CALENDAR FOR SEPT. 13

Sep. 13, 2013 @ 05:00 AM

TODAY

• The Carolina Artists' Colony will celebrate its second anniversary with a party from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at 148 S. Moore St., Sanford. Those who drop by can enjoy a slice of cake, a glass of wine and visit with artists. Throughout the evening, the Colony will have free giveaways of creations donated by artists and crafters. Call (919) 776-3489 to learn more.

• A flu vaccination clinic will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Enrichment Center of Lee County. It will be offered by Brick City Primary Care. Participants should bring their Medicare cards. Registration is required. Call (919) 776-0501 x 2201 to learn more.

• The Temple Theatre will present “The Music Man” at 8 p.m. at 120 Carthage St., Sanford; the show continues through Sept. 29. Tickets are $23 for general admission; $19 for Thursday night shows, Lee County educators, military or groups of 10 or more; and $13 for children. To purchase tickets, see www.templeshows.com or call the box office at (919) 774-4155.

• Gates open at 4:30 p.m. at the 76th Lee Regional Fair, which runs through Sept. 15 at the Lions Club Fairgrounds on Colon Road in Sanford. Admission is $7 (children under 36 inches tall admitted free). Carnival ride bracelets are $20 for all rides, or attendees can pay by the ride. See www.sanfordlionsclub.com to learn more.

SATURDAY

• The Carolina Pines Ballroom Chapter 6091 USA Dance invites the public to celebrate ballroom dance month at its “September Dance,” which starts at 7 p.m. at 105 McReynolds St., Carthage (across the street from Fred's on the second floor of the Sinclair Building). The dance begins with snacks, then a complimentary dance lesson from 7:30-8 p.m. and open dancing from 8-10 p.m. Singles and couples are welcome. Please bring an appetizer or a food to share if possible. This is a smoke free/alcohol free event. The cost is $7 for members, $10 for guests. All first-time guests get in free. For more information, call Asunda at (919) 356-2784 or see www.DancingInTheCarolinaPines.org.

• A fun shoot will be held at 10 a.m. (registration and Wobble Deck open at 9 a.m.) at Deep River Sporting Clays and Shooting School in Sanford. The entry fee for the 100-target shoot is $50 ($35 for members), and youth shoot for $30. Each class winner will receive a $25 gift certificate for goods or services at Deep River. See www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=458410750883469&set=a.225086220882591.54259.104413012949913&type=1&theater for details.

• The third annual Chatham Alzheimer’s Walk will begin at 9:30 (registration) at the Chatham County Library; the actual walk will begin at 10 a.m. Cambridge Hills Assisted Living of Pittsboro has partnered with Community Home Care & Hospice, the Laurels of Chatham, Galloway Ridge at Fearrington, Liberty HomeCare & Hospice Services, UNC Hospice, Chatham Council on Aging, Central Carolina Community College of Pittsboro and Homewatch CareGivers of the Triangle to help enhance the lives of those who have been affected by this disease. For further information, please email Julie Brown at hbjb0924@nc.rr.com.

• Gates open at noon at the 76th Lee Regional Fair, which runs through Sept. 15 at the Lions Club Fairgrounds on Colon Road in Sanford. Admission is $7 (children under 36 inches tall admitted free). Carnival ride bracelets are $20. See www.sanfordlionsclub.com to learn more.

• Judy Hogan, an experienced backyard chicken farmer, will teach a class on raising chickens from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The class starts at the Sanford campus of Central Carolina Community College and travels later in the day to Hogan's property in Moncure. Cost is $30.25. For more information, call Hogan at (919) 545-9932, and to sign up, call the college at (919)777-7793. There will be an identical class Sept. 21, only starting in Lillington instead of Sanford.

• The Temple Theatre will present “The Music Man” at 8 p.m. at 120 Carthage St., Sanford; the show continues through Sept. 29. Tickets are $23 for general admission; $19 for Thursday night shows, Lee County educators, military or groups of 10 or more; and $13 for children. To purchase tickets, see www.templeshows.com or call the box office at (919) 774-4155.

• Animal Life Rescue will hold another dog wash to raise money to help find homes for shelter animals from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Tractor Supply Store, 3004 S. Horner Blvd., Sanford. Animals will be available for adoption. Baths are $6, and nail trims are $5. The organization will also be accepting donations of food and/or supplies for the animals.

SUNDAY

• One By One meets at 4 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 525 Carthage St., Sanford. One By One welcomes all people who are interested in improving race relations in an atmosphere where frank and open discussion is encouraged. Lee County Elections Director Nancy Kimble will review the new voting and election laws that were passed in the last session of the North Carolina General Assembly. For more information, please call (919) 774-4797.

• The Great Grocery Can-paign, a massive food drive to fill local emergency food banks, returns for its second year — kicking off today with The Fair Can-paign, a special promotion offered through the Sanford Lions Club. Visitors to the Lee Regional Fair can walk through the gates free of charge by donating five cans of nonperishable food. Food will be collected by volunteers at each admission gate and delivered where it's most needed in the community. The can-paign continues on Sept. 18, with a daylong public collection at Depot Park. This outreach is organized by the United Way of Lee County in conjunction with The Sanford Herald and WWGP-WFJA. Food will be distributed through The Salvation Army and Christians United Outreach Center.

• Gates open at noon at the 76th Lee Regional Fair the Lions Club Fairgrounds on Colon Road in Sanford. Admission is $5 or five cans of food (children under 36 inches tall admitted free). Carnival ride bracelets are $20 for all rides, or attendees can pay by the ride. See www.sanfordlionsclub.com to learn more.

• The Temple Theatre will present “The Music Man” at 2 p.m. at 120 Carthage St., Sanford; the show continues through Sept. 29. Tickets are $23 for general admission; $19 for Thursday night shows, Lee County educators, military or groups of 10 or more; and $13 for children. To purchase tickets, see www.templeshows.com or call the box office at (919) 774-4155.