Today

Palettes & Playlists

What: Celebrate children's illustrators by creating artwork while exploring music.

When: 3:30 p.m.

Where: John L. Dart Library, 1067 King St.

Price: Free.

More Info: 722-7550 or

www.ccpl.org.

Tuesday

Hokus Pokus

What: Explore the mystery of the science behind the magic. Recommended for ages 2-5.

When: 11:30 a.m. May 24 and 31.

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

More Info: 853-8962 or

www.explorecml.org.

JumpBunch

What: Explore a range of sports and fitness activities. Learn about a different sport each week. Recommended ages 2-4.

When: 2 p.m. May 24 and 31.

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

More Info: 853-8962 or

www.explorecml.org.

CML Bug Club

What: Free Bug Club led by professionals from Ledford Pest Control.

When: 4 p.m.

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

More Info: 853-8962 or

explore cml.org.

Monsters in the library

What: A monster is creeping around the library. Try to scare it with a monster hat.

When: 5 p.m.

Where: Cooper River Memorial Library, 3503 Rivers Ave.

Price: Free.

More Info: 744-2489 or

www.ccpl.org.

Bike Safety Month

What: Color and take home a cool bicycle safety booklet.

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Mount Pleasant Regional Library, 1133 Mathis Ferry Road.

Price: Free.

More Info: 849-6161 or

www.ccpl.org.

Celebration of Courage

What: Stories and a craft help to celebrate Memorial Day.

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Otranto Road Regional Branch Library, 2261 Otranto Road.

Price: Free.

More Info: 572-4094 or

www.ccpl.org.

Music story time

What: Make some noise, listen to stories and sing songs about music.

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Main Library, 68 Calhoun St.

Price: Free.

More Info: 805-6930 or

www.ccpl.org.

Parenting classes

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

When: 6-7:30 p.m.

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

Price: $80.

More Info: 509-1286 or

www.christinecoach.com.

Wednesday

Petit Francais

What: Sing and play in French class led by a professional instructor. Recommended ages 2-5.

When: 1 p.m.

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

Price: $7/class with Museum admission or CML membership.

More Info: 853-8962 or

www.explorecml.org.

Weird Science Fair

What: Check out some crazy cool science fair projects and books.

When: 3 p.m.

Where: St. Andrews Regional Branch Library, 1735 N. Woodmere Drive.

Price: Free.

More Info: 766-2546 or

www.ccpl.org.

Flamenco dance class

What: Flamenco technique and choreography for beginner to advanced beginner levels.

When: 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays.

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

Price: $12.50 per class.

More Info: 714-0286 or

www.flamencosoltado.com.

Thursday

Que Pasa

What: Led by a professional instructor, Que Pasa teaches Spanish using songs, translating vocabulary and offering an overall appreciation of the language. For all ages.

When: 10 a.m.

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

Price: $40/eight-week session or $7/class with museum admission or CML membership.

More Info: 853-8962 or

explorecml.org.

Drop everything & read

What: Kick off Summer Reading 2011. Bring your own books or read young adult books that will be available. The teen who reads the longest will win a Barnes & Noble gift certificate.

When: 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Where: Otranto Road Regional Branch Library, 2261 Otranto Road.

Price: Free.

More Info: 572-4094 or

www.ccpl.org.

Rockin' Story Time

What: Make your own helpful chicken at Ms. Rosemary's Rockin' Story Time.

When: 6 p.m.

Where: St. Andrews Regional Branch Library, 1735 N. Woodmere Drive.

Price: Free.

More Info: 766-2546 or

www.ccpl.org.

Crazy color corner

What: Spend time coloring, doing mazes and other brain teasers in the children's area.

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Village Library, 430 Whilden St.

Price: Free.

More Info: 884-9741 or

www.ccpl.org.

Friday

Yoga Benefits Kids

What: Children improve motor skills as they take journeys through different lands around the world. Recommended ages 2-5.

When: 10 a.m.

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

More Info: 853-8962 or

explorecml.org.

Finger Painting Friday

What: Come roll up your sleeves and splash away with the primary colors. Recommended for all ages with adult supervision.

When: 11:30 a.m.

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

More Info: 853-8962 or

explorecml.org.

Chopsticks

What: Light classical music and favorite children's songs while kids color with friends.

When: 3-5 p.m. Fridays.

Where: Main Library, 65 Calhoun St.

Price: Free.

More Info: 805-6930 or

www.charlestonmusicclub.org.

Family Game Time

What: Play classic games with friends and family at the library. Feel free to bring a favorite games.

When: 4-5:30 p.m.

Where: John L. Dart Library, 1067 King St.

Price: Free.

More Info: 722-7550 or

www.ccpl.org.

Book Explorers study butterflies

What: Each month the Book Explorers read a book and do activities.

When: 10:30 p.m.

Where: Johns Island Regional Library, 3531 Maybank Hwy.

Price: Free.

More Info: 559-1945 or

www.ccpl.org.

Saturday

National Ice Cream Day

What: Help make old-fashioned ice cream and enjoy a free scoop.

When: 10:30 a.m.

Where: Edgar Allan Poe Branch Library, 1921 I'On Ave.

Price: Free.

More Info: 883-3914 or

www.ccpl.org.

Concept Spotlight's Colors

What: Hear stories about all of the colors of the rainbow.

When: 10:30 a.m.

Where: Hollywood St. Paul's Library, Town Council Road.

Price: Free.

More Info: 889-3300 or

www.ccpl.org.

Edisto Beach Fire Department Fish Fry

What: This annual event features children's activities and food prepared by the fire department and volunteers. The event will have arts and crafts vendors. All proceeds benefit the Edisto Beach Fire Department.

When: 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

Where: Lions Club, 2907 Myrtle St.

More Info: 869-3867.

Celebrate Memorial Day

What: Learn about Memorial Day and make a patriotic craft.

When: 11 a.m.

Where: Edisto Branch Library, 1589 State Hwy. 174

Price: Free.

More Info: 869-2355 or

www.ccpl.org.

Star Light, Star Bright

What: The stars and the moon in the sky at night, shine so very, very bright.

When: Noon.

Where: Otranto Road Regional Branch Library, 2261 Otranto Road.

Price: Free.

More Info: 572-4094 or

www.ccpl.org.

Sea Turtles

What: Learn about endangered sea turtles as you decorate and assemble your own loggerhead sea turtle puppets.

When: 2 p.m.

Where: West Ashley Branch Library, 45 Windermere Blvd.

Price: Free.

More Info: 766-6635 or

www.ccpl.org.

Kayak class

What: Learn the basics of effectively moving your kayak. Work with Sea Kayak Carolina's Instructors in a four-hour, on-water class.

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Sea Kayak Carolina, 1731 Signal Point Road.

Price: $50.

More Info: 225-7969 or

www.seakayakcarolina.com.

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