Here and There – 5-23-13

Edgefield Farmers Arts and Crafts Market: Come enjoy Edgefield’s Farmer’s, Artists & Craft Market! Local produce, crafts, plants and food items abound at the new Farmer’s Market on the Square EVERY Saturday morning now through September. From 9 am — 1 pm New vendors are welcome! Cost for vendors is $5 per Saturday. Please set up between 8:30 and 9:00 am For information call Carolyn Piekielniak @ 637-6861 or 803-507-0278. Sponsored by Edgefield Community Development Association.

Friends of the Library: (FOL) wants your support to enhance Library services.  Join us for a tax-deductible $25, dropped off at the Library anytime between now and May 31.  We meet at the Library every third Thursday of the month at 5PM. Join now and be entered into a raffle to be drawn at the end of May for a book-related gift!  We do good work – like the new Dot Mims Children’s Area!  $25 single, $50 family, $5 student, $100 sponsor, $250 patron, $1000 business.

Grand Opening:May 25, 2-5 p.m.  Women in Unity, New Location, 3 Pecan Park, Edgefield. The public is invited. Refreshments will be served.

May Day:  Mine Creek Missionary Baptist Church, 1799 Johnston Hwy., will hold their Annual May Day Celebration on Saturday, May 25. The yard sale will be held from 8am-12pm. Power Hour will be held from 12pm-1pm. The May Day Celebration will begin at 1pm.

Church Anniversary: Science Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 5 Rock Rd., Trenton, will celebrate their 145th anniversary, Sunday, May 26, beginning with Sunday School at 9 a.m. Rev. Calvin Robinson will bring the message. Rev. Lorenzo Williams is the pastor.

100 Women in White & 100 Men in Black: Republican Grove Baptist Church, 276 Gary Hill Road, Edgefield, invites everyone to their 100 Women in White & 100 Men in Black Program on Sunday, May 26, at 2 p.m. with guest minister, Rev. Hodges Bush and special guest Edgefield Community Mass Choir.

Men & Women’s Day Program: Mt.Calvary Baptist Church, May 26, at 11 a.m., guest speaker Marcella Edwards; public is invited, Rev. Lewis Burt pastor.

North Augusta Memorial Day Ceremony:  Mon., May 27, 11:00am at Wade Hampton Park, downtown North Augusta on Georgia Avenue, honoring all deceased military veterans; arranged by the Jesse C. Lynch Memorial American Legion Post 71.  Keynote Speaker will be Rev. David Thompson, the Rector of St. Bartholomew Episcopal Church in North Augusta.

Free Workshops: Edgefield/SC Works Center, 400 Church St, Rm. 306, Tues., May 28, 10 AM Networkers Group Session – topic – “Where the Jobs Are”; 11 AM “Job Search Lab”; 1:30 PM “Job Hunting Techniques”; 3 PM “Resume Clinic/WIN Lab” Bring a copy of your resume for analysis or bring a completed resume worksheet and receive help with writing your resume. For more call 637-4029.

Edgefield Speaker Series:8 programs held 6 p.m., May 30-June 27;free and open to the public; May 30- “Slave Life in Documents”; June 2 – “Edgefield and Matters Conventional, Exceptional and Inventive;” June 6 – “African Diasporas and Material Culture in the South,” All of the above will be held at the Joanne Rainsford Discovery Center, 405 Main St., Edgefield. A full program is online at:

Wesley Spires BBQ Fundraiser:  June 1 @ the Westside Community Center on Hwy 23 across from Antioch Baptist Church.  $9/plate with choice of pulled pork or chicken.  Tickets available @ Pioneer Rental, Edgefield Advertiser, and Turkey Shoppe.  For info contact

Bus Trip: Community Charter Services LLC. Sponsoring a bus trip to the jockey lot/flea market May 25; Depart from church at 6:30 a.m.$25 per person; Call 803 637- 5289 or 637 -1287 or 637-6473 or any member of the Community Charter Service Committee Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.

Baccalaureate: Mt. Canaan Assoc. Union Baccalaureate, Sun., June 2, at 4 p.m., 2013 high school graduates, L.W. Collins Bldg. Send names to A. Lewis at 803-637-5289 or

Weekend Get Away:In Memory of Mrs. Endia Yedell Bus trip to Washington D.C(formerly   Edgefield Day) Sept. 20- 22 ,Cost  $ 60.00 You must make your own hotel reservations. Please Contact Jasper Moore for more info @ 803- 480-2810 or email