September 18, 2014

Weekend Roundup, Sept 19-21

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Friday in Sanford/Lee County NC
  • Meat Truckload Sale at Piggly Wiggly, 2412 S Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    When:
    9a-7p
    What: In addition to deep discounts on bulk meat, the Stevens Center will be serving hot dogs and chips from the big Piggly Wiggly Grill from 10 to 6 each day.
  • Sidewalk Sale and Freebie Friday at Karma Boutique, 137 Wicker Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a-5p
    What: Shop discounted items and get something for free.
  • Book Sale at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a-6p
    What: The Friends of Library will host their annual book sale.
  • Live Music at UnWINEd, 237 Center Grove Church Rd, Moncure NC
    When:
    7-9:30p
    When: Joshua Jones will perform blues and tunes.
  • Oklahoma! at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    8pm
    What: Tickets are $23 for adults and $13 for children and students.

Saturday in Sanford/Lee County NC
  • Concealed Carry Class at Deep River Sporting Clays, 284 Cletus Hall Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    8a-5p
    What: Cost for the class is $90. Deep River offers handguns you can rent for the class. To register, call The Pro Shop at 919-774-7080.
  • 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.
  • Free: Exercise in Depot Park, 106 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    9-9:45a
    What: Go try free yoga in Depot Park. This event is in conjunction with the Sanford Farmers’ Market.
  • Meat Truckload Sale at Piggly Wiggly, 2412 S Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    When:
    9a-7p
    What: In addition to deep discounts on bulk meat, the Stevens Center will be serving hot dogs and chips from the big Piggly Wiggly Grill from 10 to 6 each day.
  • Kids Revival at Sanford Church of God, 2105 Pathway Drive, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a
    What: There will be a special service followed by a hot dog lunch, inflatables, and pony rides. Call 919-776-2123 for more information.
  • Book Sale at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a-12p
    What: The Friends of Library will host their annual book sale.
  • Fall Kick Off for Girl Scouts of Lee County in Depot Park, 106 Charlotte Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a-1p
    What: Learn more about Girl Scouting. Area troops will represent different countries from around the world with food samples, crafts, and music.
  • Fall Festival in downtown Lillington NC
    When:
    10a-4p
    What: The event features vendors selling food, arts, crafts, jewelry and more along with music throughout the day and activities for children. The event is free for the public.
  • Frozen Party at Jelly Beans Frozen Yogurt, 1558 N Carolina 87, Cameron NC
    When:
    12-8:30p
    What: Characters from Frozen will be in the shop. They'll also serve Frozen Hot Chocolate. Go dressed in Frozen attire and receive 20% off your purchase.
  • Frozen Sing-a-Long at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    1p
    What: Go sing along with the hit movie for a suggested $7 donation. They'll also have Anna & Elsa there in costume for pictures, as well as some special, themed activities and concessions items available.
  • 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.)
  • Memphis Belle B-17 Bomber at Raleigh Exec Jetport, 700 Rod Sullivan Lane, Sanford NC
    When:
    3-5p
    What: Take a free ground tour of the Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress, which was featured in the movie "Memphis Belle." Paid flights are available in the morning for $450.
  • Oklahoma! at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    8pm
    What: Tickets are $23 for adults and $13 for children and students.
Sunday in Sanford/Lee County NC
  • Meat Truckload Sale at Piggly Wiggly, 2412 S Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    When:
    9a-7p
    What: In addition to deep discounts on bulk meat, the Stevens Center will be serving hot dogs and chips from the big Piggly Wiggly Grill from 10 to 6 each day.
  • Frozen Party at Jelly Beans Frozen Yogurt, 1558 N Carolina 87, Cameron NC
    When:
    12-8:30p
    What: Characters from Frozen will be in the shop. They'll also serve Frozen Hot Chocolate. Go dressed in Frozen attire and receive 20% off your purchase.
  • 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.
  • Oklahoma! at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    2pm
    What: Tickets are $23 for adults and $13 for children and students.
  • Memphis Belle B-17 Bomber at Raleigh Exec Jetport, 700 Rod Sullivan Lane, Sanford NC
    When:
    3-5p
    What: Take a free ground tour of the Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress, which was featured in the movie "Memphis Belle." Paid flights are available in the morning for $450.
  • Blessing of the Animals at Trinity Lutheran Church,
    When:
    5p
    What: Bring your pets for a special blessing. Everyone is invited. The service will be in the Scout Hut behind the church.
  • See You at the Pole Rally at Crossroads Church, 107 Milton Ave, Broadway NC
    When:
    5-8p
    What: Enjoy an evening of worship featuring a live band, speakers, and more.
  • Gospel Sing at Hunt Springs Baptist Church, 1557 St. Andrews Church Road, Sanford NC
    When:
    6p
    What: The Pioneers will perform.
  • 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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September 17, 2014

Social Buzz, Sept 18

Thursday's posts:
  • Shop the Friends of the Library book sale at the Lee County Library on Hawkins Avenue. Sale hours are today and tomorrow (10a-6p) and Saturday (10a-12p).
  • Buy lunch and dinner from Jonesboro UMC today (11a-6p). You can buy a chicken tender plate for $7 that includes fresh (not frozen) chicken.
  • Support the CCCC’s cats and dogs by eating at Sweet Frog tonight. A portion of each sale will be donated to the college’s Vet Med program.
  • The Lee Christian Booster Club is hosting its first golf tournament on Sunday at the Sanford Municipal Golf Course (12:30-6:30p). Players and sponsors are still needed. Contact Teshia at 919-721-0214 for details.
  • Learn more about Lee County Girl Scouts at their fall kickoff in Depot Park on Saturday (10a-1p). Area troops will represent different countries from around the world with food samples, crafts, and music.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.

Social Buzz, Sept 17

Wednesday's posts:
  • Families interested in Boy Scouts can learn more at one of these locations tomorrow (7p): Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints, First Baptist Church, St Luke UMC, and Shallow Well United Church of Christ. You can also call 910-986-3929.
  • Sanford BPW is hosting AM Buzz at the Chamber of Commerce tomorrow morning (7:30-9a). Get coffee, breakfast, and door prizes while doing some networking. Bring a few dollars if you want to participate in a raffle.
  • Parks & Rec is offering an adult ballet/conditioning class at the Ingram Center on Globe Street starting Monday, Sept. 22 (6:30-7:30p) and running 8 weeks. The cost is $36. Contact Brandi Phillips at bphillips@leecountync.gov or 919-775-2107 x4207 or stop by the office to register.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.

September 16, 2014

Social Buzz, Sept 16

Tuesday's posts:
  • Hobby Lobby is holding interviews today and tomorrow at the Holiday Inn Express for new store temporary setup help with the opportunity to be hired part- or full-time. Apply from 9a-5pm. The store is expected to open October 10.
  • The Temple Theatre is hosting a Frozen singalong on Saturday for a suggested $7 donation to benefit its youth education programs (1p). You can also sign up for intercession and 4-week workshops.
  • Deep River Sporting Clays is hosting a concealed carry class on Saturday (8a). The cost is $90. Call their shop at 919-774-7080 to register.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.

September 15, 2014

Social Buzz, Sept 15

Monday's posts:
  • Fall means another Gross Farms giveaway! We’re giving away one family 4-pack every Friday through the end of October. To enter: like, comment, and share. Also make sure you like the farm’s page for more chances to win.
  • Miriam at Buchanan’s Music has openings for violin, piano, and voice lessons. Call the store at 919-775-2422 for more information or to book a session.
  • Lee County Schools’ superintendent Andy Bryan will hold a meet-and-greet and listening session at SanLee Middle’s media center tonight (5:30p). Another session will be held at East Lee on Thursday.
  • Piggly Wiggly of Sanford is hosting another meat truckload sale starting tomorrow (9a-7p). Shop deep discounts on bulk meat and buy lunch or dinner from the grill to benefit the Stevens Center.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.