Cooking oil and grease collection
The city of Raleigh will collect unwanted grease and cooking oil through Jan. 15. Residents and places of worship can dispose of used cooking oil by placing it at the curb. The waste will be converted to biofuels. To arrange for pickup and for more information about the program, call Solid Waste Services at 919-996-3245.
The Wake Forest Police Department’s annual turkey drive is underway. Monetary donations will be accepted through Nov. 9. Donations of frozen turkeys may be dropped off at the Wake Forest Police Department from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 19, at 225 S. Taylor St., Wake Forest. Turkeys will be distributed from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 21, at the Wake Forest Community House, 133 W. Owen Ave. For information, contact Officer M.W. Sattler at 919-795-7270.
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The Wake Forest Rotary Club will host an oyster roast from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, at 525 White St., Wake Forest. Tickets are $30. For more information, call 919-621-2428 for more information.
LaunchRALEIGH will host information sessions Friday, Nov. 14, at Passage Home and Sunday, Nov. 30, at HQ Raleigh. LaunchRALEIGH offers assistance to entrepreneurs. For more information, go to www.LaunchRALEIGH.org or call 919-848-4400.
The town of Wake Forest will offer a free walking tour of its historic district at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16. The tour will start at the Wake Forest Historical Museum, 414. N. Main St. Space is limited to the first 12 participants. To register, go to www.wakeforestnc.gov/wake-forest-historic-district-walking-tours.aspx. For information, contact Michelle Michael at 919-435-9516 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Safe Kids Wake County celebration
Safe Kids Wake County will celebrate 20 years of success from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, at WakeMed’s Raleigh campus. To RSVP by Nov. 9, groups can contact Christina Carmichael at email@example.com or 919-350-8364.
Christmas Historic Home Tour
The Wake Forest Historic Preservation Commission and the Wake Forest Woman’s Club will present the Christmas Historic Home Tour from 1 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. Advance tickets are on sale for $18 online at www.wakeforestnc.gov/christmashometour.aspx and at several locations. For information, contact Michelle Michael at 919-435-9516 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Holy Yoga class
Holy Yoga Raleigh hosts a free yoga class from 6 to 7 p.m. the third Sunday of each month in the gym at First Presbyterian Church, 112 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh. Donations are accepted.
Free yoga class
The Raleigh Yoga Center offers a free yoga class from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the second Saturday of each month at 619 Oberlin Road, Raleigh. Reservations are required. For details, go to www.raleighyoga.com or call 919-856-1390.
Square dancing classes
The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department offers square dancing for youth and adults from 7 to 9 p.m. every Monday at the Wake Forest Community House, 133 W. Owen Ave., Wake Forest. The cost is $10 per month for ages 12-18 and $20 per month for adults age 19 and older. Register at wakeforestnc.recdesk.com or in person at Wake Forest Town Hall, 301 S. Brooks St.
HIPPY Home Instruction
Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters is a free home literacy program for low-income English- and Spanish-speaking families with children ages 3-5. Materials, supplies, curriculum and activities are provided. For details, call the Family Resource Center of Raleigh at 919-755-6959.
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