Things to Do Saturday, January 17, 2015

File/Staff Photo The Lowcountry’s diverse population of birds is a draw for amateur and experienced birdwatchers alike. Check out Birding 101, a beginner’s birding class led by a field guide.

What: Birding 101 class with Ms. Wren. Check out what birds come to the pinecone bird feeders and suet loot. Binoculars and field guides will be provided.

When: 10 a.m.

Where: Sewee Visitor and Environmental Education Center, 5821 Highway 17 North, Awendaw

Price: Free

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What: Learn about the history and everyday life of indentured servants in early 18th-century Charles Towne. Hear the trials and tribulations experienced by some of the 13 colonies’ earliest settlers, and how these servants helped create the English Atlantic world.

When: 1-4 p.m.

Where: Powder Magazine, 79 Cumberland St., downtown Charleston

Price: $2 for children, $5 for adults, $10 for groups

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What: “A Path Appears” goes to the United States, Colombia, Haiti and Kenya to uncover the roots behind the incredible adversity faced every day by millions of women, while also presenting glimpses of hope and solutions for change.

When: 4 p.m.

Where: Olde Village Community Building, 4820 Jenkins Ave., North Charleston

Price: Free

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WhAT: Comedians Jerry McLellan and Jason Coker will entertain with their irreverent humor as the crowd enjoys Bingo, BBQ and PBR on tap. Unique prizes will be awarded to the winners.

When: 6-8 p.m.

WHERE: The Barbeque Joint, 1083-A East Montague Ave., North Charleston

PRICE: Bingo is free

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What: Na Fidleiri, Charleston’s only youth Irish fiddle group, is pleased to announce their monthly Traditional Irish Music Sessions. Any players of traditional Irish instruments that would like to join them in the session (think jam session) should come. This is the perfect opportunity for players that have the skill but haven’t worked up the nerve to play with the “big dogs” at the more established traditional music sessions in town, or for those that just have a lot of songs they want to share and enjoy playing in sessions.

When: 6 -7:30 p.m.

Where: Blue Rose Cafe, 652 St. Andrews Blvd., Charleston

Price: Free

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What: The Charleston Symphony Orchestra Gospel Choir and the Charleston Symphony Orchestra Spiritual Ensemble, under the direction of Jason Ikeem Rodgers, will perform an inspirational concert as a tribute to the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

When: 3 and 7 p.m.

Where: Cathedral of Praise, 3790 Ashley Phosphate Road, Charleston

Price: Free with advance ticket purchase

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What: The Knights of Columbus East Cooper Council #9475 will hold its annual oyster roast and fundraiser, including oysters, fish stew, hot dogs, beer and wine.

When: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Gold Bug Island, 1560 Ben Sawyer Blvd., Mount Pleasant

Price: $8 children 11 and under; $30 12 and over

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What: Jazz clarinetist Steve Simon has been entertaining audiences all over the world for over 40 years. Since moving to Charleston five years ago, Steve has brought together local jazz musicians to form The Kings of Jazz. The Kings of Jazz features Richard Harris White Jr. on keyboards, Wayne Mitchum on bass, Markus Helander on drums, Chris Williams on sax, Jon Thornton on trumpet and flugelhorn and jazz vocalists Bobbie Storm and Bobby Alvarez.

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Gage Hall, 4 Archdale St., Charleston

Price: $15 suggested

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