We’re full swing into the month of June, and a little more than a week away from the summer solstice. That means hot, humid days and long, light-filled nights, all the more reason to get in some free and fun events — check out the totally free options below:
Join your fellow crafters in an airing of the grievances at The Tin Roof’s Stitch and Bitch from 4 to 8 p.m.
Stop by the James Island Recreation Center from 6 to 7:30 p.m., where the Charleston Commission on Women hosts a listening session to gather ideas from the community.
Fashion lovers, designers, and students should head to Tabbuli for the monthly Charleston Fashion Forum, starting at 6 p.m.
Sunflowers and Sin will be bringing their Americana tunes to the Dinghy Taproom and Kitchen starting at 7 p.m.
Partake in a convo with John Duckworth about his latest exhibit, Wade in the Water, at Redux Contemporary Art Center at 6:30 p.m.
Local comics bring their best material to Cutty’s from 8 p.m. on.
Burwell’s Stonefire Grill hosts a happy hour from 6 to 9 p.m. to benefit Be a Mentor.
Those looking to find some inner peace should head to the Holy Cow Yoga Center for a two hour workshop on basic meditation techniques, starting at 7 p.m.
Join the Seanachai Social Club for a traditional Irish music session, starting at 7:30 p.m.
Historian Andrew Carroll discusses his Million Letters Campaign from 2 to 4 p.m. — the event is free, but reservations are required (call 843-723-9912 or email email@example.com).
Check out trivia at Charles Towne Fermentory starting at 6 p.m.
The Pitt Street Stroll returns with a special Father’s Day theme; starting at 5 p.m., all kinds of activities will be available for dads, plus Out of Hand will be hosting a 20-percent off sale.
The Restoration Hotel hosts a rooftop viewing of Jurassic Park; the film begins at sundown.
Swing by the Reinart Fine Art Gallery for jazz, fine art, and free wine starting at 5:30 p.m.
Head to Coastal Coffee Roasters at 7 p.m. for their weekly open mic jam.
DIY craft boutique Anders Ruff hosts an opening night at their new location on Houston Northcutt Boulevard, starting at 6:30 p.m.
Stop by Charleston Group Fitness at 5 p.m. to check out X-Running, a strength running group.
Mike Quinn performs at the Pour House at 6:30 p.m.
Head to the R.M Hendricks Park at 6:30 p.m. for a community drum circle.
Meet at Marion Square at 9 a.m. to join the Hate Won’t Win Unity Walk, honoring the Emmanuel 9.
Artist Tom Stanley hosts a lecture and walk-through at the Halsey Institute from 2 to 3 p.m.
Those looking to sharpen their green thumb should head to Hampton Park to help plant this summer’s gardens, starting at 9 a.m. and ending at noon.
Stop by Mount Pleasant Towne Center to check out all the available furry friends for adoption by Pet Helpers, from noon to 4 p.m.
A Father’s day Fishing Seminar will take place at the Mt. Pleasant Pier from 1 to 2 p.m.
Shrimp City Slim brings the blues to the Mills House at 11 a.m.
Stop by East West Health Arts for a mixed martial arts class from 1 to 4 p.m.
The S.C Genealogical Society hosts a seminar, starting at 2:30 p.m., to discuss resources for tracing family history at the Masonic Center.
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