2017-04-21 / Events



CSA-LAW will host its first annual 4 Legged 4K event May 6, 8–10 a.m., 2801 Devine Street. The event will spotlight and raise money for Homeward Bound Pet Rescue. www.4legged4k.com.


Columbia Metropolitan Airport has a new installation of an art exhibit by Jennifer Hoskins. The exhibit is located past the security checkpoint in the connector leading to the departure gates.

The 11TH Annual Arts on the Ridge Art Show & Sale, themed “Opening Minds & Hearts To The Arts,” will be held May 5 and 6, in Ridgeway. Friday evening, May 5, will feature a Student Art Celebration. Saturday, May 6, the juried art show will be open 10 a.m.–3 p.m. with activities, music, vendors, and events. ridgewaysc.org.


St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, with Rev. Tula Henson, rector, holds services Sundays, 10 a.m., 900 Calhoun Street. 803-765-1519 or www.SaintTimothysChurch.com.

Wednesdays@First Lunch Service—First Presbyterian Church lunch service is each Wednesday; lunch served at 11:30 a.m., brief service 12:20–12:50 p.m. Hot lunch $6; soup and salad $5. Jackson Hall, 1324 Marion Street. 799-9062.

Redeemer Northeast Church is a new church meeting at Jeep Rogers YMCA, 900 Lake Carolina Drive, Sundays, 10 a.m. redeemernortheast.org.

Grace United Methodist Church, 410 Harbison Boulevard, will host a Hot Dog Supper followed by the movie I’m Not Ashamed Friday, April 21, 6 p.m. 803-732-1899.

Temple Zion Baptist Church, 1174 Heyward Brockington Road, will host a Community Festival Saturday, April 22, 12–4 p.m. 803-754-0933.

Kingsmen Breakfast will be held Saturday, May 6, 8–10 a.m., Christian Life Church, 2700 Bush River Road. 803-238-7795 or CLColumbia.com.


Project Catwalk Fashion Show, hosted by the National Council of Negro Women, Inc. Columbia, SC Section, will be held Saturday, May 6, 2 p.m., Antioch Baptist Church Family Life Center, 5715 Koon Road. ncnwcolumbiasc@gmail.com.

Prom Night Makeover at Remington College Columbia Campus will be held Friday, April 28 and Friday, May 5, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. and 1–2 p.m., 607 Bush River Road. 803-214-9062 or remingtoncosmo.com.

Columbia Design League will present the annual Runaway Runway recycled fashion show on Saturday, April 29, 6 p.m., Columbia Museum of Art, 1515 Main Street. 3162.blackbaudhosting.com/3162/CDL-Runaway-Runway-2017.


South Carolina Cornbread Festival will be held Saturday, April 22, 11 a.m.–7 p.m., Earlewood Park, 1111 Parkside Drive. www.sccornbreadfestival.com.


Sheriff’s Department—Citizens Academy Alumni Association Yard Sale, with proceeds to benefit the Richland County Sheriff’s Foundation, will be held Saturday, April 22, 8 a.m.–noon, North Springs Recreation Center parking lot, 1320 Clemson Road. 803-309-5070.

Palmetto Place will celebrate 40 years at “Sweet & Savory” Annual Chef’s Competition to benefit the children’s home Thursday, April 27, 6–9 p.m. in the planetarium lobby of the

South Carolina State Museum, 301 Gervais Street. palmettoplaceshelter.org/ss2017.

In recognition of April as National Child Abuse Awareness Month, the Friends of the Metropolitan Children’s Advocacy Center will hosting a wine tasting fundraiser Thursday, April 27, 6:30–8:30 p.m., Vino Garage, 2327 Main Street. winewithfriendsofthemetcac.eventbrite.com.

Columbia chapter of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) will be having its annual BBQ fundraiser Thursday, April 27, noon–8 p.m., Federation Center of the Blind, 119 S. Kilbourne Road. 803-260-1292.

Charity Yard and Bake Sale for Alzheimer’s Association— Columbia will be held Saturday, April 22, 7 a.m.–noon, Colonial Gardens Special Alzheimer’s Care Center, 3565 Sunset Boulevard, West. Columbia.


SC Garden Jamboree Let’s Go Native! will be held Friday, April 21, 8 a.m.–3:30 p.m., Saluda Shoals Park, 5605 Old Bush River Road. Hosted by Lexington County Master Gardener Volunteer Association. 803-338-9495 or Lcmgv.org.

Annual Plant Sale by Richland County Master Gardeners will be held at Sparkleberry Fair, at the white cottage at Clemson Sandhill REC, 900 Clemson Road, Saturday, April 29, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Annual Plant Sale by ROW horticulture students will be held at Heyward Technology and Career Center’s Greenhouse, 3560 Lynhaven Drive, April 24–28, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

“Earth Sunday Event” with environmental educators with interactive exhibits: plants, animals, crafts, healthy food will be held Sunday, April 30, 9:30–11 a.m., Forest Lake Presybyterian Church, 6500 N. Trenholm Road. 738-0865.

“Sustainable Gardening” program with Jackie K.Jordan, will be held Date: Wednesday, April 26, 6–7 p.m., Forest Lake Presbyterian Church, 6500 N. Trenholm Road. 787-5672.


World Tai Chi Day in Columbia will be held Saturday, April 29, 9:30–11:30 a.m., Drew Wellness Center track area, 2101 Walker Solomon Way. phoenixhealtheducation@gmail.com.


The Columbia Parks & Recreation Department is accepting applications for seasonal employees for the 2017 Summer Aquatics season. Available positions include pool manager, assistant pool manager, lifeguards, pool clerks, water safety instructors, and swim team coaches. Applicants must be at least age 15 or older. www.columbiasc.gov/hr/employment.


NAMI Education meetings are held second Tuesday of each month at Trenholm Road Methodist Church, 3401 Trenholm Road, 6–7:30 p.m., Room 110. info.namimidcarolina@gmail.com.

Weekly meeting of Adult Children of Alcoholics and Dysfunctional Families is held every Thursday, 7–8 p.m., ACOA Club, 2015 College Street. thelaundrymatattheacoaclub@gmail.com.

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) monthly luncheon meeting is held 11:30 a.m., second Friday of each month, Seawell’s on Rosewood Avenue. 803-796-3106.

South Carolina Employment First Initiative will participate in Advocacy Day for Access and Independence at the South Carolina State House April 26, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. www.eventbrite.com/e/advocacy-day-for-access-independence-2017-tickets-3....

Newcomers’ Club of Greater Columbia will hold a luncheon Thursday, April 27, 11:30 a.m., Spring Valley Country Club, 300 Spring Valley Road.750-6695 or www.newcomersofgreatercolumbia.com.

Flood Recovery meetings to provide information on registering for housing assistance will be held 6–8 p.m., Tuesday, May 2, Garners Ferry Adult Activity Center, 8614 Garners Ferry Road, Hopkins and Gadsden Park Community Center, 1668 S. Goodwin Circle, Gadsden; Thursday, May 4, Crane Creek Gymnasium, 7405 Fairfield Road, Columbia; Tuesday, May 9, St. Andrews Park, 920 Beatty Road, Columbia; North Springs Park Community Center, 1320 Clemson Road, Columbia; Thursday, May 11, Richland County Decker Center Community Room, 2500 Decker Boulevard, Columbia. www.rcgov.us/floodrecovery or 888-964-1589.


The Five Points Association will host the 19th annual Five After Five, a free and family friendly outdoor concert series in the heart of Five Points, at the fountain, May 7, June 4, July 2, and August 6, 4:30–9:30 p.m. www.FivePointsColumbia.com. Dixieland Jazz Concert will be held May 7, 2:30–5 p.m., Lourie Center, 1650 Park Circle. www.carolinajazzsociety.com.


Mrs. NC & Mrs. SC United States Pageants 2017, will take place April 29 at Harbison Theatre in Irmo. www.worldlykrowns.com/tickets or 757-401-0624.


TallyHo Club Reunion Finale will be held Saturday, April 22, 5–10 p.m., Cockpit Park, 901 Brookwood Drive. www.eventbrite.com/e/the-tally-ho-club-2017-the-finale-tickets.


Limitless Sports’ 16th Annual Special Needs Ski Event will be held Friday, June 23, 9 a.m., 2000 Johnson Marina Road, Chapin. Lunch (with ice cream dessert) will be provided. pediatrics.midlandsortho.com/web/community-outreach-2 or 803-933-6118.

Run So Kids Can Play 5K will be held May 6, 9 a.m., Cindy’s Place, Springdale Elementary, 361 Wattling Road, West Columbia. runsignup.com/Race/SC/WestColumbia/CindyRoofWilkerson5k.

2017 Congaree Rapid FC—Evaluations/Tryouts will be held at West Columbia Soccer Complex, 760 Old Barnwell Road, West Columbia. CRFC Junior Academy U8-U12 Evaluations—May 16–18, 6–7:30 p.m., birth years 2010–2006; CRFC Select U13-U19 Tryouts—May 22, 24, 30, birth years 2005–1999; May 22—boys 5:30–7 p.m., girls 7–8:30 p.m.; May 24—girls 5:30–7 p.m., boys 7–8:30 p.m.; May 30—boys 5:30–7 p.m., girls 7–8:30 p.m. Registration opens April 7.

Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) in South Carolina will host its 4th annual Walk Like MADD® Columbia fundraiser April 22, 2 p.m., Saluda Shoals Park (River Birch Shelter), 5605 Bush River Road. walklikemadd.org/Columbia.


Divorce Care for Men and Women will be held Wednesdays through July 19, 7–9 p.m., Christian Life Church, 2700 Bush River Road. divorcecare.shannon@mindspring.com or 803-606-2999.


South Carolina Shakespeare Company will open its Spring 2017 production with Molière's outrageous satire The Imaginary Invalid April 20–22 and April 26–29, 3, 5, and 8 p.m., Finlay Park Amphitheatre. 803-787-2273 or www.ShakespeareSC.org.


The Lourie Center will host an educational workshop series about Alzheimer’s the first Thursday of each month through August, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. May 4—Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s, June 1—Healthy Living: Tips from the Latest Research, July 6—Dementia Conversations, August 3—Effective Communication Strategies. The Lourie Center, 1650 Park Circle. www.louriecentersc.com.

Introduction to Sumi-e/Chinese Brush Painting Workshop will be held Saturday, June 10, 1–4 p.m., Edisto Discovery Park. Registration deadline May 26. 803-545-3093.

Jewelry Classes will be held Wednesdays June 14, 21, 28, and July 12, 6–8 p.m., Art Center, 1928 Calhoun Street. 803-545-3093.

Columbia area League of Women Voters will offer a free workshop: Citizen Power: Making Democracy Work, Tuesday, April 25, 7 p.m., Washington Street United Methodist Church, 1401 Washington Street. 803-908-9698.

Columbia Art Center upcoming workshops include— Saturday, May 6, Pottery Workshop for Children; Saturday, May 6 and June 3, Sewing Basics; Saturday, May 13, Chi Design Workshop; Saturday June 10, Introduction to Sumie/Chinese Brush Painting; Saturday, June 17, Introductory Kiln Workshop; Saturday, June 24, Fairy House and Pizza Party Workshop, 1928 Calhoun Street. 803-545-3093 or www.ColumbiaSC.net/parks-recreation.

Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital will sponsor Girlology, “Something New About You,” for fourth and fifth grade girls from 1–3 p.m. and “Reproduction,” for fifth and sixth grade girls from 3:30–5:30 p.m. Sunday, May 7. For boys and their parents, Guyology offers “Just the Facts,” for fourth and fifth grade boys from 1–3 p.m. and “Reproduction,” for fifth and sixth grade boys from 3–5 p.m. Sunday, June 4, Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital, 7 Medical Park Dr. Pre-registration is required. www.girlology.com.

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