Social Buzz, June 6-9

socialbuzzWho else is crazy-ready for this school year to end? The SocialSanford family has two children in Lee County Schools, and we’ve had a great school year — but summer can’t get here soon enough. Happy last week of the 2015-16 school year!

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:

Social Buzz, June 6-9:


  • Story Time at Millstone Creek Orchards, 506 Parks Crossroads Church Rd, Ramseur NC
    What: One hour program includes story, tasting, hayride & take home seed planting. The cost is $8.


  • Spirit Day at La Dolce Vita, 143 Charlotte Ave, Sanford NC
    What: Dine in or take out at La Dolce Vita Pizzeria in Sanford and support the Boys & Girls Clubs. The club will receive 15% of all sales.
  • Free Email Marketing Webinar from the Small Business Center
    What: Email is 40 times more effective for small business marketing than Facebook and Twitter combined! This webinar will teach you the basics of building an email list for your small business, nurturing your list, converting to sales, and retaining the subscribers on your list. Call 919-718-7544 for more information.
  • Family Night at Chick-fil-A, 3224 NC Highway 87 S, Sanford NC
    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.
  • Beginner Line Dance Lessons at the VFW, 1500 Veterans Way, Sanford NC
    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.


  • Sanford Jobseekers at First Baptist Church, 202 Summit Dr, Sanford NC
    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.
  • Cub Treks at San Lee Park, 572 Pumping Station Rd, Sanford NC
    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.


  • Hike For Your Health at Raven Rock State Park, 3009 Raven Rock Rd, Lillington
    What: Call park office at 910-893-4888 for additional information.
  • German Kaffeeklatsch Club Meeting at Cafe Vesuvio, 1945 S Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    What: The club is an opportunity to speak German in a social group setting and meets every 2nd Thursday of the month. For more information, contact Tamara Lewis at
  • PNC Presents Function at the Junction at Depot Park, 106 Charlotte Ave, Sanford NC
    What: Downtown Sanford’s free summer concert series is every Thursday at 6p. Live, local bands. Food and drinks. This Thursday enjoy the Heart of Carolina Jazz Orchestra.
  • Vino & Van Gogh at the ArtStudio, 102 S Steele St, Sanford NC
    What: Paint Van Gogh inspired flowers for $40 per person. Bring your own wine. RSVP by June 7 to

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