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.
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.
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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.
The Friends of Oberlin Village will host a pig pickin’ at Historic Oberlin Cemetery from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 23. The event is open to the public and will feature food, live music, cake walks and a raffle. Dinner costs $10. Proceeds will go toward a survey of the graves and the purchase of a road marker that celebrates the achievements of historic Oberlin Village. Oberlin Cemetery is behind the InterAct building at 1014 Oberlin Road, Raleigh.
Community Memorial Day Service
The Heartland Hospice Memorial Fund will sponsor a Community Memorial Day Service at noon Monday, May 25, at Raleigh Memorial Park, 7501 Glenwood Ave. There will be refreshments and a balloon release. For details, contact Kristin Lassiter at 919-877-9959.
Memorial Day Wreath-Laying Ceremony
The Tar Heel Detachment #733 of Marine Corps League will host a wreath-laying ceremony at 11:30 a.m. Monday, May 25, at the State Capitol, 1 E. Edenton St., Raleigh.
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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