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Local Organizations

This is a directory of Upstate area clubs and organizations compiled by library staff based on information provided to us by the organizations themselves. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this information. Please send any corrections or additions via email to bmclean@greenvillelibrary.org or by calling (864) 527-9241.


Creation Study Group


The Creation Study Group of Greenville is a nonprofit educational, scientific, and religious organization of conservative Christians voluntarily banded together to develop and disseminate information on the implications of the Biblical creation model of origins.

Greenville Kennel Club


The purpose of the Greenville Kennel Club is to do all in its power to protect and advance the interests of all breeds of purebred dogs; to encourage sportsmanlike competition at dog shows and obedience trials; and to conduct sanctioned matches, dog shows, and obedience trials under the rules of the American Kennel Club.

Harvest Moon Folk Society


Harvest Moon Folk Society is a community of musicians, dancers, and dance callers whose mission is to promote, sponsor, and encourage participation in folk and traditional dance for people in and around upstate SC. The group holds several public contra dances each month at River Falls Lodge in northern Greenville County, SC as well as a monthly CityDance at various locations in the city of Greenville, SC. Check the website for more information. Also, check the hotline for dance cancellations due to inclement weather which will be recorded by 2:00 pm the day of the dance.

International Brotherhood of Magicians - Ring 63


The group promotes fellowship in, and the betterment of, the Performing Art of Magic in Greenville and the surrounding areas. Members can be anyone having a true interest in the art of magic including professional performers, hobbyists, collectors of magic, and historians. Meetings are the 1st Thursday of each month. Occasional exceptions are made for holidays, etc. Sufficient notice will be given of meeting date changes

North Greenville Baptist Association


The organization is an association of 45 Southern Baptist Churches providing resources, training, and support for the churches. The group leads and organizes ministry projects and prayer events in the community.

Piedmont Area Mensa


Piedmont Area Mensa is a local chapter of American Mensa Ltd., centered in Greenville and serving the Upstate. Mensa is an international society for which the sole requirement for membership is a score of 98th percentile on any of a number of standard IQ tests. Anyone seeking more information or interested in joining is invited to contact the group.

Simpsonville Pioneers Square Dance Club

The club offers modern Western Square dancing on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of every month. Dancing is at mainstream and Announced Plus levels. Casual attire is acceptable. The dance is held at the Simpsonville City Park community building at 8:00 pm.

Society for Creative Anachronism – Canton of Falcon Cree


The SCA is a nonprofit, educational, re-creational international organization founded in 1966. Its purpose is to study, enjoy, and promote a better understanding of the Middle Ages and Renaissance (AD 600 to AD 1600). The Society welcomes anyone (as members or visitors) who is interested in romanticism, history, or culture.

Upstate Investment Club

The Upstate Investment Club is an educational club that teaches how to invest in stocks. Visitors are always welcome. The group meets the 1st Wednesday of each month at the Ramsey Family Library on Augusta Road at 7:00 pm.

Upstate SC Secular Humanists


The Upstate SC Secular Humanists is a membership organization dedicated to building a socially nurturing and intellectually stimulating humanist community. The group meets twice monthly for food and conversation. Contact for more information.