What: The Tea Ladies of St. James Goose Creek Parish promote the history, culture and beautification of the parish.

When: 6-7 p.m. the third Thursday of each month

Where: Perkins Restaurant and Bakery, 7381 Rivers Ave.

More Info: 797-0301 or http://goosecreektealadies.com

What: Card/game party to benefit the Woman’s Club of Charleston’s scholarship fund. Gather your friends and bring cards or games to enjoy a day that will include lunch.

When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 18

Where: The Citadel Beach House, Palm Blvd., Isle of Palms.

Price: $20

More Info: To purchase tickets, and receive a parking pass, contact Patsy at 769-0514.

What: Branch’s General Assembly meeting. New members welcome.

When: 7 p.m. Oct. 18

Where: Fleet Reserve Association, 99 Wisteria Road, Goose Creek

What: The Lowcountry Buckeyes Fan Club holds its International Cuisine Contest during halftime of the Purdue vs. Ohio State football game. To enter, bring your international recipe, a way to keep it warm, a short extension cord and set up your dish by 11:30 a.m. Time is subject to change based on kickoff. Prizes will be awarded.

When: Noon Oct. 20

Where: Bighorns Sports Grill, 7832 Rivers Ave.

Price: Free

More Info: 475-5388 or www.lowcountrybuckeyesfanclub.weebly.com

What: An exploration of “Jane’s Lost Loves” will be presented by Judy Burns at a meeting of the Jane Austen Society of North America (South Carolina Region).

When: 1:30 p.m. Oct. 20

Where: Berkeley Electric Cooperative, 3351 Maybank Hwy.

Price: Free

More Info: Call 406-4735 or visit www.capaccess.org/jasna

What: In honor of William “Bubba” Hightower, the Berkeley chapter will hold its 23rd annual Conservation Dinner. Hightower is being honored for his dedication to the S.C. Waterfowl Association. Cocktails, dinner, raffles, silent and live auction and door prizes.

When: 6 p.m. Oct. 20

Where: Berkeley Shrine Club, Thornley St., Moncks Corner

Price: $40 single, $60 couple; $10 off if purchased in advance

More Info: 826-2879 or 830-4059 or www.scwa.org

What: All Marines, retired, former or active duty, and FMF Corpsmen, are invited to the business meeting.

When: 7 p.m. Oct. 25

Where: Fleet Reserve Association, 99 Wisteria Road, Goose Creek

More Info: 709-8520 (John) or 729-0708 (Vince)

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