Help the town of Cary spread mulch at the Chestnut Oak Loop Trail from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve, 2616 Kildaire Farm Road. Mulch needs to be moved by wheelbarrow from a mulch pile half a mile away from the farthest point on the trail. To sign up, call 919-387-5980.
The Fuquay-Varina Library will host story time for children ages 1-3 at 10:30 a.m. Thursdays in January at 133 S. Fuquay Ave.
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.
Kids activities at the Fuquay-Varina Library
The Fuquay-Varina Library will host activities for kids in kindergarten through fifth grade at 4:30 p.m. at 133 S. Fuquay Ave. For details, go to www.fuquay-varina.org/community-information/fuquay-varina-library.html.
The Fuquay-Varina Library will host story time for moms and babies at 10:30 a.m. Fridays in January at 133 S. Fuquay Ave.
• The Western Wake Farmers Market is open 9:30 a.m. to noon at 1225 Morrisville-Carpenter Road, Cary. For details, go to www.westernwakefarmersmarket.org.
• 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 www.growers-market.org.
Forever in Our Hearts benefit
The Forever in Our Hearts benefit will be from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Hog Heaven Motocross Arena, 5760 Percy Strickland Road, Godwin. There will be live music, food, raffles, auctions, family activities, carriage rides, motocross and more. The last hour of the benefit will be for anyone who has lost a loved one, with sky lanterns, candle lighting and prayer.
The benefit will raise money for families of teens and young adults who were in a car accident on Nov. 10. Austin Ferrell, Shane Garner and Casey Edens died in the accident. Autumn Zimmer and Marina Troyano survived with injuries. The events organizers are raising money to help all of their families.
Admission is free and donations will be collected.
Family story time
The Fuquay-Varina Library will host story time for childrenages 3-5 and caregivers at 10:30 a.m. Saturdays in January at 133 S. Fuquay Ave.
New Year at Cary Gallery of Artists
The Cary Gallery of Artists will host a New Years party with coffee from 11 a.m. to noon and the opening of a new show by Elda Hiser and Susan Luster from 1-4 p.m. at 200 S. Academy St. For details, call 919-462-2035 or go to www.carygalleryofartists.org.
Wake County Public Libraries will host a discussion about planning cruises with Imagine Travel & Design at 2 p.m. at Eva Perry Regional Library, 2100 Shepherds Vineyard Drive, Apex. To register, call 919-387-2100.
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