Daybook: June 25-June 28
06/23/2014 12:00 AM
06/20/2014 1:42 PM
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, Fuquay-Varina. For details, visit www.growers-market.org.
Ask the Columnist
Professional columnist Sarah Lindenfeld Hall will answer questions about writing articles or columns for publication at 7 p.m. at West Regional Library, 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary. For details, call 919-463-8500.
Cary Photographic Artists
The Cary Photographic Artists will meet at 7 p.m. at The Cary, 122 E. Chatham St., Cary. John Flake will present “Lightroom: Part One, Bare Bones, How to Start.” The second part of the presentation will be on Wednesday, July 23. Visitors are welcome. For details, go to www.caryphotographicartists.org.
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.
Trail Treks: Buzzing Bees
Beginners will learn about bees from 2-3 p.m. at the American Tobacco Trail, starting in the New Hill parking area, 1309 New Hill-Olive Chapel Road, Apex. Register two days in advance for $5 per family. To register, call 919-387-4342, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.wakegov.com/parks/att.
Ask the Columnist
Professional columnist Luke DeCock will answer questions at 6:30 p.m. at Eva Perry Regional Library, 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex. For details, call 919-387-2100.
The Waverly Artists Group will host a reception for Eric McRay, who has joined the gallery, from 6-9 p.m. Friday, June 27, at 302 Colonades Way, suite 209, Cary. McRay’s artwork will be on display and he will give a free lesson and demonstration from 2-5 p.m. For details, go to www.waverlyartistsgroup.com.
Scratchboard art exhibition
The International Society of Scratchboard Artists and the town of Cary will host an international show of scratchboard art from Wednesday, June 25, through Saturday, Aug. 16, at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop. A reception will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday. For information about the International Society of Scratchboard Artists, go to www.scratchboardsociety.com.
The Holly Springs Cultural Center will host a free concert by Double Take from 6:30-9 p.m. at 300 W. Ballentine St.
Starlight Concert Series
The Page-Walker Arts & History Center will host a free concert by The Church Sisters at 7 p.m. at 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary. Food and lawn chairs are allowed, but pets and alcohol are not. For details, go to bit.ly/1iPPWjS.
Sertoma Series concert
Cary’s Sertoma Series of free concerts will feature “Dragons and Movies” by the Triangle Brass band at 7 p.m. at Fred G. Bond Metro Park, 801 High House Road. Bring a picnic and chairs or blankets. For details, call 919-469-4069 or go to www.townofcary.org.
‘Frozen’ at Morrisville park
Morrisville Community Park will screen “Frozen” for free at dark, around 8:30 p.m., at 1520 Morrisville Parkway. For details, go to www.ci.morrisville.nc.us.
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.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.
Youth group members from the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir will host a car wash to raise money to expand facilities from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 101 Keybridge Drive #500, Morrisville.
Help remove invasive Japanese Honeysuckle at the American Tobacco Trail and make your own wreath from 9:30-11 a.m. starting in the New Hill parking area, 1309 New Hill-Olive Chapel Road, Apex. Instructions and supplies will be provided. The event is for ages 8 and older. Register two days in advance for $3 per person or $5 per family. To register, call 919-387-4342, email email@example.com or go to www.wakegov.com/parks/att.
Barnes & Noble will host children ages 7 and older for an activity with rubber band race cars at 2 p.m. at 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary. Space is limited, and registration is required. Sign up in the children’s department of the store.
Murder at The Juice Joint
The Ballentine-Spence House will host a murder mystery party from 6-8 p.m. at 109 E. Spring St., Fuquay-Varina. Reservations are required, and 20 free tickets are available. For details or reservations, call 925-399-1629 or go to ballentinespencehouse.wordpress.com.
‘Dragons and Movies’
The Triangle Brass Band will present its concert “Dragons and Movies” at 7 p.m. in Apex’s new Nature Park, 2600 Evans Road. The concert is free. For details, call 919-238-9108, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.trianglebrass.org.
Editor's Choice Videos
Join the Discussion
News & Observer is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.