Go Columbia: On the horizon, July 31

07/31/2014 12:07 AM

07/31/2014 12:09 AM

>>> NATURE

Children of the night ...

“UNBELIEVABLE BATS”: 7:30 p.m. Aug. 8 at Sesquicentennial State Park, 9564 Two Notch Road. Nature program will focus on myths and facts about these misunderstood animals. Visitors will learn about the adaptations bats have for survival and will look around the park for a glimpse of these creatures in action. Participants should meet at the park office and dress appropriately for being outdoors. Insect repellent is recommended and adults should accompany children age 15 and younger. Registration deadline is Tuesday. $5, seniors and age 15 and younger, $3; Park Passport Plus holders, free. (803) 788-2706 or email sesqui@scprt.com

>>> RECYCLING

Recycle and replenish

DOCUMENT SHREDDING AND SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE: 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Tuesday at Chapin Town Hall, 157 NW Columbia Ave. Free shredding of office-quality paper products, binders and notebooks; limit five boxes. Arrangements may be made to pick up items if a person is handicapped or medically restricted. Sponsored by Shred360 and the town of Chapin. Also accepting school supplies to benefit children and schools in need in the Midlands. Wish list includes No. 2 pencils, pens (red, blue and black), inexpensive flash drives, boxes of tissue, glue sticks, hand-held pencil sharpeners, loose-leaf notebook paper, 3-by-3-inch Post-It notes, highlighters, composition notebooks (not spiral), graph paper and 3x5-inch index cards. (803) 463-7090; http://shred360.com

>>> CONCERTS

Haydn and Dvorak highlighted

USC SUMMER CHORUS II: 4 p.m. Sunday in the School of Music Recital Hall, 813 Assembly St. Performances of Haydn’s “Lord Nelson Mass” and “Te Deum” by Dvorak. Free. (803) 777-5369

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