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Summer Events 

Police Unity Day 
The City of Charleston, Department of Recreation, Charleston Police Weed and Seed Officers, Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated, families, churches, neighbors, and businesses are all working together to build a better community through Project Cool Breeze. There will be free food and giveaways. 

Brittlebank Park
 
Dates/Time  Ages Cost Activity #
July 21
3:30pm-4:30pm
All FREE N/A



Fall Events 

Quest for Hazel Parker’s Treasure
Come out to the playground and follow the clues to reveal Hazel Parker’s buried treasure. Pre-registration is required, as space is limited!

Hazel Parker Playground
 
Dates/Time  Ages Cost Activity #
September 20
3:30pm-4:30pm
4-10 FREE 480712


Neighborhood Cleaning Day
Shaw staff and kids will be hosting a neighborhood clean-up party. 

Shaw Community Center
 
Dates/Time  Ages Cost Activity #
September 21
3:00pm-5:00pm
5-18 FREE N/A


Street Wise Neighborhood Event
Join the City of Charleston and the City of Charleston Police Department as they teach you about the dangers that you may encounter on the streets of Charleston. 

St. Julian Devine Community Center
 
Dates/Time  Ages Cost Activity #
October 8
4:30pm-5:30pm
All FREE N/A


House of Terror
Test your courage in our haunted house, filled with rooms of thrills and chills! Children 12 and under must enter with an older sibling or adult. 

St. Julian Devine Community Center
 
Dates/Time  Ages Cost Activity #
October 21-30
7:00pm-10:00pm
12+ $3/person N/A


AWCCC Halloween Event
Come out to AWCCC for a night filled with fun festivities for the whole family.  There will be games, food, and prizes awarded. 

Arthur W. Christopher Community Center
 
Dates/Time  Ages Cost Activity #
October 24
5:30pm-9:00pm
12 & under FREE N/A


Pumpkin Painting Party 
Join your friends at the playground to decorate a kooky or spooky Halloween pumpkin. This event is BYOP- Bring your own pumpkin! All decorating supplies will be provided. Registration is required.

Hazel Parker Playground
 
Dates/Time  Ages Cost Activity #
October 25
3:30pm-4:30pm
All FREE 480022


Halloween & Costume Party
The kids at Shaw will vote on which kid has the best costume for Halloween and top it off with a party after the friendly competition.

Shaw Community Center
 
Dates/Time  Ages Cost Activity #
October 31
4:00pm-6:00pm
5-18 FREE N/A


Marshmallow Roast 
Come out to the playground to roast hot dogs and s’mores with your neighborhood friends! Please call HPP to RSVP.

Hazel Parker Playground
 
Dates/Time  Ages Cost Activity #
November 6
3:30pm-4:30pm
All FREE 480150


Community Dinner at Shaw
Dinner will be provided by local restaurants and catering companies to give back to the community. All parents, kids, and partners who attend and contribute to Shaw will be invited to this event. 

Hazel Parker Playground
 
Dates/Time  Ages Cost Activity #
November 15
5:00pm-7:00pm
All FREE N/A


Thanksgiving Movie Night
Come to the playground to enjoy a Thanksgiving movie along with themed snacks and a craft!

Hazel Parker Playground
 
Dates/Time  Ages Cost Activity #
November 20
3:30pm-4:30pm
All FREE 480001



Holiday Events 

Mommy & Me Cookie Swap 
Moms and daughters will make and wrap cookies for the holidays to give to family and friends. Pre-registration required. 

Arthur W. Christopher Community Center
 
Dates/Time  Ages Cost Activity #
December 13
6:30pm
4-12 $5/person 570503


Christmas on Mary Street
Enjoy games, jump castles, crafts, smore’s, music, and more to celebrate the Christmas holiday with family and friends.

Shaw Community Center
 
Dates/Time  Ages Cost Activity #
December 14
4:00pm-6:00pm
All FREE N/A


Santa’s Workshop
Children are invited to visit Santa’s Workshop for crafts, activities, treats, and a movie!

Arthur W. Christopher Community Center
 
Dates/Time  Ages Cost Activity #
December 19
5:00pm-6:00pm
4-8 $5/child 400201

Hazel Parker Playground
 
Dates/Time  Ages Cost Activity #
TBD
9:00am-1:00pm
4-10 $20/child
(includes pizza)
180530


Kwanzaa Celebration
Be a part of our annual Kwanzaa celebration commemorating the strength, courage, and endurance of our forefathers from Africa who paved the way of freedom for generations. 

St. Julian Devine Community Center
 
Dates/Time  Ages Cost Activity #
December 28
4:00pm-7:00pm
All FREE N/A