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May 2016
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One-on-One Medicare Counseling

May 4
Chapel Hill Public Library,
100 Library Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Starting May 4th, seniors who are, or soon will be, eligible for Medicare can get free, unbiased counseling sessions to learn more about Medicare. Some of the information that will be covered includes details about Medicare parts A, B, C, & D, annual enrollment, penalties, and supplemental policies. Individuals can also sign up for Medicare on the spot.   The sessions will be by appointment on the first Wednesday of each month at the Chapel Hill Public Library. Interested parties…

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Pre-School Storytime

May 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Weekly on the same day until May 26, 2016
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Storytime Johanna

Every Thursday: Thursday 10:30am-11:30am  Pre School Storytime  Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)!

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Mother’s Day Pretty in Pink Celebration

May 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Seymour Center,
2551 Homestead Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Calling all mothers!!  It's your time to shine, give yourselves a pat on the back for motherhood and be made to feel special.  This call is also for women who may not have children of their own, but have served in this capacity for many.  This affair will be like no other.  Your spotlight opportunity will be very creative and fun as your story is shared in a festive, high energy setting. It's going to be a spectacular event!  We…

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Election 2016: What is the Impact on North Carolina?

May 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Chapel Hill Public Library,
100 Library Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

The League of Women Voters of Orange, Durham and Chatham Counties is hosting a public forum with Rick Glazier, Executive Director of the North Carolina Justice Center. This event will take place on Thursday May 5, 2016, at 7:00 PM at the Chapel Hill Public Library, located at 100 Library Drive in Chapel Hill. The program is free and doors open to the public at 6:45 PM. Free parking is available. Rick Glazier will discuss Election 2016: The impact on…

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May Day Celebration

May 6 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hargraves Community Center,
216 Robeson Dr.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Let's leap around the May pole once again with laughter and fun.  This year's May Day Celebration will offer a morning of bingo, games, prizes, lunch, wrapping the May pole and musical entertainment.  This celebration is co-sponsored with Chapel Hill Parks and Recreation.  Transportation will leave the Seymour Center at 10:00 a.m. and will return at 1:00 p.m.  Please register by Friday, April 22.

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Job Outreach For Seniors – Presentation with Arc of the Triangle

May 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Seymour Center,
2551 Homestead Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Do you have a few hours a week to spend supporting people in the community? Want to get paid to do it?  Then come to an employment session with the Arc of the Triangle!  The Arc of the Triangle partners with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families to help them achieve their life goals.  The Arc of the Triangle is hiring for a variety of part-time positions in the Chapel Hill/Orange County areas.  There are various start…

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Welcome to Medicare!

May 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Chapel Hill Public Library,
100 Library Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Are you turning 65, and eligible for Medicare? Do you feel overwhelmed by all the information "bombarding" you? If so, come to a seminar offered by the Seniors" Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) and the Orange County Department on Aging to learn about Medicare and all of its parts.  People turning age 65 - those who are retiring, retired, or continuing to work - should attend to learn more about Medicare and how to avoid penalties.  General information on choosing…

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Go Chapel Hill Bike Night

May 6 @ 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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Night for cyclists of all ages and especially those considering cycling to and from work in the next 12 months!  Performances, Activities, and MORE!

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Spinnin’ and Grinnin’

May 6 @ 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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It's bike week! Wheel over to Live and Local to hear the East Chapel Hill School Ukulele Orchestra perform tunes in honor of our two-wheeled friends. See them perform here and get ready to hear strumming that will transport you to your favorite beach.  

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Workshop Series for Family, Friends & Loved Ones

May 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until May 9, 2016
Orange County Rape Crisis Center,
1506 E Franklin St #302
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514 United States

Mondays 6-8pm, April 18 - May 9 at OCRCC This workshop series for adult parents, partners, family members, and friends of those who have experienced sexual violence will meet weekly for 4 sessions. This is an opportunity to learn, share, and gain support from others with similar experiences. Please note that advance meetings with staff and group facilitators are required for participation. Pre-meetings happening now. Contact groups@ocrcc.org now to reigister.

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Do Peterson at Johnny’s

May 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Do Peterson left his successful career as a biostatistician to Do what he needed to Do. Music. He is now Do-ing his “hip-hop folk thing“ to great acclaim. His songs explore the joys and challenges of work and home, love and...Mathematics?! His music speaks to both the mind and soul. Do Peterson bends and blends genres from folk to funk, rock to reggae, classical to country and ballad to blues. He is a dynamic performer and considers his performances both…

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Carrboro Elementary School Fair

May 7 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Carrboro Elementary,
400 Shelton St
Carrboro, NC United States
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Rain or Shine! Fun for All Ages! For over 30 years the Carrboro Elementary School Fair has been one of the most popular community events in Carrboro and the school's biggest fundraiser. This year's Fair will be even more fun for the entire family with new booths and games! Dunking booth featuring CES teachers, bounce house and an inflatable obstacle course, photo booth, face painting, hair bling, homemade Mexican food, fresh spun cotton candy and more! More than 25 other…

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Spring Green Home Tour in the Triangle

May 7 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Saturdays and Sundays, April 30-May 1 and May 7-8
Home Builders Association,
20 W. Colony Place, Suite 180
Durham, North Carolina 27705 Select a Country:
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The 2016 Green Home Tour will be April 30 – May 1 and May 7 – 8, noon – 5:00 pm, at new and remodeled green certified homes throughout the area. In its 11th year of inviting the public to view green building practices and materials, this free self-guided GHBT event showcases a variety of excellent examples of certified green home construction. Each home in the tour is inspected and third-party verified, making sure each home meets the minimum certification…

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Spring Green Home Tour in the Triangle

May 8 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Saturdays and Sundays, April 30-May 1 and May 7-8
Home Builders Association,
20 W. Colony Place, Suite 180
Durham, North Carolina 27705 Select a Country:
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The 2016 Green Home Tour will be April 30 – May 1 and May 7 – 8, noon – 5:00 pm, at new and remodeled green certified homes throughout the area. In its 11th year of inviting the public to view green building practices and materials, this free self-guided GHBT event showcases a variety of excellent examples of certified green home construction. Each home in the tour is inspected and third-party verified, making sure each home meets the minimum certification…

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Free Prompt Writing Class with Nancy Peacock

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Monthly on the same day until May 14, 2016
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

10:00am-11:30am (second Saturdays)   Free Prompt Writing Class with Nancy Peacock Serious writing begins with playful writing. Please join this unique ongoing group of supportive adult writers and play your way into the possibilities of the written word. Based on the work of Natalie Goldberg (Writing Down the Bones) we set a timer for fifteen minutes and write using prompts as our launch pads. This class is free and open to the public.  Nancy Peacock lives in Chatham County and…

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A Veteran’s Affair: Wall of Honor New Recipients and Reception

May 9 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Seymour Center,
2551 Homestead Raod
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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If you have not seen the Wall of Honor honoring veteran participants of the Seymour Center and the Passmore Center (formerly the Central Orange Senior Center), stop by and check it out! The wall is not only a way of expressing our gratitude to those who served our country, but it also enables other participants and visitors who frequent the Center to appreciate and learn more about their peers. Current honorees on the wall are: James Atwater, Jr.,Charlie Tsul, Carlyle…

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Tuesday Farmers’ Market

May 9 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until November 22, 2016
Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market,
201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market was founded in 2008 by local farmers, for local farmers. We are a truly local market that supports farmers and artisans within a 60 mile radius of Chapel Hill to offer fresh, quality farm and artisanal products year round. The market is vendor run and operated so every dollar spent helps support our local economy.  We are dedicated to educating consumers about the nutritional, environmental, and economic value of buying local, sustainably-produced farm products. The…

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Greenway Walks with Ken Moore: Occoneechee Mountain Laurel Garden and Lunch

May 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Seymour Center,
2551 Homestead Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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In honor of the Older Americans Month theme, the Senior Centers are going to "Blaze A Trail" on greenways. Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area contains a beautiful display of Mountain Laurel that is as beautiful as any display found many hours travel west in the Carolina mountains. Walking through this “natural garden” of native laurel, more frequently found in western North Carolina, is an annual spectacle that should not be missed. Please bring your lunch to enjoy with the group.…

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The Bluegrass Battleship at Johnny’s

May 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Sit a spell and listen as The Bluegrass Battleship fires salvo after salvo of sweet roots music into your eager eardrums.  With seven musicians, the Battleship is larger (and, of course, better) than most. The crew – Terry. Scott. Mel. Marc. Catherine. Jane, Eileen – are all on board having fun, and you will be, too — singing along, dancing, or just tapping your foot.

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Seniors on the Road Local Day Trips: Durham Bulls Game

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Seymour Center,
2551 Homestead Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Join us for an afternoon of baseball as the Bulls play the Buffalo Bison.  We have great seats behind home plate.  Lunch will be at the stadium so you can grab a hot dog, peanuts, and popcorn while enjoying the game.  Game starts at 11:05 a.m.  Return time may vary if the game goes into additional innings.  The $15.00 fee to participate includes your ticket and transportation departing from the Seymour Center in Chapel Hill.

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Pre-School Storytime

May 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until May 26, 2016
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Storytime Johanna

Every Thursday: Thursday 10:30am-11:30am  Pre School Storytime  Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)!

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Meals on Wheels Dining for Dollars

May 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hickory Tavern,
370-110 E. Main Street
Carrboro, NC United States
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On Thursday, May 12 at 6 p.m., Hickory Tavern in Carrboro is hosting the third annual “Dining for Dollars” to benefit Chapel Hill-Carrboro Meals on Wheels program. The event will include a dinner and a silent auction. Tickets go on sale April 1, 2016. Cost is $50 for a single, $90 for a couple, and $60 for a senior couple. Each ticket includes a variety of appetizers, an entree of choice, a selection of desserts and one drink ticket (beer…

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Skylark and the Siren at Johnny’s

May 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Skylark and The Siren are a country/ folk/soul duo located in Chapel Hill, NC. Originally from Boone, NC, they carry the sound of the high country where ever they go. With a collection of traditional folk tunes, original songs, and favorites from artists ranging from the Grateful Dead to Johnny Cash, these two up and coming song-birds' soulful harmonies are sure to inspire.

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Hudson & Haw in the Plaza

May 13 @ 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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Chapel Hill based Hudson & Haw are bringing poppy sweet folk tunes to the plaza this May. The UNC Chapel Hill trio released their debut album in April and are causing a stir in the local folk scene. Come out for good tunes and great vibes! 0 Likes

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Adult Spelling Bee

May 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
DSI Comedy Theater,
462 West Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Were you T-O-P of your C-L-A-S-S when it came to spelling? Do you keep a dictionary on your bedside table in case of emergencies? Do you enjoy watching people stumble over “chrysanthemum” in front of a crowd? The Spelling Bee, sponsored by Flyleaf Books & UNC Humanities Program. Beer will be swilled and words will be spelled and we'll determine which Triangle resident can bring the heat when it comes to linguistic feats. Think you could be the champion? Sign…

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Playing for Peace

May 14 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Community Church of Chapel Hill UU,
106 Purefoy Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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This fundraising event is a benefit concert for Syrian refuges, one of the first in the Triangle for this important cause. It is a unique cultural collaboration by children and for children, including a social justice workshop and cross-cultural performances featuring guest artist Eric Pritchard from Duke University's Ciompi Quartet, local violin students of Sangeeta Swamy from the Sound Mind School of Music, Raleigh's own middle eastern band The Habibi Band and young Syrian musicians Amir and Ryan Jabr and…

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DK and the Joy Machine & Saro Lynch-Thomason at Johnny’s

May 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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DK and the Joy Machine brings you innovative music on mountain dulcimer to move your soul. Known for her well crafted songs and genre-blending, innovative work on mountain dulcimer---plucking, strumming, bowing and “rocking out” on this trad instrument, “DK”'s music is at turns evocative, moving, playful and fun. Saro Lynch-Thomason is a ballad singer, folklorist, illustrator, author and social activist from Asheville, NC. Her passion for traditional music, people’s struggles and Appalachian traditions has called her to perform, teach and…

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Brunch with Christopher Adkins at Johnny’s

May 15 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Christopher Adkins is an award winning classical guitarist and has garnered multiple awards and prizes in both regional and international guitar competitions, including first prizes in the Appalachian GuitarFest, the Music Academy of North Carolina Guitar and the Mississippi Guitar. Sit and dine alongside the music of this phenomenal musician.

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Tuesday Farmers’ Market

May 16 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until November 22, 2016
Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market,
201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market was founded in 2008 by local farmers, for local farmers. We are a truly local market that supports farmers and artisans within a 60 mile radius of Chapel Hill to offer fresh, quality farm and artisanal products year round. The market is vendor run and operated so every dollar spent helps support our local economy.  We are dedicated to educating consumers about the nutritional, environmental, and economic value of buying local, sustainably-produced farm products. The…

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Bike-to-Work Breakfast

May 17 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Libba Cotten Bikeway,
Roberson St.
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Commuting cyclists! Tuesday, May 17, from 7 to 10 a.m., is the annual celebration of those who commute by bike. The Town of Carrboro and the Carrboro Bicycle Coalition will be serving up coffee, biscuits, donuts, bike-blender smoothies and more at this annual event. In addition, we'll have local mechanics doing bike checks, maps, information on cycling in the area, and even some giveaways and prizes. Cycle on over on your way to work (or play!)

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Fleet Feet – Why Do Your Feet Hurt While Walking?

May 17 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
University Place,
201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Senior Striders University Mall Walking Program meets on the third Tuesday of every month.  University Mall opens for walkers every Monday - Friday at 7:30 a.m.  The educational program scheduled for Tuesday, May 17th entitled " Fleet Feet: Why Do Your Feet Hurt While Walking?" will be conducted by George Linney.  All walkers are not the same and your shoes may only be appropriate for one fitness activity.  These days there are a mind-numbing variety of shoes for every possible activity.  Do…

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Shawna Caspi at Johnny’s

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Shawna Caspi is a singer-songwriter from Toronto, Canada with a powerful voice and serious guitar chops. With a commanding stage presence and an inviting charm, she doesn’t need a band to deliver an engaging and energetic show. She has all the sound she needs under her fingertips, with a remarkable finger-style guitar technique. Shawna’s playful wit and sense of a seasoned storyteller makes each performance intimate and captivating, no matter the size of the room.

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ICON Lecture Series

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Extraordinary Ventures,
200 S Elliott Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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ICON is proud to present James Carafano PhD, a leading expert in national security and foreign policy challenges. Dr. Carafano will address the threat of an EMP attack, it's impact, and take questions after his presentation. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online at www.iconlectureseries.com.

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Humanities Happy Hour: Why We Should Pay Attention to Country Music in Today’s World

May 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Top of the Hill – Back Bar,
100 E. Franklin St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Come raise a glass with scholars from UNC's College of Arts & Sciences. Each month will feature a different faculty member posing trivia questions on a humanities topic and discussing the answers in a casual setting. Free snacks and a little bit of knowledge. On May 18, Professor of Music and Adjunct Professor of American Studies, Jocelyn Neal will discuss Why We Should Pay Attention to Country Music in Today’s World. No need to register! Just show up ready for…

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Pre-School Storytime

May 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until May 26, 2016
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Storytime Johanna

Every Thursday: Thursday 10:30am-11:30am  Pre School Storytime  Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)!

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Back to Buenos Aires with John and Pat Hartwell

May 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Seymour Center,
2551 Homestead Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Globe trotters, John and Pat Hartwell have traveled most of the world and will be on hand to share highlights of their travels while visiting South America.  They will give highlights of their travel to Argentina and Chile as they share excerpts, background information, and pictures from their new book, Back to Buenos Aires.  Copies will be available for purchase and light refreshments will be served.  Please call the Seymour Center  at 919-968-2070 to register by Thursday, May 12th.

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Meet the Author Tea: Diane Chamberlain

May 19 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Chapel Hill Public Library,
100 Library Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Diane Chamberlain is the best-selling author of 24 novels. She writes complex stories about relationships, which explore family, love, and compassion along with hints of mystery and intrigue. Her latest book, Pretending to Dance, was released in October 2015 and is set in North Carolina. She will join us at the Library for tea and a talk.

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First Annual SpiritedTalks

May 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chapel Of the Cross,
304 E Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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"How Faith and Spirituality Influence Today's Innovative Leaders" Dr. Harold G. Koenig, Director of the Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health at Duke Medical Center will be speaking on the personal journey of spirituality and his career.  A Johnson Service Corps alum and current corps member will also present.  Hosted by Johnson Service Corps

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Come One, Come All!

May 20 @ 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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Cirque du Plaza is back, and this time better than ever! The Plaza will come to life with color as face painters turn people into lions, tigers and bears, oh my! Minuet Entertainment will make big strides on stilts and balloon twisters will transform balloons into fantastic creatures right before your eyes. Even the Spin Man will be making an appearance, balancing basketballs in a way you have never seen before! 0 Likes

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Mitch Hayes at Johnny’s

May 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Mitch Hayes lives in Concord NC. Mitch performs a solo or duo acoustic show consisting a mix of originals and covers. His musical and song-writing style is an amalgamation of all the musicians he has loved and listened to throughout my life. He won’t blow you away with amazing lead guitar licks but he will certainly entertain you with his stories and songs.

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Color the Hill 4k & Fun Run

May 21 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Unnamed Venue,
100 Old Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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The Color the Hill 4k and Fun Run is the wackiest time you can have on a cross country course! Make sure you show up at the start line as a blank canvas – white attire is best. Then run, walk, skip or dance your way to the finish line while you move through a rainbow of fun. All ages, skills, sizes and shapes are welcome and having a blast at the Color the Hill event is what it’s all…

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Movies @ the Library: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

May 21 @ 2:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Chapel Hill Public Library – Meeting Room B,
100 Library Dr.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Join us for a screening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015, PG-13).

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Native Plant Sale & Festival

May 21 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North Carolina Botanical Garden,
100 Old Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States

A festival celebrating native plants and highlighting the display gardens and habitats of the NCBG.  The event will feature the sale of native plants from NCBG and local nurseries, as well as live music, food trucks, tree climbing, and a raffle.  Admission is free and all are invited.

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Open Mic Night at Johnny’s

May 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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​Bring your friends. Bring some covers, or originals. ​Bring your tambourines, guitars & voices - whatever you can find! It will be a casual setting, and whether you're a veteran musician or a brand new poet, you should come along, even just to watch! Act Swiftly.

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The Barefoot Movement

May 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Meadowmont Gazebo,
301 Old Barn Lane
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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Our second Meadowmont Music Series concert of the year features The Barefoot Movement, an amazing bluegrass band based in Nashville, Tennessee. The gazebo lawn is the perfect place to kick back and enjoy the beginning of summertime! Bring your friends and family, a chair and blanket, and enjoy dinner from The Humble Pig Food Truck! FREE parking on site! More about The Barefoot Movement: Heartfelt, energetic, and down home. Heralded by CMT Edge as “one of the most promising bands on the bluegrass scene,” the music of the Nashville…

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Horseshoe in the Dogwood Open Garden, Hillsborough, NC

May 22 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Open Garden Horseshoe in the Dogwood,
417 St. Marys Road
Hillsborough, Nc 27278, 27278 United States
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Horseshoe in the Dogwood Open Garden Stroll around these beautiful English Country Gardens and be drawn into their romantic style and charm. The gardens feature an award-winning collection of iris, peonies, and lovely perennials and beautiful shrubbery. Proceeds donated to Hillsborough Visitors Center and Durham Preservation Event date and time:  May 22nd, 12:30-4 pm rain or shine Tickets are $7 and reservations are requested; EXACT CASH ONLY.  Call:  919-732-1288 to obtain tickets All parking must be either on Miller Road(both…

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Rishi Salon & Spa Benefit Fashion Show for HomeStart

May 22 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Southern Village Green,
Market St
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Join us to support this amazing Chapel Hill institution that provides comfort to women and their children in their greatest time of need. You won't want to miss this amazing event, emceed by Orange County's own Sheriff Charles Blackwood. Watch his deputies strut their stuff down the runway, while sporting the latest fashions! Featuring: Stories and commentary from four powerful women, clothing from 9 local boutiques worn by more than 40 models, Show music by DJ MC7, a Kid's Zone…

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Veterans Book Group

May 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Monthly on the same day until July 27, 2016
Chapel Hill Public Library,
100 Library Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 Select a Country:

NC Vets For Words: A Veterans’ Book Group gives veterans a chance to connect with one another, share their experiences, and strengthen their sense of community through literature and discussion. The group is open to any veteran, regardless of age, gender, or branch of service. We will meet once a month for five months starting on Weds. March 23, 2016 to discuss a selection of short readings broadly. related to war and homecoming.This program is free, but requires registration. Availability is…

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Cliff Cunningham of the 99%

May 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Cliff is an Americana-Folk artist with a strong background in improving the treatment of undocumented workers from Latin America, an issue that has served as inspiration for his music. Come along to hear from a man with a truly fascinating past and a handful of heartbreaking stories from his time in Mexico, Peru and El Salvador.

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French Language Lunch

May 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Monday, May 23rd, 2016 French Lunch Jessica Tanner, Assistant Professor of French Interested in polishing or refreshing your foreign language speaking skills? Join UNC faculty discussion leaders at Flyleaf Books for a lunch where participants are encouraged to speak only in a foreign language for the hour. All participants will receive a short foreign language article prior to the lunch that will serve as the foundation for our discussion. A brown bag lunch will be provided. Language Lunches are at…

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