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Weight loss support group
TOPS, Taking Off Pounds Sensibly, meets from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. each Thursday at Lynwood Methodist Church, 1753 Lynwood Drive. TOPS is a weight loss support group that works with doctors to set a realistic weight goal and healthy eating plan. For details, call 285-2760 or 286-6353. There will be an open house from 10 a.m. to noon April 10 at Lynwood Methodist Church, 1753 Lynwood Drive.
First Baptist Church, 300 S. Market St., is accepting applications for the 2008-09 school year. Classes available for 2, 3 and 4 year olds. Children should be the appropriate age by Sept. 1. For details, call 285-4322.
First Presbyterian Church is accepting registration for ages 2-4 for the 2008-09 year. For details, call 283-3329, ext. 27.
Buford Class of 78
Buford High School Class of 1978 is seeking information on classmates for an upcoming reunion.
For details, call 283-6141, 286-6771 or 285-8774.
Clark to perform
Lancaster native Dr. Peggy Clinton Clark will perform at 7 p.m. today at Neal-Jones Auditorium at Morris College. Her repertoire will include sacred, popular, jazz, baroque, classical and romantic pieces. Clark is an associate professor of music at Morris College.
Mass choir workshop
There will be a Relay for Life Across Lancaster mass choir workshop. There will be three rehearsals at 7 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. Registration is $5. For details, call 804-2307.
North Elementary concert
North Elementary School chorus will hold a concert at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Christ Episcopal Church, 524 Plantation Road. A reception will follow. For details, call 283-5234.
Spring Art Draw
The Lancaster County Council of the Arts will hold its Spring Art Draw from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday. Tickets are $15 per person or $20 per couple. The event will begin with an artist reception for Ben Davison, Ben Moore and Michael Elbeck.
The stops will be the Springs House, 201 W. Gay St., Picture Perfect, Robert Stevens Pottery, Bob Dosters Backstreet Studio and Chastains Studio Lofts. There will be refreshments, original art and live music. Enter for a chance to win one of five original pieces of art. For details, call 285-7451.
Pageland singles dance
The next Pageland Singles and Couples dance will be at 7 p.m. Friday at American Legion Post 92. Band will be Spell Bound. Cost is $9. Ladies should bring a covered dish. For details, call (843) 634-3787 after 6 p.m.
Dairy Queen of Lancaster will hold a Bike Night from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday. Vote for your favorite bike for $1. All proceeds go to the Childrens Miracle Network. First place receives a trophy and a $50 gift certificate from Yamaha.
Second place gets a $25 Dairy Queen gift certificate. There will be balloons, games and more.
IL Spring Festival
The 10th annual Indian Land Spring Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot of Indian Land Elementary School on Dobys Bridge Road, just off U.S. 521. The event will include childrens games and activities, food, auctions and business booths. Armbands, $15 each ($10 in advance), allow children access to all rides and activities except for pony and Flex Flying rides. Armbands for children 3 and under are $5 each.
Baron DeKalb reunion
All classes of Baron DeKalb High School, including alumni, faculty and their spouses, are invited to attend a school reunion at 4 p.m. Saturday at Bethany Baptist Churchs life center. The theme is Fellow Alumni Coming Together in Christ. For details, call (803) 475-3830 or (803) 432-6500.
Humane society dinner
The newly formed Humane Society of Lancaster County will hold its Fur Ball, a spaghetti dinner and dance, from 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Springdale Recreation Complex, 260 S. Plantation Road. Cost is $12 for adults and $6 for children under 10 at the door. Pre-sale of tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for children. There will be prizes. Dances begin at 6:30 p.m. For details, call 285-1401.
Kershaw NAACP banquet
The Kershaw branch of the NAACP will hold a banquet at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Andrew Jackson Recreation Center. For details, call (803) 475-4174.
Walking for Ryan
The Kleine-Levin Syndrome Foundation will hold Walking for Ryan from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Lancaster High School track. Walking for Ryan is in memory of Ryan Alexander McKinney, a Lancaster native that died at the age of 19 of cardiac arrthymia due to KLS.
There will be activities, a barbecue luncheon, a NFL auction and pictures with professional athletes. Participating agencies include Springs Memorial Hospital, Department of Social Services, Communities in Schools, Childrens Council and more.
The Lancaster Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority will hold its annual financial seminar from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the University of South Carolina at Lancasters Bradley Building. Topics include savings, education, college planning, budgeting, tax refunds, debt freedom, 401(k), life insurance, home ownership and more. Door prizes will be given away.
Garden club sale
Members of the King Alfred Garden Club of Kershaw will hold a plant sale and demonstration at 9 a.m. Saturday at the park area below the Kershaw Fire Department. Plants will be from Sandy Lovern Landscape and Greenhouse of Fort Lawn. There will be demonstrations on topiary sculpting and an auction.
For details, call (803) 895-8705 or (803) 475-2022.
Lincoln Lodge No. 162 will hold a Chinese auction at 2 p.m. Saturday at Brooklyn Springs Elementary School. Doors open at 1 p.m.
For details, call 289-7039.
LHS Class of 88 meeting
The Lancaster High School Class of 1988 will meet from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Lancaster County Library, 313 S. White St.
LHS Class of 88 meeting
The Lancaster High School Class of 1988 will meet from 2:30 to 4 p.m. March 30 at the Lancaster County Library, 313 S. White St.
The Lancaster Shag Club is holding a spaghetti dinner fundraiser from noon to 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Lancaster Moose Lodge. The $7 plates include spaghetti, salad, bread, dessert and tea. Delivery for 10 plates or more. Tickets are now available. Proceeds go to dance programs and club charities. For details, call 286-5694 or 285-1820.
Relay for Life dinner
Douglas Presbyterian Churchs Relay for Life team will hold a dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday. The meal will consist of ham, potato salad, slaw, green beans, pineapple casserole, roll, dessert and tea. Cost is $8. Tickets can be purchased by calling 416-3341 or 804-7007. Eat in or take out. All proceeds go to Relay for Life.
LHS Class of 88
The Lancaster High School Class of 1988 will hold a meeting from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Lancaster County Library, 313 S. White St.
Adult art classes
The Lancaster County Council of the Arts will hold a 10-week art class beginning Monday and April 2 at 107 S. Main St. Enroll now for beginner to advanced classes. Cost is $110. For details, call 285-7451, ext. 27.
Angel food orders
Angel food orders will be taken from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 3 to 4 p.m. April 4 for April 19 delivery. Orders will be taken at New Horizon Community Church, 1906 Great Falls Highway. For details, call 283-2882.
The next Carolina Singles and Married Couples Club dance will be from 8 to 11:30 p.m. April 4 at the Shrine Club on Phifer Street in Monroe. Cost is $10 per person. The band will be the Del Monicos. For details, call (704) 283-1304.
Fish plate sale
Mount Tabor Lodge No. 203, 618 Craigwood Lane, will hold a fish plate and sandwich sale at 10 a.m. April 4-5. Sandwiches are $3 and plates are $6. For details, call 320-3033.
Barnett Family Practice will sponsor a Chinese auction April 6 at the Springdale Recreation Complex, 260 S. Plantation Road. Tickets are $5 for a packet of 25
There will be door prizes for $1 each. Proceeds benefit Relay for Life.
Browsing will begin at 2 p.m. Drawing at 3 p.m.
Optimist club fundraiser
The Optimist Club of Lancaster will hold a fundraiser at Pizza Hut from 5 to 9 p.m. April 8. Proceeds benefit the scholarship fund.
Chinese auction fundraiser
The American Legion Auxiliary will sponsor a Chinese auction at 7 p.m. April 10 at the American Legion Building, 823 S. Main St. Doors open at 6 p.m. There will be refreshments and a 50/50 drawing. Proceeds benefit medical expenses of Claudia Rollings. For details, call 286-4328.
AJ Class of 73
The Andrew Jackson High School Class of 1973 will meet from 2 to 2:30 p.m. April 13 at the Lancaster County Librarys meeting room. For details, call 286-7398 or (803) 475-6241.
Lancaster County Adult Education will hold an introduction to computer classes from 4 to 6 p.m. April 14-17 and April 21-22 and a Microsoft PowerPoint class from 4 to 6 p.m. May 12-15 and May 19-20 at 610 E. Meeting St. To register, call 285-7660. A certificate will be issued upon completion of the course.
Relay for Life benefit
Douglas Presbyterian Church, 2325 Sunday Place, will host speaker Cathy Hendrick at 7 p.m. April 15. Cost is a $7 donation and light refreshments will be served. Hendrick is the wife of the late John Hendrick and mother of Jennifer and Kimberly who died in a plane crash in Oct. 24, 2004, in Martinsville Va. There will be a singing by Christian recording artist and song writer Lisa Ann Hammond. For details, call 804-7007 or 416-3341.
The Parkinsons Association of the Carolinas Lancaster Support Group will hold a special meeting at 3 p.m. April 15 at Covenant Baptist Church, 165 Craig Manor Road. Guest speaker will be Rita Jewett who has been involved in Parkinsons disease research under a Morris K Udall NIH grant.
There will be no regular support group on the 4th Tuesday in April. For details, call 285-5757.
Beach Bash and Boogie
Lancaster County First Steps will hold Beach Bash and Boogie from 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. April 19 at the University of South Carolina at Lancasters Bradley Arts and Science building. Entertainment will be provided by Tetrox. There will be heavy hors doeuvres and beverages. Proceeds benefit the Dolly Parton Imagination Library, which provides free books to county children age 5 and under. Tickets are $35 and are tax deductible. For details, call (803) 286-8000.
Relay for Life Pageant
The 2008 Lancaster County Relay for Life Pageant will be April 19. The child in each category who raises the most money will be crowned at the Relay for Life event. Money should be turned in by 5 p.m. April 19. Age categories are Tiny Miss Relay for ages birth-5, Tiny Master Relay ages birth-5, Little Miss Relay for ages 6-12 and Little Master Relay for ages 6-12.
Register at Lancaster Jewelers on Great Falls Highway. For details, call 285-1971.
Ride the rails
The Fort Lawn Community Center will hold Ride the Rails, a L&C Railway train ride, at 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m. or 3 p.m. April 19. Cost is $7.50. There will also be a car show. A hot dog lunch is available for $4. Proceeds go to the Fort Lawn Community Center. For details or tickets, call (803) 872-4491.
The annual Kershaw Spring-A-Thon will be May 17. Activities will begin with a fun run.
Other activities to include a parade with the Andrew Jackson High School band, inflatables, amusements, games, a car show, talent show, barbecue fundraiser for the Leslie Fund (to provide assistance to those without insurance), and more.
For details, call (803) 475-6795.
LHS Class of 98 reunion
The Lancaster High School Class of 1998 will hold its reunion from 7 to 11 p.m. May 17 in the Leroy Springs Fairway Room. Tickets are $35 and may be purchased online at http://www.myspace.com/lancasterhighschool1998. For details, call 283-0910.
Line dance lessons
The Lancaster Shag Club will hold line dance classes May 1 through May 29 at the Lancaster Moose Lodge ballroom. Classes taught by Dianne Mahaffee. Cost is $2 per person per lesson. For details, call 286-5694.
LHS Class of 03 reunion
The Lancaster High School Class of 2003 will hold its 5-year reunion from noon to 2 p.m. June 21 at Cane Creek Park.
Cost is $5 per person and $3 for kids over the age of 3. There will be a cookout, fun and a special guest. For details, call 283-7976.
Arts and sciences camp
Register now for arts and sciences camp. The camp will be July 14-18 in Lancaster. Indian Land will hold its camp July 21-25 and Kershaw will be July 28-Aug. 1. New classes include guitar, jewelry making, drawing, yoga and shag. For details, call 285-7451, extension 27.