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Freeloaders: Family Time

The week's best freebies, June 3-10

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It’s the first official week of June and it’s starting to feel like summer. This week is full of art and games that you can enjoy with the family.  

Monday. The artist-run Home is Where the Art is exhibit showcases the progressive contemporary artwork of Chicago-based Tim Parsons and Jessica Charlesworth, as well as Joshua Lynn, David Boatwright, and Jane Winefield. Viewing hours are 3-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri., and 2-6 p.m. Sat.-Sun. 

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Tuesday. Fitness lovers should check out the BLAST900 Nutrition Seminar at Luluemon Athletica. Nutrition coach Catherine Staples will teach you how to create a healthy lifestyle. Sign up online at blast900.com. Later, grab some of your smarter friends and head over to Cutty’s on St. Phillip st. for some team trivia at 8p.m.

Wednesday. Take the kids to the How to Train Your Dragon screening at Freshfields Village for some family fun. Or you can head over to Kickin’ Chicken in Summerville or Mt. Pleasant to test your trivia knowledge.

Thursday. The Art Mecca of Charleston is celebrating their grand opening with interactive art, live music as well as a chance to meet the artists. Barefoot Yoga Studio is giving out coffee and facials for their grand opening. Head over early because the first 20 people to arrive will win free classes. If you don’t mind making a $5 donation for a good cause, head over to Mad River for their Party for a Purpose event. Enjoy the drink specials, live music and a chance to win some prizes.   

Friday. Walk over to Broad St. to enjoy some fine arts and crafts, fashion, sculpture, jewelry and refreshments for First Fridays on Broad.

Saturday. Visit the Art on the Edge of Extinction event to enjoy art, music, crafts and jewelry as well as a screening of the film Sogno featuring live music. If you’re feeling outdoorsy head out to the Youth Fishing Rodeo where children ages 6-16 can fish, eat, create art, and win prizes.
 
Sunday. Finish up your weekend with the return of the Second Sunday on King. Shop around and enjoy a nice stroll.
 

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