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Thrift shop sale
A 50 percent off sale is set for noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at ReTails Thrift Shop, 1608 N. Market Drive, Raleigh. The sale includes clothing, housewares, furniture, sporting goods, jewelry, books and accessories. Profits will help low-income pet owners to spay or neuter pets through AnimalKind, THE $20 FIX and SpayNC Helpline. 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 will be conducted.
Remembering Medgar Evers
UNC professor Minrose Gwin will share Remembering Medgar Evers: Writing the Long Civil Rights Movement at 3 p.m. Sunday at Quail Ridge Books and Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh.
CEO of Whole Foods John Mackey will share Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business at 12:30 p.m. Monday at Quail Ridge Books and Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh.
Wall art with recyclables
Turn recyclables into wall art at a craft program set for 2 p.m. Monday at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. Materials will be provided. Registration is required. The program is free for library members ages 16 and older. For more information, visit wakegov.com/libraries or call 919-870-4000.
Sarita Broadway from the College Foundation of North Carolina will present information and answer questions on financial aid, college costs and FAFSA forms at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Cameron Village Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. Registration is requested. For more information, visit wakegov.com/libraries or call 919-856-6710.
A session on library resources to help one start a business, write a business plan, get a bank loan, market and sell products, and determine how to make a profit is set for 11 a.m. Tuesday at the North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. Registration is requested. Admission is free. For more information, visit wakegov.com/libraries or call 919-870-4000.
Learn how to use the online tool NoveList during a drop-in session from 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. Adult readers can use NoveList to discover new authors and rediscover older titles. No registration is required.
Dress for success
Makeover expert Kate Leser will speak about dressing to accommodate career changes, mid-life changes or changes in attitude at 7 p.m. Tuesday at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. Registration is requested. For more information, visit wakegov.com/libraries or call 919-870-4000.
Blood pressure screenings
Free blood pressure screenings will be provided from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday at the American Institute of Healthcare & Fitness, 8300 Health Park, Raleigh. Experts will be available to answer questions about heart health. For more information, call 919-926-3000.
Spay-ghetti & No Balls
A spaghetti dinner to benefit SAFE Havens spaying and neutering clinic is set for 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Mill Room, 1839 S. Main St., Wake Forest. The family-friendly evening is first come, first seated. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. Dinner will include spaghetti, salad and dessert, with vegetarian options available. Purchase tickets at spayghettidinner.eventbrite.com. For more information, email Teresa@safehavenforcats.org.
A critical discussion of Bernice McFaddens Glorious is set for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. Registration is requested at 919-870-4000.
Free yoga classes
Gentle mat yoga is scheduled from 9:10 to 10:30 a.m. followed by stress reduction with chair yoga from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. Thursday at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. Bring two towels. To register, call 919-870-4000.
Fair trade crafts
A program on the concept of fair trade with examples of fair trade works and discussion is set for 7 p.m. Thursday at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. Registration is requested at 919-856-6710.
Who murdered Cleopatras sister?
Hilke Thür will present a free lecture titled Who Murdered Cleopatras Sister? And Other Tales From Ephesus at 7 p.m. Friday at the N.C. Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. Thür gained international recognition from her investigations of a tomb in the ancient city of Ephesus, in present-day Turkey, which she correctly identified as the tomb of Cleopatras youngest sister, Arsinoë IV. For more information, call 919-807-7900 or go to www.ncmuseumofhistory.org.
Wetland birds for children
A program on observing and identifying birds for ages 8-15 is set for 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Walnut Creek Wetland Center, 950 Peterson St., Raleigh. Learn about field markings, which birds are most common in the area and how local birds are specially adapted to wetlands. Cost is $3 per participant. Registration is required four days in advance through RecLink at www.raleighnc.gov. For more information, call 919-831-1960.
Lupus: Learning and Living
The Lupus Foundation of America will hold a free information session on the disease from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Raleigh Marriott City Center, 500 Fayetteville St., Raleigh. Lupus researchers and rheumatologists will speak about the advances in lupus research and strategies for coping and living with the disease. To register, go to learningandlivingnc.eventbrite.com or call 800-682-7990.
Flags of Americas
A free drop-in program for children to visit the exhibit Al Norte al Norte to learn about Latino North Carolinians is set for 1-3 p.m. Saturday at the N.C. Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. Participants will color a flag magnet to take home.
Maureen Johnson at Quail Ridge
Maureen Johnson will share The Madness Underneath, second in the Shades of London series, at 3 p.m. Saturday at Quail Ridge Books and Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. For ages 14 and up.