Easter Egg hunt
YORK -- York Parks and Recreation Department and Bi-Lo are sponsoring an Easter Egg hunt and egg dyeing, Saturday, April 11, at the York Recreation Complex on Fourth Street. The egg hunt begins at 11:00 a.m. and the egg dyeing begins at noon. Both events are for ages 12 and under and are free. Children should bring their own Easter basket.
Bi-Lo will sell hot dogs, chips, drink and a Little Debbie Cake for $2 from 11:00 a.m. - 2 p.m., all proceeds benefit York Place.
For more information, call 803-684-3742.
Hash and BBQ sale
HICKORY GROVE -- The Hickory Grove Fire Department is sponsoring a Hash and Barbeque sale beginning 8 a.m. Saturday, April 4. This event will be held at the Hickory Grove Ballfield/Park. Hash will be sold for $7 a pint and $14 a quart. Barbeque will be sold for $7 a pint.
A tractor show is also planned. Anyone who wants to bring tractors - new, old and antique - and equipment for showing is welcome.
The fire department will also sell sausage biscuits, hot dogs and hamburgers. There will be a bake sale and numerous yard sales and vendors as well.
Everyone is welcome to come to Hickory Grove. Bring your yard chairs and enjoy the day! All proceeds go to the Hickory Grove Fire Department.
For more information call Fire Chief Kenny Gilfillan 925-2626 or any Hickory Grove Fireman.
Nuclear siren test
YORK -- Duke Energy will test the warning sirens around the Catawba Nuclear Station around 11:50 a.m., Wednesday, April 8.
The test will last approximately three minutes. No action is required by residents. Hearing the sirens is not a signal to evacuate, rather it means residents should tune to a local radio or television station that would carry emergency alert messages for more information.
Sheep Shearing at Brattonsville
McCONNELLS -- Saturday, April 18 is Sheep Shearing Day at Historic Brattonsville. Shearing, cleaning, carding, spinning and weaving demonstrations will run 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. An 1840s fashion show is also scheduled for 2 p.m.
The demos are free with general admission: $6 for adults, $5 for senior citizens, $3 for youth aged 4 - 17, and free for children younger than 3. Culture and Heritage Museum members get in free. For more information call (803)684-2327, or visit www.chmuseums.org.
Farmer's Market starts this month
YORK -- The York Farmer's Market will open for the season Saturday April 25, on North Congress Street. The market will run 8 a.m. - noon Saturdays through October. For more information, call 704-299-2322, or Jim Dickerson at 684-4225, or visit www.yorkfarmersmarket.blogspot.com.