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IIillll JalllllEJ :]IEJllll )lllll LllllIJ[ ilgll  ].llalll|l! illlllllllllIIIII  I?IE COLUMBI A S'T,&R ' SC St. David's Episcopal Church to host Blessing of the Animals O,,xober 4 It. Bob Chiles blesses Benji the dog, held by Claire Waiters at the :008 Blessing of the Animals at St. David's Episcopal Church. Contributed by St. David's Episcopal Church The public is invited to bring their pets to a Bless- ing of the Animals to be held at 4:30 pm, Sunday, October 4, at St. David's Episcopal Church, 605 Polo Rd., in northeast Columbia, S.C. The Blessing of the Animals is a remembrance of the life of St. Francis, whose feast day is October 4. It reminds us that all of God's creation is blessed including our pets. The event will take place in the breezeway between the church's sanc- tuary building and parish hall. Please have your pets contained on a leash or in a container. Established 25 years ago, St. David's is commit- ted to seeking and serving Jesus Christ and inviting all to share God's love. Servic- es are held at 8 am and 10:30 am every Sunday with children's special wor- ship at 9:15 am on the first Sunday of the month dur- ing the academic year and every Sunday during the summer. Worship is conducted by Rev. Robert Chiles with music provided by the St. David's choir accompanied by piano, guitar, or the church's 100-year-old pipe organ. For more information, call 736-0866 or visit -ART Columbia'Mnseum of Art will present The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty Sta tes October 23--January 17 at 1515 Main Street. 799-2810. ....... The S-fiite AH ColIzff0n: CopOT-::::: Conversations will open October 1 at 701 Whaley Street in Columbia. 734-8762. Wlllage Artist will host a Beginners Watercolor Class beginning October 1, 10 am to 12:30 pm, at 631-8 Promenade Place. 699-8886. Village Artist will host a Landscape in Oil Class beginning September 29, 10 am to 12:30 pm, at 631-8 Promenade Place. 699-8886. -AUCTION Blaney Elementary will hold its annual Fall Festival and Silent Auction October 11, 2 pm-5 pm, at Blaney Elementary. -AWIOMOBILES Suddeth Automotive is offering Free Fall Car Care Inspections during the entire month of October,8:30 am--4:30 pm, at 1410 North Millwood Avenue in downtown Columbia. 256-2110. Columbia Museum of Art will host Ansd Adams: Masterworks October 23-January 17 at 1515 Main Street. 799-2810. Angel Fish Creations is now registering for a Drawing Basics Workshop to be held September 26 and 27, i pm-4 pm, at 2701 A Rosewood Drive. 269-8730. South Carolina Museum will present Poe Dee to Savannah:Art and Material Oflmre from South Carolina's Fall Line Region September 26-March 22 at the museum in Columbia. www.southcarolinastatemuse- -BOOKS Zhaxi Zlmoma Rinpoche will speak on the book H.H. Doric C1ang Buddha 11I Thursda October 1, noon-l:3Opm, board- room, Columbia Museum of Art, 1515 Main Street, Columbia. 559-875-3515, www.zhax- -CH-U-RCI-I ! First Presbyterian Church will hold its weekly lunch and speaker series Wednesdays, 11:30 am-12:50 pro, 1324 Marion St. Soup and salad $5; hot meal, $6. 799-9062. I SEPTEMBER 25. 2009 " 9 l I Forest Acres Women to Women Bible Study will meet each Wednesda September 9 through November 18.9:30 am, at Covenant Presbyterian Church. 782-9165. Mayor Bob Coble will host his annual Mayor's Walk Against Domestic Violence October 10, 9 am, at Finlay Park. 545-3020. Midlands Citizens for Life will host a bene- fit praise and worship concert October 2, 7 pm, in the Shortess Chapel at Columbia International University. 741-9077. Northminster Presbyterian Church will host several 40th Anniversary events October 18-4)ctober 25 at 6717 David St. 754-1812. Stedfast Christian Center will host a free dinner September 26, 12 pro-2 pm, at 5200 Fairfield Road. 786-9129. St. Thnothy's Episcopal Church will hold its second annual Alternative Gift Fair October 31, 9 am-3 pm, at 900 Calhoun St. -DANCE The Greater Columbia Chapter of the U.S. Amateur Ballroom Dancers Association will hold its regular twice-monthly dances September 26, 7:30 pm-10:30 pm at the Hugh Dimmery Memorial Center (The Bam), 680 Cherokee Lane, West Columbia. 9:30 am, at Sandhili Lake House. 788-1282. -MUSIC Columbia Barbershop Harmonizers, a male chorus/ensemble, all types of music in the Barbershop Quartet style, is seeking male singers. Meets Mondays, 7 pm at Shandon United Methodist Church, 3407 Devine St. 798-1538. Jazz at theWlage Fall Concert Series will be held 2 pro-4 pm Sundays, V'fllage at Sandhill, Town Center Commons, with the following bands scheduled: September27, The Swing Set Band; October 4, Clear Vision; October 11, New Century Salon Orchestra; October 18, Dick Goodwin Quintet; October 25, U.S.C. Carolina Alive Vocal Jazz Ensemble U.S.C. Saxophone Quartet. 419-0235 or Alan Weinberg will present Rachmaninoff's ThirdPiano Conch-to October 9, 7:30 pm, at 700 Woodrow St. 771-4408. The Skipp Pearson Jazz Foundation and the Columbia Marriott present live jazz music Fridays, 9 pm-midnight at 1200 Hampton Street, Columbia. skpfoundationiecafej The City of Cayee and Love Chevrolet will present the Congaree Bluegrass Festival October 3, 11 am-8 pm, at Granby Gardens Park. 796-9020. Capital Senior Center will host this year's annual Fall Big Band Dance September 25, 7:30 pm-ll pm, at 1650 Park Circle, Columbia, at Maxcy Gregg Park. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door. 779-1971. -ENTERTAINMENT The seventh annual Congaree Swamp Fest will be held October 2-3.776-5729. USC School of Music will host a Graduate Vocal Ensemble Concert October 6, 5:30 pm, in the School of Music recital hall 777- 5369. -REUNION CA. Johnson High School class of 1959 will hold its 50th year reunion November 27-29. 754-3312. -FILMS All For Liberty, the feature film about the RevolutionaryWar in South Carolina, will premiere in Columbia, September 26 at the South Carolina State Museum with pro- ceeds to benefit the Sandlapper Socie, 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm. 359-9954. -FOOD The Sandhill Farmers Market is open every 2hesday through November 24, 2:30 pm, 900 Clemson Rd. 788-5700. The Richland Northeast High School Class of 1987 will hold its 22nd reunion December 26, 2009, at The Coop, located next to the Carolina Stadium on Key Street. Tickets are $70 per alumni and $30 per guest, -SPORTS The Coosaw Pointe Busine Association will host its 1st annual Golf Classic October 30, 8 am-2 pm, at the Coosaw Creek Country Club, Coosaw, SC. 843-767-9000. Lake w_ host Ponderosa Country Club in Batesburg- "clauon  unaay'ct'-erlr -  --  " :_ofd,,,yu, ,u,,- 1 pm-5 pm, at the Rusty Anchor/Lighthouse Marina, 1925 Johnson Marina Road. -FUNDRAISER Riverba_ks ZOOfari will be October 3, 7 pm, at Riverbanks Zoo. Tickets for the annual fundraising event will be $85 for non-members and $75 for members. Chicken BBQ/Ladies Bake Sale at Annual Men's Club fundraiser at Asbury United Methodist Church October 3, 12 pm-6 pm, at Leesburg Rd. & Asbury Lane. Tickets $8.00 Adult/S5.00 Child. 776-7237 Temple Baptist Church will host Helping Hands Garage Sale October 10, 7 ran-1 pm, at Temple Baptist Church. 776-3913. -KIDS The YMCA Trailblazers will host their Second Annual Father-Daughter Dance October 17 at Saxe Gotha Presbyterian Church in Lexington. 397-7814. -LUNCHEONS Richland County Family and Community Leaders will host a luncheon September 23, ment October 12 at 1 pm. 532-3472. -ll-mATER Workshop Theatre has added four perform- ances to its run of"The Producers" September 30-October 3, 8 am at 1136 Bull Street in Columbia. -TRAINING/EDUCATION South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond will sponsor a Free Notary Public Seminar October 15 at 6:30 pm. -VOLUNTEER Reliant Hospice is seeking volunteers to assist its network of caregivers. The Salvation Army needs volunteers to stafftables at Stein Mart on 4840 Forest Drive and 934 North Lake Drive October 1-3. 667-4943. 2009 National Philanthropy Day Awards is accepting nominations until the deadline on October 21. 733-5443. Now that Velvet has been diagnosed and put on her daily meds and a special low-protein diet, she is now a normal and very happy puppy with normal eyesight and much energy. Velvet needs a loving, responsible owner who will make sure Velvet she gets her meds and spe- , - ................ cial diet daily. The vet who Meet Velvet, a special needs diagnosed her says that : puppy who needs a special there is no reason why she home. At the age of twelve cannot live a normal, healthy weeks, she was diagnosed life. If you are that special with an illness called Liver person, please contact Mary Shunt. The symptoms of this at 788-1889 about Velvet. All illness include apparent food and medications will be Lb!indness and de-ressioq.  ......... 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