▪ Antiques and Artisans show and sale, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, Liberty Street, York. Lunch available, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and bake sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Parker Ramsay, organ virtuoso, will give a free concert, 3 p.m.Saturday. Ramsay, a former student of York resident Hazel Somerville, is organist and choir master at Christ & St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in New York City. In 2014, he was awarded first prize at the Sweelinck International Organ Competition in Holland. His program Saturday will include works by J.S. Bach, Cesar Franck, Feliz Mendelssohn and Sir Charles Villiers Stanford.
▪ The 34th annual Summerfest car show, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday in downtown. Entry fee, $20. First 75 entries get dash plaques. More than 50 door prizes for participants. Registration ends at noon. There will be entertainment, food and drinks. Details: yorksummerfest.com.
▪ Anne Springs Close Greenway eclipse viewing event, 1 p.m. Monday at the Lake Haigler entrance off U.S. 21. The Greenway is partnering with Fort Mill-based company Britax to offer solar glasses to the first 750 participants. Open to the public. The Greenway plans to have a food truck on site. Admission is free for Greenway members and $5 for nonmembers. Parking is $5.
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▪ Free backpack fitting and screening, 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Carolina Chiropratic and Wellness, 8763 Charlotte Highway, Indian Land.
▪ Boys & Girls Clubs of York County is one of the top 200 finalists in State Farm Neighborhood Assist national contest, The club has a chance to win $25,000 to support Healthy Habits for York County kids and teens at the Boys & Girls Clubs. The club’s initiative was the only one selected in South Carolina. To help the club win, go to neighborhoodassist.com/entry/1998330 and vote for: Boys & Girls Clubs of York County: Healthy Habits. Voting ends Friday.
▪ Ivy Classic 2017 Golf Tournament, Sept. 23 Waterford Golf Club, Rock Hill. Captain’s choir with shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Cost: $320, foursome; $85 individuals. Register by Sept. 1 at firstname.lastname@example.org. Women’s teams are encouraged to play. Tournament is sponsored by Alpha Kappa Sorority Eta Alpha Omega chapter and Pearls of Service Foundation.
▪ Central City Optimist Club 14th annual Charity Golf Tournament, 8:15 a.m. Sept. 9 at Spring Lake County Club, 1375 Spring Lake Road, York. Entry fee: $240, foursome and $60, single. Proceeds support high school student scholarships, oratorical and essay contests, law enforcement officer recognitions, and other youth and senior citizens activities. Details: 803-230-3325, 410-259-1365 or 803-493-0001.
▪ Humorist Jeanne Robertson brings her brand of humor for a Hospice fundraiser Sept. 7 at Baxter Hood Center, Rock Hill. Robertson headlines Hospice & Community Care’s 5th Annual LOL event, which raises money for under-insured Hospice patients. She is author of three books on humor and can be heard on Sirius XM radio’s Laugh USA family comedy channels. Tickets: $25, general seating; $50, reserved and are available at HospiceCommunityCare.org. Details: 803-329-1500.
▪ York County Quilt Guild, 6:30 p.m. Monday at Grace Lutheran Church, 426 Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill. Linda Hungerford will present domestic machine quilting and a trunk show with designs to inspire.
▪ Keystone board of directors, 6 p.m. Monday at the Keystone Youth Center, 1668 Herlong Court. Rock Hill. Open to the public. Details: 803-324-4118.
▪ MaxAbilities of York County, 7 p.m. Thursday at the Administration Building, 7900 Park Place Road in the East York Industrial Park, off S.C. 5, York.
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These free programs are offered at York County libraries. For a complete schedule, go to yclibrary.org.
Great American Solar Eclipse, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Monday. View the eclipse with the Museum of York County’s Personal Solar Telescope, Rock Hill. The PST will be set up along the Black Street side of the library during the event hours. Limited supply of safe viewing glasses can be shared among participants.
Coloring Club for Adults, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tuesday main library, Rock Hill. Coloring sheets, colored pencils, and other coloring tools provided or bring your own. Bring a bag lunch. Light refreshments. Adults only. Call 803-981-5845 to register.
Researching Your Civil War Ancestor, 6-7:30 p.m., Tuesday main library, Rock Hill. Learn the methods and records for finding your Civil War ancestor. Get research tips and where to access the sources to understand your ancestor’s military service. For adults. Call 803-981-5847 to register.
▪ Newcomers Club of York County, 11:30 a.m. Sept. 13 at The Clebourne House, 138 Clebourne St., Fort Mill. A fashion show will be presented by Style Recycled: a Curated Eco-Fashion Boutique. Lunch: $15. Reservations: 508-397-2273 or email at YCNreservations@yahoo.com by 10 p.m. Sept. 7.
▪ Lake Wylie Shag Club’s Pre-SOS Super Hero Party, 7-11 p.m. Sept. 2 at the Fort Mill Moose Lodge, 1676 Harris Road. DJ is Gene Hensley. Admission: $3,members; $7, guests. Members bring a covered-dish or dessert to share.
▪ Rock Hill Area Shag Club Junior Shag lessons for ages 8-20, 7-8 p.m. Friday , Sept. 8 and 29 and Oct. 6 and 27 at Celebrations Lounge, Cherry Road. Parents welcome. Details: 803-242-6104 or email@example.com
▪ Registration for Rock Hill Parks, Recreation and Tourism’s Fall Youth Sports, continues through Friday. The following are offered:
Recreation Soccer, ages 5-13 as of Sept. 1. Cost: $42
Girls Softball, ages 7-12 as of Dec. 31. 2016 Cost: $42.
Football, ages 7-10as of Sept. 1. Cost: $77.
Those who participated in spring youth sports leagues will get a $7 reduction in the registration fee because they purchased insurance in the spring.
Registration is taken during office hours weekdays at Manchester Meadows, the Cherry Park tower, the PRT Office (Room 390) at City Hall, and at the four recreation centers. First time players must bring a copy of their birth certificate to register.
Returning players may register on-line at CityofRockHill.com/PRT if they have a current email address on file with the Parks, Recreation & Tourism Department. A brochure with program details is available at CityofRockHill.com/PRT.
Volunteer coaches are also needed for these programs. Details: Jason Reynolds at 803-329-5640.
▪ 4-H Youth Development, a part of Clemson Extension Service in York County, is starting a club for youth interested in sporting clays. Club members will learn about firearm safety and the discipline of shooting sports to later participate within regional, state, and national competitions. Information session, 4 p.m. Sept. 10. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Youth must register as a 4-H’er and pay membership dues to prior to joining club.
▪ York County Choral Society auditions, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday and 5:30-6:45 p.m. Aug. 31 (also first rehearsal) at Westminster Presbyterian Church choir room, 1320 India Hook Road, Rock Hill. Prepare a solo or sing the National Anthem. Fall concert, Antonio Vivaldi’s “Gloria,” Dec. 3. Details: email@example.com or yorkcountychoralsociety.org.
▪ Agape Hospice volunteer training, 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, Lake Wylie Assisted Living Center, 4877 Charlotte Highway, Lake Wylie. Details: 803-517-2021.
▪ Showtime Theater Co. will offer fall classes beginning Sept. 11. Classes inlcude voice, acting, tap, musical theater, praise dance and theater dance. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org or 704-488-6703.
▪ Rock Hill High School class of 1954, 1 p.m. Thursday, Golden Corral, Anderson Road. Members, family and friends invited.
▪ Residents of the Aragon Mill Village in the 1940s-’60s will have a reunion, 1-4 p.m. Sept. 9 at Northside Baptist Church fellowship hall. Bring a covered-dish, finger foods or drinks to share. Details: Shelvie Faile at 803-475-2210 or 843-337-2183 or June Brewton at 864-445-3400 or 803-351-0003.
▪ Descendants of Alexander McMullen Sr. and Alice Abernathy McMullen will have a family gathering, 3 p.m. Sept. 16 at Manchester Meadows, at 337 E. Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill. Money due Aug. 30. Details: 803-524-8078.
▪ Lewisville High School classes of 1977-1980 second reunion, Sept. 15-16 at the Fort Lawn Community Center, 5554 Main St. The Class of ’77 will celebrate its 40th reunion. Events include a dinner and dance 5-11 p.m. Sept. 15, and memorial ceremony and cookout 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 16. Cost is $40 for graduates, $20 for guests. T-shirts are $10 (include size). Make checks or money orders payable to Lewisville High Alumni 77-80 and mail to P.O. Box 453, Rock Hill, SC 29731. Registration deadline is Aug. 31. Details: LHSAlumni7780@gmail.com.
▪ Northwestern High School Class of 1977 40th reunion, Sept. 29-30. Details: email@example.com.
▪ Al-Anon 8 p.m. Mondays, Serenity Club, 209 Grayson Road, Rock Hill; noon Tuesdays, Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, 421 Oakland Ave., Rock Hill; 8 p.m. Mondays, Grace Presbyterian Church, 2955 S.C. 160, Fort Mill; 8 p.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.
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