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Wednesday, July 29

Learning Floral Design

302 Artisans at Senate's End, 302 Senate Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Presented by the Floral Design School of Columbia You will learn the basics of floral design and be able to create beautiful designs for yourself and your friends. Dates: July 15th, July 22nd, & July 29th Time: 6:00 til 8:00 pm Location: 302 Artisans at Senate’s End, 302 Senate Street, Columbia, SC BYOB - Light hors d’oeuvres provided Make reservations at least 1 week prior to class date by contacting Denyse Nodden, denyse@floraldesignschoolofcolumbia or 803-730-5096 Cost is $40 per person per class • all supplies provided Come have some fun and walk away proud of your floral creation

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Learning Floral Design

302 Artisans at Senate's End, 302 Senate Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Presented by the Floral Design School of Columbia You will learn the basics of floral design and be able to create beautiful designs for yourself and your friends. Dates: July 15th, July 22nd, & July 29th Time: 6:00 til 8:00 pm Location: 302 Artisans at Senate’s End, 302 Senate Street, Columbia, SC BYOB - Light hors d’oeuvres provided Make reservations at least 1 week prior to class date by contacting Denyse Nodden, denyse@floraldesignschoolofcolumbia or 803-730-5096 Cost is $40 per person per class • all supplies provided Come have some fun and walk away proud of your floral creation

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2015 Summer Art Camp at the Sumter County Gallery of Art

200 Hasel St., Sumter, SC 29150

Explore pottery, painting, mosaics, drawing, puppet-making, sculpture and much more! With 7 weeks of camp and 40 classes offered there is something for everyone. Morning classes run from 9am - 12pm, afternoon classes run from 1pm - 4pm. We offer classes for ages 4 - 17 and each class costs $100 for gallery members and $110 for non-members. Call 803-775-0543 to register your child for camp today! *NO CLASSES THE WEEK OF JUNE 29TH - JULY 3RD

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Everest VBS 2015 at TRC

1662 Highway 1 South, Unit 3, Lugoff, SC 29078

July 27-31 2015, 6:30 [p.m. – 8:00 p.m., nightly. Everest: Conquering Challenges with God’s Mighty Power. Adults at 1662 Highway 1 South, Unit 3, Lugoff, SC; Children, youth and teens at American Legion Post 195, 534 Wildwood Lane, Lugoff. Free and open to the public. Join “Klymer” and other characters from The Mountain for music, food, exploration, fun and more each night. Call 803-572-0282 for additional information. Hosted by the Revival Center Northeast.

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Thursday, July 30

The Palladium Society’s Renovation Rodeo

Arsenal Hill Neighborhood

Presented by Modern Exterminating and The Palladium Society, Renovation Rodeos take us on a tour of old homes and buildings in the Columbia area that have been refurbished and renovated while staying true to the roots and history of the site. Hear from homeowners, architects and contractors who took the opportunity to preserve the historic character of the capital city, and enjoy beer, wine and light hors d'oeuvres during the tour.

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National Night Out Kickoff

Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center

The City of Columbia will host its eighth annual National Night Out Kickoff on July 30, 2015 from 4-9p.m. This event is free and open to the public. It will be held in the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. There will be giveaways, face paintings, bounce houses, exhibitors, musical performances, and more! For more information, call the Columbia Police Department at 803-545-3500, Community Development at 803-545-3373, or visit www.columbiasc.net.

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2015 Summer Art Camp at the Sumter County Gallery of Art

200 Hasel St., Sumter, SC 29150

Explore pottery, painting, mosaics, drawing, puppet-making, sculpture and much more! With 7 weeks of camp and 40 classes offered there is something for everyone. Morning classes run from 9am - 12pm, afternoon classes run from 1pm - 4pm. We offer classes for ages 4 - 17 and each class costs $100 for gallery members and $110 for non-members. Call 803-775-0543 to register your child for camp today! *NO CLASSES THE WEEK OF JUNE 29TH - JULY 3RD

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Everest VBS 2015 at TRC

1662 Highway 1 South, Unit 3, Lugoff, SC 29078

July 27-31 2015, 6:30 [p.m. – 8:00 p.m., nightly. Everest: Conquering Challenges with God’s Mighty Power. Adults at 1662 Highway 1 South, Unit 3, Lugoff, SC; Children, youth and teens at American Legion Post 195, 534 Wildwood Lane, Lugoff. Free and open to the public. Join “Klymer” and other characters from The Mountain for music, food, exploration, fun and more each night. Call 803-572-0282 for additional information. Hosted by the Revival Center Northeast.

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Friday, July 31

Crafty Feast - an indie craft fair - call for artisans and makers

Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center

Apply to be a vendor among 100 of the most unique, eccentric and high-quality crafters in the Southeast on December 13, 2015 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center from 12-6 p.m. Visit www.craftyfeast.com for more info. Deadline to apply is July 31.

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5th Annual Blythewood Championship Rodeo

Blythewood Community Park, 310 Blythewood Road, Blythewood, SC 29016

Town of Blythewood Professional Rodeo, presented by WilsonCarSales.com. 8 Events including Bull Riding and Barrel Racing. Features top ranked Cowboys and Cowgirls competing on Award Winning LiveStock. See South Carolina's own, 56 yr old Cowboy Harold Miller compete to stay on a Bucking Bronc for 8 seconds. Live Music with Nashville recording Artist Trent Jeffcoat and Local favorites Two for the Road,Plus One! Food, Vendors, Kiddie Rides, Mechanical Bull and Fun for the Entire Family! Gates open at 5:30. Rodeo at 8pm. Friday July 31 and Saturday August 1, 2015. A short 20 minute drive from Downtown Columbia, I-77N to exit 27. Tickets: Adults $14/$16 at Gate;Youth (6-12) $7/$8 at Gate, Buckaroos Age 5 and Under FREE! LETS GO RODEO!

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2015 Summer Art Camp at the Sumter County Gallery of Art

200 Hasel St., Sumter, SC 29150

Explore pottery, painting, mosaics, drawing, puppet-making, sculpture and much more! With 7 weeks of camp and 40 classes offered there is something for everyone. Morning classes run from 9am - 12pm, afternoon classes run from 1pm - 4pm. We offer classes for ages 4 - 17 and each class costs $100 for gallery members and $110 for non-members. Call 803-775-0543 to register your child for camp today! *NO CLASSES THE WEEK OF JUNE 29TH - JULY 3RD

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Everest VBS 2015 at TRC

1662 Highway 1 South, Unit 3, Lugoff, SC 29078

July 27-31 2015, 6:30 [p.m. – 8:00 p.m., nightly. Everest: Conquering Challenges with God’s Mighty Power. Adults at 1662 Highway 1 South, Unit 3, Lugoff, SC; Children, youth and teens at American Legion Post 195, 534 Wildwood Lane, Lugoff. Free and open to the public. Join “Klymer” and other characters from The Mountain for music, food, exploration, fun and more each night. Call 803-572-0282 for additional information. Hosted by the Revival Center Northeast.

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Saturday, August 01

ECPI University Campus Discovery Day

ECPI University - 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 300, Columbia, SC

ECPI University, including its College of Health Science, Medical Careers Institute, is hosting its Campus Discovery Day open house at 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 300, Columbia on Saturday, August 1, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Attendees will have the opportunity to: • See exciting interactive demonstrations • Tour the campus • Meet with faculty and staff • Observe the hands-on learning environment • Explore future career education goals in the technology and medical arenas. Prospective students will learn how they can earn a Bachelor’s degree in 2.5 years or an Associate’s in 1.5 years through ECPI’s convenient year-round schedule. For more information about Career Discovery Day, please visit www.ecpi.edu.

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5th Annual Blythewood Championship Rodeo

Blythewood Community Park, 310 Blythewood Road, Blythewood, SC 29016

Town of Blythewood Professional Rodeo, presented by WilsonCarSales.com. 8 Events including Bull Riding and Barrel Racing. Features top ranked Cowboys and Cowgirls competing on Award Winning LiveStock. See South Carolina's own, 56 yr old Cowboy Harold Miller compete to stay on a Bucking Bronc for 8 seconds. Live Music with Nashville recording Artist Trent Jeffcoat and Local favorites Two for the Road,Plus One! Food, Vendors, Kiddie Rides, Mechanical Bull and Fun for the Entire Family! Gates open at 5:30. Rodeo at 8pm. Friday July 31 and Saturday August 1, 2015. A short 20 minute drive from Downtown Columbia, I-77N to exit 27. Tickets: Adults $14/$16 at Gate;Youth (6-12) $7/$8 at Gate, Buckaroos Age 5 and Under FREE! LETS GO RODEO!

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Free Homebuyers Workshop

North Springs Park Recreational Center

The Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America ("NACA") is a non-profit community advocacy and home ownership organization. NACA's primary goal is to build strong, healthy neighborhoods in urban and rural areas nationwide through affordable home ownership. NACA has made the dream of home ownership a reality for thousands of working people by counseling them honestly and effectively, enabling even those with poor credit to purchase a home or modify their predatory loan with far better terms than those provided even in the prime market. NACA's incredible 100% financing mortgage program offers NO DOWN PAYMENT, NO CLOSING COSTS, NO PERFECT CREDIT, NO PMI, and at a BELOW MARKET INTEREST RATE! NACA currently offers free workshops in the Columbia area. Please visit our website at www.naca.com to sign up for a FREE Homebuyers workshop. You may also register by phone using our automated phone system at 1-888-302-6222. If you would like for NACA to come to your area to host a free homebuyers workshop, please call us at 803-255-0223 and ask to speak to Michelle Gamble, Office Manager.

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Carolina Dynasty Back To School Bash

Benedict's Charlie W Johnson Stadium

[Columbia, SC—July 19, 2015] The Carolina Dynasty Football Foundation would like to invite the community to Benedict College’s Charlie W. Johnson Football Stadium on Saturday, July 25th for Military Appreciation Day and Saturday, August 1st for a Back-to-School Bash. Carolina Dynasty Football Foundation is making a positive impact in the lives of men, women and youth so they may achieve their highest potential and a proud sponsor of The Carolina Dynasty Football Team, Columbia’s only Professional Developmental Football Team. Carolina Dynasty Back-to-School Bash: All children 13 years old and younger will have free admission when accompanied an adult to the Carolina Dynasty Football Team’s game on August 1st. Carolina Dynasty will be giving away free school supplies to all elementary and middle school aged children while supplies last. There will also be free entertainment for the children including bounce houses and a meet and greet with the Carolina Dynasty football players. Gates open at 5:00pm with 7:30pm kick-off. “Carolina Dynasty Football Foundation is a platform that provide athletic competition for youth and adults and support community initiatives through the social work of committed volunteers,” said Evangelina Hemphill, Carolina Dynasty Football Foundation President. “The highlight of our work is creating, developing, and instilling a positive physical, mental, and spiritual awareness for the communities we serve.” Since its start in late 2014, Carolina Dynasty Football Foundation has volunteered over 3,000+ community service hours to support various organizations, schools, and other non-profits. Carolina Dynasty Football Foundation sponsorship, volunteer, and donation opportunities are available, for more information email carolinadynastygm@gmail.com .

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The Girls Golf Clinics

James E. Clyburn Golf Center

The James E. Clyburn Golf Center, a LPGA-USGA Girls Golf site, is hosting free golf clinics for girls ages 5-18 every other Saturday through October 31, 2015. The James E. Clyburn Golf Center is located at 2091 Slighs Avenue. The Girls Golf Clinics will be held from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Clinics will not be held if the Saturday falls on a holiday. Attendees will learn the fundamentals, etiquette and rules of golf. No equipment is necessary. To register, please call the Cyburn Golf Center at 803-255-8920, email smmcdaniel@columbiasc.net or visit the center's page online, http://www.columbiasc.net/parks-recreation/athletics/golf.

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Sunday, August 02

Church on the Lake

2000 Johnson Marina Road Chapin, SC

Church on the Lake runs June 14 through August 16.  It begins at 8:30 a.m. and lasts about 45 minutes.  Come around 8:10 or 8:15 for coffee and donuts!  This service will be held at Woodman of the World, 2000 Johnson Marina Road, Chapin, SC.  Salem Methodist Church began this lake service many years ago.  The dress is casual & everyone is welcome.  There are chairs there or you may bring your own.

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Monday, August 03

McDonald's Buy One GIVE One

McDonald's in the Greater Columbia Metro Area

On the first Monday of the month, when you buy one Happy Meal, we’ll donate one to a child in need.

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The Mayor's 6th Annual Back-To-School Drills & Skills Clinics

Hyatt Park, Columbia Tennis Center, Greenview Park, James E. Clyburn Golf Center, Pinehurst Park, Capital City Stadium, and MLK, Jr. Park

Youth ages 6 through 17 will have the opportunity to learn instructional basketball, tennis, soccer, golf or cheer leading (ages 6-13) skills during the week. A Skills Competition Finale will be held on Friday, August 7. Clinics are FREE but registration is required. Clinics are held at various locations. Deadline to register: July 28, 2015 For more information, please call the Parks and Recreation Department at 803-545-3100.

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2015 Summer Art Camp at the Sumter County Gallery of Art

200 Hasel St., Sumter, SC 29150

Explore pottery, painting, mosaics, drawing, puppet-making, sculpture and much more! With 7 weeks of camp and 40 classes offered there is something for everyone. Morning classes run from 9am - 12pm, afternoon classes run from 1pm - 4pm. We offer classes for ages 4 - 17 and each class costs $100 for gallery members and $110 for non-members. Call 803-775-0543 to register your child for camp today! *NO CLASSES THE WEEK OF JUNE 29TH - JULY 3RD

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Tuesday, August 04

Providence Cooks! Healthy Lunch Boxes

Providence Orthopedic Hospital - Cafeteria, 120 Gateway Corporate Blvd., Columbia

This award winning cooking class is more than just another demonstration. This is the key to making heart healthy food a flavorful staple in your diet. From tailgating to a multi-course holiday meal, this is by far Providence Hospitals’ most popular community class offering. Join our chefs, registered dietitian, and special guests for the next Providence Cooks! class, offered on the 1st Tuesday of most months of the year. Each class is $20 per person. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Please call (toll free) 877-256-5381 or online at http://bit.ly/Prov-Cooks to register.

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The Mayor's 6th Annual Back-To-School Drills & Skills Clinics

Hyatt Park, Columbia Tennis Center, Greenview Park, James E. Clyburn Golf Center, Pinehurst Park, Capital City Stadium, and MLK, Jr. Park

Youth ages 6 through 17 will have the opportunity to learn instructional basketball, tennis, soccer, golf or cheer leading (ages 6-13) skills during the week. A Skills Competition Finale will be held on Friday, August 7. Clinics are FREE but registration is required. Clinics are held at various locations. Deadline to register: July 28, 2015 For more information, please call the Parks and Recreation Department at 803-545-3100.

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2015 Summer Art Camp at the Sumter County Gallery of Art

200 Hasel St., Sumter, SC 29150

Explore pottery, painting, mosaics, drawing, puppet-making, sculpture and much more! With 7 weeks of camp and 40 classes offered there is something for everyone. Morning classes run from 9am - 12pm, afternoon classes run from 1pm - 4pm. We offer classes for ages 4 - 17 and each class costs $100 for gallery members and $110 for non-members. Call 803-775-0543 to register your child for camp today! *NO CLASSES THE WEEK OF JUNE 29TH - JULY 3RD

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Wednesday, August 05

The Mayor's 6th Annual Back-To-School Drills & Skills Clinics

Hyatt Park, Columbia Tennis Center, Greenview Park, James E. Clyburn Golf Center, Pinehurst Park, Capital City Stadium, and MLK, Jr. Park

Youth ages 6 through 17 will have the opportunity to learn instructional basketball, tennis, soccer, golf or cheer leading (ages 6-13) skills during the week. A Skills Competition Finale will be held on Friday, August 7. Clinics are FREE but registration is required. Clinics are held at various locations. Deadline to register: July 28, 2015 For more information, please call the Parks and Recreation Department at 803-545-3100.

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2015 Summer Art Camp at the Sumter County Gallery of Art

200 Hasel St., Sumter, SC 29150

Explore pottery, painting, mosaics, drawing, puppet-making, sculpture and much more! With 7 weeks of camp and 40 classes offered there is something for everyone. Morning classes run from 9am - 12pm, afternoon classes run from 1pm - 4pm. We offer classes for ages 4 - 17 and each class costs $100 for gallery members and $110 for non-members. Call 803-775-0543 to register your child for camp today! *NO CLASSES THE WEEK OF JUNE 29TH - JULY 3RD

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Job Fair

Downtown Columbia Corner of Main and Hampton

Virtual Business Office Associates will be hosting a job fair on Wednesday, August 5th from 10-6PM in the Wells Fargo high rise in downtown Columbia at 1441 Main Street in the Palmetto Conference Center Suite on the third floor. Virtual Business Office Associates is expanding their workforce with over 100 new positions! • General Administrative • Medical Claims Review Specialists • Junior Accounting Analyst • Customer Care Representatives If you value integrity, accountability, team work and have a passion for excellence, please plan to attend the Virtual Business Office Associates job fair on Wednesday, August 5th at 1441 Main Street.

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Thursday, August 06

The Mayor's 6th Annual Back-To-School Drills & Skills Clinics

Hyatt Park, Columbia Tennis Center, Greenview Park, James E. Clyburn Golf Center, Pinehurst Park, Capital City Stadium, and MLK, Jr. Park

Youth ages 6 through 17 will have the opportunity to learn instructional basketball, tennis, soccer, golf or cheer leading (ages 6-13) skills during the week. A Skills Competition Finale will be held on Friday, August 7. Clinics are FREE but registration is required. Clinics are held at various locations. Deadline to register: July 28, 2015 For more information, please call the Parks and Recreation Department at 803-545-3100.

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Hiroshima Vigil

Columbia Museum of Art, 1515 Main Street, Columbia, SC

Hiroshima Vigil remembers 70th Anniversary of Dropping of the Atomic Bomb The August 6th Hiroshima Peace Vigil will remember the 70th anniversary of the dropping of the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. The Vigil will be held from 7 to 8 pm in the Columbia Museum of Art Auditorium, 1515 Main Street, Columbia. The Vigil will feature a string quartet from the South Carolina Philharmonic and Morihiko Nakahara, Music Director. The event is the 25th year that a vigil has been held in Columbia to remember the first use of the atomic bomb and to promote efforts to work for nuclear disarmament so that the atomic horror is never repeated. The event is sponsored by the Columbia Friends Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) and by Carolina Peace Resource Center. The Vigil is part of First Thursday on Main. It is free and open to the public.

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2015 Summer Art Camp at the Sumter County Gallery of Art

200 Hasel St., Sumter, SC 29150

Explore pottery, painting, mosaics, drawing, puppet-making, sculpture and much more! With 7 weeks of camp and 40 classes offered there is something for everyone. Morning classes run from 9am - 12pm, afternoon classes run from 1pm - 4pm. We offer classes for ages 4 - 17 and each class costs $100 for gallery members and $110 for non-members. Call 803-775-0543 to register your child for camp today! *NO CLASSES THE WEEK OF JUNE 29TH - JULY 3RD

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Friday, August 07

The Mayor's 6th Annual Back-To-School Drills & Skills Clinics

Hyatt Park, Columbia Tennis Center, Greenview Park, James E. Clyburn Golf Center, Pinehurst Park, Capital City Stadium, and MLK, Jr. Park

Youth ages 6 through 17 will have the opportunity to learn instructional basketball, tennis, soccer, golf or cheer leading (ages 6-13) skills during the week. A Skills Competition Finale will be held on Friday, August 7. Clinics are FREE but registration is required. Clinics are held at various locations. Deadline to register: July 28, 2015 For more information, please call the Parks and Recreation Department at 803-545-3100.

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2015 Summer Art Camp at the Sumter County Gallery of Art

200 Hasel St., Sumter, SC 29150

Explore pottery, painting, mosaics, drawing, puppet-making, sculpture and much more! With 7 weeks of camp and 40 classes offered there is something for everyone. Morning classes run from 9am - 12pm, afternoon classes run from 1pm - 4pm. We offer classes for ages 4 - 17 and each class costs $100 for gallery members and $110 for non-members. Call 803-775-0543 to register your child for camp today! *NO CLASSES THE WEEK OF JUNE 29TH - JULY 3RD

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Countdown to Kindergarten

EdVenture Children's Museum

EdVenture Children’s Museum and The United Way of the Midlands invite all rising kindergartners and their families to the 12th annual Countdown to Kindergarten Celebration from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 7. The evening will feature FREE admission to the museum, costumed characters, games, face painting, information booths and resources for parents on keeping kids safe and healthy. Rising kindergartners can visit a mock classroom, practice boarding a school bus and carrying a lunch tray. The celebration will provide parents with an opportunity to connect with representatives from school districts, state agencies and community organizations to learn about educational, health and community resources available to them, while health personnel will be on hand to provide free dental and vision screenings to children. Proudly sponsored by Select Health of SC, Inc., McDonald’s,and South Carolina Dental Association.

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Saturday, August 08

City of Praise NE Family Fun Day

425 North Brickyard Rd, Columbia, SC 29223

Family Fun Day for the community with games, food and a bouncy house for the children. Will also include a health awareness event. Admission is free. We request a can good or non perishable items. All roads lead to the city

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The Girls Golf Clinics

James E. Clyburn Golf Center

The James E. Clyburn Golf Center, a LPGA-USGA Girls Golf site, is hosting free golf clinics for girls ages 5-18 every other Saturday through October 31, 2015. The James E. Clyburn Golf Center is located at 2091 Slighs Avenue. The Girls Golf Clinics will be held from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Clinics will not be held if the Saturday falls on a holiday. Attendees will learn the fundamentals, etiquette and rules of golf. No equipment is necessary. To register, please call the Cyburn Golf Center at 803-255-8920, email smmcdaniel@columbiasc.net or visit the center's page online, http://www.columbiasc.net/parks-recreation/athletics/golf.

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The 2015 Back-To-School Bash

Finlay Park

The City of Columbia's 2015 Back-To-School Bash will be held on Saturday, August 8 at Finlay Park. This event is free and is open to elementary, middle, and high school students. The bash will feature a book bag and school supply giveaway, health screenings, a health and wellness zone, entertainment, fitness challenges, exhibitors and more! Children must be present to receive a book bag and school supplies. The Back-To-School Bash will run from 11-3 p.m. For more information, please call 803-545-3100 or email kcmitchell@columbiasc.net

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Sunday, August 09

Church on the Lake

2000 Johnson Marina Road Chapin, SC

Church on the Lake runs June 14 through August 16.  It begins at 8:30 a.m. and lasts about 45 minutes.  Come around 8:10 or 8:15 for coffee and donuts!  This service will be held at Woodman of the World, 2000 Johnson Marina Road, Chapin, SC.  Salem Methodist Church began this lake service many years ago.  The dress is casual & everyone is welcome.  There are chairs there or you may bring your own.

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Tuesday, August 11

WomenHeart Support Group

2001 Laurel St, Columbia

WomenHeart Columbia is a local chapter of the women’s support network for heart disease survivors, provided exclusively by Providence Hospital. Every 2nd Tuesday of the month, women heart disease survivors come together to meet and offer support to each other, as well as, enjoy educational talks by healthcare professionals. There is no fee to participate in this support group.

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Thursday, August 13

Moonlight Cemetery & Secrets from the Grave Tours

Elmwood Cemetery, 501 Elmwood Ave, Columbia, SC

One hundred and sixty years of history will come to life during our popular Cemetery Tours! Grab your flashlight as we tour one of Columbia's oldest cemeteries and discover centuries of stories etched in stone on the markers and headstones found within Elmwood Cemetery's acres of carefully planned grounds. The perfect after-work activity, our cemetery tours are an event the whole family will enjoy. Choose from two tour options every month through September: • Secrets from the Grave Tours, 7:30 pm: Join us before dark to study the symbols found on many of the markers and headstones in this historic cemetery. • Moonlight Cemetery Tours, 8 & 8:30 pm: Tour Elmwood Cemetery and discuss the lives, burials, cemetery plots and tombstones of families and prominent citizens from Columbia's 19th and 20th centuries.

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Moonlight Cemetery & Secrets from the Grave Tours

Elmwood Cemetery, 501 Elmwood Ave, Columbia, SC 29201

One hundred and sixty years of history will come to life during our popular Cemetery Tours! Grab your flashlight as we tour one of Columbia's oldest cemeteries and discover centuries of stories etched in stone on the markers and headstones found within Elmwood Cemetery's acres of carefully planned grounds. The perfect after-work activity, our cemetery tours are an event the whole family will enjoy. Choose from two tour options every month through September: • Secrets from the Grave Tours, 7:30 pm: Join us before dark to study the symbols found on many of the markers and headstones in this historic cemetery. • Moonlight Cemetery Tours, 8 & 8:30 pm: Tour Elmwood Cemetery and discuss the lives, burials, cemetery plots and tombstones of families and prominent citizens from Columbia's 19th and 20th centuries.

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Friday, August 14

Shandon United Methodist "Missions Possible" Garage Sale

3407 Devine Street

Huge Garage Sale with ALL monies going to missions-mostly local. In 2014 we made and gave away over $35,000.

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Saturday, August 15

Free Homebuyers Workshop

Forest Lake Park Recreational Center

The Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America ("NACA") is a non-profit community advocacy and home ownership organization. NACA's primary goal is to build strong, healthy neighborhoods in urban and rural areas nationwide through affordable home ownership. NACA has made the dream of home ownership a reality for thousands of working people by counseling them honestly and effectively, enabling even those with poor credit to purchase a home or modify their predatory loan with far better terms than those provided even in the prime market. NACA's incredible 100% financing mortgage program offers NO DOWN PAYMENT, NO CLOSING COSTS, NO PERFECT CREDIT, NO PMI, and at a BELOW MARKET INTEREST RATE! NACA currently offers free workshops in the Columbia area. Please visit our website at www.naca.com to sign up for a FREE Homebuyers workshop. You may also register by phone using our automated phone system at 1-888-302-6222. If you would like for NACA to come to your area to host a free homebuyers workshop, please call us at 803-255-0223 and ask to speak to Michelle Gamble, Office Manager.

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The Girls Golf Clinics

James E. Clyburn Golf Center

The James E. Clyburn Golf Center, a LPGA-USGA Girls Golf site, is hosting free golf clinics for girls ages 5-18 every other Saturday through October 31, 2015. The James E. Clyburn Golf Center is located at 2091 Slighs Avenue. The Girls Golf Clinics will be held from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Clinics will not be held if the Saturday falls on a holiday. Attendees will learn the fundamentals, etiquette and rules of golf. No equipment is necessary. To register, please call the Cyburn Golf Center at 803-255-8920, email smmcdaniel@columbiasc.net or visit the center's page online, http://www.columbiasc.net/parks-recreation/athletics/golf.

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Sunday, August 16

Church on the Lake

2000 Johnson Marina Road Chapin, SC

Church on the Lake runs June 14 through August 16.  It begins at 8:30 a.m. and lasts about 45 minutes.  Come around 8:10 or 8:15 for coffee and donuts!  This service will be held at Woodman of the World, 2000 Johnson Marina Road, Chapin, SC.  Salem Methodist Church began this lake service many years ago.  The dress is casual & everyone is welcome.  There are chairs there or you may bring your own.

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Dollar Sunday at Historic Columbia

The Gift Shop at Robert Mills, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Residents of Richland and Lexington Counties are invited to take a guided tour of one of our historic house museums for just $1! Visit the Robert Mills House, Hampton-Preston Mansion or the Mann-Simons Site. General admission prices apply for any house tours after the first. Walk-ins welcome! Tours begin at the top of the hour from 1 pm - 4 pm. Purchase admission and meet for tours at the Gift Shop at Robert Mills.

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Dollar Sunday | Woodrow Wilson Family Home

The Gift Shop at Robert Mills, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Residents of Richland and Lexington Counties are invited to take a guided tour of one of our historic house museums for just $1! This month, visit the Woodrow Wilson Family Home for Dollar Sunday. Tours leave at the top of the hour from 1 pm - 4 pm.; purchase admission and meet for tours at the Gift Shop at Robert Mills.

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LRH&GS Free Workshop: “Research Using FamilySearch.org”

Richland County Library-Southeast, 7421 Garners Ferry Rd,, Columbia, SC 29209

Lower Richland Heritage & Genealogy Society presents a FREE workshop: Get an overview of how to search historical records, build a family tree, and learn about genealogy resources using the Family Search.org website. Guest speaker Robin Foster, Director of the Greenwood Family History Center, National Genealogy Examiner and Co-Owner of Genealogy! Just Ask! (The Lower Richland Heritage Genealogy Society (LRH&GS) meets 3rd Sundays, monthly at 3:00 p.m. - Richland County Library Southeast, unless otherwise announced)

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Tuesday, August 18

Mended Hearts Support Group

2701 Laurel Street, Classroom 3, Columbia - Providence Health Education Center

Mended Hearts is a national non-profit organization made up of nearly 18,000 individuals in 300 chapters nationwide who share their stories by volunteering their time to visit patients in the hospital. Every 3rd Tuesday of each month, volunteers that are all past heart patients, meet to connect with others in order to answer questions and provide comfort to current heart patients dealing with the same situation. There is no fee to participate in this support group.

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Wednesday, August 19

Lunch & Learn | Fashion Flashback

Seibels House, 1601 Richland Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Take a mental break from work and join Historic Columbia for a 30-minute Lunch & Learn session. With over 6,000 artifacts in our collection, this program is an opportunity to see artifacts that are not usually on display. During this session led by HC Director of Historic House Museums Fielding Freed, we'll explore 19th-century women’s dresses and accessories. Due to the fragile nature of these clothing items, this is a rare opportunity for the public to see these historic artifacts. Fielding Freed will also provide instructions on caring and preserving old clothing. Participants may order lunch through Historic Columbia when they make reservations online or over the phone. Please contact reservations@historiccolumbia.org for specific details on food provided if ordering lunch through Historic Columbia. Participants may also bring their lunch from home or a local restaurant, such as Spotted Salamander next to the Seibels House.

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Thursday, August 20

GAME NIGHT SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER

The Granery Hotel, 1539 Horseshoe Drive Columbia, SC

The South Carolina Chapter of the American Association of Blacks in Energy (SCCAABE) Is pleased to present its GAME NIGHT SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER Spades and Bid Whist Tournament Series Every Third Thursday 6 PM to 9 PM At The Granery Hotel Located at 1539 Horseshoe Drive Columbia, SC Tournament Entrance Fee is $10 per person Proceeds benefit the Josie K. Claiborne Annual Scholarship Fund. For more information, contact David Stone 803-345-4577 or Bettye Morris 803-217-6042

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Bid Whist and Spades Scholaship Fundraiser

Granary Hotel 1539 Horseshoe Drive Columbia S.C. 29223

The South Carolina Chapter of AABE American Association of Black in Energy and Black Pages will be hosting the Bid Whist and Spades Scholaship Fundraiser. The cost for each person will be $10.00. The proceeds from this event will benefit the organization’s Josie K. Claiborne scholarship fund. American Association of Black in Energy (AABE) is a national organization of energy professionals founded and dedicated to ensuring that African Americans and other minorities have an opportunity to provide input in discussions and developments in energy policies, research and development technology, and environmental issues. Through mentoring and scholarships, AABE addresses the lack of minorities in the technical fields of science, math, and engineering.

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Friday, August 21

Happy Hour at the Robert Mills House | Water Balloon Battle

Robert Mills House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Looking for ways to cool down in our Famously Hot city in August? Join Historic Columbia for our first ever Historic Columbia Water Balloon Battle on Friday, August 21. Using water balloons, we’ll break into teams to learn about military tactics through history and battle it out on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and Gardens. Afterward, relax with drinks and light hors d’oeuvres on the grounds of this historic site. Attendees must be 21 years of age or older.

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Saturday, August 22

The Girls Golf Clinics

James E. Clyburn Golf Center

The James E. Clyburn Golf Center, a LPGA-USGA Girls Golf site, is hosting free golf clinics for girls ages 5-18 every other Saturday through October 31, 2015. The James E. Clyburn Golf Center is located at 2091 Slighs Avenue. The Girls Golf Clinics will be held from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Clinics will not be held if the Saturday falls on a holiday. Attendees will learn the fundamentals, etiquette and rules of golf. No equipment is necessary. To register, please call the Cyburn Golf Center at 803-255-8920, email smmcdaniel@columbiasc.net or visit the center's page online, http://www.columbiasc.net/parks-recreation/athletics/golf.

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Sunday, August 23

Craft & Kvell

Katie & Irwin Kahn JCC, 306 Flora Drive, Columbia SC 29223

JCC: Craft & Kvell Sunday,August 23, 2015 | 8:30 am – 5:30 pm Do you have a pile of photos you want to get into your scrapbook? Have you been pinning things on Pinterest but haven’t had a quiet moment to do any crafting? Is your yarn stash getting a little out of hand? Bring your projects to the JCC for a day of fun crafting with new and old friends at our Craft & Kvell. We’ll provide table space, light refreshments, and a raffle to win a prize pack – you bring your paper, yarn, deco mesh, paints, die cutter – or whatever else you use to create! Please RSVP so we can have enough tables out for everyone! Invite a friend! $3 JCC Members | $5 community Please RSVP to the JCC - Call us at 803.787.2023 Future Date: Sunday, October 18, 2015

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Craft & Kvell

Katie & Irwin Kahn JCC, 306 Flora Drive, Columbia SC 29223

JCC: Craft & Kvell Sunday,August 23, 2015 | 8:30 am – 5:30 pm Do you have a pile of photos you want to get into your scrapbook? Have you been pinning things on Pinterest but haven’t had a quiet moment to do any crafting? Is your yarn stash getting a little out of hand? Bring your projects to the JCC for a day of fun crafting with new and old friends at our Craft & Kvell. We’ll provide table space, light refreshments, and a raffle to win a prize pack – you bring your paper, yarn, deco mesh, paints, die cutter – or whatever else you use to create! Please RSVP so we can have enough tables out for everyone! Invite a friend! $3 JCC Members | $5 community Please RSVP to the JCC - Call us at 803.787.2023 Future Date: Sunday, October 18, 2015

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Wednesday, August 26

Lunch & Learn | Exploring Daguerreotype Photographs

Seibels House, 1601 Richland Street, Columbia, SC 29201

A picture is worth a thousand words but can also spark a thousand questions. Join us at this Lunch & Learn session as we explore some of the historic daguerreotype photographs in Historic Columbia’s collection. Attendees will learn how these photographs were made, that information we know about the individuals in them, and the questions we ask ourselves as we research these images. With over 6,000 artifacts in our collection, the Lunch & Learn series presents the opportunity to see artifacts that are not usually on display in 30-minute sessions. Participants may order lunch through Historic Columbia when they make reservations online or over the phone. Please contact reservations@historiccolumbia.org for specific details on food provided if ordering lunch through Historic Columbia. Participants may also bring their lunch from home or a local restaurant, such as Spotted Salamander next to the Seibels House.

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Saturday, August 29

Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Randy Riggle Nostalgia Show

Jamil Shrine Temple, 206 Jamil Rd, Columbia SC 29210

Nostalgia Show with Randy Riggle (Aud) When:Saturday, Aug 29, 2015 Where:Jamil Temple, 206 Jamil Road, Columbia, SC 29210, United States (map) Description Randy Riggle Comedian and Impersonator Doors Open 7pm Show starts at 8pm Tickets: Stage level (first two rows) $25 All other seats $20 All seats Reserved Tickets available thru the office 803-772-9380 More information on Randy Riggle go to standupcomedian​.com

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The Girls Golf Clinics

James E. Clyburn Golf Center

The James E. Clyburn Golf Center, a LPGA-USGA Girls Golf site, is hosting free golf clinics for girls ages 5-18 every other Saturday through October 31, 2015. The James E. Clyburn Golf Center is located at 2091 Slighs Avenue. The Girls Golf Clinics will be held from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Clinics will not be held if the Saturday falls on a holiday. Attendees will learn the fundamentals, etiquette and rules of golf. No equipment is necessary. To register, please call the Cyburn Golf Center at 803-255-8920, email smmcdaniel@columbiasc.net or visit the center's page online, http://www.columbiasc.net/parks-recreation/athletics/golf.

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Sunday, August 30

PBC to Host Eighth Day in Concert

Pinewood Baptist Church

Pinewood Baptist Church will host Eighth Day (www.eighthdaymusic.com/) in concert Sunday, August 30, 2015, at 6:30 PM. Admission is free, and refreshments will be served after the concert. A love offering will be received, a nursery will be provided. Pinewood Baptist is located on Highway 261 in Pinewood. For more information, please contact the church office at (803) 452-5373 or visit the website at www.pinewoodbaptist.org.

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Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Monday, August 31

Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Tuesday, September 01

Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Wednesday, September 02

Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Thursday, September 03

Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Friday, September 04

Columbia Baroque Concert, Across the Water with Columbia Baroque: “The River Thames”

Recital Hall University of South Carolina School of Music 813 Assembly St. Columbia, SC, 29208

Join Columbia Baroque with special guest artist Danny Jenkins, countertenor, to enjoy music composed and performed in London featuring solo and duet opera arias by Handel, Vivaldi and Monteverdi; “Sound the Trumpet” by Purcell; and instrumental chamber music performed by the ensemble. Columbia Baroque ensemble performers are Brittnee Siemon, mezzo soprano; Jean Hein, Baroque recorders; Erika Cutler, Baroque violin; Gail Ann Schroeder, viola da gamba; and Jerry Curry, harpsichord. A Pre-Concert Talk will be given by Sarah Williams at 7:00 p.m. with the Concert beginning at 7:30 p.m.

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Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Happy Hour History Tours | The Vista

Publix Super Market, 501 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC 29201

In September, our monthly Happy Hour program expands into our popular Happy Hour History tours of the Congaree Vista! Get to know the Vista like never before on this guided walking tour, complete with cocktail and appetizer stops along the way. It's the perfect way to start your weekend! The guided tours meet in the Publix parking lot on Gervais Street and explore the history and architecture of the Vista. Admission includes cocktails and appetizers along the way.

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Saturday, September 05

Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Chapin Labor Day Festival

Chapin, SC

A weekend full of family fun! Join us September 5-7 for live music, good food, and more! FULL SCHEDULE Saturday, September 5 Walk or Run a Crooked 5k to benefit Meals on Wheels at Crooked Creek Park Sunday, September 6 Concert on Beaufort Street (Sponsored by Mid-Carolina Electric Cooperative) featuring Anthony Charles and the Blues Dolphins Monday, September 7 Labor Day Parade begins at 9:30 am (Streets close at 9 am) Classic Car Show (Sponsored by Taylor's Automotive and Newberry Car Buffs) - Mt. Horeb Parking lot of Beaufort Street Children's Carnival area - (Sponsored by EXIT Midlands Realty) on Clark Street Live Music on Beaufort Street stage (next to Tipsy Toad Tavern) - featuring Shelby Raye at 11:00 am and the Keith Dominick Band at 11:45 am Vendors Galore on Beaufort & Clark Streets

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The Girls Golf Clinics

James E. Clyburn Golf Center

The James E. Clyburn Golf Center, a LPGA-USGA Girls Golf site, is hosting free golf clinics for girls ages 5-18 every other Saturday through October 31, 2015. The James E. Clyburn Golf Center is located at 2091 Slighs Avenue. The Girls Golf Clinics will be held from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Clinics will not be held if the Saturday falls on a holiday. Attendees will learn the fundamentals, etiquette and rules of golf. No equipment is necessary. To register, please call the Cyburn Golf Center at 803-255-8920, email smmcdaniel@columbiasc.net or visit the center's page online, http://www.columbiasc.net/parks-recreation/athletics/golf.

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Sunday, September 06

Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Chapin Labor Day Festival

Chapin, SC

A weekend full of family fun! Join us September 5-7 for live music, good food, and more! FULL SCHEDULE Saturday, September 5 Walk or Run a Crooked 5k to benefit Meals on Wheels at Crooked Creek Park Sunday, September 6 Concert on Beaufort Street (Sponsored by Mid-Carolina Electric Cooperative) featuring Anthony Charles and the Blues Dolphins Monday, September 7 Labor Day Parade begins at 9:30 am (Streets close at 9 am) Classic Car Show (Sponsored by Taylor's Automotive and Newberry Car Buffs) - Mt. Horeb Parking lot of Beaufort Street Children's Carnival area - (Sponsored by EXIT Midlands Realty) on Clark Street Live Music on Beaufort Street stage (next to Tipsy Toad Tavern) - featuring Shelby Raye at 11:00 am and the Keith Dominick Band at 11:45 am Vendors Galore on Beaufort & Clark Streets

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Monday, September 07

Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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McDonald's Buy One GIVE One

McDonald's in the Greater Columbia Metro Area

On the first Monday of the month, when you buy one Happy Meal, we’ll donate one to a child in need.

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Chapin Labor Day Festival

Chapin, SC

A weekend full of family fun! Join us September 5-7 for live music, good food, and more! FULL SCHEDULE Saturday, September 5 Walk or Run a Crooked 5k to benefit Meals on Wheels at Crooked Creek Park Sunday, September 6 Concert on Beaufort Street (Sponsored by Mid-Carolina Electric Cooperative) featuring Anthony Charles and the Blues Dolphins Monday, September 7 Labor Day Parade begins at 9:30 am (Streets close at 9 am) Classic Car Show (Sponsored by Taylor's Automotive and Newberry Car Buffs) - Mt. Horeb Parking lot of Beaufort Street Children's Carnival area - (Sponsored by EXIT Midlands Realty) on Clark Street Live Music on Beaufort Street stage (next to Tipsy Toad Tavern) - featuring Shelby Raye at 11:00 am and the Keith Dominick Band at 11:45 am Vendors Galore on Beaufort & Clark Streets

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Tuesday, September 08

Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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WomenHeart Support Group

2001 Laurel St, Columbia

WomenHeart Columbia is a local chapter of the women’s support network for heart disease survivors, provided exclusively by Providence Hospital. Every 2nd Tuesday of the month, women heart disease survivors come together to meet and offer support to each other, as well as, enjoy educational talks by healthcare professionals. There is no fee to participate in this support group.

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Wednesday, September 09

Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Thursday, September 10

Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Moonlight Cemetery & Secrets from the Grave Tours

Elmwood Cemetery, 501 Elmwood Ave, Columbia, SC

One hundred and sixty years of history will come to life during our popular Cemetery Tours! Grab your flashlight as we tour one of Columbia's oldest cemeteries and discover centuries of stories etched in stone on the markers and headstones found within Elmwood Cemetery's acres of carefully planned grounds. The perfect after-work activity, our cemetery tours are an event the whole family will enjoy. Choose from two tour options every month through September: • Secrets from the Grave Tours, 7:30 pm: Join us before dark to study the symbols found on many of the markers and headstones in this historic cemetery. • Moonlight Cemetery Tours, 8 & 8:30 pm: Tour Elmwood Cemetery and discuss the lives, burials, cemetery plots and tombstones of families and prominent citizens from Columbia's 19th and 20th centuries.

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Moonlight Cemetery & Secrets from the Grave Tours

Elmwood Cemetery, 501 Elmwood Ave, Columbia, SC 29201

One hundred and sixty years of history will come to life during our popular Cemetery Tours! Grab your flashlight as we tour one of Columbia's oldest cemeteries and discover centuries of stories etched in stone on the markers and headstones found within Elmwood Cemetery's acres of carefully planned grounds. The perfect after-work activity, our cemetery tours are an event the whole family will enjoy. Choose from two tour options every month through September: • Secrets from the Grave Tours, 7:30 pm: Join us before dark to study the symbols found on many of the markers and headstones in this historic cemetery. • Moonlight Cemetery Tours, 8 & 8:30 pm: Tour Elmwood Cemetery and discuss the lives, burials, cemetery plots and tombstones of families and prominent citizens from Columbia's 19th and 20th centuries.

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Friday, September 11

Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Happy Hour History Tours | The Vista

Publix Super Market, 501 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC 29201

In September, our monthly Happy Hour program expands into our popular Happy Hour History tours of the Congaree Vista! Get to know the Vista like never before on this guided walking tour, complete with cocktail and appetizer stops along the way. It's the perfect way to start your weekend! The guided tours meet in the Publix parking lot on Gervais Street and explore the history and architecture of the Vista. Admission includes cocktails and appetizers along the way.

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Saturday, September 12

Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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The Girls Golf Clinics

James E. Clyburn Golf Center

The James E. Clyburn Golf Center, a LPGA-USGA Girls Golf site, is hosting free golf clinics for girls ages 5-18 every other Saturday through October 31, 2015. The James E. Clyburn Golf Center is located at 2091 Slighs Avenue. The Girls Golf Clinics will be held from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Clinics will not be held if the Saturday falls on a holiday. Attendees will learn the fundamentals, etiquette and rules of golf. No equipment is necessary. To register, please call the Cyburn Golf Center at 803-255-8920, email smmcdaniel@columbiasc.net or visit the center's page online, http://www.columbiasc.net/parks-recreation/athletics/golf.

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Sunday, September 13

Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Monday, September 14

Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Tuesday, September 15

Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

More details >>

Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Mended Hearts Support Group

2701 Laurel Street, Classroom 3, Columbia - Providence Health Education Center

Mended Hearts is a national non-profit organization made up of nearly 18,000 individuals in 300 chapters nationwide who share their stories by volunteering their time to visit patients in the hospital. Every 3rd Tuesday of each month, volunteers that are all past heart patients, meet to connect with others in order to answer questions and provide comfort to current heart patients dealing with the same situation. There is no fee to participate in this support group.

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Wednesday, September 16

Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Thursday, September 17

Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Bid Whist and Spades Scholaship Fundraiser

Granary Hotel 1539 Horseshoe Drive Columbia S.C. 29223

The South Carolina Chapter of AABE American Association of Black in Energy and Black Pages will be hosting the Bid Whist and Spades Scholaship Fundraiser. The cost for each person will be $10.00. The proceeds from this event will benefit the organization’s Josie K. Claiborne scholarship fund. American Association of Black in Energy (AABE) is a national organization of energy professionals founded and dedicated to ensuring that African Americans and other minorities have an opportunity to provide input in discussions and developments in energy policies, research and development technology, and environmental issues. Through mentoring and scholarships, AABE addresses the lack of minorities in the technical fields of science, math, and engineering.

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Friday, September 18

Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

More details >>

Happy Hour History Tours | The Vista

Publix Super Market, 501 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC 29201

In September, our monthly Happy Hour program expands into our popular Happy Hour History tours of the Congaree Vista! Get to know the Vista like never before on this guided walking tour, complete with cocktail and appetizer stops along the way. It's the perfect way to start your weekend! The guided tours meet in the Publix parking lot on Gervais Street and explore the history and architecture of the Vista. Admission includes cocktails and appetizers along the way.

More details >>

Saturday, September 19

Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

More details >>

Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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The Girls Golf Clinics

James E. Clyburn Golf Center

The James E. Clyburn Golf Center, a LPGA-USGA Girls Golf site, is hosting free golf clinics for girls ages 5-18 every other Saturday through October 31, 2015. The James E. Clyburn Golf Center is located at 2091 Slighs Avenue. The Girls Golf Clinics will be held from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Clinics will not be held if the Saturday falls on a holiday. Attendees will learn the fundamentals, etiquette and rules of golf. No equipment is necessary. To register, please call the Cyburn Golf Center at 803-255-8920, email smmcdaniel@columbiasc.net or visit the center's page online, http://www.columbiasc.net/parks-recreation/athletics/golf.

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Farmville

EdVenture Children's Museum

EdVenture Children Museum is proud to present Farmville, an annual family-friendly farm festival on September 19 from 10am-3pm. Through unique hands-on experiences, children will see the concept of farm to market to table in action as they learn about farm animals, farm machinery, and the fresh produce that keeps us healthy. Enjoy toddler tractor races, animal mask art activities, a petting farm, face painting, folk dancing, a straw maze and more! Farmville is free with museum admission.

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Sunday, September 20

Dollar Sunday at Historic Columbia

The Gift Shop at Robert Mills, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Residents of Richland and Lexington Counties are invited to take a guided tour of one of our historic house museums for just $1! Visit the Robert Mills House, Hampton-Preston Mansion or the Mann-Simons Site. General admission prices apply for any house tours after the first. Walk-ins welcome! Tours begin at the top of the hour from 1 pm - 4 pm. Purchase admission and meet for tours at the Gift Shop at Robert Mills.

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Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

More details >>

Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Monday, September 21

Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

More details >>

Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Tuesday, September 22

Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

More details >>

Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Columbia Small Plate Crawl

Columbia, SC

During the three day culinary event, Crawlers travel from restaurant to restaurant, sampling the best of Columbia’s culinary scene. Participating restaurants will offer special Small Plate Menus priced from $4 to $10 showcasing their cuisine and Chef’s talent. A Crawl Guide indicates hours each restaurant will be participating during the three day culinary event. From the event website (http://columbiasmallplatecrawl.com) Crawlers peruse restaurant menus, print the Crawl Guide and use the interactive map to plan their path and crawl. Crawlers scan a QR Code during checkout at each stop to be automatically entered into prize drawings! after the Crawl. This is a rain-or-shine event. Small plates taste just as great no matter what the weather. Come hungry! Follow the latest Crawl news by following Columbia Small Plate Crawl on Facebook at /columbiasmallplatecrawl.

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Wednesday, September 23

Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Thursday, September 24

Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

More details >>

Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Friday, September 25

Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

More details >>

Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

More details >>

Happy Hour History Tours | The Vista

Publix Super Market, 501 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC 29201

In September, our monthly Happy Hour program expands into our popular Happy Hour History tours of the Congaree Vista! Get to know the Vista like never before on this guided walking tour, complete with cocktail and appetizer stops along the way. It's the perfect way to start your weekend! The guided tours meet in the Publix parking lot on Gervais Street and explore the history and architecture of the Vista. Admission includes cocktails and appetizers along the way.

More details >>

Saturday, September 26

Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

More details >>

Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

More details >>

The Girls Golf Clinics

James E. Clyburn Golf Center

The James E. Clyburn Golf Center, a LPGA-USGA Girls Golf site, is hosting free golf clinics for girls ages 5-18 every other Saturday through October 31, 2015. The James E. Clyburn Golf Center is located at 2091 Slighs Avenue. The Girls Golf Clinics will be held from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Clinics will not be held if the Saturday falls on a holiday. Attendees will learn the fundamentals, etiquette and rules of golf. No equipment is necessary. To register, please call the Cyburn Golf Center at 803-255-8920, email smmcdaniel@columbiasc.net or visit the center's page online, http://www.columbiasc.net/parks-recreation/athletics/golf.

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Sunday, September 27

Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Scarecrows in the Garden Workshop

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC, 29201

Looking to create a historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrow to decorate your home this fall or to enter in our Scarecrows in the Garden Contest? Join us at the Robert Mills Carriage House for this workshop designed to give you the skills needed to sculpt your handcrafted scarecrow. As part of the workshop, you will receive guided instruction, a scarecrow kit and inspiration from scarecrows who have visited our gardens in previous years. Bring clothes and items from home to personalize your scarecrow!

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Monday, September 28

Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Tuesday, September 29

Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Enter the Scarecrows in the Garden Contest

Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Enter your historical, ghoulish or traditional scarecrows in Historic Columbia’s annual Scarecrows in the Garden Contest by Tuesday, September 29, to compete for cash, trophies and tour passes. The contest is open to individuals, families, businesses, schools and organizations, and participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. The free Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit will be on display on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and is open to the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Sundays from throughout the entire month of October.

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Thursday, October 01

Scarecrows in the Garden | Exhibit Opening

Gardens of the Robert Mills House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Scarecrows have taken over the Robert Mills House gardens! Presented by Palmetto Parent, this free exhibit features handcrafted scarecrows made by local families, businesses, organizations and classrooms. On a stroll through the gardens this fall, you’ll see dozens of ghoulish, historic and colorful scarecrows. Keep an eye out for “Sneaky Steve,” a mischievous scarecrow hiding somewhere on the grounds in a new location each week.

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Friday, October 02

Scarecrows in the Garden | Exhibit Opening

Gardens of the Robert Mills House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Scarecrows have taken over the Robert Mills House gardens! Presented by Palmetto Parent, this free exhibit features handcrafted scarecrows made by local families, businesses, organizations and classrooms. On a stroll through the gardens this fall, you’ll see dozens of ghoulish, historic and colorful scarecrows. Keep an eye out for “Sneaky Steve,” a mischievous scarecrow hiding somewhere on the grounds in a new location each week.

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Jamil Shriners 5th Annual BBQ Cookoff

Jami Shrine Temple 206 Jamil Rd Columbia SC 29210

Jamil Shriners 5th Annual Barbeque Cook off Friday Oct 2 from 6:30 -10pm - "Anything But BBQ" Saturday Oct 3 from 10am until - Boston Butt tasting and Boston Butt Pick up All Proceeds to Support The Shriners Hospitals for Children Transportation Fund Tickets: Adults $12.00 - Children 6 to 14 years old $6.00 - under 6 free Boston Butt - whole $30 each Team entry fee: $150.00 The BBQ will be judged by the SBN (Southern BBQ Network) First Place $800 - Second Place $400 - Third Place $300 Friday night 6:30-10pm Anything but pork tasting Live music by JT Steele and The Hired Hands Saturday 10am- until BBQ tasting Whole Butt Pick -up Awards Ceremony Contact The Jamil Shrine Temple 803-772-9380

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13th Annual SwampFest - Part I: An Evening of BBQ, Blues & Jazz

Historic Harriet Barber House, 116 Barberville Road, Hopkins, SC 29061

The 13th Annual ever popular SwampFest will be held on Friday, October 2, 2013, and Saturday, October 3, 2015. SwampFest is a unique two-day opportunity to celebrate the rich heritage of Lower Richland County. Evening of BBQ, Blues & Jazz Friday, October 2nd - 7:00 PM Historic Harriet Barber House - 116 Barberville Loop - Hopkins, SC 29061 (off Lower Richland Boulevard) Back by popular demand, will R&B legend Lenny Williams, soulful singer Carlos Santan of Atlanta, GA, Second Nature (Top 40 Band & Show) of Camden, SC, local icon Chef Fatback and The Groove Band, and songstress Lisa Haynes backed by the Jesse “James Brown” Sumter Revue. Tickets for this fundraiser are $20.00, and include admission, food and entertainment ($25.00 – day of event). A Cash Bar will offer wine, beer & beverages. V.I.P. packages are also available. All proceeds will benefit SERCO’s educational component.

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Saturday, October 03

Scarecrows in the Garden | Exhibit Opening

Gardens of the Robert Mills House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Scarecrows have taken over the Robert Mills House gardens! Presented by Palmetto Parent, this free exhibit features handcrafted scarecrows made by local families, businesses, organizations and classrooms. On a stroll through the gardens this fall, you’ll see dozens of ghoulish, historic and colorful scarecrows. Keep an eye out for “Sneaky Steve,” a mischievous scarecrow hiding somewhere on the grounds in a new location each week.

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13th Annual SwampFest - Part II: SwampFest at the Congaree

Festval Yard/Old Mt. Moriah, 1001 Old Bluff Rd. & Congaree National Park, 100 Nat'l Park Drive, Hopkins, SC 29061

The 13th Annual, ever-popular, SwampFest will be held on Friday, October 2, 2013, and Saturday, October 3, 2015. SwampFest is a unique two-day opportunity to celebrate the rich heritage of Lower Richland County. SwampFest at the Congaree Saturday, October 3rd - 11:00 AM Congaree National Park - 100 National Park Drive, Hopkins, SC 29061 Old Mount Moriah Yard - 1007 Old Bluff Road, Hopkins, SC 29061 SwampFest at the Congaree is a FREE event, and will take place in two locations – The Congaree National Park and the “Yard” of Old Mt. Moriah. Activities will run throughout the day, offering FREE admission and a great opportunity for visitors to experience the richly diverse culture of the Lower Richland Heritage Corridor. FREE parking will be available near the Old Mount Moriah festival site, with some limited free parking in the Congaree National Park. FREE shuttle buses will carry visitors to/from the festival site and the national park. The opening ceremony will be presented by the Lower Richland Veterans Formation. A wide array of artists will include new performers: Atlas Road Crew (A.R. C.), recently voted Wild Wing’s top “Red Hot & Rising Stars,” the Beulah Boys of Atlanta, and Sumter Tribe of Cheraw Indians. Joining them will be the Drumming Brothers, and singers Kaize Adams, Katrina Blanding, and Frances Marion YGB Gospel Choir. Exciting NEW features this year draw audience participation: 1st ever Lower Richland All-Area Jubilee Choir and SwampGong! Other activities presently include children’s carnival, wagon rides, guided tours of Congaree National Park, SwampFest Youth Art Contest, and food vendors. No matter the age or interest, there are activities for everyone! Bring your family and friends and enjoy a day out in Lower Richland County. The full schedule of events will be available on the park’s website at www.nps.gov/cong and at the official SwampFest site: www.congareeswampfest.com – check often for updates! SwampFest is sponsored by SERCO and the Richland County Hospitality Tax Fund. Please call (803) 261-5596, to obtain further information, schedule a press interview, become a vendor; or e-mail sercoevents@gmail.com.

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The Girls Golf Clinics

James E. Clyburn Golf Center

The James E. Clyburn Golf Center, a LPGA-USGA Girls Golf site, is hosting free golf clinics for girls ages 5-18 every other Saturday through October 31, 2015. The James E. Clyburn Golf Center is located at 2091 Slighs Avenue. The Girls Golf Clinics will be held from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Clinics will not be held if the Saturday falls on a holiday. Attendees will learn the fundamentals, etiquette and rules of golf. No equipment is necessary. To register, please call the Cyburn Golf Center at 803-255-8920, email smmcdaniel@columbiasc.net or visit the center's page online, http://www.columbiasc.net/parks-recreation/athletics/golf.

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Sunday, October 04

Scarecrows in the Garden | Exhibit Opening

Gardens of the Robert Mills House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Scarecrows have taken over the Robert Mills House gardens! Presented by Palmetto Parent, this free exhibit features handcrafted scarecrows made by local families, businesses, organizations and classrooms. On a stroll through the gardens this fall, you’ll see dozens of ghoulish, historic and colorful scarecrows. Keep an eye out for “Sneaky Steve,” a mischievous scarecrow hiding somewhere on the grounds in a new location each week.

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Monday, October 05

Scarecrows in the Garden | Exhibit Opening

Gardens of the Robert Mills House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Scarecrows have taken over the Robert Mills House gardens! Presented by Palmetto Parent, this free exhibit features handcrafted scarecrows made by local families, businesses, organizations and classrooms. On a stroll through the gardens this fall, you’ll see dozens of ghoulish, historic and colorful scarecrows. Keep an eye out for “Sneaky Steve,” a mischievous scarecrow hiding somewhere on the grounds in a new location each week.

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Tuesday, October 06

Scarecrows in the Garden | Exhibit Opening

Gardens of the Robert Mills House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Scarecrows have taken over the Robert Mills House gardens! Presented by Palmetto Parent, this free exhibit features handcrafted scarecrows made by local families, businesses, organizations and classrooms. On a stroll through the gardens this fall, you’ll see dozens of ghoulish, historic and colorful scarecrows. Keep an eye out for “Sneaky Steve,” a mischievous scarecrow hiding somewhere on the grounds in a new location each week.

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Wednesday, October 07

Scarecrows in the Garden | Exhibit Opening

Gardens of the Robert Mills House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Scarecrows have taken over the Robert Mills House gardens! Presented by Palmetto Parent, this free exhibit features handcrafted scarecrows made by local families, businesses, organizations and classrooms. On a stroll through the gardens this fall, you’ll see dozens of ghoulish, historic and colorful scarecrows. Keep an eye out for “Sneaky Steve,” a mischievous scarecrow hiding somewhere on the grounds in a new location each week.

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Thursday, October 08

Scarecrows in the Garden | Exhibit Opening

Gardens of the Robert Mills House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Scarecrows have taken over the Robert Mills House gardens! Presented by Palmetto Parent, this free exhibit features handcrafted scarecrows made by local families, businesses, organizations and classrooms. On a stroll through the gardens this fall, you’ll see dozens of ghoulish, historic and colorful scarecrows. Keep an eye out for “Sneaky Steve,” a mischievous scarecrow hiding somewhere on the grounds in a new location each week.

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Friday, October 09

Scarecrows in the Garden | Exhibit Opening

Gardens of the Robert Mills House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Scarecrows have taken over the Robert Mills House gardens! Presented by Palmetto Parent, this free exhibit features handcrafted scarecrows made by local families, businesses, organizations and classrooms. On a stroll through the gardens this fall, you’ll see dozens of ghoulish, historic and colorful scarecrows. Keep an eye out for “Sneaky Steve,” a mischievous scarecrow hiding somewhere on the grounds in a new location each week.

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Saturday, October 10

Scarecrows in the Garden | Exhibit Opening

Gardens of the Robert Mills House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Scarecrows have taken over the Robert Mills House gardens! Presented by Palmetto Parent, this free exhibit features handcrafted scarecrows made by local families, businesses, organizations and classrooms. On a stroll through the gardens this fall, you’ll see dozens of ghoulish, historic and colorful scarecrows. Keep an eye out for “Sneaky Steve,” a mischievous scarecrow hiding somewhere on the grounds in a new location each week.

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The Girls Golf Clinics

James E. Clyburn Golf Center

The James E. Clyburn Golf Center, a LPGA-USGA Girls Golf site, is hosting free golf clinics for girls ages 5-18 every other Saturday through October 31, 2015. The James E. Clyburn Golf Center is located at 2091 Slighs Avenue. The Girls Golf Clinics will be held from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Clinics will not be held if the Saturday falls on a holiday. Attendees will learn the fundamentals, etiquette and rules of golf. No equipment is necessary. To register, please call the Cyburn Golf Center at 803-255-8920, email smmcdaniel@columbiasc.net or visit the center's page online, http://www.columbiasc.net/parks-recreation/athletics/golf.

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Sunday, October 11

The Magical Music of Harry Potter

Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College (7300 College Street, Irmo, SC 29063)

Meet us at platform 9 ¾ to hop on the Hogwarts Express with “conductor” Morihiko Nakahara and the enchanting musicians of the S.C. Philharmonic. Follow John Wil-liams’ score through the epic series of Harry Potter films as Morihiko’s wand introduces us to the instruments of the orchestra and the beloved magical characters – from Hermi-one to Hedwig – to whom the instruments give voice. We encourage you to don your house colors and school robes for a show of good magic, but no owls or rats, please! Sponsored by Rice Music and Capital City Lake Murray Country

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Scarecrows in the Garden | Exhibit Opening

Gardens of the Robert Mills House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Scarecrows have taken over the Robert Mills House gardens! Presented by Palmetto Parent, this free exhibit features handcrafted scarecrows made by local families, businesses, organizations and classrooms. On a stroll through the gardens this fall, you’ll see dozens of ghoulish, historic and colorful scarecrows. Keep an eye out for “Sneaky Steve,” a mischievous scarecrow hiding somewhere on the grounds in a new location each week.

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Monday, October 12

Scarecrows in the Garden | Exhibit Opening

Gardens of the Robert Mills House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Scarecrows have taken over the Robert Mills House gardens! Presented by Palmetto Parent, this free exhibit features handcrafted scarecrows made by local families, businesses, organizations and classrooms. On a stroll through the gardens this fall, you’ll see dozens of ghoulish, historic and colorful scarecrows. Keep an eye out for “Sneaky Steve,” a mischievous scarecrow hiding somewhere on the grounds in a new location each week.

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Tuesday, October 13

Scarecrows in the Garden | Exhibit Opening

Gardens of the Robert Mills House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Scarecrows have taken over the Robert Mills House gardens! Presented by Palmetto Parent, this free exhibit features handcrafted scarecrows made by local families, businesses, organizations and classrooms. On a stroll through the gardens this fall, you’ll see dozens of ghoulish, historic and colorful scarecrows. Keep an eye out for “Sneaky Steve,” a mischievous scarecrow hiding somewhere on the grounds in a new location each week.

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WomenHeart Support Group

2001 Laurel St, Columbia

WomenHeart Columbia is a local chapter of the women’s support network for heart disease survivors, provided exclusively by Providence Hospital. Every 2nd Tuesday of the month, women heart disease survivors come together to meet and offer support to each other, as well as, enjoy educational talks by healthcare professionals. There is no fee to participate in this support group.

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Wednesday, October 14

Scarecrows in the Garden | Exhibit Opening

Gardens of the Robert Mills House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Scarecrows have taken over the Robert Mills House gardens! Presented by Palmetto Parent, this free exhibit features handcrafted scarecrows made by local families, businesses, organizations and classrooms. On a stroll through the gardens this fall, you’ll see dozens of ghoulish, historic and colorful scarecrows. Keep an eye out for “Sneaky Steve,” a mischievous scarecrow hiding somewhere on the grounds in a new location each week.

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Thursday, October 15

Bid Whist and Spades Scholaship Fundraiser

Granary Hotel 1539 Horseshoe Drive Columbia S.C. 29223

The South Carolina Chapter of AABE American Association of Black in Energy and Black Pages will be hosting the Bid Whist and Spades Scholaship Fundraiser. The cost for each person will be $10.00. The proceeds from this event will benefit the organization’s Josie K. Claiborne scholarship fund. American Association of Black in Energy (AABE) is a national organization of energy professionals founded and dedicated to ensuring that African Americans and other minorities have an opportunity to provide input in discussions and developments in energy policies, research and development technology, and environmental issues. Through mentoring and scholarships, AABE addresses the lack of minorities in the technical fields of science, math, and engineering.

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Scarecrows in the Garden | Exhibit Opening

Gardens of the Robert Mills House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Scarecrows have taken over the Robert Mills House gardens! Presented by Palmetto Parent, this free exhibit features handcrafted scarecrows made by local families, businesses, organizations and classrooms. On a stroll through the gardens this fall, you’ll see dozens of ghoulish, historic and colorful scarecrows. Keep an eye out for “Sneaky Steve,” a mischievous scarecrow hiding somewhere on the grounds in a new location each week.

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Friday, October 16

Scarecrows in the Garden | Exhibit Opening

Gardens of the Robert Mills House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Scarecrows have taken over the Robert Mills House gardens! Presented by Palmetto Parent, this free exhibit features handcrafted scarecrows made by local families, businesses, organizations and classrooms. On a stroll through the gardens this fall, you’ll see dozens of ghoulish, historic and colorful scarecrows. Keep an eye out for “Sneaky Steve,” a mischievous scarecrow hiding somewhere on the grounds in a new location each week.

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Saturday, October 17

Scarecrows in the Garden | Exhibit Opening

Gardens of the Robert Mills House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Scarecrows have taken over the Robert Mills House gardens! Presented by Palmetto Parent, this free exhibit features handcrafted scarecrows made by local families, businesses, organizations and classrooms. On a stroll through the gardens this fall, you’ll see dozens of ghoulish, historic and colorful scarecrows. Keep an eye out for “Sneaky Steve,” a mischievous scarecrow hiding somewhere on the grounds in a new location each week.

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Palmetto Health Foundation Walk for Life/Race for Life

Finlay Park

One Morning. One Mission—beating breast cancer in the Midlands! Celebrate 25 years of taking steps against breast cancer in the Midlands with Palmetto Health Foundation by participating in this year’s Walk for Life/Race for Life on Saturday, Oct. 17 at Finlay Park in Columbia, S.C. Visit WalkForLifeColumbia.org today to start a team or register as an individual to participate in the 5K Walk, certified 5K Race or certified 10K Race. Registration is $30 for the Walk and $35 for the 5K and 10K Race through Tuesday, Oct. 6 at 11:59 p.m.; fees increase by $5 at midnight on Wednesday, Oct. 7. All proceeds stay in our community at Palmetto Health Breast Center. Join the conversation on social media by searching #WalkRaceForLife2015 on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

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Kingdom's Treasure Box's Flapjack Fundraiser Breakfast

Applebee's on 4505 Devine Street, Columbia, SC

This event will help provide meals, water and care packages for the homeless, senior citizens in elderly care and children in need.

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The Girls Golf Clinics

James E. Clyburn Golf Center

The James E. Clyburn Golf Center, a LPGA-USGA Girls Golf site, is hosting free golf clinics for girls ages 5-18 every other Saturday through October 31, 2015. The James E. Clyburn Golf Center is located at 2091 Slighs Avenue. The Girls Golf Clinics will be held from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Clinics will not be held if the Saturday falls on a holiday. Attendees will learn the fundamentals, etiquette and rules of golf. No equipment is necessary. To register, please call the Cyburn Golf Center at 803-255-8920, email smmcdaniel@columbiasc.net or visit the center's page online, http://www.columbiasc.net/parks-recreation/athletics/golf.

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Sunday, October 18

Scarecrows in the Garden | Exhibit Opening

Gardens of the Robert Mills House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Scarecrows have taken over the Robert Mills House gardens! Presented by Palmetto Parent, this free exhibit features handcrafted scarecrows made by local families, businesses, organizations and classrooms. On a stroll through the gardens this fall, you’ll see dozens of ghoulish, historic and colorful scarecrows. Keep an eye out for “Sneaky Steve,” a mischievous scarecrow hiding somewhere on the grounds in a new location each week.

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Craft & Kvell

Katie & Irwin Kahn JCC, 306 Flora Drive, Columbia SC 29223

JCC: Craft & Kvell Sunday, October 18, 2015 | 8:30 am – 5:30 pm Do you have a pile of photos you want to get into your scrapbook? Have you been pinning things on Pinterest but haven’t had a quiet moment to do any crafting? Is your yarn stash getting a little out of hand? Bring your projects to the JCC for a day of fun crafting with new and old friends at our Craft & Kvell. We’ll provide table space, light refreshments, and a raffle to win a prize pack – you bring your paper, yarn, deco mesh, paints, die cutter – or whatever else you use to create! Please RSVP so we can have enough tables out for everyone! Invite a friend! $3 JCC Members | $5 community Please RSVP to the JCC - Call us at 803.787.2023

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Dollar Sunday at Historic Columbia

The Gift Shop at Robert Mills, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Residents of Richland and Lexington Counties are invited to take a guided tour of one of our historic house museums for just $1! Visit the Robert Mills House, Hampton-Preston Mansion or the Mann-Simons Site. General admission prices apply for any house tours after the first. Walk-ins welcome! Tours begin at the top of the hour from 1 pm - 4 pm. Purchase admission and meet for tours at the Gift Shop at Robert Mills.

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Monday, October 19

Scarecrows in the Garden | Exhibit Opening

Gardens of the Robert Mills House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Scarecrows have taken over the Robert Mills House gardens! Presented by Palmetto Parent, this free exhibit features handcrafted scarecrows made by local families, businesses, organizations and classrooms. On a stroll through the gardens this fall, you’ll see dozens of ghoulish, historic and colorful scarecrows. Keep an eye out for “Sneaky Steve,” a mischievous scarecrow hiding somewhere on the grounds in a new location each week.

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Tuesday, October 20

Scarecrows in the Garden | Exhibit Opening

Gardens of the Robert Mills House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Scarecrows have taken over the Robert Mills House gardens! Presented by Palmetto Parent, this free exhibit features handcrafted scarecrows made by local families, businesses, organizations and classrooms. On a stroll through the gardens this fall, you’ll see dozens of ghoulish, historic and colorful scarecrows. Keep an eye out for “Sneaky Steve,” a mischievous scarecrow hiding somewhere on the grounds in a new location each week.

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Mended Hearts Support Group

2701 Laurel Street, Classroom 3, Columbia - Providence Health Education Center

Mended Hearts is a national non-profit organization made up of nearly 18,000 individuals in 300 chapters nationwide who share their stories by volunteering their time to visit patients in the hospital. Every 3rd Tuesday of each month, volunteers that are all past heart patients, meet to connect with others in order to answer questions and provide comfort to current heart patients dealing with the same situation. There is no fee to participate in this support group.

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Wednesday, October 21

Scarecrows in the Garden | Exhibit Opening

Gardens of the Robert Mills House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Scarecrows have taken over the Robert Mills House gardens! Presented by Palmetto Parent, this free exhibit features handcrafted scarecrows made by local families, businesses, organizations and classrooms. On a stroll through the gardens this fall, you’ll see dozens of ghoulish, historic and colorful scarecrows. Keep an eye out for “Sneaky Steve,” a mischievous scarecrow hiding somewhere on the grounds in a new location each week.

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Thursday, October 22

Scarecrows in the Garden | Exhibit Opening

Gardens of the Robert Mills House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Scarecrows have taken over the Robert Mills House gardens! Presented by Palmetto Parent, this free exhibit features handcrafted scarecrows made by local families, businesses, organizations and classrooms. On a stroll through the gardens this fall, you’ll see dozens of ghoulish, historic and colorful scarecrows. Keep an eye out for “Sneaky Steve,” a mischievous scarecrow hiding somewhere on the grounds in a new location each week.

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Friday, October 23

Scarecrows in the Garden | Exhibit Opening

Gardens of the Robert Mills House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Scarecrows have taken over the Robert Mills House gardens! Presented by Palmetto Parent, this free exhibit features handcrafted scarecrows made by local families, businesses, organizations and classrooms. On a stroll through the gardens this fall, you’ll see dozens of ghoulish, historic and colorful scarecrows. Keep an eye out for “Sneaky Steve,” a mischievous scarecrow hiding somewhere on the grounds in a new location each week.

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Saturday, October 24

Scarecrows in the Garden | Exhibit Opening

Gardens of the Robert Mills House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Scarecrows have taken over the Robert Mills House gardens! Presented by Palmetto Parent, this free exhibit features handcrafted scarecrows made by local families, businesses, organizations and classrooms. On a stroll through the gardens this fall, you’ll see dozens of ghoulish, historic and colorful scarecrows. Keep an eye out for “Sneaky Steve,” a mischievous scarecrow hiding somewhere on the grounds in a new location each week.

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Walk to End Alzheimer's Columbia

Finlay Park - Taylor Street entrance

The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. Walk to End Alzheimer’s unites the entire community —in a display of combined strength and dedication in the fight against this devastating disease. While there is no fee to register, each participant is expected to fundraise in order to contribute to the cause and raise awareness. The Alzheimer’s Association provides free, easy-to-use tools and staff support to help each participant reach their fundraising goal. When you participate in Walk, your fundraising dollars fuel our mission-related initiatives of care, support and research. In addition, your actions, both through fundraising and participating in the event, help to change the level of Alzheimer’s awareness in your community. Take the first step to a world without Alzheimer’s by registering for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s!

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The Girls Golf Clinics

James E. Clyburn Golf Center

The James E. Clyburn Golf Center, a LPGA-USGA Girls Golf site, is hosting free golf clinics for girls ages 5-18 every other Saturday through October 31, 2015. The James E. Clyburn Golf Center is located at 2091 Slighs Avenue. The Girls Golf Clinics will be held from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Clinics will not be held if the Saturday falls on a holiday. Attendees will learn the fundamentals, etiquette and rules of golf. No equipment is necessary. To register, please call the Cyburn Golf Center at 803-255-8920, email smmcdaniel@columbiasc.net or visit the center's page online, http://www.columbiasc.net/parks-recreation/athletics/golf.

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Sunday, October 25

Scarecrows in the Garden | Exhibit Opening

Gardens of the Robert Mills House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Scarecrows have taken over the Robert Mills House gardens! Presented by Palmetto Parent, this free exhibit features handcrafted scarecrows made by local families, businesses, organizations and classrooms. On a stroll through the gardens this fall, you’ll see dozens of ghoulish, historic and colorful scarecrows. Keep an eye out for “Sneaky Steve,” a mischievous scarecrow hiding somewhere on the grounds in a new location each week.

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Columbia Area Out of the Darkness Walk

Riverfront Park

Support the South Carolina Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention by participating in the 11th Annual Columbia Out of the Darkness Community Walk on October 25, 2015 at Columbia Riverfront Park – 312 Laurel Street (corner of Laurel and Huger), 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (check-in and registration begins at 1:00 pm). Proceeds will benefit local and national suicide prevention and awareness programs. To register, donate or to learn more, please visit www.outofthedarkness.org, and click on “Find an Event Near You” or call 803-552-9318.

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Monday, October 26

Scarecrows in the Garden | Exhibit Opening

Gardens of the Robert Mills House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Scarecrows have taken over the Robert Mills House gardens! Presented by Palmetto Parent, this free exhibit features handcrafted scarecrows made by local families, businesses, organizations and classrooms. On a stroll through the gardens this fall, you’ll see dozens of ghoulish, historic and colorful scarecrows. Keep an eye out for “Sneaky Steve,” a mischievous scarecrow hiding somewhere on the grounds in a new location each week.

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Tuesday, October 27

Scarecrows in the Garden | Exhibit Opening

Gardens of the Robert Mills House, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Scarecrows have taken over the Robert Mills House gardens! Presented by Palmetto Parent, this free exhibit features handcrafted scarecrows made by local families, businesses, organizations and classrooms. On a stroll through the gardens this fall, you’ll see dozens of ghoulish, historic and colorful scarecrows. Keep an eye out for “Sneaky Steve,” a mischievous scarecrow hiding somewhere on the grounds in a new location each week.

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