Free yoga class
You Call This Yoga will host a free, chair-based yoga class from 10 to 11 a.m. at Crabtree Chiropractic Center, 4517 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh. The session will focus on yoga for people with multiple sclerosis or other neuromuscular and joint disorders. Email Howie@YouCallThisYoga.org to register.
Free balance assessment
CORE at Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic will host a free balance assessment from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 3001 Edwards Mill Road, Raleigh. For details, email CORE@RaleighOrtho.com or call 919-863-6834.
Events at Quail Ridge
• J.E. Thompson will present “Disappearance at Hangman’s Bluff” at 6 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. For details, go toQuailRidgeBooks.com
• Sharon Draper will present “Stella By Starlight” at 7 p.m.
The Raleigh Indoors Hunter Jumper Horse Show will begin at 8 a.m. Thursday through Sunday at the Hunt Horse Complex on the N.C. State Fairgrounds. Admission is free for spectators. For details, go to TriangleFarms.com.
Free yoga class
You Call This Yoga will host a free gentle mat yoga class at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. Gentle mat yoga will be 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.
Raleigh business expo
The city of Raleigh’s 17th annual expo for small disadvantaged minority- and women-owned businesses will be from 4 to 7 p.m. at Southeast Raleigh High School, 2600 Rock Quarry Road. The free event gives small-business owners an opportunity to talk one-on-one with purchasing and acquisition representatives from participating groups. For details, go to RaleighNC.gov.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration
Several local churches and community groups will host a free public celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. at 6 p.m. at Friendship Chapel Baptist Church, 237 Friendship Chapel Road, Wake Forest. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m., followed by the program at 7 p.m. For details, email Lori Moss at MossDJ@bellsouth.net.
Sola Coffee will host Mick McKenna’s Comedy Trivia from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 7705 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh. For details, go to SolaCoffee.com.
Weiss and Raffael at Quail Ridge
Robert Weiss and Zalman Raffael will discuss their upcoming performance of the Master Composers Ballet at 7 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. For details, go to QuailRidgeBooks.com.
The Kids Exchange Consignment Sale will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday in the Graham Building and the Exposition Center at the N.C. State Fairgrounds. A final-day sale will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Graham Building only. Admission is free, and most items will be half price on Sunday. For details, go to KidsExchange.net.
Special-needs movie night
The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre will host a special-needs movie night at 6:30 p.m. at 405 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest. The free event will offer children with special needs and their families the chance to enjoy a film in a safe and accepting environment, including increased lighting. For details, go to WakeForestNC.gov.
Sarah Addison Allen at Quail Ridge
Sarah Addison Allen will present “First Frost” at 7 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. For details, go to QuailRidgeBooks.com.
Danny Daniels at Sola Coffee
Danny Daniels will perform from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Sola Coffee, 7705 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh. For details, go to SolaCoffee.com.
Make your own bird feeder
Logan’s Garden Shop will host a free workshop from 9 to 10 a.m. at 707 Semart Drive, Raleigh. Children ages 4 to 7 can make a pine cone bird feeder. For details, go to LoganTRD.com or call 919-828-5337.
Dog sport show
DogGoneFast Flyball Club will host a flyball tournament from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the Holshouser Building on the N.C. State Fairgrounds. Spectators and leashed dogs are invited to this free event. For details, go to DogGoneFast.com.
Job fair at WakeMed North
WakeMed will host a job fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at WakeMed North, 10000 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh, in preparation for the Mother’s Day opening of the WakeMed Women’s Hospital in North Raleigh. Job-seekers should bring a resume. For details, go to WakeMed.org.
Blue Jay Point will host Winter Wander from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at 3200 Pleasant Union Church Road, Raleigh. The event will feature a winter walk and plant ID session for children ages 5 and older and their families. $3 per person or $5 per family. For details, call 919-870-4330 or go to Wakegov.com/Parks/BlueJay.
The Art of Style Boutique in Cameron Village will host an exhibition of Linda Kimball’s art from 3 to 5 p.m. at 2032 Cameron Village St., Raleigh. For details, call 919-755-3333 or go to TheArtOfStyleBoutique.com.
Events at Quail Ridge
• N.C. children’s authors Clay Carmichael, Jacqueline Ogburn and Louise Hawes will host a workshop on “the children’s and young adult market” at 11 a.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. For details, go toQuailRidgeBooks.com
• Malena Mörling and Anna Lena Phillips will speak during the “Southern Recitations” workshop and presentation series at 7 p.m.
The Coins at Sola Coffee
The Coins will perform from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Sola Coffee, 7705 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh. For details, go to SolaCoffee.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 from 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.
Cameron Village Library will host Finding Your Way to a New Career at 1 p.m. at 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. Human resources expert Stephanie Goddard will speak on the topic and hold a Q&A session. For details, call 919-856-6710.
You Call This Yoga will host a donations-requested yoga class from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Ladies Fitness & Wellness, 700 Exposition Place, Raleigh. For details, email Howie@YouCallThisYoga.org.
Events at Quail Ridge
• Quail Ridge Books & Music will host Monday Morning Storytime at 10:30 a.m. at 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. Shawn Oakley will lead a story reading with songs and movement. For details, go toQuailRidgeBooks.com
• Walt Wolfram, Neal Hutcheson and Danica Cullinan will present “First Language: The Race to Save Cherokee” at 7 p.m.
‘A Will for the Woods’
The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre will host a free screening of “A Will for the Woods” at 7 p.m. at 405 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest. Partially filmed in Wake Forest’s Pine Forest Cemetery, this feature documentary has received nine international film festival awards and critical acclaim. For details, go to WakeForestNC.gov/A-Will-For-The-Woods.aspx.
Matt Kepnes at Quail Ridge
Matt Kepnes will present “How to Travel the World on $50 a Day: Travel Cheaper, Longer, Smarter” at 7 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. For details, go to QuailRidgeBooks.com.
Free yoga class
You Call This Yoga will host a free yoga class from 6 to 7 p.m. at Top Green Center, 401 Martin Luther King Blvd., Raleigh. Go to Parks.RaleighNC.gov and use barcode 174520 to register.