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Cary is currently under a Stay-at-Home order in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Most public-facing and staffed facilities are closed to the public, including Town Hall. All playgrounds are closed but greenways, parks, and park restrooms remain open at this time. Some services have been canceled or are limited. Learn more.

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This Week in Cary: December 31, 2019

Post Date:12/31/2019 10:00 AM

This Week in Cary

Events, meetings, and alerts will be listed Tuesday through the following Monday. 

For more information and activities, view our calendar!

Alerts, Closures & Reminders

Alerts Holiday Closures
Town Hall and most staffed facilities are closed on Wednesday, Jan. 1 in observance of New Year's Day. Some services will be affected. Learn more

Alerts Festivals Committee Application Available
The Town of Cary’s Festivals Committee is currently accepting applications for new members. The Festivals Committee works with staff on the coordination and development of the annual Lazy Daze (August) and Spring Daze (April) Arts & Crafts Festivals.  Applications are due by January 24.  Apply here today!

Alerts Carpenter Park Community Garden Plot Rental Application Period Closes January 15
From now until January 15 at 5 p.m. the garden plot rental application is open for 2020. Cary residents only, must be 18 years old or older to apply.

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

Ongoing 

Events Chinese Lantern Festival
Koka Booth Amphitheater, 6 p.m., Tuesday-Sunday until January 12, 2020
Back by popular demand! Koka Booth Amphitheater will once again be transformed into a magnificent setting with the return of the North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival and all new lanterns! For more, visit Koka Booth Events.  

Tuesday

No events or meetings.

Wednesday

Events First Walk (New Year | New You Kickoff)
Hinshaw Greenway, 10 a.m.
Grab your walking shoes, family members, and friends and take a healthy walk with us! Members of the Greenway Committee and Cary Teen Council will guide you through the adventure. Parking available at Marla Dorrel Park. For more, visit New Year | New You.

Thursday

Events Films@The Cary: Official Secrets
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 Environmentally Speaking Film Series@The Cary: An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power
The Cary Theater, 7 p.m.
A sequel to The Inconvenient Truth, the follow-up documentary addresses the progress made to tackle the problem of climate change and Al Gore’s global efforts to persuade governmental leaders to invest in renewable energy, culminating in the landmark signing of 2016’s Paris Climate Agreement. For more information, visit The Cary Theater

Friday

Events Films@The Cary: David Crosby: Remember My Name
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: Official Secrets
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, 9 a.m.-noon
The Cary Downtown Farmers Market is bringing local goodness this season during our limited Winter Market. Continue connecting with your local growers, makers and artisans every Saturday, December through March from 9 a.m. to noon.  Shop freshly harvested farm produce, local goods and handmade crafts. Visit our Facebook page for more information! 

Events Three Kings Day Parade
Town Hall Campus, 1-4 p.m.
Three Kings Day celebrates the end of the Christmas season and is traditionally the day on which children in Spanish-speaking countries receive gifts from the Los Tres Reyes (the Three Kings or Wise Men). Cary's Three Kings Day includes dancing, music, food and colorful parade featuring members of different Latino cultures. Presented by Diamante, Inc. and Town of Cary.  For more information, visit Diamante, Inc.

Events Films@The Cary: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
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: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
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.

Monday

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

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

Meetings Zoning Board of Adjustment
Cary Town Hall, 6:30 p.m.
View the agenda.

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