Things To Do for Monday, June 8, 2015

FILE PHOTO/WADE SPEES In addition to local organic produce, the Freshfields Village Farmers Market will feature fresh local meats, jams/jellies, crafts and more from 4-8 p.m. today at the Freshfields Village Green on Johns Island.

What: This jewelry and accessory sale will benefit the Volunteer Services Organization scholarship fund, which helps individuals pursuing a career in the medical field. All items will be $5 and include necklaces, bracelets, rings, earrings, watches, scarves, tote bags and more.

When: 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Where: East Cooper Medical Center Lobby, 2000 Hospital Drive, Mount Pleasant

More Info: Call 971-3720

What: North Charleston artist Angela Hiott Morgane will present a collection of acrylic paintings and pencil drawings inspired by her love of dance, the people in her life and by what it means to be a woman in our world. Primarily a figurative painter, her exhibition will also feature landscapes and depictions of the cosmos.

When: 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Where: North Charleston City Hall, 2500 City Hall Lane

Price: Free

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What: Magnolia Plantation and Gardens is encouraging blood donations in June by offering free admission to those who give blood or attempt to give blood in the tri-county area. To make an appointment to donate blood, call 1-800-733-2767 or visit

When: 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Where: Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, 3550 Ashley River Road, Charleston

More Info: Click here.

What: Local artists Kathleen Sullivan Eckel, Addelle Sanders, Amelia Rose Smith and Becky Taylor will present a group show highlighting their works in oil, pastel, watercolor and fiber.

When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where: North Charleston City Gallery at Charleston Area Convention Center 5001 Coliseum Drive

Price: Free

More Info: Click here.

What: Yoga professionals lead participants along short walking loops, stopping intermittently to stretch, relax and practice restorative yoga to build strength, flexibility and balance.

When: 9:30 a.m.

Where: McLeod Plantation, 325 Country Club Drive, James Island; Caw Caw Interpretive Center, 5200 Savannah Highway, Charleston

Price: $10

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What: The Community Center at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church will present its annual charity boutique, “Tea Time Treasures,” featuring the work of Lowcountry artists and artisans and St. Matthew’s memorabilia. Proceeds will support the community center’s outreach programs.

When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, 405 King St., downtown Charleston

More Info: Click here.

What: The Farmers Market at Freshfields Village will feature local certified organic produce, fresh local meats, cheeses, packaged and prepared food, including jams, jellies, pecans, olive oils, sweets, handmade pasta and more, as well as Lowcountry crafts including handmade bath products and sweetgrass baskets. There will be several prepared food vendors with options available for purchase.

When: 4-8 p.m.

Where: Freshfields Village Green, 149 Village Green Lane, Johns Island

More Info: Click here.

What: Slow Food Charleston will present the Ark of Taste Dinner, an event in which area chefs come together to create a meal made from foods facing extinction. The Ark of Taste is a way for farmers, ranchers, fishers, chefs, grocers and educators to learn about and preserve our country’s heritage, both cultural and culinary. The menu will focus on the culinary similarities between Southern American and Italian cuisine.

When: 6 p.m.

Where: The Grocery Charleston, 4 Cannon St., downtown Charleston

Price: $85 general; $75 Slow Food members

More Info: Click here.

What: In this Charleston Living Meditation Session, learn to cultivate inner peace, or “Sattva,” and carry it with you throughout the challenges and chaos of each day.

When: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Seeking Indigo, 445 King St., downtown Charleston

Price: $12

More Info: Click here.

What: No partner is needed to learn the Carolina Shag at this free lesson, followed by an open dance. There will be a cash bar and free snacks.

when: 7 p.m.

where: Summerville Country Club, 400 Country Club Drive

price: Free

more info: Click here.

What: Bingo Night hosted by Stoopid Mike with new games, prizes and jackpots.

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Planet Follywood, 32 Center St.

Price: Free

More Info: Click here.

What: Open mic featuring only singer-songwriters and only original music, with a full-stage set-up including drums, bass amp, and keyboards, hosted by Danielle Howle and Reid Stone.

When: 8 p.m.

Where: Fiery Ron's Home Team BBQ, 1205 Ashley River Road, Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: Click here.

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