Midtown: Community

Daybook Oct. 8-14

Wednesday

History á la Carte at N.C. Museum of History

From noon to 1 p.m., History á la Carte will explore an important but often overlooked portion of North Carolina. Doug Porter Jr., historic site manager for the city of Raleigh, will talk about Surry County and the N.C. foothills. Beverages will be provided. 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 focus on adaptive yoga for all skill sets.

Thursday

Storytime 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. 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. Gentle mat yoga will be held from 9:10 to 10:30 a.m., and stress reduction with chair yoga (bring two towels) will be from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. Call 919-870-4000 to register.

E. C. Hanes at Quail Ridge

E. C. Hanes will present “Billy Bowater,” a novel based on real events in North Carolina, at 7:30 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. The story follows a N.C. man who must find his moral compass among Washington’s political power players.

Friday

Starring North Carolina

At 6 p.m. at the N.C. Museum of History, the “Starring North Carolina!” film series celebrates films of N.C. on the second Friday of each month. Speakers will introduce “Maximum Overdrive” in Daniels Auditorium. MPAA rating: R-L, V. The museum is located at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-807-7992.

Saturday

Walk for autism

The Triangle Run/Walk for Autism will begin at 9 a.m. in Moore Square in downtown Raleigh. The annual event, which includes a 5K that is part of the Second Empire Grand-Prix Series, a 1-mile run/walk and a resource fair for families, raises money for the Autism Society of North Carolina. Registration is available at trianglerunwalkforautism.com or at the race starting at 7 a.m.

Pottery history at N.C. Museum of History

From noon to 3 p.m., hear some N.C. pottery history and craft a clay “face” of your own in Make It, Take It: Face Jugs. The museum is located at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-807-7992.

Flapjack fundraiser

Leesville Road High School Football Families will host a flapjack fundraiser from 7:30 to 10 a.m. at the Applebee’s at 8701 Brier Creek Parkway, Raleigh. Tickets are $7 and can be purchased at the door or by calling 919-332-8290.

Raleigh Yoga

Raleigh Yoga Center offers a free community class the second Saturday of each month from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Raleigh Yoga Center, 619 Oberlin Road, Raleigh. Reservation is required. For more information and to email your reservation visit www.raleighyoga.com.

Real estate seminar

The Amy Bonis mortgage team will present a free seminar covering the fundamentals of residential real estate from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at 900 Ridgefield Drive, suite 90, Raleigh. Visit amybonis.com for more information.

Sunday

Music at N.C. Museum of History

At 3 p.m., Music of the Carolinas will present Sara Grey and Kieron Means performing folk songs and melodies from across America and Great Britain. The museum is located at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-807-7992.

Tuesday

Genealogical Society meeting

The Wake County Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. at the Page Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary. The meeting will be a joint session with the Durham-Orange Genealogical Society with the subject of “Calling in the Big Guns – When to Hire a Professional Genealogist, How They Can Help and What to Expect.”

Christian Women’s Connection

The Raleigh Christian Women’s Connection will meet at the N.C. State University Club, 4200 Hillsborough St., Raleigh. Katie Davenport will present jewelry from Kate’s Treasures, and Linda Wright will speak on “Triumph Over Tragedy.” Lunch costs $16, and a free nursery is available. Reservations must be made by Oct. 10. Call 919-337-8003.

Time for Tots at N.C. Museum of History

From 10 to 10:45 a.m., learn about instruments in string-band music with Time for Tots, and make some music of your own at home with a homemade paint-stirrer and paper-plate banjo. Ages 3-5 with adult. $3 per child, $1 for museum members. The museum is located at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-807-7992.

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