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Community Events Calendar


    December 2, 2016 - December 4, 2016

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  2. Elf Fair - Shop and Dine Carrboro

    December 3, 2016, All Day @ Downtown Carrboro

    Come experience local crafters at the ArtsCenter for the annual Elf Fair. Shop and Dine Carrboro!

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  3. Duke Health 5K Benefiting Positive Impact for Kids

    December 4, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:15 PM @ Chapel Hill's Southern Community Park

    The Chapel Hill Police Department is partnering with Carrboro High’s 17-year-old Leanne Joyce, president and founder of 501(c)(3) Positive Impact for Kids. Walk, run or volunteer and join us for music, food and fun! KIDS 12 AND UNDER: Chase the Chief - a 1 mile fun run. With a 1 minute head start, kids race to beat Chief Blue to the finish line! Proceeds benefit Duke Children’s and UNC Children’s Hospitals.

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  4. Poets Open Mic

    December 6, 2016, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Open Eye Cafe

    Join Carrboro Recreation and Parks Department and Open Eye Café the first Tuesday of each month for 'Poets Open Mic Night'. This is a night where poets can engage with others and share the power and diversity of poetry. This event is staged to provide the venue for people to celebrate, to share, and to encourage the writing, reading, and listening of poetry. For information on this program please call (919) 918-7364.

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  5. Salute to Community Heroes

    December 8, 2016, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ University Place (formerly University Mall) located at 201 S. Estes Dr.

    At the 2016 event, the Chamber will recognize: •Carrboro Police Officer of the Year: Sergeant David Deshaies •UNC Public Safety Employee of the Year: Sergeant Keith Ellington •Chapel Hill Police Officer of the Year: Officer Mark North •Orange County Emergency Services Employees of the Year: Field Training Officer James Johnson and Logistics Manager Alton Matthews •Orange County Sheriff Employee of the Year: Sergeant Chad Riley •Chapel Hill Firefighter of the Year: Lieutenant Jeffrey Ryan •Carrboro Firefighter of the Year: Relief Driver/Department Chaplain Steve Jordan The Chamber will also present the following awards: •Citizen of the Year: Maggie West, Community Empowerment Fund •Jim Gibson Volunteer of the Year: Cresha Cianciolo, Community Home Trust •Town and Gown Award Recipient: Dina Rousset, Launch Chapel Hill •Irene Briggaman Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient: Mae McLendon, Inter-Faith Council for Social Service

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  6. Carrboro Holiday Tree Lighting and Childrens Chorus

    December 9, 2016, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Carrboro Town Hall

    Join the Carrboro Board of Aldermen for the annual holiday tree lighting and children's chorus. Hear children from Carrboro Elementary and McDougle Elementary sing holiday tunes!

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  7. Carrboro/Chapel Hill Holiday Parade

    December 10, 2016, All Day

    Annual holiday parade begins on Franklin Street and ends on West Main Street in Carrboro at Carrboro Town Hall.

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  8. Kids Author Reading and Book Signing

    December 10, 2016, 3:00 PM

    Mark Riddle’s debut book is a charming surprise that is a little scary and more than a little deep, Margarash is about a young boy and a monster who realize that despite appearances, they need each other. Meeting Room A.

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  9. Steel String Sessions with Texoma

    December 11, 2016, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Steel String Brewery

    As part of the monthly Steel String Sessions concert series presented by Guitartown and Steel String Brewery, Texoma will be performing some select favorites as well as serving up a few surprise treats in celebration of the holiday season. FREE, though tips are appreciated for our performing artists. Sunday, December 11th 4 - 6 pm Steel String Brewery Carrboro, North Carolina COMING SOON Stray Local - Sunday, January 8th Temperance League - Sunday, February 12th Hearts and Daggers - Sunday, March 12th Jess Klein - Sunday, April 9th

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  10. Meet the Author: Bill Ferris

    December 15, 2016, 4:00 PM

    As a professor of history at UNC and author of ten published books, William Ferris is well known as a folklorist and scholar. His newest book, The South in Color: A Visual Journal, uses decades of photography to reveal the details of life in the South.

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  11. Coffee with a Cop

    December 16, 2016, 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Johnny's Gone Fishing

    Come and join us for Coffee with a Cop at Johnny's Gone Fishing. No scripts, no speeches, just coffee and conversation.

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Town Meetings Calendar

  1. Board of Aldermen Meeting - Regular Meeting (Public Comment Allowed)

    December 6, 2016, 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM @ Board Room

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  2. Arts Committee Meeting

    December 12, 2016, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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  3. Youth Advisory Board Meeting

    December 14, 2016, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Town Hall

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  4. Economic Sustainability Commission Meeting

    December 14, 2016, 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

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  5. Appearance Commission

    December 15, 2016, 7:30 PM @ Town Hall

    The Appearance Commission: Initiates, promotes, and assists in the implementation of programs for general community beautification within the town's planning jurisdiction Seeks to coordinate the activities of individuals, agencies, organizations and groups, public and private, whose plans, activities and programs bear upon the appearance of the town and its environs Directs the attention of the mayor and the board of aldermen to ways in which the town government may take direct action affecting the appearance of the town and its environs Makes recommendations upon any permit or other item referred to the commission by the board of aldermen, planning board, board of adjustment, or administrator Appoints subcommittees (consisting of commission members) or advisory groups (consisting of commission members, persons who are not non commission members or any combination thereof) to advise and assist the commission in carrying out its duties Takes any other action authorized by this cha

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  6. Planning Board

    December 15, 2016, 7:30 PM @ Town Hall

    The Planning Board: Makes studies and recommends to the Board of Aldermen plans, goals and objectives relating to the growth, development and redevelopment of the Town and the surrounding extra-territorial planning area Develops and recommends to the Board of Aldermen policies, ordinances, administrative procedures and other means for carrying out plans in a coordinated and efficient manner Makes recommendations to the Board of Aldermen concerning proposed conditional use permits and proposed zoning map changes Performs any other duties assigned by the Board of Aldermen

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  7. Transportation Advisory Board

    December 15, 2016, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Town Hall

    The TAB shall conduct studies and advise and make recommendations to the Board of Aldermen concerning all matters relating to the transportation within the Town of Carrboro and the surrounding area, including, but not limited to: The need for the construction, operation, relocation, or improvement of streets, sidewalks, and bikeways The establishment and improvement of alternative methods of mass transportation The TAB shall report to the Board of Aldermen as requested by the board and shall undertake such studies or perform such duties as the board may request from time to time.

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  8. Northern Transition Area Advisory Committee

    December 19, 2016, 7:30 PM @ Town Hall, Rm. 100

    The committee shall: Review zoning amendment requests and special and conditional use permit applications for developments within the Northern Transition Area and make recommendations on the same to the board of adjustment or board of aldermen, respectively. Use the studies above as the basis of its development of, and recommendations for, additional policies, objectives, goals, plans, ordinances, and administrative actions that will preserve and enhance that special character, and relate to its growth. Develop and recommend to the Board of Aldermen policies, ordinances, administrative procedures and other means for carrying out plans in an efficient and coordinated manner. Track and review other studies and plans that will have an impact on the Northern Study Area - including those of the Chapel Hill Town Council, The Orange County Board of County Commissioners and their appointed committees - and give feedback to the originating governing body. Meet annually with the Carrboro Pl

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  9. Board of Adjustment Meeting

    December 21, 2016, 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

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