Lourie Center Midlands Lifelong Learning Spring 2019 Classes

The Lourie Center, in keeping with its mission to provide opportunities for older adults to stay physically and intellectually fit, now offers continuing education for seniors. The Midlands Lifelong Learning Program is a community education program of academically stimulating courses for adults 50 years of age and older. Academics and professionals from the community will…

Wellfest: A Heart Health Event

Prisma Health sponsors free Wellfest event, Saturday, March 2 Free heart health screenings available Prisma Health, formerly Palmetto Health, will host Wellfest: A Heart Health Event, Saturday, March 2, 8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, 1101 Lincoln St. This event is designed to celebrate health and wellness. As part of…

Lifelong Learning Winter 2019 Schedule 

The Lourie Center, in keeping with its mission to provide opportunities for older adults to stay physically and intellectually fit, now offers continuing education for seniors. The Midlands Lifelong Learning Program is a community education program of academically stimulating courses for adults 50 years of age and older. Academics and professionals from the community will…

Harbour Watch :: Lake Living

Do you envision yourselves living in an active community where residents spend time together… playing bridge, bunco and tennis? Fishing, boating, fitness and gardening? Welcome to Harbour Watch! This neighborhood is built on the shores of sparkling Lake Murray in Lexington, South Carolina.  Moor your boat at the community marina or fish from the pier….

Christmas Gala :: Jazz Concert & Dinner

Carl Payne Big Band :: JAZZ CONCERT & DINNER Dec. 14, 2018  :: 7-9 PM Enjoy an evening with the of music inspired by the jazz greats of the Swing Era (1930’s -1940’s) and a catered dinner. Levi Chavous Sr Life Center :: 5335 Ridgeway St. Columbia, SC (Monticello Road area) $30 pp/$50 per couple CALL: …

Help with Health Care Choices

Confused (again?) by the myriad of choices, or lack thereof, when enrollment time comes around each October? Stay with the same Medicare plan you’ve had, or turn to something new? Supplemental insurance? Drug plans? It can definitely add up to one fat headache. Insure SC can help. It’s an initiative of the Palmetto Project. It’s…

Fused Glass Christmas Ornaments

Fused Glass Christmas Ornaments Thursday, November 29 from 6 – 8pm | Glassie Ladies | 803-796-0407 One of the most exciting parts of the holiday season is bringing down your box of ornaments from the attic. Ripping off that same piece of tape you’ve been using for the last 20 years, removing the first layer…

Centennial at Lake Carolina

Do you desire to live near your adult children and grandchildren in Northeast Columbia? Love where you live! We just discovered an exciting new community in Lake Carolina… Centennial. This gorgeous neighborhood of single family homes has been built by McGuinn Hybrid Homes in the heart of amenity-filled Lake Carolina.  These compact, well-appointed homes are…

Daytrip to Newberry

Town Green and Newberry Opera House (photo courtesy of City of Newberry) Newberry South Carolina is a short drive up I-26, and is surprisingly a great way to spend a day.  Surprisingly because it doesn’t get a lot of publicity, and yet has a lot to offer a couple or a group of friends looking…

Wellness times Seven: A Formula for Success

Submitted by Cindy Johnson, Columbia Presbyterian Community Today’s quiz: How many kinds of “wellness” are there, and which  are the most important? Surprisingly, wellness can be divided into seven dimensions. All seven are important, all contribute to enjoyment and satisfaction in life. The biggest surprise: one actually outweighs all the others in importance, and it…