School Open House

What: Charleston Christian School will hold an open house for prospective parents and students.

When: 9-11 a.m. April 2

Where: Charleston Christian School, 2234 Plainview Road

Price: Free

More Info: 556-4480 or www.charlestonchristian.org

Community Bridge

What: Participants will play bridge and other card games.

When: 9:30 a.m.-Noon Wednesdays

Where: Bees Landing Recreation Center, 1580 Ashley Garden Blvd., Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 402-4571 or www.charleston-sc.gov/recreation

Gardening Class

What: Professional gardeners will teach tips on pruning trees, planting and more. Registration is required.

When: 10-11 a.m. April 2

Where: James Island Recreation Complex, 1088 Quail Drive

Price: $10

More Info: 795-5678 or www.charleston-sc.gov

Early Connections

What: Toddlers under age 3 and their parents will explore arts, literature, science and math through hands-on activities.

When: 10 a.m. Wednesdays

Where: Children's Museum of the Lowcountry, 25 Ann St.

Price: Free

More Info: 853-8962 or www.explorecml.org

March Catness

What: Pet Helpers will offer all cats over one year old for half price adoption fees.

When: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. April 2

Where: Pet Helpers, 1447 Folly Road, James Island

Price: Various

More Info: 795-1110 or www.pethelpers.org

Tea Room and Gift Shop

What: Old St. Andrew's Parish Church will offer homemade soups, salads, desserts and more.

When: 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. April 2

Where: Old St. Andrew's Parish Church, 2604 Ashley River Road, Charleston

Price: Various

More Info: 766-1541 or www.oldstandrews.org

Full Gospel Lunch

What: Archie Willis will speak about end of life preparations at this meeting of the Greater Charleston Chapter of Full Gospel Business Men's Fellowship International.

When: Noon April 2

Where: Ryan's Steakhouse, 829 St. Andrews Blvd.

Price: Various

More Info: 571-6767 or www.fgbmficsc.org

Author Signing

What: Melissa de la Cruz will sign copies of her new book, "The Ring and the Crown."

When: 4-6 p.m. April 2

Where: Blue Bicycle Books, 420 King St.

Price: Free

More Info: 722-2666 or www.bluebicyclebooks.com

Wine Down Wednesday

What: There will be wine, hors d'oeuvres and live music at this special tour of a future Charleston County park.

When: 5 p.m. April 2

Where: Old Towne Creek County Park, 1400 Old Towne Road, Charleston

Price: $20 general, $15 Charleston County residents

More Info: 795-4386 or www.ccprc.com

Garden Wine Stroll

What: Middleton Place will offer samples of wines chosen by the resident sommelier while guests explore the plantation gardens.

When: 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays

Where: Middleton Place, 4300 Ashley River Road, Charleston

Price: $20 advance, $25 at the door

More Info: 556-6020 or www.middletonplace.org

Free Cocktail Tasting

What: The Cocktail Club will offer samples of Cathead's honeysuckle and pecan vodkas, with live music..

When: 6:30-8:30 p.m. April 2

Where: The Cocktail Club, 479 King St.

Price: Free

More Info: 877-231-1568 or www.facebook.com/TheCocktailClubCharleston

Group Meditation Class

What: Participants will practice Shamata meditation in two 20-minute sessions with a short break in between.

When: 7 p.m. Wednesdays

Where: Charleston Tibetan Society, 12 Parkwood Ave., Charleston

Price: Donations accepted

More Info: 937-4849 or www.charlestontibetansociety.com

'Thoughts'

What: Alan Metnick presents a photography exhibition entitled "Thoughts on the Holocaust."

When: 7 p.m. April 2

Where: Charleston Jewish Federation, 1645 Raoul Wallenberg Blvd., Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 910-616-6119 or www.jewishcharleston.org

Sound of Charleston

What: A musical history of Charleston from Gullah to Gershwin.

When: 7 p.m. April 2

Where: Circular Congregational Church, 150 Meeting St.

Price: $28

More Info: 270-4903 or www.soundofcharleston.com

'A Steady Rain'

What: Two lifelong best friends and policemen must choose between their friendship and their jobs.

When: 7:30 p.m. April 2

Where: Theatre 220, Simons Center for the Arts, 54 St. Philip St.

Price: $8 general, free for C of C students

More Info: 953-6306 or www.facebook.com/ctrstage

Murder Mystery

What: Bumbling Inspector NoClue must stop a crook before he or she strikes again.

When: 7:30 p.m. April 2

Where: The Black Fedora Comedy Mystery Theatre, 164 Church St.

Price: $24 adults, $22 students and military

More Info: www.charlestonmysteries.com

'Laugh for a Lincoln'

What: Two to three acts of improv comedy.

When: 8 p.m. April 2

Where: Theatre 99, 280 Meeting St.

Price: $5

More Info: 853-6687 or www.theatre99.com