Here and There – 5-17-15

Here and There – 5-17-15

Revival: Mt. Calvary Baptist Church of Johnston will have a spring revival Wednesday & Thursday( April 15 and 16) at 7:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be Rev. Melvin Searles of Pleasant Lane Baptist Church. The public is invited. Rev. Lewis Burt is pastor.

Pottery Sale: Piedmont Tech 9th annual student spring pottery sale will be held on the Edgefield campus at 506 Main Street, on Friday, April 15 from 5-8 p.m. and Saturday, April 18 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more info call 637-5305 x5304 or visit

Farmer’s Market: Edgefield Farmers Market is open on the square on Saturdays from 9 to 1. For more info call Carolyn at 803-507-00278.

Friends of the Edgefield County Public Library (FOL) invite you to join us for the betterment of the Library’s infrastructure, programs and services to our community. We meet every third Thursday of the month. $25 annual membership dues. Next meetings, Thursday, April 16 and Thursday, May 21. Hope to see you there!

Earth Day/March for Parks: Fish Fry Friday, April 17 from 5-9 p.m.; festival with vendors, entertainment, and games will begin at noon on April 18 with the parade at 2 p.m. For more info call Mrs. Willa Lanham at 803-649-7709, P. Knight at 803-663-3451 or B. Peterson at 803-l663-7807 or J. Bing at 803-863-7768.

Music in the Park: Trenton’s own Jimbo Durham and the Shag Attack will play from 4-8 p.m., Saturday, April 18, in the park in Trenton. Sponsored by Trenton Community Development Association, this event is free to the public. Bring your chairs an enjoy.

Story Time: Story Time at the Library on Saturday, April 18 at 11:30 a.m.

Hail & Farewell: April 18, from 10a.m. to 1 p.m..PSSC CSRA Regional Seminar with Malaika Favorite and Anthony Kellman at Morris Museum of Art, One Tenth St., Augusta, Ga.; sponsored by the Poetry Society of S.C., The Authors Club of Augusta and The Augusta Poetry Group and Morris Museum of Art.

Choir Performance: Benedict College Choir will perform at Second Baptist Church, 425 Hampton Ave., Aiken, S.C. on Sunday, April 19, at 4 p.m. Students interested in attending the college may audition for the choir and potentially receive up to $8,000 per semester in scholarships.

Legion Auxiliary: The monthly meeting of the American Legion Auxiliary will be on Monday, April 20, at the Senior Citizen Council 3:00 p.m.   Please make plans to attend.

Bake Sale: The American Legion Auxiliary will have their annual bake sale on Saturday, April 18.  This will be held on the porch of the American Legion Building in Edgefield, from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. There will be cakes, pies, cookies, breads, etc.  Come by and purchase your Sunday desserts.

Free Workshops: Edgefield/SC Works Center, 400 Church St, Rm. 306, Tuesday, April 21,at 10:00 AM Networkers Group Session – topic – “How to Work a Job Fair”; 11:00 AM “Job Search Lab; 1:30 PM “First Impressions”; 3:00 PM “Resume Review”; Thursday, Apr. 23, 2:00 PM “Let WorkKeys Work for You”  For further information telephone 637-4029.

God’s Little Angels Preschool  has open registration for the 2K, 3K and 4K classes being held at Edgefield First Baptist Church for the 2015/2016 school year. Please call 637-6139 for more information.

Financial Workshop: Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church, 3300 Martintown Rd., Edgefield, will sponsor a free workshop, Financial Success God’s Way, Saturday, April 25, at 9:30 a.m. For more information contact Deaconess Teresa Edwards at 803-257-1051. Everyone is encouraged to attend.

Spring Revival: First Providence Baptist Church, 315 Barton Rd., North Augusta, April 27-29 at 7 p.m. with Rev. Anthony Wilson on Monday, Rev. Troy Nipper on Tuesday and Rev. Barney Glover on Wednesday and featured choirs each night.

BBQ Chicken: Johnston United Methodist Church, will be serving BBQ Chicken plates (1/2 chicken, slaw, baked beans) in the Fellowship Hall on Friday, May 1, from 5 – 7 p.m.  Dine in or take out.  Tickets may be purchased from Maxwell & Halford Drug, any member of the church or call the church office Monday – Thursday between 8 – 12 at 803-275-4885.

Peach Blossom Stroll: Saturday, May 2, Johnston Municipal Parking Lot, Registration is $25. All proceeds go to Relay for Life. For more info contact Donna Livingston at the Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce.

Ridge Spring Fire Dpt. Benefit: in memory of Michael Adamick, Saturday, May 2, 5 p.m. until with Steele Justice Band; tickets $10 from the fire department; BBQ dinner at 5 p.m. and Auction at 6 p.m. For more info call Jodie Cromer at 803-685-5858 

STHS Class Reunion: Strom Thurmond High Class of 85 will have their 30th reunion at the Double Tree by Hilton in Augusta, Ga. on July 25. For more information email: or call Claritha Blocker at 803-270-5173 or Kenneth Collier at 706-394-4306 or Noah Peterson at 803-480-0135.