Commemorative Events for Mother Emanuel AME Church, and a Celebration for Fathers' Day, in this weeks' 5 Around Town

Commemorative Events for Mother Emanuel AME Church, and a Celebration for Fathers' Day, in this weeks' 5 Around Town

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Mother Emanuel and Orlando Commemorative Service

Mother Emanuel AME Church will partner with the Civilitas Group to host a National Commemoration Service for the 9 victims slain last year in Charleston. The event will also feature a time for prayer in honor of the victims of the shooting in Orlando and a call to action against hate in our community. Speakers will include John Tecklenburg, Rev. Dr. Betty Deas Clark, Rev. Dr. Robert Michael Franklin, Jr., Dr. Phil Ryken, Bishop Claude Alexander, Dr. Jim Wallis, and senior officials from state and federal government. The service will be held at Mother Emanuel AME Church, Doors open at 3 p.m. and the service is free. For more information on this service and additional commemorative events happening this weekend visit: http://www.motheremanuelcalendar.

Brew HaHa Craft Beer & Comedy Festival 

Laughs and Crafts will be back in Charleston for their 2nd annual Brew HaHa, at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center. From 1 p.m.-6 p.m. event-goers can enjoy  beer tastings from South Carolina breweries, comedy shows by Charleston's very own Jeremy McLellan and Mike Brocki, live music
provided by Awendaw Green, various food vendors, and beer samples from Charleston homebrewers in the Beer Engineer Homebrewer Garden. General Admission tickets are $40 in advance and include a souvenir sampling glass, 10 drink tickets, entry to the comedy show, live local music, and unlimited samples from the Beer Engineer Homebrewer Garden! Ticket prices go up $5 on the day of the event. Food will be available for purchase. Tickets are on sale now and are available at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center, online at Ticketmaster or by phone at 1-800-745-3000. For more information visit:
Free Admission at the South Carolina Aquarium for fathers' on Fathers' Day

Fathers will receive complimentary admission this Sunday at the South Carolina Aquarium to celebrate Fathers day. Bring the entire family to enjoy all aspects of the aquarium including fish, amphibians and several exhbits, like, the "Touch Tank", where you can touch several species of invertebrates. 
Dads are free with each paying guest or child. This is a day to experience interactive family fun! For more information visit:

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