North Raleigh: Community

Daybook: Aug. 23-29

Sunday

Author Event

Chapel Hill photographer John Rosenthal will present “After: The Silence of the Lower 9th Ward” at 2 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh.

Mill Heritage and Local History Tour

Participants can explore the inner workings of Yates mill from 2 to 3 p.m. at Historic Yates Mill County Park, 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh. The fee is $5 per adult, $4 per senior age 60 and older, $3 per child age 7 to 16 and free for children 6 and younger. Pre-registration is encouraged.

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 9:15 a.m. to noon at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh.

Yoga Class

You Call This Yoga will host an adaptive yoga class from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Ladies Fitness & Wellness, 6516 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh. A $5 donation is requested.

Yoga Class

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

Tuesday

Nature Peekers

Children ages 18 months to 3 years can listen to a story and take a short walk to look for crickets and other insects at 10:30 a.m. at Blue Jay Point County Park, 3200 Pleasant Union Church Road, Raleigh. The cost is $2 per child. Pre-registration is required.

Wednesday

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 9:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. For details, contact Wake Tech at 919-532-5696.

Business Counseling

Representatives from 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. To make an appointment, call SCORE at 919-856-4739.

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. on the second floor of The Stockroom, 230 Fayetteville St., Raleigh. Admission is $5. Pay at the door, or register online at www.eventbrite.com/e/yogafest-raleigh-2015-series-2-tickets-17824124436.

Thursday

Book Discussion

Mike Loomis, chief veterinarian at the North Carolina Zoo, will lead a discussion on “Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II” by Vicki Croke at 7 p.m. at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh.

Music Event

Classical guitarist Ed Stephenson and the Paco Band will play original and traditional music in the flamenco style from their new CD, “Rosamaria,” at 7 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh.

Friday

Author Event

Dan Haseltine, lead singer from Jars of Clay, will interview Jena Nardella, author of “One Thousand Wells: How an Audacious Goal Taught Me to Love the World Instead of Save It,” at 7 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh.

TGIF Dance Party

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre will host a family dance party from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at 405 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest. An adult dance party will be from 9 to 11 p.m. Tickets are $5, plus tax.

Karaoke Night

Word of God Christian Academy will host karaoke night for ages 20 and older from 8 to 11 p.m. at 3000 Rock Quarry Road, Raleigh. Donations will be accepted, and free child care will be available.

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.

Saturday at the Old Mill Tours

Historic Yates Mill County Park will offer half-hour tours of the mill from 1 to 3 p.m. at 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh. the cost is $5 per adult, $4 per senior age 60 and older, $3 per child age 7 to 16 and free for children 6 and younger. Pre-registration is encouraged. Tickets are available inside the park’s visitor center.

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