Cary News: Community

August 8, 2014

Daybook: Aug. 10-Aug. 16

Get ready for school with Cary-based nonprofit Fit & Able Productions’ Healthy Kids Back to School Expo from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at Cary Towne Center, 1105 Walnut St., Cary.

Sunday

Blood drive

A blood drive for the American Red Cross will be from 1-6 p.m. at the Amberly Community Club House, 1075 Residents Club Drive, Cary. To make an appointment, go to www.redcrossblood.org.

Tuesday

Toddler Story Time

Barnes & Noble hosts story time for toddlers at 10 a.m. Tuesdays at 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.

Cary Downtown Farmers Market

The Cary Downtown Farmers Market is open from 2-6 p.m. Tuesdays at 135 W. Chatham St. For details, go to www.caryfarmersmarket.com.

Greenway open house

Morrisville will host an open house for the Crabtree Creek and Hatcher Creek greenways from 6-6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 100 Town Hall Drive. For details, go to www.townofmorrisville.org.

‘Wild Connection’

Jennifer Verdolin will discuss and sign her book “Wild Connection,” about animal behavior as it relates to human relationships, at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.

Wednesday

Preschool Story Time

Barnes & Noble hosts story time for preschoolers at 10 a.m. Wednesdays at 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.

Growers Market

The Growers Market of Fuquay-Varina is open from 3-6 p.m. Wednesdays in Centennial Square at the corner of North Main and East Academy streets, Fuquay-Varina. For details, visit www.growers-market.org.

Holly Springs Community Band open rehearsal

The public is invited to listen to the Holly Springs Community Band rehearse from 7-8:45 p.m. Wednesdays at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St. For more information, go to www.hollyspringsband.net.

Thursday

Back to School Make ’n Take

Southern Home Crafts will host a Back to School Make ’n Take activity for kids from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 111 N. Salem St., Apex. Kids will make pencil toppers, and Lynne Fischer, the store’s potter, will make twisted balloons. For details, call 919-608-9935.

Contemporary Book Group

The Contemporary Book Group will discuss “Dirty Love” by Andre Dubus III at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.

Friday

STARS Youth Theatre

STARS Youth Theatre will present “Harry Potter and the Obnoxious Voice - the ssssPOOF!” at 7 p.m. at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St. Admission is free. Donations will be accepted.

Saturday

Farmers markets

• The Cary Downtown Farmers Market is open from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 135 W. Chatham St. For details, go to www.caryfarmersmarket.com.
• The Western Wake Farmers’ Market is open from 8 a.m. to noon at 1225 Morrisville-Carpenter Road, Cary. The market will host Melon Day with samples, recipes, cooking demonstrations from Herons Restaurant and kids’ activities. For details, go to www.westernwakefarmersmarket.org.
• The Holly Springs Farmers Market is open from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in downtown Holly Springs. For details, go to www.hollyspringsnc.us.
• The Apex Farmers Market is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 220 N. Salem St., Apex. For details, go to www.apexfarmersmarket.weebly.com.
• The Growers Market of Fuquay-Varina is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Centennial Square at the corner of North Main and East Academy streets. For details, go to www.growers-market.org.

Story time

Barnes & Noble will host story time for kids at 11 a.m. at 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.

Blood drive

A blood drive for the American Red Cross will be from noon to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at Triangle Wine Company Morrisville, 3735 Davis Drive, Morrisville. Donors must be 17 or older and weigh at least 110 pounds. To make an appointment, go to www.redcrossblood.org.

STARS Youth Theatre

STARS Youth Theatre will present “Harry Potter and the Obnoxious Voice - the ssssPOOF!” at 2 p.m. at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St. Admission is free. Donations will be accepted.

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