Daybook: March 5-March 8

March 3, 2014 

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Performer Trish Miller will sing and tell stories from 7-8 p.m. Friday, March 7, at Bass Lake Park’s Family Fun Night. There will be kids’ activities from 6-7 p.m. and Dan the Magic Man’s magic show from 7-8 p.m. at Bass Lake Park, 900 Bass Lake Road, Holly Springs. Bring a chair and picnic. For details, call 919-557-2496 or go to www.hollyspringsnc.us. In this 2006 photo, Miller entertains kids at a coffee shop in Holly Springs.

TAKAAKI IWABU — Takaaki Iwabu

Wednesday

Preschool story time

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

Senior Bingo

Holly Springs will host Bingo games for seniors from 1-3 p.m. at Bass Lake Park, 900 Bass Lake Road. Bingo cards cost $1. There are cash prizes of up to $10.

Senior Game Day

Fuquay-Varina residents age 55 and older will play board games at 1 p.m. at the Fuquay-Varina Community Center, 820 S. Main St.

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.

Thursday

Parent Chat session

Wake County school board member Bill Fletcher will host a Parent Chat session in which parents can talk with him about school issues at 1 p.m. at the Cary Chamber of Commerce, 307 N. Academy St.

Exhibition opening

The Umstead Art Gallery will host a reception for painter and printmaker Peter Roux’s new exhibit from 6-8 p.m. at The Umstead Hotel and Spa, 100 Woodland Pond Drive, Cary. Roux’s work will be displayed through Saturday, May 31. For details, go to www.theumstead.com.

VocalMotion

VocalMotion, a show choir sponsored by SAS in Cary, will begin its 22nd annual performance at 7 p.m. in the Building V auditorium on the SAS campus, 501 SAS Campus Drive. Admission is free. Donations will be accepted for the Shepherd’s Table Soup Kitchen. For details, go to www.vocalmotion.org.

Friday

‘American Girl’ Club

Barnes & Nobles’ “American Girl” Club will meet at 7 p.m. at 760 SE Maynard Road to talk about the “American Girl” character Isabelle.

VocalMotion

VocalMotion, a show choir sponsored by SAS in Cary, will perform at 7 p.m. in the Building V auditorium on the SAS campus, 501 SAS Campus Drive. Admission is free. Donations will be accepted for the Shepherd’s Table Soup Kitchen. For details, go to www.vocalmotion.org.

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.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield enrollment

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina will host an open enrollment event with information on the Affordable Care Act from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Walmart Supercenter, 1051 E. Broad St., Fuquay-Varina. The event is open to everyone. For details, go to www.bcbsnc.com/events.

Senior Game Day

Fuquay-Varina residents age 55 and older will play board games at 12:30 p.m. at the Fuquay-Varina Community Center, 820 S. Main St.

VocalMotion

VocalMotion, a show choir sponsored by SAS in Cary, will perform at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the Building V auditorium on the SAS campus, 501 SAS Campus Drive. Admission is free. Donations will be accepted for the Shepherd’s Table Soup Kitchen. For details, go to www.vocalmotion.org.

Book discussion

Olga Korol will talk about and sign her new novel, “City N,” at 3 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.

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