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THE GOOD NEIGHBORS GARDEN CLUB will meet at Andy’s at 2 p.m.
FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY will hold its annual book sale at the Arthur Gregory Lions Building, 134 East Main Street, April 19 and 20, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and April 21, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Plenty of wonderful selections and Friends receive special rates.
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.
THE MIRACLE LEAGUE OF UNION COUNTY will hold a fundraiser 3-5 p.m. at Morningside Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 112 Bates Avenue with Premier Jewelry, Pampered Chef, Thirty One Gifts, door prizes, games and refreshments. For information call Amy Austin, 466-7879 or Tiffany Smith, 590-3439.
SHOW-N-SHINE CRUISER CAR CLUB CHAPTER 2 will hold its next meeting at 3 p.m. at the Union County Fairgrounds. This will be our last monthly meeting before the show. We will talk about how we’re going to set this up.
PINCKNEY DISTRICT CHAPTER of the SC Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. at St. Francis Anglican Church, 601 Webber Road, Spartanburg, at 7 p.m. Dean Campbell will speak on the “Square of Dark Corner.” Dark Corner includes the entire northwest corner of the state and is among the most intriguing areas in the upstate.
LOCKHART SENIOR CITIZENS will meet at 6 p.m. Shon Morris will entertain.
THE UNION COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY will meet at 6 p.m., at the City of Union, 103 Sharpe St.
THE UNION COUNTY SENIORS CLUB will meet at Mon-Aetna Baptist Church Fellowship Hall for a covered dish dinner. Trips to New York and Renfro Valley will be discussed; down payment will be due. Jeff and Courtney Dean will provide entertainment.
WALLACE THOMSON HOSPITAL will host a session on caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s and Dementia at 5 p.m. in the classroom. For information call Quanisha Savage 301-2000,
UNION COUNTY JUNIOR CHARITY LEAGUE will sponsor a Charity Chase 5k run/walk at 8:30 a.m. at Union County Fair Grounds upper entrance near Paradise Home Center. Registration begins at 7:30; run/walk begins at 8:30 with children’s fun run immediately following the 5k. Registration before April 14 includes a T-shirt. For costs and information or to register contact Letha King 427-5634, Jennifer Wright 426-3138 or email UJCl5k@gmail.com
THE UNION COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL will hold a “Gourding Workshop” taught by Angie Craft. All materials will be furnished by the instructor and are included in the workshop fee. Students will learn paper making using the insides of the gourd during the morning session and, in the afternoon, will use the handmade paper as one of the design elements for creating a work of art from the gourd. Call UCAC at 864-429-2817 for more information.
SERENITY OF UNION will sponsor a singing benefit for The Potter’s House Ministries, Jonesville, at the Potter’s House, Highway 18, Jonesville at 6:30 p.m. Various church choirs and groups will participate. Proceeds will go to the Potter’s House Storehouse Distribution Ministries. For information call Rossi Hames 441-5012 or Della Hilla 466-5675.
THE WALLACE THOMSON VOLUNTEERS will have a jewelry sale in the hospital lobby 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and May 2, 7 a.m.-2 p.m.
A COUNTY-WIDE CRUSADE will be held May 1-3 at the Pacolet River Associaion Bldg., Lovers Lane Road, at 7 p.m. Speaker will be Dr. Michael Glenn, Friendship Baptist Church, Spartanburg. Rev. Malachi Rodgers, moderator.
THE GIRLS OF THE 60s are having a basketball/cheerleader reunion at 2 p.m. at Sue Jett Haney’s home. For information call Sue Jett Haney, 426-0242; Sandra Patrick Moss, 426-1326 or Susie Hart Berry, 441-1666.
SIMS HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1968 will meet at 5 p.m. at 1101 Union Blvd.
ROSE HILL PLANTATION will host Master Gardener Rodger Winn discussing heirloom vegetables, garden preparation, site selection, organic pest control, and seed saving at 10 a.m. at the Heirloom Garden behind the Gist Mansion at Rose Hill Plantation State Historic Site. Please bring a folding chair and a notebook if you wish to take notes. For more information, please call the Park Office at: 864-427-5966
A VETERANS ADVOCATE will be in Union every third Friday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the One Stop, 440 Duncan Highway, 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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
THE BUFFALO VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT’S James H. Hampton Scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior or an adult living in the BVFD service area, who is seeking an advanced degree at a technical school, college or university. Applications are available at UCHS, Andy’s or by calling 427-5739. Application deadline is May 15, 2012.
SIMS HIGH CLASS OF 1965 is planning a reunion Labor Day weekend, Sept. 1. For information contact Queen Henderson, 4427-6219; Fannie Means, 674-5805 or Ben Johnson, 426-1399.
UNION COUNTY RECREATION DEPARTMENT needs coaches for youth T-ball and youth coach pitch league. Contact Sam Phipps 429-1670.
UNION COUNTY ACTION NETWORK ORGANIZATION (WATCHDOG GROUP) meets weekly on Tuesday from noon-1 p.m. at 103 Main St., Union. The public is invited.