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Friday, April 19, 2019

News & Notes

The News & Notes section of Welcome To Sanford is intended to share information about upcoming events and the latest accomplishments of Sanford and Lee County.  It’s a great resource for visitors, potential new arrivals and long-standing residents.

We encourage you to bookmark this page and drop by on a regular basis.

And if your organization has an upcoming event, or news to share with the community, please be sure to let us know via email at Welcome To Sanford.

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Historical Sanford Weekend

We hope everyone enjoyed Streetfest last weekend. Thank you everyone for its success! This week we are focusing on an interesting and historical event taking place that offers the opportunity for your family to...

Sanford Farmers Market Produces A New Season

The Sanford Farmers Market is back in business for its 21st year, with hours every Saturday from 9am to noon, from April 13 through October. The market is located at the McSwain Center, 2420...

Streetfest Time

It's finally here! If you haven’t heard yet, this Saturday is the third annual Streestfest in Downtown Sanford. This daylong celebration starts at noon and ends at dark with a fireworks show. The schedule...

Community Groups Observe Week of the Young Child

The Lee County Partnership for Children (LCPFC) and the Coalition for Families are encouraging local citizens of Sanford-Lee County to celebrate and value the youngest members of our community during the Week of the...

April Family Fun

April is here! This month is sure to bring us excitement as we move into this sunny season. If you have a future pre-kindergarten or kindergarten student, come out to the Superhero Luncheon sponsored by...

Deep River Shore Access Becomes A Lee County Priority

The natural scenic beauty of the Deep River is a Lee County treasure. Kayaking adventures and relaxing tubing travels are enjoyable past times, but for local residents they come with a measure of inconvenience....

Upcoming Community Baby Shower

The Central Carolina Community College Associate Degree Nursing Program is partnering with the Lee County Health Department to host a community baby shower on Tuesday, April 23. This event will be held from 3pm...

Spring Has Sprung

Spring has sprung! With spring in the air there are lots of opportunities for upcoming events. This week we are featuring exciting events to spark your kids' creativity and inspire their imagination.  This Saturday, March...

Lee County Work Ready Certification Works For Everyone

Lee County is entering its 3rd year as an NC Works Certified Work Ready Community (WRC) and the certification is having a positive impact across the board. This program, initiated by the North Carolina...

Mama Mia! Temple Theatre Reveals 2019-20 Season Lineup

The Temple Theatre, Sanford's legendary live performing arts venue, has unveiled its lineup for the upcoming 2019-20 season and it's filled with the usual combination of Broadway hits, returning Temple favorites and new, innovative...

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