'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. On display will be archival photos from observatories all over the globe, videos of astronauts walking and driving on the moon, a moon rock and an astronaut's glove.
When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. daily except Sundays
Where: New Sciences Building, 202 Calhoun St.
More Info: 953-4422 or http://moon.cofc.edu
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 the famous 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.
More Info: 853-4651
Neck and Back Health
What: Explore five secrets to looking and feeling younger/permanent weight loss/diabetes. Learn from Dr. Howenstine of Charleston Neck and Back how to keep pain from limiting your healthy potential.
When: Noon-1 p.m. Jan. 26
Where: Mount Pleasant Regional Library, 1133 Mathis Ferry Road
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.
Charlie Post 15K & 5K
What: Charleston's only 15K running race, presented by Triangle Char & Bar and hosted by the Charleston Running Club and Sullivan's Island. 5K held at the same time. Proceeds benefiting the Charlie Post Scholarship Endowment at the College of Charleston.
When: 8:30 a.m. Jan. 28
Where: Sullivan's Island Fire Station, 2050 Middle St.
Price: $25, $30 day of event
More Info: 557-9764 or www.charlestonrunningclub.com
What: Nature Walk will be held on the Awendaw Passage of the Palmetto Trail. Following the meet and greet at Sewee Center, group will caravan to the trailhead (at the Awendaw Canoe Trail Launch on Rosa Green Road, Awendaw) and embark on a 5-mile hike. Bring water and snack. Call the Sewee Center to register.
When: 10 a.m.-noon Jan. 28
Where: Sewee Visitor and Environmental Education Center, 5821 U.S. 17
Birds of Prey
What: The Center for Birds of Prey is offering a special admission incentive for residents of Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester, Georgetown and Horry counties. Two admissions for the price of one every Saturday in January. Proof of residency required.
When: Saturdays in January
Where: Center for Birds of Prey, 4872 Seewee Road
Price: Regular admission is $12; children under 6 get in free
More Info: 971-7474 or www.thecenterforbirdsofprey.org
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
More Info: 559-4198 or www.eteamz.com/lowcountrylittle 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 www.iopexchange.org
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 http://c4women.org
Thursday, Feb. 2
What: If you are 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.
More Info: 727-4778 or www.coastal.score.org
Friday, Feb. 3
Little League sign-up
What: Registration is open for spring baseball and softball for children ages 4-16.
When: 6-8 p.m. Feb. 3 and 10
Where: Lowcountry Little League, 3362 Maybank Highway
More Info: 559-4198 or www.eteamz.com/lowcountrylittleleague1
Saturday, Feb. 4
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
More Info: 568-3222 or www.KayakCharlestonSC.com
Half-marathon & 5K
What: Join in the 10th annual half-marathon and 5K to support the preservation of the Morris Island Lighthouse by Save the Light. The event starts and finishes near the pier on Folly Beach. New for 2012: Team division. Teams may be from two to six people. First-place prize for top male, top female and top mixed team.
When: 8:30 a.m. Feb. 4
Where: Holiday Inn Charleston-Tides Folly Beach, 1 Center St. Folly Beach
More Info: 633-0099 or www.actioncarolina.com/stl.html
What: Celebrate Gullah heritage with free programs every Saturday in February and March. Programs range from craft and cooking demonstrations to storytelling, music and dance performances.
When: 2 p.m. Feb. 4-March 31
Where: Charles Pinckney National Historic Site, 1254 Long Point Road
More Info: 881-5516 or www.nps.gov/chpi/index.htm
What: Join the Preservation Society of Charleston for food, music and fun at its February Oyster Roast. Featuring music performed by the South Carolina Broadcasters. Proceeds benefit Quarters A, a PSC 2011 Seven to Save site. Newcomers to PSC will receive a free one-year membership with ticket purchase. Optional 1 p.m. tour of the Navy Yard "Power House."
When: 2-5 p.m. Feb. 4
Where: Quarters H&I at the Charleston Navy Yard Officers Quarters Historic District, 96-98 Navy Way
Price: Tickets are $35 in advance, $45 after Feb. 2; $10 children under 12. Tickets for the house tour are $10 or $5 with the purchase of a ticket to the oyster roast.
More Info: 722-4630 or www.preservationsociety.org
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