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Animal Services Events

  1. Home For The Holidays 2019

    November 13, 2019 - December 31, 2019

    Join us in celebrating “Home for the Holidays” from November 13 – December 31! Special events include: *Adoption Specials on all available dogs and cats *Sponsorship opportunities for shelter pets *Hillsborough Holiday Parade, December 1 *Chapel Hill-Carrboro Holiday Parade, December 14 *Pictures with Santa, December 14 *Canned pet food drive, November 13 – December 14

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  2. Canned Pet Food Drive for PICTURES WITH SANTA!

    December 14, 2019, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Orange County Animal Services

    Donate 4 cans of pet food and have your picture taken with Santa!

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Countywide Events

  1. Urban Line Dancing Christmas Party Fundraiser!! - Seymour

    December 6, 2019, 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    Looking for a chance to spread some holiday cheer? Join the Friends of the Seymour Center for the Urban Line Dancing Christmas Party! We invite you to come out, let loose and have a great time with us during this wonderful Christmas season. There will be food and drinks and most of all DANCING!! Register at the Seymour Center with $10 or more made out to the Friends of the Seymour Center (if you are a cheerful giver)! We look forward to seeing you so we can dance the night away! Instructor: Arlene Bynum

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  2. It’s A Wonderful Life; The Radio Play Presented by Orange Community Players - Passmore

    December 6, 2019, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    This beloved holiday classic comes to life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. The story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve. It takes the help of a lovable angel to show George what life would be like if he hadn’t been born. Join us for this joyous story of redemption that resonates with all ages. Tickets can be purchased online at www.ocpnc.com or at the Passmore Center.

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  3. It’s A Wonderful Life; The Radio Play Presented by Orange Community Players - Passmore

    December 7, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Passmore Center

    This beloved holiday classic comes to life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. The story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve. It takes the help of a lovable angel to show George what life would be like if he hadn’t been born. Join us for this joyous story of redemption that resonates with all ages. Tickets can be purchased online at www.ocpnc.com or at the Passmore Center.

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  4. It’s A Wonderful Life; The Radio Play Presented by Orange Community Players - Passmore

    December 8, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Passmore Center

    This beloved holiday classic comes to life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. The story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve. It takes the help of a lovable angel to show George what life would be like if he hadn’t been born. Join us for this joyous story of redemption that resonates with all ages. Tickets can be purchased online at www.ocpnc.com or at the Passmore Center.

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  5. WELCOME TO MEDICARE!

    December 9, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Chapel Hill Public Library

    Are you turning 65, and eligible for Medicare? Do you feel overwhelmed by all the information “bombarding” you? The Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) and the Orange County Department on Aging offer monthly sessions on Medicare - and all its parts. Whether you are retiring soon, already retired or continuing to work, you’ll get valuable information including how and when to enroll, potential penalties for late enrollment, as well as Medicare’s costs, benefits and options. Call 919-968-2070 to Register.

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  6. Faith Outreach Quarterly Breakfast: Seasonal Affective Disorder: How Your Faith Can Help Support You

    December 10, 2019, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ UNC Health Care – Hillsborough Campus

    The Department on Aging, together with UNC Health Care, and the Project EngAGE Faith Outreach Senior Resource Team, cordially invites all members of Orange County faith organizations, as well as anyone interested, to its next quarterly breakfast meeting. Please join us and guest speaker Annie Deaver, MSW, LCSWA from Orange County Department on Aging on Tue, Dec 10, at the UNC Hospital – Hillsborough Campus, for a presentation on seasonal affective disorder how it can affect your mental wellness and how to get support from your faith. The Faith Outreach initiative aims to connect Orange County’s diverse faith communities, and to bring them essential information, education, and opportunities. Please RSVP by Fri, Dec 6. Contact Shenae McPherson, VC55+ Administrator, at 919-245-4243, or shmcpherson@orangecountync.gov

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  7. Caregiver Education Series - Caring Basics - When the person you care for is a veteran

    December 16, 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. Instructors: Aging Transitions Team and Experienced Community Professionals

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Library

  1. Lapsit Storytime | Main Library

    December 9, 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. Tuesday Evening Book Club | Main Library

    December 10, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Schedule (all books are in our collection): November 13 - Wings of a Flying Tiger by Iris Yang December 11 - A Christmas Journey by Anne Perry January 8 - Educated by Tara Westover February 12 - A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline March 12 - Readers' choice April 9 - Destiny of the Republic by Candice Millard

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  3. Preschool Storytime | Main Library

    December 11, 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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  4. Pathfinder RPG Meet Up | Second Saturdays of the month | High School Ages & Up

    December 14, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    Join us for epic storytelling and imaginative adventures over snacks with the new role playing game group for Pathfinder, a fantasy RPG very similar to Dungeons & Dragons. The group will be playing Pathfinder First Edition led by Juan Sanchez. No experience or registration required. For high school ages and up.

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  5. Carrboro Branch Yarn Club | Ages 16+

    December 18, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Carrboro Branch Library

    Drop by and knit, tat or crochet with us. We have supplies. For more information call, 919969.3006.

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  6. Libraries Closed for Christmas

    December 23, 2019, 6:00 PM - December 26, 2019, 8:00 PM

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