November 20, 2014

Weekend Roundup, Nov 21-23

Skip ahead:
Friday in Sanford/Lee County NC
  • Benefit Plate Sale at Northview Optimist Park, 3401 Hawkins Avenue, Sanford NC
    When:
    11a-9p
    What: Buy a barbeque plate for $8 to benefit the family of Payton Lawson, a local child who died earlier this month.
  • Reception at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Avenue, Sanford NC
    When:
    3-5p
    What: A reception honoring Michael Matochik for his 30+ years of service to the library. Reception will be hosted by the Friends of the Lee County Library and the library’s Board of Trustees.
  • Pajama Party at Chick-Fil-A of Sanford,
    When:
    5-7:30p
    What: Have breakfast for dinner, play games, and meet the Cow in his PJs.
  • Turkey Shoot at Northview Optimist Park, 3401 Hawkins Avenue, Sanford NC
    When:
    6:30p
    What: The shoot will feature concessions and lighted fields.

Saturday in Sanford/Lee County NC
  • Christmas Festival at Turner's Chapel Church, 1344 Colon Road, Sanford NC
    When:
    8a-2p
    What: Vendors will have handmade crafts, baked goods, and crafts. Hot dogs and drinks will be available for purchase. Attendees could win a door prize.
  • American Girl Day at Northview Christian Church, 3301 Hawkins Avenue, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a-1p
    What: Children can learn about American Girl doll Kaya and her Native American heritage. They'll make a craft and bake a treat. The cost is $40.
  • Christmas Open House at the Carolina Artists' Colony, 148 S Moore Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a-4p
    What: Get in some holiday shopping while enjoying warm mulled cider and munching on Christmas cookies. The first 25 customers will receive a free pair of handcrafted earrings donated by Desiree's Designs. You can also register to win a $25 gift certificate to the Colony, or a Videri Chocolate Bar.
  • Christmas Open House in Cameron NC
    When:
    10a-5p
    What: Downtown Cameron's antique shops will host sales and refreshments.
  • Pop-Up Boutique at 1812 Riddle Road, Sanford NC
    When:
    12-4p
    What: Shop from Lularoe clothing to benefit the NC Treasure Chest Ministry.
  • Trail Work Day at Raven Rock, 3009 Raven Rock Road, Lillington NC
    When:
    1p
    What: Adults and children ages 12+ can help along the Raven Rock Loop Trail. Wear clothing appropriate for outdoor work and bring work gloves, water, and snacks. Meet at the picnic shelter.
  • A Frozen Fairytale at Sandhills Community College Auditorium, 3395 Airport Road, Pinehurst NC
    When:
    1p and 6:30p
    What: The Carolina Performing Arts Center will present their version of Frozen through dance. Tickets are $15/adult and $10/child ages 10 and under.
  • Turkey Shoot at Northview Optimist Park, 3401 Hawkins Avenue, Sanford NC
    When:
    6:30p
    What: The shoot will feature concessions and lighted fields.
  • Live Music at UnWINEd, 237 Center Grove Church Road, Moncure NC
    When:
    7-9:30p
    What: Cee Rodriguez will perform.

Sunday in Sanford/Lee County NC
  • Christmas Open House in Cameron NC
    When:
    1-5p
    What: Downtown Cameron's antique shops will host sales and refreshments.
  • 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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Social Buzz, Nov 20

Thursday's posts:
  • Black Belt Leadership Academy is hiring for part-time office work in the afternoons/evenings. Contact Jeremy at 919-777-6913 or blackbeltleadership@hotmail.com for more information or to apply.
  • Communities In Schools of Lee County’s BackPack Pals needs the following for the Christmas holiday: peanut butter, mac and cheese, large cans of "chef boyardee" type meals, and family size cereal. Call 919-718-5426 for drop-off details.
  • Floretta Imports is hosting another wreath-making class on Tuesday (7-9p). Stop by the store or call them at 919-775-5803 to register.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.

November 19, 2014

Social Buzz, Nov 19

Wednesday's posts:
  • Looking to donate your child’s outgrown socks or outerwear (coats, scarves, gloves, etc)? Communities in Schools of Lee County will take them. They especially need items for middle school students.
  • Get up early for networking and breakfast at AM Buzz tomorrow (7:30a). This month’s host is Sanford Health & Rehab on Farrell Road.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.

November 18, 2014

Social Buzz, Nov 18

Tuesday's posts:
  • Plan to get lunch or dinner (or both) from the Plates for Payton plate sale at the Northview Optimist Ballpark on Friday (11a-9p). Plates are $8 each and they offer deliver for orders of 6 or more.
  • The NC Treasure Chest Ministry still needs donations to help provide Christmas for local children. You can mail a monetary donation or drop off new, unwrapped toys at one of these locations in Sanford:
    ● Atlantic Truck and Tire, 1523 S Horner Blvd
    ● Charlotte Holt Allstate, 2817 S Horner Blvd
    ● All Digital Printing, 354 Wilson Rd
    ● Southern Jewelers, 143 S Steele St
    ● Honda Suzuki of Sanford, 3128 S Horner Blvd
  • The Sanford Area Photography Club will meet at the Enrichment Center on Thursday (6p). Anyone interested in photography is welcome to attend.
  • Team Greg invites you to take your kiddos or pets to get their photos taken with Santa on Sunday, Dec. 14 at Brick City Primary Care (11a-5p). The event will benefit Greg Deck, a local police officer who recently had a kidney transplant.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.

November 17, 2014

Social Buzz, Nov 17

Monday's highlights:
  • Lee County Say No To Fracking will hold a protest before tonight’s Board of Commissioners’ meeting, where the Duke Coal Ash plans will be discussed. The BOC meeting starts at 5:45p.
  • We’re working on this year’s Santa Sightings guide. If you have a Santa event planned that you haven’t submitted, now’s the time! Post it in the comments or send it via email to kelly@socialsanford.com.
  • There are several opportunities for story time this week. They are:
    ● Tuesday at Chick-Fil-A of Sanford for children of all ages (10a).
    ● Tuesday at the Broadway Library for preschoolers and toddlers (10a).
    ● Wednesday at the Lee County Library for toddlers (10a).
    ● Thursday at the Lee County Library for preschoolers (11a).
  • Adults and children ages 12+ can help at a trail work day along the Raven Rock Loop Trail this Saturday. Wear clothing appropriate for outdoor work and bring work gloves, water, and snacks. Meet at the picnic shelter at 1p.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.