What: Come paint an American flag to wave proudly. Recommended for all ages.
When: 10 a.m. May 28 Where: Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry, 25 Ann St.
Price: Free with admission ($7) or CML membership
More Info: 853-8962 or www.explorecml.org
What: Enjoy story time with a zookeeper, learn fun facts about animals.
When: 11 a.m. Tuesdays through June
Where: Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site, 1500 Old Towne Road
Price: Free with admission to the park
More Info: 573-8517 or www.southcarolinaparks.com
What: Lunch Money brings the indie rock experience to family audiences with an energetic, musical salute to the stuff of childhood. They will perform two sets.
When: 9:15-11:30 a.m. May 30 Where: Charleston County Public Library, 68 Calhoun St.
Price: Free More Info: 805-6930 or lunchmoneymusic.com/shows
What: Black belt instructors will safely guide your child and teach them commands, fundamental kicks and punches. For ages 3-5.
When: 3 p.m. Wednesdays Where: Arts For Fitness, 539 Long Point Road
Price: Call for pricing options.
More Info: 556-4391 or www.artsforfitness.com
What: Have you ever wondered what happens at The Charleston Museum at night? Celebrate the end of the school year with your family at our annual Nighttime at the Museum and find out how history comes to life.
When: 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 1 Where: Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting St.
Price: $10/member adult, $5/member child; $20/nonmember adult, $10/nonmember child. Children 2 and under are admitted free.
More Info: 722-2996 or www.charlestonmuseum.org/event.asp?ID=457
What: Daniel Island Rotary Club and three other clubs will hold a Charity Duck Race with 25,000 rubber ducks racing on the Wando River and finishing at Children’s Park. Children’s activities include face painting and a jump castle. Twenty-five winners will receive prizes, including a $10,000 first prize. Ten ducks also have a chance to win $1,000,000. Profits fund Rotary community service programs locally and worldwide. Adopt ducks online for a suggested donation of $10/duck.
When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 2 Where: Children’s Park on the Wando, 101 River Landing Drive
Price: Free More info: www.charlestonduckrace.com
What: When you think of otters, what do you think? Cute, cuddly critters, right? Come find out the truth for yourself up close and personal. You are invited to see the “otter” side of the fence, or wall in this case, as you go behind the scenes of the otter habitat. The otters are pretty amazing, and you’ll get a rare opportunity to see the training that goes on to ensure their good health.
When: 1:30 p.m. June 2 Where: Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site, 1500 Old Towne Road
Price: $20/participant (includes admission)
More Info: 852-4200 or www.southcarolinaparks.com
What: Program focuses on building character and developing physical skills in a fun atmosphere. Ages 4-13. West Ashley, Mount Pleasant, James Island
When: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. June 4-Aug. 11
Where: Masters Studios of Self Defense, 1888 Raoul Wallenberg Blvd.
Price: Call for options. More Info: 766-4376 or mastersstudios.com
What: This camp is for boys ages 4 through rising seniors and is divided into age groups. It is an introductory camp designed to teach campers basketball skills and activities. A half-day option for ages 4-6 is available.
When: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. June 4-8 Where: TD Arena-College of Charleston Campus, 301 Meeting St.
Price: $215 full day/$115 half day
More Info: 953-3081 or www.bobbycremins.com
What: These week-long play groups are for ages 3-4.
When: 9 a.m.-noon June 4-8, June 18-22, July 9-13, July 16-20, July 30-Aug. 3
Where: Park West Recreation Complex, 1251 Park W. Blvd.
Price: $70 residents of Mount Pleasant/$84 nonresident per week
More Info: 884-2528 or www.tompsc.com
What: For girls entering third through eighth grades. CSU’s new head coach invites you to come learn the fundamentals of the game in an encouraging environment.
When: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. June 4 Where: Charleston Southern University Fieldhouse, 9200 University Blvd.
Price: $175 More Info: 863-7952 or www.csusports.com
What: This academic camp provides an introduction to veterinary medicine and is a perfect step for any student, age 15-18, interested in a career in this field. Classroom time will be balanced with opportunities for observation and involvement at Charleston Animal Society’s medical clinic and hands-on work with the shelter animals.
When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 4-8 Where: Charleston Animal Society, 2455 Remount Road
Price: $250 More Info: 329-1548 or www.charlestonanimalsociety.org/Page.aspx?pid=452
What: Mothers & More isn’t your typical moms’ group. There are playgroups, 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
What: Each participant will receive a drop net to rig and take home after the class. Bait is supplied. Class is catch and release, but bring a cooler to take home crabs larger than 5 inches. Must pre-register; class size is limited.
When: 8:30-10 a.m. June 6 Where: Daniel Island Waterfront Park, River Landing Drive
Price: $20 More Info: 724-5003 or www.charlestonparksconservancy.org