Chatham Scene

News and Events Around the County

• The Snow Camp 2015 4th of July Parade and Celebration will begin at 10 a.m. with the parade, and then continue at Sylvan Ball Field, where there will be live music, food, ice cream and fun, with inflatable water slide, water balloon catapult, corn-hole matches as well as old-fashioned games, including sack races, three-legged races, egg races and a watermelon eating contest.

• Charlie’s Music Barn’s annual Independence Day celebration with a covered dish dinner will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 3. Music will follow from 7 to 9 p.m.

• Donations needed! July 24 and 25,  WECAHN will hold a rummage sale at their Siler City office located in the Dr. Dykers Building, 401 North Ivey Avenue.  Donations of gently used items will be accepted by appointment only. Please email: to schedule a drop off or pick up.

• Horton High School Alumni Association will meet Saturday, July 11, at 10 a.m. atHortonMiddle School,Suite813, in Pittsboro.

• Join Boy Scout Troop 93 in Pittsboro each Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the HaroldBooneScoutParkon Hwy 64W, just past CCCC. Open to boys ages 11-17. Visit to find out more about us.

• The Chatham County Soil and Water Conservation District will meet Thursday, July 9 at 7 p.m. in the conference room downstairs in the Agriculture Building in Pittsboro. This is an open meeting. To confirm the meeting, or for additional information, call the office at 919-542-8240.

The Chatham Chamber of Commerce is taking applications for the 2015-16 Class Year of Leadership Chatham, an innovative program designed to develop informed, skilled and involved community leaders.   To enroll or for more information, contact the Chamber office at 919-742-3333 or by email at

•  If you would like to give a child a safe place to grow, become a foster and/or adoptive parent inChathamCounty, call 919-642-6956 to learn more about these programs.

• Pack 900 in Bear Creek meets Tuesday nights at 7 p.m. at Meroney United Methodist Church, following the school calendar. For more information, see

• Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experiences, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. Call the help line at 866-640-0180 for meeting schedule for Alamance, Caswell, Chatham and Orange counties.

• The Motorcycle Association for Chatham, Western Wake, Lee, Orange, and Alamance counties meets in Pittsboro and is open to all riders. For information, call 919-392-3939 or visit

• If there are drug problems in the family, Narcotics Anonymous helps. Call 1-800-721-8225 for listing of meetings.

• Pack 924 of Siler City First United Methodist Church meets on Tuesdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. for boys, grades 1 through 5. Come join the Cub Scouts!

• Upcoming events at the Bynum General Store include: July 3, the Outliers; July 10: the Paper Clowns; July 11, Bynum Front Porch Pickin’; July 17, Nikki Talley; July 24, City Folk; July 25, Bynum Front Porch Pickin’; and July 31, Grits and Soul. Tickets are not required, but hat is passed for donations. Shows go on rain or shine, thanks to the indoor stage!

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