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.
Tracing African-American heritage
Professional genealogists will share resources for researching African-American heritage at 7 p.m. Monday at Cameron Village Library, 1930 Clark Ave., 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 919-856-6710.
Time for Tots: Quilts
A childrens program on quilting is set for 10 to 10:45 a.m. Tuesday at the N.C. Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. See how quilters patch their work together and create a quilt square of your own. Cost is $1 for children ages 3-5 with an adult. Registration is required. To register or for more information, call 919-807-7992.