Weekend Roundup, Feb 16-18


There’s rain in the forecast, but that doesn’t mean you should stay home this weekend. There’s plenty to get out and do. Know of an event or opportunity that should be included? Send it in!


Events in the Sanford/Lee County Area this Weekend

Skip ahead: SaturdaySunday

Friday

  • The Odd Couple at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    2p and 7:30p
    What: The Temple will stage the iconic production every weekend through February 18. Tickets are $22/student and $27/adult.
  • Fiesta Friday Social at Sanford Latin Dance, 109 S. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When: 9p-2a
    What: The night starts with a beginners’ Salsa lesson until 10p and then open dancing runs the rest of the night. Admission is $10 per adult (17 and up). Light refreshments are provided. Bring a side dish or dessert to share.

Saturday

  • Kids Club at Chick-Fil-A, 3224 NC Hwy 87S, Sanford NC
    When:
    9-10a
    What: The topic for this month is kindness. Children will make a kindness report card for their teacher.
  • February Farmhouse Event at The Vintage Warehouse, 109 E. Main St, Sanford NC
    When:
    9a-3p
    What: Shop for farmhouse items, home decor, and furniture including vintage, primitives and new reproduction pieces. There warehouse is only open once each month.
  • Pints & Poses at Libations, 139 Chatham St, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a-12p
    What: Yoga will be offered for $10, which includes a libation. Bring your own yoga mat.
  • Sign Painting Workshop at Chalky South, 144 S. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a-12p
    What: Choose from one of seven options to create a 7×20″ sign with a raised edge frame. The cost is $43, which includes all supplies and instruction.
  • Stone Tap Takeover at Libations, 139 Chatham St, Sanford NC
    When:
    12-8p
    What: Receive a free pint glass with the purchase of a pint while supplies last. Proceeds will be donated to the Kearney family.
  • Sign Painting Workshop at Chalky South, 144 S. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    2-4p
    What: Choose from one of seven options to create a 7×20″ sign with a raised edge frame. The cost is $43, which includes all supplies and instruction.
  • The Odd Couple at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    7:30p
    What: The Temple will stage the iconic production every weekend through February 18. Tickets are $22/student and $27/adult.

Sunday

  • Move Primal Fitness at Kiwanis Family Park, 1800 Wicker St, Sanford NC
    When:
    8a
    What: Move primal is a group fitness program designed to get people back to their primal roots. All fitness levels welcome. Bring a yoga mat/towel and water bottle. Cost will be $5.
  • The Odd Couple at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    2p
    What: The Temple will stage the iconic production every weekend through February 18. Tickets are $22/student and $27/adult.

If you’d like an event or activity added to the Weekend Roundup, submit it by Thursdays to kelly@socialsanford.com.

Social Buzz, Feb 12-16


Make sure you submit events and activities to have them included in the weekly Social Buzz or Weekend Roundup.

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

  • Free GED Classes at the Mann Center, 507 N. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    9a-12p
    What: The Salvation Army and CCCC provide free GED classes to the public. Call 919-718-1717 for more information.
  • Beginners Tai Chi at the Mann Center, 507 N. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    11:15a
    What: Tai Chi works your mind, body, and spirit. Classes are Monday and Wednesday mornings. Call 919-499-3959 for more information.

Tuesday

  • Story Time at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    11a
    What: Librarians Delisa and Sheneeta will host an interactive and engaging story time for children ages 5 and younger, along with their caretakers. The theme is “Valentine’s Day.”
  • Rise Up Dance Fitness at the Mann Center, 507 N. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    5:30-6:45p
    What: Girls are invited for a dance and exercise program geared toward building character, integrity, leadership. The class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays and is led by Angela Cooke. Call 919-296-1103 for more information.
  • Banned Book Club at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    6:30-7:30p
    What: The club meets on the second Tuesday of the month. At each meeting, a different banned book is selected. This month’s book is The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls. For March, the club will read The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri.

Wednesday

  • Sanford Jobseekers at First Baptist Church, 202 Summit Dr, Sanford NC
    When:
    8:30-10:30a
    What: Whether you are a jobseeker or trying to help and support job seekers. 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.
  • Free GED Classes at the Mann Center, 507 N. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    9a-12p
    What: The Salvation Army and CCCC provide free GED classes to the public. Call 919-718-1717 for more information.
  • Beginners Tai Chi at the Mann Center, 507 N. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    11:15a
    What: Tai Chi works your mind, body, and spirit. Classes are Monday and Wednesday mornings. Call 919-499-3959 for more information.
  • Food Truck at Hugger Mugger Brewing, 229 Wicker St, Sanford NC
    When:
     4p
    What: Hugger Mugger Brewing is a craft brewery with a large tasting room located in downtown Sanford.  The Curbside Cravings food truck will be set up starting at 5p.
  • Trivia Night at Libations, 139 Chatham St, Sanford NC
    When:
    6p
    What: Libations hosts a trivia night every other Wednesday. Categories include music, sports, and everything in between. Prizes always include credit toward your bill.
  • Wine, Dine, & Design at ArtStudio, 102 S. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    6-9p
    What: Enjoy a three course meal, music, gifts, and speakers. You’ll also create a painting. Contact Regina Hargett at 910-489-9497 for more information.

Thursday

  • AM Buzz at the Lee County Partnership for Children, 143 Chatham Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    7:30-9a
    What: Start your day by networking with business professionals and Chamber of Commerce members. The event offers complimentary coffee and breakfast along with networking 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.
  • The Odd Couple at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    2p
    What: The Temple will stage the iconic production every weekend through February 18. Tickets are $22/student and $27/adult.
  • Rise Up Dance Fitness at the Mann Center, 507 N. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    5:30-6:45p
    What: Girls are invited for a dance and exercise program geared toward building character, integrity, leadership. The class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays and is led by Angela Cooke. Call 919-296-1103 for more information.
  • Serving Tray Workshop at SK Crafthouse, 29 Amarillo Ln, Sanford NC
    When:
    6:30-9:30p
    What: Turn a raw circle board into a serving tray using different techniques, stains, and paints. The cost is $45.
  • Sanford Area Photo Club at the Mann Center, 507 N. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    7p
    What: The photo club is open to photographers of all levels. Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month. All are welcome.

Friday

  • The Odd Couple at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    2p and 7:30p
    What: The Temple will stage the iconic production every weekend through February 18. Tickets are $22/student and $27/adult.

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

Weekend Roundup, Feb 9-11


It’s the weekend! Use the Weekend Roundup to make the most of it. Here’s this weekend’s list of things to do.


Events in the Sanford/Lee County Area this Weekend

Skip ahead: SaturdaySunday

Friday

  • The Odd Couple at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    2p and 7:30p
    What: The Temple will stage the iconic production every weekend through February 18. Tickets are $22/student and $27/adult.
  • Food Truck at Hugger Mugger Brewing, 229 Wicker St, Sanford NC
    When:
     4p
    What: Hugger Mugger Brewing is a craft brewery with a large tasting room located in downtown Sanford.  The Cousins Maine Lobster food truck will be set up starting at 5p.
  • Show Choir at Lee County High School, 1708 Nash St, Sanford NC
    When:
    7p
    What: The school’s show choir will perform in the McLeod Auditorium. Tickets are $5 per person.
  • Love Sign Workshop at SK Crafthouse, 29 Amarillo Ln, Sanford NC
    When:
    7-9p
    What: Create a sign that includes fabric roses. Paint or stain it any color you choose. The cost is $45.

Saturday

  • Pints & Poses at Libations, 139 Chatham St, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a-12p
    What: Yoga will be offered for $10, which includes a libation. Bring your own yoga mat.
  • Food Truck at Hugger Mugger Brewing, 229 Wicker St, Sanford NC
    When:
    5-10p
    What: The NC Wings & Things food truck will setup at the brewery starting at 5p. The brewery itself opens at 12p.
  • Show Choir at Lee County High School, 1708 Nash St, Sanford NC
    When:
    7p
    What: The school’s show choir will perform in the McLeod Auditorium. Tickets are $5 per person.
  • The Odd Couple at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    7:30p
    What: The Temple will stage the iconic production every weekend through February 18. Tickets are $22/student and $27/adult.

Sunday

  • The Odd Couple at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    2p
    What: The Temple will stage the iconic production every weekend through February 18. Tickets are $22/student and $27/adult.

If you’d like an event or activity added to the Weekend Roundup, submit it by Thursdays to kelly@socialsanford.com.

Social Buzz, Feb 5-9


Make sure you submit events and activities to have them included in the weekly Social Buzz or Weekend Roundup.

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

  • Free GED Classes at the Mann Center, 507 N. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    9a-12p
    What: The Salvation Army and CCCC provide free GED classes to the public. Call 919-718-1717 for more information.
  • Beginners Tai Chi at the Mann Center, 507 N. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    11:15a
    What: Tai Chi works your mind, body, and spirit. Classes are Monday and Wednesday mornings. Call 919-499-3959 for more information.

Tuesday

  • Rise Up Dance Fitness at the Mann Center, 507 N. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    5:30-6:45p
    What: Girls are invited for a dance and exercise program geared toward building character, integrity, leadership. The class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays and is led by Angela Cooke. Call 919-296-1103 for more information.
  • Love Sign Workshop at SK Crafthouse, 29 Amarillo Ln, Sanford NC
    When:
    6:30-9:30p
    What: Create a sign that includes fabric roses. Paint or stain it any color you choose. The cost is $45.

Wednesday

  • Sanford Jobseekers at First Baptist Church, 202 Summit Dr, Sanford NC
    When:
    8:30-10:30a
    What: Whether you are a jobseeker or trying to help and support job seekers. 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.
  • Free GED Classes at the Mann Center, 507 N. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    9a-12p
    What: The Salvation Army and CCCC provide free GED classes to the public. Call 919-718-1717 for more information.
  • Beginners Tai Chi at the Mann Center, 507 N. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    11:15a
    What: Tai Chi works your mind, body, and spirit. Classes are Monday and Wednesday mornings. Call 919-499-3959 for more information.
  • Trivia Night at Libations, 139 Chatham St, Sanford NC
    When:
    6p
    What: Libations hosts a trivia night every other Wednesday. Categories include music, sports, and everything in between. Prizes always include credit toward your bill.

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.
  • The Odd Couple at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    2p
    What: The Temple will stage the iconic production every weekend through February 18. Tickets are $22/student and $27/adult.
  • Teen Book Club at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    4:30p
    What: The newly formed book club for teens and young adults meets every second Thursday of each month. A snack is included.
  • 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.
  • Rise Up Dance Fitness at the Mann Center, 507 N. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    5:30-6:45p
    What: Girls are invited for a dance and exercise program geared toward building character, integrity, leadership. The class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays and is led by Angela Cooke. Call 919-296-1103 for more information.
  • Lovebirds Painting at South Park Village Apartments, 13 Commerce Dr, Sanford NC
    When:
    7-9p
    What: Sociable Art will host a painting event with a Valentine’s theme. The cost is $35 and includes all supplies and guided instruction. You must register and pay in advance.

Friday

  • The Odd Couple at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    2p and 7:30p
    What: The Temple will stage the iconic production every weekend through February 18. Tickets are $22/student and $27/adult.
  • Food Truck at Hugger Mugger Brewing, 229 Wicker St, Sanford NC
    When:
     4p
    What: Hugger Mugger Brewing is a craft brewery with a large tasting room located in downtown Sanford.  The Cousins Maine Lobster food truck will be set up starting at 5p.
  • Love Sign Workshop at SK Crafthouse, 29 Amarillo Ln, Sanford NC
    When:
    7-9p
    What: Create a sign that includes fabric roses. Paint or stain it any color you choose. The cost is $45.

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

Weekend Roundup, Feb 2-4


It’s the weekend! Use the Weekend Roundup to make the most of it. Here’s this weekend’s list of things to do.


Events in the Sanford/Lee County Area this Weekend

Skip ahead: SaturdaySunday

Friday

  • The Odd Couple at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    2p and 7:30p
    What: The Temple will stage the iconic production every weekend through February 18. Tickets are $22/student and $27/adult.
  • Food Truck at Hugger Mugger Brewery, 229 Wicker St, Sanford NC
    When:
    4p-12a
    What: Hugger Mugger Brewing is a craft brewery with a large tasting room located in downtown Sanford. The food truck Yummy & Quick will be parked at the brewery for dinner starting at 5p.
  • Fiesta Friday Social at Sanford Latin Dance, 109 S. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    9p-1:30a
    What: Beginners’ salsa lessons start at 9p and open dancing starts at 10p. The event is $10 per adult. Bring a dessert or appetizer to share. No partner or experience needed.

Saturday

  • Disaster Action Team Boot Camp at 100 Johnson St, Broadway NC
    When:
    9a-3p
    What: The Triangle Chapter of the Red Cross will host a disaster volunteer training boot camp. There will be a second training on February 17.
  • Pints & Poses at Libations, 139 Chatham St, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a-12p
    What: Yoga will be offered for $10, which includes a libation. Bring your own yoga mat.
  • Food Truck at Hugger Mugger Brewery, 229 Wicker St, Sanford NC
    When:
    12p-12a
    What: Hugger Mugger Brewing is a craft brewery with a large tasting room located in downtown Sanford. The food truck Yummy & Quick will be parked at the brewery for dinner starting at 5p.
  • The Odd Couple at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    7:30p
    What: The Temple will stage the iconic production every weekend through February 18. Tickets are $22/student and $27/adult.

Sunday

  • The Odd Couple at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    2p
    What: The Temple will stage the iconic production every weekend through February 18. Tickets are $22/student and $27/adult.

If you’d like an event or activity added to the Weekend Roundup, submit it by Thursdays to kelly@socialsanford.com.

Social Buzz, Jan 29-Feb 2

Make sure you submit events and activities to have them included in the weekly Social Buzz or Weekend Roundup.

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

  • Free GED Classes at the Mann Center, 507 N. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    9a-12p
    What: The Salvation Army and CCCC provide free GED classes to the public. Call 919-718-1717 for more information.

Tuesday

  • Rise Up Dance Fitness at the Mann Center, 507 N. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    5:30-6:45p
    What: Girls are invited for a dance and exercise program geared toward building character, integrity, leadership. The class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays and is led by Angela Cooke. Call 919-296-1103 for more information.

Wednesday

  • Sanford Jobseekers at First Baptist Church, 202 Summit Dr, Sanford NC
    When:
    8:30-10:30a
    What: Whether you are a jobseeker or trying to help and support job seekers. 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.
  • Free GED Classes at the Mann Center, 507 N. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    9a-12p
    What: The Salvation Army and CCCC provide free GED classes to the public. Call 919-718-1717 for more information.
  • Preschool Story Time at San Lee Park, 572 Pumping Station Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a
    What: Visit the Nature Center for a special story time that is open to children ages 0-5 and their caregivers.
  • Trivia Night at Libations, 139 Chatham St, Sanford NC
    When:
    6p
    What: Libations hosts a trivia night every other Wednesday. Categories include music, sports, and everything in between. Prizes always include credit toward your bill.
  • Annual Point In Time Count at 151 N. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    8p-8a
    What: Volunteers will help the S3 Housing Connect task force count and minister to Sanford/Lee County’s homeless population.

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.
  • The Odd Couple at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    2p
    What: The Temple will stage the iconic production every weekend through February 18. Tickets are $22/student and $27/adult.
  • Rise Up Dance Fitness at the Mann Center, 507 N. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    5:30-6:45p
    What: Girls are invited for a dance and exercise program geared toward building character, integrity, leadership. The class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays and is led by Angela Cooke. Call 919-296-1103 for more information.
  • The Gospel of Parenting at God’s Promise Church, 610 E. Main St, Sanford NC
    When:
    6p
    What: Dr. Ed Bell will share from years of experience as an educator and researcher on how to help youth be successful in the 21st century.

Friday

  • The Odd Couple at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    2p and 7:30p
    What: The Temple will stage the iconic production every weekend through February 18. Tickets are $22/student and $27/adult.
  • Food Truck at Hugger Mugger Brewery, 229 Wicker St, Sanford NC
    When:
    4-11p
    What: Hugger Mugger Brewing is a craft brewery with a large tasting room located in downtown Sanford. A food truck will be parked at the brewery for dinner starting at 5p.
  • Fiesta Friday Social at Sanford Latin Dance, 109 S. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    9p-1:30a
    What: Beginners’ salsa lessons start at 9p and open dancing starts at 10p. The event is $10 per adult. Bring a dessert or appetizer to share. No partner or experience needed.

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

Weekend Roundup, Jan 26-28


It’s the weekend! Use the Weekend Roundup to make the most of it. Here’s this weekend’s list of things to do.


Events in the Sanford/Lee County Area this Weekend

Skip ahead: SaturdaySunday

Friday

  • Plate Sale at Central Baptist Temple, 1411 Fire Tower Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    11a-6p
    What: Buy a plate for $9 that includes a half chicken, beans, slaw, and a roll to support the church youth’s camp fund. Call 919-776-0021 for more information.
  • Food Truck at Hugger Mugger Brewery, 229 Wicker St, Sanford NC
    When:
    4-11p
    What: Hugger Mugger Brewing is a craft brewery with a large tasting room located in downtown Sanford. A food truck will be parked at the brewery for dinner starting at 5p.
  • Stuffed Animal Sleepover at Chick-Fil-A, 3224 NC Hwy 87S, Sanford NC
    When:
    5-7p
    What: Bring children for a special dinner, warm cookies, and milk with their stuffed animals. The stuffed animals will spend the night and be picked up the next morning. Children should wear their pajamas.
  • Baseball Signups at Gilbert Lett Family Park, 100 Gilbert Lett Dr, Broadway NC
    When:
    6-8p
    What: The Broadway Basecball Club will hold signups at the clubhouse every Friday from 6-8p and every Saturday from 2-6p through the registration period for each of their sports. Leagues include youth baseball and softball. The club also offers wood bat for teens and adults as well as men’s softball and flag football.
  • Movie Night at the Stevens Center, 1576 Kelly Dr, Sanford NC
    When:
    6:30-9:30p
    What: Watch the original Jumanji, starring Robin Williams, for free. Bring a snack or purchase one from the center. You can bring your own chair or borrow one.

Saturday

  • OCR Workout at Kiwanis Family Park, 1800 Wicker St, Sanford NC
    When:
    9a
    What: Complete a workout with OCR style movements for $5. Check-in beings at 8:30a. Bring a sandbag, towel/yoga mat and a water bottle.
  • Pints & Poses at Libations, 139 Chatham St, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a-12p
    What: Yoga will be offered for $10, which includes a libation. Bring your own yoga mat.
  • Food Truck at Hugger Mugger Brewery, 229 Wicker St, Sanford NC
    When:
    11a-11p
    What: Hugger Mugger Brewing is a craft brewery with a large tasting room located in downtown Sanford. Food trucks are planned for most days.
  • Pop Up Shop at Yarborough’s Ice Cream, 132 McIver St, Sanford NC
    When:
    12-1p
    What: Meet author Crystal McIver and purchase a copy for her new book Ice Cream. Each purchase comes with a free cup of Yarborough’s ice cream.
  • Baseball Signups at Gilbert Lett Family Park, 100 Gilbert Lett Dr, Broadway NC
    When:
    2-6p
    What: The Broadway Basecball Club will hold signups at the clubhouse every Friday from 6-8p and every Saturday from 2-6p through the registration period for each of their sports. Leagues include youth baseball and softball. The club also offers wood bat for teens and adults as well as men’s softball and flag football.

Sunday

  • Family Movie Night at First Presbyterian Church, 203 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    5-8p
    What: The church youth will gather in McIver Hall to watch Queen of Katwe, the story of a Ugandan girl whose life is changed after she is introduced to the game of chess. Snacks will be served.

If you’d like an event or activity added to the Weekend Roundup, submit it by Thursdays to kelly@socialsanford.com.

Social Buzz, Jan 22-26

Make sure you submit events and activities to have them included in the weekly Social Buzz or Weekend Roundup.

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

  • Free GED Classes at the Mann Center, 507 N. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    9a-12p
    What: The Salvation Army and CCCC provide free GED classes to the public. Call 919-718-1717 for more information.
  • Painting for Paws at the Painted Petal, 1112 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    6-9p
    What: Raise money for CARA by painting a canine canvas. The cost is $35 and includes supplies, guided instruction, and light appetizers.

Tuesday

  • PIT Count Training Session at the Buggy Company, 115 Chatham St, Sanford NC
    When:
    11a
    What: Train to participate in a count of the city’s homeless population. Volunteers will learn about their situations, share what services are available to them, and distribute care packages.
  • Spirit Night at Chick-Fil-A, 3224 NC Hwy 87S, Sanford NC
    When:
    5-8p
    What: Dine in or drive thru to support J Glenn Edwards. Make sure to mention the school when you order for a portion of your bill to be donated.
  • PIT Count Training Session at First Baptist Church, 202 Summit Dr, Sanford NC
    When:
    5:30p
    What: Train to participate in a count of the city’s homeless population. Volunteers will learn about their situations, share what services are available to them, and distribute care packages.

Wednesday

  • Sanford Jobseekers at First Baptist Church, 202 Summit Dr, Sanford NC
    When:
    8:30-10:30a
    What: Whether you are a jobseeker or trying to help and support job seekers. 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.
  • Free GED Classes at the Mann Center, 507 N. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    9a-12p
    What: The Salvation Army and CCCC provide free GED classes to the public. Call 919-718-1717 for more information.
  • Trivia Night at Libations, 139 Chatham St, Sanford NC
    When:
    6p
    What: Libations hosts a trivia night every other Wednesday. Categories include music, sports, and everything in between. Prizes always include credit toward your bill.

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.
  • Spirit Night at Chick-Fil-A, 3224 NC Hwy 87S, Sanford NC
    When:
    5-8p
    What: Dine in or drive thru to support SanLee Middle. Make sure to mention the school when you order for a portion of your bill to be donated.

Friday

  • Plate Sale at Central Baptist Temple, 1411 Fire Tower Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    11a-6p
    What: Buy a plate for $9 that includes a half chicken, beans, slaw, and a roll to support the church youth’s camp fund. Call 919-776-0021 for more information.
  • Stuffed Animal Sleepover at Chick-Fil-A, 3224 NC Hwy 87S, Sanford NC
    When:
    5-7p
    What: Bring children for a special dinner, warm cookies, and milk with their stuffed animals. The stuffed animals will spend the night and be picked up the next morning. Children should wear their pajamas.
  • Movie Night at the Stevens Center, 1576 Kelly Dr, Sanford NC
    When:
    6:30-9:30p
    What: What the original Jumanji, starring Robin Williams, for free. Bring a snack or purchase one from the center. You can bring your own chair or borrow one.

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

Weekend Roundup, Jan 19-21


Cabin fever? Take advantage of the big thaw and get out of the house. There’s plenty to do and see this weekend. Here’s a handy list to get you started.


Events in the Sanford/Lee County Area this Weekend

Skip ahead: SaturdaySunday

Friday

  • Baseball Signups at Gilbert Lett Family Park, 100 Gilbert Lett Dr, Broadway NC
    When:
    6-8p
    What: The Broadway Basecball Club will hold signups at the clubhouse every Friday from 6-8p and every Saturday from 2-6p through the registration period for each of their sports. Leagues include youth baseball and softball. The club also offers wood bat for teens and adults as well as men’s softball and flag football.
  • Cancelled: Movie Night at the Stevens Center, 1576 Kelly Dr, Sanford NC
    When:
    6:30-9:30p
    What: Watch the original Jumanji, starring Robin Williams, for free. Bring a snack or purchase one from the center. You can bring your own chair or borrow one.
  • Fiesta Friday Social at Sanford Latin Dance, 109 S. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    9p-1:30a
    What: Beginners’ salsa lessons start at 9p and open dancing starts at 10p. The event is $10 per adult. Bring a dessert or appetizer to share. No partner or experience needed.

Saturday

  • Pints & Poses at Libations, 139 Chatham St, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a-12p
    What: Yoga will be offered for $10, which includes a libation. Bring your own yoga mat.
  • Girl Scout Cookie Booth at Food Lion, 1931 S. Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    When:
    11a-3p
    What: Troop 1401 will sell Girl Scout cookies of all varieties at the Food Lion by Lee Senior, including favorites like Thin Mints, Caramel deLites, and Peanut Butter Patties. They will also have gluten-free oatmeal peanut butter cookies. Cookies are $4 per box.
  • Classic Nashville Roadshow at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    2p
    What: See Jason Petty and Katie Deal will perform in the “Sequined Sequel” to last year’s show complete with classic hits from country music’s greats. Tickets are $15/student and $27/adult.
  • Baseball Signups at Gilbert Lett Family Park, 100 Gilbert Lett Dr, Broadway NC
    When:
    2-6p
    What: The Broadway Basecball Club will hold signups at the clubhouse every Friday from 6-8p and every Saturday from 2-6p through the registration period for each of their sports. Leagues include youth baseball and softball. The club also offers wood bat for teens and adults as well as men’s softball and flag football.
  • Masquerade Ball at Spout Springs Church, 346 HM Cagle Dr, Cameron NC
    When:
    6-10p
    What: Enjoy dinner, desserts, and dancing as well as a mask contest and door prizes at this fundraiser for the church’s mission team. The cost is $25 per person.
  • Classic Nashville Roadshow at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    7:30p
    What: See Jason Petty and Katie Deal will perform in the “Sequined Sequel” to last year’s show complete with classic hits from country music’s greats. Tickets are $15/student and $27/adult.

Sunday

  • Classic Nashville Roadshow at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    2p
    What: See Jason Petty and Katie Deal will perform in the “Sequined Sequel” to last year’s show complete with classic hits from country music’s greats. Tickets are $15/student and $27/adult.

If you’d like an event or activity added to the Weekend Roundup, submit it by Thursdays to kelly@socialsanford.com.

Social Buzz, Jan 15-19

SocialSanford is back for 2018! Make sure you submit events and activities to have them included in the weekly Social Buzz or Weekend Roundup.

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

  • MLK Community Celebration at the Civic Center, 1801 Nash St, Sanford NC
    When:
    9a-3p
    What: The day will start with free breakfast for youth and include a DJ contest, comedy, and more for youth. The main program will begin at 1p and will feature the MLK Community Choir.

Wednesday

  • Sanford Jobseekers at First Baptist Church, 202 Summit Dr, Sanford NC
    When:
    8:30-10:30a
    What: Whether you are a jobseeker or trying to help and support job seekers. 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.
  • RESCHEDULED: PIT Count Training Session at the Buggy Company, 115 Chatham Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    11a
    What: Train to participate in a count of the city’s homeless population. Volunteers will learn about their situations, share what services are available to them, and distribute care packages. This event is rescheduled for January 23.

Thursday

  • Cancelled: AM Buzz at the Buggy Company, 115 Chatham Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    7:30-9a
    What: LegalShield will host this monthly event, which offers complimentary coffee and breakfast along with networking 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.

Friday

  • Movie Night at the Stevens Center, 1576 Kelly Dr, Sanford NC
    When:
    6:30-9:30p
    What: What the original Jumanji, starring Robin Williams, for free. Bring a snack or purchase one from the center. You can bring your own chair or borrow one.

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