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This Week in Cary: October 22, 2019

Post Date:10/22/2019 10:30 AM

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 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 Greenways Glow Ride Rescheduled
This event, originally scheduled for Oct. 11, has been rescheduled for Friday, Nov. 1 at 6 p.m. Register today! 

Alerts Lazy Daze Grant Application
Cary-based 501(c)(3) nonprofits can now apply for a Lazy Daze grant to support an arts-focused project. Applications are due by November 15. For more information, visit Lazy Daze Grant.

Alerts Walker Street Improvements Project
Work continues on this project located at the intersection with E. Chatham St. The intersection of S. Walker St and Waldo St. will temporarily close on Monday, October 21 for storm drainage and sewer line improvements. The intersection is scheduled to be reopened on Saturday, October 26. For more information, visit Walker Street Improvements Project.

Alerts Winter Youth Basketball Registration
Registration for Winter Youth Basketball (ages 9-18) will be ending soon!
Season: Dec through early March. For more information, visit Winter Youth Basketball.

Events & Meetings

Tuesday

Meetings Friends of Page-Walker Preservation Series: Places of Faith
Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 7:30 p.m.
Explore the rich history of local congregations of all faiths and their roles in building the Cary community. For more information visit Friends of Page-Walker

Wednesday

Meetings Cultural Arts Committee Meeting
Cary Town Hall, 6:00 p.m.
View the agenda.

Thursday

Events Films@The Cary: The Dead Don’t Die
The Cary Theater, 2 p.m. & 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: Us
The Cary Theater, 9:15 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 Nanci Tanton Student Exhibition & Reception
Cary Art Center: Main Gallery, 6-8 p.m.
Come see works of art from students that have attended classes and camps at the Cary Art Center. For more, (919) 469-4069 or Galleries.

Events Films@The Cary: Zombiepalooza!
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 Pumpkin Flotilla
Bond Park, 5-7 p.m.
Bring your carved pumpkin from 4-5:30 p.m. and join us for Bond Park's Pumpkin Flotilla! Pumpkins will set sail across the Bond Park Lake at twilight (approximately 6:30 p.m.). Enjoy a discounted boat ride (available to those who enter a pumpkin or dress in appropriate Halloween costumes) and a snack from our concession stand while you wait to watch your pumpkin float on the lake. For more, visit Pumpkin Flotilla at Bond Park.

Events Artist Reception: Ritmo Latino Festival Photo Exhibit
Cary Art Center: Principal's Hall, 6-8 p.m.
A collection of photographs of Ritmo Latino Festival celebrating the art, culture, rhythms and food. Ritmo Latino Festival is a free street festival organized by Diamante Arts & Cultural Center. For more, (919) 469-4069 or Galleries

Events Cary Photographic Artists' 12th Annual Open Juried Photographic Exhibit
Cary Senior Center, 6-8 p.m.
An exhibit of images from top photographers throughout the Triangle. For more,  (919) 469-4081 or Galleries.

Events Judi H. Bastion: Stone Barns
Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 6-8 p.m.
Judi H. Bastion is a quiltist, combining photography and quilt design. For more, (919) 460-4963 or Galleries.

Events Surreal Images by Thomas Gruber
Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 6-8 p.m.
Visit the Page-Walker for the opening photography exhibition of Thomas Gruber, featuring photographs of St. Simons & Jekyll Islands. For more, (919) 460-4963 or Galleries.

Events Cary Art Loop
Downtown Cary and surrounding area, 6-9 p.m.
Look for the Cary Art Loop Final Friday flags that mark where there are opportunities to see original artwork, meet the artists and listen to live entertainment for free. For more, visit the Cary Art Loop website, (919) 462-3862 or visit Galleries.  

Events Public Art Walking Tour 
Downtown Cary, 6:30 p.m.
Join us this Final Friday for a free tour of artwork in downtown Cary, led by local high school students. Meet your knowledgeable teen docents at the front steps of the Cary Arts Center and they will take you on a tour of the sculptures on display along Academy St. For more, visit Teen Docent Program.

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 Cary's Great Pumpkin Carve
Downtown Park, 2-8 p.m.
Join us for Cary's Great Pumpkin Carve! Stop by the pumpkin patch to pick out the perfect pumpkin and carve it at one of our stations, or bring your own. Pumpkins will be lit for display and citizens will vote for their favorite pumpkins following the event. Stay for family-friendly Halloween specials shown outdoors, including "It's the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown" and "Spookley the Square Pumpkin." Pumpkins are for sale, all other activities are free. For more, visit Howlin' Good Halloween.

Events Halloween Mall Crawl
Cary Towne Center, 4-5:30 p.m.
Calling all goblins, ghosts, princesses, superheroes, and everything in between! Dress in your best Halloween costume and join us for an afternoon of trick-or-treating and magic. For more, visit Howlin' Good Halloween.

Events Films@The Cary: Shaun of the Dead
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 Dead Don't Die
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.

Events National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
Multiple locations, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient and responsible means of disposing prescription drugs and expired medicine, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse and medications. For locations, visit Operation Medicine Drop.

Sunday

Events Films@The Cary: The Dead Don't Die
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.

Monday

Meetings Planning and Zoning Regular Meeting
Cary Town Hall, 6:30 p.m.
View the agenda.

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