Social Buzz, Oct 24-28

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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:

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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. This week’s theme is pumpkins.
  • Annual Art Show at the Hales Center, 147 McIver St, Sanford NC
    When:
    11a-6p
    What: View hundreds of new, original pieces of artwork by Sanford Brush & Palette Club members. Admission is free. Art is available for purchase.
  • Confucius Classroom Reception at the Dennis Wicker Civic Center, 1801 Nash St, Sanford NC
    When:
    5-7p
    What: The Confucius Classroom will host a reception for Yuehan Ma, the newest visiting instructor. The event will feature musicians from the NC-RTP Chinese Music Ensemble and be and catered by the Central Carolina Culinary Institute. The public is welcome.

Tuesday

  • Sanford MOPS at St Luke UMC, 2916 Wicker St, Sanford NC
    When:
    9:30-11:30a
    What: The Sanford Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) group will hold its first meeting of the 2016-17 year. Any mom of a child from birth through kindergarten is welcome to join.
  • Annual Art Show at the Hales Center, 147 McIver St, Sanford NC
    When:
    11a-6p
    What: View hundreds of new, original pieces of artwork by Sanford Brush & Palette Club members. Admission is free. Art is available for purchase.

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.
  • Annual Art Show at the Hales Center, 147 McIver St, Sanford NC
    When:
    11a-6p
    What: View hundreds of new, original pieces of artwork by Sanford Brush & Palette Club members. Admission is free. Art is available for purchase.
  • 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.
  • Pauly Shore at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When: 7:30-9:30p
    What: The iconic 90s comedian will host a special show for Sanford. Doors open at 6:30p. Tickets are $27.

Thursday

  • Annual Art Show at the Hales Center, 147 McIver St, Sanford NC
    When:
    11a-6p
    What: View hundreds of new, original pieces of artwork by Sanford Brush & Palette Club members. Admission is free. Art is available for purchase.

Friday

  • Annual Art Show at the Hales Center, 147 McIver St, Sanford NC
    When:
    11a-6p
    What: View hundreds of new, original pieces of artwork by Sanford Brush & Palette Club members. Admission is free. Art is available for purchase.
  • Movies in the Park at Depot Park, 106 Charlotte Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    5p
    What: The Central Carolina Jaycees, Downtown Sanford, Inc and the Lee County Partnership for Children are teaming up again to offer free, family-friendly movies. The Lee County Partnership for Children will offer activities for kids to do while waiting for the movie to start (craft, obstacle course, reading area, etc.) and the Central Carolina Jaycees have concessions available for purchase. The movie for this week is The Force Awakens.
  • Open Studio at the ArtStudio, 102 S. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    6-9p
    What: Open studio allows artists ages 14+ to work on projects within a creative community. Artists work on projects of their choosing and are welcome to bring their own materials and works in progress. Arrive and leave as your schedule allows. The cost is $25 per class.
  • CARA’s Haunted House at 217 N. Gulf St, Sanford NC
    When:
    7-9p
    What: Walk through this haunted house located in downtown Sanford for $3 per person. The event benefits Carolina Animal Rescue & Adoption. Children should be accompanied by an adult.
  • Halloween Party at the Wing House, 1574 NC Hwy 24/87, Cameron NC
    When:
    8p-2a
    What: Dress in costume to win a prize. They’ll have fun, food, and karaoke – as well as a free shuttle for a 5-mile radius.

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