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Take a stroll, keep a beach beautiful, and support a local firefighter in this week's 5 Around Town

Get to know an area of downtown Charleston a little better, keep the beaches clean, and support a local firefighter battling cancer in this week's 5 Around Town.


Join volunteers Saturday on Folly Beach for a cleaning project. The Barefoot Wine Beach Rescue Project helps keep beaches, rivers, parks and lakes "barefoot friendly." The nonprofit organization has a cleaning project scheduled at Folly River Park on Center Street from 2:30 to 4:30 pm. Look for the Surfrider tent. After the hard work is done, volunteers are invited to a celebration hosted by the Surfrider Foundation. It's from 5 to 7 pm at Bohemian Bull, 1531 Folly Rd. Tickets will be handed out during the cleanup. Click here for more information.


Forget Slightly North of Broad. This Saturday you're invited to take a stroll "Slightly North of Spring" and discover the businesses, restaurants, and services in the neighborhoods around Upper King Street, extending above the crosstown. The S.N.O.S Stroll from 4 to 7 pm will feature food and drink specials, presentations, and you can even find an online map highlighting participating businesses. Some businesses will offer events before the Stroll's scheduled start time. Check out snosstroll.com for details.


The shopping and entertainment spills out into the street for Second Sunday on King. Stroll and shop the stores on King Street this Sunday from 1:00 to 5:00 pm. King Street is closed off to vehicle traffic South of Calhoun Street. You can find a free parking voucher on the event website.


The South Carolina Stingrays and Charleston Fire Department are teaming up to raise money to support a firefighter battling cancer. Saturday at 5 p.m. a team of Stingrays Alumni will face off against a team of firefighters. Admission to the game at the Charleston Ice Palace is $10 with proceeds going to benefit Steve Skipton, a member of Goose Creek fire department who is battling lung cancer. Find out more at stingrayshockey.com.


The Mullet Hall Equestrian Center has opened up its grounds to the equestrian community for the 22nd annual Charleston Summer Classic. The world class show jumping event in Charleston started a summer series of shows. A $25,000 Grand Prix will be handed out of the end of both weeks. For a look at the schedule of events and more information, Click Here.

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