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Weekend Activities for Kids in Columbia {January 8-10, 2016}

— Friday, January 8, 2016 —

Snowville

Children can climb Mount EdVerest, explore an ice cave, and even tube down Sled Hill, a 25 ft. long slippery slope sure to give thrills to all. Along the way, children will learn about the science behind the snow in a fun and exciting environment. Your ticket to Snowville is free with museum admission. Children and Adults: $11.50; Seniors (62+): $10.50; Military (with ID): $10.50; Children under two: Free

Time: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Location: EdVenture Children’s Museum, 211 Gervais St., Columbia 29201


Movers and Shakers

Get ready to move and shake, shake, shake while listening to stories, songs, and more! All ages welcome.

Time: 10 – 10:45 a.m.

Location: Richland Library Sandhills, Sandhills Meeting Room, 1 Summit Pkwy, Columbia 29229


Sensory-Friendly Storytime

This storytime is for everyone. It is designed to include children with autism spectrum disorders, sensory-integration issues and other developmental needs. If your child experiences difficulty focusing in one of our other storytimes, this program of stories, songs and sensory-based activities might be just what you are looking for. For more information, call 798-7880, ext. 3. (all ages)

Time: 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Location: Irmo Branch Library, 6251 St. Andrews Road, Columbia 29212


Main Street Ice

Grab your family and friends, and head down to Boyd Plaza for Main Street ICE — The City of Columbia’s outdoor ice skating rink! The fee to skate is $10 for adults, $8 for children (age 12 and under) and $8 for active duty military and seniors (55+). The fee includes skate rentals. Special opening day and weekday rates.

Time: 4 – 10 p.m.

Location: Boyd Plaza, corner of Hampton and Main Streets, Columbia 29201


Shrek Jr. the Musical

In a faraway kingdom, the green ogre Shrek finds his swamp invaded by banished fairytale misfits, runaways who’ve been cast off by Lord Farquaad, a tiny terror with big ambitions. When Shrek sets off with a wise-cracking donkey to confront Farquaad, he’s handed a task – if he rescues feisty Princess Fiona from the Dragon-guarded tower, his swamp will be returned to him. But, a fairy tale wouldn’t be complete without unexpected twists and turns along the way. $6; $5 children; 3 and under free (on lap).

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Harbison Theatre, 7300 College Street, Irmo 29063


— Saturday, January 9, 2016 —

Snowville

Children can climb Mount EdVerest, explore an ice cave, and even tube down Sled Hill, a 25 ft. long slippery slope sure to give thrills to all. Along the way, children will learn about the science behind the snow in a fun and exciting environment. Your ticket to Snowville is free with museum admission. Children and Adults: $11.50; Seniors (62+): $10.50; Military (with ID): $10.50; Children under two: Free

Time: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Location: EdVenture Children’s Museum, 211 Gervais St., Columbia 29201


Williams-Sonoma Junior Chef Classes: Spiralizer

A spiralizer turns fruits and vegetables into all kinds of shapes, from noodles to spiral cuts. We’ll teach you how to make fun foods with this cool tool. Suitable for ages 8–13.Call (803) 749-4442 to register.

Time: 10 a.m.

Location: Williams-Sonoma, Columbiana Centre, Harbison Boulevard, Columbia 29212


AMC Sensory Friendly Film: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Sensory friendly films provide a special opportunity for all families, including those affected by autism, to enjoy their favorite films in a safe and accepting environment. The auditoriums dedicated to the program have their lights up, the sound turned down and audience members are invited to get up and dance, walk, shout or sing!

Movie Description: Lucasfilm and visionary director J.J. Abrams join forces to take you back again to a galaxy far, far away as Star Wars returns to the big screen with Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Rated PG-13, runs 2 hr, 1 mins.

Time: 10 a.m.

Location: AMC Dutch Square, 421 Bush River Road , Columbia 29210


Main Street Ice

Grab your family and friends, and head down to Boyd Plaza for Main Street ICE — The City of Columbia’s outdoor ice skating rink! The fee to skate is $10 for adults, $8 for children (age 12 and under) and $8 for active duty military and seniors (55+). The fee includes skate rentals. Special opening day and weekday rates.

Time: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Location: Boyd Plaza, corner of Hampton and Main Streets, Columbia 29201


I’ll Never Let You Go Storytime

When you love someone, you stand by them no matter what happens. In this month’s Picture Book of the Month, I’ll Never Let you Go, we celebrate the beauty of unconditional love. Activities to follow.

Time: 11 a.m. 

Location: Barnes and Noble, Midtown at Forest Acres, Richland Fashion Mall, 3400 Forest Drive, Columbia 29204


Hands On Art

Simple art fun with stories to boot. Dress for a Mess.

Time: 11 – 11:45 a.m.

Location: Richland Library Sandhills, Sandhills Meeting Room, 1 Summit Parkway, Columbia 29221


The Snow Queen

The Snow Queen is the story of Kai and Gerda, two best friends on a real adventure! When Kai comes in contact with a magic shard, he is whisked away to the castle of the Snow Queen. It’s up to Gerda to traver through the lands of Spring and Summer to rescue him….out-foxing a pirate and befriending a reindeer along the way.

Time: 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Location: Columbia Marionette Theatre, 401 Laurel Street, Columbia 29201


Getting Crafty: Mardi Gras Masquerade

Beads, and feathers, and glitter, oh my. Join us in the Teen Center to create your own Masquerade masks. You bring your ideas and we’ll provide the supplies. Program for teens.

Time: 2 – 3 p.m.

Location: Richland County Main , Teen Center, 1431 Assembly St, Columbia 29201


Shrek Jr. the Musical

In a faraway kingdom, the green ogre Shrek finds his swamp invaded by banished fairytale misfits, runaways who’ve been cast off by Lord Farquaad, a tiny terror with big ambitions. When Shrek sets off with a wise-cracking donkey to confront Farquaad, he’s handed a task – if he rescues feisty Princess Fiona from the Dragon-guarded tower, his swamp will be returned to him. But, a fairy tale wouldn’t be complete without unexpected twists and turns along the way. $6; $5 children; 3 and under free (on lap)

Time: 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Location: Harbison Theatre, 7300 College Street, Irmo 29063


— Sunday, January 10, 2016 –

Snowville

Children can climb Mount EdVerest, explore an ice cave, and even tube down Sled Hill, a 25 ft. long slippery slope sure to give thrills to all. Along the way, children will learn about the science behind the snow in a fun and exciting environment. Your ticket to Snowville is free with museum admission. Children and Adults: $11.50; Seniors (62+): $10.50; Military (with ID): $10.50; Children under two: Free.

Time: Noon – 5 p.m.

Location: EdVenture Children’s Museum, 211 Gervais St., Columbia 29201


Second Sunday Roll | Lower Richland

Join Historic Columbia on an adventure though Lower Richland County during our Second Sunday Roll. This 90 minute bus tour will depart from the Robert Mills Carriage House and travel past historic sites in this part of the Richland County including Wavering Place Plantation, The Barber House, Congaree Baptist Church, and other historic sites that date to the 18th, 19th, and early 20th centuries.

Second Sunday Strolls and Rolls provide a guided tour for many of the neighborhoods featured in Historic Columbia’s Retrace: Connecting Communities Through History brochures and online interactive tours. Tours are 30 – 90 minutes in length. HC members: $8 adults & $4 youth | Non-members: $12 adults & $6 youth | Kids 5 & under free

Time: 2 – 3:30 p.m.

Location: The Gift Shop at Robert Mills, 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia 29201


Main Street Ice

Grab your family and friends, and head down to Boyd Plaza for Main Street ICE — The City of Columbia’s outdoor ice skating rink! The fee to skate is $10 for adults, $8 for children (age 12 and under) and $8 for active duty military and seniors (55+). The fee includes skate rentals. Special opening day and weekday rates.

Time: 1 – 9 p.m.

Location: Boyd Plaza, corner of Hampton and Main Streets, Columbia 29201


Shrek Jr. the Musical

In a faraway kingdom, the green ogre Shrek finds his swamp invaded by banished fairytale misfits, runaways who’ve been cast off by Lord Farquaad, a tiny terror with big ambitions. When Shrek sets off with a wise-cracking donkey to confront Farquaad, he’s handed a task – if he rescues feisty Princess Fiona from the Dragon-guarded tower, his swamp will be returned to him. But, a fairy tale wouldn’t be complete without unexpected twists and turns along the way. $6; $5 children; 3 and under free (on lap)

Time: 3 p.m.

Location: Harbison Theatre, 7300 College Street, Irmo 29063

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