The Sumter Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind of South Carolina will meet at 7 p.m. today at Shiloh-Randolph Manor, 125 W. Bartlette St. Transportation provided within their mileage area. Contact Debra Canty, chapter president, at (803) 775-5792 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Summer Movies at the Sumter Opera House, 21 N. Main St., will offer the following movies at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. on the following Thursdays: June 15 - "Moana," June 22 - "Storks," June 29 - "Pete's Dragon," July 6 - "The BFG," July 13 - "Angry Birds," July 20 - "The Jungle Book," July 27 - "Nine Lives" and Aug. 3 - "The Lego Batman Movie;" and the following movies at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. on the following Fridays: June 16 - "Rogue One," July 21 - "Ghostbusters" and Aug. 18 - "Sixteen Candles." Admission is $1, and popcorn and water are available for $1 each. Call (803) 436-2616.
The Sumter County Library will offer a variety of programs, meetings and events during the month of June. Programs in the meeting room of the main library, 111 N. Harvin St., are as follows: 3-4 p.m. Saturday, June 17, "Father's Day Craft," dads will love the hand-crafted gifts made by their children; 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, June 20, the Teen Advisory Board (for ages 13 and up) will meet; 10 a.m.-noon and 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, June 21, the movie "Sing" will be presented; 3-4 p.m. Saturday, June 24, Beginning Computer Coding with Scratch (for ages seven and up), an MIT computer program developed to help you learn to think logically and creatively, preparing students to learn computer coding, call (803) 773-7273 to register; 3-4 p.m. Tuesday, June 27, Club LEGO (for ages seven and up); and 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, June 28, Geronimo Stilton Scavenger Hunt (for ages seven and up), hunt through newspapers for clues you can follow around the library. Programs in the meeting room of the Wesmark Library branch, 180 W. Wesmark Blvd., are as follows: 10-11 a.m. Friday, June 16, Storybuilders Improvisation Workshop (for ages seven and up), play theatre games and act out stories on the spot; 3-4 p.m. Thursday, June 22, Club LEGO (for ages seven and up); 10-11 a.m. Friday, June 23, at Storytime and a Craft (for ages three to six), children will listen to stories and sing songs before making a craft to take home, call (803) 469-8110 to register; 10-11 a.m. Thursday, June 29, Get Crafty (for ages seven and up), create a fun craft project, call (803) 469-8110 to register; and 10-11 a.m. Friday, June 30, free musical performance "String Celebration," musical duo offering an educational and entertaining performance. Programs at the South Sumter Library, 337 Manning Ave., are as follows: 10-11 a.m. Thursday, June 15, Get Moving - free hip-hop workshop (for ages seven and up), no dance experience necessary; 10-11 a.m. Monday, June 19, arts and crafts workshop (for ages seven and up) where children will choose a their own project - make a crochet chain bracelet, create a tinfoil sculpture or practice drawing skills; and 10-11 a.m. Monday, June 26, Storytime and a Craft (for ages three to six), children will listen to stories and sing songs before making a craft to take home, call (803) 773-7273 to register.
The Lincoln High School Preservation Alumni Association will sponsor a dinner/fundraiser from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, June 16, at Lincoln High School cafeteria, Council Street. Cost is $9 per dinner and menu will consist of fried chicken or pork chops, rice with gravy, green beans, dessert, roll and a drink. Dine in or take out. Call James Green at (803) 968-4173.
The VFW and VFW 10813 Auxiliary will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 20, at the Post Home, 610 Manning Ave.
The Sumter Branch NAACP will meet at 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 25, at Salem Missionary Baptist Church, 320 W. Fulton St. The public is invited to attend.
The Disabled American Veterans Gamecock Chapter 5 will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 27, at 18 Hardpack Road (off of Peach Orchard Road / S.C. 441).