The Coastal Carolina Orchid Society will hold its monthly meeting at 12:30 p.m. Aug. 9 at The Sherman House, 1635 Wallenberg Blvd., West Ashley.
A business meeting and social will be followed by the annual Orchid Plant Auction at 1:30 p.m. Visitors may attend. Call Tom Duncan at 762-1332.
The Lowcountry Woodcarvers Club will be carving eagle canes for veterans and other projects.
Local branches meet in Summerville, Moncks Corner and James Island. The second Thursday of each month local branches get together 7-9 p.m. at the National Guard Armory at 5000 Lackawanna Blvd. in North Charleston.
Beginners are welcome and encouraged.
Call Angela Walker at 559-0152 or 559-0111.
The International Association of Administrative Professionals Charleston Chapter will meet at 6 p.m. Aug. 17 at North Charleston City Hall, first floor.
Dinner, which costs $10, is at 6 p.m. RSVP by Aug. 14 to 720-2401. The program at 6:45 p.m. is free.
Contact Denise at 766-9091.
The 21st Century Photography Group meets at 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month at North Towne Grille.
Contact 747-9902 or http://chuckography.blogspot.com.