Courier Community Calendar 6-30-21

• Farmers market plans event for kids

The Central Farmers Market wants to do something fun for children and families July 3.
The market will be on Bolick Field behind the caboose on Main Street in Central.
The market opens at 8 a.m. At 9 a.m., old-fashioned children’s games like sack races, three-legged races and carrying an egg on a spoon will start. Then at 10 a.m., American Legion Post 151 will lead children on their decorated bicycles in a parade around the field walking path.

• Freedom Ride set for this Saturday

The Market at the Mill will its second annual Freedom Ride on Saturday, July 3, from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Proceeds will support an American military veteran.
The event includes a motorcycle run through the county and an indoor bike show featuring best-in-show and vintage awards at 5 p.m. There will be live music, food vendors, a $500 cash giveaway with door prizes and shopping with 150 arts/crafts vendors. Swap meet tables will be available for motorcycle-related items.

• Libraries offers reading program

This year’s summer reading theme at the Pickens County Library is “Tails and Tales.” The program began on June 7 and runs until July 31.
All Pickens County residents will receive a postcard in the mail.
The postcard will include a list of fun activities to complete and return to the library. To complete the program, participants can choose to read 10 books, complete 10 activities or a combination of both options to total 10. More postcards will be available at all library branches.

• Soapstone to hold next fish fry July 17

Soapstone Church invites everyone to a special fundraiser at the church, located at 296 Liberia Road in Pickens, on Saturday, July 17.
The event will feature fine cooking and will be held from noon-8 p.m.
Visitors will enjoy true Southern cooking, including a fish fry, barbecue and fried chicken with all the fixings right from Ms. Mable’s kitchen.
For more information, call (864) 414-8470.