Today 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. April 25

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

Price: Free

More Info: 797-0301 or http://

Business Networking

What: Group meets weekly. Some of the benefits of our group 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

After Hours Networking

What: Sea Islands Chamber of Commerce will present “A World of Wellness” for this after hours networking event for members and non-members. Beer, wine and light hors d’oeuvres will be provided.

When: 5-7 p.m. April 25

Where: Sea Islands Chamber of Commerce, 2817 Maybank Highway

More Info: 793-1234 or

Friday Women in Defense

What: Women In Defense will present Joanne Fogg, assistant area port director with the U.S. Customs & Border Patrol, as the guest speaker for the April luncheon.

When: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. April 26

Where: Doubletree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Charleston Airport, 7401 Northwoods Blvd.

Price: $20 members/$25 nonmembers. RSVP to

Monday Harleston Village

What: The Harleston Village Neighborhood Association will hold its quarterly meeting. Laura Cabiness, chief engineer for the city of Charleston, will be addressing the issues of flooding and drainage in Harleston Village and the city of Charleston.

When: 6 p.m. April 29

Where: Charleston County Public Library, 68 Calhoun St.

Running Club Group

What: Everyone is welcome to join the Charleston Running Club every weekly at Mount Pleasant Waterfront Park for a 3-mile run through Patriots Point.

WHEN: 6:15 p.m. April 29

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

Price: Free

More Info: 566-2742 or

Free Shag Lessons

What: The Summerville Shag Club offers free shag lessons every Monday night, except holidays. 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. Cash bar, food available for purchase.

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

Where: Summerville Country Club, 400 Country Club Blvd.

Price: Free

More Info: 214-0242 or

Tuesday Business Networking

What: GBN Summerville meets 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, Summerville

More Info: 628-2283 or

Wednesday Business Networking

What: Join group every Wednesday at noon 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

Hollywood Beautification

What: Keep the town of Hollywood free of trash and assist with the clean-up of old buildings. The committee’s theme is “Keep Hollywood Clean and Green” and the goal is to make the town more inviting to residents and visitors, which will help local businesses. The town plans to have “clean sweeps,” plant flowers, sponsor landscaping classes and more.

When: 6 p.m. first Wednesday of the month

Where: Town of Hollywood, 6322 Highway 162

More Info: 889-3222

Thursday, May 2 Comedy 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.

Price: $10 suggested donation

More Info: 291-8248 or

Saturday, May 4 Berkeley GOP

What: The Berkeley County Republican Party Breakfast is held monthly. Each month a speaker is invited to discuss local, state and national issues. No membership is required and the public is invited to attend.

When: 9 a.m. May 4

Where: American Legion Post 166, 116 Howe Hall Road

Cost: $6 for breakfast

More Info: 688-4975

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