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Our top picks for April

“A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD” is presented by South Carolina Children’s Theatre through April 7 at the Peace Center. Visit

THE 2019 CORNHOLE DERBY benefiting The Center for Developmental Services is April 6 at Trailblazer Park in Travelers Rest. Registration is at 1 p.m. and games begin at 2 p.m. Teams of two players may sign up for a corporate or individual team. Corporate sponsorships are available. General admission is free. To sign up for a team or be corporate sponsor, contact Joy Blue at 864-331-1314 or For more information, visit

“JUNIE B. JONES IS NOT A CROOK” is presented by The Spartanburg Youth Theatre April 12 – 13 at Chapman Cultural Center. Tickets are $15 each for adults and $10 each for ages 18 and younger. Visit or call 864-582-ARTS (2787).

FREE! SPARTANBURG SOARING KITE FESTIVAL is 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. April 13 at the Chapman Cultural Center. The festival includes live music, food trucks, and a makers’ market. Kites are available for purchase or bring your own. For details, visit

FREE! COMMUNITY EASTER EGG DROP is noon – 4 p.m. April 13 at Sunset Park in Mauldin. Thousands of Easter eggs will be dropped from a helicopter. Arrive early. Visit

PARTY FOR THE PLANET is 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. April 20 at the Greenville Zoo. Celebrate Earth Day and learn how to make the planet a better place. Visit

A DJ DANCE PARTY is 5 – 10 p.m. April 25 at Swamp Rabbit Café.

Pizza is served 5 – 8:30 p.m. and the DJ plays from 7 – 10 p.m. The event is a benefit for Ronald McDonald House. For details, visit

SPARTANBURG’S SPRING FLING is April 26 – 28 in downtown Spartanburg. The event includes entertainment, food trucks, a family fun zone and more. For details, visit

GREENVILLE HUMANE SOCIETY’S MUTT STRUT is at 8:30 a.m. April 27 at 550 S. Main St. The dog-friendly event is a 2-mile walk and run and includes live music, pizza, face painters, giveaways and more. Participants can fundraise to help support the ongoing care of the animals at Greenville Humane Society. For details and registration, visit

FREE! KIDS’ FEST AT HERITAGE GREEN is 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. April 27 on the lawn at Heritage Green. The event includes free activities and games, with age-appropriate activities for ages 1 – 5. For details, visit