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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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Birthday Party!

Rolling Video Games You’ll win parent of the year when your kids and teens get to play their favorite video games in a mobile game theater at their next birthday or graduation party! Imagine a game truck trailer with five widescreen HDTVs, stadium seats with built-in vibration motors, a selection of all the newest games, […]

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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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Columbia’s Fall Beer Scene

Oktoberfests Bierkeller Columbia September 25th at Riverfront Park 312 Laurel St. (DT) Pop-up beer garden that features classic German style beers, live music and more! Authentic German sausages and Kellerplatten! Call 803-338-1599 for October date. Newberry Oktoberfest October 6th | 10am-6pm Downtown Newberry Biergartens & German Cuisine | Arts & Crafts Vendors Kindertown | Live […]

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Kids Corner: Fall Into Fun!

Wilderness Canoe Tour Every Friday and Saturday weekly in September and October. Join a ranger for a guided paddle through the last remaining large section of old-growth bottomland forest remaining in the United States. Keep an eye out for white-tailed deer, otters, beavers, and other wildlife that call Congaree home. Harry Hampton Visitor Center at Congaree […]

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Columbia Area Parks

Saluda Shoals Park 5605 Bush River Road + 6071 St. Andrews Rd. | 803.772.1228 Visit beautiful Saluda Shoals Park, a regional 480-acre park cozied up against the Saluda River, a favorite with fly-fishermen, kayakers, walkers and bird-watchers. The paved 3.4-mile Greenway Trail meanders through a shady, wooded area along the Saluda, with benches and river […]

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The Holidays are Coming! Plan Your Party Now!

929 Kitchen & Bar | 929 Gervais St. 803.764.3825 | 929kitchen.com 929’s cool, hip atmosphere will impress your guests as they enjoy delicious, authentic Korean dishes and expertly-made cocktails. Rent the entire restaurant! Crêpes et Croissants | 1465 Sumter St. 803.462.4779 | crepesandcroissants.com Laurent, owner of Crêpes & Croissants, is a Master Crêpe Maker and […]

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