Here and There – 7-30-15

Here and There – 7-30-15

Farmer’s Market: Edgefield Farmers Market is open on the square on Saturdays from 9 to 1. For more info call Carolyn at 803-507-00278.

Johnston Farmer’s & Artist’s Market : Thursdays from 4 – 6 p.m. on Calhoun Street,  with fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, artwork, locally made crafts, and plants.  For more information contact Donna Livingston at 803-275-0010 or Anne Smith at 803-275-4097.

Library News: Every Saturday in July/August the Library will be having a “Bring Your Own Bag (Recyclable or Plastic) & Fill It Up with our Friends of the Library Book Sale Books(paperback or hardback) for Just $5.00.

Homecoming: Friends and former members of Republican Baptist Church are cordially invited to attend its annual homecoming day Sunday, Aug. 2. Following the 11 a.m. worship service, dinner will be served in the social hall.

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

Tuesday, August 4, 10:00 AM Networkers Group Session – topic – “Application Skills and Tips”; 11:00 AM “Job Search Lab”; 1:30 PM “Advanced Manufacturing Opportunities”; 3:00 PM “Computers for Beginners”; Thursday, August 6th, 2:00 PM “Let WorkKeys Work for You”  For further information telephone 637-4029.

Shopping Trip: Back to School Shopping to the Tanger Outlet and Mall, Aug. 8, cost is $40. $20 deposit (non-refundable) due by July 26. Call Barbara Yeldell at 637-4984 or Sharon Bibbs at 270-7445.

Foster Parent Information Session will be held on  August 8th, 12:30 -2:30 PM at SC Mentor 5140 Woodside Executive Court.  Lunch, door prizes, and a chance to learn more about becoming a foster parent in Edgefield & Aiken counties. Free session, but must register to attend. Call (803) 649-3220.

Family Reunion: The McKie, Butler and Johnson Family Reunion Extravaganza 2015 will be held on August 8, (Saturday) at Riverview Park Pavilion in North Augusta. For more info contact Mr. and Mrs .Willie J. Johnson at 1-619-301-8990; email – ; Darryl Butler at 706-828-8091.

God’s Little Angels Preschool has open registration for the 2K, 3K and 4K classes being held at Edgefield First Baptist Church for the 2015/2016 school year. Please call 637.6139 for more information.

Homecoming & Revival: Simmons Ridge Missionary Baptist Church invites you to their annual Homecoming Sunday, August 2, at 10:05 a.m. and to the Revival Aug. 3-6, at 7 p.m. Rev. Edward Lloyd is the guest revivalist. Rev. Herman Lyons is pastor.

Homecoming & Revival: Moores Church Homecoming will be Sunday, Aug. 9, at 11 a.m. with Rev. Fred Armfield,pastor,delivering the sermon; Revival August 10-13 at 7 p.m. Aug. 10 – Rev. Lionel Sapp, Aug. 11 – Rev. David Smith; Aug. 12 – Rev. Ray Sanders, Aug. 13 – Rev. Howard Harmon; everyone is welcome.

Freeland-Crawford Reunion: The annual reunion of the Freeland-Crawford family descendants of James Manning Corey Freeland and Caroline Augusta Butler Freeland will be held on Sunday, August 9, at Plum Branch Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, Plum Branch, S.C. at 12:45 p.m. Please bring a picnic lunch and tea.

Revival: Reedy Branch Baptist Church, 978 DuncanRoad, Ward Aug. 10-13. Guest revivalist will be Rev. Jasper Lloyd, Jr., pastor of St. Luke Baptist in Winnsboro. Rev. Dr. Jasper Lloyd, Sr. is pastor.

Volunteers Needed! August 14 – 16 from 8 am – 5:30 pm Palmetto Shooting Complex: The Palmetto Shooting Complex (PSC) will be hosting the Turkey Shoot, a sporting clays championship shooting event, one of the biggest in the country, and we need your help. Edgefield County will see as many as 600 competitors along with their family and friends, here to compete and enjoy the sport they love. They will be competing for cash and prizes totaling over $100,000 during the 3 day event.

Sporting Clays is like golf with a gun. Competitors travel from station to station around a course, attempting to break targets that are launched from machines that simulate different hunting scenarios. Our courses meander through the woods and fields, some of the most scenic sporting clays courses in the country. Come join the fun and meet people from all over the US.

We are in need of individuals to record scores at a station, called trapping or refereeing, during the event. It is fun and easy and we can train you to do it in an hour! Score keepers get to interact with the participants and witness some of the best shooting in world. People who volunteer will be treated to a volunteer appreciation event at the PSC this fall to include shooting, food, and fun.

Call (803-637-7411) or e-mail if you are interested in joining the fun. Training sessions will be scheduled during convenient times so everyone who can help out will be accommodated.

Homecoming/Revival: Republican Grove Baptist Church will have Homecoming Service, Sunday, Aug. 16, at 11 a.m. with Rev. Winston Oliphant of Rosa Spring Baptist Church. Revival Services will be held Aug. 17-20, at 7 p.m. with revivalist Rev. Melvin Searles of Pleasant Lane Baptist Church. Everyone is welcome. Rev.Willie Patten is pastor.

Midlands Unity Fund: Send or take check or cash to First Citizens in Edgefield or Johnston for Dollars for Mother Emanuel or send to Emanuel A.M.E. Church, 110 Calhoun St., Charleston, SC 29401. This was begun by Women in Unity and First Citizens Bank.