CALENDAR FOR JUNE 26
• Sanford Jobseekers will meet from 8:30-10 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Sanford. All who are searching for employment are welcome. Job leads, resume support, interview practice and encouragement will be given. Call (919) 776-6137 for more information.
• The Lee County Library's Summer Reading Program will present “Animals that Dig,” with special guest Sanford Mayor Cornelia Olive, at 10 a.m. at the main branch on Hawkins Avenue. The program is tailored toward toddlers and preschoolers.
• The Pittsboro office of Legal Aid of North Carolina, in collaboration with law students, volunteer attorneys and other community service organizations, will hold a free legal clinic at Habitat for Humanity, 2268 N.C. Highway 5, Aberdeen, where residents can have wills, powers of attorney and other advanced directives prepared and executed free of charge. To be eligible to participate, residents must meet certain eligibility guidelines and call (919) 542-0475 or 1-800-672-5834 as soon as possible to reserve a space.
• The N.C. ABC Commission will offer free responsible alcohol seller server training from 10 a.m.-noon at the City of Sanford Service Center, 6601 N. Fifth St., Sanford. Course content is geared toward management and staff of any business that sells alcohol for on- or off-premises consumption. Register online at http://abc.nc.gov/education/rasp.
• Grief counseling, sponsored by Knotts Funeral Home, will be held at 7 p.m. at New Zion Baptist Church, 3324 Truelove Street Sanford. The theme is “Celebrating Life,” and sessions will be held quarterly. Facilitator is Dorothy Waterson. Please RSVP to (919) 345-8002. Those with further questions can also call Mint Downey at (919) 478-9178.
• The Stevens Center will offer summer camps for children and youth at 1576 Kelly Drive in Sanford. Today, “Kids Can Connect” will be offered for for 5-8 year olds. Activities include art, music and motion, drama, basketball and more, which will be held today and July 11, 18 and 25 from 9-11 a.m. — four mornings of fun once a week. To sign up, go online to stevenscenter.org and select calendar/registration or call (919) 776-4048. Young people of all abilities and disabilities are welcome. The cost is $20.
• The Stevens Center will offer summer camps for children and youth at 1576 Kelly Drive in Sanford. Today, “Party, Paint and Playtime” will be offered for for 3-4 year olds. Activities include arts and crafts, music and motion, story time and more, which will be held today and July 11, 18 and 25 from 9-11 a.m. — four mornings of fun once a week. To sign up, go online to stevenscenter.org and select calendar/registration or call (919) 776-4048. Young people of all abilities and disabilities are welcome. The cost is $20.
• The Lee County Library's Summer Reading Program will present “Just Dig It,” featuring master gardener Kate Sawaya, at 2 p.m. at the main branch on Hawkins Avenue. The program is tailored toward children in grades 4-6.
• Downtown Sanford Inc. will present the Function at the Junction Summer Concert Series at 7 p.m. every Thursday through September at Depot Park in downtown Sanford. Patrons can bring lawn chairs, blankets and a picnic supper to these free outdoor concerts. Tonight, the Leda Ray Band will perform. For more information, call (919) 775-8332 or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Preschool story time will be held from 10–11 a.m. at the Harnett County Public Library, 601 N. Main St., Lillington, for ages 3-5. The library will also host “Beneath the Surface,” an exploration into the plant cycle, from 2-3 p.m., and the Teen-Formers summer reading program for ages 13-18 from 6-7 p.m.
• Legal Aid of North Carolina will conduct a wills and advance directives clinic, in cooperation with law students, private attorneys and Brick Capital Community Development Corporation, at the W.B. Wicker Business Campus, Sanford Business Suites A, at 900 Vance St., Sanford. Participants must have been preregistered prior to June 21.
• The 2013 Temple Theatre Summer Youth Conservatory will present “Ella” at 7 p.m. at 120 Carthage St., Sanford. Homecoming Week has arrived at Seymour High. Ella Cinders desperately wants to make it to the big dance. Of course, her stepmother is conspiring against her, and she doesn't have a date. With the help of The Glitter Girls, can Ella make it to the dance? Will homecoming king and leader of the Golden Boys, Zach Prince, notice? Tickets are $6 for children, $12 for adults. To order tickets or learn more, visit www.templeshows.com or call the box office at (919) 774-4155 Monday through Friday from 2-6 p.m.
• The All-State Youth Choir of the North Carolina United Methodist Church (UMC) will present a free concert at 7 p.m. at Jonesboro UMC, 407 W. Main St., Sanford. The 30 high school students are chosen through audition and personal recommendation for an intensive week of rehearsals and touring. Now in its 18th year, the All-State Youth Choir is directed by Jonathan P. Brotherton of Greensboro College, where students gather for music camp before starting their tour. A voluntary love offering will be taken to help defray the choir's tour expenses.