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Community Notes: June 5

Summer movie series

Rolesville has started a summer movie series at sunset, about 8:15 p.m. on the football field of Rolesville Middle School, 4700 Burlington Mills Road. “Book of Life” will be shown Saturday, June 11, and “LEGO Movie” will be shown Saturday, Aug. 13. The events are free, and concessions will be sold.

Sir Walter Raleigh Awards

The city of Raleigh will accept nominations for the 2016 Sir Walter Raleigh Awards through 5 p.m. Friday, June 24. The awards recognize contributions to the city’s character, environment and appearance. Nominations can be submitted at (search for Sir Walter Raleigh Awards), or contact Carter Pettibone at 919-996-4643. The Sir Walter Raleigh Awards ceremony will be Wednesday, Sept. 7, at CAM Raleigh.

Flag-raising committee seeks names

The Wake Forest Memorial Flag-Raising Committee is seeking names of deceased veterans who may be honored during monthly flag-raising ceremonies through October. To be eligible, veterans must have joined active duty in Wake Forest, died in Wake Forest or served as a member of a Wake Forest veterans’ organization. Contact Pete Lambert at 919-529-3018 or For more information, go to or contact Bill Crabtree at 919-435-9421 or

Talent show

Single Women with Children, Inc. will host its annual talent show from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 18, at the Garner Performing Arts Center, 742 W. Garner Road, Garner. Tickets are $10 each and are tax deductible; donations will also be accepted. For more information, call 919-250-3593 or email

Holy Yoga class

Holy Yoga Raleigh hosts a free yoga class from 6 to 7 p.m. the third Sunday of each month in the gym at First Presbyterian Church, 112 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh. Donations are accepted.

Free yoga class

The Raleigh Yoga Center offers a free yoga class from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the second Saturday of each month at 619 Oberlin Road, Raleigh. Reservations are required. For details, go to or call 919-856-1390.

Square dancing classes

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department offers square dancing for youth and adults from 7 to 9 p.m. every Monday at the Wake Forest Community House, 133 W. Owen Ave., Wake Forest. The cost is $10 per month for ages 12-18 and $20 per month for adults age 19 and older. Register at or in person at Wake Forest Town Hall, 301 S. Brooks St.

HIPPY Home Instruction

Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) is a free home literacy program for low-income English- and Spanish-speaking families with children ages 3-5. Materials, supplies, curriculum and activities are provided. For details, call the Family Resource Center of Raleigh at 919-755-6959.

Wake Forest Home & Garden Show

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre will host the inaugural Wake Forest Home & Garden Show on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 13-14. The event will showcase the latest in home improvement products, services, and features. Hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, and 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14. To reserve a spot on the waiting list or for more information, contact Anna Bolton at 919-435-9422 or

Annual Dirty Dogs Pet Extravaganza

The Annual Dirty Dogs Pet Extravaganza is partnering with the town of Wake Forest to host an event Sept. 24-25. For more information, contact Vanessa Davis at 919-453-0765 or

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