▪ York County Council on Aging, in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Social Services will issue free coupons to buy fresh produce at local participating farmers’ markets to low income individuals age 60 and older. Those eligible will get $25 worth of coupons, issued on a first come basis, that can be used through Oct. 15. Coupons are available 1-2:30 p.m. Monday and June 19, 2017 at the Senior Center at Highland Park, 917 Standard St., Rock Hill and 1-2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the York Senior Center, 14 N. Congress St., York. Do not arrive before 12:30 p.m. There is no available seating. Details: 803-327-6694.
▪ In celebration of the 2017 UCI BMX World Championships, the Arts Council of York County hosts reCYCLE, works by Leah Mulligan Cabinum and Sean Mueller Thursday-July 30 at the Center for the Arts, 121 E. Main St., Rock Hill. A free, public reception will be 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday. Carbon and metal frames begin to lose their identity as they are twisted and stacked. Gears and chains are pieced and welded together to create three-dimensional spheres. Wheels no longer grip the dirt, rather they rotate from above. In their work, both Cabinum and Mueller repurpose found objects, often bike parts – gears, valve stems, inner tubes, tires, bike chains, as well as the frames themselves, manipulating them to create sculptural installations.
▪ Fort Mill Library to host “Fake News – False Narrative and Fact Checking,” 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday with a panel of media and political science specialists. Register at yclibrary.org or call 803-547-4114. Limit 70.
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▪ Masters Car Club and The Little Cafe will host a Show and Shine, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at the restaurant in Winthrop Commons on Cherry Road. All makes and models of cars are welcome. Door prizes and awards. Free registration; donations accepted. Little Cafe will donate 10 percent of all sales during the show hours. Proceeds will be split between the Calvary Baptist Church Haiti Mission Trip and Dave and Melanie Powley, missionaries to Mexico.
▪ The Humane Society of York County’s second annual Paws for Life Celebration Gala, 6-10 p.m. June 17 at the Glennon Center at Tega Cay Golf Club, 15083 Molokai Drive, Tega Cay. The event is semi-formal and tickets include dinner, drinks, dancing, and silent and live auction. Single tickets are $100; $150, couples and $700, tables for eight. For tickets: tinyurl.com/pawsforlife2017. Event sponsorship opportunities are also available, and donations for the silent and live auctions are welcome.
▪ The National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees, 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Jackson’s Cafeteria, Rock Hill. Business meeting will begin at noon.
▪ The Western York County branch of the NAACP, 6 p.m. June 15 at the Greater York Chamber of Commerce. Details: 803-684-6200.
▪ Rock Hill Parks, Recreation and Tourism’s Free Family Movie Night, 9 p.m. Saturday on soccer field No. 5 features “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” shown on a large screen. Before the movie, games for the family will be from 7:30-9 p.m. The movie is rated PG-13 for sci-fi action and violence. Bring a blanket or chair to this free event. The concession stand will be open. Details: 803-329-5620.
▪ Travis Powell, an internationally recognized Elvis Tribute Artist, will recreate a full show from the 1972 Elvis tour, 7-9 p.m. Saturday at USCL Bundy Auditorium, 476 Hubbard Drive. Tickets available at eventbrite
▪ Rock Hill Parks, Recreation & Tourism Summer Concert in the Park series features Chris Holder, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Fewell Park, Alexander Road. Bring a picnic and blanket or lawn chair.
▪ Allison Creek Bluegrass host “Subject to Change Bluegrass Band,” 7 p.m. Thursday at Allison Creek Presbyterian Church, at S.C. 274 and Allison Creek Road. Doors open at 6 p.m. with food available at 6:30. Free admission.
▪ Chester and Lancaster County 4-H programs are offering STEAM and other types of day and overnight camps for youth. Activities for ages 5-19. See a full listing of programs at eventbrite.com/o/south-carolina-4-h-6856120227 and 2017-4hsummersci.eventbrite.com. Details:803-209-0538 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
York County Library
All York County Libraries will offer free summer programs for all ages from infants to adults. The following programs will be offered this week at the Main Library in Rock Hill.
Build a Stronger Body: Zumba for Teens, 12:30-2 p.m. Monday for ages 11-17. Call 803-981-5830 to register.
Coloring Club for Adults, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tuesday Call 803-981-5845 to register. Coloring sheets, colored pencils and other tools will be provided. Bring a bag lunch. Light refreshments provided. Adults only.
Build a Better World Gaming Afternoon, 3-4:30 p.m. Tuesday for ages 11-17. Call 803-981-5830 to register. An afternoon of gaming with Rock Hill police officers, firefighters and EMTs.
Slime Time, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesday for ages 9-12 Call 803-981-5888 to register. Learn about the common types of polymers used every day, and how they keep their bouncy, stretchy properties. Make batch of slime to take home. Part of the 4-H Tech Wizards program presented by York County Clemson Extension.
Alice in Wonderland, 10:30 a.m., 1:30 and 4 p.m. Wednesday for ages 3-11. Bright Star Children’s Theatre brings their fun adaptation of Alice and her journey down the rabbit hole.
South Carolina Deeds and Land Records, 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday. Call 803-981-5845 to register. Professional genealogist Brent Holcomb explains how to access and understand deeds and other land records to discover clues about an ancestor’s life and relationships.
Basic Computer Skills, 10 a.m.-noon Thursday Call 981-5845 to register. Learn computer parts, terms and how to use the mouse. No experience required.
STEAM Studio: Ozobot Workshop, 2:30-4 p.m. Thursday for ages 6-11. Call 803-981-5888 to register. Learn how to program award-winning miniature robots.
Show & Tell Extravaganza, 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday for ages 11-17. Call 803-981-5830 to register. Teens are invited to share their drawings, singing, dancing, poetry and more in a relaxed atmosphere. Friends and family are welcome.
Android Phone/Tablet Basics, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Friday. Call 803-981-5845 to register. Learn basic operations of your Android tablet/phone including what certain buttons do, installing apps, connecting to wireless networks, etc.
Shark Week Beach Blanket Movie Afternoon, 1-3:30 p.m. Friday for ages 11-17. Call 803-981-5830 to register. Enjoy a movie that explores the wonder of the oceans and learn how to repurpose a T-shirt into a beach or pool bag.
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▪ Ballroom Dance Club, 7:30 p.m. Friday in the Oak Room of the Fort Mill Golf Club, 101 Country Club Lane. Guests: $15, couples, $7.50, singles which includes a 30 minutes dance lesson. Light refreshments provided and you may bring wine. Dressy casual. All skill levels welcome. Details: 803-329-5764.
▪ AARP Drivers Safety Program for ages 26 and older at Park Point, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday at 3025 Chesbrough Boulevard, Rock Hill. Participants will get certificates that may reduce insurance rates for collision and liability coverage for three years. Cost: $15, members; $20, non members. Checks payable to AARP. To register: 803-328- 5507.
▪ The Indian Land alumni reunion for classes graduating 1930-1984 will be June 25 at the Indian Land Elementary School cafeteria. Bring a covered-dish lunch (drinks supplied). Doors open at 10 a.m.; lunch at 1 p.m.
▪ Rock Hill High Class of 1959, 1 p.m. Tuesday for lunch and fellowship at the Golden Corral, Anderson Road. All classmates, spouses and friends are welcome.
▪ Former students from Hillcrest Elementary School, 6 p.m. Friday at Tabernacle AME Zion Church, 320 Old Friendship Road, Rock Hill.
▪ Chester High School Class of 1962 55th reunion, 11 a.m. June 24, Palmetto Club, Columbia. Hosted by Joe Collins. Details: 803-789-5570 or email@example.com.
▪ Affirmation of York County, a faith-based support group for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people, their families and friends, meets 7 p.m. Tuesday at Epiphany Lutheran Church, 2370 W. Main St., Rock Hill. Details: 803-417-0954, 803-547-6042, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
▪ Al-Anon meets 8 p.m. Mondays at Serenity Club, 209 Grayson Road, Rock Hill; noon Tuesdays at Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, 421 Oakland Ave., Rock Hill; 8 p.m. Mondays at Grace Presbyterian Church, 2955 S.C. 160, Fort Mill; and 8p.m. Tuesdays in the house beside First Baptist Church, 121 Monroe White St., Fort Mill. Serenity Seekers, 6 p.m. Mondays, The Journey Church, 5415 S.C. 557, Lake Wylie.
▪ Al-Anon Family Groups is a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience strength and hope. Details: 864-235-4638 or al-anon-sc.org.
▪ 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. Details: 803-547-2124 or 704-904-7834.
▪ Rock Hill Parkinson’s support group, 1:30 p.m. June 21 in the community room at Westminster Towers, 1330 India Hook Road. Monika Gross, executive director of the Poise Project, will speak. Details: 803-328-5587.
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