COLUMBIA MUSEUM OF ART: Free general admission for residents of Richland County and the city of Columbia, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Regular admission is $12; age 65 and older and military, $10; students, $5; age 5 and younger, free. www.columbiamuseum.org
MUSEUMS ON US WEEKEND: Noon-5 p.m. Sunday at EdVenture Children’s Museum, 211 Gervais St. Bank of America cardholders will be admitted free. Valid only for cardholders; regular admission applies to additional guests — $11.50; age 62 and older, military with ID, $10.50. www.edventure.org
$1 SUNDAY AT THE STATE MUSEUM: 1-5 p.m. Sunday at 301 Gervais St. Admission is $1 the first Sunday monthly. (803) 898-4999; www.scmuseum.org
CAROLINA JAZZ SOCIETY: Dixieland jazz concert, 2:30-5:30 p.m. Sunday at the Lourie Center, 1650 Park Circle (Maxcy Gregg Park). Enjoy jazz, ragtime and swing with Dick Goodwin, trumpet; Doug Graham, clarinet; Bruce Clark, trombone; Reggie Sullivan, bass; Jim Hall, drums; and Aletha Jacobs, piano. Tickets are $10; students 18 and younger, free. (803) 432-1504
“CLYBOURNE PARK”: 3 p.m. Sunday at Trustus Theatre, 520 Lady St. There will be a talk-back following the show. The panel will consist of photographer Vennie Deas Moore, who is currently documenting growth in downtown Columbia from 1920-1950; Tige Watts, president of the National Council of Neighborhoods, Julie Prater, deputy director of the Columbia Housing Authority, the cast and the director, Jim O’Connor. Tickets are $22; seniors and military, $20; students, $15. (803) 254-9732; www.trustus.org
“THE WIZARD OF OZ”: Peanut Butter and Jelly Players performance of the L. Frank Baum classic fairy tale, 3 p.m. Sunday at Columbia Children’s Theatre, 3400 Forest Drive, (second floor, Richland Mall). PB&J production company is composed of actors in grades 1-6. Tickets are $10; active duty military and seniors with ID, $8. www.columbiachildrenstheatre.com
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS II: 1-3 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays beginning Monday at Richland 2’s Rogers Center, 750 Old Clemson Road. Class is for those who have completed the Introduction to Computer class and would like to further their training. $60; seniors age 60 and older, $30. (803) 736-8787, ext. 25103
NEWBERRY COLLEGE JAZZ BAND: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 10000 Broad River Road, Irmo. Free.
EARLY COLUMBIA LECTURE SERIES: “The Capital City Rebuilds,” 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Seibels House and Garden, 1601 Richland St. Led by Dr. Warner Montgomery, this week’s topic is “Economic Development: Textiles and Agriculture.” $10 per class. (803) 252-1770, ext. 23; www.historiccolumbia.org
“ALZHEIMER’S: MYTH vs. FACT”: 1-2 p.m. Wednesday at the Lourie Center, 1650 Park Circle (Maxcy Gregg Park). Dr. Albert Humphrey will discuss how to tell normal memory problems from memory problems that should be cause for concern as well as explain the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s. Sponsored by UniHealth Columbia. Free and open to the public (803) 779-1971; www.louriecentersc.com
“BULL STREET: A FORGOTTEN PAST AND UNCERTAIN FUTURE”: Exhibit will be on display at McKissick Museum, 945 Bull St., through May 31. A reception and gallery talk by architectural historian Dr. Lydia Brandt will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday. In a fall 2012 class taught by Brandt, undergraduate and graduate students were granted special access to the grounds of the State Hospital. Student research explored the significance of individual buildings by concentrating on the architectural elements and buildings’ functions. The show is organized into four sections to give visitors some sense of how the patients, medical staff, maintenance workers and the outside community experienced the campus. Museum hours are 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays. (803) 777-2876
“CLYBOURNE PARK”: 8 p.m. Thursday at Trustus Theatre, 520 Lady St. Tickets are $22; seniors and military, $20; students, $15. (803) 254-9732; www.trustus.org
PARTY LIKE A PRESIDENT: 7 p.m. Friday at 1705 Hampton St. Historic Columbia celebrates the reopening of the Woodrow Wilson Family Home, inspired by the year the house was saved from the wrecking ball — 1928. Pull out your flapper fringe, top hats and tails for this event. Tickets are $125; Historic Columbia members, $100. (803) 252-1770, ext. 23; www.historiccolumbia.org
ARTS & DRAUGHTS: 7 p.m. Friday at the Columbia Museum of Art, Main and Hampton streets. Beer tastings from The Whig, live music, D.I.Y. projects, interactive art, scavenger hunts and museum tours. $8; members, $5 (join or renew your membership that night and get in for free). www.columbiamuseum.org
“SECOND SAMUEL”: 7:30 p.m. Friday at On Stage Performance Center, 680 Cherokee Lane, West Columbia. Atlanta playwright Pamela Parker’s play about life and friendships set in the rural Georgia town of Second Samuel in the summer of 1949. A talk-back session with Parker will follow the performance. $16, military, seniors and students, $14. (877) 238-5596; www.smarttix.com (type in second).
“MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD”: 8 p.m. Friday at the Old Chapin Firehouse, 103 Lexington Ave., Chapin. Chapin Theatre Company production is a collection of short theatrical works by award-winning American playwrights, TV writers and novelists. Show is PG-13, not suitable for children. Tickets are $14; age 13 and older, 60 and older and active military, $12. (803) 240-8544; www.chapintheatre.org/motherhood.html
“CLYBOURNE PARK”: 8 p.m. Friday at Trustus Theatre, 520 Lady St. Tickets are $22; seniors and military, $20; students, $15. (803) 254-9732; www.trustus.org
BIRDING BASICS WORKSHOP: 8:30-11:30 a.m. Feb. 8 at Congaree National Park, 100 National Park Road, Hopkins. Optional training session for anyone who would like guidance in preparing for the Great Backyard Bird Count on Feb. 15. Meet at the Harry Hampton Visitor Center for a presentation on common winter birds found in the park before heading out to practice identification skills. Arrive 15 minutes before the program, dress for the weather, bring water, snacks and binoculars if you have them. The park has a limited number of binoculars that will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Children younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Advance registration is suggested, call (803) 776-4396.
SWEET ON CMA: Noon-3 p.m. Feb. 8 at the Columbia Museum of Art, Main and Hampton streets. Family fun day will feature art stations throughout the museum, tour, gallery hunt and music by Lunch Money at 1 p.m. Free; sponsored by the Junior League of Columbia. www.columbiamuseum.org
“CLYBOURNE PARK”: 2 and 8 p.m. Feb. 8 at Trustus Theatre, 520 Lady St. Tickets are $22; seniors and military, $20; students, $15. (803) 254-9732; www.trustus.org
“SECOND SAMUEL”: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8 at On Stage Performance Center, 680 Cherokee Lane, West Columbia. Atlanta playwright Pamela Parker’s play about life and friendships set in the rural Georgia town of Second Samuel in the summer of 1949. $16, military, seniors and students, $14. (877) 238-5596; www.smarttix.com (type in second).
“MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD”: 8 p.m. Feb. 8, 14, 15; 3 p.m. Feb. 9 and 16 at the Old Chapin Firehouse, 103 Lexington Ave., Chapin. Chapin Theatre Company production is a collection of short theatrical works by award-winning American playwrights, TV writers and novelists. Show is PG-13, not suitable for children. Tickets are $14; age 13 and older, 60 and older and active military, $12. (803) 240-8544; www.chapintheatre.org/motherhood.html
EARLY COLUMBIA LECTURE SERIES: “The Capital City Rebuilds,” 6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 11 at the Seibels House and Garden, 1601 Richland St. The topic will be “Public Education”; $10. (803) 252-1770, ext. 23; www.historiccolumbia.org
USC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 11 at the Koger Center for the Arts, 1051 Greene St. The group continues its salute to American musical theater composers in a program featuring Alan Jay Learner and Frederick Lowe (“Camelot,” “Paint Your Wagon,” “Gigi,” “Brigadoon” and “My Fair Lady”). Joining the orchestra will be the Sandlapper Singers and soloists from the USC School of Music. Tickets are $30; USC faculty, staff and seniors, $25; students, $8. (803) 251-2222; www.capitoltickets.com
WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS: 11:30 a.m. Feb. 12 at the Greater Chapin Chamber of Commerce, 302 Columbia Ave. February is national Heart Health Month and Linda Shanabrook, RN, of Brook Health Care, will talk about how the symptoms women experience can be very different from their male counterparts and why so many women miss the warning signs of a heart attack. Free, open to men and women. Box lunches will be available for $8. Call (803) 345-1100 to reserve a spot.
FRIDAY NIGHT DANCE: 7:30-10:30 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Lourie Center, 1650 Park Circle (Maxcy Gregg Park). Live music by the Dancetimers. Admission is $10; $7 for Lourie Center members with membership cards. Open to the public age 21 and older; BYOB and snacks; hot coffee will be provided. (803) 779-1971; www.louriecentersc.com
HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE EDUCATION AND ENROLLMENT: 1-6 p.m. Feb. 15 at the Richland Library, 1431 Assembly St. No appointment necessary; to enroll, bring your Social Security number, as well as your family members’ SSN (or document numbers if you are legal immigrants); family members’ birthdates; your last four pay stubs, W-2 forms or “Wage and Tax Statements; policy numbers for any existing health insurance plans; and information about any employer-provided health insurance for which you and your family would qualify. (803) 231-6383; www.richlandlibrary.com/cca
CONTRA DANCE: 7:30-10:30 pm. Feb. 15 at the Arsenal Hill Park Building, 1800 Lincoln St. (Lincoln and Laurel streets). Live music by Contraforce; caller will be Gretchen Caldwell. New dancer’s workshop, 7-7:30 p.m. $8; students with ID, $5. Bring clean, soft-soled, non-marking shoes. Sponsored by Columbia Traditional Music & Dance. (803) 760-5881; www.contracola.org
LAKE MURRAY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: Valentines from France, 3:30 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College, 7300 College St., Irmo. Selections by Berlios, Bizet and Faure. Free. https://lmso.org/season/.sunday-concert-series-2
FORT JACKSON COMMUNITY TOUR: 8:30 a.m. Feb. 20. The seven-hour “Come See Your Army” tour will give citizens an opportunity to see how soldiers train and provide insight in the day-to-day operations. Visitors will attend a Basic Combat Training graduation, laeren to shoot the M16A2 simulator, eat lunch in an Army dining facility and get answers about BCT, Fort Jackson and the Army. Lunch is $4.60. Advance reservations are required by Feb. 11, call (803) 751-1471.