North Charleston City Gallery Exhibit: Works by Alvin Staley & Dewayne Sykes

What: Concurrent solo exhibits: Artist Alvin Staley, of Orangeburg, S.C., presents "Icons & Images: Christian Metaphors," a collection of work that expresses his Christian beliefs, concerns, doctrines and fascination with the souls of people. In "Carolina Soul," local artist DeWayne Sykes displays works influenced by his Lowcountry heritage, religious inspiration and cherished childhood stories, created through a technique called pyrography.

When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where: North Charleston City Gallery, Charleston Area Convention Center, 5001 Coliseum Drive

Price: Free

More Info: 740-5854 or

Summer Entertainment Series: Capoeira Charleston

What: Capoeira is a blend of martial arts, game and dance originating in Brazil. This show is set to traditional music featuring authentic Brazilian songs and instruments. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged.

when: 9:30 a.m. seating, 10 a.m. show

Where: James Island County Park, 871 Riverland Drive

Price: $5 general; $4 CCR discount; free for children ages 2 years and under

More Info: 795-4386 or

Free Health Checks

What: Uninsured or underinsured are welcome to a free health check, dental screening, blood services and prescription assistance.

when: 5-8 p.m.

Where: Murray United Methodist Church, 1216 Orangeburg Road, Summerville

More Info: 494-7744 or or

Middleton Place 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.

Where: Middleton Place, 4300 Ashley River Road, Charleston

Price: $20 advance, $25 at-the-door

More Info: 556-6020 or

Starlight Cinema at Freshfields Village

What: Freshfields Village will host a family-friendly movie night with an outdoor screening of "Despicable Me 2." Be sure to bring beach chairs and blankets.

When: 8:30 p.m.

Where: Freshfields Village Green, 149 Village Green Lane. Johns Island

Price: Free

More Info: 768-6491 or