Calendar of Lowcountry Events ... Jan. 10 and beyond

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Calendar of Lowcountry Events ... Jan. 10 and beyond

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Published Wednesday, January 9, 2013   |  6104 Words  |  

ARTS

Theater

"A Skull in Connemara": 8 p.m. Jan. 30-Feb. 17 with Sunday matinees at 2 p.m., South Carolina Repertory Company, 136B Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. $28 for seniors; $30 for adults; $15 for students/military. 843-342-2057. www.hiltonheadtheatre.com

"The Odd Couple," presented by Sun City Community Theater: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1-2; 2 p.m. Feb. 3; Magnolia Hall, Sun City Hilton Head. $20. 843-645-2700

"I Hate Hamlet," presented by the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina: Feb. 5-25, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $44 for adults, $31 for children. 843-842-2787. www.artshhi.com

"Annie," presented by May River Theatre Co.: 8 p.m. Feb. 8, 9, 15, 16, 22 and 23, 3 p.m. Feb. 10, 17 and 24, Bluffton Town Hall's Ulmer Auditorium, 20 Bridge St., Bluffton. $20. 843-837-7798. www.mayriverhteatre.com

"The Power of 1ne," a one-woman show about American voting rights activist and civil rights leader Fannie Lou Hamer, by Donna Lee Williams: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8-9, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $17 a person, $12 for students 13 and up; $7 for children 12 and younger; $12 for groups of 10 or more. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

Auditions

"Noises Off," presented by Beaufort Theatre Company: 7 p.m. Jan. 10, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. Roles are available for five male and four female actors. All levels of acting experience are encouraged to audition, but you must be able to execute fairly intense physical comedy and a passable British standard accent. Two roles also require a Cockney accent. Dialect coaching will be available during the rehearsal period, but come prepared to give it your best shot. Bring a current photo and an acting resume, if you have one. 843-521-4145. www.uscbcenterforthearts.com

"Chicago, The Musical," presented by Arts Center of Coastal Carolina: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 9, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. Actors must be available for all rehearsals and performances. Auditions are by appointment only. Performers should prepare a song either from the show or in the style of the show. If you dance, please bring in-character shoes. Please wear clothing that shows off your figure. Bring a picture and resume, stapled together. A monitor is not provided. Character descriptions are available on the website. 843-686-3945, ext. 236. www.artshhi.com

Dance

Hubbard Street Dance 2: 8 p.m. Jan. 18, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $55. 843-842-2787. www.artshhi.com

Music

Music at Noon: noon Jan. 11, St. Luke's Church, 50 Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-785-2359

Lopez & Tabor piano and violin duo, sponsored by Fripp Island Friends of Music: 5 p.m. Jan. 27, Fripp Island Community Centre, 205 Tarpon Blvd., Fripp Island. $25; $10 for students. 843-838-6655. www.islc.net/friendsofmusic

Rusty Floyd, Brian Fatzinger and Friends, a folk music concert: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 6, First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-681-3696. www.fpchhi.org

St. Andrew By-The-Sea United Methodist Church concert, featuring organist Debby Graves and Friends: 4 p.m. Feb. 17, St. Andrew By-The-Sea, 20 Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-785-4711. www.hhiumc.com

An Evening with the Branford Marsalis Quartet: 8 p.m. Feb. 18, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $100. 843-842-2787. www.artshhi.com

"Bavarian Bastions," presented by Beaufort Symphony Orchestra: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28 and 3 p.m. March 3, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $37.50; $20 for children. 800-595-4849. www.beaufortorchestra.org

"Sing of Spring Concert, Musical Masterworks," presented by Hilton Head Choral Society: 8 p.m. April 5, First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $30. www.hiltonheadchoralsociety.org

"Hollywood Extravaganza," presented by Beaufort Symphony Orchestra: 7:30 p.m. April 18, and 3 p.m. April 21, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $37.50; $20 for children. 800-595-4849. www.beaufortorchestra.org

"America Sings" Memorial Day concert, presented by Hilton Head Choral Society: 7 p.m. May 26, First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $20. www.hiltonheadchoralsociety.org

Rehearsals

Hilton Head Barbershop Chorus: Guests and prospective members welcome. 4-6 p.m. Mondays, Country Club of Hilton Head in Hilton Head Plantation, 70 Skull Creek Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-290-9517; 843-682-8250. www.hhibarbershoppers.org

Beaufort Belles Women's Chorus: New members welcome. 4:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays, Sea Island Presbyterian Church choir room, 81 Lady's Island Drive, Lady's Island. 843-838 2643

Beaufort Harbormasters: 6:45 p.m. Mondays, Sea Island Presbyterian Church, 81 Lady's Island Drive, Beaufort. www.beaufortharbormasters.org

The Shore Notes (Sweet Adelines): Guests and prospective members welcome. 6:45 p.m. Mondays, Island Lutheran Church, 4400 Main St., Hilton Head Island. 843-705-6852. www.hiltonheadshorenotes.com

Sun Tones women's chorus: New members welcome. 3-5 p.m. Tuesdays, backstage at Magnolia Hall, Sun City Hilton Head. 843-705-7904

Visual arts and exhibits

Photography Club of Beaufort's annual member exhibit, "White": through Jan. 11, Beaufort library, 311 Scott St., Beaufort. Free. 843-838-9345. www.photoclubbeaufort.com

"Goin' Down the River" exhibit, presented by the Beaufort History Museum: through Jan. 26, Beaufort History Museum, City Hall, 1911 Boundary St., Beaufort. Free. 843-277-1443. www.garrity.com

"Eyes on the Lowcountry," featuring Tom Korbutt and Wes Grady, presented by the Society of Bluffton Artists: through Feb. 3, with an opening reception 3-5 p.m. Jan. 13, SoBA Gallery, Church and Calhoun St., Bluffton. Free. 843-757-6586. www.sobagallery.com

Gloria Dalvini and "Southern Scenes" art show, presented by the Beaufort Art Association: through Feb. 16, with an opening reception 5:30-7:30 p.m. Jan. 11, Beaufort Art Association Gallery, 913 Bay St. Beaufort. 843-521-4444. www.beaufortartassociation.com

Art Academy of Art League of Hilton Head student exhibit: through Feb. 28, Art Academy, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-5738

"The Artists of Sea Pines": through May 8, with an opening reception 5-7 p.m. Jan. 16, CSA Gallery, 175 Greenwood Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-363-6961

Sea Glass by Greg Rawls: Opening reception 6-8 p.m. Jan. 25, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. Exhibit runs Jan. 25-Feb. 28 Free. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

"Arts Alive," New Year art show and reception presented by LowCountry Community Church: 4-6 p.m. Jan. 27, LowCountry Community Church, 801 Buckwalter Parkway, Bluffton. 843-836-1101. www.lowcountrycc.org

"The Homecoming," featuring the works of Terry Richard: Opening reception is 5-8 p.m. Feb. 8, Picture This Galllary, 78D Arrow Road, Hilton Head Island. Exhibit runs Feb. 4-March 2. 843-842-5299. www.picturethishiltonhead.com

God's Gifts for God's Children: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 9, Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 351 Buckwalter Parkway, Bluffton. 843-705-4447

Open studios and classes

Photo workshop sponsored by Photography Club of Beaufort, instructed by Charles Glatzer: noon-4 p.m. Jan. 13, ArtWorks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $65. 843-379-7716. www.photoclubbeaufort.com

Mixed Media Collage -- The Visual Poem with Brucie Holler: 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 15-Feb. 12, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $150. 843-686-3945 ext. 233. www.artshhi.com

Calligraphy Introduction with Natasha Lawrence: noon-3 p.m. Jan. 26, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $50, includes all materials. Registration required. 843-291-1989. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

Calligraphy Introduction with Natasha Lawrence: noon-3 p.m. Feb. 2, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $50, includes all materials. Registration required. 843-291-1989. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

Creative Bookbinding with Mary Leto: 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 6-27, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $125. 843-686-3945 ext. 233. www.artshhi.com

"Beaufort Scenes," featuring Jay Kenga: 1-4 p.m. Feb 6-8, BAA Studio of the Beaufort Art Association, 913 Bay St., Beaufort. $75. 843-838-3205. www.beaufortartassociation.com

Intro to Plein Air Painting with Daryl Urig: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 25-26, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. March 27-28, Art League of Hilton Head, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $425. 843-681-5060. www.hhal.org

Call for artists

"Arts Alive," New Year art show and reception presented by LowCountry Community Church: Searching for artists who want to display their work at LowCountry Community Church. Deadline to apply is Jan. 13. 843-836-1101. www.lowcountrycc.org

ArtFields: Seeking Southern artists to compete for cash prizes in Lake City exhibit April 19-28. Registration is through Feb. 1. www.artfieldssc.org

Film

Lunchtime Movie Series: noon Tuesdays. Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. Free. Bring a lunch and enjoy a movie. 843-255-6503. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"Hope Springs," presented by Friends of the Hilton Head library: 2 p.m. Jan. 17, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free for members; $3 for nonmembers. 843-689-3783. www.beaufortcountylibrary.com

"The Road Home" film and lecture, presented by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute: 3 p.m. Jan. 18, University of South Carolina Beaufort Bluffton Campus, Hargray Building, Room 159. $8. 843-208-8247. olli.uscb.edu

"Goodbye Columbus," presented by Friends of the Hilton Head library: 2 p.m. Jan. 24, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free for members; $3 for nonmembers. 843-689-3783. www.beaufortcountylibrary.com

"The Story of the Weeping Camel" film and lecture, presented by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute: 3 p.m. Jan. 25, University of South Carolina Beaufort, Bluffton Campus, Hargray Building, Room 159. $8. 843-208-8247. olli.uscb.edu

"Sorry, Wrong Number," presented by Friends of the Hilton Head library: 2 p.m. Jan. 31, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free for members; $3 for nonmembers. 843-689-3783. www.beaufortcountylibrary.com

"Cinema Paradiso" film and lecture, presented by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute: 3 p.m. Feb. 1, University of South Carolina Beaufort, Bluffton Campus, Hargray Building, Room 159. $8. 843-208-8247. olli.uscb.edu

Literary

"Books Sandwiched in 2013" series, featuring "In the Garden of the Beasts -- Love, Terror and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin," by Erik Larson, presented by Gerald Schulze: noon Jan. 14, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. Free. 843-694-2864. w.ww.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Bluffton Library Book Club, featuring "The House I Loved," by Tatiana DeRosnay: 1:15-3 p.m. Jan. 16, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. 843-255-6503. Free. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Book Break's Book Review, featuring "Savannah Grey: A Tale of Antebellum Georgia," by Jim Jordan, with Bill Bodah as reviewer: noon Jan. 23, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-255-6500. www.beaufortcountylibrary.com

"Books Sandwiched in 2013" series, featuring "The Painted Veil," by Somerset Maugham, presented by Kathy Kilgore: noon Jan. 28, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. Free. 843-694-2864. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Book Break's Book Review, featuring "It Works for Me in Life and Leadership," by Colin Powell, with J. Franklin Long as reviewer: noon Jan. 30, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-255-6500. www.beaufortcountylibrary.com

"Books Sandwiched in 2013" series, featuring "The Warmth of Other Suns -- The Epic Story of America's Great Migration," by Isabel Wilkerson, presented by the Rev. James E. Moore: noon Feb. 4, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. Free. 843-694-2864. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Book signing with Wilbur Cross, author of "Gullah Culture in America": 2 p.m. Feb. 10, Heritage Library History & Genealogy Center, 852 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-6560

"Books Sandwiched in 2013" series, featuring "The Hunger Games," by Suzanne Collins, presented by Blakely Williams: noon Feb. 11, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. Free. 843-694-2864. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Chinese New Year: 4:30-5:30 p.m. Feb. 12, Beaufort library, 311 Scott St., Beaufort. Free. 843-255-6441. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"Books Sandwiched in 2013" series, featuring "The Paris Wife," by Paula McLain, presented by Nan Sutton: noon Feb. 18, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. Free. 843-694-2864. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"Books Sandwiched in 2013" series, featuring "Steve Jobs: A Biography," by Walter Isaacson, presented by Joan Gilchrist: noon Feb. 25, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. Free. 843-694-2864. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"Books Sandwiched in 2013" series, featuring "The House of God -- The Classic Novel of Life and Death in an American Hospital," by Samuel Shem, presented by Dr. Thomas Downs: noon March 4, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. Free. 843-694-2864. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

KIDS AND FAMILIES

The Super Saturday Program, sponsored by the Friends of the Hilton Head library: 11 a.m. Jan. 12, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-255-6529. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

MOMS Club Preschool Fair: 5-7:30 p.m. Jan. 16, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. Free. momsclubofbhh@gmail.com

Family Storytelling, with Judy Sima: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 18, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $17; $12 for students 13 and older; $7 for children 12 and younger; $12 for groups of 10 or more. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

Junior Book Club with Darlene, for ages 10-12: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 22-March 22, Beaufort library, 311 Scott St., Beaufort. Free. 843-255-6441. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Toddler Time with Darlene, for ages 2-3: 10-11 a.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 23-March 22, Beaufort library, 311 Scott St., Beaufort. Free. 843-255-6441. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Lapsit with Scott, for ages 2 and younger: 11:15-11:45 a.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 23-March 22, Beaufort library, 311 Scott St., Beaufort. Free. 843-255-6441. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Storytime with Darlene, for ages 4-6: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 24-March 22, Beaufort library, 311 Scott St., Beaufort. Free. 843-255-6441. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Miss Hilton Head Island Scholarship Pageant: 7 p.m. Jan. 26, Hilton Head High School Visual and Performing Arts Center, 70 Wilborn Road, Hilton Head Island. $20. 864-202-0558. www.misshiltonheadisland.org

"The Far Side of Nature": 3 p.m. Feb. 7, The Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $7. 843-689-6767, ext. 223

Ongoing events

The Sandbox, An Interactive Children's Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 18A Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. $6. 843-842-7645. www.thesandbox.org

Coastal Discovery Museum: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767. www.coastaldiscovery.org

Imagination Hour Program: 10:30 a.m. Thursdays through October, The Sandbox Interactive Children's Museum, 18A Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. $7. 843-842-7645. www.thesandbox.org

OUTDOORS/WILDLIFE

Hilton Head Audubon Society meeting -- "Conservation Takes Flight: The Nature Conservancy, South Carolina, Whole System Approach and the Birds that Benefit," presented by Dr. Maria Whitehead: 3 p.m. Jan. 10, Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-689-3033. www.hiltonheadaudubon.org

FARMERS MARKETS

The Farmers Market of Bluffton: noon-4 p.m. Thursdays, Calhoun Street, Old Town Bluffton. www.farmersmarketbluffton.com

Port Royal Farmers Market: 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Heritage Park, Ribaut Road, Port Royal. www.portroyalfarmersmarket.com

Pick Pocket Plantation Farmers Market: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, behind 54 Robert Smalls Parkway, Beaufort. There is a sign marking the entrance to the farm. 203-417-7512. www.pickpocketplantation.com/farmersmarket

FESTIVALS, CELEBRATIONS AND BENEFITS

Boys & Girls Club of Bluffton's Hope & Opportunity Luncheon, honoring Helen Ryan: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 11, 476 Mount Pelia Road, Bluffton. $75, $600 for table of eight. 843-379-5430, ext. 2

Pancake breakfast, sponsored by The Children's Corner, an outreach of Resurrection Church: 7:30-9:30 a.m. Jan. 12, Applebee's, 200A Museum St., Hilton Head Island. $7. 843-689-3625. www.resurrectionccc.org

A benefit event supporting the Princess Warriors Mission Trip to Tanzania: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 12, Central Church of Hilton Head Island, 975 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-290-9201. www.princesswarriors.net

Fill The Jasper Animal Rescue Mission Truck: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 12, Walmart, Hardeeville. 843-726-7799. www.jarmission.org

Jasper Animal Rescue Mission Adoptions: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 12, Petsmart, 322 Robert Smalls Parkway, Beaufort. $125 for dogs; $100 for cats. 843-726-7799. www.jarmission.org

Oyster Roast: Benefits Hilton Head Humane Association. 2-6 p.m. Jan. 12, Casey's, 37 New Orleans Road, Hilton Head Island. www.caseyshhi.com

13th annual Savannah Low Country Home & Garden Show: Jan. 18-20, Savannah International Trade & Convention Center, 1 International Drive, Savannah. $7; $5 for seniors 65 and older; free for children younger than 16. www.savannahhomeandgardenshow.com

Oyster Roast, presented by the Historic Beaufort Foundation: 4:30 and 7 p.m. Jan. 18, Oaks Plantation, 66 Godley Road, St. Helena Island. $45 for members; $55 for nonmembers. 843-379-3331. www.historicbeaufort.org/shop

Family Fun Day: 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Jan. 19, Center Stage, Beaufort Town Center, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. Free. 843-521-9000

Seafood Fest: 3 p.m. Jan. 19, Old Packing Shed, 10 De Gullah Way, St. Helena Island. $25. 843-304-2120

The Exchange Club Flapjack Fundraiser: 7:30-10:30 a.m. Jan. 19, Applebee's, 2338 Boundary St., Beaufort. $7 for adults; $5 for children. 843-525-0102. www.exchangeclubofbeaufort.org

Gullah Cultural Alliance Inaugural Gala Celebration: 6:30 p.m. Jan. 21, Holiday Inn, 2225 Boundary St., Beaufort. $55- $65. 843-575-5196

Hilton Head Snow Day, hosted by the Island Rec Center and New River Auto Mall: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 26, Shelter Cove Community Park, Hilton Head Island. $10 for ages 2-17; adults are free. 843-681-7273. www.islandreccenter.org

UnCork the Festival: 6-8 p.m. Jan. 26, The Beach House, Holiday Inn, 1 South Forest Beach Drive, Hilton Head Island. $35. 843-686-4944. www.hiltonheadwineandfood.com/uncork.html

Lowcountry Soup Challenge: noon-3 p.m. Jan. 27, Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa, 2 Grasslawn Ave., Hilton Head Island. $20. 843-689-6612. www.vimclinic.org

Gullah Fest: noon-3 p.m. Feb. 2, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-842-2787. www.artshhi.com

The 17th annual Straight from the Heart gala, presented by The Children's Relief Fund: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 9, Marriott Hotel, 1 Hotel Circle, Hilton Head Island. $125. 843-342-5267

Sweetheart Dance: Benfits Programs for Exceptional People. 7-10 p.m. Feb. 15, Hilton Head Beach & Tennis Resort, 40 Folly Field Road, Hilton Head Island. $20 in advance; $25 at the door. 843-681-8413

A Glide Down Venice Canals, the sixth annual Celebration of Justice: Benefits Lowcountry Legal Volunteers. 6 p.m. Feb. 16, Country Club of Hilton Head, 70 Skull Creek Drive, Hilton Head Island. $75. 843-815-1570. www.lclv.org

Jewels and Jeans, sponsored by the BCSD Education Foundation Fundraiser: Benefits Beaufort County public school teachers and children. 6-9 p.m. March 2, Country Club of Hilton Head, 70 Skull Creek Drive, Hilton Head Island. $48 a person. 843-322-2306. www.foundationedexcellence.com

"Cooks & Books": Benefits Literacy Volunteers of the Lowcountry. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. March 3, The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa, 2 Grasslawn Ave., Hilton Head Island. $15 in advance; $20 at the door. 843-815-6616. www.lowcountryliteracy.org

Hilton Head Wiine & Food Festival Grand Tasting and Silent Auction: 5:30-7:30 p.m. March 8, The Sea Pines Country Club, 30 Governors Road, Hilton Head Island. $90. 843-686-4944. www.hiltonheadwineandfood.com

Hilton Head Wine & Food Festival and Silent Auction: noon-3 p.m. March 9, The Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $50 general admission; military ID half price. 843-686-4944. www.hiltonheadwineandfood.com

"Evening Under the Oaks": Benefit Boys & Girls Club of Bluffton. 6 p.m. March 9, Belfair Clubhouse, Bluffton. $175. 843-379-5430. www.bgclowcountry.org

TOURNAMENTS, WALKS AND RACES

St. Gregory the Great Catholic School second annual Run/Health Walk: 3:30 p.m. Jan. 20, Pinckney Colony fields, Bluffton. $10. 843-304-9200

Citizens Opposed to Domestic Abuse Race 4 Love 5K Run/Walk: 10 a.m. Feb. 16, Cat Island. $25 for run; $20 for walk; $30/$25 for race day registration. 843-770-1074, ext. 221. www.codalowcountry.org

Sixth annual Robert B. Killenberger Memorial Charity Golf Tournament: 8:45 a.m. Feb. 26, Palmetto Hall Golf Club, 108 Fort Howell Drive, Hilton Head Island. $110 a player; $420 a foursome. 843-422-1453

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Grief Support Group: 3 p.m. second Thursday of each month, November-March, United Hospice, 1605 North St., Beaufort. 843-522-0476

Tune-up: Walkers & Wheelchairs: 2 p.m. Jan. 15, Riverside at Belfair, 60 Oak Forest Road, Bluffton. Free. 843-815-2338

Prepared Childbirth Education: Three-week class Jan. 17, 24, 31, Feb. 21, 28, March 7; One-day class Jan. 26 or Feb. 23, Hilton Head Hospital, 25 Hospital Center Blvd., Hilton Head Island. $75. 1-877-582-2737

"Your Health, Your Choice!": 7 p.m. Jan. 18, Hampton Hall Community Clubhouse, 170 Hampton Blvd., Bluffton. Free. 843-476-4661. www.marilea.com

"Hearts on the Mend" -- a five-week grief series, presented by Hospice Care of America: 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 22-Feb. 12, Heritage Medical Building, 460 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-785-5901

Bluffton Health Fair, presented by The Greater Bluffton Chamber of Commerce: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 29, The Greater Bluffton Chamber of Commerce, 217 Goethe Road, Bluffton. Free. 843-757-1010

Prenatal Breastfeeding Class: 7-9 p.m. Jan. 28, Feb. 25, Hilton Head Hospital, 25 Hospital Center Blvd., Hilton Head Island. Free. 877-582-2737

Veterans Seminar -- for veterans, spouses, caregivers and friends who want more information about various pension programs for today's veteran: 11 a.m. Jan. 31, Riverside at Belfair, 60 Oak Forest Road, Bluffton. Free. 843-815-2338

"Healing for the Broken Hearted" workshop: 11:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m. Feb. 12, S.H.A.R.E. Senior Center, 6 Office Way, Suite 915, Hilton Head Island. Lunch is provided. Free. 843-785-5901

Breastfeeding Support Group: 2:30-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Hilton Head Hospital, 25 Hospital Center Blvd., Hilton Head Island. Free. 1-877-582-2737

LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS

Hilton Head Audubon Society meeting -- "Conservation Takes Flight: The Nature Conservancy, South Carolina, Whole System Approach and the Birds that Benefit," presented by Dr. Maria Whitehead: 3 p.m. Jan. 10, Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-689-3033. www.hiltonheadaudubon.org

Safe Boating Winter Seminar Series from the Hilton Head Sail & Power Squadron: 9-11 a.m. Jan. 12, Feb. 9 and March 9, Hilton Head SHARE Center, 6 Office Way. Different topics covered each session. $40. 843-785-8876. leslie_gilroy@yahoo.com

Small business overview class with Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce and SCORE: 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Jan. 14, 16 and 18, Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce, 801 Bladen St., Beaufort. 843-986-1102.

"Your Health, Your Choice!": 7 p.m. Jan. 18, Hampton Hall Community Clubhouse, 170 Hampton Blvd., Bluffton. Free. 843-476-4661. www.marilea.com

Veterans Seminar -- for veterans, spouses, caregivers and friends who want more information about various pension programs for today's veteran: 11 a.m. Jan. 31, Riverside at Belfair, 60 Oak Forest Road, Bluffton. Free. 843-815-2338

"Introduction to the 1940 Census" workshop: 4-6 p.m. Feb. 19, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479

CLUBS AND SPECIAL INTERESTS

Bridge Clinics for Intermediate players: 10 a.m. Tuesdays, Bridge Club at Port Royal Plaza. $15 a session. 843-689-6239

Alanon Steps and Study Group: noon Wednesdays, Sea Island Presbyterian Church, 81 Ladys Island Drive, Beaufort. 843-785-9630

Bridge Workshops for Beginner Plus players: 10 a.m. Fridays, Bridge Club at Port Royal Plaza. $10 a session. 843-689-6239

Women's Association of Hilton Head Sumi-e (Oriental Brush Painting) classes: 10:30-noon Thursdays, Jan. 10-Feb. 7, Palmetto Electric, 111 Matthews Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-342-7442

Hilton Head Audubon Society meeting -- "Conservation Takes Flight: The Nature Conservancy, South Carolina, Whole System Approach and the Birds that Benefit," presented by Dr. Maria Whitehead: 3 p.m. Jan. 10, Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-689-3033. www.hiltonheadaudubon.org

Safe Boating Winter Seminar Series from the Hilton Head Sail & Power Squadron: 9-11 a.m. Jan. 12, Feb. 9 and March 9, Hilton Head SHARE Center, 6 Office Way. Different topics covered each session. $40. 843-785-8876. leslie_gilroy@yahoo.com

Bluffton Elks Lodge Grand Opening: 5 p.m. Jan. 12, The Lodge, 23 Plantation Park Drive, Bluffton. 843-706-5664

Small business overview class with Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce and SCORE: 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Jan. 14, 16 and 18, Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce, 801 Bladen St., Beaufort. 843-986-1102.

Photo workshop sponsored by Photography Club of Beaufort, instructed by Charles Glatzer: noon-4 p.m. Jan. 13, ArtWorks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $65. 843-379-7716. www.photoclubbeaufort.com

Square Dance Lessons: 7-8:30 p.m. Jan. 14, Palmetto Electric, 111 Matthews Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-7201

Camera Club of Hilton Head Island -- Photography 101: 7 p.m. Wednesdays Jan. 16-Feb. 13, The Lens, Pineland Station, Hilton Head Island. $50 for members; $75 for nonmembers. 734-274-1796. www.cchhi.net

The Palmetto Quilt Guild monthly meeting: 1 p.m. Jan. 17, Hilton Head Beach and Tennis Resort, 40 Folly Field Road, Hilton Head Island. $5 for guests. 843-757-2613. www.palmettoquiltguild.org

Citizens Opposed to Domestic Abuse annual meeting: 5:30 p.m. Jan. 17, Technical College of the Lowcountry, 921 Ribaut Road, Beaufort. 843-525-8211. www.tcl.edu

The Sea Island Quilters: 6 p.m. Jan. 17, Praise Assembly, 800 Parris Island Gateway, Beaufort. 843-379-3353

Beaufort County Republican Party meeting, featuring S.C. state Rep. Andy Patrick: 7 p.m. Jan. 17, Golden Corral, 1196 Fording Island Road, Bluffton. 843-341-3300

The Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce annual meeting: 9 a.m.-noon Jan. 19, Holiday Inn, 2225 Boundary St., Beaufort. 843-986-1102

Camera Club of Hilton Head Island meeting: 7 p.m. Jan. 22, All Saints Episcopal Church, 3001 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. Free. www.cchhi.net

Beaufort History Museum second annual meeting: 6 p.m. Jan. 23, City Hall, 1911 Boundary St., Beaufort. 843-525-7070

Illinois Group lunch buffet: noon Feb. 2, Gruby's, 198 Okatie Village Drive, Bluffton. $29. 843-705-9779

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Red Cross new volunteer/disaster services orientation classes: 9 a.m.-noon Jan. 12, 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Jan. 22, Feb. 13, March 14, 26, April 11, 23, Palmetto Service Center, 59 Sheridan Park Circle, Bluffton. 843-757-7437

Introduction to Microsoft Word: 2-3 p.m. Jan. 15, 22 and 29, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-255-6525. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

AARP Driver Safety Program Courses: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 19, Sea Pines Community Center, Hilton Head Island. $14, $12 AARP members. 843-671-2594

iPad Basics: 2 p.m. Jan. 22, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. Bring your own iPad. 843-255-6525. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Genealogy Workshops: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Jan. 23 and 30, Heritage Library History and Genealogy Center, 852 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $40 for members; $45 for nonmembers. 843-686-6560. www.heritagelib.org

AARP Driver Safety Program Courses: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 25, Summit Place, 1119 Pickpocket Plantation Drive, Beaufort. $14, $12 AARP members. 843-521-1941

Library 101: 10:30 a.m. Jan. 28, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-255-6525. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org