Community Events Newsletter

Events



State of the Town Address
Monday, March 6, 6:30 pm
Town Hall, 401 Old Honeycutt Road
Join us for the State of the Town address on Mon., Mar. 6th from 6:30-7:00 pm at #FuquayVarina Town Hall, 401 Old Honeycutt Road. See a short video and hear comments from Mayor Byrne!

Land Use Plan Public Meeting
Thursday, March 9, 5:30-7:30 pm
Sponsored by:  Town of Fuquay-Varina Planning
Town Hall, 401 Old Honeycutt Road
Join us at Town Hall on Thursday, March 9th from 5:30-7:30 pm for an opportunity to learn more about the 2035 Community Land Use Plan.  At the informal drop-in, see the Land Use Plan in its final stage of the development process, ask questions and participate in this very important plan that will help guide development of the Town’s use of land for years to come. 

Retail Coalition Meeting
Monday, March 27, 10 - 11:00 am
Sponsored by:  Fuquay-Varina Police
Fuquay-Varina Police Department, 114 N. Main Street
The meeting is designed to share information between the police department and retail establishments to curtail larceny and fraud related crimes in our Town. The FVPD Retail Coalition Group meets monthly at the Fuquay-Varina Police Department in the FVPD Training Room. 

Easter Egg Hunt
Sponsored by:  Town of Fuquay-Varina
Saturday, April 8, 10 am
South Park, 900 S. Main Street, Fuquay-Varina, NC

The Easter Bunny hops into town a week early on Saturday, April 8 bringing thousands of eggs to South Park in Fuquay-Varina for the Town’s annual Easter Egg Hunt.  Grab a basket or bag and plan to bring the kids (ages 10 and under) for what has become a wonderful Fuquay-Varina tradition.  This free event begins at 10:00 am. The Easter Bunny is eager to pose with kids, so make sure to bring a camera.  
Follow Me 2 Fuquay-Varina Concert Series
Featuring Jim Quick & Coastline Band
Sponsored by:  Town of Fuquay-Varina
Thursday, April 13, 6:30-9:30 pm
Centennial Square, 102 N. Main Street, Fuquay-Varina, NC

The FM2FV concert series returns this Spring with a dash more cool tunes & local brews.  Now in its 3rd year, this free concert series perfectly blends music, energy and local flavor to make for great times in downtown Fuquay-Varina.  No coolers or pets please.  Here’s the spring line-up:

April 29 – Jim Quick & Coastline 
April 27 – Band of Oz
May 11 – Hip Pocket

Teen Day Fuquay
Sponsored by:  Town of Fuquay-Varina
Organized by:  Fuquay-Varina Police
Saturday, April 29, 11 am – 3 pm
South Park, 900 S. Main Street, Fuquay-Varina, NC  

Teen Day Fuquay, an alcohol and distracted driving awareness program, offers young people the opportunity to experience the realities of mixing alcohol and texting with driving in a controlled situation and see the impact of drunk driving on real families by watching a simulated rescue.  The goal is for pre-teens and teens to gain hands-on experience and learn the facts on April 29 that will help them make wiser choices about driving and keep their lives full of endless possibilities.  

The event is free!  Pizza will be served around 1 pm.  Lots of prizes!  The first 250 teens to complete the Drive Wise Course will received a free t-shirt!  www.teendayfuquay.com  


Meetings

Date Meeting Place
Thurs., Mar. 2, 5:30-7:30 pm Community Transportation Plan Public Meeting Public Service Center
Mon., Mar. 6, 6:30 pm State of the Town Address Town Hall
Mon., Mar. 6, 7:00 pm Town Board Town Hall
Thurs., Mar. 9, 5:30-7:30 pm Land Use Plan Public Meeting Town Hall
Mon., Mar. 13, 7 pm Board of Adjustment Meeting Town Hall
Mon., Mar. 20, 7 pm Planning Board Meeting Town Hall
Tues., Mar. 21, 7 pm Town Board Meeting Town Hall

Around Town - Others Ways to Support Your Community



Fuquay-Varina Museum Tours
Sponsored by: Friends of the Museum
Monday, 10 am - 1 pm and Wednesday, 10 am – 4 pm
131 Fuquay Avenue

The museums are a true treasure! If you haven’t visited, make a point to visit them!

Fuquay-Varina Library
133 S. Fuquay Avenue
M-F open 10 am – 9 pm, Sat: 10 am – 6 pm

Learn more about programming for the month.

Fuquay-Varina Arts Council Programming
Learn about concerts, performances.

Getting Ready for Kindergarten Program
Every Thursday from 9:30-11;30 am - October 13, 2016-May 18, 2017
Fuquay Varina UMC,100 S Judd Parkway SE, Fuquay Varina 27526
Project Enlightenment is still accepting applications for their Getting Ready for Kindergarten Program. This FREE program is for children who will be entering kindergarten next fall and are not attending childcare or preschool. This program is open to families who live in Wake County, have limited family income and have a child who was 4 by August 31, 2016. For more information call 919-664-7789.