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May 1


• The City of Easley and City of Pickens unveil the master plan for the Doodle Trail at 6 p.m. at Tri-County Technical College’s Easley campus, 1774 Powdersville Road in Easley. Alta Planning will present the master plan.


May 2-3


• A furniture sale to benefit Family Promise of Pickens County and The Dream Center is held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. May 2 and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 3 at the former Kearns Office Building, 337 Main St. in Easley. The furniture is from a waterfront home sold by real estate broker Justin Winter. Sales will be first come, first served. Cash, checks an credit cards will be accepted. Email Julie Capaldi at jcapaldi@uwpickens.org for more information.


• The S.C. Botanical Garden at Clemson University hosts Tony Tidwell in concert from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the amphitheater. Admission is free.


May 3


Boy Scout Troop 95, which represents the Powdersville area, holds a multifamily yard sale from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot of Igles in Powdersville. Proceeds will benefit the troop.


• The Town Creek Revitalization Project holds a clean up day from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Playground of Promise, 149 N. Homestead Road in Pickens. Food and music will be available for volunteers after the clean-up.


• The City of Clemson holds a free Community SmartShred Event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1250 Tiger Blvd. in Clemson. Residents will be allowed four bags or boxes of residential material. Call 864-653-2078 for more information.


Easley High School’s National Junior Honor Society hosts the second annual Run for 51 event to raise money and awareness to stop domestic violence. All registration fees will go to either Mary’s House or Safe Harbor. The opening program is from 9:45 a.m. to 10 a.m. and the run will be from 10 a.m. to 10:51 a.m. The registration cost is $16.51.


Meece Mill, 1054 Meece Mill Road in Pickens, hosts a benefit meal and country gospel concert by Jameson Road from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Meals will be served on a donation basis. RSVP to jamesonroadband@gmail.com. Call Joe Miller at 864-561-2212 for more information.


• The Southern Crescent Band performs from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Pickens Amphitheater, 114 W. Main St. in Pickens. This is a Music on Main event and will include a cruise-in. Call 864-878-6421, visit www.cityofpickens.com or www.historicpickens.com for more information.


Outside Pickens County


Anderson County


The North Anderson Relay for Life is held from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. May 2 at Wren High School, 905 Wren School Road in Piedmont.


The 17th annual Pendleton King Park Plant Sale Benefit is held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 3 at the Franke Pavilion, 1600 Troupe St. in Pendleton. Admission is free. Master gardeners will be selling plants and answering questions. The plant sale funds volunteer improvement projects at Pendleton King Park.


Author Walker Carter Tucker holds a book signing from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 6 at Concord Baptist Church, 1012 Concord Road in Anderson.


Greenville County


Dr. Cynthia King of Furman University leads a discussion about Patrick Henry from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. May 6 at Hughes Main Library, 25 Heritage Green Place in Greenville. Admission and parking are free. The event is part of the 2014 Chautauqua History Alive Festival.


Community Calendar items can be submitted in writing to P.O. Box 709, Easley, S.C. 29641; in person at 205 Russell St.; via fax to 864-855-6825; or via email at easnews@civitasmedia.com. Call 864-855-0355 for more information. Items run on a space-available basis.


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