‘The Doctor Is In’ 

What: Nurses provide prescription assistance, education, counseling, medical referrals for dentures and vision care. Health and Wellness programs are also available as well as access to other healthcare services.

When: 9:30 a.m. Mondays

Where: Tricounty Family Ministries, 2105 Cosgrove Ave., North Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 843-747-1788,

Matter of Balance 

What: Learn how to set realistic goals to increase activity, make changes to reduce fall risks, fall-proof your home and do simple exercises to increase strength and balance. Register in advance online.

When: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oct. 1

Where: Lowcountry Senior Center, 865 Riverland Drive, James Island

Price: $10 donation suggested

More Info: 843-990-5555,

Uplift M.E.   

What: This program is designed to uplift, motivate and encourage young individuals in life. Sessions include nutrition and health, career building, self-worth, personal finance, social media and other personal development topics.

When: 6-7 p.m. Mondays

Where: Arthur W. Christopher Community Center, 265 Fishburne St., downtown Charleston

More Info: 843-724-7338,

Beachside Yoga   

What: Sunset yoga series at Folly Beach County Park guided by a professional instructor. All fitness levels are welcome.

When: 6-7 p.m. Oct. 1

Where: Folly Beach County Park, 1100 West Ashley Ave.

Price: $8-$10

More Info: 843-795-4386,


What: Co-Dependents Anonymous is a 12-step program of recovery from co-dependence, where participants may share experiences, strength and hope in an effort to find freedom and peace in relationships.

When: 7 p.m. Mondays

Where: Church of the Holy Cross, 299 Seven Farms Drive, Daniel Island

More Info: 843-991-9168,


Health & Breathing   

What: Dr. Sundar Balasubramanian, a cell biology/yoga biology researcher, will discuss the science of Yogic breathing (Pranayama), various ways in which it is practiced and the potential benefits of Yogic breathing for good health. Boxed lunch included.

When: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Oct. 4

Where: Charleston Library Society, 164 King St., downtown Charleston

Price: $20 for members, $30 for nonmembers

More Info: 843-723-9912,

Tools for Caregivers

What: This program helps family caregivers reduce stress, improve self-confidence, better communicate feelings, locate resources and more. Registration is required.

When: 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays

Where: The Palmettos of Charleston, 1900 Ashley Crossing Drive, Charleston

More Info: 843-459-4751,

Sip & Shop   

What: To support Roper St. Francis Breast Cancer Program, Pink Promenade will host a special shopping event, including complimentary wine, discounts and special offers to numerous stores, treats from SPUN Charleston, Charleston Pops and Holy City Cupcakes, a silent auction, live music and more.

When: 6-8 p.m. Oct. 4

Where: Pink Promenade, Mount Pleasant Towne Centre, Highway 17 North

Price: $25

More Info: 843-216-9900,


Athletic Clinics 

What: Lowcountry Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine has announced Athletic Black & Blue Clinics, including surgeons, X-rays, casting, splinting and physical therapy.

When: 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays

Where: Lowcountry Orthopaedics, 1951 Clements Ferry Road, Charleston

More Info: 843-793-6785,

Moving on After Change

What: Whether it is death, relocation or a change in health, life looks a lot different after the experience of a major life shift. Join others to receive peer support and education to move from a place of loss to a place of living fully. Facilitated by Dana Holtvoigt with McAlister-Smith Funeral Home. Advance registration required.

When: 10:30 a.m. Oct. 5

Where: Lowcountry Senior Center, 865 Riverland Drive, James Island

Price: Free for members; $2 for nonmembers

More Info: 843-990-5555,

Chronic Pain

What: A representative from Boston Scientific will discuss procedures that can provide options for those suffering from ongoing chronic pain in an informational program about advancements in pain management therapies that can help you manage chronic pain. Register in advance online.

When: 12-1:30 p.m. Oct. 5

Where: Lowcountry Senior Center, 865 Riverland Drive, Charleston

Price: Free for members; $5 for non-members

More Info: 843-990-5555,

Move for Parkinson’s   

What: Designed to help people with Parkinson’s Disease keep moving in a fun and welcoming environment while enhancing their quality of life. Open to anyone with balance, walking or instability impairment, not just PD. Fully adaptable for mobility devices and chairs. Caregivers participate for free.

When: 2-2:50 p.m. Fridays

Where: Lowcountry Senior Center, 865 Riverland Drive, James Island

Price: Free for members; $8 nonmembers

More Info: 843-990-5555,

Healing Gallery

What: The Healing Gallery, which aims to assist people pursuing holistic care, will celebrate its first anniversary with an open house with food, herbal drinks and local artists. Services will be discounted for the day there also will be complimentary ear acupuncture from 3-5 p.m.

When: 3 p.m. Oct. 5

Where: The Healing Gallery, 56 ½ Queen St., downtown Charleston

More Info:843-637-3237,


Cancer Survivors   

What: The Tri-County Cancer Survivors group will host an oyster roast and silent auction and proceeds will be used for the annual National Cancer Survivor Day Celebration in June. Tickets price includes all-you-can-eat oysters, chili, hot dogs, one beverage and live entertainment.

When: 1-4 p.m. Oct. 7

Where: Bowens Island Restaurant, 1870 Bowens Island Road, James Island

Price: $20-$25

More Info: 803-991-8616,

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