Daybook May 25-31

May 23, 2014 

Monday

Memorial Day

Monday, May 26 is Memorial Day. County offices, Multi-Material/Household Hazardous convenience centers, South Wake Landfill, public libraries and East Wake Transfer will be closed.

Tuesday

Entrepreneurship at Cameron Village Library

From 6 to 8 p.m., Introduction to Entrepreneurship will teach participants critical first steps toward entrepreneurship. Cameron Village Library is located at 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-856-6710.

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.

Wednesday

Crafts at North Regional Library

From 3 to 4:30 p.m., transform a mason jar and recycled book pages into a rustic candle holder. All materials provided, ages 16 and up. North Regional Library is located at 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. For more information, call 919-870-4000.

Yoga classes

From 1 to 2 p.m., a donations-requested yoga class will be held at Evolve Movement, 8470 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh. From 6 to 7 p.m., YogaFest Raleigh will be held on the 400 block of Fayetteville Street in downtown Raleigh. Free yoga classes for all skill levels will be taught by local teachers.

Craig Johnson at Quail Ridge

Author Craig Johnson will present “Any Other Name” 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.

Charles Marsh at Quail Ridge

Charles March will present “Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer” at 7:30 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. Visit QuailRidgeBooks.com for more information.

Friday

Relay for Life birthday

The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Raleigh’s Leesville/Brier Creek/RTP area will host an overnight birthday celebration for cancer survivors at Leesville High School, 8409 Leesville Road, Raleigh. The event will celebrate all the birthdays cancer survivors have had since their diagnosis. The highlight of the evening will be the luminaria service, a candlelight vigil held at nightfall to honor survivors and those lost to cancer.

Saturday

Health fair

A Health & Wellness Fair will be held at 2 p.m. at the Raleigh Boys Club, 605 North Raleigh Blvd., Raleigh. The fair will feature HIV/STD education and screenings, blood pressure testing, nutrition healthy living, yoga, sustainability resources, diabetic education and more. Call 252-367-7111.

Saturdays in the Garden

From 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the N.C. Museum of History, Saturdays in the Garden will give participants the chance to tour the “History of the Harvest” exhibit along Bicentennial Plaza. The museum is located at at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-807-7992.

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