N.C. bluegrass, gospel group to play at Allison Creek event on Thursday

The Golden Valley Crusaders, a bluegrass gospel band from North Carolina, will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday at Allison Creek Presbyterian Church, 5780 Allison Creek Road, Rock Hill.

Admission is free, but donations are accepted. For details, visit

Hunter Street school has Saturday carnival

Hunter Street Elementary School will present a carnival from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at the school, 1100 Hunter St., York. Admission is 50 cents per person. Ages 2 and younger are free.

Activities include bounce houses, a giant slide, games, food, a silent auction and a raffle with prizes, such as a $250 Wal-Mart gift card and more. Raffle tickets are $1.

For details, call Kelly Hensing at 684-2869.

Arts in education show planned at McCelvey

The McCelvey Center, 212 E. Jefferson St., York, will have a performance for ages 3 to 11, "If You Give a Pig a Party," at 11 a.m. Thursday and April 9. The show is part of the center's arts in education series.

The play, presented by the Tarradiddle Players, the resident touring company of the Children's Theatre of Charlotte, is a story of a little piggy who learns you can't have a party without friends.

Admission is $5. For details, call the center at 684-3948.

District Civitan governor to speak at local meeting

The Rock Hill Civitan Club will have its 53rd anniversary meeting today at Mary's Cafe, 1349 Firetower Road, Rock Hill. Dinner and social time is at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting follows at 7 p.m.

Guest speaker will be Bill Rentz, govenor of the South Carolina District Civitans. The meeting is open to those interested in community service projects.

The Rock Hill group meets on the first and third Tuesdays of each month.

For details, call Ella B. Messer at 366-6797 or e-mail her at

Lip synch group, dancers accepting engagements

The Carolina Copy Cats, a senior lip synch group, and the Copy Cat dancers are accepting reservations for their performances.

Past performances of the locally based volunteer, nonprofit group have included nursing homes, retirement facilities, club meetings, church functions and civic groups.

For details or to make reservations, call June at (803) 396-7925.

Family center has free clinics on Fridays

The Rock Hill Family Resource Center, 217 Orange St., Rock Hill, will offer a free medical clinic from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday and April 18 and 25.

The clinic is for children ages birth through 18 who do not have health insurance or Medicaid.

Other free clinics are located in Fort Mill, Clover and York. Services include immunizations, sick visits and physicals. For appointments or directions, call (803) 322-6636.

For details, call 980-2079. Parking is at the rear of the building and the entrance is through the red door.