Immigration: What is Our Policy? A Lunch & Learn Lecture

    Ogletree Deakins Meeting Room 300 N Main St, Greenville, SC, United States

    World Affairs Council Upstate presents the 4th in its 7 part series of lunch and learn lectures on global hot topics. Issues surrounding immigration are in the news everyday. To build a wall, or not to build a wall. The separation of children from their families at the border. In this discussion, we will look […]

    $10 – $15

    Friday Starry Nights

    Roper Mountain Science Center 402 Roper Mountain Road, Greenville

    Join Roper Mountain for a night under the stars in the Hooper Planetarium with a 360° full immersion dome, 4K projection, state-of-the-art lighting, dynamic 5.1 surround sound and more!  Shows change every few weeks, so check RoperMountain.org for the latest information on programs and times. Current Offerings: 6 p.m.: The Cowboy Astronomer - a skillfully woven tapestry […]

    Music Instrument History at The Sigal Presents: The Age of Invention Lecture

    Sigal Music Museum 516 Buncombe St, Greenville, SC 29601, USA, Greenville, SC, United States

    Join us for a lecture by Christopher Belluscio who is a leading expert on historical trumpets. Mr. Belluscio regularly presents lecture-demonstrations at various museums, notable musical instrument collections, academic conferences, and University music departments throughout the United States. The Age of Invention
The period between 1790 and 1850 saw a Pan-European movement to fully chromaticize the […]

    Free

    Understanding Bitcoin and Why Blockchain Technology Will Be as Transformative as the Internet

    Gene Haas Center for Manufacturing Innovation 575 Millenium Boulevard, Greenville

    Join the World Affairs Council Upstate and our co-hosts, the European American Chamber of Commerce-Carolinas and Upstate Alliance as we welcome Sheri Kaiserman.  Sheri is an accomplished finance professional with over 30 years of Wall Street experience.  Over the last several years she has been increasingly focused on early stage investing within the  technology, healthcare and […]

    $15.00 – $20.00

    Community Forum: Understanding Southern Drag Culture

    The Warehouse Theatre 37 Augusta Street, Greenville, SC, United States

    Join us for a night of learning about the history and culture of drag in Greenville. We will be joined by some local Queens, past, and present, who will lead us through conversations and a curated lobby display that will remain for the run of the show. Don’t miss your chance to get a glimpse […]

    Free

    Laurens County Museum Revolutionary War Lecture Series

    Laurens County Museum Witherspoon Building 116 South Public Square, Laurens

    The Laurens County Museum is hosting a year-long Revolutionary War Lecture Series on the third Tuesday of each month until November 17, 2020.  Field trips to actual Revolutionary War sites will be on the Saturday following the lectures. Durant Ashmore, battlefield preservationist and historical consultant, will highlight Revolutionary War battles and activities in Laurens County […]

    Free

    Expedition: A Natural History Around the World at Belton Area Museum Association

    SC, United States

    The newest Belton Area Museum Association exhibit is now open for visitors at the historic Belton train depot. Expedition: A Natural History Adventure Around the World features fossils, gemstones, and minerals from across the globe and animal mounts from three continents. Come face to face with the world's 5th largest lion to come out of […]

    Why It Matters: The Belarus Protests

    Online SC, United States

    An America and the World Conversation  Free, Live and Online on Thursday, October 29 at 12:00 pm  Belarus is in the midst of unprecedented protests and demonstrations after many years of President Lukashenko’s authoritarian rule. How did the situation become so volatile? Will Russia intervene to save Lukashenko? How have women become the sustaining force […]

    Free

    Why It Matters: The Belarus Protests, An America and the World Conversation

    Online SC, United States

    Join our conversation on Thursday, October 29 at 12:00 pm  Belarus is in the midst of unprecedented protests and demonstrations after many years of President Lukashenko’s authoritarian rule. How did the situation become so volatile? Will Russia intervene to save Lukashenko? How have women become the sustaining force behind these protests?   On the eve of […]

    Free

    Filling the Well of our Being: Scientific and Spiritual Insights for Health and Happiness

    Online SC, United States

    After the difficulties presented last year, finding both scientific and spiritual insights for health and happiness couldn't come at a better time. Join the International Women's Group in welcoming Dr. Shamini Jain of CHI (Consciousness and Healing Initiative) as she shares her expertise and helps us to learn and grow together. Dr. Shamini Jain is […]

    Free

    ASAP’s 2021 Virtual Business of Farming Conference

    Online SC, United States

    ASAP’s annual Business of Farming Conference, held virtually in 2021, brings together professional and aspiring farmers from across the Southeast to network and share resources to build viable farm businesses. Farmers will learn about marketing, business planning, branding, and management from regional experts and innovative peers. Within the virtual format, attendees will have the opportunity […]

    Losing the Rainforest: Do Brazil’s Policies Threaten Our Future?

    Online SC, United States

    The globally important Amazon Rainforest is being threatened by fires, deforestation and possibly even development under the current Brazilian administration. Does this make Brazil a "climate outlaw" or is there more to the story? The Amazon plays a critical role in the Earth’s climate system as the most important ecosystem in the world. For years […]

    Free

    Global Fluency: Cross Cultural Communication Training to Improve Your Business

    Online SC, United States

    An Online Two Day Workshop, Expert Panel and Networking Reception all at a Great Low Price. Register Now Before Space Runs Out! The World Affairs Council Upstate in partnership with Upstate SC Alliance invite you to a two day online training designed to develop strong and effective cross-cultural business skills. The current global economy calls for […]

    $15.00 – $50.00

    Art School Summer Sessions at Greenville Center for Creative Arts

    Greenville Center for Creative Arts SC, United States

    Explore a variety of art mediums and techniques at GCCA's Art School! Summer courses will run from May 31 to August 13 and can be booked online. Mediums include clay, mixed media, fiber, jewelry, photography, drawing, and painting. There are even classes designed specifically for teens and young children.

    $65 – $395

    Summer Art Camps at Greenville Center for Creative Arts

    Greenville Center for Creative Arts SC, United States

    Weekly art camps at Greenville Center for Creative Arts are designed to let kids ages 5-12 explore their creativity through a range of materials and concepts. Each week will feature a different artistic medium and include professional guest artists who demonstrate technique and discuss what makes their work unique. Find a new creative adventure each […]

    $205

    Art Exhibition: Reflections on a Southern Summer

    TJC Gallery 154 West Main Street, Spartanburg, SC

    Opening June 9 at Spartanburg’s TJC Gallery, the exhibition Reflections on a Southern Summer honors the abiding allure that the South holds as both a destination and a homeplace. During the languid, gauzy days of summer in the South, leisure is a time-honored tradition – and an art in and of itself. When the heat […]

    Free

    Summer Reading Kick-Off

    anderson Main Library 300 N. McDuffie St, Anderson, SC, United States

    Get ready for Summer Reading with this drop-in festival for all ages at the Anderson Main Library! The Anderson County Library's Summer Reading Kick-Off is happening Saturday, June 12 from 10am-1pm. Find family games such as the Octo-toss and putt-putt or crafts such as making an animal mask at stations around the Children's area and […]

    Free

    “Laurens County Heroes, Villains, and Heroines” – Laurens County Museum Revolutionary War Series

    Laurens County Museum Witherspoon Building 116 South Public Square, Laurens

    “Laurens County Heroes, Villains, and Heroines” First Lecture in The Revolutionary War in the South Carolina Backcountry yearlong series by Battlefield Preservationist and Historian Durant Ashmore The Revolutionary War in Laurens County was truly the crucible that forged our nation.  This lecture will be a discussion of the civil war that raged in Laurens County with […]

    “Shots Fired in the Backcountry”, Revolutionary War Lecture Series,

    Laurens County Museum Witherspoon Building 116 South Public Square, Laurens

    “Shots Fired in the Backcountry” Tuesday, September 7, 2021, 7:00 PM, Laurens County Museum Witherspoon Building, 116 South Public Square, Laurens, SC, 29360 Durant Ashmore, Historian and Battlefield Preservationist, will set the stage for the first armed conflict in the Revolutionary War south of Lexington and Concord which occurred in the SC Backcountry.  The discussion […]

    Donations Suggested

    “The No Rights Zone”: Violence Against Muslims in China

    Kroc Center Greenville 424 Westfield St., Greenville, SC, United States

    “The No Rights Zone”: Violence Against Muslims in China Edit Sep 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Join the World Affairs Council Upstate for the first in our 2021-2022 series, Beyond the Headlines: Critical issues Impacting Our World The Chinese government has forced more than a million Muslims into internment camps, where they face […]

    $3 – $13.50

    Rising Discontent in Russia: Is Vladimir Putin’s Regime Vulnerable?

    Zoom SC, United States

    Join the World Affairs Council Upstate for the 2nd in our monthly series, Beyond the Headlines: Critical Issues Impacting our World. Over the last 20 years, Vladimir Putin has used various methods to consolidate an authoritarian regime in Russia. Despite media coverage of opposition movements and opposition leader Alexei Navalny, Putin’s regime remains stable. This […]

    Learn-Speak-Connect with Foreign Language Classes at Upstate International

    Online SC, United States

    Registration is now open for our Winter Semester. Fulfill that New Year's resolution and learn a new language or brush up on one that you used to speak. Either way, you will be exercising your mind, broadening your horizons, meeting new people, and creating new opportunities. Classes begin the week of January 3rd and will […]

    $90 – $265

    Upstate Crime Analysis Center Grand Opening

    USC Upstate Greenville 225 S. Pleasantburg Dr., Greenville, SC, United States

    Join us for the Grand Opening celebration of USC Upstate's Upstate Crime Analysis Center (UCAC). The UCAC will serve both law enforcement and the public as we strive together to collect and understand social and crime data, prevent crime and enhance safety in the Upstate, and further evidence-based policing. The celebration is scheduled for 10:00 am […]

    JUST SAY SOMETHING KICKS OFF OCTOBER WITH THE 6TH ANNUAL RED RIBBON 5K RUN!

    Sugar Creek Clubhouse #3 119 Stonecrest Road, GREER, SC, United States

    Just Say Something will host the 6th annual Red Ribbon 5K at Sugar Creek on Sunday, October 9, 2022. Registration begins at 3:00PM. There will be an adult race at 4:00PM & a Kids’ Fun Run at 5:00PM. A food truck will be onsite and awards will be given to the Overall Top Three Female/Male […]

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