Garden myths topic of Friday event in Rock Hill

July 29, 2013 

Garden myths topic of Friday event

Paul Thompson, Clemson Extension Service agent and co-host of WRHI’s “Gardeners Bench,” will discuss common misconceptions and myths about gardening at August’s First Friday in the Garden program.

The free educational program will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 2, at Glencairn Garden Learning Center, 835 Edgemont Ave.

Following the program, the Master Gardeners of York County will hold their second annual Garlic Sale at the Learning Center, from noon to 2 p.m. Several varieties of garlic will be available for purchase.

For more information, call 803-324-8296.

Choral society auditions set

The York County Choral Society will hold auditions 6-9 p.m. Aug. 15 and 5:30-6:45 p.m. Aug. 22 in the choir room at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1300 India Hook Road.

Rehearsals will be held at Westminster Presbyterian Church 7-9:30 p.m. beginning Aug. 22. The fall concert will be Dec. 8 in Byrnes Auditorium at Winthrop University.

Call 803-323-2250 or 704-591-5147, or visit for more information.

Lake Wylie Luau tickets available

Lake Wylie Rotary Club will hold its third annual Lake Wylie Luau on Sept. 7 at a new location, Red Fez Club’s outdoor pavilion in Steele Creek on Lake Wylie.

Tickets cost $30 in advance, or $35 at the door, and include music, food, wine and beer, plus door prizes.

Sponsors and silent auction items are wanted. Proceeds go to Clover Area Assistance Center Full Choice Pantry Initiative, and other programs.

For more information or to order tickets, call 803-517-2190, or call 803-627-2242 and stop by K.A. Gregory Wealth Management at 244 Latitude Lane, suite 105.

The club meets at the noon Tuesdays at Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, 5220 Crowders Cove Lane. Rotary District 7750 Governor Lorraine Angelino will be the guest speaker Aug. 13. Guests are welcome. Lunch, catered by Christopher’s, costs $9.

For more information, visit

Sweet Repeat welcomes

new members

Sweet Repeat Charitable Foundation has welcomed 25 new members this year and is looking for more.

Volunteers are needed for two to six hours a month to work at the Sweet Repeat Shop at Lake Wylie Plaza behind Fred’s.

All proceeds benefit local charities. Club membership applications are being accepted and are available at the store.

Call 803-831-0225 for more information.

Women’s club welcomes members

The Palisades Women’s Club welcomes members.

This service organization, with more than 80 members, also holds many social events.

The club meets monthly at Palisades Country Club. Membership is open to Palisades Country Club members, Palisades Sports Club members and Palisades residents.

For information, email

Catawba Art Guild meets monthly

The Catawba River Art Guild meets at 10 a.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Arts Council of York County, 121 E. Main St.

Join MOMS Club in Lake Wylie

MOMS Club, a social group serving ZIP codes 29710 and 29745, offers opportunities for moms and children to join together and enjoy fun activities.

For more information, email or visit and search for “MOMS Club of Lake Wylie, SC.”

Play bridge in Wylie on Wednesdays

Play bridge Wednesdays at Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, 5220 Crowders Cove Lane.

For more information or to learn how to play bridge, call 704-995-3190 or 704-995-3193. Visit for more information.

Toastmasters meet

in Fort Mill

Toastmasters offers educational material on such topics as overcoming the fear of speaking and giving advanced speeches such as roasts.

The Fort Mill chapter meets at 6:30 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, 292 Munn Road. Call 803-493-9048.

Send club news and photos to Submission deadline is 5 p.m. Wednesday prior to intended Tuesday publication date.

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