In Our Community...

November 12, 2021

FREE Thanksgiving Community Dinner

Abundant Faith Church, where Rev. Lathan Jones is Pastor, is holding a free community Thanksgiving Dinner on Saturday, November 20, 2021 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

The event is sponsored by Caring Hearts of the Pee Dee, Prince Hall OES District 9 – Cluster 4, Hope Health and Abundant Life Church.

Abundant Faith Church is located at 1507 E. Howe Springs Road in Florence, SC.

“When I was hungry, you gave me something to eat, and when I was thirsty, you gave me something to drink. When I was a stranger, you welcomed me… (Matthew 25:35-36)

15th Annual Marion County Youth Day & Veterans Day Appreciation Program

On Saturday, November 13, 2021 at Grice Recreation Center located at 600 Green Street. From 12:00 Noon to 2:00 PM. An opportunity for the citizens of Marion County to spend time together, to enjoy, to promote community peace and education with our youths, while remaining safe during this pandemic.

City Center Gift Market


The Gift Market on Small Business Saturday features Pee Dee artisans, food makers, and to pick out the perfect tree and live wreaths and garland! It's the perfect start for holiday shopping by celebrating local business! This free fun filled family event features pictures with Santa on a Tractor, roasting marshmallows, and cups of hot chocolate handed out by the CCFM elves. We look forward to seeing you there!

Darlington County League of Women Voters Monthly Meeting

The Darlington County League of Women Voters , monthly meeting is set for Thursday November 18, 7pm at The Hartsville Library 147 W. College Ave. League of Women Voters , a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. Membership is available to men and women, adults, children, citizens and non -citizens. For more information call Barbara Carraway, 843-409-5241.

FMU Concert Choir, Voice and Strings

The Francis Marion University Concert Choir and Voice Collective will open the program, then be joined by the FMU String Ensemble and the Sumter Civic Chorale to perform Handel’s Messiah.

Tickets are available to FMU students, faculty, and staff at no charge upon showing an FMU ID. The FMU PAC Ticket Office at 201 South Dargan Street is open Monday through Friday, 12:00pm – 5:00pm, or by calling 843-661-4444.

Hip Hop with Dechana

This fun, "poppy" , upbeat style of hip-hop will be taught by our youngest dance school team member, Dechana. Come ready to smile and have fun in this low impact, choreography based Hip-Hop class. Students have the option to perform the choreography at our student showcase on December 4th!

This class will be offered over 4 Tuesdays. You can purchase the classes individually at $15 per class or as a package at for $45.