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Here and There – 4-18-13

Ribbon-cutting ceremony: for Dot Mims Memorial Children’s Area;  Edgefield County Public Library, Thursday, April 18 at 4:00 PM.  Reception to follow.  Refreshments will be served.

Edgefield Farmers Arts and Crafts Market:  On the Town Square every Sat. through first Sat. in Sept.  8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  $5 per day.  $40 for season.  For more info call Carolyn Piekielniak @ 637-6861 or 803-507-0278.

Earth Day Festival:  Fri. & Sat., Apr. 19 – 20 @ Bettis Park.  Fri. 4-8 p.m. and Sat. starting @ 1:30.  Fri. – Fish and sweets sale, Block Party, and fun.  Sat. – parade, music, talent exhibitions, and more.  Saxophonist Wayne Preston performs Sat. @ 2:45.  To participate, contribute, or for more info. Call 637-5367, 649-7709, or 663-6681.  Proceeds benefit endowment for the Bettis Academy Biddle Hall History Museum.

Friends of the Library: (FOL) wants your support to enhance Library services.  Join us for a tax-deductible $25, dropped off at the Library anytime between now and May 31.  We meet at the Library every third Thursday of the month at 5PM.

Spring Revival: Mt. Calvary Baptist Church of Johnston is having their spring revival, Wed. and Thurs., April 17 & 18, at 7:30 p.m. Guest speaker is Lonnie Jones, pastor of Millway Baptist Church in Bradley. The public is invited.

Seafood Buffet: Edgefield First Baptist Church is fundraising for an Alaska Mission Trip.  Come for a Parklane Seafood Buffet, $17.00 all-you-can-eat. April 19, at the church. Call the church office at 637-6139 for tickets. Eat-in or Take out.

Jim Mohorn Memorial: On Sunday, April 21 at 3 p.m. the Johnston United Methodist church will be hosting a Celebration of Jim Mohorn’s life. Jim was a long time band director at Strom Thurmond High School and the choir director at Johnston UMC before his retirement.The public is invited to attend.

Class of ’62 Meeting: Edgefield County High School Class of 1962-63 Reunion Meeting will be held Sun., April 21 at 4 p.m. at Union Baptist Church Fellowship Hall in Trenton.

On Golden Pond:Edgefield County Theater Company will present “On Golden Pond” by Ernest Thompson April 19-21 and April 26-28 at the theater in Edgefield. Show times are at 8 p.m. April 19, 20, 26 and 27 and at 3 p.m. on April 21 and 28.Seating is reserved and tickets($18) can be purchased by calling 803-637-3833.

Auditions: for the summer production at the Edgefield County Theater, Second Samuel, by Pamela Parker, will take place on April 21 & 22 at 7 p.m. at the theater on Main Street in Edgefield. There are roles for 7 men ages 17 and up including one role for an African American male; 4 women are needed ages 20 and up.  For additional info call the theater at 803-637-3833.

Golf Tourney: Johnston United Methodist Church 2nd Annual Golf Tournament will be played at Persimmon Hill Country Club on April 20, at 8:30 a.m. Proceeds go to the Johnston Food Bank and the JUMC Mission Fund. If interested in sponsoring a hole, green or organizing a 4 person team contact the church at 275-4885 orjhumc@bellsouth.net

Spaghetti Supper: Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, Johnston, is having a spaghetti supper fundraiser, on Sat., April 20, from 5-8 p.m. $7 tickets. For more info or tickets call 685-7523 or Donna at 275-4839.

BBQ Dinner Dinner: Johnston Pentecostal Holiness Church will have a BBQ Chicken Plate Sale on Sat., April 20, at 11 a.m. $7 for a half BBQ chicken, potato salad, cole slaw and bread.

Women’s Conference & Program: Women’s Conference: Bland Baptist Church, Sat., April 20, 10 a.m. – noon. No registration fee, love offering will be taken,guest minister Rev. Inez Kemp, lunch will be served. Women’s Day Program: Sunday, April 21 at 9 a.m. with Min. Tonya Ligons. For more info call 648-0960(Sis.Jeanette Cue) or 275-4039 (Sis. Mattie Peterson).

Spring Bake Sale: The American Legion Auxiliary is having their Spring Bake Sale on Sat., April 20, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Legion Hut, Penn St., Edgefield. All kinds of baked goods will be available. Unit #30 appreciates your support of our Veterans organization.

11th Annual WIU Banquet:  Apr. 20 – Antioch Baptist Church on Hwy 23 @ 6 p.m.  $20/person.  For info call 637-2010, 480-2862, or 637-0769.

Women & Men Day Program: Republican Grove Baptist Church (276 Gary Hill Road) invites everyone to join us for our Men and Women Day Program on Sunday, April 21, 2012 at 11 a.m. Rev. Debbie McCain will be the guest speaker.

Homecoming/Revival: Dry Creek Baptist Church, Ward, S.C. will have its 209th homecoming on April 21, at 11 a.m. with Rev. Barry Epps, music by Hi-Cotton, and a meal following the service. Revival services will be April 22-25 at 7 p.m. with Rev. Mitch Bruner, guest evangelist. Everyone is invited.

Burton Center Board: The Burton Center Board for Disabilities and Special Needs will meet April 22, at noon in the Training Room, 2605 Hwy. 72-221 East, Greenwood.

Revival:  Mine Creek Missionary Baptist Church will hold their Annual Spring Revival Services on Mon., April 22 and Tues., April 23 at 7pm.  The Guest Revivalist will be Elder Gerald Haynes of the New Life Praise Tabernacle in Aiken, SC.

Cancer Survivors: Survivor’s Dinner, Edgefield First Baptist Church, Tues., April 23 at 6 p.m. Relay for Life will be April 27.

Spring Revival: Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church- Rev. Otis Cunningham, Pastor; on 4/24/13 at 7pm, the anointed word will be coming from Rev. C. Cannady Simpkins; on 4/25/13 from Rev. Bowman; and on 4/26/13 from Rev. M. Spencer.  You’re invited to come.

Pottery Sale: Spring Student Pottery Sale at Piedmont Tech Edgefield Campus, Fri., April 26 from 5-7 p.m. and Sat., April 27 form 10 a.m. 5 p.m. For more info call 637-5388.

Jewelry Sale: Edgefield County Hospital Auxiliary will have its Jewelry Sale, fun and fashion for only $5, in the main lobby of the hospital April 25 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and April 26 from 8 a.m. to  4 p.m.

Men and Women Day Program: Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, April 28, at 10 a.m.

Moore A.M.E. Church Family and Friends Day: Sun., Apr. 28 @ 3 p.m.  Guest Speaker – Rev. Lester Small, Pastor of Bell Grove.  The public is invited to attend.  Rev. Ronald McFadden, Pastor.

Homecoming & Revival: Rehoboth Baptist Church, 2896 Key Rd., Plum Branch; Homecoming Service will be Sun., May 5, at 11 a.m. Rev. Brantley Bryan to bring the message, lunch to follow; Revival will be held, Sun. – Thurs., May 5 -9 at 7 p.m. with Rev. Kevin Carter of Talatha Baptist Church as guest pastor.