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July Calendar

Although conscientious effort is made to provide accurate and up-to-date information, all events are subject to change and errors can occur! Please call to verify times, costs, status and location before planning or attending any events.

JULY EVENTS

Monday, July 1

QUILTS OF VALOR. 12 – 4 p.m. Quilts of Valor meets the first Monday of each month to create lap quilts made especially for veterans. If you sew, bring your machine; if you don’t sew, you can iron or cut out fabrics for new designs. This is a free program. Moore County Senior Enrichment Center, 8040 U.S. 15-501, West End.

FOX TROT. 3:30 p.m. As part of Summer fREADom, a fREADom Fox Trot will take participants on a journey around downtown Southern Pines as they search for fox and bird mascots, who will be hiding in participating businesses. Completed stamp books can be turned in at the library for a chance to win a prize sponsored by a local business. Come to the library to meet your reading buddy, play some name games, and get ready to take them on an adventure. Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. To make an appointment come into the library or visit www.sppl.net. 

Tuesday, July 2

BRAIN FITNESS. 10 – 11 a.m. Adults 18 and older are invited to enjoy short relaxation and brain enhancement exercises, ending with a mindfulness practice. Eve Gaskell will be the instructor. Free of charge. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

Wednesday, July 3

FIREWORKS. 6 – 10 p.m. Enjoy a free concert and fireworks celebration. There will be children’s activities, food and beverages. Fireworks begin at 9:15 p.m. Pinehurst Harness Track, 200 Beulah Hill Road S., Pinehurst. Info: www.vopnc.org.

Thursday, July 4

PARADE. 9:45 a.m. – 12 p.m. Come to the annual Independence Day Parade. The morning will kick off with a pet parade. Tufts Memorial Park, 1 Village Green Road W., Pinehurst. Info: www.vopnc.org.

CELEBRATION. 2 – 3 p.m. Join Community Congregational Church at a new venue to celebrate our nation’s birthday. Community Congregational Church, 141 N. Bennett St., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-8468 or www.ticketmesandhills.com.

MOVIE. 7 p.m. The Summer of Spielberg series will have a showing of Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark. Sunrise Theater, 250 N.W. Broad St., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 420-2549 or www.sunrisetheater.com.

Friday, July 5

LUNCH BUNCH. 11:30 a.m. Adults 55 and older are invited to dine on different cuisines each month as you visit different restaurants in the area. Carpool with friends or meet at the restaurant. Dining locations will be chosen the week before. Info: (910) 692-7376.

FILM FESTIVAL. 12 p.m. The Lumbee Film Festival showcases bold, original new films made by Native Americans, Indigenous filmmakers and American Indians, especially members of the Lumbee Tribe living in North Carolina and across the United States. UNCP Thomas School of Business Auditorium, 1 University Drive, Pembroke.

Saturday, July 6

SATURDAY STORY TIME. 10:15 a.m. Introducing our newest, once-a-month program for children from birth to age 5. Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and smiles where caregivers and young children can interact and explore the fun of language and early literacy. There are space constraints for this indoor story time. Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-8235 or www.sppl.net.

SHAG DANCE SOCIETY. 7 – 10 p.m. The Moore Area Shag Society invites those 21 and over to a night of dancing. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with DJ David Pendergraft. A cash bar is available, and you may bring snacks for your table. A 50/50 drawing will also be held. Admission is $10 at the door for members and $15 for non-members. Down Memory Lane, 161 Dawkins St., Aberdeen. Info: (919) 622-2829.

Sunday, July 7

WRITING GROUP. 3 p.m. Are you interested in creating fiction, nonfiction, poetry or comics? Come to the Sunday Afternoon Writing Group. Connect with other writers and artists, chat about your craft and get feedback about your work. All levels welcome. Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: lholden@sppl.net.

Monday, July 8

BOOK EVENT. 6 – 7 p.m. Tita Ramirez talks about her book, Tell It to Me Singing. The Country Bookshop, 140 N.W. Broad St., Southern Pines. Info:
www.ticketmesandhills.com.

PHOTO CLUB. 7 p.m. Sandhills Photography Club monthly meeting presents “Concept, Vision, Passion.” Margo Pinkerton, also known as “The Barefoot Contessa,” will delve into the essential elements of creating a photograph rather than simply “takin’ pitchas.” She will showcase a selection of her images, discuss the creative process behind them, and explain why this approach is crucial for those aiming to elevate their photography. Guests welcome. Sandhills Horticultural Gardens, 3245 Airport Road, Southern Pines. Info: www.sandhillsphotoclub.org.

Tuesday, July 9

HATHA YOGA. 10 – 11 a.m. For adults 55 and older. Increase your flexibility, balance, stability and muscle tone while learning the basic principles of alignment and breathing. You may gain strength, improve circulation and reduce chronic pain as you practice gentle yoga postures and mindfulness. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

ART FESTIVAL SUBMISSIONS. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Arts Council of Moore County calls all artists to participate in the 44th annual Fine Arts Festival. Art delivery dates are July 9 – 13. Submission requirements can be found on the Arts Council website. Participants must be 16 or older. Info:
(910) 692-2787 or www.mooreart.org.

AARP TALK. 12 – 12:30 p.m. Adults 55 and older are invited to join AARP for a fraud talk. Free of charge. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

BOOK TASTING FOR TWEENS. 2:30 p.m. Tweens ages 9 – 12 are invited to discover their next great read. They’ll read a chapter from a popular book together, learn how to find a book that’s a good fit for them, and explore different genres and new library books at the “tasting tables.” Space is limited. Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-8235 or www.sppl.net.

Wednesday, July 10

LIBRARY PROGRAM. 3:30 p.m. At the Library After School (ATLAS) is an after-school program for children ages kindergarten through second grade who enjoy activities, crafts, stories and meeting new friends. This special session will feature “Senior Moments Players,” a fun theater group who will perform a play. Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-8235 or www.sppl.net.

Thursday, July 11

MOVIE. 7 p.m. The Summer of Spielberg series will have a showing of Indiana Jones: The Temple of Doom. Sunrise Theater, 250 N.W. Broad St., Southern Pines. Info:
(910) 420-2549 or www.sunrisetheater.com.

Friday, July 12

COSMIC KARAOKE. 7 – 10 p.m. Join us for a karaoke night. After 9 p.m. attendance is restricted to adults 18 and over. Free and open to the public. Starworks, 100 Russell Drive, Star. Info: www.starworksnc.org.

Saturday, July 13

CRAFT DAYS. Children and their families can come by the library for Drop-in Craft Days to work on crafts and color at their own pace. Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-8235 or www.sppl.net.

COMMUNITY YARD SALE. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Enjoy shopping 20 – 40 individual outdoor booths offering everything from handmade crafts, modern tools and electronics, vintage and antique collectibles and even an assortment of everyday household items or clothes. A food truck will be on-site. The Bee’s Knees, 125 N.C. 73, West End. Info: (910) 420-8970.

OPENING RECEPTION. 4 – 6 p.m. Attend a glass exhibition opening reception for American Idols, by John Moran. Free and open to the public. Starworks, 100 Russell Drive, Star. Info: www.starworksnc.org.

LIVE MUSIC. 6 – 8 p.m. Listen to live music with Laura Jane Vincent. Free and open to the public. Starworks, 100 Russell Drive, Star. Info: www.starworksnc.org.

Sunday, July 14

BOOK EVENT. 2 – 3 p.m. Beatriz Williams talks about her book, Husbands and Lovers. The Country Bookshop, 140 N.W. Broad St., Southern Pines. Info:
www.ticketmesandhills.com.

STEAM. 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Elementary-aged children and their caregivers are invited to learn about topics in science, technology, engineering, art and math, and to participate in STEAM projects and activities. This month’s topic is space. Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-8235 or kbroughey@sppl.net.

Monday, July 15

ART COMPETITION SUBMISSIONS. Arts Council of Moore County invites artists to enter the “Fall into Autumn” competition. Submit your best interpretation of the autumn theme. This is a juried competition open to 2D and 3D artists. Participants must be 16 or older. Info: (910) 692-2787 or www.mooreart.org.

Tuesday, July 16

BRAIN FITNESS. 10 – 11 a.m. Adults 18 and older are invited to enjoy short relaxation and brain enhancement exercises, ending with a mindfulness practice. Eve Gaskell will be the instructor. Free of charge. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

BINGO. 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Adults 55 and older are invited to play 10 games of bingo. Cost is $4 for residents and $6 for non-residents. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

Wednesday, July 17

PLAYTIME IN THE PARK. 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Kids, bring your parents out and join other friends for giant checkers, giant Jenga, bubbles, fun and more. You may meet some new friends. For kids ages 3 – 12. Downtown Park, 145 S.E. Broad St., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

WHITEHALL BOOK CLUB. 2 p.m. Southern Pines Public Library’s book club for adults meets to discuss this month’s book. The book club is open to the public. Whitehall Property, 490 Pee Dee Road, Southern Pines. Info: mmiller@sppl.net.

Thursday, July 18

READ BETWEEN THE PINES. 5 p.m. Do you love reading and discussing amazing books? If so, join SPPL’s evening book club for adults, “Read Between the Pines.” Copies of the book are available at the library to check out while supplies last. Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: mhoward@sppl.net.

MOVIE. 7 p.m. The Summer of Spielberg series will have a showing of Indiana Jones: The Last Crusade. Sunrise Theater, 250 N.W. Broad St., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 420-2549 or www.sunrisetheater.com.

OPEN MIC NIGHT. 7 – 9 p.m. Join open mic night at Starworks, 100 Russell Drive, Star. Free and open to the public. Info:
www.starworksnc.org.

MUSIC JAM. 7 – 9 p.m. Attend an old-time jam session. Free and open to the public. Starworks, 100 Russell Drive, Star. Info: www.starworksnc.org.

Friday, July 19

PICNIC. 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Adults 55 and older can join Parks and Recreation for a picnic lunch at one of the longest covered bridges in N.C. Take in the fresh air and hang with friends as we enjoy lunch at this historic hidden treasure close to home. Lunch and transportation on your own. Ole Gilliam Mill, 4699 Carbonton Road, Sanford. Info: (910) 692-7376.

AUTHOR EVENT. 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. Join The Sway, The Country Bookshop and bestselling author Tessa Bailey for fun, conversation and a book signing of her novel, The Au Pair Affair. Sunrise Theater, 250 N.W. Broad St., Southern Pines. Info:
www.ticketmesandhills.com.

MUSICAL. 8 – 10 p.m. Judson Theatre Company presents They’re Playing Our Song. Shows will continue through July 28. McPherson Theater, 3395 Airport Road, Pinehurst. Info: www.ticketmesandhills.com.

Saturday, July 20

BACKYARD BOCCE. 8:45 – 9:45 a.m. The Backyard Bocce Bash is a fundraising event for the Sandhills Children’s Center. Harness Track, 200 Beulah Hill Road S., Pinehurst. Info and registration:
www.sandhillschildrenscenter.org.

PINESAPALOOZA. 4 p.m. Pinesapalooza is a free outdoor concert with local musicians. Sunrise Theater, 250 N.W. Broad St., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 420-2549 or www.sunrisetheater.com.

DANCING. 6 p.m. Carolina Pines Dance Club invites you for a fun evening of swing, shag, ballroom, Latin and line dancing. Doors open at 6 p.m. Dance lessons from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Dancing until 9:30 p.m. Beginners and experienced dancers, couples and singles all welcome. Cost is $20 per person, cash at the door. Tyson Sinclair Ballroom, 105 McReynolds St. (second floor), Carthage. Info: (910) 331-9965.

Sunday, July 21

INTRO TO BIKE SAFETY. 2:30 p.m. The whole family is invited to get tips and strategies for staying safe and having fun on two wheels. Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: www.sppl.net.

PEG THE PEACH NIGHT. 6 – 8:30 p.m. Come out to the last home game for the Sandhills Bogeys and celebrate Peach Night. The first 100 attendees will receive free peach ice cream from Stellar Scoops. If a player “pegs” the peach, everyone wins free medium popcorn from Carolina Cinema. Sandhills Community College, 3395 Airport Road, Pinehurst. Info:
www.homeofgolf.com/peach-week/.

Monday, July 22

PUTT N’ PEACH. 6 – 8 p.m. Put your putting skills to the test during our Putt N’ Peach event. Enjoy free peach ice cream from Stellar Scoops and win prizes for a hole-in-one. It will be a peachy time with fun surprises. Wee Pines, 265 Central Park Ave., Pinehurst. Info: www.homeofgolf.com/peach-week/.

Tuesday, July 23

HATHA YOGA. 10 – 11 a.m. For adults 55 and older. Increase your flexibility, balance, stability and muscle tone while learning the basic principles of alignment and breathing. You may gain strength, improve circulation and reduce chronic pain as we practice gentle yoga postures and mindfulness. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

WELLNESS CLASSES. 10 – 11:30 a.m. For adults 18 and older. Join us for different educational topics all involving information that can improve your overall mind, body and spirit. Free of charge. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

PRINCESS PEACH NIGHT. 5 – 8 p.m. Enjoy a fun night at Red’s Corner. Rockin’ Rollin’ Video games will be there, a peach hunt, and prizes for kids. All ages welcome. Activities are free. Red’s Corner, 901 S.W. Broad St., Southern Pines. Info:
www.homeofgolf.com/peach-week/.

BOOK CHAT. 5:30 p.m. Join a perfect blend of books and camaraderie at the Book Chat and Chill Night. Moore County Chamber of Commerce, 160 W. New York Ave., Southern Pines. Info: mhoward@sppl.net.

Wednesday, July 24

PICNIC IN THE PARK. 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Join Southern Pines Parks and Recreation’s monthly summer fun games, crafts and story time. Bring your own picnic lunch. A fun, free event for kids 12 and under. Memorial Park, 210 Memorial Park Ct., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

LIBRARY PROGRAM. 3:30 p.m. At the Library After School (ATLAS) is an after-school program for children ages kindergarten through second grade who enjoy activities, crafts, stories and meeting new friends. This special session will be a stuffed animal sleepover. Bring your stuffed animals (or reading buddies) for a three night “summer camp” sleepover. Pickup is all day July 27. Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-8235 or www.sppl.net.

Thursday, July 25

DOUGLASS CENTER BOOK CLUB. 10:30 a.m. Multiple copies of the selected book are available for check out at the library. The Douglass Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: mmiller@sppl.net.

MEDICAL MINUTES. 1 – 2 p.m. Adults 55 and older are invited to learn about different topics each month beneficial to educating our senior community. Free of charge. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

RUN YOUR PEACH OFF. 6:30 p.m. Enjoy this walk/run along a 5K trail with modest inclines circling the Pinehurst community among the beautiful longleaf pines. The trail is gravel and pavement. All proceeds go to the Cancer Care Fund. Dress up in honor of a loved one or in your best peach attire. FirstHealth Fitness, 170 Memorial Drive, Pinehurst. Info: www.homeofgolf.com/peach-week/.

MOVIE. 7 p.m. The Summer of Spielberg series will have a showing of ET the Extra Terrestrial. Sunrise Theater, 250 N.W. Broad St., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 420-2549 or www.sunrisetheater.com.

Friday, July 26

COMPUTER BASICS PROGRAM. 11 a.m. Learn how to navigate the internet, create files and take advantage of what the digital world has to offer. Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: msilva@sppl.net.

PADDLE UNDER THE STARS. 8:30 p.m. Adults 18 and older will enjoy a nice mix of science and mythology about the night sky while kicking back in canoes or kayaks at Reservoir Park. Please bring your own canoe/kayak/paddleboard, flashlight and life jacket. Registration required. Free of charge. Info: (910) 692-7376.

Saturday, July 27

CRAFT DAYS. Children and their families can come by the library for Drop-in Craft Days and work on crafts and coloring at their own pace. Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-8235 or www.sppl.net.

WELDING WORKSHOP. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Attend a hands-on welding introductory workshop. Starworks, 100 Russell Drive, Star. Info: www.starworksnc.org.

POWER CARS AND PEACHES. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Sandhills Motoring Club will host a car show. Free and open to the public. Free peach ice cream, lawn games and more. Whiskey Pines will be playing. Weymouth Center, 555 E. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: www.homeofgolf.com/peach-week/.

MET OPERA. 1 p.m. Met Opera in HD presents La Bohème. Sunrise Theater, 250 N.W. Broad St., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 420-2549 or www.sunrisetheater.com.

MOVIE NIGHT. The town of Vass is hosting a movie night in the park. Info: (910) 245-4677 or www.townofvassnc.gov.

LIVE MUSIC. 7 – 9 p.m. Hear the live music of Bad Penny. Free and open to the public. Starworks, 100 Russell Drive, Star. Info: www.starworksnc.org.

Sunday, July 28

PEACH A PALOOZA. 1 – 6 p.m. Enjoy tours of orchards and the cidery, live music, fresh peaches and peach slushies. It will be a peachy time. James Creek Cider House, 172 U.S. 1, Cameron. Info: www.homeofgolf.com/peach-week/.

Tuesday, July 30

TEEN BOOK CHAT. 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Come to our “Teen Book Chat and Craft.” This program is for teens ages 13 and older. Share your favorite books, discover new ones, and connect with other teens who love to read. You may bring your favorite book to show others. Chat and make a bookish craft. Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: kbroughey@sppl.net.

Wednesday, July 31

BARK IN THE PARK. 10 – 11 a.m. Bring your furry friend for fun games, crafts and a dog-tastic time. Free of charge. Martin Park, 350 Commerce Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Friday, August 2

MUSICAL. 8 – 9:30 p.m. Judson Theatre Company presents Mrs. Mannerly. Shows will continue through Aug. 11. McPherson Theater, 3395 Airport Road, Pinehurst. Info: www.ticketmesandhills.com.

Friday, August 9

LIVE AFTER 5. 5:15 – 9 p.m. Dance the night away with the band Punch at Live After 5. Whiskey Pines returns to the stage as the opening act. There will be kids’ activities, food trucks, beer, wine and additional beverages. The Village Arboretum, 375 Magnolia Road, Pinehurst. Info: www.vopnc.org.

WEEKLY EVENTS

Mondays

WORKSPACES. 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. The Given Tufts Bookshop has a new pop-in co-workspace open on Mondays and Thursdays in the upstairs conference room. Bookshop floor and private meeting room by reservation only. Info: www.giventuftsfoundation.com. 

WORKOUTS. 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Adults 55 and older are invited to get their workout on. Open Monday through Friday. Cost for six months: $15/resident; $30/non-resident. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

CHAIR YOGA. 9 – 10 a.m. For adults 55 and older. Help offset body aches encountered with desk work. This is an accessible yoga class for bodies not able to easily get up from and down to the floor. Do standing or sitting in a chair. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

STRENGTH AND BALANCE WORKOUT. 11 – 11:45 a.m. Adults 55 and older are invited to enjoy a brisk workout that focuses on balance and strength. Free of charge. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

RESTORATIVE YOGA. 12 p.m. For adults 55 and older. Improve well-being by practicing gentle movements that may help alleviate pain and improve circulation. Bring your own mat. Free of charge. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

GAME ON. 1 p.m. For adults 55 and older. You and your friends are invited to play various games such as corn hole, badminton, table tennis, shuffleboard, trivia games and more. Each week enjoy a different activity to keep you moving and thinking. Compete with friends and make new ones all for free. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

BRIDGE. 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. For adults 55 and older. Enjoy games of bridge with friends. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

Tuesdays

PLAYFUL LEARNING. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Come for a drop-in, open playtime for ages birth – 3 to interact with other children and have educational playtime. Given Memorial Library, 150 Cherokee Road, Pinehurst. Info: (910) 295-3642.

BABY RHYMES. 10:15 a.m. Baby Rhymes is specially designed for the youngest learners (birth- 2) and their caregivers. Repetition and comforting movements make this story time perfect for early development and brain growth. There will be a duplicate session at 10:45 a.m. An active library card is required. Dates this month are July 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30. Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-8235 or www.sppl.net.

HEALING YOGA. 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Adults 55 and older can try an entry-level class, for a mind and body workout that fuses dance moves with gentle aerobics, tai chi, and yoga. Free of charge. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

GAME DAY. 12 p.m. Enjoy bid whist and other cool games all in the company of great friends. For adults 55 and older. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

CHESS. 1:30 – 5 p.m. Come join a chess group, whether you have been playing for a while or never played. This is a free program. Moore County Senior Enrichment Center, 8040 U.S. 15-501, West End.

LINE DANCE. 4:45 p.m. Put on your dancing shoes and line dance. This is for beginners and is a free program. Moore County Senior Enrichment Center, 8040 U.S. 15-501, West End.

Wednesdays

CHAIR YOGA. 10 – 11 a.m. For adults 55 and older. Help offset body aches encountered with desk work. This is an accessible yoga class for bodies not able to easily get up from and down to the floor. Do standing or sitting in a chair. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

BRAIN BOOST. 10 – 11 a.m. Test your memory while creating new brain connections. This is a free program. Moore County Senior Enrichment Center, 8040 U.S. 15-501, West End.

KNITTING. 10 – 11 a.m. Learn how to knit or just come enjoy knitting with other people. This is a free program. Moore County Senior Enrichment Center, 8040 U.S. 15-501, West End.

LEARN AND PLAY. 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Come in for an open play date with your toddler or preschooler where there will be developmental toys and puzzles as well as early literacy tips on display for parents and caregivers to incorporate into their daily activities. Dates this month are July 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31. Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-8235 or www.sppl.net.

JEWELRY MAKING. 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. For adults 55 and older. Come with friends to create fun designs and memories. Supplies are on site. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

PIANO. 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Join Flint Long to play piano or just listen. This is a free program. Moore County Senior Enrichment Center, 8040 U.S. 15-501, West End.

GROUP FITNESS. 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Adults 55 and older can flow through yoga poses slowly and intentionally, from breathing to movement, stretching everything head to toe. Free of charge. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

LINE DANCING. 12 – 1 p.m. Looking for new ways to get your daily exercise and care for yourself? Try line dancing. For adults 55 and older. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

CHAIR VOLLEYBALL. 1 – 2 p.m. For adults 55 and older. Get fit while having fun. Free to participate. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

BRIDGE. 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. For adults 55 and older. Enjoy games of bridge with friends. All materials included. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

DANCE. 2 – 2:30 p.m. For adults 55 and older. Instructor Maria Amaya will introduce you to dance fitness in this class designed for anyone who wants to gently and gradually increase their cardio function, mobility and balance and have fun at the same time. Free of charge. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

LINE DANCING. 2 p.m. The town of Vass will host line dancing for seniors every other Wednesday. Cost is $5 per session. Vass Town Hall, 140 S. Alma St., Vass. Info:
www.townofvassnc.gov.

IMPROVISATIONAL ACTING. 3 – 4 p.m. For adults 55 and older. Explore this dynamic and engaging art form, unleash creativity, embrace the unexpected, and share some laughter together. Free of charge. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

SANDHILLS FARMERS MARKET. 3 – 6 p.m. The Sandhills Farmers Market features some of the many wonderful farms, nurseries, bakeries, meat and egg providers, cheesemakers and specialty food producers our area has to offer. You will find this incredible mix of vendors through Oct. 5. Tufts Memorial Park, 1 Village Green Road W., Pinehurst. Info: www.vopnc.org.

LIBRARY PROGRAM. 3:30 p.m. At the Library After School (ATLAS) is an after-school program for children ages kindergarten through second grade who enjoy activities, crafts, stories and meeting new friends. Dates this month are July 10, 17, 24 and 31. Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-8235 or www.sppl.net.

TAI CHI. 6:30 p.m. Learn tai chi. There is no age limit and the classes are open to the public. Cost is $10 per class. Seven Lakes West Community Center, 556 Longleaf Drive, Seven Lakes. Info: (910) 400-5646.

YOGA. 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Grab your yoga mat and head to Hatchet for a yoga session with Brady. Session cost is $10. Hatchet Brewing Company, 490 S.W. Broad St., Southern Pines. Info: www.hatchetbrewing.com.

Thursdays

WORKSPACES. 7 a.m. – 3p.m. The Given Tufts Bookshop has a new pop-in co-workspace open on Mondays and Thursdays in the upstairs conference room. Bookshop floor and private meeting room by reservation only. Info: www.giventuftsfoundation.com. 

MOORE COUNTY FARMERS MARKET. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. The year-round market features “producer only” vendors within a 50-mile radius providing fresh, local and seasonal produce, fruits, pasture meats, eggs, potting plants, cut flowers and local honey. Crafts, baked goods, jams and jellies are also available. Market is located at the Armory Sports Complex, 604 W. Morganton Road, Southern Pines.

GIVEN STORY TIME. 10 a.m. Bring your preschooler to enjoy stories, songs and activities. There will be no story time on July 4. Given Memorial Library, 150 Cherokee Road, Pinehurst. Info: (910) 295-3642.

BALANCE AND FLEXIBILITY. 10 – 11 a.m. Adults 55 and older are invited to enjoy a class that will help reduce the risk of taking a tumble and increase the ability to recover if you do. Free of charge. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

MUSIC AND MOTION. 10:15 and 10:45 a.m. Does your toddler like to move and groove? Join us for “Music and Motion” to get those wiggles out and work on gross and fine motor skills. For children ages 2 – 5. An active library card is required. Dates this month are July 11, 18 and 25. Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-8235 or www.sppl.net.

CROCHET CLUB. 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Adults 55 and older are invited to come with friends to create fun designs and memories. Supplies are on site. Free of charge. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

STRETCH, STRENGTH, BALANCE. 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Adults 55 and older can enjoy exercises standing or sitting to improve overall quality of life. Free of charge. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

ADAPTIVE YOGA. 12 – 1 p.m. Adults 55 and older can enjoy yoga that meets them where they are. Create a sense of balance and ease by slowly increasing your range of motion and mobility while maintaining your natural abilities. Free of charge. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

CHESS AND MAHJONG. 1 p.m. For adults 55 and older. Bring a board and a friend. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

CABIN TOURS. 1 – 4 p.m. The Moore County Historical Association’s Shaw House grounds, cabins and gift shop are open for tours and visits. The restored tobacco barn features the history of children’s roles in the industry. Docents are ready to host you and the cabins are open Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Shaw House, 110 W. Morganton Road, Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-2051 or www.moorehistory.com.

IMPROVERS LINE DANCE. 3 – 5:30 p.m. Put on your dancing shoes and line dance. This is a free program. Moore County Senior Enrichment Center, 8040 U.S. 15-501, West End.

LITTLE U. 3:30 p.m. Introducing Little U, Southern Pines Public Library’s new preschool program for children ages 3 1/2 – 5. Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and activities that explore the world of books, language and literacy. Little U is a fun and interactive program designed to help preschoolers develop early literacy skills in preparation for kindergarten and beyond. Dates this month are July 11, 18 and 25. Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info:
(910) 692-8235 or www.sppl.net.

SOUND BATH. 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. All ages can enjoy the rhythm and vibration of this medicine drum sound bath, moving body and mind into deep rest mode. Your body will be refreshed and your mind clear and quiet. A unique and ancient healing arts practice. Cost is $4 for residents and $6 for non-residents. Train House, 482 E. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

TRIVIA NIGHT. 7 – 9 p.m. Come enjoy a beer and some trivia. Hatchet Brewing Company, 490 S.W. Broad St., Southern Pines. Info: www.hatchetbrewing.com.

Fridays

AEROBIC DANCE. 9 – 10 a.m. For adults 55 and older. Enjoy this low to moderate-impact class with energizing music for an overall cardio and strength workout. Free of charge. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

JAM SESSION. 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Do you like to play an instrument, sing or just listen to music? Come join a music jam session. This is a free program. Moore County Senior Enrichment Center, 8040 U.S. 15-501, West End.

TAP CLASS. 10 – 11:30 a.m. For adults 55 and older. All levels welcome. Cost per class: $15/resident; $30/non-resident. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

QIGONG. 1 p.m. For adults 55 and older. Classes will consist of chair and standing movements that can help soothe achy feet, tight hips, lower back pain and ease restriction in mobility. Free of charge. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

BRIDGE. 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. For adults 55 and older. Enjoy games of bridge with friends. All materials included. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

LINE DANCING. 3 – 4 p.m. For adults 55 and older. If you’re interested in learning dance moves and building confidence on the dance floor, this class is for you. Leave your inhibitions at the door and join in. Cost is: $36 for residents and $52 for non-residents per month. Cost is for a monthly membership. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

Saturdays

MOORE COUNTY FARMERS MARKET. 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. The market features “producer only” vendors within a 50-mile radius providing fresh, local and seasonal produce, fruits, pasture meats, eggs, potting plants, cut flowers and local honey. Crafts, baked goods, jams and jellies are also available. The market runs through November. Downtown Southern Pines, 156 S.E. Broad St., Southern Pines.

SANDHILLS FARMERS MARKET. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. The Sandhills Farmers Market features some of the many wonderful farms, nurseries, bakeries, meat and egg providers, cheesemakers and specialty food producers our area has to offer. You will find this incredible mix of vendors at Tufts Memorial Park through October 5. Tufts Memorial Park, 1 Village Green Road W., Pinehurst. Info: www.vopnc.org. PS 

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