Thrift shop sale
A 50 percent off sale is scheduled from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at ReTails Thrift Shop, 1608 N. Market Drive, Raleigh. Profits will help low-income pet owners to spay or neuter pets through AnimalKind. For more information about the group, call 919-872-0019 or go to www.animalkind.org. Donations of gently used items are accepted 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Volunteers are also needed; call to find out when the next orientation will be conducted.
Waller at Quail Ridge
Douglas Waller will share Wild Bill Donovan: The Spymaster Who Created the OSS and Modern American Espionage at 3 p.m. Sunday at Quail Ridge Books and Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh.
Make old books look like new
Master bookbinder Susan Soleil will offer a presentation on book preservation and answer questions about caring for and making repairs to books at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. Registration is requested at 919-856-6710.
Energy Assistance Program
A program on the Low Income Energy Assistance Program will begin at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Northern Wake Senior Center, 235 E. Holding Ave., Wake Forest. Low-income residents will have a chance to get information and complete applications for help with their energy bills and weatherization for their homes. Bring a photo ID, recent heating bill, social security numbers for all household members, income verification for anyone living in the home and bank statements. For more information, email email@example.com or call 919-554-4111.
Sharing pictures with Flickr
Do you want to use Flickr to post your photographs? Librarians will show you the steps at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Cameron Village Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. Registration is requested at 919-856-6710.
Sharing pictures with Flickr
Do you want to use Flickr to post your photographs? Librarians will show you the steps at 2 p.m. Wednesday at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. Registration is requested at 919-870-4000.
The William Peace University Singers, an a capella group, will perform at a benefit concert at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Trinity United Methodist Church, 824 N. Bloodworth St., Raleigh. Donations will go to the Beyers, Oakwood residents who were hurt in a home invasion. For more information, contact the church office at 919-832-1390.
Free yoga class
Stress reduction with chair yoga is scheduled from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at Whole Foods, 8710 Six Forks Road, Raleigh. Bring two towels. To register, call 919-354-0350.
Film adaptations of classic novels
A discussion of the film adaptations of Emma, Jane Eyre and Great Expectations with James Thompson of UNC-Chapel Hill is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. Registration is requested at 919-870-4000.
Tracing African-American heritage
Professional genealogists will share resources for researching African-American heritage at 7 p.m. Thursday at Olivia Raney Local History Library, 4016 Carya Drive, Raleigh. The sessions will cover materials housed at the Olivia Raney Local History Library, the State Library of North Carolina, the N.C. State Archives and the Family History Center. Registration is requested. For more information, visit wakegov.com/libraries or call 919-250-1196.
A program on groundhogs in honor of Groundhog Day for children ages 7-9 is set for 10-11:30 a.m. Friday at Historic Yates Mill County Park, 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh. Explore the habits of groundhogs and other moody mammals. Look for and make an animal track. Cost is $5 per child. Registration is required. Dress for outdoors. For more information, call 919-856-6675 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Center for Volunteer Caregiving benefit
The Red Carpet Rendezvous benefit for The Center for Volunteer Caregiving is scheduled from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Friday at Prestonwood Country Club, 300 Prestonwood Parkway, Cary. The event will be emceed by Mark Roberts of Mark Roberts Enterprises and include wine, hors doeuvres, desserts, a jazz performance and silent and live auctions. Proceeds will help The Center reach the growing number of seniors and adults with disabilities in Wake County. Tickets can be purchased at www.volunteercaregiving.org/redcarpetrendezvous or at the event.
Harrison book signing
NY Times-bestselling fantasy author and N.C. native Kim Harrison will sign copies of Ever After at 3 p.m. Saturday at Quail Ridge Books and Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. Tickets for the signing line will be given with the purchase of the book.