Things To Do Monday, June 1, 2015

FILE PHOTO/BRAD NETTLES The Charleston Tibetan Society has again organized the creation of a sand mandala to coincide with this year’s Piccolo Spoleto Festival. Guests can view Venerable Lobsang Tsering from the Drepung Loseling Monastery in Atlanta from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Addlestone Library in downtown Charleston. Pictured is a sand mandala from 2004’s Spoleto Festival.

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: 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Where: McLeod Plantation, 325 Country Club Drive, James Island

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

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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 also be several prepared food vendors offering BBQ, lobster rolls, kettle korn, cookies and more.

When: 4-8 p.m.

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

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What: As part of Piccolo Spoleto, the College of Charleston’s Jewish Studies Center will offer a feature film series and after each screening, there will be a discussion led by local experts in each of the films’ country of origin. Tonight’s film: “Aftermath.” A peaceful and idyllic village in the Polish countryside harbors a dark secret: the collective murder of their Jewish neighbors during World War II. When two brothers unearth the secret, they must come to terms with the legacy of their family, their hometown and the narrative of their nation’s history. Polish with English subtitles.

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Arnold Hall, Jewish Studies Center, 96 Wentworth St., downtown Charleston

Price: $6

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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

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What: Take your workout to the water with this five-week total-body aerobics class that focuses on form, flexibility, strength and balance. Designed for ages 16 years and older.

When: 6:30 p.m. Mondays June 1-29

Where: Splash Zone Waterpark, 871 Riverland Drive, James Island

Price: $30

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What: Basico will host a summer-themed al fresco dinner, featuring vegetables from the restaurant’s garden boxes, beginning with a snack reception, a special course of artisanal bread, followed by a four-course dinner with vegetables, a fresh local catch and heritage pork.

When: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Basico, 4399 McCarthy St., North Charleston

Price: $55

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What: As part of Piccolo Spoleto, Venerable Lobsang Tsering from the Drepung Loseling Monastery Center for Tibetan Buddhist Studies, Practice and Culture in Atlanta will be constructing a mandala devoted to Chenrezig, the Tibetan name for Avalokiteshvara, the Bodhisattva of Compassion.

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

Where: Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library, 205 Calhoun St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

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