Koka Booth Amphitheatre

Tacos ‘N Taps Festival Comes to Koka Booth Amphitheatre

Story originally appeared on FoodCary.

Cary, NC – For fans of Mexican food and culture, Koka Booth Amphitheatre with everything from food and tequila to sample as well as live music, piñatas and much more. Read more

Waltonwood Cary Parkway

Kids Can See 1950s Fun at Waltonwood’s Way Back Party

Cary, NC – Grandparents and grandchildren may have generational gaps between them but everyone can be united through fun. That’s why, for Waltonwood Cary Parkway’s Grandparents Day this weekend, children can experience what the residents did in their childhood for entertainment and amusement. Read more

Weekend Events: Soccer Double Header, Food and Flea, Bingo and More

Cary, NC – This weekend in Cary, there is a double header game at WakeMed Soccer Park, Downtown Food and Flea returns to Downtown Cary, you can take your kids to Back to School bingo and much more. Read more

Wake County Education

Education: Bill Fletcher 2018 September Newsletter

Wake County, NC – Thoughts for September 2018 from Bill Fletcher, Member of the Wake County Board of Education.

Student Assignment Plan Released

As the balance of 162,000 students began classes, district staff released the draft plan to open four new schools in 2019 and assign students to schools with available seats…all in an effort to reduce over-crowding, comply with the state-mandated class size reduction, align k-8 calendars and possibly remove enrollment caps from some schools.

Public information sessions are being held now. Draft 2 of the plan will be released September 18. Public comment is welcomed at the district website. Read more

Cary Business

Business Bits: Downtown Cary, Park West Village and More

Cary, NC – There are many new businesses in Cary and Morrisville this month, including several unique businesses in Downtown Cary, two openings in Park West Village and much more.

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Money Matters: Are Your Kids Hurting Their College or Job Prospects on Social Media?

Editor’s Note: Briant Sikorski from Stratos Wealth Partners in Cary contributed this article.

Cary, NC – Everything doesn’t need posting.

Picture an admissions officer at an elite university, weighing whether that school should accept your child in its next freshman class. A quick Instagram or Facebook profile search discourages that academic gatekeeper. Your kid doesn’t get into that great college, all because of what was posted online.

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Gardening for Labor Day Weekend

Cary, NC – Like baseball, gardening has its seasons. When it comes to Fall gardening, Labor Day weekend is the equivalent of Opening Day. Here are a few quick things you can do to get your season off to a good start. Read more

Cary Safety

Emergency Preparedness Fair This Month

Cary, NC – Hopefully none of us will ever have to deal with a fire, a tornado, an ice storm, a floor or any sort of horrible emergency disaster. But with a free Community Emergency Preparedness Fair this month, if any of these things happen to you, you’ll know what to do. Read more

Cary Restaurants

Downtown Dining Map Gets Four New Spots

Story originally appeared on FoodCary.

Cary, NC – Attention Cary food lovers: we’ve added four new spots to the Downtown Dining Map.

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Waverly Wine Walk

Weekend Events: Art Loop, Waverly Wine Walk and More

Cary, NC – The final weekend of Summer has a lot of fun ways to commemorate the season, with Final Friday Art Loop all over Cary, the fundraising Waverly Wine Walk on Friday and much more. Read more