Here and There – 5-14-15

Here and There – 5-14-15

Magnolia Ridge Antique & Art Gathering: May 16, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; featuring Palmetto Antique Tractor Club;Also a variety of dealers and artists; Farm is at the intersection of Rt. 39 and 23 on Mt. Calvary Road, across from John Deere, out of Ridge Spring.

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.

Church Anniversary: Pleasant Grove Baptist Church will celebrate their 146th church anniversary, Sunday, May 17, at 1 p.m. Rev. Eldwin Griffin and the Mt. Alpha Baptist Church of Ward, S.C. will be in charge of the service. Sunday School will begin at 10 a.m. Rev. Oscar Brown is pastor. Everyone is welcome.

Church Anniversary: Trinity Community Church, 403 Mims St., Edgefield, invites you to its 158th anniversary, Sunday, May 17, at 4 p.m. Guest speaker will be Pastor Lester A. Smalls. Eddie J. Woods is pastor.

Homecoming: Johnston Pentecostal Holiness Church will have Homecoming Sunday, May 17, at 11 a.m. The guest speaker is Rev. Ray Massey. The public is cordially invited to attend.

American Legion Auxiliary: American Legion Auxiliary Unit 30 will meet on Monday, May 18, at 3:00 p.m. at the Senior Citizen Council Building.  Try to make arrangements to be at this meeting.  This is the time that we will discuss and distribute poppies for the members to sell. The poppy sale will be on Friday, May 23rd and Saturday, May 24th.

Community Coalition: The Merriwether Community Coalition will  meet Monday, May 18, at 6:00 pm, Sweetwater Community Center. RSVP if you plan to attend. For more information contact Linda Anderson: or by phone (803)279-4138.

Alliance: The Edgefield County Alliance will meet Tuesday, May 19, 8:00 a.m. in the County Council Chambers at the corner of Railroad and Jeter Streets. The public is invited to attend.  Light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Linda Anderson at 803-279-4138 or .

Free Workshops: Edgefield/SC Works Center, 400 Church St, Rm. 306, Edgefield,
Tuesday, May 19, 10 AM Networkers Group Session – topic – “The Hidden Job  Market”; 11 AM “Job Search Lab; 1:30 PM “Coping with a Job Loss”; 3 PM “Minimizing Stress”; Thursday, May 21st,  2:00 PM “Let WorkKeys Work for You”  For further information call 637-4029.

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, May 21. Hope to see you.

Luau: The Edgefield Chapter of the Edgefield National Wild Turkey Federation will host its 15th annual Luau at the Headquarters Pavilion May 21, to begin at 6 p.m. and dinner served at 7:30 p.m. The public is invited. For more info or tickets call April Flowers at 803-637-3106.

Church Anniversary: Science Hill Missionary Baptist Church will have their 147th church anniversary on Sunday, May 24, beginning with Sunday School at 855 a.m. Rev. Lorenzo Williams is the pastor.

Men’s and Women’s Day Program: Mt. Calvary Baptist Church of Johnston is having their Men and Women’s Day program, Sunday, May 24, at 11 a.m. with guest speaker Rev. Willie Patten. The public is invited. Rev. Lewis Burt is pastor.

Peach Tree 23 Yard Sale: Fri. and Sat., June 5 & 6. 44 miles of yard sales spanning Hwy 23 from Modoc to Batesburg/Leesville. For more information contact Edgefield Town Hall at 637-4014.