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Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, History/Science
May Lunch and Learn - Target Tokyo: Doolittle Raid
James Scott will present the lecture Target Tokyo: Doolittle Raid (2015). This lecture takes place in the SC Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum’s Education Room and is free to attend. Lectures are from 12:00-1:00 pm and you are invited to bring you...
South Carolina Confederate Relic Room & Military Museum
Columbia, SC

Fri 5/26/17 at 12pm-1pm
Talks & Readings: For the Family, Gospel, Religious
New Sunday Sermon Series with Dr. Stephen Chitty
Location: Christian Life Church—2700 Bush River Rd, Columbia, SC 29210. Dates: Sundays, beginning January 15th thru 2017—9a, 10a, and 11a. Pastor Stephen Chitty with the new Sunday Sermon Series: The Lion and The Lamb—Acts 20:13–37. Comfortable, familiar...
Christian Life Church
Columbia, SC

Sun 5/28/17 at 9am
Sun 6/4/17 at 9am
Sun 6/11/17 at 9am
Sun 6/18/17 at 9am
Sun 6/25/17 at 9am
Talks & Readings: For the Family, Gospel, Religious
New Sunday Sermon Series with Dr. Stephen Chitty
Location: Christian Life Church—2700 Bush River Rd, Columbia, SC 29210. Dates: Sundays, beginning January 15th thru 2017—9a, 10a, and 11a. Pastor Stephen Chitty with the new Sunday Sermon Series: The Lion and The Lamb—Acts 20:13–37. Comfortable, familiar...
Christian Life Church
Columbia, SC

Sun 5/28/17 at 9am
Sun 6/4/17 at 9am
Sun 6/11/17 at 9am
Sun 6/18/17 at 9am
Sun 6/25/17 at 9am
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Marjory Wentworth: The Power of Poetry & Social Engagement
In time of trouble, poetry can console us and help us express our grief and outrage. Poetry’s ability to describe the indescribable in both the personal and the public realm, can help heal deep wounds. Poets laureate, in particular, are required to speak...
Lexington Main Library
Lexington, SC

Thu 6/1/17 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: History/Science, Talks/Lectures
Military Book Club
Military Book Club takes place in the SC Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum’s Education Room and is free to attend. Meet with museum curators to have a lively discussion about the book of the month. Discussions begin at 7:00 pm. *Dates are subject ...
South Carolina Confederate Relic Room & Military Museum
Columbia, SC

Thu 6/1/17 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Free Gardening & Beekeeping Workshops
You are invited to participate in a free day of workshops to support pollinator health and habitat with a luncheon sponsored by the Friends of the Calhoun County Library. Gardening and beekeeping workshops will be offered. Seating is limited and registrati...
Calhoun County Library
Saint Matthews, SC

Fri 6/2/17 at 10am-4pm
Talks & Readings: Computers/Technology, Talks/Lectures
Tech Talk: Microsoft Word
Let's talk technology. Learn basic techniques using Microsoft Word. For more information, call 785-2680.
Lexington Main Library
Lexington, SC

Sat 6/10/17 at 10am-11pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Author Talk: Lisa Wingate
Where Are the Children? Secrets of the Tennessee Children's Home Society Books build a better world by bringing history to life. Lisa Wingate shares the true story that inspired her highly anticipated novel, Before We Were Yours, which fictionalizes ...
Lexington Main Library
Lexington, SC

Mon 6/12/17 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, History/Science
South Carolina History: Wade Hampton III
Take a look into the evolution of Wade Hampton III from amateur soldier to decorated cavalry leader who reached the rank of lieutenant general. Hampton was elected as the 77th Governor of South Carolina near the end of Reconstruction. Presented by Dr. Robe...
Lexington Main Library
Lexington, SC

Tue 6/20/17 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Computers/Technology, Talks/Lectures
Technology Talk: Social Media
Let's talk technology. Want to stay in touch with friends and family on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter? Let us help get you started. For more information, call 785-2680.
Lexington Main Library
Lexington, SC

Sat 6/24/17 at 10am-11am
Talks & Readings: Education
South Carolina Connections Academy Free Family Information Session
When: Tuesday, June 27th 2017 @ 06:30 p.m. EDT Where: Wingate by Wyndham Columbia/Lexington 108 Saluda Pointe Ct. Lexington, SC 29072 More information: 1-800-382-6010 http://www.connectionsacademy.com http://www.connectionsacademy.com/south-car...
Wingate by Wyndham
Lexington, SC

Tue 6/27/17
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Pat Conroy"s Great Love of Libraries
Pat Conroy Literary Center executive director Jonathan Haupt will discuss best-selling author Pat Conroy's lifelong love of libraries - exploring the roles public libraries, school libraries, and Conroy's own personal library played in his writing life. T...
Lexington County Public Library - Irmo Branch
Columbia, SC

Wed 6/28/17 at 6pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Education, Children
iTEAMS Xtreme: Next Generation Summer Camp
We live in a world where everything is computerized and automated …down to the “micro” level! During iTEAMS Xtreme: Next Generation, rising 7th and 8th grade students will explore the world of microcontrollers, electronics and circuits, as well as how to p...
W.J. Keenan High School
Columbia, SC

Mon 7/10/17 - Thu 7/13/17 at 8:30am-4pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
South Carolina History: Into the Wild Blue Yonder - Lexington County's Army Air Base and Doolittle's Raiders
This presentation will focus on the development of the Columbia Army Air Base in Lexington County and it's early history. Attendees will learn about the reasons Lexington had an army air base and about its role in training the Doolittle Raiders.
Lexington Main Library
Lexington, SC

Tue 7/11/17 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
South Carolina History: Scotch-Irish Immigration to Carolinas
In the 2013 American Community Survey 5,310,285 were identified as Scottish and 2,976,878 of Scotch-Irish descent. Large scale emigration from Scotland to America began in the 1700s after the Battle of Culloden where the Clan structures were broken up and...
Lexington Main Library
Lexington, SC

Tue 7/18/17 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Benefit/Fundraiser
An Evening with Jeanne Robertson
The General Federation of Women's Clubs of South Carolina (GFWC-SC) presents "An Evening with Jeanne Robertson" To raise awareness of Dyslexia and to benefit Sandhills School and GFWC-SC. Come enjoy a wonderful evening with friends while supporting ...
Medallion Conference Center
Columbia, SC

Sat 7/22/17 at 6pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Financial Literacy: Strategies to Maximize Social Security
Do you need to strengthen your social security strategy? Learn how to calculate your retirement needs and cash in on available benefits. For more information, call 785-2680.
Lexington Main Library
Lexington, SC

Tue 8/1/17 at 6pm-7pm
Thu 8/3/17 at 6pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Physics & Astronomy Public Lecture: "Solar Eclipses: the Dread and the Fascination"
Dr. Sarbani Basu is a solar physicist and chair of the Department of Astronomy at Yale University (New Haven, CT). She will visit Columbia, SC on the weekend preceding the total solar eclipse of 2017, to give a public lecture on the USC Columbia campus at...
Moore School of Business – Johnson Performance Hall
Columbia, SC

Fri 8/18/17 at 7pm-8:30pm
    

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