SHE STILL RISES: Wake Forest University will honor poet, actress, author and longtime professor Maya Angelou in celebration of what would have been her 90th birthday with a Garden Party from 2 to 4 p.m. April 8 at Bailey Park, 445 Patterson Ave. The community is invited to the free celebration, which will include a poetry slam and spoken word performances as well as food trucks, music and lawn games. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. A rain date is set for April 15. Angelou, who died in 2014, taught at Wake Forest for more than 30 years.
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