Outdoors ○ The City of Greenville and Trees Upstate have partnered with Duke Energy, Green Infrastructure Center, and the South Carolina Forestry Commission to co-host anArbor Day tree giveawayon Fri., April 30 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Conestee Park. 🌳
Arts ○ Artisphere is looking to fill 200+remaining volunteer positions for the upcoming festival weekend May 7-9. Grab your friends + family, and sign-up for a positionhere.
Development ○ On Monday evening, Greenville City Council rejected an ordinance 4-3 that would have placed a six-month moratorium on the development of commercial and multi-family projects directly adjacent to single family homes. To read more about the resolution adopted in its place, click here. (Greenville News)
Dish ○ This week (Apr. 23-May 2)is the inaugural Black Restaurant Week Carolinas, which aims to spotlight Black-owned restaurants in our state. Registration is free, so put your biz on the map today. (Free Times) ○ Nashville-based Porter Road Butcherships craft meat to doorsteps nationwide. They work with local farmers to humanely pasture-raise animals — with no added hormones or antibiotics. Offering quality brats, steaks, dry-aged hotdogs, Italian sausage + more, Porter Road is also offering our readers $20 off their first order of $99+. Ⓟ
Number ○ 10.7%. South Carolina’s population growth since 2010, according to US Census data released on Monday. This number is actually the state’s slowest growth pace since the 1970 Census, but we’re still the eleventh fastest growing state in the country. (Greenville News)
Health ○ Vaccines prevent many common infectious diseases, so it’s important to stay up to date on them. Kevin Via, MD, shares a breakdown ofrecommended vaccines for adults and who should get them. Ⓟ
Deal ○ In celebration of Mother’s Day, U Beauty is offering aget one, gift one dealnow through May 3for some of their award-winning skincare products.Buy The Duo 50 ml + get The SCULPT 15 ml, or buy The SUPER 50 ml + get the Resurfacing Compound 15 ml. Shop here.Ⓟ
FeaturedJob ○ We’re Hiring.6AM City is hiring a Sales Development Rep to support the sales process by generating qualified leads for the Sales Team. Ⓟ
Shoutout to all of the hard-working moms out there. If you’re looking to treat a mom in your life(or yourself) this Mother’s Day, listen up. We’re partnering with Biltmore Park Town Square to give one lucky mother a mom-umental (and well deserved) treat. 💗
How to enter: Click here to enter on our website via the giveaway form. Enter your email address, name, zip code, check the opt-in box to receive Biltmore Park Town Square updates (optional) + answer the question.
It’s as simple as that. The giveaway will run now through noon on May 6, 2021, and one winner will be chosen at random, contacted + announced in our newsletter on Friday, May 7.
Good luck, GVL. 🎉
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Dish ○ Poke Yama Pop-Up | Wed., Apr. 28 | 5 p.m. | M. Judson Booksellers, 130 S. Main St. | $12.95 | Poke Yama will be popping-up at M. Judson to make dinner plans a little easier. 🍜
Active ○ Landmark Men’s Trail Run| Wed., Apr. 28 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Paris Mountain State Park | Free | Break a sweat with Landmark’s free bi-weekly trail run for men. 👟
PlanAhead ○ Writing Poetry for Beginners | Thurs., April 29 | 8-9:30 p.m. | Virtual | $25 | Learn how to write poetry with mOody bLaCK via Zoom. ✏️ ○ TD Saturday Market | Sat., May 1 | 8 a.m.-12 p.m. | Main Street + McBee Avenue | Free entry | Mark your calendars for opening day of the TD Saturday Market. 🥕 ○ Greenville Triumph Home Opener| Sat., May 1 | 7 p.m. | Triumph Stadium at Legacy Early College | $10+ | The USL League One champions are back for their first home game of the 2021 season. ⚽ ○ Prosper Hall’s Free Celebration and Information Session| Sun.,May 2 | 4-7 p.m. | Greenbrier Farms, 766 Hester Store Rd., Easley | Free, RSVP here | Enjoy free brick oven pizza and outdoor games while learning about the new independent school for girls coming to our city. Ⓟ ○ Characters in Concert| Sat., May 15 + Sun., May 16 | Times vary | SC Children’s Theatre, 153 Augusta St. | $25 | SCCT’s Character Breakfast has been reimagined with on-stage performances from Tigger, Mary Poppins, your favorite princesses, and more. 🎭
Disclaimer: It is up to readers’ discretion to determine whether they feel comfortable participating in any mentioned events based on COVID-19 protocols and precautions. If you have questions, please contact the event’s organizers directly.