July 30, 2015

Social Buzz, July 30

Thursday's posts:
  • There are a few spots left in the upcoming session of Leadership Sanford -- but you need to submit your application now. Registration closes on August 1.
  • The Temple Theatre is performing Shakespeare in the Park featuring The Tempest tonight through Sunday in Depot Park (7p). Admission is free.
  • Midnight Madness is this Friday night at Lee County High School (11p-1a). Go watch the football team’s first practice of the season. Admission is free.
  • Take your kids (up to kindergarten age) to Stepping Stones Children’s Center on Saturday for a special playdate (10a-12p). The kids can create an art project or explore the center while parents/caregivers learn more about the center.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.

July 29, 2015

Social Buzz, July 29

Wednesday's highlights:
  • Parks and Rec is still taking registrations for youth volleyball and football. Call 919-775-2107 x 4206 for information about volleyball, or 919-775-2107 x 4205 for more information about football.
  • Take the kids to Snakes Alive at Chatham Community Library on Friday (1p). They’ll get hands-on experience with approximately 20+ reptiles. Space is limited to 200 people. Call 919-545-8085 for more information.
  • Plan to “hike for your health” at Raven Rock on Thursday (9a). A park employee will lead this 6-mile hike on trails that can be hilly or flat and include steps. Call 910-893-4888 to get the meeting location.
  • Girls ages 8-11 are needed for the Jr. Pee Wee Cheer Squad for Sanford Sting. Beginners are welcome. Contact Nicole at 919-971-1803 or blessyourheartcustomdesigns@gmail.com for more information.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.

July 28, 2015

Social Buzz, July 28

Tuesday's posts:
  • Parks and Rec is currently taking registrations multiple programs, including dance, art, and Tiny Tots. For more information, call 919-775-2107 x 4207.
  • The Salvation Army of Lee County is showing “The Gospel of John” at the Lee County Arts and Community Center on Thursday (5:30-8p). Hot dogs, chips, and drinks will be served after the movie.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.

July 27, 2015

Social Buzz, July 27

Monday's posts:
  • Reminder: The ribbon cutting at Buffalo Wild Wings in the Shops at Cameron Place is this morning. Festivities begin at 9a.
  • Dress as your favorite minion for a Meet-and-Greet with the Minions at the McDonald’s on Horner Blvd tonight (5-8p). They’ll have crafts, a coloring contest, and more.
  • The Lee County Democratic Party will meet at 711 Carthage Street (6:30p). Democratic candidates for Sanford City Council will comment on their reasons for running for election, followed by a Q-and-A with attendees.
  • Children ages 6+ can paint a summertime crab at The Painted Petal either Tuesday, July 28 (9-10:15a) or on Saturday, August 8 (9-10a). Use the contact tab at this link to sign up.
  • Tomorrow night is Action Hero Night at Chick-Fil-A of Sanford (5-7p). Bring the kids dressed as their favorite superhero for crafts and photos with Super Cow.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.

July 24, 2015

Weekend Roundup, July 24-26



Skip ahead:
Friday in Sanford/Lee County NC
  • Live Music at Karma Boutique & Coffee Bar, 131 Wicker St, Sanford NC
    When:
    7-9p
    What: Don Cole and Britton Buchanan will perform.
  • Alice In Wonderland Jr at the Stewart Theatre, 114 N. Wilson Ave, Dunn NC
    When:
    7p
    What: The Harnett Regional Theatre's youth conservatory will stage this iconic play. Admission is $8.

Saturday in Sanford/Lee County NC

  • 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. The NC Extension Center's master gardeners will be at the market for a plant clinic. Bring problem plants in a baggie or container to be diagnosed.
  • Children’s Revival at First Apostolic Church, 315 S. Weatherspoon Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    9a-1p
    What: Anyone age 4+ can play games and have fun. The theme is Big Top Circus. Revival will be in the evening at 7p.
  • First Shots Seminar at Deep River Sporting Clays, 284 Cletus Hall Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    9:30a
    What: Learn about firearm safety and get the chance to fire a handgun for the first time. The cost is $20, which includes a gift bag with range products.
  • Anniversary Bra Boutique at Hair Designs, 1235 N. Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a-12p
    What: Get a bra fitting and learn about hosting an Essential Bodywear party. There will be food, door prizes and cash and carry items.
  • Christmas in July at the Carolina Artists’ Colony, 148 S. Moore St, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a-4p
    What: The shop will offer complimentary Christmas cookies and punch, a make-and-take art class, and specials all day. There will also be the chance to win a $25 gift certificate.
  • Peach Days of Summer at Millstone Creek Orchards, 506 Parks Crossroads Church Rd, Ramseur NC
    When:
    10a-4p
    What: Take the family for a peach celebration that includes prizes, free samples, and more. There’ll also be a kids’ fishing competition.
  • Earring Class at the Carolina Artists’ Colony, 148 S. Moore St, Sanford NC
    When:
    1-2p
    What: Renee Snell of Snell Design will lead a class in creating mixed metal earrings with glass beads. The class costs $25. You must RSVP at 919-776-3489.
  • Swimming at O.T. Sloan Pool, 1420 Bragg St, Sanford NC
    When:
    1-5p
    What: The pool is open on weekends only until June 10. 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.
  • Alice In Wonderland Jr at the Stewart Theatre, 114 N. Wilson Ave, Dunn NC
    When:
    7p
    What: The Harnett Regional Theatre's youth conservatory will stage this iconic play. Admission is $8.
  • Cruise-In at Brick City Grill, 120 Bank St, Sanford NC
    When:
    4-6p
    What: See muscle cars, new and old race cars, four-by-fours, customs trucks and street rods. They'll also have a 50/50 raffle, music, and more.
  • Rhett Walker Band at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    7p
    What: Grammy-nominated band will perform. Tickets are $15 at the door or $10/person for groups of 8+. For $25, you can attend a special meet-and-greet with the band and get special seating.
  • Live Music at UnWINEd, 237 Center Grove Church Rd, Moncure NC
    When:
    8-10:30p
    What: Rootzie will perform.
  • Live Music at The Smoke and Barrel, Sanford NC
    When:
    9p
    What: The Guilty Pleasures will perform.

Sunday in Sanford/Lee County NC

  • Peach Days of Summer at Millstone Creek Orchards, 506 Parks Crossroads Church Rd, Ramseur NC
    When:
    1-5p
    What: Take the family for a peach celebration that includes prizes, free samples, and more. There’ll also be a kids’ fishing competition.
  • Swimming at O.T. Sloan Pool, 1420 Bragg St, Sanford NC
    When:
    1-5p
    What: The pool is open on weekends only until June 10. 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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