City Recreation Department announces island-wide special events

The City of Charleston Recreation Department has several new special events planned for Daniel Island this fall.

Teddy Bear Picnic

On Thursday, Oct. 27, a Teddy Bear Picnic will be held at Etiwan Park from 10 a.m. to noon. This event is for tots and playgroups with small children. There will be an appearance from a very special bear who will read stories to the children. Bring your personal snuggle toy and blanket. There will be exciting games and activities, such as a jump castle, tumbling activities, Start Smart sports program and a fire truck. The cost of the event is $2 per child. RSVP to Will at 375-4630 or 724-732.

Spooky Sprint

Scheduled for Oct. 29, this 5K is city-wide event and will benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Charleston. This 5K road race includes a family fun run. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 males and females. Cost is $15 (including t-shirt) and $10 for 1-mile family fun run/walk. Register online at or mail entries to Spooky Sprint, the Leukemia &

Lymphoma Society, 310 Broad Street Suite 2A, Charleston SC 29401. Do not mail after Oct. 21. Shirts and number pick up and registration will be open from 7 a.m. until 7:45 a.m. on the Gazebo in Hampton Park. Race will take place in Hampton Park around the outside Loop.

Pre-Turkey Day
Tiny Tot Olympics

Scheduled for Friday, Nov. 18 at Etiwan Park, this event runs from 10 a.m. to noon and is geared to tots ages 1-4 years of age. The event will give tots a chance to strut their turkey feathers and experience fitness with a new twist by participating in races, an obstacle course and fitness test. Come out and see just how much fun fitness can be! This is a free event.

For more information, contact Will at 375-4630 or 724-7327.

Shaggin’ with Santa

Shaggin’ with Santa is a special event geared toward families and will be held at the fire station on Friday, Dec. 16 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. It will be a great way to get into the holiday spirit. There will be various activities including a great live band, plenty of dancing, hayrides, Christmas Caroling, light hors d’oeuvres, and more! While Santa is shaggin’, his elves will entertain your children with games, crafts, and other activities.

Cost is $25 per family. RSVP to Will at 375-4630 or 724-7327.

Daniel Island Publishing

225 Seven Farms Drive
Unit 108
Daniel Island, SC 29492 

Office Number: 843-856-1999
Fax Number: 843-856-8555


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