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Earth Day Festival, Arts Festival, Charity Events and More

March 27, 2012

Spring is upon us and the season for events and festivals is kicking into high gear.  Here’s the low down for some of the upcoming festivities that can be found at the Navy Yard:

Ashley River Creative Arts Elementary “That 70′s Auction”

What: The PTA will be hosting this Annual Auction Fundraising Event.  There will be food, open bar, music and some wonderful live and silent auction items. This event is very important to raise money for the Arts in the Basic Curriculum Grant. This grant funds their Artists in Residence program and supports additional Ballet Hours. Without this grant they would not be able to offer these great programs that are vital to the children as a Creative Arts Magnet School.
When: Saturday March 31st, 7pm-10pm
Where: 10 Storehouse Row, 2120 Noisette Blvd, N. Charleston
More info: http://www.ashleyriverpta.com/Auction2012.html

13th Annual Charleston County Earth Day Festival

What: Family Fun, educational events, live music, speakers and more!
When: Saturday April 14th, 11am-5pm
Where: Riverfront Park, North Charleston
More info: http://www.charlestoncounty.org/departments/SolidWaste/earthday.htm

Stand Against Racism Potluck Luncheon

What: Lunch event to unite as one community in order to celebrate diversity, raise awareness that racism and injustice still exist, and silence the voices of those who promote hate.
When: Friday April 27, 2012 – 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Where: 10 Storehouse Row, 2120 Noisette Blvd, N. Charleston
More info: Contact Parents Anonymous – Shakima Crooks at 843.747.0480 or scrooks@paofsc.org

North Charleston Arts Festival

What: The fabulous nine-day celebration of the arts is one of the most comprehensive arts festivals in the Lowcountry, providing over 30,000 residents & visitors with a fabulous array of performances, exhibitions, and activities.
When: May 4-12
Where: Various locations around town including 10 Storehouse Row and Riverfront Park at the Navy Yard at Noisette
More info: http://northcharlestonartsfest.com/

Gimme Shelter – Benefit for Operation Home

What: Operation Home announces the 2nd Annual Gimme Shelter presented by Home Team BBQ. The Big Easy comes to the Lowcountry with lively entertainment, funky music and a taste of New Orleans.  This annual event has become a yearly highlight for Operation Home, and serves as the group’s major source of funding each year. Through generous donations from business owners and individuals throughout the Lowcountry, Operation Home will use the money raised to support their critical home repair program, which is on track to serve 60 families in 2012.
When: Saturday May 12, 6pm-11:30pm
Where: 10 Storehouse Row, 2120 Noisette Blvd, N. Charleston
More info: http://operationhome.org/events/

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