Parks, Recreation
  and Cultural


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Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources


Gold Medal Finalist LogoThe Town of Cary Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources is happy to announce that we have been selected as a Finalist for the Gold Medal Awards for Excellence in Parks and Recreation Management.

Pick up your copy of the Town of Cary’s Summer 2016 Program Guide and start planning a summer full of arts, entertainment, recreation and special events!

Find the Town’s Program Guide at the public libraries in Cary, the Cary Chamber of Commerce and any Town staffed facility, including community centers and Town Hall; it is also available online through the Town’s website. Registration opens May 2 for Cary residents and May 16 for non-residents. Come laugh, learn, and play with us this summer!

Register for Programs

As you plan your summertime activities, here is a friendly reminder: Be aware, not scared! Copperhead snake activity heats up as the warmer weather approaches. Click here for tips on how you can keep safe all summer long.


Take me out to the ballgame!  Join us for the NCAA Division II Baseball National Finals May 28-June 4 at the USA Baseball National Training Complex.  This marks the eighth consecutive year the Town of Cary will co-host the event, along with Mount Olive.  Bring the whole family to enjoy America's favorite pastime!


Frame by Frame @ The Cary 
May 24 | 6:30 p.m. | The Cary Theater  

"What Have We Got to Lose?" Friends of Page-Walker Annual Survey of Historic Properties 
May 24 | 7:30 p.m. | Page-Walker Arts And History Center  

Hob Nob Jazz Series presents Peter Lamb & the Wolves 
May 25 | 5:30 p.m .| Koka Booth Amphitheatre  

Live at Lunch Concert featuring Peter Lamb & Mark Wells 
May 26 | 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Ivey Ellington House, 135 W. Chatham St.

Films @ The Cary: Dough 
May 26 | 7 p.m. , May 27 | 9 p.m. and May 28 | 9 p.m. | The Cary Theater  

Films @ The Cary: Crazy About Tiffany’s 
May 26 | 9 p.m., May 27 | 7 p.m. and May 28 | 2 p.m. | The Cary Theater  

USA Rugby College National Championships 
May 27-29 | Game times vary | WakeMed Soccer Park  

Artist Receptions
May 27 | Times vary | Locations throughout Cary 

Triangle Mountain Dulcimer Association at the Downtown Cary Farmers Market 
May 28 | 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Downtown Farmers Market  

2016 NCAA Division II Baseball Championships 
May 28-June 4 | Game times vary | USA Baseball National Training Complex  

Films @ The Cary: Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision 
May 28 | 7 p.m. | The Cary Theater  

NC Summerfest Series: Tchaikovsky’s 5th Symphony 
May 28 | 7:30 p.m. | Koka Booth Amphitheatre  

Films @ The Cary: The Flags of Our Fathers
May 29 | 2 p.m. | The Cary Theater  

See more events at the Town of Cary's Event Calendar. Keep up with the latest by following TOC_Fun on Twitter, or explore more about Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources. Questions? Issues? Call Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources at (919) 469-4061. Visit our administrative offices at Town Hall or any community center and we will be happy to assist you.