Columbia to Show Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther” for Back to School Movie

Kick off the new school year with a trip to Wakanda! The Columbia Parks & Recreation Department will host a free showing of Marvel Studios’ blockbuster hit, “Black Panther,” on Saturday, August 18 at Earlewood Park, 1111 Recreation Drive. 

The event will feature live entertainment, music and games. Food vendors will be available. 

Guests are encouraged to come dressed in their best Wakanda-inspired clothing or Black Panther costume. Prizes will be given to the best dressed participant.

Pre-show activities begin at 7 p.m. The movie will begin at sunset. 

Attendees can bring blankets, lawn chairs and coolers. No glass containers and alcoholic beverages allowed. 

For more information, call the Parks and Recreation Department at 803-545-3100.


Diane BetzAndrea Evans-Wolfe

Winners Announced for Passport to Columbia's Parks Challenge 

Five winners were selected as grand prize winners in the Passport to Columbia's Parks Challenge held during the month of July to celebrate Park & Recreation Month, the Columbia Parks & Recreation Department announced.
Winners of the 2018 Passport to Columbia's Parks Challenge are:

  • Andrea Evans-Wolfe
  • Diane Betz
  • Ariel McMillan
  • Ernest Stroman
  • Tina Marie Devlin

The department invited citizens to explore various City parks through a citywide Passport Challenge, which asked participants to answer a series of questions related to the features or history of a park or facility in the City.
Completed passports were entered into a drawing for prizes ranging from fitness equipment, lunch kits and more.

Columbia Parks & Recreation Department 

1111 Recreation Drive, Columbia, SC 29201

P: 803-545-3100 | F: 803-343-8744

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