Coming This Week for Oct. 11

info@islandpacket.comOctober 8, 2010 

TODAY

St. Helena/Lady's Island NAACP meeting: 6 p.m., Faith Memorial Baptist Church Life Center, Lands End Road, St. Helena Island; election of officers for the branch will be discussed; 843-524-8528, 843-524-4465

TUESDAY

National Alliance on Mental Health presents "Brain Health and the Physical, Emotional and Chemical Stresses" by Dr. Haven: 7 p.m., Christ Lutheran Church, Hilton Head Island; free; Ruth, 843-681-2200, ext. 3

Reception and book signing with Justin Krebs, author of "538 Ways to Live, Work and Play Like a Liberal": 6-8 p.m., Skull Creek Boathouse, 397 Squire Pope Road, Hilton Head Island; Krebs is co-founder of the Living Liberally network and Drinking Liberally happy hours; 843-422-0986, hitonhead@drinkingliberally.org

Breast Cancer Awareness program: 4 p.m., Lobeco Library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco; presented by Ronda O'Connell, breast care coordinator for Beaufort Memorial Hospital; 843-255-6475

WEDNESDAY

"A Woodland Ramble" guided walk: 10 a.m., Audubon Newhall Preserve, Palmetto Bay Road, Hilton Head Island; Joan Shulman, chairwoman of the Audubon Newhall Preserve Committe, will identify flowers, plants, shrubs and trees unique to the Lowcountry; $7; 843-842-9246

Hilton Head for Peace presents "WikiLeaks: What is it?": 7 p.m., Public Service District Building, 21 Oak Park Drive, Hilton Head Island; retired professor Ruth King will lead an open discussion; free; light refreshments; Finian Taylor, 681-4010

The Lowcountry Civil War Round Table meeting: 6:45 p.m., Bluffton High School auditorium; Dr. David Goldfield presents "The Evangelical Origins of the Civil War"; $10; John Monkaitis, 843-671-2236; www.lcwrt.squarespace.com

Opera Lovers of Hilton Head first meeting of the season: 1 p.m., The Seabrook, Hilton Head Island; "The Marriage of Figaro" will be viewed and discussed; guests are welcome; the group's season runs from October through May; Prisca Bagnell, 843-715-2610

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees meeting: 11 a.m., Golden Corral, 122 Robert Smalls Parkway, Beaufort; Bonnie Sell, Blue Cross/ Blue Shield representative, to speak; 843-379-1002

THURSDAY

Fifth annual Shop for a Cure: 5:30-8:30 p.m., The Club at Shell Hall, Bluffton; open house event allows attendees to enjoy refreshments and shop for women's and home accessories as fundraiser for American Cancer Society; $5; Kymberley Bigda, 843-304-2714

Northern Beaufort County Democratic Club: 7 p.m., Beaufort County Democratic Party Headquarters, 1812 Boundary St., Beaufort; parking in back off Baggett Street. Topics: Nov. 2 Election; 843-522-9948

Emily Geiger Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution meeting: 2 p.m., Palmetto Electric Cooperative building, Hardeeville; Judy Safay will speak on "Memories of Involvement as a American Indian Activist"; Margret Maloney, 843-705-3661

FRIDAY

Armstrong Fall Art Show opening reception: 5-10 p.m., William Armstrong Art Studio, 145 Habersham St., Savannah; features wine and hors d'oeuvres; free; 912-507-6750, www.williamarmstrongartist.com

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