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Aging

  1. Dementia Basics - OCPL

    August 26, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Orange County Public Library

    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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  2. AL-ANON - Passmore

    August 26, 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. Teen Builders with Laila & Friends - Seymour

    August 26, 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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  4. Bus Riding 101 - Seymour

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

    Find out about the public bus systems: where to get schedules and what the buses cost to ride. Discover how easy it is to map out a bus trip. Learn about door to door transportation, eligibility, and how to sign up for services. Uber and Lyft information will be available as well.

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  5. After Hours Newcomers’ Social Features A Summer Party! - Seymour

    August 27, 2019, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    Are you new to the area? Looking for an interesting and creative outlet? Join the Program Advisory Committee for a summer party! This great opportunity will enable you to learn about the programs and services offered at the Seymour Center. In addition, you will receive a tour of the facility and enjoy a festive meet and greet experience.

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  6. A Morning with AJ Mayhew - Passmore

    August 28, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Passmore Center

    Join the Passmore Center book club members as they host AJ Mayhew who will talk about her book, The Dry Grass of August, a riveting depiction of Southern life in the throes of segregation and what it will mean for a young girl on her way to adulthood and for the woman who means the world to her. She will talk about the book and share what inspired her to write this moving story. Min: 8/Max: 20

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  7. Piedmont Health - Lunch and Learn Series - Dental Care and Overall Health Impact

    August 28, 2019, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    Are you seeking information on health services? Do you need resources for dental care? Are you concerned for the mental health or dependence of your loved one? Join our Aging Transitions team as we partner with Piedmont Health to offer a 4-part informational series. You may register for one or multiple sessions. A light lunch will be provided.

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  8. Wednesdays@One Poetry - Seymour

    August 28, 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. Outsmart the Scammers - Seymour

    August 28, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 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: Mary-Charles Nassif, CFP, Financial Advisor

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

    August 29, 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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  11. Lunch and Learn Engaging Topics - Resistance During the Holocaust: Dispelling the Myth - Seymour

    August 29, 2019, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    This interactive program features a guest speaker each quarter. These healthy conversations will stimulate your mind and create new thoughts after each presentation or powerful performance. A catered lunch will follow. Sharon Halperin is the daughter of two Holocaust survivors from Poland and Latviva. Her mother survived the war by living in the forests in Poland. Her father escaped from the Riga Ghetto when his unit was tasked with digging ditches in a nearby forest. In this engaging session you will learn about resistance and rescue during the Holocaust. Sharon will discuss and highlight the facts which negate common misconceptions about the passivity of Jews. Min: 15/Max: 25

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  12. AL-ANON - Passmore

    August 29, 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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  13. Adultos Mayores Activos (AMA) /Active Seniors - Seymour

    August 30, 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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  14. Folk Music Friday - Seymour

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

    Kick off your weekend with Blumora’s folksy tunes. Blumora is an acoustic vocal duo whose members have performed together since 2013. Their instrumentation includes guitars, mandolin, and electronic foot percussion. They enjoy playing just about any genre of music that lends itself to an acoustic duo arrangement with strong melodies and harmonies. They draw both old and new materials from folk, country, bluegrass, Americana, and even a recent movie soundtrack! For familiar songs, sing-alongs are always welcome. Stick around after the show to meet the musicians! Min: 25/Max: 50

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Animal Services Events

  1. Back To School Adoption Special!

    August 1, 2019, 12:00 PM - August 31, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Animal Services Center

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

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Board of County Commissioners (BOCC)

  1. Orange County Local Government Affordable Housing Collaborative

    August 27, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Chapel Hill Public Library

    Joint meeting with the Orange County Affordable Housing Coalition

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  2. Commission for the Environment

    August 27, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ West Campus Office

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  3. Historic Preservation Commission

    August 28, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Old Orange County Courthouse

    Contact: Peter Sandbeck

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  4. Board of Health

    August 28, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Whitted Human Services Center

    Contact: La Toya Strange

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Library

  1. Lapsit Storytime | Main Library

    August 26, 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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  2. Tiny Tots Storytime | Main Library

    August 27, 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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  3. Kids Explore | Main Library | Grades k-2

    August 27, 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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  4. Fourth Tuesday Book Club | Carrboro Branch | Adults

    August 27, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Carrboro Branch Library

    Join us for a librarian-led book discussion of Sacred Country by Rose Tremain. Limited copies are available for check out.

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  5. Preschool Storytime | Main Library

    August 28, 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. Saturday Storytime at Main

    August 31, 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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