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Fearrington Cares together with The Temple Theater invites you to our first “building campaign” fundraiser: Bada Bing, Bada Boom! Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Galloway Ridge Auditorium. DETAILS AND TICKETS HERE. Add the FUN to Fundraising!

The Fearrington Cares Center will be closed, Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day.

NCSU Mechanical Design Graduate Students Designing With Dignity ProjectNCSU graduate students in Mechanical Design worked with FC Elder Innovators for three months to evaluate their design projects. STUDENTS: Sara Weir, Ryan Bolick, Yetong Xie, and Yimiao Xu. LEADERS: Lee Anne and Bill McClaymont, ELDER INNOVATORS: Paula Easton, Gary Piontak, Diana Tasciotti, Jon Darling, Carl Angel, Dale Colson, Bob Colson, Cindy Kahler, & David Kahler. NOT PICTURED: John Tyrrell and Amy Nullman. (Unfortunately, this very wide image had to be cropped slightly to fit the frame.
Weekday Morning Movement ClassesMovement classes every weekday morning at the Fearrington Cares Center. See the Calendar tab for the classes and schedule.
Recent Fearrington Cares Health ExpoA recent Fearrington Cares Health Expo held at The Gathering Place featuring a room full of exhibitors of health products and demonstrations.
Fearrington Elder InnovatorsParticipants in the ELDER INNOVATORS led by Lee Anne McClymont (front row on left) on their tour of high-growth startups and an online community of doers that power the entrepreneurial startup engine with their creativity and productivity at American Underground (Durham) and HD Raleigh.
Fearrington Cares Volunteer Driver Providing Free Ride to ResidentOur dedicated corps of resident-volunteer drivers each scheduled for just two weeks/year.
October 2018 Parkinson's Fund Raiser Walk80 participants in 3rd annual village donation fundraiser for a cure for Parkinson’s Disease.
Community Residents Donated Food & Supplies for Hurricane Florence Relief Efforts185 residents donated 131 large boxes of cleaning supplies, bottled water, food, & personal items, together with $2,780 to the Red Cross and $1,315 to Salvation Army.
Matthew LeavittPresenting his wonderful nature photographs taken in the village and surrounding areas.
Ticks in the Landscape ProgramMalcolm Laner introducing Dr. Jennifer Platt, who presented the program.
Community Birthday LuncheonMusical entertainment during the 2018 Fearrington Cares Community Birthday Luncheon.
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Fearrington Cares together with The Temple Theater invites you to our first “building campaign” fundraiser: Bada Bing, Bada Boom! Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Galloway Ridge Auditorium. DETAILS AND TICKETS HERE.

The Fearrington Cares Center will be closed, Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day.

See our NEWS article on Fearrington Edge “Cutting the Cord….Are You Ready?” program held on April 09th and repeated on April 24th at The Gathering Place. If you attended and didn’t get a copy of the presentation slides before the supply on-hand was exhausted, you can use this link to review, download, and print the program slides for your convenience. 
  • Free Blood Pressure Checks during Nurse’s Hours Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to Noon at The Fearrington Cares Center.
Alcoholics Anonymous meeting each Wednesday morning at 10:00 a.m. at the Fearrington Cares Center.
  • For the Schedule for Free Computer Classes During May & June 2019 at the Pittsboro Community Library see our NEWS pages 
  • Don’t Wait!  Get the NEW Shingles Vaccination. See the short article on our NEWS page.
New Tuesday Movement Class – Tai Chi, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Gathering Place. A new class taught by May Su, an instructor with more than 20 years experience. Tai Chi embraces the mind, body, and spirit – Originating in ancient China, Tai Chi is one of the most effective exercises for the health of mind and body.
Join Our Movement Classes! Regular movement and stretches help keep you healthy. We provide classes for you every weekday from 11:30 a.m.—12:30 pm.  See this MOVEMENT CLASSES calendar for class descriptions and class schedules.
Hemp or Cannabis Based Products: Are They for You? Thursday, May 23, 1:30 p.m. at The Gathering Place. Cannabidiol (CBD) has exploded onto the scene recently. What is CBD? Is CBD a drug? Is it legal?  Han Su, PharmD, of 501 Pharmacy, will share information, answer questions and address your concerns about CBD.
Living with Chronic Conditions Support Group. If you are a resident living with a chronic illness or condition, consider attending this group to find support and inspiration. This facilitated group meets at 1:00 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month at The Fearrington Cares Center. The next meeting is on June 20th.
Volunteers Always Needed and Welcomed! Fearrington Cares can always use more volunteer drivers, handy people, computer jocks, and Fearrington Friends. If you have any interest in or questions about volunteering, please call the Center (919-542-6877).
  • Especially now that we are likely to experience strong spring thunderstorms with frequent intense lightning and possible high winds and even damaging hail, Duke Energy Progress encourages everyone to have a plan should another severe storm cause extended power outages. You can sign up for outage alerts by texting REG to 57801 or enroll online.

If you live in Fearrington Village and need a helping hand, Fearrington Cares is a network of volunteers, friends, and neighbors who are here to help at no cost to you!

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