Courier Community Calendar 11-27-19

• Six Mile Christmas parade is Dec. 7

The 49th annual Six Mile Christmas parade will be held on Saturday, Dec. 7, at 10:30 a.m. There is no fee for entry, but all entries must submit an entry form. Call or visit Six Mile Town Hall to complete an entry form. All entries must have a holiday theme.

No go-carts or four-wheelers will be allowed to enter the parade. Horses will not be allowed on Main Street prior the parade unless approved to do so. All entries have to be walking in order to hand out candy. Rain date is set for Sunday, Dec. 8. For more information, contact Kayla Holtzclaw at

• CMH Auxiliary sets Festival of Wreaths

The Cannon Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will be holding its 12th annual Festival of Wreaths from until Dec. 6. Wreaths will be on display in the front lobby at AnMed Health Cannon for silent auction. Bidding will end at 1 p.m. Dec. 6, and the highest bidder will be contacted. If you or your business would like to donate a wreath to the Festival of Wreaths, contact Amanda Miller at 898-1334 or Lib Cowan at 878-9999. All proceeds from the events go to the Cannon Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.

• Pickens Christmas parade set for Dec. 13

The 2019 Pickens Christmas parade is planned for Friday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m. Applications for entering the parade are available at, Pickens City Hall and the PRA office (during business hours).

There will be fireworks and a movie after the parade.

The parade will be presented by the Azalea Festival Committee and the city of Pickens.

• 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.

• 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.

• Quilters Guild to host holiday party

The Upcountry Quilters Guild will have its annual holiday party at the next meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 7 p.m.

The meeting will take place at Pickens Presbyterian Church, located at 311 W. Main St. in Pickens.