MLK Business Breakfast
What: This breakfast for local business professionals will feature keynote speaker Michael Moore, chairman of Glory Foods, Inc.
When: 7:30 a.m.
Where: Marriott Charleston, 170 Lockwood Drive
More info: 722-1644 or www.ywca-charlestonsc.org
Center for Creative Retirement Lecture Series
What: Tracey Todd, vice president and chief operations officer with Middleton Place will speak on Middleton’s connections with Barbados, followed by a presentation on global warming by Pete Silverton of the S.C. Solar Council. First time guests are free.
When: 1-3:30 p.m. Jan. 21
Where: St. Joseph’s Family Center, 1695 Raoul Wallenberg Blvd., Charleston
Price: $50 annual dues
More Info: 216-6640
What: First Presbyterian Church of Moncks Corner will sponsor a Red Cross blood drive. Donors will receive a free meal of Brunswick stew and childcare will be available.
When: 2-7 p.m. Jan. 21
Where: First Presbyterian Church, 419 W. Main St., Moncks Corner
More Info: 761-8469
Historical Society Lecture Series
What: This eight-week series of lectures by local historians is entitled “People You Should Know: Remarkable South Carolinians, 1700-1860.
When: 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 21-March 11
Where: First Baptist Church Sanctuary, 48 Meeting St., downtown Charleston
Price: $85 members, $90 nonmembers
More Info: 723-3225 ext. 11 or www.southcarolinahistoricalsociety.org
What: This beginner’s Tango dancing lesson will be followed by a practice session.
When: 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays
Where: MUSC Harper Student Center, 45 Courtenay Drive, downtown Charleston
Price: $5 nonmembers, free for members
More Info: 345-4930
What: Two artists set up a theatre in their home, but they soon realize an apocalyptic meteor is headed their way. Presented by The Department of Theatre and Dance in the College of Charleston School of the Arts.
When: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21
Where: Chapel Theatre, College of Charleston, 172 Calhoun St., downtown Charleston
Price: $15 general, $10 seniors and CofC students
More Info: 953-5604 or theatre.cofc.edu
International Piano Series
What: Italian pianist Roberto Plano will perform music by Scarlatti, Liszt and more as part of the College of Charleston International Piano Series.
When: 8 p.m. Jan. 21
Where: Sottile Theatre, 44 George St., downtown Charleston
Price: $20 general, free for CofC students and under 18
More Info: 953-6575 or music.cofc.edu