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Calendar for May 17, 2017

09Calendar_PeckCollection_RembrandtMay 21

Join Sheldon Peck for his talk on The Art and Science of Hunting the Old Masters. Peck and his wife, Leena, donated 134 valuable Dutch and Flemish drawings to the Ackland Art Museum. The free public talk begins at 4 p.m. at the Stone Center Theatre. Peck will introduce the Peck Collection at the Ackland, where selections from the collection are currently on view.

09Calendar_GlobalWarmingMay 25

Bill Ward, aerospace engineer and molecular biologist, will present Global Warming: Where We Stand at noon at the North Carolina Botanical Garden. This Lunchbox Talk is free and open to the public, but pre-registration at  is required.

09Calendar_SarahMcKeeCome to UNC Press, 116 S. Boundary St., for a brown bag discussion at noon with Sarah McKee, senior associate director of publishing at Emory University’s Bill and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry. The center is leading a multiyear initiative at Emory to support long-form, open-access publications in the humanities in partnership with university presses.

June 3

Enjoy live music from the Legacy Motown Revue and a North Carolina seafood buffet at the Carolina Moonlight Gar09Calendar_CarolinaMoonlightGardenPartyden Party. The party begins at 6 p.m. at the North Carolina Botanical Garden. Tickets are $75 per person and may be purchased at This special event supports the garden’s mission by inspiring and advancing a sustainable relationship between people and nature. For information, call 919-962-9457.

09Calendar_CancerSurvivorsJune 10

Cancer survivor Judge Carl Fox and his wife, Julia Kemp Smith, will deliver a keynote address at the annual UNC Cancer Survivors Day at the Friday Center. The free public event, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., includes lunch, educational talks and the chance to celebrate with cancer survivors and their caregivers. Registration is required. Call 844-496-2287.

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