Things to Do Friday, January 9, 2015

File/Staff Photo Southern Season in Mount Pleasant offers useful cooking classes for the family. Today's class will coach participants in preparing meals with roasted chicken.

What: As the Super Bowl approaches, Chef Breland will create and demonstrate some small plates including Langostiono style shrimp and grits.

When: 12:30 p.m.

Where: Coastal Cupboard, 644 Long Point Road, Mount Pleasant

Price: $35

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What: The Children's Museum will offer free admission from 4-7 p.m. and a coupon for another free visit. The first 250 families will receive a free children's book.

When: 4-7 p.m.

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

Price: Free

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What: Cooking School Instructor Nicole Marriner demonstrates how to make one chicken into four easy weeknight meals.

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Southern Season, 730 Coleman Blvd., Mount Pleasant

Price: $40

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What: It's August 25, 1944, and the fate of Paris is in the hands of General von Choltitz, governor of Paris, who is preparing from the Hotel Meurice to destroy the city on Hitler's orders. However, Swedish Consul Raoul Nordling steals into German headquarters through a secret underground tunnel and there starts a tension-filled game of cat and mouse as Nordling tries to persuade Choltitz to abandon his plan. "Diplomatie" is a French film.

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Room 100, MUSC Basic Science Building, 173 Ashley Ave., downtown Charleston

Price: $5

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What: The Poetry Society of South Carolina will host their annual Open Mic Night, featuring poet Jim Lundy as Master of Ceremonies.

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Charleston Library Society, 164 King St., downtown Charleston

Price: $10 members; $15 non-members; free for students

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What: Charleston Restaurant Week begins this week and participating restaurants will offer a separate fixed price dinner menu, which will showcase their best dishes at discounted prices. Several restaurants will offer lunch options. Smart phone apps are also available.

When: Restaurants' hours of operation

Where: Over 100 restaurants in all areas of town, including downtown Charleston, Folly Beach, Goose Creek, Isle of Palms, James Island, Johns Island, Kiawah, Mount Pleasant, North Charleston, Seabrook, Sullivan's Island, Summerville and West Ashley

Price: Fixed price menu, at restaurant's discretion; general range is $20-$40

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What: A writer is called back from the dead to guide the production of his most popular theatrical work before it careens into chaos, the result of which inspires his brilliant new play.

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: South of Broadway Theatre Company, 1080 E Montague, North Charleston

Price: $20

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