I'm not sure about you, but I enjoy a good jar of jam, when I can get it. I love to have it on toast, bagels, pancakes, and more! And, I'm not talking about store-bought jam. I'm talking about...
June in Columbia is full of fun – from summer reading to outdoor movies, storytimes and more! Get out your calendars and make a note of all there is to do. Don’t forget to check out our local guides – summer...
Let's face it, they don't call Columbia "Famously Hot" for nothing. Temperatures easily reach three digits long before the official start of summer. The best advice to beat the heat is to either find an indoor play area, or hit...
With new SpaceX launches and an exciting live-streamed landing of Perseverance on Mars, 2021 has renewed an interest in space among adults. How can we spread this fascination and enthusiasm to our children this summer? We've got some great...
Columbia is home to many talented artists. Because of that, Columbia is also home to dozens of beautiful murals. There's something about vibrant murals that make a city interesting to me. They really showcase a city's personality. More than a...
May in Columbia is full of fun – from princess parties to reptile events, storytimes, movies in the park, and more! Get out your calendars and make a note of all there is to do. Don’t forget to check out...
If I had to choose a preferred time to eat, it would always be brunch. Brunch is cool. Brunch is chic. Brunch is where I fellowship with the best of friends and enjoy mimosas. What is not to love...
Let me tell you, as a working mom of three, one of my FAVORITE things is coffee. As in, coffee is life. Please don't talk to me until I've had my cup of coffee. Coffee time 'til wine time. With...
I enjoy a variety of workouts - I run, walk, practice yoga, and more (I also just sit on the couch and eat, by the way). I need to move my body every day for my sanity. Not only...
Summer is approaching. And they don't call Columbia "Famously Hot" for nothing. When the temps start rising, many of us moms are on the quest to find indoor places to go to burn off my kids' energy and stay...
Strawberries...my family’s most favorite fruit, and really, their favorite treat of the entire spring! We love all kinds of berries, but strawberries are the best, especially the ones that are locally grown and oh so sweet. After living on the...
April is the Month of the Military Child. It’s a chance to celebrate children all across the nation who make daily sacrifices and overcome many challenges. Military children deal with deployments, moving every couple of years, changing schools, and...
The South Carolina State Museum is celebrating Spring Break from April 3–11 with extended hours, free general admission for kids 12 and under, and a new exhibition, Make Some Noise: the Science of Sound. The museum will be open...
The most action-packed motorsports experience for families in the world today returns after a pandemic pause. Monster Jam®, one of the first family events to open its doors to fans since the global pandemic began in 2020, features the...
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Keep the learning (and fun) going all Summer with Richland Library’s Summer Learning Challenge. Read, attend programs or complete a learning activity of your...