With trivia, yoga, astronomy, and more, there are plenty of free things to do around Charleston this week.


Head to the Cooper River Memorial library to learn about gardening and receive a free packet of seeds until 8 p.m.

Play live trivia for house cash prizes at Ms. Rose’s at 7 p.m.


Take a free Tai Chi class at the Daniel Island Library at 9 a.m.

There is also a free yoga class at Riverfront park at 6:30 p.m.

At 1:08 p.m., be at Holy Cow Yoga Center for some seated meditation.

Once you’ve found your zen, take your pick from these eleven trivia nights: Smoky Oak Taproom, Home Team BBQ, O’Brion’s, The Pub on 61, Tin Roof, Pour Taproom, Palmetto Flats, Bay Street Biergarten, Mellow Mushroom (Mt. Pleasant), Creekside Kitchen, and Gene’s Haufbrau.


Join your fellow paleontology enthusiasts at the Fossil Club meeting, 6 p.m. at Folly Beach Community Center.

After the sun sets, head to Brittlebank Park for Astronomy in the Park with the Lowcountry Stargazers.

Need more trivia? Check out Holy City Brewing, Cooper River Brewing, Kickin’ Chicken (Downtown), Drop In Deli, Cutty’s, Carolina Ale House, O’Brion’s, and Charles Towne Fermentory.


Nexton, a community organization in Summerville, will host Work Outside Day in Brown Family Park from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. You can continue your work with high speed internet while you enjoy live music, food trucks, and free gelato.

Rusty Bull Brewing Co. is celebrating National High Five Day with live music, beer, and high five contests. The fun starts at 4 p.m.

If you visit the Derby pop-up store at the Dewberry from 5-7 p.m., you can enjoy a free mint julep while you browse hats, bowties, and more.

It’s the third Sunday of the month, and that means it’s time for Summerville’s monthly art walk from 5-8 p.m, starting at the Summerville D.R.E.A.M. Enjoy live music and entertainment.

Holy Cow Yoga Center hosts seated meditation at 1:08 p.m.

Play bingo at the Mt. Pleasant Mellow Mushroom at 7 p.m. or Cumberland Smokehouse at 7:30 p.m.

Continue your week of trivia at Trayce’s Too, Frothy Beard Brewing, Hunley’s Tavern, The Green Goat, or The Recovery Room.


Wake up early for the free Tai Chi class at 9 a.m. at the Daniel Island Library.

The National Audubon Society hosts a free bird walk at the Pitt Street Bridge at 6 p.m.


Mellow Mushroom Avondale presents a free screening of The Lion King with $5 meals for kids and $2 mimosas for adults.

This Saturday is Record Store Day, and you can browse records all day at Monster Music and Movies.

Take your kid to Charles Pinckney National Historic Site for National Junior Ranger Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A Ranger will give talks and tell stories.

LG’s by the Creek hosts a Crawfish Boil with live music and games from 1-8 p.m.

Manny’s Neighborhood Grille hosts team bingo at 7 p.m.

Calhoun’s Calling performs a free concert at the Green Barn at Carnes Crossroads at 4 p.m. as part of the BBQ & Brews event.

Saturday is International Astronomy Day, and the Lowcountry Stargazers are celebrating in Johns Island County Park, starting at 7:45 p.m.

Ariel from The Little Mermaid will be at the Summerville Mellow Mushroom from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. for a princess party with specialty menus for kids.


The Dances of Universal Peace group in Charleston celebrate Earth Day with their monthly gathering in Hampton Park at 4 p.m.

Join Holy Cow Yoga Center for their zen meditation group at 8:15 a.m.

End your week with some trivia at Fuel at 7:30 p.m. or at the downtown Mellow Mushroom at 8 p.m.

Stay cool. Support City Paper.

City Paper has been bringing the best news, food, arts, music and event coverage to the Holy City since 1997. Support our continued efforts to highlight the best of Charleston with a one-time donation or become a member of the City Paper Club.