Social Buzz, Dec 12-16

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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.


Things to do in Sanford/Lee County this week:

Skip ahead: Tuesday – WednesdayThursday – Friday

Monday

  • Toastmasters International at CCCC-Lee County, 1105 Kelly Dr, Sanford NC
    When: 6:30-7:30p
    What: Toastmasters International helps people reach their public speaking and leadership goals. The Central Carolina Club is open to the public and students.

Tuesday

  • Training Night Out Petco, 3070 Horner Boulevard, Sanford NC
    When: 6-9p
    What: Bring your pet to Petco for free training advice from Petco trainer Serin Badger.
  • Concert at Lee County High School, 1708 Nash St, Sanford NC
    When: 7p
    What: The school’s Show Choir will present “The Sounds of Winter” in McLeod Auditorium. Admission is free.

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.
  • 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.
  • Library Chess Club at Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    6:30-8:30p
    What: The Library Chess Club meets every 2nd and 4th Wednesday from 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Players 10 and up are welcome. For more information, call Debbie at 919-718-4665 ext 5490.

Thursday

  • 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.
  • Holiday Kickoff at Monarch PSR, 214 McIver St, Sanford NC
    When: 11a-1p
    What: Celebrate the launch of the IPS/PSR program in Sanford to help people with a mental health condition or substance abuse find employment and integrate into the community. They’ll have food and holiday goodies.
  • Free Workshop at Total Body Therapy & Wellness, 2 The Square, Lillington NC
    When: 6p
    What: Learn how to heal neck pain and headaches without the use of injections, surgery, or medications. RSVP at 910-893-2850. The first 5 to RSVP will receive a free t-shirt.
  • Santa at Tres Banderas, 143 Rand St, Sanford NC
    When: 6-8p
    What: Take the kids to see Santa. Kids’ meals are free with a paying adult meal. Bring your own camera.
  • Live Christmas Drive Thru at Grace Chapel Church, 2605 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Sanford NC
    When:
    6-8:30p
    What: Biblical characters come to life as the story of Christmas is told using 10 fully narrated scenes. Free hot chocolate, water, gifts for children and adults, and more.
  • Sanford Area Photography Club at the Lee County Arts and Community Center, 507 N Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    7-8p
    What: The mission of the Sanford Area Photography Club is to share a passion for photography with like-minded people.

Friday

  • Christmas Tree Event at Millstone Creek Orchard, 506 Parks Crossroads Church Rd, Ramseur NC
    When:
    3-9p
    What: Take a hayride to a Christmas Tree Village, see a holiday movie (6-8p), visit with Santa, and more all for $5/person. Children under 2 are admitted free.
  • Christmas Lights at Broken Plow Farm, 1851 Avents Ferry Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    5:30-8:30p
    What: Take a hayride around the farm to see Christmas lights and view a light show. Photos with Santa from 6-8p (bring a camera). Tickets are $8.50 for 2 years and older, this ticket includes the hayride and your visit with Santa. Cash only.
  • Parent’s Night Out at Kindermusik with Real Great Music, Sanford NC
    When:
    5:30-9:30p
    What: Enjoy a night out while the kids “visit” the North Pole for the annual Reindeer Games. This event includes pizza, musical games, instrument play, crafts, a take-home instrument, and more for $35. You must enroll in advance.
  • Live Christmas Drive Thru at Grace Chapel Church, 2605 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Sanford NC
    When:
    6-8:30p
    What: Biblical characters come to life as the story of Christmas is told using 10 fully narrated scenes. Free hot chocolate, water, gifts for children and adults, and more.
  • Family Movie Night at Total Body Therapy & Wellness, 2 The Square, Lillington NC
    When: 7p
    What: Bring a pillow and blanket to watch The Polar Express. Tickets are $2/person or $4/family of 4. All proceeds benefit Cinderella’s Attic Lillington, a non-profit organization that gives prom dresses to girls who cannot afford to go to prom otherwise. 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.