Once the summer comes, you probably look forward to taking time to have some fun. There are so many fun things happening, it can be hard to decide what to do. Here’s a quick breakdown of the awesomest things to do in Columbia this summer.
Do you love live music? If so, you’ll love the free Summer Lakefront Festival concerts. Live bands will perform at the Downtown Columbia Lakefront every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from now until August 19. Info: LakefrontFestival.com
Wild movie nights
Check out free movies every Monday and Friday from now until August, and then on Fridays and Saturdays through September 15 at the Downtown Columbia Lakefront. The movies will include The Hunger Games and Captain America. Info: LakefrontFestival.com
Exciting teen fun
The Columbia Association (CA) will be hosting several summer camps for teens, including Camp Discovery, Learn2Tri Camp, Teen Adventures, and Modeling and Fashion Camp. Info: ColumbiaCamps.org
Special art classes
Whether you’re interested in calligraphy, ceramics, painting or photography, the Columbia Art Center can help you get in touch with your inner artist with classes, seminars and outings this summer. Info: ColumbiaArtCenter.org
Over-the-top village fun
Each village in Columbia hosts activities for kids, families and mature adults every month, including game nights, luncheons and pool parties for residents. See what’s happening in your village this month on page 8.
Summer is swimsuit season. Luckily for you, CA offers plenty of fitness classes to make sweating fun. All three CA fitness facilities offer classes every day. There’s Zumba®, aqua fitness, yoga, Tae Bo® and more. Info: ColumbiaAssociation.org, Click “Get Fit”
Exciting pool time
Nothing says summertime like hanging by the pool. Visit one of CA’s 23 outdoor pools for a splashing good time in the sun. Info: ColumbiaPools.org or @Columbia_Pools on Twitter
Stay up-to-date on the events happening around Columbia that are sponsored by CA by visiting ColumbiaAssociation.org/Events or following @Columbia_Events on Twitter.
— Written by Aria White