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Community news: PATH fish fry

Fish fry planned for PATH

Charles Plemmons and friends will host a fish fry from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, May 8 at the PATH Thrift Store Parking Lot, 35 S. Congress St., York.

Cost is $5 for a sandwich, fries and soda. Proceeds will go to PATH, which provides emergency assistance for families in the York school district.

Wagon of Hope benefit for Relay

The First Baptist Church of York Relay for Life team, Stars of Hope, will sell tickets for a chance to win a Big Red Wagon of Hope at the May 23 relay.

The Western York County Relay for Life will be at the field behind York Middle School. The estimated cost of the items in the wagon is about $500, including a $120 wagon donated by Tractor Supply in York.

Tickets are $2 each or three for $5, available in advance or at the event.

Bluegrass event on Thursday

Allison Creek Bluegrass presents Bluegrass Drifters 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 7 at Allison Creek Presbyterian Church at the corner of S.C. 274 and Allison Creek Road.

The band from Nashville, Tenn., is on tour. Doors open at 6 p.m. for the free family-friendly event. Concessions are available at 6:30 p.m.

Postal food drive to be May 9

The U.S. Postal Service food drive is Saturday, May 9.

Residents of York County can leave canned and nonperishable food items by their mailboxes for the postal carrier to pick up.

The food will be distributed to Pilgrims’ Inn, Project Hope, The Salvation Army, Dorothy Day Soup Kitchen, Fort Mill Care Center, PATH in York and Clover Area Assistance Center. All donations stay in York County.

Women’s club yard sale May 16

The second annual White Elephant Sale of the Clover-Lake Wylie Republican Women’s Club is 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 16 at the R.P. Boggs & Co. parking lot, 4100 Charlotte Highway.

Rain date is noon to 3 p.m. May 17.

Practical household items to exotic treasures will be for sale. Donations of gently-used items including purses, belts and specialty items are accepted; no clothing. For more information or for donation pickup, call 803-831-0689.

Lions give $14,000 to CAAC

RJ Phillips of the River Hills/Lake Wylie Lions Charities presented a $14,000 donation to CAAC’s executive director Karen van Vierssen at a recent Clover Area Assistance Center fundraising event.

The money will provide food, financial assistance, and health and educational services to clients in the Clover School District.

The Lions also provide eyeglasses and hearing aids for people in need. The club donate about $100,000 to 35 charities annually.

4-H offering beekeeping camp

4-H Youth Development, a part of Clemson Extension Service in York County, will host a beekeeping camp 10 a.m.-1 p.m. July 28-29 for ages 5 to 19 at the York Extension Office 120 N. Congress St.

Campers will learn the basics of beekeeping, bee’s jobs in the colony including how pollination takes place, the parts of the hive, the equipment beekeepers use, and how honey is extracted. Campers will receive resources to take home and a sample of honey.

The registration fee is $10. Call 803-684-9919.

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 in 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.

PATH needs drivers to pick up food

PATH, or People Attempting to Help in York, a basic needs and food assistance agency, needs new volunteer drivers.

The agency needs teams of two people to drive to the Second Harvest food bank in Charlotte one Friday a month to shop for groceries for the food pantry.

PATH is at 204 Raille St. in York. Call 803-684-3992 for more information.

Girls on Run hosting 5K race on May 9

Girls on the Run Tri County will hold a noncompetitive 5K run and walk celebration at 8:30 a.m. May 9 at Fountain Park in downtown Rock Hill.

More than 500 girls ages 8-15 will accomplish their goals while celebrating their uniqueness and strengths.

Details: gotrtricountysc.org/events/.

Arts Council offering summer camps

The Arts Council of York County offers week-long, half-day summer art camps for children ages 6 and older with a focus on the visual, literary and performing arts.

The camps run from June 15-July 24 at the Center for the Arts, 121 E. Main St.; Gettys Art Center, 201 E. Main St.; and at the Community Performance Center, 249 E. Main St.

Camps fees are $75 for Arts Council members and $85 for the general public. The deadline for camp registration is two weeks before camp starts. View the full schedule of camps and registration form at yorkcountyarts.org.

Call 803-328-2787 for more information.