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Fort Lawn Community Center
5554 Main Street
Fort Lawn, SC 29714
Check out our Events page to find out what events we have in store for the near future.
We are always looking for volunteers for events and everyday activities. If you would like to be a volunteer please use our contact page and let us know what you are interested in helping with. We are excited to get to know the people in our community, so volunteer today.
SPRING FESTIVAL VOLUNTEER PLANNING MEETING
Plans are well underway for our 7th Annual Spring Festival to be held Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. The festival will feature live music and entertainment throughout the day on two stages, art, craft and food vendors, and much more.
A children's play area offering a petting zoo, inflatables, miniature train ride, face painting, storytellers and clowns will also be featured.
ALL COMMUNITY MEMBERS are cordially invited to attend a planning session at the Center Thursday, March 6 at 6:30 p.m. We want to make this year’s event BETTER than ever and need your support, ideas, and help to make this a reality. Please make plans to attend now and we would love to have you invite your neighbors! We look forward to seeing and hearing from each of you concerning this
wonderful community event which is also our largest fundraiser of the year!
We are currently seeking vendors and craftspeople for the event. Vendors offering handmade crafts and/or gifts or persons with home based businesses are welcome to participate in the 7th Annual Spring Festival. Please call the Center at 803-872-4491 for more information. We look forward to seeing you March 6!
Join friends, staff, and board members at Fort Lawn Community Center, 5554 Main Street, Fort Lawn, for the fun and excitement of Bingo the first Friday evening of each month! The next scheduled game is March 7. Doors open at 5 p.m. and games begin promptly at 6 in the cafeteria. The $10.00 per person cost includes 18 games throughout the evening with the opportunity to win on three cards each game. Refreshments will be available for sale for your enjoyment. Come join the FUN and win some great prizes and gift cards! For questions or other information, call the Center at 803-872-4491.
Are you ready to party yourself into shape? Join licensed instructor Jenny Bright at the Zumba class at FLCC! Zumba is an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie burning dance fitness-party that is moving millions of people toward joy and health. Zumba is easy to do, effective, and very exhilarating. All that is required is for you to come to class and have a great time! Remember to bring a water bottle! Classes will be held each Saturday morning at 9:30 a.m. and each Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. Classes are $5.00 per session per person.
BEADED TAPESTRY WALL HANGING CLASS
Weave and create your own tapestry wall hanging and embellish with beads at this unique craft class offered by weave master Sally Hagerty at the Center Thursday, March 13 from 3 until 5 p.m. Cost is $20.00 per person for the cost and all participants are encouraged to bring recycled items of sentimental value to use in the woven tapestry. Materials may include: Old t-shirts/sheets/blue jeans/pajamas/curtains, etc. Beads/buttons/feathers/ribbons/bottle caps/zippers/yarn/fishing lures/bells/whistles/jewelry/zippers, etc. Pre-registration is suggested.
LIVE MUSIC JAM! SESSIONS!
FLCC is happy to announce that we will now offer LIVE MUSIC JAM! SESSIONS the second and fourth Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. These sessions will allow all our talented musician friends to share those talents with others in the community! Musical evenings in March will be on the 13th and 20th! Mark your calendars now and we look forward to seeing you then! All ages are welcome! No fee for the evening, but contributions will be accepted.
FORT LAWN COMMUNITY BOOK CLUB
Community members are cordially invited to join the NEW Fort Lawn Community Book Club! The initial meeting of the club was held February 18 and the group chose John Grisham’s novel, Sycamore Row, as the book of the month. Meetings will continue the third Tuesday of each month with the March meeting scheduled for March 18 at 1 p.m. Club members will discuss the previous month’s novel and choose the next novel for discussion. Lorine Linder has graciously agreed to coordinate the new club and of course, Libby is joining in the group as well! Come join the fun!
FREE SENIOR COMPUTER CLASSES
FLCC offers two FREE computer classes each Wednesday with Kim Hope Moore and Damion Gainey serving as instructors. The classes meets at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. in the Lutz Foundation Computer Lab is open to all community individuals 55 and older and offers basic computer usage information as well as personal assistance.
SENIOR MEAL PROGRAM
The FLCC Senior Meal Program is offered weekly Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. excluding holidays to all persons 60 years of age or older from Fort Lawn and surrounding communities. The program offers a hot meal each day for a cost of $2.50, as well as featuring guest speakers, games, and other activities for participants. Pre-registration is required. Contact the Center at 803-872-4491 to join in the fun today!
FLCC SUMMER YOUTH CAMPS
We had a tremendous response to our summer youth camps last year and plans are already in place for SUMMER 2014! More news to come soon, but at the moment we have THREE camps scheduled. Registration information will be available soon and will be featured on the new and improved FLCC website as well at www.fortlawncenter.org.
June 2-6 Environmental Youth Camp
June 16-20 STEM Youth Camp (Science/Technology/Engineering/Youth)
July 7-11 Forensics Youth Camp
Pre-registration is required. Contact the Center at 803-872-4491 to join in the fun today!
Fort Lawn Community Center provides rental spaces for the public for events, including our 800 plus square foot auditorium, and the combined kitchen and social/dining area. More information is available in the contact us tab and our Rentals page. You may also make reservations and pay fees from the Rentals Page.