Today

Small Business Lunch

What: Mount Pleasant Mayor Billy Swails will be the guest speaker.

When: 11:30 a.m. July 12

Where: Halls Chophouse, 434 King St.

Price: $28 for lunch and parking

More Info: 1-800-838-3006 or www.smallbusinesslunchat halls.com

Toastmasters

What: Allaboard Toastmasters offers a chance to learn confidence in speaking in public, listening skills and thinking on your feet.

When: 6:30-7:30 p.m. July 12

Where: First Baptist Church, 141 St. James Ave.

Price: Free

More Info: 797-0301 or http://allaboard.toastmastersclubs.org/

Adult Self-Defense

What: Masters Studios Karate offers group classes and private lessons for students of all ages. There are programs and classes for every experience level.

When: Noon-8 p.m. Monday through Saturday

Where: Masters Studios, 1888 Raoul Wallenberg Blvd.

Price: Call for program pricing

More Info: 766-4376 or http://mastersstudios.com

Friday

Children’s Karate

What: Masters Studios Karate offers group classes and private lessons for students of all ages There are programs and classes for every experience level.

When: Noon-8 p.m. Monday through Saturday

Where: Masters Studios, 1888 Raoul Wallenberg Blvd.

Price: Call for program details

More Info: 766-4376 or http://mastersstudios.com

Monday

PRice: Free

Admin. Pros

What: The International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) Charleston Chapter will meet. Dinner ($10; RSVP by July 13 to Rosie at 991-9265) will be at 6 p.m. Program is at 6:45 p.m. Speaker will be Sharon J. Becker, LISW, ACSW “Moving Forward.”

When: 6-8:30 p.m. July 16

Where: Lonnie Hamilton III Public Services Building, 4045 Bridge View Drive

More Info: 991-9265 or www.charleston-iaap.org

Tuesday

Argentine Tango

What: Beginner-intermediate lessons offered by local dancers. Contact Nina Fair at ninafair@bellsouth.net.

When: 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays

Where: MUSC Harper Student Center, 45 Courtenay Drive

Price: $5 per session

More Info: 345-4930 or www.facebook.com/groups/141687102929/

Wednesday

Coastmasters

What: Coastmasters offers a chance to learn confidence in speaking in public, listening skills and thinking on your feet. For guests that do not work on the federal complex, contact Chrissa.Waite@noaa.gov (740-1219) prior to the meeting.

When: Noon-1 p.m. July 18

Where: NOAA Coastal Services Center, 2234 S. Hobson Ave.

Price: Free

WID Leadership

What: Women in Defense Palmetto Chapter will host the second annual WID Leadership Seminar on Women in the Workplace.

When: 4-5:30 p.m. July 18

Where: Aloft Hotel, Tanger Outlet Blvd.

Price: $10/member, $20 nonmembers

More Info: 329-4100 ext. 1100 or www.widpalmettochapter.org

Friday, July 20

Shag Party

What: Every first and third Fridays of each month, join the East Cooper Shag Club for a free shag party. Hosted by DJ Jim Bowers. Come in early for the Shag Early Bird Dinner Specials (show up before 6:30 and receive 20 percent off).

When: 7-11 p.m. July 20

Where: Zeus Grill & Seafood, 725 Johnnie Dodds Blvd.

Price: Free

Monday, July 23

Bridge Lessons

What: An introduction to modern bridge conventions and competitive bidding is being offered by the Greater Charleston Duplicate Bridge Club. Participants will receive four lessons from ACBL Certified Instructors Polly and Richard Pekruhn. Handouts will be provided. The minimum class size is 12. Register by email at snowhiphop@aol.com, or by phoning Lindsey Butler at 881-0818 or Polly Pekruhn at 278-1619.

When: 9:30-11:30 a.m. July 23

Where: Church of the Holy Cross-Sullivan’s Island, 2520 Middle St.

Price: $60

More Info: 278-1619

Trident Tek Talkers

What: Trident Tek Talkers Toastmasters Club offers a chance to learn confidence in speaking in public, listening skills and thinking on your feet.

When: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Where: Trident Technical College, The College Center in Building 920,

More Info: 797-0301