August 27, 2015

Weekend Roundup, Aug 28-30


Skip ahead:
Friday in Sanford/Lee County NC

Saturday in Sanford/Lee County NC
  • Run for Their Lives 5K/10K at Kiwanis Park, 1800 Wicker St, Sanford NC
    When:
    8a-noon
    What: Race through Kiwanis Park, the Greenway, and historic neighborhoods to raise money for CARA. Leashed/vaccinated dogs are allowed to run with their owners.
  • Moore County Community Flea Market at The Fair Barn, 200 Beulah Hill Rd S, Pinehurst NC
    When:
    8a-2p
    What: There will be 50+ vendors plus food, kid activities, and more. Admission is free.
  • 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. 
  • Sip & Shop Mimosa Morning at 2nd Glances, 137 Wicker St, Sanford NC
    When:
    11a
    What: Sip on mimosas while you shop. There will be a $50 gift certificate giveaway. Get 10% off your purchase if you bring a friend.
  • Swimming at O.T. Sloan Pool, 1420 Bragg St, Sanford NC
    When:
    1-5p
    What: Entry is $3 per person.
  • Paddle Boats & Kayaks at San Lee Park, 572 Pumping Station Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    1-6p
    What: Rent paddle boats for $3 per 30 minutes or kayaks for $5 per 30 minutes.
  • New Orleans Night at UnWINEd, 237 Center Grove Church Rd, Moncure NC
    When:
    7-10:30p
    What: Celebrate the rebirth of New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina with music, food, and more. The Bulltown Strutters will perform.
  • Campfire Night at Raven Rock, 3009 Raven Rock Rd, Lillington NC
    When:
    7:30p
    What: Enjoy legends, stories, and riddles around the park’s new fire ring while enjoying s’mores provided by the Friends of Raven Rock. Bring a chair to sit on as seating is limited. Meet behind the Visitor Center.
  • Live Music at The Smoke and Barrel, 120 S. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    8:30p
    What: Pump the Breaks will perform.

Sunday in Sanford/Lee County NC
  • Gospel Bruch at UnWINEd, 237 Center Grove Church Rd, Moncure NC
    When:
    1-4p
    What: The New Era Gospel Choir will perform. They’ll have breakfast and lunch items with a New Orleans theme.
  • Swimming at O.T. Sloan Pool, 1420 Bragg St, Sanford NC
    When:
    1-5p
    What: Entry is $3 per person.
  • Paddle Boats & Kayaks at San Lee Park, 572 Pumping Station Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    1-6p
    What: Rent paddle boats for $3 per 30 minutes or kayaks for $5 per 30 minutes.

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Social Buzz, Aug 27

Thursday's top posts:
  • Go enjoy the New Era Gospel Choir at UnWINEd on Sunday (1-4p). They’ll have breakfast and lunch items with a New Orleans theme.
  • New Hope Valley Railway’s annual Brew ‘n Choo is Saturday (3-10p). They’ll have craft beer, local wine, pizza, music, and more. Train rides are $12/adult, $11/senior, or $10/child.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.

August 26, 2015

Social Buzz, Aug 26

Wednesday's highlights:
  • Tomorrow is your last chance to attend Function at the Junction in Depot Park for the summer. Roger Hester & The High Country Men take the stage at 7p.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.

August 25, 2015

Social Buzz, Aug 25

Tuesday's posts:
  • Green Barry Lawn Care is hiring experienced lawn care workers. You must have a valid driver’s license and pass a criminal background check. Call 919-498-4683 for more information.
  • The Augustine Literacy Project is hosting an open meeting at St Thomas Episcopal Church on Thursday (7p). They welcome anyone interested in helping adults learn to read and write, or those with experience forming a literacy council. Contact Barbara at 919-777-4720 or sanford.augustine.literacy@gmail.com for more details.
  • NC Treasure Chest Ministries is looking for vendors for its Community Fall Fest scheduled for September 26 in Depot Park (12-5p). Booths are free if you donate an item for the silent auction. Details here.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.

August 24, 2015

Social Buzz, Aug 24


(Happy back-to-school for parents of traditional students!)

Monday's posts:
  • The Sanford Aquatics Club is seeking a dryland coach to teach arms, legs, shoulders, core, and aerobic. Candidates must be over age 18. Contact Ashley at 919-895-2081 with questions. Send resume to sacsqid.coach@gmail.com.
  • Gross Farms is hiring for the fall season, which lasts September 19-November 1. Candidates must be 16+ and be able to stand for extended periods. Apply here and tell them SocialSanford sent you.
  • Sanford Job Seekers meets each Wednesday at First Baptist Church for networking, job leads, and job support (8:30-10:30a). Use the Summit Drive entrance. Call 919-776-6137 for details.
  • The annual Boomer, Senior, and Caregiver Expo is this Wednesday at the Civic Center (10a-2:30p). There will be vendors, seminars, massages, health screenings, prizes, and much more. Admission is free.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.