Community Calendar 9-16-15

• Soapstone to host fundraiser Saturday

Soapstone Church is inviting everyone to a special fundraiser at the church, located at 296 Liberia Road in Pickens, this Saturday, Sept. 19. 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 Mrs. Mabel’s kitchen.

For more information, call (864) 414-8470.

• Children’s Fall Festival set in Easley

The city of Easley and Gilstrap Family Dealerships will host a Children’s Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 31, from 4-8 p.m.

The event will be held around the downtowwn merchants and at Old Market Square in Easley. Children can trick or treat with the downtown merchants and then join a fun-filled festival with games, music, costume contests and more. The festival is free.

For more, visit or call (864) 423-4344.

• Winchester reunion set for September 20

The annual Winchester reunion will be held at the Shady Grove Baptist Church Fellowship Building on Sunday, Sept. 20, at 12:15 p.m.

Table accessories will be provided. Each family will provide food and drinks.

There will be a memorial candlelight service for those who passed away during the past years and a video to portray the 70th wedding anniversary of Jack and Sheila Winchester of Florida. Hough Pace is president, Dale Winchester is vice president and David Winchester and his daughter are serving as treasurer and secretary.

• Pickens Lions plan meetings each month

The Pickens Lions Club is in need of new members. The club meets the first and third Thursday of every month at Pizza Inn in Pickens. Dinner begins at 6:40 p.m., and the meeting starts at 7 p.m.

Meetings are open to anyone interested in joining the club or simply finding out more about the club and how it serves Pickens.

• Chastain family to hold reunion

Descendents and friends of Oscar and Bertha Chastain are invited to meet at Holly Springs Baptist Church Fellowship Hall Sunday Sept. 20, at 1p.m. for a covered dish lunch and reunion fellowship