Community Calendar 7-7-21

• Libraries offers reading program

This year’s summer reading theme at the Pickens County Library is “Tails and Tales.” The program began on June 7 and runs until July 31. All Pickens County residents will receive a postcard in the mail. The postcard will include a list of fun activities to complete and return to the library. To complete the program, participants can choose to read 10 books, complete 10 activities or a combination of both options to total 10.

• Siren test set for July 14 near Duke

The 65 outdoor warning sirens around Oconee Nuclear Station will be tested for three minutes between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 14, as scheduled. To ensure they are functioning properly, it may be necessary to test some sirens more than once. For more information about the outdoor warning sirens, residents can refer to information available at

• Soapstone to hold next fish fry July 17

Soapstone Church invites everyone to a special fundraiser at the church, located at 296 Liberia Road in Pickens, on Saturday, July 17. The event will feature fine cooking and will be held from noon-8 p.m. Visitors will enjoy true Southern cooking, including a fish fry, barbecue and fried chicken with all the fixings right from Ms. Mable’s kitchen.For more information, call (864) 414-8470.