Friends, Family, Community

Dogs get their day at the waterparks with Dog Day Afternoon September 8 at Splash Island and September 9 at Whirlin’ Waters

All summer long, your pups have to wait at home while you enjoy the waterparks without them. Well, every dog has his day, and this year, they have two – thanks to Dog Day Afternoons this September. The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) is dedicating two days this summer to our furry friends…

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11 Ways for Children of Color to Leave the Screens for Green: FREE Guide Helps Expose City Kids to Nature

Because Americans are spending an alarming amount of time in front of screens, the Audubon Naturalist Society offers families a little digital instruction book on how to help children get outdoors more often. Written by ANS naturalists and educators, the FREE ANS Parent Guide: How to Help Children Fall in Love with Nature (and Why),…

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CARTA’s HOP Shuttle Sets Ridership Record for Third Straight Month, Surpasses 10,000 for First Time

Ridership on the Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority’s Hospitality on Peninsula (HOP) Shuttle surpassed 10,000 in July, the third-straight record-setting month for the pilot park-and-ride program. “There is clear demand and need for this service, which has proven particularly valuable to the hospitality and food and beverages industries,” said CARTA board chairman Mike Seekings. “We hope…

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Splash Zone offering Special Needs Swim Night July 28

The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) is welcoming people with special needs, their families, caregivers and friends to a unique night at the waterpark! On Saturday, July 28, Splash Zone Waterpark on James Island will open its gates in the evening for these guests to enjoy. Special Needs Swim Night will take place…

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