Tutoring program seeks volunteers
The Kirk Outreach After-School Learning Academy at Kirk of Kildaire Presbyterian Church needs volunteers to help first- and second-grade students from Briarcliff Elementary School with their homework one day or more per week. The program is 3:45-5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, at the church at 200 High Meadow Drive, Cary. For information, call 919-467-4944 or email email@example.com.
Festivals and trunk or treat
will host Festival 31 for children in fifth grade or younger and their parents from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, at 218 S. Academy St.
•Sunrise United Methodist Church
will host trunk or treat from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, at 5420 Sunset Lake Road, Holly Springs.
•St. Francis United Methodist Church
will host an Autumn Leaf Celebration from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, at 2965 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary.
Wake Christian Academy students lead worship service
The Wake Christian Academy High School Chorale and Handbell Choir will lead an evening worship service at 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26, at First Baptist Church, Cary, 218 S. Academy St.
Holiday Craft Fair
Organist Jacob Drengler will perform music from Brahms to Bach at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, at Kirk of Kildaire, Presbyterian, 200 High Meadow Drive, Cary. For information, call 919-467-4944 or go to www.kirkofkildaire.org.
Worship services with ValLimar Jansen
Jansen also will lead a mission for senior adults from 10:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Nov. 4, at the church. Lunch will follow. Participation costs $5. To RSVP by Tuesday, Oct. 28, call 919-362-0685. For details, go to www.saintandrew.org.
St. Bernadette Catholic Church will host its annual holiday bazaar from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at 1005 Wilbon Ave., Fuquay-Varina. There will be baked goods, wreaths, ornaments, jewelry, candles, crosses and rosaries, kitchen supplies, ceramics and more.
Christmas Shopping Spree and Craft Fair
•Christ the King Lutheran Church
will host GriefShare, a weekly support program for people who have lost a loved one, from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Thursdays through Nov. 20 at 600 Walnut St., Cary. There is no cost for the class or materials, and participants can start at any time. For details, call 919-467-8989 or emailGriefShare@christthekingcary.org
•Westwood Baptist Church
will host GriefShare meetings from 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays, except for the week of Thanksgiving, through Dec. 2, in room 209 at 200 Westhigh St., Cary. For details, call the church at 919-469-9393.
Thanksgiving Fellowship Meal
Sisters in Support
Family support ministry meeting
A family support ministry organized by Mary Williams-Farrington and the Pardoned by Christ Ministry meets the first, second and fourth Tuesday of every month at The Point Church, 1503 Walnut St., Cary. The ministry provides support for people who have been incarcerated or who have or have had an incarcerated family member. For details, call 919-272-3045 or 919-255-5883 or go to www.pardonedbychrist.org.
Cancer support group
A cancer support group meets the second Wednesday of each month from 7-8:30 p.m. in Room WC108 at Colonial Baptist Church, 6051 Tryon Road, Cary. Details: Phyllis Travers, 919-233-0355.
The Knights of Columbus Council 12119 hosts jackpot bingo at 7 p.m. Thursdays at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 1005 Wilbon Road, Fuquay-Varina. Doors open at 6 p.m. Food and beverages available. Details: Al Munno, 919-557-7718, or Sonny Butler, 845-797-0830.
Celebrate Recovery for Women
Celebrate Recovery for Women meets at 6 p.m. every Friday at the homes of members of North Cary Baptist Church. The group helps women with hurting, hangups and habits. Details: 919-469-8023.
Brown Bag Ministry
The Brown Bag Ministry, which feeds more than 1,400 people a week, is looking for middle- and high school-age volunteers. The group meets at St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church in Apex about 9 a.m. Saturdays. Volunteers prepare bagged meals and hand them out in Raleigh. The group usually finishes by 1 p.m. Details: www.brownbagministry.org.