Daybook Jan. 1-7

December 30, 2013 

Wednesday

NCMA open

The N.C. Museum of Art, located at 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, will be open for normal hours, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., on New Year’s Day. Of particular note is the Porsche By Design: Seducing Speed exhibit. The exhibit, featuring 22 automobiles, presents cars owned by Ralph Lauren, Steve McQueen, and Janis Joplin, as well as the one-of-a-kind Panamericana concept car on loan from the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart, Germany.

Marbles Kids open

The Marbles Kids Museum, located at 201 E. Hargett St., will be open New Year’s Day. Its hours of operation will be from noon to 5 p.m.

Five Days of Fitness

O2 Fitness clubs around the Triangle will be open to the public for those over 18 or with adult supervision from Wednesday, Jan. 1, through Sunday, Jan. 5. The North Raleigh O2 Fitness is located at 1920 Falls Valley Dr., Raleigh.

Thursday

Storytime at N.C. Museum of History

The N.C. Museum of History will present Storytime in the Gallery from 10 to 10:30 a.m. The story will accompany a tour of one of the galleries. The N.C. Museum of History is located at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-807-7992.

Trivia at Cameron Village Library

What the Dickens? Literary Trivia at 7 p.m. will allow participants to demonstrate their knowledge of books, authors, and more. Root beer and pretzels will be served for snacks. Registration is requested. Cameron Village Library is located at 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. For more information on any of these events, call 919-856-6710.

Friday

Mood-lifting books at Cameron Village Library

Books to Lift Your Mood is a drop-in session for mood-enhancing books to lift your spirits. Cameron Village Library is located at 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. For more information on any of these events, call 919-856-6710.

Abie Harris birthday

Roundabout Art Collective will celebrate artist Abie Harris’s 80th birthday from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 3, at 305 Oberlin Road, Raleigh. Harris will also host a tour of his studio from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, at 222 Hawthorne Road, Raleigh. Visit www.RoundaboutArtCollective.com.

Monday

New Year, New You at Cameron Village Library

New Year, New You: There’s A Book for That! will feature librarians giving suggestions for books related to New Year’s resolutions and how to keep them. The event runs from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Cameron Village Library is located at 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-856-6710.

Free yoga class

A free yoga class will be held at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. Stress reduction with chair yoga (bring two towels) will run from 6 to 6:50 p.m., and gentle mat yoga will run from 7 to 8:30 p.m. To register, call 919-870-4000.

Tuesday

Craft It! at Cameron Village Library

At 10:30 a.m., Craft It! will allow anyone age 16 and over to make photo magnets. Participants are invited to bring their own photos; all other materials will be provided. Registration is required. Cameron Village Library is located at 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-856-6710.

Time for Tots at N.C. Museum of History

From 10 to 10:45 a.m., Time for Tots: Happy New Year! will explore how and when people of different cultures ring in the new year. Registration is required. The North Carolina Museum of History is located at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-807-7992.

Yoga class

A donations-requested yoga class will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Long View Center, 118 S. Person St., Raleigh. This drop-in session will feature gentle mat adaptations with a chair, and participants are advised to bring their own mats.

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