A CHARITY YARD SALE will be 7:30 a.m.-noon Saturday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2224 Augusta Road, Lexington. Proceeds will benefit a patient in need of a kidney transplant and a family who lost their home and its contents in a fire.
LOCAL WATERSHED ORGANIZATIONS have banded together to hold a Wine for Water fundraiser, 6-8 p.m. April 22 (Earth Day) at Senate’s End, 300 Senate St. Join the Gills Creek, Rocky Branch and Smith Branch watersheds to celebrate their vision for the streams and rivers they have pledge to preserve. Enjoy food from local restaurants, wines from around the world and great deals at the silent auction. Proceeds will benefit the associations, environmental nonprofits dedicated to restoring the Midlands watersheds through education, grassroots action and public and private partnerships. Tickets are $35; $25 for members; special ticket and membership packages, $40 and are available at http://www.wine4water2014.eventbrite.com or call (803) 727-8326.
THE AMERICAN LEGION RIDERS OF SOUTH CAROLINA will hold their state American Legion Legacy Scholarship Fund benefit run April 26-27. The fundraiser will be based on pledges made for every mile each rider completes as well as donations from local businesses. The run will start in Abbeville in the morning of April 26 and go to Sumter for the first stop. From Sumter the ride will go to Rock Hill. After an overnight stay, the ride will continue to Woodruff and Chapin and then on to Columbia, winding up at the Veterans Memorial Park, Gadsden and Hampton streets, 4 p.m. April 27. The Legacy Scholarship provides scholarships for children who have had a parent die while on active military service since Sept. 11, 2001. All donations are tax deductible, call (803) 360-3830