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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
3:30-6:30pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, 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
3:30-6:30pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, 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
3:30-6:30pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, 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
3:30-6:30pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, 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
3:30-6:30pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, 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

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 Durham History. Individual duck $10, Quack Pack $20.
October 6, 2013
12-3pm.
American Tobacco Campus, 324 Blackwell St.
(919) 595-5050
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
3:30-6:30pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, 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, 2515 Meridian Pkwy
(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
[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 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
3:30-6:30pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, 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

Cuts for Cats Benefit
Get your hair cut and give a donation to Independent Animal Rescue as 'payment.' Also welcome are donations of cat food and supplies, and gifts cards from Petco and Petsmart. First come, first served.
April 19, 2014
1-5pm.
Vent Salon, 1125 NC 54 Suite 206
(919) 403-2221
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 3, 2014
Durham Senior Games
An Olympic style competition for mature adults (ages 55 or better).
April 21, 2014 - May 3, 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
3:30-6:30pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, 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

Affordable Care Act Seminar for Small Businesses
This seminar with provide small business owners with the basic requirements, impact and strategies for those businesses who wish to provide insurance coverage for their employees through the National Health Care Law (Affordable Care Act). Information will also be provided to help business owner advise their employees who wish to seek coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Pre-registration requested.
April 24, 2014
6-8pm.
City Hall, 101 City Hall Plaza
(919) 560-4180
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]

Public Health Month Celebration
The event will include food trucks, games, an inflatable obstacle course, music, exercise demonstrations, special guest appearances, giveaways, health screenings and information on the department’s services and resources. A brief program highlighting the early years of the department, as well as reflections from retirees, will also take place.
April 25, 2014
4-7pm.
Durham County Health Department, 414 E Main St
(919) 560-7600
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

American Village Annual Yard Sale
April 26, 2014
8am-noon.
Multiple locations, can start at Morreene Rd and American Dr
[email protected]
April 29, 2014
Moral Movies Film Series: "American Teacher"
Presented by Working Films, the Durham People's Alliance and the NC-NAACP. After the film, representatives from the North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE) and the Tarheel Alliance of Classroom Teachers (TACT) lead a discussion on teacher pay in North Carolina.
April 29, 2014
7-9pm.
Motorco Music Hall, 723 Rigsbee Ave.
(919) 901-0875
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
3:30-6:30pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, 27701
May 2, 2014
CQC Remodeling Grand Opening
The event will include tours, refreshments, and a ribbon cutting ceremony conducted by Durham City Mayor, Bill Bell.
May 2, 2014
11am-12pm.
CQC, 3321 Guess Rd

Durham County Peace Officers Memorial Service
The service is held to remember law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty and to honor their families. Officers from several Durham law enforcement agencies will participate in the program. NC Trooper Michael Potts will be the keynote speaker.
May 2, 2014
11am.
Grey Stone Baptist Church, 2601 Hillsborough Road
(919) 560-4322
May 3, 2014
Annual Strawberry Festival
The Bulltown Strutters, a New Orleans-style community parade band, will kick off the event at 10:30am. Featuring games, crafts, music, entertainment, and food! On stage: TROSA Band; La Bete Magique; Baron Von Rumblebuss; Takiri Dancers; and Mark Wells and Jackie. FREE admission, but some activities require tickets (available at the Festival.) All proceeds will go to enhance the outdoor learning environment at Central Park School for Children.
May 3, 2014
11am-4pm.
Old North Durham Park, 724 Foster St.
(919) 682-1200

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

People's Durham Fundraiser
A fun filled afternoon of entertainment by Durham's own Sea Cow, cotton candy, and democracy in action! Admission $10 suggested donation (plus $2 membership).
May 3, 2014
3pm.
The Pinhook, 117 W. Main St.
(919) 667-1100
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

Celebration for Children of San Ramón, Nicaragua Fundraiser
Featuring jazz ensemble and food and beverages, plus a silent auction with gift certificates to local restaurants as well as a week at a beach house and a week stay in San Ramón. Tickets are $20/adults, $10/students, under 16 years, free.
May 4, 2014
5-7pm.
Intrepid Life Coffee & Spirits, 106 W Parrish St
(919) 226-1734
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
3:30-6:30pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, 27701

DATA Proposed Service Change Open House
Staff will be available at Durham Station to discuss Potential Service Changes for September 2014. These proposed DATA service changes include: new service for Rt 12, 14, 15; easing of overcrowding of Rt 3; better on-time performance of Rt 1A, 2A/2, 2B, 6, 6B.
4-8pm.
Durham Station Transportation Center, 515 W Pettigrew St, Durham, NC
(919) 485-7526
May 8, 2014
Dance Party & Prison Books Mother's Day Fundraiser
Durham Prison Books Pie Auction (8pm) and Dance Party (9pm) Benefit featuring DJ PlayPlay and DJ DreamBoat. Admission $5-20 donation with no one turned away for lack of funds. This will be an all ages event, and will include letter writing to folks in womens prisons. Bring used books to donate
May 8, 2014
8pm.
The Pinhook, 117 W Main St
(919) 667-1100
May 9 - 11, 2014
Duke Graduation
May 9 - 11, 2014
Duke University
(919) 684-3710

NCCU Graduation Weekend
May 9 - 11, 2014
8am Sa commencement
North Carolina Central University, 1801 Fayetteville St.
(919) 530-6100
May 10, 2014
National Train Day Celebration
Pick up train schedules, trip planning information and have your train travel questions answered by staff. For this day, children between the ages of 2 and 12 ride for just $5 each way to and from any North Carolina destination. Use fare code V852 when buying a ticket. Seating is limited and all North Carolina trains require advanced reservations. Not valid with other offers.
May 10, 2014
10am-3pm.
Amtrak Station, 400 W Chapel Hill St
(919) 956-7932
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
3:30-6:30pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, 27701

Reading ROCks
Book reading, parents workshop, crafts for children. Snacks and drinks will be available. FREE.
May 14, 2014
6pm.
Holton Career & Resource Center, 401 N Driver St
(866) 696-4580
May 16, 2014
DATA Public Input Meeting
Topic: proposed service changes for the DATA system.
May 16, 2014
6:30-8pm.
Durham Station, 515 W Pettigrew St
(919) 485-7433

Dodge Ball Tournament
Email your team name, team captain, team members and their email addresses to [email protected] by May 12. FREE.
May 16, 2014
11am-12pm.
The Cage at American Tobacco, 410 Blackwell St
(919) 956-9602

#EPITOME performing @ the F.A.M.E. Fundraiser with QEI of Durham Purchase Tickets
F.A.M.E. (Fashion And Music Extravaganza) is a Fashion show through the decades put to music. This year #EPITOME will provide live music for the QEI student-models to strut the walkway to. The students will also put on a Talent Show by lip-syncing to their favorite artists. Entry Cost: $5 cash (all ages) Concessions options for purchase also.
7-10pm.
Quality Education Institute of Durham, 800 Elmira Ave
(919) 797-9006

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.
May 16, 2014
7-9am.
Ninth Street Bakery, 136 East Chapel Hill Street, Durham, NC 27702
9198863878
May 17, 2014
Walk for the Animals
Raise money, put your paws to the pavement and check out the vendors and demonstrations.
May 17, 2014
10am-2pm.
Duke University's East Campus, 1400 W Main St
(919) 560-0640

Moon River - Eno River Association Benefit
Get your dance moves ready for this, fast-paced, horn-driven, high-energy musical experience. Featuring wine, beer, heavy hors d'oeuvres, door prizes, & party favors,with music by Holy Ghost Tent Revival. Reservations required. Tickets $75.
May 17, 2014
6:30-10pm.
The Trotter Building, 410 W Geer St
(919) 620-9099

Play the Day Away
Featuring many different field events and a balloon release in honor of child abuse victims. The event is free with online RSVP, otherwise there is a $4 entrance fee for adults and $2 for children.
May 17, 2014
11am-1pm.
Holton Career & Resource Center Field, 401 N Driver St
(919) 560-2219
May 20, 2014
Durham Disparity Study Town Hall Meeting
Town Hall Meeting on Equal Access to the City and County of Durham Procurement Processes.
May 20, 2014
6pm.
City of Durham, 101 City Hall Plaza
(919) 560-1200
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
3:30-6:30pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, 27701
May 22, 2014
Chamber Business After Hours
Enjoy hors devours, beer and wine while touring the renovated hotel and making great connections with local business professionals. Free for members and $15 for non members.
May 22, 2014
5:30-7pm.
The Pit in Durham, 321 W Geer St
(919) 682-2133

Spectacular Magazine Business After Hours
Network & interact in relaxed, informal setting with Hors d’oeuvres, cash bar & door prizes. RSVP if attending.
May 22, 2014
5:30-7:30pm.
604 West Village Restaurant, 604 Fernway Ave
[email protected]
May 26, 2014
Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony
Post Commander J.H. Lipsey will lead the service. The Riverside High School Color Guard will present the colors. Wreath placement by Lipsey, Corky Payne, Cathy M. Lipsey and Justice McConnell. The guest speaker will be Durham County Sheriff Mike Andrews. There will also be a 21-gun salute by the post’s firing squad, and 'Taps' will be played by post bugler Wayne Watson. A lunch will follow the ceremony at the post, 406 E. Trinity Ave.
May 26, 2014
10am
Maplewood Cemetery, 1621 Duke University Rd
[email protected]

Memorial Day Ceremony
Guest speaker is Vietnam veteran Ira Carson, a recipient of a Silver Star and two Purple Hearts. A color guard and wreath-laying will also be part of the service.
May 26, 2014
11am.
Oak Grove Memorial Gardens, 3712 Cheek Rd
(919) 220-7630
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
3:30-6:30pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, 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
May 31, 2014
National Cancer Survivors Day Celebration and Fundraiser Purchase Tickets
Featuring music, food, entertainment, AND a parking lot sale with crafts, books, executive office furniture, and medical supplies. Plus, fun activities for the whole family. Bring a picture of yourself or a Survivor you know for the Warrior Wall. FREE admission.
8am-3pm.
Cornucopia Cancer Support Center, 5517 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd Ste 1500, Durham, NC
(919) 401-9333

"Mental Health Awareness and Child Safety: Celebrate Life, Celebrate Community" Event
Mental health wellness information, identk-a-kid child fingerprinting, free gun locks, step performance, and fun activities for children.
May 31, 2014
11am-2pm.
Forest Hills Park, 1639 University Dr
(919) 560-4583 x29363

Celebration of 100 Years of Cooperative Extension in North Carolina
A morning of celebrating the past, present and future of Cooperative Extension in Durham County. 10am - summer canning techniques workshop. Other activities: kids and youth can plant a summer garden bed; "Plant the Seeds of Reading" activity for the very young; milking a cow; and free plant for the first 100 to arrive. RSVP.
May 31, 2014
9:30am-12pm.
Briggs Avenue Community Garden, 1598 S Briggs Ave
(919) 560-0525

Jambalaya Dinner Fundraiser for Open Table Ministry
Dine in or take-out event. Cost $10 for adults and $5 for children.
May 31, 2014
5-7:30pm.
Resurrection United Methodist Church, 4705 Old Chapel Hill Rd
(919) 489-6552
June 2 - 8, 2014
Triangle Restaurant Week
For $15 at lunch or $20-$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.
June 2 - 8, 2014
Various Locations
June 3, 2014
State of Durham’s Economy Breakfast
A review of the economic data and demographic trends that shape our community and future. The breakfast is the City’s premiere annual event, discussing issues such as employment, tax base growth, construction activity, retail sales, commercial real estate markets, downtown growth, quality of life, crime, visitor impacts, education, wages, and workforce and business development. Tickets $65.
June 3, 2014
7-9:30am. Registration and coffee begin at 7am.
Durham Convention Center, 301 W Morgan St
(919) 560-4965
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
3:30-6:30pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, 27701
June 5, 2014
Pizza with a Purpose Purchase Tickets
Fight against homelessness by supporting Durham Regional Financial Center. Print off this flyer (http://drfcenter.org/wordpress/?p=3305) and present it at the time of purchase and 20% of your check will be donated to helping Durham Regional Financial Center to assist those at risk for becoming homeless. This donation can be applied to dine-in and take-out purchases.
11am-9:30pm.
California Pizza Kitchen, 6910 Fayetteville Rd #154
(919) 973-1684 x228

McDougald Terrace Redevelopment & Southeast Central Durham Revitalization Community Meeting
Meeting to review the DRAFT TRANSFORMATION PLAN for Southeast Central Durham.
June 5, 2014
10-11:30am.
Stanford L. Warren Branch Library, 1201 Fayetteville St.
(919) 683-1551 x271
June 6, 2014
Southside Redevelopment Ribbon Cutting
Ceremonial ribbon-cutting and open house tours in front of a model home.
June 6, 2014
9:30am.
804 South St
(919) 560-1200
June 7, 2014
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 7, 2014
4-5pm Pre-show activities; 5pm Pageant.
Duke Park, 1530 Acadia St.
[email protected]

Tea for Two - Pink Ribbon Awarenss Campaign Event
The 'Tea' as it is affectionately called brings Triangle area church-going women together. Breast health information is distributed and subsequently disseminated throughout numerous churches in the Triangle. The focus of this event is fellowship and to increase general knowledge about breast cancer. On average, the program reaches over 5,000 women. Tickets $25.
June 7, 2014
12-2pm.
Millennium Hotel Durham, 2800 Campus Walk Ave
(919) 490-1571
June 8, 2014
Northeast Baptist Church Homecoming
Speaker, Rev. Clarence Toomer, Ed. D.
June 8, 2014
10:45am.
Northeast Baptist Church, 3204 NC Hwy 55
(919) 544-2142
June 9 - 13, 2014
Revival
Revival Messenger, Rev. Dr. Benjamin Hinton, Pastor of Tabernacle Baptist Church; Gastonia, NC.
June 9 - 13, 2014
7pm.
Northeast Baptist Church, 3204 NC Hwy 55
(919) 544-2142
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
3:30-6:30pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, 27701

Visit by US Acting Surgeon General, Boris Lushniak
Facility tour to demonstrate CAARE's commitment to its role in carrying out The National Prevention Strategy in partnership with the US Public Health Service Officers. Also in attendance will be representatives from the US Congressman's and Senator's office, NC House of Representatives, local Durham City and County officials, Duke, NCCU, UNC, and other invited guests.
June 11, 2014
2:30-3:30pm.
Healing with CAARE Inc, 214 Broadway St
(919) 683-5300
June 12, 2014
Triangle Golf Challenge Reception, Auctions and Concert
Featuring a live and silent auction, as well as jazz trumpeter extraordinaire Tom Browne in concert. Tickets $50, FREE for golf tournament sponsors and players.
June 12, 2014
5pm.
Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St
(919) 683-1709
June 13, 2014
Triangle Golf Challenge
Cost $150.
June 13, 2014
8:30am.
Duke University Golf Club, 3001 Cameron Blvd
(919) 474-9137

Lucky Kraut Dog Day
Play corn hole, ladder golf, and chicken poo bingo, and eat Firsthand Foods bratwurts, Hub Farm Kraut, Scratch sides and lemonade. Suggested donation $5 per person.
June 13, 2014
5-8pm.
Durham Public Schools Hub Farm, 117 Milton Rd
(919) 560-2000
June 15, 2014
Fathers' Day Service
Guest Messenger: King V. Cheek, Jr., Ph. D.
June 15, 2014
10:45am.
North East Baptist Church, 3204 Hwy 55
(919) 544-2142
June 16, 2014
"Stewards of Children" - YMCA Darkness to Light Training
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA Darkness to Light initiative brings you FREE this two-hour training designed to educate adults on how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to the reality of child sexual abuse. Gain skills to better protect children and join the prevention movement that is over 6,500 strong in our community! This training provides 2 contact hours to social workers, certified counselors, and preschool/child care providers at an additional cost. For more information, visit www.chcymca.org/d2l. Register by emailing [email protected]
6-8pm.
Emily Krzyzewski Center, 904 W Chapel Hill St
(919) 442-9622
June 16 - 20, 2014
Vacation Bible School
The Theme: Choosing God's Way. The public is invited to attend.
June 16 - 20, 2014
6:30-8:30pm.
West Durham Baptist Church, 1901 Athens St
(919) 682-4453
June 17, 2014
Ice Cream Social Fundraiser
Staybridge Suites Durham/Chapel Hill will be hosting an Ice Cream Social with ice cream sponsor PDQ to raise funds for Give Kids The World Village in Orlando, Florida, a 70-acre, non-profit resort in Central Florida that creates magical memories for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families.. The campaign was inspired by a Village wish family who celebrates the anniversary of their trip by eating ice cream for breakfast, just as they did in the Ice Cream Palace at the Village. Suggested donation $5 and up.
June 17, 2014
5-8pm.
Staybridge Suites Durham/Chapel Hill, 3704 Mt Moriah Rd
(919) 401-9800
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
3:30-6:30pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, 27701
June 19, 2014
Historic Happy Hour/Annual Meeting
Everyone is welcome to mingle in this lofty historic space and enjoy a coffee or cocktail. The Annual Meeting will convene at 6:30pm for the membership to vote on a slate of incoming Board members.
5:30-7:30pm.
Intrepid Life Coffee and Spirits, 106 W Parrish, Durham, NC
(919) 682-3036

Durham Homeless Stakeholders/CoC Meeting
The meeting will include updates on collaborative activities designed to address homelessness, distribution of information about how to make suggestions to improve proposed policy statements for the Durham Continuum of Care, an invitation to enroll as a member of the Continuum of Care, and networking opportunities. Business leaders, people of faith, representatives of organizations that address the housing and service needs of homeless people, homeless and formerly homeless people themselves, as well as concerned community members are encouraged to attend. Light refreshments will also be served.
June 19, 2014
4-5:30pm.
City of Durham, 101 City Hall Plaza
(919) 560-1200

Small Businesses Funding Sources Seminar
Panel discussion regarding lending and funding opportunities for emerging and existing businesses. The panel will include representatives from the N.C. Institute for Minority Economic Development, SunTrust Bank, Mechanics and Farmers Bank, and the U.S. Small Business Administration. Each panelist will make a presentation regarding their organization's small business lending programs followed by a question-and-answer session for participants. There will also be opportunities for attendees to speak individually with representatives Pre-registration requested. FREE.
June 19, 2014
6-8pm.
City Hall, 101 City Hall Plaza
(919) 560-4180
June 21, 2014
Tree Camp
Environmental education program for adults who desire to become familiar with our Piedmont region's 100 species of trees. Bring a day pack for picnic lunch. Pre-registration required. Cost $30.
June 21, 2014
9am-2pm Sa; weekdays by special request.
West Point on the Eno City Park, 5101 Roxboro Rd.
[email protected]

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 21, 2014
10am-2pm.
East Main Street and Queen Street
[email protected]

Student U Benefit Night
A meal to help benefit Student U! Simply come into Chipotle Mexican Grill from 5-8 p.m. and mention Student U to your cashier, and Chipotle will donate 50% of the proceeds right back to the organization.
5-8pm.
Chipotle Mexican Grill, 2608 Erwin Rd , Durham, NC
2088192394
June 22, 2014
Men's Day
Part of the Sunday service. Brother Henry Gunn will be the speaker.
June 22, 2014
10am.
West Durham Baptist Church, 1901 Athens St
(919) 682-4453

Recognition of Graduates
Bro. Tony V. Evans, Jr. will be the speaker.
June 22, 2014
North East Baptist Church, 3204 Hwy 55
(919) 544-2142
June 24, 2014
CareLuLu Official Triangle Launch Party
CareLuLu is a free online service that helps parents find child care. Enjoy cocktails and refreshments along with fellow influencers, media and area parents to network, meet the team and see what CareLuLu is all about. The event will also serve as a book drive & a fundraiser for a local non-profit called Book Harvest. If you have any, bring new or gently used children's books so they can be given to children who need them.
June 24, 2014
6-8pm.
The Underground @ Main Street Campus, 201 W Main St Ste 100
(919)
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
3:30-6:30pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, 27701
June 28, 2014
Tree Camp
Environmental education program for adults who desire to become familiar with our Piedmont region's 100 species of trees. Bring a day pack for picnic lunch. Pre-registration required. Cost $30.
June 28, 2014
9am-2pm Sa; weekdays by special request.
West Point on the Eno City Park, 5101 Roxboro Rd.
[email protected]

Durham Community Land Trustees Garden Party & Fundraiser
Silent auction & dinner reception featuring guest chef Kabui of Organics & Sounds. Join DCLT for a special evening with leading influencers and contributors of Affordable Housing development and community revitalization efforts in Durham. Tickets $50.
June 28, 2014
6:30-9pm.
DCLT Affordable Home on Yancey Street, 1005 Yancey St
(919) 923-6643

Community Day Festival
Featuring a children’s carnival including face painting and games, free health screenings, live entertainment/ DJ and 30 vendor tables with products such as books, beauty and fashion items for sale.
June 28, 2014
9am-2pm.
Life Community Church, 4823 Meadow Dr
(919) 361-1245
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
3:30-6:30pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, 27701
July 4, 2014
Children's Independence Day Parade
Bring the kids and celebrate the birth of our nation in this fun and patriotic parade. Come early to help your kids decorate their bikes, big wheels, tricycles, wagons, even strollers with the help of The Scrap Exchange! Free popsicles, music from DJ Piddipat, balloons, City of Durham fire truck and more. FREE.
July 4, 2014
9:30am decorate bikes, 10:30am parade.
Durham Central Park Area, Downtown
(919) 682-2800
July 5, 2014
Tree Camp
Environmental education program for adults who desire to become familiar with our Piedmont region's 100 species of trees. Bring a day pack for picnic lunch. Pre-registration required. Cost $30.
July 5, 2014
9am-2pm Sa; weekdays by special request.
West Point on the Eno City Park, 5101 Roxboro Rd.
[email protected]
July 8, 2014
Art of Cool After Work Hang
Tour the Art of Cool HQ, lounge in the Vault with more TVs than you can imagine. Play video games in the arcade and even slide down the community slide. There will be a CD swap so please bring some tunes to share. FREE, but pre-registration required.
July 8, 2014
6-8pm.
The Underground @ American Tobacco Campus, 318 Blackwell St
(919) 433-1566
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
3:30-6:30pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, 27701
July 10, 2014
Meet TGMC Artistic Director Chris Dodson
A special reception event to meet and greet Chris Dodson,.recently named as Interim Artistic Director of the Triangle Gay Men's Chorus, Then stay for some fun karaoke at 9.
July 10, 2014
8:30pm.
The Bar, 711 Rigsbee Ave
(919) 358-0628
July 12, 2014
Tree Camp
Environmental education program for adults who desire to become familiar with our Piedmont region's 100 species of trees. Bring a day pack for picnic lunch. Pre-registration required. Cost $30.
July 12, 2014
9am-2pm Sa; weekdays by special request.
West Point on the Eno City Park, 5101 Roxboro Rd.
[email protected]
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
3:30-6:30pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, 27701
July 17, 2014
Local Historic Review Criteria Update
This update, which will result in the existing design guidelines being consolidated into a single document applicable to all districts and landmarks, will impact the local historic districts of Cleveland Street, Holloway Street, Fayetteville Street, Morehead Hill, Watts-Hillandale, Trinity Heights, and Downtown as well as all local landmark owners as indicated on the map at http://bit.ly/1mzVyj3. Property owners of a local historic landmark or of a property within a local historic district as well as other historic preservation stakeholders are invited to attend.
July 17, 2014
6:30pm.
City Hall Council Chambers, 101 City Hall Plaza
(919) 560-4137

Fair Housing Seminar for LGBT Community
This half-day discussion will focus on housing discrimination in the LGBT community and the ways state and federal laws have increased access to fair housing for LGBT people and families. This training will focus on HUD's recently released Equal Access Rule and is designed to educate members of the LGBT community, housing providers, and the general public of the new obligations this rule creates. Presenters for this event will include Policy Counsel Ashland Johnson with NCLR's District of Columbia office, and representatives from the LGBTQ Law Center in Charlotte, N.C. FREE.
July 17, 2014
8:30am-1pm.
Hilton Durham, 3800 Hillsborough Rd
(919) 560-4107 x34277

Dinner Out with Sierrans
Get to know other lovers of nature. You don't have to be a Sierra Club member to attend.
July 17, 2014
6:30pm.
Thai Cafe, 2501 University Dr
(919) 833-8467
July 18, 2014
Dodge Ball Tournament
Email your team name, team captain, team members and their email addresses to [email protected] by July 14. FREE.
July 18, 2014
11am-12pm.
The Cage at American Tobacco, 410 Blackwell St
(919) 956-9602

American Red Cross Blood Drive
Go to www.redcrossblood.org and enter Sponsor Code: Northgate Mall to schedule your life-saving appointment.
July 18, 2014
3-7:30pm.
Northgate Mall Outdoor Plaza, 1058 W Club Blvd
(919) 489-6541

Emily K Center Summer Scholars Project Fair and Picnic
See students' work and enjoy hot dogs chips and drinks. FREE.
July 18, 2014
11:30am project fair, picnic 12pm.
Emily Krzyzewski Center, 904 W Chapel Hill St
(919) 680-0308

Dive in Movie
A special evening of recreational swim (daily admission fees apply) and a FREE "kid-friendly movie." An adult must enter the water with children under the age of 10 years old. Lifejackets will be provided as needed. This is a drop-in event - no need to preregister.
July 18, 2014
8-10pm.
Edison Johnson Recreation Center, 600 W Murray Ave
(919) 560-4265
July 19, 2014
Durham's Greenhouse Gas Reduction Plan: Progress & Challenges
Talk by Tobin Fried, of the Durham Sustainability Office. A Transition Durham energy committee event.
July 19, 2014
6:30pm.
Recyclique, 2811 Hillsborough Rd 120 E. Parrish St, Downtown Durham
(919) 560-7999
July 22, 2014
Local Historic Review Criteria Update
This update, which will result in the existing design guidelines being consolidated into a single document applicable to all districts and landmarks, will impact the local historic districts of Cleveland Street, Holloway Street, Fayetteville Street, Morehead Hill, Watts-Hillandale, Trinity Heights, and Downtown as well as all local landmark owners as indicated on the map at http://bit.ly/1mzVyj3. Property owners of a local historic landmark or of a property within a local historic district as well as other historic preservation stakeholders are invited to attend.
July 22, 2014
6:30pm.
City Hall Council Chambers, 101 City Hall Plaza
(919) 560-4137
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
3:30-6:30pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, 27701
July 25, 2014
Durham Armory Open House
DPR will offer tours and share information about the new upgrades. The hardwood floors and baseboards were refinished and the paint in the ballroom was stripped to expose the brick walls. The drywall, wood finishes and drop ceiling in the ballroom were painted and the lobby received new paint and finish upgrades. Also, walk off mats were installed at the doors in the ballroom. In addition, a new air conditioning system was installed in the facility’s kitchen as well as new grills in the lobby and ballroom. The project also included improved lighting in the lobby.
July 25, 2014
6-7:30pm.
Durham Armory, 212 Foster St
(919) 560-4355
July 26, 2014
Tree Camp
Environmental education program for adults who desire to become familiar with our Piedmont region's 100 species of trees. Bring a day pack for picnic lunch. Pre-registration required. Cost $30.
July 26, 2014
9am-2pm Sa; weekdays by special request.
West Point on the Eno City Park, 5101 Roxboro Rd.
[email protected]
July 29, 2014
Durham Police Academy Graduation
The public is welcome to attend.
July 29, 2014
6:30pm.
Duke Memorial United Methodist Church, 504 W Chapel Hill St
(919) 560-4322
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
3:30-6:30pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, 27701
August 2, 2014
Tree Camp
Environmental education program for adults who desire to become familiar with our Piedmont region's 100 species of trees. Bring a day pack for picnic lunch. Pre-registration required. Cost $30.
August 2, 2014
9am-2pm Sa; weekdays by special request.
West Point on the Eno City Park, 5101 Roxboro Rd.
[email protected]

45th Ministerial Anniversary Celebration
Celebration honoring the Rev. Lawrence R. Turner Jr. The guest speaker will be Bishop Kenneth Monroe, presiding bishop of the AME Zion Church. Musical guests will include Seed Time and Harvest Choir of Durham, Holland Chapel AME Zion Church Choir of Apex, Hatcher Chapel AME Zion Church Choir of Parkton, and other music ministries. Special musical guest will be Pastor Luther Barnes of Rocky Mount.
August 2, 2014
2pm.
Hillside High School, 3727 Fayetteville St
(919) 266-1457
August 5, 2014
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 5, 2014
Various locations
(919) 560-4322 x29194

Durham Literacy Center Volunteer Orientation
Did you know that 20% of Durham residents are functionally illiterate and may not be able to read their bill statements or even a menu? You can expand someone's world enormously through literacy tutoring. The Durham Literacy Center is currently looking for volunteer tutors for their fall semester. Opportunities exist in Adult Literacy, ESOL, Computer Literacy, and the Teen Career Academy. No teaching experience is necessary; training is provided.
August 5, 2014
6-7pm
Durham Literacy Center, 2100 Chapel Hill Rd.
[email protected]
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
3:30-6:30pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, 27701

Durham Literacy Center Volunteer Orientation
Did you know that 20% of Durham residents are functionally illiterate and may not be able to read their bill statements or even a menu? You can expand someone's world enormously through literacy tutoring. The Durham Literacy Center is currently looking for volunteer tutors for their fall semester. Opportunities exist in Adult Literacy, ESOL, Computer Literacy, and the Teen Career Academy. No teaching experience is necessary; training is provided.
August 6, 2014
6-7pm
Durham Literacy Center, 2100 Chapel Hill Rd.
[email protected]
August 7, 2014
CPR Class
This class is open to the public but you MUST register in advance, by phone or to [email protected] accepted.
August 7, 2014
6pm.
City of Durham Fire Department, 2008 East Club Blvd
(919) 560-4242 x19229
August 11, 2014
Durham Literacy Center Volunteer Orientation
Did you know that 20% of Durham residents are functionally illiterate and may not be able to read their bill statements or even a menu? You can expand someone's world enormously through literacy tutoring. The Durham Literacy Center is currently looking for volunteer tutors for their fall semester. Opportunities exist in Adult Literacy, ESOL, Computer Literacy, and the Teen Career Academy. No teaching experience is necessary; training is provided.
August 11, 2014
6-7pm
Durham Literacy Center, 2100 Chapel Hill Rd.
[email protected]
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
3:30-6:30pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, 27701

WNCU 20th Anniversary Reception
The reception will include remarks from WNCU General Manager Lackisha Freeman, NCCU officials and live music from NCCU music professor Robert Trowers, co-host of 'Eagle Jazz' at WNCU. The station also will be open for tours.
August 13, 2014
6-9pm.
Farrison-Newton Communications Building, 1801 Fayetteville St, 27707
(919) 530-7445
August 13 - 14, 2014
NCCU Student Move-In
August 13 - 14, 2014
North Carolina Central University, 1801 Fayetteville St
(919) 530-6295
August 15, 2014
SPECTRE Arts hosts the Future Pittsboro Skate Park Auction Fundraiser
The non-profit Future Pittsboro Skate Park fund supports the grassroots effort to bring attention to the growing demand for a concrete skatepark in Pittsboro. Original, handcrafted skateboard decks, donated by local and national artists will be auctioned, with all proceeds benefitting the park. Previews of the skateboard art and bid sheets will be released for first view 3rd Friday, August 15th. The evening will include pizza by Pie Pushers, and drinks for purchase.
6-10pm.
SPECTRE Arts, 1004 Morning Glory Ave, 27701
(919) 213-1441
August 16, 2014
Tree Camp
Environmental education program for adults who desire to become familiar with our Piedmont region's 100 species of trees. Bring a day pack for picnic lunch. Pre-registration required. Cost $30.
August 16, 2014
9am-2pm Sa; weekdays by special request.
West Point on the Eno City Park, 5101 Roxboro Rd.
[email protected]

Dress for Success Public Clothing Sale
Do good, have fun and get great deals on women’s clothing. Prices start at $2. Brand new designer items marked 90% off. Shop early at 9 am with a $20 donation. All proceeds go to charity and help women and their families break the cycle of poverty.
August 16, 2014
10am-5pm.
Northgate Mall, 1058 W Club Blvd, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 286-2128

"Fill Up the Bus" School Supply Drive
Durham Rotary Clubs invite you to donate supplies for teachers to give out during the coming school year.
August 16, 2014
Chick-Fil-A, 7836 Leonardo Dr
August 17, 2014
Cut-A-Thon
Cut-A-Thon in support of the Duke Hospice House. Free haircuts, spray tans, and massages will be offered and suggested donation is what one would pay for any of those services.
August 17, 2014
9am-7pm.
Posh The Salon, 610 W Main St Ste 101
(919) 683-2109
August 19, 2014
Downtown Loop Project Public Meeting
Downtown residents and business owners interested in learning more about the project and its impact are invited to attend. The project replaces water lines that were originally constructed in the 1930s. The work will include replacing approximately 12,000 feet, or nearly 2.3 miles, of waterlines within the downtown loop and upgrading 25 water meter boxes.
August 19, 2014
6-8pm.
Durham Armory, 212 Foster St
(919) 560-4381
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
3:30-6:30pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, 27701

Meeting on Affordable Housing Near Transit
The meeting will include a panel discussion on emerging issues in affordable housing and resources available, with representatives from the non-profit, private and governmental sectors. City and City/County staff will discuss a four-part strategy to encourage housing affordability near transit. The event is free, and a light breakfast will be provided, but pre-registration required.
August 20, 2014
7:30am registration, 8am meeting.
302 W Main St
(919) 560.4137
August 21, 2014
Microsoft Retail Store Grand Opening
The store will be Microsoft's first full line retail store in North Carolina. After a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Microsoft will present $700,000 in software grants to local community organizations. Basketball star Grant Hill, who played at Duke University. will be joining attendees in the store and playing Xbox One with fans. The first 200 people in line at 10:30am will receive a ticket to play Xbox One with Hill.
August 21, 2014
11am.
Microsoft Store, 6910 Fayetteville Rd, 27713
(855) 270-6581

Conquer Migraines Free Community Workshop
Learn: simple yoga postures, when done in a very specific way, which can reduce stress, restore lost energy, and reduce the frequency and severity of migraines. These poses will be taught by a registered yoga teacher; five enjoyable drug-freeapproaches to preventing migraines; prevent stress headache triggerswith practical stress reduction techniques. FREE.
August 21, 2014
7-8:30pm.
Woodcroft Professional Building, 5501 Fortunes Ridge Dr
(919) 969-1154
August 22, 2014
Back to School Smiles Day
To qualify for free services (exams and X-rays), children must: be between the ages of 5 and 18; reside in Durham County; be a new dental patient to public health's dental clinic; have no dental insurance; and have no dental care home. Appointment required.
August 22, 2014
8:30am-1pm.
Durham County Health Department, 414 E Main St
(919) 560-7680
August 23, 2014
Tree Camp
Environmental education program for adults who desire to become familiar with our Piedmont region's 100 species of trees. Bring a day pack for picnic lunch. Pre-registration required. Cost $30.
August 23, 2014
9am-2pm Sa; weekdays by special request.
West Point on the Eno City Park, 5101 Roxboro Rd.
[email protected]

Painted Chair and More Auction
Original masterpieces created by some of NC's finest artists will be auctioned. Live music, food trucks and a cash bar. Proceeds benefit Independent Animal Rescue. Tickets $20, $15 in advance.
August 23, 2014
5-9pm.
Levin Jewish Community Center, 1937 W Cornwallis Rd
(919) 403-2221
August 24, 2014
Back 2 School Event
FREE book bags and school supplies. Bouncy houses, vendors, kids' clothing and more.
August 24, 2014
10am.
NCCU Practice Field, 616 Lawson St
(919) 683-1496
August 25 - 28, 2014
"Alive Inside" Film Screening
The documentary is a joyous cinematic exploration of music's capacity to reawaken our souls and uncover the deepest parts of our humanity. Filmmaker Michael Rossato-Bennett chronicles the astonishing experiences of individuals around the country who have been revitalized through the simple experience of listening to music. His camera reveals the uniquely human connection we find in music and how its healing power can triumph where prescription medication falls short. This inspirational and emotional story left audiences humming, clapping and cheering at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, where it won the Audience Award. Tickets $10, $8 student/senior/military.
August 25 - 28, 2014
2:15pm, 4:15pm, 7:15pm, & 9:15pm.
Carolina Theatre, 309 W Morgan St, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 560-3030
August 26, 2014
Call for Male Singers
Vox Virorum Men's Chorus invites men age 18 and up to join them for their Fall 2014 concert season. No prepared selection is necessary.These No-stress appointments are for voice section placement only. All male voice parts welcome.
W, 6pm-7pm.
First Presbyterian Church, 305 East Main St
[email protected]
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
3:30-6:30pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, 27701

Candidates Forum: NC General Assembly
North Carolina Central University (NCCU) and the League of Women Voters of Orange, Durham and Chatham Counties are holding a forum for the public to hear from the candidates for the NC General Assembly seeking to represent Orange, Durham and Chatham Counties. Each candidate has been invited to speak for five minutes. A light reception will follow the forum, and members of the League of Women Voters will register voters and provide information about voting rights. The forum is free and open to the public.
6-8pm.
North Carolina Central University School of Education, 712 Cecil Street , Durham, NC, 27707
(919) 968-0833
August 28, 2014
Managing Blueprint Documents Digitally Seminar
Seminar will focus on use of software to do quantity take-offs and digitally create and manage construction documents during preconstruction and construction operations. Two-part class, concluding 9/4. Pre-registration requested. FREE.
August 28, 2014
6-8pm.
City Hall, 101 City Hall Plaza
(919) 560-4180
August 30, 2014
Tree Camp
Environmental education program for adults who desire to become familiar with our Piedmont region's 100 species of trees. Bring a day pack for picnic lunch. Pre-registration required. Cost $30.
August 30, 2014
9am-2pm Sa; weekdays by special request.
West Point on the Eno City Park, 5101 Roxboro Rd.
[email protected]

The New Church Of Deliverance Community Day
Free hot dogs, school supplies, face painting and more..
August 30, 2014
10am.
105 W. Parrish St
September 2, 2014
Call for Male Singers
Vox Virorum Men's Chorus invites men age 18 and up to join them for their Fall 2014 concert season. No prepared selection is necessary.These No-stress appointments are for voice section placement only. All male voice parts welcome.
6-7pm.
First Presbyterian Church, 305 East Main St, 27701
[email protected]
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
3:30-6:30pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, 27701
September 4, 2014
CPR Class
This class is open to the public but you MUST register in advance, by phone or to [email protected] accepted.
September 4, 2014
6pm.
City of Durham Fire Department, 2008 East Club Blvd
(919) 560-4242 x19229
September 9, 2014
Durham Symphony Benefit
Reservations recommended.
September 9, 2014
6:15pm & 7:45pm.
Blue Corn Cafe, 716 Ninth St
(919) 286-9600

Durham Police Department Promotional Ceremony
Celebrate the professional accomplishments of 26 Durham Police Department (DPD) employees who were recently promoted.
September 9, 2014
6:30pm.
Duke Memorial United Methodist Church, 504 W Chapel Hill St
(919) 560-4322
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
3:30-6:30pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, 27701
September 12, 2014
NCCU 40 Under 40 Alumni Awards Gala
The North Carolina Central University Office of Alumni Relations will recognize 40 young alumni who have demonstrated accomplishments before the age of 40 in arts, entertainment, healthcare, sciences, education, law, business, entrepreneurship, philanthropy, public service or government. Featuring entertainment by the award-winning NCCU Jazz Ensemble, along with the award presentations, dinner and dancing. Tickets $50.
September 12, 2014
6pm.
Sheraton Imperial Hotel, 4700 Emperor Blvd
(919) 530-5222
September 13, 2014
Tree Camp
Environmental education program for adults who desire to become familiar with our Piedmont region's 100 species of trees. Bring a day pack for picnic lunch. Pre-registration required. Cost $30.
September 13, 2014
9am-2pm Sa; weekdays by special request.
West Point on the Eno City Park, 5101 Roxboro Rd.
[email protected]

Durham Connects Birthday Party
Durham Connects is holding a birthday party for the 6,000+ babies they have visited. Will & Pops Food Truck will be onsite selling burgers, grilled cheese and fries. 10% of sales will benefit DC. WTVD anchor Tisha Powell (and a new mom herself) will emcee and lead in singing "happy birthday." Durham Fire Department will be onsite with a truck to explore. Face painting, balloon animals, kids lawn games. Entrance is free. Kids game tickets $5/10. Proceeds from game tickets will benefit DC. RSVP at www.tinyurl.com/ConnectsRSVP.
September 13, 2014
11am-2pm.
Duke Park, 106 W Knox St, 27701
(919) 419-3474
September 14, 2014
North East Baptist Church Talent Show
Pastor's 23rd Anniversary celebration.
September 14, 2014
7pm.
North East Baptist Church, 3204 Hwy 55
(919) 544-2142
September 16, 2014
Fight the Bite! Protect Your Pet Against Ticks and Lyme Disease
Learn what Ticks look like; how they can harm you and your pets; and how to protect you and your pets. There will be plenty of time for any questions you may have. Guest Speakers: Mike Edwards of Frontier Pest Control; Susan Wasler with Tick-Bourne Infections Council (TIC) of North Carolina; & Debbie Sawyer with Boehringer-Ingelheim. Refreshments will be provided. Sponsored by Eno Animal Hospital.
6:30-7:30pm.
Umstead Pines Golf & Swim Club at Willowhaven, 253 Country Club Dr, 27712
(919) 471-0308
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
3:30-6:30pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, 27701
September 18, 2014
Comfort Suites RTP Grand Re-opening and Benefit Auction
Live and silent auctions, benefitting the Pediatric Brian Tumor Foundation. Business attire. Tickets are free.
September 18, 2014
5-8pm.
Comfort Suites RTP, 5219 Page Rd
(919) 314-1200
September 19, 2014
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 19, 2014
8:30am-2pm.
Durham County Memorial Stadium and National Guard Armory, Stadium Dr.
(919) 220-7409
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, 27701
(919) 803-8285

Tree Camp
Environmental education program for adults who desire to become familiar with our Piedmont region's 100 species of trees. Bring a day pack for picnic lunch. Pre-registration required. Cost $30.
September 20, 2014
9am-2pm Sa; weekdays by special request.
West Point on the Eno City Park, 5101 Roxboro Rd.
[email protected]
September 22 - 26, 2014
Healing Crusade 2014
God's Generals, Incorporated a coalition of Churches is bringing Healing Crusade 2014 to Durham. Ministering Gifts are: Bishop J. Phillip Betts, Oxford, NC, Apostle Clara Lawrence, Raleigh, NC , Pastor Steve Raj, Durham, NC. Services are free and open to the public .
7-10pm.
Greater Refuge Temple, 1438 Maplewood Dr, Durham, NC, 27704
(919) 819-6393
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
3:30-6:30pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, 27701
September 27, 2014
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 27, 2014
noon-5pm.
Rock Quarry Park, 701 Stadium Drive
(919) 560-4355

Tree Camp
Environmental education program for adults who desire to become familiar with our Piedmont region's 100 species of trees. Bring a day pack for picnic lunch. Pre-registration required. Cost $30.
September 27, 2014
9am-2pm Sa; weekdays by special request.
West Point on the Eno City Park, 5101 Roxboro Rd.
[email protected]

Rainbow Tea
Featuring a skit portrayng Seven Women of the Bible. Cost $15.
September 27, 2014
3-5pm.
West Durham Baptist Church, 1901 Athens St, 27707
(919) 682-4453
September 28, 2014
Harlem Wizard Charity Basketball Game Purchase Tickets
This event is part of a series of events to commemorate the Boys & Girls Club of Durham's 75 Year Anniversary. Visit www.johnavery.org/75years for more details.
3-7pm.
Southern School of Energy & Sustainability, 800 Clayton Rd, Durham, NC
(919) 688-7315
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
3:30-6:30pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, 27701
October 2, 2014
Business & JABGC Alumni Networking Mixer
This event is part of a series of events to commemorate the Boys & Girls Club of Durham's 75 Year Anniversary. Visit www.johnavery.org/75years for more details. http://www.free-press-release.com/news-john-avery-boys-girls-club-of-durham-celebrates-75th-anniversary-1408977100.html#sthash.vaUGVeET.gbpl
5:30-7:30pm.
Bullpen at American Underground, 201 West Main St , Durham, NC
(919) 688-7315
October 4, 2014
Honoring our Past, Preparing our Future [BOYS & GIRLS CLUB 75TH ANNIVERSARY DIAMOND GALA] Purchase Tickets
The John Avery Boys & Girls Club of Durham requests the pleasure of your company at the 75th Anniversary DIAMOND GALA: "Honoring Our Past, Preparing Our Future"ť. To benefit the children of the John Avery Boys & Girls Club of Durham. VIP Reception at 5pm, cocktails at 6pm, dinner at 7pm. VIP Reception includes meet & greet with speaker & honored guests, appetizers, open bar, and live music. This event is part of a series of events to commemorate the Boys & Girls Club of Durham's 75 Year Anniversary. Tickets $125, $175 VIP.
6-9pm.
Durham Convention Center, 301 W Morgan St
(919) 943-1099
October 5, 2014
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 5, 2014
3pm.
Duke University Chapel, Science Dr.
(919) 684-2572
October 7, 2014
The 2014 Durham Jaycees Casino Night Purchase Tickets
A fun, casual night of casino games and food, all in the name of charity! Use your 'play money' on games like Roulette and Black Jack (instruction will be provided). Proceeds benefit the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center at UNC Health Care and the Durham Jaycees. Each ticket gets you admission to the event, $1500 in play money, and all the hors d'oeuvres you can eat! A cash bar is available. Doors open at 7pm. Tickets $15, $10 in advance.
7-10pm.
4020 Lounge - Saucy Crab, 4020 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd
(866) 610-4887
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
3:30-6:30pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, 27701
October 9, 2014
SEEDS Harvest Dinner
October 9, 2014
6-9pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St
(919) 683-1197

CPR Class
This class is open to the public but you MUST register in advance, by phone or to [email protected] accepted.
October 9, 2014
6pm.
City of Durham Fire Department, 2008 East Club Blvd
(919) 560-4242 x19229
October 10, 2014
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 10, 2014
9am-1pm.
Durham Bulls Athletic Park, 409 Blackwell St
[email protected]
October 13, 2014
Becoming an Investor-Ready Entrepreneur
This program was developed with direct input from experienced entrepreneurs, angel investors, angel networks/fund executives, and venture capitalists, and provides an "insider's look" into the world of equity funding. By understanding what investors look for, entrepreneurs can reduce barriers to funding, navigate the process more easily, and increase the chances of obtaining angel or other equity funding for their business. Fee is $295; however, you are eligible for a special scholarship rate of $95 courtesy of our state and local sponsors. Select your sponsor/partner to get the $95 rate.
October 13, 2014
8am-5pm.
Hamner Conference Center at the NC Biotechnology Center, 15 TW Alexander Dr.
(336) 403-1088
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
3:30-6:30pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, 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
3:30-6:30pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, 27701
October 24 - 25, 2014
Make A Difference Day
The Volunteer Center invites your corporation to participate in Make a Difference Day 2014 on Friday, October 24 or Saturday October 25. Visit www.handsontriangle.org for more information. Once you submit the participation form, the Volunteer Center will partner you with non-profits in the Triangle that are hosting a service project on Make a Difference Day.
10am-3pm.
Various locations, 27701
(919) 613-4515
October 27, 2014
25th Annual PCC Foundation Golf Classic
Benefit for students and programs at Piedmont Community College. All donations fund scholarships and program enhancements at the College.Noon lunch and evening reception also included. Registration fee is $250 per golfer (ncludes recognition at the event, reception and in future brochures). Other sponsorships available, including Hole ($150), Cart ($100), Driving Range ($50, Reception ($1,000) and Lunch ($500)
10am. Shotgun Start.
Treyburn Country Club, 1 Old Trail Drive , Durham, NC
(336) 322-2102
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
3:30-6:30pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, 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
3:30-6:30pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, 27701

Dinner and Private Tour Of Coveted Ingram Porsche Collection
Enjoy an elegant dinner in the Durham Art Guild's SunTrust Gallery catered by Sage & Swift, then, experience a private tour of a remarkable and one-of-a-kind Porsche collection. Bob Ingram, former president and chief operating officer of GlaxoSmithKline, has assembled one of the finest privately owned Porsche collections of its type in the world,.right here in Durham, comprising about 35 911s, 356s and other Porsche models. Tickets $150.
November 5, 2014
6pm.
Ingram Porsche Collection, Downtown, 27701
(919) 560-2713
November 6, 2014
CPR Class
This class is open to the public but you MUST register in advance, by phone or to [email protected] accepted.
November 6, 2014
6pm.
City of Durham Fire Department, 2008 East Club Blvd
(919) 560-4242 x19229
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
3:30-6:30pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, 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
3:30-6:30pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, 27701
December 4, 2014
CPR Class
This class is open to the public but you MUST register in advance, by phone or to [email protected] accepted.
December 4, 2014
6pm.
City of Durham Fire Department, 2008 East Club Blvd
(919) 560-4242 x19229
April 29, 2015
DCVB Annual Tribute Luncheon
Details tba.
April 29, 2015
11:30am-1pm.
Durham Convention Center, 301 W Morgan St
(919) 680-8311
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
Hilton Durham, 3800 Hillsborough Rd, 27705
(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
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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