CheapThrills July22

Cary Cheap Thrills: 7/22/16 to 7/28/16

Cary, NC – This week enjoy concerts, family activities, films and an educational wildlife program in Cary: all free. Here’s a roundup of free events from Friday, July 22 to Thursday, July 28.

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Waverly Event Raises $15,000 for Cancer Research

Cary, NC – Over the Spring, Waverly Place held Wine Walks for visitors to socialize and explore the shopping center, all in the hopes of raising money for charity. Now, ahead of Waverly planning another series of events starting in August, they announced that the Spring fundraiser brought in more than $15,000 for cancer research. Read more


Cary Resident Sits In Heat For Unity Walk

Cary, NC – On the hottest week of the year, one Cary resident has been sitting out day and night to get people to sign up for an event he hopes will create unity between town residents of all backgrounds. Read more


Specialty Stores: Awazé Ethiopian and Eritrean

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Cary, NC – Cary is full of great restaurants and many of us likely have our favorites we go to over and over again. But if you are looking from a break in repetition and you aren’t familiar with Ethiopian or Eritrean food, then Awazé is an excellent dining destination.

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21st Yankovic Day Polka Concert This Friday

Cary, NC – This week is Cary’s 21st Frankie Yankovic Day concert. And with an event that has lasted as long as that, Frankie Yankovic Day has lots of history behind it as the day polka lovers in North Carolina gather and celebrate. Read more

WeekendEvents July20

Weekend Events: Music, Arts and Soccer

Cary, NC – Last weekend saw us get hit by a lot of rain and lightning but the good news is the forecast looks clear and sunny for this week so here are some of the fun things to do this weekend around town. Read more

Chef Ryan Summers after winning.

Cary Chef’s Team Wins Cooking Competition

Cary, NC – In their first round in the Got To Be NC Competition Dining Series, Team Mirepoix won, meaning Cary chef Ryan Summers is advancing to the semi-finals. Read more


Summer Recipes: Summer Samosas

Story originally appeared on FoodCary.

Cary, NC – Summer is a more relaxed time which means amateur cooks can use those extra moments of the day to try out new recipes. CaryCitizen has asked chefs from local restaurants to contribute summertime recipes. This week, it’s Syed Yousuf from Kababish Café with a recipe for Summer Samosas. Read more

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Cary Girl Scout Gets Highest Award with Bee Project

Cary, NC – Barely 5 percent of all Girl Scouts of America ever receive the organization’s highest achievement, the Gold Award. But one Cary resident recently reached that high point with her project to rejuvenate bee populations in the area. Read more


Five Fun Ways to Exercise in the Summer

Editor’s Note: Dr. Kevin Prue, PT, DPT,  from Prue Physical Therapy & Sports Performance in Cary contributed to this article.

Cary, NC – It’s finally officially summertime! That means kids are home from school, vacations have been planned and productivity at work is probably going to decrease (not intentionally of course) as we try to enjoy the nice weather. The start of summer also means a new schedule to get used to for a few months, and this change in schedule can really hamper our regular fitness routine. Here are five fun ways to get a workout in during the summertime. Read more