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THE NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER will be observed at noon in front of the Courthouse. Everyone is invited and urged to come for a special time of prayer for our country, state, and community. Prayer is always an urgent need, and this is a time of greater need than usual in our country. If you can’t get to the gathering at noon, please take set aside some for special prayer.
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.
THE BUFFALO VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT will hold a hot dog sale at the Bailey Road fire station from 10 a.m.-until to benefit Walker Babb.
SIMS HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1968 will meet at 5 p.m. at 1101 Union Blvd.
SIMS HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1966 will meet at 6 p.m. at the Municipal Building, North Herndon Street.
UNION MUSIC CLUB presents Maria Potapova and Elena Saladukha in concert at USCU at 3 p.m. Tickets available from club members, Union County Arts Council or at the door.
UNION COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL will have a class on Creative Writing, May 7 and 14, 6-8:30 p.m., taught by Brenda Bogan at the UCAC gallery on Main Street. For information call 429-2817 or email email@example.com
BLACK ROCK DEMOCRATIC PRECINCT will meet at 6:30 pm at Bennie’s Place, 174 Maybinton Road, Whitmire.
UHS CLASS Of 1977 planning committee will meet at Andy’s at 7 pm. For information call Gloria Stewart Smith, 427-0201 or Lautrelle Smith Lipsey, 426-2645.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 87 will meet at 7 p.m. in The Flats.
HAPPY HEARTS will meet at noon at Dawkins Restaurant.
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
DOG SHOW. Leash your dogs and join the annual “Be Kind To Animals Week” Dog Show at 10 a.m. on the Union County Carnegie Library lawn. Everyone is a WINNER! Best In Show Trophy and 1st Place ribbons awarded in numerous “Best” categories. Sponsored by Union County Humane Society.
CARLISLE FINISHING GROUP will meet at 9 a.m. for breakfast at Copper Creek Cafe. Our guest speaker will be Sheriff David Taylor. All retirees and former employees are welcome. Plans for a big anniversary meeting later this year are underway. Come hear the latest.
BELL SOUTH PIONEERS will meet at noon at Andy’s.
UNION COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL will host an harmonica workshop with Freddie Vanderford, 3-5 p.m., at the UCAC gallery on Main Street. Attendees must bring an harmonica in the key of “C.” Call 429-2817 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHITMIRE HIGH SCHOOL will celebrate 100 years beginning with a museum tour at 9 a.m., and includes food, fun, games, rides, parade and entertainment noon-6 p.m.
BONHAM FCL will meet at the Clemson Building at 11.
MARTHA CHAPTER #70, OES, will meet at the Union Masonic Temple at 7:30 p.m.
THE WALLACE THOMSON HOSPITAL VOLUNTEERS will have a book & gift sale in the hospital lobby May 22, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and May 23, 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Find great gifts and books at affordable prices.
UNION COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL will host a five-week Drawing for Beginners class with Shannon Farr, 6-8 p.m., at the UCAC gallery on Main Street. Call 429-2817 for information or email email@example.com.
UHS CLASS OF 1972 will have their reunion at Veterans Park at 6 p.m. with a picnic 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
SIMS HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1968 is sponsoring a sightseeing trip to Charleston, departing from the old Wal-Mart parking lot. For information call Betsy at 864-674-6799.
A VETERANS ADVOCATE is in Union every third Friday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the One Stop, 440 Duncan Hwy., to discuss eligibility for healthcare, 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 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.