Things to Do Monday, January 26, 2015

File/Staff ¬ Put on your running shoes and start off Monday right with a variety of events surrounding fitness going on today.

What: Gain confidence and develop your skills faster, easier and injury free with balanced training clinics designed by professional coaches. Run/walk with others to keep motivated and moving toward the finish line culminating with the Cooper River Bridge Run. Registration required.

When: 8:30 a.m.

Where: James Island County Park, 871 Riverland Drive

Price: $68-$82

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What: Middleton Place invites local residents to visit during the month of January and enjoy half-price adult gardens and stableyards admission.

When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. through Jan. 31

Where: Middleton Place, 4300 Ashley River Road, Charleston

Price: $14

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What: Restorative yoga professionals lead participants along short walking loops, stopping intermittently to stretch and relax. Then, head inside to focus solely on restorative yoga. Pre-registration required.

When: 9:30 a.m.

Where: James Island County Park, 871 Riverland Drive

Price: $8-$10

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What: Learn basic outdoor safety tips and self-defense moves to stay safe no matter where you are while running or walking. Call 402-2273 to register.

When: 11:15 a.m.

Where: Roper Hospital, 316 Calhoun St., Charleston

Price: Free

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What: From Jan. 23-Jan. 31, The Macintosh and chef Jeremiah Bacon will bring back some all-star menu items, including octopus panzanella, stone crab gnudi, hot and sour pork belly soup and spicy lamb sausage with fried polenta.

When: 5-10 p.m.

Where: The Macintosh, 479 B King St., downtown Charleston

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What: Internationally known cognitive scientist Dr. Douglas Hofstadter will present a lecture in conjunction with the Halsey’s exhibition “Patterns of Place” which features the work of Patricia Potter.

When: 6 p.m.

Where: School of Sciences and Mathematics Auditorium, College of Charleston, 202 Calhoun St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

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What: The Charleston Music Club will present Jack A. Cleghorn in “Burns Night,” a program on the life and songs of Robert Burns. Refreshments will follow.

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Franke at Seaside Rodenberg Hall, 1885 Rifle Range Road, Mount Pleasant

Price: Free

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