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08/25/2014 6:05 PM

08/25/2014 6:06 PM

>>> ANNIVERSARIES

It still rings true

“I HAVE A DREAM” RALLY: 9 a.m. Thursday at the Richland County Judicial Center, 1701 Main St. In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech – 51 years after the words were spoken, the Richland County Court Appointed Special Advocates will lead a march down Main Street to the State House. The event aims to show support for the futures of Richland County’s youth by remembering Dr. King’s works of advocacy and justice. Gov. Nikki Haley is scheduled to speak in support of CASA’s mission of serving the best interests of abused and neglected children. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m.; child advocates, corporate partners, schools, hospitals, law enforcement and folks in the community are invited to participate. (803) 576-1735; http://rccasa.org

>>> FESTIVALS

End of summer?!?

HOOKED ON CHAPIN LABOR DAY FESTIVAL: Parade begins at 9:30 a.m. Monday. Festival will include a street fair at Beaufort and Clark streets, downtown Chapin; Newberry Car Buffs classic car show, 8:45 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Mount Horeb Lutheran Church parking lot at Beaufort and East Boundary streets – prizes, oldies music, 50/50 drawing; children’s carnival on Clark Street, Chapin Library book sale, Chapin Town Hall, 157 NW Columbia Ave.; talent contest and more. http://chapinsc.com

>>> WORKSHOPS

The devil’s in the details

ANDROID – GETTING STARTED: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 2 at Verizon Wireless Communications, 7007 Two Notch Road. Free workshop on the basics of your new Android device will feature hardware review, email set-up, social network accounts, master device features, customizing your device and more. (803) 865-6300

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