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  • Nightly Spirits’ Pub Tour Trolls Into Town
    8:30 pm-11:00 pm
    Jul-05-19

    54 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401

    54 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401

    Nightly Spirits, the nation’s largest haunted pub tour company providing tours in 14 cities across the nation, is bringing its spooky ghost tales and lively tour guides to Charleston, South Carolina with tours kicking off Friday, June 28th. Established in 2012, Nightly Spirits boasts year-round, intimate tours of just 15 to 20 guests that provide a hair-raising history through Charleston’s apparitional annals.

    Priced at just $25 for a two-and-a-half-hour tour that includes some pub time to drown the darkness, locals and tourists ages 21-and-up will gain access to exclusive off-limits areas throughout Charleston’s most “spectered” saloons.  Enthusiastic and costumed tour guides will cast a spooky spell throughout the evening with their knowledgeable, theatric and even comedic tales of Charleston’s other worldly adventures.

    Starting at 8:30 p.m., tour guests will meet their guide at Henry’s on the Market to kick off their night of ghoulish adventure. The tour will continue on to the equally haunted Tommy Condon’s where guests will learn why Charleston got its famous nickname, with Blind Tiger rounding out the night with more libations and haunted happenings.

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  • Black Sparrow Tattoo Studio Goose Creek Grand Opening
    12:00 pm-8:00 pm
    Jul-06-19

    1316 Red Bank Road, Suite 3, Goose Creek, South Carolina 29445

    1316 Red Bank Road, Suite 3, Goose Creek, South Carolina 29445

    Come out and help us celebrate the grand opening of our Goose Creek tattoo studio location! We’ll have vendors, sponsors, and awesome activities to do for the entire event including:

    – Charleston Paintball
    – 98 Rock
    – Charleston Warriors Hockey
    – Blade & Bull Axe Throwing
    – C&C Clothing

    Plus…FREE TATTOOS ALL DAY FOR ACTIVE AND INACTIVE MILITARY AND FIRST RESPONDERS!!

  • Luncheon in the Garden: Food Justice
    12:00 pm-1:00 pm
    Jul-06-19

    161 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

    161 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

    As a part of Cry Joy Park—Gardens of Dark and Light, Jennifer Wen Ma has conceived of a series of Luncheons in the Garden in which the public will be invited to be a part of conversations dealing with themes of the exhibition.

    Bring a bag lunch and break bread with other members of the community in the Halsey Institute galleries. Each Luncheon in the Garden will also feature a collaborative performance by musician, dancer, or poet relating to the theme. For this Luncheon, the artist will be discussing issues of food justice facing the Lowcountry.

    Under the fruit-laden vines of the Gardens, this paradise is a perfect place to partake in food and drink while discussing food quality, nutritional value, safety, availability, access, and some of the humanitarian and environmental aspects of “putting food on the table.”

    Free and open to the public
    Artist will be present
    Bring your own bag lunch

  • Nightly Spirits’ Pub Tour Trolls Into Town
    8:30 pm-11:00 pm
    Jul-06-19

    54 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401

    54 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401

    Nightly Spirits, the nation’s largest haunted pub tour company providing tours in 14 cities across the nation, is bringing its spooky ghost tales and lively tour guides to Charleston, South Carolina with tours kicking off Friday, June 28th. Established in 2012, Nightly Spirits boasts year-round, intimate tours of just 15 to 20 guests that provide a hair-raising history through Charleston’s apparitional annals.

    Priced at just $25 for a two-and-a-half-hour tour that includes some pub time to drown the darkness, locals and tourists ages 21-and-up will gain access to exclusive off-limits areas throughout Charleston’s most “spectered” saloons.  Enthusiastic and costumed tour guides will cast a spooky spell throughout the evening with their knowledgeable, theatric and even comedic tales of Charleston’s other worldly adventures.

    Starting at 8:30 p.m., tour guests will meet their guide at Henry’s on the Market to kick off their night of ghoulish adventure. The tour will continue on to the equally haunted Tommy Condon’s where guests will learn why Charleston got its famous nickname, with Blind Tiger rounding out the night with more libations and haunted happenings.

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  • Ideas Into Action: 4 Intersections of Systemic Racism
    6:00 pm-7:30 pm
    Jul-10-19

    54 St. Philip Street, Charleston, SC 29401

    54 St. Philip Street, Charleston, SC 29401

    Join Ideas Into Action and the Halsey Institute on Wednesday, July 10, 6:00-7:30 pm as we explore four topics of concern in Charleston that have something in common: systemic racism as a root cause.

    Over the month of June and into early July, we are holding four dinners at the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art in conjunction with its current exhibit CRY JOY PARK—GARDENS OF DARK AND LIGHT by artist Jennifer Wen Ma. Inspired by the history of Charleston, Jennifer’s installation dramatically explores the juxtaposition between paradise and oppression. Each dinner focuses on a single area of concern: education, food access, land & affordable housing issues, and reentry from prison into society. Jennifer worked closely with Jessica Boylston of Ideas Into Action to develop the dinner themes and guest list, which include members of Charleston working on these issues.

    Now we want to open the conversation to all and share what we have learned!

    Tina Singleton, social justice coordinator for YWCA Greater Charleston and coordinator of its frequently sold-out Racial Equity Institute training workshops, will start us off with some eye-opening racial equity concepts and surprising stats from the Avery Institute’s disparity report. Other panelists will include guests from each of the four dinners, who will fill us in on the social justice discussions at each one:

    • EDUCATION: LaTisha Vaughn, Director of Networks and Community Engagement, Tricounty Cradle to Career
    • LAND & AFFORDABLE HOUSING: TBD
    • REENTRY FROM PRISON: Scarlett Wilson, Solicitor of Ninth Circuit Solicitor’s Office
    • FOOD JUSTICE: TBD

    Come be a part of Charleston’s conversation and change in this critical area of need!

    RECOMMENDATION: We highly recommend visiting the Halsey’s special CRY JOY PARK—GARDENS OF DARK AND LIGHT exhibition prior to attending our session. It will be available for free viewing until July 6. A paper garden installation by acclaimed artist Jennifer Wen Ma, who served as chief designer of visual and special effects at the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics, it explores a yin/yang balance between utopias and dystopias.

    PARKING: Parking is available in garages located at 81 St. Philip Street and 34 St. Philip Street

    A special thanks to the representatives from the following organizations for their hard work and attending the themed dinners:

    Education: Kids On Point, Yo Art!, Charleston Hope, Tricounty Cradle to Career, Charleston County School Board, and Mitchell Elementary

    Land: Charleston Moves, Charleston Housing Authority, Center for Heirs Property Preservation, SC Community Loan Fund, Metanoia, Low Country Alliance for Model Communities, Housing for all of Mt. Pleasant, We Build Foundation, R3, Inc, and Enough Pie

    Reentry from Prison: Turning Leaf, Fresh Start, Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, Ninth District Solicitor’s Office

    Food Justice: Lowcountry Street Grocery, Grow Food Carolina, Stone Soup Collective, Green Heart Project, Transformation Table

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  • AITP Charleston July Meeting
    5:30 pm-8:00 pm
    Jul-11-19

    1090 Sam Rittenberg Boulevard Charleston, SC 29407

    1090 Sam Rittenberg Boulevard Charleston, SC 29407

    Join us for our July Meeting for your chance to network with AITP Charleston members and local IT professionals. You’ll also get the chance to dive into our monthly topic and gain valuable insight from industry professionals.

    Topic: The Problem of Customer Service and Customer Experience in IT

    Raffle Tickets: 1 for $1 or 6 for $5

    Member Anniversary: Tim Urbancic , Robert Half Technology

    Thank You to Our Sponsors: Advance 2000 and Check Point Software Technologies, LTD

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  • Nightly Spirits’ Pub Tour Trolls Into Town
    8:30 pm-11:00 pm
    Jul-12-19

    54 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401

    54 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401

    Nightly Spirits, the nation’s largest haunted pub tour company providing tours in 14 cities across the nation, is bringing its spooky ghost tales and lively tour guides to Charleston, South Carolina with tours kicking off Friday, June 28th. Established in 2012, Nightly Spirits boasts year-round, intimate tours of just 15 to 20 guests that provide a hair-raising history through Charleston’s apparitional annals.

    Priced at just $25 for a two-and-a-half-hour tour that includes some pub time to drown the darkness, locals and tourists ages 21-and-up will gain access to exclusive off-limits areas throughout Charleston’s most “spectered” saloons.  Enthusiastic and costumed tour guides will cast a spooky spell throughout the evening with their knowledgeable, theatric and even comedic tales of Charleston’s other worldly adventures.

    Starting at 8:30 p.m., tour guests will meet their guide at Henry’s on the Market to kick off their night of ghoulish adventure. The tour will continue on to the equally haunted Tommy Condon’s where guests will learn why Charleston got its famous nickname, with Blind Tiger rounding out the night with more libations and haunted happenings.

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  • Nightly Spirits’ Pub Tour Trolls Into Town
    8:30 pm-11:00 pm
    Jul-13-19

    54 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401

    54 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401

    Nightly Spirits, the nation’s largest haunted pub tour company providing tours in 14 cities across the nation, is bringing its spooky ghost tales and lively tour guides to Charleston, South Carolina with tours kicking off Friday, June 28th. Established in 2012, Nightly Spirits boasts year-round, intimate tours of just 15 to 20 guests that provide a hair-raising history through Charleston’s apparitional annals.

    Priced at just $25 for a two-and-a-half-hour tour that includes some pub time to drown the darkness, locals and tourists ages 21-and-up will gain access to exclusive off-limits areas throughout Charleston’s most “spectered” saloons.  Enthusiastic and costumed tour guides will cast a spooky spell throughout the evening with their knowledgeable, theatric and even comedic tales of Charleston’s other worldly adventures.

    Starting at 8:30 p.m., tour guests will meet their guide at Henry’s on the Market to kick off their night of ghoulish adventure. The tour will continue on to the equally haunted Tommy Condon’s where guests will learn why Charleston got its famous nickname, with Blind Tiger rounding out the night with more libations and haunted happenings.

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  • Charlie Cart Kickoff
    3:00 pm-4:00 pm
    Jul-15-19

    3503 Rivers Avenue, Charleston, SC 29405

    3503 Rivers Avenue, Charleston, SC 29405

    Join us as we kick off a summer of Charlie Cart programs! Find out more about this amazing mobile kitchen, learn about Lowcountry Food Bank’s mission, and enjoy some cooking demos.

    What’s a Charlie Cart? Good question! The Charlie Cart is a mobile kitchen classroom that delivers hands-on nutrition education. Lowcountry Food Bank and the Charlie Cart provide the tools and knowledge children need to make healthy choices for life. Cooking is an ideal medium for learning: it is hands-on, engaging and rewarding. Hands-on learning promotes success across disciplines and develops collaboration, critical thinking skills, and subject mastery.

    These programs are made possible through a partnership with the Lowcountry Food Bank through its Nutrition Initiatives. The Lowcountry Food Bank is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that distributes donated food to a network of nearly 300 member agencies throughout 10 coastal counties in South Carolina, including soup kitchens, homeless shelters and emergency food pantries.

  • Live Music Mondays at Container Bar Charleston
    6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    Jul-15-19

    2130 Mt Pleasant St, Charleston, SC 29403

    2130 Mt Pleasant St, Charleston, SC 29403

    Container Bar has teamed up with local musician, Whitney Hanna, to host a special summer live music series. Every Monday night from 6-9pm, the community is invited to listen, dance, drink, and hang out with some amazing local talent. Each Monday, will featured a mix of local, well-known bands and artists. To find out more, please visit containerbarchs.com/events.

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  • ASALH Community-Wide Information sessions
    5:30 pm-6:00 pm
    Jul-16-19

    Montague Room (2nd floor) 2500 City Hall Lane, North Charleston, SC 29406

    Montague Room (2nd floor) 2500 City Hall Lane, North Charleston, SC 29406

    Hear about the exciting plans and opportunities to engage in the
    104th Annual Meeting and Conference taking place October 2-6, 2019 hosted by the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Charleston Convention Center.

    More than 1,500 scholars, corporate, institutional leaders and college students from around the world will attend the ASALH conference to focus on the theme Black Migrations.

    For details visit www.asalh.org/conference or contact charlestonasalh@gmail.com.

    About the Association for the Study of African American Life and History
    The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) was founded in 1915 by Dr. Carter G. Woodson, the recognized “father” of Black History. The mission is to promote, research, preserve, interpret and disseminate information about Black life, history, and culture in the global community.

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  • Nightly Spirits’ Pub Tour Trolls Into Town
    8:30 pm-11:00 pm
    Jul-19-19

    54 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401

    54 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401

    Nightly Spirits, the nation’s largest haunted pub tour company providing tours in 14 cities across the nation, is bringing its spooky ghost tales and lively tour guides to Charleston, South Carolina with tours kicking off Friday, June 28th. Established in 2012, Nightly Spirits boasts year-round, intimate tours of just 15 to 20 guests that provide a hair-raising history through Charleston’s apparitional annals.

    Priced at just $25 for a two-and-a-half-hour tour that includes some pub time to drown the darkness, locals and tourists ages 21-and-up will gain access to exclusive off-limits areas throughout Charleston’s most “spectered” saloons.  Enthusiastic and costumed tour guides will cast a spooky spell throughout the evening with their knowledgeable, theatric and even comedic tales of Charleston’s other worldly adventures.

    Starting at 8:30 p.m., tour guests will meet their guide at Henry’s on the Market to kick off their night of ghoulish adventure. The tour will continue on to the equally haunted Tommy Condon’s where guests will learn why Charleston got its famous nickname, with Blind Tiger rounding out the night with more libations and haunted happenings.

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  • Shaw Camp for Young Champs
    9:00 am-12:00 pm
    Jul-20-19

    300 Albemarle Rd. Charleston, SC 29407

    300 Albemarle Rd. Charleston, SC 29407

    Former University of South Carolina and NFL quarterback Connor Shaw, now a community activist, is hosting a series of “Shaw Camps” throughout the summer to engage youth in physical activity. The football camps are designed for young athletes of any level who want to learn the sport, improve their skills, engage in friendly competition with peers and have fun this summer. Drills include fundamentals and mechanics, speed and agility drills, and more. The final Shaw Camp of 2019 will take place in Charleston on July 20.

    Molina Healthcare of South Carolina, the Children’s Trust of South Carolina, and Colonial Life are proud sponsors of the 2019 Shaw Camps. Molina Healthcare has provided football scholarships to its young members who have completed a well-child check up within the last year. At each of the events, Molina is providing healthy snacks such as fruit and granola bars, as well as fans, shirts, and more.

    This event is open to the public, but registration is required. To register, visit Shaw Camps’ website at https://www.shawcamps.com/register/charleston-sc.

  • OtrantoCon 2019
    11:00 am-4:00 pm
    Jul-20-19

    2261 Otranto Road, North Charleston, SC 29406

    2261 Otranto Road, North Charleston, SC 29406

    This free event is for anyone who loves anime, comics, science fiction, fantasy and more! Meet local artists, authors and gaming vendors at this family-friendly event, and come dressed to impress the cosplay judges! There will be food, fun, outdoor activities and giveaways while supplies last. No registration required.

  • Nightly Spirits’ Pub Tour Trolls Into Town
    8:30 pm-11:00 pm
    Jul-20-19

    54 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401

    54 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401

    Nightly Spirits, the nation’s largest haunted pub tour company providing tours in 14 cities across the nation, is bringing its spooky ghost tales and lively tour guides to Charleston, South Carolina with tours kicking off Friday, June 28th. Established in 2012, Nightly Spirits boasts year-round, intimate tours of just 15 to 20 guests that provide a hair-raising history through Charleston’s apparitional annals.

    Priced at just $25 for a two-and-a-half-hour tour that includes some pub time to drown the darkness, locals and tourists ages 21-and-up will gain access to exclusive off-limits areas throughout Charleston’s most “spectered” saloons.  Enthusiastic and costumed tour guides will cast a spooky spell throughout the evening with their knowledgeable, theatric and even comedic tales of Charleston’s other worldly adventures.

    Starting at 8:30 p.m., tour guests will meet their guide at Henry’s on the Market to kick off their night of ghoulish adventure. The tour will continue on to the equally haunted Tommy Condon’s where guests will learn why Charleston got its famous nickname, with Blind Tiger rounding out the night with more libations and haunted happenings.

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  • 2019 Art of Jazz Series: Lee Barbour Trio @ Gibbes Museum of Art
    6:00 pm-7:00 pm
    Jul-24-19

    135 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401

    135 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    Lee Barbour Trio

    Lee Barbour is a gifted guitarist and composer from Charleston, SC. He has performed and recorded with several international artists, including guitar legend Joe Beck, Fred Wesley (James Brown), Earl Klugh, Kebbi Williams (Tedeschi Trucks Band), Elise Testone (American Idol) and Cary Ann Hearst (Shovels and Rope). Lee has composed music for documentaries, animation, commercials and feature film. He taught guitar at The New York City Guitar School and The College of Charleston and continues to teach privately. Lee performs regularly with several different projects and runs his own production company, Avant Garage, producing original music for all visual media. The Lee Barbour Trio will showcase their technical mastery and unique explorations on July 24 at the Art of Jazz concert series!

    $25 | $20 for members | $10 for students

    July 24, 2019: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

    Gibbes Museum of Art: 135 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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  • Nightly Spirits’ Pub Tour Trolls Into Town
    8:30 pm-11:00 pm
    Jul-26-19

    54 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401

    54 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401

    Nightly Spirits, the nation’s largest haunted pub tour company providing tours in 14 cities across the nation, is bringing its spooky ghost tales and lively tour guides to Charleston, South Carolina with tours kicking off Friday, June 28th. Established in 2012, Nightly Spirits boasts year-round, intimate tours of just 15 to 20 guests that provide a hair-raising history through Charleston’s apparitional annals.

    Priced at just $25 for a two-and-a-half-hour tour that includes some pub time to drown the darkness, locals and tourists ages 21-and-up will gain access to exclusive off-limits areas throughout Charleston’s most “spectered” saloons.  Enthusiastic and costumed tour guides will cast a spooky spell throughout the evening with their knowledgeable, theatric and even comedic tales of Charleston’s other worldly adventures.

    Starting at 8:30 p.m., tour guests will meet their guide at Henry’s on the Market to kick off their night of ghoulish adventure. The tour will continue on to the equally haunted Tommy Condon’s where guests will learn why Charleston got its famous nickname, with Blind Tiger rounding out the night with more libations and haunted happenings.

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  • Molina Healthcare’s FREE Back-to-School Bash
    9:00 am-12:00 pm
    Jul-27-19

    1341 College Park Rd., Summerville, SC 29418

    1341 College Park Rd., Summerville, SC 29418

    Molina Healthcare of South Carolina is partnering with Seaside Family Medicine and other local organizations to host a Back-to-School Bash for Summerville students. Molina will distribute 250 drawstring bags filled with school supplies. Partnering organizations will provide fun activities for the kids and information about the services and resources they can offer families.

     

    Additionally, guests can enjoy Molina’s spin-the-wheel game and take photos with Dr. Cleo, Molina’s popular cat doctor mascot.

                 

    The event is free and open to the public and media is invited to attend. All giveaways will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis (while supplies last).

  • Bizarre Bazaar
    11:00 am-4:00 pm
    Jul-27-19

    161 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

    161 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

    The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art is hosting another art yard sale!

    Original artwork, prints, posters, books, fragments of larger works, curiosities, and other objects of interest collected over thirty years of producing exhibitions, will be available for purchase. Prices for these one-of-a-kind items will range from $5 to $5,000, with a chance to grab some freebies while they last. Each object will have a recommended price, but haggling is encouraged. Check their website for announcements of specific objects and artist that have donated items to Bizarre Bazaar!

    This event is free to enter, but remember to bring cash, checks, or credit cards to purchase any pieces on sale. All proceeds earned will go to Halsey Institute to continue providing adventurous contemporary art in Charleston.

  • Nightly Spirits’ Pub Tour Trolls Into Town
    8:30 pm-11:00 pm
    Jul-27-19

    54 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401

    54 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401

    Nightly Spirits, the nation’s largest haunted pub tour company providing tours in 14 cities across the nation, is bringing its spooky ghost tales and lively tour guides to Charleston, South Carolina with tours kicking off Friday, June 28th. Established in 2012, Nightly Spirits boasts year-round, intimate tours of just 15 to 20 guests that provide a hair-raising history through Charleston’s apparitional annals.

    Priced at just $25 for a two-and-a-half-hour tour that includes some pub time to drown the darkness, locals and tourists ages 21-and-up will gain access to exclusive off-limits areas throughout Charleston’s most “spectered” saloons.  Enthusiastic and costumed tour guides will cast a spooky spell throughout the evening with their knowledgeable, theatric and even comedic tales of Charleston’s other worldly adventures.

    Starting at 8:30 p.m., tour guests will meet their guide at Henry’s on the Market to kick off their night of ghoulish adventure. The tour will continue on to the equally haunted Tommy Condon’s where guests will learn why Charleston got its famous nickname, with Blind Tiger rounding out the night with more libations and haunted happenings.

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