First meeting of the board of Columbia Parks and Recreation Association (aka CA) held at the office of The Rouse Co. in Cross Keys on Dec. 14.
The Poinsettia Tree ,created with 600 plants arranged on a custom-designed framework, makes its debut in the Mall in Columbia .
Toby Orenstein, creator of Columbia School of Theatrical Arts and the Young Columbians, buys Garland Dinner Theatre and changes the name to Toby's.
The Exhibit Center, which opened in 1967 to tell and sell the story of Columbia, closed on Dec. 15.
The Wilde Lake Pharmacy closed after 29 years in the Wilde Lake Village Center.