What: Financial commentator and author of Wall Street thrillers Norb Vonnegut will discuss and sign his latest novel, “The Trust.”

When: 6 p.m. July 26

Where: Charleston Library Society, 164 King St.

Price: Free

More Info: 723-9912 or www.charlestonlibrarysociety.org

What: Join the Charleston Parks Conservancy to learn how to record plants either by pressing them or through illustrating them.

When: 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 26

Where: Hazel Parker Playground classrooms, 70 East Bay St.

Price: $25

More Info: 724-5003 or www.charlestonparksconservancy.org/educate/classes/

What: Sit in on shark-themed dive shows, participate in interactive activities such as “Sharkeology,” “Shark Stations” and “Shark Shapes,” then play in the shark cage.

When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. July 27

Where: South Carolina Aquarium, 100 Aquarium Wharf

Price: Free with general admission or membership

More Info: 577-3474 or www.scaquarium.org

What: The “Walk the Walls” self-guided walking tour will offer new route that include interactive stops at The Powder Magazine and The Old Exchange Building. Rain or shine.

When: 7-9 p.m. July 27

Where: The Shops of Historic Charleston Foundation, 108 Meeting St.

Price: $15 or Free to Friends of HCF

More Info: 724-8497 or www.historiccharleston.org

What: Let loose, breathe in the ocean breeze and dance the night away to the sounds of oldies and beach music provided by DJ Jim Bowers of 1340 The Boardwalk.

When: 7-11 p.m. July 27

Where: Folly Beach Fishing Pier, 101 E. Arctic Ave.

Price: $10/$8 CCR Discount ($10 on-site if available)

More Info: 795-4386 or www.ccprc.com

What: Kick off Shark Week with a waterfront concert that is not to be missed. Enjoy several local bands as they perform out on the Riverside Terrace, or lis- ten to the sounds of a DJ inside the Aquarium. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.

When: 7:30-11 p.m. July 27

Where: South Carolina Aquarium, 100 Aquarium Wharf

Price: $25 in advance; $30 at the door; $20 for members. Must be 21.

More Info: 577-3474

What: The students of SummerStage Musical Theatre Camp 2012 will present “Alice in Wonderland.”

When: 7:30 p.m. July 27; 3 p.m. July 28

Where: Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church St.

Price: Adults $20.50, seniors (60+) $20.50, students (25 and under) $20.50

More Info: 577-7183 or www.charlestonstage.com/home.html

What: There will be free health screenings, entertainment, speakers, face painting, snow cones, popcorn, games, activities and giveaways. Register for your library card and/or voter registration card.

When: 4-7 p.m. July 28

Where: Kings Plaza, King Street

More Info: Alma Dungee at 530-0227

What: Spend a few hours learning, refreshing and refining self- and assisted rescues. Then compete in the rescue rodeo. Pack a lunch. Pre-registration is required.

When: 9 a.m. July 28

Where: Sea Kayak Carolina, 1731 Signal Point Road

Price: $20

More Info: 225-7969 or www.seakayakcarolina.com

What: Children will learn how to start their own sweetgrass basket with help from local arti- san Sarah Edwards-Hammond. Program is for children ages 8 and up, participating adults can pay child rate. Reservations required.

When: 10 a.m.-noon July 28

Where: Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting St.

Price: $12/ Museum members, $15/nonmembers

What: Pastels, paintings, photography, books and prints will be sold by four local artists, who will contribute a percentage of their sales to the Lowcountry Food Bank. Michael Kaynard, Russell Buskirk, Gazie Nagle and Debbie Daniels will be on-hand.

When: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. July 28

Where: EarthFare at South Windermere Shopping Center

Price: Varies with size

More Info: Michael at 412-2299

What: A free, outdoor movie series, Starlight Cinemas, will screen top family movies. Award-winning silhouette artist, songwriter and storyteller Clay Rice will perform his “Lowcountry Legends Show” at 7:30 p.m. until Aug. 15. “How to Train Your Dragon” (Aug. 1), “Zookeeper” (Aug. 15), “Rango” (Aug. 22) and “Dolphin Tale” (Aug. 29).

When: 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, through Aug. 29

Where: Freshfields Village, 130 Gardeners Circle

More Info: 768-6491 or http://freshfieldsvillage.com/events/view/starlight-cinema-series

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