Cary News: Community

Daybook: Jan. 10-16

This week’s day-by-day calendar of free events and fundraisers for Cary, Morrisville, Apex, Fuquay-Varina and Holly Springs.


Movies at The Cary

The Cary theater shows movies for $5 each at 122 E. Chatham St. All movies are $5 each.

▪ “A Ballerina’s Tale” at 2 p.m. Sunday and at 7 p.m. Thursday.

▪ “Match” at 9 p.m. Thursday.

▪ “Selma, Lord, Selma” at 7 p.m. Saturday.

TED Talk

The West Regional Library will show Diana Winston’s TED Talk, “The Science of Mindfulness,” from 2-3 p.m. at 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary. Registration is requested: 919-463-8500.


Travel advice

Travel consultant Leslie Pinkley will share tips at the West Regional Library from 7-8 p.m. at 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary. Registration is requested: 919-463-8500.


Meet the Artist: Pottery

Members of the Triangle Potters Guild will demonstrate hand-building and throwing pottery with a potter’s wheel from 4-5:30 p.m. at the Eva Perry Regional Library, 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex.


Mystery book discussion

West Regional Library’s book group meets to discuss “Finding Nouf” by Zoe Farraris from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary.

Open rehearsal

The Holly Springs Community Band rehearses at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St.


Story time

Thrift 2 Gift’s story time for families is 10:30-11 a.m. Thursdays at 1402 E. Williams St., Apex.

College admissions talk

A seminar for students about college admissions will be 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the West Regional Library, 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary. Registration is requested: 919-463-8500.

Teen Scene

Eva Perry Regional Library hosts Teen Scene for sixth- through 10th-grade students. Coffee painting is 7-8 p.m. at 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex.


Family dance

The Halle Cultural Arts Center’s family dance night is 7-9 p.m. at 237 N. Salem St., Apex. Tickets are $5 per family or $2 per person at the door.


Farmers markets

▪ The Cary Downtown Farmers Market is open 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 135 W. Chatham St.

▪ The Western Wake Farmers’ Market is open 9:30 a.m. to noon at 101 Gathering Park Circle, Cary.

Winter Morning Wildlife

A guided walk on the American Tobacco Trail will be 9:30-11 a.m. starting in the New Hill Parking Area, 1309 New Hill-Olive Chapel Road, Apex. Registration costs $5 per family or $3 per individual. 919-387-4342.

Bluegrass Jam Sessions

The Holly Springs Cultural Center’s Bluegrass Jam Sessions for all ages and skill levels are 2-4 p.m. Saturdays at 300 W. Ballentine St. Bring an instrument and music to share or play along.

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