Things To Do Thursday, February 11, 2016

FILE PHOTO/PROVIDED (Gus Holt) As part of Black History Month, Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum will host “Cannon Street YMCA All-Stars in Uniform,” a free symposium at 10 a.m. today to remember the impact of Charleston’s Cannon Street YMCA All-Stars team and their journey to the Little League World Series amid the struggle for civil rights in the South in the 1950s.

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 a.m.

Where: Caw Caw Nature & History Interpretive Center, 5200 Savannah Highway, Ravenel; McLeod Plantation, 325 Country Club Drive, James Island

Price: $10

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What: Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum will host “Cannon Street YMCA All-Stars in Uniform,” a free symposium to remember the impact of Charleston’s Cannon Street YMCA All-Stars team, the only nonwhite Little League team in S.C. in 1955, and their journey to the Little League World Series amid the struggle for civil rights. Former players from the team, several of whom later served in the military, will recount their memories of when 61 other Little League teams in S.C. refused to play them because of the color of their skin. This symposium is part of Black History Month and will delve into civil rights in the South in the 1950s.

When: 10 a.m.

Where: Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum, 40 Patriots Point Road, Mount Pleasant

Price: Free

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What: Special guided tours focus on camellias throughout the original gardens as well as the “new” camellia garden of the 1950s. Admire hundreds of varieties, including the 1786 Reine des Fleurs, one of the first camellias planted in America. Ticket includes general admission to Middleton Place. Reservations required.

When: 11 a.m.

Where: Middleton Place, 4300 Ashley River Road, Charleston

Price: $28 general; $18 ages 6-13 years; $13 student

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What: 82 Queen's signature dish is its she crab soup and in celebration of the restaurant's 34th birthday, it will donate $1.80 from every cup and bowl of she crab soup sold to One80 Place. One80 Place provides food and shelter to Charleston's homeless population.

When: 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. and 5:30-10 p.m.

Where: 82 Queen, 82 Queen St., downtown Charleston

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What: Experience the feeding of the endangered Red Wolves and meet Rob the “Wolfman,” who will share the wolves’ fascinating history, as well as offer tidbits of natural information while guests observe the pack in action in a natural setting.

When: 2:30 p.m.

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

Price: Free

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What: The theme for this year’s Darwin Week is “Origins” — the origin of the universe, life, complex adaptations and controversy. The Charleston chapter of Sigma Xi, the scientific research organization, will present Dr. Nicholas Hud, the director of the center of chemical evolution with Georgia Tech. Hud’s seminar, “Darwin’s Warm Little Pond: Searching for the Chemical Origins of Life,” will discuss his research on the origins of life.

when: 4:30 p.m. (CofC); 7 p.m. (Citadel)

where: School of Sciences and Math Auditorium, College of Charleston, 202 Calhoun St., downtown Charleston; 117 Grimsley Hall, The Citadel, 171 Moultrie St., downtown Charleston

price: Free

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What: Enjoy an evening under the stars at The Climbing Wall and try your favorite route from a different perspective. Equipment is not included in climbing fee. Bring your own headlamp/flashlight.

When: 5-10 p.m.

Where: James Island County Park, 871 Riverland Drive

Price: $14

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What: Charleston artist Ashley Edge will exhibit her edgy works of art, as well as special pieces created by residents of the memory unit where she worked as a special care coordinator. Edge used art therapy to help her patients during the healing process. Using nearly any kind of medium or product of color to create a piece, Edge often collects animal bones and teeth to create visuals out of the mundane.

When: 5-9 p.m.

Where: Striped Pig Distillery, 2225-A Old School Drive, North Charleston

Price: Free

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What: The College Reads! will present a panel discussion of Michelle Alexander's book, “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness.” Panelists include Maj. Naomi Broughton with the Charleston Police Department, Brandon Chapman with the College of Charleston, the Rev. Joseph Darby with the NAACP, Pastor Thomas Dixon with The Coalition, and Susan Dunn with the ACLU S.C., moderated by Dr. Mari Crabtree with the College of Charleston.

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Stern Center Ballroom, College of Charleston, 71 George St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

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What: Artist Paul Cristina’s first solo exhibit, “Observations of Death in the Daylight,” investigates what exists beyond the physical boundaries of flesh, blood and bone and confronts the deep recesses of human psychology, with music from ZVI and Green Mask.

when: 6 p.m.

where: Tua Lingua, 2701 W. Surrey Drive, North Charleston

price: Free

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What: “Racing Extinction,” a ground-breaking documentary profiling an undercover operation to expose the hidden world of endangered species and the race to protect them against mass extinction, will be presented by the CofC Vegan Club, a Charleston Veggies & Vegans Meet-Up event. From the Academy Award-winning team of “The Cove,” the film has never-seen images that may change the way people see the world.

When: 7 p.m.

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

Price: Free

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What: “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” is a musical comedy that reveals the difficulties and joys of connecting with another person at nearly every stage of life. Four actors play over 40 roles in a collection of scenes and songs scaling the dizzying spectrum of male/female relationships. Attendees can also indulge in signature cocktails, charcuterie plates and desserts by Duvall Catering.

When: 8 p.m.

Where: Midtown Cabaret Theatre, 2816 Azalea Drive, North Charleston

Price: $25 general; $22 senior; $20 military; $15 student

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