Monday, March 30, 2015

55+ Activities in Southern Pines

The April schedule is out for the Douglass Community Center at 1185 West Pennsylvania Avenue.

Chess Club meets Thursdays from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.  Bring your chess set and enjoy the fun.

Don't forget the Fitness Room is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.  Available equipment includes exercise balls, stretch bands, free weights, weight machine, elliptical machine, stationary bikes and treadmills.  Cost is $10 for residents and $20 for non residents for a 6 month cycle.

The group will see Temple Theatre perform "Hairspray".  11:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Travel will be to Sanford.  Cost is $26 for residents and $52 for non residents.  There is a minimum of 9 required and a maximum number of 14 for attendance.

For more information on 55+ activities at the Douglass Community Center be sure to call Emma Griffin at 910-692-7376.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Foray for Frogs at Weymouth Woods

North Carolina State Parks is celebrating the "Year of the Amphibian".

Weymouth Woods celebrates this Friday evening at 7 p.m. with a Foray for Frogs.

Be sure to wear closed toed shoes and bug spray, also bring a flash light for a hike down to the creek to listen for the call of toads and frogs.

This program is free and open to the public.  But please leave your four legged friends at home.

You will find this event at 1024 Fort Bragg Road in Southern Pines.

Easter Eggstravaganza

The Town of Aberdeen will be holding an Easter Eggstravaganza for children ages 9 and younger on Saturday, March 28th at the Aberdeen Lake Park.

The fun begins with face painting at 10:30 and the Easter egg hunt at 11 a.m.

The egg hunt will be broken into age categories of 3 and under, 4 - 6 years, and 7 - 9 years of age.  Each group will have their own area and all hunts will begin at the same time.

Be sure to keep your eyes open for the Easter Bunny who will also be joining you at the event.

For more information call 910-944-7275.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Stoneybrook Steeplechase 2015

We are so excited that the 64th running of the Stoneybrook Steeplechase is just weeks away.  This event marks the start of spring here in the Sandhills.

Saturday, April 4th is a day filled with friends and festivities! Gates open at 9:30 and there is a full race day schedule of fun.

If you are one of the "hat enthusiasts" you can register for the competition between 9:30 and 11. Judging is at 11:30.

10 a.m. opens the Vendor Village and Kid Zone and the kids can register for the Stick Horse Races which will begin at 11:30 as well.

Please know that you can purchase a general admission ticket online prior to the event for $25 or $30 at the gate.  There are also tailgating options available.  For those competitive and enthusiastic tailgaters you will be judged at 11:30 also!

Please note that after speaking with the horse park today children are no longer free and must purchase a ticket to attend the event.

The event takes place at the Carolina Horse Park at 2814 Montrose Road, in Raeford, North Carolina.

We look forward to hosting our 2nd Annual Towering Pines Real Estate event for agents, friends and clients!

A Special Thanks to Nancy Hudson of Shutterbug Graphix for this great picture from last years event!

Monday, March 9, 2015

Sandhills Community College Creative Living Classes

Do you love to learn?  Enjoy a learning atmosphere?  Sandhills Community College in Pinehurst, North Carolina offers a great array of classes to keep you engaged.  Here is what is currently offered in their Creative Living Series for March and April.

Follow the Rhoades Scholar Lecture Series
Learn Finance
Enjoy the North Carolina Symphony Lecture Series
Attend the Parenting Workshops
Interested in Dance, Film & Music
How about Hobbies and Crafts
Would you like to learn a New Language
Learn to paint or draw in their Art series
Is Personal Enrichment your thing
Or possibly you have another Special Interest

Sandhills Community College is conveniently located at 3395 Airport Road in Pinehurst, North Carolina.  You can contact them at 910-692-6185.