Close friends and families of homicide victims are invited to attend the Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham’s Circles of Hope and Healing on Thursday, April 5, 6–8pm, at the Shepherd’s House United Methodist Church (107 N Driver St, corner of Driver and Main, back entrance). These calm healing sessions are led by a professionally trained “circle keeper.” Dinner follows each session; this is a free event. Contact Ben Haas at 919-358-1113 or
email@example.com for more information. (Another Circles of Hope and Healing session will be held on May 3.)
The JCC Women’s Group will meet on Friday, April 6, 10–11:30am, at the Levin Jewish Community Center (1937 W Cornwallis Rd). Sheila Goldstein will give a talk on Women in the Workplace: Sharing Our Experiences.
The JCC Men’s Group will meet at the same time. Henry Greenside will give a talk on White Dwarfs, Neutron Stars, and Black Holes. Call 919-354-4936 or click here to see the April senior calendar.
The Resource Center for Women & Ministry in the South holds a monthly meeting, The Art of Conscious Aging, for “women of a certain age.” The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 10, 11:30am–2pm, at the Colony Hills Clubhouse (3060 Colony Rd). This is an open group and there are no membership fees. Bring a bag lunch and be prepared to enjoy yourself and join in the conversation. Call 919-683-1236 or write to firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Durham Congregations in Action’s next Assembly Meeting/Lunch will be held on Tuesday, April 17, 11:45am–1pm, at Westminster Presbyterian Church (3639 Old Chapel Hill Rd). The topic will be the Living Wage Job Campaign. Seven dollars will cover the cost for lunch; reserve your space by calling 919-688-2036 or by writing to email@example.com by Friday, April 13 (you can also pay online at dcia.org or at the door).
The JCC Women’s and Men’s Groups will hold a joint meeting on Friday, April 20, 10–11:30am, at the Levin Jewish Community Center (1937 W Cornwallis Rd). Allison Malahey will give a talk on Americans United for the Separation of Church and State Call 919-354-4936 for more info.
A free Learn Basic Qur’an Reading for Beginners class is offered to adults by Imam Mowlid Ali every Saturday, 2–4pm, at Jamaat Ibad Ar Rahman (3034 Fayetteville St). Call 919-683-5593 or click here for more info.
The Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham’s next Community Luncheon Roundtable will be held in Shepherd’s House United Methodist Church’s Fellowship Hall (107 N Driver St); enter through the back entrance) on Thursday, April 26, noon–1pm. Discuss community issues and forge partnerships with others who want to work toward change. Lunch is free, thanks to CORE Catering. Call Ben Haas at 919-358-1113 or click here for more info.
The JCC Women’s Group will meet on Friday, May 4, 10–11:30am, at the Levin Jewish Community Center (1937 W Cornwallis Rd). Leah Williams will give a talk on Nutrition: Separating Facts from Fiction.
The JCC Men’s Group will meet at the same time. Edward Balleisen will give a talk on Fraud: An American History from Barnum to Madoff. Call 919-354-4936 or click here to see the May senior calendar.
Various houses of worship provide groceries at no charge for people in need, and Durham Congregations in Action has a calendar showing where you can go to get help. Just click on the buttons below:
Here’s where you can get some groceries.
Here’s where you can go if you need emergency shelter.
Here’s where you can go if you and your family are in need of clothing:
And here’s where you can go for a free, hot meal: