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Coming Up 11-7-18

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A weekly listing of area coming events

Computer coaching for seniors Nov. 7
The Lancaster County Council on Aging will sponsor one-on-one computer coaching for seniors 10-11 a.m. Nov. 7 at the Prime Time for Seniors Center, 309 S. Plantation Road, Lancaster. Advance registration and payment of $20 is required to reserve a limited slot. Call (803) 285-6956 for details.


Photography Club meets Nov. 7

The Anne Springs Close Greenway Photography Club meets at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 7 (first Wednesday of every month) at the Nature Center, 1604 S.C. 21 Bypass, Fort Mill. The club, led by photographer Jim Eisner, welcomes all skill levels and all styles of camera, from iPhones to DSLR.


Veterans Day event at Buford Battlefield

The Friends of the Buford Massacre Battlefield will host a Veterans Day ceremony at 1 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Buford Massacre Battlefield, 262 Rocky River Road, Lancaster. Congressman Ralph Norman will speak.


Upcoming area blood drives
American Red Cross

• Nov. 9, 2-6:30 p.m., Church of the Good Shepherd, 1005 University Drive, Lancaster
• Nov. 10, noon-4:30 p.m., Weddington United Methodist, 13901 Providence Road, Weddington, N.C.
• Nov. 14, noon-5 p.m., Coats and Clark, 301, 3430 Torringdon Way, Charlotte
• Nov. 14, 2:30-7 p.m. Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, 238 Fort Mill Highway, Indian Land
For details, visit redcrossblood.org or call (800) 733-2767.
Community Blood Center
• Nov. 10, 3-6 p.m., Stonecrest Shopping Center, 7825 Rea Road,Charlotte; donors get free ticket voucher
• Nov. 12, 12:30-3:30 p.m., Edgewater Corporate Center, 3023 HSBC Way, Indian Land
• Nov. 13, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Premier, 13034 Ballantyne Corporate Place, Charlotte       
To make an appointment, call (888) 59BLOOD or visit www.cbcc.us/mobiledrives.


Garris does art demos at NASC

Catawba Indian Beckee Garris appears Nov. 9-10, Nov. 16, Nov. 30-Dec. 1 and Dec. 14-15 at the Native American Studies Center, 119 S. Main St., Lancaster. Garris, an artist-in-residence at the NASC, will be making pottery and two types of baskets.
She will also demonstrate her work and present a gallery talk at the annual winter Native American Art and Craft Sale 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 1 at the NASC.
For details, call (803) 313-7172 or visit sc.edu/Lancaster/nativeamericanstudiescenter.

Greenway holds Fall Horse Show Nov. 10
The Anne Springs Close Greenway Fall Horse Show is 9:30 a.m. Nov. 10 at the riding ring at the greenway’s Lake Haigler entrance, 2573 Lake Haigler Drive, Fort Mill. The show will include over 40 categories, with ribbons awarded to the top five finishers. Admission is $10 per horse, per class. Greenway admission is free for attendees, with a $5 parking fee per car for non-competitors. A negative Coggins test result is required for horses’ participation. Riders under age 18 must wear a helmet. For details, call (803) 547-4575 or visit ASCGreenway.org.

Women’s center Walk for Life Nov. 10
The Women’s Enrichment Center will host a Walk for Life Nov. 10 starting from Lancaster Recreation Center, 260 S. Plantation Road. Breakfast will be served and registration is 8-9 a.m. with the 2-mile walk starting at 9 a.m. The event includes a kids zone with inflatables, balloons, face-painting and more.
Participants with 10 sponsors will get a free T-shirt. Call (803) 286-5900 to get them before the walk. Ten percent of funds raised will be donated to the Janice Dabney Nursing Scholarship. For details, email wec@comporium.net.

 

Lantern tour Nov. 10
The 20th annual Life in the Waxhaws Lantern Tour at Andrew Jackson State Park, 196 Andrew Jackson Park Road, is 6-8 p.m. Nov. 10. Meet at picnic shelter 1, where tours will begin at 6, 6:30, 7 and 7:30 p.m. Each tour will last about 30 minutes. As you wait to begin the tour, enjoy cookies and hot beverages while listening to Martha MacDonald as she shares stories from the past. You may want to bring a flashlight or lantern. Dress for the weather. Cost is $5 per adult and $2 per youth ages 6-12. Children under 6 get in free. For details, call (803) 285-3344.

Library’s Adult Movie Night Nov. 12
Del Webb Library at Indian Land, 7641 Charlotte Highway, offers Movie Night for Adults on Nov. 12 (second Monday of every month). Doors open at 5 p.m. and patrons 18 or older can enjoy free popcorn and snacks as they watch a movie, which begins at 5:30 p.m. Attendees at each movie vote on what movie they would like to see next.

Look Good...Feel Better Nov. 12
Look Good...Feel Better, an American Cancer Society workshop for women with cancer will be 10 a.m.-noon Nov. 12 in the Marion Sims Theater at Springs Memorial Hospital, 800 W. Meeting St., Lancaster. This free two-hour, hands-on program led by trained cosmetologists includes skin-care/makeup application tips and options for dealing with hair loss and nail care. To register, call (803) 283-8494 or (803) 283-9474.


Perennial Optimists meet Nov. 12

The Perennial Optimists Garden Club of Indian Land will hold a dinner meeting at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 12 at Hickory Tavern, 8364 Charlotte Highway, Indian Land. Three club members will demonstrate fall/Thanksgiving arrangements. New members are welcome. Call Janice B Manning at (803) 802-3813 for details.


HOPE in Lancaster annual meeting and drop-in
HOPE in Lancaster, Inc., will host its annual meeting and drop-in event from 5:30-7 p.m. Nov. 12 at Lancaster Bowling Center, 1352 Reece Road, Lancaster. The event will include food and information about new and expanded programs and the impact of HOPE on the Lancaster community. Guests will also hear about plans for the renovation of the bowling center to house client services, as well as the launch of the 2019 Capital Campaign.

Veterans Dinner at USCL Monday
A Veterans Dinner and Recognition Service will be held from 6-7 p.m. Nov. 12 at USC Lancaster’s Carole Ray Dowling Center, 476 Hubbard Drive. John R. “Barney” Barnes will speak. For details or to RSVP, call (803) 313-7068.

DAV to meet Nov. 12 in Lancaster
The Disabled American Veterans meet at 7 p.m. Nov. 12 (second Monday of each month) at the American Legion, 823 Kershaw Camden Highway, Lancaster. For details, call (803) 285-4081.


American Legion Post 250 meets

American Legion Post 250 will meet at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 13 in a new location this month – the family social hall of Belair United Methodist Church, 8095 Shelley Mullis Road, Indian Land. Julie Gaines will speak on hospice care in South Carolina.


McNeely to discuss new book Nov. 13

USC Professor emerita Pat McNeely will discuss her new book, “Andrew Jackson, John C. Calhoun and the Petticoat Affair” at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at Lancaster County Library, 313 S. White St., Lancaster.


Pro Se Divorce Clinic Nov. 15 at library

S.C. Legal Services will host a Pro Se Divorce Clinic at 2 p.m. Nov. 15 at Lancaster County Library, 313 S. White St., Lancaster. This is for persons who have been separated for over one year and who are seeking a divorce on the grounds of one-year continuous separation only. You must know where your spouse resides in order to participate in this clinic.
Pre-registration is required. To register or for details, call (803) 327-9001 or (800) 922-3853.


Lions Club meets Nov. 15

The Lancaster Lions Club meets at noon Nov. 15 (the first and third Thursday of each month) at Seagull’s Grill, 1305 S.C. 9 Bypass West, Lancaster.

NASC Lunch and Learn Program Nov. 16
The Native American Studies Center, 119 S. Main St., Lancaster, will host its next Lunch and Learn Program at noon Nov. 16. The topic is “To Keep the Indians in Awe.” In conjunction with South Carolina Native American Heritage Month, Dr. Rose Stremlau of Davidson College will speak about examining gender in the native south, with a concentration on the Cherokee women who survived the Trail of Tears, participated in the California gold rush and migrated to Hawaii.

‘America - Why We Love Her’ show Nov. 16
Lancaster County Emergency Services and USC Lancaster will present a variety and comedy program, “America - Why We Love Her” at 7 p.m. Nov. 16 at Bundy Auditorium, USC Lancaster, 476 Hubbard Drive. Tickets are $12 in advance. Proceeds benefit Disabled American Veterans Lancaster Chapter and the USMC League. To purchase tickets, call (803) 416-9910 or (803) 416-9912.

Highland Echoes perform Nov. 17
Jennifer Licko’s Celtic band, Highland Echoes, will perform at 7 p.m. Nov. 17 at Lancaster Cultural Arts Center, 307 W. Gay St., Lancaster. Tickets are $25 and are available at lccarts.net or by calling (803) 285-7451. The concert benefits the restoration of the cultural arts center.

 

Sex assault support group meets Nov. 20
The Palmetto Citizens Against Sexual Assault support group meets at 6 p.m. Nov. 20 (third Tuesday of each month) at Clyburn Mangum Center, 106 N. York St., Lancaster. This is a closed group. For details or to register, call (803) 286-5232.


Balsam Grove in concert in VW

Van Wyck Community Center, 5036 Old Hickory Road, Van Wyck, hosts bluegrass band Balsam Grove in concert at 7 p.m. the last Thursday of each month. The show is free but donations towards utilities and the use of the center are appreciated. In November, the band will perform the Friday after Thanksgiving, Nov. 23.

‘Eb Scrooge: A Southern Fried Carol’ opens Nov. 29
The Community Playhouse of Lancaster County will perform “Eb Scrooge: A Southern Fried Carol” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 29-Dec. 1 and at 3 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Barr Street Auditorium, 610 E. Meeting St., Lancaster. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students and seniors and $5 for children ages 5 and under. Tickets are available by calling (803) 285-7451 or may be purchased at the door. For details, visit www.lancasterplayhouse.com or www.facebook.com/theatreatCPLC.

Marine Corps League meets Nov. 29
The Marine Corps League meets at 7 p.m. Nov. 29 (last Tuesday of each month) at 347 Brooklyn Ave., Lancaster, with a meal at 6 p.m. For details, call Jerry Holt at (973) 897-9251 or visit www.tinyurl.com/marineleague1169.


IL library’s Story Time Wednesday    

The Del Webb Library at Indian Land, 7641 Charlotte Highway, holds Preschool Story Time at 10 and 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays. Each story time is 30 minutes long and features themed stories, songs, dancing and more. After story time, families are invited to stay for an optional craft or activity time. No registration is required to attend Preschool Story Time.

Vets Coffee Club meets weekly

The Veterans Coffee Club meets at 8 a.m. Tuesdays in the Ray Dunsmore Coffee Room at CrossRidge Cafe, 2001 Prayer Center Drive, Indian Land. All veterans, military branches and ranks are invited to come tell stories, mingle and make new friends. For details, call Bill Betit at (302) 897-6030 or (803) 661-0737.

 

LSPCA Fur Ball Gala Dec. 1
LSPCA’s second annual Fur Ball will be 6:30-11 p.m. Dec. 1 at USC Lancaster’s Bradley Building, 476 Hubbard Drive, Lancaster. Tickets are $65 per person and $120 per couple in advance, or $75 at the door, if available. Tickets are available at WEC Lotus Boutique, The Hairport, Black Stone Massage Studio, David’s Eyewear and At Home By Casey. For details, email LancSPCA@gmail.com or visit www.lancasterspca.net/fur-ball-gala.

Girl Scouts seeking members
The Girl Scouts are seeking new members and leaders for 2018. For details or to join, contact Beth Sims at esims@gssc-mm.org or call (803) 374-9994.

 

County Chess Club meets Dec. 1
Lancaster County Chess Club meets Dec. 1 (first Saturday of each month) at the Lancaster County Community Center, 508 E. Meeting St., Lancaster, with instruction 10-10:45 a.m. and games 11 a.m.-1 p.m. All are welcome. For details, visit carolinaschessfoundation.org or email info@carolinaschessfoundation.org.

Library hosts family movie night

Dec. 4 will be family movie night at the Del Webb Library at Indian Land, 7641 Charlotte Highway. From 4 to 7 p.m., families can enjoy snacks and activities before and after the movie, which will start at 5 p.m. For details, including the title of the movie, call (803) 548-9260.


Bereaved parents group meets

A New Road, a support group for parents who have lost a child, meets at 7 p.m. Dec. 4 (first Tuesday of each month) in the office building of Immanuel Baptist Church, 1152 Great Falls Highway, Lancaster. New members are welcome. For details, call Janice Steele at (803) 804-9120.

MS support group meets Dec. 4
The Lancaster MS Support Group meets at 6 p.m. Dec. 4 (first Tuesday of each month) in room 206 at Second Baptist Church, 1426 Great Falls Highway, Lancaster. Meetings are open to those with multiple sclerosis, caregivers, family and friends.

 

Lions Club meets Dec. 6
The Lancaster Lions Club meets at noon Dec. 6 (first and third Thursday of each month) at Seagull’s Grill, 1305 S.C. 9 Bypass West, Lancaster.

First Friday in the Garden meets

The First Friday in the Garden program meets at 11 a.m. Dec. 7 at the Glencairn Garden Learning Center, 826 Edgemont Ave., Rock Hill. Clemson Extension Agent Paul Thompson will lead the free gardening program.

Yoga for seniors on Thursdays

Yoga for seniors by MC YOGA is 9:30-10:30 a.m. Thursdays at Prime Time for Seniors Center, 309 S. Plantation Road, Lancaster. Each session is $5 or $20 for five tickets. Tickets can be purchased at the senior center.

UW offers mental health first aid training
Starting this fall, United Way of Lancaster will offer mental health first aid courses for businesses, nonprofits, faith-based groups, public service providers and schools.
The eight-hour training by a certified MHFA instructor teaches how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. Nonprofits can get discounted rates.
For details, call (803) 283-8923 or email admin@uwaylcsc.org.

AA meets weekly at Belair UMC

Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. Wednesdays in the social hall at Belair United Methodist Church, 8095 Shelley Mullis Road. The meetings are open discussion, with speakers on the third Wednesday of the month.

Caregiver support group meets

Hospice Care of S.C. will hold a caregiver support group 10-11 a.m. the third Wednesday of each month in the Belair United Methodist Church Family Life Center, 8095 Shelley Mullis Road, Indian Land. For details, call Cory Turner at (803) 577-4912.

NAMI seeking volunteers
The National Alliance on Mental Illness and Piedmont Tri-County of Lancaster County are seeking volunteers to facilitate family and recovery support groups and present presentations that include personal testimonies and symptoms to teens. For details or to volunteer, call (803) 283-7437 or email lsw220@hotmail.com.

HOPE offers senior adult food program

HOPE in Lancaster now offers a senior adult food program to residents of Lancaster County who are 65 and older and would benefit from healthy food once a month. Qualified applicants will have a monthly appointment to receive free food. For details, call (803) 286-4673.

HOPE offers Financial Bounce Back program

HOPE in Lancaster now offers the free Financial Bounce Back program for Lancaster County residents who are experiencing financial challenges and are either currently employed or have recently lost a job. The program offers financial counseling, food and nutrition counseling and job and career counseling. Some financial assistance is available. For details or to apply, call Christal Childers at (803) 288-5867 or email cchilders@hopeinlancaster.org.

Hospice needs volunteers

Regency Hospice needs volunteers in Indian Land, Lancaster and the Kershaw area to visit and do activities with residents and patients in facilities. For details, call (803) 517-2021.

CCA offers help with energy bills

The Lancaster County office of Carolina Community Actions Inc. helps low-income families with home energy bills and other programs and services. Family households must be income-eligible and provide supporting documents to qualify. Apply 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday at 101 Wylie St., Lancaster. For details, call (803) 285-2034.

DAV van goes to Columbia, Rock Hill
The Disabled American Veterans van travels from Lancaster County to Dorn VA Medical Center in Columbia on Wednesdays and Thursdays, and to Rock Hill on Fridays for scheduled doctor appointments. For details, call (803) 283-2469.

Editor’s note: We welcome your submissions. Send coming events information to Carolina Gateway, P.O. Box 640, Lancaster, SC 29721; fax it to (803) 283-8969; or email it to cgnews@thelancasternews.com. Deadline is 5 p.m. Thursday for the next week’s paper.