State of the City Address – Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 6:00 P.M. at the Darla Moore School of Business at 1014 Greene St., Columbia, South Carolina. Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin will give the 2017 State of the City address. The address will be held in the W.W. Hootie Johnson Performance Hall. A reception will follow in the Sonoco Pavilion and SCANA Student Commons.
United We Stand: Refugees & Immigrants Welcome – Tuesday, January 31, 2017 from 5 PM – 7 PM at South Carolina State House, 1100 Gervais St, Columbia, South Carolina 29201. South Carolina Welcomes Refugees and Carolina Peace hold an emergency demonstration in response to the Trump administration’s actions suspending and curtailing refugee resettlement in the US, blocking all Syrian refugees, discriminating based on religion in refugee preference, and a blanket ban travel to the US from seven nations. We will say loud and clear, refugees and immigrants are welcome here! We will call for the rollback of these ill-conceived policies. Please visit www.carolinapeace.org
12-Hour ACA Enrollment Event – Tuesday, January 31, 2017 from at 9 AM – 9 PM Richland Library, 1431 Assembly St, Columbia, South Carolina 29201. Richland Library is teaming with local navigators to offer free, one-on-one health insurance marketplace enrollment assistance. Free consultations are available through appointments or walk-ins. Our social workers and Palmetto Project navigators can go over options that are available to local residents though the Health Insurance Marketplace and guide them through the application process. To schedule an appointment, you can call 803-231-6330 or visit richlandlibrary.com/
Jazz After 5 On Main – Thursday, February 2, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at The Hampton Room at Michael’s Cafe & Catering, 1620 Main Street, Columbia, SC 29201. Come relax after work with live music by Jmichael Peeples inside the beautifully restored Hampton Room at Michael’s Cafe & Catering. While you’re there, enjoy their delicious appetizers or signature Entrées. Admission: Free and so is parking. Entrance to the parking garage is on Taylor St.