Substance Abuse Groups
Substance abuse groups for N.C. DWI treatment credit are offered from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. every Sunday at Paradigm Counseling, 374 Raleigh St., Holly Springs. Pre-registration is required. To register, call 919-601-9222 or email email@example.com.
National Multiple Sclerosis Society fundraiser
Residents can buy bricks to be placed at the Park West 14 theater in Morrisville as part of a fundraiser by the Greater Carolinas Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Bricks are $75 and can be engraved with the text of your choice. Granite squares measuring 16-by-16 inches are also available for $1,500. All proceeds will benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Greater Carolinas Chapter.
For information, call 704-731-1433 or email Suzanne.Bland@nmss.org.
Center for Volunteer Caregiving seeking volunteers
The Center for Volunteer Caregiving’s mission is to provide volunteer services to help Wake County seniors, family caregivers and adults with disabilities maintain independence and quality of life. Volunteers are needed and a volunteer orientation will be from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, at Wake County Eastern Regional Center, 1002 Dogwood Drive, Zebulon. To register, call 919-460-0567 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A one-on-one demonstration of the online tool, NoveList, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the Eva Perry Regional Library, 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex.
Puppet Show Project
Teens in grades 6-10 can help create a puppet show for the Eva Perry Regional Library’s annual Puppet Palooza from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, at 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex. For details, call 919-387-2100 or email email@example.com.
SAS show choir to hold annual performances
VocalMotion, the show choir sponsored by SAS, will hold its 21st annual show at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, Friday, March 1 and Saturday, March 2; and 2 p.m. Saturday, March 2 and Sunday, March 3, in the Building V auditorium on the SAS campus in Cary.
Performances are free, but donations will be accepted at the door for KidZNotes. For details, visit vocalmotion.org.
Deep Dish Theater Company and town of Cary to present musical
The Deep Dish Theater Company, in partnership with the town of Cary, will present the Pulitzer Prize-winning rock musical, “Next to Normal” from Friday, March 1 to Sunday, March 24.
The musical will play Wednesdays through Sundays through March 17 at the Deep Dish Theater in University Mall in Chapel Hill. Performances will be held March 22-24 at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. Performance times are 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays.
Tickets are $21 for adults and $19 for seniors, with a $2 discount for Wednesday and Thursday shows. Student tickets are $14. On Wednesday, March 6, all tickets will be $10. For tickets, call 919-968-1515, 919-481-5190 or visit www.deepdishtheater.org.
5K Run to Cure Cystic Fibrosis
A 5K Run to Cure Cystic Fibrosis will be at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 2, at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary. All proceeds will go to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. To register, visit www.5k4cff.com.
A leadership seminar for teens in grades 6-10 will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 7, at the Eva Perry Regional Library in Apex.
Raleigh-Wake Senior Games seeking participants
The 2013 Raleigh-Wake Senior Games will be held during the month of April at various sites throughout Wake County. Senior Games is an athletic and artistic competition for adults ages 55 and older. The program features more than 30 sports events, as well as competition in visual, literary, craft and performing arts. Medal winners will be eligible to compete in the North Carolina Senior Games State Finals in the fall.
The deadline to register is Thursday, March 7. For details, contact Jody Jameson at 919-469-4081 or visit www.rwseniorgames.org.
Call for artists
The Cary Gallery of Artists is currently seeking artists for its fifth annual Small Treasures Juried Exhibit to be held March 28 to April 19 at 200 S. Academy St., Cary. The exhibit will feature small works of art by North Carolina artists. Nancy Tuttle May will be the juror, and there will be more than $700 in cash awards. Entry and fee deadline is Friday, March 8. To download an entry form, visit www.carygalleryofartists.org.
Anna’s Angels Gala
The 10th annual Anna’s Angels Gala will be held on Saturday, March 9, at Prestonwood Country Club in Cary. Guests include Lauren Potter from the TV show, “Glee,” and ABC Eyewitness News Anchor Steve Daniels. The event will be black tie optional with a dinner, dancing, silent and live auction and a diamond raffle. Tickets are $115 per person.
Anna’s Angels was started by Michelle Pfeiffer and her husband, Andrew Merrills, following the birth of their second child, Anna, who has Down syndrome.
Plein Air workshop
Nationally recognized Plein Air and studio artist Perry Austin will offer a three-day painting session titled “Plein Air Simplified” beginning en Plein Air and ending in the studio from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 15-17. Cost is $385. To sign up, contact Monica Linares at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.waverlyartistsgroup.com.
Cary SeniorNet is offering a class titled “Computer Art” from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays from March 18-April 10 at the Cary Senior Center. Artist Jerry Miller will assist with teaching the class to make personalized cards, calendars, newsletters and more. To sign up, call 919-469-4081.
Free dental care event
Cary Family Dental will partner with Dentistry From The Heart to host its second annual free dental care event from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at 1149 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary. Volunteers are needed. To sign up to be a volunteer, visit carydental.wufoo.com/forms/dentistry-from-the-heart-volunteers.
Compiled by staff writer Michelle Ferencak.