Events: FUMC Consignment Sale

Cary, NC – During the past 20 years, the First United Methodist Church (FUMC) in Downtown Cary has hosted a children’s consignment sale that has raised over $115,000 to directly benefit the local community. This weekend, the annual event is ramping up again. Read more

Event: Summer Camp and Education Expo

Story from staff reports. Photo by Sarita.

Cary, NC – Our friends at Carolina Parent run a great Summer Camp & Educational Fair. This year, the fair is on Sunday, February 19, 2012 right here in Cary. Read more

Downtown This Week: Transportation

Story from staff reports. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – The Downtown Cary Renaissance continues this week with a couple of noteworthy events. Read more

Voice Your Opinion Tuesday On Cary’s Theater Marquee

Story by Lindsey Chester.

Cary, NC- If you are eager to share ideas about Cary’s Downtown Theater, mark your calendar for Tuesday, January 31st. The Town of Cary is hosting another Public Input meeting, this time in Council Chambers at Town Hall, 316 N. Academy Street, at 6pm. Read more

Downtown Notes: Story Behind Cary Mural

Editor’s Note: If like knowing about the history of Cary, you’ll enjoy this free program on Tuesday, January 24, from The Friends of Page-Walker:

Where will you find a mural depicting the Town of Cary and its citizens both past and present? Join the Friends of the Page-Walker in welcoming local artist, Val Fox, who will solve this mystery and share her story of creating the “Cary Then and Now” mural.

Val will take us on a journey of the local places and people depicted in the famous mural and share the role each has played in our Town’s history.

This free program is offered as part of the Friends of the Page-Walker’s Historic Preservation Series.

    • Preservation Speaker Series: “Who Is That Guy? The Story Behind the Cary Mural”
    • Page-Walker Arts & History Center, Main Gallery
    • Date: Tuesday, 24 Jan 2012 7:30 PM

More information and online registration: Preservation Speaker Series: “Who Is That Guy? The Story Behind the Cary Mural”

Community: Three Events to Fight Cancer

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – For six years,  the Matt Cossa Memorial Foundation, named for a Green Hope student, Matt Cossa, has raised money to fight cancer. This year, the Foundation has three events this spring where you can help the fight against cancer and honor the memory of a special young man.

Since its inception, the Matt Cossa Memorial Foundation has raised more than $125,000 in the fight against lymphoma and other blood cancers. I spoke with Bill Cossa, Matt’s son about this year’s events. Read more

Cary Chamber: Who Wants to Win a Fiat?

Story & photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Someone in the greater Cary metroplex is going to win a brand-new Fiat 500c convertible. It could be you. Read more

A Weekend of Original Theater in Cary

Story from staff reports. Photo by Andy Helsby.

Cary, NC – The dark nights of January prove the perfect time for drama – stage plays, comedy, farce and all manner of theater. Fortunately, we are rich in theater offerings here in Cary, NC. This weekend is no different, with two different original productions treading the boards in town. Read more

Adoption and Parenting Session at St. Michael’s

Story by Mary Beth Phillips. Photo by James Brandon.

Cary, NC – Patti Zordich did not plan to become an expert on trauma and attachment theory, but after earning her doctorate with a focus on attachment theory and then working with children who had experienced trauma, it all came together.  The fruits of her experience led her to write a book for newly adoptive parents: Gotcha! Welcoming Your Adopted Child Home. Read more

3 Kings Came to Cary

Story by Lindsey Chester, photos by Brooke Meyer.

Cary, NC – The weather was almost tropical for The Three Kings Parade in Bond Park last Saturday, January 7th, culminating the holiday season for the Latino community. Read more