UNION COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL will host an harmonica workshop with Freddie Vanderford, 3-5 p.m., at the UCAC gallery on Main Street. Attendees must bring an harmonica in the key of “C.” Call 429-2817 or email email@example.com.
WHITMIRE HIGH SCHOOL will celebrate 100 years beginning with a museum tour at 9 a.m. and includes food, fun, games, rides, parade and entertainment noon-6 p.m.
SHOW-N-SHINE CRUISER CAR CLUB Chapter II will host a car show at Union County Fairgrounds, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. with cash drawing every hour; awards, door prizes games and more. Vendor spots available (no food or drinks). Preregistration deadline (no exceptions) is May 16; with regular registration 8:30 a.m.-noon day of show. For information call 427-9656 or 426-6316.
THE UNION COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY will meet at 3 p.m. in the meeting room of the Museum. Speaker will be Mr. John Robertson, Park Historian, Cowpens National Battlefield. His subject will be the Scots-Irish in South Carolina during the American Revolution. At Cowpens the Patriots whipped the well trained British Forces in less that an hour. How? Come and learn. The back entrance will be open for those wishing to avoid the stairs. Visitors welcome. For information call the Museum at 864-429-5981.
BONHAM FCL will meet at the Clemson Building at 11.
MARTHA CHAPTER #70, OES, will meet at the Union Masonic Temple at 7:30 p.m.
THE WALLACE THOMSON HOSPITAL VOLUNTEERS will have a book & gift sale in the hospital lobby May 22, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and May 23, 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Find great gifts and books at affordable prices.
THE UNION COUNTY SENIOR CITIZENS CLUB will meet at 6 p.m. at Mon-Aetna Baptist Church Fellowship Hall for a covered dish supper. We still have some seats available for the August New York trip. If you are interested call Patty Morrison at 674-5167. Rick and Carol Dizbon will provide the entertainment.
tHE UNION COUNTY DISABILITES AND SPECIAL NEEDS Board of Directors will meet at noon at 226 Gadberry Street. Lunch will be provided.
UNION COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL will host a five-week Drawing for Beginners class with Shannon Farr , 6-8 p.m., at the UCAC gallery on Main Street. Call 429-2817 for information or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
UHS CLASS OF 1972 will have their reunion at Veterans Park at 6 p.m. with a picnic 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
TROOP 332 will have hash and barbecue available at 6 p.m. at Pye Ward’s hash house, junction of Hwy. 215 and Beltline (Monarch Hwy). Cooking begins May 25. Proceeds support Troop 332 activities and advancement expenses. For information call 427-5739 or 426-0157.
PINCKNEY DISTRICT CHAPTER of the SC Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. at Church of the Nativity, 530 S. Church St., Union. There will be a cemetery tour. Tommy Bishop will give a tour of the church and discuss the history of Nativity.
THE UNION COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL will hold a reception at the UCAC Gallery, 6:30-7:30 p.m. for the Artists Guild Spring Art Show and will feature works by members Betsy Skipper, Shannon Farr, Robert Barbary, Jackie Weber, Bennie Giles, Nanette Jenkins, Jill Dutton, Gib Kohr and Morgan Faucett. Light refreshments will be served.
SIMS HIGH CLASS OF 1968 will meet at 5 p.m. at 1101 Union Blvd. Business of importance.
SIMS HIGH CLASS OF 1966 will meet at 6 p.m. at the Municipal Building, N. Herndon Street.
THE UNION COUNTY BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION will meet at 7 p.m. in the Clemson Extension Meeting Room. All interested in beekeeping are invited. Program will be harvesting honey.
SIMS HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1968 is sponsoring a sightseeing trip to Charleston, departing from the old Wal-Mart parking lot. For information call Betsy at 864-674-6799.
UNION HIGH SCHOOOL CLASS OF 1992 will host their 20th reunion June 22-24. Final registration deadline will be May 26 at Quality Inn, Duncan Bypass. You must register and pay in full to attend the reunion.
A VETERANS ADVOCATE is in Union every third Friday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the One Stop, 440 Duncan Hwy., to discuss eligibility for healthcare, pension, disability and more.
THE NEW EMANUEL BAPTIST CHURCH has opened a free clothes closet in the back of the Municipal Building in Jonesville. Hours of operation will be Tuesday and Friday 9:30 a.m.-noon.
UNION COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL will host Jam With Lunch first Thursday of each month, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at UCAC on Main Street
UNION COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL will host Jam With Supper third Monday of each month, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Open to all musicians playing any type of music. Also free to any audience member. Begins in June at UCAC on Main Street.
UNION COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL Writers’ Group meets second Monday of each month, 6-8 p.m. Open to all writers or would-be writers. Come meet and exchange ideas with other writers. Begins in June. Meets at UCAC on Main Street. Call UCAC at 864-429-2817 for more info.
SIMS HIGH CLASS OF 1965 is planning a reunion Labor Day weekend, Sept. 1. For information contact Queen Henderson, 4427-6219; Fannie Means, 674-5805 or Ben Johnson, 426-1399. The class is trying to locate Shirley Dawkins, formerly of Carlisle and John D. Whitmire, formerly of Union. If you have information, please call Queen Henderson.
UNION COUNTY RECREATION DEPARTMENT needs coaches for youth T-ball and youth coach pitch league. Contact Sam Phipps 429-1670.
UNION COUNTY ACTION NETWORK ORGANIZATION (WATCHDOG GROUP) meets weekly on Tuesday from noon-1 p.m. at 103 Main St., Union. The public is invited.