-JobLink/Americorps volunteers are at Eva Perry Regional Library on Wednesday mornings from 9 to 10 am. They are eager to help job seekers with search techniques, resume writing and updates, networking hints, etc. Please call for an appointment at 557-1121. Walk-ins are also welcome. For more information, please contact 557-1121 or the library at 387-2100.
-Book Discussions Wake Up and Read at Eva Perry Regional Library on Wednesday, February 9 at 10 am. This month’s selection is The Zookeeper’s Wife: a war story by Diane Ackerman, the true story of Warsaw Zoo keepers and resistance activists Jan and Antonina Zabinski, who in the aftermath of Germany’s invasion of Poland saved the lives of hundreds of Jewish citizens by smuggling them into empty cages and their home. Call 387-2100 to sign up. Copies are available at the Adult Services desk.
-The Eva Perry Afternoon Classics book selection for Tuesday, February 15 at 1:15 pm is Raymond Chandler’s The Big Sleep. When a dying millionaire hires Philip Marlowe to handle the blackmailer of one of his two troublesome daughters, Marlowe finds himself involved with more than extortion. Call 387-2100 to sign up. Copies are available at the Adult Services desk.
-“Find the Right College for you” on Tuesday, February 1 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. Brooke Daly, College & Financial Aid Consultant, will give pointers on beginning the search for a “good fit,” finding a school where you will thrive and be successful, and maximizing campus visits. Students and parents are welcome. Please call 387-2100 to sign up.
-Learn something new at Eva Perry Regional Library on February 7 at 7 pm when Roy C. Dicks, music critic for the N&O, presents “Opera 101: How to Get Hooked.” Gain the confidence to go ahead and buy opera tickets and enjoy the musical drama and beauty. Please call 387-2100 to sign up.
-Local tea expert Cathy Smallwood comes to Eva Perry Regional Library on Valentine’s Day, February 14 at 2 pm to “Tea Talk” with tea and chocolate tastings. Don’t miss this entertaining presentation where you will learn to discern by experiencing tea/chocolate pairings. Please call 387-2100 to sign up and be sure to bring your own tea cup!
-Brooke Daly returns to Eva Perry Regional Library on Tuesday, February 15 6:30 to 8:00 pm to speak on “10 Keys to Maximize Financial Aid.” This program is geared to both students and parents and will show you the ins and outs of the financial aid process: why it’s imperative to plan ahead to get the most out of the financial aid system, how to choose colleges that will give you the most generous financial aid packages, and more. Call 387-2100 to sign up.
-Anime Club (ages 13 and up), January 22, 3:00-4:30 pm. We will watch Bamboo Blade, disk 1. Rated PG-13 by Funimation.
-Body Image Workshop (grades 5-8), January 29, 2:30-4 pm. This discussion is intended to illuminate the pressure placed on teens by modern society's preoccupation with physical perfection. We will discuss how technology, the media, and peers influence body image in teens. Join us as we take a look at beauty through the ages and what other cultures consider beautiful.
Keeping the Farm, a workshop for Wake County landowners and operators will be held Wednesday, January 26, 2011 from 8:30 a.m. — 4:00 p.m. at the Wake County Office Park - Commons Building, 4011 Carya Drive, Raleigh, NC
Topics include: Land Use Tax Value, Updates on Taxes and Produce Laws, Health and Safety Information, Forestry, Agricultural Alternatives, and more.
Call 919-250-1050 by January 21, 2011 to register. American Legion
Post 116 Events
The American Legion Post 116 would like to invite the community to our post for Superbowl Sunday on February 6, 2011 starting at 5:30pm - until.
We'll begin with a Chili Cook-Off and then the game begins! Anyone can enter. Please call the Recreation Room a t557-5990 to sign up. Bring your prepared chili to the post by 5:30 pm. Winners will be "Peoples Choice" - 1st, 2nd and 3rd places. The post will provide wings and pizza and we ask that you who don't join in on the chili cook-off please bring some finger food. This will be a fun filled event for all! nThe American Legion Post 116 in Fuquay-Varina is holding a Valentines Dinner and Dance on February 12, 2011 at the post at 6400 Johnson Pond Rd. Dinner will start at 7:00 pm and Dancing will start at 8:00 pm till midnight.
Pre-sale tickets can be purchased in the recreation room at the post for $15 per single and $25 per couple. At the door prices will be $20 per single and $40 per couple. Music will be provided by "DJ Ray" Zechman and he will take requests. Call our recreation room for more information at 557-5990. The public is welcomed so please come on down and have a lovely evening. Hearts for Hemophilia
Hemophilia of North Carolina is hosting its annual “Hearts for Hemophilia” Casino Night on Saturday, January 22 at the Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh. Tickets and sponsorships are available online at www.hemophilia-nc.org. Tickets for the evening will include dinner & music by a quartet from the UNC Jazz Band, beer & wine, auction items, great prizes plus plenty of “funny money” play chips to test your luck at blackjack, roulette, craps and poker.
All proceeds benefit Hemophilia of North Carolina, a non-profit 501c3 organization dedicated to assisting people with bleeding disorders.
Join Cub Scouts
Boys in 1st-5th grade can join Cub Scouts at any time! Learn outdoor and life skills, explore interests, build character, grow future leaders, and make friends. Visit Cub Scout Pack 312 of Apex at http://www. pack312.org and e-mail questions.
Apex Cub Scout Pack still has room for Scouts 7 years old or in the second grade.
We meet at Olive Chapel Baptist Church Tuesday nights at 7:00. For a free Pack Calendar of events and parents guide contact Sheldon Long, Cub Master Pack 205, at 270-9271 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Apex American Legion Post 124
Apex-American Legion Post 124 meets the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Perkins Family Restaurant, US Hwy. 64 West. For information contact: Patricia Harris (919) 413-1123 (c), sgtpattycak @aol.com or Clifton Morgan at 387-4705 or cmorgan7 @nc.rr.com. or Mike Sayers at 367-9445 or email@example.com All eligible veterans welcome.
The Kiwanis Club of Apex meets every Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. on the second floor of Anna’s Pizzeria in downtown Apex. For more information please contact Betty Gentle-Obremski at 859-5810 or firstname.lastname@example.org Apex Rotary Club
Apex Rotary Club meets every Thursday at 12:30 p.m., at Carrabas Grill, Haddon Hall Drive, Apex. The Rotary Club is an International and local service club that sponsors both community and International programs. They sponsor the annual Kyle Byrd Auto Show, Annual Peakfest Pancake Breakfast and the Annual Apex Christmas Parade. If you would like more information on Apex Rotary's membership and activities, call Karen Byrd, Chair of Membership, at 387-1040. Apex Leads Group
Apex Leads Group meets every Tuesday from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., at Carrabba's Italian Grille located at Haddon Hall, Apex, 27502. Free for all first time visitors and $3 for each visit thereafter. To learn more about building business through local networking, please contact Shelly Lammon at email@example.com or at 919-342-5993. The Apex Leads Group offers a unique, non industry exclusive atmosphere in which to meet local business professionals, share knowledge and information, and build business relationships. To learn more about the Apex Leads Group and its activities in the business community visit www.apex leads group.com Apex Lions Club
The Apex Lions Club meets on the first and third Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the C.C. Jones Building, Holleman Street, Apex. Call 362-5876. Recovery International
Non-profit support group offers self-help for stress, anxiety, depression, anger, and fear. Weekly meetings are held at Crosspointe Church, 6911 Carpenter Fire Station Rd in Cary on Monday nights from 7 to 8:30 p.m. For more information, call 919-886-7768 or see lowselfhelpsystems.org. Southwest Wake Christian Women
The Southwest Wake Christian Women's Connection is joining the Raleigh CWC and will now meet on the third Tuesday of every month at 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. for lunch at the NC State University Club on Hillsborough St. in Raleigh. Bring a friend and hear an interesting feature and an inspiring speaker. The cost is $15 and there is a free nursery with reservations. Call Essie at 761-8633 or rcwcreservations @yahoo.com. Apex Toastmasters
Apex Toastmasters Club: Your Road to Better Speaking and Leadership Skills! Toastmasters can help you speak clearly and confidently. Apex Toastmasters meets Tuesday evenings, 7-8 p.m. at Spring Arbor Assisted Living Center, 901 Spring Arbor Court, Apex. Contact: Carole Hoffman 542-1363. Al Beam 306-5156 or visit www.ApexToast masters.org . Apex Newcomers and Friends Club
Apex Newcomers and Friends Club is open to all individuals in Apex and its surrounding communities. Meet new people, get involved in your community and enjoy many fun activities. Meetings are held at 9:30 a.m. on the second Wednesday of each month at the C.C. Jones Building on Holleman St. Child care is available. Call 577-6774. Magic Club Meets
Triangle magicians and hobbyists meet at 7 p.m. on the first Saturday and third Thursday of the month at New Horizon Fellowship, 820 E. Williams St, Apex 55.
Our group is for youths (over 13) and adults with varying degrees of skill from amateur hobbyist to full professional.