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All events are held in the worship room of the meeting house at 404 Alexander Avenue unless otherwise stated.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS: MARCH & APRIL

MARCH

21 (Wed) 1:00-3:00pm Busy Hands craft group meeting. Little meetinghouse, entire building.

23 (Fri) 9:00 - 11:00am Experiment With Light meeting. Little meetinghouse, entire building.

23 (Fri) 6:00 - 9:30pm American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) Community, Equality & Justice Committee meeting (day 1 of 3). Little meetinghouse, entire building.

24 (Sat) 8:30 - 11:30am Spring Clean-up at DFM. Yard/playground; little meetinghouse, entire building; big meetinghouse, ground floor only.

24 (Sat) 9:00am - 9:30pm American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) Community, Equality & Justice Committee meeting (day 2 of 3). Big meetinghouse, entire main floor.

25 (Sun) 8:30am - 1:00pm American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) Community, Equality & Justice Committee meeting (day 3 of 3). Big meetinghouse, multi-purpose room.

25 (Sun) 11:45am - 1:00pm FORUM (Adult Ed.): [subject to be announced]. Big meetinghouse, worship room.

27 (Tue) 7:00 - 9:00pm Finance Committee meeting. Big meetinghouse, worship room.

30 - Apr 1 (Fri - Sun) Piedmont Friends Fellowship & Piedmont Friends Yearly Meeting annual meeting (days 1&2 of 3). (off-campus) Carolina Friends School.

31 (Sat) 4:00pm DEADLINE: Food for shelter supper, delivered to little meetinghouse kitchen.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS: APRIL & EARLY MAY

APRIL

1 (Sun) 8:15 - 9:50am Youth Ministries Committee meeting. Little meetinghouse, north room.

1 Sun) 10:00 - 11:00am Junior Meeting for Business. Little meetinghouse, entire building.

1 (Sun) 11:20 - 11:40am Introduction to Durham Friends Meeting: Questions & Answers. Meetinghouse, worship room.

2 (Mon) 9:30 - 11:30am ad hoc Handbook Committee meeting. Little meetinghouse, south room.

2 (Mon) 7:00 - 9:00pm Grounds & Facilities Committee meeting. Big meetinghouse, worship room.

3 (Tue) 9:00-11:00am Children's Ministries Committee meeting. Little meetinghouse, north room.

3 (Tue) 6:45 - 8:15pm Earthcare Witness Committee meeting. (off-campus) In the home of a member.

4 (Wed) 1:00 - 3:00pm Busy Hands Craft Group. Historic meetinghouse, entire building.

4 (Wed) 7:00 - 9:00pm Experiment With Light meeting. Little meetinghouse, entire building.

8 (Sun) 8:45 - 9:45am New Member Welcoming Breakfast, for all Friends (sponsored by Care & Support Committee). Big meetinghouse, fellowship room & kitchen.

8 (Sun) 11:45am - 2:00pm Meeting for Business. Big meetinghouse, worship room.

12 (Thu) 7:15 - 9:00pm Communications Committee meeting. Little meetinghouse, south room.

13 (Fri) 5:30pm-12midnight Southern Appalachian Young Friends Retreat (SAYF). Big & little meetinghouses, entire buildings &yard playground.

14 (Sat) 12midnight - 12midnight Southern Appalachian Young Friends Retreat (SAYF). Big & little meetinghouses, entire buildings & yard/play ground, [except for 8:30am-12noon, big mtg, main floor].

15 (Sun) 12midnight - 8:30am - - big meetinghouse, entire building 12midnight - 11:00am - - little meetinghouse, entire building. Writing epistles. 12midnight - 9:30am - - yard/playground Southern Appalachian Young Friends Retreat (SAYF).

15 (Sun) 11:45am - 1:30pm Care & Support Committee meeting. Little meetinghouse, south room.

15 (Sun) 11:45am - 1:00pm Book FORUM: "Innocent: A Spirit of Resilience", presented by author, Kevin McLaughlin & co-author (present on Skype). Big meetinghouse, worship room.

17 (Tue) 7:00 - 8:30pm End-of-Life Concerns Group meeting. Big meetinghouse, residence room.

18 (Wed) 1:00-3:00pm Busy Hands craft group meeting. Little meetinghouse, entire building.

21 (Sat) 10:00am - 1:30pm Dementia Inclusive Workshop, presentation followed by informal discussion & fellowship. All Friends in Durham, Chapel Hill & Hillsborough are invited to participate. Big meetinghouse, worship room & fellowship room.

22 (Sun) DEADLINE for April newsletter submissions. E-mail articles & announcements to [email protected]. Telephone calendar events to Gail at 919-361-2210 or email [email protected] , before this date, if possible.

22 (Sun) 22 (Sun) 11:45 - 1:00pm FORUM (Adult Ed.): [subject to be announced]. Big meetinghouse, worship room.

22 (Sun) 4:30 - 8:30pm QUAIL Program for 7th & 8th graders, session 3 of 3. Little meetinghouse, entire building.

22 (Sun) 5:00 - 9:00pm Earth Day DFM Picnic (rain or shine). Good weather: Eno River [exact location to be announced]; In case of rain: big meetinghouse, fellowship room.

24 (Tue) 7:00 - 9:00pm Finance Committee meeting. Big meetinghouse, worship room.

27 (Fri) 9:00 - 11:00am Experiment With Light meeting. Little meetinghouse, entire building.

28 (Sat) 9:00am - 3pm Interim Body meeting of NC Yearly Meeting - Conservative. Morning discussion: Racial Justice; Lunch provided; Afternoon: Meeting for Business. (off-campus) St. Paul's in the Pines Episcopal Church, Fayetteville, NC.

29 (Sun) 11:45am - 1:00pm FORUM: "Voluntary Stopping of Eating & Drinking (VSED): Medical, Ethical & Legal Issues", two facilitators: (1) a retired geriatrician & former medical director of a nursing home; (2) a retired attorney & former counsel to a pharmaceutical company. (Sponsored by the End-of-Life Group for all Friends to attend). Big meetinghouse, worship room.

MAY

1 (Tue) 9:00 - 11:00am Children's Ministries Committee meeting. Little meetinghouse, north room.

1 (Tue) 6:45 - 8:15pm Earthcare Witness Committee meeting. (off-campus) In the home of a member.

2 (Wed) 1:00 - 3:00pm Busy Hands Craft Group. Little meetinghouse, entire building.

2 (Wed) 7:00 - 9:00pm Experiment With Light meeting. Little meetinghouse, entire building.

4 (Fri) 6:30 - 8:30pm FORUM: "Crossing the Branches of Quakerism" with traveling minister, Chuck Schobert, from Friends World Committee for Consultation. Big meetinghouse, worship room, fellowship room & kitchen.

6 (Sun) 8:15 - 9:50am Youth Ministries Committee meeting. Little meetinghouse, north room.

6 (Sun) 10:00 - 11:00am Junior Meeting for Business. Little meetinghouse, entire building.

6 (Sun) 11:20 - 11:40am Introduction to Durham Friends Meeting: Questions & Answers. Big meetinghouse, worship room.

6 (Sun) 11:20am - 12:30pm Baby Welcoming: Singing to the babies, signing the certificate, & eating cake. (Sponsored by Care & Support). Big meetinghouse, worship & fellowship rooms.

7 (Mon) 9:30 - 11:30am ad hoc Handbook Committee meeting. Little meetinghouse, south room.

7 (Mon) 7:00 - 9:00pm Grounds & Facilities Committee meeting. Big meetinghouse, worship room.

 

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