Program Guide - Winter Spring 2015

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SPECIAL EVENTS REGISTER ONLINE: 9 PART ONE Friends of Page-Walker Historic Preservation Series The Cary Full Circle Tuesday, January 27 | 7:30 p.m. | Free Page-Walker Arts & History Center Hear stories of the origins of The Cary Theater from those who experienced it, and then learn about it recent revitalization from staff that helped to bring it full circle returning it to its original purpose. For more information, visit or call (919) 460-4963. Preserving America's Memories: Film, TV and Sound at the Library of Congress Monday, March 23 | 7:30 p.m. | Free The Cary Theater The Packard Campus Audio Visual Conservation Center is a state-of-the-art facility where the Library of Congress acquires, preserves and provides access to the world's largest and most comprehensive collection of films, television programs, radio broadcasts, and sound recordings. Paul Klamer, Video Lab Supervisor, will share "behind the scenes" information on how these unique American cultural treasures are preserved and restored. For more information, visit or call (919) 460-4963. Civil War 150th Commemoration: The End of the War in North Carolina Tuesday, Apr 28 | 7:30 p.m. | Free Page-Walker Arts & History Center Local Civil War authority and Executive Director of the City of Raleigh Museum, Ernest Dollar will present on the end of the Civil War in the Triangle area. He will follow the Union and Confederate armies as they move through Raleigh and Cary and on to Bennett Place and the final surrender in April 1865. For more information, visit or call (919) 460-4963. Senior Citizens Day Luncheon Wednesday, May 6 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | 80525 Cary Senior Center Ages 55+ | $10 per person You are invited you to attend the Senior Citizens Day celebration! Fun, entertainment, and a delicious lunch await you at this annual event. To guarentee a meal, register by April 21. SAS Showchoir Performance Wednesday, May 6 | 7–8 p.m. | 80524 Cary Senior Center Ages 50+ | Free The annual evening Senior Day Celebration Concert with VocalMotion, the SAS Show Choir, and Audio Kudzu is always a dynamite performance. VocalMotion is an all- volunteer show choir sponsored by SAS. Register by April 28. National Train Day Saturday, May 9 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Free Cary Train Depot & Page-Walker Arts & History Center Visit the Depot filled with family-friendly activities, displays, vendors and giveaways. Then tour the 1868 Page-Walker Arts & History Center, learn about its history as a 19th century railroad hotel, and see model train displays. National Train Day events nationwide share the history of railroading in the United States and the advantages of modern day rail travel. Co-sponsored by the Heart of Cary Association, AMTRAK and the Town of Cary. 4th Annual Wheels on Academy—Car Show Saturday, May 16, 2015 Downtown Cary, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Find that special car that evokes memories of the past or dreams of the future. Academy Street will be enlivened with entertainment, food, and fun for the entire family! For more info, search "Wheels on Academy" at www. or call (919) 469-4061. Applause! Cary Youth Theatre: The Phantom Tollbooth By Susan Nanus | Based on the book by Norton Juster Friday-Saturday, May 15–16 | 7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 17 | 2 p.m. Cary Arts Center Young Milo is transported to the Land of Wisdom, where he learns of King Azaz and The Mathemagician's argument over words and numbers. When Milo is dispatched to rescue Princesses Rhyme and Reason, he gains skills and knowledge along the way, and realizes his attitude towards learning will never be the same. For ticket or performance information, call (919) 462-2055 or search "Applause" at

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