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Activities and Programs

Below is a list of the activities and programs planned for members and volunteers of The FriendShip.  Please call the office at 803-602-6434 if you have questions or need more information.   


  • Jan. 5 - Dutch Treat Lunch at Lizard's Thicket
  • Jan. 17 - Quilt Exhibit Tour
  • Jan. 20 - Outing to the Columbia Classical Ballet
  • Jan. 25 - Afternoon Social Hour


  • Feb. 5 - Dutch Treat Lunch at Red Lobster
  • Feb. 8 - "Love The FriendShip" Meeting
  • Feb. 22 - Afternoon Social Hour


  • March 6 - Dutch Treat Lunch at USC's McCutcheon House
  • March 20 - A Spring Tweet with Jim Kelly
  • March 27 - Afternoon Social Hour


  • April 4 - Dutch Treat Lunch at Mr. Bunky's
  • April 13 - Outing to Learn about SC's 118th Regiment in WWI
  • April 23 - Afternoon Social Hour
    • One of our members has invited FriendShip members and volunteers (and their guests) for a social get-together at her home.
    • The event will begin at 2:00 p.m.
    • Please RSVP to 803-602-6434 for location details.


  • May 4 - Dutch Treat Lunch at Applebee's
    • Meet at 11:15 a.m. at St. John's to carpool.
    • Lunch at 11:30 a.m.
    • RSVP by noon on May 2.
  • May 8 - The FriendShip's Annual Meeting
    • All members, volunteers are encouraged to attend! Guests who would like to learn more about The FriendShip are welcome too!
    • Reception from 5:00-6:00 p.m.
    • Meeting from 6:00-7:00 p.m.
    • The special guest speaker will be Dr. Margaret Matthews of the Senior Primary Care Practice.
  • May 16 - Tour of USC's Special Collections Library
    • The tour will include a look at the library's latest exhibit on American novelist John Dos Passos, a viewing of materials donated by one of our very own FriendShip members (including one collection on JFK and another of personal family papers), and more!
    • Meet at 1:00 p.m. at St. John's to carpool.
    • The tour will be from 1:30-3:00 p.m.
    • RSVP by noon on May 10.

* Please note that this webpage was last updated on April 13, 2018.  Check back for updates!