Riverbanks Zoo and Garden will open the Darnall W. and Susan F. Boyd Aquarium & Reptile Conservation Center March 2. Thanks to the support of The Boyd Foundation, the multi-million-dollar renovations will transform the heart of the Zoo into a state-of-the-art animal care facility — providing guests with an experienceContinue Reading

Chair Volleyball is a fun physical activity for players with all abilities and activity levels, wheelchair bound to the regularly active. Regular participation in this activity can increase flexibility and stamina. The Ballentine Community Center is looking for participants to form teams. If this sounds like something you would beContinue Reading

The South Carolina Philharmonic will send an ensemble of musicians as part of their Chamber Crawl Series to Craft & Draft in Irmo on Wednesday, February 1. Enjoy a brass quintet featuring Ron Davis (tuba), Mike Wilkinson (trombone), Bill Anonie (trumpet), Charlie Polk (trumpet) and Eric Gilfus (horn). Doors areContinue Reading

A Vietnam War Biography by Col. William P. Collier Jr., U.S. Army (Retired) BOOK REVIEW by W. Thomas Smith Jr. THERE ARE MEN WHO ARE SAID TO BE GREAT, though most of those “said to be great” are only penultimately exceptional. Then there are truly great men in the purestContinue Reading

Studio 3P, LLC is pleased to announce that their lead photographer Kimberly Case’s “Tools of the Trade Exhibition” will be shown on January 24 from 2:30-4:30 at the Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce. This exhibition of fine art portraiture showcases 20+ portraits of local business owners, students, workers and creativesContinue Reading

The Community Carol Sing at McGregor Presbyterian Church will be held on December 18 from 4 – 4:30 pm. Participants will gather around the church’s outdoor Christmas tree to sing Christmas carols and enjoy hot chocolate and cookies. In the case of inclement weather, the carol sing will be heldContinue Reading

New concert program creates accessible event for persons with sensory sensitivities and their families The South Carolina Philharmonic presents Sensory Friendly Family Concert Sunday, February 19, 2023 at 3:00 PM at the Koger Center for the Arts. This concert event is designed especially for persons with sensory sensitivities and theirContinue Reading

The Inaugural Soda City Jazz Festival will take place at the Koger Center for the Arts November 27 at 7:30 pm, with doors opening at 6:30 pm. Jazz musicians Boney James and Norman Brown headline the concert, and the event features special guests Terence Young, Sam “Bassman” Jenkins, and DanteContinue Reading