Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, Community Datebook announcements for the Saturday-Monday editions, Nov. 24-26, are due by noon Friday, Nov. 23.

Today's events

Concerned Citizens of Whittaker Heights Community: 6 p.m., Whittaker Elementary School.

Cooperative Church Ministries of Orangeburg will be closed Wednesday, November 21 through Monday, November 26. It will reopen November 26 at 9:30 a.m.

Community dinners planned

  • A Community Thanksgiving Day Dinner will be free for all from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 22, at Denmark-Olar High School, in Denmark, and at St. Phillips Apostolic Church, in Olar. There will be turkey and dressing with all the trimmings. For more information, call 803-793-3690.
  • A Community Thanksgiving Dinner will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 22, at the First Baptist Church of North Fellowship Hall, 405 Stafford Ave., North.

O-WHS Class of 1978 to reunite

The Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School Class of 1978 will hold its 40th reunion Nov. 23-24. There will be a drop-in from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23, at 1361 Russell Street; and a banquet and dance will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, at The Premiere, 1235 Five Chop Road. For more information or to RSVP, call 276-732-3988 or email OWBruins78@groups.facebook.com.

Bamberg commissioners set to meet

A meeting of the Commissioners of the Bamberg Board of Public Works will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, at the Bamberg City Hall.

'Messiah' to be staged Nov. 27

Claflin's University Concert Choir and members of the Orangeburg community will present George Friedrich Handel's "Messiah" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27at Stevenson Auditorium in Downtown Orangeburg. The Downtown Orangeburg Revitalization Association event is free but tickets are required for entry. Tickets can be picked up at the City Hall administration office, at the Orangeburg County Chamber of Commerce, at Claflin University or at Century 21 The Moore Group office.

'Winter Wonderland' Nov. 30

The Orangeburg Parks and Recreation will present a "Winter Wonderland" at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at Centennial Park in the Edisto Memorial Gardens. The movie "The Santa Clause" will be shown on a Jumbotron and hot chocolate will be served. For more information, call 803-533-6020.

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