Today Magnolia Garden Club

What: After a brief business meeting and “Landscape for Life” workshop, Pat Harpell, founder and chief executive “weeder” of S.C. Herbal Society and guest teacher at Boston School of Herbal Studies, will discuss medicinal herbs, lore and history.

When: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Feb. 14

Where: Berkeley Electric Co-op, 3351 Maybank Highway

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. Feb. 14

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

Price: Free

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

Self-Defense

What: Masters Studios Karate offers group classes and private lessons for students of all ages and build self-esteem and confidence while improving physical fitness, flexibility, self-control and general well-being.

When: Noon-8 p.m. Monday through Saturday

Where: Masters Studios of Self Defense, 1888 Raoul Wallenberg Blvd.

Price: Call for program pricing

More Info: 766-4376 or http://mastersstudios.com

Submarine Veterans

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

When: 7 p.m. Feb. 14

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

Price: Free

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

Friday Children’s Karate

What: Masters Studios Karate offers group classes and private lessons for students of all ages and build self-esteem and confidence while improving physical fitness, flexibility, self-control and general well-being.

When: Noon-8 p.m. Monday through Saturday

Where: Masters Studios of Self Defense, 1888 Raoul Wallenberg Blvd.

Price: Call for program details

More Info: 766-4376 or http://mastersstudios.com

Sunday Genealogical Research

What: Jennifer Lively of the Charleston County Public Library Technology Learning Center will speak at the monthly meeting of the Charleston Chapter of the S.C. Genealogical Society. Learn how to find and access historical newspapers and explore some helpful search strategies.

When: 2:30-4:30 p.m. Feb. 17

Where: Masonic Center, 1285 Orange Grove Road

Price: Free

More Info: 767-3775 or www.charleston.scgen.org/index.htm

Orchid Society

What: “Miniature Orchids” is the program topic. Learn from CCOS member Kevin Jones about the variety of tiny orchids that can be grown on the smallest windowsill.

When: 2:30-4:30 p.m. Feb. 17

Where: Charleston Southern University-Science Building, 9200 University Blvd.

More info: www.coastalcarolinaos.org/

Fruit Growers Society

What: Learning about fruit, their horticultural needs and the ability to grow them here in the Lowcountry. Current or previous fruit growing experience is not required to join. Group is here to educate the public about growing their own fruit and the benefits associated with it.

When: 3 p.m. Feb. 17

Where: North Charleston Armory Complex, 5000 Lackawanna Blvd.

Price: $10 annual dues

More Info: 200-5818 or www.facebook.com/LowcountryFruitGrowersSociety

Monday East Cooper GOP

What: Speaker will be S.C. GOP Chairman Chad Connelly. Candidates for the 1st Congressional District are expected.

When: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 18

Where: Holiday Inn Charleston-Mount Pleasant, 250 N. Highway 17

Price: $15 for buffet lunch

more info: Make reservations at RSVP@eastcopergop.com.

Running Club

What: Join the Charleston Running Club for a three-mile run through Patriots Point.

Where: Mount Pleasant Waterfront Park, Harry M. Hallman Boulevard

Price: Free

More Info: 566-2742 or www.charlestonrunningclub.com/

Shag Lessons

What: The Summerville Shag Club offers shag lessons. You do not need a partner for lessons. Juniors at 6 p.m., basic adult at 7 p.m., open dance with DJ Sharon Johnson until 10 p.m.

When: 6 p.m. Mondays

Where: Summerville Country Club, 400 Country Club Blvd.

Price: Free

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

Tuesday Business Networking

What: Greater Business Networking-Summerville will be meeting to pass referrals to each other.

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

Where: Perkins Restaurant and Bakery, 1306 N. Main St., Summerville

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

Wednesday Business Networking

What: 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., Mt. Pleasant

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

Thursday, Feb. 21 Civil rights exhibit

What: The Preservation Society of Charleston co-hosts an exhibit opening with the International African American Museum. The traveling exhibit features six panels on the modern civil rights era in Charleston.

When: 6 p.m. Feb. 21

Where: Preservation Society of Charleston, 147 King St.

Price: Free

More Info: 722-4630 or www.preservationsociety.org

Tea Ladies

What: The Tea Ladies of the St. James Goose Creek Parish meet to promote the history, culture and beautification of the St. James Goose Creek Parish. .

When: 6-7 p.m. the third Thursday of each month

Where: Atlanta Bread Company, 8966 University Blvd.

More Info: 797-0301 or http://goosecreektealadies.com

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