THE UNION COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL will hold its 2012 Juried Art Show Reception from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at USC-Union’s main building. The show’s award winners will be announced and refreshments will be served. The public is invited to attend. Call UCAC at 864-429-2817 for more information.
THE GOOD NEIGHBORS GARDEN CLUB will meet at 2 p.m. at Andy’s.
USCU CONTINUING EDUCATION will host a Hand Quilting Class Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 20-Nov. 1 at USC Union’s Founder’s House. The class, which is instructed by Angela Wyatt, costs $75 plus materials For information or registration call (864)429-8728 ext. 7742 or email email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>
THE WALLACE THOMSON HOSPITAL VOLUNTEERS will be sponsoring a Uniform Sale from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Wallace Thomson Hospital lobby. The Scrub Shop will be onsite to provide you with scrubs and shoes.
A WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP with J. Ashley Kirby will be held at the Union County Arts Council’s gallery on Main Street in Union from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 21 and Sept. 22. The gallery will be closed for regular business both days.
THE JONESVILLE TOWN FESTIVAL will be held from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. on Main Street in the Town of Jonesville. There will be a car and bike show; musical performances throughout the day; a petting zoo, pony rides and games for the children; clowns and face painting; and food and other vendors. There will also be a raffle of a rifle and other prizes. For more information about the festival contact Randy Spencer at 426-2219 or Sherry Smith at 426-6317 or Betsy Thompson at 674-6799.
THE FAIRFOREST CHAPTER OF THE DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION and THE SONS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION will hold a ceremony at 2 p.m. at the John Palmer Cemetery. The cemetery is on Ashley Acres Road off S.C. 18.
THE CLASS OF 1963 OF SIMS HIGH SCHOOL will meet at New Horizon Christian Church in Union at 5 p.m. Plans are being made to celebrate their 50th class reunion which will be held 2013. All members are urged to attend. For more information contact Leslie Garner or Wade Hampton.
THE UNION COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL will be accepting entries for the annual Anne Knopf Memorial Art Show this week. The show will feature the works of Union County teachers and will run through Nov. 2. Call UCAC at 864-429-2817 for more information.
THE UNION COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. at 103 E. Main St. in Union. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call 427-6281 or 427-6887.
LOCKHART SENIOR CITIZENS will meet at 6 p.m. Keith Walker will entertain.
TUESDAY NIGHT ARTISTS’ GROUP will meet at the Union County Arts Council Gallery on Main Street in Union from 5:30-7:30 p.m.. Any artist working in any medium may attend this informal group of like-minded artists. Call UCAC at 864-429-2817 for more information.
LOCKHART TOWN COUNCIL will meet at 7 p.m. in the Lockhart Town Hall.
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 THOMAS JEFFERSON VINSON 25th ANNUAL FAMILY REUNION will be held at 1 p.m. at Brown’s Creek Baptist Church. Please bring a well-filled basket. Drinks, plates and cup will be furnished.
Prince Hall Masons, Order of The Eastern Stars, Mary B.Thomas Girls Youth Circle & Knights of Pythagoras Young Boys will sit-in at 10 a.m. during the morning service at Foster Chapel Baptist Church in Jonesville.
THE UNION LIONS CLUB will host a Candy Days Donation Drive. Lions will be giving away candy for donations at the Union County Stadium from 5:30 p.m. until game time, prior to the Union County High School Yellow Jackets football game against Broome. Funds raised during the annual donation drive directly support state and local programs that assist the underprivilevged with eyeglasses and hearing aids. These donations also fund a Mobile Health Screening Unit, eye surgeries, and camps for blind youth. For more information, please call 426-8871.
THE UNION HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1987’s 25th CLASS REUNION will be held Oct. 26 and 27. The following are our missing classmates: Ronnie Henderson, April Humphries, Gerald Jones, Dwight Lindsey, Charles Morgan, Janet Patterson, Melissa Robinson, Patrick Rogers, James William Smith, Lisa Smith, Ursula Smith, Kelvin Thompson, Cynthia Beacham-Jeter, Mark Adams, Monica Henderson, Ronna Kirby and Christie Wyatt Summers. Please contact Beth Walker Lancaster for more information at (864) 426-3438 or email at email@example.com.
THE UNION COUNTY HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION is hosting its annual Biggest Buck Competition. A cash prize and trophy will be awarded to the winner. 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.
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.