Go! Program on African-Americans in the Civil War

Published: Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 3:15 a.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 6:36 p.m.


Program on African-Americans in the Civil War

Joseph McGill Jr. of the National Trust for Historic Preservation will present a program on African-Americans in the Civil War from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Spartanburg Headquarters Library, 151 S. Church St.

This is the opening session of the ninth annual African American Family History Workshop, sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Spartanburg County Public Libraries, Spartanburg Community College and the Humanities Council.

Other workshop sessions will be on Saturday at the Tyger River campus of Spartanburg Community College from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Call 864-439-8716 to register or for more information.

Step Show coming to Memorial Auditorium

The sixth annual National Pan-Hellenic Council Step Show, hosted by the University of South Carolina Upstate, will be at 7:30 p.m. at Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium. Tickets are $15 in advance, and $20 day of show. USC Upstate students pay $12 (advance only). Go to www.crowd pleaser.com for more information.

‘Charlotte's Web' opens at Peace Center

The South Carolina Children's Theatre presents “Charlotte's Web” starting Friday at the Peace Center's Gunter Theatre in Greenville. Go to www.peacecenter.org or call 864-467-3000 for more information.


Collegiate art exhibit opening at library

An opening reception and awards ceremony for the Spartanburg County Public Libraries' first Collegiate Invitation Art Exhibition is from 7 to 9 p.m. at the headquarters library, 151 S. Church St.

Participating are Anderson University, Bob Jones University, Converse College, Greenville Technical College, Lander University and University of South Carolina Upstate. The event includes music and hors d'oeuvres. The exhibit will be on display through March 8.

Spartanburg Sings for Youth-at-Risk

Spartanburg Sings, presented by The Rotary Club of Spartanburg, will give a benefit concert at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Spartanburg School District 3 Community Auditorium, 381 Cherry Hill Road.

The show will feature more than 135 students in grades six through eight representing 17 schools from across Spartanburg County. They will preform as one choir for this concert. Proceeds will benefit worthy organizations selected as recipients of Rotary's Youth-at-Rish program. Tickets are $3 for students and $5 for adults.

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