Daybook: Dec. 18-Dec. 21

December 16, 2013 

View local evergreen trees on a walk through the American Tobacco Trail from 2-3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, starting in the New Hill parking area, 1309 New Hill-Olive Chapel Road, Apex. The cost is $5 per family or $3 per individual. To register, call 919-387-2117.



Preschool Story Time

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

Winter market

An indoor winter market of the Growers Market of Fuquay-Varina is open from 2-6 p.m. at 202 S. Main St., Fuquay-Varina. For details, go to


Child ID cards

Wake County Public Libraries and the New York Life Insurance Company will offer free identification cards for kids from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at West Regional Library, 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary. For details, call 919-463-8505.

Flu clinics

Weekly drop-in flu vaccination clinics will be from 3-7 p.m. Thursdays at the Southern Regional Center, 130 N. Judd Parkway, Fuquay-Varina. Appointments can also be scheduled. For details or an appointment, call 919-557-2501.

Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest

Children ages 8-13 will compete in the annual Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Bond Park Community Center, 150 Metro Park Drive, Cary. Winners will move on to district, state, regional and national competitions. National winners will join the Basketball Hall of Fame. Register by 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, with a copy of the child’s birth certificate copy to verify age. For details and registration instructions, call 919-462-3970 or search “hoop shoot” at


Christmas decoration party

Preschoolers will make Christmas ornaments at 10 a.m. at the Fuquay-Varina Community Center, 820 S. Main St. The class costs $1.


Farmers markets

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

• An indoor winter market of the Growers Market of Fuquay-Varina is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 202 S. Main St., Fuquay-Varina. For details, visit

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