See Spot Read
Children can practice their reading skills with certified therapy dogs from 2 t o 3 p.m. at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh.
Spotlight On: World War II
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Library goers can explore history with fiction and nonfiction books featuring stories of World War II from 3 to 4 p.m. at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. Registration is not required.
Six Sundays in Spring Outdoor Concert Series
Jeanne Jolly will perform at 5 p.m. at the E. Carroll Joyner Park amphitheater, 701 Harris Road, Wake Forest. The concert is free.
Mill Heritage and Local History Tour
Participants can take a tour of the mill from 2 to 3 p.m. at Historic Yates Mill County Park, 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh. The cost is $5 per adult, $4 per senior age 60 and older, $3 per child age 7 to 16 and free for children 6 and younger. Pre-registration is encouraged.
Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church will host a festival of hymns and organ music at 7:30 p.m. at 2723 Clark Ave., Raleigh. Proceeds from the concert, which is open to the public, will go to Lutheran World Relief to help victims of the earthquake in Nepal.
Memorial Day Wreath-Laying Ceremony
The Tar Heel Detachment #733 of the Marine Corps League will host a wreath-laying ceremony at 11:30 a.m. at the State Capitol, 1 E. Edenton St., Raleigh.
Community Memorial Day Service
The Heartland Hospice Memorial Fund will sponsor a Community Memorial Day Service at noon 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 Celebration
Hope Baptist Church will host the annual Celebrate Memorial Day event from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. 3721 Quarry Road, Wake Forest. The free event will feature barbecue, military vehicle rides, live music, a children’s obstacle course, parades and more. For details, go to celebratememorialday.com.
Family Wildlife Series
Participants can learn what trees need to grow and how to identify common trees by their spring foliage at 9:30 a.m. at Blue Jay Point County Park, 3200 Pleasant Union Church Road, Raleigh. The cost is $3 per person or $5 per family. To register, go to www.wakegov.com/parks/bluejay.
Raleigh author Lee Mims will present “Saving Cecil: A Cleo Cooper Mystery” at 7 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh.
Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market
The Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at City Plaza on Fayetteville Street.
Wake Tech Job-Search Assistance
A Wake Tech Community College instructor will help qualified participants organize a job search, prepare resumes and cover letters, identify job leads, complete applications and prepare for interviews from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. For details, call Wake Tech at 919-532-5696.
Free Business Counseling
Representatives from the Service Corps of Retired Executives will offer free and confidential counseling to new and existing business owners by appointment from 4 to 7 p.m. at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. To make an appointment, call SCORE at 919-856-4739.
Free Yoga Class
You Call This Yoga will host a free chair-based yoga class for people with multiple sclerosis and neuromuscular and joint disorders at 10 a.m. at Crabtree Chiropractic Center, 4517 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh. To register, email Howie@youcallthisyoga.org.
J. Peder Zane will present “Off the Books: On Literature and Culture” at 7 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh.
Mat Yoga: Beginners
North Regional Library will host a yoga class for all levels from 9:10 to 10:40 a.m. at 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. Registration is requested.
Chair Yoga: Sit, Stretch, Smile
North Regional Library will host a chair-based yoga class from 10:45 to 11:35 a.m. at 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh.
Local author B. L. Culbreath will sign copies of his book “The Inlet: On a Course With Destiny” at 6 p.m. 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.
Resume and Job-Search Assistance
An employment professional will help participants organize a job search, prepare resumes and cover letters, identify job leads, complete applications and prepare for interviews from 9:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh.
A. Brad Schwartz will present “Broadcast Hysteria: Orson Welles’s War of the Worlds and the Art of Fake News” at 7 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh.
Cinema at the Centre
The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre will continue its series in which participants watch and discuss films at 7 p.m. at 405 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest.
PNC Downtown Raleigh Movie Series
The movie “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” will be shown outside at sundown on City Plaza in the 400 block of Fayetteville Street. Bring blankets and lawn chairs, but no coolers. A DJ will play music before the movie starts.
Find it! Apps for Health
Participants can learn about mobile apps that can help in a journey toward better health from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh.
Free Yoga Class
You Call This Yoga will host a free yoga class for the core from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Ladies Fitness & Wellness, 6516 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh.
Wake Forest Farmers’ Market
The Wake Forest Farmers’ Market is open from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday at the Renaissance Plaza, 405 S. Brooks St. For details, go to WakeForestFarmersMarket.org.
Raleigh Flea Market
The Raleigh Flea Market is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday at the N.C. State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh.
Cary author Lindsay Eyre will present “The Best Friend Battle” at 2 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. The event is geared to children ages 7 to 10.
Advanced WILD: Amphibians
The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission will present a learning adventure about Piedmont amphibians from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Blue Jay Point County Park, 3200 Pleasant Union Church Road, Raleigh. Pre-registration is required. For details, call 919-870-4330 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturdays at the Old Mill Tours
Historic Yates Mill County Park will host half-hour tours starting at 1 p.m. at 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh. The cost is $5 per adult, $4 per senior age 60 and older, $3 per child age 7 to 16 and free for children 6 and younger. Pre-registration is encouraged. Tickets are available inside the park’s visitor center.
Tea with an Artist
The Franklin County Arts Council will host an afternoon tea with featured artist Jackie Dove-Miller from 3 to 5 p.m. at 22 S. Main St., Franklinton. Dove-Miller will exhibit her photography and read from her latest book of poems. The public is invited to the free event. For more information, call 919-497-6910.
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