Green Heart Harvest Dinner
What: This fundraising dinner with kids' activities, a farmers market, live music and more will benefit the Green Heart Project, which teaches elementary school students about healthy food and gardening.
When: 5:30 p.m.
Where: Mitchell Elementary School, 2 Perry St., downtown Charleston
Price: $20 general, $10 students, free for kids under age 11 years
more info: greenheartsc.org
What: The Hampton Park loop will be closed to motor vehicle traffic to allow people to skate, bike, jog or walk around the loop.
When: 6-8 p.m.
Where: Hampton Park, 30 Mary Murray Drive, downtown Charleston
More Info: 724-7327
National Day of Prayer at the Custom House
What: Worship teams from five local churches along with dance and drama teams will lead a special service in honor of the National Day of Prayer. They will pray for the seven areas of influence in America: government, military, media, business, education, church and family.
When: 6 p.m.
Where: U.S. Custom House, 200 E. Bay St., downtown Charleston
More Info: 958-1039 or withoutwallsministry.org
Race the Landing
What: Enjoy a scenic run and refreshments during the "Race the Landing" summer series at the Charles Towne Landing historic site. Following each race, there will be a themed party with music, food and drinks. The event will include a kids' fun run and a 5K. Pre-registration is recommended.
When: 6:15 p.m. kids' race, 7 p.m. 5K
Where: Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site, 1500 Old Towne Road, Charleston
Price: Early-bird registrations: $10 per child and $30 per adult; regular registration: $12 per child and $35 per adult
More Info: 852-4200 or RaceTheLanding.com
Charitable Society of Charleston Harbor Cruise
What: The Charitable Society of Charleston will celebrate Cinco de Mayo at this annual event, to include beer and wine, food, and live music from DJ C Nile. This is a 21 years of age and older event only.
When: 7:30 p.m. boarding; 8-10:30 p.m. cruise
Where: Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum, 40 Patriots Point Road, Mount Pleasant
Price: $30 advance, $35 at-the-door