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This Week in Cary: October 27, 2020

Post Date:10/27/2020 9:00 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!

Around Town

New Hope Disc Golf Course Opens
Cary’s newest disc golf course is now open! Located at 2584 New Hope Church Road, the park features a 22-hole course with 58 tees, multiple layout options, and three practice baskets. The course can also be configured into an 18-hole championship-level course, making it possible to host national level tournaments. Learn more at

Loose Leaf Collection Begins Monday
Loose leaf collection will begin Nov. 2. This year, Cary Collects is your digital resource instead of a mailed map and schedule. To view or print your pickup schedule, enter your address at or download the Cary Collects app on the Google or Apple app stores. To ensure collection, place leaves along the curb by 7 a.m. the first day of your collection periods.

Early Voting Ends Saturday at HYCC and the Senior Center
Through Oct. 31, Cary residents will be able to participate in early voting for the November 3, 2020 General Election. Herb Young Community Center and the Cary Senior Center will serve as early voting locations in Cary for Wake County residents (view dates and hours). Cary residents who reside in Chatham County may vote at one of Chatham's six early voting sites. A photo ID is not required to participate in the 2020 General Election. More information is available at

Multi-Modal Transit Facility Study Comment Period Ends Friday
Explore the feasibility of a new Downtown Cary Multimodal Transit Facility and provide comments through Oct. 30. The proposed facility would provide a convenient and connected hub for local and regional bus service, Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), future commuter rail service, and Amtrak intercity passenger rail services. To participate, visit

Final Week for Chapel Hill Road Visual Preference Survey
What do you like in a sidewalk? Separation from traffic? Sidewalk width? Shade? We're asking these questions and more in the Chapel Hill Rd. Visual Preference Survey. Tell us what you prefer in pedestrian and bike facilities, landscaping, streetscaping, and other design features as we re-imagine Chapel Hill Rd. The survey closes Nov. 1.

Bike Facility Survey Ends Friday
We're planning tomorrow's biking facilities today, and we need your help. Answer this 5-question survey before Oct. 30 to tell us about you and your family's needs. Let's Bike Cary together! 

Alerts & Closures

White Oak Creek Greenway Boardwalk Redecking
We will begin replacing decking on two large boardwalks on White Oak Creek Greenway this week. Each boardwalk is over 800 linear feet long. Work will typically occur on weekdays, with the trail reopening Friday evenings to allow weekend use. Learn more.

US 1/64 Pedestrian Bridge Inspection
Between 9 p.m. Wednesday and 5 a.m. Thursday, crews will conduct a routine hands-on inspection of the Hinshaw pedestrian bridge over US 1/64. This work will require some east and westbound lane closures. No detours are planned due to minimal expected impact. Please stay alert and watch for workers if you're passing through the area. 

Events & Meetings

All Week

Virtual Cinema at The Cary
All shows streaming | Details

The Tobacconist
Seventeen-year-old Franz journeys to Vienna to apprentice at a tobacco shop. There he meets Sigmund Freud, a regular customer, and over time the two very different men form a singular friendship. 

Oliver Sacks: His Own Life
Explores the life and work of the legendary neurologist and storyteller, as he shares intimate details of his battles with drug addiction, homophobia, and a medical establishment that accepted his work only decades after the fact. 

"Epicentro" is an immersive and metaphorical portrait of post-colonial, "utopian" Cuba, where the 1898 explosion of the U.S.S. Maine still resonates. 

The Keeper
An extraordinary love story between a young English woman and a German prisoner of war, who together overcome prejudice, outrage, and personal tragedy. 

Martin Eden
Adapted from a 1909 novel by Jack London yet set in a provocatively unspecified moment in Italy’s history, Martin Eden is a passionate and enthralling narrative fresco in the tradition of the great Italian classics.


Trivia Tuesday
Virtual, 7:30 p.m. | Free | Register | Age 16 and up 
Bring your A-game and show off your trivia knowledge on all things Halloween! 


Cultural Arts Committee
Remote, 6 p.m.   
Listening information available on the calendar.


Cary Downtown Farmers Market
135 W Chatham Street, Downtown Cary, 9 a.m. to Noon
Visit the Market for seasonal fall favorites and local goods this Saturday! Grab the freshest produce, meat, eggs, cheese, milk and more from 9 a.m. to noon. Check our FB page for more details.


Cary150 Festivals & Events Committee Meeting
Remote, 11 a.m.
Listening information available on the calendar.

Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Advisory Board Meeting
Remote, 5:15 p.m.
Listening information available on the calendar

Information Services Advisory Board
Remote, 6 p.m.
Listening information available on the calendar.

Zoning Board of Adjustment
Remote, 6:30 p.m.
Streaming information available on the calendar

Give Help/Get Help

COVID-19 Relief 
Whether you're a citizen or a local business in need of help during the pandemic, you can find links to valuable resources for rental assistance, mental health services and more on our Help for Citizens page. 

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