CALENDAR FOR OCT. 23

Oct. 23, 2013 @ 05:00 AM

TODAY

• Sanford Jobseekers will meet from 8:30-10 a.m. at First Baptist Church for a time of networking, job leads, and support. This week's topic: defusing that stress through unemployment times. Call (919) 776-6137 for more information.

• Lee County High School students will perform the "Legend of Sleepy Hollow," based on the story by Washington Irving, and Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery" at 7 p.m. in the LCHS auditorium. Admission will be $7 for adults and $5 for students.

• Today is the advance registration deadline for an on-farm pepper production workshop, “Ripe Peppers in the Market Garden: Methods and Varieties,” that will be held from 2-5 p.m. on Oct. 29 at Piedmont Biofarm in Pittsboro. The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension and the Center for Environmental Farming Systems have partnered to offer the event. Grower and educator Doug Jones will offer both an indoor workshop and a farm tour highlighting the 37 different varieties of peppers he is trialing this year. Participants will learn the pros and cons of including ripe, sweet peppers as a significant crop on a small farm. Other topics covered will include indoor seed production, sustainable crop management, discussion and tour of the different variety and breeding lines, demonstration of season extension, varietal discussion and a pepper tasting. Registration details are available on Cooperative Extension's Growing Small Farms website at http://go.ncsu.edu/gsf-workshops

• San-Lee Park's Conservation Cubs will meet from 10-11 a.m. at San-Lee Park, 572 Pumping Station Road, Sanford. Children ages 3-5 are welcome with parent The cost is st: $6 per child, or $10 per child for those participating both today and Oct. 9 (includes a healthy snack). Preregistration is preferred. Call (919) 776-6221 to learn more; ask for Jaime Osborne or Carrie Council. The theme is “creepy crawlers.”

• The Sanford Brush and Palette Club's 49th annual art show will continue from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Hales Center, 147 McIver St., Sanford.

THURSDAY

• A Small Business Center seminar titled “The Power of Email Marketing” will be held from 6-9 p.m. at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center, 1801 Nash St., Sanford. Participants will learn how to drive repeat business, get more referrals and boost their business success with email marketing. To register or learn more, see https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07e8166uqbbd2908bc&oseq=&c=&ch=

• Lee County High School students will perform the "Legend of Sleepy Hollow," based on the story by Washington Irving, and Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery" at 7 p.m. in the LCHS auditorium. Admission will be $7 for adults and $5 for students.

• The Chatham County Register of Deeds Office and County Manager's Office will be closed to the public today (Thursday) and tomorrow due to renovations of the County Annex Building. On these dates, both offices are moving into different sections of the Annex Building. The Register of Deeds Office handles such things as property deeds, marriage licenses, birth and death certificates and the filing of important documents. During the closure, County Manager’s Office staff will be available for critical issues by phone at (919) 542-8258 or (919) 549-4662.

• The Temple Theatre will present “The Dixie Swim Club” at 2 and 7 p.m. at 120 Carthage St. The show runs through Nov. 3. Adult tickets are $23; Thursday night adult, military and Lee County educator tickets are $19. Children and student tickets are $13. See www.templeshows.com to learn more.

• The Cline Classics Fundraising Extravaganza, sponsored by CCH Auxiliary, will be held from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. in the CCH GI Lab waiting area adjacent to the ER waiting room (Fields Drive entrance). The Classics line of more than 1,000 items will be available, all at $6, and patrons can find numerous other upscale fashion accessories. Proceeds benefit Auxiliary projects.

• Central Carolina Community College’s Chatham Campus sustainability programs, in collaboration with the Abundance Foundation, will present Donald Addu, founder and president of the Triangle Chapter of the Citizens Climate Lobby, speaking on “Carbon Tax: Economics, Energy, and the Environment,” one of the Third Thursday Sustainable Speakers Series. A campus tour begins at 6 p.m., and Addu speaks from 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. in the Mary Hayes Holmes Room, Chatham Community Library, 197 N.C. Highway 87, Pittsboro. His presentation will discuss the impacts of climate change, how a revenue-neutral price on carbon will help generate economic opportunity for rural North Carolina and the environmental, agricultural and health impacts of climate change. Admission is free. For more information, call (919) 545-8032 or email llauffer@cccc.edu.

• The Sanford Brush and Palette Club's 49th annual art show will continue from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Hales Center, 147 McIver St., Sanford.

FRIDAY

• The Central Carolina Jaycees will show their last Halloween movie in the park at 7 p.m. in Depot Park in downtown Sanford. This week's movie will be “Monster House” to make up for the weather cancellation on Oct. 11.

• Lee County High School students will perform the "Legend of Sleepy Hollow," based on the story by Washington Irving, and Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery" at 7 p.m. in the LCHS auditorium. Admission will be $7 for adults and $5 for students.

• The Temple Theatre will present “The Dixie Swim Club” at 8 p.m. at 120 Carthage St. The show runs through Nov. 3. Adult tickets are $23; Thursday night adult, military and Lee County educator tickets are $19. Children and student tickets are $13. See www.templeshows.com to learn more.

• North Carolina Department of Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker will be the keynote speaker for the Chatham Economic Development Corporation’s fifth annual Opportunity Chatham, presented by Duke Energy, from 7:30–10 a.m. at The Barn at Fearrington Village in Pittsboro. This year's program will focus on two major economic development projects in Chatham County: the Chatham-Randolph Megasite and Chatham Park. Tickets are $30 per person through Oct. 11, after which the price increases to $35. Tickets can be purchased online at bit.ly/opportunity13 or by mailing a check with the names of attendees to Chatham Economic Development Corporation, P.O. Box 1627, Pittsboro, NC 27312. For more information, contact Dianne Reid, Chatham EDC president, at (919) 542-8274.

• The Sanford Brush and Palette Club's 49th annual art show will continue from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Hales Center, 147 McIver St., Sanford.

• A barbecue chicken supper benefit for Lynda Lohr's bone marrow transplant fund will be held from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. at the VFW on Webb Street in Sanford. The cost is $7 per plate, dine in or carry out. Tickets are available at Simpson and Simpson.