Your Lowcountry Happenings
What: The North Charleston Farmers Market is every Thursday through Oct. 25. Live music every first, third and fifth Thursday and visual art demonstrations every second and fourth Thursday.
When: Noon-7 p.m. Thursdays; entertainment 4-6 p.m.
Where: Felix Davis Community Center, 4800 Park Circle
More Info: 740-5854 or http://northcharleston.org
Soccer tryouts, evaluation
What: Tryouts for boys and girls ages 13-18 for Classic and Challenge teams will be held at Bishop England High School track, 363 Seven Farms Drive, Daniel Island. Evaluations for ages 8-12 will be at Daniel Island Soccer Academy Complex.
Price: Evaluation and tryout fee is $20 per player, $30 for two or more players in the same family.
When: 5:30-7 p.m. May 3, 10; 5:30-8 p.m. May 14-18, 21, 22, 24.
more info: Call 608-9071 or visit www.disacademy.org.
What: Sea Island Habitat will hold a wine tasting to raise funds for its 2012 WomenBuild project. All proceeds will go to WomenBuild.
When: 5-7 p.m. May 4
Where: How Art Thou Cafe, 1956 Maybank Highway
Price: Donations accepted.
More Info: 768-0998 or www.seaislandhabitat.org
What: The CSU Concert Singers will sing the Dyson “Magnificat” and “Nunc Dimittis in D,” Paul Spicer’s “Preces and Responses” and “Beati quorum via” in preparation for a week’s residency in June at Canterbury Cathedral in England. CSU Professor of Music Dr. Valerie Bullock will conduct the group and the guest organist will be English Morris from St. Martin in the Fields, Columbia.
When: 5:30 p.m. May 4
Where: St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, 142 Church St.
Price: Donations accepted
More Info: 863-7966 or www.charlestonsouthern.edu
Charlaine Harris signing
What: The author will have a discussion and book signing of the latest in her Sookie Stackhouse series, “Deadlocked.” The event is first-come, first-served, with tickets being handed out starting at 3 p.m.
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Barnes & Noble, 1812 Sam Rittenberg Blvd.
More Info: 556-6561
Relay for Life Berkeley
When: 7 p.m. May 4
Where: Cane Bay High School, 1624 State Road, Summerville.
What: The Flowertown Players present this comedy that includes love and mistaken identity.
When: 8 p.m. May 4-5, 11-12, 18-19, 2 p.m. May 6, 13, 20
Where: The Flowertown Players, 133 S. Main St., Summerville.
Price: $20 adults, $17 seniors/ military, $15 students
More Info: 875-9251 or www.flowertownplayers.org/charleysaunt
What: Join Sea Island Habitat as they build a new home on James Island for a Lowcountry family.
When: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. May 5, 7-12
Where: Green Valley Lane, 11529 Grimball Road Ext.
Price: $25 registration fee
More Info: 768-0998 or www.seaislandhabitat.org
Bird & Nature Walk
What: Cypress Gardens Curator Kathy Woolsey is leading a nature hike for all ages. Spring migration is time to learn about feathered friends by sight and sound. Meet at the Sewee Center.
When: 8:30 a.m.-noon May 5
Where: Sewee Visitor and Environmental Education Center, 5821 Highway 17 North
More Info: 928-3368 or www.fws.gov/seweecenter
What: Dogs must be on a leash and cats must be in a box or carrier. South Carolina requires that all dogs and cats have a current rabies vaccination.
When: 9 a.m.-noon May 5
Where: Charleston Animal Society, 2455 Remount Road
Price: Prices may vary by clinic, not to exceed $10
More Info: 202-7020 or www.scdhec.gov/rabies
Benefit Poker Run
What: The Law Riders second annual “100 Miles for Meals” Benefit Poker Run. The run will start at LowCountry Harley-Davidson and will end at Firewater Grille. Sign in at 9:30 a.m. at Low Country Harley-Davidson. Last bike out at 11 a.m. Dinner and door prizes follow the ride.
When: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. May 5
Where: Low Country Harley-Davidson, 4707 Dorchester Road
Price: Bikes $15; riders $5
More Info: 871-5053 or www.dorchesterseniors.com
Market at Mixson
What: The Maker’s Market at Mixson will offer locally produced items including food, art, stationery, clothing, home goods and jewelry. Some of Charleston’s food trucks will be serving up tasty treats throughout the year. Musical entertainment will be provided by such artists as Wire and Wine, Folkgrass, and Megan Jean and the KFB.
When: 10 a.m-4 p.m. May 6
Where: Mixson, Marblehead Lane, North Charleston.
More Info: 321-9575 or http://mixson.com
The Tams concert
What: An afternoon of beach music, dancing and fun to celebrate the Lowcountry Senior Center’s 10th anniversary. All ages are welcome and there will be a special concert by The Tams. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Lowcountry Senior Center. Bring your lawn chairs and dancing feet. Coolers are welcome.
When: 3 p.m. May 6
Where: Lowcountry Senior Center, 865 Riverland Drive.
More Info: 762-9555 or www.lowcountryseniorcenter.com
Thursday, May 10
Free legal clinic
What: The S.C. Bar Pro Bono Program is sponsoring a free legal clinic on wills, estates and probate, featuring attorney Willie B. Heyward.
When: 6-8 p.m. May 10
Where: Charleston County Public Library, 6325 Dorchester Road, North Charleston.
More Info: 803-799-6653 or www.scbar.org/clinics
Saturday, May 12
What: Learn to make your own traditional Buddhist mala with Ganden Kadampa Buddhist Center teacher Dorothy Stafford. Everyone goes home with a mala of semi-precious stones. Register by May 9.
When: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. May 12
Where: Circular Congregational Church, 150 Meeting St.
More Info: 803-256-0150 or http://meditationinsouthcarolina.org
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