CALENDAR FOR JULY 14
• The W.B.Wicker Alumni committee will meet at 4 p.m. at Comfort Suites in Sanford.
• The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will offer a free informational meeting as part of its Enhancing Sustainability Series from 7-9 p.m. in the auditorium of the Agriculture Building in Pittsboro. Derek St. Romain, Central North Carolina regional coordinator for the nonprofit Backyard Bow Pro, will talk about connecting farmers and landowners with hunters to reduce deer depredation and provide hunger relief. Attendees will also hear from local landowners, hunters, food bank representatives and others who have worked with Backyard Bow Pro. Registration is not required. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org, call Chatham County Cooperative Extension at (919) 542-8202 or visit www.nohungrypeople.org.
• The Women's Club will meet from 7–8 p.m. at 210 S. Main St., Broadway.
• The Tween Scene summer reading program for ages 9-12 will be held from 3-4 p.m. at Harnett County Public Library, 601 N. Main St., Lillington.
• The Lee County Library's Summer Reading Program will present “Dig Into Chinese Culture,” featuring Ling Huang from CCCC, at 2 p.m. at the main branch on Hawkins Avenue. The program is tailored toward grades 1-3.
• A kids' talent show will be held from 6-7 p.m. at Harnett County Public Library, 601 N. Main St., Lillington. Registration is required. To learn more, call (910) 893-3446.
• A support group for those with Parkinson's Disease, their family members, caregivers and friends, will be held at 10:30 a.m. at the Enrichment Center of Lee County, 1615 S. Third St., Sanford. Participants are encouraged to show and tell about their helpful tools, such as velcro for buttons or a long shoe horn. To learn more, call (919) 776-0501.
• The public is invited to a hot dog supper at 6 p.m., and free free puppet troupe performance at 7 p.m., at Trinity Lutheran Church — 525 Carthage St., Sanford. Everyone is welcome, kids and adults, to see the Michigan-based troupe, Puppen Fur Christus, German for "puppets for Christ".
• The Lee County Library's Summer Reading Program will present “Ants,” featuring Daphne Ryser from Coalition for Families, at 10 a.m. at the main branch on Hawkins Avenue. The program is tailored toward toddlers and preschoolers.
• A Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce AM Buzz event will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Neurology & Pain Management Center, 1212 Central Drive, Suite 101, Sanford. The event will feature door prizes, a 50/50 raffle, coffee and breakfast.
• The Moore County Law Enforcement Officers Association will hold a fundraiser with Chili’s from 4-9 p.m. Anyone who visits Chili’s during these times and drops their receipt in the box, Chili’s will then donate 10 percent of the total bill to the Moore County Law Enforcement Officers Association. The organization provides support to several other nonprofit organizations within the county, such as the Cameron Boys Camp and Camp Duncan in Aberdeen, as well as a scholarship program for law enforcement officers wanting a college education and support for officers facing difficult times. The organization also provides a training facility for law enforcement agencies within Moore County.
• 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, ABC will perform. For more information, call (919) 775-8332 or contact email@example.com.
• The Lee County Library's Summer Reading Program will present “Dig Into Chinese Culture,” featuring Ling Huang from CCCC, at 2 p.m. at the main branch on Hawkins Avenue. The program is tailored toward children in grades 4-6.
• A newborn care class, designed to educate parents on the physical care of the newborn, development needs of the young infant and adjustment to parenthood, will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the community classroom at Central Carolina Community College, 1135 Carthage St., Sanford. To register, go to http://www.centralcarolinahosp.com/en-US/CWSApps/FindAnEvent.aspx?ClassLink=1863.
• Derek Olds will be live in concert shooting a music video at 7 p.m. at Brick City Church, 1408 Burns Drive, Sanford. Tickets are $3 pre-sale and $5 at the door. Space is limited.
• A Goldston Cruz-N will be held at 4 p.m. in downtown Goldston, exit 159 on Highway 421 between Sanford and Siler City. Classic and antique cars and trucks are welcome; attendees can come visit, show off their hot rods and remember the good ole' days gone by. Concessions will be available from the local scouts, and music will be from the oldie/goldie era. There will also be a 50/50 raffle, with a drawing at 7 p.m. Door prize drawings will also be held at 7 p.m. for participants bringing classic vehicles. The cruz continues through October. For more information, contact Bruce Denkins at (919) 898-4937 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• The Goldston Lions Club will host a flapjack fundraiser from 7-10 a.m. at the Applebee's located at 1325 Plaza Blvd., Sanford. All proceeds will go toward the costs of providing services to the Sanford area. Tickets are $7 and can be purchased at the door or by calling (919) 776-9940 x103.
• The Antique Dealers of Cameron's annual “summer sizzler” sale will be held from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. This is a big clearance sale for all shops in Cameron. To learn more, call (910) 245-3020 or (910) 245-3055, or visit www.antiquesofcameron.com.
• National Night Out was created to be a night of unity and fellowship among neighbors and communities. However, many cities — including Sanford — want to carry the idea of NNO throughout the year. A 'Play It Safe' Family Safety Day will be held today from 9-11 a.m. at Spring Lane Cinemas on Douglas Drive. Bring the family out to learn how to walk, ride, and bike safely. The event features the following experts: Storm Endurance Sports, Carolina Animal Rescue & Adoption, Ammons Chiropractic Clinic, Sanford Fire Department and the Sanford Police Department.