Here & There – 9/27/12

Farmers’ and Artists’ Market: Johnston Farmers’ and Artists’ Market is held from 4-6 p.m. each Thursday. If interested in being a vendor call 275-4097.

Yard Sale: Trinity Community Church, 403 Mims St., Edgefield, Saturday, Sept. 29, 7 a.m. until… Fish, Hot Dogs, and French Fries will be sold

Youth Sunday:  Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church invites everyone to worship services on the Edgefield Town Square Sun., Sept. 30 for Youth Sunday.  Sunday School begins at 9:30 with Devotional at 10:30, and Worship Service 11:00.  For more information call Rev. Edmond @  706-399-4133 or 706-855-9886.

Homecoming: Mountain Creek Baptist Church, 108 Mountain Creek Rd. 214th Homecoming Celebration at 11 a.m., Sept 30,with dinner to follow. Speaker will be Rev. Michale Belue.

Abney Family Anniversary: The Abney Family Singing Ministry Anniversary, will be held Sunday, Sept. 30, at 5 p.m. at Bland Baptist Church.

Special Service: Johnston Pentecostal Holiness Church will have speaker, Rev. Garnder, who will speak on ministering to the homeless in Augusta, and the Bridge Church Choir to perform on Sunday, Sept. 30 at 11 a.m. The public is invited.

Free Workshops: Edgefield/SC Works Center, 400 Church St., Rm. 306, Edgefield, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 10:00 AM Networkers Group Meeting – topic – “Job Fair Follow-Up” Get tips on the best way to follow-up after the job fair to get the interview you want; 11:00 AM “Job Search Lab” Get help with making a job search in SCWOS; 1:30 PM “Job Search Lab” Get help with making a job search in SCWOS; 3:00 PM “Computers for Beginners” The mouse and keyboard are your computer’s communication tools.  Learn the parts of the computer and how to master the mouse. For further information telephone (803) 637-4029.

Heritage Jubilee Festival: Edgefield’s Heritage Jubilee Festival will be held at Oakley Park Friday evening, Oct. 5, and Saturday, Oct. 6, all day. Crafters may call 275-7404 or 637-1900 to sign up. BBQ, blow-up castles, crafters and music are the highlights of the festival. Oakley Park will be open for tours.

Miss Harvest Festival: The Ridge Spring Miss Harvest Festival Beauty Pageant will be held Sat., Oct. 6, at the Town Gym at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Ladies between birth – 20 are invited to compete. The Miss(17-20) will be awarded a scholarship to the college of her choice. Deadline for applications is Sept. 26. For an application or for more info call 637-5383 or 275-3241.

BBQ Chicken Sale: Johnston Pentecostal Holiness Church will have a BBQ Chicken plate sale on Sat., October 6, at 11 a.m. $7 a plate for ½ BBQ chicken, potato salad and bread.

Volunteers Needed: The Edgefield/McCormick/Saluda Counties Volunteer Guardian ad Litem Program is seeking people willing to speak up for a child. Training will begin Monday, October 10. This is a free thirty-hour course. Space is limited; please call (803) 637-9614 to reserve your seat.

Sr. Flu Shots: Don’t delay-Get the flu shot right away! Sr.Citizens flu shots: Tuesday, Oct.9  9-12  @ Edgefield County Hospital (lobby) and Wednesday, Oct. 10 9-12 @ Johnston Chamber. 

The 95th Anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima’s Miracle of the Sun and of giving us the rosary, is Saturday Oct. 13 at noon.  Everyone is welcome to join us at the grotto at St. Mary’s Church in Edgefield.  Please come and join us to pray for peace in the world and for our wonderful USA.  For more info, call Patti Williams at 803-278-1974. 

Chili Cook-Off: All Chili Chefs are invited to participate, Sat., Oct. 13, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. in downtown Batesburg during the Fall Festival. All proceeds go to community projects with cash prizes and trophies awarded. Registration at 8 a.m. with judging at 11:30, sampling at noon, and awards at 1:30 p.m. Call Lois Black at 803-413-2437 or for more info and an application.

Church Anniversary: Mt. Calvary Baptist Church of Johnston is having their 142nd Church Anniversary the 2nd Sunday Oct. 14 @ 2:00 p.m. Guest speaker is Rev. Billy Smith, Pastor of Mars Tabernacle FBH Church Clover S.C.The public is invited. Rev. Lewis Burt is Pastor.

Hymn Sing: Spann Church, Ward, Eight Annual Fall Hymn Sing, Oct. 21, 3 p.m.