Sherwood Forest Neighborhood Association Crier May 1, 2019
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May 1, 2019

SFNA General Meeting
Tuesday, May 14, 6:30pm-8pm
The next general meeting of the Sherwood Forest Neighborhood Association is scheduled for Tuesday, May 14 from 6:30pm-8pm at the Sherwood Forest Presbyterian Church on the corner of Wilmot Avenue and Beltline Boulevard. Join us at 6pm to meet and greet your neighbors!

John Loveday, a candidate for Columbia City Council District 3, will make a presentation. Two council seats are on our ballot for the election on November 5, 2019: the District 3 seat currently held by Moe Baddourah and Howard Duvall’s at-large seat. Mr Baddourah and Will Brennan are also running for the District 3 seat.

There will also be a discussion about having speed bumps installed on Kalmia Dr.

If you have any questions or concerns, or ideas for speakers, please let us know!

SFNA Adopt-A-Highway Clean Up
Saturday, May 11, 9:30-11am
Volunteers are invited to participate in the cleanup which is part of the Keep The Midlands Beautiful Adopt-A-Highway program. Meet at the Piggly Wiggly parking lot. The main crew will work from Devine to Rosewood on Kilbourne, then east to Beltline, and finishing at Sherwood Forest Church. Volunteers should wear closed toed shoes and bring your own gloves.

Please contact Dave Nelson at 803 447-4793 or for information or any questions.

USC Belser Arboretum Open House
Sunday, May 19, 1-4pm
The public is invited to an open house at the W. Gordon Belser Arboretum. The open house program is held the third Sunday of every month, and features a variety of learning elements in these events.

Contact Gail Wojtowicz at 618 402-8736 or by email or see USC's Department of Biological Sciences W. Gordon Belser Arboretum web page for more information.

National Historic Preservation Month in May
The Month of May
The month of May has been proclaimed National Historic Preservation Month in the City of Columbia. Since its inception by the National Trust for Historic Preservation during the 1970s, National Historic Preservation Month has been a way to promote historic places. The City’s Planning staff is promoting a number of activities and events throughout the month of May that focus on the history and architecture of Columbia.

Citizens of Columbia are encouraged to celebrate by participating in the following events:
  • Vista Architecture Scavenger Hunt | May 1st - 31st | West Gervais Historic Commercial District
  • Jane’s Walk (+Talk) | May 4th from 9:30am – 11:00am | Corner of Main and Washington Street
  • Proclamation + Mable Payne Award | May 7th from 6:00pm – 7:00pm | City Hall, Council Chambers: 1737 Main Street, 3rd floor
  • Children’s Architecture Craft | May 11th from 10:00am – 12:00pm | Columbia Arts Center: 1227 Taylor Street
  • Film Screening: Citizen Jane | May 16th from 6:00pm – 9:00pm | Columbia Museum of Art: 1515 Main Street
  • Preservation Bike Ride | May 19th from 9:00am – 12:00pm | Corner of Main and Washington Street
More info...

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