What: Small Business Lunch at Halls will feature new Charleston Fire Chief Karen E. Brack as guest speaker.

WHEN: Doors open at 11:30 a.m., lunch at noon Sept. 6

Where: Halls Chophouse, 434 King St.

Price: $28

More Info: 303-1113 or www.smallbusinesslunchathalls.com

What: Charleston County Democratic Women will host guest speaker, Victoria Middle- ton, executive director of the ACLU.

When: 6:30 p.m. Sept. 6

Where: Holiday Inn Charleston-Riverview, 301 Savannah Highway

Price: $15, buffet dinner gratuity included.

More Info: RSVP to Dolly De Falco ddbambola@comcast.net or 881- 4718.

What: Join ETV host Patrick McMillan as he explores the intricate global connections that can be traced to changes we see here in South Carolina.

When: 7 p.m. Sept. 6

Where: MUSC Baruch Auditorium, 284 Calhoun St.

Price: Free

More Info: 881-8902 or www.southcarolina.sierraclub.org/lunz/events.html

What: Charleston Ballroom Dance Club holds dance lessons followed by a dance party. Private and group lessons 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: Charleston Drove, associates of the Charleston Elks, are having a food-tasting fundraiser for charities at the Elks Lodge. Get 10 food tickets to start off on your tasting adventure. Tickets will be sold at the door.

When: 6:30 p.m. Sept. 8

Where: Charleston Elks Lodge No. 242, 1113 Sam Rittenberg Blvd.

Price: $10

More Info: 224-7914 or contact co-chair Jean Bottone at 971-0739 or Elena Williams at webstere@musc.edu.

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

Price: $10

More Info: 557-7690 or http://roaringtwentieshotjazzdanceclub.com

What: Toastmasters is an or- ganization that will help one develop or improve one’s communication, listening and leadership skills in a fun and supporting environment.

When: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 11

Where: PDI Toastmasters (Pearlstine Distributors, Inc), 1600 Charleston Regional Park-way

More Info: 388-6816

What: Dance the night away. DJ E will be spinning all requested and beach, boogie and blues tunes for a night of great fun and Greek food and drinks. No smoking inside; nice attire and appropriate shoes.

When: 6-9 p.m. Sept. 11

Where: Odyssey Restaurant, 915 Folly Road

Price: $5 at the door

More Info: 532-6221

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

More Info: 345-4930, email Nina Fair at ninafair@bellsouth.net or https://www.facebook.com/groups/141687102929/

What: Sea Islands Chamber of Commerce is hosting lunch with S.C. Lt. Gov. Glenn McConnell.

When: Noon-2 p.m. Sept. 12

Where: New Moon Pizzeria & Pub, 2817 Maybank Highway

Price: $10 member/$15 nonmembers

More Info: 793-1234 or www.seaislandschamber.org

What: Local blues musicians rotate every Wednesday, showcasing a wide variety of styles and talent.

When: 8 p.m.-midnight Wednesdays in September

Where: Fiery Ron’s Home Team BBQ, 1205 Ashley River Road

More Info: 225-7427

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