Catawba River Art Guild Members Art Show public reception will be 6-8 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Center for Arts, 121 E. Main St., Rock Hill.
The show runs through Nov. 3 in the Perimeter Gallery.
• The Memory Lane Cruisers of Lancaster will have its last cruise-in of the year, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31 at Barry’s Classic Grille, 683 Highway 9 By-Pass East.
The event includes door prizes, trick or treating for children, a costume contest with a $25 prizes for best children’s and adult costumes, trophies to those who register their cars for Manager’s Favorite and People’s Choice. All cars, trucks, motorcycles and tractors are invited to participate.
• The grand opening of the Greens of Rock Hill at the Rock Hill Outdoor Center at Riverwalk will be 10-11:30 a.m. Oct. 26 and feature a variety of free play games and activities.
The event is free and will be held rain or shine. For information, call Rock Hill Parks, Recreation and Tourism at 803-329-5620 or visit www.rockhillrocks.com.
• Chester County 4-H will celebrate National 4-H Week, Oct. 7-11 with a 4-H Block Party, 3-6 p.m. Tuesday during the Chester Fire Department’s open house to celebrate National Fire Prevention Week.
Groups are invited to bring an exhibit or game for the public. Deadline to sign up is Monday. Contact Robin Currence at 803-385-6181, ext. 113.
• The 35th annual Great Pumpkin 5K race and fun run, sponsored by the Rock Hill Striders, will be 9 a.m. Oct. 26 beginning at Dinkins Center at Winthrop University. The fun run begins at 9:45 a.m.
Registration is from 7:30-8:45 am. Registration is capped at 150 runners. Cost is $30 by Oct. 23, $35 on race day, and includes T-shirt. Fun run is free. T-shirts available for $10. Proceeds will go to Pilgrim’s Inn.
Register at active.com or mail to Rock Hill Striders, P.O. Box 751, Fort Mill SC 29716.
• Splash, Dash ’N’ Bash, a non-competitive swim and walk/run for ages 7-14, will be 9 a.m. Saturday, with registration at First ARP Church, 201 E. White St. in Rock Hill, at 8 a.m.
At 10 a.m., staff-guided outdoor activities including hula hoops, soccer balls and a short relay will be offered for school-aged children with mental and physical disabilities.
Early registration or race day registration between 7:30 and 8:30 a.m. at the church is required. Registration forms are available at the church office. Shuttles will take participants and visitors to and from the church to the YMCA. All participants will get awards and be registered to win grand prize drawings.
A free post-race Bash with refreshments, bounce castles, basketball in the gym and other activities is open to all youth ages 14 and younger and special needs friends of all ages. Cost is $10, pre-registration; $15, race day registration. For information, call 803-327-2009.
• The USC Lancaster Native American Studies Center will host Catawba Indian potter Caroleen Sanders who will demonstrate pottery making and exhibit her work from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. most Tuesdays and Saturdays through December.
Sanders’ residency is supported by a grant from the South Carolina Arts Commission. For information, call 803-313-7172 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• The York Parks and Recreation Department will host the Flashlight Pumpkin Hunt and Hayride 6 p.m. Oct. 24 at the York Recreation Complex, 74 Fourth St. Bring flashlights.
Pumpkin Painting will be 4 p.m. Oct. 25 at the York Recreation Center, 21 White Rose Lane. Materials provided.
Both events are free and open to ages 3-12. For information, call 803-684-3742.
• Rock Hill Army National Guard Car and Truck Show, sponsored by Rock Hill Cruisers, will be 8:30 a.m. Saturday at 126 Museum Road. Awards presented at 2:30 p.m. All car clubs welcome.
Registration is $20 to benefit the 178th Engineering Battalion Family Readiness Group. The event includes military displays, vendors and a barbecue lunch, hot dogs, hamburgers, fries and soft drinks provided by Temple Baptist Church.
• Adnah United Methodist Church annual bazaar will be 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 19 in the Family Life Center, 1618 Adnah Church Road, Rock Hill. The event features more than 30 vendors will sell a variety of crafts, bake sale, silent auction and book signing. Breakfast will be 8-10 a.m. and a hot dog lunch, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
• First Presbyterian Church at Main and Saluda streets in Rock Hill will have a bazaar, yard sale and bake sale 3-7 p.m. Oct. 25 and 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 26. Hot dog plates will be served Friday and breakfast biscuits Saturday.
Donations of gently used items can be brought to the church prior to the sale. For more information call Sallie at 803-328-2467. Proceeds will go to church projects.
• The Chester Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Pink Mile Walk will be 9 a.m. Saturday beginning at 238 Gadsden St., Chester. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Donations can be made in advance or onsite with proceeds to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation.
Donations can be mailed to Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (for “Breast Cancer Awareness”), P.O. Box 743, Chester, SC 29706. For information, call Anna S. Boulware at 803-377-4605.
• The Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be Saturday at the Winthrop University Coliseum in Rock Hill. Nearly 600 people are expected to raise awareness and funds to fight Alzheimer’s disease during the two-mile walk. Start or join a team at alz.org/walk or call 800-272-3900.
• Rock Hill Cowboy Mom’s second annual breast cancer awareness powder puff football game will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Rock Hill District Three Stadium, 211 S. Cherry Road, Rock Hill. There will be a bake sale at 3 p.m. sponsored by the Northwestern High School Junior Civitans. A Bath and Body Works gift card will be raffled at 6 p.m. Proceeds go the Angela’s Angel Susan G. Komen Foundation. For information, email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Super Hero 5K and fun run, sponsored by Lake Wylie Anytime Fitness, will be 8:30 a.m. Saturday to benefit Lake Wylie Children’s Charity.
Registration is $25, 5K, and $10, fun run. Register at Anytime Fitness, 131 Evergreen Road or at active.com.
• CN2 Feed the Hungry food drive for the Children’s Attention Home and Pilgrim’s Inn will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 15 at 135 Elizabeth Lane.
• Pelican’s SnoBalls in York will host a food drive for Second Harvest Food Bank noon-9 p.m. Saturday-Oct. 19 at 975. East Liberty St.
Saturday’s events include a free small snoball for two canned goods. Other events are planned during the week with all proceeds going to Second Harvest. For information, call 864-346-0879.
• Rock Hill High School drama department presents “The Little Mermaid,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17-19 at the school auditorium. A performance for area schools will be 9:30 a.m. Oct. 18.
More than 40 students are in show’s cast and crew.
Tickets are $8 for students and seniors and $10, adults.
• A planning meeting for the 125th celebration for the town of Hickory Grove will be 7 p.m. Monda at Hickory Grove Town Hall. Open to the community.
• The York County Library Board of Trustees 5 p.m. Thursday at the Fort Mill library, 1818 Second Baxter Crossing. Open to the public. For information, call 803-981-5831.
• The National Association for Active and Retired Federal Employees 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Jackson’s Cafeteria, Rock Hill. Business meeting begins at noon.
• The Col. William Bratton Chapter of the South Carolina Society - Sons of the American Revolution 10 a.m. Saturday at the Fort Mill VFW Post 9138, 1442 Harris Road, Fort Mill.
John Marker, state genealogist for the South Carolina Society, will talk about researching your family using free and fee-based websites.
Open to guests and family members, as well as those interested in researching their ancestral lineage.
• York County Parents Involved in Education 6:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at David’s Steak & Spirits, 147 Herlong Ave., Rock Hill. Join the group for dinner at 5:30 p.m.
• Fewell Park Recreation Center, 1204 Alexander Road, Rock Hill will offer the following two art classes. Call the center at 329-5645 to check availability. Register at the center 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Introduction to Figure Drawing with Bradley Sabelli, 10 a.m.-noon Thursdays, Oct. 24-Dec. 5. Cost, $54. Acrylics with Bradley Sabelli, 10 a.m.-noon Fridays, Oct. 24-Dec. 6. Cost, $54.
• Friends of Come-See-Me are sponsoring the Come-See-Me Community Service Merit Awards. Nominations are due Nov. 1.
Nominees must be at least 13 years old, volunteer with a local nonprofit or religious organization and perform volunteer service within York County. Recipients will be announced in February.
Forms are available at www.comeseeme.org. For information, call the Come-See-Me office at 803-329-7625.
• North Central Family Medical Center, 1131 Saluda St., Rock Hill will have Affordable Care counselors available to assist and answer questions regarding the enrollment process. Office hours are 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. For information, call Ron at 803-325-7744 ext. 207, Jacqueline at 803 325-7744 ext. 407, or Linda at 803 325-7744 ext 210.
• Catawba Care and the Benefit Bank of South Carolina will host a free workshop on the Health Insurance Marketplace 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 22 at Baxter Hood Center, Anderson Road, Rock Hill. Registration is not required.
For more information, contact Latisha Jackson at email@example.com or Karen Waataja at firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Piedmont Medical Center will offer a Heart Health screening Oct. 17 at the hospital Resource Center in the Women’s Center, ground floor. Screening includes risk assessment, blood pressure, body mass index, lipid panel, blood sugar & EKG. Cost is $39.95. Must be fasting. To register, call 1-877-228-3638.
• The Archie and Dellie Freeman families reunion will be 10 a.m. to dusk Saturday, at Ebenezer Park off Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill. Bring a well-packed picnic basket to share.
For information contact Pat Padgett at 803-371-2318.
• The Northwestern class of 1983 30th reunion will be Friday-Saturday. For information, go to nwhs83.com, email Joni Rohr Walker at email@example.com or call 803-329-1916.
• The Emmett Scott High School class of 1967 birthday fellowship dinner will be 5:30 p.m. Monday at Outback, Rock Hill.
• The Rock Hill High class of 1959 will meet for lunch and fellowship at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Golden Corral. Classmates, spouses and friends are welcome.
• Northwestern/Rock Hill High class of 1973 40th reunion, 7-11 p.m. Dec. 28 at Hilton Garden Inn. Cost is $50 per person. RSVP by Nov. 20. Semi-formal dress. For information, call Debra at 803-517-0160, Brenda at 803-412-0327, Sandra at 803-370-0673, Betty at 704-281-7024 or Margaret at 803-367-3928.
• NAMI Monthly Support Group for family members meets 6 p.m. Tuesday with the education meeting at 7 p.m. in The Hut at Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, 421 Oakland Ave., Rock Hill.
Andy Ronemus of Genetic Testing Innovations will speak about genetic testing that will help psychiatrists to prescribe their patients correct medications from the beginning of treatment..
For information, call 803-610-8174 or visit nami.org/sites/NAMIPiedmontTri-County.
• Safe Passage in Rock Hill will host a weekly sexual assault survivors support group from 6-7 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 from 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. 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 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 at 803-524-3465.
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