May 2013 Cultural Arts Calendar

  • Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Sponsored by The Cultural Arts Alliance of Greater Summerville
Events are posted in date order.
Summerville Walking Tours
The Summerville Dorchester Museum is offering two guided walking tours of Summerville (one of old planter Summerville and the other of West End and its railroad history). Walks cover about a mile and take about an hour.  They are available daily by appointment.  For further information call 875-9666 or visit www.summervilledorchestermuseum.org.
The First Thursday Readers
Thursday, May 2  • 7 – 9 p.m.
The First Thursday Readers meet to discuss “Home Front” by Kristin Hannah. We will also discuss new books being published. The public is welcome to attend. 
Contact information:  875-2059, Sandra.baden@gmail.com
Location: Perkins Restaurant, 1700 Old Trolley Road, Summerville
Romance Readers
Thursday, May 2 • 7 - 8 p.m.
The Romance Readers Book Club meets to discuss “Then Came You” by Lisa Kleypas.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Summerville Library. You may ask for the book at the front desk of the library. Books are provided by the Friends.
Contact information: Anne Martell at annielzm@aol.com or Sylvia Vandertulip at sylviavsc@aol.com
Location: Summerville Library, 76 Old Trolley Road, Summerville
Gigantic Book Sale
May 3 • 3 – 5 p.m. (Members Only Preview)
May 4 • 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
May 5 • 1 – 5 p.m.
The Friends of the Summerville Library will hold a Gigantic Book Sale. Hours vary by day as shown above. Gently used books, CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes and audio books will be for sale at very reasonable prices.
Contact information: 871-6440, CathysFOSL@aol.com
Location: The Summerville Library, 76 Old Trolley Road, Summerville
Recital by 2013 Music Club Scholarship Winners
Saturday, May 11•3:30 p.m.
The Summerville Music Club will debut the 2013 Music Club Scholarship Winners in a recital. This year $2,200 in scholarships were awarded to five of the eleven talented applicants who auditioned. The recipients who will perform are: Walter Hagan and Julia Whitten, piano students of Dr. Myungsook Stoudenmire; Brianna Jaeger, piano student of Olivia Cresswell; Kyle Johnson, piano student of Jacqueline Jones; and Karina Sieber, violin student of Melinda Covington. A reception will follow the program. The program is free; donations to the scholarship fund will be accepted. Tickets  are available at the door at 3:30.
Contact information: Nancy Shows, 873-0827
Location: The Chapel at the Village of Summerville, 210 W 9th North Street, Summerville
Friends of the Summerville Library (FOSL) Monthly Meeting
Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 14 • 7 - 9 p.m.
The Friends of the Summerville Library will hold their monthly meeting. Contact information: 871-6440, cathysfosl@aol.com
Location: The Summerville Library, 76 Old Trolley Road, Summerville
It’s a Mystery to Me Book Club
Thursday, May 16 • 7 - 9 p.m.
It’s a Mystery to Me Book Club meets to discuss “Hotwire” by Alex Kava. Upcoming publishing events will also be reviewed. Sponsored by the Friends of the Summerville Library. Books can be picked up at the front desk of the library at no charge to the reader. If the books are all checked out, please notify the point of contact below.  New members are always welcome.
Contact information:  875-2059, Sandra.baden@gmail.com
Location: Summerville Library, 76 Old Trolley Road, Summerville
Summerville DREAM Third Thursday
Thursday,   May 16 • 5 - 8 p.m.
Summerville DREAM Third Thursday offers a variety of cultural events and an art walk for every interest. Stores and restaurants remain open late to support Third Thursday. 
Contact information: (843) 821-7260 or info@summervilledream.org
Location: Downtown Summerville (Short Central and Hutchinson Square)
Summerville Community Orchestra Performs “Mozart and Movies”
Thursday, May 16 • 7:30 p.m.
Friday, May 17 • 7:30 p.m.
The Summerville Community Orchestra will perform a concert of movie classical music by Mozart. Tickets are $10 each (free for under 18 and wheelchair-bound).
Pre-concert music discussion starts at 6:30. An Instrument Petting Zoo for children will be held after the performance at both locations.
Contact information: office@summervilleorchestra.com; 873-5339
Location:  May 16: Northwood Baptist Church, 2200 Greenridge Road, North Charleston; May 17: Summerville Baptist
Church, 418 Central Avenue, Summerville
The Third Sunday at Three Series
Sunday, May 19 • 4 p.m.
The Third Sunday at Three Series presents "Behold: Her Story of Easter" performed by The Magdalene Ensemble, a quartet of women from Massachusetts, New York, and North Carolina. BEHOLD is a musical drama that portrays the events of Easter as witnessed through the eyes and words of the women who were there. A dessert reception will follow this season finale, in celebration of Mother's Day. Admission is free, however $15 donations are gratefully accepted. Full time students 6 to 22 are $5.
Contact information: Barbara Patala, 843.873.0631 x11
Location: St. John the Beloved, Sumter Avenue, Summerville, SC 29483
Talking About Books at the Timrod
Sunday, May 19 • 3 p.m.
The Timrod Library sponsors a book discussion on the Third Sunday so readers can chat about the books they are enjoying. Refreshments are served.
Contact information: 871-4600, www.thetimrodlibrary.org
Location: Timrod Library, 217 Central Avenue, Summerville
South Carolina Youth Wind Symphony
Sunday, May 19 • 3 p.m.
The Horton School of Music presents the South Carolina Youth Wind Symphony at Lightsey Chapel.  The concert is free.
Contact: 843.863.7966
Location: Lightsey Chapel Auditorium, Charleston Southern University, 9200 University Blvd, North Charleston 29406
Flowertown Players Present “Chicago”
Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May 23, 24, 25, 30, 31; June 1, 7, 8 • 8:00 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday, May 25, 26; June 1, 2 • 2 p.m.
The Flowertown Players present “Chicago” Tickets are $20. Please note that the season tickets for the 2013 - 2014 season are available for purchase at very reasonable prices.
Contact information: 875-9251 for box office; www.flowertownplayers.org
Location: James Dean Theatre, 133 S. Main Street, Summerville
Piccolo Spoleto 2013 Concert by the Singers of Summerville
Saturday, May 24 • 12 noon
The Singers of Summerville present “Requiem of John Rutter” (with Chamber Ensemble) and two other selections. This performance is part of Piccolo Spoleto.
Contact information:
Location: St. Philips Church, 142 Church Street, Charleston, SC 29401
The monthly Cultural Arts Calendar appears in the Summerville Journal Scene each month. Please submit cultural arts events to Sandra.baden@gmail.com by the 20th of the prior month for insertion in the Cultural Arts Calendar. You will need to separately enter your event into the Summerville Journal Scene web calendar if you want it to appear on the website or in the newspaper during the actual week of the event.


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