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This Week in Cary

Post Date:10/01/2019 12:07 PM

This Week in Cary

Welcome to the first edition of This Week in Cary, our weekly digest highlighting the Town's upcoming events, meetings, and alerts.

Every Tuesday, we'll send out this round-up of happenings through the following Monday. This Week in Cary replaces the Weekend Update, which will no longer be sent out on Wednesdays.  

For more information and activities, view our calendar!

Alerts & Closures

Alerts Lane Closures Along East Chatham Street at Walker Street 
Lane closures will be intermittent Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on occasional Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and will continue for the remainder of the Walker Street Improvements Project until its completion in Summer 2020. Drivers are encouraged to use alternate routes.  

Alerts Bridge Construction Begins on Carpenter Fire Station Rd Extension East of NC 55
The new railroad bridge will support the existing CSX Railroad Tracks that run parallel to NC 55 and will cross the new roadway underpass which connects Carpenter Fire Station Road at NC 55 with Morrisville-Carpenter Road within the Carpenter Historic Special Planning Area.

Alerts Wake County Early Voting for the October 8, 2019 Municipal Election 
Early voting continues at Herbert C. Young Community Center through October 4, 2019. Early voting can be done Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Events & Meetings

Tuesday

Meetings Environmental Advisory Board
6 p.m., Town Hall Conference Room 10035
The meeting agenda will be available by 5 p.m. on the Friday before the meeting.

Wednesday

Events National Coffee with a Cop Day
Caribou Coffee, 109 SW Maynard Road, 8-10 a.m.
Come grab a cup of coffee and fellowship with Cary police officers. 

Meetings Cultural Arts Committee

6 p.m., The Cary Theater Upstairs Lobby
The meeting agenda will be available by 5 p.m. on the Friday before the meeting.

Events Films@The Cary: Triangle Filmmaking Community presents: Motion For Pictures Screening Series
The Cary Theater, 8 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased online, by calling (800) 514-3849, in person at the Cary Box Office located at The Cary Theater (122 E. Chatham St.) or one hour prior to each show. For more, call (919) 462-2051 or visit thecarytheater.com.

Thursday

Events Films@The Cary: Rojo
The Cary Theater, 2 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased online, by calling (800) 514-3849, in person at the Cary Box Office located at The Cary Theater (122 E. Chatham St.) or one hour prior to each show. For more, call (919) 462-2051 or visit thecarytheater.com.

Events Films@The Cary: Rojo
The Cary Theater, 7 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased online, by calling (800) 514-3849, in person at the Cary Box Office located at The Cary Theater (122 E. Chatham St.) or one hour prior to each show. For more, call (919) 462-2051 or visit thecarytheater.com.

Events Films@The Cary: The Farewell
The Cary Theater, 9:30 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased online, by calling (800) 514-3849, in person at the Cary Box Office located at The Cary Theater (122 E. Chatham St.) or one hour prior to each show. For more, call (919) 462-2051 or visit thecarytheater.com.

Friday

Events Bands, Bites and Boats
Fred G Bond Metro Park, 4-7 p.m.
Spend your Friday evening floating on Bond Lake in the setting sun while you listen to great music and enjoy delicious food. This month enjoy music from Garrett Cummings (Starts at 5 p.m.), bites from Napoli Pizza, and brew from Fortnight. For more information, visit Bands, Bites & Boats.

Events Films@The Cary: The Farewell
The Cary Theater, 7 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased online, by calling (800) 514-3849, in person at the Cary Box Office located at The Cary Theater (122 E. Chatham St.) or one hour prior to each show. For more, call (919) 462-2051 or visit thecarytheater.com.

Events Cary Players presents "12 Angry Jurors"
Cary Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.
A 19-year-old man has just stood trial for the fatal stabbing of his father. “He doesn’t stand a chance,” mutters the guard as the 12 jurors are taken into the bleak jury room. It looks like an open-and-shut case—until one of the jurors begins opening the others’ eyes to the facts. For more information, visit Cary Players.

Events Films@The Cary: Rojo
The Cary Theater, 9 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased online, by calling (800) 514-3849, in person at the Cary Box Office located at The Cary Theater (122 E. Chatham St.) or one hour prior to each show. For more, call (919) 462-2051 or visit thecarytheater.com.

Saturday

Events Cary Downtown Farmers Market 
135 W Chatham Street, Ivey Ellington House
Visit the Cary Downtown Farmers Market this Saturday from 8 a.m.-noon to enjoy a dose of community fun, live music, kids activities and Chef demonstrations.  We are your trusted source for everything local!  Shop farm fresh produce, artisan goods, and handmade crafts.  

Events Cary Dog Days
Fred G Bond Metro Park, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Enjoy a day filled with family fun for you and your dogs! Check out local dog rescue groups and other vendors, adopt a new pet, or get your dog washed by members of Cary Teen Council. For more information, visit Cary Dog Days

Events Arts & Humanities Month Activities
Cary Arts Center and Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Free classes and tours for all ages in celebration of October as National Arts & Humanities Month. For more information, visit Arts & Humanities Month

Events Sister Cities of Cary Presents A Night of Celtic Music with Aoife Clancy
The Cary Theater, 7 p.m.
Join in a celebration of Cary's sister city, County Meath, Ireland, with an outstanding lineup of traditional Irish musicians and dancers headlined by Aoife Clancy. For more information, visit The Cary Theater.

Events Professional Soccer Match@Sahlens Stadium: NCFC Vs. New York Red Bull 2
Sahlens Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park, 7:00 p.m.
For more, call (919) 858-0464 or visit WakeMed Soccer Park Tournaments and Events.

Events Fall Litter Sweep
Locations Town Wide, Multiple Shifts Available
Help us keep our community clean and green and volunteer for our Fall Litter Sweep. All tools and supplies provided making this a great volunteer opportunity for businesses, groups, troops, and families!

Events Cary Players presents "12 Angry Jurors"
Cary Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. 
See description above.
For more information, call (919) 462-2055 or visit Cary Players.

Events Farm to Fork: Local Organic Dinner, Dancing, and Drinks Down On The Farm
Good Hope Farm 6-9 p.m.
Come celebrate our local food community with an evening of dining and dancing down on the farm.  This event brings together “farm to fork” chefs, brewers, and growers to create a taste of elegant simplicity. All profits will go to supporting beginning farmers and connecting to Cary community to local food at Good Hope Farm.

Events High School Cross Country Races@WakeMed Soccer Park: Great American Cross Country Festival
WakeMed Soccer Park, 8:00 a.m.  
The best teams and individuals in the southeast battle on one of the nation’s best courses.  For more, call (919) 858-0464 or visit WakeMed Soccer Park Tournaments and Events

Sunday

Events Films@The Cary: Degas: Passion for Perfection - free movie for Arts & Humanities Month!
The Cary Theater, 2 p.m.
Free admission at the door starting at 1:30 p.m. For more, call (919) 462-2051 or visit thecarytheater.com.

Events Cary Players presents "12 Angry Jurors"
Cary Arts Center, 3 p.m.
See description above.
For more information, call (919) 462-2055 or visit Cary Players.

Monday

Meetings Parks Recreation & Cultural Resources
5:15 p.m., Town Hall Conference Room 11130
The meeting agenda will be available by 5 p.m. on the Friday before the meeting.

Meetings Information Services Advisory Board
6 p.m., Town Hall Conference Room 10035
The meeting agenda will be available by 5 p.m. on the Friday before the meeting.

Meetings Zoning Board of Adjustment
6:30 p.m., Town Hall Conference Room 21275
The meeting agenda will be available by 5 p.m. on the Friday before the meeting.

Events Indian Culture Series: Music & Dance
Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 6 p.m.
Learn about the origins and evolution of the musical traditions of India. For more information, call (919) 460-4963.  

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