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Today's Features

  • Caregivers group meets
    Hospice Care of S.C. will hold a caregiver support group 10-11 a.m. March 20 (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.
    St. John’s UMC posts events
    St. John’s United Methodist Church, 160 Tom Hall St., Fort Mill, will hold the following events:
    • The Grief Support Group meets at 4:30 p.m. March 20 in the fellowship hall.

  • USC Lancaster will celebrate the powwow culture of indigenous music, dance and drumming during its 14th annual Native American Studies Week from March 15-21.
    “While music and dance have always been a part of Native American culture, powwows, as we think of them today, are relatively new in Native culture, dating back not much more than a century,” said Dr. Stephen Criswell, USCL’s director of Native American studies.

  • Faith Presbyterian posts events
    Faith Presbyterian Church, 7520 Charlotte Highway, Indian Land, will hold these events in March:
    • Elementary-age kids are invited to “Super Sunday” 1:30-3 p.m. March 17 (third Sunday of each month) at the church office. The group is learning about God’s light this spring, and exploring ways solar power can bring light to people all around the world. This club for kindergarten through fifth-graders explores Scripture through music, art, recreation and Bible study.

  • Faith Presbyterian posts events
    Faith Presbyterian Church, 7520 Charlotte Highway, Indian Land, will hold these events in March:
    • A Lenten Bible study by Adam Hamilton on the Gospel of John is at 7 p.m. Tuesdays March 5-April 9 in the sanctuary.
    • Youth in grades six through 12 meet 5-7 p.m. March 10 (second and fourth Sundays of the month) for fun activities, study programs and service projects.

  • The Catawba Salkehatchie Camp is looking for residents in Indian Land, Van Wyck and Fort Mill who need help with substantial home repairs. The camp runs June 15-22 and repairs will be made during that week.
    Since 1998, Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church has hosted 70 plus campers each summer for a work week that has helped more than 120 homeowners in the Indian Land, Van Wyck and Fort Mill communities.

  • St. John’s UMC posts events
    St. John’s United Methodist Church, 160 Tom Hall St., Fort Mill, will hold the following events:
    • The church is collecting personal items for the Bethel Men’s Shelter. Donate new, clean items by the end of the month. Call Jennifer Mayes at (803) 604-5008 for details.

  • Transformation Church showed its support for the Women’s Enrichment Center in Lancaster this week with a sizable donation, which will have a considerable impact on the nonprofit’s local operations.
    The Indian Land church donated $50,000 to the pregnancy center, about half of what the nonprofit usually collects in annual donations.

  • Caregivers support group meets Feb. 20
    Hospice Care of S.C. will hold a caregiver support group 10-11 a.m. Feb. 20 (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.
    St. John’s UMC posts events
    St. John’s United Methodist Church, 160 Tom Hall St., Fort Mill, will hold the following events:
    • The Grief Support Group meets at 4:30 p.m. Feb. 20 in the fellowship hall.

  • After a piano recital by award-winning pianist Gregory Knight on Sunday, the 35 voices of the Wingate University Singers top off a cultural double-header next Tuesday evening.
    The singers, who perform at 7 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Lancaster Cultural Arts Center on East Gay Street, enjoy both national and international recognition, but their home base is just across the state line in Wingate, N.C.

  • Piano music is one of the most popular forms of musical performance in nearly any style, from classical to sacred to jazz.
    Kicking off a cultural double-header at the Lancaster Cultural Arts Center on Sunday, Feb. 17, is classical pianist Gregory Knight. He will be followed Feb. 19 by the Wingate University Singers, performing on their spring tour.
    Knight has a remarkable international reputation. He’s from right here in the Carolinas, and was something of a child prodigy.