Sustainable Sandhills Com-munity Action Team meetings, a forum for people with green ideas to identify projects and improve their communities. Projects include greening local schools, weatherizing low-income housing and urban farming. Moore County meetings: May 19, July 21, Sept. 15, 6:30-8 p.m., Sandhills Community College, Dempsey Student Center. Amanda Blue, 673-0826, aman email@example.com, http://sustainablesandhills.org.
The FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital Pregnancy Fair will be held Thursday, June 18, at the Fair Barn at the Harness Track off Hwy. 5 in Pinehurst. Experts on prenatal care, pediatrics, childbirth, mother-baby care, neonatal services, breastfeeding and other topics will be available to answer questions. More than 40 vendors from throughout the Sandhills will be present with a variety of giveaways to share. There is no cost to attend the fair, and registration is not necessary. 715-2275 or (800) 213-3284.
20th Anniversary Sandhills Community College Coca-Cola Classic Golf Tournament, presented by Unilever on August 4 at Pine Needles Resort & Golf Club and Mid Pines Resort. $375 per individual, $1,500 per foursome, $2,000 hole sponsor. Proceeds benefit the Sandhills Community College scholarship program. Germaine Elkins, 695-3706, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sandhills Woman's Exchange is open for lunch Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., and serves homemade soups, salads, sandwiches and desserts. Retail sales room hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., features handmade gift items, soaps, holiday items and children's clothing. 295-4677.
Animal Center of Moore County Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thurs-days to 6 p.m., and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 5235 U.S. 15/501, Carthage. 947-2858.
MANNA!, a community free-lunch program, serves lunches at local hospitality sites. John Roberts, 528-1363.
FSN Sandhills is looking for individuals to assist with the SAND (See Ability Not Disability) program, an athletic program for children with disabilities. Coaches, buddies, planning team needed. Christine Garton, 246-8059, www.fsnsandhills.org.
Toastmasters Club of the Sand-hills first three Tuesdays of the month, 7 p.m., Sandhills Com-munity College, Van Dusen Hall, Room 102. E-mail email@example.com, http://sandhills.freetoasthost.us/index.html.
Arts Council of Moore County and Weymouth Center present Fine Arts Lecture Series by art historian Molly Gwinn. Picasso: A Spanish Soul Among the French Avant-Garde, Thursday, May 21, 10 a.m. Cost per lecture, $10 for ACMC and Weymouth members/$15 for nonmembers.
The Moore County Amateur Radio Society offers Technician, General and Extra Class licensing exams on May 23, July 18, Sept. 19 and Nov. 21 at 10 a.m. at Moore County Library, Carthage. $12 fee, cash only. Charles Wackerman, 947-2707.
Aberdeen Parks and Rec: Art class, Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-noon, Aberdeen Recreation Station. Bingo, first Thursday of the month, 2-3:30 p.m. 944-5902.
Senior Enrichment Center: Connie Landis of Staging to Sell, LLC, will share tricks of the trade to give your home a little oomph on Thursday, May 14, 2-3:30 p.m. Call to reserve a seat. An Ode to Longleaf will help you see the Sandhills and its long leaf pine ecosystem from a totally new standpoint. Master Gardener volunteers Bob and Ruth Stolting will offer commentary. Wednesday, May 20, 2-3 p.m. Call to reserve a seat. Time Management for Caregivers, noon-3 p.m., Wednesday, May 20. Caregivers are faced with time challenges. Learn how to better handle tasks, people and "stuff." Mike Collins, producer of the award-winning video, "Care for the Caregiver," has a master's degree from Duke University with a focus on family caregiver wellness. Light lunch provided. Registration is required. Martie Mullenbach will facilitate a book review group on the fourth Tuesday of each month, 2-4 p.m. Call to reserve a seat. Paint and Draw with Gabriel (free), 1-4 p.m., Mondays. Sketch and paint with watercolors. Learn to Knit, 10-11 a.m., Wednesdays. Bring needles and yarn. Instruction (beginners); guidance (experienced). Wet on Wet Painting with Carol (fee), Thursdays, 10 a.m.-noon. Bring a canvas. 215-0900.
Douglass Community Center fitness room open 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. Tap dancing every second and fourth Wednesday of the month from 11 a.m.-noon. Chess, Thursdays, 1-3 p.m. Table tennis, Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m. 692-7376.
Southern Pines Recreation: Senior Gym time (walking), Monday-Friday, 9:30-11:30 a.m. (fee). Senior program, Tuesdays, 11:30 a.m. Bring lunch and enjoy board games, cards and socializing. 692-7376.
Senior Enrichment Center: Stretching ($2), Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Line dancing with Vic Walk Tuesdays, 6-7 p.m. (beginners) and 7-8 p.m. (experienced). 215-0900.
The Sandhills Striders Running Club group runs at 8 a.m. Sundays at the Reservoir in Southern Pines and Wednesdays at 5:30 in front of Dugan's Pub in Pinehurst. All levels welcome. Beginners' running group being formed. 603-6334, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, www.sandhillsstriders.org.
Yoga classes, 6 p.m., Mondays, and 9 a.m., Tuesdays at Southern Pines United Methodist Church. Gloria, 638-4314.
Elmcroft Assisted Living, 115 Bruce-wood Road, offers Tai Chi every other Tuesday at 4 p.m. Donna Taylor, 692-4928. Bingo offered the first and third Thursday of the month. Early-bird bingo: 7 p.m.; regular bingo: 7:30 p.m. Ages 16 and older welcome. 974-3051.
Our Lady of the Americas, 298 Farmers Market Road, near Candor, has Bingo and Speed-ball the first and third Thursdays of the month. Early-bird: 7 p.m.; regular: 7:30 p.m. Ages 16 and older welcome. 974-3051.
Aberdeen Parks and Rec: Chair exercises, Tuesdays and Thurs-days, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Walk/ Run for Fitness, 10-11 a.m., Wednesdays, Aberdeen Lake Park. 944-5902.
The American Red Cross, Moore County Chapter is located at 115 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. 692-8571.
11 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Friday, May 15, sponsored by Brownson Memorial Presbyterian Church, 330 S. May St., Southern Pines. Not open to public.
9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, May 16, sponsored by Acorn Ridge Baptist Church, 288 Acorn Ridge Rd., Robbins. Call 464-3310 for an appointment.
8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Monday, May 18, sponsored by Moore County Red Cross, Train House, 482 E. Connecticut, Southern Pines. Call 692-8571 for an appointment.
11 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Monday, May 25, sponsored by Belk's Department Store on the bus at Pinecrest Plaza, Southern Pines. Call 215-9353 for an appointment.
11 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Monday, May 25, sponsored by Belk Department Store, on the bus at Pinecrest Plaza, Southern Pines. Call 215-9353 for an appointment.
10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 26, sponsored by FirstHealth Fitness Center, 170 Memorial Dr., Pinehurst. Call 715-1800 for an appointment.
1:30-6 p.m., Thursday, May 28, sponsored by Penick Village, First Bank and Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Penick North Building, East Rhode Island Ave., Southern Pines. Call 692-8571 for an appointment.
Health & Safety Classes
6:30-8:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 13, Professional Rescuer CPR/AED Review (for health care providers and lifeguards). Certification fee $25.
6:30-8:30 p.m., Thursday, May 14, Standard First Aid Review. Certification fee $25.
8 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Saturday, May 16, Adult/Infant/Child CPR/AED. Certification fee $55.
6-9 p.m., Wednesday, May 20, Standard First Aid. Certification fee $35.
6-8:30 p.m., Thursday, May 21, Adult/Infant/Child CPR/AED Review. Certification fee $25.
6:30-8:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 27, Professional Rescuer CPR/AED Review (for health care providers and lifeguards). Certification fee $25.
9 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, May 30, Professional Rescuer CPR/AED (health care providers). Certification fee $60.
AlAnon, Mondays, noon, Emman-uel Episcopal Church, Southern Pines. Fridays, noon, Brownson Memorial Presbyterian Church, Southern Pines. Tuesdays, Wednes-days and Thursdays, 8 p.m., Alcoholics Anonymous building, Wyler Street, Aberdeen. 215-8894.
Alcoholics Anonymous of Moore County, www.sandhillsaa.org, (800) 496-1742.
ALS support group, Fayetteville, second Sunday of the month, 2-4 p.m., conference room, Fayetteville Regional Airport. Suzanne Gilroy, MSW, (877) 568-4347, e-mail email@example.com.
Outreach of the Chapel in the Pines hosts Alzheimer's memory loss support group in Seven Lakes for caregivers of Alzheimer's or other dementia-related conditions. Third Tuesday of each month. Fran, 673-5493.
Moore County Alzheimer's support group meets 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month at Bethesda Presbyterian Church, U.S. 1, Aberdeen. (336) 877-9332, (800) 888-6671 or 692-0232.
Alzheimer's support lunch group meets second Wednesday of the month, noon, Elmcroft of Southern Pines Assisted Living and Alzheimer's Care, 115 Brucewood Rd., Southern Pines. 695-1277.
Autism Society of North Carolina (Moore County Chapter) meets May 14 at 6:30 at Sandhills Children's Center. Maryann (info and RSVP for childcare), 295-2883, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Business Network International offers the opportunity to share ideas, contacts and quality business through qualified referrals. Wayne Gomillion, 585-2400, www.BNI.com.
Middle Cross Baptist Church sponsors a cancer support group the second Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m., Middle Cross Baptist Church, West End. Jessie Kellis, 673-2938, or Pastor David Reynolds, 947-2261.
Caregiver Support Group at the Senior Enrichment Center holds it monthly meeting on the fourth Tuesday of the month, 1-2 p.m. Peggie, 215-0900.
Christian Support for Caregivers fourth Thursday of the month, 2-3 p.m., The Village Chapel, Pinehurst. Debbie Brown, 295-8026.
Compassionate Friends of the Sandhills, a grief support group for families who have experienced the death of a child, third Monday of the month, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Longleaf Country Club, 10 Knoll Rd., Southern Pines. Cindy Shepherd, 695-8629, www.compassionatefriends.org.
A Course in Miracles, a spiritual self-development and self-study group, first and third Sundays of the month, 3-4:30 p.m., at Pinebrook Apartments, 325 S.W. Service Road. 692-1812.
Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter 83 of Moore County meets the first Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. at 1020 Priest Hill Rd., Carthage. DAV is a service organization dedicated to assisting disabled veterans. Service officers available to help veterans with VA paperwork Tuesday through Thurs-day. Drop in or call for appointment. 944-1113.
Do you have a child with a special need, disability or chronic illness? Family Support Network of the Sandhills can help you start a support group. Christine Garton, 246-8059, www.fsnsandhills.org.
Fibromyalgia support group meets second Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. at the FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital Out-patient Conference Room. Janice Gilliam, 947-3630 or 724-9676.
Moore Down Syndrome Con-nection holds play dates the second Tuesday of the month. Christine Garton, 246-8059, e-mail moor email@example.com.
Moore Home Schoolers Net-work meets on Thursdays. www. moorehomeschoolers.net.
Mothers of Moore, for mothers of children from birth-age 5, monthly meetings and weekly playgroups. Marsha, 295-6878, www. mothersofmoore.com.
Mothers of Preschoolers, for mothers of children ages birth-age 5, first and third Wednesday of the month during the school year at Community Presbyterian Church, Pinehurst. 295-6848, e-mail Sand hillsMOPS@yahoo.com, www. Sandhills MOPS.com.
MS self-help group first Wednes-day of the month, 6 p.m., Bethesda Presbyterian Church, 1002 N. Sandhills Blvd., Aberdeen. Joanne, 420-2476.
Nar-Anon, for those affected by the addiction of a family member or friend, meets Tuesdays, 8-9 p.m., St. Stephen's Church, Room 157, 901 N. Franklin Dr., Sanford. (800) 477-6291.
Narcotics Anonymous, for recovering addicts, 7:30 p.m., Sundays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, Specialty Center, Bldg. 2, Pinehurst, and at 7:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Brownson Memorial Presbyterian Church, Southern Pines. (866) 418-9500, www.crna. org.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (Moore County) sponsors an educational/support meeting, 7 p.m., first Monday of the month, FirstHealth Conference Center. Support-only meeting, 7 p.m., third Monday of the month, First Health Conference Center. 295-1053, www.nami-moorecounty.org.
Overeaters Anonymous Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Bethesda Presbyter-ian Church, U.S. 1, Aberdeen, and Saturday at 10 a.m., Aberdeen Community Center, 504 Wilder Avenue. Aileen, 295-1840.
Panic and anxiety program to overcome fears, agoraphobia and achieve control, positive self-image and constructive thinking, Southern Pines, 7 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays, (732) 940-9658.
Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (Sandhills Chapter), 10 a.m. the second Saturday of the month at the Congregational Church in Pinehurst, 895 Linden Road, to educate and advocate for equal rights in the community. 695-1850, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recovery Inc., a mental health self-help program, Thursdays at 7 p.m., Brownson Memorial Pres-byterian Church, Southern Pines. Free meetings to face emotional problems, symptoms and fears. 505-9288.
Recovery program for struggling addicts at Beaver Creek Family Life Center, 2280 Nicholson Rd., Cameron, Monday-Saturday, 7 p.m. and Sundays, 6 p.m. (919) 499-9632.
Sandhills Chapter of SCORE will hold its monthly membership meeting on Wednesday, May 25, at the Holiday Inn Express on U.S. 15-501 with a breakfast beginning at 8 a.m.
Sandhills Ostomy Support Group first Sunday of the month, 3 p.m., Conference Room B, FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital. Gloria Tanner, 215-8086.
Sandhills Post-Polio Health Group first Saturday of the month, 10 a.m., FirstHealth Conference Center. 715-5266.
Sex Addicts Anonymous is a spiritual program based on the principles and traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous. Mondays, 8 p.m. Confidentiality assured. 684-5263.
Sexual assault support group --Friend to Friend, domestic violence and rape crisis center, is forming a support group for survivors of sexual assault. 947-3333.
Stroke Club support group meets June 13, July 11, Aug. 8, Sept. 12, Oct. 10, Nov. 14, Dec. 12, 10:15 a.m.-noon, First Health Moore Regional Hospital Conference Center. 715-1582 or 715-1583.
Therapeutic Foster Parent orientation sessions by NC MENTOR Wednesdays, noon-1 p.m., Simpson Executive Center, 503 Carthage, Suite 302, Sanford. (919) 790-8580, ext. 715.
Boles Funeral Home and Crematory hosts a luncheon for widows and widowers the first and third Wednesday of each month at Table on the Green, Pinehurst, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost is $7. For reservations, 692-6262.
Cox Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory hosts a luncheon for widows and widowers every third Tuesday of the month.
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