In response to a recent rabies incident in Wendell, Neuse River Vetrinary Hospital is providing a $7 rabies clinic from 10 a.m. to noon, during the week through March 15. Neuse River Vet Hospital is at 2961 Wendell Blvd., Wendell.
Literary tutors needed
The Literary Council of Wake County (LCWC) needs tutors to help residents improve their reading and writing skills and English-speaking skills. All tutors are volunteers and are asked to commit to hour-and-a-half sessions twice a week for at least six consecutive months. Tutors are required to complete a LCWC Tutor Training Workshop before they begin. Workshops are 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. March 10 and 12. For more information, visit www.WakeLiteracy.org or call 919-787-5559.
Parents’ Night Out
Knightdale Town Hall will host a movie night with CiCi’s Pizza, popcorn and a feature presentation from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Friday, March 21, at the Harper Park Building, 209 Main St., Knightdale. The program is open to children from Kindergarten through grade 8, for $18 per child. Call 919-217-2234 for details. Registration is required.
Professional development seminars
Food & Facts is the Knightdale Chamber of Commerce’s new line of professional development sessions. The program is designed to provide owners with pertinent, bite-sized educational information. Sessions are led by local business owners on a variety of topics. Food & Facts is open to members and nonmembers alike, and advance registration is required at www.KnightdaleChamber.org. Events are held at the Chamber, 207 Main St., Knightdale.11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 11: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 18:
Knightdale Chamber events
The Knightdale Chamber of Commerce will hold several events throughout the month. Call 919-266-4603 or visit KnightdaleChamber.org for more information.11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 12: 8 to 9 a.m. Friday, March 28:
Visit Baltimore April 7-9 with Zebulon Parks & Recreation. Travel by train from Rocky Mount, two nights stay Spring Hill Suites in Inner Harbor. Activities include a trolley tour, National Aquarium visit, two dinners and two breakfasts, and exploration of the city. Cost is $425 per person (based on double occupancy). Call Zebulon Community Center at 919-823-0432 for information.
Raleigh Little Theatre and Knightdale Parks & Recreation will offer the next Eastern Wake County Theatre class at Knightdale Recreation Center, 102 Lawson Ridge Road. Classes will run from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays from March 11 through May 6. The cost is $35, and registrations can be made at Knightdale Town Hall, 950 Steeple Square Court. Call 919-217-2236.
The American Red Cross is offering lifeguarding classes by Barnanne Creech. Applicants must be 15 or older, be able to swim 300 yards continuously and complete various other aquatic tasks. Upon completion of the program, participants will receive a life guarding certificate and first aid certificate valid for two years, as well as a CPR for the Professional Rescuer certificate. Those interested in registering should call 919-269-2057 by April 6.
Wake County Human Services and the Family Resource Center will provide free income tax preparation and filing at the Eastern Regional Center, 1002 Dogwood Drive, Zebulon, Wednesdays and Fridays from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. until April 11. For more information, visit www.WakeTax.org.
Easter egg hunt
Knightdale Parks & Recreation will host its annual Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. April 12, at Knightdale Station, 810 N. First Ave., Knightdale. The hunt will begin at 11 a.m and will be held for ages 0-3, 4-5, and 6-8. Visit knightdalenc.gov.
The FRES Safety Patrol’s Bicycle Rodeo will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 12, at Forestville Road Elementary School, 100 Lawson Ridge Road, Knightdale. All school children are invited to bring their bikes for bicycle checking, helmet fitting and riding an eight-station manned course. Refreshments, face painting and a raffle will be available. Call 919-266-8487 for more information.
4-H camp week
Wake County 4-H offers youth ages 8-14 the opportunity to camp at Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Center in Reidsville, N.C. June 22-27 and experience traditional camp activities such as swimming, archery, horseback riding, canoeing, outdoor living skills and more. Older campers in the Adventurer group learn outdoor living skills and the Trekker group goes on an overnight canoe and rock-climbing trip. For more information, visit go.ncsu.edu/WakeCamps.
The class of 1974 of Vaiden Whitley High School will hold a reunion Saturday, May 17. Email LightingHid@hotmail.com for more information.
The Knightdale Farmer’s Market is currently seeking vendors to participate in the 2014 Farmer’s Market, which opens May 17. Call 919-217-2234.
Relay For Life events9 a.m. Saturday, March 15: Saturday, March 22: 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, March 22: 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, March 22: firstname.lastname@example.org
East Wake Senior Center events
The East Wake Senior Center will host several events in the coming weeks. The center is located at 323 Lake Drive, Wendell. Call 919-365-4248 for more information.
East Regional Library events
East Regional Library at 946 Steeple Square Court, Knightdale, has an extensive list of activities for the whole family. Find a complete list of events at www.wakegov.com/libraries or call 919-217-5300.
East Regional Library is seeking adult volunteers to help care for the library. Two-hour morning, afternoon, evening and weekend shifts are available.
Artists interested in having their artwork on display in the library may apply to show their artwork in the library’s main reading room for one month. Call Bob Morrill or Brandy Hamilton at 919-217-5301.
East Wake Education Foundation
The East Wake Education Foundation hosts recurring events throughout the year. For a complete list, visit www.EastWakeEducationFoundation.org. Events are held at the East Wake Education Foundation Family & Child Resource Center, 16 E. Fourth St., Wendell.
Ready to Learn classes
The Eastern Region Ready to Learn program offers free classes at Knightdale Parks and Recreation, 950 Steeple Square Court, Knightdale. All classes require parent participation. For more information, contact Shelia Dodd at 919-365-2606 or email@example.com, or Janice Squires at 919-365-0921 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Zebulon Community Library events
Zebulon Community Library, 1000 Dogwood Drive, hosts several ongoing events. For information, visit wakegov.com/libraries/locations or call 919-404-3610.
Wendell Community Library events
Wendell Community Library holds events for children in kindergarten through fifth grade on Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m. 207 S. Hollybrook Road, Wendell. Call 919-365-2600 for more information.
The 5 County Beekeepers Association meets at 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at the Bennett Bunn Plantation, 1915 Old Bunn Road, Zebulon. The group welcomes new members. For more information, visit www.5cba.org or call Bryon Way at 919-295-0245.