Daybook: July 6-July 12

July 4, 2014 

Sonia Kane’s art exhibition, “Making Ripples ... Impacting Lives Through the Art of Clean Water,” will be on display through Wednesday, Aug. 27, at the Bond Park Community Center, 150 Metro Park Drive, Cary. A reception will be from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, July 11.

COURTESY OF SONIA KANE

Monday

Auditions

The Holly Springs Community Theater will host auditions for “A Bad Year for Tomatoes” by John Patrick from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St. Auditions include readings from the script and a comedic monologue that’s two minutes or shorter prepared by the actor. For details, contact director Dan Barth at 919-561-1906 or dbarth@ymail.com.

Holly Springs Arts Council

The Holly Springs Arts Council will meet at 7 p.m. at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St. For details, go to bit.ly/1kRdsC2.

Tuesday

Toddler Story Time

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

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.

‘Morningside Fall’

Jay Posey will discuss and sign “Morningside Fall,” the second book in his “Legends of the Duskwalker” fantasy series, 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.

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.

Open house

Cary will host a drop-in open house on the Maynard Road elevated water storage tank project from 4-7 p.m. in room 10035 of Town Hall, 316 N. Academy St. For details, call 919-481-5095 or go to www.townofcary.org.

Raizin’ a Ruckus Country Music Series

Southbound 85 will perform from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway in Cary, as part of a series of country music concerts. The series runs through July 30.

Tickets are $5 for teens and adults and free for ages 12 and younger. Ruckus Pizza restaurants in Cary, Morrisville and Raleigh will offer a limited number of free tickets. Ruckus Pizza and radio station B93.9 are sponsoring the concert series. For details and tickets, go to www.boothamphitheatre.com. For Ruckus Pizza locations, go to www.ruckuspizza.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.

Thursday

Charles Walker reception

The Umstead Hotel and Spa will host a reception for paintings by Charles Walker from 6-8 p.m. at 100 Woodland Pond Drive, Cary. Walker’s paintings will be on display from Tuesday, July 1, through Tuesday, Sept. 30. For details, go to www.theumstead.com.

Contemporary Book Group

The Contemporary Book Group will meet to discuss “Life After Life” by Kate Atkinson at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.

Workshop

Pfeiffer Institute Reach will host a workshop for adult children, family members and friends of addicts and anyone looking for information on the impact of addiction from 7-9 p.m. at 600 Airport Blvd., suite 600, Morrisville. To RSVP, call 919-941-2900 or email contact@pfeifferreach.org.

Friday

Josh Pepper Band

The Josh Pepper Band will perform a free concert from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St. Bring lawn chairs and a picnic. Do not bring alcohol. For details, go to www.hollyspringsnc.us.

‘Pop! Fuquay-Varina Downtown’

The Fuquay-Varina Downtown Association and Open Art Society will accept proposals from artists, collectives and creative groups for “Pop! Fuquay-Varina Downtown,” a series of art installations in storefront windows from September through November. A question-and-answer session and tour of possible sites will be at 7 p.m. Friday at Stars Theater, 123 E. Vance St. Proposals must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2. For details, go to www.openartsociety.org/fuquay-varina.

Starlight Concert Series

Barrowburn will perform a free concert at 7 p.m. at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary. Food and lawn chairs are allowed, but pets and alcohol are not. For details, go to bit.ly/1iPPWjS.

Movies by Moonlight

Wakemed Cary Hospital will sponsor a screening of “The Lego Movie” at dusk, around 8:30 p.m., at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. Tickets are $3, free for kids younger than 12. A portion of proceeds will benefit the WakeMed Children’s Hospital. Picnics are allowed, but pets are not. Tickets are only available at the amphitheater box office from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. For details, call 919-462-2025 or go to www.boothamphitheatre.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. As part of Peach Day, there will be samples, recipes, chef demonstrations and activities for kids.

• 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. Sydney McCoy will give cooking and gardening demonstrations. 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.

Arts, Crafts and Vendor Fair

The Cary VFW will host its fifth annual Arts, Crafts and Vendor Fair and Silent Auction from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 522 Reedy Creek Road, Cary.

‘American Girl’ Club

Barnes & Noble will host “American Girl” Club for kids at 11 a.m. at 760 SE Maynard Road.

Saturday for Kids

Barnes & Noble will host Saturday for Kids for ages 4-8 at 11 a.m. at 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary. “The Numberlys” by William Joyce will be read.

Downtown Performers Series

Cary will host Craicdown, the last concert in the free series, at 7 p.m. at the Downtown Performance Green on the corner of Kildaire Farm Road and Academy Street. For details, call 919-469-4061 or go to www.townofcary.org.

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