2006-09-01 / Events



The Lake Murray Symphony Orchestra will hold auditions for all string section players, bassoon, and oboe. Rehearsals will be Tuesday nights in Lexington. Contact Sylvia Howell, 359-4929.


North Trenholm Baptist Church will present Judgment House: The Kelly Humphrey Story Oct. 21-30. Call 787-2133 for reservations.

First Baptist Church , 1306 Hampton St. will offer a free six-week seminar for couples considering marriage, Sundays beginning September 10 at 9:15 am. 343-8585 or www.FirstBaptistColumbia.com.

Earth Fare will host charity events through Sept. Call 434-7275 or www.earthfare.com for dates and times of all events.

A Garage Sale/Silent Auction, benefiting Alzheimer's Association , will be Tues., Sept. 12 from 8 am-6 pm at Atria Forest Lake, 4551 Forest Dr. Contact Anne Abel, 790-9800.

First Presbyterian Church , 1324 Marion St., will host its Wednesdays at Noon lunch service series in Jackson Hall. Lunch begins at 11:45 am followed by a speaker from 12:25-12:50 pm. A hot meal is $5; soup/salad bar is $4. 799-9062, ext. 261.

First Baptist Church , 1306 Hampton St., will host their profit and loss lunch, Wednesdays at 11:45 am beginning Sept. 6. 256-4251 or www.FirstBaptistColumbia.com.


The Columbia Rotary Club will sponsor a blood drive September 6, 7 am-7 pm at the American Red Cross, 2751 Bull St. Schedule your appointment online at www.DonateBloodToday.org.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society will host Light the Night Walk in Columbia Sept. 21 at the Saluda Shoals Park in Columbia. Registration begins at 6 pm; the walk begins at 7 pm. 749-4299 or www.lightthenight.org.

Palmetto Health Heart Hospital will sponsor two free seminars featuring cardiologist Craig McCotter, M.D., Sept. 19 at 2 pm and 6 pm at Palmetto Health Heart Hospital's Cardiac Rehabilitation classroom located adjacent to Palmetto Health Richland in Six Medical Park. 434-6063.

The Jewish Community Center Home of Children's Fitness , 306 Flora Dr., will provide a fun & creative way for children of all ages to learn the basics of fitness and develop a positive self image, Monday and Wednesdays starting Sept. 6 from 6- 7 pm. The program is free for JCC members; $50 per month for non-members. 787-2023.


Horrell Hill Family and Community Leaders Club meets the first Thursday of each month at 10:30 am. Contact Alice Williams, 776-7888, for the next meeting location.

Columbia's Parks and Recreation Toastmasters Club meets at noon on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at The Charles R. Drew Wellness Center, 2102 Walker Solomon Way. Contact Larry S. Thompson, 545-3095.

The Business Association of Columbia meets every Wednesday at the Summit Club for breakfast to share sales leads. Contact Ken Connor, 256-2354.

The Kiwanis Club of Richland meets the first & third Mondays of each month at the Lizard's Thicket on Beltline. Call Ken Connor, 256-2354.

The Trenholm Artists Guild meets the second Monday of every month at 7 pm at the Forest Lake Recreation Center, 6820 Wedgefield Rd. Contact Mary Williams, 356-0381 or www.trenholmartistsguild.org.


USC's McKissick Museum will present the exhibit, Talking with the Turners: Southern Folk Pottery. The exhibit will remain on display through January 6.

777-7251 or www.cas.sc.edu/MCKS/.

EdVenture Children's Museum , 211 Gervais St., will celebrate Labor Day weekend at the World of Work from 9 am-5 pm. EdVenture will also celebrate Grandparent's Day, Sept. 10 from noon-5 pm. 779-3100 or at www.edventure.org.


The Congaree National Park will hold Owl Prowls September 15, 22, 29 at 7:30 pm. Call 776-4396 for reservations.

Columbia Harmonizers male chorus/ensemble meets Thursdays, 7:30 pm at Shandon United Methodist Church, 3407 Devine St. Call Joe Solito,


Trustus Theatre will present God's Man in Texas Sept. 8-Sept. 30. Contact the Box Office at 254-9732; Tues. - Sat., 1-6 pm. www.Trustus.org.

The Combined Choirs of Zion Chapel Baptist Church will perform James Weldon Johnson's God's Trombone , Fri., September 8 at 7 pm at the Richland Northeast High School Auditorium. The cost is $5 for children and $10 for the general public. Contact Carl R. Wells, 777-5850.

The SC Philharmonic and Music Director Nicholas Smith will present a momentous season with a historic opening concert Sept. 8 at 7 pm at Columbia's Koger Center for the Arts. 254.PHIL (7445) or www.SCPhilharmonic.com.

Capital Senior Center , 1650 Park Circle will host a Single's Conversation starting Tuesdays, September 5 from 5:30-6:30pm. 779-1971.


The Center for Learning Foundation will host its Youth Golf Tournament, Adult Hole-In-One Competition, and Silent Auction on Sat., Sept.16, from 9 am-4 pm at The Riverside Golf Center, 1600 Garner Lane. There will be an Awards Banquet and Silent Auction to follow. The cost is $5 for participants' 3-18 years old. Contact Frederick Hogsett, 238-3337.

The Columbia Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association will host its Captain's Choice tournament Mon., Sept. 25 at Woodcreek Farms Golf Course. Registration begins at 11 am and shotgun start is at 1 pm. The cost is $60 per player. 545-3551 or www.columbiapd.com/cpaa.

The 10th Annual Children's Charity Golf Tournament will be Sept. 14 at the Charwood Golf Club, 222 Clubhouse Dr. Registration is $75 per person and begins at 8 am, tee time is at 10 am. A pre-tournament cocktail party will be Sept. 13 from 7 pm-10 pm at Clubhouse on Gervais St. Contact Betty Meadows, 1-800-862-5006, or 772-8002 or www.carolinachildrenshome.org.


The Association of Lutheran Musicians of S.C. will hold a choral workshop September 30 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 2491 Emmanuel Church Rd. in West Columbia. Call Susan, 803-788-6807 or email sloopystur@aol.com.

The SC Women's Business Center and the Midlands Community Development Corporation will host How to start your own Business in S.C. , Wed., Sept. 13 from 9 am-noon at The C.R. Neal Dream Center, 2430 Atlas Rd. A $25 advanced registration fee is required. 461-8900.


Meals on Wheels needs volunteers to pack and deliver meals Monday-Friday during the midmorning hours. Schedules are available to deliver or pack meals weekly, twice a month, as a substitute, or only one time on a day you have free. Contact Gail Byrum,


The Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands needs volunteer advocates to staff a 24-hour crisis line and provide hospital accompaniment. Contact Sarah, 252-8393.

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