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May 15

• The Pickens County Library board of trustees meets at 6 p.m. at the Hampton Memorial Library in Easley. The meeting is open to the public.

May 17

• A yard sale is held beginning at 8 a.m. at the Pickens Church of God, 127 McDaniel Ave. in Pickens as a fundraiser for Pastor Aaron Hodges to have a bone marrow transplant. Food will be sold and a car wash will be available.

Itchy and the Chiggers performs from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Pickens Amphitheater, 114 W. Main St. in Pickens. Call 864-878-6421, visit or for more information.

May 18

Geer Memorial Baptist Church’s Child Development Center hosts a drop in from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. to celebrate the retirement of Barbara Brock, director of the CDC. All parents and children who are associated with the center or have been are invited. The center is located at 909 S. 5th St.

May 19

• The Pickens County Council meets at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the County Administration Facility, 222 McDaniel Ave. Items on the agenda will include second reading of the 2014-15 budget, committee reports, administrator’s report and an executive session.

Ongoing events

• The Arts Council of Pickens County meets at 7:30 p.m. the third Monday of each month at Starving Artist Cafe, 114 NW Main St. in Easley. The group is open to those wanting to build support for the arts. Visit for more information.

• The Easley Rotary Club meets from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. each Tuesday at West End Hall in the Carr Center, 201 S. 5th St. in Easley.

• The Clemson Sertoma Club meets at noon the first and third Tuesday of each month at the University Inn, 1310 Tiger Blvd. in Clemson. New members and visitors are welcome. Call Randy Shaw at 864-423-5469 for more information.

• The Upcountry Quilters Guild meets at 7 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month in the community room of Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative, 734 W. Main St. in Pickens. Visitors are welcome. Visit for more information.

Outside Pickens County

Anderson County

The Tri-County Patriot Run is held May 17 on the Anderson Campus of Tri-County Technical College, 511 Michelin Blvd. in Anderson. The 5k race and one-mile run/walk begin at 8 a.m. Visit wwwt for more information.

Oconee County

Safe Animals From Euthanasia holds a fundraiser for the Oconee County Animal Shelter from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. June 4 at The Club at Keowee Key. NY Times Bestselling Author Dorothea Benton Frank is the guest. Tickets are $55 each and includes lunch and a hardcover copy of her latest book. Tickets are available at Booksmith and Foolish Heart Farm in Seneca. Call 864-719-0130 for more information.

Community Calendar items can be submitted in writing to P.O. Box 709, Easley, S.C. 29641; in person at 205 Russell St.; via fax to 864-855-6825; or via email at Call 864-855-0355 for more information. Items run on a space-available basis.

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