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Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Discount Prices (Sept. 8 – Oct. 12) -SAVE up to 50% SC STATE FAIR
Sep 28 all-day
SC STATE FAIR
Fundraising Opportunities WITH GREENVILLE HUMANE SOCIETY
Sep 28 all-day
GREENVILLE HUMANE SOCIETY

Greenville Humane Society

Thank you for your interest in hosting an event to benefit the Greenville Humane Society! We receive many event and fundraiser requests each year and are grateful for the amount of support that we gain from the Greenville community and beyond.

Since we are an organization with limited resources, we are unable to participate in every offer that we get. Because of this, we have to limit the number of events we attend and must prioritize them based on how each fundraiser fits our needs and capabilities. Thank you for understanding.

GIRLS ON THE RUN in the Upstate
Sep 28 – Nov 20 all-day
Varies

Run, encourages girls of all abilities to recognize their individual strengths and celebrate connections with others. Our tested curriculum blends physical activity with skill development that enables girls to adapt to whatever comes their way. In today’s unpredictable world, the strategies learned at Girls on Run are more important than ever.

The $150 Program Fee Includes: 16 lessons conducted by certified GOTR Coaches, an official GOTR t-shirt, participation in the season-ending 5K, a water bottle, a snack at each practice & a 5K finisher’s medal.

  • Monday, September 20, 2021
    to  Saturday, November 20, 2021
  • TimeProgram dates and times vary by school site. Please refer to our website for specific instructions. http://www.gotrupstatesc.org
  • Abner Creek Academy (T/TH 2:45 – 4:00 PM)
    Grades 3-4 (Open)
  • Bethel Church (T/TH 3:30 – 5:00 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Caine Halter YMCA GOTR (M/W 5:00 – 6:15 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Caine Halter YMCA GOTR (T/TH 3:30 – 4:45 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Caine Halter YMCA Heart & Sole (T/TH 5:00 – 6:15 PM)
    Grades 6-8 (Open)
  • Cannons Elementary (T/TH 2:30 – 3:45 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Carver Middle School (M/W 3:30 – 5:00 PM)
    Grades 6-8 (Open)
  • Cherrydale Elementary (T/TH 2:15 – 4:30 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Eastside Elementary School (W/TH 3:15 – 4:45 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Fairforest Elementary School (M/TH 2:15 – 4:00 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Fork Shoals School (T/TH 2:45 – 4:00 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Jesse Boyd Elementary School (T/TH 2:30 – 3:45 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Legacy Early College (T/TH 4:00 – 5:15 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Liberty Middle School (M/W 3:15 – 4:45 PM)
    Grades 6-8 (Open)
  • Limestone-Central Elementary School (T/TH 2:30 – 4:00 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Mauldin Elementary (T/TH 2:30 – 3:45 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Neighborhood Focus (T/TH 4:30 – 5:45 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Pavilion Rec Complex GOTR (T/TH 5:15 – 6:30 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Pavilion Rec Complex Heart & Sole (T/TH 5:15 – 6:30 PM)
    Grades 6-8 (Open)
  • Spartanburg Day School (M/W 2:30 – 4:00 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Sterling School & Charles Townes Center (T/TH 2:30 – 4:00 PM)
    Grades 6-8 (Open)
  • Stone Academy (T/TH 2:45 – 4:00 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Taylors Elementary (T/TH 2:30 – 3:45 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Thomas E. Hannah Family YMCA (M/W 4:00 – 5:15 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Thomas E. Hannah Family YMCA (T/TH 4:00 – 5:15 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Thomas E. Kerns Elementary (M/TH 2:30 – 3:45 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Welcome Elementary (T/TH 3:00 – 4:30 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Willis Road YMCA (T/TH 4:00 – 5:30 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
Hub Love Geo Trail
Sep 28 all-day
Various Spartanburg Parks and Recreation Sites

Hub Love Trail

The City of Spartanburg Parks and Recreation department is taking geocaching to an exciting new level. Launching on May 3rd, 2014 is the Hub City Geotrail. This Geotrail will take you around the City of Spartanburg on a high tech adventure and scavenger hunt. Get your GPS ready for the kick off at this year’s Spring Fling. There will be a limited edition, trackable geocoin for participants that complete the trail passport.

To redeem your Geocoin you can hand deliver your completed passport to our Park, Recreation and Special Events office located at 100 North Liberty Street in Spratnaburg. (Our office is above the Sparta Passenger Center) PLease keep in mind that our office is open Monday – Friday and closed on holidays.

You can also mail your complete passport to:

Parks, Recreation & Special Events PO Box 1749 Spartanburg, SC 29304

Please make sure if you mail your passport in that you include your complete mailing address!

Hub Love Passport

To learn more about geochaching follow the link below.

Geocaching 101

Nantahala River Rafting Fully Guided
Sep 28 all-day
Nantahala Outdoor Center

guests rafting on the Nantahala River Raft & Duck Rentals in North Carolina trip

A guided whitewater rafting trip is one of the best ways to experience the Nantahala Gorge. The crystal-clear Nantahala River is the perfect family-friendly river where experienced river guides will help you navigate through splashy Class II-III rapids and bouncy waves, with occasional calmer waters where you can enjoy the spectacular mountain scenery. The fully guided rafting trip the most popular adventure at NOC, with thousands of families returning year after year.

Private Canoe + Kayak Guided Tours
Sep 28 all-day
PALMETTO COUNCIL, BSA

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This paddle trip is great for anyone – no prior paddling experience required! We’ll bring all the necessary gear and go over kayaking basics before getting started. Come see some of Earth’s finest creatures with cheery and adventurous new friends. It’s going to be so much fun!

Vic Bailey Subaru Bike Park
Sep 28 all-day
The Vic Bailey Subaru Bike Park

The Vic Bailey Subaru Bike Park is a community collaboration located off the Mary Black Foundation Rail Trail behind the Flock Shop in Spartanburg, SC. The park includes bicycle features like the wood and dirt flow trails which take mountain bikers on a roller coaster experience with little pedaling and braking necessary. The park was made to suit all skill levels, built with progressive features so you can start small and advance at your own pace.

VIRTUAL RAILFAN is live!
Sep 28 all-day
Online

VIRTUAL RAILFAN is live!

VIRTUAL RAILFAN is live from the Hub City RR Museum in Spartanburg.

The Virtual Railfan cameras were installed on Tuesday, July 6th at the Hub City Railroad Museum. There is one camera looking north and one looking south. The Hub City RR Museum wants to thank the City of Spartanburg for allowing us to install the cameras, and to Virtual Railfan for the install. We already have seen over 300 railfans at one time watching the video feed.
Links to live feeds:
[North Camera feed]
[South Camera feed]

VIRTUAL RAILFAN is live!
Sep 28 all-day
online

A Penn Central Heritage Unit is third in the lash-up on a rainy April 5th at the museum

The Virtual Railfan cameras were installed on Tuesday, July 6th at the Hub City Railroad Museum. There is one camera looking north and one looking south. The Hub City RR Museum wants to thank the City of Spartanburg for allowing us to install the cameras, and to Virtual Railfan for the install. We have already seen over 300 railfans at one time watching the video feed.
Links to live feeds:
[North Camera feed]
[South Camera feed]

Children’s Fountain at RiverPlace
Sep 28 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 pm
RiverPlace

Children playing in the railroad-themed splash fountain at Riverplace

CHILDREN’S FOUNTAIN

Located at RiverPlace, this railroad-themed splash fountain is a popular spot to cool off in the summer months. Hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily, from April 1 to October 31.

Oconaluftee Indian Village
Sep 28 @ 9:30 am – Nov 6 @ 4:30 pm
Oconaluftee Indian Village

Monday-Saturday (CLOSED SUNDAY)
Come spend the day with us! As you enter the Oconaluftee Indian Village you are swept away to the 18th century. Surrounded by lush green vegetation, your spirit is calmed by the sound of the cool mountain streams. Guided tours will take you through craft demonstrations by award-winning artists who will explain the unique Cherokee crafting techniques. Meet historical Cherokee people in the living history section. You can also view special shows throughout the season such as “Time of War” and traditional Cherokee dancing. Sit, relax and dine at the picnic tables with the Oconaluftee natives after you order from the concession area. Don’t forget to pick up a souvenir from the Gift Shop to remember your visit to our Cherokee Indian village.

*Hours are subject to change based on weather, road closures, etc. Please follow Oconaluftee Indian Village on Instagram and Facebook for closure announcements or call 828-497-2111 for up to date information.

2021 Webelos Woods
Sep 28 @ 4:00 pm – Sep 30 @ 1:00 pm
Bethelwoods Camp

Webelos Woods is open to all Arrow of Light (5th grade) Scouts in the Palmetto Council up to a course maximum of 48 participants. This course aims to help Arrow of Light Scouts and their families understand the workings of a Scouts BSA Troop and how they will fit within the structure of their Troop using the Patrol Method. A BSA Medical form is mandatory (parts A & B) as well as the Palmetto Council COVID Consent Form. Both of these forms are available for download on the right side of this screen.

The course will be held at Bethelwoods Camp October 8-10,2021. Once you are registered, you’ll receive communication from the course leadership regarding check-in times and packing lists. All Scouts, and any parent who is a registered member of the Palmetto Council, should arrive in Field Uniform for check-in and the opening ceremony. All registrations must be received no later than September 29, 2021. 

Free! Strengthening Families Program ¡Gratis! Programa Fortalecimiento de Familias
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tyger River Presbyterian Church
Just Say Something will be facilitating a 14-week program for families with children between the ages of 6-11 years old. The program will focus on preventing behavior problems, family relationships, communication and more. Registration is now open for the English program in Greenville and Spanish program in Spartanburg.

Dirigido a familias con niños entre las edades de 6 a 11 años.
Escuchar más y
gritar menos.
Evitar problemas de
comportamiento.
Mejorar la relación
con sus hijos.
Fortalecer las
relaciones en
la familia.
Mejor manejo del
estrés.
¡Únete a nosotros! Los padres y los niños están invitados a
participar en una serie de noches familiares innovadoras y
divertidas.
Cuándo y Dónde
El programa comenzará los martes el 14 de septiembre de 2021 hasta el 14 de
deciembre de 2021 de 6:00 pm 8:00 pm.
Tyger River Presbyterian Church en 84 5961 Reidville Road, Moore, SC 29369
Graduación de Fortalecimiento de las Familias
Las familias que completen el programa participarán en una ceremonia de
graduación y recibirán un certificado de finalización.

Si estás interesado en participar en el
programa de fortalecimiento de la
familia, por favor póngase en contacto
con:
Mally Mitchell: (864) 467-4099/
[email protected]
Carmen Vazques: (864) 467-4099/
[email protected]

Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Discount Prices (Sept. 8 – Oct. 12) -SAVE up to 50% SC STATE FAIR
Sep 29 all-day
SC STATE FAIR
Fundraising Opportunities WITH GREENVILLE HUMANE SOCIETY
Sep 29 all-day
GREENVILLE HUMANE SOCIETY

Greenville Humane Society

Thank you for your interest in hosting an event to benefit the Greenville Humane Society! We receive many event and fundraiser requests each year and are grateful for the amount of support that we gain from the Greenville community and beyond.

Since we are an organization with limited resources, we are unable to participate in every offer that we get. Because of this, we have to limit the number of events we attend and must prioritize them based on how each fundraiser fits our needs and capabilities. Thank you for understanding.

Hub Love Geo Trail
Sep 29 all-day
Various Spartanburg Parks and Recreation Sites

Hub Love Trail

The City of Spartanburg Parks and Recreation department is taking geocaching to an exciting new level. Launching on May 3rd, 2014 is the Hub City Geotrail. This Geotrail will take you around the City of Spartanburg on a high tech adventure and scavenger hunt. Get your GPS ready for the kick off at this year’s Spring Fling. There will be a limited edition, trackable geocoin for participants that complete the trail passport.

To redeem your Geocoin you can hand deliver your completed passport to our Park, Recreation and Special Events office located at 100 North Liberty Street in Spratnaburg. (Our office is above the Sparta Passenger Center) PLease keep in mind that our office is open Monday – Friday and closed on holidays.

You can also mail your complete passport to:

Parks, Recreation & Special Events PO Box 1749 Spartanburg, SC 29304

Please make sure if you mail your passport in that you include your complete mailing address!

Hub Love Passport

To learn more about geochaching follow the link below.

Geocaching 101

Nantahala River Rafting Fully Guided
Sep 29 all-day
Nantahala Outdoor Center

guests rafting on the Nantahala River Raft & Duck Rentals in North Carolina trip

A guided whitewater rafting trip is one of the best ways to experience the Nantahala Gorge. The crystal-clear Nantahala River is the perfect family-friendly river where experienced river guides will help you navigate through splashy Class II-III rapids and bouncy waves, with occasional calmer waters where you can enjoy the spectacular mountain scenery. The fully guided rafting trip the most popular adventure at NOC, with thousands of families returning year after year.

Private Canoe + Kayak Guided Tours
Sep 29 all-day
PALMETTO COUNCIL, BSA

04_042518_1406.JPG

This paddle trip is great for anyone – no prior paddling experience required! We’ll bring all the necessary gear and go over kayaking basics before getting started. Come see some of Earth’s finest creatures with cheery and adventurous new friends. It’s going to be so much fun!

Vic Bailey Subaru Bike Park
Sep 29 all-day
The Vic Bailey Subaru Bike Park

The Vic Bailey Subaru Bike Park is a community collaboration located off the Mary Black Foundation Rail Trail behind the Flock Shop in Spartanburg, SC. The park includes bicycle features like the wood and dirt flow trails which take mountain bikers on a roller coaster experience with little pedaling and braking necessary. The park was made to suit all skill levels, built with progressive features so you can start small and advance at your own pace.

VIRTUAL RAILFAN is live!
Sep 29 all-day
Online

VIRTUAL RAILFAN is live!

VIRTUAL RAILFAN is live from the Hub City RR Museum in Spartanburg.

The Virtual Railfan cameras were installed on Tuesday, July 6th at the Hub City Railroad Museum. There is one camera looking north and one looking south. The Hub City RR Museum wants to thank the City of Spartanburg for allowing us to install the cameras, and to Virtual Railfan for the install. We already have seen over 300 railfans at one time watching the video feed.
Links to live feeds:
[North Camera feed]
[South Camera feed]