The Northwestern High School Purple Regiment and the Rock Hill High School Band of Distinction will host The Olde English Festival of Bands at noon Sept. 28 at District Three Stadium on Cherry Road.
The competition, presented by Carolinas HealthCare System, includes 19 bands from North and South Carolina that will compete for eight finalist spots. Rock Hill and Northwestern bands will also perform in exhibition.
Gates open at 11 a.m. Finals will begin at 7:45 pm.
Northwestern will perform its show “Musical Candy” at 5:30 p.m. and Rock Hill will perform “Darkness to Light” at 9:45 p.m.
Admission is $8 for adults and $5 for students.
For information, contact Joe Gulledge at 803-981-1323 or Mark Yost at 803-981-1225.
• Main Street Children’s Museum is participating in Nickelodeon’s Worldwide Day of Play, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday to reinforce the message of physical activity and healthy living.
Activities include hula-hoop adventures, dancing challenges, parachute and creative movement sessions, scavenger hunts, games and explorations, and gymnastic ventures
Since 2004, Nickelodeon suspends programming noon-3 p.m. on World Wide Day of Play across all of its TV channels and websites to encourage kids to “get up, go outside and play.”
Free with general admission. Free for museum members. For more information and directions, go to chmuseums.org.
• The International Center of York County and the City of Rock Hill No Room for Racism Committee will celebrate Race Equality Week 2013 by hosting “World Tour: Passport to Learning” 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday at Boyd Hill Recreation Center, 1165 Constitution Blvd.
The event includes free food, door prize giveaways every half hour and dance performances.
For information contact Stefanie Barnette at 803-817-5141 or Miguel Rullan at 803-325-2537.
• The Clover Jaycees and the town of Clover will host the annual auto show and fall festival Saturday on Main Street in downtown Clover.
Registration for the auto show begins at 8 a.m. Entry fee is $15 in advance and $20 the day of the event. The festival will include food and craft vendors, children’s activities and music.
A street dance featuring music by the band Summerdaze will be held from 6-10 in the Piggly Wiggly parking lot. People can bring their lawn chairs.
Anyone who wants to participate in the show or festival should contact Annette at email@example.com or call 803-222-3227.
• The third annual Oldies Sock Hop, sponsored by the All Saints Knights of Columbus, will be 7-10 p.m. Sept. 27 at the River Hills Marina Pavilion.
Frankie the K will dee jay. Prizes and gifts baskets will be raffled.
Tickets are $15 and includes hot dogs, soft drinks and snacks (BYOB). Advance ticket sales only. For tickets call, 803-627-4743.
• Mount Holly United Methodist Church will host its fourth annual car show, Saturday at the church, 1996 Mount Holly Road, Rock Hill.
Awards include best car, best truck and pastor’s choice. The top 20 will get plaques.
Breakfast includes sausage biscuits, biscuits and sausage gravy, juice and coffee. A barbecue lunch and hot dog plates available for lunch.
The event includes an ice cream parlor, vendors and entertainment.
• Honor Flight South Carolina will host a USO-style tribute show to honor World War II and Korean veterans, 3 p.m. Nov. 3 at Township Auditorium in Columbia.
The show will feature the Glenn Miller Orchestra. Veterans can get two free tickets by calling 803-582-8203.
Tickets for the public are $25, adults; $12,50, age 12 and younger and are available by calling 800-745-3000 or go to ticketmaster.com.
• Master’s Car Club will have a Show and Shine, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Burns Chevrolet Cadillac, 2515 Cherry Road, Rock Hill. There will be free drinks and hot dogs.
Door prize drawings through out the event. For information, call Jerry Deas at 803-329-1545 or Eddie Craig at 803-366-4683.
• Safe Kids York County and Fred Caldwell Chevrolet will host a free car seat check, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the dealership, 974 Bethel St., Clover. Free hot dogs and drinks.
Safe Kids also will host a child passenger safety technician class, 8:30-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Clover Community Center, 120 Bethel St. Cost is $75.
To register, go to cert.safekids.org/beatech/registerforacourse.aspx.
• A casting call for an independent film, “Color Me Muslim,” directed by Rasheem Pugh will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Emmett Scott Recreation Center, 801 Crawford Road, Rock Hill.
Bring a photo ID. Minors must be accompanied by a legal guardian.
For information, call 980-986-8640 or 803-280-3562 or go to colormemuslimthemovie.com
• The Northwestern High School Choral Department will have a barbeque, yard and bake sale, 7 a.m.-noon on Saturday at the school, 2503 W. Main St.
Pick up for pre-ordered Courtney’s barbecue will be 9 a.m.-noon. Walk in orders will be taken while supplies last. Cost is $10 per pound.
Yard sale spaces are available for $10. Bring your own table. For spaces, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
• The third annual hospice benefit will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Tim’s Restaurant 928 U.S. 321 Bypass, York. Barbecue and hash plates will be $8 each.
The even includes a motorcycle ride at 10 a.m., live music, cornhole, auctions and raffles. Raffle items include an iPad, Beretta shotgun, and a Harley Davidson Street Glide. Ride registration begins at 9 a.m.
Springlake Country Club will host a four-man Captain’s Choice tournament at 9 a.m.
For information, call 803-684-3569.
• The sixth annual “Fight Like a Girl” cancer golf tournament will be Oct. 31 at Pinetuck Golf Course with a 9 a.m. shotgun start.
Cost is $200 per team. Prizes awarded to the first, second and third place teams. Par 3 prizes, door prizes and buffet will be after the tournament. Hole sponsors are $100 per team.
For information, call Rusty Carroll at 803-207-6750 or Lewis Murray at 803-327-1141.
• Antioch United Methodist Church will have its annual Country Store and Craft Sale 8 a.m. Saturday at the church on Rambo Road, Rock Hill.
Featured items are jams, jellies, chow-chows, salsas, fresh flower arrangements, baked goods, fall wreaths and crafts. Breakfast items will be available for sale. For information, call Raquel at 803-324-5720.
• Habitat for Humanity of York County’s Women Build program third annual Tiaras and Toolboxes Fundraiser Gala will be 6 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Magnolia Room in Laurel Creek.
The event will include heavy hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, a live and silent auction, door prizes, and a presentation from volunteers and homeowners.
Tickets are $40. For tickets go to yorkcountyhabitat.org. To purchase a table, contact Crystal McClung at email@example.com or call 803-985-9244.
• Epiphany Lutheran Church will host Oktoberfest, noon-6 p.m. Oct. 5 at the church, 2370 W. Main St., Rock Hill. The event features food, music and vendors.
• Friends of the Library will host a book sale at the Lake Wylie branch of the York County Library 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 27 and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 28 at 185 Blucher Circle.
Hardcover fiction, paperbacks and children’s books will be prices from 50 cents to $2 each. For more information, call 803-981-5837 or go to yclibrary.org.
• Tirzah ARP Church’s fifth annual Car, Truck & Jeep Show will be Saturday at the church, 6161 Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill.
Biscuits, coffee and juice will be sold 9-10 a.m. Tony’s barbecue and hot dogs will be sold 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
For information contact Steve Maloney at 803-366-3952.
• Agape International Ministries will host a benefit concert at 5 p.m. Saturday at The Well, 135 Oakland Ave., Rock Hill to benefit the Blackmon Road wash house.
Tickets are $10. For information, call the church at 803-329-0222 or 803-327-0892 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Global Mala Yoga for Peace will be 9 a.m.-noon Saturday at The Cotton Factory, 300 Chatham Ave., Rock Hill. Registration begins at 8:15 a.m.
Sponsored by Synergy Yoga, the event is to raise money for the Isabel Jurado Foundation, founded by Leslie Jurado in honor of her daughter who has Sanfilippo Syndrome, a progressive and terminal metabolic disease.
Registration is $25 and T-shirts are $20. No yoga experience needed to attend.
For information contact Barbara James at email@example.com or Sara Cain at firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Community Silent Meditation is offered 10:45-11:15 a.m. Fridays at Synergy Yoga & Wellness, 111 Caldwell ST. Suite 101, Rock Hill. All meditators welcome, regardless of belief system or amount of meditation experience. Bring your own cushion or folding chair. Free but donations are encouraged. For information, call 803-366-9642.
• Carolina Community Actions Head Start is accepting applications in the Chester area for children ages 3 and 4 for the 2013-14 program.
For information, call 803-581-6854 or visit the center at 2135 Quinn Road, Chester.
• Children are invited to participate in the Blues & Jazz for Kids Coloring Contest, which is part of the Arts Council of York County’s Blues & Jazz Festival, Oct. 3-5.
Coloring sheets may be downloaded at yorkcountyarts.org and are due by 5 p.m. Friday. Winners will be announced at 11 a.m. Oct. 5, and submissions will be on exhibit at Blues & Jazz for Kids at the Community Performance Center, East Main Street.
• Gardening on the Cay, the Garden Club of Tega Cay, will meet 6:30 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Glennon Center to introduce programs for this year, club projects and committees. For information, call Nancy Stone at 803-462-4777 or email Nancy at email@example.com. Open to residents of Tega Cay and surrounding communities.
• The Ballroom Dance Club dance will be 7:30-10:20 p.m. Friday in the Oak Room of the Country Club Golf House, 101 Country Club Drive, Fort Mill. Dress code is dressy casual. Adults of all skill levels are invited. Music by DJ Rich Brausch. Dances are alcohol free. For information call Bob at 803-329-5764 or Pat at 803-980-4000.
• A Deco Mesh Wreath Class will be offered 9 a.m. Sept. 28 at Woman’s Club of Rock Hill, 607 Aiken Avenue. Cost is $35 and includes light lunch. RSVP by Tuesday. For information, call Vicky at 803-366-9027 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Fall Extravaganza will be 9 a.m. Oct. 5 at Woman’s Club of Rock Hill. Autumn and Christmas items will be featured. Club members and local vendors will have handmade arts and crafts, baked goods, seasonal items and plants for sale. For information, call Darlene at 803-322-8281 or Vicky at 803-366-9027.
• Vintage Club dinner meeting for Tega Cay residents will be 7 p.m. Wednesday at Phil Glennon Community Center. Cocktails begin at 6:15. Cost is $22.
For information call Julia Rietz at 803-396-0203 or email email@example.com.
• Heart2Heart Foundation will host a l unch and learn, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday at the City Club of Rock Hill, 140 E. Main St. Cost is $15 and includes buffet, beverage and tax.
Dr. Arun Kundra with Piedmont Herat and Vascular Center will talk about treatments for atrial fibrillation. For information, call 803-524-5671.
York Soil and Water Conservation District commissioners will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday at the USDA Service Center,1460 E. Alexander Love Hwy., York. Open to the public. For information, contact Barbara O’Connell at 803-684-3137 ext.101.
• The York County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs will meet 7 p.m. Sept. 26 at the administration building, 7900 Park Place Road in the East York Industrial Park, off S.C. 5 in York. Open to the public.
• The York County Education Association-Retired will meet 10 a.m. Mondayat the Fort Mill school district office, 2233 Deerfield Drive. Lashanti Geathers with the Benefits Program in Columbia will talk about updates to state insurance.
• Arts Council of Chester County hosts an Adult BYOB Acrylic Painting Party 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday with Christy Buchanan at the arts council, 123 Main St.
Students will create their version of one of Buchanan’s popular folk art style dog or cat paintings on a 12x16 canvas.
Painting supplies provided. Bring a favorite wine and appetizers. Registration deadline is Monday.
In a second class, Betsy Skipper will lead an adults only watercolor painting class on sunflowers, 10:30-1 p.m. Wednesday at the arts council. .
Students will create a sunflower painting with detailed step-by-step instructions demonstrated by the artist. This class is designed for the beginner level.
Supplies are not provided. Call or email the arts council for a list supplies. Registration deadline is Tuesday. Space limited to 10.
Cost for either class is Cost is $35 for member and $38 non-members. To register, call the Arts Council at 581-2030 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Tega Cay Beautification Committee will again host a free garden class, “Fall Landscape Care,” at 6:45 p.m. Sept. 23 in the lower level meeting room of the Glennon Community Center at 15083 Molokai Drive. Open to the public.
For information, email Jennifer Stalford at email@example.com or call Kline Whitehead at 704-287-7432.
• A free seminar on surgical weight loss will be 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Women’s Tower Auditorium at Piedmont Medical Center. To register, call 877-228-3638.
The York County Animal Shelter needs volunteers to help with bathing, grooming, exercising, socializing, training, providing adoption information, and assisting in follow-ups, publicity and marketing, and various other jobs at the shelter.
Volunteers must be 18 or older, and orientation and training are required. For information, call 803-628-3190 or visit the shelter at 713 Justice Blvd., York.
• York High School class of 1952 reunion will be noon Saturday at Jackson’s Cafeteria, Rock Hill.
• York High School class of 1960 will meet 11:30 a.m. Friday at Tim’s Restaurant, 928 U.S. 321 Bypass. For information, call Sally 803-628-1181.
• Descendants of Robert and Nancy Agnes Miller Curry will have the 50th annual Curry family reunion Oct. 13 at Pleasant Grove Presbyterian Church, 1660 Pleasant Grove Road, Chester. Worship will be 11 a.m. with a picnic lunch at 1 p.m.
For information email Randy Perry Sears at firstname.lastname@example.org.
• The Northwestern class of 1983 30th reunion will be Oct. 11-12. For information, go to nwhs83.com, email Joni Rohr Walker at email@example.com or call 803-329-1916.
• The Mended Hearts, Inc., Chapter 289, will meet 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Doctors Dining Room at Piedmont Medical Center. Gloria Lee Moe will talk about atrial fibrillation. Open to the public.
• Safe Passage in Rock Hill will host a weekly sexual assault survivors support group from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays at 104 Oakland Ave., next to the Varsity restaurant. Participants in the support group meeting must be 18 or older. For information, call Safe Passage at 803-329-3336.
• Alateen meets 8-9 p.m. Thursdays at Zoar Road Club, 14701 Thomas Road, Charlotte. Meetings are for two age groups: 6-12 and 13 and older. For information, call Lisa at 803-547-2124 or Sandy at 704-904-7834.
• Al-Anon meets at 8 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays at Serenity Club, Rock Hill; noon Tuesdays upstairs at Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, Rock Hill; 8 p.m. Mondays at Grace Presbyterian Church, S.C. 160, Fort Mill; and at 8 p.m. on Tuesdays in the house beside First Baptist Church, 121 Monroe White St., Fort Mill.
• Rock Hill Gamblers Anonymous meets 7:15 p.m. Thursdays at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1830 Celanese Road.
• The Surgical Weight Loss Program support group meets at 6 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month in the Women’s Center auditorium at Piedmont Medical Center.
• Hospice & Community Care will host a Pet Grief Support Group 5:30-6:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at 2275 India Hook Road Rock Hill, SC. The purpose of the Pet Grief Support Program is two fold: For information or to register, call 803-329-1500 or 803-895-2273.
• The Rock Hill Spinal Cord Injury Support Group meets 6-7:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at Piedmont Medical Center in The Women’s Tower Auditorium. A meal will be served. For information, call Terry Shortt
• The Brain Injury Support Group meets 6:30-7:30 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital, 1795 Frank Gaston Blvd., Rock Hill.
at 803-731-9823 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• The Rock Hill Multiple Myeloma Support Group meets 10-11:30 a.m. the third Saturday of each month at Catawba Baptist Church, 2659 Catawba Church Road. For information, contact Steve Nunn at 803-412-2266 or email email@example.com.
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