Daybook: June 15-June 21

June 13, 2014 

Swing Night with the Tar River Swing Band will begin with free dance lessons at 7 p.m. and a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 20, on the corner of Academy and Chatham streets in downtown Cary. The event is part of Cary’s Seven O’Clock Rock Series. For details, go to www.townofcary.org.

COURTESY OF TAR RIVER ORCHESTRA AND CHORUS

Sunday

Take a Hike – Journey to the Past

Explore the old home sites of Harris Lake from 1-3 p.m. starting in the Loblolly Shelter at Harris Lake County Park, 2112 County Park Drive, New Hill. Register for $5 per family two days in advance. Call 919-387-4342, email harris.lake@wakegov.com or go to www.wakegov.com/parks/harrislake.

Monday

Parent Chat session

Wake County Board of Education member Bill Fletcher will host a session with parents at 11 a.m. at Caribou Coffee, 109 SW Maynard Road, Cary.

Tuesday

Healthy Homes Series

Cary-based nonprofit Fit & Able Productions’ Healthy Homes Series will feature a discussion on summer safety for kids of all ages from 9:30-11 a.m. in the Maple Room of the Bond Park Community Center at Fred G. Bond Metro Park, 150 Metro Park Drive, Cary. For details, email fitandable@nc.rr.com.

Toddler Story Time

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

Carolina Puppet Theatre

The Carolina Puppet Theatre will present “The Little Red Hen” from 11 a.m. to noon at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St., Holly Springs. 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.

State of the Town

Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht will give a State of the Town address at 5 p.m. in the Winston Clubhouse at SearStone, 17001 SearStone Drive, Cary. An art open house with the Fine Arts League of Cary will follow in SearStone’s Grand Hall until 8 p.m. To RSVP, call 866-261-1814. For details, go to www.searstone.com/events-cary-north-carolina.

‘The Kiss’

Scott Blumenthal will discuss his new historical novel, “The Kiss,” at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.

Wednesday

Preschool Story Time

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

Business Writing and Email

Librarians will lead a course on using email services for business writing and personal use from 2-3 p.m. at West Regional Library, 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary. For details, call 919-463-8500.

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.

Introduction to Entrepreneurship

Wake County Public Libraries will host Raleigh SCORE for information sessions on starting your own business. A session at Eva Perry Regional Library will be from 6-8 p.m. at 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex. To register, call 919-387-2100.

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

Yard sale donations

Donate gently used, clean items for the Cary Senior Center’s annual yard sale from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 120 Maury Odell Place. For details, call 919-469-4081 or go to bit.ly/1ue2NUr.

Explore A Story

A kids’ story time and nature exploration program will be from 10-11 a.m. at 900 Bass Lake Road, Holly Springs. Registration is required, and an adult must accompany each child. To register, call 919-557-2496. For details, go to hollyspringsnc.us.

African-American Book Group

The African-American Book Group will meet to discuss “Jericho’s Fall” by Stephen Carter at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.

Friday

Yard sale donations

Donate gently used, clean items for the Cary Senior Center’s annual yard sale from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 120 Maury Odell Place. For details, call 919-469-4081 or go to bit.ly/1ue2NUr.

Saturday

Yard sale

The Cary Senior Center will host a yard sale from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 120 Maury Odell Place. For details, call 919-469-4081 or go to bit.ly/1ue2NUr.

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, go to www.growers-market.org.

Saturday for Kids

Barnes & Noble’s Saturday for Kids will feature story time with “My New Friend is So Fun!” by Mo Willems at 11 a.m. at 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary. Kids are invited to bring a friend.

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