Preschool story time
Barnes & Noble hosts story time for preschoolers at 10 a.m. Wednesdays at 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.
Senior Game Day
Fuquay-Varina residents age 55 and older will meet to play board games at 1 p.m. at the Fuquay-Varina Community Center, 820 S. Main St.
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.
Romance writers panel
Nine North Carolinian romance authors will talk about their newest books at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.
Eva Perry Regional Library will host a class on using Microsoft Excel and online budget planning resources at 6:30 p.m. at 2100 Shepherds Vineyard Drive, Apex. To register, call 919-387-2100.
Contemporary Book Group
The Contemporary Book Group will discuss Calebs Crossing by Geraldine Brooks at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 760 SE Maynard Road.
Great Backyard Bird Count
Bird watchers of all ages and skill levels are invited to join the annual four-day Great Backyard Bird Count from Friday, Feb. 14, to Monday, Feb. 17, by counting birds and reporting results to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology at www.birdsource.org/gbbc.
Make recycled tote bags out of mylar bags (often used for coffee, snacks or pet food) in Februarys Craft It! class at 10:30 a.m. at Eva Perry Regional Library, 2100 Shepherds Vineyard Drive, Apex. To register, call 919-387-2100. The class for ages 16 and older lasts about an hour and a half.
Cat in the Hat visits Barnes & Noble
Cat in the Hat will visit kids at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary. The event will feature story time.
Valentines Day Family Social
Dragonfly Health and Fitness will host a Valentines Day Family Social from 7-9 p.m. at 121 Quantum St., Holly Springs. There will be a DJ and dancing, chocolate fountain and desserts, child care, kids activities and a raffle for free gym membership. Admission is free but limited to the first 50 people who RSVP by calling 919-762-0316 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Early Morning Bird Walk
Identify and count birds in the Early Morning Bird Walk at the American Tobacco Trail from 8-10 a.m. starting in the New Hill Parking Area, 1309 New Hill-Olive Chapel Road, Apex. Bring binoculars, or borrow binoculars provided by staff. Register for free at least two days in advance; to register, call 919-387-4342, fill out and return a registration form at www.wakegov.com/parks/att, or email email@example.com.
• 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.
Senior Game Day
Fuquay-Varina residents age 55 and older will meet to play board games at 12:30 p.m. at the Fuquay-Varina Community Center, 820 S. Main St.
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