Durham County

Daybook for Sunday, Oct. 14-Saturday, Oct. 20

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

Sunday, Oct. 14

Books

Author Nancy Corson Carter

Author of “The Never-Quite-Ending War.” Details: 2 p.m. McIntyre’s Books, Fearrington Village, 220 Market St., Pittsboro. bit.ly/2IbO9dR, 919-542-3030.

Pauli Murray Poetry Book Event

Event to celebrate Pauli Murray’s 1970 poetry book, “Dark Testament;” event will include a Poetry, Prose, and Sermon Slam format (without judging). Details: 2-5 p.m. Lyon Park Community Center, 1313 Halley St., Durham. 919-613-6167.

Lectures & Discussions

The Forgotten Women Pilots of WWII

A talk led by Lorelei Kraft, who will share many of the personal stories of this courageous group of women whose contributions are mostly left out of history books. Details: 4 p.m. Orange County Historical Museum, 201 N. Churton St., Hillsborough. orangenchistory.org, 919-732-2201.

Fundraisers

TABLE’s 6th Annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser

Hand crafted pottery; live music; soup, sandwiches, dessert; live pottery demo. All proceeds feed local kids. Details: 3:30-6:30 p.m. Weaver Street Market, 101 E. Weaver St., Carrboro. bit.ly/2MPKyHT.

Outings

APS Cat Adoption Event

Details: 1:30-3 p.m. The Regulator Bookshop, 720 9th St., Durham. www.regulatorbookshop.com, 919-286-2700.

Hillsborough Handmade Parade

“Magical Menagerie on the Eno.” Parade ends with a grand finale at the Farmer’s Market Pavilion and River Park in Hillsborough. Details: 2:30 p.m. Begins at Hillsborough Town Hall, 101 East Orange St., Hillsborough. bit.ly/2Nln9JN.

Monday, Oct. 15

Books

Author Sarah Foster

Cookbook “Pie” presentation. Details: 7 p.m. Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2PQr6YX, 919-942-7373.

Community Events

Judges and Amendments Forum

Featuring all 4 judicial candidates and NC Representatives Marcia Morey, Graig Meyer and Verla Insko and NC Senator Floyd McKissick speaking on the proposed Constitutional Amendments. Details: 6:30 p.m. Whitted Building, 300 W. Tryon St., Hillsborough. orangedems.com.

Durham County Administration II Building Grand Opening

Board of County Commissioners Chair Wendy Jacobs will preside. Formal program with speakers; a ribbon-cutting ceremony; tours of the renovated building. Details: 10 a.m.-noon. Durham County Administration Building, 201 E. Main St., Durham. 919-560-0000.

Meetings

Durham Photography Club Meeting

Details: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sarah P. Duke Gardens,Doris Duke Center, 420 Anderson St., Durham. durhamphotographyclub.com.

Tuesday, Oct. 16

Kids

Preschool Storytime at The Regulator

For ages 2ish-5ish; siblings welcome. Details: 10:15 a.m. Free. The Regulator Bookshop, 720 9th St., Durham. www.regulatorbookshop.com, 919-286-2700.

Books

Authors Eryk Pruitt and J.D. ‘Dusty’ Rhoades

In conversation with J.D. Rhodes. Details: 7 p.m. The Regulator Bookshop, 720 9th St., Durham. bit.ly/2NIvSLq, 919-286-2700.

Lectures & Discussions

Dismantling the New Jim Crow

Hear from Durham County elected officials about how to reduce the number of people in Durham County Jail, reduce fees and cost in the court system, and eliminate the cash bail system. Details: 6:30-8:30 p.m. NCCU School of Law, 640 Nelson St., Durham. bit.ly/2IMUsoq.

Popularity Lecture by Mitch Prinstein

Lecture titled “Popular: Finding Happiness and Success in a World That Cares Too Much About the Wrong Kinds of Relationships.” Details: 3:30-5 p.m. Free; registration required. Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University, 201 Science Drive, Durham. bit.ly/2O73YYD.

Community Events

140 West Plaza and Sculpture Focus Group

Focus group to explore ideas for activating the 140 West Plaza and also to receive input about the idea of relocating the Exhale sculpture. Details: 6-7 p.m. Chapel Hill Public Library, Meeting Room A, 100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill. Info: Town Ombuds Beth Vazquez, 919-265-0806, bvazquez@townofchapelhill.org.

Help Shape the Future of Hillsborough Heights Park

Everyone is invited to share ideas about the park, located at 510 Terrell Road. Details: 7 p.m. Town Hall Annex, Board Meeting Room, 105 E. Corbin St. Hillsborough. 919-296-9481.

Outings

Tuesday Night Trivia

Details: 8:30 p.m. Free. Pinhook, 117 W Main St., Durham. bit.ly/2NlD9k0, 919-667-1100.

Wednesday, Oct. 17

Books

Author Therese Ann Fowler

Discussion of “A Well-Behaved Woman.” Details: 7 p.m. Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2PN0Oqi, 919-942-7373.

Lectures & Discussions

Downtown Durham, Inc. Speaker Series - ‘Missing Middle Housing’

Karen Parolek, Opticos Principal and CFO, shares how this ‘affordable by design’ option works in other communities and could work in Durham. Details: Free discussion 4-5 p.m.; Networking reception 5-6 p.m. $35. Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St., Durham. bit.ly/2RSVmUA.

Support Groups

Durham Informal Memory Club

Provides opportunities for individuals with memory loss and their families to socialize with others in similar situations. Details: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Jewish Community Center, 1937 W. Cornwallis Road, Durham. Contact: Jordana Brown, 919-354-4924.

Meetings

Durham AARP Meeting

All persons, 50 years and older are invited to attend. Details: 2 p.m. Durham Center for Senior Life, 406 Rigsbee Ave., Durham. Contact Tanya L C Best, 919-236-5728.

Community Events/Movies

‘Power to Heal’ Documentary

Documentary about the struggle to secure equal and affordable health care for all Americans. Presented by AARP. Refreshments provided. Post screening conversation with author Dr. David Smith and film producer Barbara Berney. Details: 6-8 p.m. Free; registration required. Miller Morgan Auditorium, NCCU, 500 Nelson St., Durham. Register: bit.ly/2QBPI7P.

Restorative Justice Circle

Collaboration to integrate restorative justice practices into Durham’s criminal justice system. Sponsored by The Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham. Details: 10-11:30 a.m. Calvary United Methodist Church, 304 East Trinity Ave., Durham. nonviolentdurham.org, 919-698-9092.

Kids

Preschool Storytime at The Regulator

For ages 2ish-5ish; siblings welcome. Details: 10:15 a.m. Free. The Regulator Bookshop, 720 9th St., Durham. www.regulatorbookshop.com, 919-286-2700.

Outings

Bird Walk with New Hope Audubon Society

Details: 7:30 a.m. Meet in front of the Wild Bird Center in Eastgate Shopping Center, 1800 E. Franklin St., 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. Contact Joe Donahue at jcdonahue52@gmail.com.

Thursday, Oct. 18

Books

Author Georgann Eubanks

Author of “The Month of Their Ripening: North Carolina Heritage Foods through the Year” for a reading and book signing. Details: 7 p.m. The Regulator Bookshop, 720 9th St., Durham. bit.ly/2MJxE9x, 919-286-2700.

Author Kwame Alexander

Author of “Swing,” with musician Randy Preston. Details: 6-7 p.m. McIntyre’s Books, Fearrington Village, 220 Market St., Pittsboro. bit.ly/2OUDwP2, 919-542-3030.

Author Jonathan Weiler

Speaking about his book “Prius or Pickup? How the Answers to Four Simple Questions Explain America’s Great Divide.” Details: 7-8:30 p.m. Free; RSVP encouraged. Levin JCC, 1937 W. Cornwallis Road, Durham. RSVP: 919-354-4922. bit.ly/2ytbymO.

Lectures & Discussions

In Conversation: Oddisee & Saleem Reshamwala

Acclaimed rapper and producer Oddisee sits down with Durham videographer Saleem Reshamwala (aka KidEthnic) for a conversation about his music, career, and how his Sudanese-American heritage has indelibly informed his art and identity in post-9/11 America. Light lunch provided by Pie Pushers Pizza. Details: 12-1 p.m. The Pinhook, 117 W. Main St., Durham. bit.ly/2piKGS5.

Community Events

Vigil for Tyrique Reddick

The Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham will hold a vigil to mourn the loss of Tyrique Reddick. Rev. Dorothy Clark and Rev. Allen Jones will guide in prayer and reflection. All are welcome. Details: 6 p.m. 910 North Guthrie Avenue, Durham. 919-698-9092.

Restorative Justice Circle

Collaboration to integrate restorative justice practices into Durham’s criminal justice system. Sponsored by The Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham. Details: 7-8:30 p.m. Calvary United Methodist Church, 304 East Trinity Ave., Durham. nonviolentdurham.org, 919-698-9092.

Outings

Durham Hand Embroidery Group

Open to needleworkers of all levels; beginners welcome. Details: 12:30-2:30 p.m. Free. Emily K. Center, 904 West Chapel Hill St., Durham. jdarby002@nc.rr.com.

Durham Coupon Swap

Details: 7-8:30 p.m. Southwest Regional Library, Children’s Programming Room, 3605 Shannon Road, Durham. bit.ly/2zwgCIQ, 919-560-8590.

Friday, Oct. 19

Community Events

Election 2018 Voter Education Series

Topic will be "Polling" by Dr. David McLennan. Non-partisan, balanced perspectives will be presented, with time for discussion. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Orange-Durham-Chatham and OLLI at Duke. Details: 12:45-1:30 p.m. Free. Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Commons Room, 4907 Garrett Road, Durham. lwvodc.org.

Lectures & Discussions

In Conversation: Emanuel Ax & Anthony Kelley

Emanuel Ax discusses his remarkable life, career, and collaborations, including with frequent recital partner cellist Yo-Yo Ma. Moderated by Anthony Kelley (Duke Department of Music). Details: Nelson Music Room, East Duke 201, Duke University, 1304 Campus Drive, Durham. bit.ly/2NkVcqH.

Saturday, Oct. 20

Books

Author Diane Chamberlain

Author of “The Dream Daughter.” Details: 11 a.m. McIntyre’s Books, Fearrington Village, 220 Market St., Pittsboro. bit.ly/2NQPJEa, 919-542-3030.

Author Mark de Castrique

Author of “Secret Undertaking.” Details: 2 p.m. McIntyre’s Books, Fearrington Village, 220 Market St., Pittsboro. bit.ly/2QTwaga, 919-542-3030.

Community Events

Durham Police Department PAC 1 Meeting

A forum for candidates running in the November election will be held. Prepare your questions in written form. Details: 9:30 a.m. Holton Career and Resource Center, 401 North Driver St., Durham.

Intergenerational Summit on Essential Voting Strategies

Panel discussion; workshops; meet & greet with local groups and candidates. Emcee will be Pierce Frelon. Details: 5:30 p.m. Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St., Durham. 919-683-1709.

Beautillion Militaire Scholarship Interest Meeting and Reception

Designed for high school junior and senior males (and their parents). Sponsored by The Durham Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. and the Kappas of Durham Foundation. Details: 10-11 a.m. Kappas of Durham Community Center, 3917 Fayetteville Road, Durham.

Fundraisers

Beaglefest

Vendors; games; contests; swag; raffles; food; beagles. Friendly, leashed dogs welcome. All money raised will go towards the care of rescued beagles at Triangle Beagle Rescue of NC. Details: 1-4 p.m. $5-$10. Sunny Acres Pet Resort, 5908 US-70 Business, Durham. bit.ly/2EhUwOC.

Outings

Friends of the Carrboro Branch Libraries Book Sale

Details: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. McDougle Schools Cafetorium, 900 Old Fayetteville Road, Chapel Hill. 919-969-3006.

Durham Police Department Headquarters Grand Opening

In conjunction with the Durham Emergency Communications Center. Grand opening will include facility tours, food, entertainment and activities for all ages. Details: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Ribbon cutting at noon. Durham Police Department HQ, 602 E. Main St., Durham. bit.ly/2BVo1TD, 919-560-4322.

Bahama Road Vet Hospital Fall Festival

Vendor booths, food trucks; pumpkins; bouncy house; pet adoption info. Details: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Bahama Road Vet Hospital, 101 Bahama Road, Bahama. bit.ly/2y67DwU.

Chapel Hill Haunted Hill

Trunk-or-treat; games; activities; glow in the dark climb; and a movie in the park (Coco). Details: 5 p.m. Community Center Park, 120 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2ORAe2k.

Historic Stagville Harvest Festival

Explore the work, food, and craft of the enslaved African-Americans during the harvest season. Details: 12-5 p.m. $5, cash/check only. Historic Stagville, 5828 Old Oxford Highway, Durham. bit.ly/2RVc4mn, 919-620-0120.

Durham Chess Club Meeting

All ages and skill levels invited. Sets, boards and instruction provided. Details: 2-4:30 p.m. North Regional Library, 221 Milton Road, Durham. Conrad Conero, cconero@aol.com, 919-479-7020.

Family Bird Walk With New Hope Audubon Society

Details: 8:30 a.m. Meet at Sandy Creek Park, 3510 Sandy Creek Drive, Durham, for a 1-2 hour bird walk. All ages are encouraged to participate. Birders of all skill levels are welcome. Heavy rain will result in cancellation. Contact Jan Hansen at otusasio@icloud.com.

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