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Humane Society fundraiser Friday
The Humane Society of Lancaster will hold a fundraiser Italian feast, “Pasta for Pets,” from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 23, at the American Legion Post 31.
The meal, $10 in advance or $12 at the door, includes a vegetable or meat lasagna or spaghetti and meatballs with salad, bread, beverage and dessert. Children under 10 eat for $6.
There will also be door prizes, raffles, a silent auction and a 50/50 drawing. Proceeds will benefit a microchip clinic, a low-cost spay and neuter and low-kill adoption center. For details, call (803) 289-9820.
Relay survivor luncheon Saturday
Lancaster County Relay for Life will hold its survivor luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at Covenant Baptist Church in Lancaster. The program will include a time of celebration, inspiration and information on services and programs provided by the American Cancer Society.
RSVP by calling (803) 283-3333. Leave a message clearly stating your first and last name, your mailing address and whether you will be bringing a guest.
Park to host birthday party Saturday
Andrew Jackson State Park will hold its annual Andrew Jackson Birthday Celebration from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 24. The event will include traditional artisans, militia demonstrations, museum tours, colonial games for children and live music. For details, call (803) 285-3344.
CBCC area blood drives this month
The Community Blood Center of the Carolinas will hold public blood drives at these area locations this month:
• Saturday, March 24, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Helping Hands of Baxter VIllage Community Center, Fort Mill
• Saturday, March 24, 1-4 p.m., Girl Scout Troop - Ballantyne Bloodmobile in Blakeney Shopping Center, Rea and Ardrey Kell roads, Charlotte
• Saturday, March 24, 4:30-8:30 p.m., Regal Manchester Stadium, 1935 Cinema Drive, Rock Hill
• March 31, 3-7 p.m., Stonecrest Community Drive, 7825 Rea Road, Charlotte
• March 31, 5-8 p.m., AMC Pineville Bloodmobile, 9541 South Blvd., Charlotte
More public drives can be found at www.cbcc.us. CBCC’s donation center at 4447 South Blvd., Charlotte, is open Tuesday-Saturday. Call (704) 972-4700 for details or to make an appointment.
Naturalist to speak Sunday at cabin
The Lower Providence Community House, 9735 Community House Road, will begin its 2012 lecture series at 3 pm. Sunday, March 25. Local naturalist Taylor Piephoff will speak at the log cabin on “Backyard Birds.” Learn how to attract and enjoy our feathered friends. Tickets are $10 at the door. For details, call (704) 905-8334 or visit www.lowerprovidencelogcabin.org.
Eastern Star to meet Tuesday night
The Indian Land Order of the Eastern Star will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 27, at the Indian Land Masonic Lodge No. 414, 9189 U.S. 521. For details, call Ed Cook at (803) 548-7646.
Youth art reception Tuesday at library
The Del Webb Library at Indian Land, 7641 Charlotte Highway, will wrap up its Youth Art Month activities with an art gallery reception at 4 p.m. March 27 for the third- through fifth-graders who participated in its Art Studio program this month. For details, call (803) 548-9260.
Reading tutor training offered
Carolinas Literacy Network will provide training to become a reading tutor in the SRA Corrective Reading program, a direct teaching method in reading from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 27-28 at the Carolinas Literacy Network, 105 W. Dunlap St., Lancaster. A lunch will be provided. For details, call (803) 285-8805.
Library hosts early childhood training
The Lancaster County Library will hold “Early Childhood Training: Brain Development” for parents and caregivers from 9 to 11:30 a.m. March 31 in the meeting room of the library, 313 S. White St., Lancaster.
Topics include brain architecture, neural and synapse development, how stress hormones affect the brain and right and left brain specialization. The deadline to register is March 28. Child care providers can earn 2.5 hours of DSS credit in growth and development.
For details, call (803) 285-1502.
Golden Eagle dinner April 5 for Scouts
The Motorcycle Club of Sun City Carolina Lakes is holding the Golden Eagle spaghetti dinner honoring Sun City veterans for the at 7 p.m. April 5 at the Lake House in Sun City. The event will benefit the Palmetto Council of the Boy Scouts of America, which includes Indian Land and York County.
Guest speaker is retired Marine Corps Col. Sean Mulcahy with the Marine Corps JROTC at Nation Ford High School in Fort Mill. Dinner tickets are $15. Attendees will be asked to make financial pledges to the local Boy Scouts.
For details, contact Ken Obriot at (803) 548-7871 or Ken.Obriot @oursuncitycarolinalakes.net.
Relay shrimp boil April 4 in Lancaster
The Cutting Edge Salon will hold a shrimp boil to benefit Relay for Life at 6 p.m. April 4 at the Carole Ray Dowling Building at the University of South Carolina Lancaster. There will also be a silent auction and chance to win $1,000. Tickets are $50 each. For details, call (803) 283-3343.
Lancaster to hold Easter Bash April 7
The city of Lancaster will hold Rosie’s Easter Bash at 10 a.m. April 7. The event is an Easter egg hunt for ages 18 months to 10 years. There will be a petting zoo, golden eggs, crafts and the Easter bunny will be available for photos. For details, call (803) 289-1498.
Agape offers free caregivers program
Agape Senior and the Alzheimer’s Association will sponsor a free six-week course for those caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s or dementia from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays through April 10 at the Moriah Baptist Association, 914 W. Meeting St., Lancaster. To register, call (803) 289-6565 or (803) 230-2890.
Health fair April 20 at IL rec center
Carolinas Literacy Network and the University of South Carolina Lancaster Health Services are holding health fairs in each area of the county. Indian Land’s will be 9 a.m. to noon April 20 at the Indian Land Recreation Center, 8286 Charlotte Highway.
Services available include blood pressure checks, glucose checks, hearing and eye tests and foot exams. For details, call (803) 313-7450.
Lancaster community yard sale April 21
Spring clean now and save your spot in the annual community yard sale April 21 in the Lancaster City Hall parking lot. Fee is $10 per 10-foot-square spot. For details, e-mail email@example.com or call (803) 289-1498.
Sign up now for library teen event
Del Webb Library at Indian Land, 7641 Charlotte Highway, will host Teen Takeover: “Steampunk Jewelry” from 5:30 to 7 p.m. April 24 for students in grades six and up. Call (803) 548-9260 or sign up at the library.
Entertainers sought for Relay for Life
The Lancaster Area Relay for Life seeks performers and entertainers to share their talents at the American Cancer Society event on April 27 at Lancaster Memorial Stadium. For details, call John Rhodes at (803) 283-2001.
Library offers preschool storytime
The Del Webb Library at Indian Land, 7641 Charlotte Highway, holds Wonderful Wednesdays, a preschool storytime for ages 3 to 5, at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. every Wednesday. For details, call (803) 548-9260.
UW motorcycle show set for May 5
United Way of Lancaster County will hold its second annual motorcycle show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 5 at the Lancaster County Fairgrounds. Divisions include cruisers, sports, custom and children’s bicycles. The registration fee is $20 for motorcycles and $5 for bicycles and admission is free. There will also be face paintings, a corn hole, bounce house, giveaways, live entertainment, 50/50 drawing, chance drawings and more. Vendors are sought. For details, call (803) 283-8923.
Vendors sought for Red Rose Festival
Arts and crafts vendors are sought to participate in the annual Red Rose Festival to be held May 18-19 in downtown Lancaster. For an application, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (803) 289-1498.
‘Breakfast for the Brain’ on Thursdays
The Lancaster County Council on Aging will hold “Breakfast for the Brain” from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursdays through May 24. The class will help participants improve their memory, think more clearly and have a more positive attitude. Cost is $10. For details, call (803) 285-6956.
Senior health workshop Wednesday
The Lancaster County Council on Aging will hold a workshop, “Introducing Better Choices, Better Health,” for people with ongoing health conditions, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. each Wednesday at the Prime Time for Seniors Center, 309 S. Plantation Road, Lancaster. To register, call (803) 285-6956.
Youth Art Month exhibit on display
In honor of Youth Art Month, the work of student artists from all over the county will be on display at the Springs House Galleries, 201 W. Gay St., Lancaster, throughout March and April.
Golf and Rotary clubs collect items for kids
Carolina Lakes Golf Club and the Indian Land Rotary Club are collecting food, paper and toiletry donations for the Rock Hill Children’s Attention Home and the Lancaster Children’s Home.
Indian Land residents may drop off canned goods, paper products or toiletry items in the lobby of Carolina Lakes Golf Club, where there is a collection container.
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