Things To Do Thursday, April 14, 2016

FILE PHOTO/AP People Against Rape (PAR) will present “Take Back the Night,” a march, candlelight vigil and speak-out for survivors of sexual abuse and assault, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Church in downtown Charleston.

What: Join an expert to search for a variety of birds along the trails of Wannamaker, a known hot-spot for migrant birds. For ages 12 years and older; a registered and paid chaperone is required for participants ages 15 years and younger.

When: 8:30 a.m.

Where: North Charleston Wannamaker County Park, 8888 University Blvd.

Price: $9

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What: The Summerville-Dorchester Museum will host the first of a series of lunchtime talks in the garden at Linwood. Ed West will give a short informal talk on the Maroons of Summerville. He will tell less well-known stories about trapped and enslaved people who took advantage of the forests and swamps in the area.

When: Noon

Where: Linwood Inn, 200 S. Palmetto St., Summerville

Price: Free and open to the public

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What: The Southern presents the newest exhibit from Benjamin Hollingsworth, “Vision Of Labor.” Hollingsworth uses a dimensional approach combined with a deliberate manipulation of mediums and makes chromed-out ceramic and sculpture climbing cleats as design.

When: Noon-7 p.m.

Where: The Southern Gallery, 2 Carlson Court, Charleston

Price: Free

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What: There will be four critically endangered red wolves at this event and “Wolfman” Rob will conduct a feeding and interpretive lecture.

When: 3 p.m.

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

Price: Free

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What: The sessions are an opportunity for the community to participate in small-group discussions in a year-long effort to further strengthen relationships between local citizens and police.

When: 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Where: St. Andrew’s Middle School, 721 Wappoo Road, Charleston

Price: Free and open to the public

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What: This presentation of “Opening the Closed Society” will welcome Dr. Susan Glisson, director of the William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation at the University of Mississippi, will share community-based and institutional efforts she has supported throughout the state of Mississippi and beyond.

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture, College of Charleston, 125 Bull St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free and open to the public

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What: A live performance with Lucien Shapiro and his sculptural works and film screening with Shaun Roberts. The show will begin with a film that takes on a see-no-evil, hear-no-evil, speak-no-evil exploration and two rituals will be performed, “Fear is the Mind Killer” and the “Light Collector Ritual.” Both symbolize one’s journey along the path of life, the fears that prevent them and the evidence of the fact that light is within ourselves. At the end of the performance, Shapiro will ask participants to write down their greatest fears. He will then collect them and when he ends at his destination at New York, he will perform one last fear cleansing ritual.

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Redux Contemporary Art Center, 136 St. Philip St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

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What: Joe Riley Park will host “Downward Facing Riverdogs,” a unique yoga class taught by international yoga instructor, Kathryn Budig. Prior yoga experience is recommended, but all levels are welcome. The class will be playful and accessibly challenging. After the class, attendees can sip on some wine in the Wine Garden, listen to live music and visit booths in the Vendor Village. The first 100 people through the gates will receive a copy of Kathryn’s new book, “Aim True.”

When: 6 p.m. gates, 7-8 p.m. yoga

Where: Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park, 360 Fishburne St., downtown Charleston

Price: $15

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What: This complimentary wine tasting will feature selections from the Hartford Winery, a family-owned winery located in the Russian River area of Sonoma County, specializing in single-vineyard pinot noir, chardonnay and old vine zinfandel.

When: 6 p.m.

Where: FortyEight - A Wine Bar, 547 Freshfields Drive, Kiawah Island

Price: Free

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What: Executive chef Brannon Florie of The Rarebit, The Granary and On Forty One, along with chef Sims of Billy’s, will prepare an informal five-course dinner, paired with beer selections from Palmetto Brewery. The event will begin with a reception and include live music from Kevin Church and party favors.

When: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Big Billy's Burger Joint, 5070 International Blvd., North Charleston

Price: $35

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What: In recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month and presented by People Against Rape (PAR), people of all ages, races, religions, backgrounds and genders are welcome to meet at the Unitarian Church for a half-mile march through Charleston near the CofC Campus. After the march, attendees will meet at the church for a candlelight vigil, a moment of silence and a speak-out for survivors of sexual abuse and assault.

When: 7 p.m.

Where: The Unitarian Church, 4 Archdale St., downtown Charleston

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What: Harbor cruise aboard the Carolina Queen, featuring a BBQ buffet from Swig & Swine and Lowcountry blues from Shrimp City Slim. Boarding begins at 6:30 p.m. A cash bar will be available.

When: 7-9 p.m.

Where: City Marina, 17 Lockwood Drive, downtown Charleston

Price: $44.95

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What: There will be a screening of “The Ghosts in our Machine,” an award-winning documentary that illuminates the lives of individual animals living within and rescued from the machine of our modern world, presented by photojournalist Jo-Anne McArthur.

When: 7 p.m.

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

Price: Free

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What: The Charleston Symphony Orchestra will present its 2016 National Young Artist Competition Grand Prize Concert, featuring soloist performances with the CSO from the nation’s top young classical music stars.

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Gaillard Center, 95 Calhoun St., downtown Charleston

Price: $25

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