Deadline for submissions to the community calendar is noon two working days prior to the date you want your notice to first appear. Priority is given to events happening in the near future. To submit an event bring it by our office at 127 North Congress St. or mail it to PO Box 90, Winnsboro, S.C. 29180, fax it to 635-2948 or email it to email@example.com. We do not guarantee every item will run each edition.
TUESDAY, Oct. 16
• The 4-H Environmental Club is partnering with S.C. Department of Natural Resources to make duck boxes to promote conservation practices in the county. The plan is to sell the boxes or get people to sponsor boxes to go up in areas around the county. Local DNR officers are coming 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 16 to teach the club members about conservation and how to build the boxes. 4-H invites persons interested in building duck boxes to call Allison Coleman at 803-635-4722 Ext 112 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
FRIDAY, Oct. 19
•In support of the Avon Foundation for Women there will be a fundraiser event at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19 in the Fairfield Memorial Hospital Conference room sponsored by local Avon team members. The event will include a silent auction, kissing wall, product demonstrations, refreshments and much more. This is a free event that is open to the public and co-sponsored by Ebenezer A.M.E Church of 1108 W Peach Road, Winnsboro. For more information contact Shamieka B. Johnson Sims 718-7565 or by email email@example.com.
FRIDAY, Oct. 20
•Winnsboro Woman’s Club Annual Ghost and Legends Lantern Tour will be held at 7 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. on Oct. 20. The cst is $12.00 for adults and $8.00 for children ages 8 to 13. Come learn about the ghostly and historical legends of Old Winnsboro and have a taste of history. Tours start at Song Bird Manor Bed and Breakfast. Call 635-6963 for reservations.
•The VFW post 8346 is having Turkey Shoots each Saturday night at 19:00 now through December 1 2012. This event is open to the public bring your friend and children are welcome. A prize awarded at each round. Food is available from the Ladies Auxiliary. You can bring your own 12 gauge shot gun or use a post gun.
• The Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for The Town of Winnsboro’s New Annex Building, located at 610 Moultrie Street will be at 3 p.m. on Oct. 21.
•Fairfield Memorial Hospital will host Senior Connection from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 24. This will be a day of food, fellowship and fun. For more information about this event you may call Denise Blackwell at 635-0206.
• Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s Diabetes Support Group will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25 in the hospital’s conference room. Mac Russell, RD will be presenting the program which will be “Diabetes & Nutrition Facts”. Persons with diabetes and their adult family members are welcome. For more information, call Mac Russell (712-0372) or Barbara Brentlinger (712-0364).
• Calling all descendants of Charlie and Sarah Chatman. There will be a pre-family reunion on Sunday, Oct. 28 at 2 p.m. held at Pine Island in Irmo. Please contact Alisa Johnson-Rice 718-7516 or Sheila Cohen-Cook 201-9263 for more information.
• A Fall Extravaganza will be head from 8 a.m.-noon on Saturday, Oct. 27 at the old armory located at 300 Park Street Winnsboro. The event includes a yard sale and bake sale. Boston butts can be pre-ordered by Oct. 19 for $25 each. Table rental is $15. For more information and to reserve a table, call 635-2154.
• The Fairfield Central High School Physical Education Department will host a Breast Cancer Awareness Basketball Game with the theme Coaches and Community vs. Cancer. The cost is $1.00 per person. The game is at 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 26.
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 17
•Ageless Grace: Sessions begin on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 11 a.m., and lasts for five weeks. Nancy Whitlock leads this seated fitness program at Breath of Life Lutheran Church and Life Center at 300 Main Street, on the corner of Main and Langford, in Blythewood. See the Agelessgrace.com website for more information or call the Life Center at 803 714-2322.
THURSDAY, Oct. 18
• Victory Temple Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ at 370 Golf Course Road is holding special singing and anointed preaching nightly at 7 p.m. on Oct. 18-20 and at6 p.m. on Oct. 21. An 11 a.m. gathering also will take place Oct. 21. Persons delivering messages include Evangelist Wayne Parker, Wil Hobgood (Thursday), Kenny Clark (Friday) and the Ladd family (Saturday). From Friday-Sunday a special guest will be Pure N Heart from Crossville, Tenn. For more information, call Pastor Rick at 803-718-8389 or the church offices at 803-815-0119.
SATURDAY, Oct. 20
• Weeping Mary Baptist Church at 7109 US Highway 321 North is holding is third annual men’s conference for teens, youth and adults on Saturday, Oct. 20. The event features Rev. Jonathan Bell and is presented by the men’s ministry. For more information, contact Pastor J.C. Edwards at 635-2348.
• Salem Presbyterian Church located at 276 state Highway 215 N is holding its 200th Anniversary Celebration on Sunday, Oct. 21. A covered dish lunch will follow the worship service. Persons are asked to bring recipes to be included in the Salem Cookbook.
• First Church of the Nazarene at 650 Ninth Street is holding a bake sale/casserole sale from 10 a.m.-3p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27. Hot dogs, crafts, kids’ games, entertainment and a silent auction are part of the event.
• Rev. Dr. James D. Stokes, II, pastor of Bethlehem AME Church, along with the members are inviting all to come out for their annual Homecoming/Church Anniversary at 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 28. Bishop Theotis White will be the preacher of the hour, along with his church Zion Hopewell Baptist of Gilbert. Bethlehem AME is located in the Smallstown community.
•The Masters Touch Worship Center at 1130 Kincaid Bridge Road is holding a Wellness/Health Fair from 9 a.m.-noon on Saturday, Oct. 27. Information will be available on health issues, wellness, and community concerns for your mind, body, and soul. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, please contact Elder Marilyn Reid at 803-944-8216 or Pastor James Boulware at 803-271-6859.
• St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor Terry O. Corbin at 207 N. Garden Street Winnsboro celebrates homecoming at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 18. Guest Speaker will be Rev. Dr. Ivory Thigpen
• Little River Baptist Church is holding its homecoming at 11 a.m. on Oct. 28. Philip Vaugn, former pastor of LRBC, will share the message. A covered dish lunch will follow. The next three nights will be a revival at the church starting at 7 p.m.Professor Andre Rogers from Columbia International University will share each night of the revivel from Oct. 29-31. For more information contact www.lrbc4Jesus.com or email Pastor James Clonts at firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Shiloh First Independent Church at Kelly Miller Road will hold installation services for the Reverend
Glenn Monteith Prince at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28.
• Golden Rock Fellowship Church hosts Pray on Healing and Deliverance, each Wednesday at noon. The Rev. James Adamson is pastor. Join us for Sunday Worship at 8 a.m., Bible Study Fridays at 6:30 p.m. and Intercessory Prayer 9-11, on the first and third Saturday. Call 803-438-0648 for more information.
• Noon Day Prayer is held each day at the Mt. Seir Baptist Church, 136 Rimer Pond Road, Blythewood, at noon. For more information call Australia Rush 803-754-7446.
• Greater Faith Temple Church, 456 Cherry Road, weekly services Bible study 7 p.m. every Wednesday, Sunday School 10:45 a.m. and Sunday worship at noon.
• Mt. Moriah Baptist Church on Highway 215 South in Jenkinsville holds Sunday School at 10 a.m. and Sunday worship at 11 a.m. for more information please call 803-345-0203.
• Bethlehem AME Church at 3276 Smallstown Road holds Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and worship at 10:30 a.m.
• Prayers for Fairfield County, a body of believers coming together in the name of Jesus Christ, invites everyone to pray for Fairfield County and its citizens. Meetings are monthly. To become involved or for more information, call 803-338-8026, or email email@example.com.
•Faith Christian Ministries at 227 Golf Course Road will have pastor Dr. E. Sutton and Bishop R.L. Ponder will be conducting services at 4 p.m. every second and fourth Sunday.
• The Victory Temple Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ at 370 Golf Course Road, Winnsboro is led by Pastor Rick Murphy. They hold Sunday school at 10 a.m., morning worship at 11 a.m. and Sunday evening worship at 6 p.m. On Thursday they have a prayer and praise rally at 7 p.m. Please call (803) 718-8389 for more information.