Cary News: Community

August 18, 2014

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Barnes & Noble will host a special story time for kids with Cary’s police and fire departments at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at 760 SE Maynard Road.

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

Explore A Story

Bass Lake Park will host story time and nature exploration for kids from 10-11 a.m. at 900 Bass Lake Road, Holly Springs. Each child must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required. To register, call 919-557-2496.

Follow Me 2 Fuquay-Varina concert

The band Crush will perform from 6-9 p.m. at the corner of North Main and East Academy streets, Fuquay-Varina. The show is part of a concert series the third Thursday of each month.

Little German Band concert

The Little German Band will perform in concert outside the Page-Walker Arts & History Center from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Admission is free. For details, go to www.sistercitiesofcary.org.

African-American Book Group

The African-American Book Group will meet to discuss “The Returned” by Jason Mott at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.

Friday

Art reception

The Page-Walker Arts & History Center will host receptions for artwork by Sigrid Hice and Anne Atkinson from 6-8 p.m. at 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary.

‘Etta Mae’s Worst Bad-Luck Day’

Ann B. Ross will discuss and sign her new book, “Etta Mae’s Worst Bad-Luck Day,” at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.

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.

Lazy Daze

Cary’s 38th annual Lazy Daze Arts and Crafts Festival will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. downtown. For details, go to www.townofcary.org.

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