Courier Community Calendar 4-27-22

• 100th Davis reunion planned for May 1

The Clarence and Margie Davis Reunion will celebrate its 100th anniversary on May 1 at the Tabor United Methodist Church Fellowship Building, located at 1943 Ireland Road in Easley. Lunch will be at 1:15 p.m.All family and friends are urged to attend and enjoy this time with the family. For more information, call (864) 878-9999.

• CRO starts Dolly’s Imagination Library

Cliffs Residents Outreach, a nonprofit supporting education in Pickens County, recently launched Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library in the following Pickens ZIP codes: 29685, 29635, 29661 and 29671.
For more information and to register, visit The program mails free books monthly to registered children from birth to 5 years old.

• Open house set for McKinney Chapel

Everyone is invited to visit the historic McKinney Chapel at the Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards, located at 1655 Cleo Chapman Road in Pickens County.
An open house will be held on Saturday, May 14, from 1-3 p.m.
Repair and maintenance of the beloved chapel and graveyard are extensive and need immediate and costly attention.
Please plan to attend and see how you can help.

• Hagood Center to host gospel singing

Hagood Community Center will hold its first musical fundraising concert of the year next month.
Will Brothers and Friends will be performing at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 30, in the auditorium. The event is called the Early Spring Jam and is set to feature a variety of gospel/bluegrass favorites.
Those performing include Will Dickson, Bruce Simmons, Buford Riggins, David Seibring, Allen Roper, Andrea Monroe and Samantha Morgan. As a separate fundraiser, Hagood Community Center is going to serve a spaghetti dinner prior to the concert from 4:45-6:45 p.m. Hagood Community Center (also known as the Pickens Senior Center) is located at 129 Schoolhouse St. in Pickens.
Tickets for the concert are $7 each and are only being sold in advance at the community center on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the dining room. Tickets are limited, so get yours early.
Tickets for the spaghetti dinner are also limited and are $7 each and are in advance only.
All funds raised will be used to support the mission of the Pickens Senior Center and enrich the experience of seniors and others at the center.

• Quilt fundraiser set to help Senior Center

A pieced fan quilt will be the prize for an upcoming Pickens Senior Center Fundraiser.
A blue and off-white muslin quilt top with a classic fan pattern was donated to the Granger Fiber Arts Center at the Hagood Community Center. The quilt was hand-quilted on a traditional frame by the Granger Fiber Arts quilters.
The beautiful 59-by-77-inch coverlet will fit a full-sized bed. Tickets for the drawing for the special quilt are available Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays at the Pickens Senior Center, located 129 Schoolhouse St. in Pickens from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. until April 30.
The winner will be drawn at the Will Brothers Early Spring Jam concert at the center.
Ticket are $1 each, with all the proceeds going to the center. The winner does not have to be present to win.

• AL Post 52 seeks baseball players

American Legion Baseball is alive and well. If you are between the ages of 15 and 18, tryouts will begin in May. The American Legion will pay all fees and furnish uniforms.
Contact athletic director Paul Smith at (864) 238-9144 or coach Timothy Elrod at (864) 417-6862 for more information.

• Easley Museum to open on 1st Fridays

The Easley Area Museum has expanded hours of operation that will now include the first Friday of each month.
Starting April 1, the museum will be open to the public from 1-5 p.m. Normal hours will continue for every Saturday and Sunday from 1-5 p m. or by appointment.