Community calendar: July 7-13

July 6, 2013 

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Sunday

Adventure Travel Club

Jordan Oaks, an independent retirement community, will host Adventure Travel Club from 3 to 4 p.m. at 10820 Penny Road, Cary. The club will discuss New York City. For details, call 919-741-6171 or visit www.jordan-oaks.com.

Tuesday

Cary Farmers Market

The Cary Downtown Farmers Market is open from 2 to 6 p.m. at 301 S. Academy St. For details, visit caryfarmersmarket.com.

Wednesday

Fuquay-Varina Farmers Market

The Growers Market of Fuquay-Varina is open from 3 to 6 p.m. at Centennial Square on the corner of North Main and East Academy streets. For details, visit growers-market.org.

Entrance Test Preparation Sessions

The Eva Perry Regional Library will hold a session on test preparation for entrance tests to the military, for college and for careers at 3 p.m. at 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex. Librarians will lead the sessions using a library-maintained database. To register, call 919-387-2100.

Thursday

Teen Street Art

Teens in grades six through 10 can help make a chalk art project outside the Eva Perry Regional Library from 7 to 8 p.m. at 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex. Ian Sands from Apex High School will be the special guest.

Saturday

Hope For Belize 5K

Hope For Belize’s annual 5K will begin at 8 a.m. at WakeMed Soccer Park, 201 Soccer Park Drive, Cary. Registration begins at 7 a.m. This year’s race has a superhero theme, and participants are encouraged to dress in costume. Cost is $25 for timed-race participation; $12 for children’s Superhero Academy Training and fun run. All proceeds will benefit ministry funds for local teams traveling to Belize for weeklong mission trips. To register, visit www.fsseries.com or www.HopeForBelize.org.

Farmers Markets

• The Cary Downtown Farmers Market is open from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 301 S. Academy St., Cary. For details, visit caryfarmersmarket.com.

• The Western Wake Farmers Market is open from 8 a.m. to noon at 1225 Morrisville-Carpenter Road, Cary. For details, visit www.westernwakefarmersmarket.org.

• The Holly Springs Farmers Market is open from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in downtown Holly Springs. For details, visit www.hollyspringsnc.us.

• The Apex Farmers Market is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 220 N. Salem St., Apex. For details, visit www.apexfarmersmarket.com.

• The Growers Market of Fuquay-Varina is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Centennial Square, corner of North Main and East Academy streets. For details, visit growers-market.org.

• The Waverly Place Farmers Market is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Waverly Place shopping center at the corner of Tryon and Kildaire Farm roads in Cary.

‘Happy Gardener’ programs

Steven McNulty will lead discussions and explain how to save summer vegetables with canning and preserving techniques at 10:30 a.m. at the West Regional Library, 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary; and at 1:30 p.m. at the Eva Perry Regional Library, 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex. To register, call the West Regional Library at 919-463-8500 or the Eva Perry Regional Library at 919-387-2100.

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