Community Notes, June 1

May 30, 2014 

Historic mill tours

Guided tours of the Historic Yates Mill will resume from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 7, at 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh. On June 21 and 22, the mill will have its first corn-grinding weekend where tours will be given by costumed interpreters, and the mill will produce cornmeal.

Home buying seminar

A free home buying seminar will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 10, at 900 Ridgefield Drive, Suite 90, Raleigh. The seminar will discuss how to buy with little or no down payment, how to create the best deal on a home purchase and how to avoid common mistakes. Call 919-747-7936 or email Support@AmyBonis.com to register.

Limb loss education

Limb Loss Education Day will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 21, at the Carmichael Complex on NCSU’s main campus, 2611 Cates Ave., Raleigh. Registration is $15 with a deadline of June 16. The event will include educational seminars, interaction between support groups, healthcare providers and the limb loss community at large. Visit Amputee-Coalition.org.

Mama Juggs

Anita Woodley, nationally renowned local performer and former producer of WUNC-FM The Story, will perform MAMA JUGGS, a one-woman show about breastfeeding and the health of women and children, at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 22, at Martin Street Baptist Church, 1001 E. Martin St., Raleigh. There is no charge for admission. For more information visit AnitaWoodley.com.

Pet a Pony

Pet a Pony day will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 25, at the Gov. James B. Hunt Horse Complex, 4601 Trinity Road, Raleigh. Participants can pet a pony, learn about horse health and care, watch show jumping and watch a farrier at work. Admission and parking are free. Visit NCHJA.com.

Independence Day celebrations

• Joel Lane Museum House will hold its 23rd annual historic Independence Day open house from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, July 4, at 160 S. Saint Mary’s St., Raleigh. Admission is free, though donations will be taken. The event will include historical reenactments and craft activities. Visit JoelLane.org for more information.

North Regional Library events

North Regional Library hosts events each month. Unless otherwise noted, the sessions are free. North Regional Library is located at 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. For more information, call 919-870-4000.

2 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, June 12: Join Karin Cross, human resources professional turned life coach, for a presentation on interviewing.

6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 17: Create an internet marketing plan for your small business with SCORE of Raleigh. Registration is requested.

2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 24: Learn to use email services such as Gmail for business writing and personal use.

6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 15: Learn the legal aspects of starting a business with SCORE of Raleigh.

Cameron Village Library events

Cameron Village Library hosts events each month. Unless otherwise noted, the sessions are free. Cameron Village Library is located at 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-856-6710.

6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 11: Learn the legal aspects of starting a business with SCORE of Raleigh.

2 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, June 26: Join Karin Cross, human resources professional turned life coach, for a presentation on interviewing.

10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, June 27: Learn to use email services such as Gmail for business writing and personal use.

6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 22: Create an internet marketing plan for your small business with SCORE of Raleigh. Registration is requested.

City of Raleigh forums

The City of Raleigh will hold informational forums concerning the future of the city from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the City of Raleigh Urban Design Center, 220 Fayetteville St., Raleigh. Call 919-996-4635 for more information.

June 18: The Future of Solid Waste Management in Raleigh: Bianca Howard, community education specialist for the City of Raleigh’s Solid Waste Services Department, will explore how waste will be managed in the future.

Museum of History events

The North Carolina Museum of History hosts educational events year-round for all ages. The museum is located at at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-807-7992.

3 p.m. Sunday, June 8: Music of the Carolinas will feature The Gravy Boys.

10 to 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, June 10: Time for Tots: Skiffs, Sharpies and Sailing Ships will let children discover different kinds of boats and make a sailing vessel to take home. $1 per child.

Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 11: History à la Carte will feature the exhibit “Stagville: Black & White.” Bring your lunch. Beverages provided.

Noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 14: Make It, Take It will allow participants the chance to make their own mixed-media picture to take home. Internationally known mixed-media artist Alyssa Hinton will be present during her Artist at Work program during the same time.

2 p.m. Sunday, June 15: Watch “Cedars in the Pines,” the documentary film that led to the current exhibit about Lebanese immigrants that moved to North Carolina.

10 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 21: Pirates, Ahoy! will give children ages 5-8 (with adult) the chance to hear tales about Blackbeard and other pirates, as well as make crafts and challenge a real pirate to a sword fight.

1 p.m. Saturday, June 21: Art Pottery Roadshow will feature three different authorities on the art pottery movement in N.C. discussing how different potters’ styles have changed and evolved through the years.

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