Mayor Benjamin Partners with Columbia Parks and Recreation and Public Safety Agencies for Black History Month Basketball Tournament
WHAT: Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin, Columbia Parks & Recreation and several public safety agencies have joined together for the Black History Month Basketball Tournament in a regional approach to build strong, lasting relationships with youth and the community.
WHO: Members with the Columbia Parks & Recreation Department, Columbia Police Department, Columbia Fire Department, Richland County Sheriff’s Department and the SC Highway Patrol will compete in a friendly game of basketball. The event will also feature a Hot Shot competition with youth.
WHEN: Sunday, February 16 at 1 p.m.
WHERE: Greenview Park, 6700 David Street
ADMISSION: The event is free and open to the public.For more information, contact the Columbia Parks & Recreation Department at 803-545-3100.
City of Columbia’s 3rd Annual Black History Heritage Ball
WHAT: The Columbia Parks and Recreation Department invites the public to celebrate Black History Month at its 3rd Annual Black History Heritage Ball on Sunday, February 23 from 4-7 pm at Greenview Park. The event will include live entertainment and dinner.
WHO: The Heritage Ball is open to all adults age 18 and older.
WHERE: Greenview Park, 6700 David Street, Columbia, SC 29203
WHEN: Sunday, February 23 from 4-7 p.m.
COST: Admission to the Black History Heritage Ball is $10. Dinner will be provided. NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR. To purchase a ticket with cash or a debit/credit card, visit Greenview Park or the Parks and Recreation Department Administration Office located at 1111 Recreation Drive.
DRESS: African print dresses, shirts or pants, or semi-formal attire encouraged.
For more information, call the Parks and Recreation Department at 803-545-3100.