North Raleigh: Community

Community Notes, Feb. 19

Comedy night

A comedy night will be held from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday, March 9, at the Wake Forest Renaissance Center, 405 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest. Wake Forest Rotary Club and Wake Forest High School Band Boosters will present music, comics, and food for the evening, with Greg Fishel as the evening’s emcee. Silent and live auctions will also be held. To advertise in the auction catalog or for more information, call 919-761-0231.

North Regional Library events

North Regional Library hosts events each month. Unless otherwise noted, the sessions are free. North Regional Library is located at 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. For more information, call 919-870-4000.

3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26: "Indoor Composting Made Easy" will teach two methods for odorless, year-round composting with Bianca Howard, a community education specialist with the City of Raleigh. Registration is requested.

2:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27: "Romance: There's a Book for That!" will give participants a chance to share reading suggestions about love and romance. Registration is not required.

Great Decisions lecture series

The Woman’s Club of Raleigh will host its Great Decisions Lecture Series of 2014 at 10:30 a.m. Thursdays during February at 3300 Woman’s Club Drive, Raleigh. Reservations are required for these free events. For more information, call 919-782-5599.


Thursday, Feb. 27: U.S. Trade Policy:

Presented by Timothy McKeown, Ph.D.

Forums at the WELL

The Wade Edwards Foundation will host community forums at the WELL, 714 Saint Mary’s Street, Raleigh. The forums begin at 3 p.m., and are free. For more information, contact Jessi Rogers at 919-856-9233 or at


March 5:

John Coffey, N.C. Museum of Art curator, will discuss what being an art museum curator entails.


March 19:

Lee Vlahos will discuss law school and what it is like to be a lawyer both inside and outside the courtroom.

City of Raleigh forums

The City of Raleigh will hold informational forums concerning the future of the city from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the City of Raleigh Urban Design Center, 220 Fayetteville St., Raleigh. Call 919-996-4635 for more information.


March 19: Ten Years Out:

Anne S. Franklin of the Downtown Living Advocates will examine the future of downtown living for children, families, and elders.