Things to Do Saturday, June 13, 2015

(File/Grace Beahm) The Charleston Carifest in Brittle Bank Park features Carribean food and music.

What: Introduction to Zentangle, a method of creating beautiful images from structured patterns. Certified Zentangle Teacher Caren Mlot will lead the class. Class fee includes all supplies.

When: 10 a.m.

Where: Hobby Lobby, 2165 Tea Planter Lane, Mount Pleasant

Price: $35

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What: The Berkeley County Library Systems at the Alvin Community Center kick off the 2015 Summer Reading Program in with jump castles, food, games, face painting and some real-life heroes celebrating “Every Hero Has a Story.”

When: 10 a.m.

Where: Alvin Community Center, 2191 Santee River Road, St. Stephen

Price: Free

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What: Learn and put into practice skills needed to prepare jam and jelly for family and friends. Current USDA methods will be taught by the local Clemson Extension Food Safety/Nutrition Agent. Take home the finished product, “Ball Blue Book” and handouts.

When: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Where: Dean Hall, Cypress Gardens, 3030 Cypress Gardens Road, Moncks Corners

Price: $30

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What: The Homegrown Johns Island Farmers Market has partnered with the Sea Islands Chamber of Commerce to present the Homegrown Beach Bash Bazaar, featuring local vendors, silent auctions, pony rides, beachy games, kids activities, food trucks, beer, wine, live music, a mist tent and more.

When: 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Where: Homegrown Johns Island Farmers Market, 3546 Maybank Highway, Johns Island

Price: Free

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What: Professional storyteller Tim Lowry offers tips and information on how to craft and record family stories to save for future generations. The morning session will focus on how classic folk tales can be used as a basic structure for developing and preserving family stories. The afternoon session will be on how to use simple devices, like a smartphone, to record and save stories. Registration is required.

When: Morning session 10 a.m.- noon; Afternoon session 1- 5:30 p.m.

Where: Main Library, 68 Calhoun St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

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What: The Colleton Farmers Market will have a pie bake-off and an ice cream social. The museum is also open with the new gift shop carrying a range of locally made products including Lowcountry Produce's jarred sauces and Fiddler's Honey.

When: 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Where: Colleton Museum and Farmers Market, 506 E. Washington St., Walterboro

Price: Free

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What: Charleston burger restaurants and breweries come together for a burger themed festival to raise money for Pet Helpers of Charleston and The Charleston Animal Society. The festival will feature food and new craft beers.

When: noon

Where: Holy City Brewery, 4155 Dorchester Road, North Charleston

Price: $10

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What: Part of Charleston’s Carifest Caribbean Festival, this park festival will feature Caribbean food and music from reggae and soca artists.

When: 1-7:30 p.m.

Where: Brittle Bank Park, 181 Lockwood Blvd., downtown Charleston

Price: $10

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What: Part of the Charleston Carifest Caribbean Carnival, a street parade will go through downtown. The parade will celebrate the art and culture of the Caribbean people.

When: 3 p.m.

Where: John St., to King, to Sumter, to Hagood to Brittle Bank Park, downtown Charleston

Price: Free

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What: Beat the Summer heat with some ice cream. Learn to make several new flavors of ice cream. Menu includes: strawberry rhubarb buttermilk; rosemary, honey and lemon frozen yogurt; blueberry and ginger sorbet; corn and blackberry ice cream.

When: 4 p.m.

Where: Southern Season, 730 Coleman Blvd., Mount Pleasant

Price: $35

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What: Prominent scholars will consider the role of gender, race, and class in representations of the Lowcountry region throughout a range of public history contexts. This discussion draws from each panelists research on Lowcountry history, from the colonial period to the twentieth century civil rights movement. Speakers include professors from different schools and universities.

When: 5 p.m.

Where: Stern Student Center Ballroom, 71 George St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

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