Go Columbia: On the horizon, March 12

March 12, 2014 

>>> HEALTH FAIRS

Good for what ails you

COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIR: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the Rosenwald Community Learning Center, 420 Hendrix St., Lexington. Health care vendors, including physical, mental and spiritual health providers will be on hand. Children’s activities are also on the schedule.

>>> CONFERENCES

The making of a man

PROJECT ALPHA YOUTH CONFERENCE: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Heyward Career and Technology Center, 3560 Lynhaven Drive; check-in and registration begin at 8:30 a.m. The program is designed to help young men ages 11-18 learn the responsibilities that come with sexuality and fatherhood. Participants will engage in workshops on a variety of topics including peer pressure, gangs and violence, HIV/AIDS and developing healthy relationships. Sponsored by the Omicron Iota Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. and 100 Black Men of Greater Columbia. Free; but preregistration is required for attendance. To register online, go to http://alphaoil.org

>>> FILMS

A movie and more

“THE ANT BULLY”: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nickelodeon, 1607 Main St. A boy becomes the size of an ant and learns about companionship, acceptance and the courage to stand up for himself. Free Family Fun Day is part of the Nick’s Science on Screen series. Following the film, some insect experts will create interactive activities for the whole family. (803) 254-3433; http://nickelodeon.org

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