What: Masters Studios Karate offers group classes and private lessons for students of all ages and build self-esteem and confidence while improving physical fitness, flexibility, self-control and general well-being. There are programs and classes for every experience level, with separate classes allowing students to progress at their own pace.
When: Noon-8 p.m. Monday through Saturday
Where: Masters Studios of Self Defense, 1888 Raoul Wallenberg Blvd.
Price: Call for program details
More Info: 766-4376 or http://mastersstudios.com
What: Allaboard Toastmasters offers participants a chance to learn confidence in speaking in public, listening skills and thinking on their feet.
When: 6:30-7:30 p.m. April 26 Where: First Baptist Church, 141 St. James Ave., Goose Creek
Price: Free More Info: 797-0301 or http://allaboard.toastmastersclubs.org/
What: Kathryn Court is president of Penguin Books, one of the world’s most recognizable publishing imprints. Court will discuss two of Penguin’s newest releases.
When: 12:30 p.m. April 27 Where: Charleston Library Society, 164 King St.
Price: $20-$25 More Info: 1-888-718-4253 or www.wideanglelunches.org
What: Instructor Stephen Duane teaches an intermediate and beginner swing dance lesson, followed by a dance party.
When: Intermediate lesson, 7:15 p.m.; beginner lesson, 8 p.m.; dance party, 8:45 p.m.
Where: Spirit Moves Studio, 445 Savannah Highway
Price: $10 More Info: 557-7690 or http://roaringtwentieshotjazzdanceclub.com
What: The Pimlico Ladies Club is sponsoring its 16th annual Community Yard Sale. The event is a fundraiser to support the club’s mission work. The largest project, now in its fifth year, involves sewing and filling 100 “comfort bags” per month for the parents of critically ill children at MUSC Children’s Hospital. The Ladies Club also provides help to local needy families.
When: 8 a.m.-noon April 28 Where: Off Cypress Gardens Road, Moncks Corner
What: The Charleston Lowcountry Rose Society’s annual Rose Show will be held. All rose growers are invited to exhibit their outdoor garden roses in this show. Membership in the society is not required. The collection will be available for viewing to the public from 1 to 5 p.m.
When: 1-5 p.m. April 28 Where: J.C. Penney Center Court-Citadel Mall, 2070 Sam Rittenberg Blvd.
Price: Free More info: View the Show Schedule at charlestonrose.com.
What: Pastor Eric Lethco will lead a discussion on the Quran and the Bible at the monthly meeting of the Lowcountry 9.12 Project. The group of conservatives meets to exchange information on local, state and national items of concern. Lethco is the pastor at Old Fort Baptist Church on Dorchester Road in Summerville.
When: 7 p.m. May 1 Where: Holiday Inn Express Charleston-Summerville, 120 Holiday Dr.
Price: $3 More Info: 442-7774
What: Mothers & More gives the mothers the chance to play together as well as the kids. In addition to playgroups and children’s activities, there are regular MNO’s (Mom’s Night Out activities).
When: 7:30 p.m. May 1 Where: Bethany UMC Cottage, 118 West 3rd St.
More info: Email firstname.lastname@example.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
What: Mount Pleasant MOPS (Moms of Preschoolers) is a program for moms and their children, ages 5 and under, to get connected.
When: 9:30-11:30 a.m. the first and third Wednesday of each month through May
Where: The Church at Life Park, George Browder Boulevard
Price: $50 semester; $90 year More Info: 654-7600 or www.mops.org
What: Toastmasters can improve your leadership and communication skills as well as network with others in your area. Learn skills that will help you be more successful in your chosen endeavor and comfortably give and receive constructive feedback in a safe environment. All visitors are welcome.
When: Noon-1 p.m. May 2 Where: Webster University, 5300 International Blvd.
Price: Free More Info: 760-0323
What: Meet and mingle at a reception for incumbents and candidates that is hosted by the Charleston County Democratic Women.
When: 6 p.m. May 3 Where: Harbor View Restaurant at Holiday Inn, 301 Savannah Highway
Price: $16; hors d’oeuvres with complimentary wine
More info: RSVP Pam Stogner at email@example.com.
What: Every first and third Friday of each month, join the East Cooper Shag Club for a free shag party. Shag lessons in the evening and dancing all night long. 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. May 4 Where: Zeus Grill & Seafood, 725 Johnnie Dodds Blvd.
What: Carl Brunson’s one-man band will perform. Plays beach and country music.
When: 8-11 p.m. May 4 Where: VFW Post 3142, 3555 Dorchester Road
Price: $5 per person More Info: 744-9260
What: The Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish’s Men’s Club will hold a Catfish Fry. The menu will be deep-fried lake catfish, potato salad, coleslaw, hush puppies and iced tea.
When: 4-7 p.m. May 5 Where: Father Kelly Parish Hall, 105 West Hudson Ave.
Price: $10 advance/$12 at door and will be available after Sun- day Masses of 9 and 11 a.m. and 5 p.m.
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