Community Notes, June 8

June 6, 2014 

Limb loss education

Limb Loss Education Day will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 21, at the Carmichael Complex on NCSU’s main campus, 2611 Cates Ave., Raleigh.

Registration is $15 with a deadline of June 16.

The event will include educational seminars, interaction between support groups, healthcare providers and the limb loss community at large.

Visit Amputee-Coalition.org for more information.

Pollination Sensation

Celebrate “National Pollination Week” with Blue Jay Point County Park from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, June 21, at 3200 Pleasant Union Church Road, Raleigh. Play a game learning about pollinator animals and make a pollination craft. Ages 5 and up, $5 per family or $3 per person.

Mama Juggs

Anita Woodley, nationally renowned local performer and former producer of WUNC-FM The Story, will perform MAMA JUGGS, a one-woman show about breastfeeding and the health of women and children, at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 22, at Martin Street Baptist Church, 1001 E. Martin St., Raleigh.

There is no charge for admission.

For more information visit AnitaWoodley.com.

Oak View Farm Camp

Get in shape while living the life of a farmer at Historic Oak View County Park’s camp from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, June 23 through Friday, June 27, at 4028 Carya Drive, Raleigh. Each day will explore a different part of farm life, including animals, history of the farm, and daily farm work. Ages 8 to 11, $80 per child. Call 919-250-1013 or email OakView@wakegov.com to register.

Pet a Pony

Pet a Pony day will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 25, at the Gov. James B. Hunt Horse Complex, 4601 Trinity Road, Raleigh.

Participants can pet a pony, learn about horse health and care, watch show jumping and watch a farrier at work

Admission and parking are free.

Visit NCHJA.com for more information.

“Indivisible”

“Indivisible,” a patriotic musical with live orchestra, will be presented by the Crabtree Valley Baptist Choir at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 28, at Crabtree Valley Baptist Church, 4408 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh. A reception will follow the event. Donations of canned food will be welcome. Call 919-781-5345 for more information.

Independence Day celebrations

Joel Lane Museum House will hold its 23rd annual historic Independence Day open house from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, July 4, at 160 S. Saint Mary’s St., Raleigh.

Admission is free, though donations will be taken.

The event will include historical reenactments and craft activities.

Visit JoelLane.org for more information.

North Regional Library events

North Regional Library hosts events each month. Unless otherwise noted, the sessions are free. North Regional Library is located at 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. For more information, call 919-870-4000.

6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 17: Create an internet marketing plan for your small business with SCORE of Raleigh. Registration is requested.

2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 24: Learn to use email services such as Gmail for business writing and personal use.

6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 15: Learn the legal aspects of starting a business with SCORE of Raleigh.

Cameron Village Library events

Cameron Village Library hosts events each month. Unless otherwise noted, the sessions are free. Cameron Village Library is located at 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-856-6710.

2 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, June 26: Join Karin Cross, human resources professional turned life coach, for a presentation on interviewing.

10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, June 27: Learn to use email services such as Gmail for business writing and personal use.

6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 22: Create an internet marketing plan for your small business with SCORE of Raleigh. Registration is requested.

City of Raleigh forums

The City of Raleigh will hold informational forums concerning the future of the city from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the City of Raleigh Urban Design Center, 220 Fayetteville St., Raleigh. Call 919-996-4635 for more information.

June 18: The Future of Solid Waste Management in Raleigh: Bianca Howard, community education specialist for the City of Raleigh’s Solid Waste Services Department, will explore how waste will be managed in the future.

Museum of History events

The North Carolina Museum of History hosts educational events year-round for all ages. The museum is located at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-807-7992.

2 p.m. Sunday, June 15: Watch “Cedars in the Pines,” the documentary film that led to the current exhibit about Lebanese immigrants that moved to North Carolina.

10 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 21: Pirates, Ahoy! will give children ages 5-8 (with adult) the chance to hear tales about Blackbeard and other pirates, as well as make crafts and challenge a real pirate to a sword fight.

1 p.m. Saturday, June 21: Art Pottery Roadshow will feature three different authorities on the art pottery movement in N.C. discussing how different potters’ styles have changed and evolved through the years.

Send Community Notes to nrnews@newsobserver.com.

North Raleigh News is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service