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Thrift shop sale for AnimalKind
A 50 percent off sale is scheduled from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at ReTails Thrift Shop, 1608 N. Market Drive, Raleigh. Profits will help low-income pet owners to spay or neuter pets through AnimalKind. For more information about the group, call 919-872-0019 or go to www.animalkind.org. Donations of gently used items are accepted 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Volunteers are also needed; call to find out when the next orientation tour will be conducted.
First Night Raleigh
First Night Raleigh 2013 is scheduled from 3 to 6 p.m. and 7 to 11 p.m. Monday in downtown Raleigh. The childrens celebration is 3 to 6 and nighttime events begin at 7. A First Night button is required for entry. For more information, call 919-832-8699 or visit www.firstnightraleigh.com.
Enger book discussion
A discussion of the book Peace Like a River by Leif Enger is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. For more information or to register, call 919- 856-6710.
Grandparent and grandchild storytime
A grandparent/grandchild storytime on insects is scheduled from 10 to 1:45 a.m. Thursday at the Anne Gordon Center for Active Adults, 1901 Spring Forest Road, Raleigh, and from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, at Five Points Center for Active Adults, 2000 Noble Road, Raleigh. Learn about our six-legged friends and take a walk outside to see live examples. Program is for ages 3 and up. Cost is $3 per participant. Registration is required four days in advance.