Calendar of Events:
SATURDAY, APRIL 28 – MARCH FOR BABIES:
On April 28, 2018 starting at 8:00 AM, the March of Dimes will be celebrating the March for Babies to raise funds for this charity. Announcements will begin at 8:00 a.m. The walk will begin at 9:00 a.m. from Cannon Park and will continue as stated below:
- Walk south on Ashley Avenue
- Turn left onto Murray Blvd. heading east
- Walk on Murray Blvd. to the Fort Sumter House
- Turn around at the Ft. Sumter House
- Walk back along Murray Blvd. heading north
- Take a right onto Ashley Avenue and continue back to Cannon Park
THURSDAY, MAY 3 – CAROLINA ART ASSOCIATION EVENT:
The Carolina Art Association is having their annual fund raising event on THURSDAY, May 3rd in front of the Gibbes Museum. The Special Events Committee has approved their permit for the event as well as approving a street blocking permit BETWEEN Queen and Cumberland Streets on Meeting Street for this event. The block will be closed near 6:00 p.m. and the event will go into high gear to get set up and underway by 7:30 p.m. It will conclude at 10:00 p.m. and staff has until midnight to breakdown and the street and be re-opened. If there is rain, the event will be moved to their garden behind the building.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 16 – PRESERVATION SOCIETY LECTURE – THE CEDAR ROOM AT THE CIGAR FACTORY:
The Preservation Society of Charleston is sponsoring “A Candid Conversation on a Livable Charleston” with Joel Kotkin, noted urbanist and author of The Human City: Urbanism for the Rest of Us. A reception will follow. Tickets are available at www.preservationsociety.org
WEDNESDAY, MAY 23 – GROUNDWELL PRESENTATION – GAGE HALL, ARCHDALE STREET:
Groundswell had invited Keith Anderson of the Flood Defense Group to talk on various methods and available devices homeowners can employ to prevent temporary flooding. This talk was originally scheduled for May 16, but has been moved to May 23.
THURSDAY, JUNE 28 – CAROLINA DAY PARADE:
The Carolina Day Parade will take place Thursday, June 28. Festivities begin with a service at St. Michael’s at 10:00 a.m. which will recess to Washington Park. At 11:30 a.m., the parade will leave Washington Park (closing Broad St. for less than 10 minutes) and go down Meeting Street to White Point Gardens (estimated time Meeting St. will be closed is less than 20 minutes). A program of music, with firing of muskets and cannon, along with an address by Nicholas Butler will follow.