What: Enjoy magic, music and lots of laughs with this high-energy interactive show. A Summer Reading Dream Big Performance Program.
When: 10:30-11:30 a.m. July 19
Where: Village Branch Library, 430 Whilden St.
More Info: 884-9741 or http://ccpl.org
What: Drink some wine and paint a picture of your pet at this special session and the proceeds will go to Pet Helpers. Reservations are required and the fee includes wine, appetizers and your canvas, which can be taken with you when you go.
When: 6:30-9:30 p.m. July 19
Where: Wine and Design, 424 Broadway
More Info: 388-7857 or http://wineanddesignus.com
What: Jennifer Tubbiolo will break down the different aspects of publishing in her talk “All Roads Lead to Publishing.” Voices: Write to be Heard is a community of Charleston area women writers, bloggers, freelancers and authors.
When: 7 p.m. July 19
Where: Seacoast Christian Community, 750 Long Point Road
What: Join group on the Great Lawn at the Town of Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park for movies under the stars. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy a family-friendly film.
WHEN: 8 p.m. July 20
Where: Mount Pleasant Pier, 71 Harry Hallman Blvd.
More Info: 795-4386 or www.ccprc.com
What: Creative Spark will host a “Fairytale Breakfast.” Bring the kids for a morning of entertainment, live characters from fairytale favorites and a gourmet buffet including breakfast pizzas, waffle station and more. Character appearances: Sleeping Beauty/Prince; Goldilocks/Baby Bear; Pinocchio/Blue Fairy. Reservations required.
When: 9-11 a.m. July 21
Where: Creative Spark Arts Center, 757 Long Point Road
Price: $10 per person
What: This camp is for boys ages 4 through rising seniors and is divided into age groups. It is an introductory camp designed to teach campers basketball skills and activities. Campers that are full day receive a free lunch. A half-day option for ages 4-6 is available.
When: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. July 23-27
Where: TD Arena-College of Charleston Campus, 301 Meeting St.
More Info: 953-3081 or www.bobbycremins.com
What: Come cast for some fun with the Charleston Parks Conservancy. Learn to cast on dry land with small cast nets and then meet some animals you can catch. Ages 6 and up. All children under 18 must have a paid and registered chaperon.
When: 9-9:45 a.m. July 24
Where: Daniel Island Waterfront Park, River Landing Drive
More Info: 724-5003 or www.charlestonparksconservancy.org/educate/classes/
What: Singer/Songwriter Night, as well as live music by Sittin in a Tree and The Broadcast.
When: 6 p.m. July 25
Where: Sewee Outpost, 4853 U.S. Hwy. 17, Mount Pleasant
Price: $5 donation requested
More Info: 452-1642 or www.awendawgreen.com
What: Cinebarre will host free outdoor screenings on the large outdoor screen. Food, beverage and fun starts at 6 p.m. followed by the film at dark. The lineup is as follows: “Ghostbusters,” July 25; “The Lost Boys,” Aug. 1; “Across the Universe,” Aug. 8.
When: 6 p.m. Wednesdays, through Aug. 8.
Where: Cinebarre, 963 Houston Northcutt Blvd.
More Info: 216-2690 or http://cinebarre.com/locations/charleston-sc
What: Live music by The Broadcast and Hundred Hands Down.
When: 8 p.m. July 26.
Where: The Charleston Hippodrome, 360 Concord St.
Price: Call for details.
More Info: 452-1642
What: Sit in on shark-themed dive shows, participate in interactive activities such as “Sharkeology,” “Shark Stations” and “Shark Shapes,” then play in the shark cage, take your picture in the mouth of a shark and marvel at the sharks in the Great Ocean Tank.
When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. July 27
Where: South Carolina Aquarium, 100 Aquarium Wharf
Price: Free with general admission or membership
More Info: 577-3474 or www.scaquarium.org
What: Kick off Shark Week with a waterfront concert that is not to be missed. Enjoy several local bands as they perform out on the Riverside Terrace, or listen to the sounds of a DJ inside the Aquarium. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. with a full cash bar, including drink specials. All proceeds will go towards the care of the animals at the Aquarium.
When: 7:30-11 p.m. July 27
Where: South Carolina Aquarium, 100 Aquarium Wharf
Price: Tickets include music and food, and can be purchased in advance for $25 and at the door for $30; members enjoy $20 tickets; must be 21 to attend.
More Info: 577-3474
What: The students of SummerStage Musical Theatre Camp 2012 will present “Alice in Wonderland.”
When: 7:30 p.m. July 27; 3 p.m. July 28
Where: Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church St.
Price: Adults $20.50, seniors (60+) $20.50, students (25 and under) $20.50
More Info: 577-7183 or www.charlestonstage.com/home.html
What: This paddle takes you back in time down a blackwater creek to Hampton Island and to Hampton Plantation for a mansion tour. Bring lunch, bottled water, sunscreen, hats, sunglasses, bug spray, shoes that can get wet, a towel and put cameras in plastic bags. Beginners, ages 4 and up are welcome and single, tandem kayaks and canoes are available. Registration required and the group will meet at Echaw 204 Bridge.
When: 9:30 a.m. meet, 2 p.m. plantation mansion tour July 28
Where: Nature Adventures Outfitters, 483 W. Coleman Blvd.
Price: $39/ages 13 and up, $25/ages 12 and under
More Info: 568-3222 or www.KayakCharlestonSC.com
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