Midtown: Community

Daybook Nov. 16-22

Sunday

Chris Meekins at North Regional Library

Chris Meekins will discuss “Three Times a Traitor: The Curious Story of Mayor Isaiah Respess” at 1:30 p.m. at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. For details, call 919-870-4000.

Free yoga class

You Call This Yoga will host a free yoga class from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at Ladies Fitness & Wellness, 700 Exposition Place, Raleigh. Call 919-845-9200 to register.

Monday

Marketing seminar at North Regional Library

Marketing expert Jeanne Frazer will provide examples of free or minimal-cost tactics to help give a new business a boost with “Getting the Most Bang for Your Marketing Buck” at 2 p.m. at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. For details, call 919-870-4000.

Free yoga class

You Call This Yoga will host a free yoga class at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. Stress reduction with chair yoga (bring two towels) will be from 6 to 6:50 p.m., and gentle mat yoga will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Call 919-870-4000 to register.

Tuesday

Cash flow seminar at North Regional Library

Cash Flow & Business Credit for Small Businesses will teach participants good cash management practices at 6:30 p.m. at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. For details, call 919-870-4000.

Time for Tots at N.C. Museum of History

Time for Tots will take place from 10 to 11 a.m. at the N.C. Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. The program will let children ages 3-5 (with adult) learn about the lives of North Carolina’s first inhabitants by handling objects, listening to stories and making a paper turtle rattle to take home. $3 per child, $1 for museum members.

Susie Wilde at Quail Ridge

Children’s book reviewer Susie Wilde will present her choices for the best in children’s and young adult literature this year with “Wild Awards Live!” at 7 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. For details, go to QuailRidgeBooks.com.

Wednesday

Events at North Regional Library

• Talkin’ Books! will give participants an opportunity to discuss and recommend their favorite titles from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. For details, call 919-870-4000.



• Sonya Coulson Rock, local metalsmith at Metamorphosis Metals, will present her art at Meet the Artist from 6 to 7:30 p.m at 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. For details, call 919-870-4000.



Yoga class

You Call This Yoga will host a donations-requested adaptive yoga class from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Evolve Movement, 8470 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh. For details, go to YouCallThisYoga.org.

Moira Crone at Quail Ridge

Moira Crone will present “The Ice Garden” and Lee Smith will present “Guests on Earth” at 7:30 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. For details, go to QuailRidgeBooks.com.

Thursday

There’s a Book for That at North Regional Library

There’s a Book for That will introduce participants to Civil War history and novels from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. For details, call 919-870-4000.

Storytime at the N.C. Museum of History

Storytime in the Gallery will feature a free staff-led tour of a museum gallery from 10 to 10:30 a.m. at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. The tour will feature a Native-American themed story or legend in honor of American Indian Heritage Month. For details, go to NCMuseumOfHistory.org.

Front Porch Stories at Sola Coffee

Sola Coffee will host live storytellers with Front Porch Stories from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 7705 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh. For details, go to SolaCoffee.com.

Garth Stein at Quail Ridge

Garth Stein will present “A Sudden Light” at 7:30 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. For details, go to QuailRidgeBooks.com.

Friday

Barbecue plate sale

The Raleigh Elks Lodge #735 will host a take-out chicken barbecue plate fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 5538 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh. Plates include half a chicken, boiled red potatoes, green beans and a roll for $8.

Events at N.C. Museum of History

The museum will hold a film premiere of “First Language – The Race to Save Cherokee” at 7 p.m. at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. The showing will be followed by a discussion with the filmmakers and Walt Wolfram, co-author of “Talkin’ Tar Heel” and NCSU linguistics professor. Cost is $5. For details, call 919-807-7979.

Timely Topics

The League of Women Voters will host Timely Topics at noon in the fellowship hall of Ridge Road Baptist Church, 2011 Ridge Road, Raleigh. Jane R. Wettach, clinical professor of law and director of Children’s Law Clinic at Duke University School of Law, will talk about the “school-to-prison pipeline.” For details, go to LWVWake.org.

Quilling at North Regional Library

Craft It will teach quilling, the art of rolling narrow strips of paper to make a design, at 2 p.m. at 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. For details, call 919-870-4000.

Matt Bednarsky at Sola Coffee

Matt Bednarsky will perform from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Sola Coffe, 7705 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh. For details, go to SolaCoffee.com.

Peter Turchi at Quail Ridge

Peter Turchi will present “A Muse and a Maze: Writing as Puzzle, Mystery, and Magic” at 7:30 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. For details, go to QuailRidgeBooks.com.

Saturday

Diana Chamberlain at North Regional Library

Diana Chamberlain will discuss her novels, writing style and characters at 2:30 p.m. at 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. For details, call 919-870-4000.

American Indian Heritage celebration

The N.C. Museum of History will host the 19th annual American Indian Heritage Celebration from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. The event will feature attractions for all ages, including food, crafts, history lessons, demonstrations, games and more. For details, go to NCMOH-Programs.com.

Wake Forest Farmers’ Market

The Wake Forest Farmers’ Market is open from 10 a.m. to noon every Saturday at the Renaissance Plaza, 405 S. Brooks St. For details, go to WakeForestFarmersMarket.org.

Raleigh Flea Market

The Raleigh Flea Market is open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday at the N.C. State Fairgrounds. Each weekend, the Commercial and Education buildings, the Shoppes at Dorton and the outside grounds are host to hundreds of dealers, craftsmen, and booths.

Performers at Sola Coffee

Lucy Sumner, Bo Lankenau & Friends will perform from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Sola Coffee, 7705 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh. For details, go to SolaCoffee.com.

Events at Quail Ridge

Elizabeth Langston will present “Whispers from the Past” and “I Wish” at 2 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. At 7 p.m., the N.C. Speculative Fiction Series will feature David Drake, Tony Daniel, Richard Dansky, Lady Soliloque, Jay Posey and Jaym Gates, moderated by Samuel Montgomery-Blinn. For details, go to QuailRidgeBooks.com.

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