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May
23
Wed
Microsoft Excel 2016 – Introduction @ The SOUTHBank Building 3rd Floor
May 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Course ID: 62558

May 9 registration deadline

Excel can help you organize, calculate, analyze, revise, update, and present your data. This course aims to provide you with a foundation for Excel knowledge and skills, which you can build upon to eventually become an expert in data manipulation. Get started with Microsoft Office Excel 2016 to learn how to perform calculations, print workbooks, modify worksheets, format worksheets, and manage workbooks.

Instructions for registration: https://www.durhamtech.edu/continuinged/OnlineRegistrationviaInstantEnrollment.pdf

May
24
Thu
Electronic Notary (e-notary) @ The SOUTHBank Building 3rd Floor
May 24 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Course ID: 62546.

Students must already be commissioned as a notary public before taking the Electronic Notary course. To be admitted to this course, the NC Secretary of State requires that all candidates be able to speak, read and write in English, and present a valid government photo ID. See sosnc.com for additional requirements. Register with care as refunds and transfers are not accepted. (Because this course is self-supporting, no tuition waivers or exemptions are allowed). 4 hours. $90.

Instructions for registration: https://www.durhamtech.edu/continuinged/OnlineRegistrationviaInstantEnrollment.pdf

May
25
Fri
Freight Train Blues – Ernie Vincent & Guitar Lightnin’ Lee @ Carrboro Town Commons
May 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Music Maker Relief Foundation and Carrboro Recreation & Parks present the Freight Train Blues Music Series: four Fridays of music, food, beer and community in the heart of Carrboro! Ernie Vincent is a quintessentially New Orleans musician, deftly fusing funk, soul, blues and pop into a wildly appealing style honed on the party scene of Bourbon Street. Hailing from New Orleans, Guitar Lightnin’ Lee has created a supercharged, blown-out style of New Orleans rock and roll and blues, with a raw and strutting edge.

Jun
1
Fri
Freight Train Blues – Eastern North Carolina Gospel Jubilee @ Carrboro Town Commons
Jun 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Music Maker Relief Foundation and Carrboro Recreation & Parks present the Freight Train Blues Music Series: four Fridays of music, food, beer and community in the heart of Carrboro! Eastern North Carolina is home to a thriving gospel tradition that has had both statewide and national influence. From quartet singing to sacred stride piano, gospel has been the backbone of many North Carolina communities. But get in the spirit and you can hear the driving, rhythmic styles that have shaped all popular music, from rock n roll, to blues, to hip hop. The Eastern North Carolina Gospel Jubilee features a lineup of gospel powerhouses, including The Glorifying Vines Sisters of Farmville, NC, James Barrett and the Golden Jubilees, Albert Harrison and the Gospel Tones, The Dedicated Men of Zion, and the Branchettes.

Jun
6
Wed
Microsoft Access 2016 – Introduction @ The SOUTHBank Building 3rd Floor
Jun 6 @ 9:00 am – Jun 7 @ 4:00 pm

Course ID: 62560

May 23 registration deadline

This two-day course will equip new students with an overview of Access basics, providing a beginner level foundation of the application and prepare learners for Microsoft Access 2016 Part 2. Learners will create and modify tables, create junction tables, import data from Excel, create special queries, create and format calculated fields in queries, and create special queries designed to find unmatched records between tables.

Instructions for registration: https://www.durhamtech.edu/continuinged/OnlineRegistrationviaInstantEnrollment.pdf

Jun
9
Sat
Puppet Show for the Libraries Rock Summer Reading Program Kick Off @ Carrboro Branch Library
Jun 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Puppet Show performance for the Libraries Rock Summer Reading Programs Kick Off. Come see a puppet show and make a paper bag puppet. Carrboro Library June 9th, Saturday 10:30-11:30 am. Recommended ages 4-8 years. Carrboro Library located inside McDougle Middle School at 900 Old Fayetteville Road Chapel Hill 27516. Additional performance at the Hillsborough Library on Friday, June 15th at 2:00 located at 137 W. Margaret Lane Hillsborough 27278. FREE. Puppet Show Incorporated is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization. https://www.puppetshowinc.org/

Create Your Soul Portrait: An Expressive Arts Workshop for Women @ Blue Corn Cafe
Jun 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join Me 1st: Women Empowering Women and Spark Your Creative for a special workshop that will help you discovering your unique magic and inner soul that honors all of you. A Soul Portrait is a creative way to connect to your true spirit, beauty and divine nature. .
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With Sharon J. Burton, artist, creativity coach and Founder of Spark Your Creative , which focuses on unleashing the creative spark that resides in everyone, you will use colors and imagery through artistry to help you create a special work of art that truly reflects who you are. We will take a deep dive through a calming and meditative iniutitive art practice using color to create a visual meditation that represents the bridge between you and your sacred essence.
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No previous art experience is necessary….just let your intuition guide you through this unique creative process.

Your workshop investment includes all art materials including acrylic paint, canvas, and a few surprises, along with a guided meditation, refreshments and a circle of women all encouraging and supporting you through the process.

Together, let’s create the work of art that supports and reflects you.

Andrew Lawler discusses THE SECRET TOKEN @ McIntyre's Books
Jun 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Secret Token: Myth, Obsession and the Search for the Lost Colony of Roanoke is a sweeping account of America’s oldest unsolved mystery, the people racing to unearth its answer, and what the Lost Colony reveals about America today.

In 1587, 115 men, women, and children arrived at Roanoke Island on the coast of North Carolina to establish the first English settlement in the New World. But when the new colony’s leader returned to Roanoke from a resupply mission, his settlers had vanished, leaving behind only a single clue–a “secret token” etched into a tree.

What happened to the Lost Colony of Roanoke? That question has consumed historians, archeologists, and amateur sleuths for four hundred years. In The Secret Token, Andrew Lawler sets out on a quest to determine the fate of the settlers, finding fresh leads as he encounters a host of characters obsessed with resolving the enigma. In the course of his journey, Lawler examines how the Lost Colony came to haunt our national consciousness.

Incisive and absorbing, The Secret Token offers a new understanding not just of the Lost Colony and its fate, but of how its absence continues to define–and divide–America.

Andrew Lawler is author of two books and more than a thousand newspaper and magazine articles. A contributing writer for Science and contributing editor for Archaeology, he has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, National Geographic, Smithsonian, and others. His work has appeared several times in The Best of Science and Nature Writing.

Jun
12
Tue
FREE Family Law Information Session @ Compass Center for Women and Families
Jun 12 @ 6:30 pm

The Family Law Information Session is perfect for someone who has general questions about family law issues including divorce, separation, child custody, child support, landlord-tenant issues, and more. A local attorney will lead the discussion. This event is free and free childcare is provided. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED THE DATE ABOVE. The event is at a later date. Call for more information and to register. Compass Center offers these information sessions once a month in Chapel Hill. Call or check our calendar for more dates.

Jun
13
Wed
Microsoft Excel 2016 – Intermediate @ The SOUTHBank Building 3rd Floor
Jun 13 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Course ID: 62559

May 30 registration deadline

Continue to build upon your Excel foundation with this Excel 2016 Intermediate class. You will create advanced workbooks and worksheets, work with functions and lists, analyze data and use PivotTables and PivotCharts.

Instructions for registration: https://www.durhamtech.edu/continuinged/OnlineRegistrationviaInstantEnrollment.pdf

Jun
14
Thu
Jane Austen Summer Program’s “Northanger Abbey and Frankenstein: 200 Years of Horror” @ Hampton Inn & Suites
Jun 14 – Jun 17 all-day

The Jane Austen Summer Program is delighted to announce its sixth annual symposium, “Northanger Abbey & Frankenstein: 200 Years of Horror.” Participants will have the opportunity to hear expert speakers and participate in discussion groups on Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey and Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. They will also join in a Regency-style masquerade ball, attend Austen-inspired theatricals, partake in an English tea, and visit special exhibits tailored to the conference. The Jane Austen Summer Program is designed to appeal to Austen fans, established scholars, K-12 teachers, and graduate and undergraduate students—anyone with a passion for all things Austen is welcome and encouraged to attend!

For more program information, to see comments and photos from previous programs, or to register, please visit our website janeaustensummer.org.

Jun
23
Sat
Triangle EXPO for LGBTQ Aging Adults @ Five Points Center for Active Adults
Jun 23 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

SAGE Raleigh, a program of the LGBT Center of Raleigh and Resources for Seniors are pleased to jointly announce the first ever TRIANGLE EXPO FOR LGBTQ AGING ADULTS. The EXPO will be held at the Five Points Center for Active Adults located at 2000 Noble Road, Raleigh, NC on June 23, 2018 from 11:00 AM until 4:00 PM.

The purpose of the EXPO is to bring together LGBTQ Seniors, their families, caregivers and others with service organizations who want to make it known they are welcoming, nonjudgmental and mindful of the need for cultural sensitivity when serving LGBTQ individuals. During the EXPO, numerous events are scheduled to occur throughout the day, including educational programs, a law clinic, health screenings, entertainment and prizes, and much more. Numerous exhibitors will be present to provide services and information. There is no charge to attend the EXPO; it is open to the public. More information can be found at: https://www.lgbtcenterofraleigh.com/sage-expo.html.

Jun
27
Wed
Microsoft Access 2016 – Intermediate @ The SOUTHBank Building 3rd Floor
Jun 27 @ 9:00 am – Jun 28 @ 4:00 pm

Course ID: 62562

June 13 registration deadline

This course is designed for learners who want to take an in-depth look at Access 2016. Learners will expand their knowledge of relational database design, write advanced queries, structure existing data, validate data entered into a database, and customize reports.

Instructions for registration: https://www.durhamtech.edu/continuinged/OnlineRegistrationviaInstantEnrollment.pdf