Midtown: Community

Daybook Aug. 24-30

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 be from 2 to 2:50 p.m., and gentle mat yoga will be 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 regular cost is $5 per session, or $50 per month. For more information, visit RaleighMartialArtsCenter.com or call 919-332-9943.

Wednesday

Dine & Discover

Capital Oaks Retirement Resort will hold a Dine & Discover information event at 9:30 a.m., noon and 6:30 p.m. at the Hilton North Raleigh/Midtown, 3415 Wake Forest Road, Raleigh. The event, which is free and open to the public, will give attendees a chance to preview the new resort. Visit CapitalOaksRetirement.com for more information.

YogaFest

A donations-requested yoga class will be held at Evolve Movement, 8470 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh, from noon to 1:30 p.m. YogaFest Raleigh will be from 6 to 7 p.m. on the 400 block of Fayetteville Street in downtown Raleigh. The event will feature free outdoor yoga for all skill levels with local teachers.

Martha Woodroof at Quail Ridge

Martha Woodroof will present “Small Blessings” at 7:30 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. Visit QuailRidgeBooks.com for more information.

Thursday

Concert series

The Glenwood Live Concert Series will continue from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Tucker Street off Glenwood South in front of Lucky B’s Bar, with a performance from the Magic Pipers Band. Visit ShopLocalRaleigh.org for more information.

Pickin’ in the Plaza

The Pickin’ in the Plaza concert series will feature bluegrass music, food, wine and beer from 5 to 10:30 p.m. in downtown Raleigh’s City Plaza. Visit PickinInThePlaza.com for more information.

Storytime at N.C. Museum of History

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

John Scalzi at Quail Ridge

John Scalzi will present “Lock In” at 7:30 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. Visit QuailRidgeBooks.com for more information.

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