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 email@example.com 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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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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