Category Archives: Recreation

Pure Barre Pop-Up: Celebrating Five Years in Five Points

COLUMBIA, S.C. (October 9, 2017) – The Five Points Association is teaming up with Pure Barre Columbia in celebration of their fifth anniversary in Columbia’s original village neighborhood. Pure Barre Columbia opened in October of 2012, and has since become one of Columbia’s most popular fitness studios. In commemoration of their anniversary, Pure Barre Columbia will be…
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Fit Columbia Partners with 12 Wellness Studios to Raise Money for WREN

COLUMBIA, S.C. (September 5, 2017) – Fit Columbia, a versatile fitness center and yoga studio in the Five Points district of Columbia, SC, has brought together 19 women trainers across Columbia for a Fitness Fueled Fundraising Series to benefit WREN (Women’s Rights and Empowerment Network). From Hip Hop Cardio to Kickboxing, participants will learn new health…
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City Park Rangers Offer Free Outdoor Programs in September

The Columbia Parks & Recreation Department invites the public to learn how to identify trees at Riverfront Park, kayak on the Columbia Canal, and learn how Columbia used our waterways in the past during a series of free events in September. All activities are open to youth and adults. Schedule Shady Tree I.D. | Saturday, September…
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City Park Rangers to Host Free Total Eclipse Party & Walks

Bring the family out to Riverfront Park and let a park ranger guide you through a variety of family-friendly activities including a Wet Sandal Walk, Total Eclipse Party and more during the month of August, the Columbia Parks & Recreation Department announced. All activities are open to youth and adults. Schedule Shady Tree I.D. | Saturday,…
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Chapin Downtown Farmer’s Market returns Saturday, July 1

Chapin, SC (June 19, 2017)  The Chapin Downtown Farmer’s Market returns Saturday, July 1 at 8:30 am  in the 100 block of Clark Street in downtown Chapin. This market provides residents and visitors with a healthy and fun shopping alternative with local growers and artisans selling fresh produce, dairy products and meats as well as…
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Columbia is a flagship city for nation-wide Life is a Cycle bike event

What: Life is a Cycle is a group bike ride that teaches you where to bike commute, and the need-to-know essentials of biking for transportation. Who: This event is open to the public. Registration is $1.50. Proceeds are donated to the American Heart Association. When: Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 6 PM Where: Finlay Park…
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Midlands Mediation Center Announces Training Dates

COLUMBIA, SC – The Midlands Mediation Center (MMC) is conducting its 20-hour “Introduction to Mediation” training over the course of four sessions in July 2017.  Business, non-profit, human resources, social services, education and law enforcement professionals, including retirees, are encouraged to participate. The interactive training emphasizes skills necessary to understand and resolve conflicts, improving relationships…
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