Courier Community Calendar 10-19-16

• Free movie night planned by BHSPC

Behavioral Health Services of Pickens County Youth Board along with the Steppin’ It Up Coalition, will be hosting a Drugs are Despicable Family Movie Night at the Central-Clemson Recreation Central on Monday, Oct. 24, beginning at 5:30 p.m. The movie “Despicable Me” will be shown, and Youth Board members will perform a skit to raise awareness about substance abuse.

• Red Hill Baptist to host free fall festival

On Saturday, Oct. 22, Red Hill Baptist Church will host a free fall festival for the community. The festival will offer lots of fun for the entire family, including free food, games for all ages, face painting, a hayride and bags of candy for all children. Free hot dog plates will be served from 4:30-6:30 p.m. All other activities begin at 3:30 and end at 6:30 p.m. The event will take place at the Red Hill Baptist Church fellowship hall located at 558 Red Hill Road in Pickens.

• Faith Lutheran set to hold yard sale

With concern for the support of local charities and their increasing needs, Faith Lutheran Chapel will hold its seventh annual yard sale Oct 21-22. Beginning with the goal of $1,500 for the Gleaning House food pantry, Faith has surpassed that goal each year and now can provide assistance to MARY’S House, the Humane Society and several others. Though relatively small in membership, Faith appreciates being able to join other community groups that provide food and housing needed by people as well as providing for homeless animals rescued in the area.

• PPCCDC to host free fall festival

Pickens Presbyterian Church and Child Development Center will host a free fall festival on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the church, located at 311 W. Main St. in Pickens. Inflatables and games will be in place for the kids. There will be child performances by Powerhouse Dance Co., Mountain View Quartet, the Sweet Potato Pie Kids, the 3K, 4K and 5K CDC kids, as well as a magician and balloon art, face painting and a silent auction featuring many great items. Barbecue plates and hot dog plates will also be available for purchase. Cost is $5 for barbecue, $3 for a hot dog plate and $4 for a two hot dog plate. All entertainment will be free, as well as games and balloon art for the children.