News and Events Around the County
SOIL & WATER DISTRICT TO MEET
The Chatham County Soil and Water Conservation District will meet Thursday, February 11 at 7 p.m. in the conference room downstairs in the Agriculture Building in Pittsboro. This is an open meeting. To cinfirm the meeting or for additional information, call the office at 919-542-8240.
COUNCIL on AGING EVENT PLANNED
Join the Council on Aging for the 28th Annual Chocolate Cake and Cheesecake Bake-Off on Sunday, February 7 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Pittsboro Senior Center. Sample the winning cakes and bid on others to raise money for the Council’s programs and services. For more information, contact Megan Coggins at (919) 542-4512.
Calling all Rook players! Come for a night of fun and cards at the Pittsboro Senior Center on Thursday, February 11. Arrive around 6:15 and we will begin playing at 6:30. Cost is $5/person. For more information or to sign up please call Lindsay Hickling at (919) 542-4512.
DULCIMER GROUP TO OFFER FREE BEGINNER CLASS
The Cane Creek Mountain Dulcimer Group will present a Beginner Dulcimer Class at no charge on Saturday February 20, from 10 to noon at the Saxapahaw United Methodist Church fellowship hall in Saxapahaw. It is not necessary to read music in order to play the dulcimer. We will have a limited number of loaner instruments, available on a first-come basis. To reserve your seat and for directions contact Marti at
AREA SCOUT NEWS
• 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.
• Pack 900 in Bear Creek meets Tuesday nights at 7 p.m. at Meroney’s United Methodist Church following the school calendar. See http://pack900.com for more information.
• Boy Scout Troop 93 in Pittsboro meets Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at the Harold Boone Scout Park on Hwy64W, just past CCCC. Open to boys ages 11-17. Visit www.bstroop93.org for more information.
NEW HOPE AUDUBON EVENTS
Bird Walk scheduled for Wednesday, February 10 at 7:30 a.m. to a local site.
For more information, contact David Anderson at email@example.com.
Birding Field Trip to Butner Gamelands Saturday, February 13 with Tom Driscoll.
Birding Field Trip to the Triangle Land Conservancy, 7:30 a,.m. Sunday, February 14 (returning about 1 p.m.). Tom Driscoll also has information. If you plan to attend either event, contact him: firstname.lastname@example.org.