• Thursday, March 27, 2014

Goose Creek Giant Yard Sale Saturday

Mark your calendars for Saturday, March 29 for the return of the semi-annual Giant Goose Creek Yard Sale. The event will run from 8 a.m. to 12 noon.

Due to the popularity of this event, this year’s yard sale has been moved from the front lawn of the Casey Community Center on Old Moncks Corner Road to the adjacent soccer field to allow for more vendors.

Interested vendors may register for a space at the Casey Community Center. Vendors who are Goose Creek residents can rent a 9 x 9 foot space for $10. Non-residents pay $15 for a space. Vendors must bring their own tables.

For those interested in looking for bargains, the Giant Yard Sale provides a great opportunity to shop for some excellent deals. This event is sponsored by the City of Goose Creek Recreation Department and has been held each spring and fall for more than twenty years. For more information call the Casey Center at 572-1321 or visit www.goosecreekrecreation.com.

Chicken Dinner fundraiser Saturday

The 40 and 8 of Goose Creek is sponsoring a Chicken Dinner on Saturday, March 29 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at American Legion Post 166, Howe Hall Road in Goose Creek. Cost is $7.50.

To order lunches, contact Bill Simpson at 509-3109, or visit the American Legion.

‘We the People’ voter drive Saturday

The “We The People” Goose Creek 9-12 Project will hold a voter registration drive on Saturday, March 29 from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. in front of the ATP Gun Shop and Range at 1340 College Park Road in Summerville. If you are not registered to vote or have recently moved to a new address and haven’t changed your voter registration card there is still time to do so before the June primary. For more information call 696-0285.

Tea Ladies meeting April 2

The Tea Ladies of Goose Creek are holding a meeting on April 2 at 6:30 p.m. at the Berkeley Electric Co-op Building at 2 Springhall Drive in Goose Creek.

The group’s mission is to promote and advance the history, culture and beautification of the St James Goose Creek Parish Area. For more information, please call Sharon at 797-0301.

‘Joy of the Gospel’ April 6

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (510 St. James Ave., Goose Creek) will present a Lenten Parish Mission “The Joy of the Gospel.” The Mission will begin on Sunday, April 6, at 7 p.m. in the church. It will continue Monday, April 7 through Wednesday, April 9. Sessions on these three days will be held after the 8:30 a.m. Mass, at 2 p.m. in the afternoon, and at 7 p.m. in the evening. The Tuesday evening session will be especially aimed to the youth.

Tony Melendez along with his ministries team and Brent Heiser of Good News International will be the presenters. All are invited to attend each day.

For information call 572-1270.

Lions’ Legends Show April 11

A “Memories of Legends Show” sponsored by the Lions Club is set for 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 11 at The Inn Place at I-26 and Montague Avenue. Cost is $20 per ticket. The show will feature Patsy Cline, George Jones, and many more. Proceeds will benefit the Lions’ Storm Eye program.

For tickets call 797-8386.

‘Easter Rock Hunt’ April 12

It’s a different kind of Easter egg hunt! Children 8 and under can hunt for traditional hidden Easter eggs, plus a few special gold rocks, in a fun event sponsored by the City of Goose Creek Recreation Department on Saturday, April 12, beginning at 11 a.m. at Eubanks Park next to the Casey Community Center.

There will be several hundred eggs to find and children will be separated into different age groups to participate. In additional to the Rock Hunt, children can meet the Easter Bunny for hugs and pictures.

All activities for the children are included with the $1 ticket fee. Tickets must be purchased in advance at either the Goose Creek Community Center or the Casey Center. Tickets are limited, so don’t delay in getting yours.

Be sure to bring an Easter basket for your eggs and a camera if you want a photo with the Easter Bunny. For more information call the Goose Creek Community Center at 569-4242, the Casey Center at 572-1321 or visit www.goosecreekrecreation.com.

Easter Festival April 12

Come on out for fun and games at Metro North Church’s Easter Festival and Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 12 (rain or shine) at 2 p.m. Expect games, face painting, refreshments, jump castles, prizes, an egg hunt and more!

This event is open to all and is especially geared toward families. It starts outside with face painting and games. All will go inside to enjoy the Easter Story followed by an egg hunt and egg toss. Three age-appropriate egg hunts are planned: one for children 3 and under, the others for kids 4-7, and 8-11.

LAFRA yard sale April 26

The Ladies Auxiliary of the Fleet Reserve Association will hold a yard sale on Saturday, April 26 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. Spaces are available for $10.

To reserve your space, please contact Erin Giannetto at (843) 821-0526 or Gale Nathan at (843) 870-7850. Limited spaces are available, so please call early to make your reservations.

There will be a bake sale hosted by the Auxiliary, as well as a car wash hosted by the FRA Branch members. Hot dogs will be available for purchase.

In the case of inclimate weather, the event will be moved indoors. The Fleet Reserve is located at 99 Wisteria Road, off Redbank Road just behind Wendy’s. Everyone is invited.

GCUMC free lunch Wednesdays and Fridays; breakfast on Mondays

“Martha’s Breakfast” Soup Kitchen at Goose Creek United Methodist Church (142 Redbank Road) takes place every Monday from 7-9 a.m.

Free lunch is served to all comers on Wednesdays and Fridays from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. at the church fellowship hall. In addition to a friendly atmosphere, the lunches include a menu of homemade soups, sandwiches, desserts, coffee, tea and lemonade.

You and your family are welcome to come.

For more information, call the church office at 553-6842, or visit online at goosecreekumc@comcast.net.

Depression Anonymous available

A Christian Men’s Depression Anonymous allows members to share their struggles, experience, strength and hope, and work the 12 Steps to help overcome the illness.

For more information, email cmda01@aol.com, or call (843) 457-2473.

VFW Steak Night continues

VFW Post 10256/Ladies Auxiliary at 104 Stephanie Drive in Goose Creek holds Steak Night on the fourth Saturday of each month from 6-8 p.m.

Dinner includes one rib-eye steak or chicken with baked potato, salad and a vegetable, and Texas toast. Cost is $10 eat-in, and $11 carryout. Guests are welcome.

Advance tickets may be purchased at the Post. For more information call (843) 824-6160.

Tin Can Sailors meet monthly

The Tin Can Sailors of Goose Creek meet on the fourth Wednesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. at American Legion Post 166 in Goose Creek. This group is open to all Destroyer Sailors and Destroyer Tender Veterans.

You do not have to be a member of the American Legion to attend of the Tin Can Association meetings.

Visit www.destroyers.org for eligibility or contact the Post at 553-5454 or visit www.tincansailorsofgoosecreek.com.

Fleet Reserve meets monthly

The Fleet Reserve Association Lowcountry Branch 269 holds its monthly General Assembly meeting on the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at 99 Wisteria Road in Goose Creek. For the month of October, the meeting is moved to the fourth Thursday.

For more information, please call (843) 569-2692 or visit www.fra.org.

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