What: Kathryn Court is president of Penguin Books, one of the world’s most recognizable publishing imprints. Court will discuss two of Penguin’s newest releases.
When: 12:30 p.m. April 27 Where: Charleston Library Society, 164 King St.
Price: $20-$25 More Info: 1-888-718-4253 or www.wideanglelunches.org
What: The Pimlico Ladies Club is sponsoring its 16th annual Community Yard Sale. More than 65 families have registered. The event is a fundraiser to support the club’s mission work. The largest project, now in its fifth year, involves sewing and filling 100 “comfort bags” per month for the parents of critically ill children at MUSC Children’s Hospital. The Ladies Club also provides help to local needy families.
When: 8 a.m.-noon April 28 Where: Off Cypress Gardens Road, Moncks Corner
What: The Charleston Lowcountry Rose Society’s annual Rose Show will be held. All rose growers are invited to exhibit their outdoor garden roses in this show. Membership in the society is not required. The collection will be available for viewing from 1 to 5 p.m.
When: 1-5 p.m. April 28 Where: J.C. Penney Center Court-Citadel Mall, 2070 Sam Rittenberg Blvd.
Price: Free More info: View the Show Schedule at charlestonrose.com.
What: AARP East Cooper Chapter will meet.
When: 5:30-6:30 p.m. May 1 Where: Mount Pleasant Senior Center, 840 Von Kolnitz Road
More info: Debra Whitfield, president, at 849-9548.
What: Beginner-intermediate lessons offered by local dancers. .
When: 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays Where: MUSC Harper Student Center, 45 Courtenay Drive
What: Mount Pleasant MOPS (Moms of Preschoolers) is a program for moms and their children, ages 5 and under, to get connected. Moms will have a chance to socialize with other moms, hear teaching, have a discussion time, and participate in creative activities, while their children are cared for.
When: 9:30-11:30 a.m. the first and third Wednesday of each month through May
Where: The Church at Life Park, George Browder Boulevard
Price: $50 semester; $90 year More Info: 654-7600 or www.mops.org
What: Toastmasters is one way to improveleadership and communication skills as well as network with others in your area. Learn skills that will help you be more successful and comfortably give and receive constructive feedback in a safe environment. All visitors are welcome.
When: Noon-1 p.m. May 2 Where: Webster University, 5300 International Blvd.
Price: Free More Info: 760-0323
What: Meet and mingle at a reception for incumbents and candidates hosted by the Charleston County Democratic Women.
When: 6 p.m. May 3 Where: Harbor View Restaurant at Holiday Inn, 301 Savannah Highway
Price: $16; hors d’oeuvres with complimentary wine
More info: RSVP Pam Stogner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What: Every first and third Friday of each month, join the East Cooper Shag Club for a free shag party. Lessons in the evening and dancing all night long. Hosted by DJ Jim Bowers. Shag Early Bird Dinner Specials (show up before 6:30 and receive 20 percent off).
When: 7-11 p.m. May 4 Where: Zeus Grill & Seafood, 725 Johnnie Dodds Blvd.
What: Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish’s Men’s Club will hold a Catfish Fry.
When: 4-7 p.m. May 5 Where: Parish Hall, 105 West Hudson Ave.
Price: $10 advance/$12 at door and will be available after Sunday Masses.
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