Mini-Michelangelo's

What: Inspiration from great masters will offer students ages 6-8 the opportunity to create with a variety of materials including paint, pastels, drawing and sculpture. Instructor Scott Debus.

When: 4-5 p.m. Mondays.

Where: Creative Spark Arts Center, 757 Long Point Road.

Price: $105, plus $20 supplies.

Teen Painting

What: Students will learn some technique and then move onto individual projects in either representational or abstract form. Instructor Scott Debus.

When: 6:30-8 p.m. Mondays.

Where: Creative Spark Arts Center, 757 Long Point Road.

Price: $110, plus $30 supplies.

Parenting Seminar

What: Join Certified Parent Coach Chris Donavan for 'Boys: Superheroes, Guns and Dirt,' what your son needs to succeed in a world.

When: 7-8:30 p.m.

Where: Laing Middle School (Old), 1560 Mathis Ferry Road.

Price: $20.

More Info: 509-1286 or www.christinecoach.com.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Golf Tournament

What: Support will help the organization match 50 children with caring adults who have been screened and trained to participate in the community mentoring program.

When: 10 a.m.

Where: The Daniel Island Club, 600 Island Park Drive.

Price: Varies.

More Info: 266-5218 or www.cydc.org/events/bbbs-golf-tournament.

Parenting classes

What: Learn simple and practical techniques to help experience less stress and more fun while raising responsible children. Taught by Chris Donavan.

When: 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays in May.

Where: Church of the Holy Cross-Sullivan's Island, 2520 Middle St.

Price: $80.

More Info: 509-1286 or www.christinecoach.com.

Time for Tots: Story Time and Crafts

What: Come enjoy some special time with your child. Pre-registration required the Monday before.

When: 10 a.m.-noon May 4, June 15, July 20, Aug. 17, Sept. 7, Oct. 26, Nov. 16 and Dec. 14

Where: Old Santee Canal Park, 900 Stony Landing Road.

Price: $5 per child, adults are free.

More Info: 899-5200 or www.oldsanteecanalpark.org.

Kids Dance!

What: This class utilizes age-appropriate curriculum that allows children to dance using their own creativity and ideas about movement and music. Taught by Sara Cart. Class attire is leotard and/or jazz pants, leggings and soft ballet shoes.

When: Wednesdays, 1:15-2 p.m. or 2:15-3 p.m. for ages 3-5; 3:30-4:30 p.m. for ages 6-8.

Where: Creative Spark Arts Center, 757 Long Point Road.

Price: $75 per month or enroll in all 20 weeks for $300.

Kid Tours — Kites

What: See Japanese carp kites from our collection and create kites of your own.

When: 3:30-5 p.m.

Where: Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting St.

Price: Free for museum members, free with admission ($10/adults, $5/children).

More Info: 722-2996 or www.charlestonmuseum.org.

Cartoons & Comic Books

What: Artist Scott Debus will instruct ages 8 and older in this class on how to invent characters, animate and bring them to life.

When: 4:30-5:30 p.m. Wednesdays.

Where: Creative Spark Arts Center, 757 Long Point Road.

Price: $105, plus $20 supplies.

Creative Digital Photography

What: Ages 9 and older will explore different creative techniques, go on class photo shoots and write about their experiences. Point-and-shoot digital camera required.

When: 4:30-5:30 p.m. Wednesdays.

Where: Creative Spark Arts Center, 757 Long Point Road.

Price: $105, plus $20 supplies.

After-School Paddle

What: Spend some time reviewing and learning basic stand up paddleboard and kayak strokes. Preregistration required.

When: 3:30-6 p.m.

Where: Palmetto Islands County Park, 444 Needlerush Pky.

Price: $12/$10 Charleston County residents.

More Info: 795-4386 or www.ccprc.com.

Mudmuffins

What: Ages 5 and older will make coil, slab and pinch clay projects that focus on both decorative and functional designs. The last class includes a party with treats eaten in the students' creations.

When: 4-5 p.m. Thursdays.

Where: Creative Spark Arts Center, 757 Long Point Road.

Price: $150, plus $25 supplies.

Advanced Handbuilding

What: Students ages 10 and older will work with Michaela Kuhn to learn the process of making, glazing and firing individual projects that focus on both decorative and functional designs.

When: 4:45-5:45 p.m. Fridays.

Where: Creative Spark Arts Center, 757 Long Point Road.

Price: $170, plus $25 supplies.

2011 Moms' Run

What: The Ruth Rhoden Craven Foundation for Postpartum Depression is hosting the eighth annual 5K Moms' Run/Walk. Stay after the race for music, refreshments and fun.

When: 8 a.m.

Where: Blackbaud Stadium, 1990 Daniel Island Drive.

Price: $25 per person; $10 for children 12 and under.

More Info: 769-0444 or www.ppdsupport.org.

Parent & Child Canoe & Kayak Sampler

What: These programs are for children ages 6-15 and their parents. Pre-registration required. A registered and paid chaperon is required for participants ages 15 and under. Ages 6 and up.

When: 9 a.m.-noon.

Where: James Island County Park, 871 Riverland Drive.

Price: $18/$15 CCR Discount.

More Info: 795-4386 or www.ccprc.com.

American Red Cross Babysitting Course

What: Class will prepare teens for babysitting. Learn first aid, nutrition and baby care. Bring a pencil, paper and bag lunch and drink.

When: 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: Isle of Palms Recreation Department, 24 28th Ave.

Price: $65 resident/$70 nonresident.

More Info: 886-8294 or www.iop.net.