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Wednesday

Story times

Story time for preschoolers will be at 10 a.m. at Barnes & Noble, 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.

Eva Perry Regional Library will host drop-in story time for toddlers at 10 a.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex.

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.

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

Story time

Eva Perry Regional Library will host drop-in story time for toddlers at 10 a.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex.

Contemporary Book Group

The Contemporary Book Group will meet to talk about “The Signature of All Things” by Elizabeth Gilbert at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.

Game night

Eva Perry Regional Library will host Minute-to-Win-It Game Night for sixth- through tenth-grade students from 7-8 p.m. at 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex. For information and to register, contact Linda Winkler at 919-387-2120 or linda.winkler@wakegov.com.

Friday

Story time

Eva Perry Regional Library will host drop-in story time for toddlers at 10:30 a.m. and babies at 11:30 a.m. Fridays at 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex.

Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys

The Michigan roots ensemble will present a free concert at 7 p.m. at the Halle Cultural Arts Center, 237 N. Salem St., Apex. The band is touring in support of their new release, “Ionia.” The show kicks off a concert series at the Halle. For details, go to www.thehalle.org.

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.

▪ 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.

▪ The Western Wake Farmers’ Market is open from 9:30 a.m. to noon at 1225 Morrisville-Carpenter Road, Cary. For details, go to www.westernwakefarmersmarket.org.

Around the Fountain

Around the Fountain, a discussion series on The Fountain magazine’s articles on life, belief, knowledge and the universe, will feature an article on women’s rights in Islam by Dr. Sherif Muhammad at 9:30 a.m. at the Institute of Islamic and Turkish Studies, 1391 SE Maynard Road, Cary. RSVP is required at www.iitsnc.org.

Planning for college

Jessica Lamb of Jessica C. Lamb & Associates will talk about planning for college expenses, minimizing costs, financial aid and school choices at 11 a.m. at Eva Perry Regional Library, 2500 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex.

Story time

Story time for kids will be at 11 a.m. at Barnes & Noble, 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.

Eva Perry Regional Library will host drop-in story time for babies at 11:30 a.m. Saturdays at 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex.

‘Oh, Dear!”

Raleigh Little Theatre’s Storytellers To Go will present “Oh, Dear!” at 1 p.m. at the Halle Cultural Arts Center, 237 N. Salem St., Apex. Admission is free.

Anna’s Angels gala

The annual gala of Anna’s Angels, a nonprofit that funds research on Down syndrome, will be at 6:30 p.m. at Prestonwood Country Club, 300 Prestonwood Parkway, Cary. There will be dinner, silent and live auctions and a raffle. Tickets cost $115 at www.annas-angels.org.

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