The Cheraw Chronicle and Chesterfield Advertiser is your community newspaper. One of the ways we involve ourselves is by running the events and happenings of the community in our weekly calendar. Send us your event listing no later than noon the Monday prior to publication (Thursday) and we will list your event in the newspaper. There is no charge for most event listings. To list your event, email us at email@example.com or call 843- 537-5261.
CHERAW ARTS COMMISSION BURR GALLERY WORKS
WHEN: Oct. 2-30, Exhibit hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30 a.m. to5 p.m.
WHERE: Burr Gallery, 200 Powe St, Cheraw
WHAT: Cheraw Arts Commission Burr Gallery Works in Brass by J. Gleason featuring sculptures created from musical instruments by Pee Dee area artist Jim Gleason. Come see his Dizzy inspired pieces!
CONTACT: 843.537.8420 ext 12
LITTLE MISS CHRISTIANITY
WHEN: Oct. 27 at 5 p.m.
WHERE: Theater on the Green
WHAT: The Robinson A.M.E. Zion Church Adult Christian Education (ACE) Department cordially invites you to come fellowship and see which church contestant will be crowned Little Miss Christianity and see entertainment at its best. Mark your calendars so you will be a part of this first time event. Candidates are invited to attend this event.
CONTACT: For more info please call 843-623-6253
WHEN: Sat., Oct. 27 from 7 to 11 p.m., and Sun., Oct. 28 from 7 to 10:30 p.m.
WHERE: Trinity-Byrnes Campus, 5001 Hoffmeyer Road, Darlington
WHAT: Admission is $6.00 per person, or $5.00 with a canned good donation. This year for younger children a less scary route has been added.
CONTACT: Please call the school at 843- 395-9124
“MEET THE PIONEERS” FALL WALKING TOUR
WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 27 at 2 p.m.
WHERE: Foundry Hill Cemetery
WHAT: Come and join us for our 1st annual “Meet the Pioneers” Fall Cemetery Walking Tour at Foundry Hill Cemetery. We will learn about the contributions of local African Americans and where they are buried. Mr. Ted Bradley a caretaker of the cemetery and Felicia Flemming-McCall will be the tour guides. We will meet you at the front of the cemetery on Marion Street. Make sure you wear comfortable walking shoes and bring along your book, African Americans of Chesterfield County if you like. Tour Cost-Adults $8 and Children 5-18, are $5.
CONTACT: For tickets and additional information please contact the, Southern African American Heritage Center, 843-921-9989, firstname.lastname@example.org.
AAMA SPONSORS 3-DAY ECUMENICAL REVIVAL
WHEN: Oct. 28, 6 p.m. through Oct. 30, 7 p.m.
WHERE: Emmanuel Temple Church, 844 Tech Road, Cheraw
WHAT: 3-Day Ecumenical Revival with different revivalists
CONTACT: Bishop Jerry T. Hardison, Moderator at 843-537-6591
THEATRE OF ILLUSION
WHEN: Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Theatre on the Green, 200 Market St.,
WHAT: Cheraw Arts Commission presents Spencers: Theatre of Illusion. Described as “Modern Day Houdinis”, this duo presents a big, high-tech stage show that combines drama, comedy, romance and suspense with elaborate stage illusions. Audience members will not believe their eyes! Call for ticket information.
CONTACT: 843.537.8420 ext 12
TRUNK OR TREAT AT PINE GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
WHEN: Wed., Oct. 31st from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
WHERE: Pine Grove Baptist Church, located at 293 Zoar Road, in Chesterfield
WHAT: Come meet biblical characters and fellowship! Pine Grove Baptist Church and Zoar United Methodist Church will host a Trunk-a-Treat
CONTACT: For more information, call the church at 623-7037.
TRUNK OR TREAT AT FREE WORSHIP
WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 31st from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Free Worship is located at 915 Chesterfield Hwy in Cheraw
WHAT: Everyone is welcome to stop by and trick or treat from trunk to trunk. Each trunk will be decorated and filled with candy for this family friendly event.
CONTACT: Go to www.freeworshipcheraw.com for more info or visit us on Facebook at Free Worship.
PEE DEE UNION BAPTIST YOUTH TRUNK-A-TREAT
WHEN: Wednesday October 31, 2012 at 6 p.m.
WHERE: The Pee Dee Union Baptist Church Parking Lot
WHAT: The Pee Dee Union Baptist Church Youth will host a “Trunk-A-Treat” in the parking lot.
CONTACT: For more information contact Youth Advisor Karen Freeman online www.Facebook.CityofPeeDee.com or Rev. Wiley White Jr. 843.623.9801
WHEN: Oct. 31 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
WHERE: Wallace Baptist Church
WHAT: Fun, Food, and Games! Everyone is invited!!! FREE!!!
CONTACT: Wallace Baptist Church
PEE DEE UNION BAPTIST YOUTH SAT/ACT
WHEN: Saturday Nov. 03, at 10 a.m.
WHERE: Pee Dee Union Baptist Church
WHAT: The Pee Dee Union Baptist Church Youth will host a SAT and ACT testing registration drive and workshop for juniors and seniors. (If possible, please bring personal lap-top for registering). Fee waivers are intended to help these students pay for the SAT and ACT Tests. Students please visit your Guidance Counselor for eligible fee waivers prior to attending this event. Lunch will be provided by Star Bound Youth Association.
CONTACT: For more information please contact Youth Pastor Wiley White Jr. www.Facebook.CityofPeeDee.com or 843.623.98
ROSENWALD HIGH SCHOOL REUNION
WHEN: Nov. 2-4
WHERE: Athletic Hall of Fame Induction at Darlington High School, SIMT Conference Center in Florence, Rosenwald Elementary/Middle School
WHAT: Alumni of Rosenwald High School announce its Biennial Reunion to be held November 2-4, 2012. The reunion is open to all alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of the school that was founded in Society Hill, SC in 1930. The three-day Reunion includes a Friday evening registration with an Athletic Hall of Fame Induction at Darlington High School; marching and riding units in the Society Hill Catfish Festival Parade; a Saturday evening banquet at the SIMT Conference Center in Florence; and a Sunday morning Worship and Remembrance Service at the Rosenwald Elementary/Middle School.
CONTACT: See Marie Swiney, Roosevelt Wallace, or Booker T McPhail Jr. for tickets or call (843) 378-4735. Visit us on facebook/rosenwaldschoolreunion
WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 4 at 6 p.m.
WHERE: Spring Branch Baptist Church, 5106 Middendorf Road
WHAT: Gospel singing featuring the Lumber River Quartet
CONTACT: For More Information Cal 335-6651
BURR GALLERY PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT
WHEN: Nov. 5-30, Hours - Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
WHERE: Burr Gallery at 200 Powe Street
WHAT: Cheraw Arts Commission Burr Gallery Reflections: Photography Exhibit of Cheraw’s Days Gone. This exhibit features a collection of Black and White photographs of Cheraw homes and buildings from 1890-1910
CONTACT: 843.537.8420 ext 12
VETERAN’S DAY MUSICAL TRIBUTE
WHEN: Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Calvary Baptist Church
WHAT: Calvary Baptist Church presented by On Stage Theatre Group & Cheraw Arts Commission- evening of patriotic music and dialogue performed by community singers. Free!
CONTACT: Cheraw Arts Commission
PANCAKE BREAKFAST FUNDRAISER
WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 17 from 8 to 10 a.m.
WHERE: FATZ Cafe in Cheraw
WHAT: The VFW Post # 11251 of Chesterfield and DAV Post #50 of Cheraw will hold a Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser at FATZ Cafe in Cheraw. Tickets are available in advance from post members and also at the door for $5 each. All proceeds will benefit the VFW and the DAV.
CONTACT: For more information, please contact Frank at 843-672-4232.
ANNUAL CHESTERFIELD COUNTY CHRISTMAS PARADE
WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 1, at 6 p.m.
WHERE: Main Street Downtown Chesterfield
WHAT: The theme of this year’s parade is “Every Day is a Gift.” Churches, civic groups and businesses are encouraged to enter “homemade” floats with lighting being encouraged. Best float prizes will be awarded as follows: grand prize - $300, second place - $200 and third place - $100. The grand prize winner will also receive a trophy to keep until next year’s parade. Other entries are also welcome. To enter, please call the Hospice of Chesterfield County office at (843) 623-9155.
ANNUAL MINISTER’S CHRISTMAS BANQUET
WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 8, at 6 p.m.
WHERE: Pee Dee Union Baptist Church (Life Center) located at 72 Chestnut Street, Cheraw
WHAT: Annual Minister’s Christmas Banquet tickets are $20 and can be purchased from any AAMA member or from Praise and Faith Gospel Shop.
CONTACT: Dr. Jerry Corbett, Pastor
WHEN: Every Thursday, 11 a.m.
WHERE: Chesterfield Branch Library
WHAT: Story time for kids. No cost to attend.
CONTACT: For more information, contact 843-623-6730.
NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND
WHEN: 2nd Thursday of every month.
WHERE: Smokehouse Grill, Hwy. 151 N., Jefferson
WHAT: Chesterfield County Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind monthly meetings.
CONTACT: 843-658-3251 for more information.
WHEN: Monday evenings at 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Faith Temple Church, 4044 Delta Heights Road, Wallace
WHAT: There will be a bible “seed of faith” study for you and your family. Gain understanding of your purpose and your destiny.
CONTACT: For information, call 843-377-9375.
CLASSIC CAR CLUB
WHEN: 2nd Monday at 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Shoney’s 905 E. 5th St., Hartsville
WHAT: If you own or have an interest in classic cars, trucks or motorcycles, please join us.
CONTACT: Mike Northcutt 843-332-5015 or 843-621-8031 or Harry Wallace 843-332-1836 or 843-229-2923.
WHEN: 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m.
WHERE: The Lodge located on the N. Marquis Highway
WHAT: Monthly meetings for lodge #1112 and 152. If you are interested in joining, come and enjoy a meal and entertainment before the meetings.
CONTACT: John Briggs 843-332-6570, Harry Wallace 843-332-1836, Ron Howard 843-332-0889 or Orville Anderson 843-857-8540.
AMVET MEMBERSHIP DRIVE
WHERE: Post 177, Wallace
WHAT: Membership Drive. Sign up or re-new your membership. All military branches welcome.
CONTACT: Earl Hood, 843-439-0401 or Melvin Cohoon, 843-862-5883.
GREATER PEE DEE ANIMAL RESCUE MEETING
WHEN: 6 p.m., Last Saturday of each month.
WHERE: Mary’s Restaurant, Market St., Cheraw
WHAT: Hot dog sale at Cheraw IGA the first Saturday of each month.
CONTACT: Call 843-537-5763 or 843-535-2294.
WHERE: Chesterfield County Animal Shelter.
CONTACT: Debbie Farhi at 704-451-955 or Susan Helms 704-361-3879.
CHERAW ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
WHEN: Daily meetings.
WOMEN SUPPORT GROUP
WHEN: Every Thursday at 4 p.m.
WHERE: 339 N. Page St., Chesterfield
CONTACT: Sheila Awe at 843-623-7364 or email@example.com
GREATER CHERAW CHILDREN’S CHORUS & YOUTH CHORALE
WHEN: Remainder of the Year, Until Spots are Filled
WHAT: Auditions for the greater Cheraw Children’s Chorus and Youth Chorale. Call to Schedule a time.
CONTACT: Ms. Wilkerson at 843-601-5745