Chatham Scene

News and Events Around the County

 TWO RIBBON CUTTINGS
•   The Chatham Chamber of Commerce invites and encourages the public to join us on January 25 at 11:30 a.m. to celebrate the new locations of Chatham Literacy, Chatham Habitat for Humanity and the Beauty Enrichment Center at 606 East 3rd. Street, Siler City. Refreshments will be available after the 11:30 a.m. Ribbon Cutting and up until 1 p.m.
• Join us January 28 at 11 a.m. celebrating the opening of AFE Taekwondo & Martial Arts, at 105 Siler Crossing in Siler City. After the Ribbon Cutting and up until 2 p.m. there will be refreshments and a bouncy house for children.
NEW HOPE AUDUBON SOCIETY NEWS
Bird Walk with New Hope Audubon Society Saturday, January 28 to local site. Meet at 8 a.m. in front of the Wild Bird Center in East Gate Shopping Center for a 2-3 hour bird walk. New birders and birders of all levels are welcome. Please wear long pants and sturdy shoes. Bring snack and water if you like. Heavy rain will result in cancellation. For questions, contact Bo Howes at bohowes@gmail.com.
LEAGUE of WOMEN VOTERS PRESENTS
The League of Women Voters of Orange, Durham and Chatham counties will host a presentation by Walter Salinger on Thursday February 2, from 6 to to 7:30 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Public Library, Meeting Room A.
In the face of redistricting changes, he provides an alternative view of the process and advocates for a nonpartisan redistricting plan. The program is free and open to the public with free parking available.   For more information, contact Pam Oxendine at  lwv durhampo@gmail.com.
SIERRA CLUB PRESENTATION
To slow global warming, stop building fossil fuel pipelines –  presentation Thursday, February 2 from 7-9 p.m. at C.C.C.C. (Pittsboro), Bldg 2, multi-purpose room, with an eye-witness to the Standing Rock ND protests, and more. Free with refreshments. More infor-mation at 919-929-6648.
SPREADING  HOPE, INC. ANNUAL MTG.
The Annual Meeting of Spreading Hope, Inc., a non-profit organization, will be January 18, at 5:30 p.m. at Holland Chapel Church, 360 Burgess Road, Apex.