What: Quick Fit Bootcamp
When: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Sullivan’s Island Elementary School, Rifle Range Road
Details: Wando Community School is offering Quick Fir Bootcamp with Vicki Walker at Sullivan’s Island Elementary School on Rifle Range Road. Steps, weights, stability balls, kettlebells and jump ropes are used for this all over fitness blast. Register before any class. Equipment provided.
Details: Seeking artists from all disciplines. Actors, filmmakers, musicians, singers, visual artists, poets, writers, photographers, etc. are encouraged to reply for a new collaborative project to be presented in April. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday with Strad and Guarneri
What: Rare violin concert
When: Sunday, Feb. 17, 4 to 6 p.m.
Where: Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim, 90 Hasell St.
Details: Yuriy Bekker, concertmaster and acting artistic director of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra, will mesmerize listeners as he plays two rare violins, one from Stradivari’s Golden Period, and one crafted by Guarneri de Gesu. These 17/18th century craftsmen made the finest violins in the world, with only hundreds still in existence. Contact Brenda Braye at 843-723-1090 to purchase tickets.
What: Faithful Forever, pet loss grief support group
When: Tuesday, Feb. 19 (every third Tuesday of the month), 6–7:30 p.m.
Where: McAlister-Smith Funeral Home, 2501 Bees Ferry Road
Details: Pet Parents who have recently lost a beloved pet can come together in a supportive environment to discuss the issues of grief, mourning and pet loss. The support group will be facilitated by a licensed professional counselor. Faithful Forever is the pet cremation division of McAlister-Smith Funeral Home, a local family-owned funeral home since 1886. Faithful Forever has been offering pet services since 2008. The group will be facilitated by Johnsie Currin, MEd, LPC, CIRS-A. Refreshments will be served.
Contact: San LeBoeuf, director of Pet Services, san@Faithful-Forever.com or 843-722-8371.
What: College of Charleston’s Center for Creative Retirement presents two lectures - “Keeping Our Marbles in Play” and “On the Road Western Circuit in an RV.”
When: Tuesday, Feb. 19, 1 p.m.
Where: St. Joseph Family Life Center, 1695 Raoul Wallenberg Blvd. in West Ashley
Details: The College of Charleston’s Center for Creative retirement holds weekly lectures on many topics. For information contact Clare Robinson at 953-5488 or email email@example.com.
What: East Cooper Newcomers Club‘s Spring Fashion Show and Luncheon
When: Wednesday, Feb. 20, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Daniel Island Club, 600 Island Park Drive, Charleston, SC 29492
Details: Program: The women of the East Cooper Newcomers Club invite members, guests, new residents and recent retirees to attend their monthly luncheon meeting and Spring Fashion Show. Spring Fashion show with fashions provided by Belk and modeled by ECNC members. Door prizes include Belk shopping sprees and fragrance baskets. For reservations, please call Elaine no later than Feb. 14 at 856-3467 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
What: The Music Matters! Concert Series presents “Violin Sensation”
When: Thursday, Feb. 21, 7 p.m.
Where: Franke at Seaside, Rodenberg Chapel, 1885 Rifle Range Road, Mount Pleasant
Details: This free concert is open to the public and will highlight the violin playing of local violin prodigy, Shannon Fitzhenry. She will play selections from the classical violin repertoire, including Bach and Tchaikovsky. This recital is part of the music advocacy project run by Abigail Kent to raise community awareness to support live music and the local programs that make this possible. Contact email@example.com.
What: East Cooper Democrats First Congressional District Democratic Candidate Forum
When: Wednesday, Feb. 27, 7 p.m.
Where: Olive Branch AME Annex, 1734 Johnnie Dodds Blvd.
Details: The forum is open to all Democrats and the public. Come at 6:30 p.m. for light dinner for $4 per person. RSVP to Anne Owens via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please submit candidate questions via email to email@example.com by Wednesday, Feb. 20. Late submission will not be accepted and only five questions will be selected.
What: The Isle of Palms Garden Club meeting
When: Thursday, Feb.21, 6:30 p.m.
Where: IOP Exchange Club building, 201 Palm Blvd, Isle of Palms.
Details: Projects for the year will be discussed.It is time for the annual Salute.t.o gardeners on the Isle of Palms and Sullivans island.The speaker will be Bill Lamson-Scribner of the Moultrie News. His topic is the Horticulture Hotline,” Refreshments at 6:30 p.m. and the speaker at 7 p.m. Guests welcome. Please call Janice Ashely at 883-9016.
What: Men’s Fellowship Spaghetti Dinner.
When: Saturday Feb. 23, 5-7 p.m.
Where: Sunrise Presbyterian Church, 3222 Middle St., Sullivan’s Island
Details: Plates are $8 and children under 10 are free. There will be music, many local folks and containers of meet sauce for sale on the way out. Order take-out dinners to bring home. Proceeds go to projects around the church and to keep the church’s community ministries going.
What: Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA)
When: Saturday, Feb. 23, 4-5:30 p.m.
Where: St. Andrew’s Library, 1735 North Woodmere Drive
Details: Free yourself from food addiction and food obsession. Come to a community information meeting for anyone suffering from food obsession, overeating, under-eating and bulimia. Everyone is welcome to this free meeting, including those who think they may have a food problem or those who are concerned about someone who may have a food problem. Visit the website at www.foodaddicts.org.
What: Charleston Music Club recital
When: Monday, Feb. 25, 7: 30 p.m.
Where: Chapel at Franke at Seaside, 1885 Rifle Range Rd.
Details: The Charleston Music Club will present a free recital featuring College of Charleston Voice Students. Refreshments will be served. Call 442-4835.
What: Wando High School PTSO Big Bash and Benefit, New Orleans-style
When: Saturday, March 2, 6-10 p.m.
Where: Harborside East, 28 Bridgeside Blvd., Mount Pleasant
Details: The Big Bash is the Wando High School PTSO’s sole fundraiser of the year. Tickets are $25 per person or $45 per couple and include admission, non-alcoholic drinks, music and food catered by Farm on Fire, whose owners are graduates of the school. Wine and beer are available through a cash bar. For more information, contact Dee Stracey at 708-8330 or firstname.lastname@example.org.