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Aug
23
Thu
RECONSTRUCTING FRANKENSTEIN’S MONSTER: MARY SHELLEY’S WORLD IN PRINT @ Saltarelli Exhibit Room, Wilson Library, UNC Campus
Aug 23 – Aug 26 all-day

This year readers worldwide celebrate the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s pioneering novel. The first local celebration is “Reconstructing Frankenstein’s Monster: Mary Shelley’s World in Print,” an exhibit of Frankenstein-related rare books and medical items, curated by UNC-Chapel Hill honors students, held at the Saltarelli Exhibit Room in Wilson Library at UNC-CH. The exhibit opens with a celebration Thursday, April 26, from 5:30 pm till 7:00 pm, and remains on display until August 26. Wilson Library’s hours are M-F 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sat 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, and Sun 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The address is 200 South Road, Chapel Hill NC 27515; phone 919-962-3765. Free and open to the public. Audio-cast guides available for adults and children.

Sep
1
Sat
Story Time, Puppet Show and Art Activity @ Carrboro Branch Library
Sep 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Story Time, Puppet Show and Make and Take Art Activity inspired by the book The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn at four community locations. Carrboro Branch Library Sat., Sept. 1st 10:30-11:30; Kidzu Children’s Children’s Museum Sun., Sept. 2nd 1:30-2:30; GiGi’s Playhouse Down Syndrome Achievement Center Sat., Sept. 15th 10:30-11:30; Hillsborough Main Library Sun., Sept. 16th 2:00-3:00. Recommended Ages 4-8 years. Free at Carrboro and Hillsborough Libraries, Free GiGi’s Playhouse (registration required due to space limitations), and Kidzu Museum Pay What You Can Sundays,

Sep
2
Sun
Story Time, Puppet Show and Art Activity @ Kidzu Children's Museum
Sep 2 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Story Time, Puppet Show and Make and Take Art Activity inspired by the book The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn at four community locations. Carrboro Branch Library Sat., Sept. 1st 10:30-11:30; Kidzu Children’s Children’s Museum Sun., Sept. 2nd 1:30-2:30; GiGi’s Playhouse Down Syndrome Achievement Center Sat., Sept. 15th 10:30-11:30; Hillsborough Main Library Sun., Sept. 16th 2:00-3:00. Recommended Ages 4-8 years. Free at Carrboro and Hillsborough Libraries, Free GiGi’s Playhouse (registration required due to space limitations), and Kidzu Museum Pay What You Can Sundays

Sep
23
Sun
Kilometers For The Kids @ UNC Chapel Hill
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am

Carolina For The Kids Foundation (CFTK), North Carolina’s largest student-run non-profit fundraising organization, is excited to host Kilometers For The Kids (KFTK) race. The seventh annual event encourages family members of all ages to participate in the one-mile Fun Run or 5K to show their support for the patients and families of UNC Children’s.

All proceeds from KFTK will benefit the programs and grants supported by CFTK for UNC Children’s. Participants are encouraged to sign up by August 30th in order to guarantee a shirt of desired size.

Oct
6
Sat
October Story Time, Puppet Show and Art Activity @ Carrboro Branch Library
Oct 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

October Story Time, Puppet Show and Art Activity

Puppet Show Incorporated https://www.puppetshowinc.org/ presents a story time, puppet show and art activity inspired by the popular children’s book The Little Old Lady Who Wasn’t Afraid of Anything by Linda Williams. Recommended ages are 4-8. Puppetry programs will be held at four community locations.

Sat., Oct. 6th 10:30-11:30 Carrboro Branch Library. FREE
Sun., Oct. 7th 1”30-2:30 Kidzu Children’s Museum. Pay What You Can Sundays
Fri., Oct. 19th 4:00-5:00 Hillsborough Main Library. FREE
Sat., Oct. 20th 10:30-11:30 Gigi’s Playhouse Raleigh Down Syndrome Achievement Center. FREE registration required due to space limits.

Oct
7
Sun
October Story Time, Puppet Show and Art Activity @ Kidzu Children's Museum
Oct 7 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

October Story Time, Puppet Show and Art Activity

Puppet Show Incorporated https://www.puppetshowinc.org/ presents a story time, puppet show and art activity inspired by the popular children’s book The Little Old Lady Who Wasn’t Afraid of Anything by Linda Williams. Recommended ages are 4-8. Puppetry programs will be held at four community locations.

Sat., Oct. 6th 10:30-11:30 Carrboro Branch Library. FREE
Sun., Oct. 7th 1”30-2:30 Kidzu Children’s Museum. Pay What You Can Sundays
Fri., Oct. 19th 4:00-5:00 Hillsborough Main Library. FREE
Sat., Oct. 20th 10:30-11:30 Gigi’s Playhouse Raleigh Down Syndrome Achievement Center. FREE registration required due to space limits.

Nov
22
Thu
ANNUAL THANKSGIVING BUFFET @ City Kitchen
Nov 22 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm

Kick-off your holiday season with a buffet-style feast at City Kitchen on Thursday, November 22nd! We’ll be serving up some delicious hot soups, brunch items, a spread of salads and cold platters, sides, and a selection of signature City Kitchen entrees as well as your Thanksgiving favorites between 10:30am and 4:00pm. Reservations are $38 for Adults, $15 for 10 years & under, and the little ones (under 3 years) eat for free! To book your seat at the table call (919) 928-8200 or visit citykitchenchapelhill.com. Due to the growing popularity of this special event we will be requiring credit cards (placed into our secure vault) for all reservations. Please see our cancellation policy after the buffet menu selections below.

Any cancellations or changes to your reservation must be made 72 hours in advance of your seating time. Reservation cancellations or no shows inside the 72 hour window will be subject to the full buffet charge for their party.

HOT BUFFET ENTREES
Herb Roasted Turkey w/ Cranberry Sauce
Brown Sugar Glazed Smoked Spiral Ham
Roasted Atlantic Salmon w/ red pepper Lemon Butter
herbed Prime Rib w/ Red Wine Gravy & Horseradish Sauce

HOT BUFFET SIDES
Garlic Smashed Russet Potatoes
Savory Raisin Bread Stuffing
Sauteed Green Beans & Melted Shallots
Lemon Thyme Roasted Brussels Sprouts

HOUSE SPECIALTIES
Caesar Salad
House Salad w/ Lemon Vinaigrette
Frisee pear & almond salad w/ maple vinaigrette
Red Beet Hummus
Smoky Eggplant Spread
Tzatziki
Chips
Ratatouille
Dolmades
Mini Spanakopita
Pepperoni Flatbread
Margherita Flatbread
Southern Butter Biscuits
Assorted Breads

BRUNCH ITEMS
Chilled Asparagus
Classic Deviled Eggs
Fresh Fruit Platter
Yogurt
Honey
Maple Syrup
Granola
Mixed berry pancake bake
Scrambled Eggs
Spinach & cheddar baked Frittata
Potato & chorizo hash
Bacon
Sausage