Daybook: May 11-May 17

May 9, 2014 

Visit local chicken coops, gardens and bee hives in the 10th annual self-guided Tour D’ Coop Saturday, May 17, throughout Raleigh and Cary. There will also be a bike route for cyclists. For details, go to www.tourdcoop.com.

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Sunday

Find It! Transparent Language Online

Learn about Transparent Language, an online language learning resource, at 3 p.m. at West Regional Library, 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary. For details, call 919-463-8500.

Tuesday

Toddler Story Time

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

Cary Downtown Farmers Market

The Cary Downtown Farmers Market is open from 2-6 p.m. Tuesdays at 135 W. Chatham St. For details, go to www.caryfarmersmarket.com.

Zoning map open house

Morrisville will host an open house on the Unified Development Ordinance Zoning Map from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Town Council Chambers, 100 Town Hall Drive. For details, go to bit.ly/1gPgG3h.

Wednesday

Preschool Story Time

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

Growers Market

The Growers Market of Fuquay-Varina is open from 3-6 p.m. Wednesdays in Centennial Square at the corner of North Main and East Academy streets, Fuquay-Varina. For details, visit www.growers-market.org.

Hob Nob Jazz Series

As part of the Hob Nob Jazz Series, Peter Lamb and The Wolves will perform from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary.

Tickets for individual shows cost $5, and the whole series costs $20. Admission is free for ages 12 and younger. Pets on leashes are allowed. For tickets, go to www.etix.com.

Holly Springs Community Band open rehearsal

The public is invited to listen to the Holly Springs Community Band rehearse from 7-8:45 p.m. Wednesdays at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St. For more information, go to www.hollyspringsband.net.

Thursday

Do It Herself

The Apex Home Depot will host a free Do It Herself workshop from 6:30-8 p.m. at 1000 Vision Drive. Participants will learn about making an herb container garden. To register, go to workshops.homedepot.com/workshops.

LIVE in The District Music Series

The band The Dickens will perform in the final concert of the LIVE in The District Music Series from 6-8:30 p.m. in front of Stone Theatres – Park West 14, 3400 Village Market Place, Morrisville. Bring lawn chairs or a blanket. For details, go to www.parkwestvillage.net.

Pizza and a movie

The Halle Cultural Arts Center will show “The Pirate Fairy” at 6 p.m. at 237 N. Salem St. Pizza costs $5 per person or $2 for ages 2 and younger. For tickets, go to bit.ly/1mzgfhl.

Walk of Honor

The Apex Police Department will honor the 53 men who served as the town’s police chief since the first town marshal in 1873 with the Walk of Honor unveiling ceremony at 6:30 p.m. at 205 Saunders St. The brick path includes bricks engraved with the names of police chiefs and retired employees of the police department.

African-American Book Group

The African-American Book Group will discuss “Krik Krak” by Edwidge Danticat at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.

‘Adventure Carolinas’

Joe Miller will discuss and sign his new book, “Adventure Carolinas: Your Go-To Guide for Multi-Sport Outdoor Recreation,” at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.

Cary Photographic Artists

The Cary Photographic Artists will meet at 7 p.m. at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave., Cary. For details, call Bobbi Hopp at 919-388-3395 or go to www.caryphotographicartists.org.

Friday

Candle holders

Residents ages 16 and older will turn a mason jar and recycled book pages into a candle holder from 10:30 a.m. to noon at Eva Perry Regional Library, 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex. Materials will be provided, but you can bring a favorite book to use. To register, call 919-387-2100.

Relay for Life

The Relay for Life of Southern Wake County, which raises money for the American Cancer Society, will start at 5 p.m. Friday and end with a closing ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday at South Park, 900 S. Main St., Fuquay-Varina. For details, go to www.relayforlife.org/southwakenc.

Rock at the Loch concert

The Lochmere Golf Club’s Rock at the Loch fundraiser for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund will begin with a free concert by Crush at 7 p.m. at Waverly Place Shopping Center in Cary.

Seven O’Clock Rock Series

Cary’s third annual Seven O’Clock Rock series continues through Friday, July 18, on the corner of Academy and Chatham streets downtown. A free dance lesson starts at 7 p.m., and ’50s-’70s Night with The Fabulous Daddy-Os starts at 7:30 p.m. For details, go to www.townofcary.org.

Sertoma Series

Cary’s Sertoma Series of free concerts will run through early August. Cary Town Band’s “All Request Friday” will begin at 7:30 p.m. at Fred G. Bond Metro Park, 801 High House Road.

Bring a picnic and chairs or blankets. Alcohol is not allowed, and pets must be kept on leashes. For details, call 919-469-4069 or go to www.townofcary.org.

What Does the Fox Say?

Families will learn about foxes in popular songs and stories from 7-8 p.m. at the American Tobacco Trail, starting in the White Oak parking area, 1305 White Oak Church Road, Apex. Register two days in advance for $5 per family. To register, call 919-387-4342, email harris.lake@wakegov.com or go to www.wakegov.com/parks/att.

Movies by Moonlight

WakeMed Cary Hospital will screen “Frozen” at dusk, around 8:30 p.m., at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary.

Tickets are $3, free for kids younger than 12. A portion of proceeds will benefit the WakeMed Children’s Hospital. Picnics are allowed, but pets are not. Tickets are only available at the amphitheater box office from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. For details, call 919-462-2025 or go to www.boothamphitheatre.com.

Saturday

Farmers markets

• The Cary Downtown Farmers Market is open from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 135 W. Chatham St. For details, go to www.caryfarmersmarket.com.

• The Western Wake Farmers’ Market is open from 8 a.m. to noon at 1225 Morrisville-Carpenter Road, Cary. For details, go to www.westernwakefarmersmarket.org.

• The Holly Springs Farmers Market is open from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in downtown Holly Springs. For details, go to www.hollyspringsnc.us.

• The Apex Farmers Market is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 220 N. Salem St., Apex. For details, go to www.apexfarmersmarket.com.

• The Growers Market of Fuquay-Varina is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Centennial Square at the corner of North Main and East Academy streets. For details, visit www.growers-market.org.

Rock at the Loch

Lochmere Golf Club will host the ninth annual Rock at the Loch golf tournament to raise money for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund with shotgun starts at 8 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at 2511 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary. The game costs $95 per player; breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided. To sign up, call the Lochmere Golf Shop at 919-851-0611.

Wheels on Academy

Cary’s third annual car show will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. downtown. There will be activities for the whole family, food trucks and live music by the EG Peters Band from 9:45-11:15 a.m. and Night Shift from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Awards will be announced at 1:30 p.m. at the stage on Academy Street.

Tour D’ Coop

Visit local chicken coops, gardens and bee hives in the 10th annual self-guided Tour D’ Coop throughout Raleigh and Cary. The event will raise money for Urban Ministries of Wake County. There will also be a bike route for cyclists. For details, go to www.tourdcoop.com.

The Coop Carnival will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Urban Ministries of Wake County, 1390 Capital Blvd., Raleigh. There will be kids’ activities, food trucks, tours of Urban Ministries and its garden, music and a raffle for a custom coop.

Tour tickets are available for a donation to Urban Ministries through Friday, May 16, at www.tourdcoop.com. Tickets the day of the tour are available to people who donate cash or five items of non-perishable food items at Urban Ministries, the two Whole Foods grocery stores in Raleigh and Whole Foods at 102 New Waverly Place, Cary.

Relay for Life

Relay for Life of Cary, Apex and Morrisville will be from 10 a.m. Saturday to 10 a.m. Sunday at Davis Drive Park, 1610 Davis Drive, Cary. For details, call 919-362-9186 or go to www.camrelay.org.

‘Oh, the Places You’ll Go!’

Barnes & Noble will host story time for kids with Dr. Seuss’ “Oh, The Places You’ll Go!” at 11 a.m. at 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.

Box Turtle Bonanza

Families will learn about box turtles from 2-3 p.m. at the American Tobacco Trail, starting in the White Oak parking area, 1305 White Oak Church Road, Apex. Register two days in advance for $5 per family. To register, call 919-387-4342, email harris.lake@wakegov.com or go to www.wakegov.com/parks/att.

East Meets West

The East Meets West festival will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Town Hall Drive in downtown Morrisville. Admission is free. A Fifth of Blues will perform on the West stage; Bollywood, Indian folk and Asian dance groups and performers will perform on the East stage. Food, beer and wine will be sold. For details, go to www.eastmeetswestmorrisville.org.

Murder Mystery Party

The Ballentine-Spence House will host a Murder Mystery Party: Murder at the Juice Joint from 5:45-8 p.m. at 109 E. Spring St., Fuquay-Varina. The event is free, but only 35 tickets are available and reservations are required. To make a reservation, contact Anna Campbell at 925-399-1629 or mrsannacampbell@gmail.com. For details, go to ballentinespencehouse.wordpress.com.

Sertoma Series

Cary’s Sertoma Series of free concerts will run through early August. VocalMotion and Audio Kudzu will perform at 6 p.m. at Fred G. Bond Metro Park, 801 High House Road.

Bring a picnic and chairs or blankets. Alcohol is not allowed, and pets must be kept on leashes. For details, call 919-469-4069 or go to www.townofcary.org.

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