Tuesday

CATR 20th anniversary

What: Charleston Area Therapeutic Riding is in its 20th year working to improve the lives of children and adults with disabilities. Celebrate with food, drink and a silent auction to raise funds for the scholarship program.

When: 6:30 p.m. Sept. 27.

Where: Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, 3550 Ashley River Road.

Price: $85.

More Info: 559-6040 or www.catrfarms.org/20th-anniversary-celebration.

French for toddlers

What: Children will sing and play while learning French language and experiencing the culture. Ages 2-5.

When: 10 a.m. Tuesdays through Nov. 22.

Where: Children's Museum of the Lowcountry, 25 Ann St.

Price: $7 per class with admission or CML membership.

More Info: 853-8962 or www.explorecml.org.

Wednesday

Zumbatomic

What: Zumbatomic classes are rockin', high-energy fitness parties packed with choreographed, kid-friendly routines. Ages 4-12.

When: 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Nov. 30

Where: Children's Museum of the Lowcountry, 25 Ann St.

Price: $7 per class with admission or CML membership

More Info: 853-8962, ext. 208 or www.explorecml.org.

Thursday

Spanish for Toddlers

What: The class teaches Spanish through songs, translating vocabulary and an appreciation of the language. Ages 2-5.

When: 10 a.m. Thursdays through Dec. 8.

Where: Children's Museum of the Lowcountry, 25 Ann St.

Price: $7 per class with admission or CML membership

More Info: 853-8962 or www.explorecml.org.

Friday

Free Childcare

What: Calvary Child's Retreat is an outreach of Calvary Lutheran Church. The focus is to allow busy moms and dads an opportunity for free childcare in a Christian environment, complete with lunch. Open to ages 12 months-4 years.

When: 9 a.m.-noon Fridays.

Where: Calvary Lutheran Church, 1400 Manor Blvd.

Price: Free.

More Info: 766-3113 or www.calvarylutherancharleston.com.

American Girl story time

What: Dress your favorite doll in a favorite outfit and come in for story time. Recommended for all ages.

When: 3:30 p.m. Sept. 30.

Where: Children's Museum of the Lowcountry, 25 Ann St.

Price: Free with admission or CML membership.

More Info: 853-8962 or www.explorecml.org

'The Emperor's New Clothes'

What: Sprouts Musical Theatre presents "The Emperor's New Clothes."

When: 7-8 p.m. Sept. 30 and Oct. 7; 1-2 p.m. Oct. 1 and 8; 3-4 p.m. Oct. 2 and 9.

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

Price: $10 in advance, $12 at the door.

More Info: 881-3780 or www.creativespark.org.

Saturday

'The Great Kapok Tree'

What: Come read about "The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest" by Lynne Cherry and then create a tree of your own to take home. Ages 4 and up.

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

Where: Children's Museum of the Lowcountry, 25 Ann St.

Price: Free with admission or CML membership.

More Info: 853-8962 or www.explorecml.org.

Slim Down the South

What: Darius Rucker and Bill Murray will lead Team Piggly Wiggly and Team Wells Fargo in an afternoon of softball to benefit Louie's Kids and Run Buddies. Celebrities include Mark Bryan and Jim "Soni" Sonefeld of Hootie and the Blowfish; Brian McNamara, Terry Serpico, Wendy Davis, Richard Bryant of "Army Wives," chef Marvin Woods and Ariane Duarte of "Top Chef"; Bernie Salazar, Heba Salama and Ed Brantley of "The Biggest Loser."

When: 2-5 p.m. Oct. 1.

Where: Riley Park, 360 Fishburne St.

Price: $12 general admission/$25 box seats.

More Info: 724-9267 or www.slimdownthesouth.com.

Sunday

Celebrate Picasso

What: Picasso's birthday is Oct. 25 and his abstract style will be celebrated all month. For all ages.

When: 2 p.m. Oct. 2.

Where: Children's Museum of the Lowcountry, 25 Ann St.

Price: Free with admission or CML membership.

More Info: 853-8962 or www.explorecml.org.

Monday, Oct. 3

Kids' Bookmaking

What: In this four-week class, students will learn a variety of book arts techniques. No experience necessary and all materials included. Ages 7-13.

When: 4:30-6 p.m. Mondays, Oct. 3-24.

Where: Redux Contemporary Art Center, 136 St. Philip St.

Price: Member $110; nonmember $135.

More Info: 722-0697 or reduxstudios.org/learn/youth-classes-programs.

Tuesday, Oct. 4

Scarecrows

What: Create fun facial expressions for your favorite straw man during this fall craft session. For all ages.

When: 3:30 p.m. Oct. 4.

Where: Children's Museum of the Lowcountry, 25 Ann St.

Price: Free with admission or CML membership.

More Info: 853-8962 or www.explorecml.org.

Wando Chorus concert

What: Wando High School Chorus presents its fall concert, which will showcase music from around the world. The Student Council will be collecting cans of food as part of its drive, which will go to the "local village" in the Charleston area. The Art Department is preparing pieces to showcase that are inspired by the music.

When: 7-9 p.m. Oct. 4.

Where: Wando High School Performing Arts Center, 1000 Warrior Way, Mount Pleasant.

Price: Donation.

More Info: 881-8200 or www.wandochorus.com.

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