Our January meeting is Wednesday, January 15, 6:30pm at Earth Fare.  Please join us!

We will not have a business meeting this month. Instead, join us for a social gathering as we wrap up the year and look forward to 2014.  Join us at The Original Ms. Rose’s, 1090 Sam Rittenberg Blvd, on Wednesday, December 11 at 6:30pm for food, drinks (alcohol is optional), and lively Green conversation among old and new friends!

Our November meeting is Wednesday, November 20, 6:30pm, at Earth Fare.  We will be in the cafe – please join us!



We will not have a monthly meeting so that members can attend the Bill McKibben lecture at Physician’s Auditorium.


Upcoming Events

Wednesday, October 16, 6pm, Physician’s Auditorium
“The Climate Heats Up” by Bill McKibben of 350.org



Thursday, October 17, 7pm, ILA Hall
Join us for a fun evening with political satirist and troubadour Dave Lippman.

Veteran satirical songster Dave Lippman is fired up, with Wild Bill Bailout firing back, over healthcare, climate scare and War in Who Knows Where. This show has delighted and terrified audiences throughout the Free World, and in some pretty cheap places as well. Attendance is optional but strongly suggested.

Dave Lippman has toured from San Francisco to Sydney, from Boston to Berlin, from the Midwest to the Mideast. Utah Phillips said of Lippman, “God that man can talk! What a great writer!” “Viciously funny,” said the Guardian. “Lippman is a national treasure,” countered the L.A. Herald-Examiner.

Lippman has been performing his brand of musical comedy for over 30 years. His most notorious CD is I Hate Wal-Mart; his most recent is Food, Clothing, & Glaciers.

Visit http://www.davelippman.com/mp3s/ for audio and video samples of the show.

This event is free.


Saturday – Sunday, Oct 19-20, Penn Center
SC Progressive Network fall retreat

Space is filling fast! View the schedule and register at 09/03/register-now-for-network-retreat-at-penn-center-oct-19-20/


Monday, October 21, 7pm, Stern Center Ballroom, CofC
“The Meaning of Matthew” with Judy Shepard

Judy Shepard will discus her son Matthew and what each of us can do to Erase Hate.

In 1998, Judy Shepard lost her son, Matthew, to a murder motivated by anti-gay hate. Speaking from a mother’s perspective, she has made the prevention of hate crimes the focus of her efforts. She will share her thoughts on what we can do as individuals and communities to make this world a more accepting place for everyone, regardless of their race, religion, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression.


Tuesday, October 22, 7pm, ILA Hall
South Carolina Progressive Network Charleston Chapter monthly meeting

This meeting has been rescheduled from Monday in order to allow members to attend the Judy Shepard lecture.


Saturday, November 2, 10:30am, in front of Emanuel AME Church, corner of 5th Ave and St Andrews Blvd

Adopt a Highway trash pickup.

Our September meeting is Wednesday, Sept 18, 6:30pm.  We will have the meeting at BARNES & NOBLE, 1812 Sam Rittenberg Blvd in West Ashley (on the corner of Ashley River Rd).  Note that this is a different location!

Bring a friend and join us!

Our next monthly meeting is Wednesday, July 17, 6:30pm at Earth Fare in the South Windermere Plaza.  We will be in the cafe – please join us (and bring a friend!)


Upcoming local and Green events

Saturday, July 20, 11:00am, Marion Square

Rally for Trayvon Martin

More info will be posted soon. 


Monday, July 22, 7:00pm, ILA Hall

Monthly meeting of SC Progressive Network, Charleston Chapter

All progressives are invited!

This meeting was rescheduled from July 13 so that members could participate in a Trayvon Martin vigil.


Tuesday, July 30, 6:30-8:30pm, Bon Securs – St Francis Hospital, 2095 Henry Tecklenburg Dr, First floor room mall #1

Medicare’s 48th birthday party and Healthcare For All meeting

RSVP by Sunday, July 28 to Marta T. Hampton, MD at 5sayle@bellsouth.net or 843-509-0012


Saturday, August 3, 9:00am, King St

Charleston Pride Parade

South Carolina Green Party is marching in the parade!  All Greens are invited to march with us!

Saturday, August 3, 12:00pm, Brittlebank Park

Charleston Pride Festival


Saturday, August 3, 7:00pm, Greater Park Circle Film Society

“God Loves Uganda”

This documentary film follows evangelical leaders in America and Uganda along with politicians and missionaries as they attempt the radical task of eliminating “sexual sin” and converting Ugandans to fundamentalist Christianity, and the dangers of mixing religion and politics.

Sponsored by the Secular Humanists of the Lowcountry and the Alliance For Full Acceptance


Monday, August 5, 7:00pm, ILA Hall

Monthly meeting of Carolina Alliance for Fair Employment, Charleston Chapter

All are invited!


Thursday, August 8, 6:00 – 9:00pm, Mad River Grill

Party 4 a Purpose, fundraiser for Carolina Alliance for Fair Employment

$5 at the door gets you a free drink and CAFE gets to keep the $5!  Plus, raffle and more!


Saturday, Sept 7, 10:30am, 5th Ave (Maryville)

Adopt a Highway trash pickup.

Charleston Green Party sponsors this route!


Every Friday, 6:00 – 9:00pm, location varies – see link

Drinking Liberally

Drinking Liberally is a non-partisan social group where left-leaning (and those of us who are in full-blown tilt) can discuss news and politics.

All are welcome – this is NOT a Dem-only group!

Our February meeting is Wednesday, February 20, 6:30 pm, at Earth Fare on Folly Road Blvd.  Look for us in the cafe!


Announcement of SC Green Party Special Convention, 3/9/2013

The South Carolina Green Party will hold a special convention for the purpose of nominating our candidate for the May 7 special election for the US House of Representatives District 1.  The convention will be at 1:00 PM on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at the Mount Pleasant Regional Library, 1133 Mathis Ferry Road in Mt Pleasant, SC 29464.

(Accommodations available at the Masters Inn, 300 Wingo Way, Mt Pleasant, $58.)

Following the convention there will be a business meeting of the South Carolina Green Party Steering Committee.

Contact  scgreenpartyinfo@earthlink.net or charlestongreens@gmail.com or if you have questions or need a ride!


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