A day-by-day calendar of free events and fundraisers for Apex, Cary, Fuquay-Varina, Morrisville and Holly Springs.
The Town of Fuquay-Varina’s series of public meetings on shaping the 2035 Community Vision Land Use Plan continues daily through Friday, Nov. 4, at the Public Service Center, 1415 Holland Road. Meetings begin at 9 a.m. each day. For more information and a schedule of meetings, go to bit.ly/2ekBuqU.
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Members of the Twisted Threads Fiber Arts Guild offer spinning demonstrations and answer questions about other fiber arts at 7 p.m. at West Regional Library, 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary. No registration required. 919-463-8500, bit.ly/1qCRI2x
Movie at Halle
The Halle Cultural Arts Center shows the movie “Genius” at 7:30 p.m. at the center, 237 N. Salem St., Apex. Free; for teens and adults. Doors open at 7 p.m. For more information, call 919-467-3866 or go to bit.ly/2eCwGRg.
Blood can be donated at the American Red Cross Cary Blood Donation Center, 3700 Regency Parkway, Suite 150: Mondays, 1:30-6:30 p.m.; Wednesdays, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Thursdays, 1:30-7 p.m.; Fridays, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; and the second and fourth Saturdays of the month, 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. redcrossblood.org, 800-733-2767
Brie Arthur of Fuquay-Varina, a design correspondent on the PBS television show “Growing a Greener World,” discusses “Camellias: The Heritage Collection” at the next meeting of the Cary Garden Club. The group meets at 10 a.m. in Room 302 at the Cary Senior Center, 120 Maury O’Dell Place. Open to the public. For more information, go to carygardenclub.org.
The Full Frame Road Show travels to Cary for a screening of the documentary “The Ballad of Fred Hersch” at 7 p.m. at The Cary theater, 122 E. Chatham St. Free; tickets required. Tickets available online at Eventbrite, bit.ly/2dDPxVR. For more information, go to bit.ly/1kC8KY5.
The groundbreaking ceremony for Morrisville’s McCrimmon Parkway Extension is 9 a.m. at McCrimmon Parkway and Perimeter Park Drive, near 2450 Perimeter Park Drive. Rain or shine; open to the public. For more information, go to bit.ly/2eo1PpO.
The annual Christmas Bazaar at St. Bernadette Catholic Church in Fuquay-Varina is 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at the church, 1005 Wilbon Road.
The Apex Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department presents PJs & Popcorn Movie Night at 6:30 p.m. in Gym 2 at the Apex Community Center, 53 Hunter St. Free admission; popcorn $1 a bag, cash only. The movie “Inside Out” will be shown. Doors open at 6 p.m. Wear pajamas and bring a blanket to sit on. Bottled water or juice boxes allowed; no soft drinks. Children must be accompanied by a parent. apexnc.org/513/Program-Guides
Cary Town Band
The Cary Town Band performs “Election Day” at 7:30 p.m. at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. Free. carytownband.org
The Celebrate Fuquay-Varina Festival is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. coinciding with the Downtown Chili Cook-off held by the Fuquay-Varina Downtown Revitalization Association. Rescheduled from Oct. 8 due to Hurricane Matthew. Music, arts and crafts, food and drink vendors, entertainment and children’s activities will be featured. celebratefv.com
▪ A Craft Sale is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at Sunset Lake Lodge, 5664 Sunset Lake Road, Holly Springs.
▪ St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church, 3008 Old Raleigh Road, Apex, holds its annual Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5. saintandrew.org
▪ The fifth annual Winter Wonders Craft Fair is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at Middle Creek High School, 123 Middle Creek Park Ave., Apex. mchs-ptsa.com
SuperFun Saturday is 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Halle Cultural Arts Center, 237 N. Salem St. Apex. The free event features arts and crafts activities for children ages 4-12. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 919-249-1120, thehalle.org
Sick Chicks Flicks
The Sick Chick Flicks Film Festival, organized by Christine Parker of Apex, promises 12 hours of the scariest and coolest short films produced by women beginning at 11 a.m. at The Cary theater, 122 E. Chatham St. Films in the juried festival will be divided into five series and awards will be given. The awards ceremony is at 10:30 a.m. Tickets, $5, are required for each series of films; a day pass is available for $23. For more information, a film schedule and tickets, go to sickchickflicksfilmfest.com or thecarytheater.com. 919-462-2055
The movie “Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon” will be shown at 3 p.m. at Eva Perry Regional Library, 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive. A discussion will be held afterward. Registration requested. bit.ly/28JmtKu
▪ The Cary Downtown Farmers Market is open 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 135 W. Chatham St. caryfarmersmarket.com
▪ The Western Wake Farmers’ Market is open 8 a.m. to noon at two locations: 101 Gathering Park Circle, Cary, and the UNC Wellness Center, 350 Stonecroft Lane, Cary. wwfm.ag
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