Courier Community Calendar 3-15-23

• Veterans invited to American Legion

Veterans in the Liberty area are invited to the next meeting of American Legion Post 67 in Liberty.
The Legion meets on the third Monday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Scout Hut, circle off North Palmetto Street. All veterans are invited.

• Craft Supply Swap Meet is March 18

That thing taking up space in your craft closet might be just what another crafter is looking for. Bring your unwanted craft supplies to the Captain Kimberly Hampton Memorial Library in Easley before Friday, March 17, to have them included in the library’s first Craft Supply Swap Meet.
The Craft Supply Swap Meet will take place this Saturday, March 18, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The free event is open to everyone. A craft supply donation is not required to attend the swap meet.

• St. Michael’s oyster roast this Saturday

St. Michael’s Episcopal Church will host its annual oyster roast from 2-5 p.m. this Saturday, March 18, at 1200 Powdersville Road in Easley. Proceeds from the event benefit multiple charitable organizations in Pickens County. Attendees enjoy all-you-can-eat oysters, Brunswick stew, and beverages (photo ID required). If oysters aren’t your favorite, the event also offers other food options.
Tickets are $45 for adults, $10 for children 6-11 and free for children 5 and under. Rain or shine, oyster-shucking takes place outdoors, so attendees are reminded to dress accordingly. Please also bring personal oyster knives and gloves. Tickets are available for purchase by mail or at the church office. The church office is open Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 8 a.m.-2 p.m. and Tuesday 9 a.m.-noon.
Tickets may be picked up at the door on the day of the event or mailed. For mail-order tickets, send completed order form, check and self-addressed stamped envelope to St. Michael’s, 1200 Powdersville Road, Easley, SC 29642. Ticket quantities are limited, and deadline for purchase is Feb. 28. For more information, call (864) 859-6296, visit or email

• Pinewood Derby set for Doodle Pavilion

Cub Scout Pack 51 is inviting all area first responders to participate in the annual Pinewood Derby competition, which has a new location this year.
Emergency officials’ attendance will give Cub Scouts an opportunity to meet and engage with local first responders while enjoying a fun event. Previously planned at the Pickens Amphitheater, the event will instead be held at 10 a.m. April 1 at the Doodle Pavilion in Pickens.
The derby is an annual, family-oriented event focused on fun and good sportsmanship.Competition is a double-elimination bracket system. The system allows all cars to race twice and keeps the schedule moving along. The entire event usually lasts about an hour, depending on how many participants enter. The official rules for the derby can be found at Derby car kits can be ordered online at