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KEY: G=Greenville County; S=Spartanburg County; P=Pickens County

Monday, May 1

S — FREE! WATCH “MINIONS” at 4 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Call 864-574-6815.

Tuesday, May 2

G — CESAR CHAVEZ: CHAUTAUQUA TALK is at 7 p.m. at the Hughes Main Library. Visit www.greenvillechautauqua.org or call 864-244-1499.

G –Michelin Reading All-Stars Celebration at the Greenville Drive with students from Spartanburg, Anderson and Pickens counties is at 7:05 p.m., at which time the Drive will recognize the Reading All-Stars with a pregame parade, commemorative Reading All-Stars t-shirt and a Public Education Partners Book Fair. For more information, visit www.greenvilledrive.com.

S — FREE! TWEENS: ESCAPE THE LIBRARY is at 4:30 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Work together to solve puzzles. Registration is required. Ages 10 – 12. Call 864-574-6815.

Wednesday, May 3

S — FREE! AFTER-SCHOOL EXPLORERS is at 3:30 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Grades 1 – 4. Call 864-596-3504.

S — FREE! WATCH “MOANA” and make necklaces inspired by characters at 4:30 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Ages 12 – 18. Call 864-596-3504.

Thursday, May 4

G — FREE! NEIGHBORHOOD NIGHT is 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Upcountry History Museum. Explore museum exhibits, hear a story and more. A limited number of book giveaways are available for children. Visit http://www.upcountryhistory.org.

Friday, May 5

FREE! WORLD WAR II PLANES of the Commemorative Air Force visit the Greenville Downtown Airport. For details, visit dixiewing.org/greenville-s-c-may-5-6-7/.

G — PELHAM MEDICAL CENTER GREER FAMILY FEST is 6 – 10 p.m. in downtown Greer. The event includes live music, children’s activities, food and more than 150 vendors. Visit greerfamilyfest.com.

G — “SEUSSICAL” is presented by South Carolina Children’s Theatre at 7 p.m. at the Peace Center. For tickets, visit http://www.peacecenter.org.

G — STARRY NIGHTS is at Roper Mountain Science Center. Show times are 7 and 8:30 p.m. at the T. C. Hooper Planetarium. Each show will begin with Carolina Skies, a live talk about the constellations currently in the night sky, followed by the featured show. The 7 p.m. feature will be “Magic Tree House Space Mission.” The 8:30 p.m. feature will be “Solar Superstorms.” The Daniel Observatory will also be open, weather permitting, for viewing through the 23-inch telescope. Visit www.ropermountain.org.

S — FREE! TWEEN RELAX AND COLOR DAY is at 4 p.m. at the Boiling Springs Branch Library. All materials are provided for coloring, board games and snacks. Ages 10 – 12. Call 864-578-3665.

Saturday, May 6

SPRING BOY SCOUT DAY is at Chimney Rock Park. An overnight option is available. For details, call 828-625-9611 or visit www.chimneyrockpark.com.

A WORLD WAR II BATTLE REENACTMENT is at Latta Plantation. The event includes music, living history exhibits and more. Visit lattaplantation.org.

FREE COMIC BOOK DAY is at participating stores. Visit freecomicbookday.com.

THE UPSTATE STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL is at Slater Hall near Travelers Rest. For details, visit www.upstatestrawberryfestival.com.

WILDLIFE ACTION’S PIONEER DAY 2017 for ages 7 – 11 is 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Lost Acres in Spartanburg. Events include BB rifle target practice, candle making, leaf printing, archery and more. The cost is $12 per child and includes lunch. For additional information and registration forms, visit www.wlaupstate.org.

FREE! WORLD WAR II PLANES — See May 5.

G — TAILS AND TRAILS 5K WALK/RUN is 8:30 a.m. – noon at Conestee Park. Participants and their dogs walk or run to support Greenville County Animal Care. For details, visit www.greenvillepets.org.

G — MARCH FOR BABIES, benefitting the March of Dimes, is at 9 a.m. Greenville Technical College’s Barton Campus. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Teams and individuals can register at marchforbabies.org.

G — THE REEDY RIVER DUCK DERBY is 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Falls Park. For details or to adopt a duck, visit www.duckrace.com/greenville.

G — PELHAM MEDICAL CENTER GREER FAMILY FEST is 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. in downtown Greer. The event includes live music, children’s activities, food and 150-plus vendors. Visit greerfamilyfest.com.

G — “SEUSSICAL” is presented by South Carolina Children’s Theatre at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at the Peace Center. For tickets, visit www.peacecenter.org.

G — FANTASTIC FIBERS MAKE AND TAKE is at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit www.tcmupstate.org.

S — FREE! SEE YOU SATURDAY BOOK CLUB is at 12:30 p.m. at the Cowpens Branch Library. Discuss “The Incredible Journey.” Call 864-463-0430.

Sunday, May 7

FARM DAY is 1 – 5 p.m. at Whispering Pines Stables in Mauldin. The day includes tours, Border Collie demonstrations, 4H activities and more. The cost is $5 each and $2 each for ages 6 and younger. For details, visit wpstables.com.

2017 RED RIBBON VIP PARTY/AUCTION through Greenville Family Partnership and Chris and Kelly's HOPE Foundation is at 5 p.m. at Green Valley Country Club, 225 Green Valley Dr., Greenville. For more information, contact Karen at 864-467-4099 or karen@gfpdrugfree.org.

FREE! WORLD WAR II PLANES — See May 5.

A WORLD WAR II BATTLE REENACTMENT — See May 6.

G — FAMILY FUN DAY is 1 – 4 p.m. at the Upcountry History Museum. Visit upcountryhistory.org.

G — “SEUSSICAL” is presented by South Carolina Children’s Theatre at 1:30 p.m. at the Peace Center. For tickets, visit www.peacecenter.org.

Monday, May 8

2017 RED RIBBON GOLF CLASSIC TOURNAMENT through Greenville Family Partnership and Chris and Kelly's HOPE Foundation is at 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Green Valley Country Club, 225 Green Valley Dr., Greenville. For details, contact Phil at 864-467-4099 or email phillip@gfpdrugfree.org.

S — FREE! A LEGO BLOCK PARTY is at 4:30 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Call 864-574-6815.

S — FREE! GLOW SCIENCE is at 6:30 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Mix glow paint and create with it. Ages 12 – 18. Call 864-574-6815.

Tuesday, May 9

G — IT’S MAGIC TREEHOUSE TIME at 3:30 p.m. at the Upcountry History Museum’s book club for kids. This week’s book is “Lions at Lunchtime.” Admission or museum membership required. Visit www.upcountryhistory.org.

S — FREE! MAKE BUTTON AND BOTTLE CAP PENDANTS at 4 p.m. at the Cowpens Branch Library. Ages 12 – 18. Call 864-463-0430.

S — FREE! TWEEN GAME AFTERNOON is at 4:30 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Play chocolate puddinary (chocolate pudding Pictionary) and more. Ages 10 – 12. Call 864-574-6815.

S — FREE! IT’S A DIFFERENT ACTIVITY EACH WEEK at Family Fun Night at 7 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Explore something new – it could be music, dancing, crafts or more. Ages 12 and younger with a caregiver. Call 864-596-3504.

Wednesday, May 10

S — FREE! GLOBETROTTERS: EXPAND YOUR HORIZONS is at 10 a.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. This event is for homeschoolers in grades 2 – 6. Call 864-596-3504.

S — FREE! AFTER-SCHOOL EXPLORERS is at 3:30 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Grades 1 – 4. Call 864-596-3504.

S — FREE! HERSTORY is at 4:30 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Learn about ways to volunteer and make the world a better place. Boys and girls ages 12 – 18. Call 864-596-3504.

Thursday, May 11

THE LEAF FESTIVAL is in Black Mountain, N.C. The festival includes music, arts, family adventure, children’s activities and more. For details, visit www.theleaf.org/the-festival.

S — ROCKIN’ IN THE BARN, Christmas in Action’s signature fundraiser, is at 7 p.m. at The Barn at Forevermore Farm in Moore. For tickets and details, visit www.ciaspartanburg.org.

Friday, May 12

ARTISPHERE is in downtown Greenville. The festival includes free performances, children’s activities, crafts, and STEAM exhibit. Visit www.artisphere.org.

THE LEAF FESTIVAL — See May 11.

G — STARRY NIGHTS is at Roper Mountain Science Center. Show times are 6, 7:15 and 8:45 p.m. at the T. C. Hooper Planetarium. Each show will begin with Carolina Skies, a live talk about the constellations currently in the night sky, followed by the featured show. The 6 p.m. feature will be “One World: Big Bird’s Adventure.” The 7:15 p.m. feature will be “Magic Tree House Space Mission.” The 8:45 p.m. feature will be “Eclipse: The Sun Revealed.” The Daniel Observatory will also be open, weather permitting, for viewing through the 23-inch telescope. Visit www.ropermountain.org.

Saturday, May 13

ARTISPHERE — See May 12.

THE LEAF FESTIVAL — See May 11.

LEARN ABOUT SPRING WILDFLOWERS at Chimney Rock Park. For details, call 828-625-9611 or visit www.chimneyrockpark.com.

CELEBRATE MOTHER’S DAY weekend at Chimney Rock Park. Buy one regular price adult ticket and mom or grandma receives one free with online coupon. For details, call 828-625-9611 or visit www.chimneyrockpark.com.

G — IMAGINATION PLAY is at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit www.tcmupstate.org.

G — THE GREENVILLE COUNTY YOUTH ORCHESTRA performs “shoulder to shoulder” with the Greenville Symphony Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. at the Peace Center. For tickets, visit www.peacecenter.org.

Sunday, May 14

ARTISPHERE — See May 12.

THE LEAF FESTIVAL — See May 11.

CELEBRATE MOTHER’S DAY weekend at Chimney Rock Park. Buy one regular price adult ticket and mom or grandma receives one free with online coupon. For details, call 828-625-9611 or visit www.chimneyrockpark.com.

Monday, May 15

S — FREE! A MERRY UNBIRTHDAY PARTY is at 6:30 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Celebrate the end of the school year and everyone’s birthday. Ages 12 – 18. Call 864-574-6815.

Tuesday, May 16

S — FREE! WATCH “THE LEGO MOVIE” and have a Lego challenge at 4 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Ages 10 – 12. Call 864-574-6815.

S — FREE! IT’S A DIFFERENT ACTIVITY EACH WEEK at Family Fun Night at 7 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Explore something new – it could be music, dancing, crafts or more. Ages 12 and younger with a caregiver. Call 864-596-3504.

Wednesday, May 17

S — FREE! AFTER-SCHOOL EXPLORERS is at 3:30 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Grades 1 – 4. Call 864-596-3504.

Thursday, May 18

THE 2017 BMW CHARITY PRO-AM presented by SYNNEX Corporation is at Thornblade Club, The Furman Golf Club and The Preserve at Verdae. Children younger than 14 are admitted free. The event benefits charities including Shriners Hospital for Children, Project Hope, The Blue Ridge Council of the Boy Scouts of America and more. For details, visit www.bmwusfactory.com/charity-golf.

G — SWAMP KIDS PLAY is 9 a.m. – noon at Swamp Rabbit Café. There’s a drink special for parents and unstructured nature playtime for preschoolers and younger. Play in the Swamp Garden. Visit swamprabbitcafe.com.

S — FREE! GEEK OUT: FANDOM CHARADES is at 4:30 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Play charades with fandom topics including anime, superheroes, Sherlock and more. Call 864-596-3504.

Friday, May 19

THE 2017 BMW CHARITY PRO-AM — See May 18.

FREE! THE ROAD TO THE RACES Nationwide Tour from Disney comes to Charlotte Motor Speedway for two days only. Between noon – 6 p.m., take a photo with the vehicle stars of “Cars 3” (Lightning McQueen, Cruz Ramirez and Jackson Storm) and see exclusive footage from the film. Take part in a variety of “Cars 3”-themed activities and giveaways. For details, visit www.Cars3Tour.com.

G — HOMESCHOOL DAY is at 1:30 p.m. at the Upcountry History Museum. Visit www.upcountryhistory.org.

G — STARRY NIGHTS — See May 12.

S — FREE! A “DIARY OF A WIMPY KID” PARTY is at 4 p.m. at the Boiling Springs Branch Library. Play games and more related to the books. Ages 10 – 12. Call 864-578-3665.

Saturday, May 20

THE 2017 BMW CHARITY PRO-AM — See May 18.

THE ROAD TO THE RACES – See May 19.

SPRING GIRL SCOUT DAY is at Chimney Rock Park. An overnight option is available. For details, call 828-625-9611 or visit www.chimneyrockpark.com.

G — SUPER SATURDAY MESS FEST is 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Artist-in-residence, Michael Albert, will be in the Off the Wall Area creating cereal box collages. All classrooms are dedicated to messy science and art. See food thrown off the roof to see how big of a splat it makes. Visit www.tcmupstate.org.

G — A WILDFLOWER WALK is 10 a.m. – noon at Lake Conestee Nature Park. Join a certified naturalist for a walk through meadows and forests. For details, visit www.lakeconesteenaturepark.com/events.

G — ROCKY CREEK VETERINARY’S BLOCK PARTY is 2 – 4 p.m. at 111 Ebenezer Road, Greer. The event benefits Low Country Lab Rescue and includes a bounce house, live music, cotton candy, popcorn, music and more. Give a donation for a shot to dunk the veterinarians in a dunk tank. Visit rockycreekvet.com or call 864-234-4600.

G — FREE! A SPRING DANCE CONCERT is presented by the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities at 7:30 p.m. at the Peace Center. For admission details, visit www.peacecenter.org.

S — FREE! THE TRAIN DAY FESTIVAL is 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Hub City Railroad Museum. Activities include a bounce house, live music, rubber tire train rides, visits with railroad book authors, Thomas and friends model train, food and more. For details, call 864-963-4739 or visit hubcityrrmuseum.org.

Sunday, May 21

THE 2017 BMW CHARITY PRO-AM — See May 18.

G — FREE! A SPRING DANCE CONCERT is presented by the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities at 2 p.m. at the Peace Center. For admission details, visit www.peacecenter.org.

Monday, May 22

S — FREE! A LEGO BLOCK PARTY is at 4:30 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Call 864-574-6815.

Tuesday, May 23

G — IT’S MAGIC TREEHOUSE TIME at 3:30 p.m. at the Upcountry History Museum’s book club for kids. This week’s book is “High Time for Heroes.” Admission or museum membership required. Visit www.upcountryhistory.org.

S — FREE! ESCAPE THE ROOM at 4 p.m. at the Boiling Springs Branch Library. Work together to solve clues and riddles to escape the room within one hour. Registration is required. Ages 12 – 18. Call 864-578-3665.

S — FREE! TEEN SPRING FLING is at 4 p.m. at the Cowpens Branch Library. Ages 12 – 18. Call 864-463-0430.

S — FREE! CELEBRATE THE END OF THE SCHOOL YEAR at 4:30 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Registration is required. Ages 10 – 12. Call 864-574-6815.

S — FREE! IT’S A DIFFERENT ACTIVITY EACH WEEK at Family Fun Night at 7 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Explore something new – it could be music, dancing, crafts or more. Ages 12 and younger with a caregiver. Call 864-596-3504.

Wednesday, May 24

S — FREE! AFTER-SCHOOL EXPLORERS is at 3:30 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Grades 1 – 4. Call 864-596-3504.

S — FREE! #CURRENTLYREADING is at 4:30 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Eat doughnuts and defend your favorite genre. Ages 12 – 18. Call 864-596-3504.

Friday, May 26

G — MEMBER PREVIEW: FUTURE PARK is 6 – 8 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit www.tcmupstate.org.

G — THE GREAT SCOT PARADE is at 6 p.m. in downtown Greenville. Visit gallabrae.com.

G — STARRY NIGHTS — See May 12.

Saturday, May 27

GREENVILLE COUNTY WATER PARKS OPEN today, including Discovery Island, Otter Creek and 7th Inning Splash. For details, visit greenvillerec.com/waterparks.

MEMORIAL DAY FAMILY PROGRAMS are at Chimney Rock Park. Animal encounters are at 2 p.m. For details, call 828-625-9611 or visit www.chimneyrockpark.com.

G — THE TAKE FLIGHT 5K and Kids’ Mile is at 8:30 a.m. at Runway Café at the Greenville Downtown Airport. All proceeds benefit Runway Park. To register, visit www.greenvilledowntownairport.com/RunOnTheRunway.html.

G — THE GREENVILLE SCOTTISH GAMES open at 8:30 a.m. at Furman University. For details, visit gallabrae.com.

G — FUTURE PARK OPENS at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. The newest traveling exhibit gives children opportunities to play with beach ball-sized globes in the Big Idea room. These globes come in a variety of colors and sounds to create a special Light Ball Orchestra. Children then explore a digital art experience, create their own art and see it come to life through this high-tech exhibit. Visit www.tcmupstate.org.

Sunday, May 28

MEMORIAL DAY FAMILY PROGRAMS — See May 27.

Monday, May 29

MEMORIAL DAY FAMILY PROGRAMS — See May 27.

Tuesday, May 30

S — FREE! SUMMER READING KICKOFF is 2 – 7 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. The theme is “Build a Better World.” Drop in to build and create and sign up for the summer reading program. The program is for children and tweens. Call 864-596-3504.

S — FREE! IT’S A DIFFERENT ACTIVITY EACH WEEK at Family Fun Night at 7 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Explore something new – it could be music, dancing, crafts or more. Ages 12 and younger with a caregiver. Call 864-596-3504.

Wednesday, May 31

G — DISNEY’S “THE LION KING” is presented at 7:30 p.m. at the Peace Center. For tickets, visit www.peacecenter.org.

S — FREE! STEVE HOLT’S MAGIC SHOW is at 2 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Enjoy comedy magic and more. Call 864-596-3504.

S — FREE! AFTER-SCHOOL EXPLORERS is at 3:30 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Grades 1 – 4. Call 864-596-3504.

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