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  1. Ted Talks at Seymour - How a Team of Chefs Fed Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria – Jose Andres, Chef and Food Advocate

    June 17, 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. After Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico in 2017, chef José Andrés traveled to the devastated island with a simple idea: to feed the hungry. Millions of meals served later, Andrés shares the remarkable story of creating the world's biggest restaurant -- and the awesome power of letting people in need know that somebody cares about them. Min: 10/Max: 82

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  2. AL-ANON - Passmore

    June 17, 2019, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Passmore Center

    Alcoholism affects many people, especially family and friends. There are people all around who 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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  3. Dementia Basics

    June 17, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ UNC Wellness Center at Meadowmont

    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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  4. Safety and Medication - Seymour

    June 18, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Safely taking prescription drugs can be a challenge for some individuals and a worry for their loved ones. Accessible labeling for prescription drugs such as large print labels or audible labels are becoming more widely available. There are also tips and techniques that can help persons with limited sight identify their medications. Sometimes these resources can be used to help folks with other challenges as well. Please come discuss options on how we can help you feel safe! Instructor: Kim Tyler MSW, Social Worker III, Social Worker for the Blind in Orange and Durham Counties Division of Services for the Blind.

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  5. Important Creativity Project Needs You!

    June 18, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Carl Nordgren has helped thousands of entrepreneurs and creative professionals, scientists and engineers, military leaders and college students be and become their most creative and entrepreneurial selves for nearly 20 years now. Now he wants to help you recover your natural born creative genius. Carl will share with you what he has learned about the aging brain to help you confidently grow your creative capacity and develop your entrepreneurial instincts and behaviors, the most important qualities you have as you make your way in this uncertain world. And you will have an opportunity to share your thoughts about the best ways to help others appreciate how important it is, and how simple it is, for us all to be and become the most creative and entrepreneurial versions of ourselves we can be, in our work and in our daily lives. Participants receive a free electronic version of Nordgren’s book ‘Becoming a Creative Genius (again)’.

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  6. Ted Talks at Passmore

    June 18, 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. Tue, Jun 18 – Lessons From Past Presidents. Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin talks about what we can learn from American presidents, including Abraham Lincoln and Lyndon Johnson. Tue, Jul 16 – The Most Important Thing You Can Do to Fight Climate Change: Talk About It. Climate Scientist Katharine Hayhoe studies what climate change means to us in the places where we live. Tue, Aug 20 – How We’ll Earn Money in a Future Without Jobs. Futurist Martin Ford takes a look at the future and jobs. Machines that can think, learn and adapt are coming -- and that could mean that we humans will end up with significant unemployment. What should we do about it? Min: 5/Max: 25

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  7. Wednesdays@One Poetry - Seymour

    June 19, 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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  8. Consumer Reports Workshop Series on Health, Diet and Digital Privacy - Seymour

    June 19, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    The Consumer Reports Protecting Yourself from Medical Harm Workshop will provide you with tips on how to protect yourself from medical harm while being treated at a hospital, a doctor’s office, or an outpatient medical center through a series of activities. Its aim is to help you be a more informed healthcare consumer. Note: There will be a short break. Feel free to bring a snack. Min: 6/ Max: 20. Instructor: Russ Weiner

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  9. Adultos Mayores Activos (AMA) /Active Seniors - Seymour

    June 20, 2019, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Acompáñenos los jueves de 10 am – 2 pm para una variedad de actividades ofrecidas en español. Este grupo ofrece la oportunidad de socializar con adultos mayores, hacer ejercicio y aprender algo nuevo. Un día típico incluye pláticas sobre temas de salud, y tiempo para socializar, relajarse y aprender una nueva habilidad. A las 12:00 el grupo participa en el programa de comida. Los requisitos son tener más de 60 años y vivir en el condado de Orange. Si las personas no califican para el programa tienen la opción de comprar su comida por $6. Podemos tratar de ofrecerle, si lo solicita, transporte. Para más información en español puede contactar 919-245-4279.

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  10. Importance of Bees - Passmore

    June 20, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    Globally, there are more honey bees than other types of bee and pollinating insects, which makes them the world's most important food crops’ pollinator. It is estimated that one third of the daily food we consume relies on pollination, mainly by bees. During this discussion you will learn why bees are so important to us. Min: 10/Max: 25. Speaker: Bob Brauer, Beekeepers President

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  11. AL-ANON - Passmore

    June 20, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Passmore Center

    Alcoholism affects many people, especially family and friends. There are people all around who 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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  12. Adultos Mayores Activos (AMA) /Active Seniors - Seymour

    June 21, 2019, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Acompáñenos los jueves de 10 am – 2 pm para una variedad de actividades ofrecidas en español. Este grupo ofrece la oportunidad de socializar con adultos mayores, hacer ejercicio y aprender algo nuevo. Un día típico incluye pláticas sobre temas de salud, y tiempo para socializar, relajarse y aprender una nueva habilidad. A las 12:00 el grupo participa en el programa de comida. Los requisitos son tener más de 60 años y vivir en el condado de Orange. Si las personas no califican para el programa tienen la opción de comprar su comida por $6. Podemos tratar de ofrecerle, si lo solicita, transporte. Para más información en español puede contactar 919-245-4279.

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  13. Knife Skills - Passmore

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

    Join culinary student Alexis Hite and learn how to use your knife appropriately. This is a hands-on class where you will learn how to slice, chop, and dice safely. The Julienne cut is the method you will learn when slicing an onion, celery, or carrot. We will also be able to straighten and sharpen the knife you bring to use during the class. Min: 10/Max: 15

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  14. AL-ANON - Passmore

    June 24, 2019, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Passmore Center

    Alcoholism affects many people, especially family and friends. There are people all around who 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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  15. Teen Builders with Laila & Friends - Seymour

    June 24, 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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  16. Dementia Basics

    June 24, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ UNC Wellness Center at Meadowmont

    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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  17. Benefits of Honey - Honey Tasting - Passmore

    June 25, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    Did you know that a spoonful of honey a day is good for you? Learn the surprising health benefits of honey. You will have an opportunity to taste a variety of honeys from our area and across the county. We will give ideas on foods to pair with honey. Min: 10/Max: 25

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  18. Staying in Charge of Your Life – Hot Topic Series - Moving in The Right Direction Seminar - Seymour

    June 25, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Have you considered investigating the opportunities that await you in senior living communities? Maybe you have thought about senior living communities, but don’t know where to start in your investigation or you don’t know the right questions to ask. We will explore 55+ communities and what to look for when considering a move. We will look at communities that are designed to assist us in transitioning from independent living to assisted living and full nursing services. We will review the various options from fee based to equity-based communities. There are a lot of considerations and a lot to explore so make plans to attend.

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  19. Important Creativity Project Needs You!

    June 25, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Carl Nordgren has helped thousands of entrepreneurs and creative professionals, scientists and engineers, military leaders and college students be and become their most creative and entrepreneurial selves for nearly 20 years now. Now he wants to help you recover your natural born creative genius. Carl will share with you what he has learned about the aging brain to help you confidently grow your creative capacity and develop your entrepreneurial instincts and behaviors, the most important qualities you have as you make your way in this uncertain world. And you will have an opportunity to share your thoughts about the best ways to help others appreciate how important it is, and how simple it is, for us all to be and become the most creative and entrepreneurial versions of ourselves we can be, in our work and in our daily lives. Participants receive a free electronic version of Nordgren’s book ‘Becoming a Creative Genius (again)’.

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  20. An Up and Close Experience with the Chapel Hill Nine - Seymour

    June 26, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    In the spirit of Juneteenth, the Chapel Hill Nine will share their liberating moment that took place in 1960 during the segregation period. Four of the nine history makers will share their stories and experiences the day they decided to sit down and demand service at a lunch counter in Chapel Hill. At the conclusion of the presentation, you will have the opportunity to meet and greet them over light refreshments and to take photos.

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  21. Compose Your Life Song - Passmore

    June 26, 2019, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    Are you or a loved one avoiding the conversation about your final years? Join Judy Fitzpatrick from Home Instead Senior Care as she walks through how to Compose Your Life Song. This workshop will help make the talk a positive experience with basics on how to get started and where to find assistance.

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  22. Wednesdays@One Poetry - Seymour

    June 26, 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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  23. Adultos Mayores Activos (AMA) /Active Seniors - Seymour

    June 27, 2019, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Acompáñenos los jueves de 10 am – 2 pm para una variedad de actividades ofrecidas en español. Este grupo ofrece la oportunidad de socializar con adultos mayores, hacer ejercicio y aprender algo nuevo. Un día típico incluye pláticas sobre temas de salud, y tiempo para socializar, relajarse y aprender una nueva habilidad. A las 12:00 el grupo participa en el programa de comida. Los requisitos son tener más de 60 años y vivir en el condado de Orange. Si las personas no califican para el programa tienen la opción de comprar su comida por $6. Podemos tratar de ofrecerle, si lo solicita, transporte. Para más información en español puede contactar 919-245-4279.

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  24. Legal Services - Passmore

    June 27, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Passmore Center

    Legal Aid of North Carolina, Inc is a statewide non-profit, federally funded law firm that provides free legal services to low-income individuals and senior citizens on a variety of non-criminal legal issues. At the senior centers they can help prepare Simple Wills and other advance directives - Living Wills, Powers of Attorney and Health Care Powers of Attorney. During the first hour, 10 – 11 am, there will be a presentation on "Consumer Protection Law" when a Legal Aid attorney will address laws designed to protect you and your loved ones from: scams, identity theft, managing credit, unfair debt collection and elder abuse. After each presentation, the attorney will be available for questions and applications for individual assistance. If you cannot attend a workshop or have an urgent matter, call Melany Earnhardt, Esq. to schedule an appointment at Legal Aid of North Carolina, 919-533-2015.

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  25. DOWNSIZING - DELIBERATE DECISIONS - Seymour

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

    Ready to downsize, but not exactly sure where or how to start? Fret not! With a little willpower and determination, this 2-part course has all the right tools to put you on the right path. Part 1 will help you achieve an overall vision for downsizing via organizing and learning the power of letting go. Part 2 will help you realize techniques for implementing one project at a time, to identify where to start, and how to keep going. Instructor will provide handouts and great tips on how to sell, consign or donate.

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  26. Movies for the Young at Heart - Mary Poppins Returns - Passmore

    June 27, 2019, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    The Passmore Center is offering this special summer showing again for those with grandchildren and those who just want to enjoy the movie. Join us for movies that both the young and young at heart will enjoy – as well as popcorn. Michael has to rely on his former nanny to help him save his family’s home.

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  27. Aging in Place - Passmore

    June 27, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    Everyone desires to stay in their own home and yet, often as we age, our homes become more difficult to safely manage. Are you interested in aging in place? How important is it to maintain your independence in your own home? This presentation will share information about the importance, benefits, risks, and the costs of aging in place. Resources to help you achieve your dream will be provided. Light refreshments will be served. Presenter: Anne Edwards with Compassionate Concierge for Seniors

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  28. Trivia Nights at Passmore

    June 27, 2019, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    Trivia night is not trivial at all! Gather a team or join a team of three and put your knowledge to the test. If you don’t know anyone, that’s fine as we will assign teams as needed. Make new friends and enjoy a slice or two of pizza as we see who takes home the coveted Passmore trophy. Min: 15/Max: 30

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  29. Voluntary Stopping of Eating and Drinking (VSED) - A Little Known End of Life Option - Passmore

    June 27, 2019, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    As modern technology prolongs our lives, a life well-lived can often end with a long and painful struggle. Increasingly, there are choices available for end-of-life options that afford greater personal control over the time and manner of death. A “good death” is more likely when medical practitioners and those supporting the dying person are more informed about these options. The Project EngAGE End of Life Choices Senior Resource Team proudly hosts Elliott and Susan Schaffer for a discussion on the medical, ethical and legal issues involving VSED, Voluntary Stopping of Eating and Drinking - a little known end of life option.

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  30. AL-ANON - Passmore

    June 27, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Passmore Center

    Alcoholism affects many people, especially family and friends. There are people all around who 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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  31. Adultos Mayores Activos (AMA) /Active Seniors - Seymour

    June 28, 2019, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Acompáñenos los jueves de 10 am – 2 pm para una variedad de actividades ofrecidas en español. Este grupo ofrece la oportunidad de socializar con adultos mayores, hacer ejercicio y aprender algo nuevo. Un día típico incluye pláticas sobre temas de salud, y tiempo para socializar, relajarse y aprender una nueva habilidad. A las 12:00 el grupo participa en el programa de comida. Los requisitos son tener más de 60 años y vivir en el condado de Orange. Si las personas no califican para el programa tienen la opción de comprar su comida por $6. Podemos tratar de ofrecerle, si lo solicita, transporte. Para más información en español puede contactar 919-245-4279.

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  32. Snacks and Learn - Conspiracies Edition - Passmore

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

    Enjoy different snacks while engaging in conversation. We will watch the episode, Pearl Harbor, from the Netflix documentary series, Conspiracies. This episode explores different conspiracy theories revolving around Pearl Harbor that bring us to the question; do governments sometimes sacrifice their own people for political gain? We will follow the showing with respectful conversation, theories, and comments. Facilitator: Meghan Davis

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  33. Swing into Summer with Lively Jazz - Seymour

    June 28, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Swing into summer with some lively Jazz by Hammond organist & vocalist Gary Brunotte and drummer George Hindenach. They will perform some classic jazz by Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Oliver Nelson, John Coltrane and Dave Brubeck along with music from the ‘Great American Songbook.’ Be ready for some serious toe tapping.

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  34. This Is Us: A Musical Melting Pot - Seymour

    June 29, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Our little band, Anna’s Trio, is comprised of a very skilled, all-style guitarist, Rick Keena; a very original bass player, John Sparks, who leads us in rhythm with his folky washtub; and the Polish native singer, Anna Klein. The show, This Is Us, will feature songs in 8 different languages. Meet the artists over light refreshments immediately after the show.

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Animal Services Events

  1. Cat Adoption Month! (June 2019)

    June 1, 2019, 12:00 PM - June 29, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Animal Services Center

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Board of County Commissioners (BOCC)

  1. ABC Board

    June 17, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ ABC Administrative Office

    Contact: Angel Neighbours

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  2. Family Success Alliance

    June 17, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whitted Building

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  3. Social Services Board

    June 17, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ DSS Board Room

    Contact: Lindsey Shewmaker

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  4. Partnership to End Homelessness

    June 17, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Chapel Hill - Carrboro Chamber of Commerce

    Contact: Corey Root

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  5. Solid Waste Advisory Group

    June 17, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Solid Waste Administration Building

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  6. BOCC Regular Meeting

    June 18, 2019, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Southern Human Services Center

    Contact: Donna Baker

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  7. Chapel Hill / Orange County Visitors Bureau

    June 19, 2019, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM @ The Carolina Club

    Contact: Allison Chambers

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  8. Orange County Housing Authority

    June 19, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Southern Human Services Center

    Contact: Sherrill Hampton

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  9. Animal Services Advisory Board

    June 19, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Animal Services Center

    Contact: Bob Marotto

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  10. CANCELED - Orange Unified Transportation Board

    June 19, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ West Campus Office (Rm – 204)

    Contact: Abigaile Pittman

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  11. Historic Preservation Commission

    June 26, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Old Orange County Courthouse

    Contact: Peter Sandbeck

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  12. Board of Health

    June 26, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Southern Human Services Center

    Contact: La Toya Strange

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Countywide Events

  1. 2019 Orange County Homeless Systems Data review

    June 24, 2019, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Chapel Hill Public Library

    Join the Orange County Partnership to End Homelessness to explore the most recent data about homelessness in Orange County. Please bring your questions and ideas to this community discussion about data from the 2019 Point-in-Time (PIT) count including the number of people experiencing homelessness on one night, System Performance Measures including the average length of time homeless in Orange County, and how current system gaps affect our work to end homelessness.

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Library

  1. Resumes in the Fall | Classic Film Screening | Main Library | Adults

    June 16, 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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  2. Summertime Stories @ the Cybrary | Preschool and kindergarten ages

    June 17, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Carrboro Cybrary

    Join us in activity room 4 (next door to the Cybrary) for a Monday morning storytime with a librarian. Perfect for preschool and kindergarten ages.

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  3. Lapsit Storytime | Main Library

    June 17, 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. Mad Science of the Triangle, “Walking on the Moon” | Main Library | Best for ages 5 and up with a caregiver.

    June 17, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    Travel 238,900 miles above the earth as we commemorate the 50th anniversary of humans’ first landing on the moon. What's it like to travel in space? With the help of some volunteers, kids will learn what it's like to explore space and the space technology used on earth today!

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  5. Tiny Tots Storytime | Main Library

    June 18, 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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  6. Kids Explore | Main Library | Grades k-2

    June 18, 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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  7. Preschool Storytime | Main Library

    June 19, 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. Carrboro Branch Yarn Club | Ages 16+

    June 19, 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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  9. POSTPONED African Roots of Southern Food | Main Library | Adults

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

    Celebrate Juneteenth with OCPL by exploring the African roots of Southern food. Samples of various dishes will be provided. Please register at bit.ly/ocplevent or 919-245-2536.

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  10. Tech Classes at the Cybrary | Library Masterclass: Search Like a Librarian

    June 20, 2019, 3:00 PM @ Carrboro Cybrary

    Learn tips and tricks for better Google and other search engine results.

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  11. Blast off! Rocket Science | Main Library |Grades 3-5

    June 20, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    Learn how rockets work and then build and launch one of your own. Call or stop by to register: 919-245-2532.

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  12. Saturday Storytime at Main

    June 22, 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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  13. Pride Storytime | Carrboro Branch Library | Ages preschool - kindergarten

    June 22, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Carrboro Branch Library

    Join us for Pride storytime hosted by guest reader Alicia Stemper and Mayor Lydia Lavelle. Storytime to be followed by a 30 min make-and-take craft activity for families.

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  14. Summertime Stories @ the Cybrary | Preschool and kindergarten ages

    June 24, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Carrboro Cybrary

    Join us in activity room 4 (next door to the Cybrary) for a Monday morning storytime with a librarian. Perfect for preschool and kindergarten ages.

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  15. Lapsit Storytime | Main Library

    June 24, 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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  16. Tiny Tots Storytime | Main Library

    June 25, 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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  17. Kids Explore | Main Library | Grades k-2

    June 25, 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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  18. Preschool Storytime | Main Library

    June 26, 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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  19. Poetry for Everybody with Dee Stribling | Main Library | All Ages

    June 26, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    OCPL invites you to celebrate and enjoy poetry with a series of events for all ages hosted by Hillsborough’s Poet Laureate, Dee Stribling! On the last Wednesdays of the month throughout the year, hear poems written by well-known authors, sign-up to read a poem of your own if you’d like, and participate in the experience of writing a poem as a group. 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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  20. Puppet Show “The Little Red Hen” | Main Library | Ages 4 and up with a caregiver

    June 27, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    Puppet Show Inc. presents a re-imagining of the classic tale “The Little Red Hen.” No registration necessary.

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  21. Last Fridays Classic Movie | Sponsored by the Friends of the OC Library

    June 28, 2019, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    Enjoy watching ET with the Friends of the Orange County Public Library. Then stroll around downtown and enjoy Last Fridays. NOTE: Plan to come to the library at least 10 minutes ahead of the movie as the main entrance closes at 6. If you are running late, use the meeting room door off the parking lane.

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  22. Saturday Storytime at Main

    June 29, 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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  23. Movies @ Main: Into the Spider-Verse | Main Library Teen Room | All ages

    June 29, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    Join us for a showing of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (rated PG)! Refreshments will be provided. This event is completely FREE; no registration required.

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