This week’s day-by-day calendar of free events and fundraisers for Cary, Morrisville, Apex, Fuquay-Varina and Holly Springs.
The Growers Market of Fuquay-Varina is open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Chamber of Commerce parking lot, 121 N. Main St. growers-market.com
Wind Down Wednesdays
Bull City Syndicate performs from 6-9 p.m. as part of the Wind Down Wednesdays free outdoor concert series at Waverly Place shopping center, 575 New Waverly Place, Cary. The series runs through July 27.
Lawn chairs and well-behaved dogs are welcome. There is a toddler playground and splash pad. Outside alcohol, glass containers and coolers are prohibited. For more information and a lineup of performers, go to bit.ly/1TKrq9V.
Movie at Halle
The Halle Cultural Arts Center presents a free movie for teens and adults at 7:30 p.m. at the center, 237 N. Salem St., Apex. Doors open at 7 p.m. The movie “The Revenant,” rated R, will be shown. For more information, go to bit.ly/28IG0fx.
A blood drive for the American Red Cross is from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Life Leadership Cary, 200 Commonwealth Court. redcrossblood.org
Professional organizer Nancy Haworth will discuss ways to monitor time and improve productivity from 2-3 p.m. at Eva Perry Regional Library, 2100 Shepherd's Vineyard Drive, Apex. For more information and to register, go to bit.ly/1X3XOVU.
Movies at The Cary
The Cary theater, 122 E. Chatham St., is showing movies at 2 p.m. on select Thursdays as part of its Summer Series for Seniors. The next film in the series, “A Hologram for the King,” will screen on Thursday, July 7. The event features special discounted tickets for seniors. Cost: $5; $4 for seniors. For more information, go to thecarytheater.com/special-series.
Later, “Gurukulam” screens at 7 p.m. “A Hologram for the King” shows at 9:15 p.m. Cost: $5 per film. 919-462-2055, thecarytheater.com
Join the Fold
Teen Scene features programs for students in grades 6-10 from 7-8 p.m. Thursdays at Eva Perry Regional Library, 2100 Shepherd's Vineyard Drive, Apex. This week’s program, Join the Fold, is on origami and paper football. For more information and to register, email Linda Winkler at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ready to start a business? Learn the basics at the free Introduction to Entrepreneurship program from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at West Regional Library, 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary. To register: 919-463-8500, bit.ly/1Ue9fFk.
Art After Dark
The monthly art market is scheduled from 5-9 p.m. at Centennial Square, 102 N. Main St., downtown Fuquay-Varina. The event features arts and crafts, live music and children’s activities. bit.ly/24vIP9
“A Hologram for the King” screens at 7 p.m. at The Cary theater, 122 E. Chatham St., Cary. “Gurukulam” shows at 9 p.m. Cost: $5 per film. 919-462-2055, thecarytheater.com
Summer at the Springs
Holly Springs’ Summer at the Springs free outdoor concert series hosts the band Big Chief from 6:30-9 p.m. on the lawn of the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St. Bring chairs or a blanket. Food trucks and beer and wine concessions will be on site. hollyspringsnc.us
Starlight Concert Series
The Starlight Concert Series presents the acoustic guitar and rock piano duo the Lounge Doctors at 7 p.m. at the Page-Walker Arts and History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary. Free. Food and lawn chairs are permitted. No alcoholic beverages or pets. For more information: 919-460-4963, bit.ly/1iPPWjS.
Movies at Bradford
The Summer Movies on the Green series shows free films at 8:30 p.m. (dusk) the second Friday of the month through September outside the Bradford Apartments, 21035 Bradford Green Square, Cary. “Minions,” rated PG, will be shown July 8. Bring a chair and snacks.
Other upcoming films: Aug. 12, “Inside Out;” and Sept. 9, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”
Food drive, football camp
Cary Coaching Precision will hold its annual Football Food Drive Camp and Showcase from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Colonial Baptist Church, 6051 Tryon Road, Cary. Carolina Panthers wide receiver Kevin Norwood is scheduled to attend. For students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Cost: $55 and five or more canned goods. To register: carycoaching.com.
Free academic enrichment classes will be offered beginning Saturday, July 9, at Lifetime Learning Academy centers in Cary and Holly Springs. The sessions will be available for students from pre-K through high school. Registration required. For more information and to see the class schedule, call 919-468-1721 or visit www.lifetimeacademy.com or bit.ly/28JjaTA.
The Harris Brothers duo performs at 6 p.m. at Sertoma Amphitheatre in Bond Park, 801 High House Road, Cary. Free. Food permitted; no alcohol. Friendly dogs on leashes welcome. For more information, call 919-469-4061 or visit bit.ly/1fEabFy.
Music in the park
The group Bombadil performs at 7 p.m. at Apex Nature Park, 2600 Evans Road, as part of the Apex Music and Movies in the Park Series. Free. Bring lawn chairs. Picnics allowed; no pets or alcohol. Gates open at 6 p.m. For information: bit.ly/24h0m3r.
Movies at The Cary
“Gurukulam” screens at 7 p.m. at The Cary theater, 122 E. Chatham St., Cary. “A Hologram for the King” shows at 9:15 p.m. Cost: $5 per film. 919-462-2055, thecarytheater.com
▪ The Cary Downtown Farmers Market is open 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 135 W. Chatham St. caryfarmersmarket.com.
▪ The Western Wake Farmers’ Market is open 8 a.m. to noon at two locations: 101 Gathering Park Circle, Cary, and the UNC Wellness Center, 350 Stonecroft Lane, Cary. wwfm.ag
▪ The Apex Farmers Market is open from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 220 N. Salem St., Apex. apexfarmersmarket.com.
▪ The Holly Springs Farmers Market is open 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 128 S. Main St., Holly Springs. 919-567-4040, hollyspringsnc.us
▪ The Growers Market of Fuquay-Varina is open 8 a.m. to noon in the Chamber of Commerce parking lot, 121 N. Main St. growers-market.com
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