An update on the Union County Arts Council


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Courtesy photo Rotarian Bill Graham introduced Amber Ivey and Bennie Giles to the Union Rotary Club recently. Amber, Director of the Union County Arts Council (UCAC), spoke to the club about all of the many classes that are coming up at the Arts Council. Bennie updated the club on the remodeling of the Arts Council building and spoke about more projects that need to be done.


Union County Arts Council

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

• Jam at Lunch — Do you have lunch plans? Join us Thursday, Feb. 4, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.! Enjoy the musical talents of local members of our community. Do you sing? Play? Feel free to join in!

• Writers Group — Local Writers will meet Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 6 p.m. This is open to everyone!

• Monday Night Music — Looking for something new to do? Join us Feb. 15 at 6:30 p.m. for a night full of local, musical talent!

• Toddler Time — Friday, Feb. 26, 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

• Mini Monet — Mardis Gras is coming to UCAC! Students will create their very own collage using nothing but beads! You must sign up for this class no later than Friday, Feb. 6, 2016. $15 members/$20 non-members.

• Corky Canvas — DATE NIGHT! Join us for a night of fun, friends, and painting! Each of you will paint your own canvas and when they are put togther it will form a complete piece! Grab your favorite drink and join us for a night out!!! $30 members/$35 non-members per couple.

• Tuesday Morning Painters Exhibit — Our Tuesday Morning Painting with Coffee Group has lined the walls of the UCAC Gallery with their work. Join us on Tuesday, Feb. 16, at 11 a.m. for a Brunch Reception.

Bereavement Program

Medi Home Hospice is sponsoring a Bereavement Program. Anyone who has lost a loved one and needs guidance with their loss is invited to attend.

The Bereavement Program will be held at the Medi Home Hospice office located at 720 Duncan Bypass, Suite C, Union, on the top floorof Austin Rehab.

Meetings will be every first Monday of the month beginning Feb. 1 at 5:30 p.m.

Facilitators are Rev. Richard Brown, Chaplain; Kanisha Benjamin, Social Worker.

For more information contact 864-426-7784.

Wednesday, Jan. 27

• The Union County Disabilities and Special Needs Board of Directors will have their monthly meeting at noon. The meeting will be held at 226 S. Gadberry Street. Lunch will be provided.

The scheduled meetings for the rest of 2016 are as follows:

— Wednesday, February 24

— Wednesday, March 24

— Wednesday, April 27;

— Wednesday, May 25

— Wednesday, June 22

— Wednesday, August 24,

— Wednesday, September 28

— Wednesday, October 26

— Tuesday, November 22.

Monday, Feb. 1

• The Union County First Steps Partnership Board will hold its regular meeting at 5:15 p.m. at the Union County Schools District Office Annex located at 120 Lakeside Drive in Union. The public is invited to attend.

Anyone wishing to attend that requires special assistance due to a disability is encouraged to contact Mrs. Catherine M. Childers, Executive Director at 864-429-174, Ext 134 prior to the start of the meeting.

Tuesday, Feb. 2

• The Union County Beekeepers Association will meet at 6 p.m. in the Clemson Extension Meeting Room at the fairgrounds.

Light refreshments are served at 6 p.m. and program begins at 6:30 p.m.

We will have a presentation on the Flow Hive. You may have seen the youtube video on this fascinating new concept.

We will be ordering packaged bees from York County Beekeepers. Everyone interested in bees is encouraged to attend.

Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service offers its programs to people of all ages, regardless of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital or family status and is an equal opportunity employer.

Saturday, Feb. 13

• The Cone Mill/Carlisle Finishing Group meets at 9 a.m. at Midway for breakfast. All retirees and former employees are welcome. For more information call 466-5276.

Friends Of The Library

• The Friends of the Library will hold its Annual Meeting on Feb. 21 at 3 p.m. We are seeking Union County published writers of all genres to participate in the program. If you would like to read from your work and briefly explain your publishing process, please call 864-466-5152 by Feb. 1. We can also set up areas for you to sell your work.

2016 Union County Council Meetings

Second Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m.

The meetings will be held in the Grand Jury Room at the Union County Courthouse unless otherwise noted.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 (Lockhart Town Hall)

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 (Primary held on June 14, 2016)

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 (Carlisle Town Hall)

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 (Jonesville Town Hall)

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 (Election held on November 8, 2016)

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

2016 Union County School Board Meeting Dates

February 8, 2016 — Union County Career and Technology Center

February 22, 2016 — Sims Middle School

March 14, 2016 — Union County Career and Technology Center

(Teacher of the Year Recognition)

March 28, 2016 — Union County High School

April 25, 2016 — Union County Career and Technology Center (Academic Recognition)

May 9, 2016 — Union County Career and Technology Center (Retiree Banquet)

May 23, 2016 — Union County Career and Technology Center

June 13, 2016 — Union County Career and Technology Center

June 27, 2016 — Meet if budget has not been approved

July 25, 2016 — Union County Career and Technology Center

August 8, 2016 — Union County Career and Technology Center

August 22, 2016 — Monarch Elementary School

September 12, 2016 — Union County Career and Technology Center

September 26, 2016 — Buffalo Elementary School

October 10, 2016 — Union County Career and Technology Center

October 24, 2016 — Foster Park Elementary School

November 14, 2016 — Union County Career and Technology Center

November 28, 2016 — Jonesville Elementary Middle School

December 12, 2016 — Union County Career and Technology Center

All meetings are at 7 p.m.

The public and media will be notified if location or times change 24 hours prior to meetings.

Wednesday, Jan. 27

• The Union County Disabilities and Special Needs Board of Directors will have their monthly meeting at noon. The meeting will be held at 226 S. Gadberry Street. Lunch will be provided.

The scheduled meetings for the rest of 2016 are as follows:

— Wednesday, February 24

— Wednesday, March 24

— Wednesday, April 27;

— Wednesday, May 25

— Wednesday, June 22

— Wednesday, August 24,

— Wednesday, September 28

— Wednesday, October 26

— Tuesday, November 22.

Courtesy photo

Rotarian Bill Graham introduced Amber Ivey and Bennie Giles to the Union Rotary Club recently. Amber, Director of the Union County Arts Council (UCAC), spoke to the club about all of the many classes that are coming up at the Arts Council. Bennie updated the club on the remodeling of the Arts Council building and spoke about more projects that need to be done.

http://uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/web1_Bill-Graham-Amber-Ivey-Bennie-Giles.jpgCourtesy photo

Rotarian Bill Graham introduced Amber Ivey and Bennie Giles to the Union Rotary Club recently. Amber, Director of the Union County Arts Council (UCAC), spoke to the club about all of the many classes that are coming up at the Arts Council. Bennie updated the club on the remodeling of the Arts Council building and spoke about more projects that need to be done.

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