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April 15 - 26, 2013
Durham Senior Games
An Olympic style competition for mature adults (ages 55 or better).
April 15 - 26, 2013
Various Locations
(919) 560-4355
April 17, 2013
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
April 17, 2013
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701

Affordable Housing + Transit Symposium
In addition to a panel discussion, the luncheon keynote speaker will be General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing Bryan Greene with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The symposium is free, open to the public, and lunch will be provided to pre-registered attendees. R.S.V.P. by April 15.
April 17, 2013
8:30am-1:30pm.
Where: Hilton Durham, 3800 Hillsborough Rd
(919) 560-4107

Bicycle and Pedestrian Design Meeting
The City of Durham's Public Works Department has hired Horvath Associates to prepare studies for the following four roadway corridors throughout Durham: Morreene Road from Erwin Road to Neal Road; Carpenter-Fletcher Road from Woodcroft Parkway to Alston Avenue; Cornwallis Road from South Roxboro Street to Chapel Hill Road; and Hillandale Road from I-85 to NC-147.
April 17, 2013
7pm.
Durham Public Schools Staff Development Center, 2107 Hillandale Rd
(919) 560-4366
April 18, 2013
"Marketing and Promotion for Small Businesses in the Age of New Technology" Seminar
Basic techniques for marketing and promoting small businesses and their products and services as well as share cost-efficient marketing tips. FREE and open to all small business owners and entrepreneurs, but pre-registration required.
April 18, 2013
6-8pm.
City Hall Council Chambers, 101 City Hall Plaza
(919) 560-4180

Interviewing Best Practices Workshop
Held by the City's Professional Placement Network Academy, designed to provide opportunities for mid-to-upper level professionals who have earned at least $30,000 per year or have received higher education credentials or professional certifications. FREE, but pre-registration required.
April 18, 2013
6-7:30pm.
Springhill Suites, 5310 McFarland Drive
(919) 560-4965
April 20, 2013
Paper Shredding & E-Scrap Recycling Event
Just drive through, and staff will unload. Nearly all electronic devices with a cord will be accepted (TVs and microwaves are ok, but no larger appliances or appliances with freon). FREE.
April 20, 2013
8am-2pm
Durham County Stadium, 750 Stadium Dr
(919) 560-1200

Walk Like MADD 5K
A 5K, non-competitive walk that allows corporations and individuals to team up with Mothers Against Drunk Driving in keeping our children and communities safe. Walkers raise pledges and rally support for MADD’s mission to stop drunk driving, support victims of this violent crime and prevent underage drinking. Registration $20.
April 20, 2013
8:30am.
Imperial Center, Page Rd. and I-40
(919) 787-6599

National Black MBA Association Gala
National Black MBA Association Raleigh-Durham Chapter Leaders of Tomorrow Program - 2nd Annual Gala "ROLLING OUT THE RED CARPET" and Awards Reception. Tickets $40.
April 20, 2013
5-9pm.
Radisson Hotel RTP, 150 Park Dr
(312) 236-2622

Family Health Ministries: An Evening for Haiti Purchase Tickets
An Evening for Haiti: Building the Leogane Health Center. Join Family Health Ministries for their annual fundraiser. Event includes a live and silent auction, food, music, and fun. Cocktail attire. All proceeds go directly towards improving health care for women and children in Haiti. Tickets: $50 or $30/students.
6-9pm.
Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris St, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 382-5500

"Playathon" Benefit Concert
Performances featuring Triangle-area piano students. Proceeds benefit the Durham Music Teachers Association. Donations accepted.
April 20, 2013
10am-5pm.
Macy's Court at Northgate Mall, 1058 W. Club Blvd.
(919) 286-4400

LUEWWD VIII: Industrial Strength
Eight costumed competitors from the League of Upper Extremity Wrestling Women of Durham will compete. Food trucks will be on site. Adult beverages from the Boston Beer Company and Twisted Tea will be available for purchase. Proceeds will go to scholarship funds for art classes at Liberty Arts Sculpture Studio and the Scrap Exchange. Tickets $5, $25 VIP.
April 20, 2013
7:30pm doors open, 9pm event.
Behind Liberty Arts at Cordoba Center for the Arts, 923 Franklin St
(919) 682-2673

Kids Activities at South Durham Farmers' Market
Kids nature-themed crafts, storytelling, and more, plus free chair massages, and of course, beautiful local foods, and live music! Rain or shine.
8am-noon.
The South Durham Farmers' Market, 5410 NC Hwy 55 at Sedwick Rd
(561) 308-5796
April 20 - 21, 2013
Durham Academy Used Book Sale
Over 12,000 books for sale. All categories of books including fiction, children and teen books, gardening, art, cooking, business, textbooks etc. Book prices range from $1 to $4 for most books. Sunday a bag of books is $10. Cash only.
April 20 - 21, 2013
Sa 8am-2pm, Su 12-2pm.
Durham Academy, 3116 Academy Rd
(919) 267-3958
April 21, 2013
Benefit Cornhole Tournament
Prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place winners. Everyone who enters gets a bumper sticker. Pre-registration required. Proceeds support the Farmworker Advocacy Network. Cost $20 for a team of 2 (includes a beverage).
April 21, 2013
1-3:30pm.
Back patio of Bull City Burger and Brewery, 107 E Parrish St Ste 105
[email protected]
April 23, 2013
Tour & Information Session
A brief overview of Montessori education, the application process, a Q&A session, and a tour of the School. These sessions are for prospective parents only. Please RSVP.
9:15-11:15am.
Montessori Community School, 4512 Pope Rd, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 493-8541
April 24, 2013
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
April 24, 2013
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701

DCVB Annual Tribute Luncheon Purchase Tickets
Shirley Caesar will be honored. Admission is open to the public. Tickets $55 each or $495 per table of 8.
April 24, 2013
11:30am-1pm.
Durham Convention Center, 301 W Morgan St
(919) 680-8311

Mortgage Default Clinic
Homeowners in danger of defaulting on their mortgages are invited to attend this free clinic to hear from local certified housing counselors on ways to prevent losing their homes. Light refreshments and giveaways will also be provided. FREE, but pre-registration required.
April 24, 2013
6-8pm.
City Hall, 101 City Hall Plaza
(919) 560-4570

Tech Company Job Fair
More than 30 companies are expected to participate including Allscripts, Bronto Software, Fidelity Investments, LexisNexis, Parata Systems, Sageworks, SciQuest, SoftPro and Volt Workforce Solutions. Applicants are asked to bring hard copies of their resumes, to plan for a few questions since time will be limited and to wear business attire. Free, but pre-registration required.
April 24, 2013
8-11:30am.
Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center, 4700 Emperor Blvd
(919) 549-7500
April 25, 2013
March Against Violence
Join victims and survivors, law enforcement officials, judicial representatives and community leaders in a half-mile march against violence (leaving police headquarters through the Brightleaf Square district and back). A vigil to commemorate the lives lost to crime will immediately follow.
April 25, 2013
6;30pm registration, 7pm march.
City of Durham Police Department, 505 W. Chapel Hill St.
(919) 560-4322

Dickey's Barbecue Pit 5-year Anniversary
Featuring free Pulled Pork Big Barbecue sandwiches andradio station 94.7 QDR will be on site.
April 25, 2013
11am-2pm.
Dickey's Barbecue Pit, 5318 New Hope Commons Ext
(919) 419-1101
April 26, 2013
Biomedical Career Fair
The annual NIEHS Biomedical Career Fair, now in its 16th year, is one of the largest assemblies of biomedical organizations and young scientists in the area. Targeting postdoctoral fellows and advanced graduate students, the Career Fair provides these young scientists an opportunity to explore a myriad of fields and create a contact network as they plan for their future careers in the biomedical sciences.
April 26, 2013
7:45am-5pm.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 109 T.W. Alexander Drive
[email protected]
April 27, 2013
St Baldricks Head Shaving Event
St Baldrick's fundraiser to raise money for childhood cancer research. A day of fun for the whole family with a silent auction, head shaving, face-painting, bouncy castle, promotions from beer and liquor distributors, and more head shaving.
April 27, 2013
12noon-5pm
West 94th St. Pub, 4711 Hope Valley Rd

2K Walk/Run for Music Education Purchase Tickets
From NCCU to Goldenbelt. Proceeds go to the Audio Education Institute. which awards music education to kids who could really use it. Register online.
9am-1pm.
North Carolina Central University, X of Dupree Street and Lincoln Street, Durham, NC
(919) 886-7311

Hillandale Elementary Spring Fling
This PTA fundraiser features carnival games, prizes, inflatable bounce houses, bingo, food, a, silent auction, & raffle drawings for a UNC basketball signed by Roy Williams & a Duke ball signed by Coach K.
April 27, 2013
11am-3pm.
Hillandale Elementary, 2730 Hillandale Rd
(919) 560-3924

George Watts Spring Carnival and Silent Auction
Food trucks! Games! Prizes! Bounce Houses! Fun for the whole family. All proceeds go to the PTA. See website for more information.
11am-3pm.
George Watts Montessori Magnet School, 700 Watts St., Durham, NC 27701
919-560-3947

"Go-to-Hell Cancer!" 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament
Event in support of The Wunder Project, a non-profit research initiative focused on finding the cure for colon cancer within the next 10 years. Student teams of 3 can register for a $150 donation; Non-student teams can register for a $200 donation; Spectators can register for a $20 donation - all funds go directly to The WunderGlo Foundation, which supports The Wunder Project's initiative.
April 27, 2013
11am.
Cameron Indoor Stadium, 301 Whitford Dr

Fundraising Dinner with Rev. Brian Blount
Rev. Blount, president of the Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond, will speak. The dinner is the start of Covenant’s capital campaign to eliminate its mortgage. Tickets $40.
April 27, 2013
5pm.
Durham Convention Center, 301 W Morgan St
(919) 682-1484

Teacher Job Fair
Register online.
April 27, 2013
9am-1pm
Hillside High School, 3727 Fayetteville St
(919) 560-2000
April 28, 2013
Rose's Meat Market Kickstarter Party
Party to raise money for one of their biggest costs, the refrigeration. FREE admission.
April 28, 2013
7pm.
The Pinhook, 117 W Main St
(919) 667-1100

Piedmont Wildlife Center 10th Anniversary Party
FREE 10th Anniversary Celebration and Tribute to founder, Bobby Schopler. Bobby's band, Too Much Fun, will perform live with Bobby on harmonica, and there will be lots of room to dance. Food Trucks at the event include Chick-n-que, Kokyu, and Klausie's Pizza. RSVP online.
April 28, 2013
3-5pm.
FullSteam Brewery 726 Rigsbee Ave
(919) 489-0900
April 30, 2013
Tour & Information Session
A brief overview of Montessori education, the application process, a Q&A session, and a tour of the School. These sessions are for prospective parents only. Please RSVP.
9:15-11:15am.
Montessori Community School, 4512 Pope Rd, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 493-8541
May 1, 2013
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
May 1, 2013
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701

KidZNotes Annual Gala Purchase Tickets
As a tribute to the program that inspired KidZNotes, the 2013 Gala will celebrate El Sistema and its impact around the globe engaging and empowering children through music. Includes silent auction, chef's tastings, and a concert by the KidZNotes orchestra featuring Rhiannon Giddens of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, and Durham Academy's In the Pocket. Tickets $100.
May 1, 2013
6pm.
Carolina Theatre, 309 W Morgan St
(919) 560-2712
May 3, 2013
TYUL HS League East v. West Showdown
Triangle Youth Ultimate League fosters the sport of Ultimate Frisbee. Tickets $5 adults, FREE for students with ID.
May 3, 2013
Durham County Memorial Stadium, 750 Stadium Dr
[email protected]

Local Peace Officers Memorial Day Ceremony
The service is held to remember law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty and to honor their families. The service also pays tribute to current and retired law enforcement officers. Officers from several Durham law enforcement agencies will participate in the program. Durham County Sheriff Michael D. Andrews will be the keynote speaker.
May 3, 2013
11am.
Grey Stone Baptist Church, 2601 Hillsborough Road
(919) 560-4322
May 4, 2013
Talking To Your Kids About Sexual Integrity Purchase Tickets
Worldview U lecture & discussion. The speaker is Lakeisha Blake, Community Education Director at Pregnancy Support Services. Everyone is invited, there is no charge, and childcare is provided.
1-3pm.
Christian Assembly Church, 5516 Roxboro Rd, Durham, NC 27712
(919) 471-0220

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated Beta Theta Lambda Chapter 75th Anniversary Celebration
Help celebrate this momentous occasion with dinner and dancing to the sounds of The Higher Ground band. Keynote speaker will be 34th General President, Mark S. Tillman. The 25th Regional Vice President, James L. Crumel, Sr. will also be in attendance. Beta Theta Lambda is also the home chapter to current District Director, Carl Pickney, and former District Director A.J. Howard Clement, III. Tickets $75.
May 4, 2013
6pm.
Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Convention Center, 4700 Emperor Blvd.
(919) 564-7010

Pilates-a-Thon Fundraising Event
InsideOut instructors will teach a marathon of Pilates classes in which participants will workout on a donation basis. Proceeds benefit Carolina Donor Services. Sign up at https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/ASP/home.asp?studioid=3262. Suggested donation $50.
May 4, 2013
10am-10pm.
InsideOut Body Therapies, 5720 Fayetteville Rd Ste 101
(919) 361-0104

Bike Month Kickoff Bike Ride
Family-friendly ride on American Tobacco Trail and Rocky Creek Greenway.
May 4, 2013
11am.
Ride starts at the Bull City Play Streets at Main Street and Elm Street near Golden Belt
(919) 560-1200

LifE KiT Lifestyle Co. Final Kickstarter Event
Block party featuring performances by J. Gunn, Heather Victoria, Wreck-N-Crew, 2amV, Defacto Thezpian, Kourvioisier, Beezy, Nige Hood. Free Food, Beer!
May 4, 2013
3-8pm.
Main and Church Streets

Bull City Play Streets
Planned activities include line dancing, jump roping, bike safety training, four square, hula hooping, badminton, hopscotch, and other physical fitness activities. Refiner's Fire Community Church (1003 E Main St) will also host a health fair featuring a variety of health services, such as blood pressure, HIV, body mass index, prostate, hepatitis, and eye screenings. There will also be informational booths for smoking cessation, nutrition, fitness plans, teen pregnancy prevention, and more. Parking will be located at the corners of Franklin and Elm Streets, near Golden Belt. Signs will be posted to direct event attendees. FREE.
May 4, 2013
10am-2pm.
East Main Street between Alston Ave and Elm. St
(919) 560-1200
May 5, 2013
Duke Park Bike Clinic
Get your bike tuned-up at the picnic shelter in Duke Park. While you neighbors work on your bike, pedal yourself a smoothie!
1-3pm.
Duke Park, 106 W Knox St, Durham, NC 27701
919 886 3878
May 8, 2013
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
May 8, 2013
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
May 8 - 17, 2013
Community Conversation on the Future of Durham
A series of art/city/community convos on a a one-word topic centered around what you would like for Durham to become.
May 8 - 17, 2013
1-2pm & 5:30-6:30pm.
In front of the Green Wall, W. Parrish and N. Corcoran Streets
[email protected]
May 9, 2013
Durham Police Department Awards Ceremony
Thirty-three people from the Durham Police Department and the community will receive awards including Purple Hearts, Certificates of Merit, Distinguished Service Medals and Community Service Awards. Refreshments will follow.
May 9, 2013
6:30pm.
City Hall Council Chambers, 101 City Hall Plaza
(919) 560-4322
May 10, 2013
Speedway Superstar Auditions
Audition to win chance to perform the national anthem or "God Bless America" at Charlotte Motor Speedway during the 10 greatest days of racing in May. Ages 18 or older. Performance must be a capella. See website for all rules.
May 10, 2013
11am (arrive 30 minutes early if auditioning).
Best Buy, 7001 Fayetteville St Ste 201
May 10 - 12, 2013
Duke Graduation
Journalist, author and Foreign Policy Advisor, Fareed Zakaria, will deliver the 2012 commencement address.
May 10 - 12, 2013
Duke University
(919) 684-3710

NCCU Graduation Weekend
William Barber, president of the NC NAACP, will deliver the commencement address in O'Kelly-Riddick Stadium.
May 10 - 12, 2013
8am Sa commencement
North Carolina Central University, 1801 Fayetteville St.
(919) 530-6100
May 11, 2013
Playworks Durham Run for Recess 5K
Runners can choose to participant in the "WHOOSH" 5K or a traditional 5K. The "WHOOSH" 5K will have three stations scattered throughout the course, where participants will stop to complete tasks, such as a hula-hooping, jump roping, and a quick game of ro-sham-bo. Also featuring prizes and a kids zone. Registration $25. Procedes will support Playworks programing in Durham schools.
May 11, 2013
9am (registration 8am).
Downtown
(919) 724-8139

Theater Auditions
Manbites Dog Theater in partnership with several other area theater companies and filmmakers will host general auditions for area actors. Present at the auditions will be directors and representatives from several area companies. Actors will need to prepare a contemporary one-minute monologue.
May 11, 2013
By appointment.
Manbites Dog Theater, 703 Foster St.
(919) 682-3343
May 13, 2013
Cyclist's Social
Bike to Bull McCabe's, in the Five Points area of historic downtown Durham. Cyclists enjoy free food and giveaways. Free bike checks provided by Seven Stars Cycles. Sponsored by Durham BPAC and Bike Durham.
5-7pm.
Bull McCabe's Irish Pub, 427 W Main, Durham, NC 27701
9198863878
May 14, 2013
Tour & Information Session
A brief overview of Montessori education, the application process, a Q&A session, and a tour of the School. These sessions are for prospective parents only. Please RSVP.
9:15-11:15am.
Montessori Community School, 4512 Pope Rd, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 493-8541

"New to Medicare" Seminar
This FREE seminar will cover Medicare, Medicare Supplements, Medicare Advantage Health Plans and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans. Pre-registration is required.
May 14, 2013
3:30-5:30pm.
Durham Center for Senior Life, 406 Rigsbee Ave
(919) 688-4772

Proposed Police Headquarters.Location Public Meeting
City officials are inviting residents to learn about and provide opinions on locations for a new police headquarters.
May 14, 2013
7-8pm.
Hayti Heritage Center Performance Hall, 804 Old Fayetteville Road
(919) 560-4322

Heart & Sole Mall Walkers Club Presentations
Guest speaker Jennifer Burch of Central Pharmacy, Durham will discuss Hypertension in honor of National Blood Pressure Awareness Month. FREE.
May 14, 2013
FREE breakfast 8:30am, presentation 9:15am.
Northgate Food Gallery, 1058 W Club Blvd.
(919) 286-4407
May 15, 2013
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
May 15, 2013
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701

Smoffice Victory Celebration
Help celebrate winning "Most Unconventional Chamber Project in the World."
May 15, 2013
5:30-7pm.
Beyú Caffé, 335 W. Main St.
(919) 682-2800
May 16, 2013
40 Under 40 Awards
The 40 Under 40 Leadership Awards honors the brightest, most promising young business executives in the Triangle under the age of 40. Tickets $70.
May 16, 2013
11:00am-1:30pm
Durham Convention Center, 301 W Morgan St
(919) 327-1004

Scholar-Athlete Awards Night
The Athletic Director of each public and private high school nominates one senior male and one senior female for these awards. A committee of Durham Sports Club members then selects winners of scholarships totaling $3,000. All of the nominees, along with their parents, Athletic Director and Principal, were honored at a dinner banquet. Contact club for more information.
May 16, 2013
5:30pm.
Croasdaile Country Club, 3800 Farm Gate Ave.
[email protected]

Proposed Police Headquarters.Location Public Meeting
City officials are inviting residents to learn about and provide opinions on locations for a new police headquarters.
May 16, 2013
7-8pm.
Golden Belt - The Cotton Room, 807 E. Main St
(919) 560-4322

Starry Nights Fundraiser Purchase Tickets
"Harlem Night: An Evening of Love Songs & Ballads" features singer Lois Deloatch, accompanied by guitarist Baron Tymas. Proceeds benefit the Center for Child & Family Health. Tickets175, $350 per couple, $500 per host couple.
May 16, 2013
6:30-8:30pm.
Dame’s Chicken and Waffles, 317 W Main St
(919) 419-3474

Bicyclists' Breakfast Social
Bike to Ninth Street Bakery and hang out with other bike commuters. Cyclists enjoy free food and giveaways. Sponsored by Durham BPAC and Bike Durham.
7-9am.
Ninth Street Bakery, 136 East Chapel Hill Street, Durham, NC 27702
9198863878

Downtown Open Space Plan Open House
Public meeting to review the draft recommendations for downtown open space. These recommendations include proposed new open space sites, improvements to existing parks and plazas, and policy recommendations for large, private development's open space requirements.
May 16, 2013
5:30-7pm.
The Temple Building, 302 W Main St
(919) 560-4965
May 18, 2013
Get Your Grass Off Gas!
Exchange old gas-powered (and high-polluting) lawnmowers or other yard equipment, drained of fluids, for deeply discounted cleaner electric models. Sponsored by the City-County Sustainability Office and Black & Decker. Pre-order to pick from available models of lawnmowers and other landscaping equipment and to guarantee availability.
May 18, 2013
10am-1pm.
Durham County Stadium, 750 Stadium Dr.
[email protected]

Walk for the Animals
Raise money, put your paws to the pavement and check out the vendors and demonstrations.
May 18, 2013
10am-2pm.
Duke University's East Campus, 1400 W Main St
(919) 560-0640

Leadership Workshop
Workshop for church leaders and the general congregation to learn how to be a good leaders and have to develop leadership within the congregation.
10am-2pm.
Greater Refuge Temple, 1438 Maplewood Drive, Durham, NC 27704
(919) 220-9883

Angier-Driver Streetscape Project Groundbreaking
Speakers include Mayor William V. 'Bill' Bell, Deputy City Manager Keith Chadwell, Joe’s Diner Owner Joseph Bushfan, and Samuel & Sons Barbershop Owner Samuel Jenkins. Light refreshments will also be served.
May 18, 2013
10am.
Angier Avenue Baptist Church, 2101 Angier Ave
(919) 560-1200
May 22, 2013
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
May 22, 2013
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701

Carolina Theatre Civil Rights Historic Exhibit Kickoff Purchase Tickets
This summer marks the 50th anniversary of the integration of the Carolina Theatre in Durham, NC. In recognition of the Theatre's history - and the brave Civil Rights protestors who fought to ensure equal access for all - the Theatre will establish an exhibit entitled "Confronting Change." At this presentation and reception learn more about this project and how you can become involved.
May 22, 2013
6-7:30pm.
Carolina Theatre, 309 W Morgan St
(919) 560-3040

Proposed Rail Crossing Closings Workshop
Public meetings to discuss potential alternatives for improvements to safety, access, and mobility for 18 railroad crossings.
May 22, 2013
1:30-3:30pm.
Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris St
877-DOT-4YOU
May 25, 2013
Lawrence & Artelia Perry Scholarship Fund Legacy Luncheon
Proceeds to support the scholarship fund for students attending Bennett College, Livingston College and NCCU. Tickets $35.
May 25, 2013
11:30am.
Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club, 3001 Cameron Blvd
(919) 908-0153
May 26, 2013
Pork in the Road Kickstarter Party
Party to raise money for a proposed truck. FREE admission.
May 26, 2013
7pm.
The Pinhook, 117 W Main St
(919) 667-1100
May 29, 2013
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
May 29, 2013
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701

Start Up and Play
Beach going attire! Board Shorts, Swimsuits, Sun Dresses, Flip Flops, etc. Please no speedos or bikinis (unless you're covered up). Networking/mingling 6-8pm, dancing to beach music 8-9pm. Suggested donation $5.
May 29, 2013
6-9pm.
Research Triangle Park Headquarters, 12 Davis Dr
May 30, 2013
Sheriff's Office Property Auction
May 30, 2013
9:45am.
Sheriff's Training facility, Redwood Rd and Electra Rd
(919) 560-0897
May 31, 2013
ThunderShirt's Charity Dog Wash
With food trucks, goodie bags, a pet photographer and more. Proceeds will go to the Coalition to Unchain Dogs. Dog wash $15.
May 31, 2013
2-5pm.
ThunderShirt, 905 Jackie Robinson Drive
June 1, 2013
Beat the Heat Beach Bash!
Enjoy hot summer sales on all roses and rose care products. Hot dogs and soda available day of event. Draw Your Own Discounts.
9am-4pm.
Witherspoon Rose Culture, 3312 Watkins Rd, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 489-4446

Beaver Queen Pageant
Annual neighborhood 'pageant' featuring live music and fun. Contenders for the Beaver Queen Crown are scored for their performance in wetlands ready wear, talent, and poise. To raise money the audience bribes celebrity judges, pays poll taxes and purchases swag to raise money for the Ellerbe Creek Watershed Association. FREE admission.
June 1, 2013
4-5pm Pre-show activities; 5pm Pageant.
Duke Park, 1530 Acadia St.
[email protected]

Health and Wellness Fair
Featuring many activities to enjoy such as: chair massages, cooking demos, Funky Faithful Fit exercise, Hands Only CPR, free screenings, seminars and more.
10am-2pm.
Southside Church of Christ, 800 Elmira Avenue, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 688-3535

Bull City Play Streets
Music and dancing lessons, games, giveaways, shaved ice, healthy snacks, a bike rodeo, community health information and more. FREE.
June 1, 2013
10am-2pm.
Kent and Jackson Streets Area
(919) 560-1200
June 4, 2013
Durham Police Department Recruiting Unit Open House
Local applicants should attend an open house information session to fill out a City of Durham application. Business casual attire is required at the open houses. Late arrivals will not be admitted. Out-of-town applicants should call or email a recruiter for instructions.
June 4, 2013
9am & 6pm.
Durham Police Department, 505 W Chapel Hill St
(919) 560-4575
June 5, 2013
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
June 5, 2013
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
June 5 - 8, 2013
TROSA Mega Yard Sale Fundraiser
Items include clothing, sports equipment, books, furniture, appliances, medical supplies, construction supplies and more.
7am-6pm.
Lakewood Shopping Center, 2000 Chapel Hill Road, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 419-1059
June 8, 2013
The John Buonadonna Recover Ride
Group motorcycle ride to raise money for Deputy John Buonadonna who is recovering from a near fatal brain aneurism. Ride will be fully escorted by the Durham County Sheriff's Office Motor Unit. The ride destination will be the Bahama Ruritan Club (8202 Stagville Rd., Bahama, NC) where lunch will be provided. Live band, door prizes, Henry Rifle raffle and a 50/50 raffle. Cost $20 for Solo Rider and $30 for Rider and a Passenger.
June 8, 2013
11am.
Shelton's Harley-Davidson of Durham, 300 Muldee St
(919) 398-3555

Free Legal Clinic
Confidential one-on-one legal consultations will be offered by N.C. Bar Association member attorneys in the areas of traffic law, employment discrimination, sexual harassment, unemployment and labor issues, workers compensation, wrongful termination, Social Security disability, car accidents and wrongful death. Pre-registration required.
June 8, 2013
9am-12pm.
Union Baptist Church, 904 N Roxboro St
(919) 698-9205

Durham Police Department Recruiting Unit Open House
Local applicants should attend an open house information session to fill out a City of Durham application. Business casual attire is required at the open houses. Late arrivals will not be admitted. Out-of-town applicants should call or email a recruiter for instructions.
June 8, 2013
9am.
Durham Police Department, 505 W Chapel Hill St
(919) 560-4575

Rockus Bacchus Fundraiser
Gourmet black tie dinner, wine and auction. Proceeds benefit the Duke Cancer Patient Support Program. Tickets $225 per person.
June 8, 2013
6pm.
Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club, 3001 Cameron Blvd.
(919) 684-4497
June 9, 2013
Northeast Baptist Church Homecoming
Guest speaker, Rev. Lionel Cartwright, Pastor of First Missionary Baptist Church; Chadbourn, NC.
June 9, 2013
4pm.
Northeast Baptist Church, 3204 NC Hwy 55
(919) 544-2142
June 10 - 13, 2013
Re-entry Conference and Re-entry Job Fair for Ex-Offenders
Attendance at the Conference Is required to attend the Job Fair. Jobseekers must be at least 18 years old and residents of Durham County. FREE, but pre-registration required.
June 10 - 13, 2013
M & W 10am-3pm.
Durham Armory, 220 Foster St
(919) 354-2748
June 10 - 14, 2013
Revival
Revival Messenger, Rev. Dr. Benjamin Hinton, Pastor of Tabernacle Baptist Church; Gastonia, NC.
June 10 - 14, 2013
7pm.
Northeast Baptist Church, 3204 NC Hwy 55
(919) 544-2142
June 11 - 13, 2013
Stadium 10 Kids Summer Movie Series
Featuring G and PG rated films. Doors open at 9 am, seating is limited to auditorium capacity. No age limit. FREE admission.
June 11 - 13, 2013
9:30am.
Stadium 10 on the Plaza at Northgate. 1058 W. Club Blvd.
(919) 286-1001
June 12, 2013
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
June 12, 2013
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
June 13, 2013
Spectacular Magazine Man of the Year Awards Banquet
Recognizing the achievements of African American men who are making a difference in their community. Kick-Off Event of the 6th Annual NC Juneteenth Celebration. Call for ticket information.
June 13, 2013
6pm reception, 7pm banquet.
Hilton - RTP, 4810 Page Creek Lane
(919) 680-0465
June 15, 2013
Get Your Grass Off Gas!
Exchange old gas-powered (and high-polluting) lawnmowers or other yard equipment, drained of fluids, for deeply discounted cleaner electric models. Sponsored by the City-County Sustainability Office and Black & Decker. Pre-order to pick from available models of lawnmowers and other landscaping equipment and to guarantee availability.
June 15, 2013
10am-2pm.
Jordan High School, 6806 Garrett Rd.,
[email protected]

Veterans Health Fair
For the first time health issues for men and women of the US Military (Active Duty and Veterans) and animals owned by Veterans will be addressed at the same health fair. Numerous health services including free dental extractions and fillings, mammograms, health screenings, health vendors. Plus there will be fun activities for the whole family, including a kids zone. Mobile Dental Unit and Mobile Mammogram Unit for the Veterans. Mobile Veterinary Clinic - free physical examinations and free rabies vaccinations for animals owned by Veterans only. FREE.
June 15, 2013
9am-3pm.
CAARE, 214 Broadway St.
(919) 683-1360

Durham County Library Summer Reading Kickoff
Featuring booths from Scrap Exchange, Paint Savvy, North Carolina Zoo, Museum of Life and Science, Museum of Natural Sciences, a Zumba area, aerialists, storytelling, crafts, a magician, bounce houses for children and adults, Sol Food mobile farm, live music with DJ Pitty Pat, a video game truck, prizes and free RIF books for children.
June 15, 2013
10am-1pm.
Northgate Mall, 1058 W Club Blvd
(919) 560-0100

Duke Medicine Pavilion Community Open House and Health Fair
Registration (online) requested.
June 15, 2013
3:30-6pm.
Duke University Hospital, 2301 Erwin Rd
888 ASK-DUKE

Bull City Play Streets
FREE.
June 15, 2013
9:30am-12:30pm.
Driver Street between Southgate St and Ashe St
(919) 560-1200
June 16, 2013
Maggiano's Make-A-Wish 5k
Run around the Streets at Southpoint and then to the beautiful American Tobacco Trail, before returning to Maggiano’s for the Finish. 5K, 1 Mile Fun Run, 100 Yard Dash. Registration $25 for 5k, $10 for 1 mile fun run, $5 for 100 Yard Kids Dash.
June 16, 2013
8:30am.
Maggiano's Little Italy, 8030 Renaissance Pkwy
(919) 889-3438
June 17 - 21, 2013
Vacation Bible School - Colossal Coaster World
Children 3 years old (potty trained) through those who have just completed the sixth grade are invited to embark on an adventure through crafts, music, and games. Children will learn to trust God in everything. Register online.
6:15pm-8:30pm.
Cresset Baptist Church, 3707 Garrett Road, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 489-2655
June 18 - 20, 2013
Stadium 10 Kids Summer Movie Series
Featuring G and PG rated films. Doors open at 9 am, seating is limited to auditorium capacity. No age limit. FREE admission.
June 18 - 20, 2013
9:30am.
Stadium 10 on the Plaza at Northgate. 1058 W. Club Blvd.
(919) 286-1001
June 19, 2013
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
June 19, 2013
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
June 20, 2013
"Accounting for Small Businesses" Workshop
Part of the City's Equal Opportunity/Equity Assurance Department workshop series for small businesses. FREE and open to all small businesses in Durham.
June 20, 2013
6-8pm.
City Hall, 101 City Hall Plaza
(919) 560-1200

"Beasts of the Southern Wild" Discussion and Dinner
Dinner party and conversation featuring Michael Gottwald, one of the producers of the academy award nominated film, Beasts of the Southern Wild. Hosted by Ruth & Victor Dzau, Sandy & Harvey Cohen, and MaryAnn Black. Proceeds benefit the Center for Child & Family Health. Tickets $250.
June 20, 2013
6:30-8:30pm.
4006 Dover Road
(919) 419-3474

Entrepreneurship Workshop for Out-of-Work Professionals
A workshop that will cover what it takes to become an entrepreneur, including the types of resources and risks involved in entrepreneurialship. FREE, but pre-registration required.
June 20, 2013
6-7:30pm.
Hilton Durham,
(919) 560-4965
June 22, 2013
Fire vs. Police Community Day Baseball Game
Featuring a moon bounce, police and fire vehicles, food, and a chance to meet police officers and firefighters. Canned goods will be collected for the Salvation Army. FREE admission.
June 22, 2013
3-8pm (game starts at 5pm).
Hillside High School, 3727 Fayetteville St
(919) 560-4322
June 25 - 27, 2013
Stadium 10 Kids Summer Movie Series
Featuring G and PG rated films. Doors open at 9 am, seating is limited to auditorium capacity. No age limit. FREE admission.
June 25 - 27, 2013
9:30am.
Stadium 10 on the Plaza at Northgate. 1058 W. Club Blvd.
(919) 286-1001
June 26, 2013
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
June 26, 2013
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701

National HIV Testing Day Event
Free STD testing, condoms, gifts, food, information and fun.
June 26, 2013
10am-4pm.
Lincoln Community Health Center, 1301 Fayetteville St
(919) 956-4000
June 29, 2013
Tea for Two Pink Awareness Campaign
Presented by Sisters Network, Inc., which is committed to increasing local and national attention to the devasting impact that breast cancer has in the African-American community. Tickets $25.
June 29, 2013
12-2pm.
Living Waters Christian Community Center, 1104 Lynn Rd
(919) 490-1571

Picnic and Fair
Enjoy kid and adult games, bounce house, face painting, crafts, silent and vocal auctions, as well as blood pressure screenings, cotton candy, hot dogs, fish and bbq sandwiches, bake sale, and more.
June 29, 2013
11am-dusk.
Covenant Presbyterian Church, 2620 Weaver St
(919) 682-1484
July 2 - 4, 2013
Stadium 10 Kids Summer Movie Series
Featuring G and PG rated films. Doors open at 9 am, seating is limited to auditorium capacity. No age limit. FREE admission.
July 2 - 4, 2013
9:30am.
Stadium 10 on the Plaza at Northgate. 1058 W. Club Blvd.
(919) 286-1001
July 3, 2013
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
July 3, 2013
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
July 4, 2013
Children's Independence Day Parade
Patriotic music, helium balloons, fire engine from Station No. 1, and police escort for the Parade. The Scrap Exchange will have decorations for bicycles, wagons and scooters.
July 4, 2013
9:30am decorate bikes, 10:15am parade.
Durham Central Park Area, Downtown
(919) 682-2800
July 9, 2013
Heart & Sole Mall Walkers Club Presentations
Guest speaker Shawnta Wright, Licensed Professional Counselor with Mindful Bodies LLC, discussing the connection between physical wellness and mental health followed by an interactive Zumba exercise demonstration. Northgate's popular Planet Smoothies will also be on hand with complimentary smoothie samples. FREE.
July 9, 2013
FREE breakfast 8:30am, presentation 9:15am.
Northgate Food Gallery, 1058 W Club Blvd.
(919) 286-4407
July 9 - 11, 2013
Stadium 10 Kids Summer Movie Series
Featuring G and PG rated films. Doors open at 9 am, seating is limited to auditorium capacity. No age limit. FREE admission.
July 9 - 11, 2013
9:30am.
Stadium 10 on the Plaza at Northgate. 1058 W. Club Blvd.
(919) 286-1001
July 10, 2013
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
July 10, 2013
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
July 13, 2013
Apricot Lane Boutique Grand Opening
Fashion show, giveaways and 15 percent of all sales donated to Durham charity Transforming Hope.
July 13, 2013
Fashion show 7:15pm at Cinema Circle.
The Streets at Southpoint - Apricot Lane and Cinema Circle, 6910 Fayetteville Rd
(919) 572-8800
July 16 - 18, 2013
Stadium 10 Kids Summer Movie Series
Featuring G and PG rated films. Doors open at 9 am, seating is limited to auditorium capacity. No age limit. FREE admission.
July 16 - 18, 2013
9:30am.
Stadium 10 on the Plaza at Northgate. 1058 W. Club Blvd.
(919) 286-1001
July 17, 2013
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
July 17, 2013
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
July 18, 2013
American Underground @Main St Opening Party
One of the most prominent street corners in Durham is now home to more than 45 of the region's hottest startups in the newly expanded American Underground @Main St. Enjoy a night of drinks, food, great music, and mingling with these companies. And while there, check out the supersonic slide, say hello to Office Big Mac, lounge in The Vault, and kick back in the Bullpen Coworking area. Music provided by DJ Craig Layabout via ReverbNation and the Al Strong Quartet via The Art of Cool. Food from various downtown establishments and great beer by Railhouse Brewery.
July 18, 2013
5-8pm.
American Underground @Main St, 201 W Main St
(919) 433-1566

"How To Create A Financial Plan In Today's Economy" Workshop for Out-of-Work Professionals
FREE, but pre-registration required.
July 18, 2013
6-7:30pm.
Spring Hill Suites, 5310 McFarland Dr
(919) 560-4965

Art Salon
All artists are welcome and encouraged to bring in their current projects for feedback. Curators, collectors, and patrons are also welcome to attend.
July 18, 2013
7:30-10:30pm.
The Carrack Modern Art, 111 W Parrish St
[email protected]
July 19, 2013
Emily Krzyzewski Center Project Fair and Picnic
See students' work and enjoy hot dogs chips and drinks.
July 19, 2013
11:15am, picnic 12pm.
Emily Krzyzewski Center, 904 W Chapel Hill St
(919) 680-0308
July 23, 2013
Cornhole Tournament
A "baggo" tournament to benefit Youth Villages. Cost $60 per team.
July 23, 2013
7pm.
Motorco Music Hall, 723 Rigsbee Ave
(919) 901-0875
July 23 - 25, 2013
Stadium 10 Kids Summer Movie Series
Featuring G and PG rated films. Doors open at 9 am, seating is limited to auditorium capacity. No age limit. FREE admission.
July 23 - 25, 2013
9:30am.
Stadium 10 on the Plaza at Northgate. 1058 W. Club Blvd.
(919) 286-1001
July 24, 2013
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
July 24, 2013
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
July 25, 2013
Food Truck Rodeo
Music by Half Hog and the Hushpuppies.
July 25, 2013
5-8:30pm.
Northgate Park, 300 West Club Blvd.
(919) 560-4355
July 26, 2013
Community Roundtable Lunch
Meet more community and social media managers from the Durham area. Buy your own lunch and join in for a lively discussion about community, social media, sports... whatever the topic may be.
July 26, 2013
12pm.
Tobacco Road Sports Cafe, 280 S Mangum St
(919) 937-9909
July 30, 2013 - August 1, 2013
Stadium 10 Kids Summer Movie Series
Featuring G and PG rated films. Doors open at 9 am, seating is limited to auditorium capacity. No age limit. FREE admission.
July 30, 2013 - August 1, 2013
9:30am.
Stadium 10 on the Plaza at Northgate. 1058 W. Club Blvd.
(919) 286-1001
July 31, 2013
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
July 31, 2013
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
August 3, 2013
Public Safety Day
Featuring safety information, child safety seat checks, emergency vehicles and giveaways. FREE.
August 3, 2013
10am-1pm.
SuperTarget Parking Lot, 4037 Chapel Hill Blvd.
(919) 765-0008

Excess Inventory Sale
DFSTNC has doubled its retail operations this year to a 5,680 square foot space across from Payless Shoe Source in Northgate Mall. Fashion conscious women looking for great bargains can take advantage of great deals on suits, tops, pants, dresses, skirts, shoes, purses and accessories. Shop tax free weekend, Saturday August 3 from 10-5, or at an Early Bird 9 am entrance with a $20 donation, or on Sunday August 4th from 12-5. On Sunday first 50 entrants receive a free item of jewelry.
10am-5pm.
Northgate Mall, 1058 W Club Blvd
(919) 286-2128

Poetry Open Mic Night
All poets are welcome to participate but must arrive no later than 3 p.m. to sign up. Poets can use all styles to recite their work including having accompanying music and/or dancers. Profanity or inappropriate topics are prohibited. The event is free and open to the public.
August 3, 2013
4-6pm.
W. D. Hill Recreation Center, 1308 Fayetteville St
(919) 560-4292

Zumbathon to Benefit New Horizons Academy
New Horizons Academy is getting Durham at-risk youth off the street and graduating them from high school. They are an independent (purely donation-funded) organization with a mission to keep Durham youth’s 'toughest cases' out of the judicial system and into the dreams they hold in their hearts. Donations (in-kind for raffle or monetary) accepted.
August 3, 2013
4-6pm.
New Horizons Academy, 4005 Holt School Rd
[email protected]
August 5, 2013
Environmental Job Training
The 12-week, FREE training program teaches the skills needed to secure full-time employment in the environmental field, including assessment and cleanup and provides certifications that allow participants to qualify as environmental technicians for employment in the recycling, wastewater treatment, or construction industries. Pre-registration required.
August 5, 2013
M-F 12:30-4:30pm.
Durham Tech, 1637 E Lawson St
(919) 560-4965
August 6, 2013
National Night Out
Neighborhoods throughout Durham are invited to join forces with Durham law enforcement agencies and thousands of communities nationwide for the crime and drug prevention event. Join over 15,000 U.S. communities, and 37 million people worldwide in "Giving Crime & Drugs A Going Away Party."
August 6, 2013
Various locations
(919) 560-4322 x29194

"Unconditional: A Film Addressing Equal Rights for All Families" Screening & Fundraiser
Join People’s Alliance for a documentary, discussion, and fundraiser. "Unconditional" features Sara Terry (current PA Co-President) and Julie Edmunds and their struggle to secure legal rights to their children. Followed by a panel discussion with the filmmakers. Suggested $10 donation.
August 6, 2013
6:30pm.
Motorco, 723 Rigsbee Ave
(919) 682-7777
August 6 - 8, 2013
Stadium 10 Kids Summer Movie Series
Featuring G and PG rated films. Doors open at 9 am, seating is limited to auditorium capacity. No age limit. FREE admission.
August 6 - 8, 2013
9:30am.
Stadium 10 on the Plaza at Northgate. 1058 W. Club Blvd.
(919) 286-1001
August 7, 2013
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
August 7, 2013
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
August 8, 2013
Garden Design + Charrette Party
Have some food and take a walk through the garden. Then impart all of your best and most inspiring ideas about what you would like to see in the SEEDS garden.
August 8, 2013
6-8pm.
SEEDS Educational Garden, 706 Gilbert St
(919) 683-1197
August 9, 2013
Back to School Event
Each present child (between the ages of 5 to 13) will get a bag with school supplies, while they last. Also featuring entertainment (face painting, music, etc.) and refreshments for those who attend. FREE.
August 9, 2013
1-5pm.
UniHealth Post Acute Care - Carolina Point, 5935 Mt. Sinai Rd
(919) 402-2450
August 10, 2013
Fresh off the Vine
In support of the forthcoming documentary Farmer Veteran, SFA member-chefs Ashley Christensen (Poole’s Diner, Beasley’s Honey + Chicken) and Matt Kelly (Mateo Tapas, Vin Rouge) will host a late summer feast at Giorgios Bakatsias’s Gardens. A short sneak-preview of Farmer Veteran (www.farmerveteran.com) will be screened. Those in attendance will be supporting the completion of the film, which chronicles a year-in-the-life of a U.S. Army veteran attempting to heal himself through agriculture. Transportation from Downtown will be available. Tickets $150.
August 10, 2013
7:15pm.
Private Home, Northern Durham
(919) 308-3714
August 13, 2013
Durham Art Guild Potluck Mixer
Open to members and non-members. Admission to this potluck requires your favorite dish to share or a drink of your choice to share. Please note: bring serving utensils and red wine is not allowed. Register online.
August 13, 2013
6:30-8:30pm.
Durham Arts Council Bldg, 120 Morris St
(919) 560-2713

Heart & Sole Mall Walkers Club Presentations
Guest speaker Meredith Falcon, Licensed Professional Trainer with ActiveEdge of Durham, discussing the important of functional fitness for better health and well-being and leading interactive demonstrations of functional fitness techniques. Amanda Smith of Northgate's popular Planet Smoothies will also be on hand with complimentary smoothie samples and information on their nutritional value. FREE.
August 13, 2013
FREE breakfast 8:30am, presentation 9:15am.
Northgate Food Gallery, 1058 W Club Blvd.
(919) 286-4407
August 13 - 15, 2013
Stadium 10 Kids Summer Movie Series
Featuring G and PG rated films. Doors open at 9 am, seating is limited to auditorium capacity. No age limit. FREE admission.
August 13 - 15, 2013
9:30am.
Stadium 10 on the Plaza at Northgate. 1058 W. Club Blvd.
(919) 286-1001
August 14, 2013
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
August 14, 2013
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701

Save our Schools Strategy Dinner
The group will discuss actions that can be taken before the legislature passes their budget, as well as how to build power over the summer and into the new school year. Dinner included. Kids welcome.
August 14, 2013
6:30pm.
American Tobacco, 318 Blackwell St Ste 106
(919) 794-8210
August 17, 2013
Cirque du WaWa
Garden party with a circus theme to benefit Walltown Children's Theatre's production of "Indigo Blue." Entertainment features Down to Earth Aerials and others. Since 2000, Walltown Children's Theatre has been providing high quality, affordable arts education to a diverse population of kids in Durham. Funds raised will be matched by the John Moore and Patti Pugh-Moore Family Fund.
6-9pm.
2006 WaWa Ave
(919) 286-4545

The Arc of Durham County's Community Fair
An afternoon of fun, free food, games, information from local community agencies, raffles, school supplies (while supplies last) and music. Vendors will be onsite to share information about their agencies and the services they offer. The Arc of Durham County is a non-profit agency dedicated to serving people with developmental disabilities and their families.
August 17, 2013
4-7pm.
Northgate Park, 300 West Club Blvd
(919) 493-8141
August 18, 2013
Teacher Inspiration & Resources Fair
Instructional ideas, resources, snacks, drinks & drawings. FREE to all elementary school teachers.
August 18, 2013
2-6pm.
Walltown Park Recreation Center, 1308 W Club Blvd
(919) 560-4355
August 19, 2013
Job Fair
Dress professionally and bringing multiple copies of your resume. Register online, or call. FREE to job seekers.
August 19, 2013
11am-2pm.
Radisson Hotel RTP, 150 Park Dr.
(702) 614-9537
August 21, 2013
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
August 21, 2013
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
August 22, 2013
H-589 'Monster Voting Bill' Action Meeting
Democracy North Carolina will answer your questions about the new law, discuss strategies to counteract its potential negative impact on voter participation and map out your volunteer opportunities. RSVP due to limited seating.
August 22, 2013
6:30pm refreshments, 7pm meeting.
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3639 Old Chapel Hill Rd
August 23 - 24, 2013
Piedmont Wildlife Center's BioBlitz Purchase Tickets
A BioBlitz is 24 hour biological inventory of all plant and animal species in a designated area. Piedmont Wildlife Center is located in Leigh Farm Park, an 80-acre parcel adjacent to New Hope Creek. Many different species of plants and animal have been identified in the park, but Piedmont Wildlife Center wants to know what else is lurking in the woods. This event is FREE to the public. Guests are invited to join inventory teams, become a citizen scientist, enjoy live animal programs, and more! Bandidos and Will & Pop’s food trucks will be offering lunch between 11am and 2pm on Saturday. A photography contest will be held throughout the event and the winner will be announced at the finale of the BioBlitz on Saturday!
F 4pm-Sa 4pm.
Piedmont Wildlife Center, 364 Leigh Farm Rd, Durham, NC
(919) 489-0900
August 24, 2013
Senator Jeanne Hopkins Lucas Luncheon
With a special guest performance by the African American Dance Enseble. Proceeds benefit CAARE, a grassroots non-profit organization and a safety net of support for uninsured, under-insured, and low wealth individuals. Tickets $50.
August 24, 2013
12-2pm.
Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris St
(919) 821-2777
August 25, 2013
Back 2 School Block Party & School Supply Giveaway
FREE and open to the public.
August 25, 2013
10am Sunday school day, 2pm block party.
Church of the Apostolic Revival, 1207 Angier Ave
(919) 683-1496
August 26, 2013
FREE CPR Class
This class is open to the public but you MUST register in advance, by phone or to [email protected]
August 26, 2013
6pm.
Fire Administration, 2008 East Club Blvd
(919) 560-4242 x19229
August 28, 2013
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
August 28, 2013
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701

One Hour Run
Participants will need to keep track of their own lap counts
August 28, 2013
6:30pm.
Durham Academy Upper School Track, 3601 Ridge Rd
[email protected]
August 29, 2013
RTP Food Truck Rodeo
Food trucks: Pie Pushers, Chirba Chirba Dumpling, Only Burger will be on site. Limited parking available.
August 29, 2013
11:30am-1:30pm.
RTP Headquarters, 12 Davis Dr.
(919) 549-8181

City Project Bidding Seminar
The seminar will cover the full spectrum of bid, RFP/RFQ activities, including bid/RFP/RFQ announcements, pre-bid/proposal activities, bid/proposal opening and flow of activities from contractor selection to City Council and City Manager approval, pre-construction activities, and contractor responsibilities. FREE and open to all small business owners and entrepreneurs, but pre-registration required.
August 29, 2013
6-8pm.
City Hall Council Chambers, 101 City Hall Plaza
(919) 560-4180
September 4, 2013
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
September 4, 2013
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
September 6, 2013
CEO Sleep Out Breakfast Event
Join Sleep Out participants for a conversation about their experiences and a panel discussion featuring area experts discussing poverty in the Triangle. Light breakfast will be served. FREE, but pre-registration required.
September 6, 2013
7-9am.
Vacant lot across the street from the Durham Performing Arts Center
[email protected]
September 7, 2013
Bull City Play Streets
Music and dancing lessons, games, giveaways, shaved ice, healthy snacks, a bike rodeo, community health information and more. FREE.
September 7, 2013
10am-2pm.
Holt Elementary School, 4019 Holt School Rd
(919) 560-1200

Dance Dash Purchase Tickets
Dance Dash combines dancing and running/walking throughout a 5k, all to help raise funds for Duke Children's Hospital. Each kilometer, learn a new dance move or routine, then join new friends and old in a giant flash mob at the end. So run a little and dance a little, and help save the lives of millions of kids each year with Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.
Research Triangle Park, 12 Davis Dr
(919) 385-3140

GCC's "Run for a Change" 5k and Health Fair
Chip timing will be available. Free HIV rapid testing will be conducted on site and other Duke global health campus groups will display information about their work. Proceeds benefit Global Connections for Change. Registration $20, $15 students.
September 7, 2013
Al Buehler Cross Country Trail, NC Hwy 751 and Science Dr
(919) 612-0124

Cultural Arts and Integration Booking Fair
Teachers and Program Coordinators are invited to attend this FREE half-day event hosted by the Durham Arts Council and Carolina Theatre. (CEU Credit is available) Learn about educational arts programming and resources for arts integration, meet CAPS Teaching Artists, see live demonstrations/performances and video showcases throughout the day. Pre-registration required.
September 7, 2013
8:30am checkin, 9:30am-1pm program.
Carolina Theatre, 309 W Morgan St
(919) 560-2718

Durham Public Schools Family Festival
Wellness activities, student performances, bouncy house, face painting, bike safety, food, and more.
September 7, 2013
10am-2pm.
Hillside High School, 3727 Fayetteville Rd
(919) 560-2000

Minority Enterprise Development Week - Meet the Developers
FREE seminar, but pre-registration is required.
September 7, 2013
6-8pm.
Hilton Durham, 3800 Hillsborough Rd
(919) 560-4180
September 10, 2013
Candidates Forum for Durham Municipal Primary
Bring your questions for the primary candidates for Mayor and the Ward 2 Council seats. This forum is co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Orange, Durham and Chatham Counties and the Durham Inter Neighborhood Council.
7-9pm.
Durham County Library, 300 N Roxboro St, Durham, NC
(919) 489-8668
September 11, 2013
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
September 11, 2013
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701

Community Health Engagement Day
Duke University Schools of Medicine and Nursing invite you to attend Community Health Engagement Day, a public event that highlights local research and service projects that work to improve the health of our community.
September 11, 2013
3-5:30pm.
Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans Center, 8 Searle Center Dr
[email protected]
September 12, 2013
Durham Symphony Fundraiser - Evening in Italy Purchase Tickets
Support the Durham Symphony. Join Maestro William Henry Curry, musicians, and friends of the Durham Symphony for hor d’oeuvres, full bar, live music, silent auction, Italian language lessons, and painted violins. Tickets are $50 per person. A portion of each ticket is tax-deductible. Net proceeds to support the 2013-2014 symphony concert season.
6-8:30pm.
The Cookery Front Room, 1101 West Chapel Hill Street , Durham, NC
(919) 491-6576
September 12 - 15, 2013
Kidcycle-Everything for Kids Seasonal Consignment Sale
Great deals on kids clothing (infant to teens), toys, equipment, maternity, all things kids. Registration is open for Consignors- Make 70% or more off of items that your children have outgrown. Volunteer Opportunities which allow you to shop first.
10am-8pm.
Northgate Mall, 1058 West Club Blvd
(919) 451-9071
September 14, 2013
Sister Cities of Durham Festival
"Durham and the World; Journeys Toward World Peace." Featuring organizations in Durham "Telling their story" about how they connect with the world. Groups include schools, colleges and universities, churches, international organizations, with displays, art activities, musical presentations, international prizes, poster contest about World Peace Day. FREE admission.
September 14, 2013
3-6pm.
Central Park Pavilion, 501 Foster St
(919) 560-4222

Laugh the Night Away - GOP Fundraiser Purchase Tickets
Entertainment by Comedian Jeffrey Jena. Tickets $85 and up.
September 14, 2013
6pm.
Sheraton Imperial, 4700 Emperor Blvd
(919) 695-3467

Hog Wild Chicken Fest and Block Party Fundraiser
Ride in from Vendors, games, auction, kid zone, entertainment and food. See website for ride in information. Cost $25, $8 piggyback.
September 14, 2013
1-6pm.
Word Empowerment Church, 1107 Holloway St
(919) 278-7620
September 18, 2013
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
September 18, 2013
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
September 19, 2013
SEEDS Harvest Dinner
Help SEEDS meet their goal of raising $50,000 to expand and improve the excellent programming they offer, while celebrating the best of food culture in the Triangle. Cost $75, $125 reserved seating.
September 19, 2013
6-9pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St
(919) 683-1197
September 20, 2013
Bull City Stand Down
Veterans will be provided with food, clothing, medical and legal assistance, substance abuse and mental health evaluations, job counseling, VA benefits, local health and human resources, personal care, flu shots, showers and drawings.
September 20, 2013
8:30am-2pm.
Durham County Memorial Stadium and National Guard Armory, Stadium Dr.
(919) 220-7409

BikeSafe NC Rider Skills Day
FREE class in motorcycle skills. Pre-registration required.
September 20, 2013
8:45am.
District 5 Station, 516 Rigsbee Ave
September 21, 2013
Walk to End Alzheimer's - Triangle
Every Walk to End Alzheimer's participant is asked to raise money for the fight against Alzheimer's. Alzheimer's Association staff are ready to support you every step of the way with tips, tools and advice. No registration fee.
September 21, 2013
8am registration.
Durham Bulls Athletic Park, 409 Blackwell St.
(919) 803-8285

CAARE Inc. Community Open House
Tour the facilities, learn about programs, and get FREE blood pressure and diabetes screenings.
September 21, 2013
3:30-7:30pm.
Healing with CAARE Inc, 214 Broadway St
(919) 683-5300
September 21 - 22, 2013
Voter Registration at Durham Centerfest
Come by the League of Women Voter's Registration Booth E27 to register to vote or change your voter registration information.
Sa 10am-5pm, Su 11am-5pm.
League of Women Voter's Registration Booth E27, Corcoran St. , Durham, NC
(919) 489-8668
September 22, 2013
Carl W. Kenney II Farewell
The award winning columnist and novelist will be leaving Durham. Drop by to wish him well.
September 22, 2013
4:30-7pm.
Beyu Caffe, 335 W Main St
(919) 683-1058
September 24, 2013
"Iron Jawed Angels" Film Screening
In celebration of National Voter Registration Day. After the film, Judge Willis Whichard will lead a discussion.
September 24, 2013
7pm.
South Regional Branch Library, 4505 S Alston Ave
(919) 560-7409

Durham Public Schools New State Curriculum Standards Meeting
To help our community gain a better understanding of the impact the new state standards will have on our schools and students, representatives from the superintendent's office will share an overview of the standards and answer questions at several presentations throughout Durham.
September 24, 2013
6-7pm.
Northern High School, 117 Tom Wilkinson Road
(919) 560-2000
September 25, 2013
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
September 25, 2013
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
September 26, 2013
"The Big" Networking World Record Attempt
Featuring networking opportunities an expo for chamber members, plus food vendors. A deck party follows, with entertainment provided by The Art of Cool Project. FREE and open to all, but online registration requested.
September 26, 2013
5-7pm.
Durham Centre Building Plaza, 300 W Morgan St
(919) 328-8700
September 27 - 29, 2013
Duke Homecoming Weekend
September 27 - 29, 2013
Duke University
(919) 684-5600
September 28, 2013
Latino Festival
Latin music lovers will "feel the music" at Durham’s Annual Latino Festival. The festival shares Latino and Hispanic traditions and folklore. Dance to live music, taste authentic foods, shop the marketplace for arts and crafts, and learn about health, education and employment opportunities available in the community. Children will also enjoy hands-on activities and create traditional Latin crafts. FREE admission.
September 28, 2013
noon-5pm.
Rock Quarry Park, 701 Stadium Drive
(919) 560-4355

Autism Workshop: For Parents & Professionals
Cost $100.
September 28, 2013
9am-5pm.
Collaborative Autism Treatment Campus, 3209 Yorktown Ave
(919) 213-9840

Fall Yard and Craft Sale
Food and Bake sales ongoing.
September 28, 2013
8am-12pm.
Covenant Presbyterian Church, 2620 Weaver St
(919) 471-6169

Sunday Tea with Cora Cole-McFadden
The Sunday Tea is a community event to honor local women who are making strides in our community, women who help others while maintaining a certain class and distinction. This Sunday Tea will honor Mayor Pro Tem Cora Cole-McFadden. Cost $15, $10 in advance.
September 28, 2013
2-4pm.
A Cultured Alliance, 1910 Sedwick Rd Ste 300B
[email protected]

Fill My Backpack 5K Run/Walk
Participants will run/walk with a self-decorated backpack past 12 cheering stations, one every quarter-mile. NCCU cheerleaders, mascot Eddie the Eagle, the Marching Sound Machine, Greek-letter organizations and Durham Public Schools student organizations will participate in the cheering stationsProceeds from the event will support the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle Backpack Buddies Program.
September 28, 2013
9am.
Alfonso Elder Student Union at NCCU, 1801 Fayetteville St
(919) 530-6295
September 30, 2013
Durham Public Schools New State Curriculum Standards Meeting
To help our community gain a better understanding of the impact the new state standards will have on our schools and students, representatives from the superintendent's office will share an overview of the standards and answer questions at several presentations throughout Durham.
September 30, 2013
6-7pm.
Southern School of Energy & Sustainability, 800 Clayton Road
(919) 560-2000
October 2, 2013
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
October 2, 2013
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
October 3, 2013
Project Homeless Connect
A one-day, one-stop center to provide people experiencing (or at risk of experiencing) homelessness with a broad range of services including housing, employment, health and dental care, mental health care, veterans' and social service benefits, legal services and more.
October 3, 2013
9am-1pm.
Durham Armory, 220 Foster St
[email protected]

First Flight Venture Center Pig Pickin'
Live music, great food, local beverages, technology tours and more. Suggested $5 donation.
October 3, 2013
4-7pm.
First Flight Venture Center, 2 Davis Dr
(919) 990-8558
October 4, 2013
Duke Founder's Day Convocation
Duke University will honor outstanding students, faculty, employees and alumni.
October 4, 2013
5:30pm.
Duke Chapel, Science Dr.
October 5, 2013
Durham "Big Sweep"
City and County residents are invited to help clean up the banks of Durham's streams and lakes.
October 5, 2013
9am-1pm.
Streams & Watersheds Throughout Durham
(919) 560-0558

Unity in the Community Day
Celebrate Disability Awareness Month at Durham's Unity in the Community Day. Adapted sport demonstrations, exhibits and resources from local agencies, giveaways, games, performances, free food are a few of the activities. FREE.
October 5, 2013
11am-2pm.
Holton Career & Resource Center, 401 N Driver St
(919) 560-4355

Bull City Play Streets
Music and dancing lessons, games, giveaways, shaved ice, healthy snacks, a bike rodeo, community health information and more. FREE.
October 5, 2013
10am-2pm.
Foster Street Area
(919) 560-1200

6th Annual Special Olympics Poker Run
Motorcycle Ride Fundraiser to benefit the NC Special Olympics. Food and Drinks will follow the Ride. All riders are welcome! $25 tandem, $20 hand.
Rommel's Harley-Davidson of Durham, 300 Muldee St, Durham, NC
(919) 596-9511

Duke Celebrates Durham
In 1963, five black undergraduate students integrated Duke University. The community is invited to celebrate these trailblazers and the various leaders in Durham who broke segregated barriers to our theaters, lunch counters, ice cream parlors and education institutions. Mayor Bill Bell, Congressman G.K. Butterfield and Duke President Richard H. Brodhead will bring greetings and opening remarks. The celebration will include civil and human rights exhibits, inspirational music, a panel of distinguished leaders and a town hall discussion. Tickets $5, FREE for students with ID.
October 5, 2013
12-3:30pm.
DPAC - Durham Performing Arts Center, 123 Vivian St
(919) 688-3722
October 6, 2013
Blessing of the Animals
The Blessing of Animals service is held each year near the Feast Day of St. Francis. All persons who love animals, along with all pets and their human friends are invited to this service that focuses upon God's gifts of animals, the natural world, and our responsibilities as stewards of God's creation. With music by the Durham Children's Choir and information booths staffed by local animal protection and welfare groups.
October 6, 2013
3pm.
Duke Chapel, Science Dr.
(919) 684-2572

Great American Tobacco Duck Race
Individuals and/or companies "purchase" rubber ducks. Thousands of ducks will be released simultaneously to race down the Old Bull River. Prizes for winners at both the individual and the corporate level awarded for 1st to 3rd and last place, plus a prize for the "Best Decorated Duck." All proceeds go to Museum of Life & Science. Individual duck $10.
October 6, 2013
12-3pm.
American Tobacco Campus, 324 Blackwell St.
(919) 595-5050

Toppin & Tapas at Treyburn Fundraiser
Soprano Louise Toppin, who has received critical acclaim for her operatic, orchestral, and oratorio performances all over the world, will perform an intimate Sunday afternoon concert for you, plus you will enjoy the culinary creativeness of Taberna Tapas with a tapas buffet and sparkling wines. Proceeds benefit the Durham Arts Council. Tickets $75.
October 6, 2013
3pm.
Home in Treyburn
(919) 560-2787
October 7, 2013
Special Olympics Benefit Golf Tournament
October 7, 2013
8am.
Hope Valley Golf Course, 3803 Dover Rd
(919) 560-0871
October 8, 2013
Minority Enterprise Development Week - Awards Luncheon
Cost $30.
October 8, 2013
11:30am-1:30pm.
Radisson Hotel RTP, 150 Park Dr
(919) 560-4180

Death Café Durham
This concept, which originated in Europe, is a group that gathers over baked goods and tea to discuss death. The objective is 'to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives. Free. Small donations appreciated for refreshments and meeting room. RSVP.
October 8, 2013
6:30-8:30pm.
Recyclique, 2811 Hillsborough Rd
[email protected]
October 9, 2013
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
October 9, 2013
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701

Minority Enterprise Development Week - Greet the Purchasers
Cost $30, $20 Chamber members.
October 9, 2013
9-10:30am.
Durham Convention Center, 201 Foster St.
(919) 560-4180

Multicultural Business After-Hours
Part of Minority Enterprise Development Week. Pre-registration required. Cost $10.
October 9, 2013
5:30-7:30pm.
Piazza Italia Ristorante, 905 W. Main St
(919) 560-4180
October 10, 2013
Minority Enterprise Development Week - Construction Connect
A speed-networking event, refreshments are included. Pre-registration is required.
October 10, 2013
6-8pm.
Durham Convention Center, 201 Foster St
(919) 560-4180
October 11, 2013
Minority Enterprise Development Week - Golf with a Minority Business Day
Cost $45 per golfer and $20 for the non-golfer clinic.
October 11, 2013
9:30am.
Falls Village Golf Club, 115 Falls Village Dr
(919) 560-4180

The Big Wig Out
An event to celebrate self-expression and self-image for oncology patients in the Triangle, with cocktails, entertainment, dancing and more. Pllay four exciting games and dress in your best Game Show Host or Contestant attire or in any other way that expresses who you are. Funds raised support the self-image program. Tickets $75.
October 11, 2013
6-10pm.
University Club, 3100 Tower Blvd
(888) 275-3853
October 12, 2013
American Tobacco Trail Bridge Celebration
While the celebration was initially planned as a ribbon cutting for the bridge opening, the completion of the bridge is delayed. Slated to speak, pending the lift of the federal government shutdown, is Acting U.S. Surgeon General Rear Admiral Boris D. Lushniak. Joining him are City of Durham Mayor William V. "Bill" Bell; U.S. Representative David Price; N.C. Department of Transportation Secretary Tony Tata; and East Coast Greenway Alliance Executive Director Dennis Markatos-Soriano.
October 12, 2013
9am.
Parking lot behind Southpoint Cinemas,
(919) 560-1200

GRAND OPENING - Durham History Hub
10 am History Parade down Main Street from old courthouse to History Hub launches GRAND OPENING. 11:30am ribbon-cutting, then full afternoon of free entertainment Noon - 5pm at Hub. Visit exhibits in transformed History Hub. Enjoy family-focused fun -- music, storytelling and dance; artisan demos; raffles; hands-on activities. Food trucks on site. (Rain Date-Oct 13: Parade 1pm, Ribbon-Cutting at 2:30; Entertainment 3- 6pm.) FREE.
October 12, 2013
10am parade, 12-5pm ribbon cutting and activities.
History Hub, 500 W Main St

Gift for Life Block Walk
The purpose of the walk is to collaborate with organizations and community groups to coordinate the promotion of breast health awareness in the African American Community. The innovative program allows breast cancer survivors and volunteers to canvas door-to-door in under-served areas to distribute breast health educational information.
October 12, 2013
9am-2pm.
Holton Career and Resource Center, 401 N Driver St
(919) 490-1571

2nd Annual Gala & Art Auction featuring Brian Horton Quartet Purchase Tickets
The Carrack presents an elegant evening with food and friends, featuring an impressive exhibition of original artwork available for auction and a jazz performance from the Brian Horton Quartet. Hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be provided by Bull City Burger and Brewery, Wine Authorities, Cocoa Cinnamon and LOAF Bakery. The silent auction will include original pieces by The Carrack's 2013 Exhibit Season Artists, with work by local and internationally known guest artists. The event will also feature a"mystery piece" and a "blind bid" piece. Additional auction items are a one-night reservation of The Carrack for an event of the winner’s choice, and a dinner with Director Laura Ritchie and a Carrack artist. Bidding is from 8-9pm. Admission to the Gala is $40 for Carrack sustainers, $100 for others.
6:30-9:30pm.
The Carrack Modern Art, 111 W Parrish St, Durham, NC
(704) 213-6666

Free Family Health Fair
Health screenings for BMI, diabetes, asthma, blood pressure, dental, hearing and breast health will be available while guests enjoy food and entertainment throughout the day.
October 12, 2013
9am-1pm.
Lincoln Community Health Center, 1301 Fayetteville St
(919) 956-4000

Old North Durham Block Party
Food trucks, 4 bands, house art show, bouncy houses, something for everyone.
October 12, 2013
2-8pm.
1300 - 1400 Blocks of Shawnee Street
(919) 321-6268
October 13, 2013
Meals From the Market - Yummy North Street Neighborhood
Enjoy meaty chili, chips, and beer, and tour a couple of the homes being renovated behind Fullsteam off of Geer Street for persons with visible disabilities. Cost $20 adults / $8 children under 12.
October 13, 2013
5:30-7:30pm.
Northwood Circle
(919) 794-8194
October 15, 2013
League of Women Voters' Candidates Forum for Durham Municipal Election
This forum is co-sponsored by the Durham InterNeighborhood Council and the League. Candidates running in the Durham Municipal Elections will answer questions prepared by the League, and the audience will also be given an opportunity to ask questions. The forum will be televised live over DTV8.
7-9pm.
Durham City Hall & City Hall Plaza, 101 City Hall Plaza , Durham, NC
(919) 489-8668
October 18, 2013
Grant Development Seminar
Seminar participants will hear from the officers of four charitable foundations about their funding priorities and receive a first-hand tutorial on their funding cycles. Presentations will be made by the Mary Biddle Duke Foundation, Triangle Community Foundation, Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, and the Wells Fargo Charitable Foundation. FREE.
October 18, 2013
11am-1pm.
City Hall Council Chambers, 101 City Hall Plaza
(919) 560-4965
October 19, 2013
C.F.D {Creative Food Drive}
C.F.D. {Creative Food Drive} is a food drive competition / community festival where local creative organizations and businesses design and build sculptures from non-perishable food items in a competition of epic proportions. Featuring live music from local bands, food trucks, local breweries, and a kid's zone featuring pumpkin painting and a bouncy castle. Bring your lawn chairs and get ready to enjoy a beautiful Saturday afternoon. Food collected will go to Housing for New Hope and Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina.
October 19, 2013
3-7pm.
American Tobacco Campus, 318 Blackwell St
(919) 682-2870

Shiki Sushi 10th Anniversary Celebration Festival
Help celebrate Shiki Sushi's 10 years of success at Durham's Homestead Market Shopping Center in the South Point District. Enjoy live music, lots of fun for the children and food and drinks for the entire family. Sample some of the new menu creations by Shiki Sushi's award winning and nationally acclaimed Chef.
12-4pm.
Homestead Market Shopping Center, 105 West NC Hwy 54 Ste 219
919-484-4108

Adopt a Champion Walk
Also featuring women's health exhibits, dancing demonstations and more.
October 19, 2013
9am walk begins.
Northgate Mall, 1058 W Club Blvd
(919) 286-4400
October 20, 2013
The Durham Savoyards' 50th Anniversary Celebration: High Tea Purchase Tickets
What: It's high tea (with all kinds of drinks and heavy hor d'oeuvres.) There'll be memorabilia, videos, photos, a sing-along, lots of good food, a cash bar, and plenty of friends (old and new). Costs: The price for the High Tea is $50 -- and Saturday's performances are free for High Tea ticket holders. Please RSVP online.
3pm.
Durham Convention Center, 301 W Morgan St, Durham, NC
(919) 452-3075
October 21, 2013
Public Hearing for Durham Traffic Separation Study (Rail Crossing) Draft
Crossing closures are proposed at four crossings. Grade separations (building a bridge over or under the railroad) are proposed at nine crossings.
October 21, 2013
7pm.
Durham City Hall, 101 City Hall Plaza
(919) 715-0296
October 22, 2013
Holland Street Urban Design Studio
Hosted by the Durham City-County Planning Department, the meeting will include brainstorming and visioning exercises to engage stakeholders in identifying goals and alternative designs for the continued use of Holland Street. The results of the studio will then be used to develop a plan that ensures continued public enjoyment of Holland Street and balances all stakeholder interests.
October 22, 2013
6pm.
315 E Chapel Hill St
(919) 560-4137
October 23, 2013
Save our Schools Strategy Dinner
Dinner included. RSVP. Kids welcome.
October 23, 2013
7pm.
American Tobacco, 318 Blackwell St Ste 106
[email protected]

Preservation Durham Annual Awards
The Pyne Preservation, Neighborhood Conservation, Bartlett Durham, and Advocacy Awards will be presented. Light appetizers will be served. FREE and open to the public.
October 23, 2013
6-8pm.
Durham Arts Council Bldg., 120 Morris St.
919 682-3036

Grant Development Workshop
Participants will receive an intensive, hands-on grant writing "boot camp" led by Ruth Peebles of the INS Group. Participants will learn common mistakes and errors in developing grant proposals and, by the end of the session, will have begun developing grant funding proposals.. FREE, but pre-registration required.
October 23, 2013
9am-2pm.
Historic Parrish Street Forum, 108 W Parrish St
[email protected]
October 24, 2013
National Disability Employment Awareness Month Celebration
Dr. Rickey Scott, award-winning speaker, educator and lecturer, will be the guest speaker at this celebration and employers who have demonstrated an ongoing willingness to hire persons with disabilities will be honored. A reception will then follow the recognition program. Residents are encouraged to submit a nomination for an employer they feel should be acknowledged at this occasion.
October 24, 2013
6-8pm.
City Hall, 101 City Hall Plaza
(919) 560-1200

Mayor's United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Reception
Proceeds from this gala will provide scholarships to deserving students who attend UNCF member institutions. Call for ticket information.
October 24, 2013
6:30pm.
North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company, 411 W Chapel Hill St
(919) 272-3774
October 25, 2013
RTP Community Church Octoberfest Festival
Wear your costumes. Trunk or Treat. Mega jumping towers. Hay rides. Free pumpkin patch. Pumpkin carving. Make-your-own candy apples. Bon fire & smores. Carnival games. Karaoke. Face Painting. Bratwursts with sauerkraut, Root beer, barbecue pork ribs, German potato salad, grilled corn on the cob, funnel cake, cotton candy, snow cones, pretzels and bake sale items available for purchase. FREEadmission.
October 25, 2013
6-10pm.
RTPCC, 1727 Ed Cook Rd, Durham, NC 27703
(434) 851-9277

Take a Loved One to the Doctor
FREE event with health screenings, cooking and fitness demonstrations. The Tom Joyner Take a Loved One to the Doctor Day Durham event is hosted by the Durham Diabetes Coalition, Radio One Raleigh and the Durham County Department of Public Health. DATA is also offering free bus rides to and from the Human Services building for people who don’t have their own transportation.
7:30am-5:30pm.
Durham County Human Services Building, 414 East Main St, Durham, NC
(919) 560-7891
October 25 - 27, 2013
Duke Parents' and Family Weekend
October 25 - 27, 2013
Duke University Campus
(919) 660-1760
October 26, 2013
Paper Shredding & E-Scrap Recycling Event
Just drive through, and staff will unload. Nearly all electronic devices with a cord will be accepted (TVs and microwaves are ok, but no larger appliances or appliances with freon). FREE.
October 26, 2013
8am-2pm
Durham County Stadium, 750 Stadium Dr
(919) 560-1200

Women in Law Enforcement Open House
Hosted by the DPD Recruiting Unit topics presented will be of particular interest to women interested in a law enforcement career. Email your interest to [email protected] Interested persons must register in advance to attend.
October 26, 2013
9am.
Durham Police Department, 505 W Chapel Hill St
(919) 560-4575

Durham Community Land Trustees Make a Difference Day
Help create a community garden at Cameron Place. Both volunteers and donation needed. Breakfast and lunch provided for volunteers.
October 26, 2013
8:30am.
Carroll and Yancey Streets
(919) 490-0063

Kids & Family Early Voting Celebration & Parade
Special voting-related story time, opportunity for kids to vote, snacks, and crafts at the Durham Main Library, followed by a parade to the downtown early voting location at 706 W Corporation St. Bring wagons and strollers to decorate.
October 26, 2013
10am-1pm.
Durham County Library, 300 N Roxboro St
(919) 560-0100

"Thriller Kids Night Out" Party
Featuring games, music, dancing, a costume contest and more. Pizza will be served. This event is recommended for children ages 6 to 13. Admission $22 for the first child, $13 for each additional child.
October 26, 2013
6-9pm.
Walltown Children's Theatre, 1225 Berkley St.
(919) 286-4545
October 29, 2013
Durham Citizens' Hearing
Local groups across North Carolina are holding citizen hearings this month to allow leaders and the public to support the EPA's first steps to reduce carbon pollution. RSVP to [email protected] appreciated.
October 29, 2013
6-7:30pm.
Durham County Main Library, 300 N Roxboro St
(919) 560-0100
October 31, 2013
All Hallow's Eve Service
Evening candlelight worship service. All are invited, and Halloween costumes are welcome.
October 31, 2013
10:30pm.
Duke University Chapel, Science Dr.
(919) 684-2572
November 1 - 2, 2013
MetLife TechJam 2013
Inspired by the MetLife Wall technology, the goal is to bring together the most talented minds in technology to create an innovative solution in support of the Department of Veterans Affairs' mission to serve veterans, service members and their families. Each team will receive the background and software they need to develop a solution, and will pitch their solution to a panel of expert judges at the end of the two-day event. Must be 18+.
November 1 - 2, 2013
F 9am through Sa 5pm.
Research Triangle Foundation, 12 Davis Dr.
November 2, 2013
"We Build People" 5k
FREE run, to raise awareness for the YMCA We Build People fundraising campaign.
November 2, 2013
8am.
American Tobacco Trail, 410 Blackwell St
(919) 956-9602

Paws & Pints on the Patio
Meet adoptable dogs, plus Tyler's will donate a portion of sales to APS.
November 2, 2013
12-2pm.
Tyler's Restaurant and Taproom, 324 Blackwell St
(919) 433-0345

Gatsby Gala
Featuring food and drink, live and silent auctions, music and dancing and more. Proceeds benefit Caring House, a residential facility for adult patients who are undergoing treatment at the Duke Cancer Institute. Tickets $150.
November 2, 2013
6pm-midnight.
Hope Valley Country Club, 3803 Dover Rd
(919) 490-5449
November 3, 2013
Evensong
Anglican service of music, in commemoration of All Saints' Day. Music presented will include Preces & Responses (prayers) by American composer Craig Phillips, and the Canticles (Magnificat & Nunc dimmittis) by English composer Grayston Ives. The anthem will be the wonderful choral piece by English composer Edgar Bainton, And I saw a new heaven. The service will conclude with contemporary composer John Taverner's, Song of Athene. It is a gorgeous piece of music that uses the final words from the Requiem Mass.
November 3, 2013
5pm.
St. Philip's Episcopal Church, 403 E Main St
(919) 682-5708
November 8, 2013
Annual Preservation Party
Join Preservation Durham to mingle, enjoy delicious food and drink, and to get your holiday shopping done. The Preservation Party Silent Auction provides a great opportunity to bid on exciting goods and services donated by local businesses. All proceeds of silent auction sales support Preservation Durham's preservation programs, and 10% of the sales of Morgan Imports merchandise during the event are donated to PD.
November 8, 2013
6-9:30pm.
Morgan Imports, 113 S Gregson St.
(919) 682-3036

I Love Public Schools Pep Rally
Show your support for public schools, students & teachers!. Inspiring speeches by students, parents, and school workers, and performances & fun activities for kids.
November 8, 2013
4:30-6pm.
CCB Plaza, E Chapel Hill and Corcoran Streets
November 10, 2013
Veterans Appreciation Celebration
The speaker will be Command Sergeant Major Yolanda M. Tate. The event will honor all those who served honorably in the military in wartime or peacetime and all those on active duty or the Reserve or National Guard and their families.
November 10, 2013
3:30-5:30pm.
Union Baptist Church, 904 N. Roxboro St.
(919) 688-1304
November 11, 2013
Durham Youth Summit
A free opportunity for youth, ages 14 to 21, and their parents to explore various options after high school, connect to multiple community programs in Durham, and get better prepared for the world of higher education or the workforce. In addition to learning about youth-tailored programs in Durham, teens and their parents will have an opportunity to participate in workshops around three topics - Employment, Education and Enlistment. Participants will also receive information on how to plan, apply and prepare for their future.
November 11, 2013
8:30am-3pm.
Holton Career and Resource Center, 401 N Driver St
(919) 560-4965

Inter-Generational Conversation About Poverty And Activism
With Fund organizer Howard Fuller.
November 11, 2013
7-9pm.
CAARE, 214 Broadway St
(919) 683-5300

NCCU Veterans Day Celebration
Veteran Diana Graham is the guest speaker.
November 11, 2013
11am.
Hoey Administration Circle at NCCU, 1801 Fayetteville St
(919) 530-5000

Veterans Day Commemoration
Ceremony led by American Legion Post 7.
November 11, 2013
11am.
American Legion Post 7, 406 E Trinity Ave
(919) 688-6581
November 12, 2013
Free Legal Advice On Veterans Benefits For Widows, Spouses And Children
Offerred by the he NCCU School of Law.
November 12, 2013
6pm.
Turner Law Building Telepresence Room at NCCU, 640 Nelson St, Durham, NC 27707
919-530-6601
November 13, 2013
Downtown Durham Inc. Annual Meeting
Tickets $60, $50 DDI partners.
November 13, 2013
11:30am-1:30pm.
Durham Convention Center, 301 W Morgan St.
(919) 682-2800

Self-Help Credit Union Annual Meeting
Frank Stasio, host of WUNC radio’s The State of Things, will emcee. The school’s principal will give opening remarks and Martin Eakes, Self-Help’s founder and CEO, also will speak. The school’s choir will perform, and Self-Help will also have a "mini marketplace" set up to showcase products and services. RSVP if attending.
November 13, 2013
5:30pm building tour, 6-8 meeting.
Maureen Joy Charter School, 107 S Driver St
(919) 956-4630

Health Overhaul Info Session
Educational programs about the Affordable Care and Patient Prevention Act, also known as ObamaCare. FREE.
November 13, 2013
2-4pm.
Durham County Library, 300 N Roxboro St
(919) 240-7628

Sky Lantern Release Commemoration of Fallen Veterans
November 13, 2013
6pm.
Library Bowl at NCCU, 1801 Fayetteville St
(919) 530-5000
November 15, 2013
Merrick Moore Elementary Step Show
Elementary & Middle School Competition. Concessions available.Family event & school fundraiser. Admission $5 per adult orr school-aged child.
November 15, 2013
Doors 5:30, show 6pm.
Merrick-Moore Elementary, 2325 Cheek Rd
(919) 560-3952
November 16, 2013
Durham Academy Turkey Trot 5K and Fun Run
November 16, 2013
Durham Academy, 3601 Ridge Rd
(919) 493-9595

MOM Life Walk
A 2-mile walk to raise funds for diabetes research.
November 16, 2013
8:30am registration, 10am walk.
2000 Chapel Hill Road
(919) 901-0205

Evening of Hope Dinner Theater and Entertainment
Proceeds benefit Bridges Pointe Sickle Cell Foundation. Tickets $50, $45 in advance.
November 16, 2013
7-9pm.
Searle Center, 10 Searle Center Drive
(919) 544-5393

Retracing the "Silent March"
A march retracing the route of the 1963 "Silent March for Justice" from Hayti Heritage Center to downtown Durham. The march will climax at Corcoran Plaza downtown with remarks by long-time civil rights leader Benjamin Chavis, a young assistant to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., leader of the "Wilmington Ten," former Executive Director of the NAACP, and National Director of the Million Man March, as well as the Founder and CEO of the National African American Leadership Summit.
November 16, 2013
9:30am.
Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St
(919) 683-1709

Run 4 Africa 5k Trail Run
A beautiful 3.1 mile course starting at Valley Springs Park and then heading over to the historic Pump Station Trail. Along the trail you can see the foundations of Durham's first water pumping station and enjoy the gorgeous view along the Eno River. This is a perfect family jog or walk. Top finisher prizes, raffle drawings, snacks & drinks. Proceeds benefit Acenda, a small non-profit organization which helps place orphans in Mozambique with caring Mozambican foster families, and helps pay for their care. Suggested $8 donation per person.
November 16, 2013
8:30am registration.
Valley Springs Park, 3805 Valley Springs Rd
[email protected]
November 19, 2013
NAMI Durham Charity Fundraiser, "Cue For A Cause"
Dickey's will be donating a percentage of its sales from the event to NAMI Durham. NAMI Durham is the local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the nation's largest non-profit devoted to advancing mental health.
November 19, 2013
5-8pm.
Dickey's Barbecue Pit, 5318 New Hope Commons Dr.
(919) 812-4900
November 22, 2013
Santa's Arrival
Featuring the Salvation Army Brass Band, Faith Baptist Church Children’s Choir and Grey Stone Baptist Church Choir and Orchestra. Also featuring stories, popcorn, hot chocolate, and professional holiday face painting for children and door prizes. Santa Claus will arrive and light up Northgate’s 20-foot outdoor holiday tree. Attendees can have their photo taken with him in Northgate’s antique sleigh.
November 22, 2013
6-8pm.
Northgate Mall Center Court, 1058 W Club Blvd.
(919) 286-4407
November 23, 2013
Housing for New Hope Fundraiser 'Rent Party'
A night of live music and the city's best culinary creations to raise funds to help families and individuals move from homelessness to home. All funds raised will help support security deposits, rent, utility deposits and associated costs of establishing sustainable housing for the homeless. Featuring hors d'oeuvres, an open bar, music & dancing. Tickets $50.
November 23, 2013
7pm.
The Cookery, 1101 W Chapel Hill St
(919) 489-6282

Durham Economic Resource Center's Fifth Anniversary Fundraiser Purchase Tickets
Speaker: William J. Barber, II. Buffet dinner. Tickets $50.
November 23, 2013
6-9pm.
Durham Convention Center, 301 W Morgan St
(919) 682-5912
November 24, 2013
Jamboree Eno
Tee Swap and Calendar Sale. Bring a potluck dish to share or patronize the food trucks. FREE admission.
November 24, 2013
5pm.
Fullsteam Brewery, 726 Rigsbee Ave, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 687-6969
November 25, 2013
"Toro Dreams of Spaghetti" Fundraiser Dinner
Family-style dinner to benefit the Backpack Buddies program of PORCH-Durham. Tickets $25.
November 25, 2013
6pm & 8:30pm.
The Cookery, 1101 W Chapel Hill St
(919) 908-8974
December 1, 2013
AIDS Quilt Talk
Ross McKinney. MD, of ERUUF, who did some of the early pediatric AIDS research at Duke) will present testimonials about the quilt at the 9:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. services. All are welcome.
December 1, 2013
Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship 4907 Garrett Rd
(919) 489-2575
December 2, 2013
Durham City Council Installation Ceremony
Durham residents and the news media are invited.
December 2, 2013
7pm.
City Hall, 101 City Hall Plaza
(919) 560-1200
December 4, 2013
Holland Street Follow-Up Meeting
The street closing application has been withdrawn by the applicant, who is instead seeking a revocable easement for use of a portion of Holland Street. The development team of the proposed Hotel Durham will present a redesign of a portion of Holland Street and share how it fits in with the vision developed at the public workshop held on October 22
December 4, 2013
5pm.
City Hall, 101 City Hall Plaza
(919) 560-4137
December 5, 2013
Legislative Forum & Holiday Reception
The Legislative Forum & Holiday Reception provides Chamber members and the community the opportunity to hear from Durham and the Triangle’s local, state and federal elected officials and thank them for supporting a positive business climate. Cost $65, $50 Chamber members.
December 5, 2013
5-8pm
Washington Duke Inn & Golf Course, 3001 Cameron Blvd.
(919) 328-8731
December 7, 2013
Teddy Bear Ball
The Teddy Bear Ball is an evening of celebration to raise essential funds to benefit the pediatric programs at Duke Children's Hospital & Health Center. The annual charity black-tie gala provides sponsors, donors and guests with the opportunity to don their finest apparel and enjoy fine food and company, all in the name of helping sick children. Tickets $250.
December 7, 2013
5:30-11:45pm.
Durham Convention Center, 301 W Morgan St, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 385-3134

Jingle Bell LEAP Purchase Tickets
2nd Annual Jingle Bell LEAP is a non competitive 5k Walk/Run around Duke's East Campus that benefits the Latino Educational Achievement Partnership (LEAP). LEAP provides preK education and after school tutoring to Durham's Latino community.
9am-11:30am.
Duke University East Campus, W Main St at Campus Dr , Durham, NC
9196410949

City of Durham Holiday Fun Fest
Festivities include Peppermint Plunge Snow Sledding (sleds will be provided); Pony Rides, Trackless Train Ride, Community Care Corner (write messages to soldiers in the U.S. military), meet-and-greet with Santa, arts and crafts, and Holiday Eats & Treats (food vendor lane). FREE.
December 7, 2013
1-5pm.
Durham Central Park, 502 Foster St.
(919) 560-4355

Mrs. Claus Reads "The Polar Express"
Hosted by popular long-time educator Terri Morley as Mrs. Claus. FREE.
December 7, 2013
10:30am, 12:30pm, and 2:30pm.
Northgate Mall Macy's Court, 1058 W Club Blvd.
(919) 286-4407

Community Conversation on Suspensions
The public is invited to share their thoughts with DPS leadership. Space is limited so RSVP if you wish to attend.
December 7, 2013
10am.
DPS Staff Development Center, 2107 Hillandale Rd.
(919) 560-3652
December 8, 2013
Auditions for The Sorcerer
Audition for the Durham Savoyards' spring production of Sorcerer. Dates for Sorcerer are March 27, 28, 29, and 30 (Thursday - Saturday @ 8pm and Sunday @ 2pm) at the Carolina Theatre.Audition Call Backs - Tu, December 10 from 6:30-9. Email [email protected] for an appointment.
Su 2pm-5pm, M 6:30-9:30pm.
Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris St, Durham, NC
(919) 452-3075
December 9, 2013
Auditions for The Sorcerer
Audition for the Durham Savoyards' spring production of Sorcerer. Dates for Sorcerer are March 27, 28, 29, and 30 (Thursday - Saturday @ 8pm and Sunday @ 2pm) at the Carolina Theatre.Audition Call Backs - Tu, December 10 from 6:30-9. Email [email protected] for an appointment.
Su 2pm-5pm, M 6:30-9:30pm.
Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris St, Durham, NC
(919) 452-3075

Hidden Durham Tour: Backstage at the Carolina Theater
Join Preservation Durham for a special backstage tour of the Carolina Theater. You'll see parts of the Carolina that the public never gets to see! Tours will run on the half hour, and attendance is limited. Tickets $50 (includes Preservation Durham membership).
5-7pm.
Carolina Theatre, 309 W Morgan St, Durham, NC
(919) 682-3036

Benefit for Church World Service
One World market will donate 10% of proceeds to Church World Service, a local non-profit connecting refugees and immigrants with community resources in order to meet their immediate needs and to promote long-term self-sufficiency.
December 9, 2013
5-8pm.
One World Market, 811 Ninth St.
(919) 286-2457

Community Conversation on Suspensions
The public is invited to share their thoughts with DPS leadership. Space is limited so RSVP if you wish to attend.
December 9, 2013
6:30-8pm.
Northern High School, 117 Tom Wilkinson Rd
(919) 560-3652

"Toro Dreams of The Chupacabra" Fundraiser Dinner
Featuring Mexican street food including goat tamales.Proceeds benefit tUrban Ministries of Durham. Tickets $25.
December 9, 2013
6pm & 8:30pm.
The Cookery, 1101 W Chapel Hill St
(919) 908-8974
December 10, 2013
Comfort Suites RTP Grand Re-opening and Benefit Auction
See the newly-remodeled Comfort Suites and get some wonderful items at the auction, which benefits the Bob's Buddies-Pediatric Brian Tumor Foundation.
December 10, 2013
5-8pm.
Comfort Suites RTP, 5219 Page Rd
(919) 314-1200

Community Conversation on Suspensions
The public is invited to share their thoughts with DPS leadership. Space is limited so RSVP if you wish to attend.
December 10, 2013
6:30-8pm.
Southern School of Energy and Sustainability, 800 Clayton Rd
(919) 560-3652
December 12, 2013
Holidays In Harmony Fundraiser Purchase Tickets
An evening of food and fun, with both silent and live auctions to raise funds for the Durham Crisis Response Center. FREE admission, but donation accepted.
December 12, 2013
6pm.
Durham Hilton, 3800 Hillsborough Rd
(919) 403-9425
December 14, 2013
Mrs. Claus Reads "The Elf on The Shelf"
Hosted by popular long-time educator Terri Morley as Mrs. Claus. FREE.
December 14, 2013
10:30am, 12:30pm, and 2:30pm.
Northgate Mall Macy's Court, 1058 W Club Blvd.
(919) 286-4407

A Berry Merry Holiday Auction
Silent Auction, Live Auction, Brown Bag raffle, food and beverages. Shop while enjoying a sparkling beverage and hors d’oeuvres. Proceeds benefit various charities. Admission $5
7-10:30pm.
The Lodge at Southpoint, 1300 Knoll Circle, Durham, NC
(919) 489-6109

Independent Animal Rescue Dog Adoption Event
Meet some of the IAR foster dogs.
December 14, 2013
11am-12pm.
Cocoa Cinnamon, 420 W Geer St
(919) 403-2221
December 16, 2013
Community Conversation on Suspensions
The public is invited to share their thoughts with DPS leadership. Space is limited so RSVP if you wish to attend.
December 16, 2013
6:30-8pm.
White Rock Baptist Church, 3400 Fayetteville St
(919) 560-3652
December 19, 2013
"North Carolina Lien Law, Energy Code, and Durham City/County Permitting" Workshop
This free seminar will cover the process and enforcement of North Carolina lien law, energy code, and the permitting process in Durham County. It is open to all business owners and entrepreneurs from Durham as well as surrounding communities.
December 19, 2013
6-8pm.
City Hall, 101 City Hall Plaza
(919) 287-3198
December 20, 2013
Pre-5th Jiggy Celebration Epic Service
With Bishop Jason Nelson.
December 20, 2013
7pm.
Word Empowerment Church, 1107 Holloway St
December 31, 2013
A New Me New Year's Celebration
Religious event on the theme 'I Am Over It."
December 31, 2013
10pm.
Word Empowerment Church, 1107 Holloway St
January 6, 2014
Kent Corner Groundbreaking
January 6, 2014
3pm.
111 W Chapel Hill St
(919) 956-4400
January 6 - 12, 2014
Fun Fitness Week
Enjoy FREE classes and open gym times. See website for details.
January 6 - 12, 2014
All Recreation Centers
(919) 560-4355
January 9, 2014
City Parking Lots & Structures Urban Design Studio
Anyone with an opinion on the redevelopment of two City parking lots along Morgan Street as well as design options for future City parking structures should mark their calendar now to attend.
January 9, 2014
6pm.
The Temple Building, 302 W Main St
(919) 560-4137
January 10 - 11, 2014
Revival
"2 Noches de Gloria" with Sammy Rodriguez.
January 10 - 11, 2014
7pm.
4405 Hope Valley Rd
(919) 824-2478
January 11, 2014
Paper Shredding & E-Scrap Recycling Event
Just drive through, and staff will unload. Nearly all electronic devices with a cord will be accepted (TVs and microwaves are ok, but no larger appliances or appliances with freon). FREE.
January 11, 2014
8am-2pm
Durham County Stadium, 750 Stadium Dr
(919) 560-1200
January 14, 2014
"Knowing Our Local Watersheds" Class Begins
7-week small group discussion course on Piedmont watersheds (the Cape Fear and Neuse river basins as well as local watersheds like Third Fork and Northeast creeks). Explore where the water from our taps comes from as well as local water policy, water practices and water rights. FREE, but pre-registration required.
January 14, 2014
T 7-8:30pm.
Southwest Branch Library, 3605 Shannon Rd.
(919) 560-8590

Dynamic Facilitation and Wisdom Councils
A talk describing a technique for holding conversations that lead to a unified voice of the people that is nonpartisan & reflects our shared sensibilities. This technique is being used effectively in Europe and is just recently been introduced to Durham. In addition, you'll hear about an upcoming 3-day seminar in Durham - March 13-15 - where people will learn to use this technique.
January 14, 2014
7:30-9pm.
North Regional Branch Library, 221 Milton Rd
[email protected]
January 15, 2014
City-County Government Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration
The keynote speaker for the event is Rev. Dr. Luke A. Powery, dean of Duke Chapel and an associate professor of the practice of homiletics at Duke Divinity School. The City-County Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Awards will be presented during the program. Nominees for the award are Durham City and County employees proposed by their cohorts. FREE and open to the public.
January 15, 2014
12pm.
First Presbyterian Church, 305 E Main St
(919) 560-0008
January 16, 2014
Sheriff's Office Property Auction - Automobiles
Read all rules and information before attending.
January 16, 2014
9:45am.
Sheriff's Training facility, Redwood Rd and Electra Rd

Hilton Garden Inn University/Medical Center Grand Opening
Featuring ribbon cutting and tours of the brand new facility.
January 16, 2014
5pm.
Hilton Garden Inn University/Medical Center, 2102 W Main St
(919) 286-0774
January 18, 2014
Gorman Ruritan BBQ dinner
Once a month Gorman Ruritan has an all you can eat dinner that includes fresh BBQ, Brunswick stew, fried chicken and more. All proceeds go to helping the community. Each person is $8 (including drink). Take out prices vary. Take out window opens at 3pm, close at 6:30pm (or until they run out). Eat in opens at 4pm, closes at 7pm (or until they run out).
3-7pm.
Gorman Ruritan Club, 2309 E Geer St, Durham, NC
[email protected]
January 19, 2014
MLK Community Builder Event
An event to bring together Durham residents to discuss ways of improving the local community through partnerships and collaboration. Tajii Kimball, chief technology officer for Text2Give, a company that specializes in mobile communication to help nonprofit organizations reach their fundraising goals, will be the featured speaker. This event is sponsored by the NCCU Centennial Scholars Program and is open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
January 19, 2014
1:30pm.
A.E. Student Union at NCCU, 1801 Fayetteville St
(919) 530-6143
January 20, 2014
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community March
A march from NC Mutual Life Insurance Company to First Presbyterian Church that wraps up with greetings from community leaders and music.
January 20, 2014
10:30am.
Mutual Plaza, 411 W. Chapel Hill St.
(919) 949-7327

NCCU King Holiday Observance Kickoff
NCCU Chancellor Dr. Debra Saunders-White, United Way of the Greater Triangle CEO and President Mack Koonce and Ms. Felecia Quinn, resident of McDougald Terrace, a multi-family public housing community near NCCU, will ring the Shepard Bell and provide brief remarks. The bell ringing ceremony is part of a national initiative spearheaded by the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change in Atlanta. The ringing of the bell symbolizes a commitment to choosing nonviolence and peace in 2014. At the conclusion of the bell ringing, NCCU, in partnership with the United Way of the Greater Triangle, will sponsor community service activities to benefit the residents of McDougald Terrace. The event will take place from 9:30am-1pm in the LeRoy T. Walker Complex on the NCCU campus.
January 20, 2014
9:15am.
NCCU Shepard Bell, 1801 Fayetteville St
(919) 530-6143

Book Drive for Book Harvest
Book Harvest, a Durham-based nonprofit which gives books to low-income children, will host 10,000 Books for Kids (10KBK), a giant community-wide book drive. Community members are invited to bring their book donations. Mayor Bill Bell will kick off the festivities at 1pm. The event will also feature Wool E. Bull; the Only Burger truck; musicians Matt Phillips and John Marshall; a pop-up store from Letters Bookshop; and local author 'celebrity volunteers', including Sarah Dessen, Daniel Wallace, Randall Kenan, Stephanie Greene, John Stanley, j.j. Johnson, Kristyn Kusek Lewis, Frances O’Roark Dowell, and John Claude Bemis.
January 20, 2014
1-4pm.
Carolina Theatre, 309 W Morgan St
(919) 560-3040
January 20 - 26, 2014
Triangle Restaurant Week
For $15 at lunch or $30 at dinner, diners can choose from a restaurant's prix-fixe menu and enjoy a three-course meal from popular eateries. See website for participating restaurants.
January 20 - 26, 2014
Various Locations
January 21, 2014
Chorus seeks Male Singers
Vox Virorum Men's Chorus invites men age 18 and up to join them for their Spring 2014 concert season. No prepared selection is necessary. All male voice parts welcome. Come for a stress-free 'vocal interview', and stay for an open rehearsal.
6-7pm.
First Presbyterian Church, 305 E. Main St
(919) 881-2108
January 23, 2014
Liberty Warehouse Community Input Meeting
As part of their agreement with Preservation Durham, East-West Partners wants to hear your feedback on their proposed design for the redevelopment of Liberty Warehouse.
January 23, 2014
6-7:30pm.
Durham County Library, 300 N Roxboro St
(919) 682-3036
January 25, 2014
The Cotton Room at Golden Belt Open House
Getting married is serious business, but the planning should be fun! Featuring fabulous food, classy cocktails, and some of your host's favorite wedding industry partners. Get a guided tour of the sweet Bridal Suite, and the beautifully restored Belt Line Station. Pre-registration required.
January 25, 2014
5-8pm.
The Cotton Room at Golden Belt, 807 E Main St
(919) 530-8380
January 27, 2014 - February 2, 2014
Brain Tumor Center Benefit
$10 from each massage or facial service will be donated to the Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke University. Appointment required.
January 27, 2014 - February 2, 2014
Massage Envy, 737 Ninth Street Ste 240
(919) 667-0808
January 28, 2014
Corporate and Special Event Planner Open House
Share a touch of the experience guests have when visiting the boutique hotel. Attendees will discover all the amenities the hotel has to offer for meetings and events, including more than 2,500 feet of event space, food and beverage services, 8 special room rates and audio-visual resources. Hors d'oeuvres will be provided by Rocky Top Hospitality, desserts by Details Cake Design, floral arrangements crafted by Tre Bella and linens by CE Rentals. The King’s Daughters Inn will provide wine and a KDI signature cocktail. Planners interested in attending should RSVP by noon on January 24th by emailing [email protected]
4-7pm.
The King's Daughters Inn, 204 N Buchanan Blvd, Durham, NC
(919) 354-7000

Museum of Life and Science New Projects
In 2015 the Museum will open Hideaway Woods, a 2-acre, nature-based playscape and in 2016 Earth Moves, an innovative earth sciences exhibit where you will interact with nature by controlling forces that move rocks, cause earthquakes, erode land, and unearth gems. Meeting is free and open to the public, but pre-registration required.
January 28, 2014
7-8pm.
Museum of Life and Science Mercury Meeting Room, 433 W Murray Ave
[email protected]
January 29, 2014
New North Carolina Voting Law: Impact on Voters and Status of Legal Challenge
The League of Women Voters of Orange, Durham, and Chatham Counties will sponsor a voter education program on the 2013 North Carolina voting law. Anita Earls, Executive Director of the Southern Coalition for Social Justice, will discuss the impact of the new law on voters and provide on update on the legal challenge to the law. Event is FREE. Attendees may purchase a buffet lunch for $10, payable to the LWV-ODC at the door.
11:45am-1:15pm.
Hibachi Grill, 4600 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham, NC
(919) 403-0833
January 30, 2014
CED Annual Board Meeting
CED will share news and updates from the past year and discuss what is planned for 2014. An expert panel will discuss the "State of the Capital Markets." CED members are welcome to attend.
January 30, 2014
5:30-7:30pm.
Bronto Software, 324 Blackwell St #410
[email protected]
January 31, 2014
Sheriff's Livestock Auction - "Bubba" the Ram
Read all rules and information before attending.
January 31, 2014
9:45am.
Elodie Farms, 9522 Hampton Rd
February 1, 2014
Cub Scout Pinewood Derby
Each car is designed and crafted by the individual Cub Scout to meet the specifications of the Pinewood Derby. This competition is to determine which Cub Scout designed the Fastest Car, Most Beautiful Car, or Most Original Car in the District. There are two divisions, one for first-grade Cub Scouts (the Tigers) and one for the older Cub Scouts up to fifth-grade. After the judging and elimination rounds, trophies provided by Northgate Mall will be awarded.
February 1, 2014
10am-3pm.
Northgate Mall Center Court, 1058 W Club Blvd
(919) 286-4400
February 3, 2014
State of the City Address
Mayor Bill Bell will deliver the State of the City address. Bell is expected to review Durham's progress over the last year, challenges the city still faces and goals for the future. The public is invited.
February 3, 2014
7-7:30pm.
City Hall, 101 City Hall Plaza
(919) 560-4100

Broadband Telecommunications Job Training Application and Interview Session
Participants accepted into the training will then be enrolled in the 112-hour Time Warner Broadband Technician Training Program and the Human Resource Development Program at Durham Technical Community College. This no-cost training will provide preparation that allows participants to qualify as entry-level technicians for employment in the broadband telecommunications in both cable television or telecommunications. FREE.
February 3, 2014
10am-4pm.
Durham County Main Library, 300 N Roxboro St
(919) 956-8889
February 4, 2014
Durham Police Academy Graduation
The public is welcome to attend.
February 4, 2014
6:30pm.
Duke Memorial United Methodist Church, 504 W Chapel Hill St
(919) 560-4322
February 5, 2014
DATA Public Input Meeting
Topic: Safety and Security
February 5, 2014
6:30-8pm.
Durham Station, 515 W Pettigrew St
(919) 485-7433
February 6, 2014
Downtown Open Space Plan Open House
Residents and downtown stakeholders are invited to attend an open house to provide their feedback on proposed new open space sites, improvements to existing parks and plazas, and policy recommendations.
February 6, 2014
6-8pm.
The Temple Building, 302 W. Main St
(919) 560-4137
February 7 - 8, 2014
Tree Keeper Workshop/Volunteer Training
Learn about a variety of techniques to help expand, maintain, and protect Durham's trees. Topics will include tree biology, planting, maintenance, basic identification, tree insects and disease, and tree protection methods. Participants will then be expected to provide 15 hours of volunteer tree care during the next 12 months as part of the Tree Keeper volunteers. Pre-registration required. Cost $25 (includes materials).
February 7 - 8, 2014
8:30am-4pm.
Durham General Services Department, 2011 Fay St
(919) 560-0525
February 8, 2014
Coffee With the Council
Annual community discussions with City Council members on funding for the coming fiscal year.
February 8, 2014
10am-12pm.
Community Family Life and Recreation Center at Lyon Park, 1313 Halley St.
(919) 560-4111

Durham Bulls Hospitality Team Job Fair
Apply online ahead of time, then interview Saturday at the ballpark. Seasonal, part-time positions available in game entertainment, sports turf, retail operations, seating bowl hosting, stadium operations, picnic hosting and ticket operations. In addition, the DBAP’s concessionaire, Centerplate, will be interviewing for food service and hospitality positions.
February 8, 2014
9am-1pm.
Diamond View I building, 512 S Mangum St
(919) 687-6538
February 9, 2014
Grand Opening Happymessart Supply Store
Fun for the entire family. Festivities will include Free Art Supplies,Live Art Demos, Door Prizes, Live Music, Coffee and treats by Respite Cafe will be available.
1-5pm.
Happy Mess Art Studios, 718 Iredell St, Durham, NC
(919) 622-3320
February 10, 2014
Coffee With the Council
Annual community discussions with City Council members on funding for the coming fiscal year.
February 10, 2014
6-8:30pm.
Durham County Schools Resource Center, 2107 Hillandale Rd.
(919) 560-4111
February 12, 2014
Broadband Telecommunications Job Training Application and Interview Session
Participants accepted into the training will then be enrolled in the 112-hour Time Warner Broadband Technician Training Program and the Human Resource Development Program at Durham Technical Community College. This no-cost training will provide preparation that allows participants to qualify as entry-level technicians for employment in the broadband telecommunications in both cable television or telecommunications. FREE.
February 12, 2014
10am-3pm.
Walltown Recreation Center, 1308 W Club Blvd
(919) 956-8889
February 13, 2014
Blue Valentine After-Work Social
Blues, beer and Barbeque. Blue Note Grill will donate $1 to Communities in Schools of Durham for every half or full rack of ribs purchased.
February 13, 2014
6-9pm.
Blue Note Grill, 4125 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd
(919) 403-1936
February 15, 2014
Gorman Ruritan BBQ dinner
Once a month Gorman Ruritan has an all you can eat dinner that includes fresh BBQ, Brunswick stew, fried chicken and more. All proceeds go to helping the community. Each person is $8 (including drink). Take out prices vary. Take out window opens at 3pm, close at 6:30pm (or until they run out). Eat in opens at 4pm, closes at 7pm (or until they run out).
3-7pm.
Gorman Ruritan Club, 2309 E Geer St, Durham, NC
[email protected]

Memorial Service for Becky Heron
February 15, 2014
10am.
Duke University Chapel, 401 Chapel Dr
(919) 684-2572

Swap-ORama Rama Rama Community Clothing Swap
The most fabulous community clothing swap event ever is coming soon, so start emptying out your closets! How does a Swap-O-Rama-Rama work? It’s simple. Bring your unwanted clothing (hats, shoes and accessories included), swap them out for new-to-you items, and create one-of-a-kind fashions with DIY sewing and embellishing stations. Cost $10 per person; Free for children 10 and under
10am-4pm.
The Future Home of the Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Rd , Durham, NC
(919) 682-2751

D3 Community Outreach 4th Annual Charity Basketball Game
JJ Sharpe Impact Foundation for Youth Against Violence has partnered with D3 Community Outreach to launch the JJ Sharpe Impact Foundation through D3's annual charity basketball game. Come support D3 and the Durham community! The event is FREE and will include games, prizes, concessions, and live music.
4-6pm.
Emily Krzyzewski Center, 904 W Chapel Hill St
9193214707
February 17, 2014
Presidents' Day Sidewalk Sale
It’s time for some later winter sales and markdowns at Northgate Mall’s Presidents’ Day Sidewalk Sale. End of season sales will be in full swing along with mall-wide clearance prices.
11am-5pm.
Northgate Mall, 1058 West Club Blvd
(919) 286-4400
February 18, 2014
Affordable Care Act Information & Enrollment Session
February 18, 2014
St. Joseph's A.M.E. Church, 2521 Fayetteville St
(919) 683-1379
February 19, 2014
"Brewconomy" Documentary Kickstarter Info Meeting
"Brewconomy" is an independent documentary film about North Carolina craft beer. Learn how you can be a part of the filmmaking journey by contibuting to the Kickstarter campaign to raise funds to complete production. Pre-registration requested.
February 19, 2014
7-9pm.
Bull City Burger and Brewery, 107 E Parrish St
(919) 680-2333
February 20, 2014
"How to Increase and Manage Business Growth" Seminar
This free seminar will provide small business owners and entrepreneurs with tips on how to increase sales performance, how to plan and manage growth, the role of cash flow, and 10 ways to improve cash flow. Presenters will be Adam Allegrini and Jason Pangrac, both assistant vice presidents and branch managers with SunTrust Bank. It is open to all business owners and entrepreneurs from Durham as well as surrounding communities.
February 20, 2014
6-8pm.
City Hall, 101 City Hall Plaza
(919) 287-3198
February 24, 2014
SEEDS New Building Tour
Join Executive Director Emily Egge in a tour of our newly renovated building – learning about the sustainable reuse and creative reuse elements of this gorgeous space. Pre-registration required.
February 24, 2014
12:15-1pm.
SEEDS, 706 Gilbert St
(919) 683-1197
February 26, 2014
Citizen Schools Breakfast
With Keynote Speaker Senator Floyd B. McKissick, Jr. on the importance of community collaboration in closing the opportunity gap in education, Roy Fralin, Fidelity Investments, Citizen Schools NC Board Co-chairperson; Eric Schwarz, Citizen Schools co-founder and CEO; Jake House, North Carolina Executive Director, Citizen Schools. Tickets $100.
February 26, 2014
7:30-9am.
Bay 7 at American Tobacco, 318 Blackwell St
February 27, 2014
Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham Luncheon Roundtable
Lunch provided. FREE and open to the public.
February 27, 2014
12-1pm.
Shepherd's House United Methodist, 107 N. Driver St.
(919) 403-0584

Wedding Open House
Explore the museum as a dramatic, unique event space. Presentations by Nasher Museum caterers and event planners on wedding food trends and how to best use creative planning tools. RSVP online or by phone.
February 27, 2014
6-8pm.
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, 2001 Campus Dr
(919) 684-5135
February 28, 2014
Durham Art Guild's Sweet Arts Fundraiser
Silent auction of artful gifts for the sweetheart, plus sweet treats and sparkling wine. Tickets $35.
February 28, 2014
7-10pm.
Durham Arts Council Bldg., 120 Morris St.
(919) 560-2713
March 1, 2014
Florence Forth Road Race
The Florence Forth race is organized by and for the Autoimmune Encephalitis Alliance. Proceeds from Florence Forth allow the AE Alliance to raise awareness, educate doctors and improve clinical care so that no one faces autoimmune encephalitis (AE) alone. Registration $35 for 10K; $25 for 5K until Jan 3, 2014; $40 for 10K; $30 for 5K from Jan 4 to Feb 1; $45 for 10K; $35 for 5K from Feb 2 to Feb 26.
March 1, 2014
8am.
Ninth Street (700 block), Durham, NC 27701
(919) 724-8139

Sisters Network Annual Symposium
"A Holistic Approach to Thriving After Breast Cancer" will be the theme. Cost $30.
March 1, 2014
10am-2pm.
Millennium Hotel, 2800 Campus Dr
(919) 490-1571

CAMP BOW WOW DURHAM GRAND OPENING & ADOPTION FEST
Camp Bow Wow®, the Premier Doggy Day and Overnight Camp® franchise and an Inc 5000 company, is proud to announce the Grand Opening of its brand new location in Durham, North Carolina. The Camp has moved to a brand new facility at 2612 South Miami Blvd, doubling the size of its original location. To celebrate, all members of the community and surrounding areas are invited to its family-friendly Grand Opening event this Saturday, March 1st from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Location: Camp Bow Wow® Durham 2612 S. Miami Blvd Durham, NC Featuring: Dog Adoptions Sponsored by The Animal Protection Society of Durham WPTF-AM’s The Weekend Gardener Broadcast (Select Times) Tours of the Brand New Facility Raffles and Door Prizes Behavior Buddies® Dog Trainer Available for Training Q&A Refreshments
10am-noon.
Camp Bow Wow Durham, 2612 S. Miami Blvd , Durham, NC
919-321-8971
March 2, 2014
InStep For Life 5K/10K
Proceeds benefit Five Oaks Adventist Christian School. Entry fees are $25 for the 5K run and $30 for the 10K run.
March 2, 2014
9:30am.
Cameron Boulevard and Science Dr
(919) 493-5555
March 6, 2014
"Empty Bowls" Fundraiser Purchase Tickets
Chefs from some of Durham’s finest restaurants will feature their tasty soups and battle for the title of "Best Soup in Durham." Includes a one-of-a-kind keepsake bowl created by local artisans. Proceeds benefit Urban Ministries. Tickets $40 with bowl, $20 meal only; kids ages 6 and under eat free.
March 6, 2014
5:30-7:30pm.
Durham Convention Center, 301 W Morgan St
(919) 682-0538
March 8, 2014
Coffee With the Council
Annual community discussion with City Council members on funding for the coming fiscal year.
March 8, 2014
10am-12pm.
Campus Hill Recreation Center, 2000 S. Alston Ave
(919) 560-4111

Teaching Garden Preparation and Campus Tree Planting Workday
Help put together the raised beds and place soil for the Teaching Garden and plant 21 trees around our campus.
March 8, 2014
9am-12pm.
W.G. Pearson Elementary School, 3501 Fayetteville St
(919) 560-3988
March 10, 2014
SEEDS New Building Tour
Join Executive Director Emily Egge in a tour of our newly renovated building – learning about the sustainable reuse and creative reuse elements of this gorgeous space. Pre-registration required.
March 10, 2014
12:15-1pm.
SEEDS, 706 Gilbert St
(919) 683-1197
March 12, 2014
Tasty Grand Opening Event for Smashburger Durham
Be one of the first to try the burgers, chicken, salads and more. Located at Durham's Lakeview Pavilion East shopping center, across from Duke University Hospital and down the road from Duke University, this is the first Smashburger to open in the Triangle area, with more planned to come soon. Join the opening day celebration with fun onsite activities, giveaways and of course fresh, smashed burgers! Additionally, the local owners are donating 10 percent of total proceeds for its first five days open (March 12 to 16) to Duke Children's Hospital & Health Center.
9am-5pm.
Smashburger, 2608 Erwin Rd, Durham, NC
(919) 518-6667
March 13, 2014
Coffee With the Council
Annual community discussions with City Council members on funding for the coming fiscal year.
March 13, 2014
5:30-7:30pm.
City Hall Committee Room, 101 City Hall Plaza
(919) 560-4111

Blues, Beer and BBQ
CIS and Band Together Present an After-Work Social with Music And Trivia. Blue Note Grill will donate $1 to Communities in Schools of Durham for every half or full rack of ribs purchased.
March 13, 2014
6-9pm.
Blue Note Grill, 4125 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd
(919) 403-1936

Update on the New Police Headquarters
Presentation on the status of potential sites. Community input will be accepted.
March 13, 2014
6:30pm.
Ciity Hall, 101 City Hall Plaza
(919) 560-4322
March 15, 2014
Coffee With the Council
Annual community discussions with City Council members on funding for the coming fiscal year.
March 15, 2014
9:30-11:30am.
Holton Career and Resource Center, 401 N. Driver St.
(919) 560-4111

Gorman Ruritan BBQ dinner
Once a month Gorman Ruritan has an all you can eat dinner that includes fresh BBQ, Brunswick stew, fried chicken and more. All proceeds go to helping the community. Each person is $8 (including drink). Take out prices vary. Take out window opens at 3pm, close at 6:30pm (or until they run out). Eat in opens at 4pm, closes at 7pm (or until they run out).
3-7pm.
Gorman Ruritan Club, 2309 E Geer St, Durham, NC
[email protected]

Durham County Republican Party Convention
All registered Republicans are welcome.
March 15, 2014
9am-12pm.
DPS Staff Development Center, 2107 Hillandale Rd.
(919) 519-0761

National Anthem Singer Auditions
Participants register upon arrival to perform on a first-come, first-sing basis. Singers may leave at the completion of their audition and will be contacted later.
March 15, 2014
11am-1pm.
The Streets at Southpoint by Cinema Circle, 6910 Fayetteville St
(919) 687-6545

Audition for Amateur Night at The Hayti
This will be a sixteen (16) week statewide talent competition. On the sixteenth week all fifteen (15) finalists, winners from the previous weeks, will come back to compete in the finals for a chance to win an expense free trip to New York to audition to be on the Apollo Theater's Amateur Night Competition.
9am-2pm.
Historic St. Joseph's AME Church, 804 Old Fayetteville St, Durham, NC
(919) 323-6920

Pop Up Pasta Dinner
Handmade pasta dinner, for eat-in or takeout. Tickets $9.95 (pre-purchase recommended).
March 15, 2014
5-6pm, 6-7pm, 7-8pm.
Rise, 8200 Renaissance Pkwy
(919) 248-2992

"STAR WARDS: A New Hope"
Duke University School of Medicine Student Faculty Show, an annual parody, plus silent auction. Proceeds benefit the Durham Rescue Mission, which was chosen in a school wide vote. Tickets $10, $25 VIP.
March 15, 2014
6pm auction, 7pm show.
Page Auditorium, Science Dr
(919) 684-3087
March 19, 2014
Voter Education Program on the 2013 North Carolina Voting Law
Anita Earls, Executive Director of the Southern Coalition for Social Justice, will discuss the impact of the new law on voters and provide on update on the legal challenge to the law. Attendees may purchase a buffet lunch for $10, payable to the LWV-ODC at the door. Reservations are not required.
March 19, 2014
11:45am-1:15pn.
Hibachi Grill, 4600 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd
(919) 419-1650
March 20, 2014
Preservation Durham Spring Fundraiser
Cash bar and restaurant raffle. Stone Bros and Byrd will donate 10% of sales to Preservation Durham.
March 20, 2014
5-8pm.
Stone Bros. and Byrd, 700 Washington Street
(919) 682-3036

Women's Forum - "Celebrating Women's History Month"
Five successful Durham women will share their personal experiences and insights on how they mastered challenges and overcame obstacles on their roads to success. Event attendees will also have an opportunity to ask questions of the panelists. Panelists include Dr. Debra Saunders-White, chancellor of North Carolina Central University; Leonor Clavijo, executive director of the N.C. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce; Kelli O'Hara, investigative reporter with ABC 11; Anita Daniels, president of Actualities Limited; and Regina Youngblood, director of the City of Durham Human Resources Department. FREE.
March 20, 2014
6-7:30pm.
City Hall, 101 City Hall Plaza
(919) 560-1200

Chamber Business After Hours
Enjoy hors devours, beer and wine while touring the renovated hotel and making great connections with local business professionals. FREE, but pre-registration required.
March 20, 2014
5:30-7pm.
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Raleigh-Durham,
(919) 682-2133
March 21, 2014
Duke/Durham Health Summit
Join Duke Medicine and members of the Durham community to hear about the exciting proposals that address specific health care needs of our community. Includes continental breakfast and lunch. Topic is "Beyond the Affordable Care Act: Are We Ready for What's Next?" FREE, but pre-registration required.
March 21, 2014
8am-3:30pm
Washington Duke Inn, 3001 Cameron Blvd
[email protected]

Arbor Day Tree Planting Ceremony
City staff will be planting trees, giving away seedlings, cleaning up the park, and taking kids up in harnesses to explore trees from a different point of view. FREE.
March 21, 2014
11am-1pm.
Rockwood Park, 2310 Whitely Dr
(919) 560-1200
March 22, 2014
Crush Colorectal Cancer 5k Run/Walk
Proceeds will fund colorectal cancer research at the Duke Cancer Institute. Registration $35, with discounts for children and early registration, plus fundraising goal.
March 22, 2014
7am registration, 8am run.
Al Buehler Trail, 3000 Cameron Blvd
[email protected]

Hon. Howard Clement 80th Birthday & Retirement Party
Roaring 20's reception, dinner, drinks, live music, dancing, prizes and more. Roaring 20's attire requested. Tickets $100 (proceeds will go to The Clement NCCU Endowment.
March 22, 2014
7pm.
Durham Convention Center, 301 W Morgan St
(919) 313-7899

Audition for Amateur Night at The Hayti
This will be a sixteen (16) week statewide talent competition. On the sixteenth week all fifteen (15) finalists, winners from the previous weeks, will come back to compete in the finals for a chance to win an expense free trip to New York to audition to be on the Apollo Theater's Amateur Night Competition.
9am-2pm.
Historic St. Joseph's AME Church, 804 Old Fayetteville St, Durham, NC
(919) 323-6920

Planting of Albright Community History Grove
This is the second in a series of groves sponsored by the Museum of Durham History to honor an individual, family or organization important to Durham’s past. Each site contains several trees, a bench and a small marker. The Juniper St. site will honor Dorothy Kelly, Junior Kelly and the Albright Community Association. Landscape work will begin at 9am, with Garden Environments providing support. A short program and celebration will follow at 12:30pm. The public is invited. Groups interested in a grove can call to get help funding grove start-up costs. Honoree selection and ongoing grove maintenance is provided by the sponsoring organization.
9am-12:45pm.
1017 Juniper St, Durham, NC
(919) 246-9993

Merge 25K
Run ends at Motorco Music Hall in Downtown Durham.
March 22, 2014
Motorco Music Hall, 723 Rigsbee Ave
(919) 688-9969
March 22 - 23, 2014
Triangle Yarn Crawl
Cozy and other regional yarn shops will be raffling prizes and offering promotions.
March 22 - 23, 2014
Sa 10am-6pm, Su 12-5pm.
Cozy, 770 Ninth St
(919) 286-3400
March 25, 2014
"Understanding and Avoiding the Criminal Justice System" Seminar
Learn about privacy rights, search and seizure laws, and ask questions about the criinal justice system.Join attorneys from the law offices of James D. Williams Jr. and Frasier & Griffin as they address privacy rights, search and seizure laws and other aspects of the criminal justice system. FREE.
March 25, 2014
6-7:30pm.
Turner Law Building Rm 202, 640 Nelson St
(919) 530-6601
March 27, 2014
Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting
Rescheduled from February.
March 27, 2014
11:30am-1:30pm.
Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Convention Center, 4700 Emperor Blvd.
(919) 328-8700

Friends of the Boys and Girls Club Fundraising Breakfast
Keynote speaker: David Cutcliffe, head coach of Duke Football. Buffet breakfast. Tickets $125.
March 27, 2014
7:15am.
Washington Duke Inn, 3001 Cameron Blvd
(919) 688-7306
March 28, 2014
"Wanna Play?" Exercise Event
Help set a Guinness World Record for the most people exercising to a fitness video within a 24-hour period.
March 28, 2014
8am-6pm.
Durham Athletic Park, 500 W Corporation St
(919) 724-3853

Art on Lavender Avenue - House Viewing
For artists and creative people who would like to take part in a weeklong celebration of Northgate Park and create a grand send-off for the house on Lavender Avenue. After extensive research and examination of several options, the house is being partially deconstructed leaving a new open space in Northgate Park, which will include the stone foundation and chimney of the house. Open Art Society in collaboration with Durham Parks and Recreation invite Northgate Park residents and area artists to propose creative responses to this house and help document the change in the neighborhood.
March 28, 2014
4:30-5:30pm
404 W Lavender Avenue
(910) 616-7697

Bethesda Ruritan Pancake Fundraiser
Funds raised at this event help pay for a weekend trip to Washington D.C. for dozens of Durham Public Schools students, through the Durham Citizens' Safety Committee and Gang Resistance Education and Training initiative..
March 28, 2014
4-7pm.
Bethesda Ruritan, 1714 S Miami Blvd
(919) 596-7559
March 29, 2014
Spring for Support 5k Walk/Run
All proceeds will benefit the Duke Cancer Patient Support Program. Registration $35, with discounts for students, volunteers, children and early registration.
March 29, 2014
8am registration, 9am run.
Al Buehler Trail, 3000 Cameron Blvd
SpringforSupp[email protected]

Lemurs & Beer
March 29, 2014
6pm.
Fullsteam Brewery, 726 Rigsbee Ave
(919) 682-2337

Neighborhood and Community Watch Workshop
Session topics will include: residential and vehicle breaking and entering; the CHOICE program’s unique strategy to educate youth on the consequences poor decisions; fraud scams and prevention; and fair housing laws and awareness. Pre-registration required.
March 29, 2014
9am-1pm.
Holton Career and Resource Center, 401 N. Driver St.
(919) 560-4404 x29292
March 30, 2014
Local Artists Discussion
An open conversation about art auctions and their impact on our local art community.
March 30, 2014
2pm.
The Carrack Modern Art, 111 W Parrish St
(704) 213-6666

Interfaith Service at NCCU
The guest speaker for the event is Judge Penny Brown Reynolds, a former prosecutor and assistant attorney general in Georgia. Brown Reynolds was the first African-American to serve as executive counsel to the governor of Georgia and was appointed to the State of Georgia court judgeship in 2000 by then-Gov. Roy Barnes. Gospel legend Shirley Caesar-Williams will sing.
March 30, 2014
3:30pm.
McLendon-McDougald Gymnasium at NCCU, 1801 Fayetteville St
(919) 530-7893
March 31, 2014
Durham Green Drinks
Join local social & environmental justice groups for fun, relaxation, & networking at Green Drinks. Food & Water Watch, Environment North Carolina, Durham People's Alliance, Eno River Association, Triangle Women's International League for Peace & Freedom, and other activist groups are meeting up to mingle and build community.
March 31, 2014
5:30-7:30pm
Fullsteam Brewery, 726 Rigsbee Ave
(919) 682-2337

Community Health Outreach Day
Dental Health Screenings, Legal Clinic, Communication Disorders Clinic, Nutrition Clinic, Lincoln Community Health Involvement. FREE.
March 31, 2014
9am-5pm.
L.T. Walker Complex at NCCU, 1801 Fayetteville St
(919) 530-5315

North Carolina Central University Food Pantry Dedication
The concept for the pantry was developed by the campuswide NCCU Food Pantry Committee in response to the food insufficiency faced by some in the NCCU community
March 31, 2014
1:30pm.
Dent Human Science Building at NCCU, 1801 Fayetteville St
(919) 530-6295
April 3, 2014
Honors Convocation Featuring Guest Speaker Touré
North Carolina Central University (NCCU) will recognize the academic excellence of more than 200 students. Guest speaker is MSNBC co-host and author Touré.
April 3, 2014
10:15am.
McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium at NCCU, Fayetteville and Lawson Streets
(919) 530-6295

Sotera Defense Solutions Job Fair
Sotera will have recruiters and Program Managers onsite to interview.
April 3, 2014
11am-7pm.
Courtyard by Marriott Durham-RTP, 301 Residence Inn Blvd

Kramden Sales Event
Refurbished desktops, laptops, monitors, Nooks, Android phones and more. Kramden Institute is a 501(c)(3) non-profit based in Durham, NC. Our mission is to award computers to students in grades 3-12 who do not have one in their homes, and sale items help defray expenses.
April 3, 2014
4-6pm.
Kramden Institute, 4915 Prospectus Dr Ste J
(919) 293-1133
April 3 - 6, 2014
Durham Academy Used Book Sale
Over 12,000 books for sale. All categories of books including fiction, children and teen books, gardening, art, cooking, business, textbooks etc. Book prices range from $1 to $4 for most books. Sunday a bag of books is $10. Cash only.
April 3 - 6, 2014
Sa 8am-2pm, Su 12-2pm.
Durham Academy, 3116 Academy Rd
(919) 267-3958
April 4, 2014
Gregoria's Steakhouse Grand Opening
Music from the salsa tribute band Orquesta la Calve and live salsa demonstrations, and complimentary hors d'oeuvres.
April 4, 2014
6-8pm.
Gregoria's Steakhouse, 2701 Hillsborough Rd
(919) 973-2717

Installation Ceremony of Chancellor Debra Saunders-White
Saunders-White will deliver an Installation address. She is the 11th chancellor of NCCU and the first permanent, female chancellor, and the second female chancellor to serve at any of the University of North Carolina system's five historically black universities. A reception will follow the ceremony on Brant Street Plaza. Open to the public.
April 4, 2014
10am.
McDougald - McLendon Gym at NCCU, Fayetteville and Lawson Streets
(919) 530-6295
April 4 - 6, 2014
State Convention of the Libertarian Party of North Carolina
April 4 - 6, 2014
Hilton Garden Inn Raleigh-Durham/Research Triangle Park 4620 S Miami Blvd, I-40 Exit 281
(828) 230-3918
April 5, 2014
Great Strides Durham Benefit Walk
A 3k family friendly walk along the historic stone wall surrounding Duke's East Campus to raise funds for cystic fibrosis research and care. Following the walk stay for healthy snacks, inflatable basketball with the Duke mens' and womens' players, ride giant tricyles and more.
April 5, 2014
8am.
Duke East Campus
[email protected]

Teacher Job Fair
Register online.
April 5, 2014
8am-2pm
Hillside High School, 3727 Fayetteville St
(919) 560-2000

Bull City Veterinary Hospital Open House
Food, drinks, music, bouncy house and slide will be part of the festivities. Meet the staff and get a tour of the hospital.
April 5, 2014
12-4pm.
Bull City Veterinary Hospital, 605 Fernway Ave
(919) 973-3434
April 6, 2014
Annual CROP Walk
An annual event combining fun and fundraising to benefit hungry people throughout the world. Durham’s event is the third largest CROP walk in the US.
April 6, 2014
1:30pm registration, 2:30pm walk.
Starting at Duke Chapel, Duke West Campus
(919) 688-3843
April 9, 2014
"Tech Jobs Under the Big Top" Job Fair
Executives from local technology businesses will make three-minute pitches to job seekers. Also featuring entertainers, hot dogs, peanuts, popcorn and beer. No resumes or suits necessary. FREE, but pre-registration required.
April 9, 2014
5:30-8:30pm.
158 W Main St
April 9 - 12, 2014
TROSA Mega Fundraiser Sale
Includes clothing, household items, office and home furnishings and construction equipment. Rain or shine.
April 9 - 12, 2014
7am-6pm.
3500 Roxboro Rd
(919) 419-1059
April 10, 2014
Food Bank Ribbon Cutting
April 10, 2014
10am.
The Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC at Durham, 2700 Angier Ave
(919) 956-2513

District Attorney and contested District Court Judgeships Candidates Forum
April 10, 2014
5:30-7:30pm.
Durham County Courthouse, 510 S Dillard St
(919) 808-3000
April 10 - 12, 2014
Spring Revival Services
Pastor Joanne Daniels of Divine Grace Ministries will preach on Thursday, and Pastor Sherri Allgood with True Worship Ministries in Biscoe, NC will preach on Friday.
April 10 - 12, 2014
7:30pm.
Victorius Praise Fellowship Church, 3329 Chapel Hill Blvd
(919) 599-9024
April 12, 2014
Gorman Ruritan BBQ dinner
Once a month Gorman Ruritan has an all you can eat dinner that includes fresh BBQ, Brunswick stew, fried chicken and more. All proceeds go to helping the community. Each person is $8 (including drink). Take out prices vary. Take out window opens at 3pm, close at 6:30pm (or until they run out). Eat in opens at 4pm, closes at 7pm (or until they run out).
3-7pm.
Gorman Ruritan Club, 2309 E Geer St, Durham, NC
[email protected]

Duke LEAF Award Ceremony Purchase Tickets
Photographer James Balog will receive the 2014 Duke LEAF Award for Lifetime Environmental Achievement in the Fine Arts. The Duke LEAF has been given annually since 2009 to an artist whose work lifts the human spirit by conveying our profound connections to the Earth, inspiring others to help forge a more sustainable future for all. FREE, but tickets required.
April 12, 2014
2pm.
Griffith Film Theater in the Bryan University Center, Science Dr.
[email protected]

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Good Neighbor Breakfast and Awards Program
Cost: $8 donation.
April 12, 2014
11am.
First Presbyterian Church, 305 E Main St
[email protected]

Bull City Play Streets
April 12, 2014
9am-2pm.
W.G. Pearson Elementary School, 3501 Fayetteville St
(919) 560-1200

Runaway Clothing Spring Release Party
Ffeaturing new spring fashions, live art, a chance to meet some of the models, and a musical performance from Durham underground supergroup C4 Complete by artists Duncan Webster and Joe Hall of Hammer No More the Fingers, JLa of LiLa, and Tom Rau of Big Hell. FREE.
April 12, 2014
4-8pm.
Mercury Studio, 401 W Geer St
(919) 308-7315

SKYWARN Storm Spotter Training
Training includes learning the basics of thunderstorm development, the fundamentals of storm structure, how to identify potential severe weather features, how to report information gathered and basic severe weather safety. •The training is free and open to the public, but requires registration.
April 12, 2014
10am.
Northern Library, 112 Milton Rd
[email protected]

Dog Fashion Show
Vets to Vets United, Inc. invite you to dress yourself and your dog in your fashion best to support our troops and rescue animals. The community is welcome to come out, watch the fashion show, support our Troops, meet service dogs in training, and partake in the bake sale. Entry $10.
April 12, 2014
9am-12pm.
American Legion Post 7, 406 E Trinity Ave
[email protected]
April 14, 2014
Junior Fire Marshall Program
Free course to youth ages 11-15 to teach them fire safety and career options in the fire service. Pre-registration required.
April 14, 2014
Sessions take place April 14-17, 9am-2pm.
Community Family Life Center Lyon Park, 1200 Lakewood Ave.
(919) 560-4233
April 15, 2014
NxLeveLTM Business Workshop Begins
Workshops are designed to help entrepreneurs learn the skills needed to create, develop and strengthen successful business ventures by providing practical, hands-on, common sense approaches to developing businesses. Pre-registration required. Cost $199.
April 15, 2014
Six Consecutive Tuesdays, 9am-12pm.
City Hall Council Chambers, 101 City Hall Plaza
(919) 956-8889

Youth Job Fair
For Durham youth, ages 16 to 21. Youth applicants should attend the job fair in business casual attire, bring a black pen and résumés, and come prepared for on-the-spot interviews with potential employers.
April 15, 2014
10am-2pm.
Holton Career & Resource Center, 401 N. Driver St
(919) 560-4965

Be-In for Past/Current Board Members of Arts & Cultural Organizations
A chance to meet & mingle. Party and collaboration, hosted by Duke's Durham Arts History Project.
April 15, 2014
4-5:30pm.
The Scrap Exchange, 923 Franklin St,
(919) 491-4625
April 16, 2014
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
April 16, 2014
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
April 17, 2014
Bilingual Fair Housing Training - "Know Your Rights"
FREE.
April 17, 2014
4-6pm.
Eagle Point Apartments, 412 E Pilot St
(919) 560-1200

Maundy Thursday Services
7am (Chapel) 11:30 (Chapel) 7:30pm (Holy Eucharist and Foot Washing - Church).
7:30-9am.
St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 82 Kimberly Dr, Durham, NC
(919) 493-5451
April 18, 2014
Annual Community Easter Dinner
The Durham Rescue Mission will give away free clothing, free groceries, and free Easter baskets to children accompanied by an adult. Plus, games and activities for children to enjoy. Volunteers needed.
April 18, 2014
12pm.
Durham Rescue Mission, 1201 E. Main St.
(919) 688-9641
April 19, 2014
Tyreic E. Hemphill Annual 5K Scholarship Walk
Registration $25, $20 youth 6-17, FREE for under 6
April 19, 2014
8am-12pm.
Al Buehler Cross Country Trail, NC Hwy 751 and Science Dr
(919) 475-4305
April 20, 2014
The Durham Resurrection Community Day
Health, housing and job fair, plus artist and helicopter egg drop w/various prizes. FREE.
April 20, 2014
10:45am.
McLendon-McDougald Gymasium at NCCU, 616 E Lawson St
(919) 683-1496
April 21, 2014 - May 2, 2014
Durham Senior Games
An Olympic style competition for mature adults (ages 55 or better).
April 21, 2014 - May 2, 2014
Various Locations
(919) 560-4355
April 23, 2014
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
April 23, 2014
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701

DCVB Annual Tribute Luncheon
Details tba.
April 23, 2014
11:30am-1pm.
Durham Convention Center, 301 W Morgan St
(919) 680-8311

The Impact of New North Carolina Legislation on Our Environment
In a celebration of Earth Day, the League of Women Voters of Orange, Durham, and Chatham Counties will sponsor a voter education program on environmental issues. Abby Bishop, Public Outreach Organizer of the North Carolina Conservation Network, and Haw Riverkeeper Elaine Chiosso will discuss the impact of new legislation from the 2013 session on the environment. Attendees may purchase a buffet lunch for $10, payable to the LWV-ODC at the door. Reservations are not required.
April 23, 2014
11:45am-1:15pn.
Hibachi Grill, 4600 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd
(919) 419-1650
April 24, 2014
Kidznotes Renaissance - Gala 2014
Cocktails, silent auction, dinner and performance by Kidznotes Beethoven Orchestra featuring Art of Cool jazz festival artist Lois Deloatch-Gomes. Tickets $100.
April 24, 2014
6-9pm.
Durham Convention Center, 301 W Morgan St
(919) 956-9404
April 25, 2014
Birthday/Fundraiser For Congressman G. K. Butterfield
Reservations required.
April 25, 2014
6:30-8:30pm.
Maggiano's Little Italy, 8030 Renaissance Pkwy
[email protected]
April 26, 2014
Paper Shredding & E-Scrap Recycling Event
Just drive through, and staff will unload. Nearly all electronic devices with a cord will be accepted (TVs and microwaves are ok, but no larger appliances or appliances with freon). FREE.
April 26, 2014
8am-2pm
Durham County Stadium, 750 Stadium Dr
(919) 560-1200

Walk Now for Autism Speaks
A 1.5 mile walk and Autism Resource Fair. Proceeds will support Autism Speaks' work, both locally and nationally, to increase awareness about autism, fund innovative autism research and family services, and advocate for the needs of individuals with autism and their families in the Triangle area and beyond.
April 26, 2014
8:30am registration, 10-12pm walk.
Duke University East Campus, W Main St & Campus Dr
[email protected]

Teen Fest Auditions
Qualifier for Teen Fest talent competition (May 17th). Song, dance, spoken word, acting, hip hop. Original acts, 4-6 minutes in length. See website for details.
April 26, 2014
1-4pm.
Holton Career & Resource Center, 401 N Driver St
(919) 630-7227

George Watts Spring Carnival and Silent Auction
Food trucks! Games! Prizes! Bounce Houses! Fun for the whole family. All proceeds go to the PTA. See website for more information. Plus face and nail painting, crafts, relay races, and more.
April 26, 2014
11am-3pm.
George Watts Montessori Magnet School, 700 Watts St., Durham, NC 27701
(919) 560-3947
April 30, 2014
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
April 30, 2014
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
May 3, 2014
Thanksgiving In Spring
Featuring North Carolina's longest dinner table, bike parade and lantern parade (Illuminate Durham). A project by Durham Urban Innovation Center (DUIC). Potluck dishes welcomed. See website for details.
May 3, 2014
Bike parade 2-3pm, dinner 3-6, lantern parade 6-9pm.
Downtown Durham, Durham Central Park, and Mangum Street
(919) 560-1647

Emily K Center's Annual Mother's Day Ball Purchase Tickets
An evening of fine dining, dancing, and celebrating the Emily K Center. Inspired by Duke Men’s Basketball Coach Mike Krzyzewski’s relationship with his mother, the Mother’s Day Ball is designed to honor the role of family and community in the development of today’s youth. Proceeds benefit the Emily K Center and its mission to inspire students to dream big, act with character and purpose, and reach their potential as leaders in the community. Tickets $200, $125 young professionals ages 23 - 30. ID required at check-in.
6-11:59pm.
Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club, 3001 Cameron Blvd
(919) 680-0308
May 4, 2014
Hillandale Community Fun Run-Walk and Silent Auction
3K run-walk at 4, 1 mile run-walk at 4:45, inflatables and games. Race registration includes wristband to play games and play on the inflatables. Wristbands to play games and play on the inflatables sold at the event for $5 each. Registration (includes wristband to play games and play on the inflatables) $15, $10 in advance.
May 4, 2014
3-6pm.
Hillandale Elementary, 2730 Hillandale Rd
(919) 560-3924
May 7, 2014
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
May 7, 2014
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
May 9 - 11, 2014
Duke Graduation
Journalist, author and Foreign Policy Advisor, Fareed Zakaria, will deliver the 2012 commencement address.
May 9 - 11, 2014
Duke University
(919) 684-3710

NCCU Graduation Weekend
William Barber, president of the NC NAACP, will deliver the commencement address in O'Kelly-Riddick Stadium.
May 9 - 11, 2014
8am Sa commencement
North Carolina Central University, 1801 Fayetteville St.
(919) 530-6100
May 14, 2014
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
May 14, 2014
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
May 21, 2014
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
May 21, 2014
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
May 28, 2014
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
May 28, 2014
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
May 29, 2014
Little Lick Creek Watershed Water Quality Input Meeting
Residents are invited to help shape the project and prioritize the potential water quality projects found by the field crews during a public information session.
May 29, 2014
6:30-7:30pm.
East Regional Branch Library, 211 Lick Creek Lane
(919) 560-4326 x30286
June 4, 2014
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
June 4, 2014
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
June 11, 2014
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
June 11, 2014
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
June 18, 2014
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
June 18, 2014
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
June 25, 2014
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
June 25, 2014
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
July 2, 2014
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
July 2, 2014
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
July 9, 2014
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
July 9, 2014
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
July 16, 2014
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
July 16, 2014
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
July 23, 2014
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
July 23, 2014
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
July 30, 2014
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
July 30, 2014
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
August 6, 2014
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
August 6, 2014
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
August 13, 2014
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
August 13, 2014
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
August 20, 2014
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
August 20, 2014
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
August 27, 2014
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
August 27, 2014
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
September 3, 2014
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
September 3, 2014
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
September 10, 2014
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
September 10, 2014
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
September 17, 2014
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
September 17, 2014
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
September 20, 2014
Walk to End Alzheimer's - Triangle
Every Walk to End Alzheimer's participant is asked to raise money for the fight against Alzheimer's. Alzheimer's Association staff are ready to support you every step of the way with tips, tools and advice. No registration fee.
September 20, 2014
8am registration.
Durham Bulls Athletic Park, 409 Blackwell St.
(919) 803-8285
September 24, 2014
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
September 24, 2014
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
October 1, 2014
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
October 1, 2014
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
October 8, 2014
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
October 8, 2014
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
October 15, 2014
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
October 15, 2014
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
October 22, 2014
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
October 22, 2014
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
October 29, 2014
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
October 29, 2014
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
November 5, 2014
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
November 5, 2014
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
November 12, 2014
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
November 12, 2014
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
November 19, 2014
Durham Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market
The Durham Farmers' Market's Wednesday Market offers fresh, locally produce, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, and honey, as well as, locally produced breads, baked goods, pastries, preserves and crafts. All in the middle of the work week!
November 19, 2014
3:30-6:30
501 Foster St, Downtown Durham 501 Foster St Durham NC,27701
Ongoing Events
July 6 - 7, 2020
Civitan - Durham Bi-Monthly Meeting
Meeting on the second and fourth Thursday of each month.
July 6 - 7, 2020
12:30pm
Willowhaven Country Club, 253 Country Club Dr.
(919) 471-1444
September 1 - 28, 2099
Exchange Club of Durham Monthly Meetings
Meeting the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month.
September 1 - 28, 2099
6pm
Durham Hilton, Hillsborough Rd.
(919) 688-1794
November 9 - 9, 2099
CivitanTriangle Bi-Monthly Luncheon
Meeting on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month.
November 9 - 9, 2099
1pm.
Cafe Parizade, Erwin Square for lunch at 1pm
(919) 493-0614
June 17, 2013 - July 26, 2013
Enrichment and Performance Arts Summer Camp
Includes opportunities to join mid-session and one-day sessions. FREE.
June 17, 2013 - July 26, 2013
M-F 9am-5pm.
Braggtown Baptist Church, 3218 N Roxboro Rd
(919) 695-3406
November 18, 2013 - December 16, 2013
Be a Santa to a Senior
Home Instead Senior Care partners with local non-profit and community organizations to identify seniors who might not otherwise receive gifts this holiday season. Each senior's gift requests are written on a Be a Santa to a Senior tree ornament. People in the community can purchase the gift, bring ornament and gift back to participating store, and give to a store employee to pass along.
November 18, 2013 - December 16, 2013
Upchurch Drugs, 5108 N Roxboro Rd OR C&H Cafeteria, 1720 Guess Rd Suite 70A
(919) 479-4600
February 5 - 27, 2014
Meet Your Match at the Animal Protection Society
Find your perfect match this Valentine's Day with reduced adoption fees. If you're looking for a one-of-a-kind pet, Animal Protection Society of Durham offers the best selection anywhere of smart, healthy, lovable cats and dogs. All APS animals come with vaccines, exam, one month complimentary pet health insurance, microchip, spay/neuter and lots of love. Adoption fee for dogs are $75 (normally $125); adoption fee for cats are $25 (normally $95).
W, 10am-5pm.
Durham County Animal Shelter, 2117 E. Club Blvd. , Durham, NC
(919) 560-0640
April 17, 2014 - May 18, 2014
StoryCorps MobileBooth Oral History Recording
StoryCorps offers a means to record stories from the lives of family or friends to be preserved for future generations. Record a broadcast-quality hour-long interview with the help of a trained facilitator. Reservations (required) are limited to one per family, with no person (either interviewer or interviewee) participating more than once. Questions should be prepared in advance. Credit card required to hold reservation ($50 cancellation fee). Suggested (voluntary) donation $25.
April 17, 2014 - May 18, 2014
Call for available times.
American Tobacco Campus, 324 Blackwell St.
(800) 850-4406
 
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