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Andy and Ennie Roberts reunion

The Andy and Ennie Roberts reunion is 1 p.m. today at Rich Hill Baptist Church, 1557 E. Doc Garris Road, Heath Springs. Bring a well-filled basket and drink. Utensils and paper products are provided.

Penegar reunion

The 80th H.O. Penegar family reunion is 1:15 to 4:30 p.m. today at the Emmanuel Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 3816 Morgan Mill Road, Monroe, N.C. Bring a well-filled basket. Paper goods, ice and utensils are provided. Bring pictures of the family – H.O. and Sudie – and be ready to tell stories from the past 80 years.

Friends Classical Concert

EMK Music will present the Friends Classical Concert from 3 to 5 p.m. today at the Springs House, 201 W. Gay St. The program includes music from Antonio Vivaldi to Randy Newman’s arrangement of Walt Disney’s “Toy Story Suite.”

Performers include Erin Moon-Kelly on flute and piccolo, Christina Hunter on flute, Adam Hunter singing tenor, Carol Edmonds on piano and the Stained Brass Quintet.

Parking and admission are free, but donations are appreciated for future performing and visual art events.

The concert is co-sponsored by Lancaster County Council of the Arts (LCCA) and See Lancaster SC. For details, visit www.emk-music.com, email Erin Moon-Kelly at erinmoonkelly@hotmail.com or call LCCA at (803) 285-7451.

Library book sale

The Lancaster County Library, 313 S. White St., will continue its book sale through Sept. 26 in the library meeting room. Paperbacks are 10 cents and hardbacks are 50 cents.

4-H informational meeting Sept. 26

 Lancaster County 4-H will host an informational meeting at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Van Wyck Community Center. 4-H is available for youth ages 5-18.

Crime watch group meets

The September Buford/Tradesville area crime watch group meeting is 7 p.m. Sept. 27 at Bethlehem Baptist Church Family Life Center, 1841 N. Rocky River Road. The meeting includes an update on local crimes within the area, and then meet the two candidates meeting for Lancaster County Sheriff and their answers to three prepared questions.

Hospital Auxiliary fundraiser

The Springs Memorial Hospital Auxiliary is holding a fundraiser for its scholarship and community projects fund. The auxiliary will sell books and gifts from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 28 and from 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 29 at the hospital’s second-floor mezzanine. For details, call (803) 286-1474.

Safety Family Fun Day

Lancaster County Outreach Project will sponsor Safety Family Fun Day presented by BlueChoice HealthPlan Medicaid from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 30 at S.C. Department of Social Services, 1837 Pageland Highway.

There will be refreshments (while supplies last), games, prizes, health screenings and safety checks, all at no cost. To RSVP, call (803) 382-5817.

Crows on Main competition

Businesses, agencies and individuals are invited to create a scarecrow that represents their group. Scarecrows will be displayed along Main Street throughout the month of October. Registration is required by Sept. 30.

Visitors to the Cultural Arts District are invited to vote for their favorite scarecrow from Oct. 3-28; awards will be announced on Oct. 31 at the annual Boo Fun Festival from 5:30 pm until 8 p.m. at City Hall.

To register or to have your business designated as a voting location, visit www.lancastercitysc.com. For details, call (803) 289-1498 or email events@lancastercitysc.com.

Chinese auction

Red Rose Seniors (formerly Leroy Springs Seniors Club) will sponsor a Chinese auction Sept. 29 at the American Legion, 823 S. Main St. Drop is 5 p.m. and call is 6:30 p.m. There will be door prizes, a 50/50 drawing and finger food. Tickets are $5 a sheet; buy four, get one free. Proceeds will benefit senior group activities and dues.

Civitan yard sale

The Lancaster Civitan Club will hold a yard sale from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 1 in the parking lot of First ARP Church, 701 N. Main St. There will be a wide selection of items including clothing, home goods and furniture. Baked goods will also be available.

Proceeds will benefit future service projects in the Lancaster area, as well as supporting fundraising goals for members of the Lancaster High School Junior Civitan Club. For details, call Laura Caskey at (803) 287-8675.

Community yard sale is Oct. 1

The semi-annual community yard sale is from 7 a.m. to noon Oct. 1 at Lancaster County School District Parking, 300 Catawba St. The event is an opportunity to find items at great prices from sellers including local charities and food vendors. Those interested in selling should apply by Sept. 26 at www.lancastercitysc.com or call (803) 289-1498 for an application.

Lando Days, car show Oct. 1

Lando-Manetta Mills History Center will host its annual Lando Days festival at 10 a.m. Oct. 1. Car show sign up begins at 9 a.m. The event includes live music all day, mini-train rides, inflatables, Chester Gun and reenactors and tours of the museum. Barbecue and hot dog plates are available for sale. For details, call (803) 789-6361.

Bingo party

The annual Young at Heart Bingo Party is 10 a.m. Oct. 1 at Prime Time for Seniors, 309 S. Plantation Road, presented by Iota Theta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha. There will be free bingo, prizes and lunch. For details, call (803) 283-7957.

Raleigh and Nettie Belk-Taylor reunion

The Raleigh and Nettie Belk-Taylor reunion is from 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Charlesboro Baptist Church fellowship hall, 8701 Taxahaw Road, Jefferson. A covered dish lunch is served at 1 p.m. Plates, cups and silverware are provided. Bring photos of your family and come share stories. The band Just in Time will be at the reunion. Donations for the cost of gas will be taken for the band. For details, call Larry Robertson at (803) 285-1665.

Flashlight, battery collection

The Spread Love Campaign: Light Up My Life is collecting flashlights and batteries for abused and neglected adults during the Atlantic hurricane season.

The campaign will accept donations through Sept. 30, with the goal of collecting 65 flashlights, 130 AA batteries and 65 handwritten thinking of you notes for adult protective services clients. Volunteers are also needed to prepare the items. To volunteer or donate, contact Lauren Kornegay at (803) 289-4438 or Lauren.Kornegay@dss.sc.gov.

LCOP needs

The Lancaster County Outreach Project is in need of the following items in helping abused and neglected children, adults and their caregivers: pull ups, diapers (sizes 3-5), refrigerator, stove and baby car seat. They are also seeking donations of two couches and a few chairs for visitation rooms. For details, contact Lauren Kornegay at Lauren.Kornegay.dss.sc.gov of (803) 289-4438.


Christmas play auditions

The Community Playhouse of Lancaster County will hold auditions for “A Charlie Brown Christmas” 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 3-4 at Barr Street Auditorium, 612 E. Meeting St. Children ages 5 to 13 should be prepared for a cold read and prepare one of the following Christmas songs: “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing,” “Silent Night,” or “We Wish You a Merry Christmas.” Please check Facebook for characters – www.facebook.com/theatreatcplc.

PAWS dinner

The PAWS in the Panhandle dinner is 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 4 at Big View Diner, 16637 Lancaster Highway, Charlotte. Bring a photo of your pet. Reservations are required, but dinner is complimentary. Please RSVP by Sept. 28 at office@investorsimpact.com.

Barbecue plate sale

Gooch’s Fire and Rescue will sell barbecue plates at 11 a.m. Oct. 7 at 1594 Grace Ave. Plates are $7 and include barbecue, baked beans, slaw and a roll. Eat in or take out. Delivery is available for orders of five plates or more. All proceeds benefit Gooch’s Fire and Rescue and Dixie Youth Baseball. For details, call (803) 804-7333.

Van Wyck yard sale

The Van Wyck community and rent-a-space yard sale is from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Van Wyck Community Center, 5036 Old Hickory Road. In case of inclement weather, the yard sale date will be moved to Oct. 15. For details or to reserve space, call (803) 285-6867.

Edgewater Rally for the Cure

The fifth annual Edgewater Golf Club Rally for the Cure begins at 8 a.m. Oct. 8 at the Edgewater Golf Club, 2380 Catawba Ridge Blvd. Those interested in being a vendor may contact Bobbi Ann Helgeson at (803) 627-8783. Proceeds will benefit Susan G. Komen breast cancer research and treatments.

Free child ID program

A free child ID program provided by Lancaster Loyal Order of Moose will be offered from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 8 at Lancaster Moose Family Center, 200 Shrine-Moose Drive. A consent form must be signed by a parent or legal guardian. Written information about the child will be returned to the guardian with a CD which contains the child’s name, guardian’s name, address, phone numbers, age, date of birth, gender, race, height, weight, eye and hair color, photos in four poses, fingerprints, birthmarks and identifiable marks. No data is ever collected or stored by the Loyal Order of Moose – it is automatically deleted once it has been transferred to the CD.

Fall festival

The Sun City Woodworkers will hold their annual fall festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Lodge in Sun City Carolina Lakes. Activities include crafts for kids and adults, a silent auction to benefit EMS and the Indian Land Fire Department. Coupon books will be sold. Tailgaters will provide lunch. Gifts and door prizes will be given.

Wheels of Peace fundraiser

Wheels of Peace MC will hold a fundraising bike and car show at noon Oct. 8 at the Jefferson Pageland Dragway, 3167 Peach Orchard Road. Trophies and awards will be given. Profits will be donated to the Lancaster Children’s Home. For details, call (803) 416-3352 or (803) 416-2193.

Chinese auction

The Clinton Avenue – Market Street Community Reunion Committee will hold a Chinese auction at 1 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Eastside Academy on E. Meeting St. Doors open at noon. Proceeds will benefit the neighborhood community reunion meeting in 2017. For details, call (803) 577-0446.

Outdoor 3rd degree

Camp Creek Lodge No. 317 will host its sixth annual outdoor 3rd degree on Oct. 8. The meal will begin at 6 p.m. at the lodge, and the work will follow at 7:30 p.m. The GPS address is “corner of Camp Creek Road and Stinson Road, Lancaster, SC.” Bring a comfortable outdoor chair and current dues card. For details, call (803) 287-7088.

Curry family reunion

The 53rd annual Curry family reunion is 11 a.m. Oct. 9 at Pleasant Grove Presbyterian Church, 1660 Pleasant Grove Road, Chester. There will be a picnic at 1 p.m., followed by a family roll call, statistics collection and a business meeting.

The reunion is for the descendants of Robert Curry, his wife Nancy Agnes Miller Curry, their son, Samuel Joseph Curry (b. 1849 – d.1931) and his three wives, Malinda Carrie Caroline Boyd, Mary Agnes Wallace and Hannah Francis/Flannigan Tennant; daughters Margaret Elizabeth Curry Cameron and Harriet Lucinda Curry Farmer. Surnames from these ancestors are: Curry, Miller, Boyd, Wallace, Tennant, Young, Peay, Bankhead, McGarity, Roddey, Love, McWatters, Cameron, Stephenson, Wages, Jourdan, Smith, Carroll, Hall, Farmer, Roach, Nelms, Soloman, Stewart, Houghpaugh and Burgess. All Curry descendants are welcome. For details, email RPSears@aol.com.

Rhodora Wind Quintet to perform

The Rhodora Wind Quintet will perform “The French Connection” at the Cultural Arts Center, 307 W. Gay St., at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 9. The performance features Amy Orsinger Whitehead on flute, Hollis Ulaky on oboe, Drucilla DeVan on clarinet, Joshua Hood on bassoon, Robert Rydel on horn and Dr. Matthew Manwarren on piano. The quintet musicians are all members of the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, and Dr. Manwarren is professor of music at Winthrop University.

The concert highlights musical selections by French composers or with strong French ties, and is part of the Vivian Major Robinson Concert Series, and is sponsored by the Lancaster County Council of the Arts. Admission is free. For details, call (803) 285-7451.

FCA banquet

The Lancaster Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) will hold their second annual banquet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 11 at Second Baptist Church, 1426 Great Falls Highway. Keynote speaker is NFL all pro football player Michael Dean Perry. Live music is provided by the praise band Believe. Dinner is provided by Outback Steakhouse. Individual tickets are $60 with table sponsorships available. All proceeds will benefit Lancaster County FCA activities. For details or to purchase tickets or sponsorships, contact Tony Pope at (843) 680-0476 or tpope@fca.org.

Foster, adoptive parent event

Winthrop University in conjunction with SCDSS will host an information session for people interested in becoming foster or adoptive parents beginning at 10 a.m. Oct. 22 at Lancaster County Facilities, 260 S. Plantation Road. There will be a short presentation followed by a question and answer session. Light refreshments will be provided. For details, call (803) 323-3105.

Art workshop

Bob Doster will hold metal sculpture and bottle tree workshops from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 15, Nov. 12 and Dec. 10 at Bob Doster’s Backstreet Studio, 217 E. Gay St. The cost is $100 per person to design, cut, weld and polish. Wear work clothes and closed-toe shoes. Plan for lunch at a downtown restaurant or bring a box lunch. To RSVP, call (803) 285-9190 or email rcdoster@comporium.net. For details, visit www.facebook.com/backstreetstudio.

History Walk for Council on Aging

The annual History Walk to Defeat Senior Hunger is 10 a.m. Oct. 15. The event is held to raise money for those on the waiting list for Meals on Wheels.

The walk begins at the Native American Studies Center, 119 S. Main St., and will tour historic landmarks in the Cultural Arts District of downtown Lancaster and hear talks by local historians. Buses are available to tour locations not in walking distance. The tour will convene at The Craft Stand.

Tickets are $15 per person and may be purchased at Prime Time for Seniors Center, 309 S. Plantation Road, the Springs House, 201 W. Gay St., or by calling (803) 285-6956 or (803) 547-0280. All ticket holders will be entered into a drawing for a handmade quilt.

Heath Springs Travelers outing

The Heath Springs Travelers will sponsor its annual outing to the mountains in Asheville on Oct. 18. For details, call Flossie Williams at (803) 273-4301.

Free medical clinic

KARE will host free medical clinics from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 20 and 8 to 10:30 a.m. Oct. 21. The clinic includes flu shots for $31 (free to Medicare – red, white and blue card only), free blood pressure checks, free glucose checks and free medical supplies.

First responders to perform ‘A Camp Show’

Lancaster County Emergency Services and the University of South Carolina Lancaster will present “A Camp Show,” a variety and comedy program to honor and support our military, at 7 p.m. Nov. 11 in the Bundy Auditorium, 476 Hubbard Drive.

The show is performed by the “Always Ready Emergency Troupe” who are members of Lancaster County EMS, Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office, Lancaster County Fire and Rescue, Lancaster City Fire Department and the Lancaster City Police Department.

Tickets are $10 in advance. Proceeds benefit the United Service Organization (USO). For details, call Sherri Brady at (803) 416-9910 or Janie Demby at (803) 416-9912.

Red Rose Film Festival

Lancaster Performing Arts “See Lancaster Live” series will hold the Red Rose Film Festival at 7 p.m. Nov. 18 in the University of South Carolina Lancaster’s Bundy Auditorium, 476 Hubbard Drive.

Filmmakers of all ages are encouraged to submit entries by Oct. 18.

All scenes must be filmed in Lancaster County and incorporate at least one red rose. Family-friendly films in DVD format must be no longer than 10 minutes, and a $15 application fee should be included with submission. Applications are available at the Springs House, 201 W. Gay St.

Ten films will be chosen to be shown at the film festival, and winners will be announced for first, second and third place and people’s choice.

Tickets to the festival are $5 each and may be purchased at the door or in advance by visiting www.lancastercitysc.com/performingarts.aspx. A full list of rules may also be found at the site. For details, contact April Joplin at (803) 285-1145 or p.arts@lancastercitysc.com.

Monster Dash

The United Way’s Monster Dash trail run is Oct. 22 at Riverside Rodeo Arena, 1504 Cedar Pines Lake Road. There will be monsters and obstacles on three miles of off-road terrain and a costume contest.

Early bird signup is $25 until Sept. 30. Regular signup is $35 from Oct. 1 to race day. Participation on the trail as a monster, zombie or ghoul is $15. There is a free T-shirt to the first 50 registrants.

For details, visit www.uwaylcsc.org or call (803) 283- 8923. Registration and waiver forms are available online.

Day of the Dead festivities

The Lancaster County Council of the Arts will have its Day of the Dead Tequila, Taco Fest and Fun Walk at 4 p.m. Nov. 5. Check-in for the walk begins at 3 p.m. at the Springs House, 201 W. Gay St.

Early bird registration is $15 and is open now until Oct. 28. Walk registration also includes entry to the after party, which begins at 6 p.m. and includes a margarita cash bar, chips and salsa and taco vendor.

Pre-register online at www.lccarts.net, or stop by the Springs House. This is a “Night of the Living Arts” fundraising event.

Artisans Market seeks participants

Artisans are invited to apply for the Artisans Holiday Market through Oct. 31. The event is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 3 indoors at Lancaster’s Historic Courthouse, 100 N. Main St. Artist fees begin at $75. For artist applications or information on the Artisans Holiday Market, visit www.facebook.com/avantgardeartist, email cmstevens@comporium.net or call (803) 287-7853.

Halloween storytelling, demonstrations

The Native American Studies Center, 119 S. Main St., invites guests between 4 and 8 p.m. Oct. 31 to see pottery demonstrations by Keith Brown and hear Catawba storytelling by Beckee Garris.

Lancaster Performing Arts tickets on sale

Tickets for the 2016-17 Lancaster Performing Arts Series are now on sale. The lineup is as follows:

- Nov. 4 – Del McCoury Band

- Dec. 2 – Kansas

- Jan. 20 – Henry Cho

- Feb. 11– Kelly Pickler

- March 11 – The Manhattans

All concerts will be held at the University of South Carolina Lancaster Bundy Auditorium, 476 Hubbard Drive. For details or to purchase tickets, visit www.lancastercitysc.com or call (803) 289-1486.

Veterans Day parade, program

The 2016 Veterans Day parade and program is Nov. 5. Line-up begins at 9:30 a.m. at the courthouse parking lot on Dunlap Street. The program is 10:30 a.m. in front of the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St. The parade begins at noon, leaving from Dunlap Street onto Main Street, and ending on Elm Street.

Participants may drive their own vehicle, ride a float or just come out and watch from the sidewalk. Sign-up is available online at www.mylancastersc.org, or at the Veterans Affairs Office, 1033 W. Meeting St. For details, call the Lancaster County Veterans Office (803) 283-2469 or email VAOffice@lancastercountysc.net.

Lancaster County Era Vietnam Veterans may contact the Lancaster County Veterans Office by Sept. 30 to be honored at the Veterans Day program. Please send a copy of your discharge (DD-214) confirming Vietnam veteran status and the dates you were in Vietnam.

Nutcracker performance

The Columbia City Ballet will perform The Nutcracker at 7 p.m. Nov. 21 at Lancaster High School, 617 Normandy Road. For details, call (803) 799-7605 or email jcobb@columbiacityballet.com.

50-plus Club dance

The 50-Plus Club will hold its annual fall dance at 9 p.m. Nov. 25 at the American Legion, 823 S. Main St. Proceeds will benefit charities. For details, call (803) 285-2564 or (803) 416-2171.

B&B Craft Show seeks vendors

The 36th annual B&B Craft Show, which is Nov. 26, is seeking vendors. Those interested may call Becky Lowery at (803) 287-2667. Landmark Pentecostal Holiness Church is sponsoring the show.

Block party seeks musicians, vendors, artisans

The Winter Block Party, a featured event of Christmas in the City, is seeking musicians, food and business vendors and artisans to participate in the free Dec. 3 event in the Cultural Arts District. The theme this year is “Ugly Christmas Sweater.”

Vendor and artisans fee is $25 per space. Applications are available online at www.lancastercitysc.com, by contacting April Joplin at ajoplin@lancastercitysc.com or (803) April Joplin at (803) 289-1494.

Musicians interested in playing onstage should email p.arts@lancastercitysc.com and include website addresses, music samples and/or demos.

Arts and crafts winter sale

Catawba pottery, jewelry, baskets and other works handmade by Native American artists and craftspeople will be available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 3 at the University of South Carolina Lancaster’s Native American Studies Center, 119 S. Main St. Visitors may also tour the exhibits and see demonstrations by Catawba pottery artist in resident Keith Brown.

Van Wyck Christmas Parade

The eighth annual Van Wyck Christmas Parade and Candy Toss is noon Dec. 10 at the intersection of Steele Hill Road and Old Hickory Road in Van Wyck. Santa will arrive at the community center building for photographs after the parade. Bring your own camera. Van Wyck Express train rides and Wilbur’s Last Ride Barbecue will also be available at the community center after the parade. Participation applications are available at the Van Wyck Post Office, 5222 Old Hickory Road, Van Wyck, or from Pat Oglesby. Contact Oglesby at (803) 517-0775 or poglesby@comporium.net.

Free gifts to children

Ellen Haggins will give free gifts to children from noon to 5 p.m. Dec. 18 at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 2393 New Hope Road, Heath Springs. For details, call (803) 577-3822.

MLK parade, ceremony

The annual “I Have a Dream” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. parade and ceremony is from 1 to 6 p.m. Jan. 14, 2017, in the Cultural Arts District.

Musicians interested in participating in the event should email p.arts@lancastercitysc.com and include website addresses, music samples and/or demos.

For details, visit www.lancastercitysc.com or contact Joe Timmons at jtimmons@lancastercitysc.com or (803) 289-1498.

Red Rose Festival, Finally Friday seeks musicians

See Lancaster SC is seeking musicians interested in participating in the annual Red Rose Festival on May 19-20 in the Cultural Arts District, as well as the Finally Friday free concert series held on the final Fridays of June through September.

Those interested should email p.arts@lancastercitysc.com and include website addresses, music samples and/or demos. For details, For details, visit www.lancastercitysc.com or contact Joe Timmons at jtimmons@lancastercitysc.com or (803) 289-1498.


TOPS meets on Thursdays

- Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Chapter No. 0314 meets from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays at Springdell Baptist Church, 1420 Springdell Church Road. For details, call Mary Rouse at (803) 285-0590.

- TOPS Chapter No. 0181 meets from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays at Canaan Freewill Baptist Church, 1525 Kershaw Camden Highway. For details, call Lisa Newton at (803) 246-2295.

Alcoholics Anonymous meets

For details on Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, call (803) 285-4131 or visit www.area62.org.

Marine Corps League meets

Marine Corps League meets at 7 p.m. the last Tuesday of each month at 347 Brooklyn Ave. Active-duty and former active-duty marines, FMF corpsmen and FMF chaplains are eligible to join as regular members. Others are eligible to join as associate members.

The league perpetuates the traditions and spirit of those who have served our county and supports programs to aid veterans and communities. For details, call Jerry Holt at (973) 897-9251 or visit www.tinyurl.com/marineleague1169.

Lancaster Fatherhood Project

The Lancaster Fatherhood Project, 105 S. Wylie St., invites fathers to join its program to receive tools to become positively engaged in the lives of their children, family and community. For details, visit www.lanfatherhood.org or call (803) 283-3444.

Veterans Coffee Club meets

The Veterans Coffee Club meets at 8 a.m. every Tuesday at Inspiration Ministries, 3000 World Reach Drive, Indian Land, in the café/bookstore.

All veterans, military branches and ranks are invited to come tell stories, mingle and make new friends. For details, call (803) 230-4856.

NAMI support groups meet

NAMI Piedmont Tri-County holds support group meetings each month for people in the Lancaster, Chester and York areas.

The NAMI Connection Support Group is peer lead and for people living with mental illness.

The NAMI Family Support Group is for families and friends of adults living with mental illness. There is also a support group for families of children and adolescents living with mental illness. For schedule information and details, visit www.namipiedmont.org.

Line dance lessons

Lancaster Lively Line Dancers lessons are 7 p.m. every Thursday at the Moose Lodge Ballroom, 200 Moose Shrine Road. The teacher is Dianne Mahaffee and the DJ is Ed Sullivan. Cost is a $3 donation for the teacher and DJ.

Clinton Avenue/Market Street Committee meets

The Clinton Avenue/Market Street Committee meets from 10 a.m. to noon the first Saturday of each month at the Lancaster County Library, 313 S. White St. For details, call (803) 577-0446.

Dementia support

Hospice Care of Tri County will hold a dementia support group at 1 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Heath Springs Senior Complex, 212 Spring St., Heath Springs.

The group provides emotional, educational and social support for caregivers. For details, call Julie Trott at (803) 432-1195 or (800) 675-4368.

Lions Club meets

The Lions Club meets at noon the first and third Thursday of every month at Captain’s Galley, 1305 S.C. 9 Bypass West.

Quilt guild meets

The Magic Needle Quilt Guild meets the second Thursday of each month at 10 a.m. in the fellowship hall of Douglas Presbyterian Church, 2325 Sunday Place. Guests are welcome.

Grace Bleachery Reunion meetings

The Grace Bleachery Reunion meets the third Sunday of each month from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Lancaster County Library, 313 S. White St.

Anyone interested is invited. For details, call (803) 285-2564 or (803) 286-6291.

Free homework help available

Citadel of Love Christian Fellowship, 1789 Lynwood Drive, is offering free homework assistance at its after school center for nearby elementary and middle school students.

Mentors from Lancaster High School’s Civinettes are there from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays ready and willing to assist. For details, call (980) 328-2390.


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