Here & There – 5-30-13

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.

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

Yard Sale: Sat., June 1, 7 a.m. until, New and Living Way Church, 3315 Hwy. 19, Trenton, clothing, food, etc.

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

Revival: Peace Haven Baptist Church will hold its annual revival June 3-6 at 7 p.m. nightly. Rev. Floyd Harrison  will deliver the message. Special music will be provided. A supper will be served at 6 p.m. on Thursday.

Free Workshops: Edgefield/SC Works Center, 400 Church St, Rm. 306, Tuesday, June 4, 10 AM Networkers Group Session – topic – “Let WorkKeys Work for You”; 11 AM “Job Search Lab”; 1:30 PM “1 Minute Commercial”  Learn how to impress employers in one minute; 3:00 PM “Computers for Beginners”  For further information telephone 637-4029.

Pre-Conference Retreat: Women In Ministry (WIM) will be hosting their Pre-Retreat Conference on Sat., June 8, at Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, 815 Murrah Road North Augusta, from  9:00A.M.-1:00P.M. Guest speaker will be Evangelist Betty Adamson, founder of Women of Excellence, Columbia SC. Come out and enjoy Praise Dancing, Gospel Music, and the Word of GOD.  Lunch will be provided.  Registration in advance is $10.00, on-site registration is $15.00.For additional info call Trinika Mason at 803 480-3237 or Linda Bryant 864 993-3583.

Homecoming: Pine Grove Holiness Church, 245 Faulkner Mt. Rd., Edgefield, will have Homecoming, Sun., June 9, with guest speaker Rev. Roy Vogan; Sunday School at 10 a.m. and worship service at 11 a.m. with lunch to follow. Afternoon service will be at 5 p.m. For more info call 864-980-4813 or 864-980-6788.  

Vacation Bible School:  Edgefield United Methodist Church invites all children ages 3 through rising 5th graders to Kingdom Rock Vacation Bible School on June 10-14 from 6pm-8pm;  kids will participate in Bible-learning activities, sing catchy songs, play teamwork-building games, eat yummy snacks, experience epic Bible adventures, collect Bible Memory Buddies to remind them to stand strong, and test out Sciency-Fun Gizmos.  For more info call the church at 637-6163.