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TUESDAY, JULY 3 Our Soul Sisters Who Live in the Scriptures:

Mentors and Models. 1:30-3pm. The women in the Judeo-Christian scriptures have long been a source of inspiration and courage. You will have the opportunity to sit in the presence of some of these women, learn from them, and see how they can serve as mentors and models of faithful living for us. Free will donation. Women Who Gather Together, 8380 Six Forks Road, Suite 203, Raleigh. Visit:

THURSDAY, JULY 5 Rumi: Wise Sage for Our Times. 1:30-3:30pm. Rumi offers the nourishment of love poems, that celebrate the sacredness of life in everyday existence from the rich mystical tradition of the Sufis. We will include a documentary of Rumi’s life and show why it is that an Islamic philosopher, scholar, and poet who lived 700 years ago is still a source of inspiration and nourishment for us today. A Place for Women to Gather, 8380 Six Forks Road, Suite 203, Raleigh.

TUESDAY, JULY 10 Te Art of the Condolence Note. 7pm. Tis workshop will discuss the history of condolence notes and their value for both the recipient and the writer. Carol will demonstrate what makes a note successful and show examples of dos and don’ts. Each participant will practice writing a note and leave knowing how to tackle this difficult task.. $10.00 donation. RCWMS, 1202 Watts St, Durham, Visit:

WEDNESDAY, JULY 11 Rhythmic Breath Meditation. 7-8:30pm. Experience the benefits of meditation immediately, in a single session! Trough conscious breathing, you can silence your mind and feel what it would be like to cultivate a deep meditation practice. Guided by Teo Feaster, combat anxiety and bolster your immune system through diaphragmatic breathing. Suggested donation $10. Unity Center of Peace, 8800 Seawell School Rd., Chapel Hill.

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SUNDAY, JULY 1 Hillsborough Independence Day Picnic in the

Park. 11am-3pm. Eno River Farmers Market, Hillsborough. Free.

For more information on the July 3rd and

4th celebrations listed TUESDAY, JULY 3

Town of Garner’s Independence Day Celebration. 5pm. Free. Lake Benson Park, Garner.

Morrisville Fireworks. 6-10pm. Free. Morrisville Community Park, Morrisville.

Fuquay-Varina Independence Day Celebration. 6pm. Free. South Park, Fuquay-Varina.

Cary Independence Eve Celebration, 6:30 pm. Free. Cary Arts Center, Cary.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 4 Independence Day Olde Time Celebration. Activities begin at 8am. Te Boathouse will be open from 7am to 6pm Fred G. Metro Bond Park, 801 High House Rd, Cary. Free. Join us for an old-fashioned celebration of our nation’s birth — sure to be lots of fun for the entire family!

Fishing Tournament (Waterfront). 8am-10am. Registration begins at 7:30am at the Boathouse. Prizes awarded for the longest and shortest fish in a variety of age groups. Te Boathouse will be open from 7am to 6pm Fred G. Metro Bond Park, 801 High House Rd., Cary.

Parade Preparations (Kiwanis Shelter). 9:30-10:30am Decorate yourself your family or your bike, trike, stroller, wagon, scooter or battery-powered kids

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vehicle, (no gas powered vehicles please) and participate in an old time, kid-friendly parade through the park to celebrate the founding of our country. Parade theme is “American Pride” Supplies and assistance provided by the Cary Teen Council. Fred G. Metro Bond Park, 801 High House Rd., Cary.


Parade In Te Park. 10:30am. Show your American pride! Slowly walk, stroll, ride, drive, and parade through the park. Te parade begins at the Kiwanis Shelter and will be led by the marching unit of our own Cary Town Band playing a selection of classic American standards. Fred G. Metro Bond Park, 801 High House Rd., Cary.

Family Contests (Boathouse & Spillway). 11am. Join us for some family-friendly competitions including: Donut Eating, Watermelon Eating, Lake Side Olympics, Seed Spitting, Sidewalk Decorating and more! Age groups for all events are: age 5 & under, age 6-10, age 11-17 and age 18 & up. Please join us for this nostalgic celebration of our independence! Fred G. Metro Bond Park, 801 High House Rd, Cary.

July 4th Celebration at Koka Booth Amphitheatre. 3pm-10pm. Free, but there will be a charge for some of the amusements. Patriotic performances and music combined with family-friendly activities and fireworks in an atmosphere that is second to none makes the July 4 Celebration at Booth Amphitheatre an event not to be missed! Koka Booth Amphitheatre, Cary.

Apex Olde Fashioned Fourth of July. 9am-1pm. Free. Downtown Apex.

Carrboro 4th of July Celebration. 9:30am. Free. Carrboro Town Commons, Carrboro.

Chapel Hill 4th of July Fireworks and Celebration. 7pm. (free but $1 donation suggested). Kenan

th Memorial Stadium, Chapel Hill.

Children’s Independence Day Parade. 9:30am. Free. Durham Central Park, Durham.

Durham 4th of July Fireworks. Durham Bulls Athletic Park (aſter baseball game). 7:30pm. Free. Durham Bulls Athletic Park, Durham.

39th Festival of the Eno. Music, Food, Craſts and more. WestPoint on the Eno, Durham City Park, Durham. For more information visit:

Independence Day Celebration at North Carolina State Capitol. 11am-3pm. Free. Raleigh.

Raleigh’s 4th of July Fireworks. 6pm. Free. PNC Arena, Raleigh.

Brier Creek Commons 4th of July Fireworks Show and Block Party. 7pm. Brier Creek Commons, Raleigh.

Wake Forest 4th of July Children’s Parade. 10am. Free. Wake Forest Parade Site, Wake Forest.

Wake Forest 4th of July Arts & Games in the Park. 11am. Free. Holding Park, Wake Forest.

Clayton’s 4th of July Celebration and Fireworks. 4pm. Free. Municipal Park, Clayton.

Rolesville 4th of July: Parade, Festival, Fireworks. 4:30pm. Free. Rolesville Community School Park, Rolesville.

Town of Knightdale 4th of July Celebration. 5pm- 9pm. Free. Knightdale Station Park, Knightdale.

THURSDAY, JULY 5 Holly Springs Independence Day Celebration. 5pm- 9pm. Free. Jefferson L. Sugg Farm at Bass Lake Park, Holly Springs.

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THURSDAY, JULY 12 Rumi: Wise Sage for Our Times. 7-9pm. See July 5 listing for details.

SUNDAY, JULY 15, 2018 Kundalini Yoga and Meditation Workshop in Oriental, NC! 2:30–5:00pm. At the Yoga Studio. Email for details and to register.

MONDAY, JULY 16 Our Soul Sisters Who Live in the Scriptures: Mentors

and Models. 7-8:30pm. See July 3 listing for details.

TUESDAY, JULY 17 Living Trough Doubt and Celebrating Life. 10:30- 12noon. Many of us could share stories of our journey when we experienced misunderstandings and even mistakes about what life, Let us examine if our spiritual growth is moving towards an exhilarating process, the discovery over and over again of the freedom that comes with beginning again, with finding new truth, new ways of being alive, new moral standards. Free will donation. Women Who Gather Together, 8380 Six Forks Road, Suite 203, Raleigh. Visit:

WEDNESDAY, JULY 18 Freebo and Alice Howe in Concert. 7:30pm. Freebo

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