Global expedition leader says “big announcement” planned for the 5th annual event By Alex Junes-Ward COLUMBIA, S.C. – Global Eco Adventures, Inc. (GEA) will host its 5th annual ECO BALL at Columbia’s Riverbanks Zoo & Garden, Wed. evening, Apr. 22 – Earth Day 2020 – and will present awards for Environmental Champion of the Year, Environmental LegislatorContinue Reading

A New Year is kicking into full swing at the Newberry Opera House. The Opera House’s season traditionally runs from August to early June so events for the first half of 2020 are already on sale. With so many unique performances to choose from, the Opera House encourages you toContinue Reading

The 2020 Columbia Boat Show will showcase 16 boat dealers and more than four dozen exhibitors at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds February 7 – 9. Hundreds of boats will be on display as dealers bring their boats that are perfect for recreation, sport, fishing, and more. Come to theContinue Reading

Footprints, splatter patterns and the powers of observation mark the journey through The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes, opening this Saturday, January 18, at the South Carolina State Museum. The interactive experience combines science with history and culture to bring to life the historic underpinnings of author Sir Arthur ConanContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five will hold its 2020 Teacher Recruitment Event on Feb. 1 to give jobseekers an opportunity to learn more about schools and services in the district and talk one-on-one with administrators. Registration is now open for the event, which will be held at the Center for theContinue Reading

January 20 – 11 – 3 pm, FREE COGNITIVE SCREENINGS Every wonder, “Is my forgetfulness part of normal aging or is it more?” Johnsie Douglas, MEd, LPC, with Right at Home will be on hand to administer the Saint Louis University Mental Status Exam (SLUMS), a widely used and briefContinue Reading

The Greater Columbia Rose Society will be holding its first meeting of the New Year January 19. The meeting will be held at Prisma Health Richland Hospital 9 Richland Medical Park Drive, Room 130 at 3 pm. Guest Speaker Bill Patterson, Owner of Roses Unlimited will speak on the differentContinue Reading

The Midlands Mediation Center, a non-profit conflict resolution organization serving central South Carolina since 1998, is hosting a Peace Walk – Scavenger Hunt to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. Teams will be fed a series of missions through a phone app that will guide the exploration of attitudes and ideasContinue Reading

The South Carolina Wildlife Federation (SCWF) is expanding their event Forks Knives, and Spoonbills: A Dinner Celebrating Conservation by hosting three dinners in the spring of 2020. Partnering restaurants include Spotted Salamander (Columbia), The Anchorage 1770’s Ribaut Social Club (Beaufort) and Passerelle Bistro (Greenville). Each dinner will feature a six-courseContinue Reading

The SC Green Industry Association (SCGIA) will bring together more than 150 exhibitors and more than 20 industry speakers to cover an range of landscape topics during a two-day Conference and Trade Show held at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center on January 21 and 22. The Trade Show and educationContinue Reading

The Chapin Garden Club invites you to their January meeting where Zack Steinhauser from Wingard’s Nursery will speak on The Conservation of Purple Martins. The date is Wednesday, January 22nd at 10:00 a.m. at the Lexington Sheriff Sub Station, 102 Columbia Ave., Chapin.   There is no charge for the programContinue Reading