Clarendon Sun Briefs: Friday, Aug. 10, 2018


Libraries Rock! concert will be on Aug. 16 at Weldon

MANNING - A Libraries Rock! Free Family Concert will be held from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, at Weldon Auditorium. The concert will feature music by Grammy-award winner and family hip-hop artist Secret Agent 23 Skidoo and is sure to be a fun event for music lovers of all ages! The concert is free for all to attend, and Skidoo will take the stage at 5:30 p.m.

Free frozen pops will be available for children courtesy of Main Street Manning, a department of the City of Manning. Additional food will be available for purchase from Tropical Paradise of Manning and the Weldon Auditorium canteen.

The event will also feature prizes for children, library card registrations and information about upcoming community programs and events. This event is being sponsored by the Harvin Clarendon County Library, the City of Manning and Weldon Auditorium. Additional details can be found at

Back-to-School Bible School

MANNING - New Covenant Presbyterian Church is sponsoring a Back-to-School Bible School from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, Aug. 14-16, at Gibbons Street Park.

Back-2-School Bash

SUMMERTON - Save the Children and the Summerton Literacy Council are teaming up for the Back-2-School Back from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 25, at Clarendon One Community Resource Center, 1154 Fourth St. For more information, contact (803) 485-2043.

Fundraiser for local businessman

MANNING - Porter Jack's on Mill Street in Manning will host a fundraiser for Ben Brewer from 5 to 9 p.m. on Aug. 23, Aug. 30 and Sept. 6. A percentage of the receipts from all meal purchases on those nights will go toward helping Brewer with his medical bills in his fight against multiple myeloma.

Coach Gibson Alumni Game

MANNING - The Coach Premuel Gibson Alumni Scholarship Game will be held on Sept. 29 at Manning High School. The first game will tip off at 1:30 p.m. with the second game beginning at 3 p.m. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students.