What: The 2012 Rotary Wheels Gala to benefit the Endowment for the Rotary Club of Charleston-Breakfast and the MUSC’s Children Hospital will feature gourmet cuisine and cocktails, silent and live auctions and entertainment.
When: 6-10:30 p.m. Oct. 11
Where: Marriott Charleston, 170 Lockwood Drive.
More Info: 608-1741 or www.rotarywheels.org
What: The U.S. Submarine Veterans, Charleston Base meets at the Fleet Reserve Association Home. A social hour will begin at 6 p.m., and the meeting will start at 7 p.m. All submarine sailors are invited.
When: 7 p.m. Oct. 11
Where: 99 Wisteria Road, Goose Creek
More Info: 569-6012 or http://ussvicb.org
What: Charleston Ballroom Dance Club holds dance lessons every Friday and Saturday followed by a dance party. Private and group lessons also are available.
When: 7:30-11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays
Where: Charleston Ballroom Dance Club, 1632 Ashley Hall Drive
Price: $5 members $10 nonmembers for the evening
More Info: 871-6575 or www.ballroomdancecharleston.org
What: Instructor Stephen Duane teaches an intermediate and beginner swing dance lesson, followed by a dance party.
When: Intermediate lesson, 7 p.m.; beginner lesson, 8 p.m.; Dance party, 9 p.m. Saturdays.
Where: Dancefx Charleston, 635 Rutledge Ave. No. 103
What: Social will begin at 2 p.m. with the meeting to follow at 2:30. Group will host a speaker on Colonial silver and jewelry by registered gemologist Paula Newsome.
When: 2 p.m. Oct. 14
Where: Old Exchange Building, 122 East Bay St.
What: “From Heavenly Blooms to Roadkill Perfumes: Fragrant Orchids, and What the Experts Didn’t Tell You.” Find out the good and the bad about fragrance in orchids from October speaker Tom Wise. Wise is an American Orchid Society Judge and owner of Johns Island Orchids. Plants will be available for sale and a plant raffle will be held after the talk. Guests are welcome. For detailed directions, visit the Coastal Carolina Orchid Society website.
When: 2:30-5 p.m. Oct. 14
Where: Charleston Southern University-Science Building, 9200 University Blvd.
More Info: 889-8897 or www.coastalcarolinaos.org
What: Charleston County Public Library’s Teen Underground Group has launched a new drawing club for teens and up. Group will share ideas, drawings, tips, resources and more. Contact the Readers Information Desk at the Main Branch.
When: 3-5 p.m. every third Monday on the month through December
Where: Charleston County Public Library, 68 Calhoun St.
More info: 805-6930
What: A representative from Blue Cross Blue Shield will speak at the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association meeting in Summerville. There will be refreshments and a door prize. All current and retired civilian federal employees, spouses and surviving spouses are welcome. Contact Barbara Bryan at 873-5773 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
When: 1:30 p.m. Oct. 15
Where: Dorchester Senior Center-Summerville Faith Sellers Center, 312 N. Laurel St., Summerville
More Info: 873-5773 or www.narfe.com
What: The International Association of Administrative Professionals Charleston Chapter will meet. RSVP for dinner by Oct. 12 to LaZana at 958-4769. A free program follows the meal. Speaker is Ginger Rosenberg on “Resumes and How to Make Them Really Market You.”
When: 6 p.m. Oct. 15
Where: Lonnie Hamilton III Public Services Building, 4045 Bridge View Drive
More Info: 958-4769 or www.charleston-iaap.org
What: Beginner-intermediate lessons offered by local dancers.
When: 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays
Where: MUSC Harper Student Center, 45 Courtenay Drive
Price: $5 per session
What: In honor of National Boss Day, the International Association of Administrative Professionals Charleston Chapter, presents “Be the One: Grab Your Boss & Hop on the Bus to IAAP.”
When: 8:30-10 a.m. Oct. 17
Where: Montague Room, North Charleston City Hall, 2500 City Hall Lane, North Charleston
What: The Charleston Area League of Women Voters is sponsoring a nonpartisan candidate forum for all candidates for the Charleston County Consolidated School Board. All candidates have been invited. The audience will be able to submit questions.
When: 7 p.m. Oct. 17
Where: North Charleston City Hall, 2500 City Hall Lane, North Charleston
What: Every class includes a simple guided meditation to help you relax and generate a peaceful mind. Following the meditation, enjoy light-hearted advice for improving peace within daily life based on Buddhist wisdom. Topics include overcoming stress and anger, improving relationships with others and increasing happiness
When: 7-8:15 p.m. Wednesdays, through Dec. 26
Where: Circular Congregational Church, 150 Meeting St.
Price: $10; $5 students/seniors
More Info: 814-4766 or www.meditationinsouthcarolina.org
What: Meetings are held on the first and third Wednesdays.
When: First and third Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Felix Davis Community Center, 4800 Park Circle
What: FRA Branch 269’s monthly General Assembly meeting will be held. New members are always welcome.
When: 7 p.m. Oct. 18
Where: Fleet Reserve Association, 99 Wisteria Road, Goose Creek
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