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IL library holds kids’ event today
The Del Webb Library at Indian Land holds special children’s events at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Wednesdays include a craft day today, July 11, library hip-hop superstar Melvil Dewey on July 18 and a movie July 25. 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 at the IL library including a Teen Book Bash on July 17 and National Teen Library Lock-In on Aug. 3.
The library’s summer reading programs are under way for readers of all ages. Children, teens and adults may sign up at the library circulation desk.
For details or to register for teen events, visit the library at 7641 Charlotte Highway, call (803) 548-9260 or visit www.lanclib.org.
AJSP Friends unveil new films July 12
The Friends of Andrew Jackson State Park will hold a grand film review from 7 to 9 p.m. July 12 at the park to introduce its new documentaries on the young Andrew Jackson and the Waxhaws. Attendees will be able to meet some of the local actors from the films and learn some Waxhaws history. The park is at 196 Andrew Jackson Park Road, off U.S. 521 about nine miles north of Lancaster. For details, call (803) 285-3344.
Natural Resources Camp set for July 12
A Natural Resources Camp will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, July 12, at the Van Wyck Community Center. The camp is open to children ages 10 to 15, who will learn about bee keeping, taxidermy, hunter safety, wildlife management, shooting sports, soils and other topics.
The camp is hosted by Lancaster 4-H, Lancaster Soil and Water Conservation District and S.C. Department of Natural Resources.
Cost is $10, which includes lunch. To sign up, call Steve Hucks at (803) 283-3302, ext. 111.
Hunter education course July 13 in VW
A hunter’s education class will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, July 13, at the Van Wyck Community Center. The free class, for ages 12 and up, will be taught by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources. Lunch will be provided by Pizza Hut.
The class is hosted by Lancaster Soil and Water Conservation District, S.C. DNR and Clemson Extension 4-H.
Registration deadline is July 11. The class limit is 30 people.
Register online at the SCDNR website, http://my.register-ed.com/eventregistration/studentregister/23571, or www.lancasterswcd.com – education page or scdnr page, or call Amanda Roberts at (803) 286-4455, ext. 101, for details.
Paws to hold Christmas in July
Join Paws in the Panhandle for its Christmas in July blowout sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 12-14 at Pawsitively Thrifty in Building 7 in Zimmer Business Park (off Marvin Road) and noon to 4 p.m. July 15 at Paws Place, 10681 Barberville Road, where there will be adoptable dogs.
All proceeds go into Paws’ building fund. For info, contact Gloria Davey at (803) 371-0897 or 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, July 13, 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.
IL 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. Monday, July 16. Maximum class size is 10. Reservation forms available at the Del Webb Library, 7641 Charlotte Highway.
For details, contact delwebb email@example.com or (803) 548-9260.
ALS support group to meet Tuesday
The Palmetto ALS Support Group will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, in the Marion Sims Theatre at Springs Memorial Hospital, 800 W. Meeting St., Lancaster.
Playhouse to present ‘Aladdin Jr.’
The Lancaster Community Playhouse will present “Aladdin Jr.” at 7 p.m. July 19-20 and 3 p.m. July 21-22. Tickets are $12 for adults, $8 for seniors and students and $5 for children 10 and under. Tickets will be sold in advance at the Lancaster County Council of the Arts and also at the door.
4-H photography club forming
The Lancaster County 4-H seeks youth to participate in a photography club. No experience is necessary, however, participants will need a digital camera. For details, call (803) 283-3302, ext. 111.
Women’s group offers gardening talk
Lower Providence Community House, 9735 Community House Road (off Ardrey Kell), Charlotte, will host a lecture by Master Gardener Margaret Genkins, who will discuss using native plants in Southern Piedmont gardens, at 3 p.m. July 22.
Learn about eco-friendly options for a beautiful, healthy and lower-maintenance yard. Genkins’ gardens and woodlands have been featured on garden tours and demonstrate her commitment to organic gardening.
Tickets are $10 at the door. For details, call (704) 905-8334 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sign up now for summer arts camp
The Lancaster County Council of the Arts will hold its summer Arts & Sciences Camp in Indian Land from 9 a.m. to noon July 30-Aug. 3 at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church.
Cost is $85 for Arts Council members, $100 for non-members.
For details, call (803) 285-7451 or visit www.lccarts.net, where registration forms are available.
Learn how to manage coyotes, feral hogs
Clemson Extension and Natural Resources Agent Corey Heaton will present a class on the management of coyotes and feral hogs from 6 to 8 p.m. July 31 in Room 103 of the Bradley Building at the University of South Carolina Lancaster, 476 Hubbard Drive.
The program is free, but limited to 40 people. Call the Lancaster Soil and Water Conservation District by July 24 to register at (803) 286-4455, ext. 3.
DAR offers geneology crash course
The Elizabeth Hutchinson Jackson Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR)will hold a genealogy research Quick Crash Course for prospective members on documenting their lineage.
The workshop will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 4 at the Del Webb Library at Indian Land, 7641 Charlotte Highway. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m.
Make your $5 check out to Elizabeth Hutchinson Jackson Chapter, NSDAR and mail it to 31470 Royal Tern Lane, Indian Land, SC 29707.
Space is limited. For details, e-mail email@example.com or call (803) 547-1315 or (803) 396-0498.
Art exhibit features Story, McFadden
During July and August, the Lancaster County Council of the Arts is exhibiting the works of Dr. Frances Story and Leon McFadden in the galleries of the Springs House, 201 W. Gay St., Lancaster. The walls feature Story’s watercolors and the pedestals hold McFadden’s wire creations.
Exhibits are free and open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or by appointment. For details, contact Debbie Jaillette at (803) 285-7451 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.lccarts.net.
CBCC to hold area blood drives
The Community Blood Center of the Carolinas will hold public blood drives at these locations:
• 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.
Next Finally Friday concert July 27
The next event in the city of Lancaster’s free summer concert series, Finally Friday, will be 6 p.m. July 27, at the corner of Gay and Main streets in downtown Lancaster. The concert will feature Cleo White & The Identity Band. Food, treats and drinks will also be sold. Bring a blanket or chair. For details, go to www.lancastercitysc.com.
Historic Lancaster sites photo exhibit July 29
Mikki Leila Stacks of Rock & Rose Photography will exhibit her collection of photos of many of Lancaster’s historic sites from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 29, at the Cultural Arts Center at the Olde Presbyterian Church, 307 W. Gay St., Lancaster. Admission is free and cemetery tours will be available through the Society for Historical Preservation.
Hagins art competition seeks entries
Artists are invited to participate in the Marian Hagins Memorial Art Competition. Original watercolor paintings should be submitted the week of Aug. 27 to the Lancaster County Council of the Arts at the Springs House. 201 W. Gay St., Lancaster.
All submissions will be judged for cash awards and the exhibit will be on display at the Springs House in September and October.
An artist’s reception and exhibit opening will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Sept. 9. For details, call (803) 285-7451.
We welcome your submissions. Send information for Coming Up to Carolina Gateway, P.O. Box 640, Lancaster, SC 29721; fax it to (803) 283-8969 or e-mail it to email@example.com. Deadline is 5 p.m. Thursday for the next week’s paper.