2030 Comprehensive Plan
Raleigh’s planning department will host several meetings on proposed changes to the 2030 Comprehensive Plan, which helps guide development. Residents will have a chance to offer feedback. Meetings will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. as follows:
▪ Monday, May 2: Brier Creek Community Center
▪ Thursday, May 5: Millbrook Exchange Community Center
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Transit plan public meeting
A public information session on the proposed Wake County transit plan will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, May 9, at the Wake County Northern Regional Center, Room 163, 350 E. Holding St., Wake Forest. GoTriangle and the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization will host the forum. The full plan can be found at www.waketransit.com/.
The Rolesville Police Department is accepting applications for the annual weeklong free summer camps to educate children on the importance of saying no to alcohol and drugs. The camps, for ages 9 to 12, will be June 20-24 and July 25-29 at Rolesville High School. Applications can be picked up at the police station at 204 Southtown Circle; they must be received by May 16.
Flag-raising committee seeks names
The Wake Forest Memorial Flag-Raising Committee is seeking names of deceased veterans who may be honored during monthly flag-raising ceremonies from April through October. To be eligible, veterans must have joined active duty in Wake Forest, died in Wake Forest or served as a member of a Wake Forest veterans’ organization. Contact Pete Lambert at 919-529-3018 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, go to www.wakeforestnc.gov/memorial-flag-raising-ceremony.aspx or contact Bill Crabtree at 919-435-9421 or email@example.com.
Tea party and art market
The Wake Forest Garden Club will host its Mad Hatters Tea Party & Art Market from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at the Wake Forest Historical Museum, 414 N. Main St., Wake Forest. Tickets are $15 each and are available at the Cotton Company and Wake Forest Chamber of Commerce. For more information, contact Debbie Ludas at firstname.lastname@example.org or 910-210-3487, or go to www. wfgardenclub.org.
Transit plan public hearing
A public hearing on the proposed Wake County transit plan will begin at 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, at the Raleigh Convention Center, Room 402, 500 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh. Residents will get a chance to comment on the plan. Comments can also be emailed to email@example.com. GoTriangle and the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization are hosting the event.
919 Music Fest
A benefit for the American Red Cross, in recognition of local first responders, will be from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, May 22, at 8051 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh. For vendor information or to become a sponsor or volunteer, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 919-864-7300.
Parent guidance workshops
The Lucy Daniels Center will host a series of free parent guidance workshops from 9:30 to 11 a.m. the first Thursday of each month through June 16. Sessions will take place at the Lucy Daniels Center, 9003 Weston Parkway, Cary. Registration is not required. For more information, email email@example.com or call 919-677-1400.
Taoist Tai Chi Society open house
The Taoist Tai Chi Society will host an open house from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at 5218 Hollyridge Drive, Raleigh. For more information, call 919-787-9600 or go to www.taoist.org/usa/locations/raleigh/.
Holy Yoga class
Holy Yoga Raleigh hosts a free yoga class from 6 to 7 p.m. the third Sunday of each month in the gym at First Presbyterian Church, 112 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh. Donations are accepted.
Free yoga class
The Raleigh Yoga Center offers a free yoga class from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the second Saturday of each month at 619 Oberlin Road, Raleigh. Reservations are required. For details, go to www.raleighyoga.com or call 919-856-1390.
Square dancing classes
The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department offers 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.
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.
Annual Dirty Dogs Pet Extravaganza
The Annual Dirty Dogs Pet Extravaganza is partnering with the town of Wake Forest to host an event Sept. 24-25. For more information, contact Vanessa Davis at 919-453-0765 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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