• Newberry County Humane Society holds its semi-annual picnic at 6 p.m. at the grassy area of Springfield Place in Newberry.
• Woodman Life Chapter 437, 1420 Civitan Road in Newberry, holds a flag retirement ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Flags that need to be retired should be taken by the City Fire Department on Wilson Road or contact Dale Eargle at 803-276-6163.
• The Book Discussion Group of the Friends of the Newberry County Library meet at 4 p.m. at the Hal Kohn Memorial Library to choose books and leaders for the next year.
• Silverstreet Lutheran Church holds a 5K color run at 9 a.m. in support of the Ruth Pugh Foundation at Newberry County Disability and Special Needs. Registration forms are at www.silverstreetlutheranchurch.com. The registration deadline is Sept. 12. Call Lindsay Piersol at 803-940-6328 or April Bryant at 803-944-9118 for more information.
• The Newberry County Humane Society assists the Newberry County Animal Shelter with an Adopt-A-Thon from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Tractor Supply in Newberry.
• Interfaith Community Services meets on the fourth Thursday of January, April, July and October. Call Sarah Smith at 803-321-2155 for more information.
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