CLEMSON — How can computer games help America’s schoolchildren learn?That’s the central question to be explored at the 2014 Playful Learning Summit May 16-17 at Clemson University.The summit will examine topics related to game-based learning in the classroom, drawing educators and national experts to learn and share how to effectively integrate games and new media into teaching.“Together, we’ll explore how play can ignite student passion in the classroom,” said Dani Herro.Herro and Matthew Boyer are assistant professors in Clemson’s Eugene T. Moore School of Education and co-directors of the Digital Media and Learning Labs, both of which are summit sponsors.
March 11• Hospice of the Upstate holds a free class about Advance Directives from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. At Hampton Memorial Library, 304 Biltmore Road in Easley. Participants will receive copies of the two forms of Advanced Directives that are valid in South Carolina, Living Will and healthcare power of attorney. Call 864-328-1966 for more information or to register.• The ...
Central-Clemson Regional Branch Library• Lego Storybuilders meets at 3:30 p.m. each Wednesday at the Central-Clemson Regional Branch Library, 105 Commons Way in Central. Call 864-850-7077 or send an email to email@example.com for more information.Hampton Memorial Library• The Easley Bridge Club meets at 1:30 p.m. each Wednesday at the Ha...
— Al-Anon, a support group for friends and family of alcoholics, meets at 11 a.m. Mondays at St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 309 Pelzer Hwy., and at 7 p.m. Thursdays at St. Matthias Lutheran Church, 501 Powdersville Road.Celebrate Recovery Pickens County meets at 6:30 p.m. Mondays at The Dream Center, 200 West D Ave. in Easley. Visit www. celebraterecoverypickenscounty.bellstrike for more information.— Alcoholics Anonymous...
Baseball/softball registrationPICKENS — Baseball and softball registration will be taken through March 7 at the Pickens Recreation Center on Sangamo Road in Pickens. Following registration, a skills/evaluation day will be held for each age division.The registration fee is $45 for in-city residents and $55 for out-of-city residents. The fee provides a jersey and cap for each player.For Tee Ball, Pitching Machine and Baseball, the league a...
PICKENS — The Pickens Rotary Club annual spaghetti dinner/silent auction will be held March 15 starting at 6 p.m. at Pickens First Baptist Church in Pickens.The cost is $10 per person. Tickets can be bought at the door the night of the event or from any Pickens Rotary Club member.Proceeds will benefit Family Promise of Pickens County, an interfaith hospitality network that brings shelter, meals and support services to families without homes.
Got a reunion coming up? Let us know so we can help spread the word. We encourage the submission of reunion notices for schools, churches and families for publication. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Call 864-855-0355 for more information.
March 6• Comical songwriter-humorist Carla Ulbrich, known as The Singing Patient, presents the William H. Hunter Endowed Lecture at 7 p.m. in the Self Auditorium in the Strom Thurmond Institute. Admission is free. Ulbrich is a graduate of Daniel High School and was born and raised in Clemson.March 11
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