Preservation Society

What: The Preservation Society of Charleston will hold its annual membership meeting and Carolopolis Awards Program. A reception with light refreshments will follow.

When: 7 p.m. Jan. 26

Where: The Riviera Theatre, 227 King St.

Price: Free

More Info: 722-4630 or

'From the Moon'

What: The exhibit "From the Moon: Mapping & Exploration" addresses our visual perceptions of the moon and demonstrates how advances in optical technologies have increased our understanding over time.

When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. daily except Sundays

Where: New Sciences Building, 202 Calhoun St.

Price: Free

More Info: 953-4422 or

Houdini vs. Doyle

What: The Karpeles Manuscript Museum is hosting a new exhibit that consists of two dozen items that focus on the relationship between Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and magician Harry Houdini.

When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. through April 27 (closed Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays)

Where: Karpeles Manuscript Museum, 68 Spring St.

Price: Free

More Info: 853-4651

Brown Bag Lunch

What: Handle separation and divorce from a child-centered approach. Featuring Emily Ayers, Law Office of Emily Ayers, and Jill HaLevi, Mediation and Legal Services. Registration required.

When: Noon Jan. 26

Where: Center for Women, 129 Cannon St.

Price: Free

More Info: 763-7333, or


Textile Workshop

What: Tamara Goff teaches Stranded Fair Isle knitting. Basic knowledge of knitting is required.

When: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Jan. 28

Where: Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting St.

Price: $25/member, $30/nonmember

More Info: 722-2996 or


What: How to use energy therapy for personal development. Registration required.

When: 10 a.m.-noon Jan. 28

Where: Center for Women, 129 Cannon St.

Price: $20 C4W members; $30 nonmembers

More Info: 763-7333 or

Little League

What: Registration open for the spring season of little league baseball and softball.

When: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 28; Feb. 4, 11 and 18

Where: Lowcountry Little League, 3362 Maybank Highway

Price: $35/child

More Info: 559-4198 or league1

IOP oyster roast

What: Enjoy oysters, chili, hot dogs, a silent auction, DJ and lots of fun. Proceeds support the Exchange Club student scholarship fund.

When: 4:30-7:30 p.m. Jan. 28

Where: Isle of Palms Exchange Club, 201 Palm Blvd.

Price: $20 advance, $25 at the door; Children under 12 are half price

More Info: 886-9229 or 886-8489 or

Symphonic Swing

What: Charleston Jazz Orchestra will perform some of the most recognizable works from traditional and orchestral repertoire of major composers.

When: 7 p.m. Jan. 28

Where: Charleston Music Hall, 37 John St.

Price: $30-$40

More Info: 641-0011 or


Red Cross Blood Drive

What: A Red Cross Blood Drive will be held at Southeastern Institute. Call 747-1279 for directions or information.

When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 31

Where: Southeastern Institute, 4600 Goer Drive

Women and Power

What: Founded 17 years ago in Charleston, Skirt! magazine is now in five other major cities across the country. Editor Nikki Hardin will talk about her journey. Refreshments will be served. Registration required.

When: 6-8 p.m. Jan. 31

Where: French Quarter Inn, 166 Church St.

Price: $25 C4W members; $35 nonmembers

More Info: 763-7333 or

Thursday, Feb. 2

Business Plans

What: If you are seriously considering starting a business, a comprehensive business plan is needed to support success and minimize the risks.

When: 6-9 p.m. Feb. 2

Where: Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, 4500 Leeds Ave.

Price: $25

More Info: 727-4778 or

Saturday, Feb. 4

Palmetto Pride

What: Join Nature Adventures to help clean up boat landings in the national forest. Call Nature Adventures to sign up your crew and receive a free $10-$20 gift certificate.

When: 8 a.m. Feb. 4

Where: U.S. Forest Service Francis Marion National Forest Headquarters, 2967 Steed Creek Road

Price: Free

More Info: 568-3222 or

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