Commmunity Calendar

October 30, 2013

Wednesday, Oct. 30

• Sims Middle School will host a “Dias Los Muertos” Family Night from 5:30-7 p.m. in the Sims Library. Sims students and their families are encouraged to bring photos of loved ones (including pets) who have passed away. Be prepared to share stories about your deceased relatives and pets, enjoy delicious refreshments and make Day of the Dead Masks to take home with you. Call 429-1755 or email jtazerouti_sjh@union.k12.sc.us for more information.

Saturday, Nov. 2

• Mary B. Thomas Girls Youth Circle Unit #16 hosting its first Career Day from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at Foster’s Chapel Baptist Church, 805 Spartanburg Highway, Jonesville. We will be hosting many career-minded and retired people to share the importance that education has on the future. Come out and enjoy the fun. Light refreshments will be served. Together we can make a difference.

• The Miss and Master Lockhart Pageant sponsored by the Lockhart School Science Club will be held at 10 a.m. For applications or information contact Sara Jones at 864-426-7169.

• The Friends of the Library will hold a book sale from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Lions Club, located at 134 E. Main Street, Union. All proceeds benefit the Union County Carnegie Library. Donations of new and used books for future sales will also be accepted during this time. Lions Club Brooms will also be available for purchase during the sale with proceeds benefitting the hearing and visually impaired.

Sunday, Nov. 3

• Union High School Class of 1974 holds a reunion meeting at 3 p.m. in the City of Union Municipal Building upstairs conference room. Contact Tubo Owens at 426-2174, Jesse Glenn at 427-8932, or Barbara McCall Crayne at 429-6219.

• Sims High School Class of 1966 meets at 6 p.m. at the City of Union Municipal Building.

Tuesday, Nov. 5

• The Union County Beekeepers Association meets at 7 p.m. in the Clemson Extension Classroom. All interested in beekeeping are invited to attend. If you have questions, please can call Jim Stevens at 426-4344 or Bart Woodard at 429-1388.

Saturday, Nov. 9

• The Carlisle Finishing Group will meet at 9 a.m. at Midway BBQ for breakfast. All retirees and former employees are invited. For more information call 466-5276.

Saturday, Nov. 30

• The Lukesville Community Care Club will once again sponsor it’s annual trip to Salley, S.C. Trip details can be obtained by calling Melissa Brown at 426-8864 or Bennie Kershaw at 466-7302.

Saturday, Dec. 14

• Betsy and Company presents a one day trip to Harrah’s Cherokee Casino with 8:30 a.m. pickup at Jonesville Municipal Building and 9 a.m. pickup at the Old Walmart Parking Lot in Union. Proceeds go to the Relay for Life. If interested please call Betsy at 674-6799.

Ongoing events

“Painting With Coffee” meets from 10-a.m.-12:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the Union County Arts Council’s Gallery on Main Street in Union. Any artist working in any medium may attend this informal group of like-minded artists. Call UCAC at 864-429-2817 for more information.

“A Path of Discovery with Watercolor” – New works by Union watercolorist Betsy Skipper are on display at the Union County Arts Council’s gallery on Main Street in Union. Show runs through Aug. 9.

Union County Council holds its regular monthly meeting the second Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the Grand Jury Room of the Union County Courthouse. The dates for the 2013 meetings are Oct. 8, Nov. 12 and Dec. 10.

The Union County Arts Council’s 2013 Juried Art Show Exhibit is currently on display in the Main Building at USC-Union. The show will be available for viewing during USC-Union’s normal hours of operation and will run through Oct. 25. Call UCAC at 864-429-2817 for more information.

The Union County Arts Council will be showing a new show, “Harvest Moon Musings — variations on a theme,” that will run from Oct. 7 through Nov. 1. The show will feature paintings by the Union County Arts Council’s Artists’ Guild, music by members of the “Monday Night Music” group and writing by various Union writers. Every aspect of the show will be moon-themed. Call UCAC at 864-429-2817 for more information.

The Union Lions Club is collecting used/unwanted eyeglasses, hearing aids and cell phones. There is a collection box outside of the Lions Club building, located at 134 E. Main Street, Union. Donated items are refurbished and donated to those in need or sold for money that directly benefits those in need of hearing and vision services. Questions? Contact Lion Kelli Johnston at carnecki@yahoo.com.

Items for Out & About can be submitted to The Union Daily Times by email to UDTnews@civitasmedia.com, by fax to 864-427-1237, by mail to Out & About, PO Drawer 749, Union, S.C. 29379 or in person at our office, 100 Times Boulevard in Union. Items will run on a space available basis.