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January 24, 2014 

Sunday

Free yoga class

A free yoga class will be held from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Ladies Fitness & Wellness, 700 Exposition Place, Raleigh. The class will feature yoga for the core. Call 919-845-9200 to register.

Elizabeth Spencer at Quail Ridge

Elizabeth Spencer, author of “The Light in the Piazza,” will present her new collection, “Starting Over: Stories” at 3 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. For more information, visit www.QuailRidgeBooks.com.

Monday

Hoods Up at N.C. Museum of Art

The final “Hoods Up” day begins at 10 a.m. at the N.C. Museum of Art, 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh. Attendees will get the chance to see under the hoods of several Porsche cars on display. For more information, visit www.NCArtMuseum.org.

Tuesday

SAT vs. ACT at North Regional Library

The seminar, hosted by Kaplan Test Prep, will help inform participants about the two tests. The sessions are 1 hour;registration is requested. North Regional Library is located at 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. For more information, call 919-870-4000.

Wednesday

Books to Lift Your Mood

North Regional Library will host Books to Lift Your Mood from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. The program is a drop-in session for mood-enhancing books to lift your spirits. Call 919-870-4000 for more information.

Daniel Stashower at Quail Ridge

Daniel Stashower will present “The Hour of Peril: The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War” at 7:30 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. For more information, visit www.QuailRidgeBooks.com.

Thursday

Storytime at N.C. Museum of History

Storytime in the Gallery will be held from 10 to 10:30 a.m. at the N.C. Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. A history-related story will accompany a tour of one of the galleries. Call 919-807-7992 for more information.

Democratic Women lunch meeting

The Democratic Women of Wake County will hold a luncheon meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the NCSU University Club, 4200 Hillsborough St., Raleigh. This month’s speakers will be Sen. Mark Nesbit, minority leader of the Senate, and Representative Larry Hall, minority leader of the House. Contact Cindy Sizkez at 919-319-8375 or cindydwwc@yahoo.com. The luncheon costs $20. There is no charge to attend the program. Visitors are welcome.

New Year, New You

New Year, New You: There’s A Book for That! will take place from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. The program will feature librarians giving suggestions for books related to New Year’s resolutions and how to keep them. For more information, call 919-870-4000.

Friday

Starry Night

Join the American Tobacco Trail staff from 6 to 8 p.m. for a night under the stars. Explore the local night sky and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate with marshmallows. Participants are advised to bring blankets or chairs and a flashlight. The program fee is $5 per family or $3 per individual. Register through Harris Lake County Park by calling 919-387-4342 or via email at harris.lake@wakegov.com. Meet at the White Oak Parking Area, 1305 White Oak Church Road, Apex.

Saturday

String Music in the Library

"String Music in the Library" will take place at 2 p.m. at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. The program will give participants a chance to enjoy live string music from the Triangle Mountain Dulcimer Association.

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