Community calendar: July 24-27

July 22, 2013 

Wednesday

Holocaust documentary screening

The Downtown Fuquay-Varina Rotary Club and the Chapel Hill-Durham Holocaust Speakers bureau will host the premier screening of “‘Changing the Memory of Our Past into Hope for Our Future”‘ at 7 p.m. at the Stars Theater and Arts Center, 124 E. Vance St., Fuquay-Varina.

The film features interviews from Holocaust survivors. After the screening, three Holocaust survivors will speak.

Please R.S.V.P. by calling 919-577-0634.

‘Craft It’

Make jewelry from buttons at 10 a.m. at the West Regional Library, 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary. The program is for ages 16 and older. Materials will be provided. To register, call the West Regional Library at 919-463-8500.

Email and social media workshop

A workshop for small businesses and nonprofit groups will provide information and ideas for using email and social media to promote a business’s growth from 10 a.m. to noon at Perimeter Center, 1100 Perimeter Park Drive #118, Morrisville.

Register online at events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e7qldkvhdedefd03&llr=emrchggab. For more information, contact Jim Jubelirer at 919-969-7818 or jimjubelirer@actioncoach.com.

Confidence after job loss workshop

Alicia Young and Nathaniel Key will help attendees rebuild their confidence after job loss in a workshop at 6:30 p.m. at the Eva Perry Regional Library, 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex.

Participants will learn guided journal techniques for self-reflection to help them through unemployment. To register, call the library at 919-387-2100.

Thursday

‘Tea and History’

Historians from the Page-Walker Arts & History Center will talk about the founding of Cary at 2 p.m. at the West Regional Library, 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary. Participants should bring a favorite tea cup.

Registration is required; seating is limited to 25 people. To register, call the library at 919-463-8500.

Teen Summer Finale

Teens in grades six through 10 can celebrate the end of the Eva Perry Regional Library’s summer session with food and games from 7 to 8 p.m. at 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex.

Confidence after job loss workshop

Alicia Young and Nathaniel Key will help attendees rebuild their confidence after job loss in a workshop at 6:30 p.m. at the West Regional Library, 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary.

Participants will learn guided journal techniques for self-reflection to help them through unemployment. To register, call the library at 919-463-8500.

Book discussion

Musician Steve Kruger and Wayne Martin, executive director of the N.C. Arts Council, will discuss the book “‘Blue Ridge Music Trails of North Carolina”‘ at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary. The event will feature a musical performance.

Fine Arts League of Cary

The Fine Arts League of Cary will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. The meeting is open to the community. Patricia Savage will speak about her techniques with chalk pastels and oil.

Friday

Waverly Artists Group open house

The Waverly Artists Group will host an open house from 6 to 9 p.m. at Waverly Place Shopping Center, 302 Colonades Way, Suite 209. The event will include art, music, food and wine. There will be an auction for selected artists’ paintings.

LEGO Architecture

A design event with the LEGO Architecture Studio will be at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary. Adults and teens can discuss design, learn about scale and build an architectural object. Sign-up is required. For details, call 919-467-3866.

Starlight Concert Series – final show

The town of Cary will wrap up its 15th annual Starlight Concert Series at 7 p.m. in the garden at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop. Jamrock will perform.

For details, call 919-460-4963 or search “‘Starlight Concert Series”‘ at www.townofcary.org.

‘Fireflies and Campfires’

“Fireflies and Campfires” will be from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Cypress Shelter at Harris Lake County Park, 2112 County Park Drive, New Hill. Catch fireflies and roast marshmallows. Bring a favorite instrument and join a campfire sing-a-long. Fees are $3 per person or $5 per family.

For information, call 919-387-4342.

Saturday

‘Roundabout Cary’ 5K

A 5K to celebrate the town’s new traffic roundabouts will be at 8 a.m. in downtown Cary. The event will benefit the town’s Relief for Recreation Scholarship Fund.

For details, call 919-469-4061 or go to townofcary.org.

Free Family Fun Day

White Tiger Taekwondo and Family Fitness Facility’s annual Free Family Fun Day will be from noon to 4 p.m. at 1605 NW Maynard Road, Cary. Admission is free, and there will be hot dogs, a moon bounce and dunk tank, free trial taekwondo lessons and a performance by the school’s Team White Tiger. For details, call 919-469-3553 or go to whitetigertkd.com.

Auction for the Animals

Second Chance Pet Adoptions will hold the 13th annual Auction for the Animals from 6:30 to 10 p.m. at Prestonwood Country Club, 300 Prestonwood Parkway, Cary. There will be a live and silent auction, wine pull, gourmet dinner, raffle and music.

Tickets are $75. Proceeds will support Second Chance’s rehabilitation and rescue programs. For details, contact Sara McCormick at 919-357-3636 or sara@secondchancenc.org, or visit www.auctionfortheanimals.com.

Saturday For Kids

Barnes & Noble Booksellers will host an event for children 7 and older at 7 p.m. at 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary. Activities will include rubber band cars.

Fantasy Gamer’s Conclave convention

The Knightly Order of the Fiat Lux will host its fifth annual gaming convention at Hopewell Academy, 101 Preston Executive Drive, Cary.

All proceeds from the event will be donated to the Autism Society of N.C. The convention will include games like Munchkin, Pathfinder, GURPS, Dungeons & Dragons and more. Events include a charity auction, an Anachronistic Tea on Sunday and the Retro Video Game Museum.

Admission is $10.

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