North Raleigh: Community

Daybook: May 8-14

Sunday

Six Sundays in Spring

A free concert will begin at 5 p.m. at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road, Wake Forest.

See Spot Read

Children can practice their reading skills with certified therapy dogs from local group See Spot Read from 2 to 3 p.m. at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. The program will also be from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at Northeast Regional Library, 14401 Green Elm Lane, Raleigh. Registration is not required.

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.

Natural Explorations: A May Flower Folly

Participants can celebrate Mother’s Day in nature while searching for wildflowers from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Historic Yates Mill County Park, 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh. The family-friendly event is free.

Monday

Yoga Class

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

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 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 5 p.m. at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh.

Flix4Kidz

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre will show a free family-friendly movie at 10:30 a.m. at 405 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest. To find out what movie will be shown, call the Special Events Hotline at 919-435-9428.

Free at 3

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre will show a free movie for adults 50 and older at 3 p.m. at 405 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest. To find out what movie will be shown, call the Special Events Hotline at 919-435-9428.

Yoga Classes

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

The group will also host a free gentle mat yoga class for all skill levels from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. To register, call 919-522-2646.

Tuesday

Money Matters

Participants can take part in a seminar about how to earn more income and become properly protected, debt-free and financially independent from 7 to 8 p.m. at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh.

Financial seminar for women

Financial advisers will present a free financial workshop for women at 6:30 p.m. at the executive offices suite at Lafayette Village, 8480 Honeycutt Road, Raleigh. Topics will include home financing options, insurance and retirement investments. Reservations are due by May 9. To reserve a spot, go to www.ameripriseadvisors.com/team/the-dobrick-little-group or call 919-322-4236.

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.

Movin’ & Groovin’ Walking Series

The Movin’ & Groovin’ Walking Series will be from 6 to 7 p.m. each Wednesday in May at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road, Wake Forest. Children and adults can take part in group fitness activities, walk the trails and enjoy the outdoors. The event is free. To register, go to www.wakeforestnc.gov/parks-recreation-cultural-resources.aspx. For more information, contact Ruben Wall at 919-435-9561 or rwall@wakeforestnc.gov.

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 12:30 p.m. at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. For details, contact Wake Tech at 919-532-5696.

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 2 to 5 p.m. at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh.

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.

Teen Scene: Free Yoga Class

Students in grades six through 10 can learn about yoga, try out some yoga moves and wind down with a fruity treat from 4 to 5 p.m. at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh.

Nature Stories: Green Thumbs

Children ages 3 through 5 and their parents can learn about seeds and plant seeds to begin their own garden at home from 1 to 2 p.m. at Blue Jay Point County Park, 3200 Pleasant Union Church Road, Raleigh. The cost is $4 per child. Pre-registration is required.

Thursday

Music at Midday

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department and Wake Forest ARTS is sponsoring a free music series from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. Thursdays through June 2. A variety of local performers will be featured in Centennial Plaza, 301 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest. Residents are encouraged to grab lunch and listen to music.

Craft It! Zen Drawing

Participants 16 and older can learn about the art of Zen drawing and create their own designs from 2 to 3 p.m. at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. All materials will be provided. Registration is requested.

Teen Scene

Students in grades six through 10 can take part in activities from 6 to 7 p.m. at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. For more information, call 919-870-4000. Students can also take part in Teen Scene from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Northeast Regional Library, 14401 Green Elm Lane, Raleigh.

Yoga Class

You Call This Yoga will host a free adaptive chair-based yoga class for ages 55 and older from 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. at the Northern Wake Senior Center, 235 E. Holding Ave., Wake Forest.

Friday

Friday Night on White

The town of Wake Forest will host a free outdoor concert from 6 to 9 p.m. along South White Street downtown. Coolers are not permitted, but food, beverages, beer and wine will be sold.

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 10 a.m. to noon and 1:30 to 5 p.m. at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh.

Yoga Class

You Call This Yoga will host a free gentle mat yoga class for all skill levels from 11 a.m. to noon at the Humana community center, 8800 Harvest Oaks Drive, Suite 100, Raleigh. Participants should arrive early.

Art After Hours

Downtown Wake Forest will feature food, merchants and music as businesses stay open until 9 p.m.

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.

Midtown Raleigh Farmers’ Market

The Midtown Raleigh Farmers’ Market is open from 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays in the Commons at North Hills.

Plantation Point Farmers Market

The Plantation Point Farmers Market is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday at 3351 Cypress Plantation Drive, Raleigh. year round

Yoga Class

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

Yoga Class

The Raleigh Yoga Center will host a free yoga class from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 619 Oberlin Road, Raleigh. To reserve a spot, go to www.raleighyoga.com or call 919-856-1390.

Saturdays 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.

Music in the Library

The Joy Recorder Ensemble will perform from 2 to 3 p.m. at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh.

Food in Jars

Fred Breidt, a microbiologist at N.C. State University, will talk about preparing traditional fermented, canned and preserved foods at home from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh.

‘The Trial of Goldilocks’

School-age children and their families can watch as the bear family and Goldilocks reveal their version of what happened that day when the porridge was just right from 2 to 3 p.m. at Northeast Regional Library, 14401 Green Elm Lane, Raleigh.

Nature Stories: Green Thumbs

Children ages 3 through 5 and their parents can learn about seeds and plant seeds to begin their own garden at home from 10 to 11 a.m. at Blue Jay Point County Park, 3200 Pleasant Union Church Road, Raleigh. The cost is $4 per child. Pre-registration is required.

Yates By Night

Participants of all ages can learn how to identify planets, stars and constellations from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Historic Yates Mill County Park, 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh. The cost is $3 per person or $5 per family. Pre-registration is required.

Front Porch Art Walk & Sale

The Oakwood neighborhood will host the eighth annual Front Porch Art Walk & Sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. starting at the intersection of Franklin and North Blount streets. Homeowners and businesses will host more than 40 local artists on their porches and in their yards. The rain date is Sunday, May 15.

Summer Movie Series

Rolesville will kick off its summer movie series at sunset, about 8:15 p.m., on the football field of Rolesville Middle School, 4700 Burlington Mills Road. The movie “Up” will be shown. The event is free, and concessions will be sold.

Cemetery Walking Tour

The Wake Forest Cemetery Advisory Board will host its annual walking tour from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Wake Forest Cemetery, 400 N. White St.. The free, self-guided tour will celebrate the lives of the men and women who established the Wake Forest community, as well as its culture and destiny. For more information, go to www.wakeforestnc.gov or contact Betty Pearce at 919-435-9570 or bpearce@wakeforestnc.gov.

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