If you are over 50 years of age and paint, draw, or take photos show us why you love Moore County through your art. Must be submitted by 2 pm on Sept. 13th. Ten winners will each receive a $100 Visa Gift Card and be featured in the 2018 calendar to benefit the "Respite Care" program for Caregivers. Winners will be announced September 15th. Senior Enrichment Center, 8040 Hwy 15-501, Carthage. For more info: 910-215-0900.
If you have a garden problem, a garden pest, a question, or if you want help deciding on plant choices, call the Moore County Cooperative Extension Office at 910-947-3188. Knowledgeable Master Gardener Volunteers will research the answers for you. Walk-in consultations are available during the same hours at the Agricultural Center, 707 Pinehurst Avenue, Carthage; if possible, bring a sample of the plant problem or photos.
Cost: $35/family, includes a take-home lavender massage oil. Parents will learn a bedtime massage, colic massage and a general massage. Class size limited. Karma Beauty Bar, 115 Turner Street, Southern Pines. For more info and to RSVP: 910-246-9838.
All funds raised will go toward AOS & Friends Care direct care recipient requests, programs and community education/awareness efforts targeting older adults, with an emphases on Alzheimer's and Dementia. Pick-up October 5, 4:30-6:00 pm at Famous Toastery, 1303-1337 W. Morganton Rd., Southern Pines (light hors d'oeuvres, music and wine & beer). Order and more info: online or email.
Join Ellen Burke, art educator and local artist, presenting "Looking Out Looking In." You will be introduced to the works of six artists who depicted windows in their work prensenting a view of their world real or imagined. Hollyhocks Art Gallery, 905 Linden Road, Pinehurst. For more info: 910-255-0665 or online.
Brian Bockhahn, district education specialist of N.C. State Parks, will discuss unique endemic butterfly species in variuus habitates and describe a year-long effort to spot every species of butterfly in NC. Weymouth Woods, 1024 Fort Bragg Rd, Southern Pines. For more info: 910-692-2167 or online.