Take a Hike – Journey to the Past
Explore the old home sites of Harris Lake from 1-3 p.m. starting in the Loblolly Shelter at Harris Lake County Park, 2112 County Park Drive, New Hill. Register for $5 per family two days in advance. Call 919-387-4342, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.wakegov.com/parks/harrislake.
Parent Chat session
Wake County Board of Education member Bill Fletcher will host a session with parents at 11 a.m. at Caribou Coffee, 109 SW Maynard Road, Cary.
Healthy Homes Series
Cary-based nonprofit Fit & Able Productions’ Healthy Homes Series will feature a discussion on summer safety for kids of all ages from 9:30-11 a.m. in the Maple Room of the Bond Park Community Center at Fred G. Bond Metro Park, 150 Metro Park Drive, Cary. For details, email email@example.com.
Toddler Story Time
Barnes & Noble hosts story time for toddlers at 10 a.m. Tuesdays at 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.
Carolina Puppet Theatre
The Carolina Puppet Theatre will present “The Little Red Hen” from 11 a.m. to noon at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St., Holly Springs. Tickets cost $5 at www.etix.com.
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.
State of the Town
Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht will give a State of the Town address at 5 p.m. in the Winston Clubhouse at SearStone, 17001 SearStone Drive, Cary. An art open house with the Fine Arts League of Cary will follow in SearStone’s Grand Hall until 8 p.m. To RSVP, call 866-261-1814. For details, go to www.searstone.com/events-cary-north-carolina.
Scott Blumenthal will discuss his new historical novel, “The Kiss,” at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.
Preschool Story Time
Barnes & Noble hosts story time for preschoolers at 10 a.m. Wednesdays at 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.
Business Writing and Email
Librarians will lead a course on using email services for business writing and personal use from 2-3 p.m. at West Regional Library, 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary. For details, call 919-463-8500.
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.
Introduction to Entrepreneurship
Wake County Public Libraries will host Raleigh SCORE for information sessions on starting your own business. A session at Eva Perry Regional Library will be from 6-8 p.m. at 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex. To register, call 919-387-2100.
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.
Yard sale donations
Donate gently used, clean items for the Cary Senior Center’s annual yard sale from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 120 Maury Odell Place. For details, call 919-469-4081 or go to bit.ly/1ue2NUr.
Explore A Story
A kids’ story time and nature exploration program will be from 10-11 a.m. at 900 Bass Lake Road, Holly Springs. Registration is required, and an adult must accompany each child. To register, call 919-557-2496. For details, go to hollyspringsnc.us.
African-American Book Group
The African-American Book Group will meet to discuss “Jericho’s Fall” by Stephen Carter at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.
Yard sale donations
Donate gently used, clean items for the Cary Senior Center’s annual yard sale from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 120 Maury Odell Place. For details, call 919-469-4081 or go to bit.ly/1ue2NUr.
The Cary Senior Center will host a yard sale from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 120 Maury Odell Place. For details, call 919-469-4081 or go to bit.ly/1ue2NUr.
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.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.
Saturday for Kids
Barnes & Noble’s Saturday for Kids will feature story time with “My New Friend is So Fun!” by Mo Willems at 11 a.m. at 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary. Kids are invited to bring a friend.