Social Buzz, June 20-23

socialbuzzThere’s lots of fun happening this week, including a job fair, Cub Treks at San Lee Park, chess club, a free movie, and lots of story times.

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


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 20-23:

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.
  • LiveStrong at the Lee County YMCA, 860 Spring Ln, Sanford NC
    When:
    5:30-6:15p
    What: Cancer survivors are encouraged to join this fitness program. Call 919-777-9622 with questions.

Tuesday

  • Ribbon Cutting at Snap’N Happy, 2914 S. Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    When:
    9a
    What: Welcome this new business with refreshments and networking. Attendees will get a free 8×10 photo that can be redeemed in any photo session before September 30. There will also be face painting.
  • Free Movie at Spring Lane Cinemas, 1321 Douglas Dr, Sanford NC
    When: 10a
    What: The theatre will show Hotel Transylvania 2 as part of the Summer Kids Series. Seating is limited, so plan to arrive early.
  • 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.
  • Art Gallery Opening at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    6-7p
    What: Stop by the Lee County Library for the grand opening of the Sanford Brush & Palette Club and Suzanne Reeves Art Gallery. The opening will feature refreshments, local artists, and artwork.
  • Lee Readers Book Club at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    6:30-7:30p
    What: The club meets on the third Tuesday of each month. This month’s books are The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to our Brain by Nicholas Carr and The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the Digital Age by Catherine Steiner-Adair.
  • 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.
  • Story Hour at Karma Boutique & Coffee Bar, 131 Wicker St, Sanford NC
    When:
    10-11a
    What: Bring the kids to enjoy storytime and crafts. This week’s theme is Monkeys. Take a tour of the Buggy Factory after the story. RSVP here so that they can ensure there are enough supplies for everyone.
  • Cub Treks at San Lee Park, 572 Pumping Station Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    10-11a
    What: The public is invited to join San Lee Park’s nature center staff on a 1-hour educational hike that will stop for exploration and play. These hikes are free. Donations for the animals are accepted. Call Lydia Robertson at 919-776-6221 x 7 for more information.
  • Free Movie at Spring Lane Cinemas, 1321 Douglas Dr, Sanford NC
    When: 10-11:30a
    What: The theatre will show Hotel Transylvania 2 as part of the Summer Kids Series. Seating is limited, so plan to arrive early.
  • 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. Players 10 and up are welcome. For more information, call Debbie at 919-718-4665 ext 5490.

Thursday

  • Free Movie at Spring Lane Cinemas, 1321 Douglas Dr, Sanford NC
    When: 10a
    What: The theatre will show Hotel Transylvania 2 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.
  • Movie at Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    3-5p
    What: The film “Amelia,” based on the true story of Amelia Earhart, starring Hilary Swank and Richard Gere, will be shown in the library auditorium.
  • 5th Anniversary Celebration at Chick Fil A, 3224 NC Hwy 87S, Sanford NC
    When:
    4-7p
    What: The restaurant will have a dj, a bounce house, a balloon artist, and a cake cutting to celebrate its anniversary. Three people will win free Chick Fil A for one year.

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