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:
- Rooster Painting at The Flame, 109 Carbonton Rd, Sanford NC
What: Paint “Rooster of the Year” with Sociable Art. The cost is $35/person and you must pay in advance at the link.
- Monday Night Music Jam at Circle M City, 74 Cowboy Ln, Sanford NC
What: Music will be in the Livery Stable. There is no admission fee. All are welcome.
- Annual Regional Caregiver Education Conference at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center, 1801 Nash St, Sanford NC
What: A full day conference designed family caregivers, professionals, volunteers and students, and provides valuable information on assessment, treatment and care options for people with dementia, plus strategies caregivers can use for self care.
- Sanford Jobseekers at First Baptist Church, 202 Summit Dr, Sanford NC
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
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
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.
- Painting for Paws at The Painted Petal, 1112 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
What: Support CARA by painting a special pet-themed picture. The cost is $35 and 50% of all proceeds go directly to CARA. To reserve your seat, please visit www.thepaintedpetal.com and sign up at the contact tab.
- Free Community Dinner at Jonesboro Heights Baptist Church, 316 W Main St, Sanford NC
What: The church will serve a free dinner for its neighbors in the Jonesboro community.
- Thursday Hike at Raven Rock State Park, 3009 Raven Rock Rd, Lillington NC
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
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
What: Dargan Moore of Edward Jones, will lead the seminar. Call 919-776-0501 ext. 2201 to reserve a spot.
- First Thursday Poetry & Prose Open Mic at Karma Boutique & Coffee Bar, 131 Wicker St, Sanford NC
What: Share original poetry and prose in blocks lasting up to 5 mins each.
- Free Small Business Center Seminar at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center, 1801 Nash St, Sanford NC
What: AlexSandra Lett will present on the topic “Publishing and Promoting a Book.” Register here.
- 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.
- Heart of Carolina Jazz Orchestra at the Mann Center, 507 N Steele St, Sanford NC
What: The orchestra will present “Ritmo Caliente,” a tribute to latin jazz masters. Tickets are $15.
- Live Music at The Smoke & Barrel, 120 S. Steele St, Sanford NC
What: The Fairlanes will perform.