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Talks & Readings: Nature, Gardening, Family/Child
Nature Adventures Camp: Eco Artists
Everyone is an artist! Come play with color, shape, line and form. We will find beauty exploring nature and use natural materials to make our own unique artworks. For rising kindergarteners through 2nd graders. Dates: June 26-30. Location: Arrival and Pick...
Duke University – Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Durham, NC

Tue 6/27/17 - Fri 6/30/17 at 9am-1pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Be Connected: Legal Sips w. Mavis Gragg
This month’s topic will focus on environmental law.
Beyu Caffe
Durham, NC

Tue 6/27/17 at 7pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Children’s Storytime: At the Ocean
Join Children’s Book Buyer, Sarah, for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is At The Ocean! Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030. About Sarah Carr, Children’s Book Buy...
McIntyre's Books
Pittsboro, NC

Tue 6/27/17 at 10:30am-11am
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Talks/Lectures
Ann Kidd Taylor - 'The Shark Club', with Sue Monk Kidd
Ann's mom, Sue Monk Kidd, wrote the beloved 'The Secret Life of Bees' and 'The Invention of Wings', and together they wrote the memoir 'Traveling With Pomegranates'. Now Ann Kidd Taylor shares her novel, 'The Shark Club.' When a young-love encounter and a...
Quail Ridge Books & Music
Raleigh, NC

Wed 6/28/17 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
David Sedaris book signing: Theft by Finding: Diaries 1977-2002
Tickets to David's program are sold out, however tickets to the signing line afterward, where you will meet David, are available with QRB purchase of Theft by Finding (the earlier you order, the earlier your place in the signing line). Please visit our web...
Quail Ridge Books & Music
Raleigh, NC

Fri 6/30/17 at 8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Children
Preschool Storytime
Join us every Friday at 10:30 for a story followed by a coloring activity.
Barnes & Noble at Southpoint
Durham, NC

Fri 6/30/17 at 10:30am-11am
Fri 7/7/17 at 10:30am-11am
Fri 7/14/17 at 10:30am-11am
Fri 7/21/17 at 10:30am-11am
Fri 7/28/17 at 10:30am-11am
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Saturday Storytime
Join us every Saturday for a story followed by an activity.
Barnes & Noble at Southpoint
Durham, NC

Sat 7/1/17 at 11am-11:30am
Sat 7/8/17 at 11am-11:30am
Sat 7/15/17 at 11am-11:30am
Sat 7/22/17 at 11am-11:30am
Sat 7/29/17 at 11am-11:30am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Meeting
Cary Club Toastmasters weekly meeting
Week by week, Cary Toastmasters will help you reach your public speaking goals in a warm, friendly environment with plenty of good natured fun. Get your feet wet by volunteering for a starter role such as Word of the Day, Grammar Tip, Humorist or Timekeepe...
Wake Tech Community College – Western Wake Campus
Cary, NC

Mon 7/3/17 at 8am-9am
Mon 7/10/17 at 8am-9am
Mon 7/17/17 at 8am-9am
Mon 7/24/17 at 8am-9am
Mon 7/31/17 at 8am-9am
Talks & Readings: Nature, Gardening, Children
Nature Adventures Camp: Plant Products Workshop
Humans depend on plants for so many things. Learn to make first-aid supplies, natural self-care products, edible delights and useful tools using parts of plants in this 3-day workshop. For rising 9th through 12th graders. No aftercare. Dates: July 5-7. Loc...
Duke University – Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Durham, NC

Wed 7/5/17 at 10am-3pm
Talks & Readings: Nature, Gardening
Walk on the Wild Side
Explore wild North Carolina in these seasonal walks through the Blomquist Garden of Native Plants on the first Thursday of every month. Location: Meet at the Blomquist Garden entrance. Participant limit: 15.
Duke University – Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Durham, NC

Thu 7/6/17 at 11am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Nature, Family/Child (Books)
Garden Storytime
Join us for a morning of outdoor garden fun. We will explore the gardens together to find the perfect spot to spread our picnic blankets for garden stories and crafts.
JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University
Raleigh, NC

Fri 7/7/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
Fri 7/28/17 at 10am-11am
Fri 8/18/17 at 10am-11am
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Carlie Sorosiak – If Birds Fly Back
A sparkling debut about love, family, and the mysteries of the universe, perfect for fans of Jandy Nelson, Rainbow Rowell and Nicola Yoon by one of our own—former McIntyre’s bookseller, Carlie Sorosiak. Come and celebrate with us! Linny has kept a journal...
McIntyre's Books
Pittsboro, NC

Sat 7/8/17 at 11am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Meet Jay Posey: Sungrazer
In a new Cold War between Earth and the colonies on Mars, when devastating weapons go missing, there’s only one team you can call – the Outriders. A crack force of highly specialized super-soldiers, their clone bodies are near-immortal. Join us for a book ...
Barnes & Noble at Southpoint
Durham, NC

Sat 7/8/17 at 3:30pm
Talks & Readings: Nature, Gardening, Family/Child
Nature Adventures Camp: Animals in the Gardens
Birds, bugs, ducks and fish—oh my! Prowl the Gardens looking for a variety of animals in our flowers, fields, ponds and streams. For rising kindergartners through 2nd graders. Dates: July 10-14. Location: Arrival and pickup at Doris Duke Center. For more i...
Duke University – Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Durham, NC

Mon 7/10/17 at 9am-1pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Philip Smucker - 'Riding With George'
Philip Smucker joins us to share Riding with George: Sportsmanship & Chivalry in the Making of America’s First President. How did Washington's impressive athleticism and horsemanship shape his destiny? Philip has special insight, as a war correspondent an...
Quail Ridge Books & Music
Raleigh, NC

Wed 7/12/17 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books), Signing/Readings
Fantasy Panel - Southern Authors for Children & Teens
Fantasy is alive and well in the South. We host a panel of regional fantasy authors, writing for children and YA audiences. Join us for a look at their recent or upcoming releases. Aspiring writers, we bet there'll be a bit of shop talk and advice! Amon...
Quail Ridge Books & Music
Raleigh, NC

Sat 7/15/17 at 6:30pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
J.C. Srasser- Gradle Bird
Sixteen-year-old Gradle Bird has lived her entire life with her Grandpa, Leonard, at a seedy motel and truck stop off Georgia’s I-16. But when Leonard moves her to a crumbling old house, rumored to be haunted by the ghost of Ms. Annalee Spivey, Gradle is p...
McIntyre's Books
Pittsboro, NC

Sat 7/15/17 at 11am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Sabrina Cera
The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that is working to make global poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy. This event will inform attendees how they can volunteer with The Borgen Project. There will be a speech by a current intern with T...
Wake County Public Library – North Regional Library
Raleigh, NC

Sat 7/15/17 at 10:30am-11am
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Adriana Trigiani - 'Kiss Carlo'
The best-selling author of the Big Stone Gap series, The Shoemaker's Wife, All the Stars in the Heavens returns to QRB. In 'Kiss Carlo', Trigiani immerses us in the post-war Italian communities of South Philly and NYC for a multi-generational saga where se...
Quail Ridge Books & Music
Raleigh, NC

Mon 7/17/17 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Nature, Gardening, Family/Child
Nature Adventures Camp: Inventions from Nature
From high tech fabrics to airplanes and zippers, humans have borrowed clever ideas from nature to solve problems. Find examples of inventions from nature from plants and animals in the Gardens, then tinker with contraptions to devise your own innovations. ...
Duke University – Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Durham, NC

Mon 7/17/17 at 9am-1pm
    

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