Social Buzz, Aug. 1-4

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Remember to 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.


Here’s this week’s activity list:

Sanford/Lee County events & activities for the week:

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Monday

  • Story Time at Millstone Creek Orchards, 506 Parks Crossroads Church Rd, Ramseur NC
    When:
    11a-12p
    What: One hour program includes story, tasting, hayride & take home seed planting. The cost is $8.


Tuesday

  • Free Movie at Spring Lane Cinemas, 1321 Douglas Dr, Sanford NC
    When: 10a
    What: The cinema will show Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory as part of the Summer Kids Series. Seating is limited, so plan to arrive early.
  • NNO Safety Lunch for Seniors at the Enrichment Center, 1615 S. Third St, Sanford NC
    When:
    11-11:45a
    What: The Sanford Police Department’s Community Policing Unit and Mayor Chet Mann will give a safety presentation before lunch. All are invited to attend. This event was organized especially for senior citizens who may not be able to tolerate the heat of evening National Night Out events. If you’d like lunch, the cost is $7.50 and you must register before 12:00 p.m. on Aug. 1 by calling 919-776-0501 ext. 2216. You may attend the event without eating lunch.
  • National Night Out in Sanford and Lee County NC
    When:
    5-9p
    What: Neighborhoods throughout the city and county will gather with law enforcement and firefighters to fight back against crime and strengthen their community bonds. See sites within the City limits here and see sites in the county here.


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.
  • Story Hour at Karma Boutique & Coffee Bar, 131 Wicker St, Sanford NC
    When:
     10-11a
    What: Bring the kids to enjoy story time and crafts. This week’s theme is Princesses & Superheroes. Everyone is invited to dress up.
  • Cub Treks at San Lee Park, 572 Pumping Station Rd, Sanford NC
    When: 10-11a
    What: The public is invited to join San Lee Park’s nature center staff on a 1-hour educational hike that will stop for exploration and play. These hikes are free. Donations for the animals are accepted. Call Lydia Robertson at 919-776-6221 x 7 for more information.
  • Free Movie at Spring Lane Cinemas, 1321 Douglas Dr, Sanford NC
    When: 10-11:30a
    What: The cinema will show Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory as part of the Summer Kids Series. Seating is limited, so plan to arrive early.


Thursday

  • Free Movie at Spring Lane Cinemas, 1321 Douglas Dr, Sanford NC
    When: 10a
    What: The cinema will show Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory as part of the Summer Kids Series. Seating is limited, so plan to arrive early.
  • Hike For Your Health at Raven Rock State Park, 3009 Raven Rock Rd, Lillington
    When:
    12p
    What: Call park office at 910-893-4888 for additional information.
  • Grand Opening at Studio C Salon & Spa, 116 S. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    4:30-7p
    What: The event will start with a ribbon cutting and include a tour of the salon, free food and beverages, live music, and giveaways.
  • BPW Kickoff Meeting at the Hawkins House, 112 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    5-6:30p
    What: Learn more about the Sanford Business & Professional Women. Doors open for networking at 5p and the meeting will start at 5:30p. Drinks and appetizers will be served.
  • Shakespeare in the Park at Depot Park, 106 Charlotte Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    8p
    What: The Temple Theatre’s teen students will stage a production of As You Like It. This a free play. Bring a chair or blanket. The show will run Thursday-Sunday nights.

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