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Coming Up 5-30-18

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A weekly listing of area coming events

Senior health/fitness day May 30
The Senior Network Coalition will hold the 2018 National Senior Health and Fitness Day from 7-10 a.m. May 30 at the Gregory Family YMCA, 512 Hubbard Drive, Lancaster. Meet U.S. House Rep. Ralph Norman from 8:30-9 a.m. Door prizes will be given to the first 300 guests and 40-plus vendors will offer senior information. Springs Memorial Hospital Lab will offer free lipid profile and glucose screens. They will also offer C-Reactive for $7, A1C for $12 and Vitamin D for $37, with no insurance or Medicare filing.
Exhibit reception May 31
USC Lancaster’s Native American Studies Center, 119 S. Main St., Lancaster, will hold a reception for the new exhibit, “Artist, Advocate & Leader: Celebrating the Life and Work of Dr. Will Moreau Goins,” at 6 p.m. May 31. For details, call (803) 313-7172.
Regina Belle concert May 31
Lancaster’s Performing Arts Series will host Regina Belle in concert at 7:30 p.m. May 31 in USC Lancaster’s Bundy Auditorium, 476 Hubbard Drive, Lancaster. Tickets are $42. For details or tickets, visit www.LancasterCitySC.com/PerformingArts or call the box office at (803) 289-1486.
First Friday garden program June 1
“Moles, Voles and Mystery Holes” will be the subject of the next First Friday in the Garden program at 11 a.m. June 1 at the Glencairn Garden Learning Center, 826 Edgemont Ave., Rock Hill. Clemson Extension Agent Paul Thompson will lead the free program.
Free concert June 1 at park
Andrew Jackson State Park, 196 Andrew Jackson Park Road, Lancaster, will host a concert featuring two young musicians from Rock Hill, Raymond Franklin and Michael Walch, at 7 p.m. June 1. The concert is free with park admission – $2 adults, $1.25 SC senior, free for ages 15 and younger. For details, call (803) 285-3344 or visit www.andrewjackson@scprt.com.
VW Tablescape event June 2
Van Wyck Woman’s Club will host a Tablescape event from 3-6 p.m. June 2 in the fellowship hall of Van Wyck Presbyterian Church, 5140 Old Hickory Road, Lancaster. Author Glenda Manus will be displaying table settings using themes and characters from her novels in the Southern Grace Series. Tickets are $10 and refreshments will be provided. To reserve tickets, email claudiathompson@comporium.net and pay at the door.
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.
Area blood drives posted
American Red Cross

• June 9, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Southern Spirits, 9989 Charlotte Highway, Indian Land
• June 15, 2-6:30 p.m., Church of the Good Shepherd, 1005 University Drive, Lancaster
Community Blood Center of the Carolinas
• June 8, 4-7 p.m., Redstone 14, 9650 Redstone Drive, Indian Land, donors get free ticket vouchers
• June 22, 4-7 p.m., Redstone 14, 9650 Redstone Drive, Indian Land, donors get free ticket vouchers
• June 23, 4-7 p.m., Faith, Hope and Victory Christian Church, 202 S. Gregory St., Lancaster
To make an appointment, call (888) 59BLOOD or visit www.cbcc.us/mobiledrives.
NASC Spring Art Festival June 9-10
USC Lancaster’s Native American Studies Center, 119 S. Main St., Lancaster, will host a Spring Art Festival from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 9 and 1-4 p.m. June 10 in conjunction with the Ag and Art Tour.
Both festivals will feature artwork, demonstrations and performances from established and emerging Native American artisans from North and South Carolina, selling pottery, paper art, beadwork, baskets and more. For details, call the NASC at (803) 313-7172.
County Ag+Art Tour is June 9-10
From 9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 9 and 1-5 p.m. June 10, Lancaster County Ag+Art Tour visitors will create their own itineraries and routes. Locations include Benford Brewing Co., Dixie Bee Supply, Fox Trot Farms, Griff’s Greenhouse & Nursery, Howell Specialty Farms, Historic Craig Farm, Native American Studies Center, Rich Hill Farms, Ivy Place, Historic Lancaster County Courthouse Museum and more. For details, visit www.agandarttour.com or call (803) 289-1492.
Free summer concert June 10
Christ Episcopal Church, 534 Plantation Road, Lancaster, along with EMK Music and Lancaster County Council of the Arts will host a family friendly Celebration of Summer Concert at 3 p.m. June 10 at the church. The free event includes performances by Erin Moon-Kelly on the flute and piccolo, Frances Webb on the piano, Rosemary Webster on the piano and double bass, Dana Lee Walters on the piano, Tim Smith on the organ and vocalists Shirley Mole and Ernest Jenkins. Donations may be made to LCCA and Christ Episcopal Church. For details, email erinmoonkelly@hotmail.com or visit www.emk-music.com.
DAV to meet June 11
The Disabled American Veterans will meet at 7 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at the American Legion, 823 Kershaw Camden Highway, Lancaster. The next meeting is June 11. For details, call (803) 285-4081.
Legion Post 250 meeting June 12
The American Legion Post 250 in Indian Land will meet at 6:45 p.m. June 12 at Cruzin Reubenz, 8390 Charlotte Highway, Indian Land in the Cross Creek Shopping Center, with Dutch dinner at 5:30 p.m. S.C. DMV Director Kevin Shwedo will speak. All veterans welcome.
LCCA annual meeting/donor appreciation June 14
Lancaster County Council of the Arts will host its annual meeting, donor appreciation and reception at 5:30 p.m. June 14 at the Springs House, 201 W. Gay St, Lancaster. All are welcome.
Lunch and Learn Program June 15
USC Lancaster’s Native American Studies Center, 119 S. Main St., will host the “Old Corn and New Chestnuts” Lunch and Learn Program at noon June 15.
Guitar lab June 25
Lancaster County Library, 313 S. White St., is holding a guitar lab at 6 p.m. June 25. For details, visit www.lanclib.org or call (803) 285 1502.
Library offers storytime
Preschool storytime, a 45-minute program, which includes stories, music and crafts for ages 2-5 is 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. every Wednesday at the Del Webb Library, 7641 Charlotte Highway.
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.
Vets Coffee Club meets weekly
The Veterans Coffee Club meets at 8 a.m. Tuesdays in the Ray Dunsmore Coffee Room at CrossRidge Cafe, 3000 World Reach Drive, Indian Land. All veterans, military branches and ranks are invited to come tell stories, mingle and make new friends. For details, call (803) 230-4856 or (302) 897-6030.
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.
Sexual Assault support group meets monthly
The Palmetto Citizens Against Sexual Assault support group meets at 6 p.m. every third Tuesday 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.

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.