Jack the Giant Slayer screening
The Halle Cultural Arts Center will present Jack the Giant Slayer for free at 6 p.m. at 237 N. Salem St., Apex.
Do it Herself Workshop
Home Depot will host a Do it Herself Workshop from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 1000 Vision Drive, Apex. Participants will make chore charts inspired by Pinterest. To RSVP, call 919-387-6554 ext. 136 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fun for kids
Barnes & Noble Booksellers will host a story time and costume visit with Curious George at 7 p.m. at 760 SE Maynard Road.
Les Miserables screening
The town of Cary will present the movie Les Miserables, part of the towns Movies by Moonlight series, at 7 p.m. on the lawn at the Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway. Tickets are $3 for ages 12 and up; free for kids younger than 12. Bring a blanket or chair. For details, call 919-469-4061 or go to www.boothamphitheatre.com.
The Go Dog Go! Flyball Club will hold a tournament at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, and Sunday, Aug. 18, at the Herbert C. Young Community Center, 101 Wilkinson Ave., Cary. Spectators are welcome to watch humans and dogs play flyball.
Family hike, litter pick-up
Cub Scout Pack 202 will host a family hike for the community from 8:45 to 10:45 a.m., starting in the parking lot on the left of Ritter Park, 301 W. Lochmere Drive, Cary. As part of a service project, hikers will pick up litter from Ritter Park to the lake at Regency Park. For details, call Cubmaster Steve Lucovsky at 919-665-7706 or Membership Chair Jeff Vinesett at 919-427-8517, or go to sites.google.com/site/pack202carync.
Animal Life Rescue fundraiser
Animal Life Rescue will hold a fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Tractor Supply, 1348 N. Main St., Fuquay-Varina. There will be a dog wash, food, activities and animal adoptions. The event will benefit the animals at Harnett County Animal Control in Lillington. For details, go to www.animallifegroup.com.
Tennis Day of Play
The Western Wake Tennis Association, town of Cary and TGA will offer a free Day of Play for kids 10 and under from 10 a.m. to noon at Middle Creek School Park, 151 Middle Creek Park Ave., Fuquay-Varina. Equipment will be provided. Registration is required. Email your childs name and age to email@example.com.
Triangle Youth String Orchestra performance
The Triangle Youth String Orchestra will give a short concert at 3 p.m. at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. For details, call 919-469-4069.
Pitch Perfect screening
The town of Cary will present the movie Pitch Perfect, part of the towns Movies by Moonlight series, at 7 p.m. on the lawn at the Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway. Tickets are $3 for ages 12 and up; free for kids younger than 12. For details, call 919-469-4061 or go to www.boothamphitheatre.com
Sweet Potato Pie at The Halle
The band Sweet Potato Pie will play at 7 p.m. at The Halle Cultural Arts Center in the parking lot of the historic train depot at 220 N. Salem St. Alcohol and pets are prohibited. For details, go to www.thehalle.org.
Park staff will teach families about nocturnal animals and the secret art of spider-sniffing during a walk from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Lake Crabtree, 1400 Aviation Parkway, Morrisville. The walk begins at the Waterwise Garden. Registration is required. Cost is $3 per person or $5 per family. Call 919-460-3390.