Connecting Our Community
The Fort Lawn Community Center offers opportunities for personal enrichment and community connection. Come to learn, get healthy, and have fun!
SENIOR MEAL PROGRAM
For information on the Senior Meal Program, please visit the Senior Opportunities page.
Fort Lawn Community Center provides rental spaces for the public for events, including our 800 plus square foot auditorium, and the combined kitchen and social/dining area. More information is available on our Rentals page.
Join in the fun and excitement of Bingo the first Friday evening of each month! The next scheduled game is May 3. Doors open at 5 p.m. and games begin promptly at 6. Bingo will move into the auditorium for the evening and a $100.00 Visa card and ten $10.00 gift cards will be added to the list of prizes for the evening! The $10.00 per person cost includes 18 games throughout the evening with three opportunities to win each game. Refreshments will be available for sale for your enjoyment. Come on out and join the FUN and win some great prizes and gift cards! Please call 803-872-4491 for more information.
FLCC FARMER’S MARKET
The FLCC Farmer’s Market is now open and will operate each Wednesday and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 1 p.m. each day. Farmers/Vendors/Artisans from Chester, Lancaster, York, or Fairfield counties are invited to participate and must register with the market by submitting an application to Fort Lawn Community Center. Vendors may offer agricultural products, such as livestock, produce, and plants that they have produced or grown themselves in participating counties.
Job Readiness Workshops
SC WORKS will offer a series of Job Readiness sessions at FLCC . Individuals who successfully complete these sessions will earn a VIP Pass to enter the Catawba Regional Job Fair Thursday, May 23, 2013 thirty minutes earlier than other job seekers. Schedule as follows: May 3, 9AM-1PM, May 7, 9AM-1PM, May 9, 12-4PM, May 17, 9AM-1PM. Individuals must register to attend. Contact Tonya Graham at
803-385-1008 or email@example.com.
FLCC CHILDREN’S SUMMER SENSATIONS DAY CAMP
Plans are underway to create a Summer Sensations Day Camp for children ages 6-14 beginning Monday, June 10 and continuing through Friday, August 19 with the exception of the week of July 1. Childcare will be available from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. each day with camp activities scheduled from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Activities will include but are not limited to music, visual arts, crafts, and 4-H Rocketry and Robotics mini-camps. Fees will be determined by the planned weekly calendar of events. For a registration form, contact the Center or click here. (.docx)
HULA HOOP FITNESS
Come join the fun on Monday and Thursday evenings with Hula Hoop Fitness from 5:30 until 6:30 p.m. The high-energy class is taught by Robin Zavada and will be available for those 10 and older. FLCC hopes to create a Hula Hoop Team with class participants to perform at local events in the near future. Please call the Center at
803-872-4491 for more information. Flyers are available here.
SC DNR YOUTH CLASSES
SC Department of Natural Resources will host an Archery class Wednesday, June 12 at the Center with Scott Stephens serving as instructor. The class begins at 10 a.m. and is open to children ages 10 and over, and is limited to the first 14 persons to register. All materials are provided and there is no charge to attend the class.
Call 803-872-4491 or click here for a registration form. (.pdf) to register.
NOTE: Parents will be required to complete a liability waiver before class.
SC Department of Natural Resources will host an Skeet Shooting class Monday, June 17 at the Center with Scott Stephens serving as instructor. The class begins at 10 a.m. and is open to children ages 12 and over, and is limited to the first 15 persons to register. All materials are provided and there is no charge to attend the class. Parents will be required to complete a liability waiver before class. For a registration form (.docx) click here or contact the Center at (803) 872-4630.
* A waiting list will be available for both classes for additional classes to be scheduled later in the summer.
BASIC KNITTING CLASS
Basic Knitting, taught by Cherie Hulse continues each Tuesday at the Center from 12 until 2 p.m. Participants will complete at least one project during the sessions. Project choices include a simple scarf and/or dish towel. Patterns will be provided for each project. Instruction includes lessons in basic knitting styles, purling, casting on, and binding off. Students should purchase and bring to first class: one pair size 7 or 8 knitting needles and 1 ball Peaches n Cream or Sugar n Cream cotton yarn. Cost for the class is $10.00 per session.
BASKET WEAVING CLASS
Design, create, and weave a reed basket with Carol Leedy in this fun, hands on beginner’s basket weaving class Saturday, May 4 at 1 p.m. until project is completed. Cost for the class is $20.00 per student and includes all materials to create the basket with a selection of color accents from which to choose.
Are you ready to party yourself into shape? Join licensed instructor Jenny Bright at the NEW Zumba class at FLCC! Zumba is an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie burning dance fitness-party that is moving millions of people toward joy and health. Zumba is easy to do, effective, and very exhilarating. All that is required is for you to come to class and have a great time! Remember to bring a water bottle! Classes begin May 28 and continue Tuesday and Thursday each week from 5:30 until 6:30 p.m. Saturday classes meet from 9 until 10 a.m. Classes are $5.00 per session per person.
MICROSOFT EXCEL CLASSES
Rosie Goins, certified Microsoft Office Specialist, will host a new series of EXCEL classes in the Lutz Foundation Computer Lab at FLCC beginning Tuesday, May 7. Cost is $30.00 per class and pre-registration is required. A minimum of four students will be necessary to conduct the class. Schedule as follows:
Basic EXCEL- Tuesday, May 7 and Thursday, May 9, 6-8 p.m., four hours instruction.
Intermediate EXCEL- Tuesday, May 14, 6-8 p.m., two hours instruction.
Advanced EXCEL- Thursday, May 16, 6-8 p.m., two hours instruction.
Plans are underway as well to begin class instruction in Microsoft ACCESS in the next several months. If you are interested in attending these sessions, please call the Center at (803) 872-4491 with contact information and you will be notified with future class dates.
* A free computer class for seniors is offered on Wednesdays from 10am until 11am and 1 PM until 2 PM in FLCC’s Lutz Foundation Computer Lab. The class covers basic computer and internet skills. For more information call the Center at (803) 872-4491.