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Get Your Business Online Webinar
Aug
22
2:45 PM14:45

Get Your Business Online Webinar

  • Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/get-your-business-online-webinar-tickets-48818852502?

Join Alex Rike, Program Manager, at Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership to watch the "Become a Local Partner With Google" Webinar (https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2508686803574257410) offered by the International Downtown Association. More information about Google's Get Your Business Online program can be found at this link: https://www.gybo.com

From International Downtown Association:
(no registration necessary if watching at CHDP)

The mission of Google’s Get Your Business Online program is to help every business be found by every customer looking for them online. Learn how you can partner with Google to help the small businesses you work with in your community, using resources, trainings, gear and one-on-one help from the Google team, all completely free of cost. We’ll also provide an overview of some tools available to help businesses get found on Google Search and Maps. 

Learning Objectives: 

  • Find out more about what it means to become a local partner with Google’s Get Your Business Online program.
  • Get an overview of the free resources available as a Get Your Business Online Partner, and how you can use these resources to help the businesses in your community. 
  • Learn about some features of the Google My Business product, a tool that’s free for all businesses and can help them be found when customers are looking for them on Google Search and Maps. Speaker: Justine Benisch, Get Your Business Online with Google

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/get-your-business-online-webinar-tickets-48818852502?

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Jun
18
3:30 PM15:30

Star Families: Survival Skills Using the Sky at Morehead Planetarium

Explore astronomy themes as a family! The Star Families series is designed for children (ages 7-12) accompanied by their families. This special program is also good for Scout troops, 4-H clubs and other groups that involve children and parents learning together.

Please note: Unless part of a chaperoned group, each child must be accompanied by his or her parent or guardian.

Registration and Fees

Click on the Register Now! link beside the program title.

  • Adults: $7.68 (plus NC state sales tax)
  • Children, students and senior citizens: $6.51 (plus NC state sales tax)

Private Shows

Groups of 15 or more people may reserve a private showing of any Star Families program. This private show must occur on a date within one week before or after the date of the scheduled public program. Private show pricing applies. To reserve a private show, call Guest Relations at 919-962-1236 during regular business hours. You must reserve a private show at least two weeks in advance.

SCHEDULE

 

Star Families: Survival Skills Using the Sky
Jun 18 2016 - 3:30pm
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Star Families: Summer Skies
Jul 16 2016 - 3:30pm
REGISTER NOW!

Star Families: Greek Myths and Legends
Aug 13 2016 - 3:30pm
REGISTER NOW!

- See more at: http://moreheadplanetarium.org/programs/youth-family-programs/star-families#sthash.L1H4c9eh.dpuf

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Jun
13
7:00 PM19:00

2016 B.A.R.S. Training

2016 B.A.R.STRAINING

Chapel Hill Police Dept. will host a free B.A.R.S. Training Session on the following dates at 7:00 pm in the Chapel Hill Courthouse (175 E. Franklin St.)  Be A Responsible Seller (BARS) is an educational program offered to educate employees of licensed ABC outlets regarding the criminal laws and administrative regulations governing responsible business operation.

February 22nd, April 18th and June 13th .  Dates for August, October and December TBA.

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May
21
3:30 PM15:30

Star Families: Planets at Morehead Planetarium

Explore astronomy themes as a family! The Star Families series is designed for children (ages 7-12) accompanied by their families. This special program is also good for Scout troops, 4-H clubs and other groups that involve children and parents learning together.

Please note: Unless part of a chaperoned group, each child must be accompanied by his or her parent or guardian.

Registration and Fees

Click on the Register Now! link beside the program title.

  • Adults: $7.68 (plus NC state sales tax)
  • Children, students and senior citizens: $6.51 (plus NC state sales tax)

Private Shows

Groups of 15 or more people may reserve a private showing of any Star Families program. This private show must occur on a date within one week before or after the date of the scheduled public program. Private show pricing applies. To reserve a private show, call Guest Relations at 919-962-1236 during regular business hours. You must reserve a private show at least two weeks in advance.

SCHEDULE

Star Families: Planets
May 21 2016 - 3:30pm
REGISTER NOW!

Star Families: Survival Skills Using the Sky
Jun 18 2016 - 3:30pm
REGISTER NOW!

Star Families: Summer Skies
Jul 16 2016 - 3:30pm
REGISTER NOW!

Star Families: Greek Myths and Legends
Aug 13 2016 - 3:30pm
REGISTER NOW!

- See more at: http://moreheadplanetarium.org/programs/youth-family-programs/star-families#sthash.L1H4c9eh.dpuf

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May
19
6:00 PM18:00

Artist Talk by 3 FRANK Gallery Artists

ARTIST TALK

Thursday, May 19, 6-8PM

with the artists from Fragments: Found & Formed

Charron Andrews, Susan Parrish, Carol Retsch-Bogart

Three FRANK artists who use found materials – from bits and pieces to large, whole objects – in their art have come together for this very special show.  For Charron Andrews, Susan Parrish, and Carol Retsch-Bogart, the creative process starts when they come in contact with something that has had a past life or function, no matter how humble. They are less often inspired by a clean slate, but are moved by the mystery of a found object’s history and the possibilities for giving it a new life. 

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May
14
10:30 AM10:30

Art Adventures at Ackland Art Museum

Art Adventures

Designed for 6- to 9-year-olds, Art Adventures sessions provide kids with a guided view of art in the Ackland’s galleries, followed by the opportunity to create take-home treasures in an adjacent art studio using newly-learned art-making techniques. Materials are provided.

Free for Members, $5 for non-members. Space is limited. To be added to the waitlist for any of the below dates, please email Allison Portnow at aportnow@email.unc.edu

Upcoming Classes

14 May 2016: Giant, Gridded Group Drawings

 

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May
14
10:30 AM10:30

Drawing for Tweens at Ackland Art Museum

Drawing for Tweens

This program invites 10- to 13-year-olds to look at selected works in the Ackland’s galleries and identify techniques that the artists used to make them. Gallery teachers demonstrate and teach participants technical skills, which they can then apply to their own artistic creations. A mix of drawing from works on display and creating one’s own original works is offered in each session. Materials are provided.

Free to members | $5 per child for non-members. As space is limited, please RSVP using the links below. 

See Drawing for Tweens on the blog “On Franklin and Main”

Upcoming Sessions

14 May 2016, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
“Drawing Heads”
Register here!

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Apr
30
3:30 PM15:30

Star Families: Spring Skies at the Morehead Planetarium

Explore astronomy themes as a family! The Star Families series is designed for children (ages 7-12) accompanied by their families. This special program is also good for Scout troops, 4-H clubs and other groups that involve children and parents learning together.

Please note: Unless part of a chaperoned group, each child must be accompanied by his or her parent or guardian.

Registration and Fees

Click on the Register Now! link beside the program title.

  • Adults: $7.68 (plus NC state sales tax)
  • Children, students and senior citizens: $6.51 (plus NC state sales tax)

Private Shows

Groups of 15 or more people may reserve a private showing of any Star Families program. This private show must occur on a date within one week before or after the date of the scheduled public program. Private show pricing applies. To reserve a private show, call Guest Relations at 919-962-1236 during regular business hours. You must reserve a private show at least two weeks in advance.

SCHEDULE

Star Families: Spring Skies
Apr 30 2016 - 3:30pm
REGISTER NOW!

Star Families: Planets
May 21 2016 - 3:30pm
REGISTER NOW!

Star Families: Survival Skills Using the Sky
Jun 18 2016 - 3:30pm
REGISTER NOW!

Star Families: Summer Skies
Jul 16 2016 - 3:30pm
REGISTER NOW!

Star Families: Greek Myths and Legends
Aug 13 2016 - 3:30pm
REGISTER NOW!

- See more at: http://moreheadplanetarium.org/programs/youth-family-programs/star-families#sthash.L1H4c9eh.dpuf

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Apr
24
3:00 PM15:00

Encounter Art Tour at Ackland Art Museum

On selected Saturdays and Sunday during the year, an Ackland Student Guide leads an “Encounter Art” tour, helping visitors gain a deeper understanding of selected works in the Museum’s permanent collection based on a particular theme.

Meet in the Ackland lobby. Free and open to the public.

Sunday, 24 April 2016:

  • 3:00: “The Art of Dance,” designed and led by Lea Efird
  • 3:30: “Ancient Selfie,” designed and led by Jasper Goh

 

 

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Apr
23
2:00 PM14:00

Walk This Way! Historic Downtown Carrboro with Preservation Chapel Hill

SATURDAY, APRIL 23 @ 2:00 PM

Historic Downtown Carrboro
Starts at Carrboro Town Hall

Have you ever wondered how Carrboro came to be? Or the story behind the Carr Mill Mall? Take a tour of Carrboro’s historic mills, businesses, and homes. 

Duration: 60 minutes
Admission: $5 per person
Location: Starts at the front steps of Carrboro Town Hall (301 W. Main Street, Carrboro)

All walking tours are $5 (sales tax included) per person and  
last approximately 60 to 90 minutes. 

Please dress appropriately for the weather and uneven ground. If it is raining
at a tour's scheduled start time, it will be cancelled. 

Reservations are not required. If you would like to schedule a tour please contact us at 919-942-7818 or info@preservationchapelhill.org.  

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Apr
18
7:00 PM19:00

2016 B.A.R.S. Training

2016 B.A.R.STRAINING

Chapel Hill Police Dept. will host a free B.A.R.S. Training Session on the following dates at 7:00 pm in the Chapel Hill Courthouse (175 E. Franklin St.)  Be A Responsible Seller (BARS) is an educational program offered to educate employees of licensed ABC outlets regarding the criminal laws and administrative regulations governing responsible business operation.

February 22nd, April 18th and June 13th .  Dates for August, October and December TBA.

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Apr
16
3:00 PM15:00

Encounter Art Tour at Ackland Art Museum

On selected Saturdays and Sunday during the year, an Ackland Student Guide leads an “Encounter Art” tour, helping visitors gain a deeper understanding of selected works in the Museum’s permanent collection based on a particular theme.

Meet in the Ackland lobby. Free and open to the public.

Saturday, 16 April 2016:

  • 3:00: “Beauty and the Beast,” designed and led Ashley Wee
  • 3:30: “Some Assembly Required,” designed and led by Anthony Bowman

Sunday, 24 April 2016:

  • 3:00: “The Art of Dance,” designed and led by Lea Efird
  • 3:30: “Ancient Selfie,” designed and led by Jasper Goh
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Apr
16
2:30 PM14:30

Book Signing by Kimberly Kyser at Ackland Museum Store

Book Signing by Kimberly Kyser

Saturday, 16 April, 2:30PM

The Ackland Museum Store welcomes local author Kimberly Kyser for a signing of her new book on etiquette, Ticket: A Guidebook for the Table

Read the Walter Magazine feature.

The Ackland Museum Store has moved to
109 E. Franklin St., right next door to FRANK Gallery.
 

Read the full press release.

Ackland Art Museum members receive a 10% discount on all Museum Store purchases. 

Follow the Ackland Museum Store on Twitter and Facebook.

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Apr
9
10:30 AM10:30

Art Adventures at Ackland Art Museum

Art Adventures

Designed for 6- to 9-year-olds, Art Adventures sessions provide kids with a guided view of art in the Ackland’s galleries, followed by the opportunity to create take-home treasures in an adjacent art studio using newly-learned art-making techniques. Materials are provided.

Free for Members, $5 for non-members. Space is limited. To be added to the waitlist for any of the below dates, please email Allison Portnow at aportnow@email.unc.edu

Upcoming Classes

9 April 2016: Wax-Resist Watercolors

*NEW THIS MONTH* Grown-ups, join us for a guidedEncounter Art Tour while your little ones make their masterpieces! Meet in the lobby at 10:45 and 1:15. More infohere.

14 May 2016: Giant, Gridded Group Drawings

 

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Apr
9
10:30 AM10:30

Drawing for Tweens at Ackland Art Museum

Drawing for Tweens

This program invites 10- to 13-year-olds to look at selected works in the Ackland’s galleries and identify techniques that the artists used to make them. Gallery teachers demonstrate and teach participants technical skills, which they can then apply to their own artistic creations. A mix of drawing from works on display and creating one’s own original works is offered in each session. Materials are provided.

Free to members | $5 per child for non-members. As space is limited, please RSVP using the links below. 

See Drawing for Tweens on the blog “On Franklin and Main”

Upcoming Sessions

9 April 2016, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
“Rendering Three Dimensions”
Register here!

*NEW THIS MONTH* Grown-ups, join us for a guided Encounter Art Tour while your tweens draw! Meet in the lobby at 10:45 and 1:15. More info here.

14 May 2016, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
“Drawing Heads”
Register here!

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Apr
7
1:30 PM13:30

Art for [Late] Lunch:"Vision, Male Homosexuality, and Francis Bacon's Style" at Ackland Art Museum

Art for [Late] Lunch:

"Vision, Male Homosexuality, and Francis Bacon's Style"

Thu, 7 April, 1:30 PM

BYO lunch/snack to this talk by Rich Cante (Director, Program in Sexuality Studies; Associate Professor of Media and Technology Studies, Department of Communication, UNC-Chapel Hill)
Register here.

Presented in connection with Guest of Honor: Francis Bacon's "Study for Portrait VI".

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Apr
4
6:30 PM18:30

Dream Up Downtown: Hidden in Plain Sight walking tour

DREAM UP DOWNTOWN

Free Walking Tours of Chapel Hill & Carrboro

Join your fellow community members for a series of four walks, or ‘moving conversations’, designed to encourage discussion about, and exploration of, downtown Chapel Hill & Carrboro, based on the principles of urban activist Jane Jacobs.
This event is free and open to the public. All walks begin at 6.30pm outside the Chapel Hill Post Office/ Court House, 179 East Franklin St.

Thurs 3 / 24 / 2016 6:30 – 8:00pm
Our Public Spaces
Weds 3 / 30 / 2016 6:30 – 8:00pm
Hidden in Plain Sight
Thurs 3 / 31 / 2016 6:30 – 8:00pm
Our Public Spaces
Mon 4 / 4 / 2016 6:30 – 8:00pm
Hidden in Plain Sight
#DreamUpCH

 

 

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Mar
31
6:30 PM18:30

Dream Up Downtown: Our Public Spaces walking tour

  • Chapel Hill Post Office/Courthouse (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

DREAM UP DOWNTOWN

Free Walking Tours of Chapel Hill & Carrboro

Join your fellow community members for a series of four walks, or ‘moving conversations’, designed to encourage discussion about, and exploration of, downtown Chapel Hill & Carrboro, based on the principles of urban activist Jane Jacobs.
This event is free and open to the public. All walks begin at 6.30pm outside the Chapel Hill Post Office/ Court House, 179 East Franklin St.

Thurs 3 / 24 / 2016 6:30 – 8:00pm
Our Public Spaces
Weds 3 / 30 / 2016 6:30 – 8:00pm
Hidden in Plain Sight
Thurs 3 / 31 / 2016 6:30 – 8:00pm
Our Public Spaces
Mon 4 / 4 / 2016 6:30 – 8:00pm
Hidden in Plain Sight
#DreamUpCH

 

 

 

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Mar
31
6:00 PM18:00

“Telling Our Stories of Home” at UNC

Telling Our Stories of Home: Exploring and Celebrating Changing African and African Diaspora Communities

Event Location
Varies: UNC Campus and Wallace Plaza

March 31st-April 8th, 2016

Start/End Time
Varies

“Telling Our Stories of Home” festival explores meaning of ‘home’ for African and African diaspora communities
Free panels, workshops, films, and performances will take place March 31-April 2 and April 6-8

A festival on March 31-April 2 and April 6-8 will bring national and international scholars, activists, and performers to the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to discuss the meaning of home in African and African diaspora communities.

“Telling Our Stories of Home: Exploring and Celebrating Changing African and African Diaspora Communities” is the brainchild of two faculty members in the College of Arts and Sciences —Tanya Shields, associate professor of women’s and gender studies, and Kathy Perkins, professor of dramatic art. They were awarded a Humanities in the Public Square grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for the project.

Events will primarily take place at The Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History.

War, globalization, gentrification, environmental catastrophe and incarceration offer layered meanings of “home” for women across the globe. “Telling Our Stories of Home” provides a platform for these women to engage in storytelling across national boundaries. 

Artists and scholars from countries as diverse as India, Grenada, Brazil and Rwanda will participate in panel discussions, film discussions, workshops and performances. The inaugural reading of the play, “Torn Asunder”, based on the book “Help Me to Find My People” by former UNC faculty member Heather Andrea Williams, will be among the highlights. 

Participants will address the following questions:
• What is home in the lives of these women?
• How is home shaped by exile, incarceration, war, stress, anxiety or climate change?
• How do we belong to our homes, if our experiences have been erased, marginalized or misrepresented?

The festival is made possible through collaboration with various community and campus partners including the Marian Cheek Jackson Center in Chapel Hill, the Durham Arts Council, the Hayti Heritage Center in Durham, the Chancellor’s, Provost’s and Dean’s Offices, the Institute for the Arts and Humanities, the Center for Global Initiatives and more.

Link to more info about the event
http://tellingourstories.web.unc.edu

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Mar
30
6:30 PM18:30

Dream Up Downtown: Hidden in Plain Sight walking tour

  • Chapel Hill Post Office/Courthouse (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

DREAM UP DOWNTOWN

Free Walking Tours of Chapel Hill & Carrboro

Join your fellow community members for a series of four walks, or ‘moving conversations’, designed to encourage discussion about, and exploration of, downtown Chapel Hill & Carrboro, based on the principles of urban activist Jane Jacobs.
This event is free and open to the public. All walks begin at 6.30pm outside the Chapel Hill Post Office/ Court House, 179 East Franklin St.

Thurs 3 / 24 / 2016 6:30 – 8:00pm
Our Public Spaces
Weds 3 / 30 / 2016 6:30 – 8:00pm
Hidden in Plain Sight
Thurs 3 / 31 / 2016 6:30 – 8:00pm
Our Public Spaces
Mon 4 / 4 / 2016 6:30 – 8:00pm
Hidden in Plain Sight
#DreamUpCH

 

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Mar
30
3:00 PM15:00

Walk This Way! Old Chapel Hill Cemetery with Preservation Chapel Hill

SUNDAY, MARCH 2O @ 3:00 PM

Old Chapel Hill Cemetery
Starts under the Cemetery Gazebo

All walking tours are $5 (sales tax included) per person and  
last approximately 60 to 90 minutes. 

Please dress appropriately for the weather and uneven ground. If it is raining
at a tour's scheduled start time, it will be cancelled. 

Reservations are not required. If you would like to schedule a tour please contact us at 919-942-7818 or info@preservationchapelhill.org.  

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Mar
24
6:30 PM18:30

Dream Up Downtown: Our Public Spaces walking tour

  • Chapel Hill Post Office/Courthouse (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

DREAM UP DOWNTOWN

Free Walking Tours of Chapel Hill & Carrboro

Join your fellow community members for a series of four walks, or ‘moving conversations’, designed to encourage discussion about, and exploration of, downtown Chapel Hill & Carrboro, based on the principles of urban activist Jane Jacobs.
This event is free and open to the public. All walks begin at 6.30pm outside the Chapel Hill Post Office/ Court House, 179 East Franklin St.

Thurs 3 / 24 / 2016 6:30 – 8:00pm
Our Public Spaces
Weds 3 / 30 / 2016 6:30 – 8:00pm
Hidden in Plain Sight
Thurs 3 / 31 / 2016 6:30 – 8:00pm
Our Public Spaces
Mon 4 / 4 / 2016 6:30 – 8:00pm
Hidden in Plain Sight
#DreamUpCH

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Mar
23
6:30 PM18:30

The Hips Role in Lower Back and Knee Pain with Chapel Hill Training

The Hips Role in Lower Back and Knee Pain

This seminar focuses on the biomechanical issues that arise at the hips and result in lower back and knee pain. Patrick McNamara will be leading a fantastic talk on how your hips may be the culprit behind your pain and the ways in which you can counteract it.

Link to more info about the event
http://www.chapelhilltraining.com/client-log-in/

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Mar
23
6:00 PM18:00

Join UNC's Program in the Humanities for the first ever Humanities Happy Hour!

Join UNC's Program in the Humanities for the first ever Humanities Happy Hour!

Wednesday March 23rd from 6:00-7:00pm at BackBar at Top of the Hill. 

This free event will feature contemporary art professor Cary Levine presenting on Art & Technology.  Free snacks and a little bit of knowledge - no need to register, just show up!

We hope to see you there! More info here: http://tinyurl.com/zaj3vuu 

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Mar
12
2:00 PM14:00

Walk This Way! Women on the Hill with Preservation Chapel Hill

SATURDAY, MARCH 12 @ 2:00 PM

Women on the Hill
Starts at the Horace Williams House

SUNDAY, MARCH 2O @ 3:00 PM

Old Chapel Hill Cemetery
Starts under the Cemetery Gazebo

All walking tours are $5 (sales tax included) per person and  
last approximately 60 to 90 minutes. 

Please dress appropriately for the weather and uneven ground. If it is raining
at a tour's scheduled start time, it will be cancelled. 

Reservations are not required. If you would like to schedule a tour please contact us at 919-942-7818 orinfo@preservationchapelhill.org.  

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Mar
11
7:00 PM19:00

Adult Spelling Bee - A UNC Humanities NightLabs Event at DSI Comedy

Adult Spelling Bee

Join UNC Program & the Humanities director Max Owre and a cast of talented comedians at DSI COMEDY for improv games, drinks, and of course plenty of spelling. We promise none of the words are made up!

All-ages are welcome. Tickets are $6.00 – purchase in advance or at the door. 

More info: http://tinyurl.com/hsd3p6h 

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