CROP Hunger Walk
CROP Hunger Walk, a 5k fundraiser for Church World Service and its programs that provide food and water to people around the world, will begin at 2 p.m. at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 600 Walnut St., Cary. Free registration is online or at 1:30 p.m. the day of the walk. To register or sponsor a walker, go to www.crophungerwalk.org/carync.
‘A Sousa Spectacular’
Cary’s Sertoma Series presents the Triangle Brass Band’s “A Sousa Spectacular” at 3 p.m. in the Sertoma Amphitheatre at Fred G. Bond Metro Park, 801 High House Road, Cary. Admission is free.
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 show “Going Trick-or-Treating” will be from 11 a.m. to noon at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St. Tickets cost $5 at www.etix.com.
Cary Downtown Farmers Market
The Cary Downtown Farmers Market is open 2-6 p.m. Tuesdays at 135 W. Chatham St. For details, go to www.caryfarmersmarket.com.
Apex Night Out
Apex Night Out will be from 5-9 p.m. at Target, 1201 Beaver Creek Commons Drive. The event is a version of National Night Out crime-prevention events held the first week of August. There will be food, games, music, exhibits and giveaways. For details, go to www.apexnc.org/NNO.
Preschool Story Time
Barnes & Noble hosts story time for preschoolers at 10 a.m. Wednesdays at 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.
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. For details, visit www.growers-market.org.
Cary Photographic Artists
The Cary Photographic Artists will meet at 7 p.m. at The Cary, 122 E. Chatham St. Members’ photographs will shown. Visitors are welcome.
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.
Follow Me 2 Fuquay-Varina
Fuquay-Varina will host a free concert by Smile from 6-9 p.m. on the corner of North Main and East Academy streets.
Contemporary Book Group
The Contemporary Book Group will discuss “Songs of Willow Frost” by Jamie Ford at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.
The Halle Cultural Arts Center will host a reception for the art show “Gravid” from 6-8 p.m. at 237 N. Salem St., Apex.
Artistic Expressions Art Gallery will host a reception for the mixed-media artist Ann Marie Amico from 6-9 p.m. at 118 Raleigh St., Fuquay-Varina.
Barnes & Noble will host a “Corduroy Bear” story time at 7 p.m. at 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.
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.weebly.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.
Second Chance Pet Adoptions’ Furry 5k fundraiser will start with registration at 9 a.m. at WakeMed Soccer Park, 201 Soccer Park Drive, Cary. There will be a 5k for people only, a 5k for people and dogs, a 2k dog walk and a 1k senior dog walk. Registration for ages 16 and younger costs $20; $30 for ages 17 and older. For details and registration, go to www.secondchancenc.org/2014furry5k.
Child/Community Safety Day
A free Child/Community Safety Day will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Walmart, 3560 Davis Drive, Morrisville. Modern Woodmen will provide free child identification card kits. There will be fitness and safety demonstrations.
Dancing for a Cause
Dancing for a Cause will raise money for the Holly Springs Anti-Bullying Campaign and inclusive community programs from noon to 6 p.m. at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St. There will be food trucks, dance performances by members of the Holly Springs School of Dance, a DJ from noon to 2 p.m., live music by Peak City Sound from 2-4 p.m. and a DJ from 4-6 p.m. Donations will be accepted. To register, go to bit.ly/1rBdmNL.
‘Star Wars’ Reads Day
Barnes & Noble will host “Star Wars” Reads Day for kids at 2 p.m. at 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.
Drag Bingo will raise money for the Alliance of AIDS Services - Carolina with drag performances and bingo games from 7-9 p.m. at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. Lawn seating, including seven bingo cards, costs $25. Reserved tables for 10, including 10 bingo cards, cost $300. VIP stage tables for 10, including 10 bingo cards and sparkling cider, cost $400. You may bring your own picnic, but not alcohol. For details, go to boothamphitheatre.com.