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August 2016

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BBQ For a Cause

BBQ For a Cause

Support Lowcountry youth minorities at the fourth annual BBQ for a Cause. Mingle with guests and munch on Ken’s All-Star Cart’s barbecue chicken, hotdogs, and hamburgers. All proceeds benefit Dorchester County Cobras Sports Club, a nonprofit that provides minority communities with opportunities for personal and professional development. Isle of Palms County Park, 1 14th Ave., Isle of Palms. Saturday, 11am-5pm. $20-$10; free for child under five. www.bbq4acause.eventbrite.com

August 6, 2016 - 11:00am
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08/06/2016 - 11:00am
 
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Gay Bingo

Gay Bingo

“B-1” of the South Carolinians dedicated to fighting the HIV/AIDS epidemic that continues to affect Lowcountry residents by participating in this philanthropic night that puts the “fun” in “fund-raise.” Join Lowcountry AIDS Services (LAS), Charleston Pride, and hostess and “Camp Queen of the Carolinas” Patti O’Furniture in LAS’s first Gay Bingo night since 2001. With the theme “That ’70s Bingo: It’s Not Your Grandma’s Game!” participants are encouraged to wear costumes and have a ball as they compete for prizes, chow down on food-truck fare, and sip on local brews. Memminger Auditorium, 56 Beaufain St. Tuesday, 6pm. $50-$25. (843)747-2273, www.charlestongaybingo.org

August 9, 2016 - 6:00pm
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08/09/2016 - 6:00pm
 
Be A Mentor Charity Beverage Tasting

Be A Mentor Charity Beverage Tasting

Escape the Charleston heat at The Glass Onion with a charity beverage tasting event supporting Be A Mentor, an organization that enables underserved children in the Charleston community to develop positive, long-lasting relationships with caring adults who encourage them to reach their full potential. Enjoy a selection of champagne, champagne cocktails, and sparkling wines paired with small bites. Five dollars of every ticket benefits the Be A Mentor program—find tickets here. The Glass Onion, 1219 Savannah Highway. Wednesday, 5:30pm-7:30pm. $10. (843)554-5987, www.ilovetheglassonion.com

August 10, 2016 - 5:30pm
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Abby’s Friends Golf Classic & Gala

Abby’s Friends Golf Classic & Gala

You know you’ve been looking for a good excuse to gather some friends or colleagues and hit the links. This tournament supporting Abby’s Friends, a nonprofit that raises awareness and funds for type 1 diabetes research, is just the thing. Compete on Daniel Island’s Beresford Creek or Ralston Creek course, then join other participants at the Evening Gala, complete with live and silent auctions, gourmet food stations, cocktails, and entertainment by party band Plane Jane. Daniel Island Club, 600 Island Park Dr., Daniel Island. Friday, noon golf; 7 p.m. gala. $5,500-$2,000 golf foursome; $175 evening gala.(843) 364-6731, www.abbysfriends.org

August 12, 2016 - 12:00pm
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Daniel Island Club
08/12/2016 - 12:00pm
 
 
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Fishing for Miracles

Fishing for Miracles

Reel in for real change at the 23rd annual King Mackerel Tournament at the Ripley Light Yacht Club. With 100 percent of the proceeds going to MUSC Children’s Hospital‘s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and the Coastal Conservation Association of South Carolina, every rod cast makes a difference in the lives of Lowcountry children. Catching the tournament’s largest fish nets you a $25,000 grand prize, but there are thousands more dollars to be won when the three-day event concludes Saturday evening. Ripley Light Yacht Club, 95 Rebellion Rd. Thursday, 5pm; Friday & Saturday, 6:30am. $350 per boat; $50 per person for Inshore Tournament. (843)214-1408, www.fishingformiracles.org

August 18, 2016 - 5:00pm to August 20, 2016 - 6:30pm
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Race for the Ark

Race for the Ark

With locations across the greater Charleston area, The ARK Alzheimer’s Family Support Services provides programs to relieve family members from the stress of full-time caregiving. Participate in the organization’s 17th annual Race for The ARK by competing in a 5K or the one-mile fun run. Proceeds benefit several hundred families caring for loved ones suffering from dementia. 206 Central Ave., Summerville. Saturday, 7:45am 5K start; 8:45am one-mile start. $30-$15. (843)832-2357, www.thearkofsc.org

August 27, 2016 - 7:45pm
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