Library Storytime

Berkeley County Library System invites children to visit and listen and dance to their favorite stories with multi-sensory activities at Storytime@Your Library. Goose Creek Library: 10:30-11 a.m. and 11-11:30 a.m. on Tuesdays. Moncks Corner Library: 10:30-11 a.m. on Thursdays.

Annual Turkey Shoot

From 7-11 p.m. Thursday through Saturday now until Dec. 2, the American Legion Post 166, Howe Hall Road, Goose Creek runs their Turkey Shoot. The public is invited. This is a family atmosphere in a secure location.  Bon fire to enjoy, with food and beverages from the canteen. No outside beverages allowed. Junior Turkey Shoot for youngsters 12 and under begins Oct. 5 at 5 p.m. All monies raised go to service programs.  For information call 843-553-5454 or visit www.alp166sc.com.

Crowfieldfest

From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sept 21 at Middleton Park, 101 Hunters Lane, Goose Creek, Crowfieldfest will take place. Activities include jump castles, children’s activities, Goose Creek Crime Prevention and K-9 Unit demonstration, participation from Goose Creek Fire Department, a car show, 50/50 drawings and giveaways for vehicle participants. For information go to http://www.crowfieldhoa.net/view/2019-crowfieldfest.aspx .

Nexton progress

At 9 a.m. on Sept. 24 at Courtyard Marriott Summerville, 1510 Rose Dr., Summerville a special presentation from Brent Gibadlo, Vice President, General Manager at Nexton. Learn the latest progress and projections for the Nexton development.

Time for Tots

At 10 a.m. on Sept. 25 at the Interpretive Center at Old Santee Canal Park, 900 Stony Landing Rd, Moncks Corner, come enjoy some special time with your child(ren) ages 2 — 5 as we do a wide variety of things. We may read a book, watch a movie, and do some seasonal related arts and crafts for Johnny Appleseed! Registration deadline by Monday before the program. For information call Cindy Moyer at 843-899-5200 or email cindy.moyer@santeecooper.com

Attention All Marines

At 1900 hours on Sept. 26 at the Fleet Reserve Building, 99 Wisteria Rd. Goose Creek, the Marine Corps League, Low Country Detachment 803 will meet. All Marines and FMF Corpsman are invited to attend. For further information call 843-816-2867.

Endure Conference

From 8:15 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Sept. 27 at Charleston Southern University, 9200 University Blvd., Charleston in the Lightsey Chapel Auditorium. Christian Studies proudly presents ENDURE, the annual apologetics conference for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors. The focus will be on a Christian response on how to live life with others. Cost: $5 per student to cover lunch. Contact: christianstudies@csuniv.edu for information.

Outdoor Movie Night

From 6:30-9:30 p.m. on Sept. 28 at the Village Green at Carnes Crossroads, 513 Wodin Place, Summerville the City of Goose Creek is partnering with Carnes Crossroads to produce an outdoor movie night series on the Village Green. Gather the family and bring your blankets and chairs to watch Secret Life of Pets 2.

There will be food trucks and other vendors on site offering delicious options for dinner and snacks, along with lawn games and activities to enjoy before the movie begins. This is a free event with free parking.

Fall Wreath Class

At 10 a.m. on Sept. 28 at the Learning Center at Old Santee Canal Park, 900 Stony Landing Rd, Moncks Corner, let’s make a fall wreath. Bring some of your own decorations to make your own design. We will have grape vine wreaths and decorations. Registration deadline by Friday before the program. The fee is $20 per person. For information call Cindy Moyer at 843-899-5200 or email cindy.moyer@santeecooper.com

Tax-Aide Volunteers needed

Here’s a chance to give back to your community — AARP Foundation Tax-Aide need volunteers for next year to assist in preparing free income taxes for the elderly and others who needs help with their income taxes in Goose Creek, Summerville and Moncks Corner. Leadership positions available such as Client Facilitators. Training is provided on a self-paced basis with individual assistance as needed along with on-line IRS training and testing. Use of your own laptop may be necessary. There is one week orientation in December and two weeks of training in January. We ask volunteers to provide one half day or more per week from February 2 through April 15, 2020. For more information, contact Pat Merriam at abenpat@comcast.net or 843-270-7881.

CSU Homecoming Week/ Family Weekend

From Oct. 1- Oct. 6 at Charleston Southern University, 9200 University Blvd., Charleston there are many events planned for the Homecoming. Oct. 1: Powder Puff football games. Oct. 2: 3:30 p.m. Women’s Soccer vs. Winthrop. Oct. 3: Career Fair and Alumni Networking; Pep Rally at CSU Field House. Oct. 4: 50th Class Reunion Class of 1969. Oct.5: Annual Alumni Meeting; 2 p.m. Women’s Soccer vs. Gardner Webb. Homecoming Parade, Tailgating. 6 p.m. CSU Football vs. Savannah State. Oct. 6: 11 a.m. Campus Worship at Summit Church, Lightsey Chapel. For more information call 843-863-7050 or visit https://www.charlestonsouthern.edu/calendar_event/homecoming-2019/

Goose Creek Council Meeting

A 7 p.m. on Oct. 8 the City of Goose Creek’s city council will meet in public session in council chambers at 519 N. Goose Creek Boulevard, Goose Creek. The meeting includes a public comment session and residents are encouraged to attend. For more information, contact Kelly J. Lovette, city clerk at 797-6220 ext. 1113. For a current and complete update of meetings, please visit the city’s website at www.cityofgoosecreek.com, keyword Main Calendar.

SHS Class of 1974 reunion

From 6-10 p.m. on Oct. 10 the Summerville High School Class of 1974 will be having their 45th Reunion at the Candlelight Pavilion at Summerville Country Club, 400 Country Club Blvd. In addition to the Class of 1974, all classes and guests are welcome to attend. The cost is $50 per person. For questions contact Catherine Smith 843-8705984 or order you tickets at P.O. Box 2953, Summerville 29484. More event info will be provided.

Project Linus chapter

Project Linus provides handmade blankets to children who are seriously ill or going through a physical or emotional challenge. Call Marty Ireland at 843-749-9328 or martyi04@homesc.com. See www.projectlinus. org.

Lunch, fellowship

The Lord’s Ladle Café in the Goose Creek United Methodist Church fellowship building located at 142 Redbank Road is open to all comers for lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays. On Mondays, a hot breakfast is served from 7-9 a.m. When available, free Bibles, free bread and free clothing are offered during soup kitchen hours. For more information, call 843-553-6842, or go to goosecreekumc@comcast.net.

Submarine veterans

United States Submarine Veterans-Charleston Base meets on the second Thursday of each month except December at the FRA Branch 269, 99 Wisteria Road in Goose Creek. Social Hour starts at 6 p.m. and meeting starts at 7 p.m. This is the second largest USSVI Base. All Brothers of the Dolphin are welcome. Contact Rick Wise at 843-276-0899 or newsletter@ussvib.org for information.

Clayton’s Corner

Reluctant readers are invited to read to Clayton the Therapy dog 3:30-4:30 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays of each month at the Goose Creek Library, 325 Old Moncks Corner Road in Goose Creek. Call 843-572-1376 for more information.

TOPS meets Thursdays

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter SC0104 meets at 9 a.m. every Thursday for weigh-in with the meeting beginning at 9:45 a.m. at the Goose Creek Volunteer Fire Department, 907 Redbank Road, Goose Creek. Call Theresa at 843-737-3289. In Moncks Corner, the group meets Monday at 5:30 p.m. at Trident Emergency Physicians conference room.

Berkeley Soil and Water

The Berkeley Soil and Water Conservation District board meets 11 a.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month at Old Santee Canal Park. Meetings are open to any interested persons. To confirm meeting place, call 843-719-4146.

STR monthly meeting

Small Town Restoration Inc. will meet on the second Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at St. Stephen Library, 113 Ravenell Drive in St. Stephen. For more information, contact Wes Pratt, president at 843-327-3354.

Beekeeping meeting

Berkeleybees, a group for anyone interested in beekeeping, meets 6:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month — at the First Presbyterian Church. All ages and experience levels welcome. Call the Berkeley Soil and Water Conservation District for more information at 843-719-4146.

Alzheimer’s support

Meetings are 6-8 p.m on the fourth Wednesday of the month at Trident Hospital in Cafe B.

This meeting is for anyone who is a caregiver, has Alzheimer’s or dementia or wants information.

The sponsor of this event is Agape Senior. For information, call 843-553-7122.

Exercise for Seniors

A free exercise class for seniors takes place 10-11 a.m. on Tuesday and Thursdays in the gym of First Baptist Church, 112 E. Main St. in Moncks Corner.

Join the fun and reap the benefits of exercising to the oldies. Call 843-499-2503.

Citizen’s Advisory Board

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Citizen’s Advisory Board meets every six weeks at the sheriff’s office, 223 N. Live Oak Drive, Moncks Corner.

Adult coloring

Relax with an adult coloring class at the Sangaree Library, 1-3 p.m. Tuesdays. Free; supplies furnished. For more information, contact Dan Beaumont at 843-636-2106.

Safe Haven

The BSB Safe Haven support group meets 6-8 p.m. every second and fourth Tuesday at the Berkeley Electric Cooperative community room, 551 Rembert C. Dennis Blvd., Moncks Corner.

CPR class

The Moncks Corner Fire Department offers CPR classes every Saturday at the Fire Department on Carolina Avenue.

The classes are FREE, but the certification card is $6. Contact the Fire Department for more information at 843-719-7990.

Berkeley County Council

Berkeley County Council has its regular and committee meetings 6:30 p.m. second and fourth Mondays of the month at the administration building, Moncks Corner.

PTSD support group

The PTSD support group meets at 7 p.m. Mondays at the Fellowship of Oakbrook, 1400 Trolley Road, Summerville. The military PTSD support group for veterans, families and friends will provide free anonymous assistance that includes understanding, support, guidance and coping skills for those affected by PTSD resulting from combat or traumatic military experiences.

This is not a therapy group, it is a self-help support group. Call 843-637-6463 or 843-509-0535.

Town of Moncks Corner

Regular monthly meeting of Moncks Corner Town Council will be on the third Tuesday of the month after the Finance Committee meeting at 6 p.m.

Crime Watch

Moncks Corner Crime Watch meetings begin at 6:30 p.m., 118 Carolina Ave. (Town Hall) on the fourth Thursday of each month.

NAMI support group

The National Alliance on Mental Illness offers free support groups for individuals in recovery and family members of people with mental illness. Meetings are the first Tuesday of every month 6-7:30 p.m. at Moncks Corner Baptist Church at 500 E. Main St.; and the third Monday of every month 6-7:30 p.m. at Bethany United Methodist Church at 118 W. Third South St., Summerville. Call John Tharp at 843-709-8520.

Quilting club

Quilt ‘N’ Friends is a group that meets on the fourth Thursday of each month to discuss quilting, show recent projects, and work on projects for Newborns in Need and other local charities. The group meets at the Stallsville Methodist Church Fellowship building on Stallsville Road between Trolley and Bacons Bridge behind the church. Contact Marina at 843-871-9890.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous meets at 6 p.m. each Monday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 510 St. James Ave., Goose Creek, in Room 6 of the All Ministries Building. For more information, call 843-577-9499 or visit www.oa.org.

Goose Creek Rotary

The Goose Creek Rotary Club meets at 12:45 p.m. on Tuesdays at Gilligans in Goose Creek. Community minded individuals are invited to come and listen to weekly speakers and join the club. The local club is relatively small but very active with its 15-18 members. For more information, go to www.goosecreekrotary.com.

FiA-Females in Action

Goose Creek women are meeting to workout at 5 a.m. on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 6 a.m. on Tuesdays; and 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays.

This free peer-led, non-profit group welcomes women of any age or fitness level. For more information, send email to FiAGooseCreek@gmail.com.

USMC detachment meets

The Lowcountry Detachment of the Marine Corps is seeking Marines that have served honorably for not less than 90 days and earned the Eagle, Globe and Anchor, FMF Corpsmen and FMF Navy Chaplains. The Detachment meets on the fourth Thursday of each month at the Fleet Reserve Association, 99 Wisteria Road in Goose Creek.