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Aging

  1. Free Tax Help for All Ages - Passmore

    February 23, 2019, 8:00 AM - 8:01 AM @ Passmore Center

    Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) provides FREE federal and state income tax preparation to eligible individuals with low-to-middle income, regardless of age or county of residence. Make an Appointment Today: 1 - Online at BIT.LY/OCNCVITA. Be sure to review the eligibility guidelines and What to Bring document. or 2 - Call us at 919-245-4242. Please leave your name and phone number for a return call. Walk-in Clients will be served if time permits. Walk-in clients must meet all eligibility criteria and have all required documents. You should arrive by 9 am for the best chance of being served. Service without an appointment cannot be guaranteed.

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  2. Free Tax Help for All Ages - Seymour

    February 23, 2019, 8:00 AM - 8:01 AM @ Seymour Center

    Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) provides FREE federal and state income tax preparation to eligible individuals with low-to-middle income, regardless of age or county of residence. Make an Appointment Today: 1 - Online at BIT.LY/OCNCVITA. Be sure to review the eligibility guidelines and What to Bring document; or 2 - Call us at 919-245-4242. Please leave your name and phone number for a return call. Walk-in Clients will be served if time permits. Walk-in clients must meet all eligibility criteria and have all required documents. You should arrive by 9 am for the best chance of being served. Service without an appointment cannot be guaranteed.

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  3. Chinese Folk Dancing - Seymour

    February 23, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM @ Seymour Center

    This is a fun and low-impact fusion dance class suitable for women 45+ years old. This dance class will give you a chance to learn Chinese folk dance in an effective and creative way. While the dances taught in this class will be primarily classical and ethnic Chinese folk dances, they also combine Latin dance techniques. Popular Chinese and international songs will be used to accompany the dances. Instructor: Julie Gu For more information, contact julie.x.gu@gmail.com or 919-397-3648.

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  4. AL-ANON - Passmore

    February 25, 2019, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Passmore Center

    Alcoholism affects many people, especially family and friends. There are people all around that 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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  5. Chinese Folk Dancing - Seymour

    February 25, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM @ Seymour Center

    This is a fun and low-impact fusion dance class suitable for women 45+ years old. This dance class will give you a chance to learn Chinese folk dance in an effective and creative way. While the dances taught in this class will be primarily classical and ethnic Chinese folk dances, they also combine Latin dance techniques. Popular Chinese and international songs will be used to accompany the dances. Instructor: Julie Gu For more information, contact julie.x.gu@gmail.com or 919-397-3648.

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  6. Dementia Basics - CHPL

    February 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Chapel Hill 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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  7. After Hours Newcomers’ Social - Seymour

    February 26, 2019, 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.

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  8. Becoming a Creative Genius Coursework - Seymour

    February 26, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Leading neuroscientists have identified three important changes in the aging brain that invite new creative growth. Carl Nordgren has taken the content that has helped thousands of creative professionals, entrepreneurs, and college students become more creative in their thinking and entrepreneurial in their behavior and built a new course around those findings. Each class is highly interactive. The course will accelerate your creative growth and you’ll create a plan for your continued growth. Min: 5/Max: 30.

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  9. Digital Photography - Passmore

    February 26, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    Take more professional photographs by learning how to use your digital camera. Learn to use your camera on manual, and settings on your icon mode dial. Stop motion, blurred motion, perspective, composition and other situations will be discussed and used for assignments. Joan Cecil, has taught photography for 14 years at Alamance Community College in the Advertising and Graphic Design Dept and evening Photoshop classes at Durham Tech. Class Min: 3/Max: 10

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  10. Dream Tending - Seymour

    February 26, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Group members will 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. Prior to attending your first session, Please read 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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  11. Free Tax Help for All Ages - Passmore

    February 27, 2019, 8:00 AM - 8:01 AM @ Passmore Center

    Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) provides FREE federal and state income tax preparation to eligible individuals with low-to-middle income, regardless of age or county of residence. Make an Appointment Today: 1 - Online at BIT.LY/OCNCVITA. Be sure to review the eligibility guidelines and What to Bring document. or 2 - Call us at 919-245-4242. Please leave your name and phone number for a return call. Walk-in Clients will be served if time permits. Walk-in clients must meet all eligibility criteria and have all required documents. You should arrive by 9 am for the best chance of being served. Service without an appointment cannot be guaranteed.

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  12. Petals with a Purpose - Seymour

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

    The Arc of the Triangle’s Petals with a Purpose connects flowers to people, all the while making a positive difference on the environment. Using items destined for the landfill and with support from the community, Petals with a Purpose needs YOU! This is an opportunity for volunteers and friends to come together weekly to create bouquets of fresh flowers that are delivered to local partners in our community. Please register if you are able to assist. Min: 5/ Max: 8 Leader: Courtney Owens, Outreach and Volunteer Specialist

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  13. Wednesdays@One Poetry - Seymour

    February 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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  14. Little’s Cooking Light, Quick & Easy - Seymour

    February 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 summer, and will be light and fresh! Recipes and ingredients supplied. What’s Cooking in January? Asian BBQ. What’s Cooking in February? Beef and Noodles.Min: 5/Max: 15 Instructor: Fung Little

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  15. Free Tax Help for All Ages - Seymour

    February 28, 2019, 8:00 AM - 8:01 AM @ Seymour Center

    Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) provides FREE federal and state income tax preparation to eligible individuals with low-to-middle income, regardless of age or county of residence. Make an Appointment Today: 1 - Online at BIT.LY/OCNCVITA. Be sure to review the eligibility guidelines and What to Bring document; or 2 - Call us at 919-245-4242. Please leave your name and phone number for a return call. Walk-in Clients will be served if time permits. Walk-in clients must meet all eligibility criteria and have all required documents. You should arrive by 9 am for the best chance of being served. Service without an appointment cannot be guaranteed.

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  16. Spanish Social Club - Seymour

    February 28, 2019, 9:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Seymour Center

    Please join us on Thursdays from 9 - 11:45 am for various activities offered in Spanish. The Social Club offers socialization, exercise, and learning with other seniors in Spanish. Typical gatherings might involve discussing health; exercising for 20 min, relaxing activities, and/or learning a new skill (eg navigate social media, the computer, or an English conversation). If you have questions or require transportation, please call 919-245-4279 (ex 1) for additional information. Acompáñenos los jueves de 9-11:45 am para una variedad de actividades ofrecidas en español. El Club Social le ofrece la oportunidad de socializar con adultos mayores, hacer ejercicio y aprender algo nuevo. Un día típico incluye pláticas sobre temas de salud, veinte minutos de ejercicio, y tiempo para socializar, relajarse y aprender una nueva habilidad. Podemos tratar de ofrecerle, si lo solicita, transporte. Para más información en español puede contactar 919-245-4279.

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  17. Legal Services - Passmore

    February 28, 2019, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    Legal Aid of North Carolina, Inc is a non-profit, federally funded organization that provides free legal assistance, advice, and representation to low-income individuals and senior citizens on a variety of non-criminal legal issues. At the senior centers they execute Simple Wills, Living Wills, Powers of Attorney and Health Care Powers of Attorney. During the first hour, 10 – 11 am, each month there will be a presentation on "Consumer Protection Law"; during this time an attorney from Legal Aid will talk about laws that safeguard our finances and protect us from financial exploitation. This series will include 6 separate workshops on various topics including scams, identity theft, elder abuse, managing credit and debt, and unfair debt collection. Legal Aid is also available for questions regarding Wills and Advanced Directives. After the presentation the attorney will be available to provide one-on-one confidential advice.

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  18. Retirement for Boomers and Retirees - Passmore

    February 28, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Passmore Center

    It’s never too late or too early to learn about growing your money. Planning for your retirement and making sure that your money will last is a daunting task. Join us and discover how you can make wise decisions for the future. Topics include: Foundations of Investing, Focus on Fixed Income, Stocks: The Nuts and Bolts, An Investor’s Tour of Mutual Funds, Preparing for the Unexpected, and Preparing Your Estate Plan. Class Max: 15. Instructor: Jane Clark, Financial Advisor

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  19. Laughter Yoga with Neidra - Passmore

    February 28, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Passmore Center

    Laughter Yoga is a low impact exercise program combining LAUGHTER and YOGIC BREATHING. It reduces stress, boosts immunity, releases endorphins, increases oxygen, promotes better sleep, encourages social bonds, improves mental health, and uplifts sense of wellbeing. FOR ALL AGES & MOBILITY ABILITIES. Facilitator: Neidra L. Clark, Certified Laughter Yoga Leader

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  20. AL-ANON - Passmore

    February 28, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Passmore Center

    Alcoholism affects many people, especially family and friends. There are people all around that 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. Mondays 3:30 – 4:30 pm Thursdays 6:30 – 7:30 pm

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Animal Services Events

  1. Spread The Love! (Valentine Adoption Special)

    February 1, 2019, 12:00 PM - February 28, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Animal Services Center

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Board of County Commissioners (BOCC)

  1. Historic Preservation Commission

    February 27, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Old Orange County Courthouse

    Contact: Peter Sandbeck

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  2. Board of Health

    February 27, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Southern Human Services Center

    Contact: La Toya Strange

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Human Relations Commission

  1. 29th Annual Pauli Murray Awards

    February 24, 2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Whitted Building

    Join the Orange County Human Relations Commission to celebrate this year's deserving recipients of the Pauli Murray Award. This will be the 29th Annual event!

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Library

  1. Saturday Storytime at Main

    February 23, 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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  2. Writing Political Poems Workshop | Main Library | Adults

    February 23, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    Poets everywhere are speaking out about what they believe in. In this generative workshop, we'll examine techniques used in poems that tackle tough topics like racial inequality, immigration, war, climate change, and governmental incompetence. We'll then use those techniques to begin our own poems. The event is free and open to the public. Writers working at all levels and in other genres are welcome. To register, https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc5MwCd0dk6T1o-UdtGaonZx8ff4nOCrZxqH2zj-ZN89UHMlA/viewform or call 919-245-2536. This event is supported by the Orange County Arts Commission.

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  3. Classic Film Screening | Main Library | Adults

    February 24, 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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  4. Baby Lapsit Storytime | Main Library

    February 25, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Main Library Meeting Room. Babies and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 20-minute lapsit program that incorporates age-appropriate books, rhymes, music and movement. Stay after for free play. It's a wonderful way to extend the fun!

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  5. Tiny Tots Storytime | Main Library

    February 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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  6. Kids Explore | Main Library | Grades k-2

    February 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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  7. Intro to African-American Ancestry Workshop

    February 26, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:45 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    Join us in learning the basics of African-American family tree research with Desi Campbell of the Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society. Free and open to the public. Light refreshment will be served. To register, visit bit.ly/ocplevent or call 919-245-2536.

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  8. Preschool Storytime | Main Library

    February 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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  9. Poetry for Everybody with Dee Stribling

    February 27, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    In honor of Black Histories & Futures Month, we’ll listen to guest poets read poems by well-known African American writers such as Maya Angelou, Langston Hughes, and Lucille Clifton. 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 and to register, visit bit.ly/everybodypoetry or call 919-245-2536.

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  10. Carrboro Book Club | Carrboro Branch | Adults

    February 28, 2019, 6:30 PM

    This club meets the fourth Tuesday of the Month at 6:30 p.m. at the Carrboro Branch Library at McDougle Middle School. Join us for this free monthly librarian-led discussion. Copies of the book are usually available. Please call the Carrboro Branch at 919.969.3006 or email JSmith@orangecountync.gov for more details. October 23: The Last Ballad by Wiley Cash November 27: The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen December: No Meeting January 22: Old Filth by Jane Gardam February 26: Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler March 26: In the Darkroom by Susan Faludi

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Main Calendar

  1. 29th Annual Pauli Murray Awards

    February 24, 2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Whitted Building

    Join the Orange County Human Relations Commission to celebrate this year's deserving recipients of the Pauli Murray Award. This will be the 29th Annual event!

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Social Services

  1. Hiring Event: Williams Landscaping

    February 27, 2019, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ NC Works/ Skills Development Career Center

    Landscaper help is needed to support a growing landscape company's business maintenance services. Looking for people wanting to work hard in all aspects of mowing, edging, blowing of hardscapes and leaves, and shrub pruning.

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