Wake Forest Unplugged
Wake Forest Unplugged ... Get Connected will feature a concert and activities from 4 to 7 p.m. at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road, Wake Forest. The goal is to help residents disconnect from cellphones and computers and reconnect with friends and family.
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.
Free Garden Tour
The J.C. Raulston Arboretum will offer a free guided tour of the 10-acre garden at 2 p.m. every Sunday until Oct. 25. The arboretum is located at 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Judy Schachner will present “Dewey Bob” at 6 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. The event is for children ages 3 to 8.
Second Tuesday MIXer
The Downtown Raleigh Alliance will sponsor a networking event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at The Level Up Kitchen and Barcadium, 126 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh.
Setting Up Your Business Accounting the Right Way the First Time
Participants can learn how to set up a business accounting system from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh.
You Call This Yoga will host a free chair-based yoga class for people with multiple sclerosis or neuromuscular or joint disorders from 10 to 11 a.m. at Crabtree Chiropractic Center, 4517 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh. To register, email email@example.com.
Damon Tweedy will present “Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor’s Reflections on Race and Medicine” at 7 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh.
Carolina Puppet Theatre will present “The Three Bears” at 11 a.m. at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest. The show is geared to children ages 3 to 7. Tickets are $5 each and can be purchased online, at the box office or at the door.
Wednesdays on Glenwood
The Glenwood South neighborhood features live music, local artists, and food and drinks from 5 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays.
Downtown Farmers Market
The Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays in City Plaza on Fayetteville Street.
The Innovate Raleigh Innovatours
Participants can meet Raleigh’s makers and doers during a free walking tour through various venues from 5 to 7 p.m.
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 12:45 p.m. at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. For details, contact Wake Tech at 919-532-5696.
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.
Gilbert Gaul will present “Billion-Dollar Ball: A Journey Through the Big-Money Culture of College Football” at 7 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh.
Writer’s Night in the Forest
The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre will present its free monthly event to promote local authors at 7 p.m. at 405 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest. James Maxey, the Piedmont Laureate, will present “Bad Wizard.”
Participants age 16 and older can transform book titles into miniature book earrings from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. All materials will be provided. Registration is requested.
Music in the Library: Woodwind Instruments
Catrrine Ponall: Native American Style Wooden Flutes will perform from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh.
You Call This Yoga will host a free gentle yoga class for all skill levels from 11 a.m. to noon at Humana Community Center, 8800 Harvest Oaks Drive, Suite 100, Raleigh. The nonprofit will also host a free yoga class for the core at 12:15 p.m. at Ladies Fitness & Wellness, 6516 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh.
‘A Night to Remember, A Chance to Serve’
Wake Forest Downtown will host a special Art After Hours from 5 to 9 p.m. to commemorate the 14th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Local groups will discuss volunteer opportunities, and a brief program will begin at 6 p.m. in Jones Plaza at the corner of South White Street and East Jones Avenue. The event will feature a food drive.
Ingrid Law will present “Switch,” the third book in the “Savvy” series, at 7 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. The event is for children ages 8 to 12.
The 34th annual Greek Festival will be held Sept. 11-13 at the Jim Graham Building at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh. The event will feature authentic Greek food prepared by the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church family. Festivities will be from 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12; and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13. Admission costs $3; $2 for seniors and children ages 13 to 18; free for children under 13. For more information, go to www.greekfestivalraleigh.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Get Physical: Tai Chi
Participants can learn about the health benefits associated with tai chi from 2 to 3 p.m. at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. Instructors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society will teach basic movements. Registration is requested.
Tar River Festival
The Greater Franklin County Chamber of Commerce will host the 26th annual Tar River Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in downtown Louisburg and Riverbend Park, located at the end of South Church Street. The free event will feature arts and crafts from local artisans, food vendors and live music. To participate as a vendor, call 919-496-3056 or email Brenda Fuller at email@example.com or go to www.franklin-chamber.org.
Ovarian cancer walk and run
Registration for the 13th annual Gail Parkins Memorial Ovarian Cancer Walk & 5K Run will begin at 8:30 a.m. at Sanderson High School, 5500 Dixon Drive, Raleigh. The competitive 5K will begin at 9:30 a.m., and the 2-mile walk will begin at 10:30 a.m. The event will feature refreshments, a vendor marketplace and a silent auction. Registration costs $30 and includes a T-shirt and lunch. For more information, go to www.ovarianawareness.org. Online registration is available.
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