Non-denominational Bible discussions
Non-denominational discussions about the Bible will be held at 4 p.m. Sundays in March in Room B at the Herbert C. Young Community Center, 101 Wilkinson Ave., Cary.
Cary Presbyterian Church, 614 Griffis St., offers a labyrinth meditation walk from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month. For details, call 919-469-1337 or visit www.carypresbyterian.org.
Barbecue, chicken and fish sale
Holland Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church will sell plates of barbecue, chicken and fish from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, March 8, and Saturday, March 9, at 360 Burgess Road, Apex. Eat-in, takeout and local delivery are available. Plates cost $7; sandwiches cost $3. To order, call 919-362-7831.
Saint Francis United Methodist Church will present a concert titled French Confections: A Millennium of Really Sweet Music in About an Hour at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 9, at 2965 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary. Organist Scott Baker and guests will present a concert of Gaelic music. A free-will collection will be taken to benefit Stop Hunger Now. For information, call 919-362-4107 or visit www.saintfrancisumc.org.
Life Action, a ministry dedicated to teaching daily applications from Gods word will host a four-day Thirst Conference at 9:15 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, March 10; and at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 11, through Wednesday, March 13, at First Baptist Church of Cary, 218 S. Academy St. For information, call 919-467-6356 or visit www.caryfbc.org/thirst.
Spring Fling event
Hope Chapel Church will host a Spring Fling event from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at 6175 Old Jenks Road, Apex. There will be free rides, food, an egg hunt, entertainment and games. For information, call 919-303-4673 or visit www.springflingapex.com.
Centering Prayer Group
The Centering Prayer group at Cary Presbyterian Church will meet from 9 to 10 a.m. every Friday during Lent in Room 105 at 614 Griffis St., Cary. Paula Hustons Simplifying the Soul will be discussed. Also during Lent, Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation will be offered from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 17, in Room 106. For details, call 919-469-1337.
Global Purple Day celebration
A candlelight celebration of Global Purple Day for epilepsy will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at Hope Community Church, 821 Buck Jones Road, Raleigh. Lunch will be served. RSVP is required by Monday, March 18. For details, contact Domita White at 919 349-4481 or War4epilepsy@gmail.com.
Purple Cloth 5K
Genesis United Methodist Church will hold its second annual Purple Cloth 5K and 200-yard Kids Dash to support Dorcas Ministries on Saturday, May 4, at Fred G. Bond Metro Park, 801 High House Road, Cary. Registration is $20 for the 5K and $5 for the 200-yard dash. For details, visit www.purplecloth5k.com.