News and Events Around the County
DEEP RIVER PARK EVENT
Deep River Park meeting, Tuesday, September 19 from 7-8 p.m. in Cumnock at the Old Fire Station, 804 Cumnock Road, Sanford. Election Night! 2nd Big Foot Festival updates.
WAKE UP WEDNESDAY
Everyone is invited to attend the next Wake Up Wednesday networking meeting on September 20 at the Carolina Brewery in Pittsboro. Networking starts at 8 a.m. and the meeting runs from 8:30-9:30. Admission includes breakfast. The featured speaker will be Jennifer Plat of Tick Warriors.
RIBBON CUTTING CELEBRATION
The Chatham Chamber of Commerce invites the public to join them on September 18 to celebrate the opening of Turnberry Interior Design Group Showroom, LLC, located at 233 N. Chatham Avenue, Siler City. There will be a Grand Opening Celebration with prize drawings and refreshments after the 11:30 a.m. Ribbon Cutting. Prize drawings and refreshments will follow.
HOPPIN’ JOHN FIDDLERS’ CONVENTION AT SHAKORI
The 11th annual Hoppin’ John Old Time & Bluegrass Fiddlers’ Convention comes to Shakori Hills with Children’s activities, food and camping, workshops, showcases, contests and special guest September 14 – 16. For tickets and camping, call 919-542-1746 or online at hoppinjohn.org.
JOY OF MOVEMENT EVENT
Mark your calendars for the Community Day Celebration on Saturday September 23 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. See what the Joy of Movement has to offer with free mini-classes with talented teachers and enjoy lemonade in our beautiful garden throughout the day! Joy of Movement is located at Chatham Mills, 480 Hillsboro St., Suite #410, Pittsboro.
HEALTH & WELLNESS DISCUSSION GROUP
The Council on Aging will host a Health & Wellness Discussion Group on the third Friday of each month at 2 p.m. at the Eastern Chatham Senior Center in Pittsboro. To sign up or for more information, contact Alan Russo at 919-542-4512 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
CAROLINA MOUNTAIN DULCIMER PLAYERS
The Carolina Mountain Dulcimers will meet on September 21 at the Seymour Center on Homestead Road, Chapel Hill at 7 p.m. Beginners, experts, and all stringed instruments welcome.
ShirleyRay@aol.com or 919-929-5359.
FOSTER &/OR ADOPTIVE INFORMATION
Give children a safe place to grow. Interested in becoming a Foster and/or Adoptive parent. Call 642-6956 to learn more.
North Carolina District 33, call the Help Line at 866-640-0180 for the meeting schedule for this area.
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 www.chathamCBA.com.
For drug problems in the family, Narcotics Anonymous helps! Call 1-800-721-8225 for listing of local meetings!
Pittsboro Serenity Seekers Al-Anon Family Groups meets at 7 p.m. Monday, at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, Pittsboro.
CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP
Caregiver Support Group meetings are held the 3rd Monday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Pittsboro Senior Center.
For more information, contact Susan Hardy at 919-542-4512.
NEW HOPE AUDUBON ACTIVITIES
Wednesday, September 13, meet at 7:30 a.m. in front of the Wild Bird Center in Eastgate Shopping Center, Chapel Hill for a 2-3 hour walk. If interested, contact David Anderson at email@example.com. • Saturday, September 16, meet in front of the Wild Bird Center in Eastgate Shopping Center, Chapel Hill for a 2-3 hour walk. For questions, contact Tommy Rickey at firstname.lastname@example.org. • Wednesday, September 20 at 7:30 a.m., meet in front of the Wild Bird Center in Eastgate Shopping Center in Chapel Hill. For questions, contact Norm Budnitz email@example.com.