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Library summer programs under way
The Del Webb Library at Indian Land’s summer reading programs are under way for readers of all ages. Children, teens and adults may sign up at the library circulation desk.
Special children’s events at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Wednesdays include a movie today, June 27 and July 25, a craft day July 11 and a visit from library hip-hop superstar Melvil Dewey on July 18. These are free ticketed events, with a limit of five advance tickets per adult. Tickets available beginning at 9 a.m. the day of the performance.
Seventh- through 12th-graders may register for a variety of free Teen Takeover events including a Teen Tech Petting Zoo on July 7, Teen Book Bash on July 17 and National Teen Library Lock-In on Aug. 3.
For details or to register for teen events, visit the library at 7641 Charlotte Highway, call (803) 548-9260 or visit www.lanclib.org.
Finally Friday kicks off this week
The city of Lancaster’s free summer concert series, Finally Friday, begins at 6 p.m. Friday, June 29, at the corner of Gay and Main streets in downtown Lancaster. The first concert will feature the bluegrass band, Easy Pickins. Food, treats and drinks will also be sold. Bring a blanket or chair. For details, go to www.lancastercitysc.com.
CBCC to hold area blood drives
The Community Blood Center of the Carolinas will hold public blood drives at these area locations:
• June 29, 4-6 p.m., Best Buy, 1775 Chamberside Drive, Rock Hill
• June 30, 4-7 p.m., Stonecrest Shopping Center, 7825 Rea Road, Charlotte, free movie ticket to all donors
• June 30, 4-8 p.m., Regal Manchester Stadium, 1935 Cinema Drive, Rock Hill, free movie ticket to all donors
• July 1, 1-4 p.m. Kohl’s, 601 Sherman Place, Waxhaw
• July 4, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Town of Waxhaw, 317 N. Broome St., Waxhaw
• July 6, 4-7 p.m., Fort Mill YMCA, 857 Promenade Walk, Fort Mill
• July 6, 6-9 p.m., Crown Cinemas, 1041 W. Meeting St., Lancaster, free movie ticket to all donors
• July 7, 4-7 p.m., Stonecrest Shopping Center, 7825 Rea Road, Charlotte, free movie ticket to all donors
• July 7, 4-8 p.m., Regal Manchester Stadium, 1935 Cinema Drive, Rock Hill, free movie ticket to all donors
• July 7, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Hunter Oaks Club House, Waxhaw
• July 21, 3-7 p.m., Stonecrest Shopping Center, 7825 Rea Road, Charlotte, free movie ticket to all donors
• July 29, noon-4:30 p.m., Robinson Presbyterian Church, 9424 Harrisburg Road, Charlotte 28215
• July 30, 9 a.m.-noon, Morrison Family YMCA at Ballantyne, 9405 Bryant Farms Road, Charlotte
• July 30, 3:30-6:30 p.m., Morrison Family YMCA at Ballantyne, 9405 Bryant Farms Road, 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.
Duracell group to meet Saturday
The Duracell group, a group of former and current Duracell employees, will meet at noon, Saturday, June 30, at Mully’s Restaurant, 695 S.C. 9 Bypass East, Lancaster.
Paws in Panhandle to meet Monday
Paws In The Panhandle Rescue and Adoption of Indian Land will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 2, at the Del Webb Library at Indian Land, 7641 Charlotte Highway (U.S. 521). Meetings are open to the public and all are invited.
Masons to meet Tuesday night
Indian Land Masonic Lodge No. 414 will meet Tuesday, Ju;y 3, at the lodge, 9189 U.S. 521. Dinner begins at 6:45 p.m., followed by the meeting at 7:30 p.m. For details, call Ed Cook at (803) 548-7646.
Paws to hold yard sale July 7
Paws in the Panhandle will hold a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 7, at Paws Place, 10681 Barberville Road. Yard sale items include furniture, TVs, animal products, exercise equipment, clothes, shoes, books and more. Animals will be available for adoption, too.
For details, call (803) 371-0897 or (803) 802-PAWS (7297) or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Motorcycle rally set for July 7
The Wheels of Peace Motorcycle Club will hold its annual rally a noon July 7 at 3671 Wheels of Peace Drive. Rain date is July 14. The cost for bikers or spectators is a donation to the club. There will be several car and motorcycle categories to choose from. There will also be fish, sno-balls, refreshments, children’s activities, and more. An after rally party will be held in the Wheels of Peace Lounge. For details, call (803) 416-3352 or (803) 320-7050.
Del Webb Library offers computer class
During July, the Del Webb Library at Indian Land will offer a computer class for adults for $10, which includes a thumb drive and class handouts.
Basic Computing Skills will be offered from 2 to 5 p.m. July 16. Maximum class size is 10. Reservation forms available at the front desk of the Del Webb Library, 7641 Charlotte Highway.
For more information, contact the library at email@example.com or (803) 548-9260.
Sign up now for LCCA summer arts camp
The Lancaster County Council of the Arts will hold its summer Arts & Sciences Camp in Indian Land on July 30-Aug. 3 at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church.
The week-long camp runs from 9 a.m. to noon.
Cost is $60 for Arts Council members, $75 for non-members. A late fee will be charged after June 15.
For details, call (803) 285-7451 or visit www.lccarts.net, where registration forms are available.
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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