Social Buzz, Dec 19-24

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Important: This is the last event round-up for 2016. Christmas Eve events are posted here and New Year’s Eve events will only be posted on the SocialSanford Facebook page. Thank you for a wonderful year!

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 – Saturday

Monday

Tuesday

  • 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. Call the library at 919-718-4665.

Wednesday

  • 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

  • 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.
  • Kelly Services Recruiting Event at NC Career Works, 1909 Lee Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    1-3p
    What: All candidates will have a chance to meet with Kelly’s staff in an informal setting. This is an opportunity for candidates to explore career opportunities with Kelly, apply, and start working.
  • The Polar Express at the Sunrise Theatre, 250 NW Broad St, Southern Pines NC
    When:
    6:30-8:30p
    What: Take a break from the hustle and bustle of Christmas to see a free showing of this holiday classic. Doors open at 5:45.

Friday

  • 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.

Saturday

  • Spontaneous Christmas Pageant at Jonesboro UMC, 407 W Main St, Sanford NC
    When:
    3:30-5:30p
    What: All children and their families are invited to participate in a spontaneous Christmas pageant on Christmas Eve. No rehearsals needed. Just bring kids no later than 3:40 pm to help act out the reason we celebrate Christmas. Children will be given costumes and the role they will play (angel, wise man, shepherd, etc.) when they arrive. Everyone is welcome to come see the pageant, which will begin at 4p.
  • Caroling on Main Street in Jonesboro, 407 W Main St, Sanford NC
    When:
    10-10:30p
    What: Join holiday singers at the intersection of Main and Academy Streets in Jonesboro for 30 minutes of caroling. Song sheets with favorite Christmas carols will be available while they walk together in the immediate neighborhood.
  • Christmas Eve Candlelight Music & Worship at Jonesboro UMC, 407 W Main St, Sanford NC
    When:
    10:30p-12a
    When: Bring in Christmas with music, scripture, carols, and candlelight. This traditional Christmas Eve service begins with orchestral music at 10:30p in the Sanctuary. The worship service begins at 11p and closes at midnight, welcoming Christmas Day.

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