Call him Mr. Natural
“HERB PARKER: BEYOND STICKS AND STONES”: 4-6 p.m. Thursday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday at 701 Center for Contemporary Art, 701 Whaley St. Video screening of nature-based installation projects is a companion program for Parker’s sculpture on the grounds of 701 Whaley, which will open in June. (803) 319-9949; http://701cca.org
Never miss a local story.
P.O.V. FILM SERIES: “Out of the Past,” 1947 film noir classic starring Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer and Kirk Douglas, 7-9 p.m. Thursday in the Skyline Room at Tapp’s Art Center, 1644 Main St. Tickets are $5; couch seating is limited so chairs, pillows and cushions are welcome. (803) 988-0013; http://povcineclub.weebly.com
This calls for a celebration
LET’S MOVE! END OF SCHOOL BASH: 2-5 p.m. Saturday at the Drew Wellness Center Greenway, 2101 Walker Solomon Way. Community cookout, scavenger hunt, line dancing, face painting, exhibitors, prizes, games, music, “Meet, Greet and Play” with former Gamecock football and NFL players. Free. (803) 545-3100; http://columbiasc.net