October 30, 2014

Social Buzz, Oct 30

Thursday's posts:
  • Petsense is hosting an adoption event on Saturday featuring pets from multiple rescues along with the Rogue Rollergirls (9a-5p). Dogs can get a free nail trim (9a-3p) and low-cost vaccines (12:30-2p).
  • Ready to think about Christmas? The Christmas Tree Patch is. You can go Saturday to pick out and tag a tree (9a-6p). They accept debit cards and will deliver it for a fee.
  • Brick Capital CDC is offering a two-night course on home ownership next week (Nov. 4 and Nov. 6). The cost is $25/person or $35/couple. Register by Nov. 2 at 919-775-2300.
  • Spend a Saturday hiking at Camp Agape on November 8 (8:30a-5p). A $25 donation gets you breakfast, lunch, and a guided hike on the camps 15 trail loops. For details or to register, call 919-552-9421 or aceed@agapekurebeach.org.
  • We have a slew of fun events for tonight and this weekend in our Halloween/Fall Festival Guide, including a Punkin’ Chunkin’ Picnic complete with free roasted hot dogs and marshmallows. What are you most looking forward to?
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.

October 29, 2014

Social Buzz, Oct 29

Wednesday's posts:
  • Go meet local candidates before the Thursday performance of Dracula at the Temple Theatre (6p). The show will begin at 7p and tickets are $23/adult and $13/student or child.
  • The Peace Coalition is hosting a Prayer Vigil at Depot Park on Thursday (6:30p). The vigil is to stop gun violence. The public is invited.
  • The annual Shared Abundance benefit dinner is this Sunday at the VFW on Webb Street (12-3p). For $15 you’ll get homemade soup, salad, bread, and your own pottery bowl to take home.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.

October 28, 2014

Social Buzz, Oct 28

Tuesday's posts:
  • Deep River Sporting Clays is offering one-day concealed carry classes on Saturday, Nov. 1 and Sunday, Nov. 9. Classes cost $90. Register at 919-774-7080.
  • The Aspect Foundation is looking for families to host international high school students (ages 15-18). Host families provide room, board, and a loving home environment. Contact Sandy at 919-770-2330 for more information.
  • This Friday will be our last giveaway for the fall Gross Farms season. I will also re-draw any unclaimed tickets. Make sure you enter -- and make sure you check back to see if you’ve won!

    Past Winners
    -- Ashley Barnes
    -- Andrea Profio Sloan
    -- Chanel Simpson
    -- Laura Barra Curtis
    -- Adam James
  • M. Lassiter Photography is giving away a photo session if the page reaches 500 likes by Friday. To win, you must like the page. Tell your friends so the giveaway threshold is met.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.

October 27, 2014

Social Buzz, Oct 27

Monday's posts:
  • Clay Aiken, candidate for the 2nd Congressional District, will hold a town hall meeting tonight at the Arts Center on Steele Street. The meeting begins at 7p.
  • San Lee Park is hosting a Nature Day on Nov. 4, which is a teacher work day. Space is limited. Register ASAP.
  • Go see Carlos Mencia at the Temple Theatre this Wednesday (7:30p). Tickets are $27 and can be purchased at 919-774-4155 or online.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.

October 23, 2014

Weekend Roundup, Oct 24-26

Skip ahead:
Friday in Sanford/Lee County NC

  • Party in Pink Zumba Fundraiser at St Luke UMC, 2916 Wicker Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    5:30-8p
    What: Join Sanford's Zumba instructors for a night of Zumba to raise money for breast cancer research. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door.
  • Movie Night at the Boys & Girls Club, 1414 Bragg St, Sanford NC
    When:
    6:30-8:30p
    What: Take the kids or drop them off for a movie night. Admission is $5, which includes popcorn and a drink. You do not have to be a member to participate.
  • Open Gym at Sanford Academy, 2731 Lee Avenue, Sanford NC
    When:
    7-10p
    What: $7 an hour or $15 for the whole night.
  • Live Music at Saltydog House Concerts, Cameron NC
    When:
    7:30p
    What: Jeff Miller will perform. Contact rob120m@aol.com or 919-353-1278 for directions and to RSVP. Admission is a suggested $15 donation.
  • Dracula at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    8p
    What: Mainstage tickets are $23 for adults and $13 for children and students. Discounted tickets are available for active-duty military, Lee County teachers, and groups.

Saturday in Sanford/Lee County NC

  • Flapjack Fundraiser at Applebee’s, 1325 Plaza Blvd, Sanford NC
    When:
    7:30a
    What: Tickets are $8 and will benefit victims of domestic violence. Event is hosted by MOM Ministries and NCOD.
  • Synergy Bluegrass Concert in Depot Park, 106 Charlotte Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    6-10p
    What: Buchanan's Music presents this concert honoring the late Greg Corbett and featuring Eddie Ingram and Bryon Morris, with other incredible grassers. Bring lawn chairs and coolers.
  • Live Music at UnWINEd, 237 Center Grove Church Rd, Moncure NC
    When:
    7-9:30p
    What: Rhonda Robichaux and Danny Addabbo will perform.
  • Second Chance Prom at the Civic Center, 1801 Nash Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    7:30-11p
    What: he evening will feature music, dancing, auctions, 50/50 drawings, king and queen crownings, refreshments and desserts. The evening’s attire is dressy, but that ranges from tuxes and gowns to “church clothes” to a suit and cocktail dress and even retro prom outfits for some. Tickets are $30 per person or $50 per couple.
  • Dracula at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    8p
    What: Mainstage tickets are $23 for adults and $13 for children and students. Discounted tickets are available for active-duty military, Lee County teachers, and groups.
Sunday in Sanford/Lee County NC

  • Dracula at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    2p
    What: Mainstage tickets are $23 for adults and $13 for children and students. Discounted tickets are available for active-duty military, Lee County teachers, and groups.
  • 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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