Here’s What’s Happening Around the Neighborhood this Month

March Activities:

Wednesday 3/14, 21, 28 Ladies Bible Study at the Village Club 7pm
Please join us for our Bible Study at the Village Club on Wednesday nights.  On Wednesday, March 14th will be going through the first two weeks of She Reads Truth, Lent 2018: See the Lord’s Salvation.  Here’s a link to the free study:
Anyone interested in attending should go ahead and read through the first two weeks of the study.  They are broken down by day and Saturdays and Sundays are just days to reflect.  Also, we will be beginning our next study the week after Spring Break, Wednesday, April 11th which will finish up before Summer.  Details will be provided in the next few weeks.  If anyone has questions, please email me at

Thursday 3/15 Men’s Night POKER GAME at the Village Club 7pm 
POKER GAME!!!  Lose a few old presidents & win some new friends.  Low stakes, High fun.  No experience preferred.  Men’s Night is the Third Thursday of every month. Bring your favorite beverage and a snack.

Sunday 3/18 Ultimate Frisbee at Newport Hill Lane Field 2:30pm
Come on out and play Ultimate Frisbee with your neighbors Sunday March 18th 2:30 pm at the Newport Hill Lane field.  Everyone is welcome to play including newbies and adolescents.  RSVP or join our Facebook group:

Sunday 3/18 Easter Egg Hunt on the Riverfront 4pm
Calling all SRC Kiddoes 12 Years and Younger.  Join us for an Easter Egg Hunt on The Riverfront.

Tuesday 3/20 Ladies Bunco at the Village Club 7pm
Come for a night of fun with the ladies of SRC who get together on the 3rd Tuesday of every month to play bunco.  We start arriving @ 7pm and play till 8:30.  Bring $5 for the winners pot……never played, don’t worry, there are a few veterans to teach the rules and get the games started.  For information you can contact Pat Cronin @ 803-521-9138 or Jean Dyson @ 803-429-2349.

Thursday 3/22/18 Info on FREE Student Checking Accounts at the Chickawa Outdoor Center 5:30pm
Information Session for Parents of Middle/High/College Students (students welcome to attend!) 

Come learn about how we can help your student set up free checking and savings accounts and build credit.  All attendees will receive a free Financial Education Handbook to guide in educating children, by age group, about finances.  Presentation will be limited to 30 minutes with optional Q&A at the end.  Resources and Presentation by Merrill Lynch Financial Advisors:  Dave Damm & Morgan Motes (Motes & Associates) & Wealth Management Banking Specialist, Tom Clark.   Light refreshments will be served.  In case of questions about the event, those interested can contact Dave Damm at 803.540.3391.

Tuesday 3/27 Book Club at the Village Club 7:30pm
The book club will be reading for March, “The Great Alone” by Kristin Hannah.  Book club discussions are held at the Village Club at 7:30 on the last Tuesday of the month. Come share your thoughts on the latest book and give ideas on any future reads.  If you have any questions you can contact Pat Cronin at 803-521-9138 or email at

View the full calendar at to see all the activities.

Kid Fit Summer Camps at Saluda River Club:
June 18-21 Sports Galore camp for ages 5-12
July 9-12 Sports Galore camp for ages 2-6
Activities include volleyball with beach balls, balloon tennis, noodle hockey, bowling, soccer, basketball, and much more.

July 16-19 Gymnastics camp for ages 2-6
Activities include mats, balance beams, trampolines, bars, rings, tumbling aids, and much more.

July 23-26 Circus camp for ages 2-6
Activities include tight wires, stilts, juggling, face painting, and much more.

Beach camp for ages 5-12
Activities include bocce ball, corn toss, frisbee, beach tennis, flip cup, ladder golf, washer boards, beach ball volleyball, and pool games.

Each camp will meet both on the Riverfront and inside the Chickawa Outdoor Center.  The cost for each camp is $60/child/week.  All campers must be potty trained.  Each camp is Monday-Thursday.  Kids are to bring a snack and a water bottle every day.  Please email to reserve a space for your child.

Swimming Lessons at SRC
Summer beginner and advanced beginner swimming lessons will be offered starting Monday, June 4 and run on a weekly basis, Monday through Thursday, at 9:30 and 10 AM through the end of August. Parents can sign their swimmers up for one week or multiple weeks. The cost for each week is $100 per child.

Parent/tot classes will meet on Thursdays at 10:30 AM starting June 7-which is the same schedule that they were offered in May, one day/week for four weeks at the cost of $100 for four lessons.

All lessons are 30 minutes and have no more than four swimmers per class, except the parent/tot classes, which can accommodate up to eight swimmers.

Private lessons are available on request at a different cost.

Payment for all classes will be made by check or cash on the first day of class.

Registration for these classes is now open. To register, contact Kitty Konkle at Kitty or 803-348-3652.

Kitty has been the swim school manager for Carolina Aquatics for seven years. She has taught private and semi- private swimming lessons for 25 years in the Columbia area. She is the owner of a new swim school, Sharks&Minnows Swim School LLC, whose mission is to teach children how to swim and be safe in the water.

Here’s What’s Happening Around the Area this Month

36th Annual St. Pat’s in Five Points – Saturday, March 17th 9am-7pm

On March 17, 2018, be prepared to shake your shamrocks at the 36th Annual St. Pat’s in Five Points – one of the largest green and Gaelic celebrations in the Southeast! EVENT HIGHLIGHTS: -Over 20 bands on 5 stages [National, Regional, and Local bands] -Get To The Green 15K / 10K / 5K / 1-Mile Family Fun Run -FREE children’s area – “Pot O’ Gold Playland” -FREE musical mile with the St. Pat’s parade -Silent Disco -3 food courts and a food truck rodeo with local and regional offerings -Arts & crafts vendors -“St. Pat’s Wall” – interactive life-sized chalkboard.

Ballroom Group Classes – Tuesday, March 13th 7-8pm
Elite Ballroom Academy
Have you always wanted to learn to dance? Be more comfortable on the dance floor at weddings and parties? This is the class for you! We offer a rotating schedule you will experience all the dances that we teach. From beginners to advanced we have something for everyone. No experience or partner required. Join us every week!

Geneology Workshop – Tuesday, March 14th 6-7:30pm
Lexington Main Library
Learn how to research your family history by using tools available through the library like Ancestry and HeritageQuest. For more information, call 785-2680.

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