Mechanical design students at the Florence Career Center have been working on a boat project. Last Wednesday they water tested four cardboard boats in the YMCA pool. The students designed and built the boats from cardboard. Two of the boats took on water
The Florence Little Theatre celebrated its 53rd Annual Awards Night on May 26. The focus of the event was to recognize volunteers, staff and underwriters for their work during the 2015-2016 season, “Anything Can Happen,” and to showcase the talent and
The McLeod Health and Fitness Center will host a 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, June 4 in honor of the American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day. The race starts at 8 a.m. and will be timed by Carolina Running Company.
Annually, the Florence Regional Arts Alliance presents a series of awards recognizing the contributions that individuals, groups and businesses make to the cultural life of our community. In addition, the efforts and hard work of students dedicated to the
First Baptist Church will host an over the top, underground Vacation Bible School following the theme Cave Quest, June 13-16. VBS is for youth who have completed 5K through Grade 6. Register online at fbcflorence.org or by calling 843-662-9451.
The Florence Little Theatre will celebrate its 53rd Annual Awards Night on May 26 at 7:30 p.m. Awards Night is an evening dedicated to celebrating the end of the 2015-2016 Season: “Anything Can Happen” and previewing the upcoming 2016-2017 Season:
St. Anthony Parish will host its Seventh Annual Run for the Heroes event on the morning of Memorial Day, May 30, in honor of our country’s servicemen and women and their families. Runners and walkers are welcome as the event offers a choice of options to
HARTSVILLE – The Swamp Fox Quilters Guild’s monthly meeting will be on Thursday, June 2, at 10 a.m., at the Hartsville Museum, 222 North 5th St. for the opening of the 2016 Quilt Challenge Exhibit. A luncheon and business meeting will follow at the
Trisha Caulder, chair of The School Foundation’s Grants Committee announced that the Foundation will distribute a total of $114,006.36 in grant awards to schools in Florence School District One for the 2016-2017 school year. The announcement was made at a
FMU Activities Camp Francis Marion University will hold its annual FMU Activities Camp 2016, June 6-July 1. The camp for boys and girls, ages 5-14, is divided into four sessions and runs weekdays from 8 a.m. until noon. Each of the four five-day sessions
ScienceSouth and Dooley Planetarium will host a free workshop on telescopes as part of NASA Saturday in the Pee Dee on June 4 at the ScienceSouth Pavilion. The main activity will be building optical telescopes. Optical viewing instruments are used to
The colorful and innovative installation art work of Florence native Stephanie Imbeau is on display at Hyman Fine Arts Center Gallery on the Francis Marion University campus The presentation opened May 17 and can be viewed Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.