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Classical Dance
12th Annual Ballet Stars of New York Gala Performance
The stars return to light up the Koger stage for their 12th year. Stacey Calvert, Associate Artistic Director of the USC Dance Company, once again will stage an evening of classical ballet featuring principal dancers from the legendary New York City Ballet performing in concert with the USC Dance Company.
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Benefit/Fundraiser
2017 Midlands Go Red For Women Luncheon
Let’s unite to prevent heart disease and stroke. Our mothers, daughters, sisters and friends are at risk. Heart disease and stroke cause 1 in 3 deaths among women each year – more than all cancers combined. Fortunately, we can change that because 80 percent of cardiac events can be prevented with education and lifestyle changes. Get informed about the risks of heart disease and stroke. Know the red flags. Know your heart health story. Go Red For Women inspires women to make lifestyle changes, mobilize communities, and shape policies to save lives. United, we are working to improve the health of women in your community It’s time to put our hearts into it and Go Red For Women, so please join us at this year’s luncheon. Individual ticket sales will start in early 2017. Please contact our staff at midlandsgored@heart.org for additional information.
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Walking, Benefit/Fundraiser
2017 Midlands Heart Walk
The American Heart Association's mission is to build healther lives, free of cardiovascular disease and stroke. Our Heart Walk is that mission in action. Come and join over 5,000 walkers to promote physical activity and heart healthy living all while raising critical funds for our lifesaving mission. Online registration will open in November. For additional information please email MidlandsHeartWalk@heart.org
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Family/Child, Fair/Festival, Expo/Trade Show, Children
2017 Midlands Summer Camp & Activities Fair
The popular Midlands Summer Camp & Activities Fair returns on April 1st to Drew Wellness Center in Columbia! For 2017, expect bigger and better camps, activities and FUN! FREE ADMISSION & ACTIVITIES! OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Presented by Macaroni Kid Columbia & Lexington, this FREE event offers kids activities GALORE! Our 2016 event had over 500 attendees! Yes, we were blown away! Expect lots of inflatable fun, face painting, toddler and kids activity zones, tons of make-and-take summer camp crafts, balloon animals and so much MORE! While the kids are having FUN, parents can visit our sponsors, vendors and summer camps who wil be sharing their products and services and summer camp information. So join us and "Plan your Summer Camp Activities all in One Day! Click here to view highlights from the 2016 Midlands Summer Camp & Activities Fair http://bit.ly/2h9ycK1 ATTENDEES WILL: •Register to win educational prizes (free products and services, free summer camp) •Free facepainting, scavenger hunt, arts & crafts, activities and more •Meet admissions professionals, current students and parents from local Preschools and Elementary •Get a free copy of Midlands Kids’ Directory Summer Camp Edition •Learn how to find the right program for your child •Explore different types of day camps, overnight camps, schools, educational philosophies and special programs •Find out about the admissions process, when to apply and what schools look for in applicants •Learn more at www.midlandscampfair.com
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Community Event, Expo/Trade Show, Class/Workshop
2017 South Carolina Assistive Technology Expo
The 24th Annual SC Assistive Technology Expo will showcase assistive technology exhibits and workshops for people of all ages. CEU's will be offered.
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Children, For the Family, Benefit/Fundraiser, Food/Tasting
4th Annual Pull for Curing Kids Cancer Fire Truck Pull
Teams will compete to see who can pull a fire truck in the fastest time to raise money for Curing Kids Cancer to benefit the Children's Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders Clinic at Palmetto Health Children's Hospital. Each team pulls in honor of a child fighting cancer. Join us for fundraising, food, fun and fire trucks.
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Gallery
62nd Annual Juried Student Exhibition
The 62nd Annual Juried Student Exhibition will include original artworks of a variety of mediums by current undergraduate and graduate students of the University of South Carolina's School of Visual Art and Design. This year's juror will be Catherine Walworth, Ph.D., the new Curator at the Columbia Museum of Art.
artsandsciences.sc.edu/art/62nd-annual-juried-student-exhibition
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Community Event
8th Annual Oyster Roast & St. Patrick's Day Party
Beer. Wine. Food. Oh yeah, oysters too! The 8th Annual Oyster Roast & St. Patrick's Day Party is one of the Greater Lexington Chamber and Visitors Center's signature spring events you don't want to miss. While you eat and drink, Tokyo Joe will be on the Icehouse Amphitheater stage all night. Ticket price includes all food, oysters and drinks available. The 8th Annual Oyster Roast & St. Patrick's Day Party is sponsored by Lexington Medical Center, SCANA Energy, The SEFA Group, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and Comporium. Want your company to be part of Lexington's largest St. Patrick's Day Party? Contact Sondra Gettys at sondra@lexingtonsc.org or (803)359-6113 ext. 104.
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Fair/Festival, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
9th Annual Community Health & Safety Fair
9th Annual Community wide Health and Safety Fair, Saturday March 4 from 9am-1pm at The Rosenwald Community Learning Center, 420 Hendrix Street, Lexington. The fair is FREE to the public. Screenings include Vision, Hearing, Dental, Diabetes, Prostate Cancer, Blood Pressure, Osteoporosis. To register for the diabetes and prostate cancer screening please call Care Call at 803-296-2273. Live entertainment. Fire Engine, Ambulance and rescue workers. Bouncy House and games for the kids. Many other community resources will be there. Harvest Hope Food Bank will have food available for pick up. Transportation is available in the Lexington area. Call 803-359-9501 to set up rides. Sponsored by Mt Pleasant Baptist, New Bethel AME, St Paul Baptist, Mt Olive CME, First Baptist of Lexington and Lexington Presbyterian Churches.
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Film
African American History Month: Free Showing of Rosenwald Film
Learn how the historic African American Rosenwald schools -- some of which were located in Richland County -- came to be through a historic partnership between Julius Rosenwald and Booker T. Washington.
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