What: Get down and dirty exploring creatures of the marsh and tracking animals along the trail at the Charleston Museum’s Dill Sanctuary, a 580-acre wildlife sanctuary on James Island along the Stono River. Learn about archaeology, animals, life in a marsh, Native Americans and more. Crafts, activities and snack included in the cost. For ages 5-10. Reservations are required.

WHEN: 9 a.m. June 6

Where: Dill Sanctuary, 1163 Riverland Dr.

Price: $130-$150

What: This charity boutique will be open during the Spoleto Festival and will include a wide array of gift and decor items, arts and crafts from Lowcountry artisans, plus homemade desserts and other refreshments that may be enjoyed in the church courtyard. Proceeds will benefit the church’s community center programs.

When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. through June 8

Where: St. Matthews Lutheran Church, 405 King St.

More Info: 579-0420 or www.charlestonteatime.org

What: Learn the importance of having a living will, how to pick your health care power of attorney and what hospice resources are available.

When: 11 a.m.-noon June 6

Where: Classroom 1, Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital, 3500 U.S. Highway 17

Price: Free

More Info: 402-2273 or www.rsfh.com/advantage

What: The Karpeles Manuscript Museum’s new exhibit includes original manuscripts of authors of nursery rhymes. Also included are a number of first edition books containing first printing of several nursery rhymes. The “Nursery Rhymes” exhibit runs through August.

When: Tuesday-Friday from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m., through Aug. 30

Where: Karpeles Manuscript Museum, 68 Spring St.

Price: Free

More Info: 853-4651

What: Andre Leon Talley, Vogue contributing editor and fashion expert, will trace the evolution of the little black dress with stories of some of the most famous designs from Yves Saint Laurent to Ralph Lauren as he launches his new book “Little Black Dress” in Charleston. He will share his expertise and style advice. After the talk, patrons will have the opportunity to purchase and have a book signed. There will be a cocktail hour prior to the event with hors d’ouevres and cocktails.

When: 6-9:30 p.m. June 6

Where: South Carolina Society Hall, 72 Meeting St.

Price: Members $55, nonmembers $75

More Info: 864-5133 or www.brownpapertickets.com/event/370051

What: This seminar series will focus on “Free to Choose,” a 10-part television series on Public Broadcasting Services that won the Nobel Prize. Roundtable discussions led by economists, journalists, civic leaders and other analysts will follow each viewing. Topics of the series include education, labor, free trade, inflation and more.

When: 7-9 p.m. through July 11

Where: The Citadel, 171 Moultrie St.

Price: Free

More Info: 270-5221

What: Clay Rice, a local artist and children’s book author, will cut silhouette portraits for brides, families and children. Rice will read from his children’s books with a musical presentation. Advanced registration is encouraged.

When: 3-5 p.m. June 7

Where: Marigolds of Summerville, 145 Central Ave.

Price: $42 per person for silhouettes

More Info: 851-2828

What: Bring friends and family for a free night of swimming fun and games. Families are invited to unwind in the pool after the hectic school year. Floats and water toys are welcome.

WHEN: 6-8:15 p.m. June 7

Where: Park West Recreation Complex, 1251 Park W. Blvd., Mount Pleasant

Price: Free

More Info: 884-8517

What: Have you ever wondered what happens at the Charleston Museum at night after everyone goes home? Nighttime at the Museum features scores of costumed re-enactors, special displays, an exciting scavenger hunt, crafts and demonstrations. The lights will be low, so bring your flashlight. A light pizza supper and ice cream are included. Appropriate for all ages.

WHEN: 6:30 p.m. June 7

Where: Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting St.

Price: $5-$20

What: The Floppin’ Flounder 5K Run/Walk celebrates 22 years of being one of the Lowcountry’s favorite road races. Head over to Sullivan’s Island to take part in the tradition and then cool off at the beach when you are done.

WHEN: 8 a.m. June 8

Where: Sullivan’s Island Fish Fry Shack, 1498 Middle St.

Price: $15-$30

MOre info: Visit charlestonrunningclub.com.

What: The church will host a farmers’ market for Seeds of Hope, a South Carolina-based nonprofit organization dedicated to providing farmers direct contact with consumers, primarily through matching them with church congregations.

When: 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays

Where: John Wesley United Methodist Church, 626 Savannah Highway

Price: Free to attend

More Info: 813-2481 or 766-5596 or www.jwumchurch.org

What: The Unitarian Church offers gently used clothes, shoes, toys, books, household items and more. Proceeds benefit the church and community.

When: 9-11:30 a.m. June 8

Where: Gage Hall of the Unitarian Church, 9 Archdale St.

Price: Free admission and parking

More Info: 723-4617 or http://charlestonuu.org

What: The Rotary Club of Daniel Island and other Rotary clubs in the Charleston area will hold the seventh annual Charity Duck Race. There is fun for the entire family with face painting, a jump castle and other activities. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. The first 35 rubber ducks to finish win valuable prizes, including a $10,000 first prize.

When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 8

Where: Children’s Park on the Wando, 101 River Landing Dr.

Price: Free

More Info: 278-0628 or www.charlestonduckrace.com

What: The Preservation Society will lead this historic tour through Daniel Cannon’s borough in the historic 11th Ward, which is among the most popular business districts in peninsular Charleston.

When: 10 a.m.-noon June 8

Where: Cathedral Church of St. Luke and St. Paul, 126 Coming St.

Price: $15 for preservation society members, $20 for nonmembers

What: The Musical Theater Center Company will present “Peter Pan.” This musical production, presented by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc., features a talented all-kid cast ranging in age from 8 to 14.

When: 2-7 p.m. June 8 and 2 p.m. June 9

Where: Wando High School Auditorium, 1000 Warrior Way, Mount Pleasant

Price: Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online or at the door.

More Info: 216-6671 or themtcco.com or once-upon-a-ballet.com

What: The Lowcountry Highrollers All-Stars return to take on the Carolina Hurricane. Buy tickets online and get $5 off.

When: 5 p.m. June 8

Where: North Charleston Convention Center, 5055 International Blvd.

Price: $10 online, $15 at the door

What: “All in a Rhyme,” this season’s Charleston Youth Ballet full-length premiere, is based on the nursery rhymes of Mother Goose. A young girl, Mary, drifts into sleep and the beloved Mother Goose appears to teach her about the joys of reading. Mother Goose, with her magical staff, brings to life the many characters from Mary’s book of rhymes.

When: 7-8:15 p.m. June 8

Where: Rose Maree Myers Theater for the Performing Arts, 5109 W. Enterprise St., North Charleston

Price: $15 adult; $10 child

More Info: 284-8151 or www.charlestondanceinstitute.com

What: The annual 100 Men In Black program will feature a message from the Rev. Merritt B. Graves, pastor of Mt. Zion AME Church in Florence.

When: 5:30 p.m. June 9

Where: Friendship AME Church, 204 Royall Ave., North Charleston

Price: Donations will be accepted.

More Info: 884-6748

What: “Little Shop” is the Dansical adaptation of this season’s performance for the Charleston Broadway Dance Ensemble. Will Seymour and Audrey win against the evil plant trying to take over the world? Come and find out.

When: 7-8:30 p.m. June 9

Where: Rose Maree Myers Theater for the Performing Arts, 5109 W. Enterprise St., North Charleston

Price: $15 adult; $10 child

More Info: 284-8151 or www.charlestondanceinstitute.com

What: The U.S. Department of Agriculture has partnered with Trinity Worldwide Outreach Ministries to provide free meals to children when school is out for the summer. Any child under age 18 is invited to breakfast and lunch on weekdays.

When: 8:30-9 a.m. and 12:30-1 p.m. weekdays, June 10-Aug. 9

Where: Trinity Worldwide Outreach Ministries, 977 King St.

Price: Free

More Info: 853-4418 or nc.twom@gmail.com or www.breakthecyclefoundation.us/

What: Volunteers are needed to help abused children find safe, loving and stable homes. Sign up for an upcoming training class to learn how to positively impact a child’s life.

When: 9 a.m.-noon June 10

Where: Charleston Guardian ad Litem Office, 145 King St.

Price: Free

More Info: 577-6975 or www.charleston.scgal.org

What: Teen Photography Summer Camp with Alice Keeney is open to all high school and middle school students. Students will learn about basic elements of photography, photography equipment, terms, applications, software and more.

When: 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. June 10-12

Where: Charleston Center for Photography, 654 King St.

Price: $300

More Info: 720-3105 or http://bit.ly/114F5c0

What: The annual Roddy White Keep the Faith Foundation Summer Camp is a cheer and football camp for boys and girls ages 7-17.

When: June 11-14

Where: James Island Charter High School, 1000 Fort Johnson Road

Price: $10 registration fee

more info: Register online at www.rwktf.org.

What: Professor Laquita Blockson will offer a free seminar for individuals who seek to create a business (or to restructure an existing business) to operate in a socially responsible manner.

When: 6 p.m. June 12

Where: Saint Leo University-North Charleston Center, 2430 Mall Drive, Suite 185

Price: Free

What: Books, DVDs and CDs will be on sale. Items include mysteries, romances, classics, children’s books, local histories, cookbooks and a variety of nonfiction topics.

When: 5:30-7:30 p.m. June 13; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. June 14 and 15; 2-4 p.m. June 16

Where: Charleston County Public Library, 68 Calhoun St.

Price: Prices start at $0.50 for children’s books; $1 for paperbacks; $3 for hardbacks

More Info: 805-6882 or www.charlestonlibraryfriends.org

What: “The NotWedding” is a bridal show alternative in the form of a big, fake wedding. Complete with an emotional ceremony, dinner and drinks and a dance party reception, “wedding guests” get to experience local wedding vendors in action.

When: 7 p.m. June 13

Where: Historic Rice Mill Building, 17 Lockwood Dr.

Price: $35

What: Blue Bicycle Books will present an author luncheon with special guest Dorothea Benton Frank, who will have signed copies of her latest release, “The Last Original Wife.”

When: 11:30 a.m. June 14

Where: Marriott Hotel, 170 Lockwood Blvd.

Price: $60

More Info: 722-2666

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