Garden Walk at Bedford
The first Garden Walk at Bedford will be from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 2, at 10630 Bedfordtown Drive, Raleigh. More than 20 private gardens will be on display. Tickets are $20 each and must be purchased in advance at bedfordgardenwalk.com. The Tea at Bedford Abbey is a separately ticketed event, limited to 64 seats, and will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Bedford neighborhood clubhouse. Tickets to both events are $35.
Mad Hatter’s Tea Party
The Wake Forest Garden Club will hold its annual Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, Garden Market and Garden Tour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 9, at the Wake Forest Historical Museum, 414 N. Main St. Tea will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tickets can be purchased in advance from any club member or at The Cotton Company. Tea and tour tickets are $25 in advance and $30 the day of the event. Tea-only or tour-only tickets are $15 in advance and $20 the day of the event. For more information, go to wfgardenclub.org, email email@example.com or call Debbie at 919-210-3487.
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The Rolesville Police Department will host a bicycle rodeo from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 9, at Rolesville Middle School, 4700 Burlington Mills Road. Participants can bring bicycles and tricycles. The event will feature an obstacle course, helmet fittings, free helmets while supplies last and safety information. For details, call 919-556-7226.
Pizza and Pooches fundraiser
Canine Assistants – Noah’s Team of Raleigh will host a Pizza and Pooches fundraiser from 5 to 10 p.m. Tuesday, May 12, at Milton’s Pizza and Pasta, 8853 Six Forks Road, Raleigh. A portion of the proceeds from dine-in and take-out orders will help sponsor a service dog for someone on the wait list. Patrons should mention Canine Assistants to their server.
Dialogue and Friendship Dinner
The Divan Center will hold its 2015 Dialogue and Friendship Dinner at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 16, at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library at N.C. State University, 1070 Partners Way, Raleigh. Money raised from the dinner will be used for a humanitarian project. Tickets are $35. Table sponsorships are available for $200 for a table of seven. RSVP by May 14. For questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Golf tournament fundraiser
The Woodrow Wilson Chapter #1 of the Disabled American Veterans will host a golf tournament fundraiser Monday, June 1, at River Ridge Golf Club, 3224 Auburn Knightdale Road, Raleigh. Tee time is 1 p.m. For more information, contact Mike Floyd at 919-363-4856.
Wake Forest Charity Car Show
The third annual Wake Forest Charity Car Show will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 20, in historic downtown Wake Forest. The free event, presented by Wake Forest Downtown, showcases classic and antique automobiles, including custom, muscle, sports, pony, classics, street rods and custom trucks. There will be live music, food trucks, a Model T assembly demonstration, door prizes and a raffle. All proceeds will benefit local organizations, including the Wake Forest Boys & Girls Club, Purple Heart Foundation of North Carolina and Miracle League of the Triangle.
Car registration will begin at 8 a.m. at the intersection of South White and Elm streets. A $20 entry fee is required. For details, go to www.WakeForestDowntown.com.
Pet a Pony Day
The eighth annual Pet a Pony Day will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 24, at the Gov. James B. Hunt Jr. Horse Complex, 4601 Trinity Road, Raleigh. Children of all ages can pet ponies, learn about horse health and watch show jumping and a farrier at work. Admission and parking are free. For details, go to www.nchja.com.
An Electric Run will be at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18, at the N.C. State Fairgrounds. For tickets and details, go to electricrun.com/raleigh-durham.
HIPPY Home Instruction
Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) 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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