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.
Learn some Pinterest-inspired crafts with a friend or meet new ones. Cost: $15 residents; $22 non-residents, supplies and coffee included. Aberdeen Recreation Center, 301 Lake Park Crossing, Aberdeen. For more info and to pre-register (must): 910-944-7275.
We will explore some of the uses of machine embroidery, products used to insure successful stitching and internet sites such as YouTube that offer information regarding techniques and tricks. This is a discussion group—you do not have to bring machines. Anyone is welcome to attend. Senior Enrichment Center, 8040 Hwy 15-501, Carthage. For more info and to register: 910-215-0900.
Participants will learn basic yogic postures and asana, breathing and self-massage techniques and a series of centering and meditation techniques that will help participants acquire strength, flexibility, mental acuity and positive outlook. Ideal for adults ages 40 and up. All proceeds benefit persons with disabilities served by MCACC. The Monarch Creative Art and Community Center, 1662 Richards St., Southern Pines. For more info: 910-692-2936 or online.
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.
The market features many wonderful farms, nurseries, bakeries, meat and egg providers, cheesemakers and specialty food producers our area has to offer. Tufts Memorial Park, 1 Village Green Rd. West, Pinehurst. For more info: 910-687-0377 or website.
Read to Your Bunny Preschool Storytime (all children through age 5) will be held on Wednesdays throughout the year. The focus of these storytimes will be stories, songs, and fun, with a special emphasis on activities to that build skills children need when they enter Kindergarten. Join the storytime from 3:30 to 4:00 p.m. and then stay for playtime! Southern Pines Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. For more info: 910-692-8235.
National Shag Champions teach the Shag every Wednesday night at Down Memory Lane (behind Sandhills Bowling Center),161 Dawkins St, Aberdeen. $10. Beginners at 6pm. - Intermediate at 7pm. Dance to DJ DJ King Curtiss starting at 8pm. For more info call: (910) 295-0015
An offering designed to allow the natural unfolding of life. 30 min. Satsang (gathering of two or more in "Truth"), 30 min. Silent Meditation. All levels, all welcome. Free, with donation option for Moore Co. Coalition for Human Care. Southern Pines Yoga Co., 169 Beverly Lane, Southern Pines. For more info: 910-246-0065 or 910-639-1089 or website.
National Shag Champions Sam and Lisa West teach the Shag every Wednesday night at Down Memory Lane (behind Sandhills Bowling Center),161 Dawkins St, Aberdeen. $10. Beginners at 6pm. - Intermediate at 7pm. Dance to DJ King Curtis music starting at 8pm. For more info call: (910) 295-0015