April 18, 2014
• The S.C. Botanical Garden at Clemson University hosts Tugalo Holler in concert from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the amphitheater. Admission is free.
• Liberty Masonic holds a pinto bean fundraiser from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Rosewood Center in Liberty. Plates will be $7 each and will include pinto beans, cornbread and beverage. Desserts will be available to purchase. Proceeds help fund the Liberty Masonic Scholarship for a Liberty High School senior.
• The Clemson University Undergraduate Student Government Sustainability Committee hosts the annual Earth Day celebration from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Carillon Gardens and North Green.
• The Pickens County Library board of trustees meets at 6 p.m. at the Central-Clemson Regional Branch in Central. The meeting is open to the public.
• SC Works WorkLink holds an Employer Hiring Event from 9 a.m. to noon at Tri-County Technical College’s Easley Campus, 1774 Powdersville Road in Easley. Those attending are encouraged to dress professionally and bring several copies of their resume.
• The S.C. Botanical Garden at Clemson University hosts Christy LaFrance in concert from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the amphitheater. Admission is free.
• The Central Railroad Festival is held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in historic downtown Central with free entertainment, free tours of the Central Railway Museum, hands-on activities for youngsters and more.
• The Pickens County Tea Party holds a Tea Party Rally from 10 a.m. to noon on East Main Street at Legacy Park. Speakers will be featured, including some who are running for state and national offices.
• The City of Clemson and the Pickens County Chapter of Concerned Citizens for Animals hold Put Your Best Paw Forward from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Clemson’s Nettles Park. Dog contests, demos, silent auctions and raffles will be included.
Through April 30
• The Pickens County 4-H sells five-pound bags of Vidalia onions for $5 per bag. Drop by the Clemson Extension Office, 222 W. Main St. in Pickens, with your money and the number of bags you want. Onions will be ready in early May.
Outside Pickens County
Tri-County Technical College’s Early Childhood Development program hosts Once Upon a Time Book Ball from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. April 26 at Tri-County’s Anderson Campus, 511 Michelin Boulevard. Guests are encouraged to dress as their favorite book character. The event is designed for children ages 2 to 6 and their families.
Small Farms and Backyards classes are held from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. each Tueday for six weeks beginning April 29 at the Roper Mountain Science Center in Greenville. Participants will learn the basics of beekeeping, livestock, forages, gardening and guidelines for selling directly to consumers. The $175 fee covers six classes, materials and a field trip. Register online at https://shopping.clemson.edu.
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