Go Columbia: On the horizon, July 4

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Shaking the family tree

S.C. GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY SUMMER WORKSHOP: July 11-12 at the S.C. Archives and History Center, 8301 Parklane Road (off Farrow Road). The July 11 schedule starts with registration at 8:45 a.m., followed by hands-on Archive Search Room tours at 9 and 10 a.m.; afternoon sessions run from 12:45-4:30 p.m.; a speaker’s reception will be held from 7-8 p.m. at the Marriott Courtyard, 111 Gateway Corporate Blvd. (near I-77 and Farrow Road). On July 12, registration, continental breakfast and open displays, 8:30-9:30 a.m.; followed by 9:45-11 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. sessions and another Archive Search Room tour. Break for lunch at 12:15 p.m, catered lunch, $12.50; the afternoon wraps up with sessions from 1:45-3 pm. and 3:15-4:15 p.m. Pre-registration fee is $40, $35 for SCGS members plus $3 for a CD or $5 for an informational booklet. http://scgen.org.


Forecast of spaghetti tornadoes

MOVIES AT THE OPERA HOUSE: “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2,” 10 a.m., 1 and 7 p.m. Thursday at the Sumter Opera House, 21 N. Main St., Sumter; $1. (803) 436-2616; http://sumteroperahouse.com


Let’s Move! Columbia

LET’S MOVE! COLUMBIA DANCE PROGRAM: 9 a.m.-noon July 11 and Aug. 8 at Hyatt Park, 950 Jackson St.; July 18 at Martin Luther King Jr. Park, 2300 Greene St.; July 25 at Woodland Park, 6500 Olde Knight Parkway; and Aug. 1 at Greenview Park. Led by a local dance instructor, ages 5-12 will learn the history and moves of a variety of dance styles including jazz, ballet, hip-hop and African. Sessions for ages 5-8 will be 9:10-10:15 a.m., with a break from 10:15-10:30 a.m., classes for ages 9-12, 10:30-11:45 a.m. with dismissal at noon. Sponsored by the Columbia Parks and Recreation Department and Let’s Move! Columbia. (803) 315-4964

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