Today

Small Business Lunch

What: Mount Pleasant Mayor Billy Swails will be the guest speaker.

When: 11:30 a.m. July 12

Where: Halls Chophouse, 434 King St.

Price: $28 for lunch and parking

More Info: 1-800-838-3006 or www.smallbusinesslunchathalls.com

Allaboard Toastmasters

What: Allaboard Toastmasters offers a chance to learn confidence in speaking in public, listening skills and thinking on your feet.

When: 6:30-7:30 p.m. July 12

Where: First Baptist Church, 141 St. James Ave., Goose Creek

Price: Free

More Info: 797-0301 or http://allaboard.toastmastersclubs.org/

Adult Self-Defense

What: Masters Studios Karate offers group classes and private lessons for students of all ages. There are programs and classes for every experience level, from beginner to advanced, with separate classes allowing students to progress at their own pace.

When: Noon-8 p.m. Monday through Saturday

Where: Masters Studios, 1888 Raoul Wallenberg Blvd.

Price: Call for program pricing

More Info: 766-4376 or http://mastersstudios.com

Friday

Children’s Karate

What: Masters Studios Karate offers group classes and private lessons for students of all ages. There are programs and classes for every experience level, from beginner to advanced, with separate classes allowing students to progress at their own pace.

When: Noon-8 p.m. Monday through Saturday

Where: Masters Studios, 1888 Raoul Wallenberg Blvd.

Price: Call for program details

More Info: 766-4376 or http://mastersstudios.com

Ballroom Dance Club

What: Charleston Ballroom Dance Club holds dance lessons followed by a dance party. Private and group lessons also are available.

When: 7:30-11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays

Where: Charleston Ballroom Dance Club, 1632 Ashley Hall Drive

Price: $5 members $10 nonmembers for the evening

More Info: 871-6575 or www.ballroomdancecharleston.org

Sunday

Tarot Association

What: The Charleston Area Tarot Society is a local group that meets to discuss, practice and learn more about the art of Tarot. Group also takes time at the end of each meeting to do readings for each other.

When: 2-4 p.m. July 15

Where: Unity Church of Charleston, 2535 Leeds Ave.

Price: $2 donations

more info: http://charleston areatarotsociety.com

Monday

E. Cooper GOP

What: Sen. Lindsay Graham will be guest speaker. Buffet lunch is available for $15.

When: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. July 16

Where: Holiday Inn Charleston, 250 Johnnie Dodds Blvd.

Admin. Pros

What: The International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) Charleston Chapter will meet. Dinner ($10; RSVP by July 13 to Rosie at 991-9265) will be at 6 p.m. Speaker will be Sharon J. Becker, LISW, ACSW “Moving Forward.”

When: 6-8:30 p.m. July 16

Where: Lonnie Hamilton III Public Services Building, 4045 Bridge View Drive

More Info: 991-9265 or www.charleston-iaap.org

Tuesday

Argentine Tango

What: Beginner-intermediate lessons offered by local dancers. Contact Nina Fair at ninafair@bellsouth.net.

When: 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays

Where: MUSC Harper Student Center, 45 Courtenay Drive

Price: $5 per session

More Info: 345-4930 or www.facebook.com/groups/141687102929/

Wednesday

Coastmasters

What: Coastmasters offers a chance to learn confidence in speaking in public, listening skills and thinking on your feet. For guests that do not work on the federal complex, contact Chrissa.Waite@noaa.gov (740-1219) prior to the meeting.

When: Noon-1 p.m. July 18

Where: NOAA Coastal Services Center, 2234 S. Hobson Ave.

Price: Free

WID Leadership

What: Women In Defense Palmetto Chapter will host the second annual WID Leadership Seminar on Women in the Workplace.

When: 4-5:30 p.m. July 18

Where: Aloft Hotel, Tanger Outlet Blvd.

Price: $10/member, $20 nonmembers

More Info: 329-4100 ext. 1100 or www.widpalmettochapter.org

Lowcountry Coin Club

What: Coin shows are held at the Exchange Club on the Ladson fairgrounds.

When: First and third Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m.

Where: Felix Davis Community Center-Park Circle, 4800 Park Circle

Lowcountry Blues Club

What: Local blues musicians.

When: 8 p.m.-midnight

Where: Fiery Ron’s Home Team BBQ, 1205 Ashley River Road

More Info: 225-7427