Bob Hall, executive director of Democracy for North Carolina, will talk about “The Implications of Current Laws” at the League of Women Voters’ Timely Topics meeting at noon Friday, Sept. 19, at the NCSU University Club, 4200 Hillsborough St., Raleigh. Lunch reservations cost $16 per person. Visit LWVWake.org to make reservations and for more information. Reservation deadline is Sept. 15.
Genealogical Society meeting
The Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, at Olivia Raney Local History Library, 4016 Carya Drive, Raleigh. Attendees are invited to share genealogical experiences, ideas for future presentations and discuss other aspects of the society.
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A Better Me
Energy Moments will sponsor “A Better Me: Healthy, Happy, Empowered” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at Launch Ministries, 4724-128 Hargrove Road, Raleigh. The forum is a one-day event for women, providing concrete strategies to improve your life.
Marbles BIG IDEA
Marbles Kids Museum will hold its BIG IDEA forum and luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, at 201 E. Hargett St., Raleigh. The forum invites local business and community leaders to gather and share inspiration and ideas. Visit MarblesKidsMuseum.org/BigIdea for more information.
Enloe 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.
The celebration 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 music to highlight an evening of socializing with old friends. Contact Suzanne Schiller Barvir at email@example.com or Bruce Washburn at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Genealogical Society meeting
The Wake County Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, at the Page Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary. The meeting will be a joint session with the Durham-Orange Genealogical Society with the subject of “Calling in the Big Guns – When to Hire a Professional Genealogist, How They Can Help and What to Expect.”
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.
•4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14:
Bluegrass in the Garden will feature Grits and Soul, with Anna Kline and John Looney, in the Fletcher Garden outside the museum.
•10 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 18 and 25:
Storytime in the Gallery will feature a staff-led tour of a museum gallery and a history-related story.
•1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27:
Saturdays in the Garden features an informal tour of the “History of the Harvest” exhibit along Bicentennial Plaza, led by the museum’s garden staff. Tours begin at the information desk in the lobby.
•2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28:
Sounds of Stagville will feature an afternoon with vocalist Yolanda Hall, who has performed internationally and provided the soundtrack for the exhibit “Stagville: Black & White.” The exhibit’s photographer, Dr. Brenda Scott, will be present as well.