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  1. Chinese Folk Dancing - Seymour

    February 16, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM @ Seymour Center

    This is a fun and low-impact fusion dance class suitable for women 45+ years old. This dance class will give you a chance to learn Chinese folk dance in an effective and creative way. While the dances taught in this class will be primarily classical and ethnic Chinese folk dances, they also combine Latin dance techniques. Popular Chinese and international songs will be used to accompany the dances. Instructor: Julie Gu For more information, contact julie.x.gu@gmail.com or 919-397-3648.

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  2. Tech Knowledge - Seymour

    February 16, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Not sure if your cell phone is an android or iPhone? If you want to learn more about your iPads, kindles, tablets, or whatever device you may have, this is a great opportunity. You will get one on one instruction from our tech savvy high school students. Your own personal Tech Assistant will be available to address your specific needs and inquiries with you for 45 – 60 min every other Saturday. Contact Meghan Davis, Program Assistant at 919-245-2026 to make an appointment. Instructors: Local High School Students

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  3. TED Talks At Seymour - Got too Much Stuff? Try these 7 tips to help pare down - Chelsea Catlett, Author, Site Writer for TED

    February 18, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Join us as we dive into TED Talks at Seymour including a 15 minute video/talk and follow up discussions led by Emily Gordon. Most of us have no problem admitting that we have more than we need. The difficulty lies in the next steps: How to get rid of it? What room to tackle first? Should we toss, regift, donate, recycle, repurpose, or sell? This gentle advice from TED speakers will tell you how to look at the excess in your life, figure out what can go, and restore some order to your space. Min: 10/Max: 82

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  4. AL-ANON - Passmore

    February 18, 2019, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Passmore Center

    Alcoholism affects many people, especially family and friends. There are people all around that may be experiencing the same thing you are right now. This Al-Anon group can help provide understanding and support. Meetings held in Conference Room 1026.

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  5. Chinese Folk Dancing - Seymour

    February 18, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM @ Seymour Center

    This is a fun and low-impact fusion dance class suitable for women 45+ years old. This dance class will give you a chance to learn Chinese folk dance in an effective and creative way. While the dances taught in this class will be primarily classical and ethnic Chinese folk dances, they also combine Latin dance techniques. Popular Chinese and international songs will be used to accompany the dances. Instructor: Julie Gu For more information, contact julie.x.gu@gmail.com or 919-397-3648.

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  6. Dementia Basics - CHPL

    February 19, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Chapel Hill Public Library

    The Dementia Education Collaborative is designed to provide basic information about dementia to individuals with memory concerns, caregivers, family members, friends, and interested community members. ‘What Can We Expect? Dementia Basics’ is a four-part series with topics regarding brain health, types and stages of dementia, communication, and preparation for the journey ahead. Instructors: Aging Transitions Team and Experienced Community Members

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  7. Retirement for Boomers and Retirees - Seymour

    February 19, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    It’s never too late or too early to learn about growing your money. Planning for your retirement and making sure that your money will last is a daunting task. Join us and discover how you can make wise decisions for the future. Topics include: Jan 15 Foundations of Investing, Jan 22 Focus on Fixed Income, Jan 29 Stocks: The Nuts and Bolts, Feb 5 An Investor’s Tour of Mutual Funds, Feb 12 What Happens After the Paychecks Stop?, and Feb 19 Preparing Your Estate Plan. Class Max: 15. Instructor: Jane Clark, Financial Advisor

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  8. TED Talks At Passmore - How to Live Before You Die - Steve Jobs

    February 19, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    Join us as we dive into TED Talks at Passmore in a laidback yet informative environment including a 15 - 30 min video/talk and follow up discussions led by Meghan Davis. Steve Jobs, CEO and co-founder of Apple and Pixar, urges us to pursue our dreams and see the opportunities in life’s setbacks – including death itself. Min: 5/Max: 25

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  9. Becoming a Creative Genius Coursework - Seymour

    February 19, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Leading neuroscientists have identified three important changes in the aging brain that invite new creative growth. Carl Nordgren has taken the content that has helped thousands of creative professionals, entrepreneurs, and college students become more creative in their thinking and entrepreneurial in their behavior and built a new course around those findings. Each class is highly interactive. The course will accelerate your creative growth and you’ll create a plan for your continued growth. Min: 5/Max: 30.

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  10. Digital Photography - Passmore

    February 19, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    Take more professional photographs by learning how to use your digital camera. Learn to use your camera on manual, and settings on your icon mode dial. Stop motion, blurred motion, perspective, composition and other situations will be discussed and used for assignments. Joan Cecil, has taught photography for 14 years at Alamance Community College in the Advertising and Graphic Design Dept and evening Photoshop classes at Durham Tech. Class Min: 3/Max: 10

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  11. Free Tax Help for All Ages - Passmore

    February 20, 2019, 8:00 AM - 8:01 AM @ Passmore Center

    Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) provides FREE federal and state income tax preparation to eligible individuals with low-to-middle income, regardless of age or county of residence. Make an Appointment Today: 1 - Online at BIT.LY/OCNCVITA. Be sure to review the eligibility guidelines and What to Bring document. or 2 - Call us at 919-245-4242. Please leave your name and phone number for a return call. Walk-in Clients will be served if time permits. Walk-in clients must meet all eligibility criteria and have all required documents. You should arrive by 9 am for the best chance of being served. Service without an appointment cannot be guaranteed.

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  12. Health Care and Your Retirement - Passmore

    February 20, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    This seminar addresses what steps investors should take to prepare for health care costs (including Medicare and long-term care costs) to help ensure their retirement savings stay healthy. Instructor: Jane Clark, Financial Advisor

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  13. Petals with a Purpose - Seymour

    February 20, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    The Arc of the Triangle’s Petals with a Purpose connects flowers to people, all the while making a positive difference on the environment. Using items destined for the landfill and with support from the community, Petals with a Purpose needs YOU! This is an opportunity for volunteers and friends to come together weekly to create bouquets of fresh flowers that are delivered to local partners in our community. Please register if you are able to assist. Min: 5/ Max: 8 Leader: Courtney Owens, Outreach and Volunteer Specialist

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  14. Wednesdays@One Poetry - Seymour

    February 20, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    If you are looking for an opportunity to expand your poetic horizons, to cultivate your own writing, to engage with other writers of poetry, then Wednesdays@One Poetry is for you. We meet each week from 1 to 2:30 p.m. We share poems. We react to each other’s work. We encourage one another. We work on poetry projects together. Min: 5/Max: 20 Instructor: Clark Holtzman

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  15. Chinese Lunar New Year Celebration!! - The Year of the Pig - Seymour

    February 20, 2019, 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    The most important Chinese holiday is the Lunar New Year, which is known in China as Spring Festival, and in other Asian cultures as Lunar New Year. The festival ushers in the Lunar New Year and is the West’s Christmas and New Year’s Eve rolled into one. Enjoy a variety of entertainment followed by a reception with traditional snacks to celebrate. Min: 50/Max: 100

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  16. Free Tax Help for All Ages - Seymour

    February 21, 2019, 8:00 AM - 8:01 AM @ Seymour Center

    Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) provides FREE federal and state income tax preparation to eligible individuals with low-to-middle income, regardless of age or county of residence. Make an Appointment Today: 1 - Online at BIT.LY/OCNCVITA. Be sure to review the eligibility guidelines and What to Bring document; or 2 - Call us at 919-245-4242. Please leave your name and phone number for a return call. Walk-in Clients will be served if time permits. Walk-in clients must meet all eligibility criteria and have all required documents. You should arrive by 9 am for the best chance of being served. Service without an appointment cannot be guaranteed.

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  17. Spanish Social Club - Seymour

    February 21, 2019, 9:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Seymour Center

    Please join us on Thursdays from 9 - 11:45 am for various activities offered in Spanish. The Social Club offers socialization, exercise, and learning with other seniors in Spanish. Typical gatherings might involve discussing health; exercising for 20 min, relaxing activities, and/or learning a new skill (eg navigate social media, the computer, or an English conversation). If you have questions or require transportation, please call 919-245-4279 (ex 1) for additional information. Acompáñenos los jueves de 9-11:45 am para una variedad de actividades ofrecidas en español. El Club Social le ofrece la oportunidad de socializar con adultos mayores, hacer ejercicio y aprender algo nuevo. Un día típico incluye pláticas sobre temas de salud, veinte minutos de ejercicio, y tiempo para socializar, relajarse y aprender una nueva habilidad. Podemos tratar de ofrecerle, si lo solicita, transporte. Para más información en español puede contactar 919-245-4279.

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  18. Diabetes Self-Management Education Program

    February 21, 2019, 12:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ Southern Human Services Center, Chapel Hill; or Whitted Services Center, Hillsborough

    Do you have diabetes? Would you like to learn more about how to manage it? This program will cover the basics of diabetes including: nutrition and meal planning; medications and monitoring; exercise; living with diabetes; as well as detection and control of complications. . A medical provider’s referral is needed to enroll in the program. Lunch provided. Fee: Medicare (no co-pay), Medicaid ($3 co-pay) and some private insurance companies will pay for this program. There is a sliding scale fee based on income.

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  19. Retirement for Boomers and Retirees - Passmore

    February 21, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Passmore Center

    It’s never too late or too early to learn about growing your money. Planning for your retirement and making sure that your money will last is a daunting task. Join us and discover how you can make wise decisions for the future. Topics include: Foundations of Investing, Focus on Fixed Income, Stocks: The Nuts and Bolts, An Investor’s Tour of Mutual Funds, Preparing for the Unexpected, and Preparing Your Estate Plan. Class Max: 15. Instructor: Jane Clark, Financial Advisor

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  20. Writing for Longevity - Seymour

    February 21, 2019, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    This workshop helps you discover how to manage stressful events and upheavals in your life through writing. The act of writing engages internal healing resources that affect mental and physical health. Expressive writing has the power to help reduce your heart rate and blood pressure, minimize stress, strengthen the immune system, and improve self-esteem. You need not have writing experience or aspirations to participate. Min: 5/Max: 20. Instructor: Emily Crookston, Ghostwriter

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  21. Laughter Yoga with Neidra - Passmore

    February 21, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Passmore Center

    Laughter Yoga is a low impact exercise program combining LAUGHTER and YOGIC BREATHING. It reduces stress, boosts immunity, releases endorphins, increases oxygen, promotes better sleep, encourages social bonds, improves mental health, and uplifts sense of wellbeing. FOR ALL AGES & MOBILITY ABILITIES. Facilitator: Neidra L. Clark, Certified Laughter Yoga Leader

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  22. AL-ANON - Passmore

    February 21, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Passmore Center

    Alcoholism affects many people, especially family and friends. There are people all around that may be experiencing the same thing you are right now. This Al-Anon group can help provide understanding and support. Meetings held in Conference Room 1026. Mondays 3:30 – 4:30 pm Thursdays 6:30 – 7:30 pm

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  23. Free Tax Help for All Ages - Seymour

    February 22, 2019, 8:00 AM - 8:01 AM @ Seymour Center

    Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) provides FREE federal and state income tax preparation to eligible individuals with low-to-middle income, regardless of age or county of residence. Make an Appointment Today: 1 - Online at BIT.LY/OCNCVITA. Be sure to review the eligibility guidelines and What to Bring document; or 2 - Call us at 919-245-4242. Please leave your name and phone number for a return call. Walk-in Clients will be served if time permits. Walk-in clients must meet all eligibility criteria and have all required documents. You should arrive by 9 am for the best chance of being served. Service without an appointment cannot be guaranteed.

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  24. Orange County Senior Games Registration Now Open!

    February 22, 2019, 8:00 AM - 8:01 AM

    The 2019 Orange County Senior Games’ Athletic Events will be held Apr 6 – May 4. The SilverArts visual/heritage art show will go on display beginning Mon, Apr 8 at the Seymour Center. Pick up or call one of the sponsoring locations for a registration application and a schedule of events: The Passmore Center - Hillsborough, The Seymour Center – Chapel Hill, Carrboro Recreation and Parks, and Chapel Hill Parks and Recreation. For more information and/or to volunteer please call or email: Myra Austin, 919-245-2020; Lee Schimmelfing, 919-606-2598; or Dana Hughes at 919-918-7372. For information about SilverArts, including the cheerleaders, call Cydnee Sims at 919-245-4250.

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  25. Becoming a Creative Genius Coursework - Seymour

    February 22, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Leading neuroscientists have identified three important changes in the aging brain that invite new creative growth. Carl Nordgren has taken the content that has helped thousands of creative professionals, entrepreneurs, and college students become more creative in their thinking and entrepreneurial in their behavior and built a new course around those findings. Each class is highly interactive. The course will accelerate your creative growth and you’ll create a plan for your continued growth. Min: 5/Max: 30.

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  26. Congolese Drumming Class - Seymour

    February 22, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Class is an introduction to Congolese drumming. Experience the drum we play which is called "ngoma" (“giving the strength of the panther”). It is like the conga drum. Class will focus on how to hit the drum and stay mindful of the sounds created. We will learn some traditional rhythms and accompaniments, and then put on a brief performance. For more information about Congolese drumming see “brazzabeat.org” and follow Brazzabeat on Facebook. Min: 5/ Max: 9 Instructor: Kenneth Wilson, MD

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  27. Black History Month Congolese Drumming Celebration - Seymour

    February 22, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Ready for a high time that just might get you out of your seat to dance? Come out and join Dr Kenneth Wilson and students for several selections honoring Black History Month. Drum teacher and international performer Pline Mounzeo, our special Congolese guest, will join us for the festivities. Let the rhythm of the drums take over! Light refreshments will follow. Min: 25/ Max: 80

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  28. Free Tax Help for All Ages - Passmore

    February 23, 2019, 8:00 AM - 8:01 AM @ Passmore Center

    Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) provides FREE federal and state income tax preparation to eligible individuals with low-to-middle income, regardless of age or county of residence. Make an Appointment Today: 1 - Online at BIT.LY/OCNCVITA. Be sure to review the eligibility guidelines and What to Bring document. or 2 - Call us at 919-245-4242. Please leave your name and phone number for a return call. Walk-in Clients will be served if time permits. Walk-in clients must meet all eligibility criteria and have all required documents. You should arrive by 9 am for the best chance of being served. Service without an appointment cannot be guaranteed.

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  29. Free Tax Help for All Ages - Seymour

    February 23, 2019, 8:00 AM - 8:01 AM @ Seymour Center

    Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) provides FREE federal and state income tax preparation to eligible individuals with low-to-middle income, regardless of age or county of residence. Make an Appointment Today: 1 - Online at BIT.LY/OCNCVITA. Be sure to review the eligibility guidelines and What to Bring document; or 2 - Call us at 919-245-4242. Please leave your name and phone number for a return call. Walk-in Clients will be served if time permits. Walk-in clients must meet all eligibility criteria and have all required documents. You should arrive by 9 am for the best chance of being served. Service without an appointment cannot be guaranteed.

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  30. Chinese Folk Dancing - Seymour

    February 23, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM @ Seymour Center

    This is a fun and low-impact fusion dance class suitable for women 45+ years old. This dance class will give you a chance to learn Chinese folk dance in an effective and creative way. While the dances taught in this class will be primarily classical and ethnic Chinese folk dances, they also combine Latin dance techniques. Popular Chinese and international songs will be used to accompany the dances. Instructor: Julie Gu For more information, contact julie.x.gu@gmail.com or 919-397-3648.

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  31. AL-ANON - Passmore

    February 25, 2019, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Passmore Center

    Alcoholism affects many people, especially family and friends. There are people all around that may be experiencing the same thing you are right now. This Al-Anon group can help provide understanding and support. Meetings held in Conference Room 1026.

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  32. Chinese Folk Dancing - Seymour

    February 25, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM @ Seymour Center

    This is a fun and low-impact fusion dance class suitable for women 45+ years old. This dance class will give you a chance to learn Chinese folk dance in an effective and creative way. While the dances taught in this class will be primarily classical and ethnic Chinese folk dances, they also combine Latin dance techniques. Popular Chinese and international songs will be used to accompany the dances. Instructor: Julie Gu For more information, contact julie.x.gu@gmail.com or 919-397-3648.

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  33. Dementia Basics - CHPL

    February 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Chapel Hill Public Library

    The Dementia Education Collaborative is designed to provide basic information about dementia to individuals with memory concerns, caregivers, family members, friends, and interested community members. ‘What Can We Expect? Dementia Basics’ is a four-part series with topics regarding brain health, types and stages of dementia, communication, and preparation for the journey ahead. Instructors: Aging Transitions Team and Experienced Community Members

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  34. After Hours Newcomers’ Social - Seymour

    February 26, 2019, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    Are you new to the area? Looking for an interesting and creative outlet? Look no further! Every 4th Tuesday evening, the Center’s Program Advisory Committee (PAC) awaits your visit. This comfortable setting will be an opportunity to learn about the programs and services offered. In addition, you will receive a tour of the facility and enjoy a social meet and greet experience over a beverage and refreshments.

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  35. Becoming a Creative Genius Coursework - Seymour

    February 26, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Leading neuroscientists have identified three important changes in the aging brain that invite new creative growth. Carl Nordgren has taken the content that has helped thousands of creative professionals, entrepreneurs, and college students become more creative in their thinking and entrepreneurial in their behavior and built a new course around those findings. Each class is highly interactive. The course will accelerate your creative growth and you’ll create a plan for your continued growth. Min: 5/Max: 30.

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  36. Digital Photography - Passmore

    February 26, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    Take more professional photographs by learning how to use your digital camera. Learn to use your camera on manual, and settings on your icon mode dial. Stop motion, blurred motion, perspective, composition and other situations will be discussed and used for assignments. Joan Cecil, has taught photography for 14 years at Alamance Community College in the Advertising and Graphic Design Dept and evening Photoshop classes at Durham Tech. Class Min: 3/Max: 10

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  37. Dream Tending - Seymour

    February 26, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Group members will help one another attain a deeper understanding of a dream using a process called Dream Tending, developed by Stephen Aizenstat. This method of dream work does not interpret or analyze a dream but encourages the dreamer to connect with it by feeling it through active imagination and seeing what wisdom the dream has to offer. Prior to attending your first session, Please read the description of the Dream Tending process at www.dreamtending.com/dreamtending.pdf. For questions, contact Camilla Meeks at camillameek@gmail.com Min: 8/ Max: 20

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  38. Free Tax Help for All Ages - Passmore

    February 27, 2019, 8:00 AM - 8:01 AM @ Passmore Center

    Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) provides FREE federal and state income tax preparation to eligible individuals with low-to-middle income, regardless of age or county of residence. Make an Appointment Today: 1 - Online at BIT.LY/OCNCVITA. Be sure to review the eligibility guidelines and What to Bring document. or 2 - Call us at 919-245-4242. Please leave your name and phone number for a return call. Walk-in Clients will be served if time permits. Walk-in clients must meet all eligibility criteria and have all required documents. You should arrive by 9 am for the best chance of being served. Service without an appointment cannot be guaranteed.

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  39. Petals with a Purpose - Seymour

    February 27, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    The Arc of the Triangle’s Petals with a Purpose connects flowers to people, all the while making a positive difference on the environment. Using items destined for the landfill and with support from the community, Petals with a Purpose needs YOU! This is an opportunity for volunteers and friends to come together weekly to create bouquets of fresh flowers that are delivered to local partners in our community. Please register if you are able to assist. Min: 5/ Max: 8 Leader: Courtney Owens, Outreach and Volunteer Specialist

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  40. Wednesdays@One Poetry - Seymour

    February 27, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    If you are looking for an opportunity to expand your poetic horizons, to cultivate your own writing, to engage with other writers of poetry, then Wednesdays@One Poetry is for you. We meet each week from 1 to 2:30 p.m. We share poems. We react to each other’s work. We encourage one another. We work on poetry projects together. Min: 5/Max: 20 Instructor: Clark Holtzman

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  41. Little’s Cooking Light, Quick & Easy - Seymour

    February 27, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    Learn simple, yet easy Asian cooking recipes that will be easy and fun to create. These flavorful dishes will be perfect for the summer, and will be light and fresh! Recipes and ingredients supplied. What’s Cooking in January? Asian BBQ. What’s Cooking in February? Beef and Noodles.Min: 5/Max: 15 Instructor: Fung Little

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  42. Free Tax Help for All Ages - Seymour

    February 28, 2019, 8:00 AM - 8:01 AM @ Seymour Center

    Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) provides FREE federal and state income tax preparation to eligible individuals with low-to-middle income, regardless of age or county of residence. Make an Appointment Today: 1 - Online at BIT.LY/OCNCVITA. Be sure to review the eligibility guidelines and What to Bring document; or 2 - Call us at 919-245-4242. Please leave your name and phone number for a return call. Walk-in Clients will be served if time permits. Walk-in clients must meet all eligibility criteria and have all required documents. You should arrive by 9 am for the best chance of being served. Service without an appointment cannot be guaranteed.

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  43. Spanish Social Club - Seymour

    February 28, 2019, 9:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Seymour Center

    Please join us on Thursdays from 9 - 11:45 am for various activities offered in Spanish. The Social Club offers socialization, exercise, and learning with other seniors in Spanish. Typical gatherings might involve discussing health; exercising for 20 min, relaxing activities, and/or learning a new skill (eg navigate social media, the computer, or an English conversation). If you have questions or require transportation, please call 919-245-4279 (ex 1) for additional information. Acompáñenos los jueves de 9-11:45 am para una variedad de actividades ofrecidas en español. El Club Social le ofrece la oportunidad de socializar con adultos mayores, hacer ejercicio y aprender algo nuevo. Un día típico incluye pláticas sobre temas de salud, veinte minutos de ejercicio, y tiempo para socializar, relajarse y aprender una nueva habilidad. Podemos tratar de ofrecerle, si lo solicita, transporte. Para más información en español puede contactar 919-245-4279.

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  44. Legal Services - Passmore

    February 28, 2019, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    Legal Aid of North Carolina, Inc is a non-profit, federally funded organization that provides free legal assistance, advice, and representation to low-income individuals and senior citizens on a variety of non-criminal legal issues. At the senior centers they execute Simple Wills, Living Wills, Powers of Attorney and Health Care Powers of Attorney. During the first hour, 10 – 11 am, each month there will be a presentation on "Consumer Protection Law"; during this time an attorney from Legal Aid will talk about laws that safeguard our finances and protect us from financial exploitation. This series will include 6 separate workshops on various topics including scams, identity theft, elder abuse, managing credit and debt, and unfair debt collection. Legal Aid is also available for questions regarding Wills and Advanced Directives. After the presentation the attorney will be available to provide one-on-one confidential advice.

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  45. Retirement for Boomers and Retirees - Passmore

    February 28, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Passmore Center

    It’s never too late or too early to learn about growing your money. Planning for your retirement and making sure that your money will last is a daunting task. Join us and discover how you can make wise decisions for the future. Topics include: Foundations of Investing, Focus on Fixed Income, Stocks: The Nuts and Bolts, An Investor’s Tour of Mutual Funds, Preparing for the Unexpected, and Preparing Your Estate Plan. Class Max: 15. Instructor: Jane Clark, Financial Advisor

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  46. Laughter Yoga with Neidra - Passmore

    February 28, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Passmore Center

    Laughter Yoga is a low impact exercise program combining LAUGHTER and YOGIC BREATHING. It reduces stress, boosts immunity, releases endorphins, increases oxygen, promotes better sleep, encourages social bonds, improves mental health, and uplifts sense of wellbeing. FOR ALL AGES & MOBILITY ABILITIES. Facilitator: Neidra L. Clark, Certified Laughter Yoga Leader

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  47. AL-ANON - Passmore

    February 28, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Passmore Center

    Alcoholism affects many people, especially family and friends. There are people all around that may be experiencing the same thing you are right now. This Al-Anon group can help provide understanding and support. Meetings held in Conference Room 1026. Mondays 3:30 – 4:30 pm Thursdays 6:30 – 7:30 pm

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Animal Services Events

  1. Spread The Love! (Valentine Adoption Special)

    February 1, 2019, 12:00 PM - February 28, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Animal Services Center

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  2. Low-Cost Rabies Vaccination & Microchip clinic!

    February 21, 2019, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Farmer's Market on Margaret Lane in Hillsborough

    1-year and 3-year rabies vaccinations will be available for $10. Please bring a previous rabies certificate in order to get the 3-year vaccine. Microchips also available for $35. Please bring all pets on leashes or in carriers.

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Board of County Commissioners (BOCC)

  1. Family Success Alliance

    February 18, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whitted Building

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  2. Social Services Board

    February 18, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ DSS Board Room

    Contact: Lindsey Shewmaker

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  3. Partnership to End Homelessness

    February 18, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Chapel Hill - Carrboro Chamber of Commerce

    Contact: Corey Root

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  4. ABC Board

    February 19, 2019, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ ABC Administrative Office

    Contact: Angel Neighbours

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  5. BOCC Regular Meeting

    February 19, 2019, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Southern Human Services Center

    Contact: Donna Baker

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  6. Chapel Hill / Orange County Visitors Bureau

    February 20, 2019, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM @ The Franklin Hotel

    Contact: Allison Chambers

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  7. Orange County Housing Authority

    February 20, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Southern Human Services Center

    Contact: Sherrill Hampton

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  8. Animal Services Advisory Board

    February 20, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Animal Services Center

    Contact: Bob Marotto

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  9. Orange Unified Transportation Board

    February 20, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whitted Building (Rm – 230)

    Contact: Abigaile Pittman

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  10. Historic Preservation Commission

    February 27, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Old Orange County Courthouse

    Contact: Peter Sandbeck

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  11. Board of Health

    February 27, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Southern Human Services Center

    Contact: La Toya Strange

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Human Relations Commission

  1. 29th Annual Pauli Murray Awards

    February 24, 2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Whitted Building

    Join the Orange County Human Relations Commission to celebrate this year's deserving recipients of the Pauli Murray Award. This will be the 29th Annual event!

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Library

  1. Saturday Storytime at Main

    February 16, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Main Library Meeting Room. Children from walkers to age 5, their caregivers and their siblings are invited to storytime. This storytime is followed by a 30 minute stay and play.

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  2. Wakanda Day | Main Library | All ages welcome

    February 16, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    Join us for a celebration of African culture with stories, crafts, prizes and more!

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  3. Dungeon & Dragons Meet Up | Main Library | Ages 15+

    February 16, 2019, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    Join us every third Saturday of the month, excluding holidays, for epic fantasy storytelling and imaginative adventures over pizza with the Dungeons & Dragons Meet Up group led by David Loftis. This program is for adults, and also open to teens age 15 and up. Stop by to play or watch and learn about the game. No Registration required.

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  4. Teen Advisory Board | Main LIbrary | High School-aged Teens

    February 17, 2019, 6:00 PM - 6:50 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is a group of teens who work to plan teen programs and make the library teen-friendly. TAB is a great way to get service learning and community service hours. For more information about TAB and how to join, visit https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Fhmj8cn-mD546t9H9gcS1PQP1gUco-rGxDAe46iFazc/edit

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  5. Baby Lapsit Storytime | Main Library

    February 18, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Main Library Meeting Room. Babies and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 20-minute lapsit program that incorporates age-appropriate books, rhymes, music and movement. Stay after for free play. It's a wonderful way to extend the fun!

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  6. Tiny Tots Storytime | Main Library

    February 19, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:25 AM

    Main Library Meeting Room. Children from walkers to age 3 and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 25-minute interactive program that incorporates age-appropriate books, rhymes, music, and movement. (30-minute Stay and Play follows this storytime.)

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  7. Kids Explore | Main Library | Grades k-2

    February 19, 2019, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

    Main Library Meeting Room. Kids Explore, a program for Grades K-2, provides hands-on STEAM activities to engage children’s creativity and problem solving skills. The children are given opportunities to explore monthly themes from different angles about a variety of topics while socializing with their peers at the library.

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  8. Black History, Black Futures Poetry Reading | Main Library | Adults

    February 19, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    Celebrate Black History Month with a poetry reading featuring Ashley Harris, Fred Joiner, Caleb Torain, and Gideon Young. Ashley Harris is a former youth-slam competitor and the author of If the Hero of Time Was Black. Fred Joiner is a two-time winner of the Larry Neal Award for Poetry and a 2014 Artist Fellowship Winner awarded by the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities. Caleb Torain is a local youth poet, and Gideon Young is a member of the Carrboro Poets Council whose poetry appears in publications including Carve Magazine, Spillway, Wild Plum Haiku, and Black Gold: an Anthology of Black Poetry. The event is free and open to the public. Registration is encouraged at bit.ly/writingevents or call 919-245-2536. This event is supported by the Orange County Arts Commission.

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  9. Preschool Storytime | Main Library

    February 20, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Main Library Meeting Room. Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 30-minute interactive program with books, songs, and movement to nurture pre-reading skills. (30-minute Stay and Play follows this storytime.)

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  10. Carrboro Branch Yarn Club | Ages 16+

    February 20, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Carrboro Branch Library

    Drop by and knit, tat or crochet with us. We have supplies. For more information call, 919969.3006.

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  11. Tech Classes at the Cybrary | Windows | Adults

    February 21, 2019, 3:00 PM @ Carrboro Cybrary

    Join us for an introduction to navigating and using a Windows computer.

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  12. Spice it Up! A Cooking Class for Young Chefs | Main Library| Grades 3-5

    February 21, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    Sharpen your culinary skills and learn some new ones during this cooking class for would-be chefs. Call or stop by to register 919-245-2532 to register. Space is limited.

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  13. No Books and Snacks for Middle and High Schoolers. It will resume May 31.

    February 22, 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    Last Fridays of the month, middle and high schoolers are invited to meet and chat about what they’ve read over snacks with the Teen Advisory Board. At each meeting, participants will vote on new a genre or topic to read about and a new snack to have for the next meeting. No registration required. For information about the current month’s genre or topic and snack, visit bit.ly/ocpltab_bns

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  14. Wee Kings and Queens Dance | Main Library | Ages 0–3 with a caregiver

    February 22, 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    Put on your fanciest clothes and come to the royal ball! Don your crowns, dance the night away, and enjoy other royal activities fit for tiny kings and queens.

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  15. Saturday Storytime at Main

    February 23, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Main Library Meeting Room. Children from walkers to age 5, their caregivers and their siblings are invited to storytime. This storytime is followed by a 30 minute stay and play.

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  16. Writing Political Poems Workshop | Main Library | Adults

    February 23, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    Poets everywhere are speaking out about what they believe in. In this generative workshop, we'll examine techniques used in poems that tackle tough topics like racial inequality, immigration, war, climate change, and governmental incompetence. We'll then use those techniques to begin our own poems. The event is free and open to the public. Writers working at all levels and in other genres are welcome. To register, https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc5MwCd0dk6T1o-UdtGaonZx8ff4nOCrZxqH2zj-ZN89UHMlA/viewform or call 919-245-2536. This event is supported by the Orange County Arts Commission.

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  17. Classic Film Screening | Main Library | Adults

    February 24, 2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    The Hillsborough Classic Film Society hosts a series of classic, foreign, and independent film screenings. Each screening is accompanied by short discussions of pertinent themes. This program is FREE and open to the public; light refreshments will be served. For more information and to RSVP, visit https://www.hillsboroughclassicfilms.com/

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  18. Baby Lapsit Storytime | Main Library

    February 25, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Main Library Meeting Room. Babies and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 20-minute lapsit program that incorporates age-appropriate books, rhymes, music and movement. Stay after for free play. It's a wonderful way to extend the fun!

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  19. Tiny Tots Storytime | Main Library

    February 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:25 AM

    Main Library Meeting Room. Children from walkers to age 3 and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 25-minute interactive program that incorporates age-appropriate books, rhymes, music, and movement. (30-minute Stay and Play follows this storytime.)

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  20. Kids Explore | Main Library | Grades k-2

    February 26, 2019, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

    Main Library Meeting Room. Kids Explore, a program for Grades K-2, provides hands-on STEAM activities to engage children’s creativity and problem solving skills. The children are given opportunities to explore monthly themes from different angles about a variety of topics while socializing with their peers at the library.

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  21. Preschool Storytime | Main Library

    February 27, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Main Library Meeting Room. Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 30-minute interactive program with books, songs, and movement to nurture pre-reading skills. (30-minute Stay and Play follows this storytime.)

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  22. Carrboro Book Club | Carrboro Branch | Adults

    February 28, 2019, 6:30 PM

    This club meets the fourth Tuesday of the Month at 6:30 p.m. at the Carrboro Branch Library at McDougle Middle School. Join us for this free monthly librarian-led discussion. Copies of the book are usually available. Please call the Carrboro Branch at 919.969.3006 or email JSmith@orangecountync.gov for more details. October 23: The Last Ballad by Wiley Cash November 27: The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen December: No Meeting January 22: Old Filth by Jane Gardam February 26: Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler March 26: In the Darkroom by Susan Faludi

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Main Calendar

  1. 29th Annual Pauli Murray Awards

    February 24, 2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Whitted Building

    Join the Orange County Human Relations Commission to celebrate this year's deserving recipients of the Pauli Murray Award. This will be the 29th Annual event!

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