Coming Up

  • Greenway Guided Tour June 13
    Anne Springs Close Greenway will host a free Get to Know the Greenway guided tour at 9 a.m. June 13 at the Dairy Barn Entrance, 250 Dairy Barn Lane, Fort Mill. The van tour, led by the Greenway’s director, will leave the Greenway headquarters at 9 a.m. and lasts about an hour. No hiking required. Registration at www.ascgreenway.org is necessary due to limited van capacity.
    Greenway offers Campfire Cooking

  • Senior market vouchers available now
    Seniors vouchers for farmers’ market produce will be available at noon-4 p.m. June 7 and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June 8 at Lancaster Bowling Center, 1352 Reece Road, Lancaster. Low-income individuals age 60 or over may qualify to receive $25 coupons to buy fresh fruits and vegetables from authorized farmers this summer. Proof of identity, income and residence required. For details, call HOPE in Lancaster Inc. at (803) 286-4673.
    Riverkeeper kayaking June 7

  • 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.

  • Battle of Buford’s defeat memorial service May 26
    Honor fallen Revolutionary War soldiers at the 238th anniversary of the battle of Buford’s defeat at a memorial service at 10:30 a.m. May 26 at the Buford battlefield. The battlefield is just south of the intersection of S.C. 9 and S.C. 522 (Rocky River Road).

  • Blood drive May 16
    IMPACT ONE Allstars, Zimmer Business Park, Building 8, 429 Marvin Road, Indian Land, will host a Community Blood Center of the Carolinas blood drive 2-5 p.m. May  16. To make an appointment, call (888) 59BLOOD or visit www.cbcc.us/mobiledrives.
    Lunch and Learn May 18

  • BATTLE opioid epidemic public forum

    Lancaster County Coroner Karla Deese and Chainbreakers founder Delois Carpenter will host BATTLE (Bringing Awareness to the Local Epidemic), a public forum designed to bring awareness to the opioid epidemic in the county, at 6 p.m. May 9 in council chambers at the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St., Lancaster.

  • New Friends hold welcome coffee May 3

    New Friends of Carolina, a social group for women new or native to the Carolinas, will hold a free welcome coffee at 11:15 a.m. May 3. The coffee will be held at the Matthews Women's Club building, 208 S.Trade St., Matthews, N.C., for new and prospective members. For details, visit www.newfriendsofcarolina.com.

  • Upcoming area blood drives
    American Red Cross

    • April 25, 1-5:30 p.m., Indian Land Elementary School, 4137 Doby’s Bridge Road, Indian Land
    • April 26, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Springs Memorial Hospital, 800 W. Meeting St., Lancaster
    • May 3, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Nation Ford High School, 1400 AO Jones Blvd., Fort Mill
    For details, visit redcrossblood.org or call (800) 733-2767.
    Community Blood Center of the Carolinas

  • Classic Car Cruise-In April 19
    No Host Classic Car Cruise-Ins will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. every third Thursday of each month through October at Highway 55, 683 S.C. 9 Bypass East, Lancaster. The next cruise-in is April 19, weather permitting. All makes and models are welcome. For details, call Ron Faile at (803) 235-5070.

    Rabies clinic April 19
    Faulkner Animal Clinic is conducting a mobile rabies clinic 6-7:30 p.m. April 19 at Charlotte Road/Van Wyck Volunteer Fire Department, 4455 Old Hickory Road, Van Wyck.

  • Siren tests April 11

    Duke Energy and county officials will test outdoor warning sirens around Catawba Nuclear Station about 11:50 a.m. April 11. The 89 sirens within 10 miles of the nuclear station will be tested for three minutes to make sure each works properly. Hearing those sirens being tested does not mean to evacuate. For details, visit duke-energy.com.

    STEM Club April 11