Adult Programs

Your Health

MAKE IT u HEARING WELLNESS
Thursday, September 20, 7-8:30 pm
Victoria Western from Hearing On Call will discuss types of hearing loss, how to understand hearing test results and communication strategies for those with hearing loss. Free hearing screenings will be provided after the presentation.

Genealogy

PAYING IT FORWARD
Saturday, October 27, 1:30-3 pm
FamilySearch.org provides access to over 300,000 digital books, indices and images worldwide. But many of these records have not been indexed or transcribed. Maureen Brady will discuss the indexing program and services provided by their Family History Centers.

Discussion Groups

GREAT DECISIONS DISCUSSION
Thursdays, October 4, November 1, 6:30-8 pm

Exchange ideas about the foreign policy issues facing America, led by Professor Gary Midkiff. Participants must purchase a briefing book ($15; no refunds) and read a chapter prior to each meeting. This eight month series began in June but you can join the group at any time. Monthly descriptions available in our online calendar.

FILM DISCUSSION
Thursdays, 7-8:30 pm
Sept. 20: Doubt
Nov. 15: The Darkest Hour & Dunkirk

Watch the film(s) on your own before our discussion. We watch classic to current films that may have violence, language, sexual content, and/or subtitles.

CARY AREA WRITERS GROUP
Second Saturday of the month, 12-3 pm

Looking for a community to nurture your writing? Join the Cary Area Writers Group (CAWG).

BOOKS ON TAP: A 20s-30s BOOK CLUB
Tuesdays,  October 16, November 20, 7-8:30 pm

Meets at Cary Ale House Eat, drink, and talk shop about books with others in their 20s and 30s. If you’re interested in joining or to find out the current title, please email roberhauser@caryarealibrary.info.

ADULT BOOK DISCUSSION
Books are available each month at the Service Center.

Hooked on Books Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 am
September 26: The Lost Book of the Grail
October 24: Miller’s Valley
November 28: It Can’t Happen Here

Turning Pages Together, Thursdays, 7-8 pm
September 27: A Land More Kind Than Home
October 25: Miller’s Valley
November 29: Seven Days of Us

In The Know

5 MONEY QUESTIONS FOR WOMEN
Wednesday, October 3, 7-8 pm

Learn a process women can use to identify financial goals and set a strategy to reach them. Amber Luczak of Edward Jones discusses systematic investing and retirement plans.

History Lessons

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BASH! Wednesday, September 12, 7-8 pm
On December 3 the great state of Illinois will be 200 years old! Join Terry Lynch as he discusses everything from Illinois’ early years, historical happenings and famous Illinoisans.

10 IL DEFINING MOMENTS
Wednesday, November 14, 7-8:30 pm

Professor Gary Midkiff will cover events from all corners of the state and connect many of those events to national history.

WW2 “FLY GIRLS” Wednesday, November 7, 7-8 pm
Over 1100 women served their country during WWII as a member of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP). Join Rebecca Sutera Tulloch, a certified FAA pilot, as she tells the story of the WASP as only a pilot can.

Foodies

FALL HARVEST FAVORITES
Wednesday, Sept. 26, 6:30-8:30 pm

Chef Dave Esau brings his personality and cooking skills to teach us some of his great fall favorite recipes.

COOKING WITH SPIRITS
Monday, October 29, 7-8 pm

Spend a riotous evening with us as Chef Michael Niksic prepares some spirited fare using premium liquors. Expect something sweet, something savory and something special. Why riotous? He’ll be sharing some very tall but true kitchen tales from his colorful career.

For Fun

COSPLAY CONTEST
Saturday, October 13, 1-3 pm
All ages. Love cosplay or just want to test out your halloween costume? Either way, come join us for our first ever cosplay contest! Participants of all ages are welcome. The contest will have four age groups: Pre-K, Elementary, Teen, and Adult. Winners will receive a prize and be chosen by audience vote. Aside from the contest, we will also have activities and refreshments for participants to enjoy.

THE HAUNTING
Wednesday, October 24, 7-8 pm

William Pack’s ghost show is an interactive performance of spinetingling horror stories, true eerie history, and inexplicable supernatural occurrences. William simulates an authentic haunting experience and afterward you will be debating if what you saw was real or not.

TURKEY BINGO
Saturday, November 10, 11 am-12 pm or 1-2 pm

Come as a family to play Turkey Bingo! If you get a bingo, you will win part of your Thanksgiving dinner and yes one of the items is the turkey! Register for only one session. Enter your total group number with only one person’s name to represent the family. Limited to nine families for each session.

ROBOTICS

BUILD-A-ROBOT
Sunday, October 14, 1:30-4:30 pm

Friday, November 23, 1-4 pm
Ages 9-Adult. Work with a partner to build one of the LEGO EV3 robot models then download the model program to activate your robot. Adults not required, but this is a great chance for parents or grandparents to share a STEM activity with your child. Register for each class. Limited to 20.