What: 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. July 6 Where: Zeus Grill & Seafood, 725 Johnnie Dodds Blvd.
What: Masters Studios Karate offers group classes and private lessons for students of all ages. There are programs and classes for every experience level, from beginner to advanced, 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 mastersstudios.com
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. Fridays
Where: Spirit Moves Studio, 445 Savannah Highway
Price: $10 More Info: 557-7690 or roaring twentieshotjazzdanceclub.com
What: Charleston Ballroom Dance Club holds dance lesson 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 Dr.
Price: $5 members $10 nonmembers for the evening
More Info: 871-6575 or www.ballroomdancecharleston.org
What: Trident Tek Talkers Toastmasters Club meets at Building 920, Room 763. If you’d like to have confidence in speaking in public, learn listening skills and thinking on your feet, you are welcome.
When: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. the second and fourth Mondays of each month
Where: Trident Technical College, The College Center in Building 920,
More Info: 797-0301
What: Toastmasters is an organization 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. July 10 Where: PDI Toastmasters (Pearlstine Distributors, Inc), 1600 Charleston Regional Parkway
More Info: 388-6816
What: Beginner-intermediate lessons offered by local dancers. Contact Nina Fair at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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/
What: Mount Pleasant Mayor Billy Swails will be the guest speaker.
When: July 12; 11:30 a.m. doors, lunch served at noon
Where: Halls Chophouse, 434 King St.
Price: $28 for lunch and parking
More Info: 1-800-838-3006 or www.smallbusinesslunch athalls.com
What: Allaboard Toastmasters meets on the second and fourth Thursdays each month. If you’d like to have confidence in speaking in public, learn listening skills and thinking on your feet, you are welcome to attend.
When: 6:30-7:30 p.m. July 12 Where: First Baptist Church, 141 St. James Ave.
Price: Free More Info: 843-797-0301 or all aboard.toastmastersclubs.org/
What: The Charleston Area Tarot Society is a local group that meets once a month to discuss, practice and learn more about the art of Tarot. Discussions include reviews of Tarot decks and books. Group also takes time at the end of each meeting to do readings for each other. A $2 donation is requested.
When: 2-4 p.m. July 15 Where: Unity Church of Charleston, 2535 Leeds Ave.
Price: Donations only more info: charlestonarea tarotsociety.com
What: Sen. Lindsay Graham will be guest speaker. Buffet lunch is available for $15.
When: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. July 16
Where: Holiday Inn Charleston, 250 Johnnie Dodds Blvd.