This week’s day-by-day calendar of free events and fundraisers for Cary, Morrisville, Apex, Fuquay-Varina and Holly Springs.
‘From Stage to Screen’ film series
The Cary’s “From Stage to Screen” film series ends with “Les Miserables” at 2 p.m. Admission is $5 at the theater at 122 E. Chatham St.
Professional organizers will give advice at the West Regional Library from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary. Call to sign up: 919-463-8500.
A discussion of “The Secret Life of Bees” by Sue Monk Kidd will be 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the West Regional Library, 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary.
Portrait restoration discussion
Janet Hessline will explain the process she used to restore a portrait of Marcus B. Dry, created in 1948, at 7:30 p.m. at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary. friendsofpagewalker.org.
The Holly Springs Community Band rehearses at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St. hollyspringsband.net.
Story time and nature exploration for ages 3-5 is 10-11 a.m. at Bass Lake, Park 900 Bass Lake Road.
An adult should stay with each child. Registration is required: 919-557-2496, 919-210-2706.
Thrift 2 Gift’s story time for families is 10:30-11 a.m. Thursdays at 1402 E. Williams St., Apex.
The Halle Cultural Arts Center shows the movie “Pan” and serves pizza at 6 p.m. at 237 N. Salem St., Apex. Admission is $5 per person ($2 for ages 2 and younger).
Movies at The Cary
The Cary shows most movies for $5 each at 122 E. Chatham St:
▪ “Most Likely to Succeed,” presented by Wake Academy, at 7 p.m. and “Soul Boys of the Western World” at 9:45 p.m. Thursday.
▪ “All Things Must Pass: The Rise and Fall of Tower Records” at 7 p.m. and “Pink Floyd: The Wall” at 9 p.m. Friday.
▪ “Soul Boys of the Western World” at 7 p.m. Saturday.
▪ “All Things Must Pass: The Rise and Fall of Tower Records” at 2 p.m. Sunday.
Admission to “Most Likely to Succeed” is $7 for adults and $5 for seniors.
Eva Perry Regional Library hosts Teen Scene for sixth- through 10th-grade students at 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex. Cupcake Wars is from 7-8 p.m. Thursday.
‘Downton Abbey’ tea party
The West Regional Library celebrates the final season of “Downton Abbey” with a tea party from 10:30 a.m. to noon at 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary. Registration is required: 919-463-8500.
Cary Art Loop and receptions
The Cary Art Loop’s Final Friday events start at 6 p.m. Friday. caryartloop.org.
▪ The Cary Gallery of Artists’ “New Year, New View!” with artwork by Diana Coidan, Cynthia Mollenkopf and Barbara Smith opens with a reception from 6-9 p.m. at 200 S. Academy St., suite 120. The show runs through Tuesday, Feb. 23.
▪ The Page-Walker Arts & History Center’s reception for “Painting on Silence” by Frank Myers and “Books & Pages” by Christine Adamczyk will be 6-8 p.m. at 119 Ambassador Loop.
▪ “Musings” by Katy Gollahan opens at the Cary Senior Center from 6-8 p.m. at 120 Maury Odell Place.
▪ A reception for “For What It’s Worth” by Jeana Eve Klein is 6-9 p.m. at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave.
▪ The Waverly Artists Group’s open house will be 6-9 p.m. at 302 Colonades Way, Suite 209.
▪ The opening of “Sunrises, Reflections & Acadia” by Michael Weitzman is 6-8 p.m. at the Herbert C. Young Community Center, 101 Wilkinson Ave.
▪ Robert L. Wood’s “Drawn to Water” opens from 6-8 p.m. at the Cary Town Hall Gallery, 316 N. Academy St.
▪ 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 9:30 a.m. to noon at 101 Gathering Park Circle, Cary. wwfm.ag.
A health fair will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with screenings, CPR and fitness classes, workshops and information on insurance at Mt. Zion Church, 316 Allen Lewis Drive, Cary. bit.ly/1lejzD0.
‘American Fairy Tale’
Raleigh Little Theatre’s Storytellers To Go! present “American Fairy Tale” by Judy M. Dove, based on stories by Carl Sandburg, at 2 p.m. at the Halle Cultural Arts Center, 237 N. Salem St., Apex.
Bluegrass Jam Sessions
The Holly Springs Cultural Center’s Bluegrass Jam Sessions for all ages and skill levels are 2-4 p.m. Saturdays at 300 W. Ballentine St. Bring an instrument and music to share or play along.
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