Preschool Story Time, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Lake Wylie Public Library. For children ages 3 to 5 and their caregivers.
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AT THE LIBRARY
The Global Cafe, 10 a.m. Thursdays, Steele Creek Public Library. Improve your English and make new friends. Join us for conversation and a chance to learn and share. 704-416-6800
Bela Fleck, Sam Bush and Pat Flynn of The Newgrass Revival, and John Cowan perform, 9 p.m. May 15, The Sylvia Theater, Congress Street, York. Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 at door. sylviatheater.com/buytickets.htm
About bats, 7 p.m. May 15, The Schiele Museum of Natural History, 1500 E. Garrison Blvd., Gastonia. Rob Mies, director of the Organization for Bat Conservation, will show several live bats for a special presentation discussing the benefits of these flying mammals and the importance of conserving them. Tickets: $5, reservations requested. 704-854-6676
AT THE SYLVIA
Pink Floydian Slip, 9 p.m. May 16, Pink Floyd cover, The Sylvia Theater, Congress Street, York. Tickets: $12 in advance, $15 at door.
The Young Yorkville Players auditions for "Gooney Bird & Fine Dining," 10 a.m.-noon May 16 and 7-8:45 p.m. May 21, McCelvey Center, 212 E. Jefferson St., York. These are two one act plays with casting for children ages 8 and older. No experience or preparation is required. Bring a photo, if possible. 803-980-7412; yorkvilleplayers.com
BLUEGRASS AND BARBECUE
Second annual Bluejeans, Bluegrass and BBQ, 4-7 p.m. May 16, Cotton Alley 121 E. Main St., Rock Hill. Music by Neighbors Acres and mouth-watering barbecue pulled-pork, grilled corn on the cob and homemade cole slaw by Dan Huntley of Lake Wylie. Tickets must be purchased in advance, by May 8. Cost: $20 for Arts Council members, $25 for non-members; includes a meal and two drink vouchers. Proceeds go to arts programming for the FY 2009-2010 season. 803-328-2787
Fort Mill Art Guild Silent Auction Fundraiser reception, 6-8 p.m. May 16, 213 Main St., Fort Mill. Silent auction items include software, original artwork, photographs, jewelry, pottery, retail gift certificates, gift baskets, professional services and more. Bidding will be open all day. 803-548-3159; FortMillArtGuild.com.
TOUR OF HOMES
Belmont Woman's Club 14th annual Home & Garden Tour, 1-5 p.m. May 17. There will be five homes and gardens, and the newly opened Yates Abernethy Mill House at the Belmont Historical Society. Cost: $20, includes tea at Stowe Manor. Proceeds go to the high school scholarship and other groups including S.O.C.K.S., Belmont Parish Nurse Ministry, Relay for Life, Habitat for Humanity and Belmont Historical Society. 704-825-9799
FREE, FREE, FREE
Admission to the Museum of York County, 4621 Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill, is free on Sundays. chmuseums.org
'THE FULL MONTY'
"The Full Monty" through Sunday, Theatre Charlotte, 501 Queens Road, Charlotte. Performance times: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $10-24. 704-372-1000; theatrecharlotte.org
Vintage Club of Tega Cay bowling, 10 a.m. first Monday of the month, Strikers, Rock Hill. Cost: $8 a session, includes games, shoes and lunch. 803-547-0337
River Hills Women's Club Luncheon, May 20, River Hills Country Club, Lake Wylie. Cocktails served at noon, followed by lunch at 12:30 p.m.and the program, "Remembering Elvis," at 1 p.m. The Invocation will be sung by the members of The Sometimes Singers. Grant Derderian sings and plays the songs made famous by Elvis. Ladies, don't forget to wear your hats. There will be prizes for the prettiest and most creative chapeau. RSVP by e-mail or caller by May 13. 803-831-0210
River Hills Newcomers Evening Social, 7 p.m. May 23, home of Karen Fowler, 25 New River Trace. Bring a dish to share with 10 people. Donation: $5 per person. RSVP 803-746-5567
BOY SCOUT BBQ
Clover Troop 37 BBQ fundraiser, 10 a.m. May 23, Bethel Fire Station No. 1, S.C. 557 and Oakridge Road, Lake Wylie. Cost: $8 per plate. 803-684-0335