North Raleigh: Community

Community Notes, Aug. 24

First Friday

The Living Arts College will hold a First Friday event at 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5, at Mosaic Wine Lounge, 517 W. Jones St., Raleigh. Works by graphic design, photography, animation, film and audio engineering students will be on display at the event. Attractions include a red carpet photo shoot, live interviews with the students and live entertainment from The Drift and deejay Okoyono. The event is free. Ages 18 and up. Call 919-829-5886 for more information.

Searching for colonial roads

The Joel Lane Museum House will present a lecture on “Applying Technology in the Search of Colonial Roads of the Carolina Backcountry” by Dale Loberger at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, at 160 S. Saint Mary’s St., Raleigh. Admission is $15, or $10 for members of the Joel Lane Historical Society. Advance purchase is required. Call 919-833-3431 or email

Pet loss seminar

The Shore Grief Center will host a free discussion on pet loss and grieving from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at the Northern Wake Senior Center, 235 E. Holding Ave., Wake Forest. Jeannine Moga, clinical counselor at N.C. State Veterinary School of Medicine, will speak. The event is free. Visit to register.

Greek festival

The 33rd annual Greek Festival will be from 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, at the Jim Graham Building on the State Fairgrounds. Taste handmade, authentic Greek food prepared by the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox church family, hear live Greek music and see traditional folk dances. A premier of “Christmas with the Karountzoses” will be held Saturday, Sept. 13. Admission is $3, $2 for seniors and ages 13-18, and free for children under 13. Email for tickets to the movie. Visit for more information.

A Better Me

Energy Moments will sponsor “A Better Me: Healthy, Happy, Empowered” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at Launch Ministries, 4724-128 Hargrove Road, Raleigh. The forum is a one-day event for women, providing concrete strategies to improve your life.

Marbles BIG IDEA

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

Enloe High School reunion

Members of the first class to graduate from Enloe High School will hold their 50th reunion from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at the North Raleigh Hilton, 3415 Wake Forest Road, Raleigh.

The celebration will begin with a tour of Enloe and a presentation of a plaque bearing the names of all 165 graduates to Enloe’s principal, Scott Lyons.

Dress is casual. A DJ will provide music to highlight an evening of socializing with old friends. Contact Suzanne Schiller Barvir at or Bruce Washburn at for more information.

Museum of History events

The North Carolina Museum of History hosts educational events year-round for all ages. The museum is located at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-807-7992.

10 to 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2 and 9:

10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3:

11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3:

10 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, 11, 18 and 25:

1 to 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5, and Saturday, Sept. 6:

Sunday, Sept. 7

Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10:

6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12:

Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13:

1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13:

4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4:

1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27:

2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28: