Music in the Library
Catrrine Ponall will present Native-American Style Wooden Flutes from 2 to 3 p.m. at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh.
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Children in kindergarten and older can practice their reading skills with certified therapy dogs from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh.
Corn Grinding Demonstrations and Costumed Tours
Yates Mill will go back in time to 1863. Costumed interpreters will show how to grind corn into meal during half-hour tours from 1 to 4 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 younger than 6. Tickets are available at the mill.
Good Neighbor Day
The Wake Forest Human Relations Council will sponsor the 10th annual Good Neighbor Day, a free family-friendly event, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Holding Park, 133 W. Owen Ave. The event aims to bring together people from all walks of life for food, fun and entertainment.
Sensory Fun Days
The Flaherty Park Community Center will host free open play time for children with special needs in the indoor gym facility from 3 to 5 p.m. at 1226 N. White St., Wake Forest. The event is for children ages 18 months to 13 years and their families. A parent or caretaker must accompany each child.
As part of Peace Week, the movie “Selma” will be shown at 6:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall of Western Boulevard Presbyterian Church, 4900 Kaplan Drive, Raleigh.
More than 60 historic military vehicles will travel through Wake Forest during the late afternoon. Conducted by the Military Vehicle Preservation Association, the HMV convoy will commemorate the 95th anniversary of a cross-country U.S. Army operation along the Bankhead Highway. For more information, visit www.mvpa.org or email Dan McCluskey at email@example.com.
Heartland Hospice will host a service to remember loved ones at 2 p.m. at Wake Forest United Methodist Church, 905 S. Main St., Wake Forest. Cloth will be collected for the 2015 Memorial Quilt. For details and to register, call the Heartland Hospice bereavement coordinator at 919-877-9959.
Fiesta de la Paz
The Costa Rican Association of North Carolina will host the Fiesta de la Paz from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Lake Wheeler Park, 6404 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh. The event will feature live music, Costa Rican food, giant puppets, dancing and more.
Tour of Artists
The Wake Forest Guild of Artists will present the 20th annual Tour of Artists from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Galleries and art studios in Wake Forest will be open, and artists will give demonstrations and talk about their work. The event is free, and tickets are not required. For details, go to www.wakeforestguild.com or contact Beth Massey at 919-562-1688 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Holy Yoga Raleigh hosts a yoga class from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Mondays at Grace Community Church, 6561 Meridian Drive, Raleigh. Donations are accepted. For details, email email@example.com.
You Call This Yoga will host a drop-in yoga class for all skills sets from noon to 1:15 p.m. at Ladies Fitness & Wellness, 6516 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh. A minimum $5 donation is requested.
The group will also host a free drop-in chair-based yoga class from 6 to 6:50 p.m. at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. Participants should bring two towels. A gentle mat yoga class will be at the library from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Introduction to Entrepreneurship
Anyone who is considering becoming a small-business owner can attend a seminar to learn what it takes, what challenges and pitfalls can be expected and what proven steps can be taken to increase chances of success from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh.
Kevin Henkes will present the picture book “Waiting” at 7 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. The event is for children ages 4 to 8.
Wednesdays on Glenwood
The Glenwood South neighborhood features live music, local artists, and food and drinks from 5 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays.
Downtown Farmers Market
The Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays in City Plaza on Fayetteville Street.
An instructor from Wake Tech Community College will help qualified participants organize a job search, prepare resumes and cover letters, identify job leads, complete applications and prepare for interviews from 9:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. For details, contact Wake Tech at 919-532-5696.
Representatives from the Service Corps of Retired Executives will offer free and confidential counseling to new and existing business owners 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.
Carolina Puppet Theatre will present “The Three Bears” at 11 a.m. at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest. The show is geared to children ages 3 to 7. Tickets are $5 per person and can be purchased online, at the box office or at the door the day of the show.
You Call This Yoga will host a free chair-based yoga class for people with multiple sclerosis or neuromuscular and joint disorders from 10 to 11 a.m. at Crabtree Chiropractic Center, 4517 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh. To register, email Howie@youcallthisyoga.org.
Meet the Artists: International Artisans
Participants can learn about the artisans whose work is sold at Ten Thousand Villages, a fair trade craft store, from noon to 1 p.m. at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. Registration is not required.
You Call This Yoga will host a free yoga class for the core from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. at Ladies Fitness & Wellness, 6516 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh. To register, call 919-845-9200.
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.
Midtown Farmers’ Market
The Midtown Farmers’ Market is open from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday at The Commons at North Hills.
Meet the Artists: International Artisans
Participants can learn about the artisans whose work is sold at Ten Thousand Villages, a fair trade craft store, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. Registration is not required.
Holy Yoga Raleigh hosts a yoga class from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. Saturdays at Grace Community Church, 6561 Meridian Drive, Raleigh. Donations are accepted. For details, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
National Public Lands Day
In support of National Public Lands Day, the Wake Forest Greenways Advisory Board will host a Day of Service at various greenways in town. To sign up, go to www.signupgenius.com/go/10C094EAFAF2F4-public.
Family Fishing Fun
Historic Yates Mill County Park will provide cane poles, tackle and bait for fishing from 9 to 10 a.m. at 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh. The cost is $5 per family or $3 per person. Pre-reigstration is required.
Saturday at the Old Mill Tours
Historic Yates Mill County Park will offer half-hour tours of the mill from 1 to 3 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.
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