Today Spring Art Show

What: The Berkeley Art Guild show features oils, acrylics, watercolors and pastels of local artists. Some prints and originals for sale.

WHEN: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. through March 3

Where: Cypress Gardens, 3030 Cypress Gardens Road

Price: $10 adults/$9 seniors/$5 children ages 6-12/free ages 5 and under

More Info: 553-0515

Estate Planning Class

What: Local attorney Evan Guthrie covers topics such as wills, living trusts, probate court, health care directives, incapacity planning and how to get started.

When: 1 p.m. Feb. 28

Where: Hanahan Senior Center, 3102 Mabeline Road

Price: Free

More Info: 926-3813 or

Retail Frontier Event

What: The topic of this year’s Retail Frontier Event is “The Jobsian Era: The Art & Science of Retail Converge.” Robin Lewis, who co-authored “The New Rules of Retail,” brings an in-depth look at the industry. He will be joined by Marshall Merritt, an Apple consulting expert whose company is iCore Consultants.

When: 6-9:30 p.m. Feb. 28

Where: Founders Hall at Charles Towne Landing, 1500 Old Towne Road

Price: Members $55, nonmembers $75

More Info: 864-5133 or

Navigation aids

What: Learn the basics of aids to navigation (buoys, daymarkers, etc.) while getting a feel for operating a VHF FM marine radio during a free evening classroom session. Pre-registration is required as space is limited. Call 225-7969.

When: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 28

Where: Sea Kayak Carolina, 1731 Signal Point Road

Price: Free

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Kindle Essentials

What: Using various tips and tricks, learn how to rekindle your Kindle. Bring your device with you to class.

When: 9 a.m.-noon Feb. 28

Where: St. Francis Hospital, West Medical Office Building, Room 213, 2095 Tecklenburg Drive.

Price: $10 for Advantage Gold members; $20 for nonmembers.

More Info: 402-2273 or

FridayCeltic music, folklore

What: Castlebay, a Celtic harp and string duo, will present a concert of Celtic music and folklore. Castlebay performs extensively in this country and in Europe. Tickets, $20 each, will be available at the door or through All profits support the restoration of Circular’s historic stained glass windows.

When: 7 p.m. March 1

Where: Circular Congregational Church, 150 Meeting St.

Price: $20

More Info: 388-0249

American song, dance

What: Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue,” Cole Porter favorites and more. Special guest dancers and Conductor Jacomo Bairos, associate conductor of the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, and a cover conductor for the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.

When: 7:30 p.m. March 1-2

Where: Sottile Theatre, 44 George St.

Price: Tickets start at $24 in advance or $29 at door, if available.

More Info: 723-7528 or

SaturdayMom to Mom Sale

What: Sponsored by the MOMS Clubs of Mount Pleasant, this event offers bargains on new and gently used kids’ clothing, toys and more. All proceeds will go to Rein and Shine,

When: 7 a.m.-1:30 p.m. March 2

Where: Mount Pleasant Armory, 245 Mathis Ferry Road

Price: $1 entrance fee

Louie’s Kids workouts

What: Louie’s Kids is hosting Saturday workouts for kids and their families. The public is welcome. No advance sign-up is required, but kids under age 18 need a signed parental consent form to participate. Meet at the bridge by the fountains. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a water bottle and a towel. Contact Laura Conners by emailing or call 819-4693.

When: 9-10:30 a.m. March 2

Where: Hampton Park, Mary Murray Drive

Price: Free

More Info: 819-4693 or

Kayak leader training

What: Two-day program for American Canoe Association Training & Assessment for Coastal Kayak Day trip leaders. This training is perfect for club members, guides, informal leaders in a group of kayak friends, or for anyone that wants to improve their rescue, group management and trip planning skills. Participants that meet the criteria will be registered with the ACA as Coastal Kayaking Day Trip Leaders.

When: 9 a.m. March 2 and April 27

Where: Sea Kayak Carolina, 1731 Signal Point Road

Price: $50

More Info: 225-7969 or

Women Writers Forum

What: Discover what authors need to know about how to effectively use CreateSpace to publish and sell more books.

When: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. March 2

Where: Center for Women, 129 Cannon St.

Price: $25 C4W members, $35 nonmembers

More Info: 763-7333 or

MUSC Hoops for Hope

What: Family-friendly event features a 3-on-3 basketball tournament, free-throw competition, auction conducted by Tom Crawford, two DJs and children’s activities. Food and beverage are included with admission. Westbrook Brewing and Holy City Brewing are featuring local craft beers. Basketball competitors could win a $1,500 cash prize or tickets to NCAA finals. All proceeds from the event will benefit programs in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at MUSC.

When: 1 p.m. March 2

Where: TD Arena, College of Charleston Campus, 301 Meeting St.

Price: $20 in advance, $25 day of event; kids 12 and under free

More Info: 792-6470 or

Gullah celebration

What: The National Park Service, with the town of Mount Pleasant, is sponsoring a series of free cultural programs at Charles Pinckney National Historic site. The programs range from craft demonstrations such as quilting, cast-net making, wood-working and sweetgrass basket sewing to cooking, African drumming and story-telling, folk tales, spirituals and other musical performances.

When: 2 p.m. Saturdays in March

Where: Charles Pinckney National Historic Site, 1254 Long Point Road

Price: Free

SundayMassing of the Colors

What: The General Westmoreland/Charleston Chapter of the Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW) will conduct its 14th annual Massing of the Colors ceremony. Charleston County Sheriff Al Cannon will be the guest speaker at the event, which is open to the public. The MOWW chapter annually hosts this patriotic and religious service honoring the U.S. flag and military servicemen and women.

When: 3 p.m. March 3

Where: Summerall Chapel at the Citadel, 171 Moultrie St.

Price: Free

More Info: 953-6779 or

Bach’s ‘Magnificat’

What: The CSU Concert Singers will join the First (Scots) Presbyterian Church Kirk Choir as part of the Bach Festival of Charleston performing the “Magnificat” by J. S. Bach with conductor Stephen Stubbs.

When: 4 p.m. March 3

Where: First (Scots) Presbyterian Church, 53 Market St.

Price: Tickets available at

More Info: 863-7966; 722-8882 or

MondaySt. Paul’s Tea Room

What: St. Paul’s ninth annual Tea Room and Gift Shop will feature lunch, gift shop, plant tent and attic treasures, Takeout and limited delivery available. Proceeds go to outreach ministries.

WHEN: 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. March 4-9 and 11-15

Where: St. Paul’s of Summerville, 316 W. Carolina Ave.

Price: Varies

More Info: 873-1991 or

TuesdayBook discussion

What: Not Fiction Book Discussion presents “Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World” by Michael Lewis.

When: 6:30 p.m. March 5

Where: Public Library, Main Branch, Calhoun Street

WednesdayMath, Science, Tech

What: Charleston Charter School for Math and Science will hold its fourth annual Math, Science and Technology Night. The event is free and open to anyone wishing to see what the school accomplishes.

When: 5:30-7 p.m. March 6

Where: Charleston Charter School for Math and Science, 1002 King St.

Price: Free

Thursday, March 7 Civil rights photographs

What: Gibbes Curator of Collections Sara Arnold will lead this tour of the exhibition Witness to History: Civil Rights Era Photographs by James Karales. As a photojournalist for Look magazine, photographer Karales witnessed and documented many historic events during the civil rights movement.

When: 2:30 p.m. through March 7

Where: Gibbes Museum of Art, 135 Meeting St.

Price: Free with admission

More Info: 722-2706 or

Student recital

What: Charleston Academy of Music Student Recital features students of various ages and skill levels from the Academy Program. The recital is open to the public.

When: 6-7 p.m. March 7

Where: Simons Center for the Arts, 54 St. Philip St.

Price: Free

More Info: 805-7794 or

Friday, March 8 Hanahan school auction

What: The Hanahan Elementary PTA’s annual auction raises money to support school programs. There will be a silent basket auction from 5-6:30 p.m. The live auction begins at 7 p.m.

When: 5-10 p.m. March 8

Where: Hanahan Elementary School, 4000 Mabeline Road

Price: Free

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