Join Jane Sapp, Freddie Hendricks Youth Ensemble of Atlanta, The Fruits of Labor and Fund for Southern Community Partners at the annual conference to explore models of community organizing that use artists, music, theatre and community cultural heritage. "Song Spirit, Theatre and Culture as Organizing Tools" will be held July 21 23 at Bishop Gravatt Center.
52%, a women's political action group devoted to addressing the disparity that exists in all areas of women's lives, meets the third Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Charleston County Library's main branch on King Street. The group's first meeting last month attracted 45 people. Get involved. Raise some consciousness. Raise some hell. Have some fun. Call 853-5119 for information.
Meetings of the Lowcountry Gay and Lesbian Alliance are held the last Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Charleston County Library on King Street. For information, call 720-8088 or write: LGLA, P.O. Box 98, Charleston, SC 29402.
Novelist Shelby Foote will speak at the S.C. Historical Society-sponsored forum on June 23 at the Sottile Theater at 7 p.m. For details, call 723-3225.
The American Lung Association of South Carolina is offering a smoke-free support group on June 13, 5:15 6:30 p.m. at 1817 Gadsden St. The group is for people who have kicked the habit, wear the patch, are trying to quit or want to learn how to lead a smoke-free life. Friends and family are invited to attend. Call 779-5864 for details.
Call the Association for Children for Enforcement Support for information on how to collect child support. Services are free. Call 892-3403 (Lexington County) or 755-6713 (Richland).
Need a friend? Adopt a pet from the Animal Protection League, 6080 Old Leesville Rd. Call 783-2119.
Columbia Audubon Society sponsors a variety of free events each month. For details, call 737-7204 or the Audubon Society's Infoline, 748-9066.
Dances for Universal Peace, joyous circle dances honoring the religious traditions of the world, is scheduled for June 16 at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Shandon. Call 791-9627 for details.
Les Ms., a confidential group offering women the chance to learn about lesbian identity, meets on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at the GLPM Community Center, 1108 Woodrow St. Call 771-7713.
Midlands Astronomy Club meets the first Thursday of the month at 7:30 p.m. in Room 208 of the USC Physical Science Center.
The Midlands Libertarians meet the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Lizard's Thicket on Bush River Road. Call 894-4073.
Palmetto AIDS Life Support Services (PALSS) needs people like you. For a volunteer application, write: PALSS, P.O. Box 12124, Columbia SC 29211, or call 779-PALS.
Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) offers a free monthly support group at 6 p.m. on the 3rd Thursday of the month at the GLPM Community Center, 1108 Woodrow St. Call 799-6533.
Join Planned Parenthood of Central South Carolina in its efforts to protect women's reproductive freedom. Stay informed and add your name to Planned Parenthood's Action Alert Network by calling 256-2600, ext. 24.
The S.C. Gay and Lesbian Pride Movement (GLPM) meets the third Sunday of each month at 2 p.m. Call 771-7713.
The public is invited to a four-part series called Southern Gardening: A Thriving Tradition, to be offered each Wednesday evening in June at 7 p.m. at the Carriage House of the Historic Robert Mills House, 1616 Blanding St. Call 777-2340 or 252-7742.
The Third Saturday Out Coffee Social for gays and lesbians is held 11 a.m. 1 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 251 East Henry St. Call 585-9230.
Citizens Opposed to Domestic Abuse offers 24-hour crisis line counseling, emergency shelter, help with orders of protection, court escorts and counseling groups. Call 1-800-868-2632.
Help curb the explosion of unwanted animals and have your pet spayed or neutered. If you are looking for an addition to your family, consider adopting a dog or cat from your local animal shelter. Consult your Yellow Pages.
The South Carolina Sierra Club holds monthly meetings across the state. Find the group nearest you and be a part of preserving South Carolina's environment. Meetings begin at 7:30 p.m.
Hilton Head Island - 1st Tuesday Palmetto Electric Bldg., Matthews Dr.
Clemson - 1st Tuesday Unitarian Church, 226 Pendleton Rd.
Charleston - 1st Thursday MUSC Basic Science Building
Murrells Inlet - 2nd Monday Belin Methodist Ed. Bldg., Business 17
Rock Hill - 2nd Thursday Wesley Foundation, corner of Stewart and Park
Florence - 2nd Thursday John Calvin Presbyterian, 2000 Marsh Ave.
Columbia - 3rd Monday Unitarian Church, 37 E. Hillcrest Dr.
The public is invited to attend a reception to celebrate the re-opening of the Colleton Museum and to view "The Art of Audubon" on June 15, 7 9 p.m., 239 North Jefferies Blvd.
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