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Murder Mystery: Lethal Maui Luau
Whodunnit? Was it you? There’s a chance it could be at the James Island County Park murder mystery for ages 12+ (12-15 year olds require chaperone). 5:50 PM, $5.
Rugged Maniac 5K Mud and Obstacle Race
Run the obstacle-filled Rugged Maniac course, which is just over three miles at Boone Hall Farms. After the race, enjoy a daylong festival of games, music, and drinks. $38-$80, starts at 9 AM. ruggedmaniac.com
Sunshine Music for Young Children
Foundation course in musical rhythm, listening, and theory, and includes an introduction to playing on a keyboard for young children. Nine month program with the first class beginning on March 8. Class every Saturday at 10–11a.m at Creative Spark Center for the Arts.
Spin in the four-hour marathon to raise money for Pattison’s Academy. Teams that raise $4,000 will be entered to win a bike.
Vickery’s Annual Spring Oyster Roast
Shuck some oysters on Shem Creek at Vickery’s Bar and Grill and listen to live music from Plane Jane at the annual oyster roast. Proceeds benefit the Tanzanian Education Foundation. $5, 11:00 AM
Easy to Love, Hard to Discipline Workshop
Managing your reactions to your child’s strong emotions is challenging. This workshop for parents and grandparents of children aged 2-6 will teach strategies that will help everyone stay calm. $25/class for Advantage Gold Members and $50/class for non-members. The workshop will take place at Roper St. Francis Mt. Pleasant Hospital at 1:30 PM.
CSO Chamber Music – A Journey to Germany
Enjoy a one-hour chamber music performance at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church presenting Beethoven’s String Quartet opus 18 and Bach’s “little” fugue in G minor and more works featuring CSO’s Brass Quintet and String Quartet. $20, $10/students. 4:00 PM.
Catch the Leprechaun 5K Run/Walk
This annual family-friendly run/walk will have live music, prizes, and plenty of food and drinks. The run/walk will take place at Mt. Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park at 6:30 PM, $30.
Silverado Vineyards Dinner
Winemaker’s dinner at Laura Albert’s Tasteful Options with Silverado Vineyards. Four courses prepared by Executive Chef Matt Brigham will be paired with estate grown wines from this stellar Napa winery. Reservations required. $75, 7:00 PM.
Hope on Goat
Boat over to Goat Island and feast on oysters steamed over an open fire, homemade locally caught fish stew, hot dogs, and desserts. The family friendly event also includes a children’s area and local live music opening with Scottie Frier, Southern Flavor Bluegrass Band, Derek Cribb and the Ramblers with Ben Edwards and Kevin Austin. Pack your coolers (it’s BYOB), and don’t forget the chairs. A silent auction will include donated items from local artists, craftsmen, restaurants and vacation rentals to name a few. The fifth annual Hope on Goat will benefit Louie’s Kids, a national nonprofit that helps treat childhood obesity as well as promotes a healthier more productive life. $45, free/children under 12. 2-6 PM
FREE Health Event at East Cooper Medical Center!
East Cooper Medical Center is hosting a free health event on Saturday, March 15. Our Shoot for Good Health event will offer free health screenings and physician consultations such as cholesterol, diabetes, blood pressure, and fitness assessments. Take this opportunity to know your health stats and learn how to improve your score.
The event will take place from 9:00am – 12:00pm in the main lobby of the hospital. Learn more about East Cooper’s Sports Medicine Program as you attend a free seminar entitled “Injury Prevention for the Everyday Athlete,” given by Dr. David Geier. Dr. Geier is the Medical Director of East Cooper Sports Medicine. The seminar will take place from 10am – 11am. College of Charleston basketball players will also make a special appearance at this event.
There’s no cost to attend, but please call or go online to reserve your space. Space is limited for health screenings. Call (843) 884-7031 or visit www.eastcoopermedctr.com and click “Find an Event.” This event will take place in the main lobby of East Cooper Medical Center located at 2000 Hospital Drive, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464. Refreshments will be served.
East Cooper Medical Center, part of Tenet Healthcare, is a 130-bed acute care hospital located at 2000 Hospital Drive in Mount Pleasant. East Cooper Medical Center has been providing healthcare to the East Cooper community since 1986. We provide a number of services including 24-hour emergency care, women’s and children’s services, diagnostic imaging and interventional services, orthopedics, sports medicine, pain care, adult and pediatric rehabilitation services, wound care services and surgical care, including nationally recognized spine surgery and breast reconstruction surgery. East Cooper Medical Center is accredited by The Joint Commission, the nation’s oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency.
Our pets love us unconditionally – so why not give back to our best friends by bringing them out for some fun? Pets, their owners, and those in search of a pet are invited to join Charleston County Parks for a full weekend of exhibits, demonstrations, experts, entertainment, and more at the Lowcountry’s premier pet festival, Pet Fest! The fun takes place on two days, Saturday, March 22 and Sunday, March 23, from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. each day at Mount Pleasant Palmetto Islands County Park.
Pet Fest provides an opportunity for local pet organizations and businesses to showcase their causes, products and services in a fun, pet-friendly environment. Leashed pets are welcome with their owners! Or, come to the festival in search of your new best friend from area rescue groups, who will have adoptable animals on site. $8. For more information visit www.tompsc.com/civicalerts.aspx?AID=751
Palmetto Pump & USA Climbing Competition
James Island County Park is hosting a nationally sanctioned rock climbing competition. The competition is open to ages four and up. $40/competitors before March 10, $45/competitors after March 10, free/spectators. The climbing starts at 8:00 AM
East Cooper Meals on Wheels Barbecue
Serving as a fundraiser for East Cooper Meals on Wheels, this barbecue and live music event will have a competition between area chefs as well as local bands. Grab some lawn chairs, your leashed pet, and your coolers (it’s BYOB) to support the cause. Join us at Awendaw Green, 3-7 PM. $10, free/children under 16.
For individuals concerned about their memory, screenings will take place in the Roper St. Francis Mt. Pleasant Medical Office Building, Classroom 3 and typically take 15–20 minutes. Registration is required. Screenings start at 11:00 AM and are free.