Zebulon Parks & Recreation
Zebulon Parks & Recreation hosts events for the whole family for having fun and staying fit. Visit TownOfZebulon.org for more information.
Swimming pool membership drive
The Zebulon Swimming Pool Association at 309 W. Glenn St. is holding a membership drive for the summer of 2014. The pool offers half-summer and full summer memberships. Email email@example.com for more information.
Knightdale Parks & Recreation will host a Daddy-Daughter Dance Friday, June 13, at the Knightdale Recreation Center, 102 Lawson Ridge Road. Visit Knightdalenc.gov for more information.
Rex Blood Drive
Rex Blood Drive will take place from 8 a.m. to noon June 14, at Knightdale Station, 826 N. First Ave., Knightdale. Signup forms are at www.mysignup.com/kprd. For more information, call 919-217-2234.
Special Blessings fundraiser
A Hawaiian Hoedown fundraiser will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 14, at Knightdale Parks and Recreation, 102 Lawson Ridge Road, Knightdale. The event will include food, games, vendors and live music from Nashville performer Jimmy Lovelace. The event will benefit Special Blessings, a 501c3 non-profit organization that serves children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families. Visit SpecialBlessingsNC.net.
High School Credential Program
Wake Tech Community College will hold High School Credential Program (formely GED Program) informational sessions at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 18, and 6 p.m. Thursday, June 19. Only one session must be attended. Sessions will last 45 minutes and will take place at the Eastern Wake Education Center, 519 Industrial Drive, Zebulon.
Camp I Can
Camp I Can will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 16 through July 10, at Todd’s Recreation Center, 1300 Mack Todd Road, Zebulon. The camp is designed to promote character building traits and academic readiness among low-income youth in eastern Wake County. The weekly fee is $30 per student. Call Teresa Wooten at 919-671-1168 for more information. Sponsors are also being sought.
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.
Horseback riding camp
Kindred Spirits Summer Camp features horseback riding, games and crafts. The camp runs from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 23-27, July 7-11 and August 4-8 at Kindred Spirits Farm, 4647 Massey Road, Zebulon. Visit kindredspiritsfarmnc.com for more information.
The Wake County Public School System will offer the following classes at Knightdale High through its Lifelong Learning Program. For more information, call 919-431-7593 or visit wcpss.net/adult-edu. Knightdale High is located at 100 Bryan Chalk Lane, Knightdale.
Wendell Parks & Recreation will host summer camps at the Wendell Community Center, 601 W. Third St., Wendell. Visit townofwendell.com for more information.Fine Arts Camp: Preschool Art Camp: Middle School Fine Arts Camp: Raleigh Little Theater: Mad Science of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill: Camp Choices: Morehead Planetarium Summer Science Camp:
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East Wake Senior Center events
The East Wake Senior Center offers fitness and line dance classes, crafts, sewing classes, and more for the active senior. 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.
Extended Hands of N.C. is a community-based resource and referral agency in Wendell seeking volunteers to answer telephones, schedule appointments and assist the public in the office. Email HandsOfExtension@hotmail.com for more information.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or Janice Squires at 919-365-0921 or email@example.com.
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.
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.
Abrakadoodle, for ages 20 months to 12 years old, meets Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings. at the Knightdale Recreation Center, 101 Lawson Ridge Road, Knightdale. Twoosy (20 months to 3 years old) will be offered from 9-9:45 a.m. Saturday and 4-4:45 p.m. Tuesday. Mini-Doodler (3 and a half to 5 years old) will be offered from 10-10:45 a.m. Saturday and 4-4:45 p.m. Thursday. Doodler (5 and a half to 12 years old) will be offered from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday. Twoosy and Mini-Doodler classes are $54 per session, and Doodler classes are $58. For more information, call 919-217-2236.
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.