Splash & Dash
Fit & Able Productions will host Splash & Dash swimming and running races with check-in at 7 a.m. and the races at 8 a.m. at the Cary Family YMCA, 101 YMCA Drive, Cary, and Fred G. Bond Metro Park, 801 High House Road, Cary. The races will raise money for swimming and water-safety programs for kids.
Registration the day of the race costs $50 a person or $75 a team. USA Triathlon membership is required; one-day membership is available for $10 for ages 17 and younger and $12 for ages 18 and older. For details, go to www.fitandable.net.
Mystery Writers Panel
SearStones Resident Library Committee will host a Mystery Writers Panel at 7 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom of the Winston Clubhouse, 17001 SearStone Drive, Cary. Authors Kate Carlisle, Maggie Barbieri and Hannah Dennison will talk about their work and books with panel moderator Molly Weston. Weston is the editor of InSinC, the Sisters in Crime newsletter. To register, call 866-261-1814.
Toddler Story Time
Barnes & Noble hosts 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.
Cambridge Village of Apex anniversary
Cambridge Village of Apex will host its third anniversary celebration from 2-4 p.m. at 951 S. Hughes St., Apex. There will be a preview of planned construction, activities and tours. For details, call 919-363-2080 or go to www.cambridgevillageofapex.com.
Preschool Story Time
Barnes & Noble hosts story time for preschoolers at 10 a.m. Wednesdays at 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.
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
Boneslinger will perform in the third year of the Hob Nob Jazz Series from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. This is the last performance of the series. Tickets cost $5. 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.
Kiera Cass at Barnes & Noble
Kiera Cass will discuss and sign her new book, The One, at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.
Business Writing and Email
Librarians will lead a course on using email services for business writing and personal use from 10-11 a.m. at Eva Perry Regional Library, 2100 Shepherds Vineyard Drive, Apex. For details, call 919-387-2100.
Contemporary Book Group
The Contemporary Book Group will meet to talk about The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.
Movies by Moonlight
WakeMed Cary Hospital will present a screening of The Princess Bride 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 Childrens 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.
Art After Dark
Art After Dark events will be throughout Fuquay-Varina from 5-9 p.m. For details, go to www.fuquayvarinaartscouncil.wildapricot.org.
Dancing on Rocks
Rose Senehi will talk about and sign her new novel, Dancing on Rocks, at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.
Holly Springs Family Bingo will be from 7-9 p.m. at 900 Bass Lake Road. Cards cost $1 at the door, and all money will be given out as prizes. Anyone younger than 18 must be accompanied by an adult. For details, call 919-557-2496 or go to hollyspringsnc.us.
Carys Sertoma Series of free concerts will feature Pops in the Park by the Triangle Wind Ensemble at 7 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.
Starlight Concert Series
The Page-Walker Arts & History Center will host a free concert by Old Habits at 7 p.m. at 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary. Food and lawn chairs are allowed, but pets and alcohol are not. For details, go to bit.ly/1iPPWjS.
Despicable Me 2
Morrisville Community Park will screen Despicable Me 2 for free at dark, around 8:30 p.m., at 1520 Morrisville Parkway. For details, go to www.ci.morrisville.nc.us.
• 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, go to www.growers-market.org.
Childrens author Joan Holub will read and sign her new book, Mighty Dads, at 11 a.m. at Barnes & Noble, 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.
Carys Sertoma Series of free concerts will feature the South Carolina Broadcasters 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.
Downtown Performers Series
Cary will host a free concert by Steph Stewart and The Boyfriends at 7 p.m. at the Downtown Performance Green on the corner of Kildaire Farm Road and Academy Street. For details, call 919-469-4061 or go to www.townofcary.org.
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