2008-03-07 / Events

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ART Palmetto Painters will hold its March meeting March 8, at 10 am at Green Hill Baptist Church. 803-781-2340 or go to www.PalmettoPainters.com/index/html.

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.

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The Trenholm Artists Guild will meet March 10, 7 pm at the Forest Lake Recreation Center. 865-1431. Trenholm Artists Guild's 27th annual competitive art exhibit will be March 11- 22 at HoFP Gallery. 865-1431.

The S.C. State Library's Talking Book Services Librarywill display student art work March 12, 10:30 am- noon. 734-8650.

The City of West Columbia is seeking local visual artists to participate in the 2nd Annual Riverwalk Music Festival April 19. Contact Roxanne Mockabee (803) 920-3735 or r.mockabee@yahoo.com

Arts At Shandon presents Stained Glass Window

TourMarch 15, 10 am. 771-4408 ext. 27

The Fine Arts Booster Club of Brockman Elementary School will hold a silent and live auction April 18, 7 pm. brockmanauction@yahoo.com

McKissick Museumwill present Spring for Art

March 28, 7:30-10 pm. 803-777-7251 or www.cas.sc.edu/MCKS/

BOOKS First Citizens'Econ Book Club will meet March 11, 5:30- 7 pm at the Breed Leadership Center, Columbia College. To RSVP email hmeyers@moore.sc.edu or call 777-8677 by noon March 10.

CHURCH/CHARITY First Presbyterian Church continues its Wednesdays at First lunch service in Jackson Hall, 1324 Marion St. Lunch available 11:30 am- 12:20 pm followed by a speaker and ending at 12:50 p.m. Hot meal $6; soup and salad bar $5. 799-9062.

Easter Services at Christian Life will be March 23, 7:30 am, 9:00 am, and 10:30 am. www.ChristianLifeColumbia.com

EDUCATON/TRAINING SC Assistive Technology Expo is being held March 19, 9 am- 4 pm, at the Greater Columbia Area Convention Center. 800-915-4522 or 935- 5263

The A.C. Flora Foundation All-Star Evening will be held March 14, from 7-10 pm. Tickets are $25 per person.

Richland One will hold Teacher Job Fair March 8, 9 am-1 pm at the Olympia Learning Center. 231-7419 or www.richlandone.org

Palmetto Health Richland Total Joint Care offers Adaptive Gardening Seminar on March 13, at 9:30 am. For registration call 296-2273.

Richland 101's Spring Session begins March 17. Classes will be Mon.- Thurs., 6- 8 pm. 576- 2062.

Ben Witherington III will give a series of talks on Jesus for USC's annual Nadine Beacham and Charlton F. Hall Sr. Lectureship in New Testament Studies and Early Christianity March 27- 28. www.cas.sc.edu/relg/

SC Association of Nonprofit Organizations is offering an afternoon seminar March 13, 1- 4:30 pm at the Suggs and Kelly Building Community Room. www.scanpo.org or 929-0399

ENTERTAINMENT RTohbe iCno Hluomodb ia Classical Ballet will present Friday, March 14, 2008, 7:30 pm at the Koger Center. The educational outreach program will be at 9:30 am. 251-2222

The Shepherd's Center of Columbia will present Bob Knox and the Blue Serenade Orchestra March 27, 6 pm at Trenholm Road United Methodist Church. 779-4449.

Second annual IndieReels Festival to showcase new works by teen filmmakers at the Nickelodeon March 15, 11:30 am. 699-2800 ext. 2841 nunderwo@rnh.richland2.org

The Greater Columbia Chapter of the U.S. Amateur Ballroom Dancers Associationwill hold a St. Patrick's Day dance party March 8, 7:30-11 pm. www.USADance.us.

Contra Dancewill be March 8, 7 pm-10:30 pm. www.Contracola.org or 796-8935

FAMILY Public Safety and Health Awareness Fair will be held April 4- 6, at Keenan High School. www.RCSD.net.

EdVenture Children's Museumpresents the popular Cyberchase™ exhibit now through May 27. The museum will hold Family Night with $1 admission April 8, 5- 8 pm.

HEALTH Palmetto Health will sponsor a community walk March 10, 9 am warm- up/10 am start, at the Columbia's Riverfront Park. 296-2273 or palmettohealth.org

Senior Exercise Programat Eastminister Presbyterian Church will be held M- W- F, 9- 10 am. Call Joanne at 787-5156 to register.

The National Kidney Foundation of South Carolina will launch the second annual Palmetto State Kidney Mobile Bus Tour March 8, 10 am- 2 pm at Brookland Baptist Church. www.KidneyCount.com. 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 Club meets the first and third Tuesday of every month 7- 8 am at Shoney's, 600 Bush River Road. 781-5248.

The Richland County Republican Party meets 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 Columbiameets 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.

Richland County's 4th annual neighborhood planning conferencewill be March 8, 7:30 am- 3 pm at the Northeast Campus of Midlands Technical College. 576-2166.

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Luncheon meeting will be held on March 14, 2008, 11:30 am at Seawells.

ruthdona@windstream.net or 951-3213.

Home Works will hold a planning meeting at Benedict- Allen Community Development Center March 13, 6:30 pm. 781-4536 or Homewrksc@aol.com

Palmetto Personal Computer Club will meet March 13, 6-8:30 pm, at Capital Senior Center. 782-3015 or PPCCnews@aol.com


The Historic Columbia Foundation is accepting nominations for 2008 Preservation Awards. www.HistoricColumbia.org or 252-7742, ext. 24.

MUSIC Columbia Harmonizers male chorus/ensemble meets Thursdays at 7:30 pm at Shandon United Methodist Church, 3407 Devine St. 798-1538.

REUNIONS The 1972- 1974 classes of Lower Richlandwill hold their reunion July 26, 7- 11 pm. Contact Robin Hook Bennett, 234-4345.

The Airport High School class of 1988will hold its 20th reunion in August. Contact Brandy Aull, Ahseagulls1988@yahoo.com.

SPORTS The Richland County Recreation Commission will offer youth tennis lessons for boys and girls ages 7- 14. 772-6598.

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