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This Week in Cary: November 12, 2019

Post Date:11/12/2019 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 Lane Closure: Dry Avenue and Harrison Avenue
The westbound lane of Dry Avenue between S Harrison Ave and Kildaire Farm Road in Downtown Cary will close Thursday, Nov. 14 at 9 a.m. through Friday, Nov. 15 at noon. Westbound traffic on Dry Avenue will be detoured onto West Park St. via Academy Street. The closure will allow the contractor to install a curb and handicap ramp replacement and conduct fire hydrant repairs at that intersection. 

Alerts Temporary Closure of Intersection at East Chatham Street and Walker Street
Work continues on this intersection, which is expected to reopen to traffic on Monday, Nov. 18. Downtown businesses will remain open during construction, and parking will be available. 

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.

Alerts Bond Park Lake Dam Repairs
Renovations will take place on the Bond Lake Dam through March 2020 to mitigate future erosion. White Oak Greenway near Bond Lake is affected; follow posted detour signs. The project is managed by Wake County Government.

Events & Meetings

Tuesday

Meetings Public Meeting for Carpenter Fire Station Road Widening Project
NW Cary YMCA/Crosspointe Church, 4-7 p.m.
Join us for a public workshop where we will share updated plans, which now include a street-side trail and new traffic signals with pedestrian facilities. Learn more on the project web page. Please note: This is an open house event, and you may attend at any point between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Events Films@The Cary: Dogwood Alliance presents: Burned
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 Playwright's Forum presents "Bar Plays"
Fortnight Brewing (1006 SW Maynard Rd.), 8 p.m. 
For more information, visit Cary Playwright's Forum

Meetings Environmental Advisory Board
Cary Town Hall, 6:00 p.m.
View the agenda.

Meetings Planning and Zoning Board Work Session
Cary Town Hall, 6:30 p.m.
View the agenda

Wednesday

Events Cary Playwright's Forum presents "Bar Plays"
Fortnight Brewing (1006 SW Maynard Rd.), 8 p.m.  
For more information, visit Cary Playwright's Forum

Meetings Public Art Advisory Board 
Cary Town Hall, 6:15 p.m.
View the agenda.

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

Thursday

Events Films@The Cary: Give Me Liberty
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: Environmentally Speaking Film Series: Made in the Shade
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 Playwright's Forum presents "Bar Plays"
Fortnight Brewing (1006 SW Maynard Rd.), 8 p.m.  
For more information, visit Cary Playwright's Forum

Meetings Greenway Committee
Cary Town Hall, 6:00 p.m.
View the agenda.

Friday

Events Salon: Celebrating the Life of Florence Price
Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 7 p.m.
An evening of music, conversation, and food, celebrating the life of Florence Price, the first African American classical composer to have a symphony performed by a major orchestra. Her story is told through a concert by acclaimed vocalist and composer Lenora Helm Hammonds. 
For more information call (919) 460-4963 or visit Salon: Celebrating the Life of Florence Price.

Events Comedy@The Cary: Lee Hardin and Chris Ruppe
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 Annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair
Cary Senior Center, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Arts and crafts lovers will enjoy a lovely shopping experience for unique holiday gifts made exclusively by creative friends and neighbors over age 50. Original, one-of-a-kind art can be purchased from the artist. Refreshments will be sold by the Cary Teen Council. Make a morning of relaxing shopping and sipping hot coffee, all while finding great gifts and decorations that are made with love and care!. For more information, call (919) 469-4081 or visit our web page.

Events Paper Shred Event
400 James Jackson Ave., 9 a.m.-1 p.m. or until trucks are full
Celebrate America Recycles Day at our paper shred event. Cary citizens are welcome to bring up to three boxes of sensitive documents to be shredded and recycled for free.
Proof of Cary residence is required. No commercial interests please. Learn more.

Events Music@The Cary: Six String Presents: Annual Pre-Turkey Day Benefit Jam hosted by Jon Shain
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.

Events Good Hope Farm monthly Volunteer Work Day
Good Hope Farm, 9-12 noon 
Volunteers needed to help prep our urban farm for winter crops and continue to connect our community to local food. Registration required.

Events Gamer's Social
Herbert C. Young Community Center, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Join fellow gamers from around the Triangle and test your skills against some of the best e-sports talent around at our first-ever Gamer's Social! Enjoy a fun-filled day of gaming, door prizes, and making new friends in the local gaming community. There will be pop-up tournaments throughout the day with a $5 entry. Bring your own gaming system. For more, call (919) 460-4974 or email patrick.duffy@townofcary.org

Sunday

Events Soccer@WakeMed Soccer Park: ACC Men's Soccer Championship Match
Sahlens Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park, 12:00 p.m.
For more, call (919) 858-0464 or visit WakeMed Soccer Park Tournaments and Events.

Events Films@The Cary: Give Me Liberty
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 Athletic Committee
Cary Town Hall, 6:00 p.m.
View the agenda.

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

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