North Raleigh: Community

Daybook: June 21-30

Sunday

See Spot Read

Children in kindergarten and older can practice their reading skills with certified therapy dogs from 2 to 3 p.m. at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. The program will also be from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. Registration is not required.

Midtown Bluegrass Series

The Bankesters will perform as part of the Midtown Bluegrass Series from 5 to 7 p.m. at Midtown Park in North Hills. There will be southern barbecue and craft beer. Bring lawn chairs, blankets and coolers but no alcohol.

Monday

Resume and Job-Search Assistance

An employment professional will 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. Registration is not required.

Learning With Legos

Children in kindergarten through fifth grade can practice planning and problem-solving using Legos from 6 to 7 p.m. at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh.

Reading Buddies

Children in preschool through fifth grade can practice their reading skills with volunteers from the library’s Teen Leadership Corps from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. Registration is not required. For details, call 919-856-6723 or email Megan at megan.roberts@wakegov.com.

Yoga Class

Gentle Holy Yoga hosts a free yoga class from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Mondays at Grace Community Church, 6561 Merdian Drive, Raleigh. Donations are accepted. For details, email dianestakoe@holyyoga.net.

Yoga Class

You Call This Yoga will host a drop-in yoga class for all skill levels from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Ladies Fitness & Wellness, 6516 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh. Donations will be accepted.

Tuesday

Find It: History and Travel

Participants can get recommendations for nonfiction travel books from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. Registration is not required.

Introduction to Entrepreneurship

Participants who want to start a business can learn about researching the competition, securing funds and projecting results from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh.

Rainwater Collection Fundamentals

Participants can learn about collecting and storing rainwater from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. Registration is requested.

Author Event

Rachel E. Kelly will present “Colorworld” at 7 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh.

Nature Peekers: Fawn in the Grass

Children ages 18 months to 3 years can listen to a story and walk on a trail to look for critters from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at Blue Jay Point County Park, 3200 Pleasant Union Church Road, Raleigh. The cost is $2 per child. Pre-registration is required. To register, go to www.wakegov.com/parks.

Wednesday

Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market

The Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays at City Plaza on Fayetteville Street.

Job-Search Assistance

An instructor from Wake Tech Community College will help qualified 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, call Wake Tech at 919-532-5696.

Business Counseling

Representatives of the Service Corps of Retired Executives will offer free and confidential counseling to new and existing business owners from 4 to 7 p.m. at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. For details, call SCORE at 919-856-4739.

Free Yoga Class

You Call This Yoga will host a free chair-based yoga class for people with multiple sclerosis and neuromuscular and joint disorders from 10 to 11 a.m. at Crabtree Chiropractic Center, 4517 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh. To register, email Howie@youcallthisyoga.org.

YogaFest Raleigh

You Call This Yoga will host YogaFest Raleigh from 6 to 7 p.m. at The Stockroom, on the second floor at 230 Fayetteville St., Raleigh. A $5 donation is requested. To register, go to yogafestraleighjune2015.eventbrite.com, or pay at the door. The event is appropriate for all skill levels. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.

Author Event

Matthew “Q” Quick will present “Love My Fail” at 7 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave. Raleigh.

Thursday

Beginning Yoga

You Call This Yoga will host a free gentle mat yoga class from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. Bring a towel. Registration is requested.

Chair Yoga: Sit, Stretch, Smile

You Call This Yoga will host a free chair-based yoga class from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. Bring two towels.

Resume and Job-Search Assistance

An employment professional will 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 9:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh.

Learning With Legos

Children in preschool through fifth grade can practice planning, problem-solving and teamwork using Legos from 4 to 5 p.m. at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh.

Free Concert

A free concert will begin Thursday evening as part of the Oak City 7 concert series at City Plaza in the 400 block of Fayetteville Street in downtown Raleigh.

Friday

Free Movie

The movie “The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters” will be shown at sundown at City Plaza on the 400 block of Fayetteville Street in downtown Raleigh. Bring blankets and chairs, but no coolers.

Free Yoga Class

You Call This Yoga will host a free yoga class for the core from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Ladies Fitness & Wellness, 6516 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh. To register, call 919-845-9200.

Saturday

Wake Forest Farmers’ Market

The Wake Forest Farmers’ Market is open from 8 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, 1025 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh.

Midtown Farmers’ Market

The Midtown Farmers’ Market is open from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday at The Commons at North Hills.

Every Hero Has a (Back) Story: Writing Workshop

Participants can take part in a workshop to discuss ways to develop and present a character’s back story while keeping the focus on the present tale from 2 to 3 p.m. at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh.

Author Event

Morris Glass, co-author of “Chosen for Destruction: The Story of a Holocaust Survivor,” will speak at 7 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. The event is in recognition of UN Torture Survivor Day.

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