Fort Mill Times

A weekly guide to area events - June 30, 2009

WEDNESDAY

STORY TIME

Preschool Story Time, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Lake Wylie Public Library. For children ages 3 to 5 and their caregivers.

WONDERFUL WEDNESDAYS

Wonderful Wednesdays Series, through July 29, Museum of York County, 4621 Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill. Special program, 11 a.m.; demonstrations and hands-on activities, noon-2 p.m. Museum collections come to life in this family-friendly program series. Enjoy a 30 to 45 minute program, explore the museum, take part in special hands-on activities, or bring a picnic to enjoy outdoors.803-329-2121; chmuseum.org

THURSDAY

AT THE GARDEN

Garden Nights, 5-9 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 25, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont, with entertainment and activities each Thursday night including guided garden walks to live entertainment. Food with a tropical flair, including beer and wine, will be available for purchase from Something Classic, the garden's daily food service provider. Free with admission: $10, adults; $9, seniors 60 and older; and $5, children 4-12. 704-825-4490; DSBG.org

FRIDAY

GARDENING EVENT

First Friday in the Garden free workshop series, 10-11 a.m. first Friday of each month, by The York County Master Gardener Association and Clemson Extension Service at The Bigger House, on the corner of Charlotte Avenue and Crest Street, Rock Hill. No reservations necessary. The Master Gardener hot line is available from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays through November to answer questions about landscaping, turf management, growing vegetables and other gardening topics. 803-324-4177

SUNDAY

FREE, FREE, FREE

Admission to the Museum of York County, 4621 Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill, is now free on Sundays. Admission on other days costs $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, $3 for youth age 4-17 and free to members and children 3 and younger. chmuseums.org

ONGOING

VINTAGE CLUB

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

COMING

PIRATES ANCHORING

SHIPWRECK! Pirates & Treasure, July 4-Jan. 31, Discovery Place, 301 N. Tryon St., Charlotte. The exhibit takes visitors on an adventure thousands of feet below the surface of the ocean and hundreds of years back in time. The nearly 11,000-square-foot exhibition features hundreds of artifacts recovered from actual Odyssey deep-ocean archaeological excavations, which tell captivating stories about each shipwreck and life during the time of the sinking. Cost: $10, adults; $8, children ages 2-13 and seniors 60 and older. 704-372-6261; discoveryplace.org

SNOW WHITE

"Snow White," July 9-12, presented by The Fort Mill Community Playhouse. Tega Cay children play the roles of Snow White and Grumpy. A picnic with the characters will be held at 12:15 p.m. July 11 for $15, which also includes show ticket. Tickets: $10, adults; $8, students and seniors; $5, children 10 and younger. 803-548-8102; fortmillplayhouse.org

USING PHOTOSHOP

"Using Adobe Photoshop Elements," 1:30-4 p.m. July 11, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont.704-829-1252; DSBG.org

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