Community Notes, Aug. 3

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Carolina Classics

Carolina Classics at the Capital, a family-friendly car show by GEICO, will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17., at the Raleigh Convention Center, 500 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children 7 to 12, and free for children 6 and under. $2 discounts for seniors and active or retired military. Visit ClassicsAtTheCapital.com for more information.

High school reunion

Members of the first class to graduate from Enloe High School will hold their 50th Reunion from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at the North Raleigh Hilton, 3415 Wake Forest Road, Raleigh.

Celebration of the reunion will begin with a tour of Enloe and a presentation of a plaque bearing the names of all 165 graduates to Enloe’s principal, Scott Lyons.

Dress is casual. A DJ will provide soft background music to highlight an evening of socializing with old friends. Contact Suzanne Schiller Barvir at ssbarvir@icloud.com or Bruce Washburn at gwings1946@gmail.com for more information.

North Regional Library events

North Regional Library hosts events each month. Unless otherwise noted, the sessions are free. North Regional Library is located at 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. For more information, call 919-870-4000.

•  10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Aug. 5: Join the Wake County Sheriff's Office as they create photo IDs for your children. Drop in any time during the two hour window for this free service.
•  4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12: Kindergarteners through 5th graders can learn about frogs in “The Frog Chorus” with Blue Jay Point County Park staff.
•  10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16: Take a SAT/ACT preparation test with Kaplan Test Prep. Get a feel for the questions and experience exam-like conditions before taking the real test.

Cameron Village Library events

Cameron Village Library hosts events each month. Unless otherwise noted, the sessions are free. Cameron Village Library is located at 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-856-6710.

•  10 a.m. to noon Monday, Aug. 11: Join the Wake County Sheriff's Office as they create photo IDs for your children. Drop in any time during the two hour window for this free service.
•  1:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 11: Kindergarteners through 5th graders can learn about markets from Raleigh to worldwide with “Going to Market.”
•  10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13: Take a SAT/ACT preparation test with Kaplan Test Prep. Get a feel for the questions and experience exam-like conditions before taking the real test.
•  10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Aug. 20: Wake Human Services will offer child seat safety checks. This is a drive-through event with no reservation needed.

Museum of History events

The North Carolina Museum of History hosts educational events year-round for all ages. The museum is located at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-807-7992.

•  10 to 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12: Time for Tots will explore how children and adults dressed in colonial times. Ages 3-5 with adult, $1 to register.
•  Noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13: History á la Carte will feature Lindsey A. Lambert, executive director of the N.C. Pottery Center in Seagrove. Lambert will talk about the role of the center in sharing one of the state’s most enduring traditions and then discuss N.C.’s face jug tradition and its origins.
•  10 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, 21 and 28: Storyime in the Gallery will feature a guided tour of one of the galleries. Ages 3 and up with adult.
•  1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16: Join the museum’s garden staff for an informal tour of the “History of the Harvest” exhibit along Bicentennial Plaza.

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