Annual dolphin count
Learn more about Charleston’s true “locals,” the dolphins, and their behaviors and home ranges with this annual event to raise awareness of the ways the community can responsibly view a local ecological treasure. Collect valuable data as a citizen scientist and help educate future generations of marine stewards alongside other participants and experts.
May 22. 9-11 a.m. Free to participate. Lowcountry Marine Mammal Network. Various locations. lowcountrymarinemammalnetwork.org
Christine Bush Roman exhibition
The North Charleston Cultural Arts Department announced Christine Bush Roman as the winner of the 2020 North Charleston Arts Fest Poster Design Competition, but due to the event’s cancellation last year, she held onto her title for this year’s event. Her new mixed-media paintings will be on display at Park Circle Gallery through the month of May, so go check them out while you still have time.
Tuesday-Saturday during May. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Free to attend. Park Circle Gallery. 4820 Jenkins Ave. Park Circle. northcharleston.org
Houseplants 101 Workshop
Learn all about house plants at Two Blokes with Roadside Blooms and ask all of your plant-care questions in a judgment-free zone. Each participant will get a choice of houseplant and a pot in which to plant it while going over how to care for all kinds of houseplants. The price of your first drink is included in the cost of the ticket.
May 25. 6-7:30 p.m. $55/ticket. Two Blokes Brewing. 547 Long Point Road, Suite 101. Mount Pleasant. twoblokesbrewing.com
Brewery blood drive
Kick off the beginning of summer with a feeling of giving. Visit Snafu Brewing Company’s taproom to donate blood through The Blood Connection’s mobile blood drive bus. All donors will get a $20 gift card to spend anywhere and a voucher for a free Snafu pint. 2 Islands 1 Truck food truck will be onsite to feed hungry guests.
May 22. 3-7 p.m. Free to attend. Snafu Brewing Co. 3280 Industry Drive, Suite A. North Charleston. snafubrewingcompany.com
Artist talk with Jibade-Khalil Huffman
Join the Halsey Institute for an artist talk with Jibade-Khalil Huffman on his latest exhibition, You Are Here. Huffman will join Halsey Institute director Katie Hirsch in conversation about his newest show at the Halsey Institute. Huffman’s work draws on all senses, utilizing video, audio, text and the ultimate tool: the viewer’s own experience. The exhibit will be available for viewing through July 17.
May 25. 7 p.m. Free to attend. Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art. Virtual. halsey.cofc.edu