Tuesday, December 10, 2013
A.A. Meetings - If you drink, that’s your business. If you want to be sober, that’s our business. A.A. (843) 697-3321. Traffic Safety Checkpoints - The Lane, Greeleyville, and Kingstree Police Departments will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints during the month of August. Traffic Safety Checkpoints - The Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints during the month of August. Support - If you are a parent or guardian with a child or children with special needs and may be interested in becoming a part of a parent-to-parent support group, please contact Tommy and Michelle Russell at (843) 373-0912 or (843) 356-5714 or email them at pillaroutreach@ yahoo.com. Seniors Patrol - The Kingstree Police Department is offering a seniors patrol wellness check. Any elderly, ill or bedridden residents of the Town of Kingstree who would like for the police department to contact them on a regular basis should call Chief Eric Williams or Police Chaplain the Rev. Harold Jackson. Chief Williams or Rev. Jackson can be reached at 355-5435 or come by the police department and leave your name, phone number, and address. TOPS - Taking Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Weight Program will meet on Thursdays at 9:15 a.m. at Ina Miles Store. For more information contact Lillie Jean at (843) 355-3002 or Ann at (843) 382-9696. Senior Bingo - The senior citizens of Lane invite any senior citizen to join them every first and third Tuesday at Lane Recreation Center on Broomstraw Rd. for “Senior Bingo.” Weight Watchers- Weight Watchers 2013 meetings will be held at the First Baptist Church of Kingstree. Classes are on Thursdays at 5 p.m. Child Screenings - Williamsburg County School District Office of Special Ser-vices, located at 500 North Academy Street, Kingstree, (843) 355-5533, will hold child find screenings each month. Housing Authority - The Housing Authority of Kingstree will meet every third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at 1022 Lexington Ave., Kingstree. Exhibition - C. Williams Rush Gallery/ Museum Of African-American Arts & Culture 200 Hampton Avenue, Kingstree, host The third Annual “A Beautiful Black Christmas” will be held November 6 to December 31, 2012 A showcase of black angels, Santas, nutcrackers, nativity scenes and Christmas trees decorated with black ornaments. Wednesdays to Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. for all exhibitions, please call for group and other appointment times, (803) 397-1859 or crushcolumbia @aol.com. School groups are encouraged to attend all of the educational exhibits (awesome gift ideas in gallery/museum shop). Parade - The Town of Kingstree will host its annual Christmas parade at 5 p.m. on Friday, December 13. The parade theme is “A Night Before Christmas.” The parade will feature local bands, dance groups, floats, and organizations. If your organization will like to participate in the parade please call the Town of Kingstree at (843) 355-8156 before December 3. The Christmas Tree Lighting will take place immediately following the parade in Welch’s Park on North Academy Street. Banquet - The Tomlinson Alumni Committee, Inc. will sponsor a banquet honoring outstanding student who attended the school prior to 1955. This will be the first class of “Hall of Fame Honorees.” This event is scheduled for Saturday, March 22, 2014, 5 p.m. at the Williamsburg County Recreation Complex Gym, Thurgood Marshall Highway, Kingstree. Funds will benefit the building project, The Tomlinson Resource and Fine Arts Center. Tickets may be purchased from members of the committee. For additional information, please call (843) 356-6298, (843) 382-3564 or (843) 382-5755. Toy Drive - The fifth annual Toy Drive and Christmas Dance will be held Friday, December 13, from 7:30 p.m. to 12 a.m. at Kingstree Moose Lodge. Entertainment by ATLANTIC GROOVE, heavy hor d’oeuvres, BYOB. Please bring a new, unwrapped toy to place under the Christmas tree. For tickets or sponsorship, please call Michelle Butterworth Corey at (843) 355-7828. Cookies with Santa - Cookies & Cocoa with Santa will be held Thursday, December 12, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Williamsburg County Recreation Center, 2084 Thurgood Marshall Hwy., Kingstree. Family Connection South Carolina invites all families who have children with special healthcare needs and disabilities to come join them for a night of cookies, cocoa, local resources, and a visit with Santa. This event is free, but registration is required. To register call Tracie at (843) 556-5010 or email thayward@FamilyConnectionsSC.org. Auditions - Swamp Fox Players auditions for “The Constant Wife,” performance dates are Feb 28 to March 16, 2014. The play is directed by Mark Brown. Audition dates are Sunday, December 8, and Monday, December 9, from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Needed: Four women to play the ages of late 20s to very early 40s. One woman to play an elderly, refined English matron approximately. age between late 50s to very early 70s. Four men to play between the ages of late 40s to 60s. The actors do not have to be these ages, but be able and convincing to play these ages. Please note that this is an English play and while across the board, refined, English dialect would be great but the important thing is that it be done without any American, regional dialect. Please bring a prepared monologue of your choosing (memorized or written). Class - There will be a Concealed Weapon Permit class on Saturday, January 18, at 8 a.m. at the Kingstree Town Hall. For more information please contact Lt. Whitfield at (843) 355-8169. Meeting - The Williamsburg Section of The National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW) will meet on Friday, December 13, at 5:30 p.m. at the Williamsburg County Recreation Center on Thurgood Marshall Blvd. Tree lighting - The Mt. Vernon/Leahs Loop Community Crime Watch would like to invite the people in their communities to a Christmas Tree Lighting at the Leahs Loop Community Park on December 17, at 5:30 p.m. This is a special time for the communities to come together and recognize this special season. Meeting - Williamsburg County 4-H Clubs meet the third Monday of the month. The next club meeting will be Monday, December 16. Felician Center 4-H Recycling Club meets at the Felician Center Arts Building on Thorne Avenue in Kingstree from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. 4-H Livestock Club meets at Central Fire Department in Kingstree on Thurgood Mars-hall Hwy. from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. 4-H Recycling Club meets at Central Fire Department in Kingstree on Thurgood Mars-hall Hwy. from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome. 4-H is for youth ages five to19. Any questions contact Jolie Brown at (843) 355-6106 or firstname.lastname@example.org.