Social Buzz, July 17-21

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Remember: Check back during the week and watch the SocialSanford Facebook page 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: TuesdayWednesdayThursday – Friday

Monday

  • 8-Week Parenting Class at Compass House Counseling Center, 311 W. Rose St, Sanford NC
    When: 6-7:30p
    What: Instructor Pamela Parker, PhD, MS, LMFT will lead the class, which will be held every Monday for 8 weeks. The cost is $10 per session. You must register at 919-774-8790.
  • Community Summer Fest at Jonesboro UMC, 407 W. Main St, Sanford NC
    When: 6-8p
    What: El Refugio will provide fun, free workshops and activities for adults, youth, and children. Register here. Childcare is available for children ages 6 months-4 years.

Tuesday

  • Community Summer Fest at Jonesboro UMC, 407 W. Main St, Sanford NC
    When: 6-8p
    What: El Refugio will provide fun, free workshops and activities for adults, youth, and children. Register here. Childcare is available for children ages 6 months-4 years.

Wednesday

  • Sanford Jobseekers at First Baptist Church, 202 Summit Dr, Sanford NC
    When:
    8:30-10:30a
    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.
  • Parkinson’s Disease Support Group at the Lee County Enrichment Center, 1615 S 3rd St, Sanford NC
    When: 10:30-11:30a
    What: Parkinson’s Disease Support Group for patients and their caregivers meets on the third Thursday of each month. All are welcome.
  • Community Summer Fest at Jonesboro UMC, 407 W. Main St, Sanford NC
    When: 6-8p
    What: El Refugio will provide fun, free workshops and activities for adults, youth, and children. Register here. Childcare is available for children ages 6 months-4 years.

Thursday

  • AM Buzz hosted by the Stevens Center, 1576 Kelly Dr, Sanford NC
    When: 7:30-9a
    What: Network with local business leaders and Chamber members while enjoying free coffee and breakfast. There will also be opportunities to promote your business and win a 50/50 raffle.
  • Thursday Hike at Raven Rock State Park, 3009 Raven Rock Rd, Lillington NC
    When:
    9a
    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 Reading Program at Chatlee Marine, 2615 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Sanford NC
    When:
    10:30a
    What: The Lee County Coalition for Families will host a story time with the theme of transportation. This week’s story time will focus on boats. Younger children and older siblings are welcome.
  • Art Camp at ArtStudio, 102 S. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When: 2-5p
    What: Youth ages 5-9 will create art from 2-3:30p. Youth ages 10-18 will create art from 3:30-5p. The cost is $25 and the weeks’ theme is ‘mystery paper bag.’ Each artist will choose one Mystery Bag of goodies, arranging the items inside into his/her own still life.
  • Community Summer Fest at Jonesboro UMC, 407 W. Main St, Sanford NC
    When: 6-8p
    What: El Refugio will provide fun, free workshops and activities for adults, youth, and children. Register here. Childcare is available for children ages 6 months-4 years.
  • Drawing Demo at ArtStudio, 102 S. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When: 6:30-8p
    What: Enjoy an interactive drawing demo with exhibiting artist Karen Rushatz. Meet the artist and learn firsthand how she creates her vibrant drawings. See her work up close. Ask questions. Enjoy the great art. Create your own.

Friday

  • Community Summer Fest at Jonesboro UMC, 407 W. Main St, Sanford NC
    When: 6-8p
    What: El Refugio will provide fun, free workshops and activities for adults, youth, and children. Register here. Childcare is available for children ages 6 months-4 years.
  • Shaggers’ Social at the VFW, 1500 Webb St, Sanford NC
    When: 7-10p
    What: The Sanford Area Society of Shaggers (SASS) will hold their monthly social. The event will feature DJ Kitty Earles.

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