Gardening Class

What: Brownswood Nursery experts will teach the basics of Lowcountry gardening.

When: 10-11 a.m. March 5

Where: James Island Recreation Complex, 1088 Quail Drive

Price: $10

More Info: 795-5678 or rectrac.charleston-sc.gov

Early Connections

What: Kids from birth to 3-years-old and their caregivers will explore literature, arts, science and math through hands-on activities.

When: 10 a.m. Wednesdays

Where: Children's Museum of the Lowcountry, 25 Ann St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 853-8962 or www.explorecml.org

Toddler Day

What: Toddlers ages 1-3 and their caregivers will create simple craft projects with a circus theme.

When: 10 a.m. March 5

Where: Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: $9 nonmembers, $6 members

More Info: 722-2996 or www.charlestonmuseum.org

Chef's Lunch

What: Ann Quatrano will prepare dishes from her new cookbook "Summerland" at this special lunch to benefit Wholesome Wave South to provide communities with accessibility to affordable and nutritious food.

When: Noon-2 p.m. March 5

Where: Básico, 4399 McCarthy St., North Charleston

Price: $50

More Info: 471-1920 or www.eventbrite.com

Kids Reptile Tour

What: Naturalists with Teidemann Nature Center will present a special reptile show with crafts and more.

When: 3:30 p.m. March 5

Where: Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: $10 adults, $5 kids ages 3-12, free for members and kids under 3

More Info: 722-2996 or www.charlestonmuseum.org

Authors Tour

What: Lauren Oliver will discuss and sign her new novel, "Panic," along with presentations by authors Katie Cotugno, Robyn Schneider, Melissa Kantor and Courtney C. Stevens.

When: 5 p.m. March 5

Where: Blue Bicycle Books, 420 King St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 722-2666 or www.laurenoliverbooks.com

Women's Networking

What: The S.C. Women's Business Center will host a networking session for women entrepreneurs.

When: 5:30-7:30 p.m. March 5

Where: Center for Women, 129 Cannon St., downtown Charleston

Price: $10

More Info: 763-7333 or www.scwbc.net

'Built to Amaze'

What: Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey will present the "Built to Amaze" circus.

When: 7 p.m. March 5-7; 10:30 a.m. March 7

Where: North Charleston Coliseum, 5001 Coliseum Drive

Price: $15-65

More Info: 529-5000 or www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com

'Abuelas de la Plaza'

What: A screening of "Abuelas de la Plaza de Mayo and the Search for Identity," followed by a discussion with Robert Cox, former editor with the Buenos Aires Herald.

When: 7 p.m. March 5

Where: Charleston Jewish Community Center, 1645 Wallenburg Blvd., Charleston

Price: $5 nonmembers, $3 members

More Info: 571-6565 or www.jewishcharleston.org

'Inspector NoClue's Murder Mystery'

What: Bumbling Inspector NoClue must catch a crook before he or she strikes again.

When: 7:30 p.m. March 5

Where: The Black Fedora Comedy Mystery Theatre, 164 Church St., downtown Charleston

Price: $24 adults, $22 students and military

More Info: 937-6453 or www.charlestonmysteries.com

'Laugh for a Lincoln'

What: Theatre 99 ensembles will perform two to three acts of improv comedy.

When: 8 p.m. March 5

Where: Theatre 99, 280 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: $5

More Info: 853-6687 or www.theatre99.com