Applebee’s Kids Helping Kids Triathlon
The Applebee’s Kids Helping Kids Triathlon to raise money for the V Foundation for Cancer Research is at 8 a.m. at the Triangle Aquatic Center, 275 Convention Drive, Cary. Registration is open to ages 7-12 for $30 in advance or $40 the day of the race at kidshelpingkidstri.racesonline.com. One-day USA Triathlon membership costs $10.
Cary’s Sertoma Series of free concerts will end with “Brass at Bond” at 1 p.m. at Sertoma Amphitheatre at Fred G. Bond Metro Park, 801 High House Road.
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.
Preschool Story Time
Barnes & Noble hosts story time for preschoolers at 10 a.m. Wednesdays at 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.
Holly Springs seniors can play bingo from 1-3 p.m. every first and third Wednesday of the month at Bass Lake Park, 900 Bass Lake Road. Bingo cards cost $1, and there will be cash prizes of up to $10.
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. For details, visit www.growers-market.org.
The Umstead Hotel and Spa and CAM Raleigh will host a public reception for painter Samuel Roth from 6-8 p.m. at The Umstead, 100 Woodland Drive, Cary. Roth’s paintings will be sold to raise money for CAM Raleigh. To make a reservation, call 919-447-4065.
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 information, go to www.hollyspringsband.net.
African-American Book Group
The African-American Book Group will discuss “The Twelve Tribes of Hattie” by Ayana Mathis at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.
Farmers markets• The Cary Downtown Farmers Market is open 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 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 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 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 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.
American Cancer Society fundraiser
Which Biz is Your Buzz will host the Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser for the American Cancer Society from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Havana Grill, 404 W. Chatham St., Cary. There will be raffles; tickets cost $1 for two and $5 for 12. Admission is free. For details or raffle tickets, email Renee Groom at email@example.com.
Art exhibit and sale
Draft Line Brewing will host an art exhibit and sale from 1-8 p.m. at 341 Broad St., Suite 151, Fuquay-Varina. The event will raise money for the Pretty in Pink Foundation, an organization that supports breast cancer patients.
Barnes & Noble will host a Hands-On Learning activity for ages 7 and older at 2 p.m. at 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary. Sign up in the store’s children’s department.
Celebration of Children in the Arts
The Cary Ballet Company’s Celebration of Children in the Arts will feature dance, martial arts, fencing, a magician, artwork from local schools and hands-on crafts from 2:30-5:30 p.m. at 3791 NW Cary Parkway.