Things To Look Forward To In May
- Cinco de Mayo 5/5
- Mother’s Day 5/14
- Memorial Day 5/29
But there’s also “Star Wars” Day on May the 4th . . . National Eat What You Want Day on the 11th . . . National Mimosa Day on the 16th . . . and National Hamburger Day on May 28th.
Midlands Gives 2023 | Tuesday, May. 2 | 6 a.m. | Virtual Fundraiser, Columbia | Price of donation | Donate to your favorite local nonprofits through the Central Community Foundation
First Thursday on Main| Thursday, May. 4 | 6 p.m. | Main Street, Columbia | Free | Explore the Main Street District with businesses open late and live music in front of Mast General Store and the CMA
The NBA and NHL playoffs are happening all month. The Kentucky Derby is this Saturday. The PGA Championship starts May 18th. The French Open starts on the 22nd. And the Indy 500 is May 28th.
MOVIES & TV
In movies: “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3” opens wide this Friday. The tenth “Fast & Furious” movie “Fast X” hits theaters on the 19th. And Disney’s live-action remake of “The Little Mermaid” arrives May 26th.
On TV: The “MTV Movie & TV Awards” are May 7th. “America’s Got Talent” returns May 30th. And Arnold Schwarzenegger’s first TV series . . . the Netflix spy comedy “FUBAR” . . . lands May 25th. It’s his first TV series.