Daybook: Jan. 8-Jan. 11

January 6, 2014 

Singer and guitar, banjo and violin player Mean Mary will perform a free concert at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, at UnVine’d, 201 W. Chatham St., Cary. After the show, she will sign her new novel, “Wherefore Art Thou, Jane?”

JOHNNY GILES — COURTESY OF WOODROCK HOUSE

Monday

SAT and ACT information

Wake County Public Libraries and Kaplan Test Prep will host an information session on the SAT and ACT tests for students and parents at 6:30 p.m. at West Regional Library, 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary. To register, call 919-463-8500.

Affordable Care Act information and registration

Eva Perry Regional Library will host an information and enrollment session for the Affordable Care Act with Health Insurance Marketplace Navigators from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex. To register, call 855-733-3711.

Tuesday

Toddler Story Time

Barnes & Noble hosts story time for toddlers at 10 a.m. Tuesdays at 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.

Flauto Dolce Recorder Ensemble

The Flauto Dolce Recorder Ensemble will perform at 2 p.m. at Eva Perry Regional Library, 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex. For details, call 919-387-2100.

New Year, New You

Librarians will recommend books for New Year’s resolutions at New Year, New You in Cary from 5-6 p.m. at West Regional Library, 4000 Louis Stephens Drive. For details, call 919-463-8500.

Wednesday

Preschool story time

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

Story time

The Fuquay-Varina Library will host story time for ages 1-3 at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays in January at 133 S. Fuquay Ave.

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 www.growers-market.org.

Seminar on gluten-free diets

Dragonfly Health and Fitness will host a free seminar on gluten-free diets from 7:15-8:15 p.m. at 121 Quantum St., Holly Springs. To register, go to bit.ly/1i4LJwz.

Thursday

Story time

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.

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.

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. Thursdays in January at 133 S. Fuquay Ave. For details, go to www.fuquay-varina.org/community-information/fuquay-varina-library.html.

Community Pedestrian Plan workshop

A public workshop for Fuquay-Varina’s Community Pedestrian Plan to improve sidewalks and greenways will be from 5-7 p.m. at Town Hall, 401 Old Honeycutt Road. For more information, go to www.fvpedplan.com.

Contemporary Book Group

The Contemporary Book Group will meet to talk about “Sweet Tooth” by Ian McEwan at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.

Friday

Affordable Care Act information and registration

West Regional Library will host an information and enrollment session for the Affordable Care Act with Health Insurance Marketplace Navigators from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary. To register, call 855-733-3711.

Story time

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.

Starry Nights

Learn about stars and enjoy hot chocolate at the American Tobacco Trail’s Starry Nights from 6-8 p.m. starting in the White Oak parking area, 1306 White Oak Church Road, Apex. Bring blankets or chairs and a flashlight. Class costs $5 for families or $3 for individuals. To register, call 919-387-4342 at least two days before the program.

Saturday

Farmers markets

• The Western Wake Farmers’ Market is open from 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.

Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society

The Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society is organizing a new chapter in the Raleigh/Durham area. Anyone interested is invited to a meeting at 10:30 a.m. at West Regional Library, 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary. For details, call 336-547-0178.

Family story time

The Fuquay-Varina Library will host story time for children ages 3-5 and caregivers at 10:30 a.m. Saturdays in January at 133 S. Fuquay Ave.

Books for a good mood

Wake County Public Libraries will host a series of drop-in sessions on books to lift your mood. A session will be from 2-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at Eva Perry Regional Library, 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex. For details, call 919-387-2100.

‘The Golden Doorstop’

Raleigh Little Theatre’s Storytellers to Go! will perform Judy M. Dove’s play, “The Golden Doorstop,” for free at 3 p.m. at West Regional Library, 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary. Students will perform in the play about a North Carolinian 12-year-old discovering the nation’s first gold mine. To register, call 919-463-8500.

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