Here and There – 10-8-15

Here and There – 10-8-15

Library News: Storytime Saturday, October 10, at 11:30 a.m. Also Showing “It’s A Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown.” Open Mic Night Thursday, October 15, at 6:30 Please come out to showcase your talents: Be a Comedian, Play an Instrument, Sing(Rap) a Song, Recite Poetry/Reading, etc. Stop by the Edgefield County Public Library to Sign-Up and get ready to Entertain or Be Entertained! Refreshments will be served.

Raffle: From October 05 – 16 the Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society and the Edgefield Preservation Association is holding a Raffle for a chance for two lucky winner to take part in a Ghost Hunt(Paranormal Investigation) out at the Old Edgefield Chain Gang Jail on Oct 30th from 10pm to 2am.  All proceeds will go to both organisations and will be tax deductible. Tickets are available at OEDGS, the Tompkins Library.

Piano Concert: Edgefield United Methodist Church is hosting a piano concert featuring Wanda Neese October 11, at 4:00PM. The public is invited.

CSRA Parkinson’s Walk: The 16th Walk for Parkinson’s Disease will be held October 10, at Wilson Family Y Track, Wheeler Road, Augusta, Ga. For more info call 803-593-6605 or donations may be made to 6100 Northside Dr., North Augusta, SC 29841

Special Service: Red Oak Grove Baptist Church will celebrate Kenneth Morgan and his 61 years teaching Sunday School on Sunday, October 11. Mr.Morgan will teach his last lesson at 10 a.m. and a special service will follow at 11 a.m. Lunch will follow the service. Everyone is invited.

15th Annual Blessing of the Animals: The Episcopal Church of the Ridge will host this event, Sunday, October 11, at 3:00 PM in the churchyard of Our Savior in Trenton (off Hwy 121 on Church St.) Bring your pet on a leash or in a carrier. Refreshments will be served to the congregation and their pets. The offering will be donated to our local food bank for help purchasing pet food. Please come, rain or shine, for a barking and meowning good time! All are welcome!

Church Anniversary: Mt. Calvary Baptist Church of Johnston will be celebrating their 145 fifth church anniversary the 2nd Sunday October 11, @ 2:00 p.m. Our guest speaker is Rev. Winston Oliphant Pastor of Rosa Spring Baptist Church. Mt. Calvary Baptist Church of Johnston Usher Board will be celebrating their 64th anniversary the 3rd Sunday October 18, @ 4:00 p.m.The public is invited. Rev. Lewis Burt is Pastor.

Senior Citizen’s Program: Springfield Missionary Baptist Church, Hwy. 25 N., Edgefield will hold its Senior Citizen’s Program October 17, at 11 a.m. Everyone is welcome. Rev. C. Moses Myers is pastor. For more info call Nancy Jones at 637-3781.

Free Workshops: Edgefield/SC Works Center, 400 Church St, Rm. 306, Edgefield, SC

Tuesday, October 13, 10 AM Networkers Group Session – topic – “What Employers Want”; 11:00 AM “Job Search Lab”; 1:30 PM “Resume Construction”; 3:00 PM “Resume Clinic/Career Ready 101 Lab”; Thursday, Oct. 15, 2:00 PM “Let WorkKeys Work for You”  For further information telephone 637-4029.

Library News: LEGO Club meeting 4:00 p.m. Thursday, October 22, 2015 for boys ages 4-13. American Book Club meeting 6:30 p.m. Thursday, October 22, 2015 for girls ages 8-12 (Bring your dolls). 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

Youth Poet Laureate: The public is invited for the announcement and celebration of the first Edgefield Poet Laureate on Friday, Oct. 23 at 4:30 p.m. at the Edgefield County Public Library, 105 Courthouse Square, Edgefield. Refreshments will be served.

Fundraiser benefiting Ridge Healthcare Foundation of the Edgefield County Hospital at the Palmetto Shooting Complex. Fees are $500 and include four team members and other benefits. October 24, 2015, contact Diedre Collins at ECH 637-1151.

Meeting: S.C. state employees and retirees are invited to the American Legion Bldg, 108 S.Rudolph St., Saluda on Tuesday, Oct. 27 at 6:30 p.m. The cost of the meal is $10. Exec. Director of SCSEA will talk about state employee issues. Legislators will make comments. Door prizes will be available. For more info or to purchase tickets call Sharon Holloway at 803-637-4040 ext. 122.

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!

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

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

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.