Daybook for July 24-30

July 22, 2013 


iPad class

Intro to iPad will be held 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Anne Gordon Center for Active Adults, 1905 Spring Forest Road, Raleigh. Adults ages 50 and older can learn about the iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch. Registration is required at

Program on coupons

Savvy Savers Couponers will discuss couponing at 7 p.m. at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. Participants can bring unexpired coupons for a demonstration coupon swap. Registration is requested at 919-856-6710.


Class on living wills

Resources for Seniors: Living Wills will be held 1-3 p.m. at Anne Gordon Center for Active Adults, 1905 Spring Forest Road, Raleigh. Kathryn Kabat of Wills on Wheels will discuss the importance of living wills. The class is for adults ages 50 and older, and registration is required. To register, visit

Dinner and a psychic

Dinner and a Medium: ALX will be held at 6 p.m. at Gravy Italian American Kitchen, 135 S. Wilmington St., Raleigh. Participants will enjoy a dinner followed by readings from the psychic medium ALX. The event costs $25 and includes appetizer, salad, two-course entrée and dessert. For more information, call 919-896-8513.

Lydia Netzer at Quail Ridge

Lydia Netzer will discuss her book “Shine Shine Shine” at 7:30 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh.


Free yoga class

Yoga for the core will be held 10-11:30 a.m. at Ladies Fitness and Wellness, 700 Exposition Place, Raleigh. To register, call 919-845-9200.

Consignment sale

A Kids Exchange Consignment Sale will be held July 26-28 in the Graham Building and Exposition Center at the State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh. The sale will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Clothes, toys and other children’s items will be offered at discounted prices. Admission is free. For more information or to sell items, visit

Sportscards, memorabilia

The Sportscard and Sports Memorabilia 3-Day Show will be held July 26-28 in the Scott Building at the State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh. The show hours are 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Exhibitors will buy, sell and trade vintage and new sportscards, memorabilia, NASCAR items and more. The cost is $5 per day or $7 for a weekend pass. For more information, visit

Girls Rock showcase

Girls Rock N.C., a rock ’n’ roll camp for girls, will hold a talent showcase at 6 p.m. at Kings Barcade, 14 W. Martin St., Raleigh. For more information, visit


Needle art

Gifted Hands of Cary and the Embroiderers’ Guild of America will discuss the art form of needlework at 10:30 a.m. at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. Registration is required at 919-870-4000.

Dog wash

Carolina Boxer Rescue will hold a dog wash and adoption event from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Unleashed, 7414 Creedmoor Road, Raleigh. For more information, call 919-521-4963.

Family Science Olympiad

The Family Science Olympiad will be held 1-4 p.m. at Marbles Kids Museum, 201 E. Hargett St., Raleigh. Build bridges, rockets and secret structures, investigate genetics and explore the science of exercise. The event is free with museum admission. For more information, call 919-834-4040.

Auction for the Animals

The13th annual Auction for the Animals is scheduled 6:30-10 p.m. at Prestonwood Country Club, 300 Prestonwood Parkway, Cary. Tickets cost $75, and proceeds will benefit Second Chance Pet Adoptions. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit

Program on night animals

Learn about owls, bats, fireflies and deer during a nature program 8:30-9:30 p.m. at Durant Nature Park, 8305 Camp Durant Road, Raleigh. The program is for children ages 5-12 and costs $2 per person. Registration is required at


Free yoga classes

Free yoga classes will be held at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. Stress reduction with chair yoga will be held 1:15-2:15 p.m., followed by gentle mat yoga 2:30-4 p.m. Bring two towels. To register, call 919-870-4000.

Dog wash

Southern Belle Pit Bull Rescue will hold a dog wash from noon to 5 p.m. at Unleashed, 2460 Wycliff Road, Raleigh. For more information, call 919-858-6460.

Music at the library

The Triangle String Band will perform at 2 p.m. at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. For more information, call 919-870-4000.

Thrift shop sale benefits pets

A 50 percent off sale is set for noon to 5 p.m. at ReTails Thrift Shop, 1608 N. Market Drive, Raleigh. The sale includes clothing, housewares, furniture, sporting goods, jewelry, books and accessories. Profits will help low-income pet owners to spay or neuter pets through AnimalKind, THE $20 FIX and SpayNC Helpline. Donations of gently used items are accepted 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Volunteers are also needed; call to find out when the next orientation will be conducted. For more information, call 919-872-0019 or visit

Wine fundraiser

A fundraising event and silent auction is scheduled 3-6 p.m. at Cellar 275 in the Factory, 1839 S. Main St., Suite 130, Wake Forest. Each attendee will receive a glass of Colby Red, and other wines and craft beers will be available. The tasting fee is $15 per person, and proceeds will benefit the family of Caelon Arthur, a 4-year-old suffering from multiple ongoing strokes. Registration is required at


Book discussion

The Read and Go Program will be held 1-2:30 p.m. at Anne Gordon Center for Active Adults, 1905 Spring Forest Road, Raleigh. Participants will discuss Casey Mayes’ novel “A Deadly Row.”


Wills for special needs

A workshop on wills and estate planning for special needs children is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Whole Foods, 3540 Wade Ave., Raleigh. The workshop is open to parents and grandparents who are planning for long-term care of special needs children. To register, contact Beth Secosky at 919-828-8221 or

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