School House Rocks!

Story by Lindsey Chester

Cary, NC – If you grew up in the early 70’s you probably remember educational cartoons like “Conjunction Junction”and “A Noun is Person Place or Thing” on  ABC’s Saturday morning lineup. These shorts were produced as “School House Rock”.  Next month Applause! Cary’s Youth Theatre group is bringing the stage version to the Cary Arts Center Oct 14-16.  Read more

Save A Life Event Grows in Second Year

Story by Lindsey Chester, photos by Karl Fisher

Cary, NC- A year ago, Victoria Bennis was planning her first save a Life Walk. She and her family were recovering from a personal tragedy. Her brother John, a 16 year old Green Hope student had taken his life the previous November. When a second Green Hope boy committed suicide that May, she knew she had to do something to stop what she perceived was becoming an epidemic. Read more

Events: Baby Fair & Maripalozza

Photo by Boris Tikhomirov.

Cary, NC – What with Groucho & Golf, we almost forgot to mention two other great events this weekend in Cary. Read more

Weekend Events: Golf & Groucho

Cary, NC – Entertainment options are never lacking in Cary, and this weekend’s CaryCitizen Calendar is no exception. Read more

Teaching Young Drivers a Lost Art – Car Care

Cary, N.C. –  Atlantic Tire & Service will be holding free car care clinic specially geared toward teens on Sept. 22 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at  1380 Northwest Maynard Road.

The upcoming clinic will teach young drivers how to maintain their vehicle on a day-to-day basis and what to do in an emergency situation. Read more

Weekend: Cary Music Extravangaza

The CaryCitizen Calendar of Events is edited by Lindsey Chester. 

Cary, NC – Something’s always happening in Cary. This week, we highlight four diverse and fantastic musical events from the CaryCitizen Calendar. Read more

Wednesday: The Big Debate

Story from staff reports. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC- This Wednesday, September 14, the Town of Cary sponsors the  Cary Community Candidate Forum for all candidates vying for municipal seats in the upcoming Oct 11 election. Read more

Events: Remembering 9/11 Through Music

Cary, NC – On Sunday, it will be ten years since the awful events of September 11, 2001. Here are three musical events in the area that may bring a measure of comfort to all those who still suffer. Read more

Pig Pickin’ Palooza

Cary, N.C. – Enjoy an old-fashioned pig pickin’, live music, kids’ entertainment and raffle prizes at the Pig Pickin’ Palooza Fundraiser on Sat., Sept. 10, 11 am-2 pm, at the Western Wake Farmers’ Market. Read more

Day-Tripping to the Beach

Story and photos by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – When we tell folks we day-trip to the beach, sometimes they react with surprise. “Where do you go,” they ask. “How long does it take?”

Herein, I will tell all about our secret North Carolina beach spot, just a short trip from Cary. Read more