Broaden your horizons
INDIA DAY CELEBRATION: 5-9 p.m. Saturday at Lexington High School, 2463 Augusta Highway, Lexington. Observance of the 67th Independence Day of India, the event will feature food from 5-6 p.m. and dance and entertainment 6-9. Showcases include Indian classical and folk dances, representing the styles and cultures from different states of the country; costumes, jewelry, hair, makeup and authentic foods.
FEST 24: 8 p.m. Sunday at Trustus Theatre, 520 Lady St. A 24-hour theatre festival where five playwrights, five directors and 20 actors will bring five new 10-minute shows from page to stage in 24 hours. The final event of the Premieres Festival, a celebration of local artists presented by Trustus and Jasper Magazine. (803) 254-9732; http://trustus.org
Get a head start
CRITICAL THINKING AND PROBLEM SOLVING: 6-9 p.m. Monday at Midlands Technical College Northeast Campus, 151 Powell Road. Employers rank critical thinking as the most important skill for employees in the next five years. Part of the 21st Century Skills Certificate, this course helps participants identify their thinking style and follow a process to think critically, solve problems and make informed decisions. Fee is $79. (803) 732-0432; http://midlandstech.edu/cce