Senior Center Calendar
Mar. 6: 10 a.m. Bingo, 2 p.m. Basket Workshop; Mar. 7: 9:30 a.m. Walking Club, 1 p.m. Woodcarving; Mar. 8: 10 a.m. Crochet & Tatting, 1 p.m. Creative Crafters; Mar. 11: 1 p.m. Bridge; 12:30 p.m. Dominoes; Mar. 12: 10 a.m. Crafts with Elaine, 3:45 p.m. Line Dancing; Mar. 13: 10 a.m. Open Card Game, 2 p.m. Basket Workshop; Mar.14: 9:45 a.m. Walking Club, 1 p.m. Adult Coloring; Mar. 15: 8:30 a.m. Hand & Foot, 10 a.m. Nurtition: Clemson Extension; Faith Sellers Senior Center, 312 N. Laurel St. Summerville; 843-871-5053.www.dorchesterseniors.com
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. through April 13, VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) is preparing federal and state income taxes every Saturday at Bethany United Methodist Church, 118 W 3rd S St. Summerville. This is a free service using IRS certified staff. Contact Blair Stewart at 843-270-3001 for information.
Summerville Music Club Program for March
At 7p.m. on Mar. 12 at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 206 Central Avenue, Summerville, Dr. Dustin Ousley will conduct the Charleston Southern University Concert Singers. This performance will be an ‘animal themed’ program along with other compositions
High School Reunion
Summerville High School Class of 1999 will celebrate the 20th Reunion at 6 p.m. on March 30 at the Candlelight Pavilion of the Summerville Country Club, 400 Country Club Blvd. Tickets are $50 per person and available through EventBrite. Includes keepsake, dinner, drinks and other entertainment. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/summerville-high-school
Summerville Music Club Program for April
At 7p.m. on April 12 at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 206 Central Avenue, Summerville, Brianna Jaeger, a recent graduate of CSU, will perform a program of music written by Rachmaninov, Dubussy and modern compositions on piano.
Imani Milele Children’s Choir
At 5:30 p.m on May 1 the Imani Milele Children’s Choir will be performing at the Summerville Presbyterian Church Gym, 407 S Laurel St. This is their second performance and attendance is free. For more information call 843-871-0280.
Project Linus makes blankets for children who are seriously ill or traumatized. Last year the chapter donated 960 blankets to MUSC Children’s Hospital. To join, contact chapter coordinator Marty Ireland at 843-749-9328 or email@example.com.
Greenwave Gabbers Toastmasters meets at 6:30 p.m. each Monday at Bethany United Methodist Church. Call 843-873-7817.
Summerville Shag Club
Shag Club meets at 7 p.m. every Monday at Summerville Country Club, 400 Country Club Blvd. off 17A, for free basic lessons and open dancing. No partner necessary. Cash bar, free snacks, food available for purchase. Call Lee Hoff at 843-460-5416.
Military PTSD Support
Fellowship of veterans from all wars and conflicts, who want to provide free anonymous help to veterans, families, friends. We offer understanding, support, guidance and coping skills for those affected by PTSD resulting from combat or traumatic military experiences. Not a therapy group, but self-help/support group. 7 p.m. Mondays at Fellowship of Oakbrook, 1400 Trolley Road. 843-637-6463 or 843-509-0535.
Home Rehabilitation Help
Ridgeville Community Resource Center is participating with S.C. Housing Trust Fund to aid low-income homeowners with repairs. Counties served include Dorchester, Berkeley, Colleton and Orangeburg. Location: 108 Dorchester St., Ridgeville, or call between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Call Angie Crum at 873-5384 or Christopher Smith at 693-8025.
Quilting Friends has changed its name to Quilters2. Meets every Wednesday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Stallsville Methodist Church. We welcome quilters new to the area, and new quilters. Contact Kathy at 843-771-9342 for information.
Free soup, sandwiches, every Tuesday, noon to 1 p.m. Seventh Day Adventist Church, 520 Gahagan Road. 843-821-4787.
Addiction recovery ministry
Are your habits hurting you? Are they destroying those you love? Addiction Recovery Ministry, 7 p.m. Fridays at Ladson Baptist Church, 3231 Ladson Road. Call 843-801-1618 (Ted Caudill, director) or 843-797-1014 (church).
Citizens for Life
Trident Area Citizens for Life meets 7-8 p.m. on first Monday of each month at the meeting center at St. Theresa Catholic Church. Open to pro-life individuals. Contact Barbara Weigand at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Head Injury Support
The Trident Head Injury Support Group supports survivors and caregivers dealing with brain injury. Consists of families, professionals, and resource information. Meets for dinner at 6:30 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month. New location: Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital in West Ashley, 2095 Henry Tecklenburg Drive, in mall classroom 1. For information go to thisg.net or call 843-822-1967.
Credit Improvement Workshop
Learn to manage and understand a credit report and discover the positive steps you can take to improve your credit score. In this workshop by Origin SC you will learn strategies to control your day-to-day finances, find out what creditors are looking for when you apply for credit, how to dispute inaccurate items on your credit report, and more. Plus, it’s free. Meets the first Tuesday of every month (excluding holidays) at 6 p.m. at 4925 Lacross Rd. Suite 215, North Charleston. Register and secure your spot today. Call 843-735-7802.
U.S. Submarine Veterans Charleston Base meets on second Thursday of every month at the Fleet Reserve Association home at 99 Wisteria Dr., Goose Creek. Social hour starts at 6 p.m.; meeting at 7 p.m. Call Ed Stank, membership chair, at 568-2148 or email email@example.com.
NAACP Summerville Branch meets at 7 p.m. second Thursday of each month in County Council Chambers, 500 N. Main St. Enter by Cedar Street entrance.
Making Ends Meet
In this workshop by Origin SC you’ll learn basic budgeting techniques and day-to-day money management strategies. Topics include creating a budget, managing credit, avoiding identity theft, and more. Plus, it’s free. Meets the second Thursday of every month (excluding holidays) at 6 p.m. at 4925 Lacross Rd. Suite 215, North Charleston. Register and secure your spot today. Call 843-735-7802.
Dementia support groups
The ARK, Alzheimer’s Family Support Services, offers area support groups that meet monthly in a therapeutic environment facilitated by a trained leader. See thearkofsc.org or 843-832-2357. Second Thursday of month at 7 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 1600 Old Trolley Road.
Alzheimer’s Caregiver Wives Group: Third Tuesday of month at 11 a.m. at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 206 Central Ave.
Magnolia Chapter of The Embroiderers Guild of America meets 1 p.m. second Sunday each month at Miner Crosby Community Center, 3901 Paramount Dr., North Charleston.
Compassionate Friends of Summerville offers comfort and hope for bereaved parents, grandparents and siblings after the death of a child from any cause, at any age. Our meeting schedule has changed to the third Monday of each month, 7-8:30 p.m., Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 119B West Luke Ave. Call Becky: 770-568-9718 or Melissa: 843-934-4804.
Mental Illness support
National Alliance on Mental Illness Charleston Area support meetings for individuals recovering from brain disorder/mental illness and families on third Monday of each month at Bethany United Methodist Church, 118 W. 3rd St. South. Call Joann at 843-871-1009, email Joann1328@comcast.net or visit www.nami.org/sites/namicharlestonarea.
South Carolina Modelers Association / Charleston chapter meeting, third Tuesday, each month at 7 p.m. at the First Church of God meeting hall, 10383 Hwy 78, Summerville. Contact: Ron Minton at 843-637-9099 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pine Hill Acres Crimewatch
Join neighbors for the monthly Pine Hill Acres Crimewatch meeting, on the third Wednesday of every month at the ballfield at the end of Lake Drive. Block captains meet at 7 p.m., regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. Call Tom Hall Jr. at 843-714-0984.
Fleet Reserve Association
Fleet Reserve Association (Navy, Marines and Coast Guard) conducts the Branch 269 monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month. Any member of the seagoing services are welcome to attend. Contact John Tharp at 843-709-8520.
Scottish American Military
Scottish American Military Society meets third Saturday of the month at 11 a.m. at VFW Post 3433, Bellwright Road, Ladson. Prior active duty and Reserve including Coast Guard are invited if they are of Scottish, Welsh or Irish heritage. Go to S-A-M-S.org.
The Flowertown Knitting Guild meets on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 206 Central Ave. All knitters, new and experienced, are invited to join us. Find out about the knitting opportunities in the area, charity knitting, and programs. Come see old friends, make new friends and enjoy the fellowship. Contact Kaye Heins at 843-793-9204 or email@example.com.
A few good Marines
Lowcountry Detachment of the Marine Corps League seeks Marines who have served honorably in Corps for not less than 90 days and earned Eagle, Globe and Anchor, FMF Corpsmen and FMF Navy Chaplains. Lowcountry Detachment meets on fourth Thursday of the month at Fleet Reserve Association, 99 Wisteria Road, Goose Creek. Call John Tharp at 843-709-8520.
Painters group meeting
The Charleston Chapter of Decorative Painters, invites those interested in exploring this art form. Meetings are on the fourth Saturday of each month 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 1150 E. Montague Ave, North Charleston. Contact Catherine Jones 843- 327-1299.
Al-Anon Family Groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share experience, strength and hope to solve problems. Local meetings:
Mondays: 9:30 a.m. Madden Hall. St. John the Beloved Church. 28 Sumter Ave. Summerville.
Mondays: 9:30 a.m. Step Up Club. 171 Old Parsonage Rd. Knightsville.
Mondays: 7 p.m. Seventh Day Adventist Church 520 Gahagan Rd. Summerville.
Mondays: 7 p.m. Al Ateen meeting. Seventh Day Adventist Church.
Wednesdays: 8 p.m. Step Up Club.
Thursdays: 11:30 a.m. Skardon Hall. St. Paul’s Church. 111 Waring St. Summerville.
Fridays: 7 p.m. Step Up Club.
Saturdays: 11 a.m. Honey Ridge villas. Oakmont Road. Oakbrook.
Sundays: 8 p.m. Step Up Club.