August 20, 2014

Social Buzz, Aug 20

Wednesday's posts:
  • There’s another free Cub Trek for children ages 3-5 at San Lee Park today (10-11a). Call Jaime or Carrie at 919-776-6221 if you’re interested in attending.
  • Attention Deep River parents -- Brandon Harcum from the Lee County YMCA will be at your school tomorrow night for open house (4-6p). He needs a few more parents to sign their children up for the Y to be able to offer after-school transportation. Stop by his booth for details.
  • Make sure you head down to Depot Park tomorrow evening for the Function in the Junction concert series. RN5P will take the stage at 7p.
  • St Luke UMC has created a prayer labyrinth to the side of their church. The labyrinth is clearly marked and offers benches for those wishing to meditate. It is open to all.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.

August 19, 2014

Social Buzz, Aug 19

Tuesday's posts:
  • The Lee County Community Orchestra begins rehearsals for its 27th season tonight in the Band-Arts Building at Lee Senior (6:30-9p). Student and amateur musicians are invited to join them.
  • Fall registration for 4p classes is now open at Sanford Academy and classes begin on August 25. Classes starting at 5p or later have open enrollment year-round. Get details here.
  • Comedian Tim Kidd is at the Temple Theatre tonight (7p). Tickets are $10 and there’s a buy-one-get-one free offer for teachers.
  • CARA needs donations to help feed its cats. They’re asking for gift cards so they can buy cat food as needed. They also need bleach, laundry detergent, office paper, and office supplies.
  • The annual Kids Kloset fall/winter consignment sale opens to the public tomorrow (9:30a). You can shop at 9a if you bring 6 non-perishable food items.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.

August 18, 2014

Social Buzz, Aug 18

Monday's posts:
  • Registration for fall classes at Lee County Gymnastics runs this Wednesday through Friday (3-6p). Spaces go fast, so make sure you get there early.
  • New AAU football organization the Lee County Panthers is seeking donations for uniforms, transportation, and equipment. Contact Darnell Prince at 919-352-5041 if you can help.
  • A local woman needs practice hours for a hypnotherapy certification in weight management and smoking cessation. If you’re interested in a free session, send your name, phone number, and session preference to mykal@thekeyiswithinyou.com.
  • There are still a couple spots left for tomorrow’s Frozen day at Big Screen Beauty Salon (10a-2p). They’ll have face painting, the movie playing, and visits from Elsa and Anna. Call 919-777-9198 to make your child’s appointment.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.

August 15, 2014

Weekend Roundup, Aug 15-17

Skip ahead:
Friday in Sanford/Lee County NC
  • 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.

Saturday in Sanford/Lee County NC
  • Benefit Yard Sale at 608 Fields Drive, Sanford NC
    When:
    6a-12p
    What: Shop to support Tha Team Motorcycle Organization’s charity work.
  • Free Yard Sale at Christian Faith Ministries, 3110 Cameron Drive, Sanford NC
    When:
    7-11a
    What: Needy families can bring their children to get clothes and supplies for school. This event is for those who cannot afford to purchase clothes and school supplies for back-to-school.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.)
  • Goldston Cruz-In in downtown Goldston NC
    When:
    10a-3p
    What: View cars and trucks that are at least 25 years old.
  • Live Music at UnWINEd, 237 Center Grove Church Road, Moncure NC
    When:
    7:30-10p
    What: Matt Daniels 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.
  • PiYo Crash Course at Tree of Life, 126 W. Main Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    6p
    What: A beginner PiYo class that's perfect for those trying to lose weight. This is a 5-week course. Drop-in rate is $10 or you can pay $40 for all weeks.
  • 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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August 14, 2014

Social Buzz, Aug. 14

Thursday's posts:
  • Attend a ribbon cutting for OVM Financial with Mayor Chet Mann today at 129 Chatham Street. The celebration starts at 4p.
  • The Lee County PALTA Women’s League needs players with a 3.0+ ranking to play on Sunday afternoons (2-4p). The cost is $10 and regional travel is involved. Contact Dana at danawickeratkins@gmail.com for more information.
  • Make an appointment to get your kiddo’s hair cut at Big Screen Beauty Salon on Tuesday, Aug. 19 (10a-2p). They’ll have face painting and pictures with the characters from Frozen.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.