Ashley ‘The Mermaid’ Tucker visited Gold’s Gym in Greer Monday to read ‘The Rainbow Fish’ to children in attendance. A member of the gym, Tucker uses a monofin to swim following a medical diagnosis of transverse myelitis. She is releasing a children’s book, ‘Lynn the Mermaid,’ in late summer or early fall.
Rhythm City to headline Tunes in the Park
Rhythm City Band will headline Tunes in the Park on Friday, July 26, at the Greer City Park Amphitheater.
The upstate’s Rhythm City Band performs a versatile set of music from beach, rock and roll, oldies, classics, country and motown.
Gaffney artist Robin Childers will present her exhibit Paint to Print at West Main Artists Co-op in Spartanburg, Aug. 6-31, giving patrons a look at her prints of colorful abstracted flowers and shapes that are based on paintings and digital drawings.
Furman Clarinet Ensemble (FCE), a group of 16 student musicians, will present a concert Wednesday, July 24, at noon at the Carolina Music Museum, 516 Buncombe St., in Greenville.
The documentary Secret Ingredients will be screened on Thursday, July 25, at the Chapman Cultural Center in Spartanburg.
The Lexington County Sheriff’s Foundation invites the public for a morning of fun and competition at the “Jailbreak Escape Urban Challenge Run – Seventh Time’s The Charm” on Saturday, Aug. 24, at Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.
Packet pickup and late registration is at 6:15 a.m. with the race beginning at 8 a.m.
Hub City Empty Bowls will sponsor two free and public pottery bowl-making sessions at Converse College on Saturday, July 13, at 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m.
The upcoming season for Foothills Philharmonic, under the direction of conductor Kory Vrieze, will feature perennial favorites in its 20th anniversary season.
The Main Stage schedule includes:
Opening Night Gala: Art Sale & Masterworks #1: September 21 at 7 p.m.