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ART Art,Art,and More Art at Mays Park will offer classes through March. Just the two of us, parent and child for ages 2- 4; Homeschool art for ages 4- 7, 8- 12, and 12 and up; and Afterschool for ages 4- 7, 8- 12, and 12 and up. Contact Steve Hewitt, 545-3100.
Trenholm Road United Methodist Church will hold a book discussion Tuesdays beginning Jan. 8, 6:30 pm. Contact Debbie Fambro, 254-6695.
Shandon Presbyterian Church, 607 Woodrow St., will host the Rev. Dr. Sherron George for lectures Sun., Jan. 27, 7 pm & Mon., Jan. 28, 7 pm. 771-4408.
ENTERTAINMENT The Dance Theater of Columbia
will present Alice in Wonderland
Fri., Jan. 18, 7 pm. 788-7517.
The Richland County Public Library will host local folk singer Fran Sanderson Thurs., Jan 17, 12:30- 1:30 pm. Bring your lunch while you listen. 929-3440.
The Goodall Gallery at Columbia College will hold its second annual S.C. Art Teachers Invitational Exhibition Jan. 18, 5:30- 7 pm. 786-3298.
FAMILY The 27th annual Snowman Run 8K Road Race and Youth Fun Run will be Jan. 19. Kids run at 12:30 pm; adults run at 1:30 pm. Contact Leigh Cheatham, 754-7275, ext. 220.
HEALTH Palmetto Health's Primes Times will be Thurs., Jan. 10, 8:30 am- 3:30 pm at the Cantey Building. 296-5978.
MEETINGS Horrell Hill Family and Community Leaders Club meets the first Thursday of each month at 10:30 am. Contact Alice Williams, 776-7888. The Arrowhead Toastmaster's Clubmeets the first and third Tuesday of every month 7- 8 am at Shoney's, 600 Bush River Road. 781-5248.
The Richland County Republican Partymeets the fourth Monday of every month, 6 pm at the Suggs & Kelly Law Center, 500 Taylor St. Contact Lou Nolan, 254-9543.
Columbia's Parks and Recreation Toastmasters Club meets at noon 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 Downtown Columbia Lions Club meets the first and third Mondays for lunch. Contact Lloyd Pitts, 798-8256.
Toastmasters Club meets every Friday, 7- 8:15 am at Lizard's Thickett, 10170 Two Notch. Contact Caroline Meyer, 782-8844.
MISCELLANEOUS The 27th annual St.Andrews Woman's Club Bridal Showcase will be Jan. 13, noon- 5 pm at the Cantey Building. 781-1770.
WOW '08, a New Year's Eve Celebration, will be at Finlay Park. Admission is free, but rides cost $10. Contact Judy Stringer, 343-8702.
The S.C.Chapter of the Sierra Club will host a wine tasting and silent auction fundraiser Fri., Feb. 29, 6:30- 10 pm at the Ensor Keenan House. 736-2977.
Columbia Jewish Day School will hold its annual Auction Fundraiser Jan. 19, 7 pm. 782-1831.
River of Words, a nonprofit that encourages participation in an international poetry and art contest, is accepting applications for this year's contest. Students in grades K- 12 are eligible, and the deadline is Feb. 15. 771-2477 or www.riverofwords.org.
MUSEUM The Columbia Museum of Art
will present Excavating Egypt:
Great Discoveries from the
Petrie Museum of Egyption
ArchaeologyJan. 27- June 8. 799-2810.
MUSIC Columbia Harmonizers male chorus/ensemble meets Thursdays at 7:30 pm at Shandon United Methodist Church, 3407 Devine St. 798-1538.
Sarah Hatsuko Hicks will conduct the S.C. Philharmonic Jan. 19, 7 pm at the Koger Center. 771-7937.
REUNIONS The 1958 and '59 Columbia High Classes will host a reunion Jan. 19 at The Hall at Congaree Promenade, 320 Senate St. Class of '58 contact Jane, 738-1513 and Class of '59 contact Pat, 772-2218.
TRAINING/EDUCATION The aspiring creative writers workshop will be Jan. 19, 10 am- 2 pm at the Denny Terrace Community Center. Contact Tara McDaniel, 754-6720.
VOLUNTEERS The Friends of the Richland County Public Library needs individuals and businesses to sponsor a basket or donate items for the 15th annual Silent and Live Auction Sat., Feb. 16, 7 pm. 929-3440.