Cary Living Calendar of Events

Below are upcoming events in and around the Cary, NC area.

4/29/2015 - Teen Cooking Class: Knife Skills
969 N Harrison Ave | Cary
A great place to start for teens getting their first experience in the kitchen, our knife skills class teaches young people how to handle a knife safely and confidently, while giving them the chance to learn about and practice different cuts (chop, slice, dice, mince, julienne). $30
wyntonsworld.com | 919-694-5188
Time: 3:30-5pm

4/30/2015 - Carly Aquilino at Goodnights Comedy Club
861 West Morgan Street | Raleigh
919.828.LAFF (5233) | goodnightscomedy.com
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5/1/2015 - Cary Players presents Legally Blonde the Musical
Cary Arts Center
101 Dry Avenue | Cary
Visit caryplayers.org for ticket information.
Time: 7:30pm

5/1/2015 - Carly Aquilino at Goodnights Comedy Club
861 West Morgan Street | Raleigh
919.828.LAFF (5233) | goodnightscomedy.com
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5/1/2015 - Caroline Rodgers
MA Allen Interiors
1020 Glenwood Avenue | Raleigh
919.834.8333 | MAAllenInteriors.com
JDanielPortraits.com | CarolineRodgers.com
Time: 6-9pm

5/1/2015 - Artist Unleashed
311 W Martin Street | Raleigh
Exhibition Dates: May 1- 30; Hours: Wed-Sat. 11:30-4 pm
311 W. Martin Street | Raleigh Warehouse District
www.localcoloraleigh.com
Time: 6-9pm

5/1/2015 - Amélie
North Carolina Museum of Art
2110 Blue Ridge Road | Raleigh
919-664-6795 | ncartmuseum.org
(2001) Written and directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet. Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz. (122 min.) Rated R. In French with English subtitles.
Impish Amélie is shy, but blossoms when she discovers a knack for doing good deeds. Devoted to her Montmartre neighborhood and delighting in simple pleasures, she embodies all the mischievous promise of the City of Lights.
“Tautou is utterly captivating. Ditto the movie. There's magic in it” (Rolling Stone).
Time: 8pm

5/1/2015 - Lobster Food Truck
Chatham Hill Winery
8245 Chapel Hill Road | Cary
April 25th and 26th
WineAway with the official debut of Cousin's Maine Lobster Food Truck (cousinsmainelobster.com/raleigh/) here from 4 to whenever they sell out! Join us every Friday where we remain open until 10 pm with wine, beer on tap and music provided by No Worries. Chatham Hill Winery is excited to be a part of a Shark Tank success story. You've heard all about Barbara Corcoran's investment and Cousins Jim Tselikis & Sabin Lomac's gastronomical Lobster Roll and fresh Lobster. We will have wine pairings perfect for the Cousin's Lobster. One of the Cousin's may make an appearance!
chathamhillwine.com | 919.380.7135
Time: 4pm

5/2/2015 - Old Crow Medicine Show and Sturgill Simpson
Koka Booth Amphitheatre
8003 Regency Pkwy, Cary | NC
919.462.2025
General admission lawn/$35 (price increases to $40 day of show), general admission pit/$40, reserved table seats/$40, ticket limit 8 per person.
Time: 7:30pm

5/2/2015 - Garden Party
The Garden Hut
1004 Old Honeycutt Road | Fuquay-Varina
919.552.0590 | NelsasGardenHut.com
Hot dogs and the fixings.
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5/2/2015 - Cary Players presents Legally Blonde the Musical
Cary Arts Center
101 Dry Avenue | Cary
Visit caryplayers.org for ticket information.
Time: 7:30pm

5/2/2015 - Longleaf Film Festival
N.C. Museum of History
5 E Edenton Street | Raleigh
During this inaugural event, watch romance, drama, comedy, and documentaries selected from 170 entries from 25 countries. More than 30 films will be shown on three screens throughout the museum. Attend the awards presentation at 7 p.m. Admission is free! Join this day of film, food and fun. Seating is first come, first seated.
Meet independent filmmakers and actors associated with the winning entries. The films will be screened in two-hour blocks, with time in each block for Q&A sessions with filmmakers and actors. Grab lunch at the Halal Haven food truck or at Pharaoh’s @ the Museum, and stay the day. The Longleaf Film Festival is presented in conjunction with the museum’s blockbuster exhibit Starring North Carolina!, which highlights the state’s 100-year history in the film industry.
For information call 919-807-7900 or access ncmuseumofhistory.org or follow on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+ or YouTube.
Time: 10am-7pm

5/2/2015 - 6th Annual Herbfest 2015
Page-Walker Arts & History Center
119 Ambassador Loop | Cary
Buy herbs and plants, visit our craft booths, stroll the beautiful grounds of the Page-Walker, and tour the Page Educational Garden, including a close-up look at the historic 1850’s Page smokehouse. Bid on beautiful garden and herb related items during our silent auction and enjoy two butterfly releases during the event. Lunch and kids’ activities, too. FREE, and will be held rain or shine.
Visit www.friendsofpagewalker.org or call 919.460.4963.
Time: 9am-3pm

5/2/2015 - Inside Out 5K Run/Walk for Children's Mental Healt
Lucy Daniels Center | 9003 Weston Parkway, Cary
http://www.lucydanielscenter.org/news-events/the-inside-out-5k-run-walk/event-information
Time: 8am

5/2/2015 - Carly Aquilino at Goodnights Comedy Club
861 West Morgan Street | Raleigh
919.828.LAFF (5233) | goodnightscomedy.com
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5/2/2015 - The 4th annual Purple Cloth 5K
Bond Park
801 High House Rd | Cary
presented by Genesis UMC in support ofDorcas Ministries, a local non-profit helping families in crisis.
purplecloth5k.com
Register at sportoften.com
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5/3/2015 - PNC Mobile Learning Adventure
West Regional Library
4000 Louis Stephens Drive | Cary
919-463-8500
The Mobile Learning Adventure (MLA) is a traveling exhibit that provides an opportunity for parents and caregivers to learn about the importance of early childhood education while they engage in fun activities with their children. A part of PNC Grow Up Great--a $350 million, multi-year initiative that began in 2004 to help children from birth to age 5 prepare for success in school and life--the MLA includes interactive kiosks and the "What I Want to be When I Grow Up" station, where kids dress up as different professionals and have their picture superimposed on an appropriate background. In addition, parents can take home activity books and learning kits that demonstrate how to take everyday moments and turn them into learning opportunities.
Time: 1-5pm

5/3/2015 - Cary Players presents Legally Blonde the Musical
Cary Arts Center
101 Dry Avenue | Cary
Visit caryplayers.org for ticket information.
Time: 3pm

5/7/2015 - Riedel Wine Glass Seminar & Tasting
Academy Street Bistro
200 S. Academy Street | Cary
919.414.1010 | academystreetbistro.com
Time: 6:30pm

5/8/2015 - Baby Storytime
Koka Booth Amphitheatre
All dates:
May 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 29 | 11:30am
June 2, 5, 12, 19, 23, 26, 30 | 11:30am
8003 Regency Parkway | Cary
919.462.2025 | boothamphitheatre.com
Time: 11:30am

5/8/2015 - Polka Plus Band (Special 20th Anniversary Concert)
Page-Walker Arts & History Center Garden
119 Ambassador Loop | Cary
Yankovic Day brings polka fans together to hear music of the late Frankie Yankovic. 2015 is the 20th annual concert performed by the band. Mr. Yankovic performed with the band in 1997. It is the spirit of keeping his music alive for the younger generation that the band performs each year.
For more information, visit townofcary.org and search “Starlight Concert Series” Free admission.
Time: 7pm

5/9/2015 - Opera in the Pines
Koka Booth Amphitheatre
8003 Regency Parkway | Cary
919.462.2025 | boothamphitheatre.com
Time: 8pm

5/9/2015 - Western Wake Farmers’ Market
101 Gathering Park Circle | Cary
westernwakefarmersmarket.org
Time: 9am-12pm

5/9/2015 - National Train Day
Cary Train Depot & Page-Walker Arts & History Center
211 North Academy Street | Cary
919.460.4963 | staging.amtraktraindays.com
Time: 10am-2pm

5/10/2015 - Mother’s Day Brunch and Dinner
Chatham Hill Winery
200 S. Academy Street | Cary
919.414.1010 | academystreetbistro.com
Time: 10:30am-8pm

5/13/2015 - Mystery Book Discussion: Faces of the Gone by Brad
West Regional Library
4000 Louis Stephens Drive | Cary
919.463.8500 | wakegov.com/libraries/locations/wrl
Time: 10:30-11:30am

5/14/2015 - Non-Toxic Pest Control
West Regional Library
4000 Louis Stephens Drive | Cary
919.463.8500 | wakegov.com/libraries/locations/wrl
Time: 3-4pm

5/15/2015 - Lobster Truck
Chatham Hill Winery
8245 Chapel Hill Road | Cary
919.380.7135 | chathamhillwine.com
Time: 4pm

5/16/2015 - Western Wake Farmers’ Market
101 Gathering Park Circle | Cary
westernwakefarmersmarket.org
Time: 9am-12pm

5/16/2015 - 4th Annual Wheels on Academy Car Show
Academy Street | Downtown Cary
919.469.4061 | townofcary.org
Time: 9am-2pm

5/16/2015 - Foster 101 Pet Adoption
1105 Walnut Street | Cary
919.319.4517 | townofcary.org
Time: 12:30-4pm

5/16/2015 - Fairy Garden Class
1004 Old Honeycutt Road | Fuquay-Varina
919.552.0590 | NelsasGardenHut.com
Time: 11am

5/16/2015 - Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s National Walk Weeken
Great Strides TEAMS Cary & Apex
Credit Suisse, RTP Campus
7033 Louis Stephens Road | Morrisville
fightcf.cff.org/site/TR/GreatStrides
Time: 9am-1pm

5/16/2015 - Fairy Garden Class
The Garden Hut
1004 Old Honeycutt Road | Fuquay-Varina
919.552.0590 | NelsasGardenHut.com
Create your own tiny oasis! Fun & interactive. Bring your own creative container or buy one onsite and we'll help you plant it after class. Free, registration required.
Time: 11am

5/17/2015 - Storytime for Grown-Ups: Thrilling Tales & Selecte
West Regional Library
4000 Louis Stephens Drive | Cary
919.463.8500 | wakegov.com/libraries/locations/wrl
Time: 3:30-4:30pm

5/18/2015 - Novel Readers Evening Book Discussion: On Such A
West Regional Library
4000 Louis Stephens Drive | Cary
919.463.8500 | wakegov.com/libraries/locations/wrl
Time: 7-8pm

5/18/2015 - Novel Readers Evening Book Discussion: On Such A
West Regional Library
4000 Louis Stephens Drive | Cary
919.463.8500 | wakegov.com/libraries/locations/wrl
Time: 7-8pm

5/23/2015 - Western Wake Farmers’ Market
101 Gathering Park Circle | Cary
westernwakefarmersmarket.org
Time: 9am-12pm

5/23/2015 - Rhapsody in Blue & Dvorak’s New World Symphony
Koka Booth Amphitheatre
8003 Regency Parkway | Cary
919.462.2025 | boothamphitheatre.com
Time: 7:30pm

5/27/2015 - Break Through Your Barriers: 3 Secrets for Greater
Embassy Suites Raleigh
201 Harrison Oaks Boulevard | Cary
919.462.2025 | nawbo-raleigh.org
Time: 11:30am-1:30pm

5/30/2015 - Teen Driving Solutions School’s Intensive Teen Sa
Virginia International Raceway
1245 Pine Tree Road | Alton, VA
Two-day class that provides teens with behind-the-wheel and mental training to improve vehicle control in a structured and safe setting. It goes beyond traditional driver's ed curriculum with a more in-depth, safety-focused approach. By working through dangerous real-life situations, like a tire dropping from the pavement, TDSS prepares teens to stay safe on the roads. To learn more and register, visit teendrivingsolutions.org or call 919.552.5775.
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5/30/2015 - Western Wake Farmers’ Market
101 Gathering Park Circle | Cary
westernwakefarmersmarket.org
Time: 9am-12pm

5/30/2015 - Intensive Teen Safe Driving Course
Register at teendrivingsolutions.org
Teens 15 and older with a learner's permit or driver's license and who have a minimum of 20 hours supervised behind-the-wheel experience are eligible to participate. Classes cost $595, which includes both parent and teen participation.
Time:

5/30/2015 - Your Favorite Light Classics
Koka Booth Amphitheatre
8003 Regency Parkway | Cary
919.462.2025 | boothamphitheatre.com
Time: 7:30pm

5/30/2015 - Summer Beach Party KickOff
The Garden Hut
1004 Old Honeycutt Road | Fuquay-Varina
919.552.0590 | NelsasGardenHut.com
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5/31/2015 - Intensive Teen Safe Driving Course
Register at teendrivingsolutions.org
Teens 15 and older with a learner's permit or driver's license and who have a minimum of 20 hours supervised behind-the-wheel experience are eligible to participate. Classes cost $595, which includes both parent and teen participation.
Time:

5/31/2015 - Teen Driving Solutions School’s Intensive Teen Sa
Virginia International Raceway
1245 Pine Tree Road | Alton, VA
Two-day class that provides teens with behind-the-wheel and mental training to improve vehicle control in a structured and safe setting. It goes beyond traditional driver's ed curriculum with a more in-depth, safety-focused approach. By working through dangerous real-life situations, like a tire dropping from the pavement, TDSS prepares teens to stay safe on the roads. To learn more and register, visit teendrivingsolutions.org or call 919.552.5775.
Time:

6/5/2015 - Mallory Page
MA Allen Interiors
1020 Glenwood Avenue | Raleigh
919.834.8333
MAAllenInteriors.com | malloryage.com
Time: 6-9pm

6/6/2015 - Western Wake Farmers’ Market
101 Gathering Park Circle | Cary
westernwakefarmersmarket.org
Time: 9am-12pm

6/6/2015 - Ms. North Carolina Senior America Pageant
Sandhills Community Center
3395 Airport Road | Pinehurst
ncsenioramerica.com
Time: 7pm

6/6/2015 - 29th Annual Pig Pickin’ in the Park
Senior Center at Bond Park
120 Maury Odell Place | Cary
cary-kildairerotaryclub.org
Time: 4:30-7pm

6/6/2015 - Celebration of the Arts Festival
Fuquay-Varina Downtown
919.552.0848 | fuquay-varinadowntown.com
Time: 10am-4pm

6/6/2015 - Totally 80s
Koka Booth Amphitheatre
8003 Regency Parkway | Cary
919.462.2025 | boothamphitheatre.com
Time: 7:30pm

6/7/2015 - Summer Splash & Dash
101 YMCA Drive | Cary
runsignup.com/Race/NC/Cary/SplashandDash or visit fitandable.net
Time: 8am-12pm

6/9/2015 - Mother’s Day & Graduation Weekend
Academy Street Bistro
8245 Chapel Hill Road | Cary
May 9th and 10th
919.380.7135 | chathamhillwine.com
Time: 4pm

6/10/2015 - Mother’s Day & Graduation Weekend
Academy Street Bistro
8245 Chapel Hill Road | Cary
May 9th and 10th
919.380.7135 | chathamhillwine.com
Time: 4pm

6/10/2015 - Mystery Book Discussion: The Wrong Girl by Hank Ph
West Regional Library
4000 Louis Stephens Drive | Cary
919.463.8500 | wakegov.com/libraries/locations/wrl
Time: 1-:30-11:30am

6/10/2015 - Alabama Shakes
Koka Booth Amphitheatre
8003 Regency Parkway | Cary
919.462.2025 | boothamphitheatre.com
Time: 7:30pm

6/12/2015 - White Night’s Russian Festival
Koka Booth Amphitheatre
8003 Regency Parkway | Cary
919.462.2025 | boothamphitheatre.com
Time: 7:30pm

6/13/2015 - Komen Triangle Race for the Cure
Meredeth College
3800 Hillsborough Street | Raleigh
meredith.edu
Time: 8am

6/13/2015 - Western Wake Farmers’ Market
101 Gathering Park Circle | Cary
westernwakefarmersmarket.org
Time: 9am-12pm

6/13/2015 - White Night’s Russian Festival
Koka Booth Amphitheatre
8003 Regency Parkway | Cary
919.462.2025 | boothamphitheatre.com
Time: 7:30pm

6/15/2015 - Robert Plant & the Sensational Space Shifters with
Koka Booth Amphitheatre
8003 Regency Parkway | Cary
919.462.2025 | boothamphitheatre.com
Time: 7pm

6/17/2015 - Gary Clark Jr.
North Carolina Museum of Art
2110 Blue Ridge Road | Raleigh
919.664.6795 | ncartmuseum.org
Time: 8pm

6/18/2015 - “Weird Al” Yankovich
Koka Booth Amphitheatre
8003 Regency Parkway | Cary
919.462.2025 | boothamphitheatre.com
Time: 8pm

6/19/2015 - An Evening of Broadway
Koka Booth Amphitheatre
8003 Regency Parkway | Cary
919.462.2025 | boothamphitheatre.com
Time: 7:30pm

6/19/2015 - Neko Case
North Carolina Museum of Art
2110 Blue Ridge Road | Raleigh
919.664.6795 | ncartmuseum.org
Time: 8pm

6/19/2015 - 4th Annual Peak City Pig Fest
Downtown Apex
June 19 & 20
Salem and Chatham Streets | Apex
peakcitypigfest.com
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6/20/2015 - Western Wake Farmers’ Market
101 Gathering Park Circle | Cary
westernwakefarmersmarket.org
Time: 9am-12pm

6/20/2015 - Intensive Teen Safe Driving Course
Register at teendrivingsolutions.org
Teens 15 and older with a learner's permit or driver's license and who have a minimum of 20 hours supervised behind-the-wheel experience are eligible to participate. Classes cost $595, which includes both parent and teen participation.
Time:

6/20/2015 - 4th Annual Peak City Pig Fest
Downtown Apex
June 19 & 20
Salem and Chatham Streets | Apex
peakcitypigfest.com
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6/20/2015 - Symphonic Wizardry featuring the Music of Harry P
Koka Booth Amphitheatre
8003 Regency Parkway | Cary
919.462.2025 | boothamphitheatre.com
Time: 7:30pm

6/21/2015 - Intensive Teen Safe Driving Course
Register at teendrivingsolutions.org
Teens 15 and older with a learner's permit or driver's license and who have a minimum of 20 hours supervised behind-the-wheel experience are eligible to participate. Classes cost $595, which includes both parent and teen participation.
Time:

6/22/2015 - Novel Readers Evening Book Discussion: The Paris W
West Regional Library
4000 Louis Stephens Drive | Cary
919.463.8500 | wakegov.com/libraries/locations/wrl
Time: 7-8pm

6/22/2015 - A Home Office That Works
West Regional Library
4000 Louis Stephens Drive | Cary
919.463.8500 | wakegov.com/libraries/locations/wrl
Time: 7-8pm

6/27/2015 - Western Wake Farmers’ Market
101 Gathering Park Circle | Cary
westernwakefarmersmarket.org
Time: 9am-12pm

6/27/2015 - Night Ride Tri
Triangle Aquatic Center & Cary Town Center
275 Convention Drive | Cary
fitandable.net/event/night-ride-tri-2015
Time: 10pm-12am

6/27/2015 - The Music of the Eagles
Koka Booth Amphitheatre
8003 Regency Parkway | Cary
919.462.2025 | boothamphitheatre.com
Time: 7:30pm

7/18/2015 - Intensive Teen Safe Driving Course
Register at teendrivingsolutions.org
Teens 15 and older with a learner's permit or driver's license and who have a minimum of 20 hours supervised behind-the-wheel experience are eligible to participate. Classes cost $595, which includes both parent and teen participation.
Time:

7/19/2015 - Intensive Teen Safe Driving Course
Register at teendrivingsolutions.org
Teens 15 and older with a learner's permit or driver's license and who have a minimum of 20 hours supervised behind-the-wheel experience are eligible to participate. Classes cost $595, which includes both parent and teen participation.
Time:

7/26/2015 - Chatham Street Chowdown - Food Truck Rally
West Chatham Street in Downtown Cary
15 local food trucks and a beer & wine garden. There will be plenty of seating and live music throughout the event.
Time: 5-9:30pm

9/12/2015 - 2015 Fall Garden Tour
Fuquay Varina Garden Club
The Women's Club Clubhouse
602 N. Ennis Street | Fuquay-Varina
The tour includes unique gardens interspersed with artisan vendors, a Saturday luncheon, a raffle, door prizes and more. Don’t miss out on this fun and inspiring event. Purchase advance tickets for $15 at The Garden Hut, David Anthony's Gifts, or Ashley's Art Gallery. Tickets are also available online at Eventbrite.com. Tickets will be $18 on tour days. For additional information visit http://fuquayvarinagardenclub.weebly.com/ or our Facebook page.
Time: 10am-5pm

9/13/2015 - 2015 Fall Garden Tour
Fuquay Varina Garden Club
The Women's Club Clubhouse
602 N. Ennis Street | Fuquay-Varina
The tour includes unique gardens interspersed with artisan vendors, a Saturday luncheon, a raffle, door prizes and more. Don’t miss out on this fun and inspiring event. Purchase advance tickets for $15 at The Garden Hut, David Anthony's Gifts, or Ashley's Art Gallery. Tickets are also available online at Eventbrite.com. Tickets will be $18 on tour days. For additional information visit http://fuquayvarinagardenclub.weebly.com/ or our Facebook page.
Time: 1-5pm

9/26/2015 - BBQ & Brews Fundraising Event
Downtown Fuquay-Varina
This fundraising event is Fuquay-Varina’s way of supporting the upcoming, regional International Bluegrass Festival AND for people to enjoy a friendly, competitive, delicious BBQ Cook-Off. Guests are encouraged to visit 3 contest zones to sample delicious BBQ, savor a great & unique selection of craft beers and enjoy a variety of bluegrass and blues music provided by our event partners, Aviator Brewery, Draft Line Brewery, the Brick Bar & Grill, and the Fainting Goat Brewing Co.
The BBQ Cook-Off is designed to be easy, laid back, fun and PROFITABLE for contestants as they compete for bragging rights and Prize Money. This contest is NOT a KCBS sanctioned event.
Time: 3-8pm

10/3/2015 - Intensive Teen Safe Driving Course
Register at teendrivingsolutions.org
Teens 15 and older with a learner's permit or driver's license and who have a minimum of 20 hours supervised behind-the-wheel experience are eligible to participate. Classes cost $595, which includes both parent and teen participation.
Time:

10/4/2015 - Chatham Street Chowdown - Food Truck Rally
West Chatham Street in Downtown Cary
15 local food trucks and a beer & wine garden. There will be plenty of seating and live music throughout the event.
Time: 12-4:30pm

10/4/2015 - Intensive Teen Safe Driving Course
Register at teendrivingsolutions.org
Teens 15 and older with a learner's permit or driver's license and who have a minimum of 20 hours supervised behind-the-wheel experience are eligible to participate. Classes cost $595, which includes both parent and teen participation.
Time:

10/16/2015 - Today's Pleasures, Tomorrow's Treasures Quilt Show
Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center
1801 Nash Street | Sanford
Admission $6, under 12 free. Over 100 quilts, vendor booths, raffle baskets, door prizes, boutique with handmade items, antique quilt display, demonstrations, "Quiltmobile", lunch available on site and much, much more.
heartsandhandsnc.org | info@heartsandhandsnc.org
Time: 10am-5pm

10/17/2015 - Today's Pleasures, Tomorrow's Treasures Quilt Show
Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center
1801 Nash Street | Sanford
Admission $6, under 12 free. Over 100 quilts, vendor booths, raffle baskets, door prizes, boutique with handmade items, antique quilt display, demonstrations, "Quiltmobile", lunch available on site and much, much more.
heartsandhandsnc.org | info@heartsandhandsnc.org
Time: 10am-4pm

11/7/2015 - Intensive Teen Safe Driving Course
Register at teendrivingsolutions.org
Teens 15 and older with a learner's permit or driver's license and who have a minimum of 20 hours supervised behind-the-wheel experience are eligible to participate. Classes cost $595, which includes both parent and teen participation.
Time:

11/8/2015 - Intensive Teen Safe Driving Course
Register at teendrivingsolutions.org
Teens 15 and older with a learner's permit or driver's license and who have a minimum of 20 hours supervised behind-the-wheel experience are eligible to participate. Classes cost $595, which includes both parent and teen participation.
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