Nepal Center of North Carolina 5k
The Nepal Center of North Carolina hosts a 5k to raise money to rebuild schools at 7:30 a.m. at Cedar Fork Community Center, 1050 Town Hall Drive, Morrisville. Registration for the non-competitive run and walk costs $35 and registration for the race costs $40 the day of the event. run4nepal.org.
Art show and fundraiser
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Cary artist Sudha Soora will host a solo art show and fundraiser for UNC Children’s Hospital at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Raleigh, 3313 Wade Ave. A reception will be 1-3 p.m. Sunday. 919-781-7635, uufr.org.
Artwork will be on display from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 27. All proceeds will be donated to the hospital.
A yoga session led by Jyothsna Kasu will be 2-3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30, at the West Regional Library, 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary. Call to register: 919-463-8500.
‘Bread and Tulips’
The Cary screens “Bread and Tulips” at 2 p.m. for $5 at 122 E. Chatham St.
It’s A Small World Celebration
The It’s A Small World Celebration is 4-7 p.m. at 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. The free celebration includes performances from local groups representing countries around the world, crafts, face painting and more.
Mark Lowry and The Martins will perform at 6 p.m. at Colonial Baptist Church, 6051 Tryon Road, Cary. Admission is free. colonial.org.
International Hindi Literature Awards
The International Hindi Literature Awards ceremony begins at 6 p.m. with dinner at 8:30 p.m. at the Hindu Society of North Carolina’s cultural hall, 309 Aviation Parkway, Morrisville. Awards will be given to three people for their contributions to Hindi literature. Contact 919-678-9056.
The Halle Cultural Arts Center screens “Chicken Run” for free at 10 a.m. at 237 N. Salem St., Apex.
Food truck Tuesday
A food truck will be parked at Cary Co-Working, 145 W. Chatham St., every Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. through Oct. 27. This week is Mixed Korean Bistro. See Downtown Cary Food & Flea’s Facebook page for a list of trucks.
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 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at the Fuquay-Varina Chamber of Commerce, 121 N. Main St., Fuquay-Varina. growers-market.org.
The Holly Springs Community Band rehearses at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St. hollyspringsband.net.
‘5 Flights Up’
The Halle Cultural Arts Center screens “5 Flights Up” for free at 7:30 p.m. at 237 N. Salem St., Apex.
Live at Lunch
The free Live at Lunch concert series in downtown Cary returns Thursday with Ben Torres from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Fidelity Bank Plaza at 100 W. Chatham St., Cary. Concerts will be every Thursday through Oct. 9. townofcary.org
A Parent Chat with Wake County school board member Bill Fletcher is at 1 p.m. in the Cary Chamber of Commerce building, 307 N. Academy St.
Falcon Park reopening
Fuquay-Varina will have a reception for the reopening of Falcon Park, 105 Falcon Drive, Fuquay-Varina, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 3.
Emoji Cookie Tales
Kids and teenagers in sixth through 10th grade will make cookies at 7 p.m. at Eva Perry Regional Library, 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex. Registration is required. email@example.com.
Friday Sept. 4
Fuquay-Varina Movies in the Park
The Town of Fuquay-Varina will present Movies in the Park each Saturday night in September at Falcon Park, Fuquay-Varina. Movies begin at dusk, with free popcorn and lemonade provided. Bring blankets and chairs. This week, the 2014 “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” will be screened.
▪ 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 101 Gathering Park Circle, Cary, and 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the UNC Wellness Center, 350 Stonecroft Lane, Cary. wwfm.ag.
▪ The Apex Farmers Market is open from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 220 N. Salem St., Apex. apexfarmersmarket.com.
▪ The Holly Springs Farmers Market is open 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 128 S. Main St., Holly Springs. 919-567-4040, hollyspringsnc.us.
▪ The Growers Market of Fuquay-Varina is open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Chamber of Commerce parking lot, 121 N. Main St. growers-market.org.
▪ The Waverly Place Farmers Market is open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at Waverly Place at the intersection of Tryon and Kildaire Farm Roads, Cary. waverlyfm.com.
Triangle Sons of Italy’s annual fundraising breakfast for the group’s charity and scholarship programs is 8-10 a.m. at O’Charley’s, 101 Ashville Ave., Cary. Breakfast costs $7. trianglesonsofitaly.org.
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▪ Eva Perry Regional Library hosts stories for babies at 9:30 a.m. Mondays and 11:30 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays at 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex. Stories for toddlers start at 10:30 a.m. Mondays; 10 a.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; and 10:30 a.m. Fridays. Stories for preschoolers are at 2:30 p.m. Mondays and 11 a.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Stories for families begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. 919-387-2100.
▪ Barnes & Noble hosts story time for toddlers at 10 a.m. Tuesdays and for preschoolers at 10 a.m. Wednesdays at 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.
▪ The West Regional Library’s story time for babies is at 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays through Nov. 24 at 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary. 919-463-8500.