What: First United Methodist – Isle of Palms 23rd annual Tea Room
When: Wednesday, March 13-Saturday, March 16, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: First United Methodist Church, 21st Avenue and Palm Blvd, Isle of Palms
Details: All items homemade, prepared fresh each day. Additionally the Crafty Ladies boutique will be open featuring many unusual items for the home as well as gifts. Reservations for groups are encouraged. Takeout orders also accepted. The church office phone number is 886-6610, FAX number is 886-3760 and the website is www.iopmethodist.com.
WHAT: Charleston Chi Omega Alumnae Association Meeting
WHEN: Thursday, March 14, 6-8 p.m.
WHERE: Holiday Inn Charleston Riverview
DETAILS: All Chi Omega Alumni are invited for the first membership meeting of 2013. Welcome new faces, as well as old friends, for an evening of good food and great conversation. Admission is $10 for members or $15 for non-members. Visit www.facebook.com/events/220380881433265/ for more details.
WHAT: Breakthrough Revival
WHEN: Thursday, March 14; Friday, March 15 at 7 p.m.; and Saturday, March 16 at 10 a.m.
WHERE: Holiday Inn, 250 Johnnie Dodds Blvd.
DETAILS: The event is the Breakthrough Revival with Apostle Steven Brooks. Brooks is a best-selling author and is a pastor in North Carolina. He states that he moves mightily in signs, wonders and miracles, so come expecting a miracle. There is no charge for admission but seating is limited. Register at email@example.com. For more information, contact Dennis at 843-343-3559.
Corned beef and cabbage dinner
What: VFW Post 10624 and Ladies Auxiliary Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner
When: Friday, March 15, 6-8 p.m.
Where: VFW Post 10624, 1411 Stuart Engal’s Blvd
Details: The cost is $10 per person, and Ruenens will also be available for $7. For more info call 843-884-0062.
What: East Cooper Outboard Motor Club Ladies’ Auxiliary 12th annual spaghetti dinner
When: Friday, March 15, 5-8 p.m.
Where: Gold Bug Island
Details: All dinners are $8. Homemade desserts will be available for sale and there will be a silent auction with lots of goodies. Tickets in advance call (843) 343-0855 or maybe purchased night of event. Eat in or carry out.
Boating safety course
What: The USCG Auxiliary, Flotilla 12-6, will offer a Boating Safety Course.
When: Saturday, March 16
Where: Daniel Island Library, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Details: This one day class will cover subjects like: underway preparations, legal requirements, navigation rules/charts, boating emergencies, operating your boat safely, federal/state regulations, and enjoying water sports. A fee of $30 per individual or $35 per family (up to six) applies to cover materials. This course is certified by the USCG Auxiliary and the SCDNR. To register for the course contact Chris Gallapis at 843-729-9564, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Myasthenia Gravis support group
WHAT: “How to Best Use Emergency Medical Services” presented by Don Lundy, Director of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) for Charleston County and President of the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians.
WHEN: Saturday, March 16, 10:30 a.m.-noon.
WHERE: East Cooper Medical Center, 2000 Hospital Drive
Details: This free talk will be presented by Don Lundy, director of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) for Charleston County and president of the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians. Meetings are held on the third Saturday of each month from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Visitwww.email@example.com or call 843-388-1683.
What: 2013 Carolina Yard Gardening School
When: Saturday, March 16
Where: Exchange Park in Ladson
Details: Join Clemson Extension, the Tri-county Master Gardeners and other partners and sponsors for a fun-filled, educational event for every gardener. Participants will enjoy two lectures, two workshops, a delicious lunch, door prizes and free compost. Registration is $75. Contact the Urban Horticulture Extension Agent Adabbs@clemson.edu or calling 843-722-5940, ext 122.
What: Author Cindy L. Hanson book signing event
When: Saturday, March 16, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Atlanta Bread Company, 1712 Towne Centre Way, Mount Pleasant
Details: Dr. Hanson’s books, “A Mighty Eagle” and “Be Loved Eagle,” from her book series, “A Beloved Bird,” will be available for purchase, along with finger puppets that accompany the book series. Author proceeds are donated to charity.
Democrats oyster roast
What: James Island/Folly Beach Democrats oyster roast
When: Sunday, March 17, 2-5 p.m.
Where: Bowen’s Island
Details: Join James Island/Folly Beach Democrats for the group’s second annual oyster roast. Tickets are $20 per person. There will be BBQ and Vegan chili for non-oyster eaters. Beer, wine, and treats will be for sale. For tickets, contact Penny Cromwell, project chair, at 843-607-6298 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Nancy Moore, JIFB secretary at 843-408-5774 or email@example.com.
St. Patrick’s Day fundraiser
What: Fundraiser for Crown Leadership Academy
When: Sunday, March 17, 3-6 p.m.
Where: Awendaw Green
Details: Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Crown Leadership Academy. Live music will be performed by Volcanoes in the Kitchen. There will be BBQ and all the fixins’ provided by Sticky Fingers from to 4 to 5 p.m. Beer and wine will be for sale and there will be a bake sale fundraiser, silent auction and face painting. Please RSVP- to Laurie Turner at 843-200-9912 or www.crownleadershipacademy.org. Adult tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Children 5 and under are free. Bring a chair or blanket. All “Crown the Kids” donations are tax deductible except the fees.
Music club program
What: Charleston Music Club free Musical Program
When: Monday, March 18, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Chapel at Franke at Seaside, 1885 Rifle Range Rd.
Details: The Charleston Music Club will present the College of Charleston Musical Theater in a free musical program in the chapel at Franke at Seaside followed by refreshments. Call 442-4835 or visit charlestonmusicclub.org.
What: The Shepherd’s Center of East Cooper weekly meeting
When: Tuesday, March 19, 10 a.m.
Where: The Fellowship Hall of Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church
Details: The first program at 10 a.m. will be a talk by Barbara Bond on “The Ronald McDonald House.” The second program at 11:15 a.m. will be a talk by Sheriff Al Cannon on “Law Enforcement in Charleston County.”
What: East Cooper Newcomers Club monthly luncheon meeting
When: Wednesday, March 20, 10 a.m.
Where: Holiday Inn, Mount Pleasant; 250 Johnnie Dodds Blvd.
Details: The program will be by Doug Henderson, director of the Charleston County Public Library system who will be the featured speaker. Call Elaine no later than March 14 at 843-856-3467 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What: Mount Pleasant Business Association monthly Member-Guest Luncheon
When: Thursday, March 21, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Mount Pleasant Holiday Inn Express, Johnnie Dodds Boulevard
Details: This month’s featured sponsor will be Bill Machio, of Charleston Magazine. Anyone who does business in Mount Pleasant is encouraged to attend and explore all that the association has to offer. Guest fee for the luncheon is $18 at the door. Lunch is served at noon.