Category Archives: Social Buzz

Social Buzz, Oct 16-20

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This week’s Social Buzz is sponsored by Sanford Health & Rehab on Farrell Road. Go learn more about their services on October 19!

Remember to check back during the week and watch the SocialSanford Facebook page for events or updates that weren’t submitted in time for the Social Buzz. Specifically, use the hashtags #socialsanfordjobs and #socialsanfordgiveaways on Facebook for job/giveaway updates.


Things to do in Sanford/Lee County this week:

Skip ahead: TuesdayWednesdayThursday – Friday

Monday

Tuesday

  • NC Museum of Natural Sciences at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    4-5p
    What: The museum will present “Tools of the Scientific Trade.” Registration is free but is limited to 40 participants. The program is suitable for chldren ages 7+ with the supervision of an adult. For more information or to register, call 919-718-4665 x5484 or x5485.
  • Spirit Night at Biscuitville, 2053 S. Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    When:
    5-8p
    What: Have breakfast after dark in support of J. Glenn Edwards. A portion of the night’s sales will be donated to the school.
  • Spirit Night at Zaxby’s, 3220 NC 87S, Sanford NC
    When:
    5-8p
    What: Zaxby’s will donate a portion of the night’s sales to Lee Early College.
  • “Encounter…” at St Stephen Catholic Church, 901 N. Franklin Dr, Sanford NC
    When:
    6:30p
    What: “Encounter: A Conversation about Including and Respecting All People” is open to the public and will feature guests and leaders from the community. All are welcome. The church will offer free refreshments and a drawing for prizes.
  • Central Carolina Toastmasters at CCCC-Harnett, 1075 E Cornelius Harnett Blvd, Lillington NC
    When:
    6:30-7:30p
    What: This is a special meeting. Improve your communication and leadership skills. Guests are always welcome. Meetings start and end on time, so arrive early.

Wednesday

  • Story Time at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a
    What: Librarians Delisa and Sheneeta will partner with the Lee County Partnership for Children to read Quackers for Read for the Record.
  • Parkinson’s Disease Support Group at the Lee County Enrichment Center, 1615 S. Third St, Sanford NC
    When:
    10:30a
    What: This group is for patients and their caregivers. All are welcome. The group meets on the third Wednesday of each month.

Thursday

  • AM Buzz at the Buggy Factory, 115 Chatham St, Sanford NC
    When:
    7:30-9a
    What: This month’s morning networking event is sponsored by Morgan Stanley-Autumn Yamamura. A light breakfast is provided. There is no cost to attend, but you’ll want to bring cash to purchase tickets for door prizes.
  • Thursday Hike at Raven Rock State Park, 3009 Raven Rock Rd, Lillington NC
    When:
    9a
    What: Join park staff every week to hike 3-6 miles on trails that can be flat, hilly and include steps. Plan to stop during the hike to observe wildlife, enjoy environmental educational moments, and listen to the natural world. For ages 12 and up. Call the visitor center at 910-893-4888 x0 for additional information and meeting location.
  • MOPS Meeting at Central Baptist Temple, 1411 Fire Tower Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a-12p
    What: The church is hosting its first Mothers of Preschoolers group. The topic is “free indeed.” They’ll have coffee and donuts followed by a craft. The group is open to mothers with children of all ages.
  • Story Time at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    11a
    What: Librarians Delisa and Sheneeta will partner with the Lee County Partnership for Children to read Quackers for Read for the Record.
  • ‘Clue’ at the Temple Theater, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    2p
    What: See the iconic whodunnit musical for $27/adult or $15/student/senior citizen. The audience will get involved in solving the crime!
  • Read for the Record at Maple Avenue Park, 305 Maple Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    3:30-4:30p
    What: The Lee County Partnership for Children will read the book Quackers as part of Read for the Record, the world’s largest shared reading experience.
  • Community Meet & Mingle at Sanford Health & Rehab, 2701 Farrell Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    4:30-6:30p
    What: Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, beer, and wine at a special afternoon networking and meetup event.

Friday

  • Quilt Show at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center, 1801 Nash St, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a-5p
    What: Presented by the Hearts and Hands ECA Quilters’ Guild, the quilt show will feature more than 100 quilts, as well as vendors, raffles, door prizes, handmade items, and more. Admission is $6. Children under age 12 are admitted free.
  • ‘Clue’ at the Temple Theater, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    2p and 8p
    What: See the iconic whodunnit musical for $27/adult or $15/student/senior citizen. The audience will get involved in solving the crime!
  • Lights of Halloween at Broken Plow Farm, 1851 Avents Ferry Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    6:30-9p
    What: The farm will offer a 30-minute hay ride with lighted displayed and a special light show at the end. Tickets are $9 for ages 2+. Cash only.
  • Shaggers’ Social at the VFW, 1500 Webb St, Sanford NC
    When:
    7-10p
    What: The Sanford Area Society of Shaggers (SASS) will hold their monthly social. The event will feature DJ Kitty Earles.
  • Family Movie at Aberdeen Town Lake, 301 Lake Park Crossing, Aberdeen NC
    When:
    7:15p
    What: Aberdeen Parks & Rec will show Lego Batman. There is no cost to attend. Concessions will be available for purchase.

Events submitted after Sunday night will be added to the SocialSanford Events Calendar and/or SocialSanford’s Facebook Events.

Social Buzz, Oct 9-13

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This week’s Social Buzz is sponsored by Sanford Health & Rehab on Farrell Road. Go learn more about their services on October 19!

Remember to check back during the week and watch the SocialSanford Facebook page for events or updates that weren’t submitted in time for the Social Buzz. Specifically, use the hashtags #socialsanfordjobs and #socialsanfordgiveaways on Facebook for job/giveaway updates.


Things to do in Sanford/Lee County this week:

Skip ahead: TuesdayWednesdayThursday – Friday

Monday

Tuesday

  • Central Carolina Toastmasters at CCCC-Harnett, 1075 E Cornelius Harnett Blvd, Lillington NC
    When:
    6:30-7:30p
    What: This is a special meeting. Improve your communication and leadership skills. Guests are always welcome. Meetings start and end on time, so arrive early.
  • Author Meet & Greet at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    6:30p
    What: Meet Valerie Simpson, author of ‘A Resume of a Desperate Woman, and Other Writings.” Simpson will read an excerpt from the book and be available afterward for questions and book signings.

Wednesday

  • Parkinson’s Disease Support Group at the Lee County Enrichment Center, 1615 S. Third St, Sanford NC
    When:
    10:30a
    What: This group is for patients and their caregivers. All are welcome. The group meets on the third Wednesday of each month.
  • Joint Pain Seminar at Central Carolina Hospital, 1135 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    5:30-6:30p
    What: Learn more about joint pain and joint replacement surgery. Professional golfer Fred Funk will be the guest speaker. Call 888-787-9537 to register.
  • Trivia Night at Libations, 139 Chatham St, Sanford NC
    When:
    6-7:30p
    What: Libations hosts a trivia night every other Wednesday. The winning team will get $50 towards their bar tab.

Thursday

  • Thursday Hike at Raven Rock State Park, 3009 Raven Rock Rd, Lillington NC
    When:
    9a
    What: Join park staff every week to hike 3-6 miles on trails that can be flat, hilly and include steps. Plan to stop during the hike to observe wildlife, enjoy environmental educational moments, and listen to the natural world. For ages 12 and up. Call the visitor center at 910-893-4888 x0 for additional information and meeting location.
  • Story Time at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    11a
    What: Librarians Delisa and Sheneeta will offer stories, crafts, and games for preschoolers. The Sanford Fire Department will be onhand to talk about fire safety.
  • German Speakers Group at Elizabeth’s Pizza, 1009 Spring Ln (Riverbirch), Sanford NC
    When:
    5:30p
    What: All German speakers are welcome. There is no agenda, just conversation. Contact Tamara Lewis at tplewis@windstream.net for more information.

Friday

  • Lights of Halloween at Broken Plow Farm, 1851 Avents Ferry Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    6:30-9p
    What: The farm will offer a 30-minute hay ride with lighted displayed and a special light show at the end. Tickets are $9 for ages 2+. Cash only.
  • Shaggers’ Social at the VFW, 1500 Webb St, Sanford NC
    When:
    7-10p
    What: The Sanford Area Society of Shaggers (SASS) will hold their monthly social. The event will feature DJ Kitty Earles.
  • ‘The Cost of Living’ at the ArtStudio, 102 S. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    8p
    What: The Cost of Living is a one-act play based on letters and interviews with 25 Anchorage, AK breast cancer survivors. Tickets are $25 each and all proceeds from the event will be shared between Central Carolina Hospital Auxiliary Cancer Care Fund and the Lee County Highway To Healing Fund.

Events submitted after Sunday night will be added to the SocialSanford Events Calendar and/or SocialSanford’s Facebook Events.

Social Buzz, Oct 2-6

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Remember to check back during the week and watch the SocialSanford Facebook page for events or updates that weren’t submitted in time for the Social Buzz. Specifically, use the hashtags #socialsanfordjobs and #socialsanfordgiveaways on Facebook for job/giveaway updates.


Things to do in Sanford/Lee County this week:

Skip ahead: TuesdayWednesdayThursday – Friday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

  • Thursday Hike at Raven Rock State Park, 3009 Raven Rock Rd, Lillington NC
    When:
    9a
    What: Join park staff every week to hike 3-6 miles on trails that can be flat, hilly and include steps. Plan to stop during the hike to observe wildlife, enjoy environmental educational moments, and listen to the natural world. For ages 12 and up. Call the visitor center at 910-893-4888 x0 for additional information and meeting location.

Friday

  • Fountain at Depot Park, 106 Charlotte Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a-5p
    What: The fountain will run at specific times each day. The hours are 10-11a, 12-1p, 2-3p, and 4-5p.
  • Lights of Halloween at Broken Plow Farm, 1851 Avents Ferry Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    6:30-9p
    What: The farm will offer a 30-minute hay ride with lighted displayed and a special light show at the end. Tickets are $9 for ages 2+. Cash only.

Events submitted after Sunday night will be added to the SocialSanford Events Calendar and/or SocialSanford’s Facebook Events.

Social Buzz, Sept 25-29

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Remember to check back during the week and watch the SocialSanford Facebook page for events or updates that weren’t submitted in time for the Social Buzz. Specifically, use the hashtags #socialsanfordjobs and #socialsanfordgiveaways on Facebook for job/giveaway updates.


Things to do in Sanford/Lee County this week:

Skip ahead: TuesdayWednesdayThursday – Friday

Monday

  • Pints & Poses at Libations, 139 Chatham St, Sanford NC
    When:
    6p
    What: Sally Houston will lead a one-hour yoga class. The cost is $10 and includes a glass of wine or your choice of beer. Call 919-292-1629 to reserve your spot.

Tuesday

  • Head of Class Award Ceremony at the Dennis Wicker Civic Center, 1801 Nash St, Sanford NC
    When: 10a
    What: The Lee County Education Foundation will present the 2017 Head of Class Project Award to Greenwood Elementary School. The public is encouraged to attend.
  • Fundraiser at Zaxby’s, 3220 Hwy 87S, Sanford NC
    When: 5-8p
    What: The restaurant will donate 10% of the night’s sales to Barbecue Presbyterian Church’s youth. There will also be donation jars. All donations and proceeds will benefit the Harnett County Buddy Backpack program.
  • Spirit Night at Chick-Fil-A, 3224 NC Hwy 87S, Sanford NC
    When: 5-8p
    What: A portion of dine-in and drive-thru sales will be donated to San Lee Middle School. You must tell your cashier that you are there to support the school.
  • Pumpkin Painting for 2 at Chick-Fil-A, 3224 Hwy 87S, Sanford NC
    When: 6-8p
    What: Team up with a friend, coworker, or family member to paint two pumpkin canvases with The Painted Petal. The cost is $25, which includes both canvases and guided instruction.
  • Lee County Genealogical & Historical Society Meeting at Jonesboro UMC, 407 W. Main St, Sanford NC
    When: 7p
    What: This is the Society’s monthly meeting. The topic will be “The History of Olde Jonesboro as told by Jimmy Haire.” The meeting is open to the public and guests are welcome.

Wednesday

  • Story Time at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a
    What: Librarians Delisa and Sheneeta will offer stories, crafts, and games for toddlers. This week’s theme is “Autumn.”
  • Job Fair at First Baptist Church, 202 Summitt Dr, Sanford NC
    When: 10a-1p
    What: This free event will bring together local employers, training providers, service providers, and resource agencies. It is sponsored by NCWorks Career Center, First Baptist Church, and the Salvation Army.
  • Trivia Night at Libations, 139 Chatham St, Sanford NC
    When: 6-7:30p
    What: Libations hosts a trivia night every other Wednesday. The winning team will get $50 towards their bar tab.

Thursday

  • Thursday Hike at Raven Rock State Park, 3009 Raven Rock Rd, Lillington NC
    When:
    9a
    What: Join park staff every week to hike 3-6 miles on trails that can be flat, hilly and include steps. Plan to stop during the hike to observe wildlife, enjoy environmental educational moments, and listen to the natural world. For ages 12 and up. Call the visitor center at 910-893-4888 x0 for additional information and meeting location.
  • Story Time at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    11a
    What: Librarians Delisa and Sheneeta will offer stories, crafts, and games for preschoolers. This week’s theme is “Autumn.”
  • DACA Renewal Clinic at Jonesboro UMC, 407 W. Main St, Sanford NC
    When: 12-8p
    What: El Refugio is offering a free renewal clinic to help people who are eligible to renew their DACA status. People whose DACA status expires between September 5, 2017 and March 5, 2018 must file a renewal application by October 5, 2017, to be considered.

Friday

  • Fountain at Depot Park, 106 Charlotte Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a-5p
    What: The fountain will run at specific times each day. The hours are 10-11a, 12-1p, 2-3p, and 4-5p.
  • J. Fletcher Rosser Day at St Luke UMC, 2916 Wicker St, Sanford NC
    When: 11a-2p and 5-7p
    What: Buy a barbecue plate that includes slaw, potatoes, and hushpuppies for $8 to benefit the Bread Basket. You must preorder by noon on September 26 to qualify for delivery.
  • Free ACES Program at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center, 1801 Nash St, Sanford NC
    When: 1-2p
    What: CCCC will host poet and Mount Olive University Assistant Professor of English, Lenard Moore, for a presentation, poetry reading, and Q&A entitled “B.A.M.: Black Arts Movement.” Book signing available as well.
  • Footloose at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    2p and 7:30p
    What: Youth and adult actors will stage the 80s hit. Tickets are $27/adult and $15/child or senior.
  • Latin Night at Aye Toro, 3064 S. Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    When: 10p-2a
    What: DJ Kriz will play salsa, merengue, bachata, house, and more. Ladies get in free. All others pay $5. You must be 21 to enter, and there is a dress code.

Events submitted after Sunday night will be added to the SocialSanford Events Calendar and/or SocialSanford’s Facebook Events.

Social Buzz, Sept 18-22

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Remember to check back during the week and watch the SocialSanford Facebook page for events or updates that weren’t submitted in time for the Social Buzz. Specifically, use the hashtags #socialsanfordjobs and #socialsanfordgiveaways on Facebook for job/giveaway updates.


Things to do in Sanford/Lee County this week:

Skip ahead: TuesdayWednesdayThursday – Friday

Monday

Tuesday

  • Ladies Night at Deep River Sporting Clays, 284 Cletus Hall Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    5-7p
    What: Women are invited to practice, hone their skills, network, and learn. Novices are welcome. The cost is $15, which includes refreshments. Call 919-774-7080 to register.
  • Life Planning Seminar at Davison’s Steaks, 1724 Westover Dr, Sanford NC
    When:
    6-8p
    What: Miller-Boles Funeral Home will host this informational program which will be followed by a complimentary dinner. The topic will be the importance of pre-need funeral planning. You must register at 919-775-3434.

Wednesday

  • Sanford Jobseekers at First Baptist Church, 202 Summit Dr, Sanford NC
    When:
    8:30-10:30a
    What: Join a group of like-minded job seekers who want to support one another during transition. Everyone is welcome. Call 919-776-6137 for more information.
  • Story Time at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a
    What: Librarians Delisa and Sheneeta will offer stories, crafts, and games for toddlers. This week’s theme is “Family.”

Thursday

  • AM Buzz at the Hawkins House, 112 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    7:30-9a
    What: Network over breakfast with business leaders and Chamber members. The event is hosted by the Sanford Business and Professional Women’s Club. There is no cost to attend, but bring cash to take advantage of the pay to play opportunities.
  • Thursday Hike at Raven Rock State Park, 3009 Raven Rock Rd, Lillington NC
    When:
    9a
    What: Join park staff every week to hike 3-6 miles on trails that can be flat, hilly and include steps. Plan to stop during the hike to observe wildlife, enjoy environmental educational moments, and listen to the natural world. For ages 12 and up. Call the visitor center at 910-893-4888 x0 for additional information and meeting location.
  • Story Time at the Broadway Library, 206 S. Main St, Broadway NC
    When:
    10a
    What: Librarian Sheneeta will offer stories, crafts, and games for toddlers and preschoolers. This week’s theme is “Family.”
  • Story Time at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    11a
    What: Librarians Delisa and Sheneeta will offer stories, crafts, and games for preschoolers. This week’s theme is “Family.”
  • Preview Book Sale at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    5-8p
    What: Purchase books and DVDs to benefit the local library. This is a preview sale for members, but anyone can join at the door for $5. The sale is hosted by the Friends of the Lee County Library.

Friday

  • Annual Book Sale at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    9a-5p
    What: Purchase books and DVDs to benefit the local library. The sale is hosted by the Friends of the Lee County Library. You can join for $5.
  • Fountain at Depot Park, 106 Charlotte Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a-5p
    What: The fountain will run at specific times each day. The hours are 10-11a, 12-1p, 2-3p, and 4-5p.
  • Footloose at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    2p and 7:30p
    What: Youth and adult actors will stage the 80s hit. Tickets are $27/adult and $15/child or senior.
  • Sip & Shop Happy Hour at 2nd Glances, 137 Wicker St, Sanford NC
    When: 5:30-7:30p
    What: Sip on wine and snack on cheese and chocolates while shopping for the clothes and jewelry. The first 10 people will get 50% off their jewelry purchase.

Events submitted after Sunday night will be added to the SocialSanford Events Calendar and/or SocialSanford’s Facebook Events.

Social Buzz, Sept 11-15

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Remember to check back during the week and watch the SocialSanford Facebook page for events or updates that weren’t submitted in time for the Social Buzz. Specifically, use the hashtags #socialsanfordjobs and #socialsanfordgiveaways on Facebook for job/giveaway updates.


Things to do in Sanford/Lee County this week:

Skip ahead: TuesdayWednesdayThursday – Friday

Monday

Tuesday

  • Free ACES Program at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center, 1801 Nash St, Sanford NC
    When:
    1-2p
    What: CCCC’s Academic & Cultural Enrichment Series (ACES) will host sociologist and retired UNC-Pembroke professor, Dr. Stanley Knick Graham, for a presentation and Q&A entitled “Contemporary Issues Facing Native Americans.” All are invited.
  • Ladies Night at Deep River Sporting Clays, 284 Cletus Hall Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    5-7p
    What: Women are invited to practice, hone their skills, network, and learn. Novices are welcome. The cost is $15, which includes refreshments. Call 919-774-7080 to register.

Wednesday

  • Sanford Jobseekers at First Baptist Church, 202 Summit Dr, Sanford NC
    When:
    8:30-10:30a
    What: Join a group of like-minded job seekers who want to support one another during transition. Everyone is welcome. Call 919-776-6137 for more information.
  • Story Time at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a
    What: Librarians Delisa and Sheneeta will offer stories, crafts, and games for toddlers. This week’s theme is “All About Me.”
  • Trivia Night at Libations, 139 Chatham St, Sanford NC
    When: 6-7:30p
    What: Libations hosts a trivia night every other Wednesday. The winning team will get $50 towards their bar tab.

Thursday

  • Thursday Hike at Raven Rock State Park, 3009 Raven Rock Rd, Lillington NC
    When:
    9a
    What: Join park staff every week to hike 3-6 miles on trails that can be flat, hilly and include steps. Plan to stop during the hike to observe wildlife, enjoy environmental educational moments, and listen to the natural world. For ages 12 and up. Call the visitor center at 910-893-4888 x0 for additional information and meeting location.
  • Story Time at the Broadway Library, 206 S. Main St, Broadway NC
    When:
    10a
    What: Librarian Sheneeta will offer stories, crafts, and games for toddlers and preschoolers. This week’s theme is “All About Me.”
  • Story Time at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    11a
    What: Librarians Delisa and Sheneeta will offer stories, crafts, and games for preschoolers. This week’s theme is “All About Me.”
  • Story Time at the Lee Regional Fair, N. 5th St, Sanford NC
    When:
    9:30a
    What: The Coalition for Families invites preschoolers and families to attend the fair for free. They’ll offer story time, songs, and limited rides (10-11a).
  • German Speakers Group at Yamato Japanese Steak House, 2610 S. Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    When:
    5:30p
    What: All German speakers are welcome. There is no agenda, just great conversation. Contact Tamara Lewis at tplewis@windstream.net for more information.
  • Fall Open House at CCCC, 1105 Kelly Dr, Sanford NC
    When:
    6-7:30p
    What: Learn more about the Health Technologies and Cosmetic Arts programs. Dental programs will be highlighted at the Dental Center.
  • Free Symphony Concert at Westover Park, 267 Bonanza Dr, Fayetteville NC
    When:
    6:30p
    What: Select Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra musicians will perform dixieland jazz. Bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit on. No pets or alcohol are allowed in the park. Some food trucks will be on site. In the case of inclement weather, the concert will be moved indoors to the Westover Recreation Center, but not cancelled.

Friday

  • Free Family Movie at Aberdeen Lake Park, 301 Lake Park Crossing, Aberdeen NC
    When:
    7:45p
    What: Bring blankets or chairs to watch Moana by the lake. Small concessions will be available for purchase. In case of rain, the movie will play on Sept 16.

Events submitted after Sunday night will be added to the SocialSanford Events Calendar and/or SocialSanford’s Facebook Events.

Social Buzz, Aug 28-Sept 1

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Remember to check back during the week and watch the SocialSanford Facebook page for events or updates that weren’t submitted in time for the Social Buzz. Specifically, use the hashtags #socialsanfordjobs and #socialsanfordgiveaways on Facebook for job/giveaway updates.


Things to do in Sanford/Lee County this week:

Skip ahead: TuesdayWednesdayThursday – Friday

Monday

  • Sale at Central Carolina Hospital, 1135 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    9a-7p
    What: The CCH Auxiliary will host a masquerade, jewelry, and accessories sale in the front lobby. The sale will benefit the Aux’s projects.

Tuesday

  • Sale at Central Carolina Hospital, 1135 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When: 7a-3p
    What: The CCH Auxiliary will host a masquerade, jewelry, and accessories sale in the front lobby. The sale will benefit the Aux’s projects.
  • Fall Hiring Event at Chick-Fil-A, 3224 Hwy 87S, Sanford NC
    When: 9a-2p
    What: The restaurant will host immediate interviews for openings for the kitchen and front counter.

Wednesday

  • Sanford Jobseekers at First Baptist Church, 202 Summit Dr, Sanford NC
    When:
    8:30-10:30a
    What: Join a group of like-minded job seekers who want to support one another during transition. Everyone is welcome. Call 919-776-6137 for more information.
  • Fall Hiring Event at Chick-Fil-A, 3224 Hwy 87S, Sanford NC
    When: 9a-2p
    What: The restaurant will host immediate interviews for openings for the kitchen and front counter.
  • MOPS Registration Meet-up at Coffee Barrel, 703D S. Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    When: 9:30-11a
    What: Learn more about MOPS and register for the upcoming year. This event is free and open to mothers with children in preschool or older.
  • Ribbon Cutting at T-Mobile, 3106 S. Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    When: 11-11:30a
    What: Join the Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce to cut the ribbon on T-Mobile’s new location.
  • Trivia Night at Libations, 139 Chatham St, Sanford NC
    When: 6-7:30p
    What: Libations hosts a trivia night every other Wednesday. The winning team will get $50 towards their bar tab.

Thursday

  • Thursday Hike at Raven Rock State Park, 3009 Raven Rock Rd, Lillington NC
    When:
    9a
    What: Join park staff every week to hike 3-6 miles on trails that can be flat, hilly and include steps. Plan to stop during the hike to observe wildlife, enjoy environmental educational moments, and listen to the natural world. For ages 12 and up. Call the visitor center at 910-893-4888 x0 for additional information and meeting location.
  • Family Style Pop Up Dinner at Cafe 121, 121 Chatham St, Sanford NC
    When: 5:30-7:30p
    What: Chef Hamm and Porch Light Raleigh will prepare a special meal that includes starters, entree, and dessert. The cost is $25 per person. You must reserve space in advance by contacting burtonk64@gmail.com or 217-408-8083.

Friday — There will be no Weekend Roundup for Labor Day weekend. 

Events submitted after Sunday night will be added to the SocialSanford Events Calendar and/or SocialSanford’s Facebook Events.

Social Buzz, Aug 21-25

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Remember to check back during the week and watch the SocialSanford Facebook page for events or updates that weren’t submitted in time for the Social Buzz. Specifically, use the hashtags #socialsanfordjobs and #socialsanfordgiveaways on Facebook for job/giveaway updates.


Things to do in Sanford/Lee County this week:

Skip ahead: TuesdayWednesdayThursday – Friday

Monday

  • Solar Eclipse Party at Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    1-4p
    What: Make a pinhole viewer (bring your own cereal box), learn more about eclipses in history, and watch the eclipse. A few solar glasses will be available to borrow.
  • Eclipse Viewing at Raven Rock State Park, 3009 Raven Rock Rd, Lillington NC
    When: 1-4p
    What: Park rangers will offer glasses on a first-come first-served basis. They’ll also offer safe viewing options for those without glasses. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to set up behind the Visitor Center.
  • Eclipse Party at CCCC-Lee Campus, 1105 Kelly Dr, Sanford NC
    When: 2:15p
    What: The college will offer refreshments for eclipse viewers inside the courtyard beside the Bell Welcome Center. Solar eclipse glasses will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tuesday

  • Meeting of the Lee County Genealogical & Historical Society at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    7p
    What: This month’s topic is “What’s in your attic?” Bring a painting “from your attic” that has sentimental or historical significance, or that has interesting subject matter, to share. The meeting will be in the auditorium and is open to all.

Wednesday

  • Sanford Jobseekers at First Baptist Church, 202 Summit Dr, Sanford NC
    When:
    8:30-10:30a
    What: Join a group of like-minded job seekers who want to support one another during transition. Everyone is welcome. Call 919-776-6137 for more information.

Thursday

  • Thursday Hike at Raven Rock State Park, 3009 Raven Rock Rd, Lillington NC
    When:
    9a
    What: Join park staff every week to hike 3-6 miles on trails that can be flat, hilly and include steps. Plan to stop during the hike to observe wildlife, enjoy environmental educational moments, and listen to the natural world. For ages 12 and up. Call the visitor center at 910-893-4888 x0 for additional information and meeting location.

Friday

  • Ribbon Cutting at US Cellular, 3274 NC Hwy 87S, Sanford NC
    When: 11a
    What: Join the Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce to celebrate US Cellular’s newly remodeled location.
  • Country Cool Comedy Tour at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When: 7:30-10p
    What: Trish Suhr, Karen Mills and Leanne Morgan channel their southern roots for a comedy with a no-nonsense approach full of charm and style. Doors open at 6:30p. Reserved seating starts $25. Call 919-774-4155 or visit templeshows.com for tickets.
  • Free Movie at Aberdeen Town Lake, 301 Lake Park Crossing, Aberdeen NC
    When: 8:15p
    What: See the movie Happy Gilmore, sponsored by Railhouse Brewery. There will be yard games and concessions available for purchase, including Railhouse beer.

Events submitted after Sunday night will be added to the SocialSanford Events Calendar and/or SocialSanford’s Facebook Events.

Social Buzz, Aug 14-19

socialbuzz


Remember to check back during the week and watch the SocialSanford Facebook page for events or updates that weren’t submitted in time for the Social Buzz. Specifically, use the hashtags #socialsanfordjobs and #socialsanfordgiveaways on Facebook for job/giveaway updates.


Things to do in Sanford/Lee County this week:

Skip ahead: TuesdayWednesdayThursday – Friday

Monday

  • Central Carolina Toastmasters, 1105 Kelly Dr, Sanford NC
    When: 6:30-7:30p
    What: Improve your communication and leadership skills. Meetings are held Central Carolina Community College in Wilkinson Hall, Room 221. Guests are always welcome. Meetings start and end on time, so arrive early.
  • Kidz Turn at Crossroads Ministries, 107 Milton Ave, Broadway NC
    When: 6:30-8:30p
    What: Ages 4+ are invited for a back-to-school bash tonight through Wednesday. You must register to attend.

Tuesday

  • Pollinator Garden Tour at Chatham Mills, 480 Hillsboro St, Pittsboro NC
    When: 5:30p
    What: Chatham County Cooperative Extension agent Debbie Roos will lead a tour of the garden. No registration is required. Meet on the lawn.

Wednesday

  • Sanford Jobseekers at First Baptist Church, 202 Summit Dr, Sanford NC
    When:
    8:30-10:30a
    What: Join a group of like-minded job seekers who want to support one another during transition. Everyone is welcome. Call 919-776-6137 for more information.
  • Parkinson’s Disease Support Group at the Lee County Enrichment Center, 1615 S. Third St, Sanford NC
    When:
    10:30a
    What: This group is for patients and their caregivers. All are welcome.
  • Trivia Night at Libations, 139 Chatham St, Sanford NC
    When: 6:15p
    What: The winning team will receive $50 toward their bar tab. Call 919-292-1629 with questions.

Thursday

  • AM Buzz hosted by Carolina Trace Country Club, 2100 Country Club Dr, Sanford NC
    When: 7:30a
    What: AM Buzz features breakfast, coffee, and networking with members of the Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce and the business community.
  • Thursday Hike at Raven Rock State Park, 3009 Raven Rock Rd, Lillington NC
    When:
    9a
    What: Join park staff every week to hike 3-6 miles on trails that can be flat, hilly and include steps. Plan to stop during the hike to observe wildlife, enjoy environmental educational moments, and listen to the natural world. For ages 12 and up. Call the visitor center at 910-893-4888 x0 for additional information and meeting location.
  • Guardian ad Litem Program Volunteer Training Class in Lillington, NC
    When: 5:30-8:30p
    What: Learn how to advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children in court. Call 800-982-4041 or visit volunteerforgal.org for more information.

Friday

Events submitted after Sunday night will be added to the SocialSanford Events Calendar and/or SocialSanford’s Facebook Events.

Social Buzz, Aug 7-11

socialbuzz


Remember to check back during the week and watch the SocialSanford Facebook page for events or updates that weren’t submitted in time for the Social Buzz. Specifically, use the hashtags #socialsanfordjobs and #socialsanfordgiveaways on Facebook for job/giveaway updates.


Things to do in Sanford/Lee County this week:

Skip ahead: TuesdayWednesdayThursday – Friday

Monday

  • Pollinator Garden Tour at Chatham Mills, 480 Hillsboro St, Pittsboro NC
    When: 10a
    What: Chatham County Cooperative Extension agent Debbie Roos will lead a tour of the garden. No registration is required. Meet on the lawn.
  • Pints & Poses at Libations, 139 Chatham St, Sanford NC
    When: 6:30p
    What: Michelle Morie will lead a one hour yoga class. The class and your choice of a beer or glass of wine is $10. Call 919-292-1629 to check on availability.

Tuesday

Wednesday

  • Sanford Jobseekers at First Baptist Church, 202 Summit Dr, Sanford NC
    When:
    8:30-10:30a
    What: Join a group of like-minded job seekers who want to support one another during transition. Everyone is welcome. Call 919-776-6137 for more information.

Thursday

  • Thursday Hike at Raven Rock State Park, 3009 Raven Rock Rd, Lillington NC
    When:
    9a
    What: Join park staff every week to hike 3-6 miles on trails that can be flat, hilly and include steps. Plan to stop during the hike to observe wildlife, enjoy environmental educational moments, and listen to the natural world. For ages 12 and up. Call the visitor center at 910-893-4888 x0 for additional information and meeting location.
  • Summer Party at Field Sparrow Farm, 1623 NC Hwy 87S, Sanford NC
    When: 5-8p
    What: Celebrate the farm’s first season in Sanford with farm tours, food, and discussions on sustainable agriculture and cooking. Tours run at 5:30p and 6:30p. Food is at 7p. Bring your favorite dish to share.
  • German Speakers Group at San Felipe Mexican Restaurant, 1706 S. Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    When: 5:30p
    What: The group invites all German speakers to attend. There is no agenda, just great conversation. Contact Tamara Lewis at tplewis@windstream.net for more information.

Friday

  • Coffee & Worship at Coffee Barrel, 703D S. Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    When: 6-9p
    What: Bring an instrument and join in or just come and enjoy others playing and singing. Allysha Lilley will start the night.
  • ‘Wizard of Oz’ at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When: 7p
    What: The second session of the theatre’s Summer Youth Conservatory will stage the iconic production. Tickets are $8/child and $14/adult.

Events submitted after Sunday night will be added to the SocialSanford Events Calendar and/or SocialSanford’s Facebook Events.