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Venture to 'The Grandest Canyon' via McCelvey

Kim Gardner, above, participates in a tae kwon do class at the York Parks and Recreation Center in York. Left, York assistant instructor Taylor Waldrop demonstrates a move during the class. The classes are taught by Gary Burns on Mondays and Thursdays; times are 6 to 7 p. m. for ages 5 and up and 7 to 8 p.m. for ages 14 to adult. For more information, call York Parks and Recreation at 684-3742.
Kim Gardner, above, participates in a tae kwon do class at the York Parks and Recreation Center in York. Left, York assistant instructor Taylor Waldrop demonstrates a move during the class. The classes are taught by Gary Burns on Mondays and Thursdays; times are 6 to 7 p. m. for ages 5 and up and 7 to 8 p.m. for ages 14 to adult. For more information, call York Parks and Recreation at 684-3742.

The Yorkville Players will perform local playwright Burton Bumgarner's "The Grandest Canyon" beginning Thursday at the McCelvey Center, 212 E. Jefferson St., York.

Show times are 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Saturday and April 13. The play is about Miss Ida Ingram's last wish to have her ashes scattered over the Grand Canyon, no small request for her two remaining elderly sisters, Isabelle and Imogene, who have never ventured out of South Carolina.

Tickets are $8 for all shows, except the 3 p.m. Saturday show, which is $5. All seats are general admission. A reception for Bumgarner will be at 7 p.m. Friday at the McCelvey Center.

A dinner theater package is available for the 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday performances. Dinner will be at the Coal Yard Restaurant and Lounge, 105 Garner St., York. Cost is $15 for the dinner and play. Tickets are available from board members, the York Chamber of Commerce, 23 E. Liberty St., at the Coal Yard Restaurant or by calling 980-7412.

Winthrop art reception planned for undergrad exhibit

Winthrop University Galleries will celebrate its 20th annual undergraduate juried exhibition with a gala spring reception from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday in the Rutledge Gallery.

In addition, the master of fine arts thesis exhibitions of Erica Shaver will be in the Elizabeth Dunlap Patrick Gallery and the M.F.A. works in progress exhibition, featuring works by M.F.A. candidates Natalie Bork, Charlotte Zweber Chavis, Joshua Cornwell, Beth Melton and Jon Prichard, will be in the Edmund D. Lewandowski Student Gallery.

Daniel P. Gottlieb, director of planning and design at the North Carolina Museum of Art, is juror for the undergraduate exhibition. Gottlieb is a graduate of Winthrop's master of arts in arts administration program. Gottlieb will select student work from disciplines including painting, drawing, sculpture, jewelry/metals, photography, ceramics, illustration, printmaking, graphic design and interior design.

The Elizabeth Dunlap Patrick Gallery will feature the jewelry of Shaver, who will talk about her work at 7 p.m. April 23 in Rutledge Auditorium. The exhibit will continue through June 19.

All exhibitions, presentations and receptions are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For details, call 323-2493 or the arts hotline at 323-3000 or visit the gallery web site at www.winthrop.edu/vpa/galleries.

Spring break days offered this week at MYCO

The Culture and Heritage Museums will have the following programs:

• Spring break discovery days, 2 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Museum of York County, 4621 Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill, featuring family, hands-on learning activities including a planetarium program at 2 p.m. daily. Admission is $5 adults, $4 seniors, $3 ages 4 to 17 and free for members and children 3 and younger. For details, call 329-2121.

• Kent trilogy celebration, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 19 at the McCelvey Center, 212 E. Jefferson St., York. The event is a celebration of the release of the Kent Trilogy volumes, "Blackways of Kent," "Millways of Kent" and "Townways of Kent," with samples of Brunswick stew, a panel discussion and book signings. The panel will include those who wrote introductions for the new editions, Dan Huntley, John H. Stanfield II and John Shelton Reed. The University of North Carolina's Institute for Research in Social Science commissioned the works, which have been re-released by the University of South Carolina press.

• Showcase series, the Piano Men, starring Jim Witter, at 8 p.m. April 19 at the McCelvey Center. Witter performs the music of Billy Joel and Elton John and shares headlines, automobiles and television commercials from the '70s. Admission is $30 adults, $28 seniors/students and $25 CHM members. A $3 handling fee is charged per transaction. For tickets, call 684-3948 or visit www.chmuseums.org.

Arts council events include exhibition, workshop, music

The Arts Council of York County, 121 E. Main St., Rock Hill, will have the following:

• ARPA Just Works Exhibition at the Dalton Gallery, Center for the Arts, Friday through May 17. ARPA consists of 10 resident artists at the McColl Center for the Visual Arts in Charlotte during the summer of 2005. Artists include Felicia van Bork, Linda Brown, David Edgar, Jennifer Gilomen, Laura McCarthy, Charles McMurray, Amy Sanders, J. Michael Simpson, Paula Smith and Alyssa Wood. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the second and fourth Saturday each month and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on the second and fourth Sunday each month. Admission is free. The opening reception is 6 p.m. Thursday at the gallery. For details, call 328-2787.

• Fine arts demonstrations, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall Plaza, downtown Rock Hill, outside Firehouse Grill. For details, call 328-2787.

• SugarART workshop, covering fondant and rolled icing techniques, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Center for the Arts. Cost is $25. For details, call 980-5812.

• Acoustic Cafe, featuring Ashley Peeples, Adam Snow and Scott Dailey, from 7 to 10 p.m. April 17 at Terry Roueche's Studio, 1326 W. Main St., Rock Hill. Admission is free for Art After Hours members and $10 for non-members. For details, call 328-2787.

• Kids art Disney shams, for children ages 7 and older, at 10:30 a.m. April 19 at the Center for the Arts. Cost is $15 per child. For details, call 328-2787.

Computer, Internet classes offered at local library

Free computer classes are offered at the York County Library, 138 E. Black St., Rock Hill. Space is limited and registration begins Monday. To register, call 981-5845. For details, visit www.yclibrary.org.

• Basic computer skills, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 14. Become familiar with a computer by learning the parts, terms and how to operate a mouse. No experience is required.

• Basic Internet skills, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 15. Learn Internet terms and search engines and surf using Microsoft Internet Explorer. Experience with Windows and mouse or previous class attendance is required.

• E-mail, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 16. Learn how to create and manage a free web-based e-mail account. Some experience with Internet and mouse required.

• Word 2007, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 21. Learn how to create, edit and format a document using Microsoft Word 2007. Experience with Windows and mouse is required.

• Excel 2007, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 22. Learn how to create, edit and format a simple spreadsheet using Microsoft Excel 2007. Experience with Windows and mouse required.

• PowerPoint 2007, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 23. Learn how to create and format a simple slide-show presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2007. Experience with Windows and mouse required.

Driver safety program offered in Fort Mill

An AARP drivers safety program for ages 50 and older will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 21 and 22 at Leroy Spring Complex, 901 Tom Hall St., Fort Mill. The class includes both days for certification. Cost is $10; it is not necessary to be an AARP member. To register, call Tammy Woods at Leroy Springs, 547-4575, or for details, call Gene R. Esarove at 547-4553.

Glencairn gardening day is planned Wednesday

Gardeners and outdoor enthusiasts are invited to volunteer for basic garden tasks from 8 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at Glencairn Garden at Charlotte Avenue and Crest Street, Rock Hill.

Individuals and small groups are asked to bring trowels, shovels and other gardening tools with work gloves and a hat. A brief orientation will be provided. Individuals or small groups may adopt a bed or other area to maintain. In the event of rain, gardening will be canceled. To participate, call Matt Clinton in advance at 326-3826.

Bike safety is topic of Saturday bike rodeo

The Winthrop and Rock Hill bicycle clubs will host a bicycle rodeo for elementary and middle school students from 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Dinkins Student Center parking lot at Winthrop University.

An instructor will teach students about bicycle safety and check bicycles and helmets brought to the event. Children who do not have helmets will be given one to keep. Two courses will be taught, hand signaling and skills. For details, call Frank Rizzo at (973) 534-7729.

Grassroots organization plans victim's rights event

Stop Impaired Driving, a South Carolina grassroots organization dedicated to stopping the crime of impaired driving, will sponsor a one-day observance for Victim's Rights Week at noon Tuesday on the front steps of Rock Hill City Hall. The event will include a rainbow of remembrance to bring honor to victims. Details, call Hester Addison-Benitez, executive director, (803) 370-6137.

Benefits planned by music club, Fewell Park

The following will have fundraisers:

• The Rock Hill Music Club will have a concert and reception, "An Afternoon of Treats, Musical and Sweet," at 3 p.m. April 13 at Oakland Baptist Church, 1067 Oakland Ave., Rock Hill. The concert will feature Monty Bennett, Mignon Eayre, Jerry Helton, Linwood Little, Meredith Nutter, Maury Wilkinson and Wendy Wingard-Gay. Proceeds benefit the club's scholarship fund. Tickets are $8, available at the Arts Council of York County, from club members or at the concert.

• The Catawba Care Coalition will have its fifth annual Dazzle and Denim fundraising event from 7 to 11 p.m. May 2 at the Anne Springs Close Greenway Dairy Barn in Fort Mill. The event includes food, drink, music, dancing, a silent and live auction with prizes of trips, dinners and more. Advance tickets, by April 28, are $40 per person, or $50 after that date. Tickets include open bar, food and entertainment. Sponsorship opportunities are available. For sponsorship, call 909-6363, Ext. 221, or e-mail acase@catawbacare.org. Proceeds support the coalition, a non-profit organization that provides medical care and support services for people living with HIV/AIDS and educates communities to prevent the spread of HIV.

• Fewell Park, 1204 Alexander Road, Rock Hill, will have a disc golf tournament at 10 a.m. Saturday. Registration begins at 9 a.m. The tournament is single elimination with categories for children and adults. Entry fee is $10 plus a canned good to be donated to a charity. Registration is required by Thursday. Participants receive a T-shirt. Winners receive a disc. Proceeds go to playground equipment upgrades. To register or for details, call the park at 329-5645.

• The Tim Hartis Group will perform a jazz concert, Gala for Hope, at 7 p.m. May 8 at the Palmetto Room, 147 E. Main St., downtown Rock Hill. The concert will benefit Hospice and Community Care of Rock Hill. Tickets are $250 for individuals and $400 for couples. Sponsored tables begin at $2,500. For details, call 329-1500 or visit www.hospicecommunitycare.org/ The group plays jazz standards such as "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" and "Night and Day." The group's musical styles include swing, Latin, ballads and blues. Hospice and Community Care is a non-profit organization caring for people who are terminally ill and their families in York, Chester, Lancaster, Cherokee, Union and Fairfield counties.

• Mount Holly United Methodist Church will have its 10th annual Christian Sport Shooters Classic at 8 a.m. May 3 at Rocky Creek Sports Club, Richburg. This is a Lewis class sporting clay event and shooters of all ages are welcome. Cost is $135 adults, $75 for youth under age 18 and $180 for an adult and youth registering together. All youth must be accompanied by an adult. Lunch and a barbecue dinner are included. Proceeds will be used for new playground equipment. For details, call the church at 327-5779, Clyde Mitchell at 328-1376 or e-mail Mitchell at cmitchell@rock-hill.k12.sc.us or visit www.cssc.mthollyumc.org.

• Grace Ministries Church, 1511 Mount Holly Road, Rock Hill, will have a fish fry and bake sale from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Flounder, shrimp or chicken strip plates are available for $9 adults and $6 children age 10 and younger. Combination flounder and shrimp plates are $10 for adults and $7 for children. Plates include French fries, hush puppies, slaw and onion rings. Eat-in or to-go orders are available. For details, call 324-5921 or e-mail the church at graceministry98@netscape.net.

• An American Cancer Society Relay for Life fundraising gospel sing will be from 6 to 8 p.m. April 19 at Inspiration Baptist Church, 921 Comer Road, Rock Hill. Performing will be Inspiration Bluegrass, Harris Family, Smith Family and New Life. Donations will be accepted after the performance. For details, call (803) 789-5722. A Relay for Life men's softball tournament will be at 8 a.m. May 10 at the Leroy Springs Recreation Complex, 971 Tom Hall St., Fort Mill. The event will be men's class D, round robin. Cost is $150. For details, call (803) 230-3774. The events are sponsored by Piedmont Medical Center.

• Philanthropic Masonic Lodge No. 32 will have its semi-annual barbecue at 10 a.m. Saturday at the lodge, Lincoln Road, York and at Whitesides Laundry and Cleaners, 5 E. Madison St., York. Barbecue is $7 per pint and $7 per plate. Plate includes barbecue, baked beans, slaw and roll. For details, call Bobby McCarter at 684-3117.

• Springfest at Tirzah will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 3 at the Tirzah A.R.P. Church family life center, 6161 Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill. Items for sale include baskets, jewelry, children's books, outdoor items, crafts, candles and more. Sausage biscuits and a barbecue lunch will be available.

• The River Hills Home Tour will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 26 at River Hills Plantation, on S.C. 49 near the Buster Boyd Bridge in Lake Wylie. Six custom homes are on the tour. Tickets are $10 each, sold in advance at Jac-Lyn's Hallmark Shop, 4082 Charlotte Highway, and First Properties of the Carolina, One Executive Court, Lake Wylie, or on the day of the tour at the River Hills security entrance main gate. A lunch buffet will be at the River Hills Country Club from 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Buffet tickets are $14, including tip and gratuity. Tickets can be purchased at the club on the tour day. The tour benefits an annual Clover High School scholarship program. For details, call Cynthia Sapero at (803) 831-0145.

• The Tri-County Multiple Sclerosis walk will be at 8 a.m. Saturday at Manchester Meadows, 337 E. Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill. For details, e-mail Janet.coggins@nmss.org.

• Majistic Cafe Multiple Sclerosis Day will be from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday at the cafe, 2022 Cherry Road, Rock Hill. Ten percent of sales will be donated to the MS Society.

• Steak and Shake, 2022 Cherry Road, Rock Hill, will have Multiple Sclerosis night from 5 to 8 p.m. April 13. Bring in a voucher from the Saturday MS walk and the MS Society will receive 20 percent of the sale.

• Alpine Lodge No. 208 and Clover Chapter No. 138 Order of the Eastern Star, 502 N. Main St., Clover, will have a hot dog sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Hot dogs are $1. Eat-in or carry-out is available.

• The Fort Lawn Community Center will have its spring festival at 10 a.m. April 19 at the center, 5554 Main St., Fort Lawn. Activities include a hot dog and bake sale, car show, craft vendors, storytelling, children's booth and Daniel the Spaniel. For details, call the center at (803) 872-4491.

• The first Tri-County kidney walk will be at 6 p.m. May 22 at Winthrop Lake in Rock Hill. Proceeds benefit the National Kidney Foundation of South Carolina. To participate, visit www.kidneysc.org or call (800) 488-2277.

• A dance show competition, featuring performances by Dramatic Obsession and Princess Poplock, will be from 7 to 10 p.m. April 26 at the Emmett Scott Center, McGuirt Auditorium, 801 Crawford Road, Rock Hill. Tickets are $7 in advance and $10 at the door. For tickets, call Tammy Owens at (803) 371-8151.

• It's time to register for the 2008 Wild Wing Cafe, a charity golf classic for the South Carolina Alzheimer's Association. The captain's choice event will be on May 19 at Springfield Golf Club, Fort Mill. Event-day registration begins at 9 a.m. with a shotgun start at 11 a.m. Breakfast, lunch and evening appetizers are included. Events include a hole-in-one contest for a car, a set of clubs, $100,000 and a putting contest for a flat-screen TV. For details, call 327-4714 or visit www.golfdigestplanner.com/4230-2008_Alzheimers/. The association is the leading voluntary health organization for Alzheimer's disease care, support and research.

Neighbors, Republican women sharing news

These groups will meet:

• The Hagins and Fewell neighborhood will meet at 7 p.m. April 18 at the resource center, 46 Sunset Drive, Rock Hill. Discussion will concern the houses and apartments to be built on Sidney Street and the old arcade mill site. Spring clean-up will be at 9 a.m. April 19. The group will meet at the resource center. For details, call Zelma Reddick at 366-8449.

• The York County Republican Women will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at Thursdays Too Restaurant, 147 Herlong Ave., Rock Hill. Speaker will be Rob Godfrey, S.C. GOP communication director, presenting a media relations workshop. A reception honoring Sarah Nuckles will be at 6 p.m. Nuckles was elected to the S.C. DOT as commissioner representing the Fifth Congressional District. For details, call Pat Murray at 329-4904.

• The National Association of Retired Federal Employees will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Firebonz All American Barbecue and Grill, 2445 Cherry Road, Rock Hill. A business meeting will follow at noon. A guest speaker will discuss home security and the invasion of personal information.

• The York Woodworker's Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at Sherer Dental Lab, 1145 Camden Ave., Rock Hill. Richard Summers will discuss dust collection.

• The Kings Mountain chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Parish House of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd on East Liberty Street in York. Gina White will present a program on Colonial music. Details, Dorothy Martin, 831-8186. Visitors are welcome.

• The Henry's Knob group of the S.C. chapter of the Sierra Club will hear about dolphins at its meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Wesley Foundation, corner of Stewart Street and Park Avenue, Rock Hill. Speaker will be William Rogers, a biology professor at Winthrop University and a club member, who has been studying two species of freshwater dolphins, the pink dolphin and gray dolphin, in the Tahuayo River in northeastern Peru. He is interested in the animals' behavior and their sounds. He will discuss the biology of the two species and conservation issues, as well as parallel developments elsewhere. Details, Mary Keenan, 327-9610.

• The Marine Corps League, consisting of retired and veteran Marines, will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The group meets on the second Tuesday of each month at the Veterans of Foreign Wars post, 732 W. Main St., Rock Hill. Visitors are welcome. For details, call Don Hicks at (803) 517-7253 or (803) 328-1054.

Families, school groups are planning reunions

The following announce reunions:

• The Agurs and Neely reunion will be June 27 through 29 in Atlanta. For details, call Gladys Allen, 327-1869, or Henry Agurs, 327-9492. The next meeting will be at 3 p.m. April 20 at 1258 Glenarden Drive, Rock Hill.

• The Chester High School class of 1993 will meet at 1 p.m. Saturday and at 2 p.m. April 26 at the Chester County Library, 100 Center St., Chester. The first $20 installment of fees are due by April 26. For details, call April Gladden at (704) 299-9531 or Staci Stringfellow at (803) 581-8703.

• The Chester High School class of 1963 will have its 45-year reunion at noon May 17 at the Leroy Springs Complex, 770 Old Richburg Road, Chester. A picnic will be held for members and families. Tea, ice and paper products will be provided. Participants must bring their own lunch. A casual dance will be at 7 p.m. May 17 at the complex. For details or reservations call Ann at (303) 377-3090 or e-mail Terry at TToday@Truvista.net.

• The annual Blackstock High School reunion will be April 26 in the school's former gymnasium. Registration and visitation will be at 11 a.m. and a picnic lunch will be at 1 p.m. Alumni and friends are invited. For details, call Sarah Cassels at (803) 377-3422.

• The 2008 Hicks-Mobley family gathering will be July 31 to Aug. 3 at the Bluewater Resort on South Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach. For reservations, contact Alice Hardin-Hinton, 524- 6618, or Courtney Blake, 329-3518. The committee needs names and addresses for all family members; call Hinton or e-mail to alicehardinhinton@ yahoo.com. A family newsletter will be distributed each month. Submit announcements by the last date of each month to Blake, 370-2731, or e-mail to Hicks_mobley@yahoo.com.

Credit repair workshop set at Rock Hill church

The Liberty Community Church forward steps program will sponsor a credit repair workshop from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 26 at the church, 315 Little St., Rock Hill.

Credit repair consultants will talk about how to remove items from a credit record, stop creditor harassment, repair and restore credit and proper letter writing. To register, call the church at 328-1722 or Kiser at (803) 554-6053, e-mail the church at libertycommchurch@yahoo.com or visit www.lccforwardsteps.org

Adoptive family group plans meeting, ranch trip

Southern Piedmont Adoptive Families of America plans:

• Monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the first-floor temporary conference room of the Catholic Diocese Pastoral Center, 1123 S. Church St., Charlotte. A welcome and introduction for new members and visitors will be at 6 p.m. Speaker will be Lisa Landrum, co-founder of My Creations Company, which specializes in custom keepsakes for adopted children. For meeting details, call Elaine Lane at 548-7668 or visit www.spafa.org. For details on My Creations Company, visit www.mycreationsbooks.com.

• A Lazy 5 Ranch group trip at 9:45 a.m. April 19. Meet at the ranch. Group rate is $7.50 per person and children younger than 1 are free. Only cash is accepted. Reservations are not required. For details on the ranch, visit www.lazy5ranch.com.

• Knights baseball game group trip at 2:15 p.m. June 1. Tickets are $9 per person and young children not requiring their own seat are free. Tickets must be pre-purchased. For details, visit www.spafa.org.

Family organization has sibling, parent support

Family Connection will have:

• Coffee break, at 9:30 a.m. April 11 at Cupps Cafe, 221 S. Cherry Road, Rock Hill. All families and groups are invited.

• Sharing parents support group, for families with special needs children ages birth to 6, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at St. John's United Methodist Church, 321 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill.

• YouthNet brothers and sisters support/kid connection for ages 8 to 13 who have a special needs sibling. The group meets from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 26 at 507 E. Black St., Rock Hill and lunch will be served. For details call Kai Burkins at YouthNet, (803) 322-0811 or Family Connection, 366-4839.

Hospice programs include training, support

Hospice and Community Care offer the following:

• Support groups, beginning Tuesday. The groups will meet from 10 to 11:30 a.m. once a week for six weeks They are free and open to the public. Space is limited and registration is required. For reservations or details, call Hospice at 329-1500 or (800) 895-2273 and ask to speak with a grief counselor.

• Volunteer training, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 15 at the Lancaster County Library, 313 S. White St., Lancaster, and from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 20 and 22 at Hospice and Community Care, 2275 India Hook Road, Rock Hill. For details, call 329-1500.

Intimacy for seniors is topic of seminar

Sterling House assisted living will have a free information seminar on intimacy for seniors at 6 p.m. April 17 at the center, 1920 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill. Speaker is Stephanie Campbell, a registered nurse from Total Care Home Health. Seating is limited. For reservations, call Geri Tucker at 366-1189.

Spinal cord injury, caregivers have support

Support group meetings:

• The South Carolina Spinal Cord Injury Association York County area support group will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Piedmont Medical Center Women's Center Auditorium, 222 S. Herlong Ave., Rock Hill. The mission is to provide support through education and shared experience to those with spinal cord injuries and to their families and caregivers. For details, call Bob Alders at 366-5659 or e-mail Alders at bobcatawba@aol.com.

• The Western York County Parkinson support group will meet from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday at Lake Wylie Assisted Living, 4877 Charlotte Hwy., Lake Wylie. Speaker will be Carol Phipps, a physical therapist from Healthsouth of Rock Hill. The meeting is for those interested in learning more, including patients, their families, friends, caregivers and others. For details, call Carolyn Petroski, (704) 248-3714 or Jennifer Davis-Peay at Lake Wylie Assisted Living, (8030 831-9900.

• Agape Hospice and Catawba Area Agency on Aging will have a caregiver meeting from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church, 2868 Gaston Farm Road, Richburg. Meetings are the second Thursday of each month. For details, call Agape Hospice at 329-4544 or (866) 202-6342 or e-mail Grace Waddell at gwaddell@agapesenior.com.

• The local chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the hut at Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, 421 Oakland Ave., Rock Hill. Sissy Weaver will share her experience with mental illness. For details, call Betsey O'Brien at (803) 802-4484.

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