Up & Coming Weekly

February 07, 2023

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WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM FEBRUARY 8 - 14, 2023 UCW 3 Submit your events and activities to editor@upandcomingweekly.com WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLy.COM WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8 INSTAGRAM FOR BUSINESS 230 HAY STREET Learn how to make Instagram work for your business from set-up to growth. This class will cover getting your business account set up. We will go over everything from technical aspects to content creation, hashtags, proper photo credit, and follower growth. We will also cover how to make "shoppable" photos and create stories that make an impact. You will leave with a solid understanding of the next steps you need to take to create and/ or improve your platform! Bring your own tablet or laptop to work with. Registration can happen at https://bit.ly/40mWQtx. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11 FAMILY & FRIENDS PAINT PARTY 805 ELM STREET 2 p.m. Rogue Alpha Athletics is partnering with Dirtbag Ales to bring you the Cupids Ar- row Beer Mile. Participants can run, jog, walk, or crawl the 1-mile-ish course and enjoy 4 to 10 ounce beers straight from Dirtbag Ales' on-site brewery. This is a great way to support a local business, drink beer and exercise all at the same time. Must be 21 to drink beer, but if you don't drink beer or are under age you can drink 4 - 10 ounce water. To sign up, go to runsignup.com/Race/NC/HopeMills/CupidsArrowBeerMile. Families can enjoy the ongoing Hearts & Hops Family Valentine's Day happening back at the brewery until 5 p.m. 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. Come out and get your Valentine's Day shopping done early. This will be a floral workshop/shopping event! The Downtown Market of Fayetteville will have an area set up for everyone who would like help making their special someone an arrangement and have plenty available for people just to pick up. They also will be offering free brews from Gaston Brewing Company and local snacks. The event will take place from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Pre- orders are available by going to ncmilkman.com. There are a variety of flowers and sweet treats available on their website. They have added a "Florist's Choice" arrangement to the website for Valentine's Day. It comes in three sizes and will be an assortment of all their favorite Valentine's Day colors. When ordering, put in the notes any allergies (like lilies) that they should stay away from. NATURE STORYTIME CLARK PARK 1 p.m. A free preschool nature story and craft time will be presented at the Clark Park Nature Center. This month's theme is "Flowers." The story will be read by a librarian from the Cumberland County Public Library and Information Center.. This free event is perfect for kids ages 3 to 5. Registra- tion is required by calling 910-433-1579 or by going to www.fcpr.us TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14 THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9 COOKING DEMONSTRATION 4101 RAEFORD ROAD SUITE 100 3:30 p.m. The Wellness & Opportunity Center provi- des programs and educational opportuni- ties for members and the community. This free event will focus on nutrition. AmeriHealth Caritas North Carolina will partner with Cooking4Fitness to provide a cooking demonstration and discussion. Par- ticipants will receive a meal and a swag bag. An unsupervised childcare area is available. There are only 15 available slots for attendees; registering will guarantee your spot and meal. To register, go to https://bit.ly/3kY8vyO 6 p.m. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13 SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11 BLOOD DONE SIGN MY NAME METHODIST UNIVERSITY 2 p.m. A play by Barefoot Productions adapted from the best-selling book "Blood Done Sign My Name." Author and historian Tim Tyson recount the 1970 murder of "Dickie" Marrow in Oxford, NC and the events that followed. Mike Wiley will be accompanied by Mary D. Williams sin - ging freedom songs. After the event, there will be a discussion with the author. This is a play designed to stimulate discussion on race. This event is being organized by Organizing Against Racism: Cumberland County and is free to the community. CUPIDS ARROW BEER MILE DIRTBAG ALES BREWERY 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Family and Friends sessions are an hour of fun and creating art using different tools. This event is an experience like no other in Fayetteville. You get to choose between different templates and art styles while enjoying the music and lights. Sessions are interactive for kids and parents and will include complimentary wa- ter, juice or soda. You get to choose which art station (technique) you would like to explore. Tickets are $10 and can be bought at https://bit.ly/40p2afW. SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 12 FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10 EMPLOYMENT SOCIAL SFRG CENTER 11 a.m. Refresh your job search. Join the Employ- ment Readiness Program to learn about available employment resources desig- ned to help you find the right job for you! Network with other spouses as well as gain information from ACS resources and community partners. Free professional headshot photos will be offered to help you refresh your professional image on LinkedIn and other virtual networ - king sites. This hiring event is open to Service members and their Families. For more details, call 910-396-2390 or 910-643-7788. BREWS AND BLOOMS DT MARKET OF FAYETTEVILLE

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