Weekend Buzz, June 17-19

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We’re heading into a quiet weekend for the Sanford/Lee County region. If you know about an event or activity not included in the Roundup, make sure you submit it!

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Events in the Sanford/Lee County Area this Weekend

Friday

  • Fountain at Depot Park, 106 Charlotte Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a, 12p, 2p, and 4p
    What: The fountain runs from May 11 to October 31. During that period, it will operate for an hour at a time at 10a, 12p, 2p, and 4p each day.
  • Clearance Sale at S & L Bargain Depot, 1000 N. Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    When: 5-8p
    What: Items will be 10-50% off throughout the store. There will also be a drawing for a grill. Light refreshments will be available.

Saturday

  • Free Meal for Dads at McDonalds, all locations, Sanford NC
    When: all day
    What: Kids can ask for a coloring page, which comes with an offer to treat dad to breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
  • Job Fair at Kelly Services, 2821 S. Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    When: 8a-1p
    What: The company has immediate openings for production workers, material handlers, forklift drivers, QA inspectors, electronic assemblers, mechanics, and professional positions. The pay is $7.50/hr for 1st shift, $8/hr for 2nd shift, and $8.50/hr for 3rd shift.
  • Turn Around Event at God’s Promise Church, 610 E. Main St, Sanford NC
    When:
    9a-4p
    What: The church invites the community to come together to make a difference. There will be a job fair from 9a-12p and a service at 4p.
  • Fountain at Depot Park, 106 Charlotte Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a, 12p, 2p, and 4p
    What: The fountain runs from May 11 to October 31. During that period, it will operate for an hour at a time at 10a, 12p, 2p, and 4p each day.
  • Dog Wash & Adoptions at Petsense Sanford, 2414 S Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    When: 10a-3p
    What: The store will hold a dog wash to raise money for Animal Life Rescue’s vet bills. Pay $7 for wash and towel dry, $5 for nail trimming, and $5 for ear cleaning or $15 for all 3 services. There’ll also be BBQ and pet adoptions.
  • Zumba at Sanford Latin Dance, 109 S Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    11a-12p
    What: All are welcome. The cost is $5 per person.
  • Boat Rentals at San Lee Park, Pumping Station Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    1-6p
    What: You can rent canoes and paddle boats for $3/paddle boat and $5/canoe for each half hour. Rentals are only open on weekends.
  • Cruise-In at Sonic, 2600 S. Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    When: 4p
    What: Enjoy food, custom cars, door prizes, and family fun.
  • Social Saturday at Sanford Latin Dance, 109 S Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    7-11:30p
    What: The event starts with salsa dancing lessons from 7p to 8p. From 8p to 11:30p, the floor will be open to dancing. Light refreshments will be provided. Feel free to bring a dish or dessert to share. Admission is $10 per adult.
  • Live Music at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When: 7:30-9p
    What: RickExpress will perform and Amber Kiner will open the show. Doors open at 7p. Reserved seating is $20. To purchase tickets, call the box office at 919-774-4155.

Sunday

  • Free Meal for Dads at McDonalds, all locations, Sanford NC
    When: all day
    What: Kids can ask for a coloring page, which comes with an offer to treat dad to breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
  • Fountain at Depot Park, 106 Charlotte Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a, 12p, 2p, and 4p
    What: The fountain runs from May 11 to October 31. During that period, it will operate for an hour at a time at 10a, 12p, 2p, and 4p each day.
  • Boat Rentals at San Lee Park, Pumping Station Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    1-6p
    What: You can rent canoes and paddle boats for $3/paddle boat and $5/canoe for each half hour. Rentals are only open on weekends.

If you’d like an event or activity added to the Weekend Roundup, submit it by Thursdays to kelly@socialsanford.com.