The Weekend Wink

The Weekend Wink: Fri-Sun/ January 20th – 22nd 2017


Richland County Democratic Party Blanket Drive- Friday, January 20, 2017 from 10:01 AM – 3 PM at 915 Lady St, Columbia, SC. Help keep the homless keep warm. Please bring your new or gently used blankets to 915 Lady St. Columbia, SC -RCDP Headquarters donations will be accepted Mon-Friday 10am-5:30pm. All donations will be given to the local Homeless Shelters.

Friday Night Laser Lights – Friday, January 20, 2017 from  6 – 10 pm at South Carolina State Museum, 301 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC 29201. Back by popular demand, enjoy a dazzling display of lasers set to your favorite music in the SC State Museum’s BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Planetarium! From classic rock to EDM you can experience three different full-dome laser shows in the planetarium per night along with food and beverages available for purchase. Limited seating available. Advance ticket purchase is recommended. Visit to learn more or purchase tickets.

Friday Night Jazz (and Dancing) at the Ballroom – Frirday, January 20, 2017 from 7 PM – 10 PM at So You Want To Dance, 554 Meeting Street, West Columbia, South Carolina 29169. So You Want To Dance Ballroom has another evening of jazz and dancing coming up on Friday, January 20th. Come hear (and dance to) some fine music in a nightclub setting. So You Want To Dance has superior acoustics, an inviting ambiance, and the perfect dance floor. Shannon Pinkney will be on keys, Travis Shaw on bass, and Margaret Ward Knight at the mic. The $15 cover ($10/students with ID) includes beverages, hors d’oeuvres, and a half-hour dance lesson at 7. Live music from 7:30 to 9, more music till 10). So You Want To Dance Ballroom, 554 Meeting Street, West Columbia (two blocks from the Gervais Street Bridge). More information:


Rally & Strategy Summit/ Women’s March on Washington – SC – Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 10 AM – 12 PM at South Carolina State House, 1100 Gervais Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29201. Join us on Saturday, Jan. 21, in Columbia for a people’s rally and strategy summit, and show your support for the Women’s March on Washington – happening in DC and cities around the globe. This is more than a rally; it is a call to action. It is more important than ever that progressives unite, collaborate, and map a way forward – together.

Red Shoe Run – Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 7 AM – 10:30 AM at RMHC Columbia SC, 2955 Colonial Dr, Columbia, South Carolina 29203. Join Ronald McDonald House Charities of Columbia, SC for the 11th Annual Red Shoe Run on Saturday, January 21 at Hand Middle School for our annual 5K and 10K race that benefits our mission to provide comfort and care to the families of critically ill or injured children.

To register for this USATF certified 5K or 10K race please visit!  Stay up-to-date on all the Red Shoe Run updates on our Facebook page!


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Sharon Sanders

Sharon Sanders is a Digital Engagement Strategist and a Curator of information at The MinorityEye and the President of Clairvoyant, LLC which specializes in strategic communications and multimedia services. She has a B.A. in Psychology from Argosy University and she specializes in “Online Consumer Psychology.” Sharon provides companies with research and insight into the processes underlying consumer behavior in online environments…

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