ORANGE COUNTY SENIORSTRIDERS – A University Mall-walking program designed for all levels of walkers. 8:00am exercise warm-up, breakfast at Bear Rock, and health talk by local health experts on a variety of topics. Orange County residents age 55 and older. Free. 3rd Wed of every month. 968-2073.
MEDITATION – Practices of Tibetan Buddhism: Shinay, Tonglen & Deity Practice. Everyone is welcome. Piedmont KTC Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Center. www.piedmontktc.org. 933-2138.
YOGA FOR CANCER PATIENTS – Restorative yoga offered every week for cancer patients and their families at Cornucopia House Cancer Support Center, Wed 11am-noon and Thu 6-7:30pm. Free. 401-9333, www.cornucopiahouse.org.
DIVORCE CARE – Non-denominational divorce seminar/support group is offered Weds at the Chapel Hill Bible Church, 6:45-8:30pm. Childcare is provided. Donna Coston, 408-0310 or Cindy Gudeman, 967-1547.
RECOVERY INC. – Recovery Inc., an international nonprofit organization that offers self-help methods for managing anger, controlling depression and reducing stress, meets every Wed at 7pm and every Friday at 10:30am. All are welcome. For information and directions, call 918-3677.
OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS – A 12-step program helping compulsive overeaters. We are not-for-profit, with no dues, fees, or religious affiliations. MON: 7:30-9pm @ 300 E Rosemary St in Chapel Hill. 383-0937. TUE: 6-7pm @ Evergreen United Methodist Church in Chapel Hill. 929-5963. Wed: 7:30-9pm @ Hillsborough Presbyterian Church. 732-0936. Thu: 7-8pm @ 300 E Rosemary St in Chapel Hill. 968-0304.
KAYAK ADVENTURES – Saturday July 21, Eno River Paddle 4:30pm. to 7:30pm, Pennys Bend in Durham. Call Susanne 919-929-3805.Trip is $45 and includes all equipment and instruction.
POTLUCK IN A PASTURE SUMMER SUPPERS â€“ Every 3rd Sun. Sponsored by ChathamArts. www.chathamarts.org
ANNUAL TOMATO TASTING – Carrboro Farmersâ€™ Market, Jul 21. 8:30am until the tomatoes run out. Sample over 60 varieties of tomatoes, ranging from conventional to heirloom varieties, this event showcases the abundance of tomatoes that grow in a 50-mile radius of the Market. Tomato recipes on-hand, Master Gardeners to offer tomato-growing tips. Sheila Neal, 919-280-3326. email@example.com
CARRBORO FARMERSâ€™ MARKET – Sat 7amâ€“12pm. Continues through Dec 22. Wed 3:30â€“6:30pm, continues through Oct 17. 932-1641, www.carrborofarmersmarket.com.
SOUTHERN VILLAGE FARMERSâ€™ MARKET â€“ Thu 4-7pm through Aug. 30. Market Street on the Village Green
HILLSBOROUGH FARMERSâ€™ MARKET – Apr-Nov. Wed 3-6pm, Sat 7:30am-noon. 732-8315
WEAVER STREET MARKET – Jazz & More! Sunday Brunch. Every Sunday 11am to 1pm beginning Apr 8.
NC BOTANICAL GARDEN GUIDED TOURS – meet at the stone gathering circle in front of the Totten Center. Sat, 10-11am, 962-0522, www.ncbg.unc.edu.
TAI-CHI PRACTICE – Sponsored by Friends of the Poetâ€™s Walk. Every Sat, 9am. Free. Poetâ€™s Walk, Ayr Mount, Hillsborough, 732-1891, www.savepoetswalk.com.
RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE – Seeking volunteers for tasks around the house, cooking dinners for families & community service projects. 913-2040, www.chapelhillrmh.net.
RAPE CRISIS SUPPORT GROUPS – Winter & spring support groups at the OCRCC: Primary Survivors Group; Menâ€™s Group; â€œHealing with Natureâ€ Group. Pre-screening required. Free & confidential, firstname.lastname@example.org. 968-4647, www.ocrcc.org.
CLUB NOVA THRIFT SHOP – Seeking volunteers; Club Nova provides opportunities for individuals living with mental illness. 967-6985, email@example.com , www.clubnova.org.
PITTSBORO MONTESSORI PRESCHOOL – Open House. Jul 22, 2-5pm. Now enrolling for August â€™07!Â Contact us to request a personal tour. Conveniently located 1 mile off of 15-501 between Chapel Hill/Carrboro and Pittsboro.Â www.pittsboromontessori.com
TODDLER TIME – Jul 19, Miz Moon invites her friends to go to the seashore, 4pm. Jul 26, Miz Moon will hold Awards Day, 4pm. Carrboro BranchLibrary.The programs are free, and all toddlers are invited. 969-3006.
PRESCHOOL STORY TIME – Carrboro Branch Library every Saturday at 10:30am. 969-3006. Jul 21: Come here the story of our summer reading mascot: Detective LaRue, by Mark Teague! Jul 28: Share a mystery on the Egyptian Nile with Tomie dePaolaâ€™s Bill and Pete!
KIDS COMEDYSPORTZ – Improv. Sat, 5pm. $10. DSI Comedy Theater. 338-8150, www.dsicomedytheater.com.
EXPRESS YOURSELF! – new art program for ages 3-8. Registration requested. Sat, 10:45-11:15am & 11:30m-12pm $2.
SKIPSATIONS – Jump rope team, ages 7-adult. Wed, Aug 1, 7:30-9:30pm. $3/person; $8/family or group, 918-7364. Carrboro Century Center.
A TASTE OF CHATHAM – â€œPUTTINâ€™ ON THE RITZ FOR SENIORSâ€
Chatham County Council on Agingâ€™s 14th annual capital campaign fundraiser. Sun, Aug 12 at the Governors Club from 4-7.Â The evening will include delicious dishes donated by local businesses and private chefs, wine tasting & a live auction. $40.00. 919-542-4512
GUILFORD NATIVE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION POW-WOW – entertains you with series of authentic dances including a special interactive friendship dance with the audience. Wed, Aug. 15, 7:30-9:30pm. $3/person; $8/family or group, 918-7364. Carrboro Century Center
FREE COMPUTER CLASS – On Wednesday, July 25 from 7:00-8:00 pm, the Carrboro Cybrary will hold a free computer class on Word Basics.Â Registration required.Â For more information, call the Cybrary at 918-7387, or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
BENEFIT – Flutist Katie Harris and pianist Akiko Yamazaki will give a recital on Sunday, July 22, at 4pm at the Olin T. Binkley Memorial Baptist Church. The program of classical music features works by Poulenc, Schocker, Telemann, Macha and others. Admission is free. Donations collected at the recital will benefit A Helping Hand, which provides companion care to adults over the age of 60 and individuals 18-59 who need assistance because of accident, illness or disability.Â Binkley Baptist is located at 1712 Willow Drive in Chapel Hill.Â For more information, contact A Helping Hand at (919) 969-7111.
Save the Date
STUDIO TOUR – The 13th Annual Open Studio Tour will be held November 3-4 and November 10-11, Saturdays from 10 am-5 pm and Sundays from 12 am to 5 pm. More than 65 Orange County artists will participate in the juried exhibition and sale.
The Opening Reception for the tour will be held at the ArtsCenter on October 26 from 5-7pm.