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Animal Services Events

  1. Spring Into Action (Adoption Special!)

    April 1, 2019 - April 30, 2019 @ Animal Services Center

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Countywide Events

  1. Orange County Commuter Options Breakfast

    April 18, 2019, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

    Orange County’s Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Coordinator Allyson Coltrane will host the enrichment breakfast, which will give an overview of all of the options available to Hillsborough commuters. This includes telework, carpool, vanpool, transit, biking and walking. Additionally, Allyson will discuss the ShareTheRideNC (STRNC) website which allows you to securely match with others who share your commute route and schedule. Lastly, there will be a brief overview of the transit apps available to use for those who are new to riding the bus.

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  2. BBB Eastern NC Senior Scam Outreach Series - Seymour

    April 24, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    The Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Eastern NC works to educate and provide resources to seniors to help them from becoming a victim of identity theft and/or fraud. Don’t miss this informative three week series teaching you all the signs to watch for. Wed, Apr 24 – Senior Scoop: Did you know that over 50% of fraud victims are senior citizens? It's unfortunate that older Americans are the fastest growing segment of the population to be victimized by fraud and schemes. Learn about the most common scams to target seniors and how to protect you, and loved ones, from becoming a victim. Instructor: Kayla Gilbert, BBB Community Outreach Specialist. Min: 10/ Max: 25

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  3. Legal Services - Passmore

    April 25, 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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  4. Las Vegas Night - Passmore

    April 27, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    Orange County Department on Aging and the Friends of the Jerry M. Passmore Center invite the public to win big at the annual “Las Vegas Night.” The fundraiser fun begins at 6:00 p.m., and will include a delicious chicken and barbeque dinner, Vegas-style casino gambling, $10,000 in “chips,” dancing, great door prizes and more. There is even a grand prize Flat Screen HDTV and you don’t have to be present to win! Use your “winnings” from exciting games like Black Jack and Roulette to bid on auction items. This popular event sells out each year, so get your tickets now! For more information or to purchase tickets, please call 919.245.2015. Experienced volunteer dealers and casino operators are needed. In addition, if you would like to donate $30+ auction item or help sponsor the event, please contact Alicia Reid at 919-245-0292, or Beverly Blythe at 919-732-8315.

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Library

  1. Orange County Commuter Options | Main Library | Registration required

    April 18, 2019, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    Orange County’s Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Coordinator Allyson Coltrane will host the enrichment breakfast, which will give an overview of all of the options available to Hillsborough commuters. This includes telework, carpool, vanpool, transit, biking and walking. Additionally, Allyson will discuss the ShareTheRideNC (STRNC) website which allows you to securely match with others who share your commute route and schedule. Lastly, there will be a brief overview of the transit apps available to use for those who are new to riding the bus.

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  2. Tech Classes at the Cybrary | Library Masterclass: downloadable books, movies, and more

    April 18, 2019, 3:00 PM @ Carrboro Cybrary

    Learn how to use OverDrive, hoopla and Encore (your online library account).

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  3. Building Parachutes and other Flying Things | Main Library |Grades 3-5

    April 18, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    How do parachutes work? What makes an airplane fly? Join us to build and then test your models to see how well they fly.

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  4. Libraries Closed for Good Friday

    April 19, 2019, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

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  5. Día de los Niños | Main Library | All ages welcome

    April 20, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    Celebrate the Day of the Child/Day of the Book with multicultural stories, crafts, music, and prizes that celebrate Latino culture. Join us for a fun-filled morning!

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  6. No Saturday Storytime at Main today or next week. See you May 4th!

    April 20, 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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  7. Libraries Closed for Easter

    April 21, 2019, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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  8. No Baby Lapsit Storytime today. See you next week!

    April 22, 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.

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  9. No Tiny Tots Storytime today. See you next week!

    April 23, 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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  10. No Kids Explore today. See you next week!

    April 23, 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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  11. Fourth Tuesday Book Club | Carrboro Branch Library | McDougle | Adults

    April 23, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Carrboro Branch Library

    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.

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  12. No Preschool Storytime today. See you next week!

    April 24, 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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  13. Snack & Study | Main Library Teen Room| Middle & High School

    April 24, 2019, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    The Teen Advisory Board invites Middle and High Schoolers to a teens-only study hall on Wednesday evenings from March through May in the Teen Room at Main Library. Snacks will be available for students while supplies last.

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  14. Friends Big Book Sale | Main Library | All ages

    April 24, 2019, 5:30 PM - April 28, 2019, 6:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

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  15. Libraries opening late due to staff development

    April 25, 2019, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    The libraries are opening late today. Staff will be receiving training about services in other county departments so that we can better refer customers who may need them. The Main Library in Hillsborough will open at 1 p.m. The Cybrary in Carrboro will open at 12:45 p.m.

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

    April 26, 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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  17. No Saturday Storytime at Main today. See you next week!

    April 27, 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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  18. Pathfinder Meet Up | Main Library Teen Room | 18+

    April 27, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    Join us for epic fantasy storytelling and imaginative adventures over snacks with a new role playing game group for ages 18+ led by Juan Sanchez. Participants will be playing Pathfinder First Edition. No Registration required.

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  19. Lapsit Storytime | Main Library

    April 29, 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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  20. Tiny Tots Storytime | Main Library

    April 30, 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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  21. Kids Explore | Main Library | Grades k-2

    April 30, 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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  22. Sowing Seeds: Sprouting Gardens | Main Library | Ages 5+ with a caregiver

    April 30, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    Do you like flowers? Do you like vegetables? Join us to learn how to plant and sprout seeds. Your sprouts should be ready to plant in your gardens by Memorial Day. Call or stop by to register, 919-245-2532. Ages 5+ with a caregiver. Siblings welcome.

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Recreation Events

  1. Movie in the Park

    April 26, 2019, 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM @ River Park & Farmers' Market Pavillion

    The Orange County Community will enjoy a night at the box office in an outside environment, watching a family-friendly movie on a giant 30-foot screen.

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