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Aging

  1. ESL (English, Speaking, Listening): Writing With Music, Songs, and Poems - Seymour

    November 12, 2018, 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM @ Seymour Center

    Practice speaking and grammar skills with world music, songs, poems and folktales. Use your creativity to improve your English. We will have fun while working on the spoken word. Students will learn grammar, sentence construction, and idioms. We will begin with the simple present tense. There may be time to practice our writing skills using lyrics and poetry. Handouts with lyrics and links to learning sites. All levels are welcomed! Materials needed: A lined notebook of your choice; pencil or pen. iPhone is optional. Min: 3/Max: 12 Instructors: Lynda Rush Myers, MEd, Training and Development, Penn State; ESL Instructor, Durham Technical Community College; Mary Stevens PhD, Cultural Historian; Alamance and Durham Community Colleges

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  2. Welcome to Medicare! - CHPL

    November 12, 2018, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM @ Chapel Hill Public Library

    Are you turning 65, and eligible for Medicare? Do you feel overwhelmed by all the information “bombarding” you? The Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) and the Orange County Department on Aging offer monthly sessions to learn about Medicare - and all its parts. Whether you are retiring soon, already retired or continuing to work, you’ll get valuable information including how and when to enroll, potential penalties for late enrollment, Medicare’s costs, benefits and options.

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  3. The Dementia Education Collaborative - Seymour

    November 12, 2018, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    The Dementia Education Collaborative, educational sessions designed to provide basic information about dementia to any interested individual, will continue being held at both centers with a slightly less frequent schedule. Instructor: Aging Transitions team members and community partners

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  4. Gentle Acupressure Qi Gong to Spark Your Day - Passmore

    November 13, 2018, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    Qi Gong (pronounced Chee-Gong) is an ancient Chinese health care system developed over 2,000 years ago in China. Qi Gong is made up of physical postures (moving or stationary), breathing techniques, and focused intentions that serve as an excellent form of exercise because of their gentle and soothing nature. Anyone can do Qi Gong, regardless of age, ability, flexibility, or activity level! We will be incorporating acupressure and precise stimulation to certain reactive points on the body into a Qi Gong routine to significantly improve balance, relieve pain, encourage mobility and reduce stress. Questions? Please contact Danny Lopez, LAc at (858) 243-5990 or danny@triangleacupunctureclinic.com

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  5. HeartTransformed: Ending Racism - Passmore

    November 13, 2018, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    HeartTransformed: Ending racism is an authentic record of the journey of a people from 1640 until the current date. Arguably, the most important, hidden aspect of that journey is the power of race and racism to corrupt, separate, diminish and marginalize relationships between various human groups across the globe. The grave outcomes from these issues reduce our national GDP, our collective health and optimal expression of humanity. Instructor: Richard Shealey

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  6. Outsmart the Scammers - Seymour

    November 14, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    We’ll discuss how to spot certain red flags that may indicate a fraudulent encounter, resources you can turn to in the event you or a loved one is targeted, and steps you can take now to help protect yourself and your loved ones. Instructor: Jane Clark, Financial Advisor

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  7. BUS RIDING 101 - Getting the Most Out of the Transit System - Passmore

    November 14, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Passmore Center

    Public bus transportation demystified! Find out how easy it is to map out a bus trip. Learn about door to door transportation and how to sign up for services. According to class interest, Uber and Lyft information and transit apps may be covered as well. Unless otherwise noted, call either senior center to register.

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  8. Art of Magic - Seymour

    November 14, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Have you wondered how to do magic tricks? Come, learn from not one - but two magicians! Instructors Lee Werley and Bob Crane will offer magic classes with each one offering unique tricks including - card tricks, rope tricks, coin magic, tricks with everyday items and math magic. Tricks will be demonstrated, explained, and the class will have the opportunity to perform them. Whether you’ve done magic before, or want to learn, come and have fun. Min: 5/Max: 15.

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  9. Cinema Night at the Seymour Center - Black Panther in 3D Movie & Party

    November 14, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    After the death of his father, T'Challa returns home to the African nation of Wakanda to take his rightful place as king. When a powerful enemy suddenly reappears, T'Challa's mettle as king -- and as Black Panther -- gets tested when he's drawn into a conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. Tonight will be super special as we celebrate this Epic movie! Enjoy photo opportunities; refreshments; receive a keepsake and 3D glasses before the show. Feel free to wear festive or African attire. Note: Movie will start at 6:30 pm.

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  10. NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program - Seymour

    November 15, 2018, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    This 12-week series helps family members understand and support their ill relative while maintaining their personal well-being. This is for family members of close relatives with: Major Depression, Bipolar (manic depression), Schizophrenia, Panic, Obsessive Compulsive, and Borderline Personality Disorders. Limited to 25 people.

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  11. Estate Planning Workshops - Seymour

    November 15, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    Putting Your Estate in Order: Topics include: assessing your needs; creating a strong Will or Trust; and avoiding complications for your beneficiaries. Thu, Nov 1. Securing Support For A Loved One When They Can No Longer Take Care Of Themselves: Topics include Financial Powers of Attorney, Health Care Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, and Revocable Trusts. Thu, Nov 8. Preparing For Long-Term Care: Topics include understanding the difference between assisted living and skilled nursing care, what benefits are available to help pay the costs, and pitfalls to avoid. Thu, Nov 15. Instructor: Colin Austin, Attorney at Law

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  12. Thanksgiving Celebration - Passmore

    November 16, 2018, 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    The holidays are here and it is time for another fabulous holiday celebration. Join us for our annual Thanksgiving Luncheon as we gather together with friends, food, and great entertainment. If you are able, bring a donation of canned food for a local food pantry. Transportation is available from the Seymour Center if you pre-register and let the front desk know at the time of registration. There is limited space on the bus.

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  13. Welcome to Medicare! - OCPL

    November 16, 2018, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ Orange County Public Library

    Are you turning 65, and eligible for Medicare? Do you feel overwhelmed by all the information “bombarding” you? The Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) and the Orange County Department on Aging offer monthly sessions to learn about Medicare - and all its parts. Whether you are retiring soon, already retired or continuing to work, you’ll get valuable information including how and when to enroll, potential penalties for late enrollment, Medicare’s costs, benefits and options.

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  14. Tech Knowledge - Seymour

    November 17, 2018, 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.

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  15. Ted Talks At Seymour - How to Get Empowered, but not Overpowered - Max Tegmark, Scientist Author

    November 19, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Many artificial intelligence researchers expect AI to outsmart humans at all tasks and jobs within decades, enabling a future where we're restricted only by the laws of physics, not the limits of our intelligence. MIT physicist and AI researcher Max Tegmark separates the real opportunities and threats from the myths, describing the concrete steps we should take today to ensure that AI ends up being the best -- rather than worst -- thing to ever happen to humanity. Join us as we dive into TED Talks at Seymour including a 15 minute video/talk and follow up discussions led by Emily Gordon. Min: 10/Max: 82

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  16. ESL (English, Speaking, Listening): Writing With Music, Songs, and Poems - Seymour

    November 19, 2018, 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM @ Seymour Center

    Practice speaking and grammar skills with world music, songs, poems and folktales. Use your creativity to improve your English. We will have fun while working on the spoken word. Students will learn grammar, sentence construction, and idioms. We will begin with the simple present tense. There may be time to practice our writing skills using lyrics and poetry. Handouts with lyrics and links to learning sites. All levels are welcomed! Materials needed: A lined notebook of your choice; pencil or pen. iPhone is optional. Min: 3/Max: 12 Instructors: Lynda Rush Myers, MEd, Training and Development, Penn State; ESL Instructor, Durham Technical Community College; Mary Stevens PhD, Cultural Historian; Alamance and Durham Community Colleges

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  17. The Dementia Education Collaborative - Seymour

    November 19, 2018, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    The Dementia Education Collaborative, educational sessions designed to provide basic information about dementia to any interested individual, will continue being held at both centers with a slightly less frequent schedule. Instructor: Aging Transitions team members and community partners

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  18. Ted Talks At Passmore - What Makes a Good Life? Lessons From the Longest Study on Happiness - Robert Waldinger

    November 20, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? It’s not fame and money according to psychiatrist Robert Waldinger. As director of a 75 year-old study on adult development, Waldinger has unprecedented access to data on true happiness and satisfaction. In this talk, he shares three important lessons learned from the study as well as some practical, old-as-the-hills wisdom on how to build a fulfilling, long life. 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. Min: 5/Max: 25

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  19. HeartTransformed: Ending Racism - Passmore

    November 20, 2018, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    HeartTransformed: Ending racism is an authentic record of the journey of a people from 1640 until the current date. Arguably, the most important, hidden aspect of that journey is the power of race and racism to corrupt, separate, diminish and marginalize relationships between various human groups across the globe. The grave outcomes from these issues reduce our national GDP, our collective health and optimal expression of humanity. Instructor: Richard Shealey

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  20. ESL (English, Speaking, Listening): Writing With Music, Songs, and Poems - Seymour

    November 26, 2018, 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM @ Seymour Center

    Practice speaking and grammar skills with world music, songs, poems and folktales. Use your creativity to improve your English. We will have fun while working on the spoken word. Students will learn grammar, sentence construction, and idioms. We will begin with the simple present tense. There may be time to practice our writing skills using lyrics and poetry. Handouts with lyrics and links to learning sites. All levels are welcomed! Materials needed: A lined notebook of your choice; pencil or pen. iPhone is optional. Min: 3/Max: 12 Instructors: Lynda Rush Myers, MEd, Training and Development, Penn State; ESL Instructor, Durham Technical Community College; Mary Stevens PhD, Cultural Historian; Alamance and Durham Community Colleges

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  21. The Dementia Education Collaborative - Seymour

    November 26, 2018, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    The Dementia Education Collaborative, educational sessions designed to provide basic information about dementia to any interested individual, will continue being held at both centers with a slightly less frequent schedule. Instructor: Aging Transitions team members and community partners

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  22. Booming Nights at Seymour: Inspiration Board

    November 26, 2018, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Guided group activity where your personal interest is transferred onto a hard surface. Soothing music will help guide us as we use magazines, cards, fiber, photos, beads, wood, images, print, etc. to create a personal collage. You will make a board which shows your current interests, thoughts, inspirations, wishes, and feelings. Suitable for any age and ability! All materials provided, but bring anything from home to use or share! Magazines, cards and print are always needed! Light refreshments provided during the social break. Space limited to 10 participants. Instructor: Dawn Hummer

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  23. After Hours Newcomers’ Social - Seymour

    November 27, 2018, 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. *In October PAC will be sponsoring a special Bring Your Neighbor Day Party.

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  24. HeartTransformed: Ending Racism - Passmore

    November 27, 2018, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    HeartTransformed: Ending racism is an authentic record of the journey of a people from 1640 until the current date. Arguably, the most important, hidden aspect of that journey is the power of race and racism to corrupt, separate, diminish and marginalize relationships between various human groups across the globe. The grave outcomes from these issues reduce our national GDP, our collective health and optimal expression of humanity. Instructor: Richard Shealey

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  25. Welcome to Medicare! - Durham Tech - OCC

    November 27, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Durham Tech – Orange County Campus

    Are you turning 65, and eligible for Medicare? Do you feel overwhelmed by all the information “bombarding” you? The Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) and the Orange County Department on Aging offer monthly sessions to learn about Medicare - and all its parts. Whether you are retiring soon, already retired or continuing to work, you’ll get valuable information including how and when to enroll, potential penalties for late enrollment, Medicare’s costs, benefits and options.

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  26. Dream Tending - Seymour

    November 27, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    In meetings, group members 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. Please read, prior to attending your first session, 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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  27. Dressing For Your Body Type - Passmore

    November 28, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Passmore Center

    Come and join us as we discuss how different body types are enhanced by the clothes you wear. We will also discuss a few essentials you should consider based on your body shape that will allow you accentuate your best feature. Min: 8/Max: 15. Instructor: Regina Gale

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

    November 28, 2018, 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 September? An Asian Fish Dish. What’s Cooking in October? A Halloween Surprise Dish. What’s Cooking in November? A Vegetarian Hot and Sour Soup. Instructor: Fung Little. Min: 5/Max: 15.

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  29. Prime Time’s Almost Saturday Night…Live! - Seymour

    November 28, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Are you ready for a show filled with parodies from Saturday Night Live? This comical performance will be filled with all that you enjoy from Saturday Night Live including songs, skits, musicians, dancers and a guest host. Join our audience and be prepared to laugh and have a great time. We accept donations to the Friends of Seymour Center to support and make our senior communities great! Max: 85

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  30. Art of Magic - Seymour

    November 28, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Have you wondered how to do magic tricks? Come, learn from not one - but two magicians! Instructors Lee Werley and Bob Crane will offer magic classes with each one offering unique tricks including - card tricks, rope tricks, coin magic, tricks with everyday items and math magic. Tricks will be demonstrated, explained, and the class will have the opportunity to perform them. Whether you’ve done magic before, or want to learn, come and have fun. Min: 5/Max: 15.

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  31. Prime Time’s Almost Saturday Night…Live! - Passmore

    November 29, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    Are you ready for a show filled with parodies from Saturday Night Live? This comical performance will be filled with all that you enjoy from Saturday Night Live including songs, skits, musicians, dancers and a guest host. Join our audience and be prepared to laugh and have a great time. We accept donations to the Friends of Passmore Center to support and make our senior communities great! Max: 85

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Animal Services Events

  1. Low-Cost Rabies Vaccine & Microchip Clinic!

    November 15, 2018, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Animal Services Center on Eubanks Road in Chapel Hill, NC.

    One and three-year rabies vaccinations available for $10 (must have a previous rabies certification in hand to receive 3-year vaccine, a tag alone is not sufficient). Microchips offered for $35. Please bring animals on leashes and in carriers. See details and other rabies clinic dates this year on our rabies page.

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Board of County Commissioners (BOCC)

  1. Human Relations Commission

    November 12, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Animal Services Center

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  2. Arts Commission

    November 12, 2018, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Link Government Services Center

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  3. Orange County Board of Adjustment

    November 12, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whitted Human Services Center

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  4. Commission for the Environment

    November 12, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Southern Human Services Center

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  5. Economic Development Advisory Board

    November 13, 2018, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ To Be Determined

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  6. Affordable Housing Advisory Board

    November 13, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ West Campus Office

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  7. BOCC Regular Meeting

    November 13, 2018, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Southern Human Services Center

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  8. Chapel Hill - Orange County Visitors Bureau

    November 14, 2018, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM @ UNC Health Care, Hedrick Bldg.

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  9. Agricultural Preservation Board

    November 14, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Environment and Agriculture Center (Food Lab)

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  10. Animal Services Advisory Board

    November 14, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Animal Services Center

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  11. Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors

    November 14, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Environment and Agricultural Center

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  12. Adult Care Community Advisory Committee

    November 15, 2018, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Passmore Center

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  13. Affordable Housing Collaborative

    November 15, 2018, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whitted Bldg.

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  14. Social Services Board

    November 19, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Department of Social Services

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  15. Partnership to End Homelessness

    November 19, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Chapel Hill Carrboro Chamber of Commerce

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  16. ABC Board

    November 20, 2018, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ ABC Office

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  17. CANCELED - Orange County Housing Authority

    November 21, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Southern Human Services Center

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  18. Orange Unified Transportation Board

    November 28, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whitted Building

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  19. Board of Health

    November 28, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Whitted Human Services Center

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Human Relations Commission

  1. Human Relations Commission Meeting

    November 12, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    Regular monthly meeting of the Orange County Human Relations Commission

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Library

  1. Baby Lapsit Storytime

    November 12, 2018, 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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  2. Tiny Tots Storytime

    November 13, 2018, 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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  3. Hillsborough Chamber Lunch and Learn | Durham Tech

    November 13, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    Do you have hiring needs? Then register to attend the Hillsborough Chamber's November Lunch and Learn featuring Durham Tech. The college has over 100 degrees, diplomas, certificates, and short-term credentials. With so many options, it is easy to not know about all the offerings. Learning more about what the college offers can assist you with developing a pipeline of contacts and resources for your business. Registration is required.

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  4. Kids Explore

    November 13, 2018, 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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  5. Tuesday Evening Book Club

    November 13, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Schedule (all books are in our collection): November 13 - Wings of a Flying Tiger by Iris Yang December 11 - A Christmas Journey by Anne Perry January 8 - Educated by Tara Westover February 12 - A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline March 12 - Readers' choice April 9 - Destiny of the Republic by Candice Millard

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  6. Preschool Storytime

    November 14, 2018, 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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  7. Yoga with Elijah Pruitt

    November 14, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

    Main Library Meeting Room. Join us every 3rd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 6-7:15pm for free beginner's yoga classes with an emphasis on strength, flexibility, balance, breathing, and total relaxation. For Yogis 10+. Registration is encouraged. We have some mats, but yogis are encouraged to bring their own. To register, call 919-245-2536 or visit www.bit.ly/ocplyoga NOTE: In November, class will be held on the 2nd Wednesday (11/14) and the 4th Wednesday (11/28) in consideration of Thanksgiving.

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  8. Gavel Club Meeting | Main Library | Ages 12-18

    November 15, 2018, 1:00 PM

    Triangle Gavel Club, an affiliate of Toastmasters International, offers homeschoolers a fun way to improve their confidence, communication skills, and leadership abilities through public speaking. Stop by a meeting or contact Club organizers at trianglegavelclub@gmail.com. Ages 12-18

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  9. Fall fun with 4H

    November 15, 2018, 4:00 PM

    Main Library Meeting Room. Grades 3-5. 4H joins us for this fall program of stories, a craft, and fun creating a pumpkin centerpiece. Call or stop by to register: 919-245-2532.

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  10. Computer Class: Job Searching & Resumes - Cybrary

    November 17, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    In this class you will learn about active and passive online job searching techniques. We will be covering online job search resources and websites, how to create a professional presence online, and how to manage all of your job search information. In addition, you will learn how to use Microsoft Word to format your resume using margins, bullet points, and "power verbs." The Community Workshop Series is a series of introductory computer classes held each semester in partnership with UNC. These classes are free and open to the public, but please pre-register by calling 919-918-7387. For the full schedule of CWS classes for the semester, please visit http://cws.web.unc.edu/schedule/

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  11. Saturday Storytime at Main

    November 17, 2018, 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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  12. Dungeon & Dragons Meet Up | Main Library | Ages 15+

    November 17, 2018, 2:00 PM

    Join us every third Saturday of the month for epic fantasy storytelling and imaginative adventures over pizza with the Dungeons & Dragons Meet Up group led by David Loftis. Open to adults and teens age 15 and up who are DnD fans or interested in learning about the game. No Registration required.

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  13. "Turkey Trouble" Puppet Show

    November 18, 2018, 2:00 PM

    Puppet Show, Inc presents a re-telling of Wendy Silvano's book "Turkey Trouble." A make and take craft will follow the show. No registration needed. Ages 4+ with caregiver.

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  14. Julian Rankin Reading from Catfish Dream | Main Library | 18+

    November 18, 2018, 5:30 PM

    Julian Rankin reads from his book Catfish Dream: Ed Scott’s Fight for his Family Farm and Racial Justice in the Mississippi Delta. Sponsored by Purple Crow and Friends of the OCPL.

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  15. Baby Lapsit Storytime

    November 19, 2018, 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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  16. Tiny Tots Storytime

    November 20, 2018, 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

    November 20, 2018, 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. Libraries close at 6 p.m.

    November 21, 2018, All Day

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  19. Preschool Storytime

    November 21, 2018, 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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  20. Libraries closed for Thanksgiving

    November 22, 2018 - November 23, 2018

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  21. Hillsborough Local Author Book Fair

    November 24, 2018, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    The Friends of the Orange County Public Library present a local author book fair. Featuring Jaki Shelton Green, NC Poet Laureate; Nancy Peacock, Piedmont Laureate. Special guest appearances from Lee Smith, Allan Gurganus, Anna Jean Mayhew, and more.

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  22. No Saturday Storytime at Main

    November 24, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    We're not having Saturday Storytime this week so that we can host the Friends of the Orange County Public Library Local Author Book Fair. For more information about that visit. www.focpl.wordpress.com

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  23. Classic Film Screening | Main Library | Adults

    November 25, 2018, 3:00 PM

    The Hillsborough Classic Film Society hosts a series of monthly of classic, foreign, and independent film screenings 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 HillsboroughClassicFilms.com

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  24. Baby Lapsit Storytime

    November 26, 2018, 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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  25. Tiny Tots Storytime

    November 27, 2018, 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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  26. Kids Explore

    November 27, 2018, 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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  27. Preschool Storytime

    November 28, 2018, 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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  28. Yoga with Elijah Pruitt

    November 28, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

    Main Library Meeting Room. Join us every 3rd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 6-7:15pm for free beginner's yoga classes with an emphasis on strength, flexibility, balance, breathing, and total relaxation. For Yogis 10+. Registration is encouraged. We have some mats, but yogis are encouraged to bring their own. To register, call 919-245-2536 or visit www.bit.ly/ocplyoga NOTE: In November, class will be held on the 2nd Wednesday (11/14) and the 4th Wednesday (11/28) in consideration of Thanksgiving.

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  29. Family Tech Program

    November 29, 2018, 6:30 PM

    Rise to the challenge! Learn to write code and program your robot through a series of progressively more difficult challenges. Call or stop by to register, 919.245.2532. Space is limited.

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  30. Books and Snacks | Main Library | Middle and High Schoolers

    November 30, 2018, 4:30 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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Social Services

  1. Prime Personnel Resource Event

    November 15, 2018, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ ORANGE WORKS EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING CENTER (Orange County Department of Social Services Hillsborough Commons)

    Pay up to $15 an hour! Now seeking candidates for Receptionist, R&D Lab Assistant, QC Inspector, Assemblers, and many more!

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Transportation Events - Aging

  1. Bus Riding 101

    November 14, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Jerry Passmore Senior Center

    Public bus transportation demystified! Find out how easy it is to map out a bus trip. Learn about door to door transportation and how to sign up for services. Uber and Lyft information covered as well. Registration preferred.

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