Midtown: Community

Daybook Aug. 20-26

Wednesday

YogaFest

A donations-requested yoga class will be from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Evolve Movement, 8470 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh. YogaFest will be from 6 to 7 p.m. in the City Plaza on the 400 block of Fayetteville Street in downtown Raleigh. The event is appropriate for people of all skill levels.

Fall bash at Quail Ridge

Quail Ridge Books & Music will hold a fall bash at 7 p.m. at 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. Events will feature book suggestions from the staff, wine and cheese, giveaways and more. At 7:30 p.m., Beth Macy will present “Factory Man,” a story of how one furniture maker stayed local and helped save an American town. Visit QuailRidgeBooks.com for more information.

Child seat safety checks

From 10 a.m. to noon, Wake Human Services will offer child seat safety checks at Cameron Village Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. Call 919-856-6710 for more information.

Thursday

Events at Quail Ridge

Ann B. Ross will present “Etta Mae’s Worst Bad-Luck Day” at noon at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. At 7:30 p.m., The 19th Street Band, a trio from Washington, D.C., will perform cuts from its new CD, “Live From the Hamilton.” Visit QuailRidgeBooks.com for more information.

Storytime at N.C. Museum of History

From 10 to 10:30 a.m., Storytime in the Gallery will feature a guided tour of one of the galleries. Ages 3 and up with adult. The museum is located at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-807-7992.

Friday

Free yoga class

A free yoga class will be from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Ladies Fitness & Wellness, 700 Exposition Place, Raleigh. Call 919-845-9200 to register.

Jenny Milchman at Quail Ridge

Jenny Milchman will present “Ruin Falls” at 7:40 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. Visit QuailRidgeBooks.com for more information.

Saturday

Flapjack fundraiser

A flapjack fundraiser will be from 8 to 10 a.m. at Applebee’s at 3625 Hillsborough St., Raleigh. Proceeds will benefit students’ fair share accounts. 18 Karat will perform. Tickets are $7. Email SRMHSchoralbooster@gmail.com for more information.

Live jazz with Jim Ferris Trio

Enjoy live jazz with the Jim Ferris Trio from 7 to 10 p.m. at The Oakz, 510 Glenwood Ave., Suite 010, Raleigh. The event is free.

Sunday

Free yoga class

A free yoga class will be held at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. Stress reduction with chair yoga will run from 2 to 2:50 p.m., and gentle mat yoga will run from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Call 919-870-4000 to register.

Memories and Scenes at Quail Ridge

Publisher Scott Davis will present “Memories and Scenes: Shtetl, Childhood, Writers” by Jacob Dinezon at 3 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. Visit QuailRidgeBooks.com for more information.

Monday

Jon Scieszka at Quail Ridge

Jon Scieszka will present “Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor” at 7 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. Visit QuailRidgeBooks.com for more information.

Tuesday

Ace Atkins at Quail Ridge

Ace Atkins will present “The Forsaken” at 7:30 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. Visit QuailRidgeBooks.com for more information.

Shiwa Dojo

Shiwa Dojo hosts weekly mixed martial arts classes Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at 818 N. West St., Raleigh. Interested parties are invited to try a few free classes. The cost thereafter is $5 per session, or $50 per month. For more information visit RaleighMartialArtsCenter.com or call 919-332-9943.

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