Friends, Family, Community

Save The Children Gives South Carolina Girl Star Treatment in Hollywood in Honor of International Day of the Girl

Breyanna Williams, a fifth grader from Blackville, S.C., traveled to Los Angeles with global humanitarian organization Save the Children for a day of star-studded events on Tuesday, October 11 celebrating International Day of the Girl. Marked globally by the United Nations, International Day of the Girl is a designated day for communities and policymakers to…

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Merry Magical Memories: The 29th Annual Holiday Festival of Lights opens November 9 at James Island County Park

The Holiday Festival of Lights returns to James Island County Park in November for its 29th year! This spectacular light show is one of Charleston’s most beloved holiday events, featuring an estimated two million shimmering lights. The Holiday Festival of Lights is open every evening, rain or shine, from Nov. 9, 2018 – Jan. 1, 2019.…

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Serve and Return – Building Your Baby’s Brain

By Camille Maben, First 5 California Executive Director From the moment a child is born, their brains are growing and developing at fantastic speeds, and your interactions with them at this stage will impact the rest of their lives. Science has shown that healthy brain development depends upon ongoing conversations and interactions between an adult…

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6th Annual North Charleston Harvest Festival Set for October 20

The City of North Charleston announces the Sixth Annual Harvest Festival featuring live musical performances, an artist market, costume contests, trick-or-treat on the street, a pop-up pumpkin patch, children’s activities, and more. The fall festivities will take place in the Olde Village of North Charleston, located on East Montague Avenue near Park Circle, on Saturday,…

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Spirit Halloween Unearths this Season’s Haunts and Howls with Annual Top Costume Trends for 2018

When witches roam the skies and black cats yowl with delight, it can only mean one thing – it must be Halloween! Spirit Halloween, the largest seasonal Halloween retailer in North America, is opening its doors for another ghoulish season. As the premier destination for all things Halloween, Spirit reveals the must-have costume trends for…

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Heroes of Hope Gala to Benefit Camp Happy Days

Friday, November 16, Camp Happy Days will host the Heroes of Hope Gala, the 29th Anniversary of the Cabooty Party, presented by APECS Aerospace in Association with Heritage Pools. The Heroes of Hope Gala will be held at the Memminger Auditorium in Downtown Charleston from 7pm-11pm and will feature live entertainment, heavy hors d’oeuvres, an…

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Charleston VA seeks volunteer drivers to transport Veterans to medical appointments

The Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center is in need of volunteer drivers in Charleston, Myrtle Beach, Beaufort, and Savannah and Hinesville, Georgia, to help transport Veteran patients to and from their medical appointments. Many Veterans served by Charleston VAMC have difficulty securing rides to the medical center for scheduled appointments. The Volunteer Transportation Network…

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