Enquirer Herald

In brief

Public Forum on Community Performance Center

YORK -- The Arts Council of York County will host one of two community forums to gather opinons on the new Community Performance Center to open in the fall in York.

Scheduled from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m., Thursday, June 11 at the Sylvia Theater at 27 N. Congress Street, the forum is designed to collect feedback and gauge community support for the performance space at 249 E. Main St. in Rock Hill. Rennovations of the space should be finished by mid-august and a grand opening is planned for the fall. The Arts Council requests those who plan to attend RSVP to arts@yorkcountyarts.org. Light refreshments will be served.

Band reunion

YORK -- Members of the Cougar Band from "The Matt Brown Years" are planning a reunion for students and parents of the York Comprehensive High School band during the school years of 1989-90 through 1995-96.

It was during this time that Brown and Connie Grantham were the band director and assistant band director at YCHS.

The reunion will be held the weekend of June 11-13, 2010 in the Myrtle Beach area.

If you were a band member or band parent during this time, please send an email to cougarbandreunion@yahoo.com by July 1, so your correct contact information can be added to the reunion database.

All members and band parents are encouraged to help distribute this information to others that participated in band during the designated years. All interested persons will receive additional information about the reunion, beginning in August.

Father's Day on farm

McCONNELLS -- What was it like to be a father 150 years ago? Dads can find out at Historic Brattonsville, where they'll receive free admission on Father's Day, Sunday June 21.

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the site features more than 30 historic structures open to the public. These "house museums" chronicle the development of the Carolina Piedmont from the 1750s through the 1840s.

And remember, admission to the Museum of York County is free every Sunday.

Admission is free for dads. Other adults, $6; Seniors, $5; Youth ages 4-17, $3; members and children 3 and younger admitted free.

Library summer reading programs

All York County Libraries will offer a variety of events and prizes for all ages during the vacation reading program, held June 8 - July 31. The program is designed to encourage family visits to the library throughout the summer and to promote reading for fun. All programs are free and open to the public.

Children ages 3-12 can keep track of minutes read or being read to and will receive a variety of prizes when they meet their reading goals. Free programs and performances including puppet shows, plays, and other programs will reflect the "Be Creative at Your Library" theme.

The schedule for children's programs at the York and Clover Public Libraries includes the following:

•The Be Creative Magic Reading Show - 10:30 a.m., June 11 at the Clover Public Library; 2:30 and 4:30 p.m., June 11 at the York Public Library.

•Cinderella with a Twist - 10:30 a.m., June 18 at the Clover Public Library; 2:30 and 4:30 p.m., June 18 at the York Public Library.