Daybook May 14-20

May 12, 2014 

Wednesday

History à la Carte at N.C. Museum of History

From noon to 1 p.m., History à la Carte: “Th’ Bullfrog” will present Piedmont blues sounds and rhythms with musician Willard McGhee. The museum is located at at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-807-7992.

Yoga classes

A donations-requested yoga class till take place from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Evolve Movement, 8470 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh. From 6 to 7 p.m., YogaFest Raleigh will continue at the City Plaza on the 400 block of Fayetteville Street in downtown Raleigh, featuring free yoga lessons with local teachers.

Jeffrey Deaver at Quail Ridge

Jeffrey Deaver will present “The Skin Collector” at 7:30 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. Visit QuailRidgeBooks.com for more information.

Thursday

Storytime at N.C. Museum of History

From 10 to 10:30 a.m., Storytime in the Gallery will include a tour of a gallery and a history-related story about transportation. Ages 3 and up. The museum is located at at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-807-7992.

Virginia Morris at Quail Ridge

Virginia Morris will present “How to Care for Aging Parents” at 7:30 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. Visit QuailRidgeBooks.com for more information.

Friday

Michael Pollan at Quail Ridge

Michael Pollan will present “Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation” at 7:30 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. Visit QuailRidgeBooks.com for more information.

Saturday

Health fair

A health fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 13251 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh. The fair will include a collection of various healthcare and wellness professionals from in and around the Wakefield area of Raleigh. Screenings and food vendors will be available. Visit facebook.com/wakehealthfair.

Events at N.C. Museum of History

From 1 to 3 p.m., Make It, Take It: Army Patches and Badges will give participants a chance to visit the museum’s military history gallery, “A Call to Arms,” and make a World War II soldier patch or badge for Memorial Day. Also at 1 p.m., “Cedars in the Pines” in the Kitchen will offer foods that made the trip from Lebanon to N.C., as well as a lesson about Lebanese foods. The museum is located at at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-807-7992.

Children’s Book Week

Children’s Book Week will be celebrated with “Indies First Storytime” at 3 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. Children’s authors Stephanie Greene and Julie Fortenberry will share some of their favorite children’s stories at the event. Visit QuailRidgeBooks.com for more information.

Sunday

Triangle Youth Jazz at N.C. Museum of History

At 2 p.m., The Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble will perform at the museum, including Duke Ellington compositions, big-band music from the swing era, and some Latin jazz. The museum is located at at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-807-7992.

Free yoga class

A free yoga class will be held from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at Ladies Fitness & Wellness, 700 Exposition Place, Raleigh. Call 919-845-9200 to register.

Monday

Find It! at Cameron Village Library

From 11 a.m. to noon, Find It! will teach participants how to download e-books from the library catalog to an e-reader. Cameron Village Library is located at 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-856-6710.

“The Minimalists” at Quail Ridge

Best-selling authors and creators of “The Minimialist” website, Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus, will present their tale in “Everything That Remians: A Memoir” at 7 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. Visit QuailRidgeBooks.com for more information.

Tuesday

Entrepreneurship at North Regional Library

From 6 to 8 p.m., Introduction to Entrepreneurship will teach participants critical first steps toward entrepreneurship. North Regional Library is located at 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. For more information, call 919-870-4000.

View from Tuesday

Quail Ridge Books & Music’s View From Tuesday programs are geared towards teachers and media specialists, but are open to all. This month’s session is on Summer Reading for Adults, and is the last View from Tuesday session until the fall. This session will take place at 7 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. Visit QuailRidgeBooks.com for more information.

Shiwa Dojo

Shiwa Dojo hosts weekly mixed martial arts classes Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at 818 N. West St., Raleigh. Interested parties are invited to try a few free classes. The cost thereafter is $5 per session. For more information visit www.RaleighMartialArtsCenter.com or call 919-332-9943.

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