▪ Lenoir-Rhyne University's A Cappella Choir & Brass Ensemble in concert, 7 p.m. Wednesday at Grace Lutheran Church, 426 Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, as part of its 2018 Spring Tour. Free and open to the public.
▪ Patchwork Tales Storytelling Festival Community Concert, 7-9:15 p.m. March 9 at Dutchman Creek Middle School Auditorium. Two nationally-celebrated storytellers take the stage as Andy Offutt Irwin brings lively, hilarious and heart-filled stories and songs, while legendary four-time Grammy Award-winner David Holt shares traditional music and memorable stories from his career of over three decades. Pre-concert music played in the lobby by folk musician and recording artist Charles Pettee. Recordings and other merchandise will be available for purchase. Recommended for ages 7 to adult. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the York County Library and Friends of the York County Library. Details: patchworktales.org.
▪ Reminisce with Betty Jo Rhea, 2-3 p.m. March 16 to celebrate Women's History Month. The Rock Hill library is hosting a question and answer session with Rhea, Rock Hill's first woman. Elected as mayor in 1986, she served for 12 years. Register online or 981-5845 beginning Friday.
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▪ Relay For Life benefit, 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Spring Lake Country Club, The Town and Country Book Club will host a bridge/bunco/game benefit. A $15 minimum donation requested. Refreshments and prizes. Details or to reserve a table, call 803-684-5574.
▪ Covenant Presbyterian Men of the Church barbecue, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the church at Mount Gallant and Celanese roads, Rock Hill. Plates with barbecue, beans, slaw and bread, $8, sandwiches, $4.50 and pounds, $10. Proceeds to community needs and grounds maintenance. Place orders at 803-366-8223.
▪ “Be Irish for a Night,” 24th annual fundraiser for Pilgrims’ Inn, 6:30-10 p.m. March 10 at St. Anne’s School Community Center, 1694 Bird St., Rock Hill. The event includes a corned beef and cabbage dinner, homemade Irish soda bread and desserts, beer, wine, soft drinks and coffee, silent and live auctions, Irish dancers, music and dancing. Donations: $40 ($30 tax deductible). For tickets, call 803-327- 4227 or write Pilgrims’ Inn, P.O. Box 11328, Rock Hill, SC 29731. Sponsorships available: firstname.lastname@example.org or 803-431-8865.
▪ St. John’s United Methodist Church in Fort Mill’s WEE School consignment sale is accepting gently worn children’s clothing and other items for its sale 9 a.m.-7 p.m. March 16 and 8 a.m.-noon March 17 at the church, Tom Hall Street. Participants choose the sale price and earn 60 percent. No fee. Details: 803-548-6557 or email@example.com to get a consignor number for your drop off day of March 13-14 Most items half price March 17. Proceeds to St. John’s UMC WEE School.
▪ Arts Council of Chester County’s 12th annual Oyster Roast and Auction, 6-9 p.m. March 17 at the National Guard Armory, 1025 Armory Road, Chester. There will be a steamed oyster bar and lowcounty boil buffet, silent and live auction and cash bar with beer and wine. Doors open at 6 p.m.; food service, 6:45-7:45 and live auction at 8 p.m. Reserved tables: $650, includes 8 tickets and preferred seating with business recognition. Half tables are available after at least one table has been purchased. General seating: $45, members; $50, nonmember. Tickets available the Arts Council, 123 Main St., Chester or firstname.lastname@example.org. Limited number of tickets.
▪ School Psychologists' Association of Catawba second annual fundraising event, 4:30-7 p.m. March 23, Hickory Tavern 2674 Celanese Road, Rock Hill. Hickory Tavern will donate 10 percent of total bill to The Children's Attention Home in York County. All proceeds from a brown bag auction will be donated to the nonprofit organization that serves children ages birth to 21 with temporary shelter and individualized care for children who have been removed from their homes because of abuse, abandonment, and/or neglect. Bring cash or check for the auction. Credit cards not accepted. Details: email@example.com.
▪ Vendors are needed to participate in the Westminster Towers Spring Show, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 7 in Heritage Hall, Rock Hill. The fundraising event is for the Life Enrichment department. Door prizes and raffles. Details: 803-328-5018 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
▪ TPA of America Post K, a nonprofit community service organization that sponsors children’s safety programs and a hearing-impaired scholarship program, 6:30 p.m. Thursday at York Seafood. Details: 803-328-1654.
▪ Western York County of the NAACP youth council, 9 a.m. March 10; adult meeting, 6 p.m. March 15, both at the York Chamber of Commerce.
▪ Rock Hill Music Club, 4 p.m. March 8 at the Courtroom of the Gettys Art Center, 201 E. Main St. Winthrop music faculty members Mark Lewis, associate professor of music in composition and piano and Ronald Parks, will give the program. Both have received awards and recognition in the field of New Music. Free and open to the public. Donations accepted for music scholarships.
York County Library
▪ The York County Library in Rock Hill offers the following free programs:
Walking in My Womanness by Yolanda Bynum, 6-7 p.m. Thursday and March 8. Let author and keynote speaker, Bynum, takes you on a witty and candid ride through her childhood and onward that just may spark a little insight into your own personal development. Register at events.yclibrary.org or 803-981-5858.
Computer Lab Fridays, 10 a.m.-noon, Friday. Computer and tablet questions answered. No registration.
Genealogy Group, 1-2 p.m. Friday or 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday. Group meets monthly to discuss research, techniques, new source and help others learn more about family history. All skill levels welcome. No registration.
Social Media Mondays: Instagram 101, 10 a.m.-noon Monday. Learn how to set up an account and manage basic privacy settings. Experience with Windows and the Internet required. Register online or call 803-981-5845.
Robotics Team Meetings, 5-6:30 p.m. Monday. Learn to program robotics equipment and compete in challenges. Ages 11-17. Limit 50. Register online or call 803-981-5830.
Twenty-Something Book Club, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Monday. A book club focused on books that appeal to people in their 20s.
▪ Allison Creek Bluegrass will host the Shady Oak Ramblers, 7 p.m. Thursday at Allison Creek Presbyterian Church in York. Doors open at 6 p.m. with food service at 6:30 p.m. Details: AllisonCreekBluegrass.com.
▪ Fort Mill Community Playhouse, presents “The Savannah Sipping Society,” a Jones Hope Wooten comedy, at the playhouse, 220 Main St. Show times are 7:30 p.m. March 2-3, 9-10, and 16-17 and 3 p.m. March 4, 11 and 18. Tickets: $18, adults and $13, students. Walk-ins are welcome but reservations are recommended at fortmillplayhouse.org or 803-548-8102. Tickets available at Tega Cay Pharmacy or Crossings on Main. Check or cash only.
▪ Rock Hill Parks, Recreation and Tourism is in need of officials and volunteer coaches for spring youth sports programs due to increased participation. Soccer volunteers are most needed but there are openings are available for baseball volunteers. Call 803-329-5640 by Friday.
▪ Martha Manning, author of “My Angel and Me,” book signing is Saturday at Shepherd’s Fold, 415 Cherry Road, Rock Hill, and 8:30 a.m. Sunday at Mount Holly United Methodist Church, S.C. 901, Rock Hill.
▪ Rock Hill High School Class of 1954 will not meet Thursday. Next meeting, March 22.
▪ Former students from Hillcrest Elementary School, noon Saturday at Tabernacle AME Zion Church, 320 Old Friendship Road, Rock Hill.
▪ Scleroderma support group meeting, 6 p.m. March 15 at Piedmont Medical Center, Rock Hill. Details: email@example.com or 803-802-9332.
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