2011-06-03 / Events



Book Fair for “Already Enjoyed” books will be held Thursday, June 30, 4-7 p.m., Cecil Tillis Center, 2111 Simpkins Lane. 553-1814.


Clemson Extension will offer 4-H2O Pontoon Classroom for youth ages 10-12 at Lake Murray June 13-17, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Lake Murray, SCE&G Recreation Area, Lexington. 4-H2O Environmental Classroom for youth ages 11-14 at Harbison State Forest, June 27-July 1, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Harbison State Forest. www.clemson.edu/carolinaclear/ lcsc or 359-8515 ext. 413.

Young Sandlapper Singers, a new educational program of the Sandlapper Singers, will begin with half day summer camp June 20-24, Forest Lake Presbyterian. 381-5481 or www.sandlappersingers.org, click on ”Youth Programs.”

National Trails Day in Harbison State Forest will be Saturday June 4,10 a.m.-12 p.m. and will originate from the new kiosk at the trailhead of Firebreak West located in the Broad River Road parking lot of Harbison State Forest. 667-1381 or friendsofhsf@friendsofhsf.org

Lexington School District Two will hold a Summer Art Camp for students in first through eighth grades, 8:30-10:30 a.m. Monday, June 13, through Thursday, June 16, room 116, Brookland-Cayce High School, and 8:30-10:30 a.m. Friday, June 17, Artsy Fartsy Cafe, 906 Knox Abbott Drive, Cayce. 791-5000 or mrobinson@lex2.org

Historic Columbia Foundation’s “Digging Up the Past” archaeology-themed summer camp will be held June 6-10, 1-4 p.m. and July 11-15, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Hampton-Preston Mansion. www.historiccolumbia.org


First Presbyterian Church Wednesday lunch and speaker series is held 11:30 a.m.- 12:50 p.m., Jackson Hall, 1324 Marion Street. Free parking. 799-9062.

Men Ministry of Shekinah Glory Family Care Ministries, 2500 Decker Boulevard, will present “The Twelve Tribes of Israel” Sunday, June 5, 11 a.m. 754-2132.

Help Stop the Youth Violence, a Young People and Homeless Day, sponsored by Marvin Mann Ministries, will be held June 2-5. 529-5190.

Rehoboth United Methodist Church, 911 Two Notch Road is looking for all Youth who participated in youth activities in the 1990s. On June 5, 9:45 a.m. former youth are invited to Sunday School, church, lunch, and an afternoon of fun and fellowship. Childcare will be provided. 788-1282.


Capital Senior Center’s Spring Big Band Dance, featuring Dick Goodwin Big Band, will be held 7:30-11 p.m., Friday, June 17, Capital Senior Center, 1650 Park Circle. 779-1971. Beginner Square Dance lessons for Children, Teenagers, and Young Adults (Ages 10 and up) by The Star Promenades will be held Mondays beginning June 6, 7 p.m., through the summer, Yellow Rock Dance Hall, 2211 Platt Springs Road, West Columbia. 791-9767 or csmalley2@sc.rr.com

Contra Dance will be held June 18, 7-10:30 p.m., Arsenal Hill Park Building, 1800 Lincoln Street. www.contracola.org or 760-5881.


WISH will present a benefit preview production of Smokey Joe’s Café for Palmetto AIDS Life Support Services (PALSS) Thursday, June 16, Trustus Theatre, 520 Lady Street, 6:30 p.m. with a reception and the curtain opening at 7:30 p.m. www.palss.org or 779-7257.

Tenth Annual RIDN 4 RNLD Charity Ride to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Columbia, will be held Saturday, June 11, registration begins 11 a.m., Jack’s Custom Cycles, 1500 W. Main Street, Lexington. 254-0118.


Sandhill Farmers Market will be open Tuesdays through November 22, 2-7 p.m., entrance to Clemson’s Sandhill Research and Education Center, 900 Clemson Road (across from Village at Sandhill). 699-3190, 788-5700, or www.clemson.edu/sandhill

Blythewood Farmers Market will be held Mondays through October, 2-6 p.m., 171 Langford Road. 754-0501 or chavousl@townofblythewoodsc.gov

Main Street Marketplace will be held Fridays during May and June, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., in front of the Columbia Museum of Art, corner of Hampton and Main streets. la@cartertodd.com or 779-4005, ext. 2040.

United Methodist Women’s Annual Garage Sale will be held Saturday, June 4, 8 a.m.- noon, Asbury Memorial United Methodist Church fellowship hall, 1005 Asbury Drive. 776-7237.

Community Farmers Market at Brookland Baptist Church, 1066 Sunset Blvd., will be open most Fridays, 1-7 p.m. 463-1588 or 467-1974.

Seeds of Hope Farmers’ Market will be held at the Capital Senior Center, 1650 Park Circle, Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 779-1971 or www.capitalseniorcenter.com

Animal Protection League Rummage Sale will be held Saturday June 4, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., 1727 Laurel Street near the fire station. 331-0197.


Columbia Council of Neighborhoods will hold its annual banquet and awards ceremony Saturday, June 11, 6 p.m., Downtown Marriott Hotel, 1200 Hampton Street. 799-8241.

Columbia North East Multiple Sclerosis Self–Help Group meets the fourth Monday of every month, 6:30–8:30 p.m., Providence Hospital NE, 120 Gateway Corporate Blvd. 316-3653 or 727-4962.

Horrell Hill Family and Community Leaders Club meets the first Thursday of each month (except July and August), 10:30 a.m. 776-7888.

Palmetto Painters will meet Saturday, June 11, 10 a.m., Green Hill Baptist Church, 1734 Augusta Road, West Columbia. 781-2340 or www.PalmettoPainters.com


University of South Carolina School of Music will offer its annual Summer Music Camp June 19-24. 777-4278 or uscbands@mozart.sc.edu Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce Friends of Our Forces will host its fourth annual Fort Jackson Night at the Blowfish June 4, 6:15 p.m., Capital City Stadium. www.ColumbiaChamber.com Southeastern Piano Festival will be held June 12-18 at the University of South Carolina. http://sepf.music.sc.edu/index.php or 576-5763.


A.C. Flora Falcon Youth Football Camp will be offered 8:30–11:30 a.m., Monday- Wednesday, June 27–29, Flora campus, open to rising third through eighth grade boys. 238-9518 or www.acflorafootball.net The 22nd Annual Bearcat Soccer Camp hosted by Brookland–Cayce HS will be held June 13–17, Granby Education Center, Cayce, 6–8 p.m. www.scsoccer.com/bcsoccer.

Second Annual Summer Slam by SC Bureau of Protective Services will be held Friday, June 17, 9 a.m., Linrick Golf Course, 356 Camp Ground Road. 260-5862, 665- 7674, or so-sc.org

Water Aerobics Class registration is being held for Capital Senior Center’s summer water aerobics classes. The classes will run Monday through Thursday mornings June 6-September 1. 779-1971.

Take a Plunge and Learn to Swim adult and youth swimming classes will be offered through the City of Columbia Department of Parks and Recreation at the two city outdoor pools: Greenview, 6700 David and Maxcy Gregg, 1650 Park Circle pools. 545-3200.

Capital City Youth Football Association is accepting registration for players ages 7-12 and volunteers interested in coaching. www.capitalcityyouthfootball.org or 391-9698.

Registration began June 1 for the 24th annual Midlands Area Senior Games to be held September 19-22. City of Columbia Parks and Recreation, 545-3109 or Richland County Recreation Commission, 462-9995.


Support Group for Caregivers will be held at The Waterford the third Tuesday of each month, beginning Tuesday, June 21, 1-2 p.m., 9370 Windsor Lake Blvd. 699-1121.


Tree of Life Congregation and Stage 5 Theatre in Columbia will present Theophilus North, a play based on the work of Thornton Wilder, June 9 and 11, 7:30 p.m., and June 12, 3:30 p.m., Tree of Life, North Trenholm Road. www.tolsc.org/play or 787-2182 option 11.


The Shepherd's Center of Columbia, Trenholm Road United Methodist Church, 3401 Trenholm Road, will have a four week term Wednesdays during July: Yoga, 9 a.m.; 10-11 a.m., Don Fowler will lead an Overview of Government, and a Potpourri class will be given featuring A Trip to China, Life as An Airline Pilot, Five Myths of Aging, and An Archaeological Study of the Mann-Simons House. At 11 a.m., Bob Carroll will teach Astronomy and Dr. Dale Hamrick will discuss Experiences of a Traveling Physician. 779-4449.

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