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Friday, February 28, 2020
Send Your Love
Feb 28 all-day
Hatcher Garden

Send Your Love

Remember your loved ones in the Month of Love! Once again in the month of February, Hatcher Garden and Woodland Preserve invites you to celebrate the month of love by sponsoring the gift of a hand decorated valentine to be displayed throughout the garden in memory or in honor of a loved one. These laminated valentines will be hand decorated by the children at The Anchor House, Hope Center for Children. In addition, a Valentine acknowledgement card will be sent to the person being honored or the family of the person that it is being remembered. Proceeds benefit the children of The Anchor House as well as Hatcher Garden. Click the button below to sponsor a valentine.

Sponsor a valentine
Healthy Beginnings WNC Farmers Market
Feb 28 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
WNC Farmers Market

Healthy Beginnings – February 28 at noon to 2:30. AdventHealth and WNC Farmers Market are teaming up to promote healthy habits. Blood pressure and body mass index screenings will be available and AdventHealth dieticians will prepare samples of healthy recipes using WNC Farmers Market ingredients.

Lunch with Upstate International ExPats Group
Feb 28 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Hyatt Hotel
Calling all retired/semi-retired expats living in the Upstate … we want you (members, spouses and significant others) to join us. Come and connect with fellow expats and share information about current and cultural events in the Upstate.
We plan to meet for lunch and conversation every 4th Friday of the month at Roost from February through June. Roost offers a lovely lunch buffet for $9.95 that includes salad, soup and flatbread pizza buffet, or you can always order a la carte. We look forward to meeting you.
Please RSVP by emailing Sandy here so she can reserve an appropriate sized table.
The first ever All-Female Veteran Quilt of Valor Ceremony
Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
World Piece Restaurant

Marchant Real Estate Agent, Celeste Purdie, will be among ten Women Veterans to be awarded with a Quilt of Valor from the Upstate SC Quilt of Valor Foundation.  The mission of the foundation is to cover service members and veterans touched by war with comforting and healing Quilts of Valor.

A Quilt of Valor is the highest award a Veteran or Active Duty member of the Military can receive from a civilian foundation. The Quilt of Valor is uniquely made for each Veteran, so no two quilts are alike. Each quilt takes about 60 to 70 hours to complete and are made with love to provide comfort and healing to the courageous men and women who have bravely and selflessly served our country.

Celeste was selected to receive the quilt by Tamika Rowe, one of Marchant Real Estate’s veteran clients who Celeste assisted in purchasing her very first home. Tamika volunteers for the Quilt of Valor Foundation and will be presenting Celeste with her quilt at the ceremony. “Tamika works selflessly for veterans in our area in several volunteer roles and inspired me to get more involved in organizations that support women veterans,” says Celeste.

Saturday, February 29, 2020
Season for Nonviolence
Feb 29 all-day
online

The Gandhi King Season for Nonviolence (SNV) commences on January 30, in cities across the globe. The annual 64 day campaign, co-founded in 1998 by Dr. Arun Gandhi and The Association for Global New Thought (AGNT), is an educational, media and grassroots awareness campaign spanning the January 30th and April 4th memorial anniversaries of Mahatma Gandhi and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The purpose of the campaign is to focus educational and media attention on the philosophy of attaining peace through nonviolent action as demonstrated by legendary leaders Mohandas K. Gandhi, Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., Cesar E. Chavez, and President Nelson Mandela, as well as living legends such as His Holiness, Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet.

Spiritually guided citizen leaders in 900 cities in 67 countries have participated since the campaign began in 1998.

Send Your Love
Feb 29 all-day
Hatcher Garden

Send Your Love

Remember your loved ones in the Month of Love! Once again in the month of February, Hatcher Garden and Woodland Preserve invites you to celebrate the month of love by sponsoring the gift of a hand decorated valentine to be displayed throughout the garden in memory or in honor of a loved one. These laminated valentines will be hand decorated by the children at The Anchor House, Hope Center for Children. In addition, a Valentine acknowledgement card will be sent to the person being honored or the family of the person that it is being remembered. Proceeds benefit the children of The Anchor House as well as Hatcher Garden. Click the button below to sponsor a valentine.

Sponsor a valentine
Japanese Doll Festival
Feb 29 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm
Childrens Mueseum of the Upstate Greenville

The Japanese-American Association Of South Carolina Will Be Here Again Today To Celebrate The Doll Festival. Hinamatsuri, Also Called Doll’s Day, Is A Special Day In Japan Where Ornamental Dolls Are Displayed. Come See Our Collection, And Participate In Doll-Making, Coloring, Chopstick Practice, Origami And Singing With The JAASC.

 

 

Bullet Journal Buddies Monthly Drop-In Fiction Addiction
Feb 29 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Fiction Addiction

Join fellow BuJo aficionados to work on your journals, brainstorm new spreads, get advice, and show off your favorite supplies. We will have tables set up for you to work at, and supplies will be available to purchase.
Bullet Journal drop-ins will take place on the last Saturday of each month beginning in January 2020 from 12:30-3:00pm.
Sunday, March 1, 2020
Celebrate National Poetry Month: 10th Annual Poetry Contest!
Mar 1 all-day
Pickens County Library System

Celebrate National Poetry Month by entering our 10th Annual Poetry Contest!  Submit your original poem at any library location, or electronically to [email protected]  Entries will be accepted March 1-31.  Winners from each age category will receive a cash prize.  Youth: up to age 11, Teen: ages 12-18, Adult: ages 19 and up.  Winners will be announced at an Awards Ceremony on Saturday, April 25 at 4 pm.

Official Rules: Any style of poetry is permitted.  Entries must be no longer than 36 lines on one (8.5″x11″) page.  Include the author’s name, age, and contact information (phone number, mailing address, and/or email address).  Entries missing information or received after March 31st will be disqualified.  Only one entry per person.  If you submit more than one entry, all of your entries will be disqualified.

 

Send Your Love
Mar 1 all-day
Hatcher Garden

Send Your Love

Remember your loved ones in the Month of Love! Once again in the month of February, Hatcher Garden and Woodland Preserve invites you to celebrate the month of love by sponsoring the gift of a hand decorated valentine to be displayed throughout the garden in memory or in honor of a loved one. These laminated valentines will be hand decorated by the children at The Anchor House, Hope Center for Children. In addition, a Valentine acknowledgement card will be sent to the person being honored or the family of the person that it is being remembered. Proceeds benefit the children of The Anchor House as well as Hatcher Garden. Click the button below to sponsor a valentine.

Sponsor a valentine
Ten At The Top interactive regional asset maps
Mar 1 all-day
online
TATT volunteers have developed a number of interactive regional asset maps. Check out links to regional resources below.
Monday, March 2, 2020
100 Bells to Kick Off Upstate International Month
Mar 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Clemson University

Clemson University Carillon

To Kick off Upstate International Month join Clemson University Carillon. National Anthems from around the world will be performed and you can enjoy listening to them from all around the campus.

Once a year, the belfries of the Upstate chime in unison to ring in Upstate International Month.  From Oconee to Spartanburg, and Greenwood to Greenville, the Upstate swells with tintinnabulation.  March 1st marks the beginning of our annual month-long celebration of the rich cultural diversity present here in the Upstate.  On Monday, March 2nd, at 12 pm, bells will ring from all corners of the region in recognition of the traditions that formed the basis of the Upstate’s diverse beginnings.  Bergamo, Italy, is one of Greenville’s sister cities and we pay homage to their bell ringing tradition.

Bergamo sits in view of the Alpine foothills and is one of the oldest cities in all of Italy.  Every evening at 10 pm, bells throughout the city chime 100 times to honor the tradition of the nightly warning that the great city gates were about to close.  The gates no longer close but the nightly ritual continues.

Hear what cooperation sounds like as the educational institutions and churches throughout the Upstate ring their bells 100 times.

Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Emeritus College Seminar: Dr. John Bednar – French Language
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Emeritus College, Meeting Room 511 Westinghouse Road Clemson University
French with Dr. John Bednar, Professor Emeritus of Languages: Dr. Bednar will be speaking about his wonderful love affair with the French language, how it happened and how it has enriched both his professional life and his retirement years. An important part of the presentation will be a comparison between the American and French cultures, gleaned from his extensive experience on both sides of the Atlantic.
Upstate International Women’s Group Meeting
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Upstate International

Join the Upstate International Women’s Group every 1st Tuesday of the month (September through May) for a different program each month.

We delight in the varied speakers we bring in each month, as well as the performances, potlucks, and more that make up our programming.  Most especially, we appreciate and value the friendships we make along the way.

 

Schedule subject to change:

  • Tuesday, March 3: International Fashion Show
  • Tuesday, April 7: Relaxation with Bernadine
  • Tuesday, May 5: Spring Potluck English High Tea
6th Annual Translation and Interpreting Informative Panel
Mar 3 @ 3:30 pm
Olin B. Sansbury Campus Life Center, Tukey Theater

6th Annual Translation and Interpreting Informative Panel

“Bridging Cultures Through Communication”.  with panelists Yuri Ivanov, CEO of Ivannovation, Greenville, SC; Emily Ortiz Alfonso, Co-Owner of Alfonso Interpreting, Greenville, SC; Karena Poupard, Professor, ASL Interpreter and Instructor USC Upstate and Converse College; Chair/Organizer Maria Francisco Monteso, Spanish and Translation and Interpreting Instructor USC Upstate. CLC Ballroom.  Learn about careers and ethics of translating and interpreting services and jobs.

Spanish Conversation Club
Mar 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Upstate International
Join our friendly Spanish language facilitators for our Spanish Conversation Club each Tuesday evening. This is a great way to practice your Spanish in a warm and welcoming environment and to share ideas and cultures through conversation.
SCC is free to members and no RSVP is necessary.  Just show up…and we’ll talk.
Wednesday, March 4, 2020
English Conversation Club
Mar 4 @ 9:45 am – 11:15 am
Upstate International
Join our friendly English language facilitators for our English Conversation Club each Wednesday morning. This is a great way to practice your English in a warm and welcoming environment and to share ideas and cultures through conversation.
ECC is free to members and no RSVP is necessary.  Just show up…and we’ll talk.
2020 Southeastern Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament
Mar 4 @ 11:00 am – Mar 8 @ 2:00 pm
Bon Secours Wellness Arena

The women of the Southeastern Conference return to Greenville to battle on the court for the 2020 championship title! Reserved ticket books for the 2020 Southeastern Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament, held at Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, S.C., are $120.  A ticket book contains seven tickets, one for each session, which allows one person to attend all 13 games. All ticket prices are subject to additional taxes and fees.

Click HERE for our standard arena policies and our most frequently asked questions. Ticket prices are always subject to change without notice. Additional fees apply. All patrons are required to have a ticket for entry.

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Thursday, March 5, 2020
Club de Inglés – Greenville Co Library Greer Branch
Mar 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Greenville County Library, Greer Branch
Club de Inglés – Greenville Co Library Greer Branch, Greer, SC

Spanish Class

En Espanol, bi-lingual, adult language learning, Practique y mejore su conversación en inglés en un ambiente informal. Llame al 877-8722 para registrarse