October 23, 2014

Weekend Roundup, Oct 24-26

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Friday in Sanford/Lee County NC

  • Party in Pink Zumba Fundraiser at St Luke UMC, 2916 Wicker Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    5:30-8p
    What: Join Sanford's Zumba instructors for a night of Zumba to raise money for breast cancer research. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door.
  • Movie Night at the Boys & Girls Club, 1414 Bragg St, Sanford NC
    When:
    6:30-8:30p
    What: Take the kids or drop them off for a movie night. Admission is $5, which includes popcorn and a drink. You do not have to be a member to participate.
  • Open Gym at Sanford Academy, 2731 Lee Avenue, Sanford NC
    When:
    7-10p
    What: $7 an hour or $15 for the whole night.
  • Live Music at Saltydog House Concerts, Cameron NC
    When:
    7:30p
    What: Jeff Miller will perform. Contact rob120m@aol.com or 919-353-1278 for directions and to RSVP. Admission is a suggested $15 donation.
  • Dracula at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    8p
    What: Mainstage tickets are $23 for adults and $13 for children and students. Discounted tickets are available for active-duty military, Lee County teachers, and groups.

Saturday in Sanford/Lee County NC

  • Flapjack Fundraiser at Applebee’s, 1325 Plaza Blvd, Sanford NC
    When:
    7:30a
    What: Tickets are $8 and will benefit victims of domestic violence. Event is hosted by MOM Ministries and NCOD.
  • Synergy Bluegrass Concert in Depot Park, 106 Charlotte Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    6-10p
    What: Buchanan's Music presents this concert honoring the late Greg Corbett and featuring Eddie Ingram and Bryon Morris, with other incredible grassers. Bring lawn chairs and coolers.
  • Live Music at UnWINEd, 237 Center Grove Church Rd, Moncure NC
    When:
    7-9:30p
    What: Rhonda Robichaux and Danny Addabbo will perform.
  • Second Chance Prom at the Civic Center, 1801 Nash Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    7:30-11p
    What: he evening will feature music, dancing, auctions, 50/50 drawings, king and queen crownings, refreshments and desserts. The evening’s attire is dressy, but that ranges from tuxes and gowns to “church clothes” to a suit and cocktail dress and even retro prom outfits for some. Tickets are $30 per person or $50 per couple.
  • Dracula at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    8p
    What: Mainstage tickets are $23 for adults and $13 for children and students. Discounted tickets are available for active-duty military, Lee County teachers, and groups.
Sunday in Sanford/Lee County NC

  • Dracula at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    2p
    What: Mainstage tickets are $23 for adults and $13 for children and students. Discounted tickets are available for active-duty military, Lee County teachers, and groups.
  • Restorative Yoga at Tree of Life, 126 W. Main Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    7:15p
    What: Practice poses using props to help relax your body and quiet your mind. The drop-in rate is $10.

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Social Buzz, Oct 23

Thursday's posts:
  • Plan to have spaghetti for dinner at St Luke UMC tonight to support their preschool program (5-7p). Tickets are $7 and you can also bid on silent auction items.
  • The annual free Brush & Palette Club Art Show is going on through Saturday (10a-6p). It is at the Hales Center on McIver Street across from Yarborough’s.
  • Lee County NAACP’s annual Freedom Fund Banquet featuring Gregory Nash is at Ron's Barn tomorrow night (6:30-8:30p). Tickets are $25 each and can be purchased at the door.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.

October 22, 2014

Social Buzz, Oct 22

Wednesday's posts:
  • ICES is looking for someone to host a Czech boy attending high school. It can be a single, couple, or family with siblings. He can go to Lee County or Southern Lee. The group needs someone willing to parent a teenager and offer a bed and meals. He has full insurance and his own spending money. Please call Mike McGraw at 919-352-2496 or e-mail mmcgraw@trioniaq.com for more information.
  • Take the kids or drop them off for a movie night at the Boys & Girls Club on Friday (6:30-8:30p). Admission is $5, which includes popcorn and a drink. You do not have to be a member to participate.
  • Head out to Depot Park on Saturday for a special Synergy Bluegrass Concert presented by Buchanan’s Music (6-10p). The concert is free and open to all.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.

October 21, 2014

Social Buzz, Oct 21

Tuesday's post:
  • Take your children ages 6+ to paint a fall scarecrow at The Painted Petal (9-10:15a). Classes are $20/child. Click over to claim your spot.
  • The Hampton Inn is hiring a part-time breakfast host and front desk employee. Stop by the hotel for an application.
  • Petsense is hosting a pet costume contest on their page. Enter by October 27 at midnight to win a $100 gift certificate. Click over for full details.
  • Thinking ahead to Christmas photos? Photography By Renee is now booking 20-minute sessions of up to 5 people for $50. Message the page to reserve your spot.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.

October 20, 2014

Social Buzz, Oct 20

Monday's posts:
  • Go meet members of and learn about EnvironmentaLEE at the Enrichment Center tonight (6:30p). Meeting topics include air quality testing and fracking.
  • Take kids for Upward basketball or cheerleading registration and evaluation tonight (grades 1-5) and tomorrow (grades 6-12) at First Baptist Church. Stop by between 6p and 8p.
  • Don’t forget about Read for the Record tomorrow at the Arts Center (10a). Kids will hear a Max and Ruby story and then have a birthday party.
  • There will be a voter information session at the Old Lee County Courthouse on Wednesday (6:30p). A rep from the Lee County Board of Elections will be on-hand to answer questions about voting laws and voters’ rights.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.