Here & There – 5-16-13

Edgefield Farmers Arts and Crafts Market:  On the Town Square every Sat. through first Sat. in Sept.  9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.  $5 per day.  For more info call Carolyn Piekielniak @ 637-6861 or 803-507-0278.

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.

Revival: Pleasant Grove Baptist Church; Tues., May 14 at 7 p.m. with Rev. Edward Lloyd; Wed., May 15, at 7 p.m. with Rev. Reginald Grimes; Thurs., May 16, 7 p.m.  with Rev. Andrew Jones and Sun., May 19 with Rev. Johnny Clark at 11 a.m.

Wounded Warriors: Will be visiting Edgefield the morning of May 16, around 11:00.  They will drive from Augusta to the square and then to the National Wild Turkey Federation for entertainment and lunch.  Citizens may wish to greet them on the square.

BBQ Chicken Sale: Edgefield Boy Scout Troop 30 will have a BBQ sale on Sat., May 18 from 11-2(plates $7/whole chicken $8) Tickets are on sale in Edgefield at NAPA, Pendarvis, Edgefield Fuel, Turkey Shoppe and Crouch Hardware; in Johnston at Maxwell & Halford, Shell, Monk’s Corner and D.J.’s Corner Cuts.

Tractor Show: Palmetto Tractor Club Show in Ridge Spring, Sat., May 18, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; featuring antique tractors, old farm machinery, parade of tractors and trucks,racing lawn mowers, and more; for more info call Randy at 864-445-2042; Joney at 803-957-8319 or Edgar at 803-480-0187.

 BBQ: Johnston Methodist Church will have their Annual Barbecue on Saturday, May 18Pork or Chicken will be offered for $7 per plate which includes Slaw/Baked Beans/Bread.  Eat-in or take-out from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Tickets may be purchased from any member or the church office (275-4885).

A Tasting Fundraiser: American Legion Post #30 will sponsor a fundraiser,”taste up to 25 different dishes” Advance Tickets only, $10 Sat., May 18, 7 p.m. at the American Legion, Penn St. Edgefield, Call 637-9367  for tickets.

Homecoming: Johnston Pentecostal Holiness Church will have homecoming Sunday, May 19 at 11 a.m. featuring the musical group, “Sonrise.” The public is cordially invited.

Free Workshops: Edgefield/SC Works Center, 400 Church St, Rm. 306, Edgefield, Tues., May 21, 10:00 AM Networkers Group Session – topic – “Job References Matte; 11:00 AM & 3:00 PM “Job Search Lab” Designed to give individualized help with job search and using the SCWOS system; 1:30 PM “1 Minute Commercial” Learn how to quickly and concisely sell yourself to an employer. For further info call 637-4029.

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

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.

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