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Time to spring into books!
WHAT: More than 15,000 well organized and very reasonably priced books and audio-visual materials to be found at the Friends Spring Book Sale.
WHERE: The Chatham Community Library on the campus of the Community College in Pittsboro, at the route 87 round-about.
WHEN: Thursday, March 26 and Friday, March 27, from 9:00 am until 7:00 pm. Saturday, March 28, from 9:00 am until 2:00 pm.
WHY: Proceeds support library programs and materials.
COME BE PART OF THIS WONDERFUL COMMUNITY EVENT!

Acupuncture and Reflexology Demonstration
A Fearrington Cares Education Program

March 26, 1:30 p.m. at The Gathering Place. Acupuncture and reflexology have addressed pain and many health conditions for centuries. Come and learn about them both and see a demonstration performed on a Villager. Debbie Grimes, a licensed acupuncturist, is board certified in Oriental Medicine and has studied in China and at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Maggie Gaudet received her degree at the University of Hong Kong and has also studied in China. Both lecturers maintain private practices in Chapel Hill

March 6, 13, 20 and 27

The February iPad classes filled up with 12 residents registering before the deadline. To accommodate additional people who are interested, Mig Hayes agreed to do the same classes in March. Classes will be held on four consecutive Fridays from 4:00-5:30 pm at The Gathering Place. These classes will cover Settings, Apps, synching with iCloud, troubleshooting and more. Your operating system needs to be running iOS8. The March class may be smaller but several people are already registered. If you are interested, please call Carol Kurtz (919-542-3582) for full details. The deadline for registering is Friday, February 13.

Shared Learning of Chapel Hill is an association of people living in or near Chapel Hill who wish to continue learning by attending classes designed and conducted by fellow members. For a listing of classes, visit our website at www.sharedlearningchapelhill.com or call Alice Parsons at 919-642-0606, .


Friday, March 27, Carl Ernst, PhD, and Kenan Distinguished Professor of Islamic Studies at University of North Carolina will speak at 11:00 am. on...

TOPS Weight Loss Support
A Fearrington Cares Health Services Program

Every Friday (starting March 6), 2 p.m. at the Fearrington Cares Center. Fearrington Cares is initiating a weight loss support group using a national program, TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly; www.tops.org). Weekly meetings are the heart of TOPS' support; they usually last an hour and will be held at the FC Center. Members will record their weight and a TOPS facilitator will provide a brief program covering a variety...

Sharing Our Stories
Tuesdays, March 3 - April 21, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. at The Fearrington Cares Center

An 8-week support group for anyone who has experienced a loss will be held twice in 2015. This group will be facilitated by two UNC Hospice grief counselors. No newcomers can join after the second week as each session builds on previous group work. Please contact Ann Ritter, Grief Counselor, (919-542-5545 or ) for further information about the...

Death Over Dinner
A Fearrington Cares Education Program

Wednesdays in April, 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at the Fearrington Cares Center. Our Nurse and Executive Director, Karen Metzguer, will be hosting an "unusual" set of dinners in April with a goal of helping residents understand choices about medical care at the end of life and how best to communicate your choices to loved ones. Few people want to have these conversations, which is why many people do not have more control over the way they live...

Now that the weather is finally warmer, the members of the Fearrington Tennis Association (FTA) are looking forward to many days of great play on our courts. We invite players of all abilities to join us for doubles on Saturday mornings at the tennis courts on Benchmark, weather permitting. Play begins at 9:00 am. So we can have a head count, please contact Dan Green (919-533-6194, ) if you plan to play on a forthcoming Saturday. The...

MEMBERSHIP SPECIAL ENDS SOON! Don't procrastinate. In a few weeks two unique membership incentives, available only during this membership drive, will be out of reach. First, new single-adult families can join for exactly the same price they paid when the pool opened in the 1980's for $250. Two-adult families will pay a slightly higher joining (initiation) fee than 1984, only $500. These initiation fees may be paid in two installments over 2015 and 2016. In addition to the joining fees, the...

Join us for our annual Spring Party at 12 noon on Wednesday, April 22 at The Gathering Place. There will be lots of good food and good bridge talk followed by good play. Our regular games are on the 1st, 8th, 22nd and 29th of April in The Gathering Place at 1:00 pm. On April 1st there will be a brief lesson starting at 12:30 PM. New and/or returning players of all levels are always welcome. For information call Carol Schachner at 919-533-3012. If you need a partner, please contact Meyer...

Wednesday, April 1, at 2:00 pm our annual tea to raise money for AAUW Opportunity Funds is being held at Extraordinary Ventures on Elliott Road, in Chapel Hill. Our author, Haven Kimmel, a New York Times' best-selling author, wrote "She Got Up Off the Couch." Tickets are $20. Please call Kay White in Fearrington for tickets at 919-542-1138.On Saturday, April 18, at 10:00 am our installation of officers and annual potluck lunch will follow speakers Emily Kass and Peg McGurk on the topic...

The Fearrington Film Club presents Dave, Thursday, April 2 at 7:00 pm. The film is from 1993, PG-13, 110 minutes and with subtitles. Dave is a presidential look-alike who gets a part time job as a stand-in for the commander-in-chief. Dave's first big gig is to decoy the press and public after a dinner at a hotel, while the President sneaks upstairs for a tryst with a staffer – during which he is incapacitated by a stroke – and things get interesting. Film Club membership is $10 per year or $3...

Save the date for this wonderful event: Saturday, April 4 at 11:00 am at the playground by the
tennis courts. The rain date will be Sunday, April 5, at 12:00 pm.

The Annual Easter Egg Hunt for children 8 years and younger will be held on Saturday, April 4, at 11:00 am. The rain date will be Sunday, April 5, at 12:00 pm. Bring your basket and meet the Easter Bunny at the Fearrington Village Playground near the tennis courts. Enjoy refreshments with your parents and grandparents. Children over 8 are welcome to come at 9:30 and help hide eggs. Sponsored by the FHA, everyone is welcome at this traditional Fearrington spring event. For questions and to...

The Spring Yard Cleanup will be held from April 6th - April 10th. As always, your yard debris should be out at the curb by 7:00 am on Monday, April 6th. We do not know when your area will be collected. There are no do- overs. This is your only chance! Only bags or bundles will be picked up. Please note the following restrictions: All leaves must be in paper bags. Brush and limbs must be tied in bundles. No garbage should be included and no plastic bags will be accepted. Yard debris only! This...

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