2019-01-18 / Events

Events

•ART

701 Center for Contemporary Art is accepting proposals for its Youth Summer Art Workshops 2019. Have a cool art workshop idea you want to teach? Let CCA know. CCA will offer five weeks of summer camp sessions designed for ages six–17. Sessions are one week, Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Session 1—June 24–28; Session 2— July 8–12; Session 3—July 15–19; Session 4—July 22–26; Session 5— July 29–August 2. Deadline to submit proposals is January 31, 2019. director@701cca.org or 803-319-9949.

One Columbia for Arts and History has announced the launch of an updated and improved directory of public art cataloging sculptures, murals, and monuments found around the Midlands. The directory can be reached by visiting publicart.onecolumbiasc.com.

•AUDITIONS

Metropolitan Opera Company of New York will hold auditions in Columbia Saturday, January 26, 10 a.m., Wright-Spears Center for the Arts at Columbia College. 803-787-0287.

•BLOOD DRIVE

Spring Valley Rotary Club has scheduled a Red Cross blood drive Tuesday, January 22, 1–6 p.m., Spring Valley Presbyterian Church, 125 Sparkleberry Lane in Northeast Columbia. 803-873-0254 or www.redcrossblood.org.

•CHURCH/CHARITY

Chappelle Memorial A. M. E. Church will hold its annual Martin Luther King Day Program Monday, January 21,10:30 a.m., 1101 Pine Street.

Stedfast Christian Center’s Community Feeding Saturday, January 26, 12–2 p.m., 5200 Fairfield Road. 803-786-9129.

•CITY/GOVERNMENT

City of Columbia’s 31st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration will be held Monday, January 21, 2019, 4 p.m. Martin Luther King, Jr. Park and Community Center, 2300 Greene Street. 803-545-3100 or www.columbiasc.net.

City of Columbia offices will be closed Monday, January 21 in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Emergency police, fire and rescue services may be reached by calling 9-1-1.

Richland County Conservation Commission is accepting applications for its Historic Preservation and Community Conservation grants. Deadline for submission for both grants is Monday, February 4. Historic preservation grant projects underway this year include—replacing the roof of Morgan Hall at Benedict College, oral histories of former students and teachers at Pine Grove Rosenwald School, National Historic District nomination for Five Points, wall stabilization of the JA Byrd Mercantile Store in Eastover, and exhibit fabrication for the Olympia-Granby Mill Village Museum. Community Conservation grant projects this year include—stream restoration design plans for Gills Creek at Crowson Road, Kinsler Creek walkway enhancements, and native plantings at Owens Field Park. Stone- Collum.Nancy@richlandcountysc.gov or 576-2083.

The City of Columbia Solid Waste Division will have an adjustable schedule for all recycling, garbage, and yard waste pickup during the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Monday, January 21—Monday, January 21 there will be no recycling, garbage, and yard waste collection; Tuesday, January 22 all scheduled collections for Monday will be collected; Wednesday, January 23 all scheduled collections for Tuesday will be collected; Thursday, January 24 and Friday, January 25 all recycling, garbage, and yard waste pickup will resume to regular schedule. 803-545-3800.

•DANCE

Greenview Park will host a praise dance showcase Saturday, January 26, 2–5 p.m., 6700 David Street. 803-754-5223.

Zumba® Instructors from across the city are uniting again to celebrate Martin Luther King Day with the fifth Annual “Dancing the Dream” free Zumba® class, 10 a.m.-Noon, Monday, January 21, Jewish Community Center, 306 Flora Drive. 803-318-1598.

•FASHION

Devine In Bloom, a fashion event presented by the Devine Street Association, will be held April 11, 6–7 p.m., Riverside Community Church, 2925 Devine Street. 803-608-6161.

•FOOD

Historic Columbia and the History Center at the University of South Carolina will host “King Solomon’s Table with Joan Nathan” Sunday, February 3, 2–3:30 p.m., Beth Shalom Synagogue, 5827 N. Trenholm Road. historiccolumbia.org.

•GARDEN

Spring 2019 Lexington County Library presentations by Lexington County Master Gardener Volunteers— Saturday, February 2, 10 a.m., Succulents, Pelion Branch, 206 Pine Street, Pelion; Monday, February 4, 11 a.m., Butterfly Gardening, Gaston Branch, 214 S Main Street, Gaston; Wednesday, February 20, 1 p.m., Healthy Garden Soil, Irmo Branch, 6251 St Andrews Road; Monday, February 25, 6 p.m., Healthy Garden Soil, Batesburg- Leesville Branch, 203 Armory Street, Batesburg; Tuesday, February 26, 1 p.m., Gardening for Birds, Cayce-West Columbia Branch, 1500 Augusta Road, West Columbia; Monday, March 18, 1 p.m., Deer Resistant Gardening, Swansea Branch, 199 N. Lawrence Avenue, Swansea; Monday, March 18, 1 p.m., Shade Gardening, Lexington Main Branch, 5440 Augusta Road, Lexington; Thursday, March 21, 1 p.m, Heat & Drought Resistant Plants, Gaston Branch, 214 S. Main Street, Gaston; Monday, April 1, 6 p.m., Hummingbird Gardens, Chapin Branch, 129 NW Columbia Avenue, Chapin; Monday, April 15, 6 p.m., Hummingbird Gardens, Lexington Main Branch, 5440 Augusta Road, Lexington; Tuesday, April 23, 1 p.m., Heat & Drought Resistant Plants, Cayce-West Columbia Branch, 1500 Augusta Road, West Columbia; Wednesday, May 1, 11 a.m., Hummingbird Gardens, Chapin Branch, 129 NW Columbia Avenue, Chapin; Saturday, May 4, 10 a.m., Hummingbird Gardens, Pelion Branch, 206 Pine Street, Pelion; Wednesday, May 22, 1 p.m., Native Plants, Irmo Branch, 6251 St. Andrews Road.

•HEALTH

Charles R. Drew Wellness Center Community Health Fair will be held Wednesday, January 30, 11 a.m.–2 p.m., 2101 Walker Solomon Way. Deadline to register as an exhibitor is Friday, January 4. 803-545-3200.

•MEETINGS

Columbia Luncheon Club hosted by the Greater Columbia Community Relations Council, meets the first Friday of each month, 12–1:15 p.m., Columbia Chamber, 930 Richland Street. 803-733-1134.

Epilepsy: Beyond the Diagnosis 2 will be held Saturday, January 26, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m., Lecture Hall, 2 Medical Park Road. www.scepilepsy.org.

•MUSEUM

The South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum has added a rare LeMat Revolver to its collection. It can be viewed at 301 Gervais Street, sharing the building with the State Museum. crr.sc.gov.

•MUSIC

Lexington County Choral Society’s 23rd Consecutive Season will include Celebrate Music Friday, January 18; Mardi Gras and More Friday, March 1, 2019; and Celebrate Love Friday, May 10, 2019. These evening concerts will take place at 7:30 p.m., Saxe Gotha Presbyterian Church, 5503 Sunset Boulevard, Lexington. www.saxegotha.org.

Columbia Baroque will present a Concert Series: Splendors of the Baroque Friday, January 25, 7:30 p.m., USC School of Music Recital Hall, 813 Assembly Street. www.ColumbiaBaroque.org.

Dixieland Jazz Concert presented by The Carolina Jazz Society will be held Sunday, February 3, 2:30–5 p.m., Lourie Center, 1650 Park Circle. www.carolinajazzsociety.com or 803-432-1504.

•SCHOOL

“Get Psyched with MTC (Midlands Technical College) 2019” Conference will be held February 1–13, 8 a.m.–6 p.m., MTC Airport Campus, 1260 Lexington Dr., West Columbia. www.midlandstech.edu/getpsyched.

•SPORTS/FITNESS

United Way of the Midlands’ Small Business Alliance (SBA) will host its inaugural Driving Down Main Topgolf Swing Suite Tournament at The Venue on Main February 11, 9 a.m., Pebble Beach Golf Links. www.uway.org.

The Great Amazing Race returns to Sesquicentennial Park Sunday, January 27, 2 p.m. www.greatamazingrace.com.

•SUPPORT GROUPS

Narconon can help with overcoming addiction in families. 1-800-431-1754.

•THEATRE

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night- Time will come to life at Trustus Theatre Friday, January 18 and will run through Saturday, February 9. Shows will run Thursday through Sunday. Tickets may be purchased at www.trustus.org, or by calling the Trustus Box Office at 803-254-9732.

The Arts at Shandon will present All in the Timing Friday, January 25, 7–9 p.m.; Saturday, January 26, 7–9 p.m.; and Sunday, January 27, 4–6 p.m., Shandon Presbyterian Church, 607 Woodrow Street. 803-771-4408.

•WORKSHOPS

Columbia Art Center will hold Crochet Basics one day workshop Wednesday, January 23, 6–8 p.m., 1227 Taylor Street, Suite C. 803-545-3093.

Columbia Art Center will hold Plarn Crocheting one day workshop Tuesday, January 15, Wednesday, February 6, or Wednesday, March 20, 6:30–8:30 p.m., 1227 Taylor Street, Suite C. 803-545-3093.

Through the Eyes of Children Adventures in Watercolor Four-Day Workshop (for children ages seven–12) will be held February 2, 9, 16, and 23; ages seven–nine, 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.; ages 10–12, 1:30–3 p.m. Columbia Art Center, 1227 Taylor Street, Suite C. 803-545-3093.

Lippan Painting Workshop will be held Wednesday, February 20, 6–8 p.m., Columbia Art Center, 1227 Taylor Street, Suite C. 803-545-3093.

Dutch Folding for Valentine’s Day Workshop will be held Saturday, February 2, 10 a.m.–noon, Columbia Art Center, 1227 Taylor Street, Suite C. 803-545-3093.

Getting the Most Out of Your DSLR Camera Workshop will be held Saturday, February 9, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., Columbia Art Center, 1227 Taylor Street, Suite C. 803-545-3093.

Creating Rope Bowls Workshop will be held Saturday, February 16, 10 a.m.–1 p.m., Columbia Art Center, 1227 Taylor Street, Suite C. 803-545-3093.

Midlands Technical College (MTC) will host “Get Psyched with MTC 2019” February 1-13, on the Airport Campus, 1260 Lexington Drive, West Columbia, weekdays 8 a.m.–6 p.m. and Saturdays 8 a.m.–2 p.m. www.midlandstech.edu/getpsyched.

Jewish approach to criminal justice, along with CLE credits, will be held beginning in February at Chabad of South Carolina, 2509 Decker Boulevard.rabbilevi@chabadofs.com or 803-237-7330.

South Carolina Archives and History Foundation Spring Speaker Series—Tuesday, January 22 Speaker: Thomas L. Johnson, A True Likeness: The Black South of Richard Samuel Roberts 1920-1936; Tuesday, February 12, Speaker: David Brinkman “Finding Granby;” Tuesday, March 12, Speaker: Dr. Nic Butler, Drumming up the Militia: The Legacy of Early Martial Music in Barbados and South Carolina; Tuesday, April 9, Speaker: William S. “Bill” Davies Jr., The Lost Hundred Years in the History of South Carolina—The Story of Santa Elena, SC Archives and History Center, 8301 Parklane Road, registration opens at 6 p.m. scarchivesandhistoryfoundation.org.

Dr. John Maxwell will return to Columbia International University March 5 for his second Leadership Forum in the Midlands of South Carolina. Maxwell will be sharing from his new book Leadershift: 11 Essential Changes Every Leader Must Embrace. The afternoon training session will be held 2–4 p.m. CIU.edu/Maxwell.

Upcoming Engage Richland events will include— Thursday, February 21, Making Government Work for You, 6–7:30 p.m., Decker Center/Sheriff’s Annex, 2500 Decker Boulevard; Thursday, March 7, Tour of the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center, 6:30–8 p.m., 201 John Mark Dial Drive; Thursday, March 14, From Child Safety to Criminal Investigations: The Many Roles of Your Coroner’s Office, 6–8 p.m., Richland County Coroner’s Office, 6300 Shakespeare Road; Thursday, April 11, History and Hangars: Jim Hamilton-L.B. Owens Airport, 6–7:30 p.m., Jim Hamilton-L.B. Owens Airport, 1400 Jim Hamilton Boulevard; Saturday, April 13, Exploring Your Earth Day, 11 a.m.–1 p.m., Pinewood Lake Park, 1151 Old Garners Ferry Road, Hopkins; Tuesday, April 30, Emergency Ready: Severe Weather Awareness, 6–8 p.m., Emergency Services Department, 1410 Laurens Street; Thursday, May 9, Getting to Know Your Budget, 6–7:30 p.m., Richland County Council Chambers, 2020 Hampton Street; Thursday, September 19, From Child Safety to Criminal Investigations: The Many Roles of Your Coroner’s Office, 6–8 p.m., Richland County Coroner’s Office, 6300 Shakespeare Road; Thursday, October 10, History and Hangars: Jim Hamilton-L.B. Owens Airport, 6–7:30 p.m., Jim Hamilton-L.B. Owens Airport, 1400 Jim Hamilton Boulevard. pio@richlandcountysc.gov, 803-576-2050, or richlandcountysc.gov.

Columbia Art Center’s Worlds of Creativity—African American Art will be held Thursday February 7, 6–8 p.m., Columbia Art Center, 1227-C Taylor Street. 803-545-3093 or www.columbiasc.net/parks-recreation.

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