Southwest Wake: Community

Daybook: Feb. 15-Feb. 21

Grow your own vegetables with information from a class from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 16, at the West Regional Library. To register, call 919-463-8500.
Grow your own vegetables with information from a class from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 16, at the West Regional Library. To register, call 919-463-8500. NEWS & OBSERVER FILE PHOTO

Sunday

Great Backyard Bird Count

Wake County parks will participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count through Monday, Feb. 16. For details and programs, go to bit.ly/192ubzo.

Puppapalooza

The second annual Jackie’s Puppapalooza Open Indoor Dog Show will be from 2-5 p.m. at White Tiger Taekwondo and Family Fitness Facility, 1605 NW Maynard Road, Cary.

Donations of canned or dry pet food will be collected for the SPCA. For details, go to www.whitetigertkd.com.

U.S. Air Force Band

The U.S. Air Force’s Langley Winds Wooodwind Ensemble will present a free show at 2 p.m. at The Cary theater, 122 E. Chatham St., Cary.

‘Raye of Light’

Barnes & Noble will host Tom Shanahan and Jimmy Raye for a discussion of the book “Raye of Light” at 3 p.m. at 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.

Happiness Workshop

Art of Living Foundation will host the free Happiness Workshop from 5-6 p.m. at 4000 Bearcat Way, #104, Morrisville. To RSVP, go to bit.do/trulyhappy.

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.

Parent chat

A parent chat with Wake County school board member Bill Fletcher will be at 11 a.m. at Caribou Coffee, 109 SE Maynard Road, Cary.

Vegetable gardening

Learn about vegetable gardening from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the West Regional Library, 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary. To register, call 919-463-8500.

Tuesday

Story times

“Who Will See Their Shadows This Year?” 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.

‘Tarzan’

The Halle Cultural Arts Center will screen “Tarzan” for free at 10 a.m. at 237 N. Salem St., Apex.

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

“What Forest Knows” 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.

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.

Mind and Meditation

Art of Living Foundation will host Mind and Meditation, a free workshop, from 7-8 p.m. at 4000 Bearcat Way, #104, Morrisville. To RSVP, go to bit.do/trulyhappy.

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.

African-American Book Group

The African-American Book Group will meet to discuss “Who Asked You?” by Terry McMillan at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.

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.

Creatures of the Night hike

Explore the American Tobacco Trail and learn about coyotes, owls and other animals during the Creatures of the Night hike from 5:30-7 p.m. beginning in the New Hill Parking Area, 1309 New Hill-Olive Chapel Road, Apex.

To register for $5 per family or $3 per individual, call 919-387-4342.

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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Story time

“Click, Clack, Peep!” will be read to kids 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.

African-American Celebration

Cary’s 18th Annual African-American Celebration will be at 3 p.m. at The Cary, 122 E. Chatham St. There will be a theatrical performance of “In Their Own Words: Enduring Slavery & Freedom.” The Bradley Simmons Ensemble will give a music and dance performance. For details, go to www.townofcary.org.

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