This week’s day-by-day calendar of free events and fundraisers for Cary, Morrisville, Apex, Fuquay-Varina and Holly Springs.
A reception and award presentation for the Fine Arts League of Cary’s 21st annual Juried Exhibition is at 2 p.m. at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary.
The center also will host a reception for “Coming Soon, Dot-Dot-Dot” from N.C. State University’s Gregg Museum of Art & Design at the same time.
Greenway open house
Cary’s open house on the redesign of a 2.5-mile section of the Black Creek Greenway is 5-7:30 p.m. at the Senior Center, 120 Maury Odell Place. The section is from West Dynasty Drive to Old Reedy Creek Road. Search “Black Creek Greenway” at townofcary.org. Email feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 919-462-3863.
Life in the 1920s
Dr. Tammy Gordon from N.C. State University will talk about sports and leisure in the ’20s at 7 p.m. at the Eva Perry Regional Library, 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex. Registration is required: 919-387-2100.
The Halle Cultural Arts Center shows “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” at 10 a.m. at 237 N. Salem St., Apex.
March Madness fiction
Vote for your favorite fictional character in the Eva Perry Regional Library’s Literary March Madness Tournament from 3-4 p.m. at 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex. The competition continues through the end of the month.
The Holly Springs Community Band rehearses at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St. hollyspringsband.net.
Thrift 2 Gift’s story time for families is at 11 a.m. Thursdays at 1402 E. Williams St., Apex.
UNC-Duke book signing
Authors Johnny Moore and Art Chansky will sign “100 Things Duke Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die” and “100 Things North Carolina Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die” at 6 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.
At Deciphering Crime: How to Solve a Mystery, learn from retired forensic photographer Gary Knight at 7 p.m. at the Eva Perry Regional Library, 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex. Registration is requested: 919-387-2100.
Think Apex Awards
Nominate people, businesses and nonprofits in Apex for their service to the community through Friday. thinkapex.biz/awards.
African-American Film Festival
The Cary theater’s African-American Film Festival runs from Friday through Monday, March 7, at 122 E. Chatham St. Most movie screenings are free. A complete schedule is at thecarytheater.com.
Family Fun Night
Holly Springs’ Family Fun Night is 6-8 p.m. at Bass Lake Park, 900 Bass Lake Road. Bring a chair and a picnic. If it rains, the event will move to the conference room.
▪ 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.
The 21st annual Kite Festival is at 1 p.m. at Bond Park, 801 High House Road, Cary. Registration is free and starts at 12:30 p.m. bit.ly/1PULwe1.
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.
Travel consultant Leslie Pinckney gives advice at 2 p.m. at the Eva Perry Regional Library, 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex. Registration is requested: 919-387-2100.
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