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Last updated 4/3/2019 at 2:38pm

Are You Ready To Listen To Music Again?

Our first day of the season will be Friday, May 3. We hope to see everyone there for dinner at 6 p.m. and music starting at 7 p.m. We already have the bands set up for the month of May, so put them on your calendar and plan to join us each Friday night. If you want to volunteer, send an email to [email protected] or call 966-4026. Bands for May: May 3, New Dixie Storm; May 10, Mac Anderson and Family; May 17, Nick Chandler and Delivered; May 24, Lynn Goldsmith and the Jeter Mountain Gang; and May 31, Byrds and Crowe.

Easter Egg Hunt

If you wish to donate, we need candy to stuff 2,000 eggs. We are looking for small individually wrapped candies to go in the eggs. Everyone is invited from the Lake Toxaway community to join Oak Grove Baptist Church on Wednesday night, April 10, to stuff the eggs. Bring a favorite dish of food and join the potluck dinner at 6 p.m. This will be followed by activities for the children, while the adults stuff eggs. It is a great time to catch up with your neighbors.

The egg hunt event will be held at noon, Saturday, April 13. Free hot dogs for the children and adult lunches of hamburger or hot dogs for $5. This is a fundraiser for the Oak Grove Children’s Department. The egg hunt will begin at 1 p.m. After the egg hunt we will have organized games with prizes awarded.

Work Day

The Lake Toxaway Community Center pre-season work day will be held on Saturday. Help the Lake Toxaway Community Center to get ready at 9 a.m. for another great season of music and dinner. We need to spiff up the playground, put up new signage, move merchandise from the big building out back to the Bargain Barn, and clean and prepare the kitchen, pantry, drink station, etc., for the season. There will be chores for many talents. Bring your friends and neighbors and all of the family. The Bargain Barn is getting ready for another big season. We are accepting donations for the Bargain Barn but co clothes, TVs or mattresses. Call Susan at 966-4026 or Jan (904) 557-1898 to make arrangements. Time to do some spring cleaning, so bring all those treasures down to the Lake Toxaway Community Center and help us raise money.

News From Quebec Community Center

Keep Lavern Moore in your thoughts after her surgery. Note the person to contact for the Quebec Community Center is Ann Hendrix at 862-4974

Special Military Day

Work continues on the Special Military Day planned at the Lake Toxaway Community Center. Lots of work has taken place on the Special Military Day Celebration at the Community Center planned for later in the summer. Continue to send photos of those killed in the line of active duty to Jan Plemmons. Contact Jan at 966-9288. More information to come on this great event.

Walking Group On Tuesdays

A walking group has started at the Community Center, and the members meet at 4 p.m. on Tuesdays.

Quilting In Lake Toxaway

Do you like to quilt or want to learn, then join the Lake Toxaway Quilt Group. We will have to work on a place if the small building is not ready in time. We hope to begin meeting again on Tuesday mornings again, starting the first of May. The group meets 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesdays. All levels of quilters are invited. Contact us at [email protected]


The library’s bookmobile will visit the following locations on the first Wednesday of every month: Quebec Community Center, 10 a.m. to noon; Lake Toxaway Post Office, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m .; Sapphire Post Office, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. You can pick up or return books at any location. Contact Brenda Ivers at 884-3151, ext. 6, if you are homebound about possible book delivery.

News From Around The Area

The senior lunch program at Quebec Community Center offers a nutritious lunch, fellowship and games from 10 a.m. to noon, Monday to Friday, to anyone in the Toxaway, Quebec and Silversteen communities age 60 or older. Transportation is available. Contact Pam McCall from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at (828) 862-4466. Make your reservation a day ahead. To rent the Quebec Community Center, contact Ann Hendrix at 862-4974. To rent the Silversteen Community Center, contact Dean Anders at 884-6240. Have something to add to the Lake Toxaway Community Center news, contact [email protected] Dinner and music will start again this month. Remember to check out our Facebook page at or go to


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