CALENDAR FOR JAN. 30
• HAVEN in Lee County will continue its volunteer training with the third of four required sessions from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at 215 Bracken St., Sanford.
• HAVEN in Lee County will be joining homeless coalitions around the state today in completing a local count of individuals and families experiencing homelessness. Staff and volunteers will count people in shelters for the night, as well as people residing on the streets, in campgrounds, under bridges, in abandoned buildings or similar places. The collected data will assist the community to understand the scope and size of local homelessness, engage in program and service development and apply for state and federal funding. The Lee County Regional Committee against Homelessness consists of homeless service providers in Lee County and is committed to eliminating homelessness and improving housing options in Lee County.
• The Gregg Gelb Jazz Trio, with Court Stewart, piano, and Chris Gelb, drums, will perform from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Flame Steakhouse, 109A Carbonton Road, Sanford. There is no cover charge.
• Sanford Jobseekers will meet from 8:30-10 a.m. at First Baptist Church. Networking, job skills and job leads will be discussed. Call (919) 776-6137 for more information.
• CCCC will hold its adult high school/GED graduation at 7 p.m. at the Dennis Wicker Civic Center.
• It's Fashion Metro will reopen its Sanford store today, located in the Southside Plaza at 2920 S. Horner Blvd. The store was among those in the plaza that was destroyed in the April 2011 tornado. For more information, visit www.itsfashionmetro.com.
• The Lee County Arts Council announces two six-hour workshops taught by artist Beverly Brookshire. Artists of all levels of ability will create an architecture-inspired canvas using acrylics. One of the workshops is split three hours each today and tomorrow, Feb. 1. The second is a six-hour class on Saturday, Feb. 2. The cost is $80 for the class, plus a $20 paint fee. Lee County Arts Council members' paint fee will be waived. Call (919) 774-6139 for more information or to register.
• Participants will make a one-of-a-kind, hand-stamped, solid copper, adjustable cuff bracelet with the special phrase, name, lyric or words of their choice during a class held from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the Carolina Artists' Colony, 148 S. Moore St., Sanford. The class will be led by artist Jean Skipper. No experience is necessary. The class cost of $39 includes supplies. Attendees will receive a coupon for $10 off of a future class with Jean. Call the Colony at (919) 776-3489 with questions or to register. Class space is limited!
• CPR for Childcare Providers will be held from 6-8 p.m. at the McSwain Extension Education and Agriculture Center.
• Temple Theatre presents “The Swingin' Cowboys,” featuring Jason Petty, at 2 and 7 p.m. at the theatre, 120 Carthage St. The show is a tribute to the music of the great American West. This trip down memory lane consists of songs from Stephen Foster to the Singing Cowboys to Western swing. Tickets are $23 for adults, $19 for active military/Lee County educators/groups of 10-plus, and $13 for students and are available by calling Temple Theatre's box office at (919) 774-4155 or online at www.templeshows.com.
• The American Heart Association encourages everyone to join their mission to fight heart disease in women by wearing red this National Wear Red Day. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the day and the Go Red For Women movement. Thousands of hospitals, small businesses, corporations, news broadcasters, schools and individuals will “Go Red” today, Feb. 1, and throughout the month of February, to help raise crucial awareness and significant funds in the fight against heart disease in women. This year, Chatham County Public Health Department is joining the movement by going red, taking 30 minutes to go for a walk on the Robeson Creek Greenway and promoting educational materials in the health department for healthy eating and exercising.
• Temple Theatre presents “The Swingin' Cowboys,” featuring Jason Petty, tonight at 8 p.m. at the theatre, 120 Carthage St. The show is a tribute to the music of the great American West. This trip down memory lane consists of songs from Stephen Foster to the Singing Cowboys to Western swing. Tickets are $23 for adults, $19 for active military/Lee County educators/groups of 10-plus, and $13 for students and are available by calling Temple Theatre's box office at (919) 774-4155 or online at www.templeshows.com.
• Piedmont Health Services Inc. presents the “Eat to Live — Move to Win” nutrition program at 11 a.m. at the Enrichment Center of Lee County. All adults are welcome to attend. Call (919) 776-0501 ext. 2201 to register.