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Aging

  1. Al-Anon Support Group - Passmore

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

    Alcoholism affects many people, especially family and friends. There are people all around that may be experiencing the same thing you are right now. This local Al-Anon group can help provide understanding and support. Al Anon is a mutual support program for people whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking. By sharing common experiences and applying the Al-Anon principles, families and friends of alcoholics can bring positive changes to their individual situations, whether or not the alcoholic admits the existence of a drinking problem or seeks help.

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  2. Teen Builders with Laila & Friends - Seymour

    March 25, 2019, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Multigenerational meet ups are now the “in thing” and are super fun! Teen Builders is a unique social outlet created for opportunities to share, learn and develop lasting friendships between senior adults and teens. These interactive connections not only offer a fun atmosphere, but enable each generation to learn more about each other. Take advantage of this empowering experience monthly: Mar 25 Craft Night, Apr 29 Game Night, and May 27 will not meet due to holiday. You’ll love it! Light refreshments provided. Min: 5/ Max: 10

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  3. Chinese Folk Dancing - Seymour

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

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

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  4. Financial Planning in 2019 - Seymour

    March 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Seymour Center

    Money management doesn’t have to be complicated and boring. Learn from a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER practitioner about modern and interesting financial planning techniques that can improve your retirement, investments, and estate plan. Classes include: Tue, Mar 26 Financial Planning for the Retiree, Tue, Apr 30 How Proper Planning can make a Positive Impact, and Tue, May 28 The Silent Killer to Retirement Savings. You are guaranteed to be educated and entertained. Min: 10 / Max: 100. Instructor: Michael Zuber, CFP®, CTFA, AEP®, Wealth Advisor

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  5. Retirement for Boomers and Retirees - Seymour

    March 26, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Seymour Center

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

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  6. Financial Planning in 2019 - Passmore

    March 26, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    Money management doesn’t have to be complicated and boring. Learn from a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER practitioner about modern and interesting financial planning techniques that can improve your retirement, investments, and estate plan. Classes include: Tue, Mar 26 Financial Planning for the Retiree, Tue, Apr 30 How Proper Planning can make a Positive Impact, and Tue, May 28 The Silent Killer to Retirement Savings. You are guaranteed to be educated and entertained. Min: 10 / Max: 100. Instructor: Michael Zuber, CFP®, CTFA, AEP®, Wealth Advisor

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  7. After Hours Newcomers’ Social - Seymour

    March 26, 2019, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    Are you new to the area? Looking for an interesting and creative outlet? Look no further! Every 4th Tuesday evening (will not meet in May), the Center’s Program Advisory Committee (PAC) awaits your visit. This comfortable setting will be an opportunity to learn about the programs and services offered. In addition, you will receive a tour of the facility and enjoy a social meet and greet experience over a beverage and refreshments. Organizers: Program Advisory Committee

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  8. Dream Tending - Seymour

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

    Group members will help one another attain a deeper understanding of a dream using a process called Dream Tending, developed by Stephen Aizenstat. This method of dream work does not interpret or analyze a dream but encourages the dreamer to connect with it by feeling it through active imagination and seeing what wisdom the dream has to offer. Prior to attending your first session, Please read the description of the Dream Tending process at www.dreamtending.com/dreamtending.pdf. For questions, contact Camilla Meeks at camillameek@gmail.com Min: 8/ Max: 20

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  9. Free Tax Help for All Ages - Passmore

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

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

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  10. Containing Gun Violence in America: Alternatives to Gun Control - Seymour

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

    Gun violence, particularly mass shootings, seems to have become regular features of the American experience. Common reaction to such tragedies is communal lamentations and prayers followed by renewed call for gun control, without much effect on either. The suggested remedial alternative is a combination of mass-level cultural, behavioral, and educational approaches to contain gun violence. Min: 5/ Max: 25. Instructor: Aqueil Ahmad, Retired Sociology and Business Management Professor

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  11. Free Tax Help for All Ages - Seymour

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

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

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  12. Nature Trail Walks - Hollow Rock Nature Park

    March 28, 2019, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Take an early spring walk through a mature forest and along the edge of flooded bottomlands to the remarkable Hanging Rock overlooking New Hope Creek. The walk features the old Hollow Rock Store. Mandarin speakers join us on March 28; an interpreter will accompany us on the walk. Trail Distance: 1.5 miles; Trail Difficulty: Easy, with uneven surfaces. Date: Thu, Mar 28 (Rain date: May 23); 9 am – 12 noon; Pick up Times: 9:30 a.m. – Seymour Center. About Hollow Rock Nature Park: http://www.orangecountync.gov/Facilities/Facility/Details/Hollow-Rock-Nature-Park-6 . Leader: Rich Shaw, retired Orange County Land Conservation Manager

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  13. Legal Services - Seymour

    March 28, 2019, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Seymour Center

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

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  14. Holistic Care – Passmore

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

    Holistic medicine, frequently referred to as integrative health and medicine, has been steadily gaining traction among patients. Dr. Roy Solomon’s, MD, PhD, belief in holistic care is that you have to reconnect with your inner child, release things you are carrying in the sub-conscious mind through forgiveness, meditation and energy healing. All of this happens with the power of the mind. He has helped over 1,500 people with this method - come hear how you can be helped too.

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  15. Retirement for Boomers and Retirees - Passmore

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

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

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  16. Al-Anon Support Group - Passmore

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

    Alcoholism affects many people, especially family and friends. There are people all around that may be experiencing the same thing you are right now. This local Al-Anon group can help provide understanding and support. Al Anon is a mutual support program for people whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking. By sharing common experiences and applying the Al-Anon principles, families and friends of alcoholics can bring positive changes to their individual situations, whether or not the alcoholic admits the existence of a drinking problem or seeks help.

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  17. Free Tax Help for All Ages - Seymour

    March 29, 2019, 8:00 AM - 8:01 AM @ Seymour Center

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

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  18. Senior Sensations - Seymour

    March 29, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Seymour Center

    Discover unique, creative ways to improve your memory and range of motion. Along the way you will be amazed to find that you have also improved your social skills, memory retrieval, and retention through rhyme and repetition. Research shows that rhyme and repetition can aide in memorization increasing your ability to store, retain and retrieve information and memories. New lessons are offered each week. Lessons are fresh, fun and taught by a very energetic staff.

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  19. Free Tax Help for All Ages - Passmore

    March 30, 2019, 8:00 AM - 8:01 AM @ Passmore Center

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

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  20. Free Tax Help for All Ages - Seymour

    March 30, 2019, 8:00 AM - 8:01 AM @ Seymour Center

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

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  21. Chinese Folk Dancing - Seymour

    March 30, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM @ Seymour Center

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

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Board of County Commissioners (BOCC)

  1. Solid Waste Advisory Group

    March 27, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Solid Waste Admin. Office

    Contact: Wanda McCain

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  2. CANCELED - Historic Preservation Commission

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

    Contact: Peter Sandbeck

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  3. Board of Health

    March 27, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Whitted Human Services Center

    Contact: La Toya Strange

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Countywide Events

  1. Special screening of "Straws"

    March 25, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ Varsity Theater

    Join Orange County Solid Waste Management for a special screening of "Straws," an award-winning documentary about the environmental impact caused by single-use plastics. Producer/Director Linda Booker will provide comments with a reception following. The film is being shown as part of the Orange County Board of Commissioners' Skip the Straw initiative, which is designed at raising awareness of the abundance of single-use plastics and the damage they can cause the environment.

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  2. Special screening of "Straws"

    March 26, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ Orange County Main Library

    Join Orange County Solid Waste Management for a special screening of "Straws," an award-winning documentary about the environmental impact caused by single-use plastics. Producer/Director Linda Booker will provide comments with a reception following. The film is being shown as part of the Orange County Board of Commissioners' Skip the Straw initiative, which is designed at raising awareness of the abundance of single-use plastics and the damage they can cause the environment.

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Library

  1. Lapsit Storytime | Main Library

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

    Main Library Meeting Room. Children ages birth to 2 and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 20-minute lapsit program that incorporates age-appropriate books, rhymes, music and movement. Stay after for free play. It's a wonderful way to extend the fun!

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  2. Tiny Tots Storytime | Main Library

    March 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:25 AM

    Main Library Meeting Room. Children from walkers to age 3 and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 25-minute interactive program that incorporates age-appropriate books, rhymes, music, and movement. (30-minute Stay and Play follows this storytime.)

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  3. Kids Explore | Main Library | Grades k-2

    March 26, 2019, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

    Main Library Meeting Room. Kids Explore, a program for Grades K-2, provides hands-on STEAM activities to engage children’s creativity and problem solving skills. The children are given opportunities to explore monthly themes from different angles about a variety of topics while socializing with their peers at the library.

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  4. Teen Advisory Board | Main LIbrary | High School-aged Teens

    March 26, 2019, 6:00 PM - 6:50 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

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

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  5. Carrboro Book Club | Carrboro Branch | Adults

    March 26, 2019, 6:30 PM

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

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  6. Preschool Storytime | Main Library

    March 27, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Main Library Meeting Room. Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 30-minute interactive program with books, songs, and movement to nurture pre-reading skills. (30-minute Stay and Play follows this storytime.)

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  7. Snack & Study | Main Library Teen Room| Middle & High School

    March 27, 2019, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    The Teen Advisory Board invites Middle and High Schoolers to a teens-only study hall on Wednesday evenings from March through May in the Teen Room at Main Library. Snacks will be available for students while supplies last.

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  8. Poetry for Everybody with Dee Stribling | Main Library | All Ages

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

    In honor of Women’s History Month, we’ll listen to guest poets read poems by women poets such as Anne Bradstreet (first published poet in America), Audre Lorde, Adrienne Rich, and Mary Oliver. Following questions and discussion, those attending will have the opportunity to share by reading an original poem they’ve written around this month's theme. For more information and to register, visit bit.ly/everybodypoetry or call 919-245-2536.

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  9. 4H and Crispy Critters | Main Library | Grades 3-5

    March 28, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    4H joins us as we welcome spring by making some fun rice-cereal critters!

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  10. No Books and Snacks for Middle and High Schoolers. It will resume May 31.

    March 29, 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    Last Fridays of the month, middle and high schoolers are invited to meet and chat about what they’ve read over snacks with the Teen Advisory Board. At each meeting, participants will vote on new a genre or topic to read about and a new snack to have for the next meeting. No registration required. For information about the current month’s genre or topic and snack, visit bit.ly/ocpltab_bns

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  11. Saturday Storytime at Main

    March 30, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Main Library Meeting Room. Children from walkers to age 5, their caregivers and their siblings are invited to storytime. This storytime is followed by a 30 minute stay and play.

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Social Services

  1. Spring 2019 Job Fair

    March 27, 2019, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Orange County Department of Social Services Hillsborough Commons

    Join us for the Spring 2019 Job Fair on March 27th from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. If you are interested in attending, please update and bring several copies of your resume, dress professionally, be prepared to interview, and create or update your profile in ncworks.gov. If you have any questions, please contact Kristin Miskow at 919-245-2894. If you are an employer that would like to attend, we would love to have you if you are hiring! Free booth space, internet, parking, and interview rooms. If you need help or have any questions, please contact Shanika Williams at 919-245-2822 or swilliams@orangecountync.gov.

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