SHOW-N-SHINE CRUISER CAR CLUB will meet at 3 p.m. in the meeting room at the Union County Museum. This will begin chapter 2 for the club. All car enthusiasts are welcome. For information call 427-9656.
THE SIMS HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1965 will meet at the old Jonesville High School at 5 p.m.
PINCKNEY DISTRICT CHAPTER of the South Carolina Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. at St. Francis Anglican Church, 601 Webber Road, Spartanburg. The program will be Finding Women’s Maiden Names by Mike Becknell.
UNION COUNTY TOURISM COMMISSION will meet at 101 Sharpe Ave., at 6 p.m. Visitors welcome.
LOCKHART SENIOR CITIZENS will meet at 6 p.m. at Masonic Hall in Lockhart. Glory Bound will perform.
THE UNION COUNTY SENIOR CITIZENS CLUB will meet at 6 p.m. at Mon-Aetna Baptist Church Fellowship Hall for a covered dish supper. Dues will be collected for 2012. Wayne Willard will provide the entertainment.If you are interested in becoming a member, please join us for a few hours of good food and lots of fun.
THE MARCH COMMUNITY PRAYER MEETING will be held at noon at the USC-Union gazebo. Everyone is invited to come for a brief time of prayer for our community, our state, and our nation. Ifyou cannot be there, try to take time for special prayer at noon or sometime during the day.
PRUDENCE LODGE #139 will hold their regular meeting; meal at 7; meeting at 7:30. Visitors welcome, members expected. Michael Tyler, WM; Wayne Henderson, Secretary
URBAN ACHIEVEMENT FOR YOUTH EDUATION presents “Get Prepped for Success” with speaker Dr. Alicia Washington, author of “Prepped for Success: What every parent should know about the college application process,” at the City of Union Courtroom, 101 Sharpe Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m. There is a registration fee. There will be door prizes and light refreshments. For information call Catrina Brown, Director, 864-251-8345 or Robert “Dollar” Hill, Public Relations Liaison, 864-466-5988 or email email@example.com or mail UAYE, P.O. Box 63, Union, SC 29379
WALLACE THOMSON HOSPITAL will host a free session in the private dining room at 2 p.m. on managing your diabetes. For information contact Quanisha Savage at 429-2678.
WALLACE THOMSON HOSPITAL will host a healthy eating and diet class with guest speaker Amy Downey Registered Dietitian at 5 p.m. in the classroom. For more information contact Quanisha Savage at 429-2678.
BUS TRIP TO WASHINGTON, DC to see Trevor Booker and the Washington Wizards, March 9-11. Tour the nation’s capitol and a visit to the Martin Luther King National Memorial. For information call 803-940-2506.
FREE GENEALOGICAL WORKSHOP will be held at the Union County Museum at 6 p.m. Limited space; reservations required with March 13 deadline. Call 429-5081.
WALLACE THOMSON HOSPITAL VOLUNTEERS will host a scrubs and shoes sale 11 a.m.-6 p.m. and Wednesday, March 21, 7 a.m.-2 p.m.
SIMS HIGH CLASS of 1968 will meet at 5 p.m. at 1101 Union Blvd. For further information call 864-674-6799.
UNION COUNTY FAMILY & COMMUNITY LEADERS (FCL) is offering a scholarship to a Union County adult resident who has been or is in the work force or is raising a family. Award will be made directly to the qualified institution. Applications and instructions are available at The Clemson Extension Office, 120 Kirby Street; telephone 864-427-6259, Ext. 114. Completed applications are due on or before March 30, 2012. Applications received after this date will be disqualified.
SIMS HIGH CLASS of 1968 is sponsoring a trip to Harrah’s Cherokee Casino. Bus will leave from the old Wal-Mart Parking Lot at 9:30 a.m. Contact Bessie Thompson at 864-674-6799.
A VETERANS ADVOCATE will be in Union every third Friday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the One Stop, 440 Duncan Hwy., 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.
THE UNION COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL’S “Tuesday Night Artists’ Group” meets each second and third Tuesday 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the UCAC Gallery at 116 E.Main Street. The group is composed of artists working in a variety of media in a social setting.and is led by local artist, Shannon Farr. For more information about this and other programs, call UCAC at 864-429-2817 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
JAM WITH LUNCH continues Thursdays 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Union Arts Council,116 E. Main Street. Musicians are invited to drop by and play a few tunes with other musicians. This event is also open to anyone who would like to sit and listen. Any instrument, any type of music welcome. Call 429-2817 or email email@example.com for information.
THE UNION COUNTY RECREATION DEPARTMENT is now accepting more students for our Yearly Tumbling/Gymnastics Program which is held every Friday afternoon at the recreation department. We are offering Pre-School Classes, Level 1 & Level 2 Classes … Cheerleaders are welcome. Spots are available on a first come first serve basis. The instructor is Amy Ledford from Star Makers Dance Company from Inman, SC. For more information please call Heather Randall at 429-1670.
DIXIE YOUTH/DIXIE BOYS registration for the 2012 Baseball Season continues every Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and every Sunday from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. until Feb. 26. Registration will be held at the Union County Recreation Department. Fees for Dixie Youth, Minors and Majors, are $55 per player, fees for Dixie Boys are $60 per player. All fees are due at registration. After Feb. 26, late registration fees are $75 for Dixie Youth and $80 for Dixie Boys and will be due by Draft Day. Don’t miss out! Sign Up ASAP!