'); } -->
A Home on the Field
History à la Carte: A Home on the Field with UNC-Chapel Hill professor Paul Cuadros is scheduled from 12:10 to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the N.C. Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. Learn how a championship soccer team and their accidental coach helped improve race relations and increase opportunities for young Latinos in one rural North Carolina town. A book signing will follow. Bring a lunch. Beverages will be provided.
Free yoga classes
Gentle mat yoga is scheduled from 9:10 to 10:30 a.m. followed by stress reduction with chair yoga from 10:40 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. Bring two towels. To register, call 919-870-4000.
Stories from Brambly Hedge
Log Cabin Storytime: Stories from Brambly Hedge, for ages 5-7 with accompanying adult, is set for 11 a.m. to noon Thursday at Historic Yates Mill County Park, 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh. Cost is $4 per child. Registration is required. To register, go to www.wakegov.com/parks/yatesmill.
Human rights celebration
A celebration of the anniversaries of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and of the Bill of Rights is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. For more information, contact Slater Newman at 919-821-2014.
Yoga for the core
Yoga for the core is scheduled from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Friday at Ladies Fitness & Wellness, 700 Exposition Place, Raleigh. To register, call 919-845-9200.
Kids Night Out
Kids Night Out Drop and Shop, for ages 5-10, is scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Brier Creek Community Center, 10810 Globe Road, Raleigh. Cost is $13. For more information or to register, call 919-420-2340.
Christmas Bird Count
Join naturalist John Connors and members of the Audubon Society for the 113th annual winter bird count from 7 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Yates Mill Pond, 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh. Participants are encouraged to bring binoculars and field guides. Registration is required by Friday; contact Connors at 919-707-9269 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A crafts program is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at Brier Creek Community Center, 10810 Globe Road, Raleigh. Cost is $5 per family. No registration is required. Bring two canned goods to donate to the food bank. For more information, call 919-420-2340.
Wreaths across America
The Raleigh community will gather to honor veterans as part of the annual Wreaths across America Day at noon Saturday at the Historic Oakwood Cemetery Field of Honor. To sponsor a wreath or for more information, call Robin Simonton at 919-832-6077. A wreath-laying ceremony will also be held at the veterans memorial at the State Capitol. For more information or to sponsor a wreath there, go to www.wreathsacrossamerica.org.
Trolley tours of Raleigh with Santa and his elf will begin at 5, 6 and 7 p.m. Saturday from Mordecai Historic Park, 1 Mimosa St., Raleigh. Cost is $10 and reservations are required. Call 919-857-4364 for more information.
Santas Elves Ornament Social
Santas Elves Ornament Social is scheduled from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Greystone Community Center, 7713-55 Leadmine Road, Raleigh. Cost is $10 per child. This event is for children 6 months to 16 years old. For more information, call 919-996-4848.
Sci-fi/fantasy book club at library
The Cameron Village Fantasy Book Club will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. Read and discuss everything from the epics of Robert Jordan to the classics of science fictions golden age. For more information, call 919-856-6701.