July 24, 2014

Weekend Roundup, July 24-26

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Friday in Sanford/Lee County NC
  • Indoor Yard Sale at the Stevens Center, 1576 Kelly Drive, Sanford NC
    When:
    7a-5p
    What: Shop gently used items to benefit the center.
  • Free Tour of Piedmont Biofuels, Lorax Lane, Pittsboro NC
    When:
    10a
    What: Take a tour of the biodiesel plant. Tours are rain or shine, and begin promptly. No need to call in advance. Tours are not preempted by holidays.
  • Flow Circus at the Chatham Community Library, 197 Hwy 87 N, Pittsboro NC
    When:
    1-2p
    What: Paul Miller will entertain children with juggling, magic, balloon sculpting, and more.
  • Youth Theatre Production at Stewart Theatre, 114 N. Wilson Avenue, Dunn NC
    When:
    7p
    What: Harnett Regional Theatre’s summer youth conservatory will perform The Little Mermaid, Jr. Admission is $8.

Saturday in Sanford/Lee County NC
  • Indoor Yard Sale at the Stevens Center, 1576 Kelly Drive, Sanford NC
    When:
    7a-12p
    What: Shop gently used items to benefit the center.
  • Benefit Car Wash at 1019 Bragg Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    7am until…
    What: Youth from Mas Que Vencedores A/G will wash cars for a donation. There will also be a bake sale and yard sale. Profits will allow the youth to attend a retreat.
  • Yoga Monkeys at Tree of Life Piyo, 126 W. Main Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    8a
    What: Weekly 30-minute classes for children. The drop-in fee is $5/class but a bulk rate is available.
  • Produce Market at Broken Plow Farm, 1851 Avents Ferry Road, Sanford NC
    When:
    8a-12p
    What: The farm will have radishes, squash, zucchini, lettuce, swiss chard, kale and eggs available for purchase.
  • Sanford Farmers' Market, Depot Park, Charlotte Avenue, Sanford NC
    When:
    9a-12p
    What: Fitness classes, entertainment, kids' activities, cooking demonstrations, along with fresh produce and more.
  • Football Camp at the Lee County Arts Center, 507 N. Steele Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    9a-12p
    What: NC Central football players will work with children ages 9-16. The cost is $25 for one child or $35 for two. Call 919-842-8154 for information.
  • Free: Historical Hike at Raven Rock State Park, Raven Rock Road, Lillington NC
    When:
    10a
    What: A park ranger will lead a 2.5-mile, 2-hour hike to discover the park’s natural history. Meet at the picnic shelter. Wear comfortable shoes and bring your own water.
  • Free: Hummingbird Day at Big Bloomers Flower Farm, 275 Pressly Foushee Road, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a-2p
    What: Expert Susan Campbell will capture, band, and release hummingbirds. She will also share tips for attracting and keeping hummingbirds in your yard.
  • Swimming at OT Sloan Pool, Bragg Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    1-5p
    What: The cost is $3 per person. (Weather permitting.)
  • Paddle Boats and Kayaks at San Lee Park, 572 Pumping Station Road, Sanford NC
    When:
    1-6p
    What: Rent paddle boats for $3/half hour or kayaks for $5/half hour. Call 919-776-6221 for more details. (Weather permitting.)
  • Youth Theatre Production at Stewart Theatre, 114 N. Wilson Avenue, Dunn NC
    When:
    2p
    What: Harnett Regional Theatre’s summer youth conservatory will perform The Little Mermaid, Jr. Admission is $8.
  • Live Music at UnWINEd, 237 Center Grove Church Road, Moncure NC
    When:
    7:30-10p
    What: Gregory Blaine will perform.

Sunday in Sanford/Lee County NC
  • Free Piedmont Biofuels Tours at Lorax Lane, Pittsboro NC
    When: 1-2p
    What: Take a tour of the biodiesel plant. No need to call in advance. Tours are not preempted by holidays or inclement weather.
  • Power Flow PiYo at Tree of Life, 126 W. Main Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    6p
    What: A fusion style of PiYo that incorporates dynamic balance, strength and functional training, and athleticism. Drop-in rate is $10.
  • 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, July 24

SocialSanford Summer Camp Guide 2014
Thursday's updates:
  • Starting July 25, Walmart will offer teachers a 10% discount on classroom supplies. If your shop is offering a special teacher discount, please post details here so we can support our local businesses, too!
  • Here’s another football camp for children ages 9-16. The cost is $25 and it will run from 9am to 12pm on Saturday.
  • Thursday means another Function at the Junction summer concert in Depot Park. This week’s band is Jus’ Right Bluegrass and they’ll take the stage at 7p.
  • Haven in Lee County is in immediate need of twin mattress covers for their 29 beds. Call them at 919-774-8923 if you can help.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.

July 23, 2014

Social Buzz, July 23

SocialSanford Summer Camp Guide 2014
Wednesday's posts:
  • Preschoolers ages 3-5 and their guardians can take a free Cub Trek at San Lee Park today (10-11a). Call Jaime or Carrie at 919-776-6221 to let them know you’re coming.
  • Deep River Sporting Clays is hosting two concealed carry classes. One will be this Saturday and the other will be Tuesday, July 29. Both start at 8a and cost $90. Guns will be available to rent and ammunition will be available for purchase. Call the Pro Shop at 919-774-7080 to register.
  • Jelly Beans Frozen Yogurt is offering parents 20% off their total purchase all day tomorrow. That’s a great reason to take the kids for frozen yogurt.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.

July 22, 2014

Social Buzz, July 22

SocialSanford Summer Camp Guide 2014
Tuesday's updates:
  • Carolina Animal Rescue & Adoption needs cleaning supplies like paper towels, bleach, laundry detergent, trash bags, and toilet paper. They also need office paper and milkbone dog treats. Donate what you can!
  • The NC Treasure Chest Ministry is trying to line up volunteers and donations for its free community Thanksgiving meal. If you can help, let them know ASAP at 919- 777-9222.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.

July 21, 2014

Social Buzz, July 21

SocialSanford Summer Camp Guide 2014
Monday's posts:
  • Women ages 17-25 are invited to an empowerment night at the McSwain Center on July 24 (5-8p) featuring Ayanna Hamilton. Transportation can be provided.
  • Greg Fishel will visit the Chatham Community Library tomorrow for the summer reading program’s science day (11a-12p). Contact the library at 919-545-8085 for more information.
  • The exchange student program needs hosts for the 2014-15 year. If you’re interested, contact Emily Rollin at e.rollin@international-experience.net or 269-625-4662 for information or to volunteer your home.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.