Take Five Triangle events to add to your daybook

Five events to add to your daybook

January 18, 2013 

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr

Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., May 9, 1963.


King day good deed

Help disadvantaged children read a good book. Through Monday, bring gently used children’s books to Quail Ridge Books to go to Raleigh-area schools and organizations.

3522 Wade Ave.; www.quailridgebooks.com; 919-828-7912.

Opening doors

Cary is marking the 50th anniversary of the desegregation of Cary High School Saturday. There will be a video presentation and a discussion, along with children’s activities and a musical tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.

3 p.m.; Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave.; www.townofcary.org; 919-469-4301.

Battery operated

At the Car Drift Racing Event Saturday, kids, 10 and up, can sign up for five-minute rides with remote control cars.

Free; noon to 4 p.m.; Ho-b Max, Northgate Mall, 1058 W. Club Blvd., Durham, space #516.

A long journey

The Wake Union Baptist Church’s 223-year history gets explored during a presentation Sunday, with hymns, music, video and stories.

3 p.m.; Wake Forest Historical Museum, 414 N. Main St.,919-556-2911; www.wakeforestmuseum.org

Ride ‘em cowboy

See Justin Rumford, the 2012 Barrelman of the Year, aka top ‘rodeo clown’, at the World Toughest Rodeo Saturday. Plus witness American style bull fighting.

$18- $75; 7:30 p.m.; PNC Arena, 1400 Edwards Mill Road, Raleigh; www.thepncarena.com

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