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Calendar Icon7/11/2022 Clock Icon10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Lexington One Parenting Center

Icehouse Amphitheater
107 West Main Street
Lexington, SC 29072

Fun, engaging activities that highlight benchmarks of the South Carolina Profile of the Ready Kindergartner. Pantasia, a family-friendly steel drum band, will add to the celebratory atmosphere.

Calendar Icon7/14/2022 Clock Icon5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Chester County First Steps

Chester Park Elementary School Complex
835 Lancaster Highway
Chester, SC 29706

Let’s celebrate the new kindergarten year! Join us for food, fun and family time together. Kindergarten Registration | Pre-K Registration | Door Prizes | Hotdogs/Snow Cones | Balloon Animals Pictures w/ Clifford Books for Kindergarteners | Family Fun

Calendar Icon7/14/2022 Clock Icon5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

McCormick County First Steps

Skate Away Family Fun Center
123 Dixie Drive
Greenwood, SC 29648

Join this free event for any rising kindergartner in McCormick County. Participants will receive free skating admission, skate rental, pizza, a bookbag full of school supplies and kindergarten readiness information. Parents will receive a $25 gas card for transporting their children to the event. School administration and staff will officially welcome children to kindergarten.

Calendar Icon7/23/2022 Clock Icon10:00 am - 1:00 pm


Beaufort County Library
311 Scott Street
Beaufort, SC 29902

SCETV Summer of Possibilities presents a Countdown to Kindergarten Celebration: Ocean of Possibilities, with the Beaufort County Library's six branches, for families with early learners. There will be many fun and engaging educational activities plus many resources available in Spanish.

Calendar Icon8/04/2022 Clock Icon3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Lancaster County First Steps

Lancaster Bowling Center
1352 Reece Road
Lancaster, SC 29720

Children entering preschool or kindergarten at Clinton and Brooklyn Springs Elementary schools will enjoy bowling with their teachers, bouncy houses, animal rides, games, a coloring station, face painting, snacks and a reading center where they will get a Fox drawstring bag with books and school supplies. Parent can visit the info center to receive info on kindergarten and their child’s school.

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And Still We Rise

EdVenture - Hartsville

Hartsville, SC

Join us as we partner with EdVenture – Hartsville to celebrate our community’s children who are entering preschool and kindergarten. You can count on us for fun and free transportation for the event, where you’ll find bounce houses, games, helpful resources, and encouraging words from our local leaders! For more information, email jabariclyburn@gmail.com.

Calendar Icon8/05/2022 Clock Icon4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Ayes Kinderoo Care

Ayes Kinderoo Care
213 Vanboklen Street
Eastover, SC 29044

Open to all the families in the community with rising kindergartners.
Bounce houses | Shaved Ice | Book Give Away | Food

Calendar Icon8/05/2022 Clock Icon6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Children's Museum of the Upstate

Children's Museum of the Upstate
130 Magnolia Street
Spartanburg, SC 29306

Free event that provides community resources to help with transition to kindergarten. Practice lunchroom etiquette, sit in a mock kindergarten classroom, meet various community vendors and see what they have to offer.

Calendar Icon8/05/2022 Clock Icon5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

EdVenture Children's Museum - Columbia

Edventure Children's Museum
212 Gervais Street
Columbia, SC 29201

Enjoy a free visit to EdVenture-Columbia and receive many helpful resources from organizations, vision and hearing screenings, as well as dental check-ups and haircuts.

Calendar Icon8/05/2022 Clock Icon5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Edventure Children's Museum-Hartsville

Edventure Children's Museum
146 West Carolina Avenue
Hartsville, SC 29550

Enjoy a free visit to EdVenture-Hartsville and receive many helpful resources from organizations, vision and hearing screenings, as well as dental check-ups and haircuts.

Calendar Icon8/05/2022 Clock Icon5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Edventure Children's Museum-Myrtle Beach

Edventure Children's Museum
4005 Howard Avenue
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Enjoy a free visit to EdVenture-Myrtle Beach and receive many helpful resources from organizations, vision and hearing screenings, as well as dental check-ups and haircuts.

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Newberry County Library System

Newberry, SC

Library Summer Reading & First Steps' Countdown to Kindergarten/Countdown to 4K Awards

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Homeless No More

Columbia, SC 29204

A specialized event and workshop for rising kindergarteners and families participating in Homeless No More programs

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J'Dae Early Learning Academy

J'Dae Early Learning Academy
501 North 4th Avenue
Dillon, SC 29536

Music, games and fun activities for the children and their families. Rising 5K students could meet their new teachers, and parents will have the opportunity to learn more about the communities available resources.

Calendar Icon8/13/2022 Clock Icon9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Ragin Preparatory Christian Academy

Ragin Preparatory Christian Academy
4107 Thomas Sumter Hwy
Dalzell, SC 29040

FunDay will feature many activities. a bouncy castle, face painting, a mobile game truck, and information about Kindergarten to get both parents and children excited for the adventure ahead. Attendees may receive a “Countdown to Kindergarten” t-shirt, water bottle and a chance to receive vouchers for Back-to-School haircuts/hairdos. Speech, language and hearing screenings will be offered.

Calendar Icon8/13/2022 Clock Icon10:00 am - 2:00 pm


Upstate Family Resource Center
1850 Old Furnace Rd.
Spartanburg, SC 29316

Back to school event. Kids will receive schools supplies and participate in fun and learning activities. COVID-19 vaccines, dental and eye screenings available on site.

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