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Crook’s Corner Art Exhibit – St. George

Crook’s Corner Art Exhibit – St. George

April 1
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St. George: Major works on oak and canvas. Sultry wild animals, exotic high heel shoes, imaginary maps of the South, portraits, and more. www.stgeorgeart.net

Still Life Reinterpreted

Still Life Reinterpreted

April 1
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Still Life Reinterpreted by Cynthia Aldrich remains on display in the Ella Fountain Pratt Legacy Gallery . The exhibit will remain on display until July 6th, 2014.

“A Glimpse” Photography Show by Martha Hoelzer

“A Glimpse” Photography Show by Martha Hoelzer

April 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Travel with Martha to see a glimpse of her recent trip to India, a land of beautiful cultures and colors as she retraces her steps through her photography. Featured images will also include a glimpse into other worlds including downtown Durham, and travels out West. Join Martha on Friday, April 11th from 6-9 to have […]

MEET OUR HEROES: Secret Room books exhibition

MEET OUR HEROES: Secret Room books exhibition

April 1 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Created by Durham Academy 6th Grade Students, 2014 Artist, Peg Gignoux collaborates with ninety-four sixth graders and their Language Arts teachers at Durham Academy in a dynamic book arts residency that will yield vibrant pop up books that explore the vocabulary of Hero. Students draft a story based on a personal hero who has had […]

UNC Baseball vs. UNC Wilmington Seahawks

UNC Baseball vs. UNC Wilmington Seahawks

April 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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UNC’s Baseball Team hosts the UNC Wilmington Seahawks today! The first pitch will be thrown around 6:00pm. All home UNC Baseball games are held at Boshamer Stadium, on UNC’s campus. Tickets are still available starting at FIVE DOLLARS! Get tickets and further information at: www.goheels.com

Bayside w/ Four Year Strong, Daylight, Mixtapes

Bayside w/ Four Year Strong, Daylight, Mixtapes

April 1 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Bayside w/ Four Year Strong, Daylight, Mixtapes Tue, April 1, 2014 Doors: 6:00 pm / Show: 7:00 pm Cat’s Cradle Carrboro, NC $16.50 – $19.00 Tickets

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Sultans of String

Sultans of String

April 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sultans of String Friday, April 4 Advance: $12 Friends/Students Advance: $8 Day of Show: $16 8:00 pm Known for dizzying roots music jams, poly-rhythms and revved up riffs, Sultans of String can take you down the Silk Road, the gypsy-jazz coffeehouses of Eastern Europe, bring you back to American east coast, and send on a […]

“Let’s Be FRANK” – Exhibition

“Let’s Be FRANK” – Exhibition

April 2 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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“Let’s Be FRANK” presents the work of the talented artists who make FRANK the leading non-profit art gallery in the heart of Chapel Hill. FRANK’s twenty-two member artists will be the focus of this not-to-miss exhibition. The membership’s talents vary widely and this show will embrace the artistic vision and personal style of each individual; […]

WELCOME TO MEDICARE SEMINAR

WELCOME TO MEDICARE SEMINAR

April 2 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Take advantage of an upcoming WELCOME TO MEDICARE SEMINAR presented by a Certified SHIIP Counselor. The Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) is a division of the NC Department of Insurance that offers free, objective information about Medicare, Medicare Supplements, Medicare Advantage Plans, and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans. The seminar is open to anyone interested […]

Holistic Healing

Holistic Healing

April 2 @ 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
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Chapel Hill Public Library is partnering with the Holistic Center for Health and Healing, INC. to provide a series of monthly educational programs to enhance individual and community health and wellness.

Eisley w/ Merriment

Eisley w/ Merriment

April 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Eisley w/ Merriment Wed, April 2, 2014 Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm Cat’s Cradle – Back Room Carrboro, NC $15.00 Tickets

Men of Destiny Conference

Men of Destiny Conference

April 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Men of Destiny 2014 Conference - St. Paul AME (Chapel Hill)

The month of April  will be Men of Destiny Conference month at St. Paul. There will be a special topic workshop each Wednesday, Community Cook out on Saturday, April 12, Men’s  Day speaker will be Congressman James Clyburn form South Carolina.  Please spread the word and plan to attend some or all of the events. […]

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Haiku Exhibition

Haiku Exhibition

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Celebrate National Poetry Month & National Library Week in April with Chapel Hill Public Library. Create a haiku, be a part of a library exhibit, enter for a chance to win a prize. Submit to the upstairs Information Services desk by April 17. Themes: Lives Change @ Your Library, Books, Reading, Writing

ArtWalk Feature Exhibit at WomanCraft: “Gina Boyle: Artfully Out Loud”

ArtWalk Feature Exhibit at WomanCraft: “Gina Boyle: Artfully Out Loud”

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Chapel Hill artist Gina Boyle creates mixed media mosaics, comprised of her signature quotation tiles, handmade sculptural tiles, stained glass, fine china, beads, vintage jewelry, and more. Her work has been featured at national art shows, including the 57th Art Fair (Chicago), the Manayunk Arts Festival (Philadelphia), Art on the Square (Williamsburg, VA), and Artsplosure (Raleigh).  On […]

Crook’s Corner Artist Reception – St. George

Crook’s Corner Artist Reception – St. George

April 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Artist Reception, Crook’s Corner Restaurant St. George: Major works on oak and canvas. Sultry wild animals, exotic high heel shoes, imaginary maps of the South, portraits, and more. www.stgeorgeart.net  

ART IN BLOOM

ART IN BLOOM

April 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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A FESTIVAL OF FRESH FLORAL ARRANGEMENTS AND FINE LOCAL ART PRESENTED BY THE CHAPEL HILL GARDEN CLUB FOR THE FIRST TIME IN COLLABORATION WITH FRANK. This glorious springtime celebration showcases the talented floral designers from the Chapel Hill Garden Club. Some are students of “Elements and Principles of Design”, their on-going floral design workshop. Enjoy […]

TrySports’ Try Thursday

TrySports’ Try Thursday

April 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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TrySports, the premier retail destination for high-quality products and services to assist customers in achieving a new level of fitness, will kick off its inaugural “Try Thursday” Adventure Run on Thursday, April 3, at 6 p.m. at 201 Estes Drive, Unit D14 in Chapel Hill’s University Mall. On the first Thursday of every month, TrySports will hold a free scavenger hunt […]

ConvergeNC Southern Music Festival

ConvergeNC Southern Music Festival

April 3 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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ConvergeNC seeks to enrich and complicate our ideas about Southern music and identity through performances that draw on traditional roots but also push in new directions. We invite the UNC, Carrboro/Chapel Hill and wider Triangle communities to join us in celebrating the deep and vibrant musical landscape of our region. Events include the kickoff show […]

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Orange County Expo at University Mall

Orange County Expo at University Mall

April 4 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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April is County Government Month! In celebration, Orange County is hosting an Expo at University Mall on Friday, April 4 from 10am-2 pm. More than two dozen Orange County departments will set up booths stocked with information and giveaways. Take a tour of emergency services and police vehicles, ;earn about county services, and meet the employees who take pride in providing quality customer service to the residents of Orange County. Ron Stutts and the WCHL/Chapelboro team will be there. We hope you will be too!

Friends of the Library – Big Book Sale

Friends of the Library – Big Book Sale

April 4 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Bigger than ever!  8000+ books on sale: fiction, non-fiction (25 categories), children’s, & media.  Friday for Friends of the Library members.  Saturday: $1 softcovers, $2 hardcovers, plus CDs/DVDs/vinyl.  Sunday: bag sale $5 for all you can put in our shopping bag.  Plus books on sale all 3 days at the Friends BookStore on the library’s […]

Assassins

Assassins

April 4 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Assassins music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim book by John Weidman based on an idea by Charles Gilbert, Jr. Multiple Tony Award-Winner WHEN YOU’VE GOT A GUN  EVERYBODY PAYS ATTENTION. A theatrical tour-de-force combining Sondheim’s signature blend of intelligently stunning lyrics and beautiful music with a panorama of our nation’s culture of celebrity and the […]

NCIS Mystery Signing

NCIS Mystery Signing

April 4 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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N.P. Simpson, author of B.O.Q.,; An NCIS Special Agent Fran Setliff Novel, will be celebrating the launch of her new book at Quail Ridge Books in Raleigh on Friday, April 4th at 7:30 p.m. In its starred review, Library Journal hails the book as a “military police procedural…just right for the many fans of TV’s […]

The Arcane Heart w/ Embers End, Daniel And The Lion, Aaron Gallagher

The Arcane Heart w/ Embers End, Daniel And The Lion, Aaron Gallagher

April 4 @ 8:00 pm - April 5 @ 1:00 am
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The Arcane Heart w/ Embers End, Daniel And The Lion, Aaron Gallagher Fri, April 4, 2014 Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 8:30 pm (event ends at 1:00 am) Local 506 Chapel Hill, NC $8.00 – $10.00 Tickets   The Arcane Heart - (Set time: 8:30 PM) Links he Arcane Heart is the music of singer-songwriter Stephen Chandler Wilson. Based in […]

Activated Art at the Ackland

Activated Art at the Ackland

April 4 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Activated Art 2014 In its third year, Activated Art at the Ackland presents five 10-minute original plays inspired by works of art at the Museum—and performed live in front of those works! Read the press release. 2014 Activated Art Playwrights and their Plays: Miriam Angress, “Stealing Sight” Bronwen Clark, “Emeraldine” Mark Cornell, “Unnoticed” Ian Finley, “Bronze” Jonathan […]

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Carrboro Farmers’ Market

Carrboro Farmers’ Market

April 5 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Carrboro, North Carolina, is home to the nationally recognized Carrboro Farmers’ Market. Recently highlighted by both Bon Appétit, Martha Stewart’s Good Food Magazine, and Visa Black Card Magazine as one of the top markets in the country, Carrboro Farmers’ Market celebrates its 36th season in 2014. The Carrboro Farmers’ Market is truly a farmer-owned and […]

Stemville Science Symposium

Stemville Science Symposium

April 5 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
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If you register now, you can be a part of the first-ever STEMville Science Symposium — a unique new program for students in grades 4-7 who are interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math). Click here to register! Spaces are limited. Here are the details for STEMville Science Symposium: Date: Saturday, April 5, 2014 Time: 8 […]

Annual Children’s Egg Hunt Celebration

Annual Children’s Egg Hunt Celebration

April 5 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Co-sponsored by the Town of Chapel Hill Parks & Recreation Department, Carrboro Recreation & Parks, and Orange County Department of Environment, Agriculture, Parks & Recreation A spring celebration for children ages 2-10 years. Activities will include an Egg Hunt, entertainment and prizes. Entertainment begins at 9:30 am and Egg Hunts (ages 2-4 years, 5-7 years, and […]

Health on the Block

Health on the Block

April 5 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Health Careers Club at UNC Chapel Hill will be holding a health awareness event on April 5th at the Hargraves Community Center from 10:00am-2:00pm. The event will feature several vendors providing health care services including eye, dental and ear screenings, sports physicals, dental supplies, as well as much more. The event will be completely FREE […]

Friends of the Library – Big Book Sale

Friends of the Library – Big Book Sale

April 5 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Bigger than ever!  8000+ books on sale: fiction, non-fiction (25 categories), children’s, & media.  Friday for Friends of the Library members.  Saturday: $1 softcovers, $2 hardcovers, plus CDs/DVDs/vinyl.  Sunday: bag sale $5 for all you can put in our shopping bag.  Plus books on sale all 3 days at the Friends BookStore on the library’s […]

Junior League of Durham and Orange Counties’ 6th Annual Home Roam Tour

Junior League of Durham and Orange Counties’ 6th Annual Home Roam Tour

April 5 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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The Junior League of Durham and Orange Counties (JLDOC) invites you to join us for our 6th annual Home Roam Tour from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Saturday April 5. The tour, located in the Hope Valley neighborhood in Durham, includes nine unique homes, each featuring a local restaurant offering samples of popular dishes. Tickets are $25 in advance at www.jldoc.org, or $30 on the day of the event at Hope Valley Country Club, 3803 Dover Road, Durham. Proceeds from ticket sales are invested back into the community through JLDOC programs focusing on helping children develop to their fullest potential. Learn more at www.jldoc.org.

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MEET OUR HEROES: Secret Room books exhibition

MEET OUR HEROES: Secret Room books exhibition

April 6 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Created by Durham Academy 6th Grade Students, 2014 Artist, Peg Gignoux collaborates with ninety-four sixth graders and their Language Arts teachers at Durham Academy in a dynamic book arts residency that will yield vibrant pop up books that explore the vocabulary of Hero. Students draft a story based on a personal hero who has had […]

Hope Animal Rescue at Weaver Street Market

Hope Animal Rescue at Weaver Street Market

April 6 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Come out and see all the great animals Hope Animal Rescue has available for adoption at Weaver Street Market!

Friends of the Library – Big Book Sale

Friends of the Library – Big Book Sale

April 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Bigger than ever!  8000+ books on sale: fiction, non-fiction (25 categories), children’s, & media.  Friday for Friends of the Library members.  Saturday: $1 softcovers, $2 hardcovers, plus CDs/DVDs/vinyl.  Sunday: bag sale $5 for all you can put in our shopping bag.  Plus books on sale all 3 days at the Friends BookStore on the library’s […]

Assassins – Sunday Matinees

Assassins – Sunday Matinees

April 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Assassins music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim book by John Weidman based on an idea by Charles Gilbert, Jr. Multiple Tony Award-Winner WHEN YOU’VE GOT A GUN  EVERYBODY PAYS ATTENTION. A theatrical tour-de-force combining Sondheim’s signature blend of intelligently stunning lyrics and beautiful music with a panorama of our nation’s culture of celebrity and the […]

Avenue Q – Matinee Show

Avenue Q – Matinee Show

April 6 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Avenue Q presented by Pauper Players $5 Student, $7 Friends, $10 Public 3:00pm BUY TICKETS AVENUE Q is a gut-bustingly hilarious musical that tells the timeless story of Princeton, a bright- eyed college grad who comes to NYC with big dreams and a tiny bank account. He moves into the only neighborhood he can afford— all […]

Scottie P’s 27th Birthday Banger – Turnstile w/ Society Sucker, No Quarter, Down In It, Distrust

Scottie P’s 27th Birthday Banger – Turnstile w/ Society Sucker, No Quarter, Down In It, Distrust

April 6 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Scottie P’s 27th Birthday Banger Turnstile w/ Society Sucker, No Quarter, Down In It, Distrust Sun, April 6, 2014 Doors: 5:00 pm / Show: 6:00 pm Local 506 Chapel Hill, NC $2.70 – $27.00 Tickets   Turnstile Hardcore band from MD featuring members of Trapped Under Ice. FFO: Burn, Crown Of Thornz, Leeway, and 311. Society Sucker Links […]

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“Let’s Be FRANK” – Exhibition

“Let’s Be FRANK” – Exhibition

April 7 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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“Let’s Be FRANK” presents the work of the talented artists who make FRANK the leading non-profit art gallery in the heart of Chapel Hill. FRANK’s twenty-two member artists will be the focus of this not-to-miss exhibition. The membership’s talents vary widely and this show will embrace the artistic vision and personal style of each individual; […]

Songwriters’ Circle

Songwriters’ Circle

April 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Whether an experienced or beginning songwriter, nothing is more valuable than the response of other songwriters. The Songwriters’ Circle at The ArtsCenter provides an evening every other week for composers to share their work with each other and receive both encouragement and honest feedback. The bar will be open. This is a time for participating […]

Avenue Q – presented by Pauper Players

Avenue Q – presented by Pauper Players

April 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Avenue Q presented by Pauper Players $5 Student, $7 Friends, $10 Public 8:00 pm BUY TICKETS AVENUE Q is a gut-bustingly hilarious musical that tells the timeless story of Princeton, a bright- eyed college grad who comes to NYC with big dreams and a tiny bank account. He moves into the only neighborhood he can afford— […]

Annual Community Photography Contest – Call for Submissions

Annual Community Photography Contest – Call for Submissions

April 7 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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The ArtsCenter announces a call for entries for its 21st Annual Community Photography Contest. Entries will be accepted for the juried show from Monday, April 7 through Monday, April 28, and the selected photos will be on exhibit in our Nicholson Gallery during the month of May. Winners will be announced at the exhibit’s opening on May 9, coinciding with the 2nd Friday ArtWalk. This year’s photo contest judge is Peter Wilkie. Two photographs may be submitted for each $25 Adult entry fee, or $10 fee for Youth entries (ages 14 and under); or submit one photo for a $15 Adult entry fee. All proceeds from the Community Photography Contest support ArtSchool scholarships, as well as scholarships for ArtsCamp for youth, giving everyone a chance to enjoy the arts. Click HERE for registration form.

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Crook’s Corner Art Exhibit – St. George

Crook’s Corner Art Exhibit – St. George

April 8
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St. George: Major works on oak and canvas. Sultry wild animals, exotic high heel shoes, imaginary maps of the South, portraits, and more. www.stgeorgeart.net

Still Life Reinterpreted

Still Life Reinterpreted

April 8
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Still Life Reinterpreted by Cynthia Aldrich remains on display in the Ella Fountain Pratt Legacy Gallery . The exhibit will remain on display until July 6th, 2014.

“A Glimpse” Photography Show by Martha Hoelzer

“A Glimpse” Photography Show by Martha Hoelzer

April 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Travel with Martha to see a glimpse of her recent trip to India, a land of beautiful cultures and colors as she retraces her steps through her photography. Featured images will also include a glimpse into other worlds including downtown Durham, and travels out West. Join Martha on Friday, April 11th from 6-9 to have […]

“Stewards of Children”- YMCA Darkness to Light Training

“Stewards of Children”- YMCA Darkness to Light Training

April 8 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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The Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA Darkness to Light initiative brings you FREE this two-hour training designed to educate adults on how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to the reality of child sexual abuse. Gain skills to better protect children and join the prevention movement that is over 6,000 strong in our community! This training provides […]

Parent/Child Clay Workshops- Spring Flowers!

Parent/Child Clay Workshops- Spring Flowers!

April 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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These workshops are a great way to get creative with your child, with your assistance, to create their very own ceramic artwork. Take one, or take them all! Each workshop is $15 per child. Celebrate spring by creating unique flowers out of clay. Use stamps to texture and decorate your work. Because the projects need […]

Free Support Group for People in Challenging Relationships

Free Support Group for People in Challenging Relationships

April 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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The intention of this group is to provide a safe and confidential space for people in challenging relationships to receive and provide support, brainstorm ideas of ways to better communicate with partners, and cope with the everyday stresses of loving someone that can be difficult.  

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“Let’s Be FRANK” – Exhibition

“Let’s Be FRANK” – Exhibition

April 9 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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“Let’s Be FRANK” presents the work of the talented artists who make FRANK the leading non-profit art gallery in the heart of Chapel Hill. FRANK’s twenty-two member artists will be the focus of this not-to-miss exhibition. The membership’s talents vary widely and this show will embrace the artistic vision and personal style of each individual; […]

Wednesday Market Opening and Evening Eats Food Truck Round-up

Wednesday Market Opening and Evening Eats Food Truck Round-up

April 9 @ 3:00 pm - 8:45 pm
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Come out to the first Wednesday Market of the year from 3pm to 6pm and sample a delicious seasonal creation by Chef Vimala Rajendran of Vimala’s Curryblossom Café.  Stay afterwards from 6pm to 8:45pm for some delicious dinner from one of our local food trucks! Trucks include Baguettaboutit, Foster’s on the Fly, Gussy’s Greek Street […]

Men of Destiny Conference

Men of Destiny Conference

April 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The month of April  will be Men of Destiny Conference month at St. Paul. There will be a special topic workshop each Wednesday, Community Cook out on Saturday, April 12, Men’s  Day speaker will be Congressman James Clyburn form South Carolina.  Please spread the word and plan to attend some or all of the events. […]

Assassins

Assassins

April 9 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Assassins music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim book by John Weidman based on an idea by Charles Gilbert, Jr. Multiple Tony Award-Winner WHEN YOU’VE GOT A GUN  EVERYBODY PAYS ATTENTION. A theatrical tour-de-force combining Sondheim’s signature blend of intelligently stunning lyrics and beautiful music with a panorama of our nation’s culture of celebrity and the […]

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37th FRAME

37th FRAME

April 10 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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UNC student chapter of the National Press Photographers Association’s annual photojournalism competition. April 10th, 2014 Thursday, 6-8PM The UNC student chapter of the National Press Photographers Association’s annual photojournalism competition compiles photographs taken during the year into a photography exhibition.  Photographs chosen to be in the exhibit are the strongest feature, news, sports, portrait, pictorial, […]

Haiku Exhibition

Haiku Exhibition

April 10 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Celebrate National Poetry Month & National Library Week in April with Chapel Hill Public Library. Create a haiku, be a part of a library exhibit, enter for a chance to win a prize. Submit to the upstairs Information Services desk by April 17. Themes: Lives Change @ Your Library, Books, Reading, Writing

ArtWalk Feature Exhibit at WomanCraft: “Art to Hold: New Mugs from Local Potters”

ArtWalk Feature Exhibit at WomanCraft: “Art to Hold: New Mugs from Local Potters”

April 10 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Over a dozen local potters of WomanCraft will exhibit new work, all crafted as the comforting and familiar mug. Range of style and color is enormous from this diverse group of artists, which includes Janet Resnik, Pam Epperson, Buckhorn Pottery, Cynthia Aldrich, Barb Yoder, Barbara McKenzie, just to name a few. The new pieces will […]

JCC Conversations: Foods of Freedom

JCC Conversations: Foods of Freedom

April 10 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Join us for an incredible evening of food and conversation with culinary historian Michael Twitty and UNC Professor, Dr. Marcie Ferris, author of Matzoh Ball Gumbo. Through the power of food, connect and engage with the community on the exploration of foodways and its connection to culture and history. 5:30pm Pre-program cooking demonstration and tasting […]

Public Info Event on Chapel Hill Rezoning

Public Info Event on Chapel Hill Rezoning

April 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Public Information Event on Chapel Hill Rezoning Learn from small business owners and neighbors about the Town’s proposal (“Ephesus-Fordham”) to rezone 190 acres including The Park apartments, Ram’s Plaza, Eastgate, and Village Plaza. Thursday, April 10, 6 pm at Booker Creek Linear   Park: opposite Burger King near Fordham Blvd            Ø […]

Angels on the Runway – An Angelrox Fashion Show & Benefit

Angels on the Runway – An Angelrox Fashion Show & Benefit

April 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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This special evening will include culinary delights from City Kitchen, sweet treats, a silent auction, and entertainment. The fashion show will feature “real women” of all ages, stages, sizes and lifestyles donning ANGELROX, an American-made, sustainable clothing line found in boutiques around the country. Created by designer Roxi Suger and supported by a host of […]

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ArtWalk Feature Exhibit at WomanCraft: “Art to Hold: New Mugs from Local Potters”

ArtWalk Feature Exhibit at WomanCraft: “Art to Hold: New Mugs from Local Potters”

April 11 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Over a dozen local potters of WomanCraft will exhibit new work, all crafted as the comforting and familiar mug. Range of style and color is enormous from this diverse group of artists, which includes Janet Resnik, Pam Epperson, Buckhorn Pottery, Cynthia Aldrich, Barb Yoder, Barbara McKenzie, just to name a few. The new pieces will […]

2nd Friday Artwalk

2nd Friday Artwalk

April 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The 2ndFriday Artwalk takes place in Carrboro and Chapel Hill from 6:00 – 9:00 pm on the second Friday of every month. It’s a great opportunity to explore the many arts venues and businesses in both towns as well as socialize with other art lovers in the community. Many of the galleries will have live […]

Live and Local Music and Art on the Plaza

Live and Local Music and Art on the Plaza

April 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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“EXHALE COMES TO LIFE” – SPRING OPENING // 2ND FRIDAY ARTWALK Come see the Studio A dancers as we turn on Exhale, the art sculpture on the Plaza at 140 W Franklin!

Artist Reception

Artist Reception

April 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Chapel Hill Art Gallery. “Leaving Winter, Welcoming Spring” During the month of April the members of the gallery shake off the chill of winter with works depicting the warmth and new growth of Spring. Join the gallery members and members of the Orange County Artists Guild as they turn their faces toward the sun and […]

GROW: Spring Show Opening

GROW: Spring Show Opening

April 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Join us at LIGHT for the opening of GROW, a show marking spring with an exploration of multiples, duplication, and repetition. Including the photo collages of Harrison Haynes, multilayered stitched constructions by Peg Gignoux, new works on and with paper by Leigh Suggs and Harriett Hoover, imaginative folded paper construction by Matt Shlian, and multicolored […]

Assassins

Assassins

April 11 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
AssassinsSpotlight

Assassins music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim book by John Weidman based on an idea by Charles Gilbert, Jr. Multiple Tony Award-Winner WHEN YOU’VE GOT A GUN  EVERYBODY PAYS ATTENTION. A theatrical tour-de-force combining Sondheim’s signature blend of intelligently stunning lyrics and beautiful music with a panorama of our nation’s culture of celebrity and the […]

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GROW: Spring Show

GROW: Spring Show

April 12
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Come visit LIGHT for our new show: GROW, a show marking spring with an exploration of multiples, duplication, and repetition. Including the photo collages of Harrison Haynes, multilayered stitched constructions by Peg Gignoux, new works on and with paper by Leigh Suggs and Harriett Hoover, imaginative folded paper construction by Matt Shlian, and multicolored cast […]

Carrboro Farmers’ Market

Carrboro Farmers’ Market

April 12 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Carrboro, North Carolina, is home to the nationally recognized Carrboro Farmers’ Market. Recently highlighted by both Bon Appétit, Martha Stewart’s Good Food Magazine, and Visa Black Card Magazine as one of the top markets in the country, Carrboro Farmers’ Market celebrates its 36th season in 2014. The Carrboro Farmers’ Market is truly a farmer-owned and […]

5K for Fitness

5K for Fitness

April 12 @ 8:45 am - 10:00 am
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The Public School Foundation invites all students and parents to register for the district’s third annual 5K for Fitness on Saturday, April 12, at 9am. No matter your fitness level, we would love to have you and your family participate. This 5K will start and end at McCorkle Place on the UNC Campus across from […]

Earth Day Celebration at Briar Chapel – WCHL Live Broadcast

Earth Day Celebration at Briar Chapel – WCHL Live Broadcast

April 12 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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It’s time for Briar Chapel’s 6th Annual Earth Day Celebration! Join Ron Stutts and WCHL team that will be broadcasting live at Boulder Park in Briar Chapel in Chapel Hill. The day will begin with a 5K run for adults (and a kid’s dash)  at 9:00am with the award ceremony beginning at 10:30.  All proceeds benefit The […]

TrySports- Charity Bike Ride

TrySports- Charity Bike Ride

April 12 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Join us this Saturday for a charity bike ride benefiting the local YMCA. Every dollar raised supports kids in our community who might not be able to afford Y programs; and that’s a guaranteed return on your investment.

Buckhorn Pottery Spring Open House

Buckhorn Pottery Spring Open House

April 12 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Buckhorn pottery will open up to the public showing and selling decorative and functional majolica pottery.

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Holy Week Services: Palm Sunday

Holy Week Services: Palm Sunday

April 13 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
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University Presbyterian Church (UPC), located at 209 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, invites members of the congregation and the community to attend special worship services for Holy Week and Easter. Holy Week services begin on April 13, Palm/Passion Sunday, with 8:30 and 11:00 a.m. worship. A service will be held at 7:30 p.m. on April […]

Palm Sunday Service

Palm Sunday Service

April 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
University UMC

This year we begin Holy Week with a celebration of Palm Sunday on April 13 (9 and 11 a.m.), commemorating Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem. The highs of this holy day will soon give way to a more somber mood as we begin to walk the road to Jerusalem and the way of the cross. […]

Durham Art Walk Spring Market

Durham Art Walk Spring Market

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The Durham Arts Council (DAC) presents the Durham Art Walk Spring Market in downtown Durham, Saturday, April 12, 10am – 5 pm and Sunday April 13, 1-5 pm.  The Spring Market features the work of 200 artists in more than 30 studios, galleries and pop up sites throughout the downtown district.  With performing artists, activities […]

ArtWalk Feature Exhibit at WomanCraft: “Art to Hold: New Mugs from Local Potters”

ArtWalk Feature Exhibit at WomanCraft: “Art to Hold: New Mugs from Local Potters”

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
mug pile

Over a dozen local potters of WomanCraft will exhibit new work, all crafted as the comforting and familiar mug. Range of style and color is enormous from this diverse group of artists, which includes Janet Resnik, Pam Epperson, Buckhorn Pottery, Cynthia Aldrich, Barb Yoder, Barbara McKenzie, just to name a few. The new pieces will […]

Buckhorn Pottery Spring Open House

Buckhorn Pottery Spring Open House

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Buckhorn pottery will open up to the public showing and selling decorative and functional majolica pottery.

2014 Spring Tour of Orange County Artists Guild

2014 Spring Tour of Orange County Artists Guild

April 13 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

At our upcoming 2014 Spring Tour of Orange County Artists Guild you will have an opportunity to meet and greet many of our artists, some new and some seasoned participants in the tour. For one weekend you can motor around to 19 select spots to view and purchase their work. The dates and hours are […]

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GROW: Spring Show

GROW: Spring Show

April 14
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Come visit LIGHT for our new show: GROW, a show marking spring with an exploration of multiples, duplication, and repetition. Including the photo collages of Harrison Haynes, multilayered stitched constructions by Peg Gignoux, new works on and with paper by Leigh Suggs and Harriett Hoover, imaginative folded paper construction by Matt Shlian, and multicolored cast […]

ArtWalk Feature Exhibit at WomanCraft: “Art to Hold: New Mugs from Local Potters”

ArtWalk Feature Exhibit at WomanCraft: “Art to Hold: New Mugs from Local Potters”

April 14 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
mug pile

Over a dozen local potters of WomanCraft will exhibit new work, all crafted as the comforting and familiar mug. Range of style and color is enormous from this diverse group of artists, which includes Janet Resnik, Pam Epperson, Buckhorn Pottery, Cynthia Aldrich, Barb Yoder, Barbara McKenzie, just to name a few. The new pieces will […]

“Let’s Be FRANK” – Exhibition

“Let’s Be FRANK” – Exhibition

April 14 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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“Let’s Be FRANK” presents the work of the talented artists who make FRANK the leading non-profit art gallery in the heart of Chapel Hill. FRANK’s twenty-two member artists will be the focus of this not-to-miss exhibition. The membership’s talents vary widely and this show will embrace the artistic vision and personal style of each individual; […]

Bluegrass Jam at the ArtsCenter

Bluegrass Jam at the ArtsCenter

April 14 @ 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm
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Bluegrass Jam Donations Welcome 5:45 pm Grab your fiddle, guitar, banjo, or mandolin and come join us at the Bluegrass Jam! Together, in The ArtsCenter’s Gallery, we’ll play some old time and bluegrass favorites. Feel free to join in playing the chord progression or try taking a break or two!  Whether you’re a beginner or […]

Bluegrass Jam

Bluegrass Jam

April 14 @ 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm
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Bluegrass Jam Donations Welcome 5:45 pm Grab your fiddle, guitar, banjo, or mandolin and come join us at the Bluegrass Jam! Together, in The ArtsCenter’s Gallery, we’ll play some old time and bluegrass favorites. Feel free to join in playing the chord progression or try taking a break or two!  Whether you’re a beginner or […]

Broadway Twisted: An Evening of Gender-Swapped Showtunes

Broadway Twisted: An Evening of Gender-Swapped Showtunes

April 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Broadway Twisted: An Evening of Gender-Swapped Showtunes Mon, April 14, 2014 Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm Local 506 Chapel Hill, NC $10.00 Tickets

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Crook’s Corner Art Exhibit – St. George

Crook’s Corner Art Exhibit – St. George

April 15
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St. George: Major works on oak and canvas. Sultry wild animals, exotic high heel shoes, imaginary maps of the South, portraits, and more. www.stgeorgeart.net

Still Life Reinterpreted

Still Life Reinterpreted

April 15
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Still Life Reinterpreted by Cynthia Aldrich remains on display in the Ella Fountain Pratt Legacy Gallery . The exhibit will remain on display until July 6th, 2014.

“A Glimpse” Photography Show by Martha Hoelzer

“A Glimpse” Photography Show by Martha Hoelzer

April 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Travel with Martha to see a glimpse of her recent trip to India, a land of beautiful cultures and colors as she retraces her steps through her photography. Featured images will also include a glimpse into other worlds including downtown Durham, and travels out West. Join Martha on Friday, April 11th from 6-9 to have […]

ArtWalk Feature Exhibit at WomanCraft: “Art to Hold: New Mugs from Local Potters”

ArtWalk Feature Exhibit at WomanCraft: “Art to Hold: New Mugs from Local Potters”

April 15 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
mug pile

Over a dozen local potters of WomanCraft will exhibit new work, all crafted as the comforting and familiar mug. Range of style and color is enormous from this diverse group of artists, which includes Janet Resnik, Pam Epperson, Buckhorn Pottery, Cynthia Aldrich, Barb Yoder, Barbara McKenzie, just to name a few. The new pieces will […]

Free Support Group for People in Challenging Relationships

Free Support Group for People in Challenging Relationships

April 15 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
challenging partner

The intention of this group is to provide a safe and confidential space for people in challenging relationships to receive and provide support, brainstorm ideas of ways to better communicate with partners, and cope with the everyday stresses of loving someone that can be difficult.  

Shout Out! Against Violence

Shout Out! Against Violence

April 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Shout Out! It’s your chance to be heard! The Center will host the 12th Annual Shout Out Against Sexual Violence on April 15, 2014. This event is an evening of expression including personal thoughts and experiences surrounding the issues of rape and sexual assault. Survivors of sexual violence and those who care about them will […]

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ArtWalk Feature Exhibit at WomanCraft: “Art to Hold: New Mugs from Local Potters”

ArtWalk Feature Exhibit at WomanCraft: “Art to Hold: New Mugs from Local Potters”

April 16 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
mug pile

Over a dozen local potters of WomanCraft will exhibit new work, all crafted as the comforting and familiar mug. Range of style and color is enormous from this diverse group of artists, which includes Janet Resnik, Pam Epperson, Buckhorn Pottery, Cynthia Aldrich, Barb Yoder, Barbara McKenzie, just to name a few. The new pieces will […]

“Let’s Be FRANK” – Exhibition

“Let’s Be FRANK” – Exhibition

April 16 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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“Let’s Be FRANK” presents the work of the talented artists who make FRANK the leading non-profit art gallery in the heart of Chapel Hill. FRANK’s twenty-two member artists will be the focus of this not-to-miss exhibition. The membership’s talents vary widely and this show will embrace the artistic vision and personal style of each individual; […]

“Stewards of Children”- YMCA Darkness to Light Training

“Stewards of Children”- YMCA Darkness to Light Training

April 16 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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The Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA Darkness to Light initiative brings you FREE this two-hour training designed to educate adults on how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to the reality of child sexual abuse. Gain skills to better protect children and join the prevention movement that is over 6,000 strong in our community! This training provides […]

Carrboro Farmers’ Market

Carrboro Farmers’ Market

April 16 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Carrboro, North Carolina, is home to the nationally recognized Carrboro Farmers’ Market. Recently highlighted by both Bon Appétit, Martha Stewart’s Good Food Magazine, and Visa Black Card Magazine as one of the top markets in the country, Carrboro Farmers’ Market celebrates its 36th season in 2014. The Carrboro Farmers’ Market is truly a farmer-owned and […]

Alexandra Cousteau: Campus Earth Week Address

Alexandra Cousteau: Campus Earth Week Address

April 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Alexandra Cousteau

Alexandra Cousteau, granddaughter of Jacques Ives-Cousteau and founder of Blue Legacy, will give Carolina’s Campus Earth Week keynote address. A National Geographic “Emerging Explorer,” filmmaker and globally recognized advocate on water issues, Alexandra Cousteau continues the work of her renowned grandfather Jacques-Yves Cousteau and her father Philippe Cousteau, Sr. She has mastered the remarkable storytelling […]

UNC’s Earth Week Keynote speaker: Alexandra Cousteau

UNC’s Earth Week Keynote speaker: Alexandra Cousteau

April 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Alexandra Cousteau, granddaughter of Jacques Ives-Cousteau and founder of Blue Legacy, will give Carolina’s Campus Earth Week keynote address. A National Geographic “Emerging Explorer,” filmmaker and globally recognized advocate on water issues, Alexandra Cousteau continues the work of her renowned grandfather Jacques-Yves Cousteau and her father Philippe Cousteau, Sr. She has mastered the remarkable storytelling […]

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The Doug Largent Trio at West End Wine Bar

The Doug Largent Trio at West End Wine Bar

April 17 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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The Doug Largent Trio featuring Brad Maiani on guitar and Dan Davis on drums plays organ trio jazz at West End Wine Bar of Chapel Hill.

Haiku Exhibition

Haiku Exhibition

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Celebrate National Poetry Month & National Library Week in April with Chapel Hill Public Library. Create a haiku, be a part of a library exhibit, enter for a chance to win a prize. Submit to the upstairs Information Services desk by April 17. Themes: Lives Change @ Your Library, Books, Reading, Writing

ArtWalk Feature Exhibit at WomanCraft: “Art to Hold: New Mugs from Local Potters”

ArtWalk Feature Exhibit at WomanCraft: “Art to Hold: New Mugs from Local Potters”

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
mug pile

Over a dozen local potters of WomanCraft will exhibit new work, all crafted as the comforting and familiar mug. Range of style and color is enormous from this diverse group of artists, which includes Janet Resnik, Pam Epperson, Buckhorn Pottery, Cynthia Aldrich, Barb Yoder, Barbara McKenzie, just to name a few. The new pieces will […]

Holy Thursday

Holy Thursday

April 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
University UMC

On Thursday, April 17, we will observe the events of Jesus’ Last Supper with his disciples by celebrating foot washing, Holy Communion and stripping and shrouding the altar (symbolizing Jesus’ arrest). Services will be held at 2 p.m. in the chapel and at 7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary with the Chancel Choir. Childcare will be provided at the […]

Meet the Author Tea – Ann Ross

Meet the Author Tea – Ann Ross

April 17 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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The Friends of the Chapel Hill Public Library present author Ann Ross in a Meet the Author Tea: Thursday April 17th.  Refreshments at 3:30 pm; program from 4-5 pm. Miss Julia Stirs Up Trouble (2013) is the 14th book in the series of humorous novels about a straight-talking protagonist. In this book, Miss Julia rushes […]

Appraisal Fair at Ayr

Appraisal Fair at Ayr

April 17 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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What’s in your closet or attic? Ever wonder if that antique is worth more than you expect or a family heirloom is a missing part of an American legacy? Join us on April 17th (4 – 7 PM) for Ayr Mount’s first-ever Antique Appraisal Fair with guest of honor Julia Carpenter, of UNC-TV’s Collecting Carolina. […]

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Celebration of Smiles Day

Celebration of Smiles Day

April 18 - 19
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CHAPEL HILL PHOTOGRAPHER SUPPORTS “CELEBRATION OF SMILES DAY” PROMOTION TO BENEFIT OPERATION SMILE On April 6 and 7, local photographer Lili Engelhardt will join with PPA Charities (the philanthropic arm of Professional Photographers of America) to promote “Celebration of Smiles Day.” This national fundraising effort will benefit Operation Smile, which treats children around the world […]

ArtWalk Feature Exhibit at WomanCraft: “Art to Hold: New Mugs from Local Potters”

ArtWalk Feature Exhibit at WomanCraft: “Art to Hold: New Mugs from Local Potters”

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
mug pile

Over a dozen local potters of WomanCraft will exhibit new work, all crafted as the comforting and familiar mug. Range of style and color is enormous from this diverse group of artists, which includes Janet Resnik, Pam Epperson, Buckhorn Pottery, Cynthia Aldrich, Barb Yoder, Barbara McKenzie, just to name a few. The new pieces will […]

Good Friday Service at Unity Center of Peace

Good Friday Service at Unity Center of Peace

April 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
UCP

Unity Center of Peace, an interfaith and New Thought spiritual community, welcomes all to its Good Friday Service, April 18, at 12 noon.  The service will include an inspirational flow of guided meditations, special readings from a variety of texts, music and song.  Feel free to stay for half an hour or stay for the […]

Good Friday

Good Friday

April 18 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
University UMC

At 5:30 p.m. on Good Friday, April 18, we will begin on the front lawn and walk the Stations of the Cross in faithfulness to Jesus and in solidarity with our hurting neighbors. Each station will recall a scripturally-based account of Jesus’ suffering on his way to the cross, as well as an account of suffering in our […]

Community Good Friday Service

Community Good Friday Service

April 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Join Love Chapel Hill and Greenleaf Vineyard Church for a community Good Friday service in the beautiful Forest Theatre 6pm on Friday, April 18. Let’s come together for a powerful evening of remembrance. Need directions? Find Forest Theatre at UNC’s Battle Park -https://www.google.com/maps/search/forest+theatre+chapel+hill/@35.913584,-79.044914,590m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m3!2m2!3m1!2sKoch+Memorial+Forest+Theater,+Chapel+Hill,+North+Carolina+27514?hl=en

Farm Dinner

Farm Dinner

April 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Reserve your seat at the table for this Friday's Farm Dinner at Foster's Market Chapel Hill, featuring cheeses from Chapel Hill Creamery. Dinner starts at 6:30 p.m. $45/person, includes wine pairing.

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Celebration of Smiles Day

Celebration of Smiles Day

April 18 - 19
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CHAPEL HILL PHOTOGRAPHER SUPPORTS “CELEBRATION OF SMILES DAY” PROMOTION TO BENEFIT OPERATION SMILE On April 6 and 7, local photographer Lili Engelhardt will join with PPA Charities (the philanthropic arm of Professional Photographers of America) to promote “Celebration of Smiles Day.” This national fundraising effort will benefit Operation Smile, which treats children around the world […]

GROW: Spring Show

GROW: Spring Show

April 19
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Come visit LIGHT for our new show: GROW, a show marking spring with an exploration of multiples, duplication, and repetition. Including the photo collages of Harrison Haynes, multilayered stitched constructions by Peg Gignoux, new works on and with paper by Leigh Suggs and Harriett Hoover, imaginative folded paper construction by Matt Shlian, and multicolored cast […]

Carrboro Farmers’ Market

Carrboro Farmers’ Market

April 19 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Carrboro, North Carolina, is home to the nationally recognized Carrboro Farmers’ Market. Recently highlighted by both Bon Appétit, Martha Stewart’s Good Food Magazine, and Visa Black Card Magazine as one of the top markets in the country, Carrboro Farmers’ Market celebrates its 36th season in 2014. The Carrboro Farmers’ Market is truly a farmer-owned and […]

ArtWalk Feature Exhibit at WomanCraft: “Art to Hold: New Mugs from Local Potters”

ArtWalk Feature Exhibit at WomanCraft: “Art to Hold: New Mugs from Local Potters”

April 19 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
mug pile

Over a dozen local potters of WomanCraft will exhibit new work, all crafted as the comforting and familiar mug. Range of style and color is enormous from this diverse group of artists, which includes Janet Resnik, Pam Epperson, Buckhorn Pottery, Cynthia Aldrich, Barb Yoder, Barbara McKenzie, just to name a few. The new pieces will […]

Parent/Child Toddler Art Workshops (Ages 18 months – 4 yrs)

Parent/Child Toddler Art Workshops (Ages 18 months – 4 yrs)

April 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Come and join this magical art exploration and experimentation for toddlers and their caregivers. This early opportunity in art making will include multiple stations for creation including painting, collage, clay/playdough and more. In each experiential session, participants are encouraged to discover and create at their own pace and activities and materials will vary each session. […]

Weaver Street Market’s 10th Annual Spring Wine Show

Weaver Street Market’s 10th Annual Spring Wine Show

April 19 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Come out and join us on Saturday, April 19th from 1 – 5 pm for our annual wine show! We’ll have over 30 wines to taste, live music and prize giveaways. $7 covers the cost of your ticket, and part of the proceeds go to our Cooperative Community Fund, which helps local non-profits. The wines […]

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Sunrise Service

Sunrise Service

April 20 @ 6:30 am - 8:00 am
University UMC

This intimate worship service in the Courtyard will be followed by breakfast of hot cross buns in the west parlor.

Holy Week Services: Easter Sunday

Holy Week Services: Easter Sunday

April 20 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
UPC Easter

University Presbyterian Church (UPC), located at 209 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, invites members of the congregation and the community to attend special worship services for Easter. Easter Sunday services will be held on April 20 at 8:30 and 11:00 a.m. and will include the One Great Hour of Sharing, a special offering that helps […]

Easter Worship 9 and 11

Easter Worship 9 and 11

April 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
University UMC

The two identical services include Holy Communion, the Chancel and Youth Choirs, the sounds of trumpets, timpani and organ, and a singing of Handel’s “Hallelujah Chorus.” There will be a time for fellowship between worship services in the fellowship hall. There will be no Sunday School classes on Easter.

ArtWalk Feature Exhibit at WomanCraft: “Art to Hold: New Mugs from Local Potters”

ArtWalk Feature Exhibit at WomanCraft: “Art to Hold: New Mugs from Local Potters”

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
mug pile

Over a dozen local potters of WomanCraft will exhibit new work, all crafted as the comforting and familiar mug. Range of style and color is enormous from this diverse group of artists, which includes Janet Resnik, Pam Epperson, Buckhorn Pottery, Cynthia Aldrich, Barb Yoder, Barbara McKenzie, just to name a few. The new pieces will […]

Assassins – Sunday Matinees

Assassins – Sunday Matinees

April 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Assassins music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim book by John Weidman based on an idea by Charles Gilbert, Jr. Multiple Tony Award-Winner WHEN YOU’VE GOT A GUN  EVERYBODY PAYS ATTENTION. A theatrical tour-de-force combining Sondheim’s signature blend of intelligently stunning lyrics and beautiful music with a panorama of our nation’s culture of celebrity and the […]

A Southern Summer – Music Series on the Green

A Southern Summer – Music Series on the Green

April 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Each week of the summer, Southern Village will host a music series on the Village Green on Sundays. There is no cover charge, and all acts begin at 6:00pm. Check back each week to see who’s playing this time!   This week’s musical guest is: Southern Routes   Southern Village’s series of summer events opens on […]

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GROW: Spring Show

GROW: Spring Show

April 21
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Come visit LIGHT for our new show: GROW, a show marking spring with an exploration of multiples, duplication, and repetition. Including the photo collages of Harrison Haynes, multilayered stitched constructions by Peg Gignoux, new works on and with paper by Leigh Suggs and Harriett Hoover, imaginative folded paper construction by Matt Shlian, and multicolored cast […]

Town Hall: Power Talk 21

Town Hall: Power Talk 21

April 21 @ 5:30 am - 7:00 pm
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 TOWN HALL POWER TALK 21: HAVE YOU GOT THE POWER? FREE open forum with  a panel of teens, community and agency representatives to discuss issues that youth in our community face each day.   Orange Partnership for Alcohol & Drug Free Youth and Mothers Against Drunk Driving of NC want to emPOWER all parents and caregivers.  Following […]

ArtWalk Feature Exhibit at WomanCraft: “Art to Hold: New Mugs from Local Potters”

ArtWalk Feature Exhibit at WomanCraft: “Art to Hold: New Mugs from Local Potters”

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
mug pile

Over a dozen local potters of WomanCraft will exhibit new work, all crafted as the comforting and familiar mug. Range of style and color is enormous from this diverse group of artists, which includes Janet Resnik, Pam Epperson, Buckhorn Pottery, Cynthia Aldrich, Barb Yoder, Barbara McKenzie, just to name a few. The new pieces will […]

“Let’s Be FRANK” – Exhibition

“Let’s Be FRANK” – Exhibition

April 21 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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“Let’s Be FRANK” presents the work of the talented artists who make FRANK the leading non-profit art gallery in the heart of Chapel Hill. FRANK’s twenty-two member artists will be the focus of this not-to-miss exhibition. The membership’s talents vary widely and this show will embrace the artistic vision and personal style of each individual; […]

Pop-Up Chorus

Pop-Up Chorus

April 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Do you like to sing? Have you thought about joining a chorus but are too busy to do it on a regular basis? Do you like indie rock, and music from the 60′s, 70’s and 80’s? Now’s your chance to scratch that itch on a schedule that works for you! Introducing the PopUp Chorus, the only […]

Pop-Up Chorus

Pop-Up Chorus

April 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Do you like to sing? Have you thought about joining a chorus but are too busy to do it on a regular basis? Do you like indie rock, and music from the 60′s, 70’s and 80’s? Now’s your chance to scratch that itch on a schedule that works for you! Introducing the PopUp Chorus, the only […]

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Crook’s Corner Art Exhibit – St. George

Crook’s Corner Art Exhibit – St. George

April 22
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St. George: Major works on oak and canvas. Sultry wild animals, exotic high heel shoes, imaginary maps of the South, portraits, and more. www.stgeorgeart.net

Still Life Reinterpreted

Still Life Reinterpreted

April 22
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Still Life Reinterpreted by Cynthia Aldrich remains on display in the Ella Fountain Pratt Legacy Gallery . The exhibit will remain on display until July 6th, 2014.

“A Glimpse” Photography Show by Martha Hoelzer

“A Glimpse” Photography Show by Martha Hoelzer

April 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Travel with Martha to see a glimpse of her recent trip to India, a land of beautiful cultures and colors as she retraces her steps through her photography. Featured images will also include a glimpse into other worlds including downtown Durham, and travels out West. Join Martha on Friday, April 11th from 6-9 to have […]

ArtWalk Feature Exhibit at WomanCraft: “Art to Hold: New Mugs from Local Potters”

ArtWalk Feature Exhibit at WomanCraft: “Art to Hold: New Mugs from Local Potters”

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
mug pile

Over a dozen local potters of WomanCraft will exhibit new work, all crafted as the comforting and familiar mug. Range of style and color is enormous from this diverse group of artists, which includes Janet Resnik, Pam Epperson, Buckhorn Pottery, Cynthia Aldrich, Barb Yoder, Barbara McKenzie, just to name a few. The new pieces will […]

Proud of What You Post

Proud of What You Post

April 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Not tech-savvy? That’s okay! The best approaches to keeping kids safe online don’t require advanced tech skills. What it really takes to keep kids safe from cyberbullying and online predators is some good old-fashioned communication skills. This family-friendly session is designed for parents of middle and high schoolers. Students are welcome to attend with their […]

Free Support Group for People in Challenging Relationships

Free Support Group for People in Challenging Relationships

April 22 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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The intention of this group is to provide a safe and confidential space for people in challenging relationships to receive and provide support, brainstorm ideas of ways to better communicate with partners, and cope with the everyday stresses of loving someone that can be difficult.  

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Grow Your Business with Email & Social Media

Grow Your Business with Email & Social Media

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Do you own a small business or non-profit? Are you constantly focusing on engaging your audience? Do you work tirelessly in finding new and innovative ways to leverage your brand? Join Jim Jubelirer in an insightful, creative, and engaging discussion on Growing Your Business With Email and Social Media!

ArtWalk Feature Exhibit at WomanCraft: “Art to Hold: New Mugs from Local Potters”

ArtWalk Feature Exhibit at WomanCraft: “Art to Hold: New Mugs from Local Potters”

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
mug pile

Over a dozen local potters of WomanCraft will exhibit new work, all crafted as the comforting and familiar mug. Range of style and color is enormous from this diverse group of artists, which includes Janet Resnik, Pam Epperson, Buckhorn Pottery, Cynthia Aldrich, Barb Yoder, Barbara McKenzie, just to name a few. The new pieces will […]

“Let’s Be FRANK” – Exhibition

“Let’s Be FRANK” – Exhibition

April 23 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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“Let’s Be FRANK” presents the work of the talented artists who make FRANK the leading non-profit art gallery in the heart of Chapel Hill. FRANK’s twenty-two member artists will be the focus of this not-to-miss exhibition. The membership’s talents vary widely and this show will embrace the artistic vision and personal style of each individual; […]

The Impact of New North Carolina Legislation on Our Environment

The Impact of New North Carolina Legislation on Our Environment

April 23 @ 11:45 am - 1:15 pm
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The Impact of New North Carolina Legislation on Our Environment In a celebration of Earth Day, the League of Women Voters of Orange, Durham, and Chatham Counties will sponsor a voter education program on environmental issues.  The program will take place on Wednesday, April 23, from 11:45am to 1:15pm, at the Hibachi Grill in Oak […]

Carrboro Farmers’ Market

Carrboro Farmers’ Market

April 23 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Carrboro, North Carolina, is home to the nationally recognized Carrboro Farmers’ Market. Recently highlighted by both Bon Appétit, Martha Stewart’s Good Food Magazine, and Visa Black Card Magazine as one of the top markets in the country, Carrboro Farmers’ Market celebrates its 36th season in 2014. The Carrboro Farmers’ Market is truly a farmer-owned and […]

Junior Ranger Earth Day Celebration

Junior Ranger Earth Day Celebration

April 23 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Junior Ranger Earth Day Celebration What: Junior Ranger Earth Day Celebration When: Wednesday, April 23rd, 3pm-6pm. Where: William B. Umstead Park Celebrate Earth Day and learn about the Junior Ranger Program at William B. Umstead Park.  Come after school anytime between 3 pm and 6 pm. Fishing, games, build-a-boat, nature crafts and smores.  Geared for […]

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Open House at Carolina Medi-Spa

Open House at Carolina Medi-Spa

April 24 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Join us for a day of fun and beauty! All guests will receive a $50 gift certificate. Exclusive discounts and promotions will be offered. Drawings will be held throughout the day for luxurious gifts! Everyone is welcome; bring a friend!   In honor of Melanoma Awareness and Research, 5% of all sunscreen sales will be […]

ArtWalk Feature Exhibit at WomanCraft: “Art to Hold: New Mugs from Local Potters”

ArtWalk Feature Exhibit at WomanCraft: “Art to Hold: New Mugs from Local Potters”

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Over a dozen local potters of WomanCraft will exhibit new work, all crafted as the comforting and familiar mug. Range of style and color is enormous from this diverse group of artists, which includes Janet Resnik, Pam Epperson, Buckhorn Pottery, Cynthia Aldrich, Barb Yoder, Barbara McKenzie, just to name a few. The new pieces will […]

Shred-a-thon 2014

Shred-a-thon 2014

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Shredathon 2014 sponsored by The Orange County Solid Waste Management Department  SHRED-A-THONS!  SPRING 2014 The Orange County Solid Waste Management Department is sponsoring two free Shred-A-Thons in April, in cooperation with University Mall and local law enforcement. Orange County residents and small businesses (including those in the Town of Chapel Hill within Durham County), and […]

Wine Tasting

Wine Tasting

April 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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The Dispute Settlement Center will host its 8th annual Wine Tasting fundraiser April 24th, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at Southern Season in Chapel Hill. The event features eight wines to taste, cheeses and hors d’oeuvres, a raffle and a silent auction, with wonderful prizes from supporting local businesses. The event benefits the Dispute Settlement […]

“Stewards of Children”- YMCA Darkness to Light Training

“Stewards of Children”- YMCA Darkness to Light Training

April 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA Darkness to Light initiative brings you FREE this two-hour training designed to educate adults on how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to the reality of child sexual abuse. Gain skills to better protect children and join the prevention movement that is over 6,000 strong in our community! This training provides […]

CHHS French Club’s Annual Cheese Tasting

CHHS French Club’s Annual Cheese Tasting

April 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Chapel Hill High School’s French Club is hosting its 2nd annual cheese tasting Thursday April 24th.  Come and try a wide variety of delicious, high quality French cheeses.  Water, drinks, crackers, and baguettes are also included.  Stop by any time between 6:00 and 8:30 PM to indulge in authentic French cheeses.  All proceeds go toward […]

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The Doug Largent Trio at West End Wine Bar

The Doug Largent Trio at West End Wine Bar

April 25 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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The Doug Largent Trio featuring Brad Maiani on guitar and Aaron Tucker on drums will play classic organ trio jazz at The West End Wine Bar of Chapel Hill.

What’s in a Name?

What’s in a Name?

April 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm

The Shared Learning Association of Chapel Hill presents Dr. Stuart Solomon who will give the April Gray Lindgren lecture ahead of the organization’s end-of-year potluck and annual meeting. Dr. Solomon will discuss naming practices in Europe and North America, concentrating on the origins, history, etymology, and demographics of personal names. He will address questions like […]

Fridays on the Front Porch

Fridays on the Front Porch

April 25 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Fridays on the Front Porch (FOFP) is a popular end-of-the-work-week celebration that takes place every Friday from 5 PM until 8 PM. Sweet Potato Pie will be performing tonight; delicious food, beer, wine will be offered, and enjoy our comfortable seating on the shady front porch and lawn. No cover charge or reservations required.   […]

Fridays on the Front Porch

Fridays on the Front Porch

April 25 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Live music at Fridays on the Front Porch creates the perfect atmosphere for kicking back, relaxing and getting a jump on the weekend. The Carolina Inn offers seasonal picnic offerings ($14 grill menu and $9 kids menu with gluten free options), various beverage selections and fun times under the shady oaks and magnolia trees. There […]

Trail Opening

Trail Opening

April 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Join us for the new Kids Track Trail opening in Wilson Park . There is a family hike on the new trail that is free and open to the public. All ages welcome. There will be light refreshments and give aways for kids. Contact Rah Trost :  rtrost@townofcarrboro.org. 919-918-7367 for more information

Shrek the Musical

Shrek the Musical

April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Shrek, based on the Oscar®-winning DreamWorks film, brings the delightful story of a mild-mannered ogre to life on stage. Friday, April 25 & May 2, 6:00 pm—Dinner Theater / Performance starts at 7:00 pm Saturday, April 26 & May 3, 1:00 pm—Walk-Thru Duloc (meet the characters/have your picture taken) Saturday, April 26 & May 3, […]

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GROW: Spring Show

GROW: Spring Show

April 26
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Come visit LIGHT for our new show: GROW, a show marking spring with an exploration of multiples, duplication, and repetition. Including the photo collages of Harrison Haynes, multilayered stitched constructions by Peg Gignoux, new works on and with paper by Leigh Suggs and Harriett Hoover, imaginative folded paper construction by Matt Shlian, and multicolored cast […]

Carrboro Farmers’ Market

Carrboro Farmers’ Market

April 26 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Carrboro, North Carolina, is home to the nationally recognized Carrboro Farmers’ Market. Recently highlighted by both Bon Appétit, Martha Stewart’s Good Food Magazine, and Visa Black Card Magazine as one of the top markets in the country, Carrboro Farmers’ Market celebrates its 36th season in 2014. The Carrboro Farmers’ Market is truly a farmer-owned and […]

Tar Heel 10 Miler / Fleet Feet Sports 4 Mile Run

Tar Heel 10 Miler / Fleet Feet Sports 4 Mile Run

April 26 @ 7:25 am - 11:00 am
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Celebrate the Chapel Hill community! The Tar Heel 10 Miler presented by CEP is designed to celebrate and showcase downtown Chapel Hill, the UNC campus and the surrounding historic neighborhoods. This event benefits the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA’s We Build People Campaign. Endurance Magazine, together with the Chapel Hill […]

Kids’ Seedling Event

Kids’ Seedling Event

April 26 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Calling all young gardeners! At the Kids’ Seedling Event, the Carrboro Farmers’ Market will be giving away farmer-grown tomato seedlings to kids.  Kids will get to pick a seedling of their choice and plant it in a cup to take home.  To help the seedlings get well on their way to a life of juicy delicious […]

Multiple Myeloma Support Group

Multiple Myeloma Support Group

April 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Triangle Area Multiple Myeloma Support Group – Multiple Myeloma cancer survivors and caregivers meet monthly to increase their knowledge about their disease and its treatment and to share emotional support. The monthly two-hour meetings include time to share and time to hear from health providers and other experts about dealing with the daily challenges of […]

Shred-a-thon 2014 – Hillsborough

Shred-a-thon 2014 – Hillsborough

April 26 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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SHRED-A-THONS!  SPRING 2014 The Orange County Solid Waste Management Department is sponsoring two free Shred-A-Thons in April, in cooperation with University Mall and local law enforcement. Orange County residents and small businesses (including those in the Town of Chapel Hill within Durham County), and local government employees that work for the County or the Town […]

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Touch-A-Truck 2014

Touch-A-Truck 2014

April 27 @ 11:55 am - 4:00 pm
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Name a child who wouldn’t love to climb aboard a fire truck, big rig or bulldozer! Touch a Truck provides a unique opportunity for children to explore vehicles of all types – public service, emergency, utility, construction, landscaping, transportation, delivery and just plain cool – all in one place! Children will be allowed to touch, […]

The QiGong Breathing Experience

The QiGong Breathing Experience

April 27 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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• Breath Empowerment     • Nine-Breath Method      • Nine-Breath Healing Circle Sunday, April 27, 2014, 2:00pm–5:00pm http://stonewil.home.mindspring.com/QigongBreathingExperience.htm

Almost Ready Staged Reading

Almost Ready Staged Reading

April 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Almost Ready offers audiences a chance to see, for free, a series of simply staged full length plays written by North Carolina writers. This free series is sponsored by The ArtsCenter of Carrboro and Playground a Theatre Cooperative. These productions are seen as the last step before deciding what, if anything, needs to be tweaked to make these plays suitable for full production. The audience will be encouraged to offer comments in post-performance discussions with playwrights, directors, and actors. Beer and wine will be available for purchase, but no rotten tomatoes.

Works in Progress: Sculpture from Philips Middle School

Works in Progress: Sculpture from Philips Middle School

April 27 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Student Sculpture and Photography Exhibition Reception April 27, 2014 Sunday, 4-6PM   “Work in Progress” documents an artists-in-residency project at Phillips Middle School in Chapel Hill.  Artists Mark Elliott (sculptor) and Barbara Tyroler (photographer) collaborated with Phillips Middle School art students in the creation and documentation of a permanent outdoor sculpture to be installed on school grounds. […]

A Southern Summer – Music Series on the Green

A Southern Summer – Music Series on the Green

April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Each week of the summer, Southern Village will host a music series on the Village Green on Sundays. There is no cover charge, and all acts begin at 6:00pm. Check back each week to see who’s playing this time!   This week’s musical guest is: David Dyer David Dyer is an alternative country singer you’ll love. See […]

Hold These Truths

Hold These Truths

April 27 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hold These Truths By Jeanne Sakata (Regional Premiere) A JOURNEY OF BELIEF, BETRAYAL, AND RECONCILIATION During WWII, student Gordon Hirabayashi fights the US government’s orders to forcibly removed and incarcerate all people of Japanese ancestry on the West Coast. Struggling to reconcile his country’s betrayal with his passionate belief in the Constitution, he journeys toward greater understanding […]

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GROW: Spring Show

GROW: Spring Show

April 28
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Come visit LIGHT for our new show: GROW, a show marking spring with an exploration of multiples, duplication, and repetition. Including the photo collages of Harrison Haynes, multilayered stitched constructions by Peg Gignoux, new works on and with paper by Leigh Suggs and Harriett Hoover, imaginative folded paper construction by Matt Shlian, and multicolored cast […]

Studio Landscape Painting by Donna Bland

Studio Landscape Painting by Donna Bland

April 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Join painter and instructor Donna Bland for two days of Studio Landscape Painting, with emphasis on translating nature’s plein air accents in a studio setting. Donna has a passion for expresing nature through her paintings. She will teach and demontsrate techniques for capturing a scene quickly with color values. Also, she will discuss composition and […]

Studio Landscape Painting

Studio Landscape Painting

April 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Join painter and instructor Donna Bland for two days of Studio Landscape Painting, with emphasis on translating nature’s plein air accents in a studio setting. Donna has a passion for expresing nature through her paintings. She will teach and demontsrate techniques for capturing a scene quickly with color values. Also, she will discuss composition and […]

“Let’s Be FRANK” – Exhibition

“Let’s Be FRANK” – Exhibition

April 28 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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“Let’s Be FRANK” presents the work of the talented artists who make FRANK the leading non-profit art gallery in the heart of Chapel Hill. FRANK’s twenty-two member artists will be the focus of this not-to-miss exhibition. The membership’s talents vary widely and this show will embrace the artistic vision and personal style of each individual; […]

Bluegrass Jam

Bluegrass Jam

April 28 @ 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm
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Bluegrass Jam Donations Welcome 5:45 pm Grab your fiddle, guitar, banjo, or mandolin and come join us at the Bluegrass Jam! Together, in The ArtsCenter’s Gallery, we’ll play some old time and bluegrass favorites. Feel free to join in playing the chord progression or try taking a break or two!  Whether you’re a beginner or […]

Bluegrass Jam

Bluegrass Jam

April 28 @ 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm
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Grab your fiddle, guitar, banjo, or mandolin and come join us at the Bluegrass Jam! Together, in The ArtsCenter’s Gallery, we’ll play some old time and bluegrass favorites. Feel free to join in playing the chord progression or try taking a break or two! Whether you’re a beginner or a long-time player, bassist or vocalist, play banjo or mandolin or fiddle or guitar, this jam will be an opportunity to hone your skills, meet some other musicians and have a lot of fun! All levels and instruments are welcome! Admission free, donations welcome.

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Crook’s Corner Art Exhibit – St. George

Crook’s Corner Art Exhibit – St. George

April 29
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St. George: Major works on oak and canvas. Sultry wild animals, exotic high heel shoes, imaginary maps of the South, portraits, and more. www.stgeorgeart.net

Still Life Reinterpreted

Still Life Reinterpreted

April 29
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Still Life Reinterpreted by Cynthia Aldrich remains on display in the Ella Fountain Pratt Legacy Gallery . The exhibit will remain on display until July 6th, 2014.

Dine4Autism

Dine4Autism

April 29
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Dine4Autism on April 29th Dine at participating Triangle restaurants on April 29th and they will donate a percentage of their sales that day – breakfast, lunch and dinner – to support local individuals and families affected by Autism. This event will benefit local chapters of the Autism Society of NC.  For a list of restaurants […]

“A Glimpse” Photography Show by Martha Hoelzer

“A Glimpse” Photography Show by Martha Hoelzer

April 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Travel with Martha to see a glimpse of her recent trip to India, a land of beautiful cultures and colors as she retraces her steps through her photography. Featured images will also include a glimpse into other worlds including downtown Durham, and travels out West. Join Martha on Friday, April 11th from 6-9 to have […]

Studio Landscape Painting by Donna Bland

Studio Landscape Painting by Donna Bland

April 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
shining through, 20 x 16, oil on canvas by Donna Bland

Join painter and instructor Donna Bland for two days of Studio Landscape Painting, with emphasis on translating nature’s plein air accents in a studio setting. Donna has a passion for expresing nature through her paintings. She will teach and demontsrate techniques for capturing a scene quickly with color values. Also, she will discuss composition and […]

Studio Landscape Painting

Studio Landscape Painting

April 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Join painter and instructor Donna Bland for two days of Studio Landscape Painting, with emphasis on translating nature’s plein air accents in a studio setting. Donna has a passion for expresing nature through her paintings. She will teach and demontsrate techniques for capturing a scene quickly with color values. Also, she will discuss composition and […]

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“Let’s Be FRANK” – Exhibition

“Let’s Be FRANK” – Exhibition

April 30 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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“Let’s Be FRANK” presents the work of the talented artists who make FRANK the leading non-profit art gallery in the heart of Chapel Hill. FRANK’s twenty-two member artists will be the focus of this not-to-miss exhibition. The membership’s talents vary widely and this show will embrace the artistic vision and personal style of each individual; […]

Carrboro Farmers’ Market

Carrboro Farmers’ Market

April 30 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Carrboro, North Carolina, is home to the nationally recognized Carrboro Farmers’ Market. Recently highlighted by both Bon Appétit, Martha Stewart’s Good Food Magazine, and Visa Black Card Magazine as one of the top markets in the country, Carrboro Farmers’ Market celebrates its 36th season in 2014. The Carrboro Farmers’ Market is truly a farmer-owned and […]

Men of Destiny Conference

Men of Destiny Conference

April 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The month of April  will be Men of Destiny Conference month at St. Paul. There will be a special topic workshop each Wednesday, Community Cook out on Saturday, April 12, Men’s  Day speaker will be Congressman James Clyburn form South Carolina.  Please spread the word and plan to attend some or all of the events. […]

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