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

Price: $40

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

Blood Drive

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

Price: Free

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

Argentine Tango

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

‘Mad Gravity’

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