Midtown: Community

August 5, 2014

Daybook Aug. 6-12

From 10 to 11 a.m., History Corner: Play Ball! will explore baseball and similar historic games for children ages 6-9 with adult. $1 to register. From 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., History Hunters: The Boys – and Girls – of Summer will explore how leisure activities have changed.

Wednesday

Events at N.C. Museum of History

From 10 to 11 a.m., History Corner: Play Ball! will explore baseball and similar historic games for children ages 6-9 with adult. $1 to register. From 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., History Hunters: The Boys – and Girls – of Summer will explore how leisure activities have changed over the last century. Ages 10-13, $1 to register. The museum is located at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-807-7992.

Yoga class

A donations-requested yoga class will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Evolve Movement, 8470 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh. The session will focus on adaptive yoga for all skill sets.

Thursday

Storytime at N.C. Museum of History

From 10 to 10:30 a.m., Storyime in the Gallery will feature a guided tour of one of the galleries. Ages 3 and up with adult. The museum is located at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-807-7992.

Kevin McAteer at Quail Ridge

Kevin McAteer will present “Daddy, Cam You Make Me Pancakes?” at 7:30 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. Visit QuailRidgeBooks.com for more information.

Saturday

Storytelling festival

The Forest Storytelling Festival will be held at 10 a.m. at Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St., Wake Fores and Storytellers Bookstore, 158 S. White St., Wake Forest. Events will include storytelling workshops and concerts for children and adults, as well as open mic events. Visit WakeForestNC.gov for more information.

Events at N.C. Museum of History

From noon to 3 p.m., Artist Susan Brabeau will be working in the 1920s drugstore exhibit. During the same time, join a scavenger hunt through the 1920s drugstore gallery in Make It, Take It: Gallery Hunt. Look for toys and games on the shelves, along with the candy counter filled with jelly beans, candy corn, peppermint sticks and more. And at 2 p.m., Dr. Karl Campbell, author of “Senator Sam Ervin Last of the Founding Fathers,” will moderate a panel discussion and Q&A session on Sam Ervin and his relation to the Watergate scandal. The museum is located at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-807-7992.

Sunday

Free yoga class

A free yoga class featuring yoga for the core will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at Ladies Fitness & Wellness, 700 Exposition Place, Raleigh. Call 919-845-9200 to register.

Monday

Free child photo IDs

Join the Wake County Sheriff’s Office from 10 a.m. to noon at Cameron Village Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh, to get free photo ID cards made for your children. Call 919-856-6710 for more information.

Events at Cameron Village Library

From 10 a.m. to noon, 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. And at 1:30 p.m., kindergarteners through 5th graders can learn about markets from Raleigh to worldwide with “Going to Market.” Cameron Village Library is located at 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-856-6710.

Tuesday

Time for Tots at N.C. Museum of History

From 10 to 10:45 a.m., Time for Tots will explore how children and adults dressed in colonial times. Ages 3-5 with adult, $1 to register. The museum is located at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-807-7992.

The Frog Chorus at North Regional Library

At 4:30 p.m., kindergarteners through 5th graders can learn about frogs in “The Frog Chorus” with Blue Jay Point County Park staff. North Regional Library is located at 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. For more information, call 919-870-4000.

Bull City Summer at Quail Ridge

Guest artists and contributors to “Bull City Summer,” a documentary on minor league baseball teams, will present their work at 7:30 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. Visit QuailRidgeBooks.com for more information.

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