/2JNWrZS, 919-286-4400.

Celebrate Dia de los Ninos!

A celebration of Latino culture with “Edutainment” Musical Group Criss Cross Mangosauce, music, crafts, stories, and more! All ages welcome. Details: Saturday, April 28, 10 a.m.-noon. Free. Orange County Public Library, 137 West Margaret Ln, Hillsborough. 919-245-2525.

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