Today

Hospitality in Action

What: Dr. Youlanda Gibbs is working with area hospitals to coordinate the day's events, which include packing lunches and goody bags, a kickoff press conference and by lunch deliveries to local hospitals.

When: 11 a.m. Nov. 3.

Where: Opal Room at Marriott Charleston, 170 Lockwood Drive.

Price: Free.

Karpeles exhibit

What: Fifteen documents are about the founding of the Boy Scouts of America, along with 10 additional manuscripts relating to the Depression and New Deal.

When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday through Dec. 30.

Where: Karpeles Manuscript Museum, 68 Spring St.

Price: Free.

More Info: 853-4651 or www.karpeles.com.

House tours

What: Catch the holiday spirit at the Charleston Museum's Heyward-Washington House. Special 18th-century Wining & Dining focus tours will be held.

When: 4-4:45 p.m. Nov. 3, 10, 17.

Where: 87 Church St.

Price: Free for museum members and free with admission ($10/adults, $5/children, under 3 free).

More Info: 722-2996, ext. 235, or www.charlestonmuseum.org/event.asp?ID=435.

Wellness cooking

What: Roper St. Francis Cancer Care will kick off its fall cooking classes, which center on the concept that certain foods can help prevent illness. Registration is required.

When: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Nov. 3.

Where: 2095 Henry Tecklenburg Drive.

Price: $10.

More Info: 402-2273.

Roberto Coin Party

What: Italian jewelry designer Roberto Coin is teaming up with Charleston Waterkeeper to celebrate the King Street location's first anniversary. Roberto Coin will donate 10 percent of the evening's proceeds to the organization, with the promotion extending through the weekend. RSVP to charleston@coinusa.com.

When: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Nov. 3.

Where: Roberto Coin, 200 King St.

Price: Free.

More Info: 805-4000 or www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=283045528380951&ref=ts.

Electric Cars

What: Plug In Carolina is hosting the South Carolina movie premiere of "Revenge of the Electric Car." Registration is required by submitting ticket request to jpoch@plugin carolina.org.

When: 7-9 p.m. Nov. 3.

Where: Hippodrome Widescreen Cinema, 360 Concord St., No. 100.

Price: Free.

More Info: 743-6736 or www.plugincarolina.org/rotec.

Friday

Turkey Shoot

What: Lowcountry Little League is holding its annual Turkey Shoot.

When: 7-11 p.m. Nov. 4-5, Nov. 11-12, Nov. 18-19.

Where: 3362 Maybank Highway.

Price: $2-$5 per round.

More Info: 559-4198.

'Polar Express' Party

What: Join the South Carolina Aquarium to watch "The Polar Express" in 4-D at The Pajama Party Sleepover. Requires one adult per two children attending. Space is limited and reservations are required.

When: 7 p.m.-8 a.m. Nov. 4.

Where: 100 Aquarium Wharf.

Price: $45 per nonmember adult, $35 per Aquarium member adult and $35 per nonmember child, $25 per member child, ages 6 and up.

More Info: 579-8518.

Saturday

Holiday bazaar, sale

What: Holiday Bazaar and Yard Sale features handmade gifts, wreaths, decorations, baked goods, okra soup by the quart, artwork from Haiti and yard sale items.

When: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 5.

Where: St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 712 Wappoo Road.

James Is. Connector Run

What: The James Island Connector Run is a 10K Run and 5K Run/5K Walk & 10K Fun Bike Ride. The post-race festival is at Cannon Park.

When: 8:30 a.m. Nov. 5.

Where: 261 Calhoun St.

Price: $30/$35 race morning.

More Info: 367-6187 or www.jicrun.com.

Botanical Quilts

What: Botanical Quilts examines the many different quilts that graced the beds of Lowcountry residents throughout the 19th century.

When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 5-April 22

Where: Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting St.

Price: Included with regular admission

More Info: 722-2996 or www.charlestonmuseum.org/exhibits-upcoming.

Colonial Lake festival

What: Locals have a rare opportunity to get on Colonial Lake as Charleston Waterkeeper invites water enthusiasts to "float their boat" during the daylong festival, featuring an open paddle, exhibition race and a public boat parade.

When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 5.

Where: Colonial Lake, Rutledge Avenue.

Price: Free.

More Info: 608-9287 or http://oysterpoint.org.

Rummage Sale

What: The Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity will hold the Church Rummage Sale.

When: 7-11 a.m. Nov. 5.

Where: 30 Race St.

More Info: 577-2063.

Sunday

Book signing

What: Beth Webb Hart will be signing copies of her new release, "Sunrise on the Battery."

When: Noon-1:30 p.m. Nov. 6.

Where: Saints Alive, 73 Broad St.

More Info: 725-5483 or www.stmichaelschurch.net.

Oyster Roast

What: The Charitable Society of Charleston and the S.C. Lowcountry Environmental Education Programs will hold an outdoor oyster roast. All-you-can-eat oysters, hot dogs, chili and more, as well as beer, wine and firefly cocktails. Funds from the event will go the education programs.

When: 3-6 p.m. Nov. 6.

Where: Bowen's Island Restaurant, 1868 Bowen's Island Road.

Price: $25 advance; $30 at door.

Edisto Island Concert

What: Chamber Music Charleston returns to the Presbyterian Church on Edisto for the second concert in the Edisto Island Concert Series.

When: 7 p.m. Nov. 6.

Where: S.C. Highway 174.

Price: $20.

More Info: 763-4941 or www.ChamberMusicCharleston.org.

Tuesday

Creative Retirement

What: Seniors are invited to the Center for Creative Retirement. The first program at 1 p.m. will be a talk by Jennet Robinson Alterman, director of the Women's Center, on the status of women in South Carolina. The second program, at 2:30 p.m., will be a music program demonstrating the evolution of Southern string music. Refreshments will be served between programs.

When: 1-3:30 p.m. Nov. 8.

Where: St. Joseph's Family Center, 1695 Raoul Wallenberg Blvd.

Speaker Series

What: Simon Winchester is a British-American author and journalist who will discuss his book "Atlantic: A Vast Ocean of A Million Stories." A reception will follow.

When: 7 p.m. Nov. 8.

Where: Charleston Library Society, 164 King St.

Price: $15.

More Info: 888-718-4253 or www.charlestonlibrarysociety.org.

Wine on the Water

What: Enjoy sustainable seafood, wine and waterfront views of the Charleston Harbor at the South Carolina Aquarium. Plus live entertainment and more. All proceeds benefit the conservation and education programs of the South Carolina Aquarium. Ages 21 and up only.

When: 7-9 p.m. Nov. 8.

Where: 100 Aquarium Wharf.

Price: $30 aquarium member, $40 nonmember.

More Info: 577-3474.

Wednesday

Civil War Lecture

What: The Old Exchange Civil War Lecture Series has scheduled the following programs: Nov. 9, Dr. James Delgado, "Mary Celestia: Secrets of a Blockade Runner"; Nov. 16, Kristina Dunn Johnson, "The Confederate Homefront"; Nov. 29, Chris Crabb, "Facing Sherman in South Carolina."

When: 6-7 p.m. Nov. 9, Nov. 16, 29.

Where: Old Exchange Building, 122 E. Bay St.

Price: Free; asking to consider a $3 donation.

More Info: 727-2165 or http:// oldexchange.org.

Kristallnacht

What: This program will commemorate the 73rd anniversary of Kristallnacht. The keynote speaker, Mark Pelavin, is a leading legislative strategist and senior lobbyist in Washington, D.C. He will address specific ways that we can respond to injustice in the present day.

When: 7 p.m. Nov. 9.

Where: Jewish Community Center, 1645 Raoul Wallenberg Blvd.

Price: Free.

More Info: 571-6565, email sandrab@jewishcharleston.org or http://charlestonremembers.org.

Thursday, Nov. 10

Global Affair Gala

What: Water Missions International is celebrating its 10-year anniversary with A Global Affair Gala and Silent Auction. Funds raised will provide a community in Kenya with safe water.

When: 7-10 p.m. Nov. 10.

Where: Lowndes Grove Plantation, 266 St. Margaret St.

Price: $75 in advance, $85 at door.

More info: Tickets available at www.possibilitieswithout borders.org.

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