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Animal Services Events

  1. 15th Annual DOG SWIM!

    September 22, 2019, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Heritage Hills Pool

    Join us for Orange County's 15th Annual Dog Swim! (Dogs must be current on vaccinations, not in season, and on leash to enter.)

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  2. Low-Cost Rabies Vaccination & Microchip clinic!

    September 26, 2019, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Eno River Farmer's Market

    1-year and 3-year rabies vaccinations will be available for $10. Please bring a previous rabies certificate in order to get the 3-year vaccine. Microchips also available for $35. Please bring all pets on leashes or in carriers.

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  3. Low-Cost Rabies Vaccination & Microchip clinic!

    September 28, 2019, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Efland-Cheeks Community Park

    1-year and 3-year rabies vaccinations will be available for $10. Please bring a previous rabies certificate in order to get the 3-year vaccine. Microchips also available for $35. Please bring all pets on leashes or in carriers.

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Countywide Events

  1. Selling Your Home in Today’s Market - Seymour

    September 17, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Have you considered selling your home or purchasing a different one? Do you understand where you can get professional assistance? Do you know how to determine the value of your property, so you can sell it quickly at the highest price? Do you understand the current process of selling and what information needs to be disclosed to the buyer? We will also talk about what to look for if you are buying a “maintenance free” home. Course offered by Hunter Rowe Real Estate Agents and Advisors.

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  2. Brain Health Academy: Achieving a Healthy Lifestyle - Seymour

    September 18, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    A 6-part educational/interactive series dedicated to Achieving a Healthy Lifestyle through healthy brain and body activities. Topics include: Nutrition for a Healthy Brain & Body, Exercise Your Best Brain, Managing Life’s Transitions through Mindfulness, Social Engagement/Maximizing Cognition with Novel Learning, and Healthy Hearing & Cognition and Medication Management. Participants will be able to document learning with a Passport to Brain Health Academy. Individuals will receive a stamp at each week’s presentation and submit the completed passport for a chance to win Dinner and Movie tickets for two. Each session will be facilitated by a Dept on Aging staff member, and will have time for questions. Beverage and refreshments will be available. Wed, Sep 18 – Oct 30 (Oct 9 – Holiday); 6:30 – 8:30 pm.

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  3. Flash Mob Classes at the Passmore Center

    September 19, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    Join our OutLoud Flash Mob, have fun, get healthy, and gather at community location(s) to perform pre-learned dance routines seated, standing, or dancing. We welcome new members of all abilities. Try it once or as many times as you like, and yes, you can start anytime! No fees for performances and practices. For more information: 919-280-2161. Class Min: 5. Instructor: Linda Houser

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  4. Hispanic Heritage Month: Latino Americans Documentary Series - Episode 1: Foreigners in their Own Land - Seymour

    September 19, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Hispanic Heritage Month is Sep 15 - Oct 15. We will show a documentary film series, Latino Americans that was shown on PBS and chronicles the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos, who have helped shape North America the last 500+ years. With more than 50 million people, they are the largest minority group in the US. NOTE: FILMS ARE IN SPANISH WITH ENGLISH SUB-TITLES. Thu, Sep 19 - Explores the period from 1565 - 1880, when the first Spanish explorers entered North America; the US expanded into Southwest territories that had been home to Native Americans; English and Spanish colonies; and the Mexican-American War striped Mexico of half its territories by 1848.

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  5. Caregiver Education Series - Caring Basics - Seymour

    September 23, 2019, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    A new monthly education series designed to provide information for individuals providing care and support for a friend or family member. The program hopes to strengthen your skills and resilience, and bolster the ability to nurture and support those for whom you care. You may register for one or multiple sessions. Topics include: Mon, Sep 23 - Caregiving 101 – I’m helping care and support, now what?, Wed, Oct 23 - Managing Incontinence, and Thu, Nov 21 - What is Palliative Care? Instructors: Aging Transitions Team and Experienced Community Professionals

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  6. IG -Teen Builders - Paint Night - Seymour

    September 23, 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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  7. NC DMV Real ID - Seymour

    September 25, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Seymour Center

    You’ve been hearing about it for a while now. You’ve heard this and that but what is it? Do you need to get one? What documents do you need? There are so many questions surrounding the REAL ID. No worries, we got you covered. Join us for an information session with the NC DMV to learn about the REAL ID, address your concerns, and ask all the questions you may have. Min: 10/ Max: 50. Presenter: Gary Leake, NC DMV

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  8. NC DMV Real ID - Passmore

    September 25, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    You’ve been hearing about it for a while now. You’ve heard this and that but what is it? Do you need to get one? What documents do you need? There are so many questions surrounding the REAL ID. No worries, we got you covered. Join us for an information session with the NC DMV to learn about the REAL ID, address your concerns, and ask all the questions you may have. Min: 10/ Max: 50. Presenter: Gary Leake, NC DMV

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  9. Staying Safe on the Move - Seymour

    September 25, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Do you want to be safe while on the move? No matter what mode of transportation you use, be it driving, public transportation, walking or riding a bike, you should be safe while doing it. In recognition of National Falls Prevention Week, September 23 –29, the Department on Aging is offering an afternoon of FREE screenings and consultations to help you prevent and reduce falls and accidents. Screenings include: Balance Screenings (by appointment), CarFit – Check how well your personal vehicle "fits" you (bring your personal vehicle), Footwear Examinations, Walker & Cane Fitting Adjustments, and Consultations (by appointment). For more information, contact Latonya Brown at lbrown@orangecountync.gov or 919-245-4270.

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  10. Green Burial Project: A Will for the Woods Documentary - Passmore

    September 25, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Passmore Center

    We all want our deaths to have an impact, to present a legacy for those we leave behind. What if your death could be a gift to the planet? Join us as we present the story of Clark Wang and his path through planning a spiritually significant funeral, while attempting to save a North Carolina woods from being cut down. The film, A Will for the Woods, documents Wang’s journey and process to achieve green burial at Pine Forest Memorial Gardens in Wake Forest, NC. Learn more about an alternative burial option during a Q&A session immediately following the screening with Pine Forest Memorial Garden’s home funeral guide Jenny Bingham and Pine Forest manager Dyanne Matzkevich. Light Dinner Provided.

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  11. Flash Mob Classes at the Passmore Center

    September 26, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    Join our OutLoud Flash Mob, have fun, get healthy, and gather at community location(s) to perform pre-learned dance routines seated, standing, or dancing. We welcome new members of all abilities. Try it once or as many times as you like, and yes, you can start anytime! No fees for performances and practices. For more information: 919-280-2161. Class Min: 5. Instructor: Linda Houser

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  12. Hispanic Heritage Month: Latino Americans Documentary Series - Episode 2: Empire of Dreams - Seymour

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

    Hispanic Heritage Month is Sep 15 - Oct 15. We will show a documentary film series, Latino Americans that was shown on PBS and chronicles the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos, who have helped shape North America the last 500+ years. With more than 50 million people, they are the largest minority group in the US. NOTE: FILMS ARE IN SPANISH WITH ENGLISH SUB-TITLES. Thu, Sep 26 – This documents how the American population began to be reshaped by the influx of people from 1880 into the 1940s, as Cubans, Mexicans and Puerto Ricans begin arriving in the US - where they started to build strong Latino-American communities in South Florida, Los Angeles and New York.

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  13. Yard Sale – Friends of Passmore Center

    September 28, 2019, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    It is going to be HUGE! Join us for this multi-vendor yard sale at the Jerry M Passmore Center. Come prepared to find those hidden treasures you thought were gone forever. If you would like to be a vendor, for the low price of $15, please contact Alicia Reid at 919-418-0032. You can get a vendor application at the Passmore Center or online at www.passmorecenterfriends.org. **Yard sale will be located in the front parking lot of the SportsPlex and Passmore Center.

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Library

  1. Classic Film Screening | Main Library | Adults

    September 15, 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

    September 16, 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

    September 17, 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

    September 17, 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. Teen Advisory Board | Main LIbrary | High School-aged Teens

    September 17, 2019, 6:00 PM - 6:50 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is a group of teens who work to plan teen programs and make the library teen-friendly. TAB is a great way to get service learning and community service hours. For more information about TAB and how to join, visit https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Fhmj8cn-mD546t9H9gcS1PQP1gUco-rGxDAe46iFazc/edit

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  6. Preschool Storytime | Main Library

    September 18, 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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  7. Carrboro Branch Yarn Club | Ages 16+

    September 18, 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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  8. Dig Deeper With Us Garden Series: Love the Lawn | Main Library | Adults.

    September 18, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    Learn to care for one of your home’s best assets, its lawn. You’ll learn suggested practices to care for your lawn throughout the year. Open to gardeners at levels of experience. Light refreshment will be served. Register by calling 919-245-2535. This series is offered by Orange County Master Gardeners, with the support of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension and Orange County Public Library.

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  9. Skater Rollies | Main Library | Grades 3-5.

    September 19, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    Join us to make moveable miniature skating figures that light up! Space is limited. To register, call 919-245-2532.

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  10. Puppet Show | Carrboro Branch | Ages Pre-K and Up.

    September 21, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Carrboro Branch Library

    Puppet Show Inc. presents an interactive puppet show performance. The half-hour performance is followed by a make-and-take craft activity. No registration necessary.

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  11. Gaming Tournament | Main Library | Middle and High School Ages.

    September 21, 2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    The Teen Advisory Board invites you to meet up with other gamers to mingle, snack, and test your skills for prizes! Guests are welcome to bring their own controllers/fightsticks. Register by calling 919-245-2535.

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  12. Self-Publishing Workshop with Emily Buehler | Main Library | All Ages.

    September 22, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    What does it take to self-publish a book? What is the smartest route to take with all of the modern services available? Self-published local author Emily Buehler presents an overview of the entire DIY approach, from finding a printer to distributing e-books. Register by calling 919-245-2535.

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  13. Lapsit Storytime | Main Library

    September 23, 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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  14. Tiny Tots Storytime | Main Library

    September 24, 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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  15. Kids Explore | Main Library | Grades k-2

    September 24, 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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  16. Fourth Tuesday Book Club | Carrboro Branch | Ages 18 and Up.

    September 24, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Carrboro Branch Library

    Join us for our book club’s discussion of The Association of Small Bombs by Karan Mahajan. The library has a limited number of copies available for loan. No registration necessary.

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  17. Preschool Storytime | Main Library

    September 25, 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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  18. NOTE: NEW TIME. Poetry for Everybody with Dee Stribling: Celebrating Latinidad | Main Library | All Ages

    September 25, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    In honor of Chicanx and Latinx Heritage Month, we’ll enjoy poetry written in English and in Spanish written by Chicanx and Latinx poets. 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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  19. Local Author Book Fair | Sponsored by the Friends of the OC Library

    September 27, 2019, 6:00 PM - September 28, 2019, 6:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

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  20. Lapsit Storytime | Main Library

    September 30, 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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