Square dancing classes
The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will offer Modern Western 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.
‘Choose Our Transit’
Wake Forest will host a meeting to discuss future transit options for Wake County at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, at Town Hall, 301 S. Brooks St. Options could include rapid rail, commuter rail and buses. For more information about the Wake County Transit Strategy, visit waketransit.com.
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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 email@example.com.
Town hall meeting
Raleigh City Councilman Wayne Maiorano, who represents District A, will host a town hall meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, at the Anne Gordon Center for Active Adults, 1901 Spring Forest Road in Millbrook Exchange Park. All Raleigh residents are welcome.
Made in the USA Car Show
The 26th Annual Piedmont Classic Chevy Club Made In The USA Car Show will be Saturday, May 23, at Lake Wheeler Park, 6404 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh. The show is open to U.S.-made cars and trucks from 1990 and earlier. Registration, which costs $20, will be from 8 a.m. to noon. Proceeds will benefit Hilltop Home, which serves children with disabilities. For details, go to http://piedmontccc.org/ or call Les Shelton at 919- 812-1971.
Local author B. L. Culbreath will sign copies of his book “The Inlet: On a Course With Destiny” at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 28, at Euro Cafe, 2101 S. Main St., Wake Forest. Copies of the book are for sale at the Storyteller’s Book Store in downtown Wake Forest. For more information, go to blculbreath.wix.com/home.
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.
BikeSafe Rider Skills Day
The Wake Forest Police Department will host a free BikeSafe Rider Skills Day at 8:45 a.m. Friday, June 5, at 225 S. Taylor St. Motorcyclists can attend the course, which includes classroom discussion, advice and a riding skills assessment.
Advance registration is required, and space is limited to 10 people. To register, go to www.wakeforestnc.gov/motorcycle-patrol-unit.aspx and click on the “Register Online” icon. For details, contact Lt. Trent Coleman at 919-554-6150 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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