Durham County

Daybook for Sunday, Nov. 4-Saturday, Nov. 10

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

Sunday, Nov. 4

Book Events

Author Robert Gipe

Author of “Weedeater.” Details: 2 p.m. McIntyre’s Books, 220 Market St., Fearrington Village, Pittsboro. bit.ly/2CJUs8I, 919-542-3030.

Author Roy Scranton

Author of “We’re Doomed. Now What?: Essays on War and Climate Change” in conversation with novelist and essayist Amitav Ghosh. Details: 6:30 p.m. The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St., Durham. bit.ly/2Abek22, 919-286-2700.

Author Brie Arthur

Speaking about her “The Foodscape Revolution.” Details: 2:30-3:30 p.m. NC Botanical Garden Education Center, 100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill. unc.live/2yE47sV.

Community Events

Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People-PAC Political Mass Rally

Rally to encourage individuals to get out and vote; NC Superior Court Judge Mike Morgan will be the speaker for this event to encourage individuals to get out and vote. Details: 5 p.m. Union Baptist Church, 904 N. Roxboro St., Durham. 919-358-0841.

Surviving the Holidays Seminar

Participants discover how to deal with emotions, what to do about traditions, tips for surviving social events, and how to find hope for the future. Details: 2:30-4:30 p.m. Free. Pittsboro Baptist Church, Fellowship Hall, 121 W. Salisbury St., Pittsboro. Contact: 919-542-2986 or signup at griefshare.org/holidays.

Durham Hosts Neighborhood Bike Route Meeting

Optional bike ride of possible routes at beginning of meeting; drop-in style meeting; attendees will see a map of possible routes, learn about project, ask questions of City staff and consultants, and provide comments. Details: 1 p.m. Bike Tour; 2 p.m. Meeting. NCCU Alfonso Elder Student Union, Room 146, 1801 Fayetteville St., Durham. Possible bike routes: Lincoln, Umstead, and Enterprise. bit.ly/2P9ecbB.

Outings

Reader’s Party

Celebrate reading skills with poetry, prose, monologues, short stories and original works. Details: 2-3:30 p.m. Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St., Durham. bit.ly/2PDrsCu, 919-683-1709.

Philippine Dance and Culture

Hosted by the Philippine American Association of NC. Experience the traditional dances and culture of the different regions of the Philippines; learn about costumes, folklore and history behind the dance. Details: 2:30p.m. $3. Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St., Carrboro. 919-918-7364.

Durham Food Truck Rodeo

Featuring the band Niito. Details: 12-4 p.m. Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St., Durham. bit.ly/2CFvEOo, 919-794-8194.

Festival of Mums

Presented by the Central Carolina Chrysanthemum Society and Duke Gardens. Parking fees apply. Details: Sunday, Nov. 4, 12-5 p.m.; Monday-Tuesday, Nov. 5-6, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Sarah P. Duke Gardens, 420 Anderson St., Durham. bit.ly/2DhuDNm.

Afternoon Bird Walk with New Hope Audubon Society

Details: 2 p.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 Tommy Richey, tsrichey@gmail.com.

Monday, Nov. 5

Book Events

Authors Julie Dao and Scott Reintgen

Details: 6 p.m. Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2RRr84l, 919-942-7373.

Lectures & Discussions

Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, to Speak at Duke

Details: 6 p.m. Penn Pavilion, Duke University, 107 Union Drive, Durham. bit.ly/2CMjQuB.

North Carolina in the First World War

Lauren Menges, Head of the NC Collection, will present about the experiences of soldiers from Durham and NC to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the first World War. Details: 7-8:30 p.m. Stanford L. Warren Library, Meeting Room, 1201 Fayetteville St., Durham. bit.ly/2PpbPBs, 919-560-0270.

Tuesday, Nov. 6

Book Events

Author Abigail DeWitt

Author of “News of Our Loved Ones.” Details: 7 p.m. Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2CNMCuU, 919-942-7373.

Lectures & Discussions

‘If We Must Die,’ African Americans and the War for Democracy

Talk with Professor Adriane Lentz-Smith; tour of the exhibit "Views of the Great War: Highlights from the Duke University Libraries." Details: 12-1 p.m. Rubenstein Library, Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153, Duke University, 411 Chapel Drive, Durham. bit.ly/2pTKU2l.

Unconscious Bias and Its Impact

Lecture given by Beverly Jones Williams of the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity at NC State University. Details: 6-9 p.m. Stanford L. Warren Library, Meeting Room, 1201 Fayetteville St., Durham. bit.ly/2EsF964, 919-560-0270.

Community Events

Mental Health Seminar

Presented by NAMI Durham. Details: 7-8:30 p.m. Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Road, Durham. bit.ly/2RXzise, 919-560-8590.

Wednesday, Nov. 7

Book Events

Author Andrew Reynolds

Discussion of “The Children of Harvey Milk: How LGGTQ Politicians Changed the World.” Details: 4:30-6 p.m. Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill. unc.live/2Cxk4oj, 919-942-7373.

Books Sandwiched In Book Club

The club will discuss “News of the World” by Paulette Jiles. Details: 11:30 a.m. Free. Chapel Hill Public Library, Meeting Room C, 100 Library Dr, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2pC7e0q, 919-968-2777.

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.

Circus Daze

Jots and SonShyne, professional clowns, will perform a show which includes juggling, magic, animals and more! For kids of all ages. Details: 10:30-11:30 a.m. $3 per person. Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St., Carrboro. CircusDaze.com, 919-918-7364.

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.

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 Vern Bothwell, vbothwell@jbdlaw.com.

Thursday, Nov. 8

Book Events

Poetry Series: Dorianne Laux and Joseph Millar

Poetry reading. Details: 7 p.m. The Regulator Bookshop, 720 9th St., Durham. bit.ly/2pVmUMi, 919-286-2700.

Poetry Series: Michael Gaspenny & Steve Cushman

Poetry reading and open mic. Details: 7-8:30 p.m. Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2EmvBcQ, 919-942-7373.

The Great American Read - ‘Villains & Monsters’

An eight-part series of panel discussions that explores and celebrates the power of reading, told through the prism of America’s 100 best-loved novels. Details: 6:30-8 p.m. Chapel Hill Public Library, Meeting Room B, 100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2RQvA3o, 919-968-2777.

Lectures & Discussions

‘Heritage Conservation and the Fractured Arab Modernity’

A free lecture given by Nasser Rabbat, Aga Khan Professor and the Director of the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at MIT. Details: 5:30-6:30 p.m. The Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, 2001 Campus Drive, Durham. bit.ly/2OttMKA.

In Conversation: Camille A. Brown

Acclaimed dancer and choreographer Camille A. Brown in conversation with Duke art, art history and visual studies professor Rick Powell. Details: 12-1 p.m. The Pinhook, 117 W. Main St., Durham. bit.ly/2CMiXCh.

Community Events

Advance Care Planning

The basics of advance care planning. Details: 6:30-8 p.m. North Regional Library, Meeting Room, 221 Milton Road, Durham. bit.ly/2EulZg1, 919-560-0231.

Durham Police Department PAC 5 Meeting

Details: 6 p.m. Golden Belt, Neighborhood Improvement Services, 807 E. Main St., Bldg 2, 3rd Floor, Durham.

Friday, Nov. 9

Book Events

Author B. A. Shapiro

Discussion of “The Collector’s Apprentice.” Details: 6 p.m. Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2Ae705U, 919-942-7373.

Lectures & Discussions

Ethnomusicology Lecture: Lauren Flood

AI and the Ethnography of Musical Futures: Prototype, Update, Real-Time, and DeepDream. Details: 4 p.m. Biddle Music Building, Room 104, Duke University, 105 Mary Duke Biddle, Durham. bit.ly/2P1nxTL.

Saturday, Nov. 10

Book Events

Author B. A. Shapiro

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

Author L. M. Elliott

Author of “Hamilton and Peggy! A Revolutionary Friendship.” Details: 2 p.m. McIntyre’s Books, 220 Market St., Fearrington Village, Pittsboro. bit.ly/2NF8QQt, 919-542-3030.

Lectures & Discussions

Bobby G: A Life Worth Celebrating

Author Stan Friedland will discuss the life of Bobby Gersten, the oldest living UNC former basketball and baseball star. Bobby will also be in attendance to answer questions. Details: 2-3:30 p.m. Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2JJHJDz, 919-968-2777.

The Legacy of Lynching in NC

UNC professor Seth Kotch will discuss the development of "A Red Record" and his digital exhibition documenting lynchings in NC. Details: 1-3 p.m. Stanford L. Warren Library, Meeting Room, 1201 Fayetteville St., Durham. bit.ly/2yMoPGW, 919-560-0270.

Community Events

Dementia Conference

Learn how faith communities can embrace and uplift persons with dementia, their families and caregivers. Presented by Dementia Inclusive Durham. Details: 8:30 a.m.-noon. Free. The Forest at Duke, 2701 Pickett Road, Durham. Register: dementiainclusivedurham@dcslnc.org, 919-724-5596.

Durham Police Department PAC 3 Meeting

John J. Maron, Director, Investor Protection & Education Services Program, NC Dept. of the Secretary of State, Securities Division will talk about "Investment Fraud: Guarding Your Assets in a Scary World." Q&A will follow. Details: 10 a.m.-noon. Community and Family Life Recreation Center, Lyon Park, 1309 Halley St., Durham. pac3durhamnc.org.

Durham Police Department PAC 4 Meeting

Details: 10 a.m. Campus Hills Recreation Center, 2000 S. Alston Ave., Durham.

Hillsborough PD Annual Toy Drive

Sponsored by the Hillsborough Police Department and Timeless Cruizers car club of Efland. Bring new, unwrapped toys (infant-15 years; no weapons or candy) and nonperishable food; view antique cars. Details: 2-5 p.m.; rain or shine. Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes and Fries, 601 Hampton Pointe Blvd., Hillsborough. bit.ly/2ETmL6E, 919-296-9543.

Fundraisers

Ham & Egg Supper Fundraiser

Adults $9; youth 12-6 $4; under 6 free. Proceeds benefit missions and NC Hurricane Florence Relief. Details: 5-8 p.m. Duke’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 807 Old Oxford Road, Durham. 919-220-1056.

Cedar Grove UMC Harvest Festival

Featuring meal of turkey and all the trimmings. Adults $10; children ages 6-11, $5. Details: 4:30-7 p.m. Meal; 7 p.m. Auction. Cedar Grove Ruritan Building, 6118 Efland Cedar Grove Road, Cedar Grove. 919-732-8405.

BBQ Fundraiser

Smoked BBQ pork, beef brisket, chicken by the pound, or plates. Sides include coleslaw, red potatoes, green or baked beans. Details: 12-3 p.m. Mt. Bethel Presbyterian Church, 3541 Rose of Sharon Road, Durham. bit.ly/2Pz6QhN, 919-383-3854.

Outings

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.

Stream Watch with New Hope Audubon Society

Details: 9 a.m. John Kent will lead a volunteer team conducting monthly water quality monitoring at several sites on New Hope Creek. If interested in participating, please contact John at jnkent25@gmail.com.

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