What: Fifth annual Charleston Carifest.

Thursday, June 17: Celebration commences at the Jewish Center at the College of Charleston. The reception will begin at 5:30 p.m. with the 6-9 p.m. event to follow.

Friday, June 18: Masquerade Fete at the International Longshoremen's Association Hall. Event starts at 6 p.m. Tickets $30. Visit carifestmasqueradefete.evenbrite.com for more information.

Saturday, June 19: Saturday's Fun in the Park 2-8:30 p.m. Tickets at Brittlebank Park entrance are $5 in advance $10 at gate. Carnival Street Parade begins at 3 p.m.

information: www.charlestoncarifest.com or call 557-6258.