Clifford visits Monarch Elementary School

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Courtesy photo Clifford visited Monarch Elementary School on Friday to promote the Book Fair that is being held this week. Shown with Clifford is Mia Sherbert, a third grader at MES!

Sunday, Sept. 20

• The Union County Historical Meeting is at 3 p.m. at the Union County Museum. The back door will be open.

Monday, Sept. 21

• The Union County Carnegie Library Board of Trustees has rescheduled their board meeting to Monday, Sept. 21, at 5 p.m. at Tabernacle Baptist Church. The meeting is open to the public.

Tuesday, Sept. 22

• The Union County Senior Citizens meet at Mon Aetna Church Social Hall for a finger food meal at 6 p.m. Mike Hayes will be providing the entertainment.

• The Sims High School Class of 1966 meets at the City of Union Municipal Building at 7 p.m. Please come and bring ideas for the 2016 reunion. All members are asked to attend. We need your help.

Monday, Sept. 28

• Delta Kappa Gamma meets at 4 p.m. in the library at Monarch Elementary School. All members are encouraged to attend.

• The Union County Democratic Party meets at 5:45 p.m. at the Union Housing Authority, 201 Porter Street. The meeting is open to the public.

Tuesday, Oct. 6

• The Union County Beekeepers Association meets at 6 p.m. in the Parish Hall of the Church of the Nativity located at 320 South Church Street.

Light refreshments are served at 6 p.m. and the program begins at 6:30 p.m. David MacFawn, a SC Master Beekeeper, will present a program on Pollination.

In October, we are beginning our membership drive for 2016. Everyone interested in bees is encouraged to attend.

Sunday, Oct. 11

• The Sims High Class of 1968 holds a business meeting at 5 p.m. The meeting will be held at 1101 Union Boulevard. New officers will be elected at this time. Please come and vote. Bring your ideas on the 2016 reunion and fundraiser. All class members are asked to attend. We need your help. We are looking forward to seeing you there. Together we can make a difference.

Monday, Oct. 12-Saturday, Oct. 17

• The Union County Senior Citizens have extra seats for the Ohio Holmes Country Amish Tour. Six days, five nights. For more information call 427-8071 or 674-5070. Must call by Sept. 8.

Tuesday, Oct. 13

• One Hope Performing Arts launches an innovative youth program at 3:30 p.m. The NSPIRE program bridges youth to success through academics, acting, dance, music, poetry, and more. Register online at by appointment at One Hope Theatre inside Life Springs (formerly Union Square Cinemas). For more information call 864-466-5428.

Saturday, Oct. 17

• Betsy and Company along with Over The Hill Gang Relay for Life Team presents a one day trip to Harrah’s Cherokee Casino. First pick up is at the Jonesville Municipal Building at 8:15 a.m. Second pickup is in Union at the old Walmart parking lot at 8:50 am. If interested call Betsy at 864-674-6799.

Alzheimer’s Support Group

The Alzheimer’s Support Group meets the first Tuesday of every month in the Grace United Methodist Church Parlor at 5:30 p.m.

Friends On Main Open Fridays

Great News! Friends on Main, 126 East Main Street, is open every Friday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Bring a box and shop!

Potters Storehouse 2015 Schedule

The Potters Storehouse will hold its 2015 food distributions on the following dates:


Wednesday, Sept. 23

Wednesday, Oct. 14

Wednesday, Oct. 28

Wednesday, Nov. 11

Wednesday, Nov. 24

Wednesday, Dec. 9

Wednesday, Dec. 19

Distribution time for each event will be 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

In case of bad weather, snow or ice, The Potters Storehouse will follow the Union County School District schedule (delays/closings).

For more information call Pastor Don Moore at 864-680-3465.

Volunteers are needed.

Arts Council News

Painting with Coffee — Whether you are a beginner, or a lifelong artists join us every Tuesday morning at 10 a.m.

Monday Night Music — Looking for something new to do? Join us Sept. 21 at 6:30 p.m. for a night full of local, musical talent!

Corky Canvas — Who needs a FUN night out? Join us Friday, Sept. 18 at 6 p.m. All you need are a few friends, a favorite drink, and we provide the rest! Our very talented teacher, Brandy Ketterman will help you create a masterpiece to take home! This week we will be painting a picture perfect for fall! $30 members/$35 non-members Please pre-register

Toddler Time — Friday, Sept. 25, 10:30-11:30 a.m. will be all about the little ones! Any child 4 years old or younger, is invited to join us for a morning full of fun art exploration! Each child must have a parent in attendance. Cost $10.

Fall Door Hanger Class — If you haven’t joined us for one of these classes, now is your chance!

We will have several designs to choose from! Don’t paint? No worries, our amazing instructor will be there to walk you through each step! $20 members/$25 non-members

2015 Art Exhibition — Thursday, Sept. 24, USC-Union Main Building, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

For more information about the Union County Arts Council call 864-429-2817 or go to

Jonesville Festival

The Jonesville Town Festival Committee is looking for volunteers to help with the festival which will take place on Sept. 19, 2015. Also, if there are any vendors that are interested in reserving booths, feel free to contact Randy Spencer at 864-426-2219 or Betsy Thompson at 674-6799.

This is a community function. All are welcome. We will look forward to hearing from you.

Class Reunion

The Jonesville High School Class of 1973 is planning their 43rd class reunion. If interested in attending contact Dianne West at 674-0994 or Barbara Baldwin at 429-1262 and leave a message.

Ongoing Events

• 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

Items for Community Calendar can be submitted to The Union Daily Times by email to, by fax to 864-427-1237, by mail to Community Calendar, 100 Times Boulevard, Union, S.C. 29379 or in person at our office, 100 Times Boulevard in Union. Items will run on a space available basis.

Courtesy photo
Clifford visited Monarch Elementary School on Friday to promote the Book Fair that is being held this week. Shown with Clifford is Mia Sherbert, a third grader at MES! photo
Clifford visited Monarch Elementary School on Friday to promote the Book Fair that is being held this week. Shown with Clifford is Mia Sherbert, a third grader at MES!
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