What: Charleston County Democratic Women will host guest speaker Victoria Middleton, executive director of the ACLU, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization. Men are welcome and have full membership in CCDW.

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: Classes focus on step-by-step breakdown of techniques set to Arabic and modern music. Class attire is workout pants with fitted top, ballet slippers or bare feet and scarf.

When: 4-4:45 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 11

Where: G.M. Darby Building, 302 Pitt St., Mount Pleasant

Price: $50 resident/$64 nonresident of Mount Pleasant/six-week session.

More Info: 849-2061 or www.tompsc.com

What: The pressures placed on the world’s systems have reached unprecedented levels. Our choices on one side of the globe can have profound impact on the other. ETV host Patrick McMillan 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: LifePark Mothers of Preschoolers offers women the opportunity for mothering support, personal growth and spiritual hope through programming and relationship building.

When: 10-11:30 a.m. Sept. 7

Where: The Church at LifePark, 1151 George Browder Blvd.

Price: Free

What: Elite Dance International is hosting Friday Fun Night Social Dancing with free group class. Food, drinks, sangria, music and lots of fun dances are provided. No partner needed.

When: 7:30-9:30 p.m. Fridays, through Dec. 21

Where: Elite Dance International Studio & Apparel, 709 Johnnie Dodds Blvd., Mount Pleasant

Price: $10 adults/$5 youth, college or military

More Info: 654-1011 or www.elitedancecharleston.com

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: Trident Tek Talkers Toastmasters Club offers the chance to learn confidence in speaking in public, listening skills and thinking on your feet.

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: 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 are 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: Three Greenie (free) nights to see what square dancing is all about. Ten-week class starts Oct. 2.

When: 7:30-9 p.m. Sept. 11, 18, 25

Where: Felix Davis Community Center, 4800 Park Circle

Price: 3 Free Greenie Nights

More Info: 552-3630

What: Sea Islands Chamber of Commercehosts lunch with S.C. Lt. Gov. Glenn McConnell.

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

Where: New Moon Pizzeria & Pub, 2817 Maybank Highway

Price: RSVP. $10 member/$15 nonmembers

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

What: Local blues musicians rotate every Wednesday, showcasing a 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

What: SCCCW Coastal Deanery Fall Meeting & Luncheon will be hosted by St. John the Beloved Women’s Club.

When: Noon-3 p.m. Sept. 16

Where: Madden Hall, 28 Sumter Ave., Summerville

Price: $15

More Info: 695-1268

What: Bring your favorite deck, oracle, runes or whatever you use for divination. All levels are welcome. 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.

When: 2-4 p.m. Sept. 16

Where: Unity Church of Charleston, 2535 Leeds Ave.

Price: $2 donation requested

More info: http://charleston areatarotsociety.com

What: The Charleston Chapter of the South Carolina Genealogical Society will present a topic/speaker at this month’s meeting. From Sanborn fire insurance maps to plats to historic atlases, historian and South Carolina Room (Charleston County Library) staff member Christina Shedlock will offer an illustrated lecture covering various historic maps, and will discuss how they can provide context and enrich family research. The public is invited to attend.

When: 2:30 p.m. Sept. 16

Where: Masonic Center, 1285 Orange Grove Road

Price: Free

What: “Growing Up Italian in New York City” and latest Italian historical saga from pen of novel- ist Frank J. Pennisi traces three gen-erations of his family. Sponsored by Sons of Italy. Those interested in Italian culture are welcome. Bring a covered dish to share.

When: 4-6:30 p.m. Sept. 16

Where: St. Joseph Catholic Church Community Life Center, 1695 Raoul Wallenberg Blvd., West Ashley.

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