THE UNION COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL will hold the opening reception for the new show, “A Celebration of Watercolor,” featuring the work of Greenville’s Ashley Kirby. The reception will be held from 2-4 p.m. at the UCAC Gallery on Main Street in Union. The public is invited to attend. Call UCAC at 864-429-2817 for more information.
THE SIMS HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1965 will meet at the old Jonesville High School at 6 p.m.
MONDAY NIGHT MUSIC at the UCAC Gallery on Main Street in Union from 6:30-8:30 p.m.. All musicians playing any type of music are invited to attend. The public is invited to listen for free. Call UCAC at 864-429-2817 for more information.
MARTH CHAPTER O.E.S. will hold its regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. at the Union Masonic Temple.
WOODMEN OF THE WORLD will meet at 6 p.m. at Woodmen Park.
THE UNION COUNTY DISABILITIES AND SPECIAL NEEDS BOARD OF DIRECTORS will have their monthly meeting at noon. The meeting will be held at 226 S. Gadberry St. Lunch wil be provided.
THE UNION COUNTY RECREATION DEPARTMENT still spots available for Flag and Stinger football and cheerleading. We will continue accepting late registrations until Aug. 24. Participants will be placed on a team and will not have first choice of a team. Come by the Recreation Department with a birth certificate and proof of insurance to sign up or call 429-1670 for more information.
DESCENDANTS OF LEVI AND LILLIE ESTES BOBO will have their reunion at Padgetts Creek Church fellowship building at 5 p.m. Bring a well-filled picnic basket and drinks. Paper products and utensils will be furnished.
THE JERRY M. AND ARBIE SANFORD MASSEY REUNION will be held at the City Park in Clyde, NC, at 11 a.m.
THE UNION COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY will meet at 6 p.m. at the party headquarters at 103 W. Main St. The meeting is open to the public.
THE UNION COUNTY SENIOR CITIZENS CLUB will meet at 6 p.m. at Mon-Aetna Baptist Church Fellowship Hall for a covered dish meal. There are a few seats left for the October Myrtle Beach trip. For more information call Patty Morrison at 674-5167. Payment on the beach trip will be due. Entertainment will be provided by Ronnie Lybrand.
THE SIMS HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1968 will have their class picnic beginning at 1 p.m. at Foster Park, Shed #4. For addtional information feel free to call 674-6799. See you there.
THE UNION COUNTY RELAY FOR LIFE program has an important meeting coming up. The 2012 Wrap-Up & 2013 Kick-Off meeting will be held at Tabernacle Baptist Church Fellowship Hall at 6:30 p.m. It will be having a covered dish supper meeting, and Relay will provide meat, bread and drinks. Team captains need to RSVP the number of people that their team will have there by Aug. 31 to Beth Lancaster at her email address — firstname.lastname@example.org — or to her cell phone at 864-426-3438. This is to make sure that Beth has enough meat, bread and drinks and tables and chairs prepared. Anyone wanting to start a new team is encouraged to attend, and asked to RSVP to Beth as to the number of people they will have there.
THE CARLISLE FINISHING RETIREMENT GROUP will meet at 9 a.m. for breakfast at Midway BBQ. All retirees and former employees are invited. For more information call 466-5276.
THE BYRD AND ETTA SMITH IVEY REUNION will be held at Tabernacle Baptist Church at 1 p.m. Bring a well-filled basket and drinks. Plates and cups will be furnished.
THE JONESVILLE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1982 will have their 30th reunion from 6:30 p.m.-midnight at the home of Kay Faucette Fowler, 297 C Fowler Drive, Jonesville, off of Pea Ridge Highway. Classmates are asked to bring their own refreshments and lawn chairs. For more information contact Leslie Goings at 466-7759 or Kay Fowler at 466-7333.
THE SIMS HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1968 presents a trip to “Harrah’s Cherokee Casino,” Leaving from the old Walmart parking lot at 9:15 a.m. For further information call Betsy Thompson at 864-674-6799.
THE UNION COUNTY HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION is hosting its annual Biggest Buck Competition. A cash prize and trophy will be awarded to the winner. Early registration is Aug. 1- Aug. 31. In season registration is Sept. 1-Nov.30. Contact Catherine M. Childers at 301-2466 for more information.
“PAINTING WITH COFFEE” meets from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the Union County Arts Council’s Gallery on Main Street in Union. Any artist working in any medium may attend this informal group of like-minded artists. Call UCAC at 864-429-2817 for more information.
THE UNION COUNTY RECREATION DEPARTMENT AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM is accepting registrations for ages 5-12 years. Students are picked up from Buffalo, Foster Park, Monarch, and Sims. Students receive homework guidance, healthy snack, activities in the gym, and field trips. Please 429-1670 or log on to www.unionscrec.com for more informatino
A VETERANS ADVOCATE is in Union every third Friday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the SCWorks Union office, 103 W. Main St., Union, to discuss eligibility for health care, pension, disability and more.
THE NEW EMANUEL BAPTIST CHURCH has opened a free clothes closet in the back of the Municipal Building in Jonesville. Hours of operation will be Tuesday and Friday 9:30 a.m.-noon.
UNION COUNTY ACTION NETWORK ORGANIZATION (WATCHDOG GROUP) meets weekly on Tuesday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at 103 Main St., Union. The public is invited.