Southwest Wake: Community

Daybook: Jan. 18-Jan. 24

Sunday

Arts & Crafts Festival

The Fuquay-Varina Woman’s Club’s annual Arts & Crafts Festival will be from 1-4 p.m. at Windsor Point, 1221 Broad St., Fuquay-Varina. For details, go to www.fuquay-varinawomansclub.org.

Winter tree walk

Explore Crowder District Park’s new tree trail on a hike from 2-3 p.m. at 4709 Ten-Ten Road, Apex. Registration for $5 per family is required. For information, call 919-662-2850.

Dreamfest

Cary will celebrate the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr. with Dreamfest from through Monday, Jan. 19.

The dramatic presentation “I Rise Still” will be at 3 p.m. at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop.

TED screening

The West Regional Library will screen the TED talk “Is the Obesity Crisis Hiding a Bigger Problem?” by Dr. Peter Attia and host a discussion from 3-4 p.m. at 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary.

Monday

Story time

Eva Perry Regional Library will host drop-in story time for babies at 9:30 a.m. and toddlers at 10:30 a.m. Mondays at 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex.

Dreamfest

Cary will provide round-trip transportation to residents joining the Dream of Democracy March in Raleigh with a bus at 10 a.m. at Town Hall, 316 N. Academy St. To RSVP, call 919-460-4963.

The Middle Creek Community Center will host a Day of Service at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at 123 Middle Creek Park Ave. Ages 15 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. For details or registration, call 919-469-4301 or email sarah.justice@townofcary.org.

The Middle Creek Community Center will host a celebration with local choral groups and performers from 12:30-1:30 p.m. at 123 Middle Creek Park Ave.

Tuesday

Story times

“Mimi and Bear in the Snow” will be read to toddlers 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.

Carolina Puppet Theatre

The Carolina Puppet Theatre show “Jericho the Last Dragon” will be from 11 a.m. to noon at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St. Tickets cost $5 at www.etix.com.

Cary Downtown Farmers Market

The Cary Downtown Farmers Market is open from 2-6 p.m. Tuesdays at 135 W. Chatham St. For details, go to www.caryfarmersmarket.com.

Wednesday

Story times

“Ladybug Girl and the Big Snow” will be read to preschoolers 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.

Senior Bingo

Holly Springs seniors can play Bingo from 1-3 p.m. every first and third Wednesday of the month at Bass Lake Park, 900 Bass Lake Road. Bingo cards cost $1, and there will be cash prizes of up to $10.

Squirrel Spotters

Learn about squirrels at Lake Crabtree County Park from 2-4 p.m. at 1400 Aviation Parkway, Morrisville. Registration is required. For information, call 919-460-3390.

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.

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

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.

Trail Treks: Winter Weeds

Investigate winter plants, insects and animals of the American Tobacco Trail from 3-4 p.m. beginning in the New Hill parking area, 1309 New Hill-Olive Chapel Road, Apex. To register for $5 per family, call 919-387-4342.

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.

Dinner And a Concert

The Cary Senior Center and Marvelous Music Mainstage Series will host a dinner and concert by the Artie Shaw Orchestra from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. The event is for ages 50 and older. Registration must have been completed by Thursday, Jan. 8. For details, call 919-469-4081.

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 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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• 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

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Steve Hartsoe

Steve Hartsoe will sing from 7-9 p.m. at Common Grounds Coffee House, 219 N. Salem St., suite 101, Apex.

Story time

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.

Concert at The Luther Café

The Luther Café will host performances by Barrowburn, Jim Davis and Friends, Ed Stephenson and the Paco Band and Wildflower and The Weeds from 7-11 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 600 Walnut St., Cary. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. For details, go to citylightsatluthercafe.weebly.com.

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