Cary News: Community

Daybook: Oct. 8-Oct. 11

Parents and kids will learn about fire safety with demonstrations, displays and fire station tours at the Fuquay-Varina Fire Department’s open house from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at 301 S. Fuquay Ave. For details, go to  www.fuquay-varina.org.
Parents and kids will learn about fire safety with demonstrations, displays and fire station tours at the Fuquay-Varina Fire Department’s open house from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at 301 S. Fuquay Ave. For details, go to www.fuquay-varina.org. TOWN OF FUQUAY-VARINA

Wednesday

Preschool Story Time

Barnes & Noble hosts story time for preschoolers at 10 a.m. Wednesdays at 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.

Growers Market

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.

Thursday

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.

Friday

Receptions

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.

Story time

Barnes & Noble will host a “Corduroy Bear” story time at 7 p.m. at 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.

Saturday

Farmers markets

• The Cary Downtown Farmers Market is open 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 135 W. Chatham St. For details, go to

www.caryfarmersmarket.com

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• The Western Wake Farmers’ Market is open 8 a.m. to noon at 1225 Morrisville-Carpenter Road, Cary. For details, go to

www.westernwakefarmersmarket.org

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• The Holly Springs Farmers Market is open 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in downtown Holly Springs. For details, go to

www.hollyspringsnc.us

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• The Apex Farmers Market is open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 220 N. Salem St., Apex. For details, go to

www.apexfarmersmarket.weebly.com

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• The Growers Market of Fuquay-Varina is open 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

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Furry 5K

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.

Special Care Nursery reunion

Rex Healthcare will host a Special Care Nursery reunion for families, nurses and doctors from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Harold D. Ritter Park, 301 Lochmere Drive West, Cary. For details, go to www.rexhealth.com/scn-reunion.

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

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.

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