Today Business Networking

What: Group meets weekly. Some of the benefits are great leads, lower costs at our seasonal business expos, reduced costs on Thompson Web Development services and more.

When: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Thursdays

Where: King Street Grill West Ashley, Citadel Mall

More Info: 628-2283 or www.greatbusinessnetworking.com

‘Reasonfest’ fundraiser

What: Celebrate the National Day of Reason with stand-up comedy by the Humorous Humanist Jennifer Bianchi, followed by a “pathways to reason” open mic. Proceeds will benefit Summerville’s Palmetto House homeless shelter. Presented by the Secular Humanists of the Lowcountry.

When: 7 p.m. May 2

Where: Gage Hall, 4 Archdale St. downtown

Price: $10 suggested donation

More Info: 291-8248 or www.lowcountryhumanists.org

SaturdayBerkeley GOP Breakfast

What: The Berkeley County Republican Party Breakfast presents a speaker to discuss local, state and national issues. Breakfast ($6) will be served at 9 a.m. with the program beginning at 9:30.

When: 9 a.m. May 4

Where: American Legion Post 166, 116 Howe Hall Road, Goose Creek

More Info: 688-4975

Gem, Mineral Show

What: The Lowcountry Gem and Mineral Society’s 21st annual Gem, Jewelry, Mineral & Fossil Show and Sale will feature 15 vendors offering beads, custom and finished jewelry, minerals and fossils. Club members demonstrating stone cutting and jewelry making. Kids can dig in the sand for fossils and sharks teeth or purchase a geode to cut and see what is inside. Grab bags with mineral and fossils to buy. A component of the North Charleston Arts Festival.

When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 4 and 5

Where: Charleston Area Convention Center, 5055 International Blvd.

Price: Free parking and admission to show.

Monday Artists Guild

What: The Mount Pleasant Artists Guild will present an award to the annual scholarship winner at its meeting.

When: 6:30 p.m. May 6

Where: 100 Ann Edwards Lane, Mount Pleasant

More Info: 388-5425

Free Shag Lessons

What: The Summerville Shag Club offers free shag lessons every Monday night, except holidays, at the Summerville Country Club. You do not need a partner for lessons. Cash bar, food available for purchase.

When: Mondays: 6 p.m. junior shag lesson; 7 p.m. adult basic lesson; 8-10 p.m. open dance

Where: Summerville Country Club, 400 Country Club Blvd.

Price: Free

More Info: 214-0242 or www.summervilleshaggers.com

TuesdayBusiness Networking

What: GBN Summerville will be meeting to pass great referrals to each other, increasing the value behind our companies, and building lasting business relationships.

When: 8-9:30 a.m. Tuesdays

Where: Perkins Restaurant and Bakery, 1700 Old Trolley Road

More Info: 628-2283 or www.greatbusinessnetworking.com

Needlepoint guild

What: The Charleston Chapter of American Needlepoint Guild will host its weekly meeting.

When: 10 a.m. Tuesdays

Where: St. Andrews Parish UMC, 3225 Ashley River Road, West Ashley

Price: Free

More Info: 875-5562

Mothers and More

What: Mothers & More isn’t your typical moms’ group. They have playgroups, but they’re as much to give the mothers the chance to play together as for the kids. Group schedules regular Mom’s Night Out, book club gatherings, movie night and more.

When: 8 p.m. first Tuesday of each month

Where: Cottage at Bethany United Methodist Church, 118 W. 3rd S. St., Summerville

More info: Contact summerville mothersandmore@yahoo.com.

Wednesday Business Networking

What: Join group every week for networking. Group provides an educational moment, information on great local events, free advertising and more.

When: Noon-1:30 p.m. Wednesdays

Where: Liberty Taproom, 1028 Johnnie Dodds Blvd.

More Info: 628-2283 or www.greatbusinessnetworking.com

Thursday, May 9 Allaboard Toastmasters

What: Allaboard Toastmasters is an organization that will help one develop or improve one’s communication, listening and leadership skills in a fun and supporting environment.

When: 6:30-7:30 p.m. May 9

Where: First Baptist Church, 141 St. James Ave., Goose Creek

Price: Free

More Info: 797-0301 or http://allaboard.toastmastersclubs.org/

U.S. Submarine Veterans

What: The United States Submarine Veterans, Inc. Charleston Base will meet. All qualified in submarine sailors are invited to attend.

When: Social hour at 6 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m. May 9

Where: United States Submarine Veterans, Inc. Charleston Base, 99 Wisteria Road, Goose Creek

Price: Free

More Info: 569-6012 or http://ussvicb.org

Saturday, May 11 Grace UMM Garage Sale

What: Grace United Methodist Men will hold a garage sale. Items include hand tools, power tools, exercise equipment, lawn equipment, building materials, books, furniture, sports equipment, fishing tackle and camping equipment.

When: 7 a.m.-noon May 11

Where: Grace United Methodist Church, 1601 Sam Rittenberg Blvd.

Price: Free.

More Info: 766-1621 or www.mygraceumc.org

Scottish-American

What: Those who have served in the military and are of Scottish heritage are invited to this club’s monthly meeting. Doughnuts and coffee will be served.

When: 9 a.m. second Saturday of each month

Where: VFW Post 3433, 10154 Bellwright Road, Summerville

Price: Free

‘Vision of Elvis’

What: “Vision of Elvis” features Danny Stirling.

When: Heavy hors d’oeuvres at 6:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m. May 11

Where: VFW Post 3142, 3555 Dorchester Road, North Charleston

Price: $15, available at the VFW Post

More Info: 744-9260 after 3 p.m.

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