CALENDAR FOR DEC. 11

Dec. 11, 2013 @ 05:00 AM

TODAY

• This week’s story time for toddlers will be held at 10 a.m. at the Main Library on Hawkins Avenue in Sanford. The theme will be “Gingerbread/Christmas!” For more information, please contact Delisa Williams at (919) 718-4665 x 5484.

• The Veterans Remembrance Group will meet at 2 p.m. at the Enrichment Center of Lee County. Andy Burney will be the guest speaker; he is a Vietnam veteran and served as a helicopter crew chief. He is now commander of Disabled American Veterans Post 5. Call The Enrichment Center at (919) 776-0501 x 2201 to register to attend.

• A comprehensive diabetic nutrition class, for people with diabetes, their families and caregivers to provide an overview on what diabetes is and how it relates to diet, will be held at 4 p.m. in the community classroom at Central Carolina Hospital, 1135 Carthage St., Sanford. Carborhydrate counting and the plate method will be reviewed. To register, go to http://www.centralcarolinahosp.com/en-US/CWSApps/FindAnEvent.aspx?ClassLink=4500.

• Sanford Jobseekers will meet from 8:30-10 a.m. at First Baptist Church. Join the group for job leads, job skills updates and encouragement. All those looking for employment are welcome. Call (919) 776-6137 for more information.

• A ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate Bojangles' new Tramway location will be held at 10 a.m. at 149 Marketplace Drive, Sanford. Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce members in attendance will be treated to free biscuits and coffee. There will also be a special check presentation to Lee County Parks and Recreation.

THURSDAY

• The Pittsboro area grassroots citizen organization Pittsboro Matters invites area residents to a citizen workshop on Chatham Park at 7 p.m. at the community library in Pittsboro (Central Carolina Community College). Those in attendance can learn more about the issues concerning Chatham Park, ask questions and contribute ideas to what will ultimately be a citizens' report on Chatham Park. For information on Pittsboro Matters and Chatham Park, go to http://pittsboromatters.org/. To access town and developer documents related to the project, go to http://pittsboromatters.org/.

• The Sanford/Lee County Stroke Support Group will meet at 1 p.m. at the Enrichment Center of Lee County, 1615 S. Third St., Sanford. The topic is “How stroke looks and feels from a caregiver's view.” The speakers will be Ray McNeill, Mitchell Watson and Joy P. Murphy. Those affected by stroke are invited to join other survivors, caregivers and loved ones who understand what they are going through. The facilitator is Joy Murphy.

• This week’s story time for preschoolers will be held at 11 a.m. at the Main Library on Hawkins Avenue in Sanford. The theme will be “Gingerbread/Christmas!” For more information, please contact Delisa Williams at (919) 718-4665 x 5484.

• Meals on Wheels of Sanford will hold its monthly meeting of the board of directors at 9:30 a.m. in the library of the First Presbyterian Church on Hawkins Avenue. All interested guests are encouraged to attend.

• The board of directors of Johnston-Lee-Harnett Community Action Inc. will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the conference room at Johnston-Lee-Harnett Community Action Inc., 1102 Massey St., Smithfield.

• The Temple Theatre will present “Plaid Tidings,” the Christmas sequel to “Forever Plaid,” at 2 and 7 p.m. at the theatre, 120 Carthage St., Sanford. Filled with Christmas standards that have all been “Plaid-erized,” our boys are back to do their Christmas special. The show runs through Dec. 22, with performances Thursdays through Sundays. Prices range from $13 for children/students to $23 for regular adult admission. Call the box office at (919) 774-4155 or visit www.templeshows.com to buy tickets or learn more.

• The public is invited to attend an open house and ribbon cutting at 3 p.m. for Piedmont Health SeniorCare, located at 163 Chatham Business Drive, Pittsboro. Dennis Streets, director of the Division of Aging & Adult Services, will speak at 3:30 p.m.

• Saltydog House Concerts, a newly organized venture where musicians perform in the intimate atmosphere of a living room, will present Flagship Romance at 7:30 p.m. at 21578 N.C. Highway 24/27, Cameron. Flagship Romance is a guy and girl duo of singer-songwriters who sing ballads and love songs in pop/folk style. For more details and directions, call (919) 353-1278 or email Rob120m@aol.com. Suggested donation is $15. All proceeds go to cover the cost of the musicians.

FRIDAY

• The Temple Theatre will present “Plaid Tidings,” the Christmas sequel to “Forever Plaid,” at 8 p.m. at the theatre, 120 Carthage St., Sanford. Filled with Christmas standards that have all been “Plaid-erized,” our boys are back to do their Christmas special. The show runs through Dec. 22, with performances Thursdays through Sundays. Prices range from $13 for children/students to $23 for regular adult admission. Call the box office at (919) 774-4155 or visit www.templeshows.com to buy tickets or learn more.