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This Week in Cary: Oct. 8, 2019

Post Date:10/07/2019 4:29 PM

This Week in Cary

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

For more information and activities, view our calendar!

Alerts, Closures & Reminders

Alerts Election Day
On Oct. 8, Cary voters will decide on several Town Council races, as well as the 2019 Shaping Cary's Tomorrow Bond Referendum. Find your polling place

Alerts Bond Park Community Center Renovations
Renovations will take place through January 2020 to provide enhanced wheelchair accessibility. The center will be open, but operations may be modified throughout the renovation period.

Alerts Winter Youth Basketball Registration
Registration for Winter Youth Basketball (ages 9-18) is open now!
Season: Dec through early March. For more information, visit Winter Youth Basketball.

Alerts Median Planting at Cary Parkway and High House Road
Crews will be installing large plant material at this intersection throughout the week. Please use caution while this work is being completed.

Alerts Greenways Glow Ride Postponed
This event, originally scheduled for Friday, has been postponed due to unforeseen circumstances. A new date will be announced soon. 

Events & Meetings

Tuesday

No listings today. Remember to vote!

Wednesday

Events Park After Dark featuring Lydia Dudley
Downtown Park, 7 p.m.
Join us in Downtown Park for the final Park After Dark of the year. Lydia Dudley and her band will fill the park with her soulful jazz sound while you enjoy delicious food from Arepa Culture and Patio Dogs. Chatham Street Wine Market will be serving hand selected wines, ciders, and beers and you can cool off with treats from Locopops. For more, Park After Dark.

Meetings Historic Preservation Commission Meeting
Cary Town Hall, Conference Room 10035, 6:30 p.m.
View the agenda.

Thursday

Events Films@The Cary: The Farewell
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.

Meetings Town Council Meeting
Cary Town Hall, Council Chambers, 6:30 p.m.
View the agenda

Friday

Events Cary Town Band presents "Stories We Can Tell"
Cary Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.
Free Concert
“And, ah, the stories we can tell,” the hook line from a John Sebastian song from the early 70s and the inspiration for a whole concert of music full of “stories we can tell.” There will be famous ballet stories, spooky tales, and even music for the instrument we use to tell stories. For more information, (919) 469-4069 or visit Cary Town Band.

Events Music@The Cary: Six String Presents: Stand & Sway (Beth Wood and Ara James)
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.

Saturday

Events Cary Downtown Farmers Market
135 W Chatham Street, Ivey Ellington House, 8 a.m.-Noon
Visit the Cary Downtown Farmers Market 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 Diwali Celebration
Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 10 a.m.
Unveiling yet another chapter in the celebration of India's rich heritage and culture, Cary Diwali 2019 promises to take you on an unforgettable journey.  Join us for Sur Sahitya, a confluence of art, music, and literature. For more information, visit Hum Sub, Inc. or Koka Booth Amphitheatre.  

Events Fire Station Open House
All Cary Fire Stations, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Town of Cary fire stations are opening their doors for fire prevention week. Citizens are invited to come meet firefighters, tour the fire stations, see firefighting and rescue equipment and, most importantly, learn valuable fire safety tips. National Fire Prevention Week is October 6-12 and this year’s theme is “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!” For more information, call (919) 460-4958. 

Events Marvelous Music Family Series: Grey Seal Puppets presents "Bathtub Pirates
Cary Arts Center, 11 a.m.
Some of the best times in a child's life are spent playing in the bathtub. Surrounded by aquatic toys and a sea of bubbles, the imagination runs wild with adventure stories. In “Bathtub Pirates,” follow the antics of Captain Blackbeard and his crew as they commandeer a child's bathtub to carry out their daring plan. It is good clean fun for the whole family! For more information, call (919) 462-2055 or visit Marvelous Music Series.

Events Films@The Cary: Sick Chick Flicks Film Festival
The Cary Theater, 12 p.m.–11 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 Bond Park Family Camp Out
Fred G Bond Metro Park, 4 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday
Spend some time outside with the family and enjoy a night under the stars at Bond Park. Food and activities will be provided for the program.  Registration required. For more information, visit Bond Park Family Camp Out.  

Sunday

Events Films@The Cary: Sick Chick Flicks Film Festival
The Cary Theater, 2 p.m.-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.

Events Paint the Page! Art Reception
Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 4-5 p.m. 
Celebrate the teen artists of Paint the Page! and enjoy refreshments. For more information, visit Friends of Page-Walker.

Monday

Events Indian Culture Series: Textiles
Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 6 p.m.
Peek into the mesmerizing world of handwoven textiles that continue to thrive in a niche market. For more information, call (919) 460-4963. 

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