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…

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…

Shaggin’ Thursdays at The Woody

Thursdays at The Woody in the Vista Join in the fun at Shaggin’ Thursdays at The Woody in the Vista! They rotate some of the best Shag DJ’s in the state to play all your favorite Shag tunes every Thursday night. So if you love to Shag or have ever wanted to learn, Thursdays at…

Stay Glassie!

Glassie Ladies in West Columbia is more than a showroom for glass art and purveyor of glass and glass supplies; it’s also a studio, where Stained Glass Artist Pat Formo Stone conducts her Stained, Mosaic and Fused Glass classes each week. Her manager, Jan Key, also teaches each class and is their resident Fused Glass expert! What’s…

Learning Something New

Historic Columbia 803.252.7742 historiccolumbia.org Historic Columbia is a non-profit organization that focuses on preserving Columbia’s wealth of historic properties and artifacts, and educating the public on local history. They offer year-round workshops geared towards helping citizens form a better understanding of the world around them in ways that are both entertaining and educational. Richland County Public…

SC’s Military History

From the colonial era to the present, South Carolinians have answered the call to military service and served our state and our country with honor and distinction. Learn more about South Carolina’s fascinating military history by visiting the SC Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum! Founded in 1896, the SC Confederate Relic Room and Military…

Get to Know the Lake!

Interview with President + CEO of the Lake Murray Chamber of Commerce + lake enthusiast, Richard Peterson Most local residents know a little about Lake Murray – that it was created in 1930 to supply electrical power to the area by damming the Saluda River, that it’s beloved by the Purple Martins who nest there,…

Planning for Retirement: Your 401(k)

If you are thinking about retiring, getting close to retiring or recently retired, you’ll need to begin thinking about how to make the switch from living off of your paycheck to making the most of the money you’ve saved. 401(k) plans are the most popular type of retirement savings plans for employers in America. They…

South Carolina State Library’s Blind Services & Online Collections

3 Cool Things to Know About the South Carolina State Library Talking Book Services The South Carolina State Library’s Talking Book Services department provides reading materials to residents who are unable to use conventional print materials due to physical disabilities, visual impairment or blindness, temporary disabilities and physically-based reading disabilities. The department’s collection includes over…

Kazoos, Wildlife, Stars and Crafts

The Kazoobie Kazoo Factory Tour Experience Take your grandchild on a guided tour of the Kazoo Museum and Factory, where they will learn all about this unique musical instrument, and even have the opportunity to make their own kazoo at the end of the tour! Cost: $5 per person, children 3 and under free. Guided…