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.
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 email@example.com.
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.
Annual meeting at Poe Center for Health Education
The Poe Center for Health Education will host an annual meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, September 24, at 224 Sunnybrook Road, Raleigh. The event will recognize incoming and outgoing board members as well as community members who contribute to children’s health and education in North Carolina. Jim Whitehurst, president and CEO of Red Hat, will be the keynote speaker. Tickets start at $50 and can be purchased online at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/annual-meeting-2015-tickets-16699083408. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 919-231-4006 ext. 306.
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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