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'Zum-Baby' Monday

"Zum-Baby!," a musical and movement-oriented program for toddlers ages up to 5, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 16, at the Orangeburg County Library. For more information, call 803-531-4636.

BINGO for kids at OCL Monday

The Orangeburg County Library will be holding "Rock It! Bingo for Kids" from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday, July 16. Learn about rocks and play BINGO; the class is limited to 30 kids. For more information, call 803-531-4636.

Adult BINGO at OCL July 16

The Orangeburg County Library will be holding "Adult Night BINGO" from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 9. The event is for adults 18 years old and up. For more information, call 803-531-4636.

OCL's 'Big Rock' series continues July 17

The Orangeburg County Library and the Orangeburg County Soil and Water Conversation District will be holding a new summer program, "Explore the Big Rock!" Have fun while learning about plants, animals, rocks and more. The program is limited to the first 25 children. Free admission tickets are required. All materials will be supplied. The program "Fishing Fun," will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 17. For more information, call 803-533-5868.

Orangeburg Farmers Market open at new location

The Downtown Orangeburg Farmers Market is scheduled to be open near the the Square from 3:30 to 6 p.m. each Tuesday. The market will be held each week through August. For more information, contact Ali Weathers at or 843-532-4544.

Toucan Tuesdays return to zoo

COLUMBIA -- Visit Riverbanks Zoo and Garden on Tuesday this summer, bring two cans of food and help take a bite out of hunger in the Midlands. Guests will receive pay-one-price admission to the park with a donation of two cans of food to Harvest Hope Food Bank.

OCL offers kids programs

The Orangeburg County Library will present Peek-a-Boo and Little Chicks programs at 10:30 a.m. each Wednesday and Thursday, respectively, in the meeting room. Peek-a-Boo programs are for children from birth to 2 years of age, accompanied by parents. Little Chicks programs are for children 2 to 5, accompanied by parents. For more information, call 803-533-5858.

Camp for girls to be held July 16-20

Camp P.R.I.Y.A. will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. July 16-20 at Thankful Baptist Church in Bamberg. The camp is for girls ages 10-15. It will focus on three areas: cheering, cooking and dancing. Additional areas of focus include activities in STEM, self-esteem building, career development and social interactions. To register, visit or call 803-290-5671.

OPTP dinner for a cause July 19 at St. Paul's UMC

Help cool the BlueBird Theatre! The Orangeburg Part-Time Players and JrOPTP will hold a spaghetti dinner fundraiser for the historic BlueBird from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 19, at St. Paul's United Methodist Church. Dinners are $10 each and will include spaghetti, salad, roll and iced tea. Baked goods will also be for sale. Eat-in and carryout plates will be available. All proceeds will help replace the air conditioning system at the BlueBird Theatre. For tickets, call the BlueBird Theatre at 803-536-5454 or the Downtown Orangeburg Revitalization Association at 803-531-6186.

JrOPTP to stage ‘Shrek Jr.’ July 27-29 at the BlueBird

The Junior Orangeburg Part-Time Players will stage the abbreviated musical version of popular modern fairy tale "Shrek" July 27-29 at the BlueBird Theatre in downtown Orangeburg. Show times are 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. All tickets are $12. For tickets, call the BlueBird Theatre at 803-536-5454.

'Dog Paddle' Aug. 4

The Bamberg County Chamber of Commerce's "Dog Paddle," a fundraiser to benefit Mary Ann Morris Animal Shelter, will begin at 9:30 a.m. at the Brabham Landing on Cannon Bridge Road. Free shuttles will start at 9 a.m. You will need your boat and gear. Donations will be accepted. For more information or to reserve a spot, call 803-245-4427.

Zoo brings back Friday night films

COLUMBIA -- The big screen returns to Riverbanks Botanical Garden in Columbia on select Friday nights this summer. Explore Waterfall Junction and then enjoy a family-friendly film beginning at dusk. Admission is $3 for Riverbanks members and $5 for the general public. Dates include: Friday, Aug. 10.

PAW Patrol coming to Columbia

COLUMBIA -- PAW Patrol Live! "Race to the Rescue" will take the stage in Columbia Sept. 14-16 at the Colonial Life Arena. Join the heroic pups from the top-rated animated preschool series. Tickets are now on sale at, the Lexington Medical Center Box Office inside Colonial Life Arena or at 1-800-745-3000.

Chris Stapleton coming to Columbia

COLUMBIA -- Country music singer Chris Stapleton will perform at Colonial Life Arena in his "All-American Road Show" on Oct. 25. Tickets can be purchased by visiting

Fleetwood Mac tickets on sale now

COLUMBIA – Legendary band Fleetwood Mac is heading to Columbia. The Colonial Life Arena will play host to the band Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. Tickets for the tour are on sale now at, via the Live Nation app,, the Lexington Medical Center Box Office inside Colonial Life Arena, or at 1-800-745-3000.

Get tickets for P!nk concert

COLUMBIA -- Pop icon P!nk has announced her "Beautiful Trauma" world tour, which will kick off March 1, 2019, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and the show will make a stop at Colonial Life Arena on March 7, 2019. Tickets are on sale now through Ticketmaster, the Lexington Medical Center Box Office inside Colonial Life Arena, or at 1-800-745-3000.


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