Go Columbia: on the horizon

February 19, 2014 

Families enjoy a sunny day at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden.

GERRY MELENDEZ — gmelendez@thestate.com Buy Photo


It’s all happening at the zoo

FREE FRIDAYS AT THE ZOO: Free Fridays are back at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden, 500 Wildlife Parkway. Residents of Richland and Lexington counties will receive free admission through Feb. 28. Zoo hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Guests will be asked to provide a valid driver’s license or property tax statement as proof of residency. (803) 779-8717; www.riverbanks.org


Author! Author!

SPEAKER @ THE CENTER: Noon-1 p.m. Thursday at the State Library’s Center for the Book,1500 Senate St. Book talk and signing by Charleston author Mark R. Jones (“Doin’ the Charleston: Black Roots of Black American Music & the Jenkins Orphanage Legacy”). Free and open to the public; bring your lunch and learn more about the Palmetto State. www.readsc.org/events


Bach at Ebenezer

J.S. BACH SACRED CANTATA: “How Beautifully Shines the Morningstar,” 10 a.m. Sunday at Ebenezer Lutheran Church, 1301 Richland St. Sung in German by the Chancel Choir along with soprano soloist Serena Hill LaRoche and the Ebenezer Festival orchestra, led by Cantor Thomas J. White. (803) 765-9430

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