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Aging

  1. Medicare Open Enrollment

    November 16, 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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  2. Medicare Open Enrollment

    November 16, 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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  3. Tech Knowledge - Seymour

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

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

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  4. TED Talks at Seymour - “What Almost Dying Taught Me about Living”

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

    What are TED Talks? TED stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design. TED is owned by a non-profit, non-partisan foundation. Its agenda is to make great ideas accessible and spark conversation. Topics are created and made available for use by TED. Join us as we dive into TED Talks at Seymour including a 15 minute video/talk and follow up discussions. Min: 10/Max: 82, "The hardest part of my cancer experience began once the cancer was gone," says author Suleika Jaouad. In this fierce, funny, wisdom-packed talk, she challenges us to think beyond the divide between "sick" and "well," asking: How do you begin again and find meaning after life is interrupted? Facilitator: Emily Gordon

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  5. Investigating the Presidents - Passmore

    November 19, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    Unpack the history of how procedures were set up to curb the powers of the executive branch, examine the legal advantages a US president has that the average American citizen does not, discover the key roles that the media and the court of public opinion play in a presidential investigation, explore limits to the president’s ability to pardon specific individuals of a crime, and how investigative reports can help historians better understand past presidential scandals. Min: 12/ Max: 25. Instructor: Dr Michael C. Joseph

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  6. TED Talks at Passmore - The Riddle of Experience vs. Memory – Daniel Kahneman

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

    What are TED Talks? TED stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design. TED is owned by a non-profit, non-partisan foundation. Its agenda is to make great ideas accessible and spark conversations. Topics are created and made available for use by TED. 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. Min: 5/Max: 25. Nobel laureate and founder of behavioral economics reveals how our “experiencing selves” and our “remembering selves” perceive happiness differently. This new insight has profound implications for economics, policy, and our own self–awareness. Facilitator: Meghan Davis

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  7. What Does Ready Look Like? How Do I Know if I’m Ready to Leave My Home? - Seymour

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

    These questions often dominate when seniors consider making the transition from home to a senior community. Wondering what your life might be like in your new home? What are my health care needs and how will they be provided? How do I sell my home or transition it to a family member? What services are available to help me downsize? There are no easy answers. Join us to discuss and explore the variety of available options.

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  8. Wednesdays@One Poetry - Seymour

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

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

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  9. Climate Change for Non-Scientists - Seymour

    November 20, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    What is Climate Change and do we need to be concerned about it? It is now believed by most atmospheric scientists, meteorologists, and climate scientists that man is making a measurable impact on the climate. Why do we believe this and what can we do as individuals to diminish the negative impacts of climate change? This class will seek to explain and address some of these issues. Min: 5/Max: 25. Instructor: Russ Weiner

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  10. NATURE TRAIL WALK for English & Spanish Speakers: Blackwood Farm Park

    November 21, 2019, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    This forest walk encircles the farm and provides remarkable scenic views of the rolling fields, large pond, and farmstead. Also, tour the historic Blackwood family farm building complex with interpretive signage and interesting photography. Approximately 1.5 miles. Walking difficulty: Easy, but with some tree roots and uneven surfaces. Leader: Rich Shaw, retired Orange County Land Conservation Manager accompanied by a Spanish speaking interpreter.

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  11. Seymour Donation Exchange

    November 21, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Do you have items around your house you never use? Gifts you’ve never opened? Do you want to donate items to others? This new program allows people to donate and exchange items with others once a quarter. Donations should be dropped off on Wed, Nov 20 for staff to prepare the “shop” for participants to look through the following day. Items not taken will be donated to local thrift shops.

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  12. Heartfulness Meditation - Seymour

    November 21, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Weekly meditation sessions last 25 - 30 min with a simple relaxation technique and then a guided group meditation. The sessions are free of charge. These meditation techniques are effective and simple and it’s something that can easily integrate into one's life style without any disruption. The sessions are open to everyone irrespective of religion, nationality, personal beliefs or other demographics. No prior experience necessary. Regular meditation helps improve cardiovascular health, reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety, increase coping and problem-solving skills, and decrease burnout. www.heartfulness.org. Instructors: Dr Meenu Tewari & Devi Sekar.

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  13. Thanksgiving Celebration - Passmore

    November 22, 2019, 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 by The Hawfield Jammers. 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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  14. IG -Teen Builders - Feast & Fellowship Night - Seymour

    November 25, 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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  15. Investigating the Presidents - Passmore

    November 26, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    Unpack the history of how procedures were set up to curb the powers of the executive branch, examine the legal advantages a US president has that the average American citizen does not, discover the key roles that the media and the court of public opinion play in a presidential investigation, explore limits to the president’s ability to pardon specific individuals of a crime, and how investigative reports can help historians better understand past presidential scandals. Min: 12/ Max: 25. Instructor: Dr Michael C. Joseph

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  16. Quick and Easy Strawberry Nutella Turnovers - Passmore

    November 26, 2019, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Passmore Center

    Simple is the way to go when staying busy with your active lifestyle. Learn how to make this delectable turnover that is perfect for breakfast, brunch, or even just as a dessert. Your grands, friends, and family will love them. Each person will make their own to take home. Min: 4/Max: 10. Facilitator: Meghan Davis

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  17. Wednesdays@One Poetry - Seymour

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

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

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  18. Little’s Cooking Light, Quick & Easy - Dan Dan Noodles - Seymour

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

    Learn simple, yet easy Asian cooking recipes that will be easy and fun to create. These flavorful dishes will be perfect for the fall! Recipes and ingredients supplied. Min: 5/Max: 15

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Animal Services Events

  1. Home For The Holidays 2019

    November 13, 2019 - December 31, 2019

    Join us in celebrating “Home for the Holidays” from November 13 – December 31! Special events include: *Adoption Specials on all available dogs and cats *Sponsorship opportunities for shelter pets *Hillsborough Holiday Parade, December 1 *Chapel Hill-Carrboro Holiday Parade, December 14 *Pictures with Santa, December 14 *Canned pet food drive, November 13 – December 14

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Board of County Commissioners (BOCC)

  1. Social Services Board

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

    Contact: Lindsey Shewmaker

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  2. Partnership to End Homelessness

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

    Contact: Corey Root

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  3. ABC Board

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

    Contact: Angel Neighbours

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  4. BOCC Business Meeting

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

    Contact: Donna Baker

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  5. Chapel Hill / Orange County Visitors Bureau

    November 20, 2019, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM @ Holiday Inn Express

    Contact: Leslie Wilcox

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  6. Orange County Housing Authority

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

    Contact: Emila Sutton

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  7. Animal Services Advisory Board

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

    Contact: Bob Marotto

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  8. Orange Unified Transportation Board

    November 20, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ West Campus Office (Rm – 204)

    Contact: Abigaile Pittman

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  9. Board of Health

    November 20, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Southern Human Services Center

    Contact: La Toya Strange

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  10. Agricultural Preservation Board

    November 20, 2019, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Environment and Agricultural Center

    Contact: Gail Hughes

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  11. Orange County Climate Council

    November 21, 2019, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ OWASA Community Room

    Contact: Brennan Bouma

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  12. Holiday

    November 28, 2019, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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  13. Holiday

    November 29, 2019, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Countywide Events

  1. 2019 Orange County Community Health Assessment Community Input Sessions

    November 21, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Southern Human Services Center, Room AB

    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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Library

  1. Classic Film Screening | Main Library | Adults

    November 17, 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. Lapsit Storytime | Main Library

    November 18, 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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  3. Tiny Tots Storytime | Main Library

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

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

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

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

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

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  5. Preschool Storytime | Main Library

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

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

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  6. Carrboro Branch Yarn Club | Ages 16+

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

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

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  7. NOTE: NEW TIME. Poetry for Everybody with Dee Stribling: Celebrating the Holiday Season | Main Library | All Ages

    November 20, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    We’ll enjoy poetry written in honor of the many holidays that occur around this time of the year. 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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  8. Lapsit Storytime | Main Library

    November 25, 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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  9. Tiny Tots Storytime | Main Library

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

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

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

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

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

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  11. Preschool Storytime | Main Library

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

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

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  12. Libraries Closed for Thanksgiving

    November 27, 2019, 6:00 PM - November 29, 2019, 6:00 PM

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Social Services

  1. Hiring bartenders, banquet servers, etc.!

    November 19, 2019, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Team Staffing is hiring bartenders, banquet servers, line cooks, dishwashers, prep cooks, and grill cooks! Please bring 2 forms of ID and be prepared to take a drug test. If selected you could be scheduled to work that day! For more information, call All Team Staffing at (919) 670-2229.

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  2. Hiring Day Porters!

    November 21, 2019, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    Granville Towers Residence Hall is seeking qualified applicants to fill full-time positions in their housekeeping department for Porters. Qualifications: 18 years of age or older, has high school diploma or equivalent, pass background check and drug screen, and have reliable transportation to work.

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  3. Hiring Housekeeping Specialist, Dietary Aides, and more!

    November 22, 2019, 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

    The Cedars of Chapel Hill is currently hiring. Apply and be interviewed on the spot for housekeeping specialists, dietary aides, wait staff, and maintenance specialists. Full- and part-time opportunities available. The Cedars of Chapel Hill offers: 25 days of paid time off per year, holiday bonuses, good work/life balance, competitive pay, and much more.

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