Courier Community Calendar 4-27-16

• Prayer event set for Legacy Square

The Pickens Twelve- Mile Baptist Association will host an event for the National Day of Prayer on May 5 at Legacy Square in Pickens. The prayer service will begin at 5 p.m., and this year’s theme is “Wake Up America.” The 45-minute program will include music and prayers. All are invited.

• Pickens Bands Spring Fling is May 7

The Pickens Bands’ Spring Swing Jazz Band Dinner Dance will be held on Saturday, May 7. The doors will 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.

• 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.

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.

• 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

• 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 the 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. Join Baptist Easley Hospital and take action against a disease that has taken too much.

The event is scheduled for this Saturday, April 30, from 2-10 p.m. at Easley High School, 154 Green Wave Blvd. in Easley. All Wells Fargo locations in Pickens County are currently accepting donations.

• Celebration set for Holly Springs school

Holly Springs school alumni, their parents, former faculty and staff are invited to celebrate the life and legacy of Holly Springs Elementary School on Saturday, May 14, from 10 a.m.-2 pm.

The school will have BBQ and hot dog plates and T-shirts for sale.

There will be school tours and displays of Holly Springs School through the years. See the Holly Springs Elementary website or Facebook page for more information.