Midtown: Community

Daybook Sept. 28 - Oct. 4

Carolina Basset Hound Rescue will hold a dog wash from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Unleashed pet store, 2460 Wycliff Road, Raleigh.
Carolina Basset Hound Rescue will hold a dog wash from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Unleashed pet store, 2460 Wycliff Road, Raleigh. CAROLINA BASSET HOUND RESCUE

Sunday

Stagville at N.C. Museum of History

From 2 to 4 p.m., Sounds of Stagville will feature an afternoon with vocalist Yolanda Hall, who has performed internationally and provided the soundtrack for the exhibit “Stagville: Black & White.” The exhibit’s photographer, Dr. Brenda Scott, will be present as well. The museum is located at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-807-7992.

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.

Night out at Quail Ridge

Quail Ridge Books & Music will host a musical night out with Tony and Gary Williamson at 3 p.m. at 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. Visit QuailRidgeBooks.com for more information.

How We Fought and Came Back Home

The Wake Forest Historical Association will present a forum featuring local men who fought in World War II from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Wake Forest Historical Museum, 450 N. Main St., Wake Forest. The panel will be made up of Herman Choplin, Billy and Bobby Montague, Elrie Walton and Willis H. Winston.

Tuesday

Brains and Bodies

Advocates for Health in Action will host a free Brains and Bodies program from 10 to 11 a.m. and 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the YMCA of the Triangle, 801 Corporate Center Drive #290, Raleigh. Visit AdvocatesForHealthInAction.org for more information.

Tim and Denise Duffy at Quail Ridge

Tim and Denise Duffy will present “We Are the Music Makers: Preserving the Soul of America’s Music” at 7:30 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. Visit QuailRidgeBooks.com for more information.

Wednesday

Marbles BIG IDEA

Marbles Kids Museum will hold its BIG IDEA forum and luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at 201 E. Hargett St., Raleigh. The forum invites local business and community leaders to gather and share inspiration and ideas. Visit MarblesKidsMuseum.org/BigIdea for more information.

Events at N.C. Museum of History

From 10 to 11 a.m., find out fair history and join in a competition with History Corner. Ages 6-9 with adult, $3 per child or $1 for museum members. And from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., join History Hunters to learn about fairs and how they shaped our state. $3 per child or $1 for museum members. Then, from 5 to 7 p.m., hear the original members of Raleigh-based The New Deal String Band as they reunite for a special concert. The museum is located at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-807-7992.

Yoga class

A donations-requested yoga class will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Evolve Movement, 8470 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh. The session will feature adaptive yoga for all skill sets.

Jason Mott at Quail Ridge

Jason Mott will present “The Wonder of All Things” at 7:30 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. Visit QuailRidgeBooks.com for more information.

Thursday

‘Slave Voices’ lecture

Joel Lane Museum House will present a lecture on “Was I Born for This? North Carolina Slave Voices” at 7 p.m. at 160 S. Saint Mary’s St., Raleigh. Admission is $10 for members of the Joel Lane Historical Society and $15 for non-members. For more information, visit JoelLane.org.

Events at N.C. Museum of History

From 10 to 10:30 a.m., Storytime in the Gallery will feature a staff-led tour of a museum gallery and a history-related story. And from 5 to 7 p.m., bring your instrument and your love of bluegrass for a jam session with PineCone, the Piedmont Council of Traditional Music. The museum is located at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-807-7992.

Leanne Ely at Quail Ridge

Leanna Ely will present “Part-Time Paleo: How to Go Paleo Without Going Crazy” at 7:30 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. Visit QuailRidgeBooks.com for more information.

Friday

Free yoga class

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

Kami Garcia at Quail Ridge

Kami Garcia will present “Unmarked,” the second novel in her “The Legion” series, at 7 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. Visit QuailRidgeBooks.com for more information.

Saturday

Genealogy fair

Joel Lane Museum House will present a genealogy fair with keynote speaker Diane Richard at 10:30 a.m. at 160 S. Saint Mary’s St., Raleigh. Admission is $11 for members of the Joel Lane Historical Society and $16 for non-members. For more information, visit JoelLane.org.

Marching band showcase

The Heart of Carolina marching band showcase will be at Wakefield High School, 2200 Wakefield Pines Drive, Raleigh. The event will feature area marching bands performing with music, dance and dramatic showmanship. Tickets can be purchased the day of the event at the entrance to the stadium for $10, or $7 for senior citizens and children ages 5-10, and free for children 4 and younger. Visit WakefieldHSBand.org or more information.

College-bound workshop

St. Paul AME Church will present its annual College Bound Workshop from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 402 W. Edenton St., Raleigh. This free workshop includes lunch and will teach parents and students how to navigate the college application and financial aid processes. Call 919-832-2709 to register.

Fall carnival

The Autism Society of N.C. will host a fall carnival from 6 to 8 p.m. at Wesley Memorial UMC, 714 E. Whitaker Mill Road, Raleigh. Attractions include pizza, a slide and bouncy house, photo booth, crafts, games and more. The event is free. RSVP at WakeCountyAutismSociety.org.

Dog wash

Carolina Basset Hound Rescue will hold a dog wash from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Unleashed pet store, 2460 Wycliff Road, Raleigh. Call 919-708-4247 for more information.

‘Wayfaring Strangers’ at Quail Ridge

Hosts of NPR’s “The Thistle and Shamrock,” Fiona Ritchie and Doug Orr will present “Wayfaring Strangers: The Musical Voyage from Scotland and Ulster to Appalachia” at 3 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. Visit QuailRidgeBooks.com for more information.

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