Courier Community Calendar 1-15-20

• Quilters plan next meeting on Jan. 28

The UpCountry Quilters Guild will have its next meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 28, at 7 p.m. The meeting will take place at Pickens Presbyterian Church, located at 311 W. Main St. in Pickens. The guest speaker will be Faye Jones. She will share fabric surface design techniques by sharing many examples of her work, including quilts using various methods such as shibori, soy batik, rust dyeing, color magnet and more.

• Genealogical group set to meet Jan. 21

The next meeting of the Old Pendleton Genealogical Society will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at 7 p.m. at Central Clemson Library, 105 Common Way in Central. The speaker will be Vanessa Cole, who will speak on little-known facts about Pickens County. All are welcome. For more information, call Barbara Clark at (864) 417-0811.

• CMH Auxiliary to host yard sale

The Cannon Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will be hosting its annual indoor yard sale on Thursday, Jan. 23, from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. The sale will be located in the classroom at AnMed Health Cannon. Shoppers are invited to come check out the huge variety of items for sale and support the Cannon Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.

• Volunteers needed to paint Hope Globes

The Hope Globe is an Upstate South Carolina  charity that was created to provide emotional support for children at Prisma and other hospitals of the Upstate. The charity is currently looking for volunteers to paint globes and raise awareness, and the group is also asking for donations of any kind — furniture, appliances, cars, etc. — for its online thrift store. To find out more about the charity, visit or contact the group at or (864) 247-0702.

• Moving Forward Group to meet

The Moving Forward Group for widowed persons meets the second Tuesday of each month at Silver Bay Restaurant on U.S. Highway 123 in Easley. Held at 6 p.m., the meeting offers a night of fellowship, encouragement and making new friends.
For more information, call Marian Huskins at (864) 295-1714.

• Pack 51 scouting for new Cub Scouts

Do you want to be a Cub Scout? Cub Scout Pack 51 meets every Tuesday night at 7 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church in Pickens. Cub Scouts is open to all youth in 5K to fifth grade. Boys over 11 years old are eligible for Boy Scouts, which meets on Monday nights at the Troop 51 Scout Hut in Pickens. Those interested are urged to contact Perry Gravely at

• Sertoma Club invites locals to meet

The Clemson Sertoma Club invites all interested local residents to attend meetings.
The club meets at noon the first and third Tuesdays of each month at Occasions at Wedgefield, located at 1551 Eighteen Mile Road in Central. New visitors are always welcome.

• WPO offers chance at monthly fellowship

The Widowed Persons Organization (WPO) organization is not a grief therapy group, but it does provide an opportunity for widowed persons to come together, make new friends and share conversation and food while finding a new beginning in life. The group meets on the second Saturday of every month at 1 p.m. in the fellowship building of Lakeview Baptist Church on Mauldin Lake Road in Pickens. For more information, call (864) 850-1987 or (864) 878-6215.