North Raleigh: Community

Daybook: Jan. 25-31


Career Q&A

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 and host a Q&A session. For details, call 919-856-6710.

Yoga class

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

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 to


• Walt Wolfram, Neal Hutcheson and Danica Cullinan will present “First Language: The Race to Save Cherokee” at 7 p.m.

Financing College presentation

The College Foundation of N.C. will give a presentation on financing college at 5 p.m. at the South Branch Library, 1550 South Campus Drive, Creedmoor. For details, call 919-528-1752.


‘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

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

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 and use barcode 174520 to register.

Wellness talk

Elisabetta Politi will talk about the paleo and vegan diets at 7 p.m. at Irregardless Cafe, 901 W. Morgan St., Raleigh. For details, go to


Mike Huckabee at Quail Ridge

Mike Huckabee will sign copies of his book “God, Guns, Grits, and Gravy” at 7 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. For details, go to


Volunteer information session

Raleigh Sister Cities will host a volunteer information session and social at 5:30 p.m. at the Mordecai Historic Park Visitor Center, 1101 Wake Forest Road, Raleigh. For details, email or call 919-996-4372.

Veteran hiring event

Recruit Military will host a hiring event for veterans and military spouses from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Vaughn Towers at Carter-Finley Stadium, 4600 Trinity Road, Raleigh. Local and national employers will be at the job fair looking for new recruits. For details, go to

Movie screenings

Homecoming screenings of director Evan Kidd’s latest award-winning North Carolina film will be shown at Raleigh theaters on Thursday. Raleighwood Cinema Grill will host a free screening at 6 p.m. at 6609 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh. Kings Barcade will host a $5 screening (or free with DVD) at 14 W. Martin St., Raleigh.

Walk to End Lupus kickoff party

Walk to End Lupus will host a free kickoff party from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Ramada Raleigh, 1520 Blue Ridge Road. RSVP at

TED Talk at North Regional Library

North Regional Library will host a TED Talk by Glenn Greenwald about why privacy matters at 3 p.m. at 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. For details, call 919-870-4000.

Neal Hutcheson at Quail Ridge

Neal Hutcheson will present “Popcorn Sutton: A Hell of a Life” at 7 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. For details, go to


TGIF Dance Party

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre will host a TGIF Dance Party at 405 Brooks St., Wake Forest. The party will include a brief class to teach participants how to line dance. Tickets are $5, plus tax. For details, go to

Creative Mornings

Luke Buchanan will speak from 8:30 to 10 a.m. for Creative Mornings at CAM Raleigh, 409 W. Martin St., Raleigh. The event is free. For details, go to

Memorabilia show

More than 80 exhibitors will buy, sell and trade vintage and new sports cards and memorabilia from 2 to 7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, at the Scott Building on the N.C. State Fairgrounds. Admission is $5 per day, or $7 for a weekend pass. Free admission for children ages 15 and younger. For details, go to

Dog agility show

The Carolina Piedmont Dog Agility Show will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday at the Hunt Horse Complex on the N.C. State Fairgrounds. Admission for spectators is free. For details, go to

Christiane & the Strays at Sola Coffee

Christiane & the Strays will perform from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Sola Coffee, 7705 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh. For details, go to

Karen Cox at Quail Ridge

Karen Cox will present “Dreaming of Dixie” at 7 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. For details, go to


Indoor yard sale

North Raleigh Presbyterian Church will host its 14th annual indoor yard sale at 11905 Strickland Road, Raleigh. Doors will open for early-bird shoppers at 7:45 a.m. for a $5 donation. Baked goods, barbecue and fixings, and frozen soups and casseroles will also be available for purchase. For details, email

Community forum

The city of Raleigh Human Relations Commission will host an open forum at 9:30 a.m. at the John Chavis Community Center, 505 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Raleigh. The forum is part of a series that will focus on the areas of Five Points, Oberlin and Oakwood, and the Southeast Raleigh neighborhoods of Battery Heights, Biltmore Hills, Kingwood Forest and South Park. For details, go to

Cultural celebration

The N.C. Museum of History will host the 14th annual African American Cultural Celebration from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. The celebration – with a theme of “Let Freedom Sing!” – will feature more than 75 musicians, storytellers, dancers, historians, playwrights, authors, artists and more. For details, go to

Chinese New Year celebration

The N.C. State Fairgrounds will host a Chinese New Year celebration from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Dorton Arena. The event will include lion and dragon dances, vocal talents, traditional Chinese music, food and more. Admission is $5 in advance or $8 at the door. Children ages 6 and younger are admitted for free. For details, go to

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

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.

Bo Lankenau & Friends at Sola Coffee

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