Tag Archives: Lillington

Lillington Photography Club

Lillington’s Community Center would like to start a Photography Club for Harnett County Photography lovers.

The first meeting is set for January 19th at 6:30 pm here at the Center. If you’re interested in joining, and would like to see them offer Photography classes, please contact Angel at 910-893-2864.


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September 17: Check out the Lillington Fall Festival

The Lillington Fall Festival is scheduled for Saturday, September 17th from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. in downtown Lillington. The event offers shopping options that include local arts and crafts as well as commercial products, food vendors, fun activities for the children and all day entertainment.

The vendor application and rules for 2011 are available at these links:

lillingtonchamber/UserFiles/File/Festival_Application_2011.pdf  and lillingtonchamber/UserFiles/File/Rules_for_2011_festival.pdf

The application for Sponsors is available at the following link: lillingtonchamber/UserFiles/File/2011_Sponsor_Application_for_Fall_Festival.pdf

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August 27, 2011: Get your Run (or Walk) On!

There are  TWO great events on August 27, 2011. One is for a great cause and is open to all. The other is military/government only, and is just for fun!

3rd Annual ACCRF 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Run

Help raise funds for research to find a cure for Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma, a rare cancer of the head and neck by participating in the 3rd Annual ACCRF 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Run
on  Saturday, August 27, 2011.

This event will be held at Campbell University in Lillington. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. The 5K Run begins at 8:30 a.m. and the Fun Run at 9:30 a.m. All proceeds benefit the Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Research Foundation (ACCRF).

You can register to run or become a sponsor online or by mail. For more information  visit www.accrf5krun.com, or their facebook page here.


On Saturday, August 27, Fort Bragg will be having their Fort Bragg Family Fun

This event starts at 8:00 A.M.

Location: Sports USA, Bldg. 3-2102, Longstreet Rd., Fort Bragg, NC

Open to Military/Gov’t ID card holders and family members.  No registration is required and participation is free of charge.  Start time is 8:00 am.  For more info call #910-396-1217

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Register now for Lillington’s Fall athletic programs

Lillington’s athletic registration is now open for Fall. Sign up for soccer, football, cheerleading, baseball, or softball!

To find out more information visit http://www.lillingtonnc.com/parksrec/ , click on Downloads and then click on Fall/Winter 2011 Program Booklet. On the Downloads page, you can also fill out an athletic registration form, view the game schedules, and also read the Harnett County Code of Conduct.

Registration is at the new Lillington Community Center located at 607 S. 13th Street.

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Sign up for one of Lillington’s Fall and/or Winter technology, art, or exercise classes!

Lillington’s Park and Recreation department is offering a plethora of Fall and Winter classes and activities. Some classes start SOON so sign up now!

Visit the downloads page on the web site below and click on the Fall/Winter 2011 Programs link to view course descriptions along with dates and times available. Then go to the Lillington Community Center to get registered.

Website:  http://www.lillingtonnc.com/parksrec/

Phone: 910-893-2864

Address: 607 South 13th Street

CLASSES OFFERED *These are subject to change*

Exercise classes:

Zumba, Pilates, Stretch & Flexibility Class, Cardio Circuit

Art classes:

Beginners Drawing for Youth, Mommy and Me Art Class (Please note that Session I will begin August 26th for this class), Beginners Painting, Magic, Monsters & More for Youth, Beginners Drawing for Teens & Adults, Open Studio, Advanced Drawing for Youth, Advanced Drawing for Teens & Adults, Junk Art for Youth, Advanced Painting, and  Lillington Teens-N-Tweens (T-N-T)

Technology classes:

Intro to Microsoft EXCEL, Intro to Microsoft POWER POINT, Computer & Internet Basics, and Intro to Microsoft WORD

Specialty Classes:

Self Defense (Age 4+)

Cheer Clinic  *Separate from the Cheerleading Athletic program (Check out http://www.ycoanc.com for more information)

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Auditions for Wizard of Oz

Is your child interested in acting? The Heart of Harnett Playhouse is holding auditions August 15-17 at 7:00 P.M at the theatre in the former Lillington High School Building. There are many parts available for youths age 5-18 (as well as adults).

Performances will be October 21, 22, 23, 28, 29 and 30.

For more information visit www.heartofharnettplayhouse.com

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Raven Rock program & activity on the Ruby-Throated Hummingbird

On Saturday, August 20, 2011, visit Raven Rock State Park and  learn about The Ruby-Throated Hummingbird.

The park is hosting a two-hour program, beginning at 1:00 P.M. at the Visitor Center, on the park’s smallest birds. There will be a PowerPoint presentation on the history of hummingbirds, a craft to make your very own hummingbird feeder and recreate a hummingbird nest. Afterwards you can watch a documentary about these small birds.

Please bring a small empty soda bottle and a small plastic round container with lid to use for the craft activity. Please call the park office if you have any questions at (910) 893-4888.

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