What: Charleston Ballroom Dance Club holds dance lessons, followed by a dance party.
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
What: Every first and third Fridays of each month, join the East Cooper Shag Club for a free shag party. Shag lessons in the evening and dancing all night long. Hosted by DJ Jim Bowers. Come in early for the Shag Early Bird Dinner Specials (show up before 6:30 p.m. and receive 20 percent off).
When: 7-11 p.m. June 1 Where: Zeus Grill & Seafood, 725 Johnnie Dodds Blvd.
What: Instructor Stephen Duane teaches an intermediate and beginner swing dance lesson, followed by a dance party.
When: Intermediate lesson, 7:15 p.m.; Beginner lesson, 8 p.m.; dance party, 8:45 p.m.
Where: Spirit Moves Studio, 445 Savannah Highway
Price: $10 More Info: 557-7690 or http://roaringtwentieshotjazzdanceclub.com
What: AARP East Cooper Chapter will meet.
When: 5:30-6:30 p.m. June 5 Where: Mosaic Cafe, 1150 Hungryneck Blvd.
more info: contact 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: Mothers & More isn’t your typical moms’ group. There are play groups, but they’re as much to give mothers the chance to play together as the kids.
When: 7:30 p.m. June 5 Where: Bethany UMC Cottage, 118 West 3rd St.
More info: Email email@example.com
What: Join the Coastmasters on the first and third Wednesday of each month. Improve speaking skills, gain confidence, become a better listener and develop leadership skills. Meetings are in a relaxed atmosphere and contain opportunities for planned and impromptu speaking, providing feedback and other roles.
When: Noon-1 p.m. June 6 Where: NOAA Coastal Services Center, 2234 S. Hobson Ave.
Price: Free More info: For guests who do not work on the federal complex, contact Chrissa.Waite@noaa.gov (740-1219) prior to the meeting.
What: Area members are made up of professionals, students, retirees and those looking for their next career. Learn skills that will help you be more successful in your chosen endeavor and comfortably give and receive constructive feedback in a safe environment. All visitors are welcome.
When: Noon-1 p.m. June 6 Where: Webster University, 5300 International Blvd.
Price: Free More Info: 760-0323
What: Linda Thorne will speak on “Phalaenopsis Species and Their Influence in Today’s Hybrids.” At her nursery, Seagrove Orchids, Seagrove, N.C., Thorne is engaged in hybridization and propagation of orchids. Plants will be available for sale and a plant raffle will be held after the talk. Guests are welcome.
When: 2:30 p.m. June 10 Where: Charleston Southern University-Science Building, 9200 University Blvd.
More Info: 889-8897 or www.coastalcarolinaorchidsociety.org
What: Trident Tek Talkers Toastmasters Club offers participants a chance to learn confidence in public speaking, 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,