April 23, 2015

Weekend Roundup, April 24-26


Skip ahead:
Friday in Sanford/Lee County NC
  • Free Family Movie at Depot Park, 106 Charlotte Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    7p
    What: The Central Carolina Jaycees and Downtown Sanford present HOP in the park. Concessions will be available for purchase.
  • Wine Down at Dreams Cafe, 153 S Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    When:
    9p
    What: Relax from your week with drink specials and more.

Saturday in Sanford/Lee County NC
  • Yard Sale at 1122 Boykin Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    6a-12p
    What: Tha Team Motorcycle Club is hosting this yard sale to raise money for the community activities.
  • Sanford Farmer's Market at Depot Park, 106 Charlotte Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    9a-12p
    What: Shop for locally grown or handcrafted products. Payment can be credit, debit, and SNAP EBT.
  • Car Wash at East Lee Middle School, 1337 Broadway Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    9a-2p
    What: Help pay for a new outdoor basketball court by getting your car washed. There is a $5 minimum donation for exterior wash and an $8 minimum donation for an exterior wash plus interior vacuum.
  • SASL Cup Tournament at the Lions Club Fairgrounds, 507 N 7th St, Sanford NC
    When:
    9a-4p
    What: Formerly the Kangaroo Kup, the day will feature music, inflatables, concessions, and more. Soccer games will be going all day. The tournament is sponsored by Smith & Smith Orthodontics.
  • Earth Day Celebration at Raven Rock State Park, 3900 Raven Rock Rd, Lillington NC
    When:
    10a-3p
    What: Learn how to create arrowheads, visit with live birds, make crafts, drop off aluminum cans at FRARO's recycling truck, and more. Fun for the whole family!
  • Cruise-In at Brick City Grill, 120 Bank St, Sanford NC
    When:
    4-6p
    What: The cruise-in will feature muscle cars, race cars, motorcycles, and more. There will also be a 50/50 raffle.
  • Danger Zone Wrestling at Aberdeen Elementary, 503 N Sandhills Blvd, Aberdeen NC
    When:
    6-8p
    What: AIWF Danger Zone Wrestling will host this event. General admission is $8. Ring side admission is $10. Doors open at 6p and the event begins at 7p.
  • Ballet Performance Fundraiser at New Covenant Fellowship Church, 1305 Hulsey Rd, Carthage NC
    When:
    6:30-8p
    What: Masterworks Touring Company will perform. Tickets are $7 each. To purchase tickets in advance, send an email to yhickey1222@gmail.com.
  • Live Music at UnWINEd, 237 Center Grove Church Rd, Moncure NC
    When:
    7-9:30p
    What: Tommy Edwards will play bluegrass music.
  • Star Party at Jordan Lake, New Hill NC
    When:
    8:30p
    What: They’ll have telescopes and binoculars available, a planet walk, a constellation tour, and more. Meet at the Ebenezer Church Recreation Area.
  • Wine Down at Dreams Cafe, 153 S Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    When:
    9p
    What: Relax from your week with drink specials and more.
  • Live Music at Yesterday's Pub and Grill, 98 Amarillo Ln, Sanford NC
    When:
    9:30p
    What: The AKM Band will perform.

Sunday in Sanford/Lee County NC
  • Brick City Spring Fest in downtown Sanford
    When:
    8a-5p
    What: There is something for everyone: bounce houses, a rock climbing wall, food, crafts, music and more. The morning features the annual bike criterion as well as as a 5k Run/Walk, 10k Run, Kids Fun Run and Kids Bike Race.
  • Pet Portraits at Petsense, 2414 S Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    When:
    10am – 10pm
    What: Get a 30-minute portrait session and an 8x10 of one pose for $19.99 plus tax. Appointment times are limited and you must make a $10 deposit to hold your spot.
  • First Responders Appreciation at Grace Chapel Church, 2605 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Sanford NC
    When:
    11a
    What: Grace Chapel Church's Sunday service will have the theme "Honoring Our Heroes." Retired Raleigh Police Chief John Knox will be the guest speaker.
  • Yoga 101 Workshop at Tree of Life, 126 W. Main Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    3:30-5:30p
    What: This class is designed to provide you with the tools to work with precision to refine your poses. The class is ideal for beginners and anyone building personal precision and refining their asanas. The cost for drop-in $40.
  • Drive-In Fundraiser at St Luke UMC, 2916 Wicker St, Sanford NC
    When:
    5-6:30p
    What: The church's youth will provide car-side drive-in service for dinner. They'll have hamburgers, hot dogs, french fries, soft drinks, and floats. They also plan to have music playing in the parking lot.
  • Derwin Hinson Ministries at Cumnock Baptist Church, 477 Cumnock Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    6-7:30p
    What: Derwin plays ten live instruments combined with music and Christian humor. This will be a bluegrass and country gospel concert. A love offering will be taken. Everyone is invited.

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Social Buzz, April 23

Thursday's posts:
  • Go play cards at the Enrichment Center to help raise money for the Helping Fund, which assists low-income families in crisis situations. Card sessions will be from 2p to 5p and 7p to 9p ($4 per session). Call 919-776-0501 x 2201 if you’d like to play or donate.
  • We’re heading into another action-packed weekend. Get a jump on things by taking a look at the events calendar. It’s updated with all the info that’s been submitted!
  • Help raise money for Elizabeth AME Church’s roofing repairs at a Zumbathon at the Stevens Center tomorrow (6-8p). The event is for everyone ages 13+. Tickets are $20.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.

April 22, 2015

Social Buzz, April 22

Wednesday's posts:
  • Chick-Fil-A of Sanford is celebrating Earth Day today by giving kids a free cup of ice dream and themed toppings. Stop by from 12p to 2p or 5p to 7p to participate.
  • Tomorrow is opening day for Gross Farms’ produce barn for strawberry season. They’ll have picked strawberries available for purchase or you can pick your own.
  • The NC Science Festival is hosting a statewide star party on Saturday. Jordan Lake will participate with a star gazing session at Ebenezer Church Recreation Area (8:30p). They’ll have telescopes and binoculars available, a planet walk, a constellation tour, and more.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.

April 21, 2015

Social Buzz, April 21

Tuesday's highlights:
  • The next series of CCCC’s Manufacturing Academy is now open for registration. The classes are only open to 12 participants each, so don't put it off.
  • The Sanford Housing Authority’s Family Self Sufficiency coordinator is going door-to-door with flowers this Mother’s Day to share the program with families who could benefit from it. To help with the cost of the flowers, mail or drop off donations at 1000 Carthage Street, attn Karyn Engle.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.

April 20, 2015

Social Buzz, April 20

Monday's posts:
  • Mays Chapel Baptist Church’s revival is tonight and tomorrow night starting at 7p. The church is located at 24 Rosser Road in Bear Creek. Raychon McKoy will be the speaker and there will be music each night.
  • LiveStrong will meet at the Y tonight (5:30p). They’ll do a short workout and talk about the program. Any cancer survivor is welcome to attend at no cost. The program lasts 12 weeks.
  • Covenant Prep in Carthage is hosting an open house tomorrow night at New Covenant Fellowship Church (1305 Hulsey Road). The school is currently enrolling for the 2015-16 academic year. For details, contact covenantprep@hotmail.com or 201-417-0481.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.