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IL library holds events for kids, teens
The Del Webb Library at Indian Land will show a children’s movie at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. today, July 25. These are free ticketed events, with a limit of five ad-vance tickets per adult. Tickets available beginning at 9 a.m. the day of the event.
Seventh- through 12th-graders may register for the National Teen Library Lock-In on Friday, Aug. 3.
The library’s summer reading programs wrap up Tuesday, July 31. Reading logs must be turned in by that date.
For details, visit the library at 7641 Charlotte Highway, call (803) 548-9260 or visit www.lanclib.org.
Red Cross to hold blood drive July 26
The Upper Palmetto Chapter of the American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, July 26 at the Lake House at Sun City Carolina Lakes, 1353 Del Webb Blvd. For details, call (803) 329-6575.
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 email@example.com or visit www.lccarts.net.
Ballroom dance Friday in Fort Mill
The Ballroom Dance Club will host a dance from 7:30 to 10:25 p.m. Friday, July 27, at the Oak Room of the Fort Mill Golf Club, 101 Country Club Drive, Fort Mill.
The club is celebrating 40 years of dancing to American social ballroom music. Music will be provided by disc jockey Rich Brausch.
Guests of all skill levels are always welcome. Dress code is dressy casual.
Admission is $2.50 for each member and $10 for each guest. First-time visitors admitted free.
For details, call Leo at (803) 324-2356 or visit www.theballroomdanceclub.com.
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 photo exhibit Sunday
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.
CBCC to hold area blood drives
The Community Blood Center of the Carolinas will hold public blood drives at these locations:
• 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.
Indian Land summer arts camp next week
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.
Boy Scouts to retire flags Monday night
Boy Scout Troop 275 will conduct an American flag retirement ceremony at 7 p.m. July 30 at the Scout Hut next to the Belair United Methodist Church. 8095 Shelley Mullis Road.
The troop invites anyone who would like to observe the ceremony to attend and bring their tattered and worn-out flags.
If you cannot attend, but have a flag that needs to be retired, there is a box for flag collection at the Scout Hut next to Belair United Methodist Church.
Financial workshop begins Monday
Liberty Tax Service, 8441 Charlotte Highway, is hosting Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University. The 13-week program will be held at 6:30 p.m. Mondays, beginning July 30. Classes meet for two hours once a week. The class is open to all. Participants will learn how to beat debt, build wealth, find bargains, invest for the future, give like never before and more. For details and to register, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit daveramsey.com.
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 a.m.
Space is limited. Make your $5 check out to Elizabeth Hutchinson Jackson Chapter, NSDAR and mail it to 31470 Royal Tern Lane, Indian Land, SC 29707.
For details, e-mail email@example.com or call (803) 547-1315 or (803) 396-0498.
Clemson offers pond management course
Clemson Extension and the S.C. Department of Natural Resources will sponsor a $25 pond management course from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 7 in the Bradley Building at the University of South Carolina Lancaster.
Topics to be discussed include pond stocking, fish health, population balance, water chemistry, pond fertilization, aquatic weed identification, aquatic weed control, and there will be an open discussion to answer questions. Participants will receive two hours of pesticide recertification credit.
The class is limited to 40 people, but at least 20 must sign up to hold the class. Register by Thursday, July 26, by (803) 286-4455, ext. 3, or visit www.lancasterswcd.com for a registration form.
Hagins art contest 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.
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