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December 9, 2013 

Wednesday

Preschool Story Time

Barnes & Noble will host story time for preschoolers at 10 a.m. at 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.

Public forum on gerrymandering

The North Carolina Coalition for Lobbying and Government Reform will host a public forum on ending gerrymandering from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Apex Community Center, 53 Hunter St.

Thursday

Blood drive

The Apex Community Blood Drive will be from 2-6:45 p.m. at Lowes Foods, 5400 Apex Peakway. Donate to receive a collectible ornament and a pair of Raleighwood movie tickets. To make an appointment, go to apexchamber.chambermaster.com/events/details/apex-community-blood-drive-850.

Art Extravaganza

The Fuquay-Varina Arts Council’s Art Extravaganza will start Thursday with the fine arts exhibition from 2-6 p.m. at 405 Broad St.

Friday

Art Extravaganza

The Fuquay-Varina Arts Council’s Art Extravaganza’s Art After Dark, exhibition reception, holiday party, market and kids’ activities will be from 5-9 p.m. at 405 Broad St.

Winter’s Eve

The Cary Town Band will host a Carol Sing-A-Long at 7:30 p.m. at the Cary Senior Center in Bond Park, 120 Maury Odell Place. There will be music to celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas, Winter Solstice and the new year.

Saturday

Farmers Market

The Western Wake Farmers’ Market is open 9:30 a.m.-noon at 1225 Morrisville-Carpenter Road, Cary. For details, go to www.westernwakefarmersmarket.org.

Art Extravaganza

The Fuquay-Varina Arts Council’s Art Extravaganza continues from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 405 Broad St. The last day of the Art Extravaganza is Sunday, with the exhibition, pictures with Santa and kids’ activities from 1-5 p.m. at 405 Broad St.

Bill Leslie performance

Bill Leslie will perform songs from “Scotland Grace of the Wind,” his new CD, at 4 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.

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