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March 19


A Clemson Extension Service holds a workshop on pond management from 9 a.m. to noon at the Clemson DNR office. Fee is $20 or $40 for two pesticide credits. Contact the Pickens County Clemson Extension office at 864-878-1394, ext. 114, for more information and to register.


Easley Business and Professional Women meets at 12:30 p.m. at Fatz Cafe. Nicole Hemphill, adolescent services coordinator for the Rape Crisis Council of Pickens County, is the speaker. The cost of the lunch is $10.


March 20


• The Pickens County Museum of Art & History and the School District of Pickens County hold An Evening of Music, Performance and Piggybanks from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Pickens County Museum, 307 Johnston St. in Pickens. The event will feature performances by the Pickens High School Drama Department and an auction of artist-created piggybanks. Call 864-898-5963 for more information.


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


• The Pickens County Republican Party hosts a school board candidate forum at 7 p.m. at the Rosewood Center in Liberty. Each candidate for the April 1 election will have five minutes for a personal introduction followed by a Q&A from the audience.


March 21-22/March 28-29


Southern Wesleyan University stages the musical production of Narnia on the Folger Fine Arts Auditorium. Friday and Saturday shows are at 7:30 p.m. and the Sunday show is at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for non-SWU students and seniors, $5 for children under age 12 and free for SWU students. Call 864-644-5193 for more information.


March 22


• A dance party with Tone Hollywood is held from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Pickens County YMCA. All Pickens County high school students are invited.


March 25


The Brooks Center hosts a performance of LEO at 7 p.m. as part of the Family Series. LEO is a one-man, one of a kind physical theater piece that challenges the sense of gravity and reality through acrobatics and high-tech video projection. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. Families are encouraged to arrive at 6 p.m. to take part in Imagination Station. Visit www.clemson.edu/Brooks or call 864-656-7787 for tickets or information.


• The League of Women Voters hosts a panel discussion on the Affordable Care Act at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, 100 Thomas Green Blvd. in Clemson. Social time is at 7 p.m. The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. Speakers will include Reba Cartee of Oconee Medical Center, Peter Sparks of the Clemson Free Clinic and Shirley Hanseon, a federally certified ACA navigator. Call 944-7171 for more information.


• The Clemson Area StoryTellers Guild holds its monthly meeting at The Arts Center, 212 Butler St. in Clemson. Attend as a listener or a teller. Call 864-855-6396, send an email to clemsonareastorytellers@yahoo.com or visit www.explorearts.org for more information.


March 26-March 29


• The seventh annual Clemson Literary Festival is held. U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner Natasha Trethewey will speak at 8 p.m. March 27 at the university’s Alumni Center. Visit www.clemson.edu/litfest for more information about the event.


March 28-March 30/April 4-April 6


The Comedy of Errors is presented at Foothills Playhouse, 201 S. 5th St. in Easley. Performances are at 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. on Sundays. Tickets are $14 for adults, $12 for seniors and students and $7 for children. Visit www.easleyfoothillsplayhouse.com or call 864-855-1817 for more information or to order tickets.


March 28


• Country music singer Jenna Basso performs at 7 p.m. in the garden amphitheater at the S.C. Botanical Garden. Tickets are $10.


March 29


• The Pendleton Historic Foundation holds Farm Day at Ashtabula, 2725 Old Greenville Highway in Central, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to celebrate the heritage of agriculture in the Upstate. Features will include antique farm equipment, old-time crafts, children’s activities and food. Admission is $10 per car or minivan and $25 for buses with up to 10 passengers. Visit www.pendletonhistoricfoundation.org for more information.


• Executive Hair holds a March of Dimes Cut-A-Thon from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Outside Pickens County


Anderson County


The South Carolina Chapter of American Christian Fiction Writers meets from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. March 22 at North Anderson Baptist Church, 2308 N. Main St. in Anderson Andrea Merrell, associate editor of Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas, is the guest speaker. Her topic will be Tips for Great Editing. Contact Elva Cobb Martin at 864-226-7024 or by email at elvacmartin@gmail.com for more information.


Greenville County


The Producers is staged at Centre Stage, 501 River St. in Greenville, from March 27 through April 19 on Thursday through Sunday of each week. Tickets range from $25 to $35. Sunday shows are at 3 p.m. and all other shows are at 8 p.m. Call 864-233-6733 or visit www.centrestage.org for tickets or more information.


Oconee County


The League of Women Voters holds a forum for Republican candidates for the unexpired District 3 seat on Anderson County Council at 6:30 p.m. March 24 at the Gignilliat Community Center, 621 N. Townville St. in Seneca. Written questions will be taken from the floor. Call 944-7171 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 easnews@civitasmedia.com. Call 864-855-0355 for more information. Items run on a space-available basis.

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