Easter Events

FAMILY PROGRAMS BREAKFAST WITH THE BUNNY: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Crooked Creek Park, 1098 Old Lexington Highway, Chapin. $15-$25. (803) 345-6181 EASTER CANDY PICKUP: 6-6:45 p.m. April 6, St. Andrews Park. Free. (803) 772-6598 DYE EASTER EGGS: 9:30-10:30 a.m. April 7, Blythewood Park. $3 covers all supplies, for ages 3-12. Register by March 30. (803) 691-9786 BALLOON BASH: 4-5 p.m. April 13, Killian Park, 1424 Marthan … Continue reading Easter Events

THINGS TO DO IN THE MIDLANDS – EASTER EVENTS

SPECIAL EVENTS MODEL TRAIN OPEN HOUSE: 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Saturday, Arsenal Hill Park building, Lincoln and Laurel streets. Admission and parking in adjacent city garage, free. Associated Model Railroads of Columbia and the Atlantic S Gaugers groups will run trains of all sizes inside and out (weather permitting). Children with parents welcome. Jack Huffman, (803) 699-2518, www.amroc.org ATTRACTIONS COLUMBIA MUSEUM OF ART: Art Breaks: … Continue reading THINGS TO DO IN THE MIDLANDS – EASTER EVENTS

ALMANAC: EVENTS, PEOPLE, SCHOOLS & ORGANIZATIONS IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

MEETINGS COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS HOME WORKS: Repair blitz planning meetings, 6:30 tonight at Benedict-Allen Community Development Center, 2001 Two Notch Road. Pizza and soda will be served. Need teen and adult volunteers to help repair homes of the elderly and disadvantaged in the greater Columbia area on Saturday, April 28. (803) 781-4536 or e-mail homewrksc@aol.com FIRST TUESDAY REPUBLICAN CLUB: Noon Tuesday at Tronco’s on the State … Continue reading ALMANAC: EVENTS, PEOPLE, SCHOOLS & ORGANIZATIONS IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

EASTER EVENTS

FAMILY PROGRAMS RIVERBANKS ZOO: Breakfast with the Bunny, 8-11 a.m. Saturday, RSVP by Wednesday. $9.75, adults; $8.50, military; $8.25, seniors; $7.25, children 3- 12; free, children 3 and younger. 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Monday-Friday; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Sunday. 500 Wildlife Parkway; (803).779-8717 BREAKFAST WITH THE BUNNY: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Crooked Creek Park, 1098 Old Lexington Highway, Chapin. $15-$25. (803) 345-6181 BALLOON BASH: 4-5 p.m. … Continue reading EASTER EVENTS

EASTER EVENTS

FAMILY PROGRAMS COMMUNITY EGG HUNT: 2 p.m. Sunday, Blaney Elementary School, 1621 Smyrna Road, Elgin. Prizes for best Easter outfit. (803) 438-3241 RIVERBANKS ZOO: Breakfast with the Bunny, 8-11 a.m. Saturday, RSVP by Wednesday. $9.75, adults; $8.50, military; $8.25, seniors; $7.25, children 3- 12; free, children 3 and younger. 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Monday-Friday; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Sunday. 500 Wildlife Parkway; (803).779-8717 BREAKFAST WITH THE BUNNY: … Continue reading EASTER EVENTS

Russell Jeffcoat Realtors Incorporated

South Carolina’s Largest Independent Real Estate Broker Visit us on the Web and You’ll Find Over 100 New Home Communities, Open Houses, Virtual Tours, Printable Flyers, and Your Dream Home! Locally Owned & Operated Since 1965 www.RussellandJeffcoat.com Save Thousands Today! Come Pick Your Plan – Call for upgrades! Patio Homes – Incentives Available! Closing Cost Paid by Builder w/approved lender. Model Open 1-6 Everyday! Colony … Continue reading Russell Jeffcoat Realtors Incorporated

BUSH TRYING TO DO BEST FOR NATION

I remember President Bush saying the war on terror would be a long, hard-fought war, and it would last well beyond his presidency. There has been much criticism of how he has handled the war in Iraq on terrorism. President Bush is not perfect, and mistakes have been made, but I really believe he is trying to do what is best for our nation during … Continue reading BUSH TRYING TO DO BEST FOR NATION

Almena Miles Boykin

1916 Almena Miles Boykin was born September 29, 1916 in Lugoff, a daughter of John V. Miles and Marie Hood Miles. 1948 On January 4, 1948, Mrs. Almena Boykin was listed as a living daughter in the obituary of John V. Miles. 1962 On September 16, 1962, Mrs. Herbert Boykin was listed in the news paper article “Dollarwords Falls With a Bang.” 1968 On August … Continue reading Almena Miles Boykin

SCHOOL NEWS

RICHLAND 2 SPRING VALLEY HIGH VIKINGS AIR FORCE JROTC DRILL TEAM brought home 13 trophies including the overall Southeastern Drill Championship Grand Prize at the Feb. 24 competition held at Clemson University. The team also took eight first place wins and three seconds. SPRING VALLEY’S VIKING GUARD took sixth place in the finals of the March 3 Winter Guard Atlanta Regional competition. They are now … Continue reading SCHOOL NEWS

Josephine Thornton Rose

1910 Josephine Thornton Rose was born July 3, 1910 in Blaney, South Carolina, daughter of James Moultrie Thornton and Elizabeth Bowen Thornton. 1930 Census Information: According to the United State census recorded on May 9, 1930, Walter S Rose (63), owned a home in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina with his wife; Elizabeth Rose (63), his son, Stanley N Rose (26), his daughter, Elise G Rose … Continue reading Josephine Thornton Rose