Out & About

May 12

Conservatives of the Upstate meet at 6:30 p.m. at Blue Ridge Bible Church, 769 Belle Shoals Road in Pickens. Pickens County Sheriff Rick Clark is the guest speaker.

May 14

American Legion Post 52 holds a flapjack fundraising breakfast at Applebee’s from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Tickets are $7 and can be bought from any American Legion Post 52 member or by calling Paul at 864-238-9144.

Celebrate the Life and Legacy of Holly Springs Elementary School is held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the school. Barbecue and hot dog plates will be sold along with T-shirts. Alumni, their parents, former faculty and staff are invited to attend.

May 18

Easley Newcomers & Friends meet at 11:30 a.m. at Fatz in Easley. An installation of officers will be held. Guests are most welcome. Contact Donna Medgyesy at 864-855-5231 for information.

• The Better Breathers Club meets from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hampton Memorial Library, 304 Biltmore Road in Easley. The meeting is open to anyone who wants to learn how to manage COPD, asthma, pulmonary fibrosis or other lung diseases.

May 19

• The Pickens County Library Board of Trustees meets at 6 p.m. at Hampton Memorial Library. The meeting is open to the public.

Ongoing events

• The Pickens County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs meets from noon to 1:30 p.m. the third Monday of each month at 1308 Griffin Mill Road in Easley. Meetings are not held in July or December.

• 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 Pickens Rotary Club meets from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. each Wednesday at Pickens Presbyterian Church.

Volunteer orientation sessions for Pickens County Meals on Wheels programs are held at 1:30 p.m. each Thursday at the McKissick Center for Senior Wellness, 349 Edgemont Ave. Contact Marsha Robertson at 864-855-3770, ext. 5, send an email to marsha.robertson@pcmow.org or visit www.pcmow.org for more information.

Outside Pickens County

Anderson County

Art Gallery on Pendleton Square, 102-A E. Main St. in Pendleton, hosts watercolorist and Co-op member Myrl Garment from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. May 13. Light refreshments will be served. Visit artgalleryps.org or call 864-221-0129 for more information.

• The annual High School Junior Meet & Greet is held at 9 a.m. May 14 at the Armed Forces Recruiting Center, 3215 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Anderson. Those wanting to attend should contact their local Marine recruiter for more information.

Greenville County

• The Greenville Council of Garden Clubs holds its annual garden tour from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 13 and May 14 at locations near Furman University. Pre-tour tickets are $22 and $25 on tour days. Call 864-232-3020 for more information.

Community Calendar items can be submitted in writing to P.O. Box 709, Easley, S.C. 29641; in person at 714 S. Pendleton St., Suite D; via fax to 864-855-6825; or via email at EASnews@civitasmedia.com. Call 864-855-0355 for more information. Items run on a space-available basis.

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