2011-09-23 / Events



Party Animals Haunted Hotel, hosted by The Animal Mission, will be held October 28, Clarion Town House Hotel, Gervais Street, 7:30 p.m. www.animalmission.org or 422-8713.


“Print Out Loud” BFA show by Breyana Gobin will be held October 2-15, with opening reception October 7, 6-8 p.m., University of South Carolina McMaster Student Gallery, 1615 Senate Street. Gobin@email.sc.edu


Palmetto Painters’ Annual Auction will be held Saturday, October 8, Green Hill Baptist Church, 1734 Augusta Road, West Columbia. Preview starts at 10:30 a.m.; silent auction 11 a.m. A portion of the proceeds of the auction benefit Sistercare. 781- 2340 or www.PalmettoPainters.com.


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.

Fall Revival will be held at Cleaves Memorial CME Church, 3407 Beaumont Avenue, Sunday, September 25, 3 p.m. 254-8810.

The Mayor’s annual Isabel Law Breast Cancer Breakfast will be held Friday, September 30, City Hall parking lot, 1737 Main Street, 6-9 a.m. Proceeds will benefit the Bosom Buddies. Deadline to place orders is Wednesday, September 28, 5 p.m. 545-3780.


The Greater Columbia Chapter of the U.S. Amateur Ballroom Dancers Association (USADance) will hold its twice-monthly dances Saturday, September 24, Hugh Dimmery Memorial Center, 680 Cherokee Lane, West Columbia, 7:15-10:30 p.m. www.USADance.us

Dances of Universal Peace Workshop with Tim Dobson will be held September 23-24, City Yoga Studio & Unitarian Universalist Congregation. www.dancesofuniversalpeacena.org, southerndup.org/events.php, or 743-0731.

Ross Holmes Big Band Dance will be held at the Capital Senior Center Friday, October 14,7:30-11 p.m., 1650 Park Circle. 786-4884 or 779-1971.


Covenant Classical Christian School will host a family-friendly fall festival, Saturday, October 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 3100 Covenant Road. 787-0225 or www.covenantcs.org.

The Arts at Shandon will host an Arts Carnival Sunday September 25, noon-4 p.m. Shandon Presbyterian Church, 607 Woodrow Street. 771-4408.


Fourth Annual Spaghetti Dinner to Go, hosted by First Baptist Columbia, will be held Thursday, September 29, 5-7 p.m. Washington Street entrance. www.seniorresourcesinc.org or 252-7734 est. 256.


Columbia Museum of Art Contemporaries will host the 6th annual Black and White Ball: The British are Coming Friday, October 28. columbiamuseum.org or 343-2197.

Carolina Kick Off For A Cure to support the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and combine two of Gamecock Nation’s favorite pastimes: food and football, will be held November 5, The Zone in Williams Brice Stadium. 1-866-324-2242, rmacqueen@cff.org or www.carolinakickoff.com.

SC Ovarian Cancer Foundation Riverbanks Region Chapter holds its annual “Whispers” butterfly release, S.C. State House, September 27, 5:30 p.m. to promote awareness of the whispering symptoms of ovarian cancer. September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. 926-3462.

“A Fine Affair- End of Summer Soiree” to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Columbia with chefs from Camden, Charleston, Columbia, Lexington, Orangeburg, and Pelion presenting samples of their signature dishes, will be held Monday, September 26, 7 p.m., Columbia Marriott. Tee off for the 17th Annual Charlie Glasgow Memorial Golf Tournament will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 27, WildeWood Country Club. 254-0118 or alex@rmhcofcolumbia.org.

Zion Baptist Church, along with the Historic Columbia Foundation, Palmetto Trust for Historic Preservation, the Columbia Development Council, and the Zion Community Foundation are working to preserve City of Columbia Historical Landmark No. 92 (Cottage Type I) in the Vista, 1328 Gadsden Street. The Reeder House Black Tie Gala fundraiser will be held Friday, October 21, 701 Whaley Street. 779-2809.


Lexington County Masters Gardeners Annual Plant Sale will be held October 15, 8 a.m.-12 p.m., Lexington County Museum, 231 Fox Street, Lexington. 892-3162.

Garden Club Council of Greater Columbia will meet September 26, Garden Council Building, 1605 Park Circle, Maxcy Gregg Park. The board will meet at 9 a.m., refreshments will be served at 9:30, and the program will begin at 10 a.m.

Historic Columbia Foundation is seeking handcrafted historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows for its annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest, sponsored by Palmetto Parent magazine. The deadline to enter the contest is September 26. 252-1770 ext. 24 or aposner@historiccolumbia.org.


Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 6439 Garners Ferry Road, will hold a ground breaking ceremony for its new Wellness Center September 28, 2 p.m., Patriot’s Park on the VA campus. 695-6780.


Midlands Job Fair, sponsored by Midlands Workforce Development Board, will be held Saturday, November 5, 10 a.m., Richland Mall, 3400 Forest Drive. www.midlandsonestop.org/workshops.


S.C. Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology at the University of South Carolina will celebrate the 20th Annual South Carolina Archaeology Month during October. This year’s theme, “Making Artifacts Talk: Archaeology and Education at the Johannes Kolb Site,” will be the topic of the special lecture series that will be held in seven locations throughout the state. Free posters can be picked up at SCIAA, 1321 Pendleton Street. www.cas.sc.edu/sciaa, www.assc.net. or 576-6573.

Anita Hill will discuss her vision for equality in a talk Thursday, October 20, 5:30-8 p.m., University of South Carolina, 701 Whaley Street. anitahillparty.com or 777-4007.


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

Sandhill Farmers Market is open every Tuesday through November 22, 2-7 p.m., at the entrance to Clemson’s Sandhill Research and Education Center, 900 Clemson Road. 699-3190, 788-5700, or www.clemson.edu/sandhill.

Glenforest School will hold its second annual Flea Market Saturday, October 15, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 1041 Harbor Drive, West Columbia. 513-1218, 796-7622, or glenforest.org.


Three Rivers Cherokees will sponsor a Native-American Pow- Wow Saturday, September 24, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Granby Park, Twelfth Street Extension, Cayce. 731-9582.

Epilepsy Advocacy meeting for S.C. will be held Sunday, September 25, 3-5 p.m., Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church, 3050 Leaphart Road, West Columbia. (843) 991-7144.

Lake Murray Association will hold a public meeting Tuesday, September 27, 6:30 p.m., Lighthouse Marina, 1925 Johnson Marina Road, Chapin.


South Carolina Railroad Museum will host Annual Steam Train Operating days October 15, 16, 22, and 23. Ride times on October 15 and 22 are 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. Ride times for October 16 and 23 are 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. www.scrm.org or 712-4135.


Lake Murray Symphony Orchestra will hold its annual Wine & Waltzes gala fundraiser Thursday, September 29, 6:30-9:30 p.m., River Center, Saluda Shoals Park, 5605 Bush River Road, Irmo. www.LMSO.org or 400-3540.

Virginia Wingard Memorial UMC will host a Paul Saik concert September 25, 6 p.m., 1500 Broad River Road. 772-0794.

Rooftop Rhythms will be held Thursday, October 6, 5-9 p.m., rooftop of Richland Mall, corner of Beltline Boulevard and Forest Drive.

9th Annual Songbird Café, featuring musicians Bo Bice, Patrick Davis, Chase Rice and Emily Hearn to benefit Sistercare, will be held Thursday, October 6, 7 p.m., Live at Leaside! 100 Exchange Place. 926-0505.

Columbia Museum of Art will launch the 33rd season of Baker Baker Art of Music Series with classic swing music Sunday, September 25, 7 p.m., 1515 Main Street. 799-2810 or www.columbiamuseum.org.

Heart ’n Soul will play for the Under the Tent 2011 benefit for the Gravatt Camp and Conference Center Friday, September 30, 7 p.m., with auction preview at 6:30 p.m., 701 Whaley Street. 648-1817.

Lake Murray Symphony Orchestra concert, “Unearth – A Celebration of Naturally Inspired Art” sponsored by Irmo- Chapin Recreation Commission, will be held October 2, 5 p.m., Saluda Shoals Park, 5605 Bush River Road, Irmo. www.LMSO.org or 400-3540.


Columbia Place Mall is teaming up with 5R Processors, Ltd. to help Columbia and the surrounding communities properly dispose of their household electronics equipment at no cost Saturday, September 24, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Columbia Place Mall outer parking lot, to accept any old or obsolete electronics equipment. Additionally, 5R will be providing Department of Defense approved hard drive cleansing for only $10. www.5Rprocessors.com or 715-322-4347.


USS NIMITZ (CVN68) Association 14th Annual Reunion will be held October 26–29, Pensacola, Florida, celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Naval Aviation. 228-243-2699, bpaschal@cableone.net, or www.ussnimitzassociation.org.

Class of 1981 of Airport High School in West Columbia will hold its 30th class reunion Saturday, October 15, Wingate by Wyndham Lexington/Columbia, 108 Saluda Pointe Court, Lexington, intersection of Highway 378 and I-20. Class of 1981 Reunion page on Facebook, ratchford@windstream.net, or reneelayson@bellsouth.net

Les Truands, a high school social club in Columbia from 1948 until 1972, made up of young men from Columbia, Dreher, Eau Claire, and University High Schools, will hold a reunion September 30, 7-11 p.m., Summit Club, 1301 Gervais Street, 20th floor. 345-2096.


Palmetto Health Foundation’s 2011 Walk for Life/ 5K Race for Lifewill be held Saturday, October 1, 8:30 a.m., Finlay Park. Proceeds will benefit Palmetto Health Breast Center. 434-7275 or palmettohealthfoundation.org

Dash to the Vista 5K Run will be held in downtown Columbia Sunday, September 25, 10 a.m. www.eggplantevents.com

Fifth Annual Mayor’s Walk Against Domestic Violence, hosted by The City of Columbia, will be held Saturday, October 8, Finlay Park (930 Laurel Street). www.columbiasc.net

Greater Columbia Marine Foundation and Columbia Opportunity Resource call for volunteers for USMC Mud Run to be held October 15. www.usmcmudrun.org/volunteer.php.

21st Annual Bazaar and Road Race will be held at Spring Valley Presbyterian Church, October 22, 9 a.m. -2 p.m., 125 Sparkleberry Lane. Bike ride will be October 23, 8 a.m. 788-3589 or www.svpc.org.

12th Annual George Younginer Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Wednesday, October 26, Fort Jackson Golf Club. Play begins at noon with a shotgun start on the Wildcat and Old Hickory courses. healthylearners.com or 454-0354.

CMSA Christmas Break Goalkeeper Clinic, Mini Hands Clinic for ages 6-11, December 17-18, 9-10:30 a.m., cost $55; Goalkeeper Clinic for ages 12-15, December 17-18, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., cost $65 (includes shirt); Advanced GK Clinic for ages 14- 18, December 16-18, 2-4 p.m., cost $125 (includes shirt) at Dreher High School. Deadline to register is November 30, walkups add $15 to camp cost. clark.mccarthy@yahoo.com or 446-7724.

South Carolina Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) holds walks across the state each fall to commemorate and celebrate lives touched by cancer. Funds raised support research for cures and patient support services. The Columbia walk will be held Thursday, October 6, 7 p.m., Finlay park. 731-4060 or www.lightthenight.org/sc.


“Growing Through Divorce” Support Group at Shandon United Methodist Church, to assist people who are approaching divorce or who have divorced, beginning October 11 and continuing for eight consecutive Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. A $14 fee is payable at the first session. Pre-registration is necessary. 256-8383 ext. 115 or acox@shandon-umc.org

“Postpartum Depression and the Family,” presented by The Midlands Postpartum Coalition, in collaboration with Mental Health America of South Carolina, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Dorn V.A. Medical Center and other local partners, will be held Friday, October 7, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Dorn V.A. Medical Center, 6439 Garner’s Ferry Road. mha-sc.org or 779-5363.


Tennessee Williams Festival: A Streetcar Named Desire will be held September 30-October 8, 8 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 7 p.m. Saturdays, and 3 p.m. Sunday, October 2. 777-9353 or www.cas.sc.edu/thea

Novelist Arthur Phillips and SC Shakespeare Company, sponsored by Saluda Shoals Foundation and Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission, will present a staged reading of the “lost” Shakespeare play The Most Excellent an Tragical Historie of Arthur, King of Britain, Saturday, September 24, 7 p.m., Saluda Shoals Park. 213-2035 or www.saludashoalsfoundation.org.

Palmetto Center for the Arts (PCA) Magnet Program will present an Evening of Student Choreography Tuesday, September 27, 7 p.m., Richland School District Two Auditorium. 699-2800, ext. 792832 or arichard@richland2.org.


The Shepherd’s Center of Columbia will host its Fall Lunch Forum, 3401 Trenholm Road. Reserve a place for the $7, 3- course meal, 779-4449 by 10 a.m. Mondays. www.shepherdscenterofcolumbia.org. September 28, Rosemary Smith, S.C. Sheep will fascinate; October 5, Col. Tom Fincher shares his getting to know men with ‘no ordinary lives;’ October 12, meet a man who wars many hats; October 19, Wayne Fields shares his discoveries at S.C.’s oldest mission, The Oliver Gospel Mission; October 26, Traveling to Turkey with Sam Robison; November 2, Celebrate Veteran’s Day with Barbara Mooneyham; November 9, Handbell Choir presents “Oklahoma.”

S.C. Bar Pro Bono Program will sponsor two free legal clinics September 29, wills and probate law issues, featuring the Hon. Amy W. McCulloch, 6-8 p.m., Richland County Public Library, 1431 Assembly Street; family law (separation, divorce and custody/ visitation), featuring attorney Monet S. Pincus, 7-8 p.m., Richland County Public Library Southeast Branch, 7421 Garners Ferry Road. www.scbar.org/clinics or 799-6653, ext. 158.

TheMinorityEye.com and TKE Media’s My Social Media Biz Workshop will be held Saturday, October 1, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Clarion hotel, downtown Columbia. www.mysocialmediabiz.com or 619-3752.

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