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Animal Services Events

  1. Dog Adoption Month!

    October 1, 2019, 12:00 PM - October 31, 2019, 6:00 PM @ Animal Services Center

    All dogs and puppies are nearly HALF PRICE for the entire month of October! Call 919-942-7387 for more details!

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  2. Low-Cost Rabies Vaccination & Microchip clinic!

    October 24, 2019, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Eno River Farmer's Market

    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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Countywide Events

  1. Flu Shots - Seymour

    October 23, 2019, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Everyone 6 months and older should get a flu vaccine annually. The single best way to prevent the flu is to get vaccinated each year. Vaccination is especially important for people at higher risk of getting severe influenza and their close contacts - including healthcare personnel and those with close contacts of children younger than 6 months. Flu shots provided by, Orange County Health Department and Walgreens.

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  2. Volunteer with VITA - Passmore

    October 23, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Passmore Center

    The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) is sponsored by the IRS and provides free tax assistance for eligible low and moderate income taxpayers of any age. We have over 70 volunteers and complete over 1,500 tax returns from February-April each year. Tax help is provided at both the Seymour Center and the Passmore Center. Volunteers assist in a wide variety of roles, including: Tax Preparers (requires IRS Tax Law training), Intake Receptionists greet clients, explain the process, and organize paperwork, Appointment Schedulers answer phones and return voicemails to schedule clients for a specific day and time, and Our Computer Support team is responsible for troubleshooting and maintaining our Windows laptops and printers. Learn more by attending one of our VITA New Volunteer Orientation Sessions. Unable to attend an Orientation Session? Call Jeanne Chamberlin, the VC55+ VITA Administrator, (919-245-4240) for more information and/or to register as a VITA Volunteer.

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  3. Flash Mob Classes at the Passmore Center

    October 24, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    Join our OutLoud Flash Mob, have fun, get healthy, and gather at community location(s) to perform pre-learned dance routines seated, standing, or dancing. We welcome new members of all abilities. Try it once or as many times as you like, and yes, you can start anytime! No fees for performances and practices. For more information: 919-280-2161. Class Min: 5. Instructor: Linda Houser

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  4. Hispanic Heritage Month: Latino Americans Documentary Series - Episode 6: Peril and Promise - Seymour

    October 24, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Hispanic Heritage Month is Sep 15 - Oct 15. We will show a documentary film series, Latino Americans that was shown on PBS and chronicles the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos, who have helped shape North America the last 500+ years. With more than 50 million people, they are the largest minority group in the US. NOTE: FILMS ARE IN SPANISH WITH ENGLISH SUB-TITLES. Thu, Oct 24 – This takes viewers through the past 30 years, when a second wave of Cubans arrived in Miami during the Mariel exodus. With hundreds of thousands of Salvadorans, Nicaraguans and Guatemalans fleeing civil wars, death squads and unrest also went north into a new land — transforming the United States along the way.

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  5. “Emeralds of Oz: Life Lessons from Over the Rainbow” Workshop - Seymour

    October 24, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Peter Guzzardi took a deep dive into The Wizard of Oz, discovering an amazing tool: Nine large chunks of wisdom help Dorothy along her journey, and when we apply these “Emeralds” to our lives, our issues shrink, and we expand, ready to face our own Yellow Brick Road. In this workshop, Peter – a veteran editor who has worked with Stephen Hawking, Deepak Chopra, and Carol Burnett – will review the Emeralds before leading a journaling exercise. “Emeralds of Oz” will be available for purchase. Note: Seymour Center will screen The Wizard of Oz on Oct 22. Min: 25/Max: 40

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  6. Volunteer with VITA - Seymour

    October 24, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) is sponsored by the IRS and provides free tax assistance for eligible low and moderate income taxpayers of any age. We have over 70 volunteers and complete over 1,500 tax returns from February-April each year. Tax help is provided at both the Seymour Center and the Passmore Center. Volunteers assist in a wide variety of roles, including: Tax Preparers (requires IRS Tax Law training), Intake Receptionists greet clients, explain the process, and organize paperwork, Appointment Schedulers answer phones and return voicemails to schedule clients for a specific day and time, and Our Computer Support team is responsible for troubleshooting and maintaining our Windows laptops and printers. Learn more by attending one of our VITA New Volunteer Orientation Sessions. Unable to attend an Orientation Session? Call Jeanne Chamberlin, the VC55+ VITA Administrator, (919-245-4240) for more information and/or to register as a VITA Volunteer.

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  7. Orange County Senior Games - The W(Heel) To Hill - Cycling Event!

    October 27, 2019, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    This fall on Sun, Oct 27, Orange County Senior Games (OCSG) will host a 12. 5 mi. /25 mi./50 mi. bicycle ride between the two Orange County Department on Aging Senior Centers – Seymour, Chapel Hill and Passmore, Hillsborough (and back), to raise awareness and funds for the year round Senior Games program. This is not a race. The event will begin and end at the Seymour Center, 2551 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill at 1 pm. Registration Forms will be available after Sun, Sep 1 and can be picked up from the county’s senior centers, Carrboro & Chapel Hill Recreation & Parks and OC DEAPR and many other locations throughout Orange County.

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  8. IG -Teen Builders - Name That Tune Night - Seymour

    October 28, 2019, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Multi-generational meet-ups are now the “in thing” and are super fun! Teen Builders is a unique social outlet created for opportunities to share, learn and develop lasting friendships between senior adults and teens. These interactive connections not only offer a fun atmosphere, but enable each generation to learn more about each other. Take advantage of this empowering experience every 4th Monday. You’ll love it! Min: 5/Max: 10

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  9. 2019 Orange County Community Health Assessment Community Input Sessions

    October 29, 2019, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Cedar Grove Community Center

    HEALTHY CAROLINIANS AND THE BOARD OF HEALTH INVITE YOU TO: • Learn about what was found in conversations with neighbors during the 2019 Community Health Assessment data collection process. • Discuss your concerns with elected officials, people who work in government, and the health department. • Help prioritize and decide what health issues will be selected for 2020-2024. • Map out next steps toward a plan that improves the health of Orange County.

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  10. Medicare Open Enrollment

    October 31, 2019, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    Many seniors can save money by switching plans – sometimes as much as $500 or more. You can only switch during Open Enrollment October 15-December 7. Orange County residents can make an appointment with a certified counselor to review options: www.orangecountync.gov/ocncshiip or call 919-245-4274. Make your appointment today!

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  11. Medicare Open Enrollment

    October 31, 2019, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Medicare Open Enrollment Many seniors can save money by switching plans – sometimes as much as $500 or more. You can only switch during Open Enrollment October 15-December 7. Orange County residents can make an appointment with a certified counselor to review options: www.orangecountync.gov/ocncshiip or call 919-245-4274. Make your appointment today! Fee: FREE

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  12. Northern Campus Groundbreaking Ceremony

    October 31, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Northern Campus Construction Site

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Library

  1. Preschool Storytime | Main Library

    October 23, 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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  2. Friends Big Book Sale | Main Library | All ages

    October 25, 2019, 9:00 AM - October 27, 2019, 6:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

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  3. Lapsit Storytime | Main Library

    October 28, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Main Library Meeting Room. Children ages birth to 2 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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  4. Tiny Tots Storytime | Main Library

    October 29, 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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  5. Kids Explore | Main Library | Grades k-2

    October 29, 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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  6. Teen Advisory Board | Main LIbrary | High School-aged Teens

    October 29, 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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  7. Preschool Storytime | Main Library

    October 30, 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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  8. NOTE: NEW TIME. Poetry for Everybody with Dee Stribling: Celebrating Work-Life Balance | Main Library | All Ages

    October 30, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    In honor of National Work and Family Month, we’ll enjoy poems that emphasize the importance creating a healthy balance between one’s work life and one’s family or personal life. Following questions and discussion, those attending will have the opportunity to share by reading an original poem they’ve written around this month's theme. We’ll end with all of us contributing ideas, lines, and words to create our own poem. For more information on the theme for the month and to register, visit bit.ly/everybodypoetry or call 919-245-2536.

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