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Talks & Readings: Community Event
Love in Action:Overcoming the Destructive "Isms" in Our Society
What if all it took to end the “isms” started with a simple conversation? Love in Action: Overcoming the Destructive "Isms" in Our Society sets the groundwork for safe, frank and open dialog about racism, sexism, classism and other issues of inequality. Ou...
Unity of the Triangle
Raleigh, NC

Sun 3/26/17 at 1:30pm-3:30pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
NCPS Reading Series
North Carolina Poetry Society reading with Gary Phillips, Richard Ostrander, Jo Taylor
McIntyre's Books
Pittsboro, NC

Sun 3/26/17 at 2pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
NCPS Reading Series
North Carolina Poetry Society reading with Gary Phillips, Richard Ostrander, Jo Taylor
McIntyre's Books
Pittsboro, NC

Sun 3/26/17 at 2pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Book Club Bash
Whether you're in a book club or not, you're invited to Book Club Bash, where QRB staff stand up and tell you about great books to read and discuss. Bash is always a blast! At the Evening Edition on Monday, wine and cheese will be served, and at the Mornin...
Quail Ridge Books & Music
Raleigh, NC

Mon 3/27/17 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Chapel Hill Bird Club meeting - Ashley Dayer speaking
The Chapel Hill Bird Club will hold its regular monthly meeting on Monday, March 27, at 7:30 pm at Binkley Baptist Church in Chapel Hill. The featured speaker will be Ashley Dayer, who will explain why conservation needs social science. Solutions to ou...
Olin T. Binkley Memorial Baptist Church
Chapel Hill, NC

Mon 3/27/17 at 7:30pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
John W. Pope Lecture presents Legal Scholar Randy E. Barnett
The annual John W. Pope Lecture Series presents Randy E. Barnett, one of the nation’s leading constitutional scholars, who will be discussing his latest book, “Our Republican Constitution: Securing the Liberty and Sovereignty of We the People,” published i...
North Carolina State University – Poole College of Management
Raleigh, NC

Mon 3/27/17 at 7:30pm-8:45pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Book Club Bash - Morning Edition
Our staff stands up and recommends great books for your book club to discuss. But you don't have to be in a book club to attend--everyone is invited! Come to Evening Edition Monday night at 7, or Morning Edition Tuesday at 10am. Join us for fun repartee, p...
Quail Ridge Books & Music
Raleigh, NC

Tue 3/28/17 at 10am
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Children’s Story Time
Join Children’s Book Buyer, Sarah, for story time with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030. About Sarah Carr, Children’s Book Buyer?With 30 years of experience sel...
McIntyre's Books
Pittsboro, NC

Tue 3/28/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
Tue 4/4/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
Sun 4/9/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
Tue 4/11/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
Tue 4/18/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
Talks & Readings: Nature, Gardening, Family/Child
Classroom Open Hours
Welcome, unschoolers and homeschoolers alike, to an open-ended exploration in our learning laboratory. Tinker to your heart’s content, rearrange moving parts and explore our nature museum and teaching library. Or just play in the “squishy corner” speciall...
Duke University – Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Durham, NC

Tue 3/28/17 at 1pm-3pm
Tue 4/4/17 at 1pm-3pm
Tue 4/11/17 at 1pm-3pm
Tue 4/18/17 at 1pm-3pm
Tue 4/25/17 at 1pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Gardening
Durham Garden Forum: Introduction to Hydroponic Gardening
Growing plants without soil, called hydroponics, has many advantages: shorter harvest times, lower water use, no weeds to worry about and few pests. Instructor Ashley Mattison, owner of Fifth Season Gardening Co., will review the basics and show you how ea...
Duke University – Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Durham, NC

Tue 3/28/17 at 6:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Talks/Lectures
Larry Nielsen - 'Nature's Allies: Eight Conservationists Who Changed Our World'
From obscure to now well known, he chronicles different everyday people who saw a problem, an injustice, and set about to make things right. They had different causes (social justice, defending rainforests, exposing polluters) but all made their mark.
Quail Ridge Books & Music
Raleigh, NC

Tue 3/28/17 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Nature, Family/Child
Nature for Sprouts
Explore the outdoors at Duke Gardens with your child. Each week we will have stories, songs, movement, observation and hands-on, creative projects that explore the Gardens. Sign up for one more sessions. For children ages 3-5. Adult chaperone required. Dat...
Duke University – Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Durham, NC

Tue 3/28/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
Tue 4/4/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
Tue 4/11/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
Tue 4/18/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
Tue 4/25/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
Talks & Readings: History/Science
Wake County Genealogy Society - March Meeting & Presentation
Deeds and Probate: A Winning Combination March 28, 2017 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm Olivia Raney Local History Library 4016 Carya Drive Raleigh, NC 27610 Speaker: Victoria Young Learn through several examples how to use evidence found in both de...
Olivia Raney Local History Library
Raleigh, NC

Tue 3/28/17 at 7pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
How Can We Reduce Racial Disparities in the Child Welfare System?, featuring Antonio Garcia
Antonio Garcia will discuss efforts to address the disproportionate representation of minority children and families in child welfare.
Duke University – Sanford School of Public Policy
Durham, NC

Wed 3/29/17 at 3pm-4:30pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Talks/Lectures
Sybil Sylvester - 'Fresh' with live Flower Arrangement program
Southern floral artist, Sybil Sylvester, discusses her book, Fresh, and will create an arrangment. Bring friends, bring your garden club! Join us for a relaxing mid-day program, then consider lunch at one of the nearby North Hills restaurants. It's our kic...
Quail Ridge Books & Music
Raleigh, NC

Wed 3/29/17 at 11am
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Talks/Lectures
Tony Bartelme - 'A Surgeon in the Village'
Bartelme will bring us the story of Dr. Dilan Ellegala, who took a sabbatical in Tanzania and discovered a world of (non) healthcare. In a "train-forward" method, he began producing skilled medical workers, and founded the NGO Madaktari.
Quail Ridge Books & Music
Raleigh, NC

Wed 3/29/17 at 7am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Signing/Readings
McKay Jenkins - 'Food Fight: GMOs and the Future of the American Diet'
How safe is that genetically modified organism (GMO) you're consuming? Jenkins takes on the good, the bad, and the broad gray area in the middle of what goes on our tables.
Quail Ridge Books & Music
Raleigh, NC

Thu 3/30/17 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
McKay Jenkins signs his book Food Fight: GMOs and the Future of the American Diet
Join us for a book signing and meet-and-greet. We'll have books available, as well as local NC food from The Root Cellar. The noted environmental journalist and author of ContamiNation examines the rise of GMOs and offers a fresh, nuanced, and informative ...
Flyleaf Books
Chapel Hill, NC

Thu 3/30/17 at 4:30pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Nature, Gardening, Family/Child
Nature Storytime
Enjoy the outdoors with a story read aloud in the Gardens. Nature-themed stories are followed by a related activity or garden walk. Suggested for children ages 3-5. Dates offered: Thursdays from March 2 to June 8. Location: Please meet in the Charlo...
Duke University – Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Durham, NC

Thu 3/30/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
Thu 4/6/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
Thu 4/13/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
Thu 4/20/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
Thu 4/27/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Roshani Chokshi discusses her new YA novel, A Crown of Wishes, with Ryan Graudin
Gauri, the princess of Bharata, has been taken as a prisoner of war by her kingdom’s enemies. Faced with a future of exile and scorn, Gauri has nothing left to lose. Hope unexpectedly comes in the form of Vikram, the cunning prince of a neighboring land an...
Flyleaf Books
Chapel Hill, NC

Thu 3/30/17 at 7pm-8pm
    

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