Community Notes: May 26

May 24, 2013 

Farmer’s Market

The Knightdale Farmer’s Market opens 4-7 p.m. Thursday, June 6, at 207 Main St., Knightdale. The market will be open Thursdays throughout the summer. For more information, call Chris Roland 919-217-2234.

Charity events

East Wake Animal Hospital is conducting a rabies clinic 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, June 14, at 2100 Zebulon Road, Zebulon. Cost is $7 and proceeds will help with medical expenses for Mason Brantley. Mason, who is 8, was diagnosed with leukemia. For more information, call 919-375-4180. Make donations at “Prayin’ 4 Mason,”

Memorial Day service

American Legion Post 148 will hold a Memorial Day service 5 p.m. Sunday, May 26, at the Legion hut, 5100 Wendell Blvd.

Baccalaureate service

East Wake High School baccalaureate service for the class of 2013 will be 3:30 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at Central Baptist Church, 1109 Poole Road, Wendell.

Youth council meeting

The Zebulon Parks and Recreation Department is working with local high school student Jasmine Porter to create a youth council for the Zebulon community. An informational session, open to the public for ages 13-18, is 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 30, at the Zebulon Community Center, 301 S. Arendell Ave. The focus of the Zebulon council would be civic engagement, leadership opportunities, community service, recreation, and fundraising. For more information, call 919-823-0432.

Summer Camp

Summer camp at Kindred Spirits Farm is 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 8-12 and Aug. 5-9, at 16 Olde Charles Towne Court, Wendell. Visit, or call 919-215-0811.

Daddy-daughter dance

The Knightdale Parks and Recreation Department and Chick-Fil-A of Knightdale are hosting a daddy-daughter dance 7-10 p.m. Friday, June 14, at 102 Lawson Ridge Road. Pre-register at Town Hall between 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Cost is $20 per couple ($5 for each additional daughter). For more information, call Michelle Wester at 919-217-2232.

Business Expo

The Knightdale Business Expo is 2-7 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, at Knightdale High School, 100 Bryan Chalk Lane.

Book Reading

Karen Matthews will read her from new children’s book, “The Legend of Lizard Lick” 10 a.m.- noon Saturday, June 22, at the Art of Giving Gallery, Studio and Gift Store at 123 N. Main St., Wendell.

Zebulon Community Library events

Toddler storytime for walkers to age 3 is 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 11:30 a.m. Thursdays. Preschool storytime for 3- to 5-year-olds is 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays. Storytime and More for 3- to 5-year-olds is 6 p.m. Mondays. Kindergarten to fifth-grade Adventures is 4:30-5:30 p.m. Thursdays, at 1000 Dogwood Drive. For information, visit or call 919-404-3610.

East Regional Library events

East Regional Library has an extensive list of activities for the whole family in June. Karen Muhammad, a Wake County Sheriff’s Crime Prevention Specialist, will give a child safety presentation on internet use at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, June 13. Following the Internet program Erick Barone, with New York Life, will issue child identification cards at 5:30 p.m. The two free cards will feature the child’s photograph, identifying characteristics and fingerprints.

Find a complete vents at or call 919-217-5300. East Regional Library is at 946 Steeple Square Court, Knightdale.

Wendell Community Library events

Storytime for preschoolers is 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Call 919-365-2600 or go to 207 S. Hollybrook Road.

Lifelong Learning

The Wake County Public School System will offer Spanish Classic Cine through its Lifelong Learning Program 6:30-9 p.m. Wednesdays, June12-July 24, at Knightdale High School, 100 Bryan Chalk Lane, Knightdale. For information, call 919-431-7593 or visit

Lunchtime trek

Walk through downtown Wendell with the Art Whittington’s Health and Wellness group, 11 a.m.-noon, Monday-Friday. The walk starts and ends at 115 N. Pine St., Wendell. For information, call 919-365-6318.

Beekeepers group

The Five County Beekeepers Association meets at 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at the Zebulon Community Center. Guests are welcome to join. For information visit or call Bryon Way, 919-295-0245.

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