Daybook Nov. 20-26

November 18, 2013 

Wednesday

Yoga class

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

Events at Cameron Village Library

Two events will be hosted at Cameron Village Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. “Food Fiction” will be the topic for the Book Bites program at 2 p.m., which will include a recipe exchange and a book talk. Registration is required. Local members of SCORE will offer advice for starting and operating a small business at 6:30 p.m. Topics to be discussed include how to start and stay in business. Attendees should register at www.Raleigh.Score.org. For more information on these and other events, call 919-856-6710.

Food Fiction at North Regional Library

“Food Fiction” will be the topic for the Book Bites program at 2:30 p.m. at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. The program will include a recipe exchange, along with a book talk. Participants are invited to bring copies of their favorite recipes, along with favorite books to recommend. Librarians will facilitate the free discussion, and registration is required. For more information, call 919-870-4000.

Anita Shreve at Quail Ridge

Anita Shreve will share her book “Stella Bain,” a tale of love and memory during World War II, at 7:30 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. For more information, visit www.QuailRidgeBooks.com.

Thursday

Unified hazard plan

For the first time, Wake County will develop a multi-jurisdictional hazard mitigation plan for this year. The general purposes of the plan are to protect life and property by reducing the potential for future damages and economic loss that come as a result of natural hazards. The public is invited to attend a project kickoff meeting 10 a.m.-noon at the Wake County Office Building, 337 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh, in room G31.

Recycling crafts at North Regional Library

Learn to use recycled magazines to make bows and baskets for packages and gifts at 2 p.m. at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. All materials provided. This program for ages 16 and older is free, but registration is required. For more information, call 919-780-4000.

Art shopping event at Roundabout

A shopping event will be held by Lemonade International, a Raleigh-based nonprofit which serves the community of La Limonada in Guatemala, 6-8 p.m. at Roundabout Art Collective, 305 Oberlin Road, Raleigh. For more information, visit www.lemonadeinternational.org.

Kate Cooper at Quail Ridge

Kate Cooper will share her book “Band of Angels: The Forgotten World of Early Christian Women” at 7:30 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. The book tells how women from all walks of life played an invaluable role in the rise of Christianity. For more information, visit www.QuailRidgeBooks.com.

Friday

Free yoga class

A free yoga class, focused on the core, will be held 10-11:30 a.m. at Ladies Fitness & Wellness, 700 Exposition Place, Raleigh. Call 919-845-9200 to register.

Saturday

American Indian Heritage

The North Carolina Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh, will hold the eighth annual American Indian Heritage Celebration 11 a.m.-4 p.m. The event will include hands-on workshops and craft activities, as well as presentations from historians and scholars. For information, call 919-807-7992.

Jan Brett at Quail Ridge

Author and illustrator Jan Brett will share her book “Cinders” 5-7 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. “Cinders” is a retelling of Cinderella inspired by Russia – and chickens. For more information, visit www.QuailRidgeBooks.com.

Sunday

Elizabeth Langston at Quail Ridge

Author Elizabeth Langston will share her work of supernatural historical fiction, “Whisper Falls,” at 3 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. For more information, visit www.QuailRidgeBooks.com.

Monday

Joshilyn Jackson at Quail Ridge

Joshilyn Jackson, author of “Gods in Alabama,” “A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty,” and more, will share “Someone Else’s Love Story” at 7:30 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. For more information, visit www.QuailRidgeBooks.com.

Wake Animal Shelter at Cameron Village

Wake County Animal Shelter will host an informational session on choosing a family pet, including how to select an appropriate pet for your household, at 6:30 p.m. at Cameron Village Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-856-6710.

Tuesday

Yoga class

A donations-requested yoga class will be held 5:30-6:45 p.m. at Long View Center, 118 S. Person St., Raleigh. The class will be gentle mat adaptations with a chair. Participants are advised to bring a mat to this drop-in event.

Patricia Wells and Cassandra King at Quail Ridge

Award-winning cook Patricia Wells will share “The French Kitchen Cookbook: Recipes and Lessons from Paris and Provence” at noon at Quail Ridge Books, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. At 7:30 p.m., Cassandra King will present “Moonrise,” a novel set in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains. For more information, visit www.QuailRidgeBooks.com.

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