Macaroni & Please is a modern manners program designed to introduce students to the basic principles of good manners. The classes are fun and include interactive activities aimed to help strengthen social and emotional learning focusing on self-presentation, introductions, body language, self-control, empathy, forgiveness, gratitude, manners in school, home and in public and dining etiquette.
Dates: Tuesdays March 14th - April 4th
Register online at the City of Charleston Recreation website or in person at Hazel Parker Playground.
For more information contact Aly Murphy at firstname.lastname@example.org
Afternoon Adventures: Ice Cream Extravaganza
Thursday, March 30 at 3:30 p.m.
Main Library – downtown, 68 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401: 843-805-6930
Make your own homemade ice cream, and enjoy an ice cream sundae.
STEAM Club (ages 7-12)
Thursdays, March 9, 16, 23 and 30 at 3:45 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library – 6325 Dorchester Road, North Charleston, SC 29418: 843-552-6466
Have fun, and explore STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) with hands-on activities.
Thursday, March 30 from 6:15-7:30 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403: 843-722-7550
Listen to original music written by your peers as you surf the web, play video games and hang out. Rock On program music will be showcased.
Summerville Family YMCA 45th Annual Flowertown Festival
The Flowertown Festival, now in its 45th year, is the Y’s premiere fundraiser founded in 1972 to support health and wellness programs at the Y. Every spring, thousands of people visit Summerville to see nature’s bounty awash in color, from the hot pink azaleas, to the purple wisteria, to the delicate white dogwood. On this three-day weekend, festival-goers transcend this gracious Southern town to take in the flowers and hospitality and attend one of the largest arts and crafts festivals in the Southeast: The Summerville Family YMCA Flowertown Festival.
Over 200 jury-selected artists from throughout the country who display their work for sale
Delicious foods from restaurants at The Taste
Fun activities and rides for children at the Children’s Jubilee/Kids Fest
Farmer’s Market (Saturday & Sunday ONLY)
Voted 2016 Top 20 Events by Southeast Tourism
Weekends: March 31 – April 15
Visiting from Weeki Wachee Springs, Florida, these underwater performers will delight both the young and the young at heart. Live mermaids will fascinate guests with a choreographed routine to musical numbers at the top of the hour from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily. This activity is included with admission to the Aquarium.
The fin-tastic activities don’t end there. Mermaids will also be available for photo opportunities, so be sure to get a unique souvenir by which to remember your Aquarium visit. Guests may also enjoy mermaid-themed activities and interactive education stations focused on conservation efforts to sustain the beauty of the ocean.
Friday, March 31 – Sunday, April 2
Friday, April 7 – Sunday, April 9
Friday, April 14 – Saturday, April 15
Ages Birth – 3
Our youngest visitors (ages Birth – 3 years) and their grown-ups are invited to join us for special programming each week designed to strengthen connections between the child and grown-up by developing rituals, modeling attunement and promoting self-regulation skills. On the first Wednesday of every month, Jessica Flowers from Ripple™ will join us to coach grown-ups in enhancing connections between themselves and their child that increase a child’s attention span and cooperation.Find out more »
Join us on Friday, March 31 for the Kids Run & Wonderfest sponsored by Wonder Works!
11AM: Festivities Begin
Musical performances by Southbound 17 and The Lauren Hall Band
Live magic show by Caleb Alexander,
Doggie fashion show featuring Patricia Altschul of Southern Charm Mechanical Bull
Arts & Crafts with Art Buzz Kids
Free options (While supplies last.) – hotdogs, Krispy Kreme Donuts
For purchase – Domino’s Pizza
11AM – 4:00PM: Festival
4PM: Race warm-uo
5PM: Race Time
Races Follow Order Below:
· Toddler Waddler
· ¼ mile
· 1 mile
Free outdoor movies shown on the large screen at the new Regional Recreation Complex. Bring a lawn chair or picnic blanket and family and friends. Gate opens at 7 pm. Movies begin at dusk. Food trucks will be present for consessions. (no outside food or drink please)Find out more »