Community Calendar | Community Calendar

NOTE: Some of these events may have been canceled or postponed. Please check with the organizers. Call 843-873-9424 to add your event to this free calendar.

 

Meet Your Mobile Library: 3-7 p.m., July 21, Aug. 18, Sept. 15, Oct. 13 and Nov. 10. Berkeley County Library System, in collaboration with Moncks Corner Farmers Market, invites customers to visit the Mobile Library for Meet Your Mobile Library once a month from May to November. The Moncks Corner Farmers Market is located at the Market Pavilion, 418 E. Main St. in Moncks Corner. For more information on the Mobile Library, please contact Barbara Ash at 843-719-4247/843-934-9976 or [email protected]

Summerville Multiple Sclerosis Support Group: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., July 22. Perkins Restaurant & Bakery, 1700 Old Trolley Road, Summerville. Come out and meet Stryker, Service Dog Extraordinaire! We will talk about the benefits of a true service dog and how it differs from a pet. For more information, please contact Elizabeth Peterson, 843-345-7129.

Guided Canoe Trip: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., July 23. Old Santee Canal Park, Interpretive Center, 900 Stony Landing Drive, Moncks Corner. Fee is $5 per person. For all ages, under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Life in our swamp is vibrant and beautiful! Come enjoy a cool evening paddle while you listen to the sounds of the park’s nocturnal creatures. Canoes, lifejackets, and paddles will be provided and a short instructional period for beginners will be done in the classroom.Class size is limited to 20 people. Registration is required by July 21. For more information and to register contact Adam Beard at [email protected] or 843-899-5200.

Kids Fest: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Aug. 6, Goose Creek City Hall, 519 N. Goose Creek Blvd, Goose Creek. Everyone is invited to Kids Fest! This year’s back-to-school celebration will showcase music, a variety of family-friendly vendors, food trucks, free kids activities and back-to-school giveaways. Rain date is Aug. 13.

Space Odyssey: 10 a.m.-11 a.m., July 30. Old Santee Canal Park, Interpretive Center, 900 Stony Landing Drive, Moncks Corner. Fee is $2 per person. For all ages, under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Join educator Adam as he explores subjects within astronomy, such as the moon, solar system, stars, and constellations. You will have the opportunity to become part of the solar system and see how far our solar system stretches! Lastly, you will be able to locate common constellations and the fascinating stories and legends behind them. Class size is limited to 30 people. Registration is required by July 28. For more information and to register contact Adam Beard at [email protected] or 843-899-5200.

Guided Nature Walk: 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Aug. 6. Old Santee Canal Park, Interpretive Center, 900 Stony Landing Drive, Moncks Corner. Free with paid park admission. For all ages, under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Join Director Brad Sale for a leisurely walk around the swamp as you search for the park’s summer residents! You will cover approximately 1 mile over well-graded gravel paths and boardwalk, with some minimal inclines and uneven surfaces. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended. Class size is limited to 20 people. Registration is required by Aug. 4. For more information and to register contact Brad Sale at [email protected] or 843-899-5200.

Torchlit Boat Rides: 8 p.m., 9 p.m. and 10 p.m., Aug. 13. Cypress Gardens, 3030 Cypress Gardens Road, Moncks Corner. $20 per person. For ages 17 and up. 10 people per boat. Fee includes access to the Butterfly House, Museum and Swamparium. Pre-registration required. For more information and to register please call 843-553-0515.

Scales and Tales: 10 a.m.-11 a.m., Aug. 13. Old Santee Canal Park, Interpretive Center, 900 Stony Landing Drive, Moncks Corner. Free with paid park admission. For all ages, under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Using the park’s live collection, this class will provide participants a unique, hands-on experience into the world of “creepy, crawly things.” We will discuss specific traits and characteristics of these animals that you may find in your own backyard! Registration is required by Aug. 11. For more information and to register contact Deandra Waring at [email protected] or 843-899-5200.

Outdoor Movie Night: 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Aug. 20 and Sept. 24. Village Green at Carnes Crossroads, 513 Wodin Place, Summerville. Free admission and parking. Show time at sunset. Bring the family for a movie under the stars! City of Goose Creek is partnering with Carnes Crossroads. Food vendors will be on site selling your favorite movie concessions. For more information, call 843-569-4242.

Free Saturdays at Cypress Gardens: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sept. 24 and Dec. 17. Cypress Gardens, 3030 Cypress Gardens Road, Moncks Corner. Admission is free for Berkeley County residents and their dependents with a photo ID. For more information visit cypressgardens.berkeleycountysc.gov.

Women’s Self Defense Class: 6-8 p.m., Sept. 13. Goose Creek Recreation Activity Center, 519 N. Goose Creek Blvd., Goose Creek. Women’s self-defense classes are intended to provide basic awareness and defense skills applicable to a variety of common situations wherein women may become victims. Our instructors provide both lecture and hands-on training. Participants set the level of hands-on activity they wish to become involved in. Classes fill quickly. Please contact Mr. Kevin Scott at 843-863-5200, ext. 2317 or [email protected] to reserve a spot.

Crime Prevention Meeting: 6:30-7:30 p.m., Sept. 15. Goose Creek Police Department Training Room, 519 N. Goose Creek Blvd., Goose Creek. You’re invited to the GCPD’s quarterly city-wide crime prevention meeting. Crime statistics and patterns will be discussed and the best way to prevent crime will be presented. The meeting is an informative evening about what is going on in Goose Creek. For more information, call 843-863-5200, ext. 2317 or email [email protected]

Adult Pickleball: Open times. Berkeley Middle School Tennis Courts, 320 N. Live Oak Dr., Moncks Corner. Free for ages 40 and older. No registration required. Courts are open to anyone who wants to play. This is a free-play outdoor sport that combines the elements of pong-pong, badminton and tennis. For more information, visit www.monckscornersc.gov/recreation or call 843-719-7921.

Adult Tennis: 9 a.m., Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Lacy Park Tennis Court, 115 West Main Street, Moncks Corner. Free for ages 50 and older. No registration required. For more information, visit www.monckscornersc.gov/recreation or call 843-719-7921.

Moncks Corners Farmers Market: 3-7 p.m., every Thursday through Nov. 17. Market Pavilion at the Regional Recreation Complex, 418 E. Main St., Moncks Corner. The town of Moncks Corner offers the community an opportunity to purchase locally grown produce directly from the farmers in addition to hand crafted and homemade products. For more information, call 843-719-7926.

Hanahan Young Adult Writers Circle: 4:30-5:30 p.m., the second Tuesday of each month. Hanahan Library, 1216 Old Murray Court, Hanahan. Free for ages 12-17. Meet with other tweens and teens and bounce creativity off one another! All types of writing are encouraged! For more information, call 843-553-0047 or email [email protected]

Trident Head Injury Support Group: 6:30-8:30 p.m., on the first Tuesday of every month at 701 E. Bay Street, Suite 121 in Charleston. Monthly support group meetings are for survivors, caregivers and friends who have acquired the life-changing effects of traumatic brain injury. For more information, contact Robert Durland Sr. at 843-822-1967 or our website thisg.net.

Hanahan Adult Writers Circle: 3:30-4:30 p.m., the second Wednesday of each month through Dec. 14. Hanahan Library, 1216 Old Murray Court, Hanahan. Free for ages 18 and up. Want to write but need some encouragement? Join other aspiring writers to create and share ideas. For more information, call 843-553-0047 or email [email protected]

BCLS Tutor.com for Libraries: We hope you and your learning community will join us on the fourth Friday of each month for a free online Tutor.com orientation session! Review how you can access your program and share the features available — plus, answering questions live! This session is geared toward library customers of all ages, educators and library team staff. Regardless of whether your dream is getting an A, graduating high school, attending college or finding a job, Tutor.com is here to help you first realize and then reach your full potential. Services for K-12th grade, intro-level college, adult learners and job seekers. K-12 Student Center with Live Homework Help, WriteTutor Center, Test Prep Center, SkillsCenter Resource Library. Real-Time Tutoring: 8 a.m. to midnight, Sunday through Saturday. A free resource with your Berkeley County Library card! Already have a library card, get started with Tutor.com today! https://berkeleylibrarysc.org/online-classes/.

Goose Creek Recreation Commission: 6-7 p.m., meets the first Monday of each month, at the Goose Creek Community Center, 519A N. Goose Creek Blvd., Goose Creek. All meetings are open to the public.

Goose Creek Cultural Arts Commission: 7-8 p.m., meets the second Monday of each month, at the Goose Creek Community Center, 519A N. Goose Creek Blvd., Goose Creek. All meetings are open to the public.

Goose Creek Architectural Review Board: 6:30-7:30 p.m., meets third Monday of every month. The city of Goose Creek Architectural Review Board requirements are that all changes to commercial properties be reviewed and approved by the board. The application deadline is 5 p.m., 14 days prior to a board meeting. For major applications, the project will need to be reviewed by staff, comments/corrections issued to the applicant/architect/engineer and comments addressed/corrections made by the applicant/architect/engineer prior to submission of the application on the deadline. For more information call City Planning and Zoning at 843-797-6220, ext. 1116.

Goose Creek Recreation Commission: 6-7 p.m., meets the first Monday of each month, at the Goose Creek Community Center, 519A N. Goose Creek Blvd., Goose Creek. All meetings are open to the public.

Goose Creek Planning Commission: 6:00-7:30 p.m., meets the first Tuesday of each month, at Goose Creek City Hall, 519A N. Goose Creek Blvd., Goose Creek. All meetings are open to the public.

Goose Creek City Council Meeting: 6-7 p.m., meets the second Tuesday of each month, at City Hall, 519 Goose Creek Blvd. All city council meetings are open to the public and include the opportunity for attendees to address council with questions and concerns. All regular city council meetings are livestreamed on the city website. To watch, visit the Watch City Council Meetings Live page.

Moncks Corner Board of Zoning Appeals: 6-7 p.m., meets the first Tuesday of each month. Moncks Corner Town Hall, 118 Carolina Ave. The board votes on special exceptions and variances, and only meets when applications have been submitted. The public is welcome to attend.

Moncks Corner Town Council Meeting: 6-7 p.m., third Tuesday of each month. In the courtroom at Town Hall, 118 Carolina Ave. Any changes in the meeting schedules are advertised in advance. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.

Berkeley County Board of Education: 5:30 p.m., meets the second and fourth Tuesday of every month in the boardroom located at 107 E. Main St. in Moncks Corner (except as noted on Oct. 27 and March 9). Board meetings are open to the public and citizens are encouraged to attend. There is an opportunity for “Citizen Comments” at the start of each meeting. Meetings are streamed live on the BCSD YouTube channel.

Moncks Corner Crime Watch Meeting: 6:30 -7:30 p.m., fourth Thursday of each month. Hosted by the Moncks Corner Police Department at Moncks Corner Town Hall, 118 Carolina Ave. Join in and voice your concerns and find out what is going on in the community.

Berkeley Soil and Water Conservation Meeting: 11 a.m.-12 p.m.., fourth Tuesday of each month. Old Santee Canal Park, 900 Stony Landing Road, Moncks Corner. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend. For further information, call 843-719-4146 or [email protected]

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