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Community news: Sharon to host benefit

Church hosts patient benefit

A benefit dinner and concert for cancer patient Elaine Cheek will be April 25 at Sharon Baptist Church.

The Riverside Boys will sing at 5 p.m. Dinner will be served between 6 and 7:30 p.m. Plates are $10 for adults; $4, age 3-12; and free for age 3 and younger.

The menu is fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, slaw, dessert, bread and tea, eat-in or takeout.

Sausage biscuits and baked goods will be sold beginning 8 a.m. at the Sharon Fire Department.

Clover Woman’s Club plans picnic

The Clover Woman’ Club end-of-year picnic will be 6:30 p.m. May 14 at the home of Barbara Crate, 430 Glenn Road, Clover.

Members should bring a covered dish. Crate will provide drinks and paper products. Committee chairs should bring their committee report.

Donations for homeless school children and back the pack are always needed and accepted. Details: Crate, 803-222-5702.

Plant sale, home tour set

The Master Gardeners of York County will hold two annual events during the second weekend of Rock Hill’s annual Come-See-Me Festival.

The annual Master Gardener Plant Sale will be 9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 25 and 1-4 p.m. April 26 at the Glencairn Garden Learning Center, 825 Edgemont Ave. Hundreds of perennials, shrubs, seedling trees, vines, bulbs, herbs and vegetables, most priced between $1 and $5, will be for sale. Plants are donated by MGYC members.

The 2015 Garden Tour, featuring five homes in the Shiland Hills neighborhood, will be 10 a.m.-3 p.m. April 25. Rain date is 1-4 p.m. April 26. Tickets are $5 and may be purchased at any of the tour gardens or at the plant sale.

Featured gardens include: June and Dick Kay, 2643 Ashmore Court; Julia and Alan Nichols, 2518 Meredith Court; Kim and Mike Climer, 2646 Carolwood Drive; Laura and Woody Livingston, 2658 Carolwood Drive; and Russ and Doris McDonald, 1830 Overbrook Drive.

Choral society to perform

The York County Choral Society will perform Mozart’s Requiem in D minor (k. 626) 4 p.m. May 3 in Byrnes Auditorium at Winthrop University.

This work is one of choral literature’s most well-known masterpieces and features soprano, alto, tenor and bass soloists with orchestral accompaniment. Also featured will be contemporary composer Ola Gjeilo’s ethereal Sunrise Mass, performed with stringed orchestral accompaniment. Additional selections by both composers will be performed by the York County Chamber Singers.

Tickets may be purchased at the door the day of the concert or by going to www.yorkcountychoralsociety.org; $15 adults, $10 seniors , $5 students with ID.

Kings Mountain parks to host runs

A Kings Mountain marathon and half marathons will be May 2 at Kings Mountain state and national military parks.

Races start at 8 a.m., with food vendors and music available from 10 a.m. to noon. The race covers a rolling hills course through the state and national parks.

For more information and registration, go to www.kingsmountainmarathon.com.

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