THE UNION COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1997 will hold its 15-year high school reunion Oct. 19 and 20. Classmates will meet at the football game on Oct. 19 and at 11 a.m. on Oct. 20 at the complex for a softball game and then hold the reunion from 6 p.m.-until at the Shriners Building on S.C. 49. The cost is $25 for singles and $35 for couples. Call Daniele Fowler at (864) 441-2245 or send an email to DMNorman1978@yahoo.com.
THE SIMS HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1965 will meet at the old Jonesville High School at 5:30 p.m.
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 will be provided.
THE BPO DOES UNION DROVE #148 will have their annual Chinese Auction at Union Elks Lodge. Doors open at 6 p.m. and drawing for prizes will begin promptly at 7 p.m. All proceeds goes to DOES projects.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
USC UNION will host a National Chemistry Week event from 9 a.m. to noon at Truluck Gym. Public, private and home schooled elementary students are invited for the free event featuring chemistry magic tricks, take-home projects, fun hands-on activities, temporary tattoos, balloons and more.
THE SIMS HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1968 will meet at 5 p.m. at the Union Municipal Building. Please plan on attending. Business of importance. For further information call 674-6799.
PHILIPPI FIRE DEPARTMENT will host a Truck-or-Treat from 6 p.m.-until on Oct. 30 and Oct. 31. A kids’ costume contest will be held both nights.
CANDY FEST will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the parking lot of the Union County Stadium. There will be free candy, snow cones, and face painting.
THE UNION COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL’S “JAM WITH LUNCH” meets today from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the UCAC Gallery on Main Street in Union. All musicians, as well as audience members, are welcome. Call UCAC at 864-429-2817 for more information.
THE UNION COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL’S GALLERY will be taking entries for the Local Artists’ Showcase that will run from Nov. 12 through the end of December. All local artists and crafters are invited to bring in work that they would like to show or sell. Entries will be taken until Nov. 9. Call UCAC at 864-429-2817 for more information.
THE UNION COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL’S WRITERS’ GROUP will meet from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the UCAC Gallery on Main Street in Union. Meeting is open to the public. Call UCAC at 864-429-2817 for more information.
THE “TUESDAY NIGHT ARTISTS’ GROUP” will meet at the UCAC Gallery on Main Street in Union from 5:30 p.m. to 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.
THE “MONDAY NIGHT MUSIC” at the UCAC Gallery on Main Street in Union will be from 6:30 p.m. to 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.
THE “TUESDAY NIGHT ARTISTS’ GROUP” will meet at the UCAC Gallery on Main Street in Union from from 5:30 p.m. to 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.
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 continues from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the Union County Arts Council’s Gallery on Main Street in Union. All artists working in any medium may attend this informal group of like-minded artists. this informal gathering of 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.
THE PLANNING COMMITTEE OF THE CLASS OF 1977 is planning a reunion the weekend of October 19-20 2012. If you are a member of this class and have not been contacted but would like to attend; please feel free to call Tammy Roark Fisher at 864-427-2675 or Etta Lautrelle Smith-Lipsey@ 864-426-2645.