Upstate Headlines: Trying New Things This Spring

Upstate Headlines: Trying New Things This Spring

Upstate-Headlines-bannerA collection of the top Upstate headlines for the week of April 4th, 2018

“If you never did you should. These things are fun, and fun is good.” – Dr. Seuss 

Spring represents newness. From budding flowers to sprouting seeds, it is a season of new beginnings. The Upstate has many opportunities for you to find a new beginning. Whether you want to try a new skill, pick up a hobby, or try an exciting dish, now is the time to branch out! We hope this week’s Upstate Headlines will inspire you to make a list of new things you’d like to try this Spring.

A New Chinese School Comes to Greenville

East Link Academy, a Chinese Language Immersion School in Greenville County is part of the SC Public Charter School District – meaning, it’s open to any student. From 4k to 8th grade, the students spend at least half of the day practicing their subjects in the Chinese language.

Greenville’s First Annual Fashion Week

Greenville’s premier fashion week is coming April 19-21. Guests will enjoy two nights of runway shows and opportunities to participate in surrounding events. The fashion week initiative was started to embrace the culture of fashion and showcase both national and local designers.

Upstate’s First Vegan Food Truck Hits the Streets

We Got the Beets is officially making its way to a street near you. This Simpsonville based food truck puts a spin on traditional dishes by making sure all the ingredients are 100% vegan. Not familiar with vegan food? Don’t let the plan based options scare you away – you may not even notice the difference!

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Offers Senior Adult Classes

With an emphasis on learning, health, personal connection, and creativity, OLLI offers senior adults a community in the Upstate where learning never retires. This Furman-based program promotes engagement and enrichment – providing something for everyone.

Did You Know?

Spartanburg’s Music on Main & Jazz on the Square are Back!

TR Ice Cream Shop, Pink Mama’s, Plans a Greenville Location