Get All Together Now at Lexington County Public Library for fun and adventure. The annual Summer Reading Program is here, and readers of all ages are encouraged to participate. Summer reading builds literacy and language skills, prevents the dreaded summer slide for school-aged children, allows teens and adults to experienceContinue Reading

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden is partnering with Harvest Hope Food Bank for the return of Toucan Tuesdays. Beginning this Tuesday, June 6, guests visiting Riverbanks will receive buy-one-get-one admission to the park and buy-one-get-one ICEEs with a donation of two cans (or bags and boxes) of non-perishable food items. ToucanContinue Reading

On May 26, a ceremony at Richland County’s Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center honored seven detainees for completing their GED certification coursework. Since 2017, 64 detainees have successfully completed the 12-week GED testing program, which consists of coursework in math, reading, science and social studies.Continue Reading

The South Carolina State Museum is set to celebrate summer with new and returning shows and events. MARS 1001 takes viewers away from planet Earth, into space, and across the solar system to Mars. Debuting May 27, the planetarium experience follows the fictional story of the Mars IRIS 1 mission,Continue Reading

The Mid-Carolina Daylily Society will present its 23rd annual show and sale on June 3 at the Asbury Memorial Methodist Church located at 1005 Asbury Drive, Columbia. Admission is free and open to the public from 1 – 4 pm. Entries for the show will be accepted from 8 –Continue Reading

CHAMBER CRAWL brings small classical ensembles to your favorite neighborhood watering holes. We’re heading downtown on Wednesday, May 26 to the original Craft & Draft (2706 Devine St, Columbia, SC 29205). Doors are at 6:00 PM, and the concert is at 7:00 PM. Tickets are only $20, and Craft &Continue Reading

Downtown Columbia march held May 20. Additional marches scheduled. By W. Thomas Smith Jr. G.A.N.G.S. in PEACE held their first of several 2023 marches against violence in central South Carolina, Saturday, May 20, with additional marches scheduled across the Palmetto State throughout the summer months. Established by Midlands-area pastors, communityContinue Reading

The Rainbow Restoration Charity Golf Classic was held on Thursday, May 11 at Cobblestone Park Golf Club. The event raised funds that went directly to four cancer beneficiaries called the ’Rainbow Warriors.” Each year new warriors are chosen to receive the charities from the golf tournament. This year’s sold-out eventContinue Reading