cary nc: Breakfast Pasteries - 04/01/13 10:35 AM
Chef Wynton Mann is having a class for Seniors at the Herbert C. Young Community Center called: Delicious Pastries on Thursday, April 4th. Come out from 10 am until 12:30 pm to learn the basics of making pastries, pastry filling, chocolate eclairs, profiteroles, napoleons and more! Register today before all the spots are full! Cost is $22 for Cary residents and $29 for non-residents.
Location: 101 Wilkinson Avenue
Phone: (919) 460-4965

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cary nc: If you have not tred sushi, then here is your Chance! - 04/01/13 10:33 AM
Chef Wynton Mann would like to invite everyone 16 and up to join him for a new class called: Salute to Sushi! This class will run from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm on Thursday, March 28th. Learn the secret technique to making sushi in only one lesson. By the end, you’ll be able to put together a California roll, Rainbow roll, miso soup and much more. Make sure you register before all the spots are filled! Cost for the class is $40 for Cary residents and $52 for non-residents.
Location: 101 Wilkinson Avenue
Phone: (919) 460-4965

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cary nc: Are you a Chocoholic? - 04/01/13 10:31 AM
Chef Wynton Mann will be teaching a class for teens on Thursday, March 28th from 4:30pm to 6pm on different kinds of chocolate! Sounds like my kind of class. You will learn what the different types are and how they are used. Each student will get to make their own chocolate lava cake, delicious chocolate mousse and much more! Registration for Cary residents is $22, and $29 for non-residents. Sign up today before all the spots are filled!
Location: 101 Wilkinson Avenue
Phone: (919) 460-4965

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cary nc: Annual Senior Health Fair - 04/01/13 08:03 AM
The Cary Senior Center and Resources for Seniors, Inc. have teamed up for the Annual Senior Health Fair on Thursday, March 21st. The fair will include local health and wellness experts, pharmacy consultants, health screenings and more. Appointments are required for some of the screenings, which you can use code #63238 to register in advance.
Location: 120 Maury O’Dell Place
Phone: (919) 469-4081

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cary nc: Happy Easter! - 03/29/13 12:19 PM
I'm spending this holiday with my grandkids! I'm so happy to have this time with them.
How are you spending your holiday?
 
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cary nc: Tai Chi for Health - 03/15/13 01:00 PM
The Cary Senior Center is offering two different classes for those interested in taking Tai Chi, one being a beginners level course and the other for more advanced students. Both classes will meet 8 times on Wednesday from March 27th until May 15th. For Cary residents the cost for the classes will be $37 and $48 for non-residents. Norma Ferrell will instruct both classes.
Beginner level: 11am – 11:50am. Learn movements 1-12 of Sun Style Form.
Advanced Level: Noon-12:50pm. 73 movements of Sun Style Form modified. (Prerequisite: You must know movements 1-41 of beginner and intermediate level of Sun Style Form.)
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cary nc: Cary Kite Festival - 03/05/13 01:43 PM
  Cary’s Kite Festival returns for another year! This will be the 18th Annual festival hosted at Fred G. Bond Metro Park. Please come out and register on Saturday, March 9th at 12:30pm to partake in the activities later on in the afternoon. If there happens to be rain, then the rain date is Sunday, March 10th. Kids of all ages are welcome to bring their own kites to fly around or watch some expert flyers perform spectacular stunts in the open sky! Cary’s Kite Festival is free and open to the public. Please call he number listed below if you … (7 comments)

cary nc: Money Saving Tips and Tricks - 02/28/13 12:56 PM
Whether you are retired or still trying to save up, the worry of money is always present. You want to make sure that you have enough saved up, but how can  you cut a few corners  to help make  that happen? Lucky for you we have a few tips and tricks that can help you save a few dollars here and there along the way.
1. Senior discounts – This one is something that many seniors look forward to. Here on Cary Seniors there is a tab that tells you of different retail stores and restaurants that have a senior discount. … (5 comments)

cary nc: New Managers of DeMarco's Restaurant and Bar - 02/11/13 07:53 PM
We posted the other day about the Grand Opening of DeMarco’s Restaurant and Bar, so today we are going to give you some more information about the restaurant. Once Anthony’s Touch of Italy, the new managers (Anthony DeMarco, Clay Adams, and Kyle Sessoms) have decided to keep the same staff and menus that were so loved by their regulars. They offer catering, as well as delivering services, and a family friendly atmosphere for any occasion. To find out more and watch the transformation process, follow them here on Twitter or “Like” them here on FaceBook.
Call the number listed below for hours and reservations.
Location: 3607 Falls … (13 comments)

cary nc: New Restaurant Opening in Raleigh - 02/11/13 07:51 PM
Not only does Discover Cary want to keep you all up to date on different events happening in the Cary and surrounding areas, but we would also like to recommend some great locations for you to try out as well! The whole week we will be posting about different Valentine’s Day options for you and yours.
This Thursday, February 14th, a new restaurant is opening in the Raleigh area. DeMarco’s Restaurant and Bar in Raleigh will be open from 4pm to 10pm. Their Italian based menu with modern dining area and full bar is a great location for your Valentine’s Day … (1 comments)

cary nc: Basic Conversational Spanish classes - 01/27/13 04:32 PM
This Spanish will go over a variety of basic level skills you will need to move on to more advanced classes. You will learn grammar and necessary structure for speaking the language. Also, no prior knowledge on the subject is required to sign up for this course. You must be 16+. Classes begin January 29th and run through March 12th, meeting every Tuesday night from 6:30pm to 9pm. Basic Conversational Spanish II will begin March 26th if you are interested in continuing the lesson plan from Wynton Mann. All classes are held at the Page-Walker Arts and History Center.

Location: 119 Ambassador Loop
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cary nc: Healthy Living - 01/27/13 04:30 PM
Are you looking to turn your life around in terms of health?Cary Senior Center is offering a six week class series called Living Healthy.Learn how to deal with fatigue, frustration, isolation, pain, etc.You will also be taught how to properly manage your medications, eat healthy, effective communication skills and so much more.This class is looking for seniors who will be willing to participate for this free series.Meetings are every Thursday from 9 am until 11:30 am staring January 31st. See you there!
Location: Ballroom I
Phone: (919) 469-4081

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cary nc: Opinion to Live Alone from Cary Seniors - 01/27/13 04:28 PM
Living alone is a great source of independence, but it can also come with a lot of work. I have a few tips to help you keep yourself on top of things and make your home for senior-safe.
1. Organize – Have a special place for all your essential items. Know where your list of phone numbers is, your wallet, medical cards, appointment cards and medications. Having a set area for each will help keep you organized so no appointments are missed and all medications are taken on time.
2. Have a Back Up System – This system does not have to be all that … (0 comments)

cary nc: Interested in Social Knitting? - 01/27/13 04:26 PM
Whether you are looking for time to finish a project or to start a new one, join us in classroom 303 at the Cary Senior Center for some knitting! Every Tuesday starting January 22nd through May 14th, we will be meeting up to simply knit and make some friends. Share your creative ideas with one another and help turn that lumpy scarf into the perfect gift for your Granddaughter. If needed, help will be provided. Meetings start at 12:30 pm. Can’t make it every Tuesday? That is perfectly fine, we would love to have you whenever you are available!
Location: 120 … (0 comments)

cary nc: From PC to an iPad - 01/14/13 02:04 PM
Classroom 302 is hosting a series of classes on Apple Computer products at the Cary Senior Center! On January 16th there will be a class at 1:30 pm on how to move from a PC to an iPad. You may be worried that one class will not be all that you need, but the instructors are offering the class again on March 6th if a refresher is needed! This class is free, and also open to Seniors 50 and up. Learn how to move your critical files, email accounts and how to use the web in this class. They will be … (10 comments)

cary nc: Beginning Skills I - 01/14/13 02:01 PM
This class formerly went by the Computing for Beginners, but it is now Beginning Skills I (for Windows 7). In this class you will learn how to use WordPad and Paint applications on computers that use the Windows 7 Operating system. Anyone with little to no experience with computers would greatly benefit from this class. If you sign up, then your own flash drive is required. You can bring one of your own or purchase one for $10 at the Front Desk. Classes are from 9:30am until noon or 1:30pm until 4pm (these are two separate classes you can sign up … (1 comments)

cary nc: SeniorNet at the Cary Senior Center - 01/08/13 09:57 AM
Cary Senior Center is offering a class to learn more about SeniorNet, where you can learn more about upcoming classes and different workshops at the center. SeniorNet is all about learning technology together, so come learn with us! The class will be held in classroom 302 on Thursday, January 10th at 1:30 pm. Also, this event is 100% free! We hope to see you at 120 Maury O'Dell Place this Thursday. For more information please call
(919) 469-4081.

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cary nc: Discover Cary - 01/07/13 10:50 AM
Hello my fellow Active Rain bloggers! For awhile I was posting some Cary localism from my blog site, 365 Things to do in Cary. However, I was hacked awhile back and have been unable to continue. I have been in luck though because it has given me the opportunity to start fresh in 2013 with a new blog site that lets me get out more information on the area, as well as not have to worry about posting every, single day! I would love it if you all checked out my new blog at discovercary.com. It is a work in progress, … (3 comments)

cary nc: Dog Obedience 101 - 01/07/13 10:45 AM

Robina Thornton would like you and your dog to team up and learn a few tricks of the trade together. Learn the importance you have as a leader, while teaching your dog his own self control. By the end of the classes he’ll be able to sit, down, come, stay, and walk on a loose leash. These six classes will take place at the Bond Park Community Center from January 9th through February 13th, every Wednesday from 7pm to 8pm. Cost for Cary residents is $125, nonresidents is $155. For more information, check out their website here.
Location: 150 Metro Park Dr
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cary nc: Trivia Question in NC - 01/07/13 08:52 AM
Brookdale Senior Living likes to send out trivia questions with prizes for seniors! This morning the questions asked was:
Be the first to respond to Cyndi with the correct answer and receive a $10 gas card!
In respect to “recovering from the holidays”, we are making this an easy one….
How many Brookdale communities are in the Raleigh/Durham Triangle area??
*Hint:  See below
 
Contact Cynthia at: CFreed@brookdaleliving.com

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