Courier Community Calendar 4-20-16

• PHS Class of 1958 to hold reunion

The Pickens High School Class of 1958 is planning a reunion for Thursday, April 28. It will be a dutch lunch at the Gatehouse Restaurant at the corner of Ann and Griffin Streets in Pickens. The group plans to gather at 11 a.m. and have lunch at noon. Make your reservations by calling Jerry Stephens at (828) 433-1715 or Jeanette Winchester at (864) 878-3762.

• Relay for Life set for April 30 at EHS

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life movement is the world’s largest and most impactful fundraising event to end cancer. Baptist Easley Hospital would like to help our community to unite in fighting cancer and celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action to finish the fight once and for all. With the support of thousands of volunteers like you, the American Cancer Society is helping save more than 500 lives a day. Please join Baptist Easley Hospital and take action against a disease that has taken too much. The event is scheduled for Saturday, April 30, from 2-10 p.m. at the Easley High School, 154 Green Wave Blvd. in Easley. All Wells Fargo locations in Pickens County are currently accepting donations.

• Pickens Bands Spring Fling is May 7

The Pickens Bands Presents Spring Swing Jazz Band Dinner Dance will be held onSaturday, May 7. The doors open at 5:30 p.m., with dinner served at 6 p.m. and music and dancing from 6-8:30 p.m. Tickets must be purchased in advance for $15 per person and include chicken alfredo, spaghetti with marinara sauce and meatballs, salad, bread, assorted desserts, tea or water. You can purchase tickets from any Pickens band or color guard member or by calling the band office at (864) 397-3634.

• Reece reunion set for April 23 in Easley

Descendants of Thomas Sylvester and Tamer Aiken Reece will hold their annual reunion at noon on Saturday, April 23, at Mutt’s BBQ in Easley.  For information, contact Judy Ballard at (864) 855-6131.

• Davis reunion set for May 1 in Easley

The annual Clarence and Margie Hughes Davis reunion will be held May 1 at Tabor United Methodist Church Fellowship Building. (1943 Ireland Road, Easley, S.C. 29640) Lunch will be at 1:15 p.m. Bring a well filled basket and come join us. Paper supplies will be provided. All family and friends are urged to attend and enjoy this time together. For more information, call (864) 878-9999.

• New Granger Fiber art activities set

Granger Fiber Arts meets in the Pickens Community Center, 129 Schoolhouse St., Pickens.  The goal of Granger Fiber Arts is to bring together those who wish to learn or improve skills in a particular area with those who have knowledge in that area of interest.  Granger Fiber Arts operates much like an old fashion one room school.  Participants at all skill levels are welcome. In addition to activities previously scheduled, the following activities have recently been added: Each Tuesday: 1-2 p.m.  Beginning Drawing (Pencil and Charcoal), 2-4 p.m. Watercolor, oils, and acrylics. April 20, 21, and 22 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Cane “old fashioned, kitchen type” chairs with Dale.  Please preregister to ensure adequate numbers of supplies and handouts. Cost of supplies are $25 per chair. For additional information concerning Granger Fiber Arts activities, please contact Lucy Harward by phone at 864-419-1794 or on-line at 

• Steppin’ It Up meeting set for May 9

The next Steppin’ It Up Coalition meeting will be held on May 9 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Cannon Memorial Hospital located at 123 W.G. Acker Drive in Pickens. The Steppin’ It Up Coalition’s monthly meetings are open to all members of our community. For more information about the Steppin’ It Up Coalition, contact Cathy Breazeale at (864) 898-5800 or visit; or