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Here and There – 7-17-14

Edgefield Farmers and Artisans Market: Town Square, every Saturday until November from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Plants, vegetables, fresh eggs, crafts and more. Vendors welcome. Info: 706-631-5564.

Johnston Farmers Market: with seasonal fruits & vegetables, baked goods, artist’s painting, etc.  is held Thursday afternoons from 4 until 6 pm.

CSRA Family & Friends Day: July 19 from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. at the Bettis Academy Park; free food, fun and school supplies.

Reunion: The Sullivan Family will hold its 2014 reunion in Augusta, Ga. Friday, July 18 – July 20 with an Edgefield speaker.The event will culminate with services at Carey Hill Baptist Church. There will be 3 days of fun, food and reconnection.

Edgefield Cruise In: The Edgefield Cruise-In on the Square, Sat. July 19, 4 to 7 p.m. rain or shine.  People with classic cars, trucks or motorcycles are invited to park on the square and enjoy the atmosphere of dozens of car enthusiasts.  Spectators are invited but asked to park outside of the square area to make room for the Cruise In attendees. There will be a live broadcast from WKSX on the Square playing Oldies.  Free event.  For more information call: (803) 637-4600.

Spaghetti Dinner: The Civic League will be selling spaghetti dinners as a fundraiser for their organization and to benefit the Edgefield Cemetery Association  during the Cruise-In on Sat. July 19, from 4 to 7 p.m. Eat in at 104 Courthouse Square, the Tompkins Library,  or take out a spaghetti dinner complete with salad, bread, and beverage.  Availability is limited so buy your tickets today at Edgefield Mercantile, First Citizens Bank or Tompkins Library.

7UP Program: Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in Johnston is having their 7UP program Sunday, July 20, at 4 p.m.  with 7 dynamic speakers. The public is invited. Rev. Lewis Burt is pastor.

Family & Friends Day: Pleasant Lane Baptist Church, 12 Peterson Lane, Edgefield will hold a Family & Friends Day Celebration July 20 with Sunday School at 9:30, Worship Service at 10:45 followed by Fun and Picnic Style Fellowship for family and friends on the church grounds(BBQ, hot dogs, hamburgers, corn, baked beans, coleslaw, cakes and pies). For more info call 637-6519 or 843-991-1050.

Summer Reading programs: hosted by The Edgefield County Public Library
Tuesday, July 22 at 10:30 a.m. is Fun with Robots when we will build robots with Legos.  This if for younger children.
Friday, July 25 at 4:00 p.m. is a Forensic Feast when we will make gelatin brains and eyeballs and learn about the forensic sciences.  This is a teen event
Thursday, July 31 at 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. is the End of Summer Reading Party.  Celebrate the end of summer reading with a hot dog cook out.  This is a family event. Volunteers are greatly appreciated.  If you can help with any of these programs, please call the library at 637-4025.

Free Workshops: Edgefield/SC Works Center, 400 Church St, Rm. 306, Edgefield,
Tuesday, July 22, 10 AM Networkers Group Session – topic – “Job Search 2014″; 11 AM  “Job Search Lab” 1:30 PM “Be an Interview STAR”; 3 PM “Resume Clinic/Career Ready 101 Lab”;   Thursday, July 24,  2 PM “Let WorkKeys Work for You”  For further information telephone 637-4029.

Huguenots– Huguenot descendants and other persons interested in French Huguenot history will gather at John de la Howe School in McCormick County on Sunday, August 3, to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the arrival of the Huguenots at New Bordeaux in August 1764. For more info call Bob Edmonds at 864-554-1760.

Revival: Mountain Creek Baptist Church, 108 Mountain Creek Road, Troy, S.C. August 10 at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.; August 11-13 at 7 p.m.

Class of 77 Family Picnic: STHS Class of 77 Family Picnic, Sept. 27,at Lick Fork Lake, Martintown Rd., Edgefield, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. with a $3 parking fee. Fore more info and to let us know what you are bringing call Raymond Roper, 480-0701; Mary Cunningham, 275-6167 or Joanne D’Antignac at 706-373-4031.