SANDHILLS BEST BETS: NAMI Hosts Educational Meeting
NAMI-MC (National Alliance on Mental Illness) is hosting an educational and support meeting Monday, Aug. 3, at 7 p.m. at the FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital Conference Center, Room A.
This meeting is free and the public is invited. The subject will be mental depression.
Thirty minutes of excerpts for the PBS project, "Depression: Out of the Shadows," will be shown and followed by a question-and-answer session with Dr. Suzanne Martin, a clinical psychologist with FirstHealth Outpatient Behavioral Services.
For more information, call 295-1052.
'Free' Yard Sale
Red Branch Baptist Church will be having its annual Free Yard Sale from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 1.
They will be giving away clothes, books and other household items.
The church is located at 1748 Old River Road in Carthage.
If you need more information, call 947-1940.
There will be a doll show and sale from 9:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at the Holiday Inn Bordeaux Expo Center, 1707 Owen Drive, Fayetteville. Admission is $5; children are admitted free under age 12. Ongoing raffles will benefit local charities.
There will be a Lawnmower Race at the Ellerbe Lions Club in Ellerbe on Saturday, Aug. 1. Gate opens at 4 p.m., and first race begins at 6:30 p.m. Food and concessions will be available. Admission: $5, adults; $2 for school-age children.
For more information, visit the Web site at http://racing. ellerbelionsclub nc.com.
Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve will present "Winged Gems" at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2.
"Winged Gems" will focus on the butterflies found in the Sandhills. There will be a talk about the ecology and life history of butterflies, followed by a hike.
For information, call 692-2167.
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