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Thursday, Aug. 1

G — FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY: TEACHER APPRECIATION SALEis 9 a.m. – noon at Merovan Center, Suite E-2. Visit https://www.greenvillelibrary.org.

G — FREE! STARLAB EXPERIENCE: SOUTHERN SKIESis at noon at the Hughes Main Library. Visit https://www.greenvillelibrary.org.

G — FREE! WATCH “HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 3” at Greer City Park. The movie begins at dusk. Visit https://www.facebook.com/pg/CityofGreerEventsCenter/events.

G — FREE! A LAKESIDE CONCERTis at 7:30 p.m. at Furman University. Visit http://furman.edu/musicbythelake. 

S — FREE! DRAW HENNA TATTOOSat 3 p.m. at the Cowpens Branch Library. Ages 12 – 18. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

S — FREE! SUMMER READING REWINDis at 4 p.m. at the Boiling Springs Branch Library. Registration is required. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

S — FREE! SNACKDOWN: OREO TASTE TESTis at 4 p.m. at the Woodruff Branch Library. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

S — FREE! SUMMER READING FINALE PARTYis at 6 p.m. at the Landrum Branch Library. The party is for ages 12 and younger who have completed summer reading. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

Friday, Aug. 2

G— A CREEK RANGER HIKE begins at 10 a.m. at Paris Mountain State Park. The event is a one-mile, ranger-led walk. The cost is $7 each, payable at the gate instead of park admission. Registration is required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 864-244-5565 or email ctaylor@scprt.com.

G— STARRY NIGHTSis at Roper Mountain Science Center. “Perfect Little Planet” is at 6 p.m. and “Tales of the Maya Skies” is at 7:30 p.m. at the T. C. Hooper Planetarium.  A separate ticket is required for each show. The Daniel Observatory will also be open, weather permitting,for viewing through the 23-inch telescope. Visit https://www.ropermountain.org.

S — FREE! GEEK OUT: CARD GAME SPECTACULAR is at 3 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Play favorite card games like Uno, YuGiOh, Munchkin, Magic: The Gathering, Exploding Kittens and more. Ages 12 – 18. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

S — FREE! COUNTDOWN TO KINDERGARTENis 6 – 8 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate – Spartanburg. The event is for rising K4 and K5 students and their families. Have access to community resources that support children. Children can carry their own lunch tray and learn lunchroom etiquette, visit a mock kindergarten classroom and more. For details, visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

P — FREE! MESSY MUNCHKINSis at 10:30 a.m. at the Easley Library. Children ages birth – 5 with a caregiver are invited to dress for a mess and enjoy sensory play. Visit www.pcls.fyi. 

Saturday, Aug. 3

G — FREE! THE PRISMA HEALTH SPUDS AND SPROUTS BOOTHis 8 a.m. – noon at the Saturday Market in Downtown Greenville. Kids can learn about local foods and try new fruits and vegetables. Visit http://saturdaymarketlive.com.

G — THE WHAT’D YOU SAY 5K, an Eagle Scout project benefiting Camp Sertoma, is at 8 a.m. at Woodmont High School. Registration is $15 each. Register online at https://go-greenevents.com/Whatdyousay. For more information, email whatdyousay5k@gmail.com.

G — FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY: TEACHER APPRECIATION SALEis 9 a.m. – noon at Merovan Center, Suite E-2. Visit https://www.greenvillelibrary.org.

S — FREE! VOLUNTEENS earn service hours or volunteer for fun 9 – 11 a.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Ages 12 – 18. An appointment is required. Email teens@infodepot.org. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

Monday, Aug. 5

G — FREE! FAMILY CRAFT NIGHT: BACK TO SCHOOL CRAFTSis 5 – 7 p.m. at the Five Forks Branch Library. Visit https://www.greenvillelibrary.org.

S — FREE! A STAR WARS PARTYis at 3 p.m. at the Boiling Springs Branch Library. Ages 10 – 12. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

S — FREE! ACT IT OUT with acting games at 3 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Ages 12 – 18. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

S — FREE! FLIX FOR TEENS: “CAPTAIN MARVEL” is at 3:30 p.m. at the Landrum Branch Library. Ages 12 – 18. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

S — FREE! AN ICE CREAM SOCIAL SUMMER READING PARTYis at 5:30 p.m. at the Cowpens Branch Library. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

Tuesday, Aug. 6

S — FREE! MAKE A BACK TO SCHOOL TOTE BAGat 1:30 p.m. at the Landrum Branch Library. Ages 10 – 12. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

S — FREE! TEEN DIY: SOAPS AND SCENTSis at 3 p.m. at the Pacolet Branch Library. Ages 12 – 18. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

P — FREE! CONSTELLATION CRAFTSfor ages 5 – 12 are at 2:30 p.m. at the Central-Clemson Branch Library. Visit www.pcls.fyi.

P — FREE! PLAY FAMILY BINGOat 7 p.m. at the Central-Clemson Branch Library. Ages 8 and older. Visit www.pcls.fyi.

Wednesday, Aug. 7

G — FREE! A SCHOOL RESOURCE FAIR for ages 5 – 11 with an adult caregiver is 10 – 11 a.m. (drop in) at the Taylors Branch Library. Visit https://www.greenvillelibrary.org.

S — FREE! BINGE WATCH “A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS”noon – 8 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Ages 12 – 18. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

S — FREE! ESCAPE ROOM: THE WEREWOLF EXPERIMENTis at 3:30 p.m. at the Inman Branch Library.Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

Thursday, Aug. 8

S — FREE! MOLDING CLAY FUNis at 3 p.m. at the Pacolet Branch Library. Ages 10 – 12. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

P — FREE! TRIVIA NIGHTis at 7 p.m. at the Central-Clemson Branch Library. Ages 10 and older. Visit www.pcls.fyi.

Friday, Aug. 9

G — FREE! A BACK TO SCHOOL BASH for ages 6 and younger is 10 – 10:45 a.m. at the Taylors Branch Library. Visit https://www.greenvillelibrary.org.

G— A CREEK RANGER HIKE begins at 10 a.m. at Paris Mountain State Park. The event is a one-mile, ranger-led walk. The cost is $7 each, payable at the gate instead of park admission. Registration is required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 864-244-5565 or email ctaylor@scprt.com.

G — THE REALLY GOOD, REALLY BIG, REALLY CHEAP BOOK SALE, benefitting Greenville Literacy Association, is at McAlister Square. Today’s event is a ticketed preview sale from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. For details, visit https://www.greenvilleliteracy.org.

G — FREE! COUNTDOWN TO KINDERGARTENis 6 – 8 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate – Greenville. The event is for rising K5 students and their families. Have access to Greenville community resources that support children. Children can carry their own lunch tray and learn lunchroom etiquette, visit a mock kindergarten classroom and more. Guest author Melinda Long will read her book, “How I Became a Pirate,” at 6:30, 7 and 7:30 p.m. For details, visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G— STARRY NIGHTSis at Roper Mountain Science Center. “Perfect Little Planet” is at 6 p.m. and “Tales of the Maya Skies” is at 7:30 p.m. at the T. C. Hooper Planetarium.  A separate ticket is required for each show. The Daniel Observatory will also be open, weather permitting,for viewing through the 23-inch telescope. Visit https://www.ropermountain.org.

S — FREE! LITTLE SPROUTS’ DAY OUTis at 11:30 a.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Birth – age 3. This is a drop-in play date to make crafts, engage in imaginative play and more. Call 864-596-3504.

S — FREE! ESCAPE ROOM: GLOW IN THE DARK is at 3 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Ages 12 – 18. Call 864-596-3504.

P — FREE! MESSY MUNCHKINSis at 10:30 a.m. at the Central-Clemson Branch Library. Children ages birth – 5 with a caregiver are invited to dress for a mess and enjoy sensory play. Visit www.pcls.fyi.

Saturday, Aug. 10

CRAFTY HISTORIANis 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Smith-McDowell House in Asheville. For ages 7 and older (ages 8 and younger must have an adult caregiver), this party will celebrate the music, fads and history of the 1960s. The cost is $10 each for children and $5 each for adults. Registration is required. For details, email education@wnchistory.org. 

G — FREE! THE PRISMA HEALTH SPUDS AND SPROUTS BOOTHis 8 a.m. – noon at the Saturday Market in Downtown Greenville. Kids can learn about local foods and try new fruits and vegetables. Visit http://saturdaymarketlive.com.

G — THE REALLY GOOD, REALLY BIG, REALLY CHEAP BOOK SALE, benefitting Greenville Literacy Association, is at McAlister Square. Today’s sale (free and open to the public) is 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Early bird shoppers can pay $10 to enter at 7:30 a.m. For details, visit https://www.greenvilleliteracy.org.

G — CELEBRATE WORLD LION DAY10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Greenville Zoo. For details, visit http://www.greenvillezoo.com.

G — TODDLER TIME: TRAINS is at 10:30 a.m. at the Upcountry History Museum. The event includes snacks, stories and more. Admission or museum membership required. Visit http://www.upcountryhistory.org.

S — FREE! VOLUNTEENS earn service hours or volunteer for fun 9 – 11 a.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Ages 12 – 18. An appointment is required. Email teens@infodepot.org. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

S — FREE! LITTLE SPROUTS’ DAY OUTis at 11:30 a.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Birth – age 3. This is a drop-in play date to make crafts, engage in imaginative play and more. Call 864-596-3504.

P — FREE! CELEBRATE NATIONAL BOWLING DAYat 11 a.m. at the Liberty Branch Library. Visit www.pcls.fyi. 

Sunday, Aug. 11

G — THE REALLY GOOD, REALLY BIG, REALLY CHEAP BOOK SALE, benefitting Greenville Literacy Association, is at McAlister Square. Today’s sale is 1 – 4 p.m. Pay only $10 to fill a bag of books. For details, visit https://www.greenvilleliteracy.org.

Monday, Aug. 12

S — FREE! A SUMMER FINALE PARTYis at 2:30 p.m. at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Ages 12 – 18. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

S — FREE! MAKE AN INSTAGRAM PHOTO COASTERat 3:30 p.m. at the Landrum Branch Library. Ages 12 – 18. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

S — FREE! AN ICE CREAM FINALEis at 4 p.m. at the Middle Tyger Branch Library. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

Tuesday, Aug. 13

G — UHM’S MAGIC TREE HOUSE KIDS’ BOOK CLUB is at 3:30 p.m. at the Upcountry History Museum. Today’s book is “Vacation Under the Volcano.” Registration is recommended. Admission or museum membership required. For details, visit http://www.upcountryhistory.org. 

S — FREE! TOT TIMEis at 10 and 11 a.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Ages 3 and younger. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

S — FREE! WATER BALLOON WARSare at 3 p.m. at the Pacolet Branch Library. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

S — FREE! AN END OF SUMMER SLIME PARTYis at 3:30 p.m. at the Cowpens Branch Library. Ages 10 – 12. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

P — FREE! BALLERINA STORY TIME,presented by Foothills Dance Conservatory, isat 2:30 p.m. at the Central-Clemson Branch Library. Visit www.pcls.fyi. 

Wednesday, Aug. 14

A KIDS’ KAYAK ADVENTURE is 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Lake Jocassee. The cost is $45 each, including kayak rental. This is a gentle beginner kayak trip that includes basic instruction on kayaking, an opportunity to practice skills, games to test skills and more. For details and registration, visit https://www.jocasseelaketours.com.

S — FREE! #CURRENTLYREADING, a book club for ages 12 – 18, is at 3 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Eat doughnuts and chat about summer reads. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

S — FREE! VOLUNTEENS: TREATS FOR PUPS is at 3:30 p.m. at the Inman Branch Library. Make treats for animals at the humane society. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

Thursday, Aug. 15

S — FREE! TIPTOE INTO KINDERGARTENat 10:30 a.m. at the Landrum Branch Library. Read books about back to school and tiptoe into the new school year on a special sensory path. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

S — FREE! PERLER BEAD FUNis at 3 p.m. at the Pacolet Branch Library. Ages 10 – 12. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

S — FREE! FLIX FOR TEENS: “CAPTAIN MARVEL”is at 4 p.m. at the Woodruff Branch Library. Ages 12 – 18. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

Friday, Aug. 16

G— STARRY NIGHTSis at Roper Mountain Science Center. “Perfect Little Planet” is at 6 p.m. and “Tales of the Maya Skies” is at 7:30 p.m. at the T. C. Hooper Planetarium.  A separate ticket is required for each show. The Daniel Observatory will also be open, weather permitting,for viewing through the 23-inch telescope. Visit https://www.ropermountain.org.

P — FREE! MESSY MUNCHKINSis at 10:30 a.m. at the Easley Library. Children ages birth – 5 with a caregiver are invited to dress for a mess and enjoy sensory play. Visit www.pcls.fyi. 

Saturday, Aug. 17

MULTIPLES OF THE MIDLANDS (THE MOM CLUB) hosts its fall/winter consignment sale 7 a.m. – noon. in the Health and Wellness Center at Brookland Baptist Church in West Columbia. The sale supports the activities of The MoM Club, a non-profit organization supporting families with multiples. Admission and parking are free. For details, visit www.multiplesofthemidlands.com/sales.htm.

G — FREE! THE PRISMA HEALTH SPUDS AND SPROUTS BOOTHis 8 a.m. – noon at the Saturday Market in Downtown Greenville. Kids can learn about local foods and try new fruits and vegetables. Visit http://saturdaymarketlive.com.

G — FREE! BOARD GAME BASH is 3 – 5 p.m. at the Taylors Branch Library. Visit https://www.greenvillelibrary.org.

S — FREE! VOLUNTEENS earn service hours or volunteer for fun 9 – 11 a.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Ages 12 – 18. An appointment is required. Email teens@infodepot.org. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

Monday, Aug. 19

S — FREE! A BAD ART SUMMER READING FINALE PARTYis at 3:30 p.m. at the Landrum Branch Library. Ages 12 – 18. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

S — FREE! BOARD GAME NIGHTis at 6:30 p.m. at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Ages 12 – 18. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

Tuesday, Aug. 20

G — TODDLER TIME: TEA PARTY WITH ALICE is at 10 a.m. at the Upcountry History Museum. The event includes snacks, stories and more. Admission or museum membership required. Visit http://www.upcountryhistory.org.

S — FREE! TOT TIMEis at 10 and 11 a.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Ages 3 and younger. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

P — FREE! MESSY MUNCHKINSis at 10:30 a.m. at the Pickens Branch Library. Children ages birth – 5 with a caregiver are invited to dress for a mess and enjoy sensory play. Visit www.pcls.fyi.

Thursday, Aug. 22

G — FREE! BOUNCING BABIES PLAY DATEis 10 – 10:30 a.m. at the Five Forks Branch Library. Visit https://www.greenvillelibrary.org.

S — FAMILY YOGA is at 4 p.m. at Spartanburg Art Museum. The cost is $5 each. Ages 5 and older. For details and to register, visit https://www.spartanburgartmuseum.org/upcomingevents.

P — FREE! CELEBRATE NATIONAL TOOTH FAIRY DAYwith a drop-in scavenger hunt all day at the Pickens Branch Library. Visit www.pcls.fyi. 

Friday, Aug. 23

FRIDAY NIGHT LASER LIGHTS: WOODSTOCK is at 7 p.m. at the South Carolina State Museum in Columbia. For details, visit http://scmuseum.org/events/friday-night-laser-lights.

G— STARRY NIGHTSis at Roper Mountain Science Center. “Perfect Little Planet” is at 6 p.m. and “Tales of the Maya Skies” is at 7:30 p.m. at the T. C. Hooper Planetarium.  A separate ticket is required for each show. The Daniel Observatory will also be open, weather permitting,for viewing through the 23-inch telescope. Visit https://www.ropermountain.org.

P — FREE! MESSY MUNCHKINSis at 10:30 a.m. at the Liberty Branch Library. Children ages birth – 5 with a caregiver are invited to dress for a mess and enjoy sensory play. Visit www.pcls.fyi.

Saturday, Aug. 24

G — FREE! THE PRISMA HEALTH SPUDS AND SPROUTS BOOTHis 8 a.m. – noon at the Saturday Market in Downtown Greenville. Kids can learn about local foods and try new fruits and vegetables. Visit http://saturdaymarketlive.com.

P — FREE! WATCH A FAMILY MOVEat 10:30 a.m. at the Pickens Branch Library. Visit www.pcls.fyi. 

P — FREE! WATCH A FAMILY MOVEat 11 a.m. at the Easley Library. Visit www.pcls.fyi. 

Monday, Aug. 26

G — FREE! WACKY SCIENCE: POP TOP ROCKETSis at 4:30 p.m. at the Simpsonville Branch Library. Ages 10 – 14. Visit https://www.greenvillelibrary.org.

Tuesday, Aug. 27

G — FREE! TINY TOWNfor ages 1 – 5 is at 10:30 a.m. at the Anderson Road Library. Move vehicles down tape streets through towns. Visit https://www.greenvillelibrary.org.

G — UHM’S MAGIC TREE HOUSE KIDS’ BOOK CLUB is at 3:30 p.m. at the Upcountry History Museum. Today’s book is “Shadow of the Shark.” Registration is recommended. Admission or museum membership required. For details, visit http://www.upcountryhistory.org. 

S — FREE! TOT TIMEis at 10 and 11 a.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Ages 3 and younger. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

S — A SECRET GARDEN TEA PARTYis at 6 p.m. at the Landrum Branch Library. Ages 4 – 10 and one guardian per child. Sign up in person at the front desk. The party will benefit the Foothills Humane Society. Each participant is asked to bring one item to donate. A donation list is available at the front desk. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

Wednesday, Aug. 28

S — FREE! MUSIC SANDWICHED IN, presented by Spartanburg Philharmonic, is at 12:15 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Visit https://www.spartanburgphilharmonic.org.

S — FREE! STEM FOR TWEENS: ROLLER COASTER KITis at 4 p.m. at the Woodruff Branch Library. Ages 10 – 12. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

Friday, Aug. 30

G— STARRY NIGHTSis at Roper Mountain Science Center. “Perfect Little Planet” is at 6 p.m. and “Tales of the Maya Skies” is at 7:30 p.m. at the T. C. Hooper Planetarium.  A separate ticket is required for each show. The Daniel Observatory will also be open, weather permitting,for viewing through the 23-inch telescope. Visit https://www.ropermountain.org.

Saturday, Aug. 31

G — FREE! THE PRISMA HEALTH SPUDS AND SPROUTS BOOTHis 8 a.m. – noon at the Saturday Market in Downtown Greenville. Kids can learn about local foods and try new fruits and vegetables. Visit http://saturdaymarketlive.com.

S — FREE! VOLUNTEENS earn service hours or volunteer for fun 9 – 11 a.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Ages 12 – 18. An appointment is required. Email teens@infodepot.org. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

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