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This Week in Cary: November 5, 2019

Post Date:11/05/2019 10:00 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 Veterans Day Facility Closures and Service Changes
With the exception of Sk8 Cary, the Cary Tennis Park, and the Citizen’s Convenience Center, Town of Cary staffed facilities, including Cary Town Hall and all community centers, will be closed on Monday, November 11 in observance of Veterans Day. Curbside collection for the week of November 11 will move one day later; GoCary is operating a normal weekday schedule on Veterans Day. The Citizen’s Convenience Center will operate on its regular schedule, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Learn more.

Alerts Public Meeting for Carpenter Fire Station Road Widening Project
A public meeting about this project will be held on Nov. 12 from 4-7 p.m. at the NW Cary YMCA/Crosspointe Church. Learn more on the project web page

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 Lazy Daze Grant Application
Cary based 501(c)(3) non-profits 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.

Events & Meetings

Tuesday

No events or meetings on this day.

Wednesday

Events Town of Cary & Clayton Piano Festival Present "Living in the Moment"
Cary Arts Center,  7:30 p.m.
Classically trained prodigy pianist, composer, and multi-genre improviser Joey Chang is a unique rising star on the musical scene in New York City since graduating from Julliard in 2018. His chameleonic skills as an improviser allow him to collaborate with many different artists in most genres. He will create his own program for the concert, including film and audio/visual projections, personal anecdotes, and audience requests. For more information, call (919) 462-2055 or visit Clayton Piano Festival.

Thursday

Events Films@The Cary: Raise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly Ivins
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: Frame by Frame Cinema Studies: Being John Malkovich
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.

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

Friday

Events Annual Veterans Luncheon (Ages 18+)
Herb Young Community Center, 11:30 a.m-1:30 p.m
Join the Town of Cary as we honor all Veterans during this annual luncheon event. A patriotic program, catered lunch, and entertainment await you. Free, but registration is required. For more information, please call (919-469-4081).

Events Marvelous Music Mainstage Series: Violet Bell and Zoe & Cloyd
Cary Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.
Violet Bell’s original Americana is woven from threads of folk, soul, bluegrass, psychedelic, and classical music. On stage and in the studio, the energy and chemistry between Lizzy Ross and Omar Ruiz-Lopez is fiery, intimate and intuitive.
Zoe & Cloyd is renowned fiddler and vocalist Natalya Zoe Weinstein and songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and vocalist John Cloyd Miller. Together, they delight audiences with soaring harmonies and heartfelt songwriting, seamlessly combining original folk, country, old-time and bluegrass with sincerity and zeal. For more information, call (919) 462-2055 or visit Marvelous Music Series.

Events Films@The Cary: Raise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly Ivins
The Cary Theater, 7 p.m. & 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, 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 Marvelous Music Family Series: ArtsPower presents "The Monster Who Ate My Peas"
Cary Arts Center, 10 a.m.
Based on the multi-award winning book, ArtsPower’s musical tells the funny and poignant story of a young boy who doesn’t want to eat his peas. When a crafty monster appears underneath his kitchen table, the boy is ready to make a deal with the monster. If the monster eats his peas, the boy will give the monster any of his possessions. But when the monster raises the stakes, will the boy refuse the monster and make the difficult decision to face his own fears? For more information, call (919) 462-2055 or visit Marvelous Music Series.

Events OnStage@The Cary: Bahá'í Bicentenary Celebration
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: Frame by Frame Cinema Studies: All About My Mother
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.

Sunday

Events Films@The Cary: Raise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly Ivins
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 Triangle Youth Jazz Fall Concert
Cary Arts Center,  4 p.m.
The Triangle Youth Jazz Band, Orchestra, and Ensemble present a thrilling afternoon of big band jazz selections. For more information, visit Philharmonic Association.  

Monday

Events Veterans Day Observance
Veterans Freedom Park, 11 a.m.
Join us for a ceremony honoring all of those who have served our country. The ceremony will feature patriotic music and speakers from the Town of Cary and local military support organizations. A small reception will follow the event. A limited number of seats will be available. Free parking is available across the street from the park at Cary Academy. A handicap accessible shuttle will run between the park and parking lot. For more information, visit Memorial & Veterans Day

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