Category Archives: Social Buzz

Social Buzz, June 26-30

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Remember: Check the SocialSanford Facebook page during the week 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

  • Cheer Camp at Cheer Extreme, 3492 Cameron Dr, Sanford NC
    When:
    9a-4p
    What: Youth ages 4-14 will cheer, tumble, jump, arts & crafts, and more for $135/week ($100 for members). Email cea-sanford@windstream.net to reserve a spot. The camp runs through Thursday.
  • VBS at Holly Springs Baptist Church, 385 Holly Springs Church Rd, Broadway NC
    When:
    6:30-9p
    What: This year’s program lasts through Thursday with the theme of Galactic Starveyors: Discovering the God of the Universe. Preschoolers will be dismissed at 8p each night.

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.
  • Homeschool Information Meeting at Sonic, 2600 S Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a
    What: Learn more about a new homeschooling group in Sanford. Discussion will include the classical model of education, the benefits of community, and the curriculum the group uses. Contact Kristan at 919-996-9287 with questions.

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.
  • Preschool Reading Program at the Sanford Fire Department, 512 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    10:30a
    What: The Lee County Coalition for Families will host a story time with the theme of transportation. This month’s story time will focus on fire trucks. Younger children and older siblings are welcome.
  • NASA Event at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    3:30-4:30p
    What: There will be a solar eclipse across the U.S. on August 21. The library is hosting 2 events to promote awareness. On June 29 and July 27 (the last Thursdays of each month), the library will show videos from the NASA website and talk about the science behind eclipses in the library auditorium.

Friday

  • Wizard of Oz at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    7p
    What: The first session of the theatre’s Summer Youth Conservatory will stage the iconic production. Tickets are $8/child or student and $14/adult.

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

Social Buzz, June 12-16

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Remember: Check the SocialSanford Facebook page during the week 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

  • Summer Reading Program – Grades K-3 at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    2p
    What: Lee County Parks & Rec will present “Build a Better World with Art.”
  • Caterpillar Job Fair at CCCC, 1105 Kelly Dr, Sanford NC
    When: 3-6p
    What: Representatives from several areas will speak with potential candidates about available positions, as well as help with the online application process. All applications must be submitted online. Start here.
  • Food-Mood Seminar at Theraplay, 135 Chatham St, Sanford NC
    When: 6-7p
    What: Alyssa Anderson, nutritionist at Lee County Cooperative Extension, will discuss the importance of label reading and give tips for grocery shopping. Light refreshments will be served.
  • Homeschool Information Meeting at Starbucks, 2905 S Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    When: 7p
    What: Learn more about a new homeschooling group in Sanford. Discussion will include the classical model of education, the benefits of community, and the curriculum the group uses. Contact Kristan at 919-996-9287 with questions.

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.
  • Summer Reading Program – Toddlers/Preschoolers at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a
    What: Lee County Parks & Rec will present “Build a Better World with Art.”

Thursday

  • Grand Opening of Lidl, 3209 NC 87 S, Sanford NC
    When:
    7:40a
    What: The German grocer will host grand opening events tomorrow through Sunday, starting with the ribbon cutting. The first 100 customers will have the chance to win a $100 gift card. They’ll also give out free reusable bags while supplies last. They’ll have games, prizes, and samples all weekend.
  • AM Buzz at the Buggy Factory, 115 Chatham St, Sanford NC
    When: 7:30-9a
    What: Start the day with breakfast and networking hosted by US Cellular.
  • 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.
  • Pops in the Park(ing Lot) at St Luke UMC, 2913 Wicker St, Sanford NC
    When:
    9:30a
    What: Learn more about Sanford MOPS at this free play date. They’ll serve ice pops and popcorn. Bring your trikes, strollers, scooters, or other ride-ons for a safe time playing with friends.
  • Summer Reading Program at First Presbyterian Church, 203 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    2p
    What: Don and Kathy Burns will present “Build a Better World with Magic & Ventriloquism.” All are welcome.
  • HAVEN Annual Meeting at The Flame, 109 Carbonton Rd, Sanford NC
    When: 5-7p
    What: The community is invited to learn more about HAVEN, their upcoming events, and more. Appetizers and refreshments will be served. RSVP at 919-774-8923.
  • Sanford Area Photography Club at the Mann Center, 507 N Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    7p
    What: The club is open to photographers of all ages and levels. This month’s competition photos will have the topic “Atmosphere.”
  • Gallagher at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When: 7p
    What: Infamous comedian Gallagher will perform for a local audience with special guests Bob Nelson and Artie Fletcher. Reserved seating in the ‘Splash Zone’ is $45; the rest of the house is $35.

Friday

  • Blood Drive AT Chick-Fil-A, 3224 NC Hwy 87 S, Sanford NC
    When: 10:30a-3p
    What: Find out how donating blood can earn you a free sandwich here. Give the gift of life.
  • SASS Social at the VFW, 1500 Webb St, Sanford NC
    When:
    7-10p
    What: The Sanford Area Society of Shaggers is a group of friendly, welcoming people who have shag dancing and beach music. This is their monthly social and will feature DJ Kitty Earles.

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

Social Buzz, June 5-9

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Remember: Check the SocialSanford Facebook page during the week 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

  • Static Control Job Fair at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center, 1801 Nash St, Sanford NC
    When:
    2-5p
    What: Apply for a range of jobs, including general manufacturing, assembly specialist, material handlers, and sales support. Experience-based positions included product manager, sales engineer, and Siebel developer.
  • National Night Out Coordinators’ Meeting at City Hall, 225 E. Weatherspoon St, Sanford NC
    When: 6:30p
    What: Attendees will be able to ask questions about National Night Out, start preparing for their neighborhoods’ events, and win prizes. Please note this event is for City residents only. County residents should contact the Sheriff’s Office for more information. A light dinner will be served.

Tuesday

  • Tuesday Tales at Depot Park, 106 Charlotte Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    6:30p
    What: The Lee County Arts Council invites the public to an evening of storytelling. Ron Jones, Dick Sotori, and Jadie Fusion will tell their stories.

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.
  • Toddler Story Time at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a
    What: Bring toddlers (up to age 3) for story time in the auditorium. Programs last between 20 and 30 minutes and may include stories, finger plays, flannel board stories, crafts, movement, and music.

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.
  • Preschool Story Time at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a
    What: Bring children ages 3-5 for story time in the auditorium. Programs last between 20 and 30 minutes and may include stories, finger plays, flannel board stories, crafts, movement, and music.

Friday

  • “Voice of Faith” at The Enrichment Center, 1615 S. Third St, Sanford NC
    When:
    2p
    What: Meet local author and former community school administrator Kimberly McLean. Hear the story of how she overcame stage 4 cancer.

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

Social Buzz, May 22-26

socialbuzz


Remember: Check the SocialSanford Facebook page during the week 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: Tuesday – WednesdayThursday – Friday

Monday

  • TOPS Open House at First Baptist Church Life Center, 202 Summitt Dr, Sanford NC
    When: 6p
    What: Sanford’s Take Off Pounds Sensibly chapter will hold an open house. Learn more about how the group can help with a healthy lifestyle. For more information, contact Jill Lucas at 919-775-5551.
  • Coupon Class at the McSwain Center, 2420 Tramway Rd, Sanford NC
    When: 6:30p
    What: Get tips for saving money on groceries from ECA volunteer Becky Poole. Call 919-775-5624 or 919-774-1490 to register.

Tuesday

  • Genealogy Resource Class at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When: 10-11:15a
    What: Learn about Ancestry Library and Heritage Quest searches, as well as other online options. Call 919-718-4665 for more information or 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.
  • Toddler Story Time at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a
    What: Bring toddlers (up to age 3) for story time in the auditorium. Programs last between 20 and 30 minutes and may include stories, finger plays, flannel board stories, crafts, movement, and music.
  • Ribbon Cutting at Electric Vehicle Charge Point, 151 S Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    When: 11a
    What: Join the City of Sanford, Duke Energy, and the Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce to cut the ribbon on Sanford’s first Electric Vehicle Charge Point, which is located in the Horner Square parking lot in downtown.

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.
  • Preschool Story Time at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a
    What: Bring children ages 3-5 for story time in the auditorium. Programs last between 20 and 30 minutes and may include stories, finger plays, flannel board stories, crafts, movement, and music.
  • Oil Painting Class with Doug Rowe at Artstudio, 102 S. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When: 1-3p
    What: Learn to paint with oils. This is a multi-week class that includes a sketched and sealed canvas and guided instruction. The cost is $125. Email Doug Rowe at drowe@charter.net to sign up.

Friday

  • Zumba Glow Party at Sanford Latin Dance, 109 S. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When: 6-7:30p
    What: Zumba Jammer Meladie Capers-Adams will host this 90-minute zumba party. Admission is $5/member and $10/non-member.
  • “Guns of Ava” at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When: 7:30-10p
    What: This production is a Memorial Day Weekend tribute to our military men and women and centers around the true story of a decorated veteran. Tickets are $20/adult, $15/student, and $18/military member.

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

Social Buzz, May 15-19

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Remember: Check the SocialSanford Facebook page during the week 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: Tuesday – WednesdayThursday – Friday

Monday

Tuesday

  • Lee Readers Book Club at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When: 6:30-7:30p
    What: Lee Readers is a book club that meets on the third Tuesday of each month.
  • NC History Quiz Bowl at First Presbyterian Church, 203 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When: 7-8p
    What: Sponsored by the Friends of the Lee County Library, the NC History Quiz Bowl will be held in the church’s fellowship hall. For questions, or to sign up to participate, contact the Lee County Library at 919-718-4665.

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.
  • Toddler Story Time at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    10-11a
    What: Bring toddlers (up to age 3) for story time in the auditorium. Programs last between 20 and 30 minutes and may include stories, finger plays, flannel board stories, crafts, movement, and music.
  • Parkinson’s Disease Support Group at Lee County Enrichment Center, 1615 S 3rd St, Sanford NC
    When: 10:30-11:30a
    What: Parkinson’s Disease Support Group for patients and their caregivers meets on the third Thursday of each month. All are welcome.
  • Documentary Screening at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When: 6:30-8p
    What: Common Cause NC will offer a free screening of “Democracy for Sale.” There will be a discussion and Q-and-A. No ticket is required, but seating is limited.

Thursday

  • AM Buzz hosted by Sanford Latin Dance, 109 S. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When: 7:30-9a
    What: Join the Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce and local business leaders for a morning of networking, complete with complimentary coffee and breakfast.
  • Thursday Hike at Raven Rock State Park, 3009 Raven Rock Rd, Lillington NC
    When:
    9-10a
    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.
  • Preschool Story Time at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    10-11a
    What: Bring children ages 3-5 for story time in the auditorium. Programs last between 20 and 30 minutes and may include stories, finger plays, flannel board stories, crafts, movement, and music.
  • Spirit Night at Sweet Frog, 2815 S. Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    When: 5-9p
    What: A percentage of all frozen yogurt purchases will be donated to Boone Trail Elementary School.

Friday

  • SASS Social featuring DJ Kitty Earles at the VFW, 1500 Webb St, Sanford NC
    When: 7-10p
    What: The Sanford Area Society of Shaggers will hold their monthly social. People who enjoy beach music and/or shag dancing are welcome to attend.

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

Social Buzz, May 1-5

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Remember: Check the SocialSanford Facebook page during the week 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: Tuesday – WednesdayThursday – Friday

Monday

Tuesday

  • Teacher Appreciation at Chick Fil A, 3224 NC Hwy 87S, Sanford NC
    When:
    6-10a
    What: Teachers can get a free 3-count mini when they show their school ID. Only one entree per present guest.

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.
  • Toddler Story Time at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    10-11a
    What: Bring toddlers (up to age 3) for story time in the auditorium. Programs last between 20 and 30 minutes and may include stories, finger plays, flannel board stories, crafts, movement, and music.

Thursday

  • Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast at First Presbyterian Church, 203 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When: 7-8:30a
    What: Join Mayor Chet Mann, First Presbyterian Church, and the Sanford Area Growth Alliance on the National Day of Prayer for a morning of inspiration and fellowship with keynote speaker Allan Head.
  • Thursday Hike at Raven Rock State Park, 3009 Raven Rock Rd, Lillington NC
    When:
    9-10a
    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.
  • Preschool Story Time at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    10-11a
    What: Bring children ages 3-5 for story time in the auditorium. Programs last between 20 and 30 minutes and may include stories, finger plays, flannel board stories, crafts, movement, and music.
  • Veteran Career Workshop at CCCC-Lee, 1105 Kelly Dr, Sanford NC
    When: 12-2p
    What: The NC Dept of Commerce, Division of Workforce Solutions will present career strategies to help veterans compete in the labor force. Spouses are welcome and lunch will be provided.
  • Poetry and Prose Open Mic at Karma Boutique & Coffee Bar, 131 Wicker Street, Sanford NC
    When: 6-8p
    What: Enjoy the sharing of original poetry & prose in blocks lasting up to five minutes each. Sign up for open mic begins at 5:30p. Writers age 15 and under are encouraged to share their original works from 6-6:15p. Works containing adult language or mature themes may be shared after 6:15p.
  • Legally Blonde at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When: 7p
    What: A fabulously fun international award-winning musical based on the adored movie, Legally Blonde The Musical, follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, snobbery, and scandal in pursuit of her dreams.

Friday

  • Arbor Day at B.T. Bullock Elementary School, 1410 McNeil Rd, Sanford NC
    When: 12p
    What: The community is invited to hear students’ poetry, essays, and songs devoted to Arbor Day. The City of Sanford will plant trees on the school campus.
  • Legally Blonde at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When: 2p and 8p
    What: A fabulously fun international award-winning musical based on the adored movie, Legally Blonde The Musical, follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, snobbery, and scandal in pursuit of her dreams.

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

Social Buzz, April 24-28

socialbuzz


Remember: Check the SocialSanford Facebook page during the week 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: Tuesday – WednesdayThursday – Friday

Monday

  • Spirit Night at Chick-Fil-A, 3224 NC Hwy 87 S, Sanford NC
    When: 5-8p
    What: The restaurant will donate a portion of the night’s sales to Lee Christian School.

Tuesday

  • Spirit Night at Chick-Fil-A, 3224 NC Hwy 87 S, Sanford NC
    When: 5-8p
    What: The restaurant will donate a portion of the night’s sales to J. Glenn Edwards Elementary School.
  • Genealogical & Historical Society Meeting at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When: 7-8p
    What: The program will be “Sanford: The Myth, The Legend, The Memories” by Kevin Lubinski and his Lee County High School’s History Honors Class. Get a glimpse back at Sanford’s historic buildings and the people. The meeting will be held in the auditorium and is open to the public.

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.
  • Toddler Story Time at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    10-11a
    What: Bring toddlers (up to age 3) for story time in the auditorium. Programs last between 20 and 30 minutes and may include stories, finger plays, flannel board stories, crafts, movement, and music.
  • Culinary Showcase at CCCC-Lee, 1105 Kelly Dr, Sanford NC
    When:
    11:30a-1p
    What: Culinary students from Chatham, Harnett, and Lee counties will compete for special guest judges. The cost is $7, which includes a drink. The event will be held between the Bell Welcome Center and the library.

Thursday

  • Thursday Hike at Raven Rock State Park, 3009 Raven Rock Rd, Lillington NC
    When:
    9-10a
    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.
  • Preschool Story Time at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    10-11a
    What: Bring children ages 3-5 for story time in the auditorium. Programs last between 20 and 30 minutes and may include stories, finger plays, flannel board stories, crafts, movement, and music.
  • Spirit Night at Chick-Fil-A, 3224 NC Hwy 87 S, Sanford NC
    When: 5-8p
    What: The restaurant will donate a portion of the night’s sales to SanLee Middle School.
  • Hat Making Workshop at Karma Boutique & Coffee Bar, 131 Wicker St, Sanford NC
    When: 6-8p
    What: Bring a hat and decorations or use what’s available at the store to make a hat, free of charge. You can make a hat to wear to the upcoming Derby Divas fundraiser, or just for fun.
  • Student Theatre at Lee County High School, 1708 Nash St, Sanford NC
    When: 7-9p
    What: Lee County High School’s Drama Department will present “Our Town.” This classic play is a touching story about the lives and deaths of the people in the small town of Grover’s Corner NH in the early 1900s. Admission will be $5 for everyone.
  • Legally Blonde at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When: 7p
    What: A fabulously fun international award-winning musical based on the adored movie, Legally Blonde The Musical, follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, snobbery, and scandal in pursuit of her dreams.

Friday

  • Recruitment Fair at the Sanford Correctional Center, 417 Prison Camp Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    9a-1p
    What: The NC Department of Public Safety/Division of Adult Corrections is recruiting applicants for Correctional Officer I and II positions.
  • Open House at the Lee County Health Department, 106 Hillcrest Dr, Sanford NC
    When: 2-4p
    What: Meet the department’s staff and learn about the many programs and services available. Educational materials, light refreshments and prizes will be available. The open house is free and open to the public. For more information, call 919-718-4640.
  • Legally Blonde at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When: 2p and 8p
    What: A fabulously fun international award-winning musical based on the adored movie, Legally Blonde The Musical, follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, snobbery, and scandal in pursuit of her dreams.
  • Spaghetti Dinner Benefit at First Presbyterian Church, 203 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When: 6-8p
    What: Spaghetti dinner including salad, roll, drink and dessert for $8/adult or $5/child under age 5. Students from J. Glenn Edwards Elementary and B.T. Bullock will sing and an East Lee Middle School student will provide background music. Proceeds benefit two local families fighting cancer.
  • Student Theatre at San-Lee Chapel, 3215 Keller Andrews Rd, Sanford NC
    When: 7p
    What: Lee Christian’s drama students will present “Holy Moses!” — a new telling of the classic bible tale.

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

Social Buzz, April 17-21

socialbuzz


Remember: Check the SocialSanford Facebook page during the week 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: Tuesday – WednesdayThursday – Friday

Monday

Tuesday

  • Spring Plant Sale at Southern Lee, 2301 Tramway Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    2-7p
    What: Shop for spring plants from Southern Lee’s horticulture department. The greenhouse is located behind the school.
  • Lee Readers Book Club at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    6:30p
    What: Lee Readers is a book club that meets on the third Tuesday of each month.

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.
  • Toddler Story Time at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    10-11a
    What: Bring toddlers (up to age 3) for story time in the auditorium. Programs last between 20 and 30 minutes and may include stories, finger plays, flannel board stories, crafts, movement, and music.
  • Spring Plant Sale at Southern Lee, 2301 Tramway Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    2-7p
    What: Shop for spring plants from Southern Lee’s horticulture department. The greenhouse is located behind the school.

Thursday

  • Thursday Hike at Raven Rock State Park, 3009 Raven Rock Rd, Lillington NC
    When:
    9-10a
    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.
  • Preschool Story Time at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    10-11a
    What: Bring children ages 3-5 for story time in the auditorium. Programs last between 20 and 30 minutes and may include stories, finger plays, flannel board stories, crafts, movement, and music.
  • Sanford Area Photo Club at the Mann Center, 507 N. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    7p
    What: The club is open to all members. This month’s topic is “It’s Hip to Be Square.”

Friday

  • Holocaust Remembrance at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center, 1801 Nash St, Sanford NC
    When:
    12-3p
    What: Dr. Debbie Long, the daughter of two survivors, will be the guest speaker courtesy of The Center for Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Education of NC. Additionally, the Center’s founder and director, Sharon Halperin, will be part of the program.
  • Don Schlitz at Venue 121, 121 Chatham St, Sanford NC
    When: 6p
    What: Dinner will be served at 6:30p and the music will begin at 8p. Tickets are $50.
  • Party at the Park at Grace Chapel, 2605 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Sanford NC
    When: 6-8:30p
    What: A night of food, fun, and music that includes a climbing obstacle course, jousting competition, inflatables, and more.
  • SASS 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. Newcomers are welcome. Music will be provided by DJ Kitty Earles.

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

Social Buzz, April 10-14

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Remember: Check the SocialSanford Facebook page during the week 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: Tuesday – WednesdayThursday – Friday

Monday

Tuesday

  • After Hours Career Fair at Kelly Services, 1921 Bragg St, Sanford NC
    When:
    4-6:30p
    What: The firm is hiring for several positions, including production workers, material handlers, and forklift drivers. Refreshments will be provided.

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.
  • Toddler Story Time at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    10-11a
    What: Bring toddlers (up to age 3) for story time in the auditorium. Programs last between 20 and 30 minutes and may include stories, finger plays, flannel board stories, crafts, movement, and music.
  • Recruiting Event at Kelly Services, 1909 Lee Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    11a-2p
    What: Call 919-775-2241 to schedule an appointment. Meet with the hiring team in an informal setting.
  • Lee County Beekeepers Meeting at the McSwain Center, 2420 Tramway Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    6-7:30p
    What: All levels of interest are welcome from Day 1 beginner to seasoned vet. Even those who don’t have bees or don’t ever want to have bees but are just interested in learning more about these pollinators are welcome.

Thursday

  • Thursday Hike at Raven Rock State Park, 3009 Raven Rock Rd, Lillington NC
    When:
    9-10a
    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.
  • Preschool Story Time at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    10-11a
    What: Bring children ages 3-5 for story time in the auditorium. Programs last between 20 and 30 minutes and may include stories, finger plays, flannel board stories, crafts, movement, and music.

Friday

  • Open Gym at Sanford Academy, 2731 Lee Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    7-10p
    What: This is a fundraiser run by Infinity Cheer Empire. $7 per hour or $15 for the whole night. Snacks will be available for purchase. Children under 5 will need a guardian to stay with them. Pre-register here.

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

Social Buzz, April 3-7

socialbuzz


Remember: Check the SocialSanford Facebook page during the week 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: Tuesday – WednesdayThursday – Friday

Monday

  • Rooster Painting at The Flame, 109 Carbonton Rd, Sanford NC
    When: 6-8p
    What: Paint “Rooster of the Year” with Sociable Art. The cost is $35/person and you must pay in advance at the link.

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.
  • Recruiting Event at NC Career Works, 1909 Lee Ave, Sanford NC
    When: 9a-12p
    What: Meet with recruiters from Kelly Services. Call 919-775-2241 to schedule an appointment, or just show up.
  • Toddler Story Time at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    10-11a
    What: Bring toddlers (up to age 3) for story time in the auditorium. Programs last between 20 and 30 minutes and may include stories, finger plays, flannel board stories, crafts, movement, and music.

Thursday

  • Thursday Hike at Raven Rock State Park, 3009 Raven Rock Rd, Lillington NC
    When:
    9-10a
    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.
  • Preschool Story Time at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    10-11a
    What: Bring children ages 3-5 for story time in the auditorium. Programs last between 20 and 30 minutes and may include stories, finger plays, flannel board stories, crafts, movement, and music.
  • Financial Planning Seminar at the Enrichment Center, 1615 S 3rd St, Sanford NC
    When: 2-3p
    What: Dargan Moore of Edward Jones, will lead the seminar. Call 919-776-0501 ext. 2201 to reserve a spot.

Friday

  • The Andrews Brothers at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    2p and 8p
    What: “A USO performance from the Andrews Sisters is in jeopardy of cancellation when they fail to appear shortly before curtain. Determined that the show must go on, three determined stage hands – all men, by the way – squeeze themselves into costumes, grab a couple wigs, and give it their all.” Tickets are $25/adult or $14/student or senior citizen.

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