Daybook June 18-24

June 16, 2014 

Wednesday

Events at North Regional Library

At 10:30 a.m., share books you’ve read, listen to others discuss titles they’ve liked and enjoy a snack in “Talkin’ Books.” From 6:30 to 8 p.m., drop in and meet local photographer Andrew Ross, who will exhibit his work and discuss the art of outdoor photography. North Regional Library is located at 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. For more information, call 919-870-4000.

Talkin’ Books at Cameron Village Library

At 2 p.m., share books you’ve read, listen to others discuss titles they’ve liked and enjoy a snack in “Talkin’ Books.”

City of Raleigh forum

The City of Raleigh will hold a forum from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the City of Raleigh Urban Design Center, 220 Fayetteville St., Raleigh. The session is “The Future of Solid Waste Management in Raleigh,” featuring Bianca Howard, community education specialist for Raleigh’s Solid Waste Services Department.

Yoga class

A donations-requested yoga class will take place from 1 to 2 p.m. at Evolve Movement, 8470 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh. The class will feature adaptive yoga for all skill sets.

Sidney Powell at Quail Ridge

Sidney Powell will present “Licensed to Lie: Exposing Corruption in the Department of Justice” at 7:30 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. Visit QuailRidgeBooks.com for more information.

Thursday

Events at North Regional Library

At 3 p.m., Craft It: Trinket Boxes will allow participants ages 16 and up to decorate a box to hold their treasures. From 6:30 to 8 p.m., members of the Triangle’s Calligraphers’ Guild will demonstrate calligraphy in the library. North Regional Library is located at 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. For more information, call 919-870-4000.

Calligrapher’s Guild at Cameron Vilage Library

From 2 to 3:30 p.m., members of the Triangle’s Calligraphers’ Guild will demonstrate calligraphy in the library. Cameron Village Library is located at 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-856-6710.

Skin cancer screenings

The Skin Cancer Foundation will stop in Raleigh during its Road to Halthy Skin Tour from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday at the Rite Aid at 1910 Falls Valley Drive, Raleigh, and 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Friday at the Rite Aid at 3432 Edwards Mill Road, Raleigh. The program will offer a quick full-body skin cancer screening in a private exam room.

Friday

Free yoga class

A free yoga class will take place from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Ladies Fitness & Wellness, 700 Exposition Place, Raleigh. The class will feature yoga for the core. Call 919-845-9200 to register.

Saturday

Pollination Sensation

Celebrate “National Pollination Week” with Blue Jay Point County Park from 9:30 to 11 a.m. 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.

College essays at North Regional Library

At 2 p.m., learn from Kaplan Test Prep what colleges want to see in your essay, how to write a winning essay and how your essay factors into your college application. North Regional Library is located at 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. For more information, call 919-870-4000.

Events at N.C. Museum of History

From 10 a.m. to noon, “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. At 1 p.m., 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. The museum is located at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-807-7992.

Nan Chase and DeNeice Guest at Quail Ridge

Nan Chase and DeNeice Guest will present “Drink the Harvest: Making and Preserving Juices, Wines, Meads, Teas and Ciders” at 11 a.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. Visit QuailRidgeBooks.com for more information.

Sunday

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. at Martin Street Baptist Church, 1001 E. Martin St., Raleigh. There is no charge for admission. For more information visit AnitaWoodley.com.

Ruth Moose at Quail Ridge Library

Ruth Moose will present her murder mystery, “Doing it at the Dixie Dew: A Mystery” at 3 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. Visit QuailRidgeBooks.com for more information.

Monday

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.

Tai Chi at Cameron Village Library

At 7 p.m., learn about the benefits of Tai Chi and watch a demonstration performed by the Taoist Tai Chi Society. Attendees will also learn some simple Tai Chi movements. Cameron Village Library is located at 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-856-6710.

Tuesday

Email tutorial at North Regional Library

From 2 to 3 p.m., learn to use email services such as Gmail for business writing and personal use. North Regional Library is located at 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. For more information, call 919-870-4000.

Mark Twain at Cameron Village Library

At 6 p.m., experience America’s favorite humorist, Mark Twain, as brought to life by impersonator Don McNeil. Cameron Village Library is located at 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-856-6710.

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