Daybook Nov. 10-16

November 8, 2013 

Sunday

Surviving the Holidays

Crossroads Fellowship will host “Surviving the Holidays,” a grief support group for those who recently lost a loved one, from 2 to 4 p.m.. “Surviving the Holidays” is also available for children and teens ages 5-17. Registration is $5. For more information, call 919-645-8612 or email j odi@griefshare.org.

N.C. Museum of History: Music of the Carolinas

The North Carolina Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh, will hold “Music of the Carolinas: Arnold Richardson: Native American Flute and Song” from 3 to 4 p.m. For more information, call 919-807-7992.

Monday

Veterans Day service

A Veterans Day service will be held at 1:30 p.m. at St. David’s School, 3400 White Oak Road, Raleigh. Over 1,000 total attendees are expected to attend this event, which will include a presentation of colors by St. David’s School Eagle Scout students; veteran remarks by Tony Tata, N.C. Secretary of Transportation and retired U.S. Army brigadier general; music; and a skydiving jump onto the field. A luncheon will be held at the school before the event. For more information, call 919-782-3331.

Arthritis and Fibromyalgia Support Group

Raleigh Arthritis and Fibromyalgia Support Group will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. at Heritage Senior Living, 1200 Carlos Drive, Raleigh. For more information, call 919-871-0651.

Bluegrass jam

The PineCone Bluegrass Jam will be 7 to 10 p.m. at Busy Bee Cafe, 225 Wilmington St., Raleigh. Bluegrass musicians of all levels can listen, observe and play during the jam. For more information, visit www.pinecone.org.

Tuesday

N.C. Museum of History: Time for Tots

The North Carolina Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh, will hold “Time for Tots: Early American Indian Life,” from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Participants will handle objects, hear stories and make a clay-coil pot to take home. Ages 3-5, with adult. $1 per child. For information, call 919-807-7992.

Yoga class

A donations-accepted yoga class will be held from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. at Long View Center, 118 South Person St., Raleigh. The drop-in class will feature gentle mat adaptations with a chair.

Food at Cameron Village Library

Cameron Village Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh, will provide a program on food and its origins at 6:30 p.m. Participants are invited to explore cultural food traditions and sample culinary delights. The program is free, but registration is required. For information, call 919-856-6710.

Symphony showcase at Quail Ridge

The N.C. Symphony will preview its Nov. 22-23 Orchestral Showcase at 7:30 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. The program features soloists for Hadyn’s “Sinfonia Concertante,” as well as vice president Martin Sher discussing composer Anton Bruckner and his “Symphony No. 7.” For more information, visit www.QuailRidgeBooks.com.

Wednesday

Yoga class

An adaptive yoga class for all skill levels will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Evolve Movement, 8470 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh. This is a donation-requested, drop-in event.

Astronomy discussion

The North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, will host members of the Raleigh Astronomy Club at 6 p.m. The Astronomy Club will lead discussions about the scale and contents of the universe and will discuss how scientific analogies, models and simulations can assist in visualizing the vast scale of the cosmos. Registration is requested for this free program.

Larry Nielsen at Quail Ridge

Larry Nielsen will present “Provost: Experiences, Reflections and Advice from a Former ‘Number Two’ on Campus” at 7:30 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. Nielsen will offer his take on how a large university functions, an account of his tenure at NCSU, and the events that led to his resignation. For more information, visit www.QuailRidgeBooks.com.

Thursday

Free yoga class

A free yoga class will be held at North Regional Library, 7900 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. Gentle mat yoga will run from 9:10 to 10:30 a.m., and stress reduction with chair yoga will run from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. Participants for the chair yoga are advised to bring two towels. To register, call 919-870-4000.

Food Fiction

Express Library, 336 Fayetteville St., Raleigh, will host its Book Bites program at noon. This month’s topic will be “Food Fiction” and will include a recipe exchange. Registration is required. For more information, call 919-856-6690.

Medicare seminar

Pharmacists from Walgreens will give a seminar on understanding and applying Medicare Part D at 2 p.m. at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. For more information, call 919-870-4000.

Agee, Long, Conescu at Quail Ridge

Award-winning author-illustrators Jon Agee and Loren Long will present their books at 5 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. Agee will present “Little Santa,” ages 3+, and Long will present “An Otis Christmas,” ages 4+. At 7:30, Chapel Hill author William Conescu will share his new novel “Kara Was Here.” Kara is a novel about the mysteries of aging into adulthood and truth and perception. For more information, visit www.QuailRidgeBooks.com.

Trivia series

Cameron Village Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh, will host its monthly trivia series at 7 p.m. The theme of November’s trivia series will be “What the Dickens? Literary Trivia About the Holidays.” The program will feature trivia questions about holiday-themed books and movies in a game for adults of all ages. The program series is free, but registration is requested. For information, call 919-856-6710.

Friday

Pottery presentation

The North Carolina Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh, will present “Formed, Fired, and Finished: Art Pottery from the James-Farmer Collection” from 6 to 8 p.m. For information, call 919-807-7992.

Mystery authors visit

Local mystery authors Jane Cleland, Donna Andrews and Frankie Y. Bailey will be make a tour stop at 2:30 p.m. at Cameron Village Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. Locally acclaimed mystery blogger Molly Weston will facilitate a panel discussion and audience Q&A. The sessions are free, but registration is requested.

Russell Banks at Quail Ridge

Novelist and short story author Russell Banks will present “A Permanent Member of the Family,” a collection of 12 short stories, at 7:30 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. For more information, visit www.QuailRidgeBooks.com.

Saturday

Free yoga class

Raleigh Yoga Center offers a free community class the second Saturday of each month from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Raleigh Yoga Center, 619 Oberlin Road (Burnie Batchelor Building near Cameron Village), Raleigh. Reservation required. For more information and to email your reservation, visit www.raleighyoga.com.

Food writing

North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh, will host N.C. food writer Debbie Moose at 2 p.m. Moose will talk about her experience writing about food and dining. Discussion is free, and registration is requested. For more information, call 919-870-4000.

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