Trunk or treat Wednesday at Pine Grove
LAKE WYLIE Pine Grove Baptist Church, 5415 S.C. 557, will hold a Trunk or Treat from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30.
The event includes games, door prizes, cake walk and hot dog supper. Everyone is welcome.
Call 803-831-2015 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Craft and Food Bazaar Saturday
ROCK HILL Tirzah Associated Reformed Presbyterian Church, 6161 Mount Gallant Road, presents Tirzah Fest Craft and Food Bazaar from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2.
There will be crafts and baskets for Christmas giving for sale along with canned vegetables, frozen home-cooked casserole meals, fresh-baked cakes, cookies and candies and vendors.
Sausage biscuits with juice and coffee will be for sale beginning at 8 a.m. Thanksgiving dinner with the trimmings will be served at noon, with take-out starting at 10 a.m.
Proceeds benefit the Tirzah Women’s Missions Fund.
Call 803-366-5577 for more information.
Bethel Baptist Fall Festival Nov. 9
YORK Bethel Baptist Church, 6031 Charlotte Hwy., will hold its Fall Festival from noon to 3 p.m. Nov. 9.
The free event includes music, food, hay rides, games and more.
Grief holiday seminar Nov. 9
ROCK HILL A GriefShare “Surviving The Holidays” seminar will be 10 a.m.-noon Nov. 9 at Calvary Baptist Church, 830 N. Jones Ave.
The free two-hour seminar will help those survive the holidays and discover new reasons to enjoy them again.
Ultimate Life’s bazaar Nov. 9
FORT MILL Ultimate Life Church’s first Bazaar with handmade craft items and baked goods and more will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 9, at the church, across from Carowinds on Carowinds Boulevard at the Rubin Center.
The youth group will be giving free car washes.
For more information, call 803-802-2641.
Charlotte plans interfaith Thanksgiving service
CHARLOTTE Charlotte’s 38th annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service will be 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1000 E. Morehead St. The event is sponsored by Mecklenburg Ministries.
There will be music by the 200 singer Interfaith Adult and Children’s Choirs, and the words of the Mecklenburg Ministries’ Youth Council, as well as a list of interfaith clergy from throughout Charlotte.
The service opens with a Native American blessing and includes sacred texts from the Christian, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist and Sikh traditions.
The message will be delivered this year by Dr. Ronald C. Carter, president of Johnson C. Smith University. Carter’s message is “The courage to be thankful in tough times.”
Join Holy Lands trip
LAKE WYLIE The perfect way to prepare for the celebration of Easter 2014 is by visiting where it all took place.
Join Charles W. Ford, Ph.D., and his wife, Barbara, on an 11-day tour to Israel and Jordan departing from Charlotte on March 10.
Dr. Ford is a university professor who has lived and worked in Israel for three years as he taught university courses in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Haifa. The Fords led a similar tour last year for 31 residents, mostly from the Lake Wylie area.
Reservations are being accepted by Linda Murfin at Above The Crowds Travel at 803-835-0585 or call the Fords at 803-831-8477 for more information. Several study sessions will be held before departure to prepare for the trip.
Dine Mondays for HOPE
LAKE WYLIE The Waffle House-Lake Wylie and Knights of Columbus of All Saints Council No. 14475 are raising money for Operation HOPE (Helping Other People Everyday), a statewide campaign to help people with intellectual disabilities.
Every first Monday of the month, Waffle House will donate 20 percent of its proceeds to Operation HOPE.
For more information, call 803-746-5464.
Community Cafe serves lunch Tuesdays
LAKE WYLIE The Community Cafe offers free weekly lunches 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays at Lake Wylie Christian Assembly.
The Cafe at Lake Wylie Lutheran Church in Fort Mill serves lunch 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Donations are accepted.
For information, call 330-289-1243.
Church hosts free exercise classes
STEELE CREEK Free exercises classes are offered Mondays at Christ the King Church, 13501 S. Tryon St. The class is taught by Kathryn Webner, registered nurse, health fitness specialist and a personal trainer.
The Beginner Strength & Conditioning Class is from 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. targeting balance, endurance and improved muscular strength.
This class is appropriate for seniors, the non-exerciser, or someone recovering from an injury.
The Group Circuit Class from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. is designed to improve total body strength and cardiovascular fitness.
This class is offered for all fitness levels, 12 years and older. Bring a mat, towel and water.
For more information, email Katwebner@gmail.com. For church information, call 704-587-0073.
Scherer hosts moms
LAKE WYLIE Scherer Presbyterian Church, 4800 Charlotte Hwy., hosts REST4Moms from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. the second Tuesday of the month.
Mothers begin the morning with coffee, tea and goodies, followed by topics of interest, crafts, conversation and discussion. Children are treated to crafts, snacks and playtime. Annual cost is $10.
Register online at SMPCA.com or for questions email email@example.com.