Community Notes: Sept. 15

September 16, 2013 

Devils Ridge Charity Golf Classic

The Men’s Golf Association of Devils Ridge Golf Club will host the Devils Ridge Charity Golf Classic at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 5107 Linksland Drive, Holly Springs. All proceeds will benefit Alzheimer’s North Carolina. Tickets cost $100 per player. Details: devilsridgecharityclassic.com.

Healthy Homes Series

Cary-based Fit & Able Productions’ Healthy Homes Series will include discussions on the third Tuesday of each month from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Maple Room of the Bond Park Community Center at Fred G. Bond Metro Park, 150 Metro Park Drive, Cary. Details: fitandable@nc.rr.com. Here’s the upcoming schedule of topics:

• September: Healthy home environments

• October: Family and children’s health and fitness

Amberly Search for a Cure 5K

The third annual Amberly Search for a Cure 5K event will be at 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, in the Amberly Residents Club, 1075 Residents Club Drive, Cary. Registration fee is $30 by Sept. 20; $40 the day of the race. All proceeds will benefit CureSearch for Children’s Cancer. The event is hosted by the Amberly Master Property Owner’s Association, and the race course winds through the Amberly development. For details, go to www.amberly5k.com.

YMCA fundraiser

A fundraiser for the YMCA will be noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at Havana Grill, 404 W. Chatham St., Cary. Lunch costs $20, and organizers ask that participants donate a $10 gift for a raffle drawing. Proceeds will be donated to the YMCA.

Eastern Triangle Farm Tour

The Eastern Triangle Farm Tour will be 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, and Sunday, Sept. 22. This self-guided tour features 27 local farms. Tickets are $25 per vehicle or cycling group. For details and tickets, go to www.carolinafarmstewards.org/etft.

Local authors at West Regional Library

Southern authors will discuss their work at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, at West Regional Library, 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary. The authors are Bill Floyd, Jamie Mason, Jill McCorkle, Monique Miller and Elaine Orr. To register, call 919-463-8500.

College financial aid planning workshop

Students and parents can learn about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form and financial aid at a free workshop 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, at Eva Perry Regional Library, 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex. For details, call 919-387-2100.

Career resources at Wake County libraries

Librarians will demonstrate the online database, Job and Career Accelerator, at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, at West Regional Library, 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary. For details, call 919-463-8500.

Movies in the Park series

“The Prince of Egypt” will be shown Friday, Sept. 27, at Falcon Park, 611 E. Academy St., Fuquay-Varina. Free popcorn and drinks will be served. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. The Movies in the Park series, now in its seventh year, is sponsored by Cornerstone Family Church and organized by the Fuquay-Varina Parks & Recreation Department.

Artisan Faire

All Saints Antiochian Orthodox Church will hold an Artisan Faire from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at 520 Buck Jones Road, Raleigh. The event will feature homemade baked goods, crafts and artwork. Money raised will help St. Thekla Women’s humanitarian work.

Fit to Lead 5K

The Raleigh Jaycees will host their annual Fit to Lead 5K race at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at WakeMed Soccer Park, 201 Soccer Park Drive, Cary. Registration is available at www.fittolead5k.org or at the site for $32. Proceeds will benefit the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership N.C. East seminar.

Homework help for parents

The librarians of Wake County Public Libraries will teach parents about the libraries’ online resources at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at Eva Perry Regional Library, 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex.

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