What's happening - April 15, 2009

A list of fun things to do in our area

April 14, 2009 

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Auditions for the second annual Italian Idol Talent Contest will be held 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at St. Philip Neri Church Hall on Munn Rd., Fort Mill. For more information, visit www.saintphilipneri.org and click on "Italian Festival," then "Talent Contest" or call 370-0600.

THIS WEEK:

• The Barista Bash will be held 6 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at BacInTyme Coffee Café, 124 Confederate Street, Fort Mill. Proceeds benefit the Empower Youths Summer Camp Program being resurrected by the Paradise Community in Fort Mill. Featured performers are Square Roots and the Americana duo of Angie Medlin and Tom Williams. $5 and a donation of nonperishable food for the Fort Mill Care Center. For more information, call 802-7155 or visit www.bacintyme.com.

• Earth Day, on the Anne Springs Close Greenway 10 a.m. Saturday, April 18. This year's theme is "Down by the Old Mill Stream" to celebrate the representation of Webb's Mill located on the Anne Springs Close Greenway just off of Steele Creek. Activities include horse rides, guided hikes along the greenway, sheep herding demonstrations, live music, face painting and much more. Call 548-7252 and see our special section on pages 11B-12B.

• Introduction to watercolors, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at the Art Mill, Main Street, Fort Mill. $50 for Fort Mill Art Guild members/$60 for non-members. For more information, visit www.fortmillartguild.com.

• Adult book club, at the Fort MIll Library. Discuss "Red Tent" by Anita Diamant 1 p.m. Monday, April 20. Call 547-4114 to register.

• Wildflower Walk, at the Anne Springs Close Greenway 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday, April 21. Meet at the Nature Center. For more information, call 547-0234 or 548-7252.

NEXT WEEK:

• Snakes Alive!, a program about reptiles featuring two live pet snakes, 10-11:30 a.m. at the Anne Springs Close Greenway Nature Center. For more information, call 547-0234 or 548-7252.

• Live Theater, "Don't Tell Mother" directed by Elaine Roberts is the latest Drama and Dessert Fort Mill Community Playhouse production. Performances begin 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30, at the playhouse, 615 Banks St., Fort Mill. For more information, visit www.fortmillplayhouse.org or call 548-8102.

COMING SOON

• Springfest, the official Town of Fort Mill spring event, is in its second year at Walter Elisha Park, North White Street, Fort MIll, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, May 2. Live music, comedy and other entertainment, games, food, arts and crafts, drum circle and much more. Visit www.fortmillspringfest.com.

• Chair-ity, a creative and fun event at the Art Mill, 213 Main Street, Fort Mill, Saturday, May 16. Decorate a chair, stool, etc., that will be sold at silent auction. Prizes for winners. Everyone encouraged to enter. Family fun. For more information, call 548-3159 or visit www.fortmillartguild.com

• St. Philip Neri's Italian Festival kicks off 5 p.m. Thursday, May 14, with a "grown-ups evening out" at Grapevine in Baxter Village featuring live opera and homemade Italian dishes.

EVERY WEEK

• Bingo, good eats, at Fort Mill American Legion Post 43. Call 547-2414.

• Preschool Story time, 10:30 a.m., Tuesdays and 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Wednesdays at the Fort Mill Public Library. Story time and activities for 3 to 5 year-olds and their caregivers.

• Fort Mill Art Guild classes, include drawing, watercolor, pastel and oil paintings and more. Visit www.fortmillartguild.com.

• Story time, 11 a.m. every Friday at SweeTreats on Market Street in Baxter Village.

• A Kids Book Club, for ages 7-12 includes puppet shows, library games and activities at the Lancaster Public Library, 5-5:45 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. Call 803-285-1502.

• Guitar lessons, at the Leroy Springs Recreation Center. Start from the basics and build from there. $96/member, $106/nonmember; Four, one-hour sessions per month. Call 547-4575.

• Learn karate, for self defense, sport, fitness and fun at the Leroy Springs Recreation Center. Times vary.

n Fancy footwork, line and couples dancing lessons are available at the Leroy Springs Recreation Complex from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Mondays. No registration necessary. Cost is $5 per session. Visit www.billandapril.com.

n The Mother Goose Rhyme Time, for ages 4-6 includes stories, rhymes, puppets and crafts at the Lancaster Public Library, 10-10:30 a.m. Mondays and 4-4:30 p.m. Thursdays. For details, call (803) 285-1502.

n A Kids Book Club, for ages 7-12 includes puppet shows, library games and activities at the Lancaster Public Library, 5-5:45 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. For details, call (803) 285-1502www.saintphilipneriitalianfest.org.

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n Paint pottery, at the Leroy Springs Recreation Complex. All materials supplied. Come ready to paint, every Tuesday from 9 to 11 a.m. and 2 to 8 p.m. Call 547-4575.EVERY WEEK

n Bingo, good eats, at Fort Mill American Legion Post 43. Call 547-2414.

n Preschool Story time, 10:30 a.m., Tuesdays and 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Wednesdays at the Fort Mill Public Library. Story time and activities for 3 to 5 year-olds and their caregivers.

n Fort Mill Art Guild classes, include drawing, watercolor, pastel and oil paintings and more. Visit www.fortmillartguild.com.

n Story time, 11 a.m. every Friday at SweeTreats on Market Street in Baxter Village.

n A Kids Book Club, for ages 7-12 includes puppet shows, library games and activities at the Lancaster Public Library, 5-5:45 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. For details, call 803-285-1502.

n Guitar lessons, at the Leroy Springs Recreation Center. Start from the basics and build from there. $96/member, $106/nonmember; Four, one-hour sessions per month. Call 547-4575.

n Learn karate, for self defense, sport, fitness and fun at the Leroy Springs Recreation Center. Times vary.

n Fancy footwork, line and couples dancing lessons are available at the Leroy Springs Recreation Complex from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Mondays. No registration necessary. Cost is $5 per session. Visit www.billandapril.com.

n The Mother Goose Rhyme Time, for ages 4-6 includes stories, rhymes, puppets and crafts at the Lancaster Public Library, 10-10:30 a.m. Mondays and 4-4:30 p.m. Thursdays. For details, call (803) 285-1502.

n A Kids Book Club, for ages 7-12 includes puppet shows, library games and activities at the Lancaster Public Library, 5-5:45 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. For details, call (803) 285-1502

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