CONGAREE NATIONAL PARK: Guided canoe tours Friday and Saturday, Harry Hampton Visitor Center, Hopkins. A park ranger will guide paddlers through the last remaining large section of old-growth bottomland forest in the country. Participants must be able to swim without a flotation device. Children 6 and older are permitted when accompanied by an adult. Reservations required, registration online at nps.gov/cong. Free. (803) 776-4396. nps.gov/cong
CONGAREE NATIONAL PARK: Nature Discovery Walk 9:30-11 a.m. Saturday at the Harry Hampton Visitor Center. Learn about the plant and animal life in the Congaree River Floodplain. Free.
FRIENDS OF SESQUI FIRST ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT: Golf tournament featuring USC and NFL player George Rogers and former NBA and Clemson University player Xavier McDaniel Nov. 9 at Spring Valley Country Club. Register at www.friendsofsesqui.org.
POINSETT STATE PARK: The Congaree Land Trust is hosting a fall celebration 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. today 6660 Poinsett Park Road, Wedgefield. Event will include bluegrass, barbecue, nature walks, paddling, edible plant walk, children’s activities and a historical presentation.
RIVERBANKS ZOO AND GARDEN: Homeschool Monday about social animals 10 a.m. Monday. Event for children ages 5-13 will feature a guided zoo tour. Cost $5 per participant plus general admission (803) 779-8717; www.riverbanks.org
RIVERBANKS ZOO AND GARDEN: Discovery Day featuring awesome opossums 9:45 a.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. Participants ages 2-5 can learn about the unique animals and why they are necessary to the ecosystem. Cost $6 per child plus general admission.
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