Remember: 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.
Things to do in Sanford/Lee County this week:
- Monday Night Music Jam at Circle M City, 74 Cowboy Ln, Sanford NC
What: Music will be in the Livery Stable. There is no admission fee. All are welcome.
- Senior Games and Silver Arts Opening Ceremonies at the Enrichment Center, 1615 S 3rd St, Sanford NC
What: Lee County residents ages 50+ will compete in a variety of categories.
- Europe Interest Meeting at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center, 1801 Nash St, Sanford NC
What: The Lee County Travel Club will host this meeting. They’ll have door prizes for those who register and attend, as well as the chance to win a discount on a trip.
- Lee Readers Book Club at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
What: Lee Readers is a book club that meets on the third Tuesday of each month.
- NC History Quiz Bowl at First Presbyterian Church, 203 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
What: Sponsored by the Friends of the Lee County Library, the NC History Quiz Bowl will be held in the church’s fellowship hall. For questions, or to sign up to participate, contact the Lee County Library at 919-718-4665.
- Sanford Jobseekers at First Baptist Church, 202 Summit Dr, Sanford NC
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.
- Toddler Story Time at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
What: Bring toddlers (up to age 3) for story time in the auditorium. Programs last between 20 and 30 minutes and may include stories, finger plays, flannel board stories, crafts, movement, and music.
- Parkinson’s Disease Support Group at Lee County Enrichment Center, 1615 S 3rd St, Sanford NC
What: Parkinson’s Disease Support Group for patients and their caregivers meets on the third Thursday of each month. All are welcome.
- Documentary Screening at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
What: Common Cause NC will offer a free screening of “Democracy for Sale.” There will be a discussion and Q-and-A. No ticket is required, but seating is limited.
- AM Buzz hosted by Sanford Latin Dance, 109 S. Steele St, Sanford NC
What: Join the Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce and local business leaders for a morning of networking, complete with complimentary coffee and breakfast.
- Thursday Hike at Raven Rock State Park, 3009 Raven Rock Rd, Lillington NC
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.
- Ribbon Cutting at Randolph Communications, 2262 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Sanford NC
What: Help the Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce welcome Randolph Communications to the area.
- Preschool Story Time at the Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
What: Bring children ages 3-5 for story time in the auditorium. Programs last between 20 and 30 minutes and may include stories, finger plays, flannel board stories, crafts, movement, and music.
- Spirit Night at Sweet Frog, 2815 S. Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
What: A percentage of all frozen yogurt purchases will be donated to Boone Trail Elementary School.
- Clays4Kids: Clays Shooting Tournament at Deep River Sporting Clays & Shooting School, 284 Cletus Hall Rd, Sanford NC
What: The tournament will benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Carolina. Rental guns are available for $10. There will also be chances to compete for cash prizes.
- Rock Painting at Karma Boutique & Coffee Bar, 131 Wicker St, Sanford NC
What: The Sanford NC Rocks group will host this event. Rocks and paint will be provided.
- SASS Social featuring DJ Kitty Earles at the VFW, 1500 Webb St, Sanford NC
What: The Sanford Area Society of Shaggers will hold their monthly social. People who enjoy beach music and/or shag dancing are welcome to attend.
- Live Music at The Smoke & Barrel, 120 S. Steele St, Sanford NC
What: Violet Bell will perform.