Social Buzz, June 13-16

socialbuzzMany great programs start this week, including the Lee County Library’s summer reading program and many camps and VBS programs.

Check your choices for summer camps and for VBS programs here.


Congratulations to the 8K Giveaway winners! Check the announcement here to see if your name’s on the list!

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 of June 13-16:

Monday:

  • Flag Day Ceremony at VFW, 1500 Veterans Way, Sanford NC
    When:
    8:30a
    What: The Seven Seas Club and Cub Scout Troop 941 will perform the ceremony. The public is invited. Call Gary at 919-776-8421 for more information.
  • 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.
  • Painting Night at The Painted Petal, 1112 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    6-8p
    What: Paint a mermaid tail silhouette. You’ll get all supplies and guided instruction for $35.
  • 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

  • Free Movie at Spring Lane Cinemas, 1321 Douglas Dr, Sanford NC
    When: 10a
    What: The theatre will show Road Chip as part of the Summer Kids Series. Seating is limited, so plan to arrive early.
  • 2-Day Twirling Clinic at the Armory/Hales Center, 147 McIver St, Sanford NC
    When:
    12-2p
    What: Children ages 9-12 can learn baton twirling from college student Casey Kenner. There is no cost. To register, contact Casey at casey.kenner@gmail.com or 919-935-9861 or Brandi Phillips at bphillips@leecountync.gov.
  • Family Night at Chick-fil-A, 3224 NC Highway 87 S, Sanford NC
    When:
    5-10p
    What: Join the restaurant for family night every Tuesday in June. Enjoy games while you have dinner, and if you complete the challenge, you’ll receive a complimentary small ice cream cone.
  • Sanford City Council Workshop at City Hall, 225 E. Weatherspoon St, Sanford NC
    When:
    5:30p
    What: Council will hold a workshop to discuss water and sewer fines, Central Carolina Enterprise Park, discounted golf rates, and more. There will be no Law & Finance Committee meeting.
  • Beginner Line Dance Lessons at the VFW, 1500 Veterans Way, Sanford NC
    When:
    7p
    What: Crank It Up DJ Service will teach beginner lesson’s on the club’s large wood dance floor. Admission is $7. All are welcome.

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: 10a
    What: The theatre will show Road Chip as part of the Summer Kids Series. Seating is limited, so plan to arrive early.
  • Story Hour at Karma Boutique & Coffee Bar, 131 Wicker St, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a
    What: Bring the kids to enjoy storytime and crafts. This week’s theme is Transportation. Take a tour of the Buggy Factory after the story. RSVP here so that they can ensure there are enough supplies for everyone.
  • 2-Day Twirling Clinic at the Armory/Hales Center, 147 McIver St, Sanford NC
    When:
    12-2p
    What: Children ages 9-12 can learn baton twirling from college student Casey Kenner. There is no cost. To register, contact Casey at casey.kenner@gmail.com or 919-935-9861 or Brandi Phillips at bphillips@leecountync.gov.

Thursday

  • Free Movie at Spring Lane Cinemas, 1321 Douglas Dr, Sanford NC
    When: 10a
    What: The theatre will show Road Chip 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.
  • Cancelled: Ribbon Cutting at Dare 2 Know Hair Training Center, 122 West Main Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    4:30p
    What: Tour the training center and learn more about the center’s services. Directly after the ribbon cutting, there will be an Open House from 5p-7p. Park in the rear of the building.
  • PNC Presents Function at the Junction at Depot Park, 106 Charlotte Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    6-8p
    What: Downtown Sanford’s free summer concert series is every Thursday at 6p. Live, local bands. Food and drinks. This Thursday enjoy the Tuesday Night Music Club.

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