Salem Elementary is participating in Reflections, a national PTA Arts Program which encourages students to express themselves in fine art, literature, photography, musical composition, and dance choreography. Students follow national guidelines and create projects based on their interpretation of the program theme. This year, students are submitting projects for the theme “Together We Can.” Auditions - Auditions are scheduled for The Princess and The Pea by Pat Rosenthal and The Elves and The Shoemaker by Karen Boettcher-Tate.
Auditions: Mon, Oct 18, 7-9pm OR Tues, Oct 19, 7-9pm (choose one)
Callbacks: Thurs, Oct 21, 7-9pm
Rehearsals: Mon-Fri, Oct 25-Dec 9, 6:30-8:30pm plus some Saturday afternoons
Performance Dates: Fri, Dec 10, 7pm; Sat, Dec 11, 2pm and 7pm, Sun, Dec 12, 2pm
Director: Kathleen Rudolph, Raleigh Little Theatre
Ages 10 to adult are eligible to audition. Please come prepared to move - wearing sneakers or jazz shoes and comfortable clothes. Auditions will consist of movement, team building exercises and vocalization. For the vocalization part of the audition, please write a description of your bedroom in 4 or 5 sentences and bring this with you. Please bring a list of any conflicts you have from October 25 through December 12 and fill out a Conflict Calendar (below). For more information, feel free to call Kathleen at 821-4579 x225 or email at Kathleen@raleighlittletheatre.org.
Family Halloween Dance - Goblins Groove Family to kick off Halloween festivities will be held Friday, Oct. 22 from 7-9:30 p.m. Tickets: $5 per couple and $2 per additional child. There will be music from the 80's and 90s that parents will find familiar along with dance music of today. Of course there will be your spooky favorites along with dance contests and freaky Halloween tricks and treats. This is a parent/child dance, youth and teens must be accompanied by an adult. Halloween costumes are strongly encouraged but not required. Spooky punch and snacks provided.
Footnotes Tap Ensemble - An Evening of Rhythm and Tap featuring Footnotes Tap Ensemble will be held
Saturday, October 23 at 7 p.m. (doors 6:30 p.m.) Tickets ar $5 in advance and $7 at the door. Footnotes
Tap Ensemble (FTE), was founded by Robin Vail and Mimi Benjamin in 2002. The Ensemble's mission is to promote, educate and perform this truly unique American dance art through annual Ensemble Concerts, Community Concerts and Tap Workshops. FTE continues to gain recognition throughout the Triangle and the tap community for its varied and highly acclaimed repertoire and affordable workshops teaching “classic tap.” Footnotes has commissioned works from Michelle Dorrance, Josh Hilberman, Robert Perera, Dorothy Wasserman, Lane Alexander and Gene Medler, director of the highly acclaimed NC Youth Tap Ensemble.
Cupcakes and Cashmere
The Apex Chamber of Commerce is hosting its first Cupcakes & Cashmere event in historic downtown Apex on Thursday, October 21 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. The event is being sponsored by Moon and Lola, Syeni Salon & Spa, Scarlet O Boutique and April Maness Photography.
Visit more than 20 participating boutiques and shops and check out some of the newest trends and styles including clothing, handbags, jewelry, home décor, hair, make-up and skin care. Look for elegant white boxes filled with treasures from Moon and Lola up and down Salem Street as you enjoy the scavenger hunt of a lifetime. Free wine tasting, light appetizers, cupcakes, massages, exclusive discounts and a $200 door prize from Moon and Lola.
Your night begins at the Apex Chamber of Commerce at 220 N. Salem Street, Apex, NC 27502. This event is free and open to the public. Find out what makes Apex the Peak of Good Living! For more information, call 362-6456 or visit apexchamer.com. Events at Eva Perry Library
The following programs are being offered at the Eva Perry Regional Library in Apex.
nEva Perry Library's newest book discussion group, Afternoon Classics, meets Tuesday, October 19 at 1:15 p.m. and will discuss To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. Don't miss this chance to revisit this book on its 50th anniversary. Please call 387-2100 to register. Copies of the book are available at the Adult Services desk.
nPerry Library's evening book group meets Tuesday, October 26 at 7 p.m. to discuss Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer, in which the author describes his spring 1996 trek to Mt. Everest, a disastrous expedition that claimed the lives of eight climbers, and explains why he survived.
Sign up at 387-2100 and pick up a copy of this title at the Adult Services desk. Teen Events at Eva Perry Library
nWrestleMania Reading Challenge (Grades 5-12) (now through October 25) Pledge to read five books before April 2011 and you could win prizes, including gift cards, wrestling trading cards, or even a trip to Atlanta for WrestleMania XXVII. Pick up your packet today. Call 387-2100 for more details.
nMiddle School/Teen Book Club, Fridays 4:15 – 5:15 p.m. October 15 (Hatchet by Paulsen)
nLive Clue Mystery Game (ages 13 and up), Friday, October 29, 2:30-4:00 p.m. Solve the mystery of who stole the golden pineapple. It's played like the board game Clue, but with live characters. ‘Day in Downtown’ Fuquay-Varina
The Fuquay-Varina Chamber of Commerce’s 8th annual Day in Downtown street festival will again feature a number of family-oriented contests for all ages. The event will be held Saturday, October 30 on Main Street in Historic Downtown Fuquay. There will be three contests held this year that will be open to the public. They are costume contest, pumpking carving contest, pumpkin pie contest, and Search the Quay. For more information, call the Chamber at 552-4947. Registration forms for all four contests can be found on the Chamber’s website at www.fuquay-varina. com. Chili Cook-Off
The 8th Annual Fuquay-Varina Downtown Chili Cook-Off is looking for the area’s fun-loving, competitive chili cooks to celebrate the tasty side of our fall season in Fuquay-Varina downtown. If you are interested in the cooking challenge and showing the public what kind of chili you are famous for creating, simply enter the event by downloading the Rules and Entry Form at www.Fuquay-VarinaDowntown.com
The Chili Cook-Off entry deadline is October 22 at 5:00 p.m. Competition will heat up Saturday, October 30 from 10:30 a.m. through 3:30 p.m. during the much anticipated Chamber of Commerce Day In Downtown event where everyone is welcome to experience the charm of Fuquay-Varina downtown. Halloween Party
The American Legion Post 116 at 6400 Johnson Pond Rd. in Fuquay-Varina, NC would like to invite all Goblins and Ghosts to a Halloween Party on Saturday, October 30! Kids party will be from 3-6pm and the adults party will be from7-11pm.
There will be games, costume contests, prizes and 'Tricks n' Treats' for both parties! DJ Ray will be playing his music for fun and dancing! So, everyone, come on over for a Frightfully great time! For questions please call Diane Yager at 557-5316. 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 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. nApex 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 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. Kiwanis Club
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 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 for more information.