Cary News: Community

August 11, 2014

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The Western Wake Farmers’ Market will host Melon Day with samples, recipes, cooking demonstrations from Herons Restaurant and kids’ activities from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 16.

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. 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.

Health expo

Cary-based nonprofit Fit & Able Productions will host the Healthy Kids Back to School Expo and Healthy Living After 50 Exhibits from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Cary Towne Center, 1105 Walnut St., Cary.

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. 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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