2018-06-08 / Events



City of Columbia will celebrate June as National Adopt a Shelter Cat Month. Columbia Animal Services is offering a special adoption fee of just $10 for all cats over one year of age or older during the month of June. All cats have already been spayed/neutered, micro-chipped, FELV/FIV tested and are current on their vaccines. www.columbiasc.net/animal-services or 803-776-PETS (7387).


Engineering For Kids will host Engineering and Robotics Summer Camps for children ages five–14, Monday–Friday from June 19–August 3, Adrenaline Trampoline Park, 7451 Garners Ferry Road. www.engineeringforkids.net/themidlands or 803-574-9198.


City Council Open House with Councilman Sam Davis and Councilman Howard Duvall Jr. will be held Wednesday, June 13, 5–7 p.m., Earlewood Park Community Center, 1113 Parkside Drive. 803-545-3061.


Second Annual Ramadan Presentation and Dinner will be held June 8, 7:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Columbia, 2701 Heyward Street. 803-386-4377 or 803-799-0845.

Kingsmen Breakfast will be held Saturday, June 9, 8–10 a.m., Christian Life Church, 2700 Bush River Road. www.ChristianLifeColumbia.com.

New Light Beulah and Siloam Baptist Churches will conduct Vacation Bible School jointly the week of June 18-22, 10 a.m.–1 p.m., 1330 Congaree Road, Hopkins. www.newlightbeulahbaptistchurch.net.

St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church will host a Juneteenth celebration Saturday, June 23, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., 2229 Hampton Street. soulfesstmartins.splashthat.com.

Grace Christian Church will hold its 11th Year Pastoral Anniversary Sunday, June 10, 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.,5010 Monticello Road. 803-754-8844.

Vacation Bible School will be held at All Saints’ Episcopal in Cayce Friday, June 22, 5:30–8 p.m., and Saturday, June 23, 9 a.m.–noon, 1001 12th Street, Cayce. 803-796-5735.


The 8th annual Rosewood Art and Music Festival will be held September 29, 11 a.m.–7 p.m., Rockaways, 2719 Rosewood Drive. rosewoodfestival.com.

Southeastern Piano Festival will be held June 17-23—Sunday, June 17, 4 p.m., Piano Extravaganza, Johnson Performance Hall, Darla Moore School of Business; Monday, June 18, 4:30 p.m., Master class and open discussion with Rebecca Penneys, School of Music Recital Hall; 7:30 p.m., Artist showcase featuring Lera Auerbach, School of Music Recital Hall; Tuesday, June 19, 1:30 p.m., Piano concert, Trinity Episcopal Cathedral; 7:30 p.m., Artist showcase featuring Charlie Albright, School of Music Recital Hall; Wednesday, June 20, 4:30 p.m., Alumni showcase featuring Hugo Kitano and Aleksandra Kasman, School of Music Recital Hall; 7:30 p.m., Artist showcase featuring Antonio Pampa-Baldi, Trinity Episcopal Cathedral; Thursday, June 21, 4:30 p.m., Marian Stanley Tucker Lecture Series featuring John Perry and Sasha Starcevich, School of Music Recital Hall; 7:30 p.m., Artist Showcase featuring Simone Dinnerstein, Johnson Performance Hall, Darla Moore School of Business; Friday, June 22, 10 a.m., 2 p.m., and 7:30 p.m., Arthur Fraser International Piano Competition, School of Music Recital Hall; Saturday, June 23, Master classes featuring Simon Dinnerstein (10 a.m.), Sasha Starcevich (11 a.m.), John Perry (3 p.m.), and Antonio Pampa-Baldi (4 p.m.), School of Music Recital Hall; 7:30 p.m., Winners Recital, School of Music Recital Hall.


Mayor Benjamin’s Third Annual Father’s Day Cookout will be held Sunday, June 17, 3–6 p.m., Hyatt Park, 950 Jackson Avenue. 803-545-3100.

Columbia Housing Authority will host a Father’s Day Event and partnering with the Department of Education to kick off the 2018 Summer Food Service Program Saturday, June 9, 10 a.m.–1 p.m., Drew Wellness Center, 2101 Walker Solomon Way. www.chasc.org.


Palmetto Health will host the 2018 Teen Health Summit Friday, June 8, 8:30 a.m.–3 p.m., Dreher High School, 3319 Millwood Avenue. This year’s theme is “Explicit Truth: Leaving Nothing Merely Behind.” Registration is required, 803-296-CARE (2273) or www.PalmettoHealth.org/THS.

Palmetto Health will hold a Men’s Health Symposium Saturday, June 9, 8 a.m.–1 p.m., Trinity Education Community and Convention Center, 2523 Richland Street. 803-296-CARE (2273).


City of Columbia Food Policy Committee will meet Wednesday, June 13, 5:30–7:30 p.m., Richland Library Main Branch, 1431 Assembly Street. ljharper@columbiasc.net.

South Carolina Jobs-Economic Development Authority will hold a meeting of its board of directors June 20, 1 p.m., office of the South Carolina Jobs-Economic Development Authority, 1201 Main Street, Suite 1600. 803-737-0268.


City of Columbia’s Summer Movies Series will be held every other Friday, 7:45 p.m., Finlay Park, 930 Laurel Street. June 15— Peter Rabbit, June 29— Hoodwinked, July 13— Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, July 27— Justice League. 803-545-3100.


Matthew Ganong performs weekly piano and organ concerts Thursdays, noon, Anglican Church of the Epiphany, 2512 N. Beltline Boulevard. ganong@bellsouth.net.

David Liebman, a National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters Lifetime Achievement Award recipient and saxophone legend, has been announced as the Master Clinician for the USC ColaJazz Camp July 13–15. colajazz.com.

City of Columbia’s free outdoor concert series will be held at Finlay Park, 930 Laurel Street, 7–10 p.m. on the following dates—June 16, Second Nature (Beach); June 30, Elliott & The Untouchables (Blues); July 14, The Dazz Band (R&B/Funk); and July 28, Confunkshun (R&B/Funk). 803-545-3100.

Big Red Barn Retreat 2018 Summer Jam presented by 97.5 WCOS will be held Friday, July 13, 7–10:30 p.m. Doko Meadows Park Amphitheatre, Blythewood. 803-716-9097 or TheBigRedBarnRetreatSummerJam@gmail.com.


S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is accepting nominations for the Community Star award program now through August 1, 2018. Community Star categories include Business Star, Collaborative Star, and Rising Star. www.scdhec.gov/Environment/CommunityStar.


Sesquicentennial State Park will offer children’s nature programs 10 a.m., June 13, 20, and 27, Two Notch Road. 803-788-2706 or sesqui@scprt.com.


Airport High School’s Classes of 1964 and 1965 will hold an Annual Class Reunion June 30, 6 p.m., Country Club of Lexington. 269-9063, dannette@sc.rr.com, 794-7073, or ameliabp@bellsouth.net.

Richland Northeast Class of 1988 30th Year Reunion will be held July 21, 7:30 p.m.–12 a.m., Capital City Club. $75 per person due June 15. edshell34@gmail.com or 803-467-3661.


The 22nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament, sponsored by the Brookland Foundation, will be held Friday, June 15, 9 a.m., The Members Club at Woodcreek and Wildewood, 90 Mallet Hill Road. www.BrooklandFoundation.org.

Richland Northeast High School Summer Boys Basketball School will be held June 11–14, 8:30 a.m.–noon, 7500 Brook Field Road. 803-699-2800.

Gray Collegiate Academy will host its 2018 War Eagle Soccer Summer Camp June 25–27, 6–8 p.m., West Columbia Soccer Complex, 760 Old Barnwell Road, West Columbia. www.gcasoccer.com.


Narconon can help with overcoming addiction in families. 1-800-431-1754


John Tudor’s Magic Theatre will be held Saturday, June 30, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, July 1, 3 p.m., Village Square Theatre, 105 Caughman Road, Lexington. www.villagesquaretheatre.com or 803-359-1436.


Richland Library will host a Volunteer Fair 6–8 p.m., Thursday, June 14, Richland Library Main, 1431 Assembly Street. 803-587-3637.


Sewing Basics workshop will be held Saturday, July 21, August 18, September 8, October 20, and November 3, noon–4 p.m., Columbia Art Center, 1227 Taylor Street, Suite C. 803-545-3093.

Mixed Media Jewelry workshop will be held Saturday, July 14, 10 a.m.–12 p.m., Columbia Art Center, 1227 Taylor Street, Suite C. 803-545-3093.

Madhubani Painting workshop for kids ages six–14 will be held Wednesday, July 28, 10–11:30 a.m., Columbia Art Center, 1227 Taylor Street, Suite C. 803-545-3093.

Fifth Circuit Expungement Workshop will be held Saturday, June 9, 10 a.m.–noon, 624 Main Street, Eastover. 803-576-1824.

Associated Builders Carolinas Chapter will hold a First Aid/CPR/AED Training Class Friday, June 15, 9 am.–12:30 p.m., W.B. Guimarin & Company, 1124 Bluff Industrial Boulevard.

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