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April 2015

Post-Reconstruction Education: The Creation of African American Schoolhouses in Orange County

April 21 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Every day until May 5, 2015

The Orange County Historical Museum will be hosting an exhibit of the history of one room schoolhouses for black students in Orange County after the Civil War, starting with the history of the first Quaker school for freed children of slaves founded in Hillsborough in 1866.  It includes an exhibit of Jacqueline Liggons’s photographs from the Free Spirit Freedom “Rural Schools for Colored Children—Path to Freedom” exhibit surveying remnants of old rural schools built for children of color during the…

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Dine 4 Autism

April 21 @ 11:00 am

Dine 4 Autism, a fundraising and autism awareness event, is set for Tuesday, April 21, in restaurants across the Triangle. More than 40 restaurants will donate a portion of their sales to support local individuals affected by autism and their families through local, volunteer chapters of the Autism Society of North Carolina. For a list of participating restaurants, go to www.dine4autism.com.

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Free

Tell About the South: Rob Shapard

April 21 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Center for the Study of the American South,
410 East Franklin, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Please join us at the Center for a lunchtime discussion with Rob Shapard, a doctoral student in U.S. History and 2014-15 McColl Fellow at CSAS. In his talk, “Calculating Eye and Rough Hand: Turning Longleaf into Board Feet and Sawdust,” Shapard will describe the perspective of one sawmilling firm, the Louisiana Central Lumber Company, toward the old-growth Louisiana longleaf pine forests that it felled and milled into lumber in the early twentieth century. The language that the company used to describe…

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My Story: Leadership Series featuring Jim Parker, CEO of Summit Engineering and Design

April 21 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The Whistle,
250 South Nash Street, Hillsborough , 27278 United States
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My Story: Leadership Series is a way for our young professionals to hear from community leaders as they share their stories of how they made their mark and how others can do the same. Our speaker for April is Jim Parker of Summit Engineering and Design. Serving as president and engineering services manager, Jim spearheads managing and marketing for all the professional services Summit has to offer. With experience in transportation, civil/site design, construction management, surveying and land planning, he…

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Free

Shout Out! Against Sexual Violence

April 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chapel Hill Public Library-Meeting Room A,
100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Do you want to Shout Out! Against Sexual Violence? Here’s your chance! On Tuesday, April 21, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm, the Orange County Rape Crisis Center will host its annual Shout Out! Against Sexual Violence, a survivor-themed event that explores the survivor experience through stories and testimonials, poetry and spoken word, dance, music, and visual art. We welcome submissions from survivors of sexual violence, their loved ones, and allies. Pieces can be submitted with the artist’s name or anonymously.…

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Fred W. Kiger: “The War Comes Home”

April 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church,
210 St. Mary's Rd., Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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St. Matthew’s will host the program “The War Comes Home” which will feature a lecture by Civil War historian Fred W. Kiger and period songs by our own Andrea Moore Healy. For the majority of the war, the Piedmont of North Carolina read about the far-away conflict.  But, in March and April of 1865, citizens in Orange, Chatham, and Wake Counties found themselves in the very middle of it.  This presentation is dedicated to that period of time when Union…

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Free

Game Night

April 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Every week until December 31, 2015
DSI Comedy Theater,
462 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Get your game on! DSI Comedy and the Chapel Hill-Carrboro-Durham community come together for bits and games every Tuesday at 7pm.Come for FREE, stay for FREE. Did we mention FRE? And there will be, you guessed it, FREE pizza (thank you IP3).

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Post-Reconstruction Education: The Creation of African American Schoolhouses in Orange County

April 22 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Every day until May 5, 2015

The Orange County Historical Museum will be hosting an exhibit of the history of one room schoolhouses for black students in Orange County after the Civil War, starting with the history of the first Quaker school for freed children of slaves founded in Hillsborough in 1866.  It includes an exhibit of Jacqueline Liggons’s photographs from the Free Spirit Freedom “Rural Schools for Colored Children—Path to Freedom” exhibit surveying remnants of old rural schools built for children of color during the…

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Free

Courtney Maum reads from her novel “I Am Having So Much Fun Here Without You”

April 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

In this reverse love story set in Paris and London, which The Wall Street Journal hailed as “funny and soulful…immediately appealing,” a failed monogamist attempts to woo his wife back and to answer the question: Is it really possible to fall back in love with your spouse? Despite the success of his first solo show in Paris and the support of his brilliant French wife and young daughter, thirty-four-year-old British artist Richard Haddon is too busy mourning the loss of his…

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Free

Montessori School Tour and Information Session

April 23 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

A Tour and Information Session is coming up on April 23rd at 9:30 a.m. for prospective parents of children 1st – 8th grades. Space is limited, please call Molly Dempsey at 919-493-8541 to reserve a spot.

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Post-Reconstruction Education: The Creation of African American Schoolhouses in Orange County

April 23 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until May 5, 2015

The Orange County Historical Museum will be hosting an exhibit of the history of one room schoolhouses for black students in Orange County after the Civil War, starting with the history of the first Quaker school for freed children of slaves founded in Hillsborough in 1866.  It includes an exhibit of Jacqueline Liggons’s photographs from the Free Spirit Freedom “Rural Schools for Colored Children—Path to Freedom” exhibit surveying remnants of old rural schools built for children of color during the…

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Meet the Author Tea with Dr. Terrance Holt

April 23 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Chapel Hill Public Library – Meeting Room B,
100 Library Dr., Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

The Friends of the Chapel Hill Public Library are pleased to present Dr. Terrance Holt at a Meet the Author Tea at the Chapel Hill Library in Meeting Room B.  The program is free and open to the public.  Refreshments at 3:30, program 4:00-5:00. Terrence Holt is a writer-physician who enjoys working at the intersection between medicine and literature. His current book came out in 2014 and was named one of the best books of the year. It focuses on…

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$50

The Wines of Sonoma and Napa Valley at Fearrington Village

April 23 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Granary at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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In some ways Sonoma and Napa Valley are a spiritual heartland of American wine making. They are the regions that put our country on the map for fine wine, and the history of how they made that happen is much like the history of our country: exciting, pioneering, and full of characters. Join Wine Director Maximilian Kast and explore these revolutionary areas of wine making. $50 includes wine, cheese plate, service fee and tax. Reserve at 919.542.2121 http://www.fearrington.com/event/the-wines-of-sonoma-and-napa-valley/

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Free

Mary Willingham and Jay Smith discuss “Cheated”

April 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

In 2010 allegations of an utterly corrupted academic system for student-athletes emerged from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus, home of the legendary Tar Heels. Now, however, the fallout of this scandal—and the continuing spotlight on the failings of college athletics—has made the school ground zero in the debate about how the $16 billion college sports industry operates. Written by UNC professor of history Jay Smith and UNC athletics department whistleblower Mary Willingham, Cheated: The UNC Scandal, the…

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Post-Reconstruction Education: The Creation of African American Schoolhouses in Orange County

April 24 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until May 5, 2015

The Orange County Historical Museum will be hosting an exhibit of the history of one room schoolhouses for black students in Orange County after the Civil War, starting with the history of the first Quaker school for freed children of slaves founded in Hillsborough in 1866.  It includes an exhibit of Jacqueline Liggons’s photographs from the Free Spirit Freedom “Rural Schools for Colored Children—Path to Freedom” exhibit surveying remnants of old rural schools built for children of color during the…

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Friends Book Sale

April 24 @ 4:00 pm - April 26 @ 4:00 pm
Orange County Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Ln , Hillsborough , NC 27278 United States
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Buy books, DVDs and more at the Friends of the Orange County Public Library semi-annual book sale! Friday (4-7 p.m.)and Saturday (10 a.m.-4 p.m.), hardback book prices are $2.00. Paperback books and DVDs are $1.00, and children’s books are .50. On Sunday (noon-4 p.m.), books can be purchased by the bag at a price of $5.00, first bag; $3.00 for each bag thereafter.

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Free

Fridays on the Front Porch

April 24 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week until October 23, 2015

Join us at FOFP each Friday starting on April 24th through October 23rd at 5 PM. New this season are a variety of food trucks available to entertain your palate. Relax on our shady front porch while enjoying live music and delicious fare. No cover charge or reservations required.

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Heaven and Hell: LGBT Rights in Latin America and the Caribbean

April 24 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, UNC Campus,
301 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill, 27516
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Panel featuring MP Angélica Lozano, the first out lesbian elected to national office in Colombia, leading gay rights activist Jaevion Nelson from Jamaica, and Professor Javier Corrales of Amherst College. Michael K. Lavers of the Washington Blade will moderate.

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Live & Local Series: Dreaming Through the Evening

April 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Plaza at 140 W. Franklin St.,
140 W Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Hailing from Durham, NC, Eric + Erica is a duo making dream pop music with instruments and voices. Their intimate style is sure to remind you of a soft spring evening.

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Free

Earth Evening – A Celebration of Earth Day

April 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Take part in environmental programs for the entire family. Hands-on activities for the kids designed to educate, inspire and entertain them in the spirit of Earth Day. Bring your used cooking oil, cell phones and fluorescent light bulbs to be recycled. Farmers’ Market Pavilion/River Park 140 E. Margaret Ln, Hillsborough, NC

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Hillsborough Last Fridays Art Walk

April 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every month on the last Friday until December 31, 2015
Downtown Hillsborough,
N. Churton St., Hillsborough, NC United States
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Come out to downtown Hillsborough on the last Friday of every month for Last Fridays Art Walk! Last Fridays Art Walk happens rain or shine! For more information, click here.

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Adult Spelling Bee

April 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
DSI Comedy Theater,
462 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The Adult Spelling Bee is similar to Scripps’ Spelling Bee, but with more jokes, and improv games led by DSI comedians between rounds.   It is hosted by UNC Program in the Humanities. Part variety show, part serious inquiry into the public’s orthography skills, and mostly just a fun time, this event will be the first of many events mixing entertainment with just a modicum of scholarly endeavor. Anyone can take part and teams are welcome! Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for…

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$10

Bynum Prom Night Bingo

April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bynum Front Porch,
950 Bynum Road, Bynum, NC United States

Join the Bynum Front Porch and Cinderella’s Closet for the BYNUM PROM NIGHT BINGO on Friday, April 24 at the Bynum General Store. Dress to impress in your finest prom night attire.  Don’t worry we’ll have corsages and you can capture the night with a photo under the balloon arch! $10 for 10 games with all proceeds supporting the Bynum Front Porch educational grants for graduating Chatham County high school seniors and Cinderella’s Closet, an organization that provides new and…

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Free

Kids’ Seedling Giveaway at the Carrboro Farmers’ Market

April 25 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Carrboro Farmers’ Market,
301 West Main Street, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States

Join the Carrboro Farmers’ Market and event sponsor Fifth Season Gardening Company at our annual Kids’ Seedling Giveaway! Every kid should get the chance to grow something, so we are continuing our spring tradition of giving away a free tomato seedling, lovingly grown by our very own Market farmers, to any kid who comes to Market!  Fifth Season will be helping out the farmers of the future with potting soil for transplanting the seedlings and sharing growing advice with budding…

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Kids’ Seedling Giveaway at the Farmers’ Market

April 25 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Carrboro Farmers’ Market,
301 West Main Street, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Join the Carrboro Farmers’ Market and event sponsor Fifth Season Gardening Company at our annual Kids’ Seedling Giveaway! Every kid should get the chance to grow something, so we are continuing our spring tradition of giving away a free tomato seedling, lovingly grown by our very own Market farmers, to any kid who comes to Market! Fifth Season will be helping out the farmers of the future with potting soil for transplanting the seedlings and to share growing advice with…

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Friends Book Sale

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Orange County Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Ln , Hillsborough , NC 27278 United States
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Buy books, DVDs and more at the Friends of the Orange County Public Library semi-annual book sale! Friday (4-7 p.m.)and Saturday (10 a.m.-4 p.m.), hardback book prices are $2.00. Paperback books and DVDs are $1.00, and children’s books are .50. On Sunday (noon-4 p.m.), books can be purchased by the bag at a price of $5.00, first bag; $3.00 for each bag thereafter.

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Free

Local Roots Festival at 300 East Main

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

300 East Main presents Local Roots Festival with free fun for kids from noon-3PM with craft tables from The Scrap Exchange, kids karaoke, hula hooping and more! And don’t miss GREAT sidewalk sales all day at Cameron’s, Fleet Feet and WomanCraft plus enjoy a trunk show from Black Mountain Silver Co. at Cameron’s from noon-6 and demos at WomanCraft from 11-4. Fun for the whole family!

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Emy Mack Trunk Show at Dovecote in Fearrington Village

April 25 @ 10:00 am - April 26 @ 5:00 pm
Dovecote at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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We all have our weaknesses, and gorgeous shoes happens to be mine! Of all the amazing collections we have presented through our Trunk Show series at Dovecote this spring, I am personally the most excited about bringing you a stunning shoe collection that we discovered in NY earlier this year. From chic flats to elegant heels, these shoes are to die for. American shoe designer, Emy Mack, launched her eponymous Italian-made luxury footwear line in the Fall of 2012 with…

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Free

Wonderful World of Wildlife

April 25 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Piedmont Wildlife Center,
364 Leigh Farm Rd, Durham, NC 27707 United States

Join us for this FREE family-friendly Earth Day celebration as part of NC Science Festival! The NC Science Festival is the longest-running statewide event in the US! The North Carolina Science Festival is a multi-day celebration showcasing science and technology. The Festival highlights the educational, cultural and financial impact of science in our state. Come join the wildlife (and human) ambassadors of Piedmont Wildlife Center for an Earth Day celebration! Visit with some of our native wildlife ambassadors, make Earth Day crafts, track box…

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Post-Reconstruction Education: The Creation of African American Schoolhouses in Orange County

April 25 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until May 5, 2015

The Orange County Historical Museum will be hosting an exhibit of the history of one room schoolhouses for black students in Orange County after the Civil War, starting with the history of the first Quaker school for freed children of slaves founded in Hillsborough in 1866.  It includes an exhibit of Jacqueline Liggons’s photographs from the Free Spirit Freedom “Rural Schools for Colored Children—Path to Freedom” exhibit surveying remnants of old rural schools built for children of color during the…

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$30-$35

2015 Piedmont Farm Tour

April 25 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every day until April 26, 2015

20TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR Come learn about the Triangle’s local and organic farm & food scene. Meet local farmers & tour their farms! View our Google Interactive Map for a list of the exceptional farms on the tour this year – with driving directions! Load up a car with your friends and family, choose the farms you’d like to visit on the map or brochure below and get out in the countryside! The tour is self-guided and farms and sites are located throughout the Triangle…

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Free

Samantha Bryant reads from her novel “Going Through the Change: A Menopausal Superhero Novel”

April 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Going through “the change” isn’t easy on any woman. Mood swings, hot flashes, hormonal imbalances, and itchy skin are par for the course. But for these four seemingly unrelated women, menopause brought changes none of them had ever anticipated—super-heroic changes. Helen discovers a spark within that reignites her fire. Jessica finds that her mood is lighter, and so is her body. Patricia always had a tough hide, but now even bullets bounce off her. Linda doesn’t have trouble opening the…

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Free

Ursula Vernon presents her new kids’ illustrated novel “Castle Hangnail”

April 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

From the creator of Dragonbreath comes a tale of witches, minions, and one fantastic castle, just right for fans of Roald Dahl and Tom Angleberger. When Molly shows up on Castle Hangnail’s doorstep to fill the vacancy for a wicked witch, the castle’s minions are understandably dubious. After all, she is twelve years old, barely five feet tall, and quite polite. (The minions are used to tall, demanding evil sorceresses with razor-sharp cheekbones.) But the castle desperately needs a master…

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The ArtsCenter Spring Craft Fair

April 25 @ 11:00 pm
The ArtsCenter,
300 East Main Street, Carrboro, ND 27510 United States
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The Annual Spring Craft Fair, a festival of local and handmade arts and crafts, will take place at The ArtsCenter on Saturday, April 25 from 11am-4pm! Featuring over 25 local artists offering jewelry, pottery, clothing, accessories, soaps, toys, and lots of unique, affordable items for all ages. The bar will be open for beverages during the event. A kids’ zone will feature hands-on art projects for little ones.

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Post-Reconstruction Education: The Creation of African American Schoolhouses in Orange County

April 26 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until May 5, 2015

The Orange County Historical Museum will be hosting an exhibit of the history of one room schoolhouses for black students in Orange County after the Civil War, starting with the history of the first Quaker school for freed children of slaves founded in Hillsborough in 1866.  It includes an exhibit of Jacqueline Liggons’s photographs from the Free Spirit Freedom “Rural Schools for Colored Children—Path to Freedom” exhibit surveying remnants of old rural schools built for children of color during the…

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Friends Book Sale

April 26 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Orange County Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Ln , Hillsborough , NC 27278 United States
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Buy books, DVDs and more at the Friends of the Orange County Public Library semi-annual book sale! Friday (4-7 p.m.)and Saturday (10 a.m.-4 p.m.), hardback book prices are $2.00. Paperback books and DVDs are $1.00, and children’s books are .50. On Sunday (noon-4 p.m.), books can be purchased by the bag at a price of $5.00, first bag; $3.00 for each bag thereafter.

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$50

Worm Composting with Brian Rosa

April 26 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fifth Season Gardening,
106 S. Greensboro Street, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States

Expect a fun-filled, info-packed afternoon workshop on composting for worms. Instructor Brian Rosa, Founder of BE New Organic World (BE N.O.W.), will dig into the basics of backyard composting and vermi-composting. Learn from an expert while experiencing the process firsthand! Each participant will leave with their very own worm bin filled with a half pound of healthy, hungry worms to start composting.

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Free

Family and Friends Sundays at The Ackland Art Museum

April 26 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every month on the fourth Sunday until January 31, 2016
Ackland Art Museum,
101 S Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, 27514
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On the fourth Sunday of the month from 1pm to 5pm, spend an interactive, art-filled day with family and friends at the Ackland Art Museum. Conduct an “Art Interview” with your friend or family member – pick up a question sheet and pencil at the Information Desk. Play art games like Ackland Art Bingo, or challenge yourself and your friends to solving Ackland “Art in a Jar” puzzles. Make your own version of the Ackland’s “Artwork of the Month” (chosen by the previous…

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$3-$8

Carrboro’s 18th Annual Community Dinner

April 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McDougle School,
900 Old Fayettevill Road, Chapel Hill , NC 27516 United States
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The 2015 Annual Community Dinner will be held at 1:00 pm on Sunday, April 26 at the McDougle School’s cafetorium on Old Fayetteville Road in Carrboro. This is a wonderful celebration, for all families, of our community’s diversity through food and entertainment.  This event has won a National League of cities Cultural Diversity Award for its inclusiveness. Tickets are $8.00 for adults and $3.00 for children 10 and under.  For more information and ticket venues go to www.communitydinner.org.

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$30-$35

2015 Piedmont Farm Tour

April 26 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until April 26, 2015

20TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR Come learn about the Triangle’s local and organic farm & food scene. Meet local farmers & tour their farms! View our Google Interactive Map for a list of the exceptional farms on the tour this year – with driving directions! Load up a car with your friends and family, choose the farms you’d like to visit on the map or brochure below and get out in the countryside! The tour is self-guided and farms and sites are located throughout the Triangle…

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Free

Michael White and Stuart Dischell read from “Travels in Vermeer” and “Dig Safe”

April 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Two prominent North Carolina poets read-based from their work in celebration of National Poetry Month! About Michael White’s memoir Travels in Vermeer: A lyrical and intimate account of how a poet, in the midst of a bad divorce, finds consolation and grace through viewing the paintings of Vermeer, in six world cities. In the midst of a divorce (in which the custody of his young daughter is at stake) and over the course of a year, the poet Michael White,…

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Free

A Southern Summer: the Big Band Sound of the Ambassadors

April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Southern Village Green,
Market St , Chapel Hill, NC United States
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The Ambassadors Big Band will present a concert of Swing-era jazz favorites and ballads on Sunday, April 26, on the Village Green in Southern Village as part of the community’s summer Southern Summer Outdoor Concert Series. The program is scheduled from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The concert is free. Free will donations to the band are invited. Listeners should bring a blanket or folding chair to sit on the large lawn that provides the wide median in Market Street. Ample…

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Post-Reconstruction Education: The Creation of African American Schoolhouses in Orange County

April 27 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until May 5, 2015

The Orange County Historical Museum will be hosting an exhibit of the history of one room schoolhouses for black students in Orange County after the Civil War, starting with the history of the first Quaker school for freed children of slaves founded in Hillsborough in 1866.  It includes an exhibit of Jacqueline Liggons’s photographs from the Free Spirit Freedom “Rural Schools for Colored Children—Path to Freedom” exhibit surveying remnants of old rural schools built for children of color during the…

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Post-Reconstruction Education: The Creation of African American Schoolhouses in Orange County

April 28 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until May 5, 2015

The Orange County Historical Museum will be hosting an exhibit of the history of one room schoolhouses for black students in Orange County after the Civil War, starting with the history of the first Quaker school for freed children of slaves founded in Hillsborough in 1866.  It includes an exhibit of Jacqueline Liggons’s photographs from the Free Spirit Freedom “Rural Schools for Colored Children—Path to Freedom” exhibit surveying remnants of old rural schools built for children of color during the…

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Free

Fun Run and Talk with Christopher McDougall, “Born To Run” author

April 28 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

5:30pm Fun Run & workout with Chris McDougall, Proaxis Therapy and Balanced Movement Studio 7:30pm discussion, talk, and book signing The run and workout are free of charge, but space is limited. First come first reserved: RSVP at INFO (at) Flyleafbooks.com About Chris McDougall and his new book, Natural Born Heroes: After running an ultramarathon in Mexico, Christopher McDougall, author of Born to Run finds his next great adventure on the razor-sharp mountains of Crete, where a band of Resistance fighters in…

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Free

Let’s Talk About Sex” Documentary Screening

April 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chapel Hill Public Library-Meeting Room A,
100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

This film offers a revealing look at how American attitudes toward adolescent sexuality affect today’s teenagers and an examination of how other nations have successfully reduced teen pregnancy and STI rates in comparison to the United States. The screening will include door prizes, refreshments, and an opportunity to ask questions and discuss the film.  It will be presented by Planned Parenthood South Atlantic with The Chapel Hill Public Library. Visit www.letstalkaboutsexthefilm.com to learn more about the film. Free and open…

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Free

Game Night

April 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until December 31, 2015
DSI Comedy Theater,
462 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Get your game on! DSI Comedy and the Chapel Hill-Carrboro-Durham community come together for bits and games every Tuesday at 7pm.Come for FREE, stay for FREE. Did we mention FRE? And there will be, you guessed it, FREE pizza (thank you IP3).

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Post-Reconstruction Education: The Creation of African American Schoolhouses in Orange County

April 29 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until May 5, 2015

The Orange County Historical Museum will be hosting an exhibit of the history of one room schoolhouses for black students in Orange County after the Civil War, starting with the history of the first Quaker school for freed children of slaves founded in Hillsborough in 1866.  It includes an exhibit of Jacqueline Liggons’s photographs from the Free Spirit Freedom “Rural Schools for Colored Children—Path to Freedom” exhibit surveying remnants of old rural schools built for children of color during the…

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$6

Ask Ramses

April 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
DSI Comedy Theater,
462 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Ever wonder what it would be like to do the right thing? Maybe you don’t know what the right thing is? Join UNC Philosopher and Ethicist Susan Wolf for our first installment of “Ask Ramses,” a live (and humorous) exchange of ideas and advice for everyday conundrums. Dr. Wolf, and DSI comedians, will answer anonymous questions from the audience and discuss the ethical implications of the options before us. Learn how a philosopher approaches life and come away a better…

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Post-Reconstruction Education: The Creation of African American Schoolhouses in Orange County

April 30 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until May 5, 2015

The Orange County Historical Museum will be hosting an exhibit of the history of one room schoolhouses for black students in Orange County after the Civil War, starting with the history of the first Quaker school for freed children of slaves founded in Hillsborough in 1866.  It includes an exhibit of Jacqueline Liggons’s photographs from the Free Spirit Freedom “Rural Schools for Colored Children—Path to Freedom” exhibit surveying remnants of old rural schools built for children of color during the…

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