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Aging

  1. Nutrition Workshop - Seymour (Chinese)

    September 23, 2019, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Seymour Center

    Eating a healthy diet can boost one’s energy levels and prevent illness. Presented by Kate Chou, a master student from UNC Nutrition Department.

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  2. Caregiver Education Series - Caring Basics - Seymour

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

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

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  3. IG -Teen Builders - Paint Night - Seymour

    September 23, 2019, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Multi-generational meet-ups are now the “in thing” and are super fun! Teen Builders is a unique social outlet created for opportunities to share, learn and develop lasting friendships between senior adults and teens. These interactive connections not only offer a fun atmosphere, but enable each generation to learn more about each other. Take advantage of this empowering experience every 4th Monday. You’ll love it! Min: 5/Max: 10

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  4. TED Talks at Passmore - A World Without Waste - Kate E Brandt

    September 24, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    What are TED Talks? TED stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design. TED is owned by a non-profit, non-partisan foundation. Its agenda is to make great ideas accessible and spark conversations. Topics are created and made available for use by TED. Join us as we dive into TED Talks at Passmore in a laidback yet informative environment including a 15 - 30 min video/talk and follow up discussions. Min: 5/Max: 25. Google Sustainability Officer Kate Brandt’s job is to strategize solutions for stainability across Google’s products, supply chain, and worldwide operations. She discusses her plan to “green up” by creating a circular economy which reuses, recycles, and eliminates waste all together. Facilitator: Meghan Davis

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  5. NC DMV Real ID - Seymour

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

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

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  6. NC DMV Real ID - Passmore

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

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

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  7. Staying Safe on the Move - Seymour

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

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

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  8. Wednesdays@One Poetry - Seymour

    September 25, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    If you are looking for an opportunity to expand your poetic horizons, to cultivate your own writing, to engage with other writers of poetry, then Wednesdays@One Poetry is for you. We meet each week from 1 to 2:30 p.m. We share poems. We react to each other’s work. We encourage one another. We work on poetry projects together. Min: 5/Max: 20. Instructor: Clark Holtzman

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  9. Little’s Cooking Light, Quick & Easy - Stir Fried Green Beans with Ground Beef - Seymour

    September 25, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    Learn simple, yet easy Asian cooking recipes that will be easy and fun to create. These flavorful dishes will be perfect for the fall! Recipes and ingredients supplied. Min: 5/Max: 15

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

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

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

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  11. Know Your Employer’s Retirement Plan Options - Seymour

    September 25, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    If you recently switched jobs or retired or are facing unemployment due to a layoff or downsizing, this seminar can help you determine what to do with the assets in your employer-sponsored retirement savings plan. We’ll help you evaluate your retirement goals and potential investment strategies including pros and cons of your options. Instructor: Mary-Charles Nassif, CFP, Financial Advisor

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  12. Celebración nacional del mes de la hispanidad - Seymour

    September 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Centro Seymour

    Del 15 de septiembre al 15 de octubre es el Mes Nacional de la Hispanidad. Este es un momento para honrar y celebrar la herencia de los hispanos y latinoamericanos. Además de reconocer la presencia y las contribuciones de la comunidad hispana en el Centro Robert y Pearl Seymour. Únase a nosotros en este viaje a través de Perú, Venezuela, México, Colombia, República Dominicana y Puerto Rico a través de presentaciones, bailes, culturas y muestras de alimentos. Min: 20 / Max: 80

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  13. Legal Services - Seymour

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

    Legal Aid of North Carolina, Inc provides free legal services to low-income individuals and senior citizens on a variety of civil legal issues. A licensed attorney will present on legal topics relevant to senior citizens. Presentation topics will include Consumer Protection Law; Advanced Directives – Wills, Living Wills, Powers of Attorney and Health Care Powers of Attorney. Individual applications for legal advice and representation on civil legal matters can be made to the Senior Legal Helpline. 1-877-579-7562. Weekdays 9 - 11 am and 1 - 3 pm.

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  14. National Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration - Seymour

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

    Sep 15 through Oct 15 marks National Hispanic Heritage Month. This is a time to honor and celebrate the heritage of Hispanic and Latino Americans. It also recognizes the presence and contributions of the Hispanic community at the Robert and Pearl Seymour Center. Join us on a journey through Peru, Venezuela, Mexico, Colombia, Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico through presentations, dances, cultures, and food samples. Min: 20/Max: 80

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  15. Flash Mob Classes at the Passmore Center

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

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

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

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

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

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  17. Retirement for Boomers and Retirees - Stocks: The Nuts and Bolts

    September 26, 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. Class Max: 15. Instructor: Mary-Charles Nassif, CFP, Financial Advisor

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  18. NAMI Family to Family - Passmore

    September 26, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Passmore Center

    NAMI Family to Family for caregivers of adults with serious mental illness at the Passmore Senior Center in Hillsborough. Offered for 11 consecutive weeks beginning Thu, Sep 5 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm.

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  19. Passmore Potluck Dinner Event: Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?

    September 26, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    School’s back in session and the principal is looking for you! Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader? Of course, you are! Join us for a fun filled night of competition and put your knowledge to the test. We will work in teams, or if you prefer, you can cheer the teams to victory. The center will serve chicken strips and you bring the sides to share. Please call the center and let us know what dish you plan to bring. Min: 25/Max: 75

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  20. Heartfulness Meditation - Seymour

    September 26, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Weekly meditation sessions last 25 - 30 min with a simple relaxation technique and then a guided group meditation. The sessions are free of charge. These meditation techniques are effective and simple and it’s something that can easily integrate into one's life style without any disruption. The sessions are open to everyone irrespective of religion, nationality, personal beliefs or other demographics. No prior experience necessary. Regular meditation helps improve cardiovascular health, reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety, increase coping and problem-solving skills, and decrease burnout. www.heartfulness.org. Instructors: Dr Meenu Tewari & Devi Sekar.

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  21. NAMI Basics: Caring for You, Your Family, and Your Child - Seymour

    September 26, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    "NAMI Basics: Caring for You, Your Family, and Your Child" for caregivers or anyone with a "heart connection" to a child or adolescent 18 and under who is experiencing significant emotional and/or behavioral challenges. Offered for 6 consecutive weeks beginning on September 26th.

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  22. Peoples’ Choice - Seymour

    September 27, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Seymour Center

    Let your voice be heard and ideas shared as we discuss programs of interest you would like offered. Meeting is also for those who would like to teach or lead a class. All suggestions and recommendations will be given consideration. Start thinking and jot down a few things prior to our meeting. Let’s make program magic happen. Feel free to bring a friend or two. Registration required. Facilitators: Paula Morvan & Gabrielle Tarrazi

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  23. Yard Sale – Friends of Passmore Center

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

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

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  24. How Can We Live Purposefully and Intentionally in this Chapter of Our Lives? - Seymour

    September 28, 2019, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Seymour Center

    Learn skills that facilitators have seen give people richer, more meaningful lives. Ask yourself these questions - Am I living a life in line with my values? What brings me joy? What steps am I taking to move towards my hopes and goals? Do I have a bucket list? Intrigued? Join us join us for a lively morning of discussion! Min: 12 /Max: 24. Instructors: Lisa Baron, PhD, MSW and Cathy Meerbergen, MA

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  25. Id Theft, Computer Security & Backup: Protect Yourself - Passmore

    September 30, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Passmore Center

    We spend much of our day on the Internet. You will learn many ways to protect yourself. But things can go wrong. You need good computer security software and a backup method in place for your computer files, email and settings. We will discuss how to use Windows Defender and give you some great computer backup alternatives. Instructor: Mike Gilliom

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Animal Services Events

  1. 15th Annual DOG SWIM!

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

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

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  2. Low-Cost Rabies Vaccination & Microchip clinic!

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

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

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  3. Low-Cost Rabies Vaccination & Microchip clinic!

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

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

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Board of County Commissioners (BOCC)

  1. Historic Preservation Commission

    September 25, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Old Orange County Courthouse

    Contact: Peter Sandbeck

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  2. Orange County Local Government Affordable Housing Collaborative

    September 26, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Hillsborough Town Hall Annex

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  3. CANCELED - BOCC Joint Mtg with Schools

    September 26, 2019, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Whitted Building

    Contact: Donna Baker

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Library

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

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

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

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  2. Lapsit Storytime | Main Library

    September 23, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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

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  3. Tiny Tots Storytime | Main Library

    September 24, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:25 AM

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

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

    September 24, 2019, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

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

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  5. Fourth Tuesday Book Club | Carrboro Branch | Ages 18 and Up.

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

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

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  6. Preschool Storytime | Main Library

    September 25, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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

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  7. NOTE: NEW TIME. Poetry for Everybody with Dee Stribling: Celebrating Latinidad | Main Library | All Ages

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

    In honor of Chicanx and Latinx Heritage Month, we’ll enjoy poetry written in English and in Spanish written by Chicanx and Latinx poets. Following questions and discussion, those attending will have the opportunity to share by reading an original poem they’ve written around this month's theme. We’ll end with all of us contributing ideas, lines, and words to create our own poem. For more information on the theme for the month and to register, visit bit.ly/everybodypoetry or call 919-245-2536.

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  8. Local Author Book Fair | Sponsored by the Friends of the OC Library

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

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  9. Lapsit Storytime | Main Library

    September 30, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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

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