Here and There – 10-30-15

Here and There – 10-30-15

Library News: Halloween Drop-In Thursday, October 29,2015, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Wear your Costumes & you get to play games & get special treats!!! Ages 2-13

Fall Festival: Republican Baptist Fall Festival, October 28! Come out to enjoy activities such as: Trunk-or-Treating, Cotton Candy, Popcorn, Face Painting, Dunk Booth, and much more! Dinner starting at 6:30 and the Trunk-or-Treating will begin at 7! This will be a fun time you won’t want to miss! We will also hold a blood drive on site from 4-8! Give the gift of life!

Wardlaw Fall Festival: Friday, Oct. 30, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.; food, hay ride, baked goods, games, bounce house, country store, pumpkins for sale at silent auction; bingo begins at 6 p.m.(15 games for $20 and a grand prize game card for $5 per card. Everyone is welcome.

Candy Drop: Time again when kids and the young at heart are invited to join the Trenton Flyers Association for their special annual Halloween treat.  Saturday Oct. 31, at the Edgefield County Airport, Yonce Field in Trenton.  Candy will drop from the sky at 12:00 noon for the children (12 and under).  All ages welcome to visit. Rain or Shine

Trunk or Treat: Saturday, Oct. 31, from 5-7 p.m. at Edgefield Town Square. Costume Contest at 5 p.m. Free candy. Movie The Goonies will start at 8:30 p.m.

Trick or Treat: The Town of Johnston and the Town of Trenton will have Trick or Treat from 5:30-8:00 p.m. on October 31. The Police Departments will be on patrol. Please, Children 12 years and under for costumes and ‘Trick or Treat”.

Carnival: On Saturday, October 31, the entire community is invited to a FREE Community Carnival at the Carey Hill Resource and Conference Center located at 1591 Edgefield Rd, North Augusta. This family friendly event will be from 12:00pm-4:00pm and will include a bounce house, face painting, games, pony rides, prizes, a variety of concessions that will be free and so much more!  For additional information visit Carey Hill Baptist Church’s website at or contact Carey Hill’s Event Coordinator, Rushunda Lett at (803) 221-2800 or by email at

Free Workshops: Edgefield/SC Works Center, 400 Church St, Rm. 306, Tuesday, November 3, 10:00 AM Networkers Group Session – topic – “10 Mistakes Job Seekers Make”; 11 AM “Job Search Lab”; 1:30 PM “Resume Construction”; 3 PM “Computers for Beginners”; Thursday, Nov. 5, 2:00 PM “Let WorkKeys Work for You”  For further information telephone 637-4029.

Legislative Delegation: The Edgefield County Legislative Delegation will be meeting on Thursday, November 5, at 6:00 p.m. in the Edgefield County Council Chambers located at 225 Jeter Street, in Edgefield.

 JOHNSTON FARMER’S & ARTIST’S MARKET Thursdays 4 – 6 p.m. through November. Fruits and vegetables, fresh eggs, raw milk, baked goods, crocheted and knitted items, apothecary items, boiled peanuts, note cards and prints by local artist, quilts, and Lion’s Club brooms.   New vendors are welcome!  Contact Anne at 803-480-1093 or Donna at 803-275-0010 for more info.

Vendors Wanted: St. Gerard of Aiken, 640 Edrie St. will host a Bazaar, Flea Market, Yard Sale, Crafts and Fun Day on Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.To reserve a spot or for more info call 803-649-3203 or 803-292-5240 or 803-641-5006.

Senior Breakfast: Science Hill Baptist Church is giving a Senior Citizen Breakfast at the church, Saturday Nov. 7, at 10 a.m. It is free.

Walk for Veterans: The American Legion Department of South Carolina, District 15 will host a Legion 5K Awareness Walk for Veterans at the Odell Weeks Activity Center in Aiken, on Saturday, November 7, from 8:00 am to 12:00 Noon. Registration is $15 with a free t-shirt evenif you do not walk and all proceeds will go to members of the Legion impacted by natural disasters.For more info contact Edgefield American Legion Post 30 Commander, Jane Doolittle, at 803-637-3722.

Flying Angels Anniversary: Rev. Albert Bell, Pastor, Light of Life Comm. Church, November 8, at 5pm; Tommy Ellison/Legendary Singing Stars, Rev. Derrick Scott, Gospel Silvertones, Rev. Billy Smith & Radio Angels, & Glorious Kings.  Come Praise the Lord with Us!!

Open House: Shoppes of Ridge Spring Christmas Open House Sunday, November 8, 1:00 until 5:00 p.m Refreshments & Free Wagon Rides with Mini Milers

Archive Hours: The Edgefield County Archives Office has new hours.  The Archives Office will be open on Monday/Wednesday/Friday from 9AM to 12PM.  Other hours are available by appointment only.  Please call 803-637-4000 to schedule an appointment.

Veteran’s Day Program: Wednesday, November 11, at 9:20 a.m. at Strom Thurmond High Stadium. Everyone is welcome.

Lunch and Learn:A diabetes luncheon sponsored by MUSC College of Nursing will be held at 390 Gary Hill Road, Edgefield, at Republican Grove Baptist Church on November 21 at 10 a.m.. Call Albert Curry at 706-513-6809 by Nov. 15.

Trip to Savannah: The W.E. Parker Class of 1958 is sponsoring a trip to Savannah, Ga. on May 20, 2016.For information call 803-637-6380.