Outdoors calendar

April 21, 2013 

ADVENTURE CAROLINA: After work trip, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday; Basic Kayak Class, 10 a.m. Saturday; Congaree River Trip, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Saturday and April 28; and Congaree National Park Trip, noon, Tuesday and April 28, 1107 State St., Cayce. Reservations and fitting for any rental equipment must be made at least 48 hours in advance. (803) 796-4505, adventurecarolina.com

CAROLINA RIVER CONNECTION: Basic canoe, sea/rec and whitewater kayak instruction and rentals. Five guided trips for all levels of paddlers including half day, full day and overnight trips. Meals are provided, and ages 8 and under paddle for free. Paddle the Saluda, Congaree, Edisto and Enoree Rivers. (803) 917-3920

CONGAREE NATIONAL PARK: Explore the old-growth forest along the boardwalk for Tree Trek, 10 a.m. today. Special evening walking program Moonlight Creatures, 8 p.m. Saturday. Harry Hampton Visitor Center park hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. The park is at 100 National Park Road, Hopkins. (803) 776-4396; nps.gov/cong

LAKE MURRAY ASSOCIATION: Ladies Day on the Lake provides a fun way to learn about safe boating, 8:30 a.m. June 18 at Lighthouse Marina, 1925 Johnson Marina Road. Only 32 spaces are available. $35. (803) 604-1409; lakemurrayassocation.com

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