Calendar briefs

  • Friday, December 13, 2013

Coat giveaway

Sat., Dec. 14 • 3 p.m.

The Summerville alumnae chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha will sponsor a coat giveaway Saturday morning at Doty Field Community Center. The chapter will be giving away coats to young people in need.

SCORE Counseling Sessions

Every Monday • 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Learn the steps to start a business. Counceling is free of charge and no appointments required. SCORE counseling sessions are held at the Summerville Library every Monday from 10 - 2, except holidays. There will be no sessions on Dec. 23 and Dec. 30.

Contact Info: Jim Friar 843-509-9035

Location: Summerville Branch Library 76 Trolley Road

Summerville Shag Clubs Christmas Party

Fri., Dec 13 • 7 p.m.

SSSC will have DJ John Smith playing for us this year for our Christmas party. SSSC members No Cover Charge. Non-members $10. at the door. Members Please bring a covered dish. Call Lee Hoff for more info. Contact Info:Lee Hoff 214-0242

Location: 400 Country Club Blvd .

Scrooge’s Christmas

Dec 13, 14 • 7:30 p.m.

Scrooge’s Christmas is a play based on The Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Join a cast of 15 for an evening of theater, music, and song. Join the cast after theplay for a Fezziwig Party at the Summerville Dorchester Museum!

Contact Info:Pamela Ward 843-224-4133

Location: Summerville Dorchester Museum, Doty Ave.

FREE Guided Bird Walk - Azalea Park

Sat. Dec. 14 • 8-10 a.m.

Join an Audubon naturalist for a free, guided bird walk at Azalea Park in the heart of historic Summerville!

Contact Info:Matt Johnson 843-462-2150

Location: 105 West 5th South Street Summerville

Coastal Carolina Modelers Scale Model Club Meeting

Sat. Dec. 14 • 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Scale Model Builders share their latest projects, techniques and information with each other. 821-1063

Location: 119 Bramwell Drive Summerville

Pete the Cat Visits the Library

Sat. Dec. 14 • 2-3 p.m.

Back by popular demand! Pete the Cat will visit the library for stories, songs and fun. This program is open to children of all ages. No registration is required, but bring your camera as Pete may be available for pictures after the show. Check back

Contact Info:Chldren’s Services 843-871-5075

Location: 76 Old Trolley Road

A JOYFUL Lessons & Carols

Sat. Dec. 14 • 5-6 p.m.

St. Paul’s will offer a joyful service of Lessons & Carols. It will be a one-hour offering of readings and music to celebrate the birth of the Savior. This is a free event, but tickets are required. Please contact the church office for your tickets.

Contact Info:Pam Poelker 843-873-1991

Location: 316 W. Carolina Avenue Summerville

Celebrate Monkey Day with ’Painting for Primates’

Sat. Dec. 14 • 6:30 p.m.

The International Primate Protection League, located in Knightsville, is holding a Paint it Forward fundraising event at West Ashley Wine and Design to celebrate International Monkey Day. The fee covers materials and instruction, and proceeds will help benefit IPPL.

Contact Info: Sarah Dubay 843-573-3422

American Business Women’s Meeting

Mon., Dec. 16 • 6-8 p.m.

The ABWA invites all interested area businesswomen to attend. Meetings are approximately two hours in length.

Contact Info:Cheryl Smithem 843-608-9662

Location: 5055 International Boulevard, North Charleston

National Alliance on Mental Illness Support

Mon., Dec. 16 • 6-7:15 p.m.

NAMI Charleston Area offers monthly support groups for individuals recovering from a brain disorder/mental illness, and also for their family members and friends. Offered on the third Monday of each month.

Contact Info: 843 871-1009

Location: 118 W. 3rd Street South Summerville

Summerville Community SDA Soup Kitchen

Tues., Dec. 17 • 12-2 p.m.

Freshly prepared vegetarian lunches every Tuesday at the Summerville Community Seventh-Day Adventist Church Soup Kitchen. Located at 520 Gahagan Rd Summerville, SC 29485

Contact Info: 843-821-4787

Location: 520 Gahagan Rd Summerville

VFW Spaghetti Night

Wed. Dec. 18 • 6:30 8 p.m.

VFW Post 3433 to host Spaghetti Night at Ladson VFW.

Contact Info: 843-871-0607


10154 Bell Wright Road Summerville

AARP Summerville Chapter 2679

Wed. Dec. 18 • 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

AARP Summerville Chapter 2679 will meet Wed. Dec. 18 at 11:30 at the Lunch will be served at noon. Chapter will provide ham, members to bring a covered dish or dessert. Wendall Nolan will entertain us.

Contact Info:Barbara Machajewski 873-4785

Location: Faith Sellers Sr. Center, 312 N. Laurel St.

Christmas on the Sweet Tea Trolley Tour with Barbara Hill

Sat. Dec. 21 • 1 p.m.

Take a trip down the Sweet Tea Trail in Historic Summerville, The Birthplace of SweetTea. This 1½ hour guided tour will take you on the back roads of our quaint southern town where tea isn’t the only thing that’s sweet. You’ll enjoy a sampler box of Lowcountry delicacies as you tour our thoughtfully preserved downtown, historic homes and get a glimpse of where sweet tea first started. As an added bonus you’ll tour Historic Linwood Gardens, named one of’s “Top 10 Garden Inns” in the world. $25

Christmas Southern Style with Tim Lowry

Sat., Dec. 21 • 11 a.m.

As you travel about town enjoying a sampler box of Lowcountry delicacies, Storyteller Tim Lowry, southern folklorist and raconteur, will tell stories of firecrackers, goldie wrens, Sandy Claw, praying oxen, and many more holiday traditions of the Old South. The trolley will make a special stop at the Timrod Library (which is decorated for Christmas) for a brief tour of this historic building and its rare books collection. $25


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