A free chair yoga for stress reduction is scheduled from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at Whole Foods, 810 Six Forks Road, Raleigh. To register, call 919-354-0350.
Classics Over Coffee
A program called Classics Over Coffee is set for 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday at Duraleigh Road Community Library, 5800 Duraleigh Road, Raleigh. Read classic novels and sip coffee. For more information, call 919-881-1344.
Welcome Back Sun!
Welcome Back Sun! Celebrating the Season of Light, a program for children ages 7-9, is scheduled from 11 a.m. to noon Friday at Historic Yates Mill County Park, 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh. Shorter days and longer nights are celebrated all over the world with music, food and festive good cheer. Make paper lanterns, play a classic solstice game and share in Michael Emberly’s award-winning story, “Welcome Back, Sun!” Cost is $4 per child. Registration is required. To register, go to www.wakegov.com/parks/yatesmill.
Lorraine Jordan and Carolina Road
Lorraine Jordan and Carolina Road will play songs from their new CD, “Back To My Roots,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Quail Ridge Books and Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. Admission is free.
Santa’s Trolley from Mordecai Historic Park
Trolley tours of Raleigh with Santa and his elf will begin at Mordecai Historic Park on Saturday. Tours will start at 5, 6 and 7 p.m. from 1 Mimosa St., Raleigh. Cost is $10 and reservations are required. Call 919-857-4364 for more information.
Holiday benefit at crafting studio
Let’s Do This with Suzanne Studio is holding a benefit from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday at the studio, 103 S. White St., Wake Forest. Admission to the Favorite Things Holiday Party is one gift bag with five items to be given to Haven House, a nonprofit agency that helps youth and their families in crisis. For more information, go to www.letsdothiswithsuzanne.weebly.com.