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Movie in the Pines
The Southern Pines Recreation Center is the setting for the Friday, Nov. 16, “Movie in the Pines,” “The Polar Express.”
The free film begins at 7 p.m.
“Children 10 and under can come in PJs,” says Rynet Oxendine, a spokesman for the Southern Pines Recreation and Parks Department. “Bring a blanket and pillow.
Children must be accompanied by an adult. Concessions will be available. The event is co-sponsored by Patrick O’Donnell.
For more information, call (910) 692-7376.
The fourth annual household hazardous waste collection day, which includes paper shredding and mixed paper recycling, takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, in the parking lot at Pinecrest High School.
The event is open to Moore County residents only; commercial and electronic waste will not be accepted.
Items that will be collected include paint and paint thinners; furniture strippers and finishing products; solvents and degreasers; wood preservatives; polishes; aerosols; fluorescent light tubes; compact fluorescent bulbs; NiCad batteries; alkaline batteries; lithium batteries; propane cylinders; swimming pool chemicals; used motor oil; antifreeze; gasoline; hydraulic transmission and brake fluid.
Pesticides, herbicides, fungicides and insecticides will be accepted, but MUST be in their original containers for identification purposes.
This event is sponsored by: Moore County Cooperative Extension Service; Keep Moore County Beautiful; county of Moore; village of Pinehurst; village of Whispering Pines; Sustainable Sandhills; N.C. Department of Agriculture; town of Aberdeen; and the town of Southern Pines.
Contact any sponsor for more information.
The 32nd annual Turkey Trot will be held Saturday, Nov. 17, at Cannon Park, in Pinehurst
The one-mile run begins at 8:30 a.m., the 5K and 10K at 9:30 a.m., and half marathon at 9 a.m.
More details are available at www. firsthealth.org/turkeytrot.
The annual Christmas open house for the antique shops in historic Cameron will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18.
For information, visit www.antiques
ofcameron.com or call (910) 245-3020 or (910) 245-3415.
Farm City Banquet
The Farm City banquet is set for Monday, Nov. 19, at 6:30 p.m. in the Agriculture Building at 707 Pinehurst Ave. in Carthage.
This event recognizes the important partnership between farm and urban residents.
The 2012 Farm City Banquet event is sponsored through the efforts of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service-Moore County Center, North Carolina Farm Bureau, Carolina Farm Credit and the Moore County Extension Advisory Council.
There will be live entertainment by Crawley Creek Bluegrass Band, and the meal is provided by Jordan’s Catering. Tickets, which are $10, are available by calling the Cooperative Extension office at (910) 947-3188.
On Saturday, Nov. 17, from 10 a.m. to noon, the Bennett Food Pantry, located at 7239 N.C. 22-42, Bennett, will be distributing food to needy families.
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