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…

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…

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…

Hops & Harvest Craft Beer Festival

Join the Town of Lexington for the first Hops & Harvest Craft Beer Festival on Friday November 9th, 2018. Will be held at the Icehouse Amphitheater in downtown Lexington.  14 brewers are signed up so far including some of our favorite local breweries: Swamp Cabbage Brewery Old Mill Brewpub Brewery Cottontown Brew Lab Conquest Brewing…

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…

South Carolina’s Health Improving

BY ROBERT LONDON, guest columnist South Carolina received some good news lately. Children’s health is improving, and our state has yet again moved up in a national ranking of childhood well-being – hitting a new high. The 2018 KIDS COUNT Data Book ranked South Carolina 38th for overall children’s well- being — the fifth consecutive year…

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…

Advertise on FunAfterFifty.net

Would you like to reach the active over 50 adult in the Greater Columbia South Carolina with your marketing message? We can help. To discuss your advertising goals and talk over what FunAfterFifty.net offers you, as well as Gardener Media’s other marketing options, please contact: Kathy Gardener, Publisher 803-798-6960 Ext. 13 office 803-466-8454 Mobile or…