Discover The NOMA District Learning Something New Our Neighborhoods

Discover The NoMa District

Between the Broad River, Elmwood Avenue, and Bull Street lie some of Columbia’s most historic districts. Earlewood, Elmwood, and Cottontown have been peaceful neighborhoods for more than a century. Their tree-lined, pedestrian-friendly streets are ideal for young families and professionals, while their commitment to preservation has endeared them to greater Columbia. NOMA stands for North […]

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Young Eagle: Take to the Skies!

Your wanna-be-pilot can take to the skies in a free, introductory flight expereince on the second Saturday of each month. The Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 242 Palmetto Sport Aviation offers an experience in general aviation which includes a 20 minute flight with local volunteer pilot. All experienced and first time fliers are welcome, and parents […]

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Riverbank Zoo’s Backstage Animal Encounters

500 Wildlife Parkway | 803-779-8717 | Website Wouldn’t it be cool to feed an elephant?Or help make a savory snack for a bear?How about getting up and close to a tortoise? Riverbanks Backstage lets you choose from five different one-hour interactive animal encounters with some of the zoo’s most beloved residents! Families also get to […]

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Richland One: Language Immersion Program

Are you interested in your child receiving a bilingual education? In the Richland One Language Immersion program at Carver-Lyon Elementary, students are immersed in a Spanish or Mandarin Chinese learning environment for approximately half of their instructional time. Language immersion students learn through an innovative, standards-based curriculum that fosters their development through dual language into […]

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Columbia Area Parks Family Fun Things to Do Learning Something New

Coming Soon to Saluda Shoals

Universally Inclusive Playground Ground was broken in November 2018 on this new two-acre playground that will provide an opportunity to get everyone moving, thinking, and exploring the outdoors. When finished, staff members will provide inclusive programs and monthly play dates to promote acceptance among children and adults with and without disabilities. The playground will feature […]

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