Fort Mill Times

Fort Mill Playhouse kicks off season with party

This Week

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Fort Mill Community Playhouse

will host its 2015 season kick-off party, 7 p.m. Jan. 31 at 615 Banks St. The event features complimentary food, drinks, entertainment, and silent and live auctions.



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Hunters education class

, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 31 at Indian Land Masonic Lodge 414, 9189 Charlotte Highway, Indian Land. For ages 12 and older. Free (bring lunch). Register at register-ed.com/events or by calling Amanda Roberts at 803-286-4455, ext. 100.



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Kick-off party

, hosted 7 p.m. Jan. 31 at Fort Mill Community Playhouse, 615 Banks St., Fort Mill. Food and drinks, entertainment, silent and live auctions and more. Everyone is invited



Next Week

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Art and Soul at the Moulin Rouge,

7 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Bradley Arts & Sciences Building at USC Lancaster. This event features silent and live auctions, prize drawings, music, dance, fabulous food and specialty beverages. Advance tickets are $55 members and $65 nonmembers and can be purchased at the Springs House, 201 W. Gay St., call 803-285-7451 or email arts.takepart@gmail.com. After Jan. 31, all tickets are $80. Proceeds fund community arts programs, children’s classes, gallery exhibits, local and regional artists. www.lccarts.net.



Coming Soon

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Cancer Chase 5K

, Feb. 14 at Walter Elisha Park in Fort Mill. A new event created to benefit the Carolinas Healthcare System Levine Cancer Institute to fund cancer research. For more information, go to

racesonline.com/events/the-cancer-chase-5k

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“Carnivale in Venice,”

7-10:30 p.m. Feb. 14 at St. Philip Neri Church, Parish Hall, 292 Munn Road E., Fort Mill. Sponsored by the Italian American Club of York County, the evening features Italian songs and dance music, a homemade Italian dinner and dessert and a cash bar. Tickets are $35 per person. To reserve a seat, call Joyce Crabtree at 803-547-3277 or Sal Durazzi at 803-746-7944.



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Anne Close Springs Greenway

will host a Summer Camps Open House 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Greenway’s Adventure Center, 835 Springfield Parkway, Fort Mill. Families can find out about camps offered and take advantage of 10 percent discounts for select camp registration. To register and for information, go to ascgreenway.org or call 803-547-4575.



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10th annual Joy of Gardening Symposium,

Feb. 28 at Baxter Hood Center, 452 S. Anderson Road, Rock Hill. Registration, which includes lunch, is $60. Sponsored by the Master Gardeners of York County, the event includes seven gardening experts, breakout sessions, vendors and a chance to win door prizes. Register at

symposium.yorkmg.org/registration

or mail a check, payable to Master Gardeners of York County, to 266 Fischer Road, Fort Mill, SC 29715.



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Certified S.C. Master Naturalist class,

at the Anne Springs Close Greenway 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Wednesdays, March 4-May 20. Cost is $600 and includes materials, instruction and field trip expenses. Participants completing the course also get a free one-year membership to the Greenway. Those who complete the training and 30 hours volunteer service at the Greenway or other sites earn the certification. The course is a Clemson Extension Service program in cooperation with state partners. For information, go to

ascgreeway.org

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Running Five to Keep Sports Alive

, March 21 at Walter Elisha Park. A 5K fundraiser for Fort Mill Middle School sports. To register and for more information, go to

runningfive.racesonline.com

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Every Week

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$1 dance lessons

, the Lake Wylie Shag Club offers shag lessons and line dance lessons 6 p.m. Tuesdays at the Fort Mill Moose Lodge, 1676 Harris Road, for $1. Line-dance lessons begin 6 p.m.; shag lessons begin at 7:30 p.m.; and an open dance floor starts at 8 p.m. The event features a DJ and snack bar.



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Fort Mill VFW Monthly Breakfast

, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. the second Sunday of each month in the VFW Hall, 1442 Harris Road, Fort Mill. Coffee, scrambled eggs, grits, sausage, bacon, hash browns, biscuits, fruit and hotcakes are offered for $6. Open to the public and family friendly.



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Bingo, hot food

, at Fort Mill American Legion Post 43, 427 Banks St. Call 803-547-2414.



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Preschool storytime and activities

, for 3- to 5-year-olds and their caregivers, will be 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Wednesdays at the Del Webb Library, 7641 Charlotte Highway, Fort Mill.



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Book clubs for adults

, at the Fort Mill Library, 1818 Second Baxter Crossing, Fort Mill. Join other book lovers for a monthly book discussion. Choose the group that best meets schedule and interests. Details: 803-547-4114.



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The Ballroom Dance Club

, meets monthly at the Fort Mill Golf Club, 101 Country Club Drive, Fort Mill. For information, email leopcronin@yahoo.com.



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Yoga classes

, at Complete Wellness Chiropractic, 6:45 p.m. Thursdays at the Complete Wellness Chiropractic Office, 1520 Onyx Ridge, Suite 101, Fort Mill, as part of the Charlotte Yoga Club. Cost is $5 for club members and $7 for others. Call 704-899-5000.



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