Preschool Story Time
Barnes & Noble hosts story time for preschoolers at 10 a.m. Wednesdays at 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.
Senior Bingo for Holly Springs residents will be 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.
Find It! How to Download E-books
Learn to download e-books to an e-reader from 2-3 p.m. at West Regional Library, 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary. For details, call 919-463-8500.
Hob Nob Jazz Series concert
Sidecar Social Club will perform in the Hob Nob Jazz Series from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. Tickets for the show cost $5 and the whole series costs $20. Admission is free for ages 12 and younger. Pets on leashes are allowed. For tickets, go to www.etix.com.
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.
Senior Citizens Day Celebration Concert
Cary’s Senior Citizens Day Celebration Concert with VocalMotion and Audio Kudzu will be from 7-8 p.m. at the Cary Senior Center, 120 Maury Odell Place. The event is free, but registration is required. To register, call 919-469-4081 or go to www.townofcary.org.
The town of Cary will host free workshops that include tours of the Compost Education Center, a guide book and three bags of compost. Thursday’s workshops are from 10-11 a.m., 2-3 p.m. and 6-7 p.m. at the Compost Education Center at Fred G. Bond Metro Park, 150 Metro Park Drive. For details and registration, go to bit.ly/1e7TzFk.
LIVE in The District Music Series
The LIVE in The District Music Series at Park West Village will feature the band Black Heart Kings from 6-8:30 p.m. in front of Stone Theatres - Park West 14, 3400 Village Market Place, Morrisville. The concert is free. Bring lawn chairs or a blanket. Saranac and Rex Goliath will sell drinks and donate proceeds to Cancer for College, an organization that raises money for college scholarships for cancer survivors. For event details, go to www.parkwestvillage.net. For information on Cancer for College, go to www.cancerforcollege.org.
Contemporary Book Group
The Contemporary Book Group will talk about “Flight Behavior” by Barbara Kingsolver at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.
The town of Cary will host free workshops that include tours of the Compost Education Center, a guide book and three bags of compost. Friday’s workshops are from 11 a.m. to noon and 3-4 p.m. at the Compost Education Center at Fred G. Bond Metro Park, 150 Metro Park Drive. For details and registration, go to bit.ly/1e7TzFk.
Art After Dark
The Art After Dark art walk will be from 5-9 p.m. in downtown Fuquay-Varina. For details, go to www.fuquayvarinaartscouncil.wildapricot.org.
Families will play Bingo from 7-9 p.m. at Bass Lake Park, 900 Bass Lake Road, Holly Springs. Game cards cost $1, and all money will be given out as prizes. Anyone younger than 18 must come with an adult. For details, call 919-557-2496 or go to www.hollyspringsnc.us.
Inside Out 5K Run/Walk
The Lucy Daniels Center’s Inside Out 5K Run/Walk fundraiser will be at 7:15 a.m. at 9003 Weston Parkway, Cary. Early registration costs $25 for walkers and $30 for runners. There will be live music, face painting and more activities for all ages. Registration the day of the race costs $35 for walkers and runners. For details, go to www.lucydanielscenter.org.
The town of Cary will host free workshops that include tours of the Compost Education Center, a guide book and three bags of compost. Saturday’s workshops are from 8-9 a.m., 10:30-11:30 a.m. and 1-2 p.m. at the Compost Education Center at Fred G. Bond Metro Park, 150 Metro Park Drive. For details and registration, go to bit.ly/1e7TzFk.
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. Chef Michelle Strom will give a cooking demonstration at 10 a.m.
• 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.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, visit www.growers-market.org.
Spring Craft Fair
The Western Wake Farmers’ Market Spring Craft Fair will be from 8 a.m. to noon at 1225 Morrisville Carpenter Road, Cary. The regular market will be open, and the event will feature local artisans and crafters. For more information, go to www.westernwakefarmersmarket.org.
National Train Day
The Heart of Cary Association, Amtrak and the town of Cary will celebrate National Train Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cary Depot, 211 N. Academy St., and at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary. There will be activities for all ages, displays, vendors, giveaways and a performance by the Cary Town Band. For details, call 919-460-4963 or go to www.heartofcary.org/train-day.
Mother’s Day story time
Barnes & Noble will host a Mother’s Day story time with “Oh The Things My Mom Will Do” at 11 a.m. at 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.
Sertoma Series concert
Mipso will perform in Cary’s Sertoma Series of free concerts at 5 p.m. at Fred G. Bond Metro Park, 801 High House Road. Bring a picnic and chairs or blankets. Alcohol is not allowed, and pets must be kept on leashes. For details, call 919-469-4069 or go to www.townofcary.org.