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March 2017
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Student Action with Farmworkers Program

March 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Davis Library, UNC-Chapel Hill, 208 Raleigh Street CB#3916
Chapel Hill, 27516 United States
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Student Action with Farmworkers (SAF) has been working with young activists to improve the lives of farmworkers and their families for 25 years. The majority of activists come from the farmworker families. This opening reception for the SAF’s “More Than One Story | Más que una historia” exhibition provides a chance to hear their stories in person. 5 – 5:45 p.m. Reception and exhibition viewing, Davis Library gallery, 1st floor 5:45 – 6:45 p.m. Talk, Davis Library Research Hub, 2nd floor

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$58

Ode to a Grecian Spring Wine Dinner

March 29 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Kipos Greek Taverna, 431 W. Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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We are thrilled to announce that our 1st Kipos wine dinner as a part of the “Vineyards of Greece” 2017 seasonal series will be hosted on Wednesday, March 29th at 6:30pm! Enjoy another decadent four-course meal paired with four exquisite wines that will take you on a journey through the Spring vineyards of Greece. Tickets for the dinner are $58 per guest (tax & gratuity not included). Full menu details coming soon, in the meantime you can start dreaming about…

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Mary Henley Lecture Series at UUMC -The Table and The Farm

March 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
University United Methodist Church, 150 E Franklin St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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CHURCH + FARM + KITCHEN: The Table Politics of Jesus   Hosted by University UMC Environmental Stewardship Team 7:00 p.m. in The Chapel at University UMC What does it mean that before Jesus died, he invited his disciples to a share a meal with him?  Could it be that when we eat, we make social, economic, political, moral, and theological statements with our mouths, minds, and bodies? Who is at the table? Who is missing? What story does the food…

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$15

Open a New Window!

March 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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The Friday Center, 100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Vicki Field COURSE #3427 If you find yourself feeling a bit stuffy, stalled, or stuck in winter doldrums, this course is for you!  Gain inspiration, tools, and encouragement to refresh your thinking and rejuvenate your spirit. You’ll have the opportunity to explore, clarify and renew your own personal path in this unique class. The format combines mini-lectures with time for self-reflection, guided group discussion, and exercises that are both lively and thought-provoking. SESSION ONE: Introductory Activity: Introduction and overview of…

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$20

Grandparents of Special Needs Children

March 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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The Friday Center, 100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Don Stedman COURSE #3428 If you are a grandparent of a special needs grandchild, then this series may be just what you are looking for. Learn about the several major developmental disabilities and the many categories of exceptional children. Discuss ways to understand and help your children in working with their children with special needs. The program is structured over three sessions, organized as follows: Session One: Introduction to Exceptional Children: Child Development/EC Categories/Definitions/Bumps in the road/Family challenges/Chronic issues Session Two: Children…

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$20

Shakespeare and War

March 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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The Friday Center, 100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Christopher Armitage COURSE #3429 Join us for an interactive and fascinating series that examines war through Shakespeare’s lens, led by distinguished UNC professor Christopher Armitage. The sessions will include a mixture of lecture and discussion and will aim at close readings in the texts, as revealing Shakespeare’s profound understanding of human nature and astounding ability to find the words to articulate that understanding.  Topics include: Session One: Henry V: “Once more unto the breach” with that “band of brothers” Session Two: Julius…

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The Inkling Prophet of Oxford: C.S. Lewis Book Club Series

March 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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The Friday Center, 100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Danielle Christmas COURSE #3430 The imaginative fictions and compelling apologist writings of Clive Staples Lewis have captivated generations of readers. What is it about this self-described “very ordinary layman of the Church of England” that has inspired such a following across age groups, continents, and decades? What sort of mind can invent a children’s paradise like Narnia one day, and move a group of skeptics to Christian belief the next? This course will grapple with these and other questions as…

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Roshani Chokshi discusses her new YA novel, A Crown of Wishes, with Ryan Graudin

March 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books, 752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Gauri, the princess of Bharata, has been taken as a prisoner of war by her kingdom’s enemies. Faced with a future of exile and scorn, Gauri has nothing left to lose. Hope unexpectedly comes in the form of Vikram, the cunning prince of a neighboring land and her sworn enemy kingdom. Together, they’ll have to set aside their differences and team up to win the Tournament of Wishes – a competition held in a mythical city where the Lord of…

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Transforming Lives: Overcoming Stigma in Mental Illness

March 31 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
St. Thomas More, 940 Carmichael St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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A day-long conference that features nationally recognized speakers and mental health experts addressing issues associated with faith and mental illness. Breakout session will address caregiver burnout; the fight against discrimination, race, culture and mental health disparities; and overcoming mental illness stigma in schools. Keynote Speaker: Patrick Corrigan, PsyD, Distinguished Professor of Psychology Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago Plenary Speaker: Don Diefenbach, PhD, Professor and Chair of Mass Communication University of North Carolina – Asheville

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Celebrate Diversity Storytime | Main Library

March 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Orange County Public Library, 137 W. Margaret Ln
Hillsborough , NC 27278 United States
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Have fun learning about many of the wonderful things that make us different and how we can embrace those differences in the people we meet. For children up to age 5 with their families and caregivers.

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