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May 26, 2014 

Wednesday

Preschool Story Time

Barnes & Noble hosts story time for preschoolers at 10 a.m. Wednesdays at 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.

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, Fuquay-Varina. For details, visit www.growers-market.org.

Transportation meeting

Cary residents are invited to talk about the town’s transportation system requirements from 5-7 p.m. at the Herbert C. Young Community Center, 101 Wilkinson Ave. To complete a survey on the transportation system, go to www.caryhaveyoursay.com. For details, go to www.townofcary.org.

Hob Nob Jazz Series

Marcus Anderson will perform from 5:30-8:30 p.m. in the third year of the Hob Nob Jazz Series at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. Tickets for individual shows cost $5. The whole series costs $20. Admission is free for ages 12 and younger. Pets on leashes are allowed. For tickets, go to www.etix.com.

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.

Friday

Waverly Artists Group

The Waverly Artists Group will host a juried show of plein air painters from North Carolina from 6-9 p.m. Friday, May 30, at 302 Colonades Way, suite 209, Cary.

Sertoma Series

The Triangle Brass Band will perform in Cary’s Sertoma Series of free concerts at 7 p.m. at Fred G. Bond Metro Park, 801 High House Road. Bring a picnic and chairs or blankets. Alcohol is not allowed, and pets must be kept on leashes. For details, call 919-469-4069 or go to www.townofcary.org.

Turkish tile exhibition

The Turkish House will host an exhibition of Turkish tile artwork at 7 p.m. at 303 E. Durham Road, suite F, Cary.

Art exhibit

Rocky Alexander’s exhibit, “20 Years in N.C.,” will open with a reception from 4-6 p.m. at the Cary Senior Center, 120 Maury Odell Place. For details, go to www.roxannalexanderartworks.com.

Saturday

Farmers markets

• The Cary Downtown Farmers Market is open from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 135 W. Chatham St. For details, go to www.caryfarmersmarket.com.

• The Western Wake Farmers’ Market is open from 8 a.m. to noon at 1225 Morrisville-Carpenter Road, Cary. For details, go to www.westernwakefarmersmarket.org.

• The Holly Springs Farmers Market is open from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in downtown Holly Springs. For details, go to www.hollyspringsnc.us.

• The Apex Farmers Market is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 220 N. Salem St., Apex. For details, go to www.apexfarmersmarket.com.

• The Growers Market of Fuquay-Varina is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Centennial Square at the corner of North Main and East Academy streets. For details, visit www.growers-market.org.

Ritmo Latino Festival

The 10th annual Ritmo Latino Festival will be from noon to 7 p.m. in downtown Cary. There will be food, arts and crafts, live music and dance. A soccer clinic for kids with the Carolina RailHawks will begin at 10:30 a.m. and last until noon. For details, go to diamanteinc.org/events/ritmo-latino.

Latino Arts Festival

The fifth annual Apex Latino Arts Festival will be from 3-9 p.m. in downtown Apex. There will be food, live music, dance groups and an arts and crafts bazaar. For details, go to www.apexlatinofest.com.

Happily Ever After

Happily Ever After: A Couture for a Cause Spring Showcase will be from 5-8 p.m. at Peachy Keen, 250 Grande Heights Drive, Cary. There will be wine, hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction and summer fashion to raise money for Activate Good, a nonprofit volunteer center. Tickets cost $15 at bit.ly/1gjKJ8G. For information about Activate Good, go to www.activategood.org.

Customer Appreciation Night fundraiser

Jus’ Enuff Home Cookin’ will host Customer Appreciation Night and a fundraiser at 6 p.m. at 736 N. Main St., Fuquay-Varina. Proceeds will be used to provide sleeping bags, tents and other supplies for local homeless people.

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