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County Meath, Ireland – Cary’s Sister City

County Meath

Cary, NC — The Sister Cities Association of Cary will host their second annual Ceilidh, an evening of Irish music and dance, on April 10, 2015 at the Cary Arts Center. In anticipation of the event, I spoke with Micheàl Lynch, a current Cary resident who was born and raised in County Meath, Ireland–one of Cary’s sister cities. Read more

The Citizen Diplomacy Summit: Building Cultural Bridges

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The summit encourages participants to talk about what they have in common.

Cary, NC — The Sister Cities Association of Cary is hosting its 6th annual Citizen Diplomacy Summit on Thursday, September 11, 2014, at the Cary Theater, located Downtown.

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Cary Children’s Day Festival 2013


Story from staff reports. Photo by Steven Mileham.

Cary, NC – The annual Children’s Day  Festival of Cary is being held this year at Sertoma Amphitheatre in Bond Park on Saturday, April 20, 2013. Read more

Diplomacy Starts at Home

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Cary, NC – How much do you know about the different cultures that call Cary home?  Cary’s Sister Cities Association aims to bring cultures together at their fifth annual Citizen Diplomacy Dinner this Thursday. Read more

Friday: Taste the Beaujolais in Cary

Story and photo contributed by Barbara Shepherd, president of the Sister Cities of Cary.

Cary, NC- It’s fall, the leaves are turning and that can only mean one thing:  It’s time to enjoy some wine and tasty French hors d’ouevres with the Sister Cities of Cary. Read more

The Week the Irish Came to Town

Cary, NC – Ever wonder what Sister Cities of Cary does? Well, last week, it was economic development, hosting a business delegation from County Meath, Ireland. The following is an account of the week from Sister Cities Treasurer Ian Henshaw. Read more

Weekend Calendar: Potatoes, Hawks and a Rodeo

Lindsey Chester edits the CaryCitizen Calendar of Events. Photo by Susy Morris.

Cary, NC – Summer lull is over, citizens! Get ready for the autumn’s first big harvest of weekend events on the CaryCitizen Calendar. Read more

Oyez! Oyez! – Cary Town Crier Visits for Lazy Daze

Story by Barbara Shepard, President of Sister Cities of Cary. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC- Cary’s official Town Crier is coming to town to help kick off Lazy Daze.  What, you didn’t know that Cary has a Town Crier?  Thanks to the Sister Cities of Cary Association‘s relationship with Markham, Canada, we do. He’ll be here this week for three special events. Read more

Cary Native Wins Fulbright Award

Story and photo by Joan Conwell.

Cary, NC – When she was at Martin Middle School, Cary native Leslie Willis discovered a love of travel through her grandmother, whose photo books, adventure stories, and spur of the moment trips captivated her. A decade later, she has been awarded a 2013 Fulbright grant to teach English in Malaysia. Read more

Culinary Exchange Brings French Students To Cary

Story and photo by Barbara Shepherd of The Sister Cities Association

Cary, NC – Where do culinary students from Le Touquet, France come to work and study their craft?  If you answered “Cary and the Triangle,” you would be right.  Yes, culinary students from France, right here in Cary! You can sample their work on April 26 at Page-Walker in Cary. Read more