The goal of this listening session is to identify the need for respite services in the Lakelands area. The session is open to youth between the ages of 10-24, with behavioral and mental health challenges and for their parents. The sessions will be offered separately. Youth Peer Support Providers will facilitate the discussion with the youth, and the Parent Peer Support Provider will facilitate the parent session. The listening session will be held on Saturday, November 2, 2019, from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.
The sessions are free and lunch will be provided. RSVP required 803-772-5210 or toll free at 866-779-0402.
Encore Productions will present Pat Cook’s nostalgic holiday tale “Dad’s Christmas Miracle” at the Elbert Theatre Nov. 8-10 and Nov. 15-17. Performances on Fridays and Saturdays are at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Advance tickets are $11 for adults and $9 for students and groups. Tickets will be $16 at the door. All tickets are reserved seating admission. Call 706-283-1049 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to make your ticket reservations.
• Nov. 9: Old Timey Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event is based on the book “Her Way: The Remarkable Story of Hephzibah Jenkins Townsend.” Hepzibah was an inspiration to many in South Carolina as she worked diligently to support mission work. Come dressed in vintage attire for prizes, sign up for tea time, browse the homemade craft fair, play games, watch artisan demonstrations and have some lunch.
• Nov. 10: The 59th Anniversary of Lloyd Cannady Jr. & The Flying Clouds of SC will be held at 5 p.m. Included in the program will be The Singing Stars of Brooklyn, N.Y., the Rev. Billy Smith & The Radio Angels, The Glorious Kings, Elder Derrick Scott & The Praise Team and the Light of Life Men’s Gospel Chorus. The Rev. Albert Bell is pastor.
Moores Empowerment Foundation Inc. will present the Fall 4 Wellness Health Fair Saturday, Nov. 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Edgefield Gym, 380 Church Street, Edgefield. Mobile screenings, 8:30 – 10 a.m.; breakfast, 9:15 – 9:45 a.m.; workshop, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; and lunch, noon – 1 p.m. The event is free. Call 803-480-7268 or 864-992-9501.