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What to Do & See Downtown This Week!

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Parking is always FREE on Sundays in downtown! 
Artist Talk at FRANK
Thursday, January 30 at 6 pm: Featuring Nerys Levy who will present her lastest body of work - Snowdonia: The Welsh Heartland.  
Science Cafe at Back Bar
Wednesday, February 5: Carolina Science Cafe, is a FREE monthly educational program for adults, offering a behind-the-scenes look at cutting-edge research. You don't need to register ... just show up! Hear Dr. Rebecca Fry talk about her research on toxic metals in the environment and the effects they can have on vulnerable populations.  

Wedding Cake Tastings 
Sunday, February 9: Good wedding should always be tasteful! And it begins and ends with the cake from Sugarland! Sign up for a 30 minute appointment. They'll have six slices of tasty cake and answer all your burning confectionary questions. RSVP.
Sale at Johnny T-shirt 
Over 75 newly marked-down items, so shop now and save! Items include Nike Classic basketball shorts, Trainer V-neck pullovers, Carolina Fever hats, Nike replica jerseys, and much more! 
New Exhibits & Reception at Ackland
Friday, January 31, 6:30 pm to 8 pm: America Seen and "The New Found Land"; This spring, art from the collections of two UNC alumni come together at the Ackland to provide fascinating views of America. 
Opening Reception at LIGHT 
Friday, January 31, 6 pm to 9 pm: BlackWhiteBlue; featuring recent work by: Katherine Armacost * Eleanor Annand * Béatrice Coron * Peg Gignoux Haand * Roger Haile, and many more. Located in Greenbridge.  
Ready for the winter to be over? Bring some color back into your days and head to bevello, at 142 East Franklin Street, for new spring arrivals!  
Carolina Brewery 19th Anniversary
Celebrate with the Carolina Brewery crew Wednesday, February 5 -Friday, Feburay 8 with special Brew Crew Anniversary Ale Tasting, logo pint glass giveawary, 3-course anniversary special dinner. Visit  for details.  
Super Bowl Bash for a Cause
Join R&R Grill and Kidzu Children's Museum for a Super Bowl Buffet and watch the game on Sunday, Feruary 2 at 6 pm. The buffet includs sliders, pulled pork, ribs, bratwurst, and more! $15 adults/ $8 kids. Portion of proceeds benefit Kidzu.  
$30 Off Coupon at Chapel Hill Tire 
Chapel Hill Tire and Car Care Centers does everything your dealership does and more. From simple oil changes to comprehensive 30K, 60K, 90K mile + maintenance, to hybrid service and battery replacement, trained ASE-certified technicians use the latest high tech equipment to work on your vehicle.  For your convenience they offer appointments and free shuttle service. Click here to print your $30 OFF coupon for 1st Time Customers Coupon.  
Private Lives at PlayMakers
Divorced lovers land in adjacent honeymoon suites on a glorious evening on the Riviera igniting a timeless battle of the sexes. A comic masterpiece and the epitome of glamour and whip-smart wit. Sophisticated, urbane and as hilariously catty as they come. Running January 22 - February 9. for ticket and time information. 
PTA Thrift Shop's Birthday Bash
Friday, January 31, from 7 pm to 10 pm: This event is not only loads of fun, but it's a fabulous way to show your support for a local organization as well. Held at the Top of the Hill Great Room the theme is- DECADES PARTY! So don't forget to wear your dancing shoes and come dressed from your favorite decade (1950s to present). Enjoy live music, dancing, and great food! Tickets are $50 per person, $80 per couple and can be purchased online at
Superbowl Sunday at Fitzgerald's
Sunday, February 2 at 6 pm: Join Fitzgerald's to watch the NFL Superbowl Sunda They'll have the game on 30 flat screen TVs with game sound! All you can eat wings and Coors Light draft special for $20 during the game. You can also order from the Game Day Menu! 
2013 Tax Season is Upon Us!
Again this year, Compass Center will be providing FREE Volunteer Income Tax Assistance for low to moderate income individuals and families. Volunteer preparers are trained and certified by the IRS.
Appointments will be offered each Monday, February 3- April 14 at our Henderson Street office location. We will begin scheduling mid-January. For more information please email
or call 919-968-4610.  
Ackland Film Forum at Varsity
Tuesday, February 6 at 7 pm: Now Showing: Duck Soup -The Ackland Film Forum is a collaboration between the Ackland Art Museum and numerous departments at UNC highlighting different aspects of the art of cinema and showcasing the aesthetic power of film.  For film descriptions and more information, 
CHDP Logo 2011
The Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership works to bring the resources of the Town, University and downtown community together to maintain, enhance and promote downtown as the social, cultural, and spiritual center of Chapel Hill through economic development. Contact Meg McGurk at 919-967-9440 or