What: Tryouts for boys and girls ages 13-18 for Classic and Challenge teams will be held at Bishop England High School track, 363 Seven Farms Drive, Daniel Island. Evaluations for ages 8-12 will be at Daniel Island Soccer Academy Complex. Walk-ups welcomed or register online.
Price: Evaluation and tryout fee is $20 per player, $30 for two or more players in the same family.
When: 5:30-7 p.m. May 3, 10; 5:30-8 p.m. May 14-18, 21, 22, 24.
more info: Call 608-9071 or visit www.disacademy.org.
What: Enjoy a harbor cruise on the Carolina Girl with a full bar, hors d’oeuvres, music, dancing and complimentary champagne. Your ticket purchase will ensure that a child with cancer can attend Camp Happy Days this year.
When: 6:30-9 p.m. Where: Ripley Marina, 56 Ashley Point Drive.
Price: $100 More Info: 571-4336 or eleanor @camphappydays.com or www.camphappydays.org
What: Rock climber Mark Synnott shares adventures about climbing the world’s most remote cliffs and his explorations. Light refreshments at the post-show reception benefiting Charleston Moves.
When: 6:30 p.m. doors; 7 p.m. presentation
Where: The Hippodrome, 360 Concord St.
Price: $8 show, $20 show, reception
More Info: Half Moon Outfitters at 853-0990 or http://thenorthface.inticketing.com/events/196149
What: Sunset Blues and BBQ cruise boards at 6:30 p.m.
WHEN: 7-9 p.m. May 3 Where: Carolina Belle, 10 Wharfside St.
Price: $39.95 More Info: 722-1112 or http://charlestonharbortours.com/special-events-blues-barbeque.cfm
What: First Friday on Broad on Gallery Row will showcase the new oil paintings of artist Ronald Parry.
When: 5-8 p.m. Where: COCO VIVO Fine Art & Design, 25 Broad St.
More Info: 720-4027 or www.cocovivofineart.com/COCO_ VIVO_Fine_Art.html
What: Sea Island Habitat will hold a wine tasting to raise funds for its 2012 WomenBuild project.
When: 5-7 p.m. May 4 Where: How Art Thou Cafe, 1956 Maybank Highway
Price: Donations accepted. More Info: 768-0998 or www.seaislandhabitat.org
What: Linda Fantuzzo will open her show, “Landscape Reconfigured,” as part of the French Quarter Gallery Association Walk and it will run through May 30.
When: 5-8 p.m. Where: Corrigan Gallery, 62 Queen St.
More Info: 722-9868 or www.corrigangallery.com
What: Mary Johnson-Voss is the featured artist for May. “Low Country Kaleidoscope,” will open with a reception and is open to the public.
When: 5-8 p.m. Where: Charleston Artist Guild Gallery, 160 East Bay St.
More Info: 722-2454 or www.charlestonartistguild.com
What: The CSU Concert Singers will sing the Dyson “Magnificat” and “Nunc Dimittis in D,” Paul Spicer’s “Preces and Responses” and “Beati quorum via” in preparation for their week’s residency in June at Canterbury Cathedral.
When: 5:30 p.m. May 4 Where: St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, 142 Church St.
Price: Donations accepted More Info: 863-7966 or www.charlestonsouthern.edu
What: Author will have a discussion and book signing of the latest in her Sookie Stackhouse series, “Deadlocked.” Tickets handed out starting at 3 p.m.
When: 7 p.m. Where: Barnes & Noble, 1812 Sam Rittenberg Blvd.
More Info: 556-6561
What: Join Sea Island Habitat as they build a new home on James Island for a Lowcountry family. The home will be funded and built primarily by women.
When: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. May 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Where: Green Valley Lane, 11529 Grimball Road Ext.
Price: $25 registration fee More Info: 768-0998 or http://www.seaislandhabitat.org
What: Join curator of history Grahame Long for a walking tour of Battery Pringle and Battery Tynes, two of four Confederate fortifications at the Museum’s Dill Sanctuary on James Island.
When: 10-11:30 a.m. May 5 Where: Dill Sanctuary, 1163 Riverland Drive.
Price: $15/member, $20/non More Info: 722-2996, ext. 235, or www.charlestonmuseum.org/calendar.asp
What: Lowcountry Shrimp Festival & Blessing of the Fleet. Full day of entertainment for the family.
WHEN: 10 a.m. May 5 Where: McClellanville village
What: Artistic fundraiser benefiting MUSC Children’s Hospital. Guests can paint the “Destination Vacation” painting on wood. There will be live music, food from FARM on FIRE, and tastings of Firefly Spirits and Irvin-House wine. Prepayment. Visit the calendar to sign up.
When: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. May 5 Where: Irvin-House Vineyards, 6775 Bears Bluff Road
Price: $50 More Info: 388-7857 or www.wineanddesignsc.com
What: Cinco de Mayo celebration with live performances. Food by Home Team BBQ will be available for purchase, and beer and wine.
When: 6 p.m. doors open Where: The Hippodrome, 360 Concord St.
Price: $10 general admission, $7 students
More Info: 724-9132 or www.charlestonhippodrome.com/upcoming_events.html
What: An afternoon of beach music, dancing and fun to celebrate the Lowcountry Senior Center’s 10th anniversary. All ages are welcome and there will be a special concert by The Tams. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Lowcountry Senior Center. Bring your lawn chairs and dancing feet. Coolers are welcome.
When: 3 p.m. May 6 Where: Lowcountry Senior Center, 865 Riverland Drive.
Price: $10 More Info: 762-9555 or www.lowcountryseniorcenter.com
What: Taylor Festival Choir will present “All Creatures” concert.
When: 4 p.m. May 6 Where: Circular Congregational Church, 150 Meeting St.
Price: $15 general admission, $10 student (with ID)
More Info: (740) 502-7326 or www.taylormusicgroup.org
What: St. James Community Orchestra spring concert.
When: 5:30 p.m. May 6 Where: St. James Episcopal Church, Camp Road, James Island.
Price: Free To post events, visit http://events.postandcourier.com.