Jun. 27, 2014 @ 05:00 AM


• Toddler story time for children ages 3 and under will be held from 9:30-10 a.m. in the Chatham Community Library Story Time Room, 197 Highway 87 North, Pittsboro. Preschooler story time will follow from 10:30-11 a.m.


• The public is invited to preview a new gated neighborhood in western Harnett County aimed specifically at adults ages 55 and older, with its own private clubhouse, recreation center, walking trails and more. The pre-sales event for Carriage Glen, a new neighborhood inside the larger Anderson Creek Club development, will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Anderson Creek Golf Course Clubhouse. There will be some short remarks followed by a question-and-answer session and refreshments. To RSVP, call (919) 814-2633 or visit

• The Sanford Farmers' Market will be held from 9 a.m.-noon at Depot Park in downtown Sanford. All products are locally grown or hand-crafted. The market accepts credit, debit and SNAP EBT. Follow on Facebook for bi-weekly updates of what's in season, recipes and more,, or call (919) 343-8440 or email

• Carolina Town and Country will hold a “Life of a Cowboy” event from 10 a.m.-noon for kids ages 4-14 at 710 E. Main St., Sanford. Kids will participate in a day of fun where they will run an obstacle course and learn what the “life of a cowboy” is like. There will be teams of three, and participants will be divided into two age groups — 4-9 and 10-14. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place. Call (919) 776-2790 to sign up.

• A Korean War remembrance, an annual event to remember the veterans who fought the forgotten war, will be held at 10 a.m. at the Airborne and Special Operations Museum, located in the Yarborough-Bank Theater in Fayetteville. The public is invited to honor and recognize those who served in the Korean War, the 187th Rakkasans and their four Medal of Honor recipients. N.C. Rolling Thunder Chapter 1 will be presenting a Missing Man table ceremony.

• Carolina Animal Rescue and Adoption will hold a “Putts for Mutts” annual benefit golf tournament, which kicks off with a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m. (check-in at 8 a.m.) at Little River Golf and Resort, 500 Little River Farm Blvd., Sanford. This is a four-person scramble tournament offering prizes, games, drinks, food and fun. The $75 per-player fee includes golf fees and cart, range balls and practice facilities, morning coffee and snacks, lunch and beverages, free gifts and a goodie bag, prizes for each flight and more. For more information, forms, sponsorship, or a paypal link, see To register, call 888-766-6538.

• The Girl Scouts of Moore County will hold a “Wacky Olympics 2014” event from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Phillips Memorial Park, Highway 24/27, Cameron. The registration fee is $2. This event is open to all registered girl scouts, as well as any interested fourth-graders through 11th-graders. Attendees should bring a bagged lunch, water bottle and sunscreen. Activities will include a pool noodle javelin throw, Frisbee tic-tac-toe, lawn bowling, human bubbles, outdoor twister, tarp toss and more. Pre-registration is required by June 26, and registration includes the fee and completion of a health history form. For more information or to register, please contact: Morrissa Barber at (910) 245-2849.

• A benefit for Celia Carter will be held at Broadway Optimist Park, with a softball tournament starting at 8:30 a.m. The team entry fee is $125, and teams can buy up to five homeruns pre-game at $5 each or five for $20. Call Jason Thomas to sign up a team by Friday, June 20, at (919) 353-1046. Child and adult hair cuts will be available for $10 each by a licensed hair stylist; call Lisa Ivey to set up an appointment at (919) 478-3733. There also will be a yard and craft safe and a chicken plate sale. Contact Tiffany Thomas to donate items at (919) 356-3502. Chicken plates are $7 apiece; contact Crystal Hickman at (919) 353-2060 or Candice Akridge at (919) 356-2993.


• The Rooster's Wife will present sultry jazz by Chaise Lounge at 6:46 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.) in the listening room of the Poplar Knight Spot, 114 Knight Street, in downtown Aberdeen. See to learn more.


• The Painted Petal design studio will host a painting class from 6-8 p.m. at the studio, 1112 Hawkins Ave., Sanford. Classes cover technique for decorative painting, various faux finishes, along with color tips and trends. All paints, supplies and surfaces are included in class cost unless otherwise posted. No painting experience is necessary. The cost is $35, and the project this week will be “A Day at the Beach.” Pre-registration is required, and payment is due the day of class. To learn more, call (919) 718-9284 or visit and select “classes” from the tab on the left. The “contact” link in the same tab will allow you to sign up.