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Club news: Woman’s club yard sale May 16 in Lake Wylie

Bob Powers attempts to bring down pinata at the River Hills-Lake Wylie Lions Club’s Cinco de Mayo party May 5 at River Hills Marina pavilion.
Bob Powers attempts to bring down pinata at the River Hills-Lake Wylie Lions Club’s Cinco de Mayo party May 5 at River Hills Marina pavilion. COURTESY OF KEN SANFORD

Clover Woman’s Club picnic May 14

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.

Members should bring a covered dish; drinks and paper products provided. Committee chairwomen should bring reports.

Food donations for homeless children and Pack the Back program will be accepted. For information, call 803-222-5702.

Ballroom Dance Club to meet

The Ballroom Dance Club will meet 7:30-10:20 p.m. May 15 at Fort Mill Golf Course Club House, 101 Country Club Drive.

The meeting is dressy casual. Adults of all ages and skill levels are welcome. Guest admission is $15 per couple, $7.50 for singles. No alcohol; light refreshments provided.

For information, call 803-389-4679.

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.-1 p.m. May 16 at the R.P. Boggs & Co. parking lot, 4100 Charlotte Highway.

Rain date is noon-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.

Silver Haired group to meet

The Catawba Council of the South Carolina Silver Haired Legislature meets at 11 a.m. May 20 at Richburg Fire Department.

The group identifies issues, concerns and solutions for problems faced by South Carolina residents, with special emphasis on issues related to seniors.

The group serves Chester, Lancaster, Union and York counties.

To join or for more information, call 803-287-9453.

Domestic violence focus of May 22 meeting

Sara Barber, executive director of the S.C. Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse, will be the guest speaker at the May 22 Clover-Lake Wylie Republic Women’s luncheon meeting at the River Hills Country Club.

Following an 11:30 a.m. social, lunch and speaker at noon, a question-and-answer session will follow.

Lunch costs $20. To reserve a seat with or without lunch (specify), call 803-831-1814 by May 19.

The meeting is open to the public, both men and women. For membership information, call 803-831-1814.

4-H registering for day camps

4-H Youth Development of Clemson Extension Service in York County is offering several day camps this summer.

▪ 10 a.m.-noon June 9: 4-H Ag & Art. Paint farm animals and gain self-confidence. For ages 9 and older. Cost: $15.

▪ 10 a.m.-3 p.m. June 10: 4-H Bread & Birdhouses. Learn about birds, build birdhouses and bake bread. For ages 8 and older. Cost: $15.

▪ 10 a.m.-3 p.m. June 11: 4-H Pasta. Learn how to make homemade pasta and sides to make a complete Italian inspired meal. For ages 8 and older. Cost: $10.

▪ 9 a.m.-noon June 22-26: 4-H Beginners Camp Sew. Learn to sew, which can open up new job opportunities. Fore ages 9-14. Cost: $30, includes starter kit.

The York County 4-H office is at 120 N. Congress St. For more information or to register, call 803-684-9919.

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 able to take home a sample of honey.

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