Social Buzz, July 11-14

socialbuzzCheck out the fun VBS programs this week. There’s also still time to sign up for some summer camps.


Tip: 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:

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.
  • Ribbon Cutting at Anytime Fitness, 2563 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    4p
    What: Welcome this new gym, located in the Food Lion shopping center on Hawkins Ave. Refreshments will be provided by Chick-Fil-A, La Montesina, and Subway. Enrollment will be free during the event.
  • Celebration Week at Jonesboro UMC, 407 W. Main St, Sanford NC
    When:
    6-8p
    What: Children and adults are invited for fun, free activities each day. From 6-7p, adults can choose between zumba, latin dance, yoga, seated aerobics, or tai chi while children choose between soccer and cheerleading. From 7-8p, everyone can choose between quilting, healthy cooking, and intro to computers. Free childcare will be provided for children ages 1-4. Parents must remain onsite.

Tuesday

  • Free Movie at Spring Lane Cinemas, 1321 Douglas Dr, Sanford NC
    When: 10a
    What: The cinema will show Minions as part of the Summer Kids Series. Seating is limited, so plan to arrive early.
  • Celebration Week at Jonesboro UMC, 407 W. Main St, Sanford NC
    When:
    6-8p
    What: Children and adults are invited for fun, free activities each day. From 6-7p, adults can choose between zumba, latin dance, yoga, seated aerobics, or tai chi while children choose between soccer and cheerleading. From 7-8p, everyone can choose between crochet projects, cake decorating, and intro to computers. Free childcare will be provided for children ages 1-4. Parents must remain onsite.

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 Movie at Spring Lane Cinemas, 1321 Douglas Dr, Sanford NC
    When: 10-11:30a
    What: The cinema will show Minions as part of the Summer Kids Series. Seating is limited, so plan to arrive early.
  • Celebration Week at Jonesboro UMC, 407 W. Main St, Sanford NC
    When:
    6-8p
    What: Children and adults are invited for fun, free activities each day. From 6-7p, adults can choose between zumba, latin dance, yoga, seated aerobics, or tai chi while children choose between soccer and cheerleading. From 7-8p, everyone can choose between quilting, cake decorating, and intro to computers. Free childcare will be provided for children ages 1-4. Parents must remain onsite.
  • 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

  • Daybreak Divas at Karma Boutique & Coffee Bar, 131 Wicker St, Sanford NC
    When:
    7:30-9a
    What: Network and enjoy the company of business and professional women.
  • Free Movie at Spring Lane Cinemas, 1321 Douglas Dr, Sanford NC
    When: 10a
    What: The cinema will show Minions 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:
    10a
    What: Call park office at 910-893-4888 for additional information.
  • Grant Meeting at the Lee County Arts and Community Center, 507 N. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    6-7p
    What: Lee County Partnership for Children invites any and all child care centers in Lee County to its annual Quality Enhancement/Quality Maintenance grant meeting. Grant funds can be used for admin, OLE, or classroom improvements. To be eligible for funding, you must attend this meeting. Call 919-774-9496 if you have any questions.
  • Celebration Week at Jonesboro UMC, 407 W. Main St, Sanford NC
    When:
    6-8p
    What: Children and adults are invited for fun, free activities each day. From 6-7p, adults can choose between zumba, latin dance, yoga, seated aerobics, or tai chi while children choose between soccer and cheerleading. From 7-8p, everyone can choose between crochet projects, healthy decorating, and intro to computers. Free childcare will be provided for children ages 1-4. Parents must remain onsite.

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