Community Notes, July 30
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The Forest Storytelling Festival will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Bruce Washburn at email@example.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.
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 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6: History Corner: Play Ball! will explore baseball and similar historic games for children ages 6-9 with adult. $1 to register.
• 11:15 to 12:15 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6: 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.
• 10 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, 14, 21 and 28: Storyime in the Gallery will feature a guided tour of one of the galleries. Ages 3 and up with adult.
• Noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9: Artist Susan Brabeau will be working in the 1920s drugstore exhibit. Drop in and see what she is working on.
• Noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9: 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.
• 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9: 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.
• 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.
• 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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