Turn peeps into art April 22 at library

April 13, 2014 

WEDNESDAY

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. yclibrary.org

THURSDAY

Egg Classic

Great Easter Egg Classic, 2:15-4:20 p.m. April 17, Cherry Park softball fields, Rock Hill. Run times range by age. There will be 50,000 eggs with prize from candy to Coca-Cola six packs to Easter baskets. No baskets or non-official bags; collection bags will be provided. All prizes must be redeemed by 5:30 p.m. the day of the event. Rain date: April 18. RockHillRocks.com

Support group

Overeaters Anonymous, 6:45 p.m. Thursdays, River Hills Community Church, room 116, 104 Hamilton’s Ferry Road, Lake Wylie. piedmontintergroup.org

ONGOING

Art exhibits

Three artists on exhibit, through April 27, Dalton Gallery at the Center for the Arts, 121 E. Main St., Rock Hill. Works by Seth Rouser, J. Michael Simpson, and Robert W. Mullinex. Also showing the 5th Congressional Art Competition April 16-May 2 in the Edmund Lewandowski Classroom Gallery, Winthrop University’s Senior Graphics. 803-328-2787; yorkcountyarts.org

To the moon

“Back To The Moon For Good,” through June 6, The Museum of York County’s Settlemyre Planetarium, 4621 Mt. Gallant Road, Rock Hill. Forty years after the historic Apollo landings, this 25-minute digital film ushers in a new era of lunar exploration, immersing spectators in the latest space race – a $30 million private competition to land a robotic spacecraft on the moon. Narrated by Tim Allen. Runs every Tuesday-Saturday at 3:30 p.m. The family-friendly planetarium show is included with museum admission. 803-329-2121; chmuseums.org

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.

COMING SOON

Gooey fun

Peep-a-Palooza, 5-6:30 p.m. April 22, Lake Wylie Public Library. Make gooey crafts and squishy sculptures using Peeps marshmallow treats; for sixth- to 12th-graders. To register: 803-831-7774.

Photo class

Digital SLR II – Metering, 9:30 a.m.-noon April 26, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. Instructed by Dave Kelly, DEK Photography, learn how to get the correct quality of light to reach the camera’s sensor. Both incident and reflective light metering will be presented. Digital SLR camera required. Cost: $40 for garden members, $46 for nonmembers. 704-829-1252; DSBG.org

Musical performance

Alan Black & The Tryon Street Quartet perform, 7:30 p.m. April 26, Community Performance Center, 249 E. Main St., Rock Hill. Doors open at 7 p.m. Black is the principal cellist with the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra. Rounding out the quartet are Rosemary Furniss and Tatiana Karpova on violin, and Ning Zhao on viola. her sections from Mendelssohn’s String Quartet in A Minor, Opus 13, and String Quartet in A Major, Opus 18 by Beethoven. Advance tickets: $20 for Arts Council of York County members, $25 for non-members. At the door: $30. 803-328-2787; yorkcountyarts.org

Spring splendor

Splendor in the Spring picnic, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 27, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. Guests are invited to bring a picnic, blanket and chairs to enjoy live jazz music performed by Brandon Williams. Guests bringing a picnic receive $2 off each adult admission. The Garden Store’s Wine Nook will offer a tasting of North Carolina wines from 1 to 3 p.m. All guests who spend $60 or more in wine and wine accessories will receive two complimentary garden wine classes. There also will be purchase discounts. Free with garden admission: adults, $12; seniors 60 and older, $10; and children 4-12, $6. DSBG.org

Fit for Cure

Wacoal Fit for the Cure, 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m. April 29, Glennon Community Center, lower level, Tega Cay, sponsored by Belk and Carolina Place. There will be bra-fitting specialists from Belk available during the event. For every bra fit, Wacoal/Belk donates $4 to Susan G. Komen. For every item presold, another $4 will be donated, and buyers will receive a Wacoal tote bag. As a part of this event, Belk will take pre-orders for items and will not sell anything on site. All of the bras will be available for pick-up in the Belk store in Pineville or mailed at no charge. Participants will be entered in a drawing for a free Wacoal bra.

Senior expo

2014 Western York County Senior Expo, 9 a.m.-noon May 6, Filbert Presbyterian Church, U.S. 321, York. For seniors, caregivers, and health care professionals with door prizes, food, beverages, entertainment, health screenings and health services information available. Admission is free. 803-684-2590, 803-222-3312

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