Free Fridays On Main - The Chesterfield Arts Commission will host a live musical performance by a Cheraw band, The Funky Peanut Butter Jam, at The Palmetto Pavilion, located beside the Chesterfield Library, on Main Street in Chesterfield on Friday, July 9 beginning at 7 p.m. There is no cost to attend this community event.
The 64th annual Joseph E. and Mary Beck Rhodes reunion will be held at Swift Creek Baptist Church located at 413 North Center Road, Hartsville. Worship services will be at 11 a.m. Registration is at 12:15 p.m. a covered dish luncheon is at 1 p.m. and a business meet at 2 p.m. Plates, cups and iced tea will be furnished. For more information call 843-332-2588 or write Doris M. Bateman at P.O. Box 2748, Hartsville, S.C. 29551-2748.
Children’s Art Class with instructor Kelly Bollman - Learn cool printmaking techniques at the Cheraw Community Center. For 1st-4th grades at 9:30-11:30 a.m. Cost is $30. For more information call 843-537-8420.
Free Fridays On Main - The Chesterfield Arts Commission will host a Movie on Main with a showing of the classic “To Kill a Mockingbird” at The Palmetto Pavilion, located beside the Chesterfield Library, on Main Street in Chesterfield on Friday, July 16 beginning at 7 p.m. There is no cost to attend this community event.
The annual Pageland Watermelon Festival will be held in downtown Pageland. Events include: a parade, live entertainment, arts and crafts, delicious food, a car and motorcycle show, children’s activities, games, contest and much more. For more information visit www.pagelandcham.net.
Going Ape! Paint a Zoo Animal with Vicky McLain -Adult and Child each paints a gorilla! Ages 5 and up -10 a.m. - noon. Cost is $24. Classes are at Cheraw Community Center. For more information call 843-537-8420.
A pancake breakfast will be held 8-10 a.m. Cost is $5 per ticket. Proceeds will benefit the youth of Free Worship. Tickets are available at Fatz Café, church members, and will also be sold at the door. Meal includes pancakes, sausage/bacon and drink. For more information call Tim at 843-439-2909.
The Chesterfield County Economic Development Board will meet Tuesday, July 20, 2010 at 5 p.m. at the Chesterfield County Economic Development Office, 105 Green Street, Chesterfield South Carolina. For more information, call 623-6500.
Steppin Out presents the first annual LUAU at the Cheraw Community Center. Tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for kids in advance. At the door cost is $8 per person. Food and beverages will be provided. For more information call 843-537-8420 or 843-253-5099.
The Cheraw Arts Commission is sponsoring a Theatre Camp. Young “stars” can hone acting skills and end the weeklong camp with a live performance. Grades 1st-5th will be 8:30-10:30 a.m. and 6th and up at 11 a.m.-1 p.m. $45 CAC members, $55 non-members. For more information call 843-537-8420.
The United Way of Chesterfield County annual meeting/campaign volunteer training will be held during the Board meeting on Tuesday, August 3 at 6 p.m. in the Commons Room of the Chesterfield County Department of Social Services, 201 North Page Street, Chesterfield. Refreshments will be served. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend. For more information, please contact the UWCC Director, Margaret Plettinger Mitchell, at 623-5274.
The Dillon County Historical Society and the Dillon County Chamber of Commerce as part of the celebration of Dillon County’s centennial will sponsor an Antique-Crafts-Collectibles Show at the Community Center in Lake View on Aug. 7, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Aug. 8, 2-5 p.m. Booths are available for interested dealers, crafters and collectors. Applications are due by July 7. For more information call Johnnie Luehrs at the Chamber of Commerce Office at 843-774-8551 or Don Barclay, Dillon County Historical Society at 843-774-6122.
Fall semester classes start at Northeastern Technical College. For more information on admission to NETC or the financial aid process, please call NETC at 921-6900, 1-800-921-7399, or visit www.netc.edu and click on the “Admissions” or “Financial Aid” links on the home page.
The 150th anniversary of the First Secession meeting that took place at the Old Courthouse in Chesterfield. Experience a living history program at 100 Main St., Chesterfield behind the Monument at the old courthouse.
“Your Window to the Past,” a historically correct re-enactment of that first secession meeting will be held outside on the grounds of the old courthouse in Chesterfield at 1 p.m. For more information call 843-623-3327.
Cheraw Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held in Cheraw Saturday through Wednesday. Open speaker meetings are held Sundays at 8 p.m. On Mondays a “Big Book” study group meets at 8 p.m. The sharing group meets on Tuesdays at noon; Wednesdays at 8 p.m. is a closed discussion group and Saturdays at noon there is 12 and 12 study groups. Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 212 Church St in Cheraw. For more information, call (843) 910-5065 or (843) 623-2210.
The Pee Dee Coalition hosts a women’s support group every Thursday at 4 p.m. at its Chesterfield County office which is located at 339 N. Page St in Chesterfield. For more information contact Sheila Awe at (843) 623-7364 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Greater Pee Dee Animal Rescue invites you to join us in our monthly meetings that are held the first and third Tuesdays at the Harvest Community Daycare and Church located on Hwy 9, beginning at 7 p.m. Our meetings are open to the public and everyone interested in animal welfare in the Pee Dee area is welcome to come to our meetings. For more information call 843-537-1333, 843-537-5763 or 843-535-2294.
Attention: “Purple Heart Veterans of any War”
The Local Purple Heart Veterans are interested in forming a Purple Heart chapter for Chesterfield and Marlboro Counties. Please contact Ed Norris at 843-537-9829.
The South Carolina Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy, is working on chartering a new UDC chapter in the Cheraw/Bennettsville area. If you know of any women who are interested in being a charter member of this new chapter, write to: email@example.com for more information. The application fee is $40 and it is not paid until the application is actually submitted.
Cheraw First Baptist Church has a free supper every Tuesday night from 6-7:30 p.m. The church is located at the corner of Market and Greene Street in Cheraw. For more information or transportation, call Jan Mahon at (843) 537-9358.
n Westside Baptist Church has a church sponsored soup kitchen every Wednesday night at the church 5-7 p.m. A church service follows at 7:15 p.m.
The Greater Pee Dee Animal Rescue meets on the third Saturday of each month at 6 p.m. at Mary’s Restaurant, on Market St in Cheraw. We have a hot dog sale at the IGA in Cheraw on the first Saturday each of month. The money raised will go to the spayed and neuter program. To help with animals or make a donation to our thrift shop call 843-537-5763 or 843-535-2294.
Faith Believers Church located at 7315 Hwy 52 South (between Cheraw and Society Hill) has Sunday school at 9 a.m. and worship at 10:30 a.m. on the first and third Sundays. Sunday school and devotion is held the second and fourth Sundays at 10 a.m. Prayer and Bible class is held the first, second and fourth Wed. at 6:30 p.m. Nursing Home Ministry is held the third Wed. For more information call Pastor Brown at 843-253-6205.
Please join us in worship at Maranatha Family Center located off of Hwy 9 in Cheraw. Turn right on Gopher Hill Road then left onto Praise Lane. Sunday morning service begins at 10:30 a.m. For more information call Pastor Allen Usher at 843-921-8123.
The Chesterfield County Animal Shelter is seeking volunteers to help in various areas of caring for the shelter and the animals. Contact AAL: Debbie Farhi 704-451-9554 or Susan Helms 704-361-3879.