California Dreaming rescheduled

January 19, 2014 


Story time

Preschool Story Time, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Lake Wylie Public Library. For 3- to 5-year-olds and their caregivers. No registration required.

Learn Word

Microsoft Word Basics, 2 p.m. Jan. 22, Steele Creek Public Library, 13620 Steele Creek Road. Create, edit and save a document in Microsoft Word. Designed for adults with some computer experience, but little or no previous word processing experience. To register: 704-416-6800;

Email basics

Email Basics, 4:30 p.m. Jan.22, Steele Creek Public Library, 13620 Steele Creek Road. An introduction to email for those who do not have an email account. Learn to send emails, attach files and manage your account. To register: 704-416-6800;

Meet Meteorologist

Career Explorations: Meet a Profession: Tara Lane, meteorologist, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 22, Steele Creek Public Library, 13620 Steele Creek Road. Join Time Warner Cable News Lane for a look at the field of meteorology as a career choice. What educational background is required? What is a typical workday like? To register: 704-416-6800;


‘Flights’ exhibit

Tony DiGiorgio’s “Travels and Flights of Fancy” exhibit reception, 6 p.m. Jan. 23, Dalton Gallery at the Center for the Arts, 121 E. Main St., Rock Hill. DiGiorgio’s works will be on display through Feb. 16. DiGiorgio’s artistic approach creates striking imagery that provides viewers with an introduction to the possibilities of photography in the digital age. Showing concurrently to DiGiorgio’s work in the Dalton Gallery are works by Dana Shelby in the Perimeter Gallery, and Matt Horick and Caleb Sauls in the Edmund Lewandowski Classroom Gallery. 803-328-2787;

Choir audition

York County Choral Society auditions, 6-6:45 p.m. Jan. 23, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1320 India Hook Road, Rock Hill. Directed by Katherine Kinsey, the first rehearsal runs 7-9:30 p.m. The group’s spring concert will be presented April 13 in Byrnes Auditorium at Winthrop University. 803-323-2250; 704-591-5147


GN’R tribute

Nightrain performs, 9-11 p.m. Jan. 24, Lake Wylie Bowl N’ Bounce, 4034 Charlotte Hwy., Lake Wylie. Nighttrain is a national Guns N’ Roses tribute band. Free admission. 803-831-2553;

Book sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale, Jan. 24-25, Pope John Center at the Oratory, 434 Charlotte Ave., Rock Hill. Thousands of books for all ages will be sold at $2 per inch, measuring the height of the book stack. Videos, DVDs and audiobooks also will be available. Opening night for Friends members is 5-8 p.m. Jan. 23. Memberships will be available at the door beginning at $15 for individuals and $25 for families. Public sale hours: 9 a.m.-7 p..m. Jan. 24 and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 25. All books will be half price Saturday. Proceeds benefit York County Libraries. 803-981-5837;


Art and Orchids

Arts and Orchids exhibit, Jan. 25-March 23, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. The garden has paired thousands of its orchids with the works by North Carolina artist Rick Lazes. “The World is Bending” is made up of large shapes made of wood or metal, that Lazes says make a social statement about the changes and challenges that people around the world are encountering during the early part of the 21st century. “Liquid Art” showcases colorful acrylic sculptures melted into obscure shapes. These pieces are painted with incredible detail. The pieces will be available for purchase. Orchid arrangements will complement the art. The garden will offer classes on how to grow and care for orchids at home from 1-3 p.m. Feb. 1 and March 1. Each workshop costs $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers, plus a $25 materials fee. Photographing Orchids will be held 9:30 a.m.-noon Feb. 16 with instructor Dave Kelly. The exhibits are free with garden admission $12 adults, $11 seniors 60 and older, and $6 children 4-12. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. 704-825-4490;


Learn Spanish

Conversational Spanish For English Speakers, 6 p.m. Jan. 27, Steele Creek Public Library, 13620 Steele Creek Road. Forget high school Spanish class. No verbs will be conjugated here. This class will help you learn everyday Spanish. Classes meet every Monday. To register: 704-416-6800;


On exhibit

“The First Carolinians: The Life & Times of the First Cultures in the Palmetto State,” through March 1, Fort Mill History Museum, 310 N. White St., Fort Mill. 803-802-3646,

Photo exhibition

“Bearing Witness: The New York Photo League and Sonia Handelman Meyer,” through June 29, Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Road, Charlotte. Made up of about 100 photographs from Photo League members.


Health care Q&A

Affordable Care Act: Questions and Answers, 1 p.m. Jan. 28, Lake Wylie Public Library. A certified application counselor will explain the Affordable Care Act, who qualifies, and how to use the Health Insurance Marketplace to find coverage. Those who already have insurance and just want to learn more are invited to attend. Registration requested. 803-831-7774

California Dreaming

California Dreaming show Jan. 28 has been rescheduled to Feb. 7 at 8 p.m., Clover School District Auditorium, 1625 Hwy. 55 E., Clover. A dance tribute to an era that introduced the world to the good vibrations of love, peace and summertime fun. There was a brief magical moment in the mid-60s when American youth migrated to California by the millions and transformed pop culture forever. Well-groomed folk musicians grew out their hair, plugged in Fenders and Rickenbackers, and the radio sizzled with the tight harmonies and dreamy lyrics that stitched Malibu, Greenwich Village and Haight-Ashbury together in an explosion of music that was danceable, singable and oh, so romantic. Tickets: $15. 803-222-8018;

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