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Open jam night Thursday in Van Wyck
There will be an open bluegrass and country music jam from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, June 7, at the Van Wyck Community Center, 5036 Old Hickory Road. The host band will be the Catawba Nation's Chief Gilbert Blue & The Crew. If you pick, sing or grin, come and join in for a fun-filled night.
There will be free homemade vegetable soup, with other refreshments available. The jam, sponsored by the Van Wyck Community Development Club, is free, but donations are appreciated to help pay expenses. For details, contact Ollie Bass at (803) 320-1099, (803) 286-9022 or email@example.com.
Acoustic duo to play at state park Friday
The Matt & John Acoustic Duo will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, June 8, in the amphitheater of Andrew Jackson State Park, 196 Andrew Jackson Park Road.
The concert is free with park admission. Pack a picnic supper and head out to the park for a night of music and good times.
The Friends of Andrew Jackson State Park will meet at 6 p.m. in Shelter No. 1 to present its Volunteer of the Year awards before the concert.
Park admission is $2 adults; $1.25 for S.C. seniors; ages 15 and younger get in free. For details, call (803) 285-3344 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Support group to meet Friday
A dementia, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease support group, sponsored by Senior Helpers, meets at 10 a.m. Friday, June 8, at the Carolina Lakes Golf Course Club House in Sun City Carolina Lakes. The group is open to the public. For details or to RSVP, call (803) 547-6766.
Jazz flutist Galen to perform June 9
The Lancaster Performing Arts Series will hold an evening of jazz with master flutist Galen Abdur-Razzaq at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 9, at the University of South Carolina Lancaster’s Bundy Auditorium.
There will be a cocktail hour (cash bar) beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Abdur-Razzaq has played throughout the United States and abroad for more than 30 years.
Cost per ticket is $10. Buy tickets online at www.lancastercitysc.com/performingarts or contact Jimola Wade at (803) 289-1494 or email@example.com.
Community House offers dream lecture
Lower Providence Community House, 9735 Community House Road (off Ardrey Kell), Charlotte, will host a lecture by psychologist Mary Ellen Shuntich on dream interpretation at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 10. She has professionally analyzed dreams for more than 30 years. Tickets are $10 at the door. For details, call (704) 905-8334 or visit www.lowerprovi dencelogcabin.org.
IL garden club to meet Monday
The Perennial Optimists Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, June 11. The club is open to Indian Land residents who enjoy gardening. For details, call Melanie Meehan at (803) 548-8873 or Mary Russell at (803) 547-8816.
Dementia support group meets Tuesday
Senior Helpers will hold an Alzheimer’s/dementia support group at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 12, in Suite 118 of Tom Hall Plaza, 818 Tom Hall St., Fort Mill. For details or to RSVP, call (803) 547-6766.
Library summer programs under way
The Del Webb Library at Indian Land’s summer 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 movies on June 13, June 27 and July 25, a hula hoop dance party June 20, 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 “Minute to Win It” game night June 19, 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.
IL library offers adult computer classes
The Del Webb Library at Indian Land will offer computer classes for adults for $10. Classes are designed to help individuals improve their job skills.
Microsoft Word Intermediate will be offered June 18. Microsoft Excel Intermediate will be offered June 21 and Microsoft PowerPoint on June 22. Each class meets from 2 to 5 p.m.
Reservation forms available at the Del Webb Library. For details, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (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. For details, call (803) 285-7451 or visit www.lccarts.net, where registration forms are available.
USCL to hold camp for diabetic children
The University of South Carolina Lancaster will hold a summer camp for children with Type 1 diabetes and their siblings from 2 to 5 p.m. June 25-28. Activities include swimming, healthy snack options, diabetes education and more. For details, call (803) 313-7450.
Two pet adoption events in June
The Humane Society of Lancaster County SC will hold two adoption events this month – from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 16 at Tractor Supply in Lancaster and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 23 at the Pressley Animal Hospital in Matthews, N.C. Low-cost rabies shots will be available. There will be food, children’s games, prizes, raffles and giveaways. The Mobile Vet will be also be at the June 16 event.
Dream Team to hold fundraiser June 23
There will be a silent auction fundraiser for the Dream Team from 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. June 23 at the Lancaster Moose Lodge, 200 Shrine Moose Drive, Lancaster. There will also be heavy hors d’oeuvres and entertainment by D.J. Will Hinson.
The cost is $35 per person.
For details, call (803) 287-7636 or (803) 416-6539.
Playhouse presents ‘Confection Cabaret’
The Community Playhouse of Lancaster County will present “Confection Cabaret: A Night of Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice,” at 7 p.m. June 23 at the Carole Ray Dowling Center at the University of South Carolina Lancaster.
The playhouse will travel through the lives of women using music and monologues. There will be a dessert buffet from Cakes and More by Pierre, auctions and raffles.
Tickets – $25 for adults, $10 for children 12 and under or $150 for a table of eight – are available at the Lancaster County Council of the arts, 201 W. Gay St., Lancaster. Call (803) 285-7451 for details.
Fatherhood Project festival June 23
The Lancaster Fatherhood Project will hold a festival, Unity in the Community, from 5 to 9 p.m. June 23 on Main Street. There will be free entertainment, food, games, information and prizes.
For details, call Tyrom Faulkner at (803) 283-3444 or (803) 289-9042.
Celebration of Summer Concert June 24
The 2012 Celebration of Summer concert will be at 3 p.m. June 24 at Christ Episcopal Church, 534 Plantation Road, Lancaster.
The concert is produced in collaboration with EMK Music, Christ Episcopal Church, Lancaster County Council for the Arts and See Lancaster. The show will include a trio sonata, a flute trio, a double bass and an organ and feature music from popular composers, such as John Loeillet and Antonin Dvorak, as well as the famous “Music of the Night” from “Phantom of the Opera.”
Admission and parking is free. Cash donations for Christ Episcopal Church and Lancaster County of the Arts are appreciated.
For details, contact erinmoon email@example.com.
Wednesday senior health workshops
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.
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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