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Sunday

Bridal show

A southern bridal show will be from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Martin Building on the N.C. State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh. Advance tickets cost $5 each. Tickets at the door cost $8 each. For details, go to www.islandgirlcraftandvendorevent.com.

Author event

A.J. (Tony) Tata, former superintendent of Wake County schools and current secretary of the N.C. Department of Transportation, will present his book “Foreign and Domestic” at 3 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh.

Mill Heritage and Local History Tour

Historic Yates Mill County Park will host a slide show and tour at 2 p.m. at 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh. The cost is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors ages 60 and older, $3 for children ages 7 to 16 and free for children younger than 6. Pre-registration is encouraged.

Yoga classes

You Call This Yoga will host a free chair-based yoga class from 2 to 2:50 p.m. at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. A gentle mat yoga class will be from 3 to 4 p.m. To register, call 919-870-4000.

Monday

Resume and Job-Search Assistance

A professional will be on hand to help participants organize a job search, prepare resumes and cover letters, identify job leads, complete applications and prepare for interviews during a drop-in program from 9 a.m. to noon at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. The program will also be from 9:15 a.m. to noon at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh.

Customer Engagement Kick-start

Marketing expert Jeanne Frazer will lead a 90-minute workshop in which participants will put together a six-month plan to reach and engage with current and potential customers, including digital strategy and social media. The program will begin at 7 p.m. at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh.

Flix4kids

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre will host a free family-friendly movie at 10:30 a.m. at 405 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest. Concessions, including popcorn and soft drinks, will be for sale. To find out what movie will be shown, call 919-435-9428.

Free at 3 Movie

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre will host a free movie geared toward residents age 50 and older at 3 p.m. at 405 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest. To find out what movie will be shown, call 919-435-9428.

Monday Morning Storytime

Quail Ridge Books & Music will host storytime for children ages 2 to 5 at 10:30 a.m. at 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. The event will feature stories, crafts, songs and movement.

Author event

Mary Doria Russell will present “Epitaph: A Novel of the O.K. Corral” at 7 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. The book tells the story of Wyatt Earp.

Tuesday

Meet the Artist: Colored-Pencil Art

Local artists affiliated with the Colored Pencil Society of America will showcase their art from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. Registration is not required.

Author event

Joanne Fluke will present her book “Double Fudge Brownie Murder” at 7 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh.

Yoga class

You Call This Yoga will host a free drop-in yoga class from 6 to 7 p.m. at the “Top” Greene Community Center, 401 Martin Luther King Blvd., Raleigh.

Wednesday

Job-search assistance

A Wake Tech instructor will help participants organize a job search, prepare resumes and cover letters, identify job leads, complete applications and prepare for interviews from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. For details, contact Wake Tech at 919-532-5696.

Find It! Apps for Pictures

Learn how to get the most out of your mobile-device photos during a drop-in session from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. Participants will learn about apps that enhance photos with fun colors and special features.

Business counseling

Representatives from SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) will offer free and confidential counseling to new and existing businesses from 4 to 7 p.m. at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh.

History à la Carte

Phil Rubio, a professor at N.C. A&T State University, will discuss his book “There’s Always Work at the Post Office,” a look at the activist history of African-American postal workers and how they helped transform black community development, the labor movement and civil rights. The free program will be from noon to 1 p.m. at the N.C. Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh.

Author event

Holly LeCraw will present her book “The Half Brother” at 7 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh.

Thursday

Yoga classes

You Call This Yoga will host a free gentle mat yoga class from 9:10 to 10:30 a.m. at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. A stress reduction with chair yoga class will be from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. Bring two towels. To register, call 919-870-4000.

Find It! Local Barbecue and Food

Librarians will help participants find books and resources on southern food, especially North Carolina barbecue, from 1 to 2 p.m. at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh.

Find it! Pronunciator

Anyone interested in learning a new language or brushing up on a language can learn about Pronunciator, a new language database, at a drop-in session from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh.

Resume and Job-search Assistance

A professional will help participants navigate job-search websites, submit online applications and update their resumes from 9:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh.

Cinema at the Centre

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre will host a free movie at 7 p.m. at 405 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest. Participants can watch a film and then discuss it.

Friday

Find It! Local Barbecue and Food

Librarians will help participants find books and resources on southern food, especially North Carolina barbecue, from 2 to 3 p.m. at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh.

Author event

David Joy will present “Where All Light Tends to Go,” his debut novel set in North Carolina, and Jon Sealy will present “The Whiskey Baron” at 7 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh.

Saturday

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.

Grow with Logan’s

Logan’s Garden Shop will launch the seventh annual Plant A Row for the Hungry program as the store celebrates 50 years with 50,000 pounds from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 707 Semart Drive, Raleigh. The free event will feature refreshments, educational demonstrations and giveaways for kids and adults. A free class on growing fruits in a garden will begin at 9 a.m.

Raleigh Tamale Festival

The Raleigh Tamale Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Pullen Park, 520 Ashe Ave., Raleigh. The event will feature games and activities for the family, a tamale cooking contest, community resources, music and more.

Author event

Quail Ridge Books & Music will present the final event in the Southern Recitations series at 7 p.m. at 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. Joseph Bathanti and Gilda Morina Syverson will read from their works.

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