Calendar of Lowcountry Events

info@islandpacket.comMarch 21, 2012 

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ARTS

Theater

"Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," presented by the Beaufort Theatre Company: 7:30 p.m. March 22-24, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. 843-521-4145. www.uscb.edu

"Driving Miss Daisy": through April 1, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-2787. www.artshhi.com

"Catholic School Girls," presented by Misspent Youth Productions: 7:30 p.m. March 22-24 and March 29-31; 3 p.m. March 25 and April 1, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $17; $12 for students; $7 for children. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

"Something's Afoot," presented by the Sun City Community Theater: 7:30 p.m. March 23-24 and 29-30; 2 p.m. March 25, Magnolia Hall, Sun City Lane, Sun City Hilton Head. $23. 843-645-2700

"How I Became a Pirate": April 11-15, Main Street Youth Theatre, 25 New Orleans Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6246. www.msyt.org

"Wicked": April 18-29, North Charleston Performing Arts Center, 5001 Coliseum Drive, North Charleston. 843-529-5050. www.coliseumpac.com

"How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying": April 25-May 27, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-2787. www.artshhi.com

"Tea at Five," presented by South Carolina Repertory Company: May 1-13, South Carolina Repertory Company, 136 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-342-2057. www.hiltonheadtheatre.com

"Wizard of Oz," presented by the Beaufort Children's Theatre: May 17-20, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. 843-521-4145. www.uscb.edu

"Picasso at the Lapin Agile," presented by Palmetto Theater Experiment: May 31-June 3 and June 7-10, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $17; $12 for students; $7 for children; $12 for groups. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

"Shout! The Mod Musical": June 19-July 29, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-2787. www.artshhi.com

"W;T," presented by Misspent Youth Productions: Sept. 6-9 and Sept. 13-16, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $17; $12 for students; $7 for children; $12 for groups. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

"The Misanthrope," presented by Palmetto Theater Experiment: Nov. 8-11 and Nov. 15-18, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $17; $12 for students; $7 for children; $12 for groups. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

Dance

"Terpsichore: From Classic to Contemporary," presented by Hilton Head Dance Theatre: 7:30 p.m. March 30-31, Hilton Head Island High School Visual and Performing Arts Center, 70 Wilborn Road, Hilton Head Island. $25 for adults; $20 for seniors and students; $15 for children. 843-842-3262. www.hhdt.org

Music

Brad Parsley, presented by The Church of the Cross: 7 p.m. March 22, The Church of the Cross, 110 Calhoun St., Bluffton. 843-757-2661

Jesse Winchester, presented by Fripp Island Friends of Music: 5 p.m. March 25, Fripp Island Community Centre, 205 Tarpon Blvd., Fripp Island. $20; $10 for students. 843-838-6655. www.islc.net/friendsofmusic

University of South Carolina Beaufort Festival Series Chamber Music Concert: 5-7 p.m. March 25, USCB Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $40. 843-208-8246. www.uscb.edu/festivalseries

Chamber Music Charleston -- music for strings and guitar: 7:30 p.m. March 26, All Saints Episcopal Church, 3001 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. $20. 843-763-4941. www.chambermusiccharleston.org

"From Salzburg with Love," presented by Charleston Symphony Orchestra's Chamber Orchestra: 8 p.m. March 26, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $44. 888-860-2787. www.tickets.artshhi.com

"Musical Masterpiece: The Magic of Mozart," presented by the Hilton Head Choral Society: 8 p.m. March 30, First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-341-3818. www.hiltonheadchoralsociety.org

"Music at St. Helena's," featuring organist Rhonda Sider Edgington, presented as part of the Parish Church of St. Helena's tricentennial celebration: 7 p.m. March 30, the Parish Church of St. Helena, 505 Church St., Beaufort. 843-522-1712, ext. 214. www.sthelenas1712.org

"Symphony Under the Stars -- Music of the Night," presented by the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra: Picnic starts at 6 p.m. and the concert begins at 7:30 p.m. April 3 and 4, Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, Hilton Head Island. $62.50. 843-842-2055. www.hhso.org

Massenet's "Manon," presented by Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: noon April 7, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $20. 843-521-4145. www.uscb.edu

Pickin by the River: noon-5 p.m. April 7, Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, Beaufort. 843-379-9084

Tchaikovsky's "Eugene Onegin," presented by Opera Lovers of Hilton Head: 1 p.m. April 11, The Seabrook, 300 Woodhaven Dr., Hilton Head Island. 843-715-2610

"Music at St. Helena's," featuring organist Wayne Foster, presented as part of the Parish Church of St. Helena's tricentennial celebration: 7 p.m. April 13, the Parish Church of St. Helena, 505 Church St., Beaufort. 843-522-1712, ext. 214. www.sthelenas1712.org

Verdi's "La Traviata," presented by Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: 12:55 p.m. April 14, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $20. 843-521-4145. www.uscb.edu

"Music at St. Helena's," featuring the Winthrop University Chamber Choir, presented as part of the Parish Church of St. Helena's tricentennial celebration: 2 p.m. April 15, the Parish Church of St. Helena, 505 Church St., Beaufort. 843-522-1712, ext. 214. www.sthelenas1712.org

"Music at St. Helena's," featuring organist Bruce Neswick, presented as part of the Parish Church of St. Helena's tricentennial celebration: 7 p.m. April 20, the Parish Church of St. Helena, 505 Church St., Beaufort. 843-522-1712, ext. 214. www.sthelenas1712.org

"A Night of Great Opera," presented by the Savannah Philharmonic: 7:30 p.m. April 21, Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St., Savannah. 912-525-5050. www.savannahphilharmonic.org

"Chamber Music Concert No. 4 -- Beethoven, Dohnayi and Naughtin," presented by the Savannah Philharmonic: 5 p.m. April 22, Telfair Academy, 121 Barnard St., Savannah. 912-525-5050. www.savannahphilharmonic.org

Soprano Sandrine Piau, presented by the Savannah Music Festival Live Concert Series: 6:30 p.m. April 23, Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church, 429 Abercorn St., Savannah. $45. 912-525-5050. www.savannahmusicfestival.org

Seventh annual American Pie Rock Concert: Benefits Relay for Life. 7 p.m. April 26-27, Hilton Head Island High School Visual and Performing Arts Center, 70 Wilborn Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-4800

"Primavera Pops," presented by Beaufort Symphony Orchestra: 8 p.m. May 3 and 3 p.m. May 6, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $35. 877-548-3237. www.beaufortorchestra.org

"Music at St. Helena's," featuring organist Jonathan Dimmock, presented as part of the Parish Church of St. Helena's tricentennial celebration: 7 p.m. May 4, the Parish Church of St. Helena, 505 Church St., Beaufort. 843-522-1712, ext. 214. www.sthelenas1712.org

Lehar's "The Merry Widow," presented by Opera Lovers of Hilton Head: 1 p.m. May 9, The Seabrook, 300 Woodhaven Dr., Hilton Head Island. 843-715-2610

"Music at St. Helena's," featuring Choir Festival with Brian Jones, presented as part of the Parish Church of St. Helena's tricentennial celebration: 7 p.m. May 19, the Parish Church of St. Helena, 505 Church St., Beaufort. 843-522-1712, ext. 214. www.sthelenas1712.org

"Season Finale: Schubert & Bruckner," presented by the Savannah Philharmonic: 7:30 p.m. May 19, Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St., Savannah. 912-525-5050. www.savannahphilharmonic.org

Rehearsals

Hilton Head Barbershop Chorus: Guests and prospective members welcome. 3-6 p.m. Mondays, Country Club of Hilton Head in Hilton Head Plantation, 70 Skull Creek Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-290-9517, 843-384-9480. www.hhibarbershoppers.org

Beaufort Belles women's chorus: New members welcome. 4:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays, Baptist Church of Beaufort, 600 Charles St., Beaufort. 843-524-1888, 843-838-5787. www.beaufortbelles.com

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

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

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

Lowcountry Chorale: Men and women invited. 6:45 p.m. Tuesdays through May 15, St. John's Lutheran Church, 157 Lady's Island Drive, Beaufort. 843-521-1017

Visual arts and exhibits

Gallery 209 presents April artists Shirley Daniell and Bill Rosseau: 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m. daily, Gallery 209, 209 E. River Street, Savannah, Ga. 912-236-4583. gallery209savannah.com

"Gullah Art: A Legacy of Preservation" -- a traveling art exhibition by the Chuma Art Gallery of Charleston: through March 24. The York W. Bailey Museum at the Penn Center, 16 Penn Center Circle W., St. Helena Island. $5. www.penncenter.com

Beaufort Art Association's 51st annual Spring Art Show and Sale: through March 25, Charles Lind Brown Activity Center, 1001 Hamar St., Beaufort. Free. 843-521-0691. www.beaufortartassociation.com

"Celebration of Paint and Water," by Lynda K. Potter: through March 31, The Art League of Hilton Head, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-5060. www.artleaguehhi.org

"Polished and Eclectic: Fine Silver and Vintage Jewelry," by Nancy Kates and Susan Palmer: through March 31, Beaufort Art Association Gallery, 913 Bay St., Beaufort. 843-521-4444. www.beaufortartassociation.com

"River of Words," presented as part of Youths Art Month: through March 31, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

"New Work," by Carol Henry: through April 1, Charles Street Gallery, 914 Charles St., Beaufort. 843-521-9054. www.thecharlesstreetgallery.com

"For The Love of Red," by Vickie Jourdan: April 2-28. Artist's reception is 5-7 p.m. April 5, Art League of Hilton Head, Walter Greer Gallery, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-5060. www.artleaguehhi.org

"LowCountry Living -- An Artist's Perspective": through April 6, Four Corners Gallery, 1263B May River Road, Bluffton. 843-757-8185

"New Works Exhibition," by Peter Karis: through April 21, Karis Art Gallery, 1000 William Hilton Parkway, C-4, Village at Wexford, Hilton Head Island. 843-785-5100. www.karisartgallery.com

"New Vibrations," by the Art Beyond Tradition group of artists: through April 30, University of South Carolina Beaufort, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. 843-521-4145

"Field Hands," by Brian Antoine Woods, presented by Savannah's Department of Cultural Affairs: through June 29, Midtown Municipal Building, 601 E. 66th St., Savannah.

Richard Law Exhibit -- The Mind and Thoughts of Richard Law: through June 30, Beach Institute, 502 East Harris St., Savannah. 912-234-8000, www.kingtisdell.org

"Fort Fremont -- Homeland Security 1898": March 23-June 30, Verdier House, 801 Bay St., Beaufort. www.fortfremont.org

The Black Leaders of Beaufort County Portrait Project: Opening reception is 3-5 p.m. March 24, LyBensons Gallery, 211 Charles St., Beaufort. Exhibit runs through May 12. 843-522-3094

Third annual A.R.T. Art Recycled from Trash: April 2-28, Picture This Gallery, 78 D Arrow Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-5299. www.picturethishiltonhead.com

"The Artists of Sea Pines": 5-7 p.m. April 4, CSA Gallery, 175 Greenwood Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-363-6961

Pluff Mudd Art Gallery 10th anniversary celebration: 10 a.m. April 12, Pluff Mudd Art, 27 Calhoun St., Bluffton. 843-689-5088

The Feminine Mystique: Cartoons, Africa, Childhood and American Culture: Opening reception is 5:30 p.m. April 20, 914 Charles St., Beaufort. Exhibit runs through May 5. 843-521-9054. www.thecharlesstreetgallery.com

"People, Places, and Chickens," by James St. Clair: Opening reception is 6-8 p.m. April 27, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. Exhibit runs through May 31. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

"The Artists of Sea Pines" plein air painting weekend: April 28-29, The Heritage Farm, Sea Pines, Hilton Head Island. 843-363-6961

Call for artists

The Department of Cultural Affairs is seeking applications from artist/instructors to teach summer art camp from June to August: Deadline is March 23. Applications should be submitted to Christine Hefner, Visual Arts Coordinator, chefner@savannahga.gov. Applications also can be mailed to City of Savannah, Department of Cultural Affairs, 9 W. Henry St., Savannah, GA, 31401. 912-651-6783

Experience Green is seeking musicians and entertainers for Earth Day Celebration Stage on April 21: Looking for performers with themes that celebrate or promote the environment, community or quality of life to entertain on the Celebration Stage during the second Annual Earth Day Celebration. www.experiencegreen.org

10th annual Artist Showcase 2012 presented by the Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce: Artists must submit their applications by April 1 to secure exhibit space for the showcase May 25-26. The event is open to local and visiting exhibitors presenting original and print work. Artists may obtain an application at the chamber office or via emailed request to beaufortblack@gmail.com. www.bcbcc.org

Open studios and classes

"Open Painting -- Anything Goes," with Ted Jordan: 9 a.m.-noon, Thursdays through March 29, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $360 for members; $420 for nonmembers. 843-842-5726. academy@artleaguehhi.org

"Oil Painting -- Intro to Oil/Acrylic with Dennis Lake": 9 a.m.-noon, Fridays through March 30, Society of Bluffton Artists, 48 Boundary St., Bluffton. $120 for members; $140 for nonmembers. 843-247-2868. www.sobagalleryonline.com

"Spiritualism in Photography & the Art of Seeing," with Marci Tressel: 9 a.m.-noon March 28, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $120 for members; $140 for nonmembers. 843-842-5726. academy@artleaguehhi.org

"Brick by Brick -- Drawing," with the Academy Team: 1-4 p.m. March 23, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $240 for members; $280 for nonmembers. 843-842-5726. academy@artleaguehhi.org

"Getting to Know Watercolor," with Chris Dreyer: 9 a.m.-noon March 24, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $45. 843-842-2787. www.artshhi.com

"How to Start in Watercolor," with Lynda Potter: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 24, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $90 for members; $105 for nonmembers. 843-842-5726. academy@artleaguehhi.org

"So You Want to be a Painter?" with the Academy Team: 1-4 p.m. March 26, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $120 for members; $140 for nonmembers. 843-842-5726. academy@artleaguehhi.org

Basketry Combinations & Continuations with Kim Keats: 6-8 p.m. March 27 and April 10, Beaufort Town Center, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $55; $15 per class. 843-384-2435, www.artworksinbeaufort.org

"Beginning Photography," with Paul Nurnberg: 6-8 p.m. April 2, 16, 23, 30 and May 7, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $200. 912-429-0189. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

"Watercolor Landscape Workshop," with Alexandra Sharma: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 5-6, Society of Bluffton Artists, 48 Boundary St., Bluffton. $120 for members; $140 for nonmembers. 843-247-2868. www.sobagalleryonline.com

"Anything Goes Watercolor," with Marilyn Dizikes: 1-4 p.m. April 10-12, Society of Bluffton Artists, 48 Boundary St., Bluffton. $90 for members; $105 for nonmembers. 843-247-2868. www.sobagalleryonline.com

Open Studio: 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays, April 11, 25; May 9, 23, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $20. 843-686-3945, ext. 233. www.artshhi.com

"Creating Fused Glass," with Greg Rawls: 6-9 p.m. April 12, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $75. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

"Afterschool at ARTworks," for students 6-16: Register by April 17. Classes run through May. ARTSworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $50 for seven-week semester. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

Lowcountry Figurative Workshop: 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. April 20-21, Beaufort Town Center, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $165. 843-379-2787. www.beaufortcountyarts.com

"Photoshop for Painters," with Daryl Urig: 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. April 26-28, Society of Bluffton Artists, 48 Boundary St., Bluffton. $240 for members; $270 for nonmembers. 843-247-2868. www.sobagalleryonline.com

"Plein Air Lowcountry," with Daryl Urig: 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. April 29-30, Society of Bluffton Artists, 48 Boundary St., Bluffton. $240 for members; $270 for nonmembers. 843-247-2868. www.sobagalleryonline.com

Film

"The Godfather," presented by Cinemark theaters: 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. March 22, Cinemark Bluffton, 106 Buckwalter Parkway, Bluffton. 843-757-2859. www.cinemark.com

"Sahkanaga," presented by the Southern Circuit of Independent Film: 8 p.m. April 9, Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St., Savannah. $8. 912-525-5050. www.sahkanaga.com

"M" film and discussion, presented by the Savannah College of Art and Design Cinema Circle: 7 p.m. April 14, Trustees Theater, 216 E. Broughton St., Savannah. $8; $6 for seniors, students and military. 912-525-5051. www.scadboxoffice.com

"Rashomon" film and discussion, presented by the Savannah College of Art and Design Cinema Circle: 7 p.m. April 28, Trustees Theater, 216 E. Broughton St., Savannah. $8; $6 for seniors, students and military. 912-525-5051. www.scadboxoffice.com

"Casablanca" film and discussion, presented by the Savannah College of Art and Design Cinema Circle: 7 p.m. June 23, Trustees Theater, 216 E. Broughton St., Savannah. $8; $6 for seniors, students and military. 912-525-5051. www.scadboxoffice.com

"Forrest Gump" film and discussion, presented by the Savannah College of Art and Design Cinema Circle: 7 p.m. July 7, Trustees Theater, 216 E. Broughton St., Savannah. $8; $6 for seniors, students and military. 912-525-5051. www.scadboxoffice.com

"Cape Fear" film and discussion, presented by the Savannah College of Art and Design Cinema Circle: 7 p.m. July 14, Trustees Theater, 216 E. Broughton St., Savannah. $8; $6 for seniors, students and military. 912-525-5051. www.scadboxoffice.com

"Breakfast at Tiffany's" film and discussion, presented by the Savannah College of Art and Design Cinema Circle: 7 p.m. July 28, Trustees Theater, 216 E. Broughton St., Savannah. $8; $6 for seniors, students and military. 912-525-5051. www.scadboxoffice.com

Literary

Beaufort Writers meeting: 4:30-6 p.m. March 21, April 10 and 24, Beaufort County Airport Conference Room, Lady's Island. 843-597-3910

Book-signing with H.H. Von Harten, Jr.: 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. March 24, Books N Brew, 198 Okatie Village Drive, Okatie. 843-705-9797. www.booksnbrew.com

"Blessed Beyond Measure" book-signing: 1-3 p.m. April 7, McIntosh Book Shoppe, 917 Bay St., Beaufort. 843-525-1066

Putting Your Life on the Lines: Memoir Writing: 6-8 p.m. Mondays, April 16-May 14, Technical College of the Lowcountry, 921 Ribaut Road, Beaufort. $100. 843-525-8205

Culinary

"Local Cuisine 103" cooking class, presented by Technical College of the Lowcountry and Hilton Head Health Culinary Arts Center: 9:30 a.m.-noon April 7, Hilton Head Health, 14 Valencia Road, Hilton Head Island. $150. 843-525-8205. www.tcl.edu

KIDS AND FAMILIES

"Imagination Hour" at The Sandbox: 10 a.m. Thursdays through March 29, The Sandbox, An Interactive Children's Museum, 18A Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. Free with cost of admission ($6). 843-842-7645. www.thesandbox.org

"Lapsit Storytime," for babies 8 months-24 months: 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays through April 24, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"Storytime," for ages 3-7: 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through April 24, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"Family Fishing," presented by the Coastal Discovery Museum: 10 a.m. March 22 and 30 and April 4, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $20. 843-689-6767, ext. 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org

"The New Puppy at the Pound," book-signing with author Kim A. Schidrich and illustrator Sherri Dewig: Benefits Palmetto Animal League. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. March 24, Booksalicious, 14 Promenade St., Suite 304, Bluffton. PAL is seeking old blankets, sheets and towels, as well as canned and dry dog and cat food. www.kimaschidrich.com

"Eastern Bluebird Nesting Box Workshop for Kids," presented by the Coastal Discovery Museum: 9:30 a.m. March 26, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $25. 843-689-6767, ext. 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org

"Indigo Tie-Dye" program, presented by the Coastal Discovery Museum: 10:30 a.m. March 29, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Road, Hilton Head Island. $10 for ages 7-12. 843-689-6767, ext. 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org

Yostie's Puppetry: Toy Theatre: 10 a.m.-noon March 31, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $25. 843-842-2787. www.artshhi.com

17th annual Kid Fest, sponsored by the Child Abuse Prevention Association and the Exchange Club of Beaufort: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 31, Cross Creek Shopping Center, Beaufort. Free. 843-524-4350

"Carnivorous Plant Bog Garden Workshop for Kids," presented by the Coastal Discovery Museum: 11 a.m. April 3, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $20. Each child must bring an adult. 843-689-6767, ext 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org

"Children's Felted Flower": 10 a.m.-noon April 21, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $25. 843-686-3945, ext. 233. www.artshhi.com

Ongoing events

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

OUTDOORS/WILDLIFE

"Family Fishing," presented by the Coastal Discovery Museum: 10 a.m. March 30 and April 4, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $20. 843-689-6767, ext 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org

"Eastern Bluebird Nesting Box workshop for kids," presented by the Coastal Discovery Museum: 9:30 a.m. March 26, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $25. 843-689-6767, ext 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org

"Indigo Tie-Dye" program, presented by the Coastal Discovery Museum: 10:30 a.m. March 29, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Road, Hilton Head Island. $10 for ages 7-12. 843-689-6767, ext 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org

2012 Carolina Yard Gardening School: 8 a.m. March 24, Charleston Exchange Park, 9850 Highway 78, Ladson. $75. 843-442-5656

"Animals of the Lowcountry," presented by the Coastal Discovery Museum: 10:30-11:30 a.m. March 27, Oatland Island Wildlife Center, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. Reservations required. 843-689-6767, ext. 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org

Safe Boating Class, presented by Hilton Head Sail and Power Squadron: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. March 31 and April 7, University of South Carolina Beaufort Hilton Head Gateway Campus, 1 University Blvd., Bluffton. $145. 843-785-8876. www.hhsps.org

"Carnivorous Plant Bog Garden Workshop" for kids, presented by the Coastal Discovery Museum: 11 a.m. April 3, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $20. Each child must bring an adult. 843-689-6767, ext 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org

"Horseshoe Crabs -- Living Fossils," presented by the Coastal Discovery Museum: 6:30 p.m. April 5 and June 4, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $15. 843-689-3033. www.coastaldiscovery.org

"Birds of Costa Rica," presented by Carlos Chacon and the Hilton Head Audubon Society: 3 p.m. April 12, Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-3033. www.hiltonheadaudubon.org

Women's Coastal Skills Clinic: April 13-15, Hunting Island State Park, 2555 Sea Island Parkway, Hunting Island. $189 per person, plus cost of accommodations. Register by April 1. 843-838-7437

Walk and Talk: 9 a.m. April 14, Great Swamp Sanctuary, Walterboro. 843-538-4353. www.walterborosc.org

Walk and Talk: 9 a.m. May 12, Great Swamp Sanctuary, Walterboro. 843-549-7658

FARMERS MARKETS

Farmers Market of Bluffton: 2-7 p.m. Thursdays, Calhoun Street, Bluffton. www.farmersmarketbluffton.org

Farmers Market Spring Gala Ridgeland: Benefits students of Thomas Heyward Academy. 7-11 p.m. March 31, Farmers Market, 358 Third Ave., Ridgeland. www.thomasheyward.org

Hilton Head Island Farmers Market: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays starting April 6, Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. www.farmersmarkethiltonheadisland.com

Habersham Marketplace First Fridays Series -- "Island Time": 4 p.m. April 6, The Habersham Marketplace, 13 Market St., Beaufort. www.habershammarketplace.com

FESTIVALS, CELEBRATIONS AND BENEFITS

Wingfest: Benefits Hilton Head Island Recreation Association's Children's Scholarship Fund. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. March 24, Shelter Cove Community Park, Hilton Head Island. www.islandreccenter.org

"The New Puppy at the Pound," book-signing with author Kim A. Schidrich and illustrator Sherri Dewig: Benefits Palmetto Animal League. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. March 24, Booksalicious, 14 Promenade St., Suite 304, Bluffton. PAL is seeking old blankets, sheets and towels, as well as canned and dry dog and cat food. www.kimaschidrich.com

64-Team Cornhole Tournament: Benefits the American Diabetes Association. 11:30 a.m. March 24, Captain Woody's 17 State of Mind St., Calhoun Street Promenade, Bluffton. Two-player teams are $20 a player to join. 843-681-1708

Relay for Life Donation Dinner: noon-2 p.m. March 25, Red Dam Baptist Church, 488 Red Dam Church Road, Hardeeville. $10. 843-784-6083. www.reddambaptistchurch.org

Winetasting Fundraiser and Silent Auction, presented by Coldwell Banker Platinum Partners: Benefits March of Dimes. 12:30-3 p.m. March 25, Emily's Restaurant and Tapas Bar, 906 Port Republic St., Beaufort. $25; two for $40. 843-986-2444

Hilton Head Quilt Festival: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 30-31, St. Andrew By-the-Sea church, 20 Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. $5. 843-681-8077. www.palmettoquiltguild.org

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity annual March of Dimes Car Wash: Benefits the March of Dimes. 9 a.m.-noon March 31, Piggly Wiggly, 1900 Boundary St., Beaufort. 843-812-6111

Firkinstock Beer Festival, presented by the Bluffton Rotary Club: Benefits Waddell Mariculture Center. Noon-5 p.m. March 31, Buckwalter Place, Bluffton. $40; $10 for designated drivers. www.firkinstock.com

2012 Low Country Heart Walk: Benefits the American Heart Association. March 31, Calhoun Street Promenade, old town Bluffton. 843-422-4542. www.thelowcountryscheartwalk.org

The Energy Center Grand Opening Party: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 31, The Energy Center, 35 Bill Fries Drive, Building C, Island Medical Plaza, Hilton Head Island. 843-715-9714.

World's Largest Yard Sale presented by Hilton Head Island High School and The Island Packet: Benefits Hilton Head Island High School. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 31, Hilton Head Island High School parking lot, 70 Wilborn Road, Hilton Head. 843-689-4811. www.islandpacket.com/yardsale.

American Legion, Post 205 Oyster Roast: Benefits the Wounded Warrior project. 2-6 p.m. March 31, Oyster Factory Park, 100 Ribaut Road, Beaufort. $25. 843-757-6811

Gullah Museum of Hilton Head Island Historic Marker Unveiling: 1 p.m. March 31, 187 Gumtree Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-290-3730. www.gullahmuseumhhi.org

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity's annual March of Dimes 3-on-3 basketball tournament: Benefits the March of Dimes. 6 p.m. March 31, Battery Creek High School, 1 Blue Dolphin Drive, Beaufort. 843-271-0051

37th annual Dr. Alligator Tournament, sponsored by The Hospital Auxiliary and Lowcountry Women's Golf Association: Benefits Women's Health. March 31, Moss Creek Country Club, 1523 Fording Island Road, Bluffton. 843-706-9790

3rd annual Beaufort Beauties: Benefits Main Street Beaufort, USA; Lions Club of Beaufort; Thumbs Up; and Friends of Caroline Hospice. 7:30 p.m. March 31, The Shed, 809 Paris Ave., Port Royal.

Fourth annual Sandbox Kid's Fair: 5-7:30 p.m. April 6, The Sandbox, An Interactive Children's Museum, 18A Pope Avenue, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-7645. www.thesandbox.org

Palmetto Animal League third annual Online Auction: April 20-23. Go to www.pal.dojiggy.com to bid. 843-645-1725. director@palmettoanimalleague.org.

Walterboro Wings and Wheels: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 21, Walterboro Lowcountry Regional Airport, 537 Aviation Way, Walterboro. www.wings-n-wheels.org

Friends of the Pratt Memorial Library's third annual Community Yard Sale and Book Sale: Benefits the Pratt Memorial Library. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. April 21, Pratt Memorial Library, 451-A Wilson St., Ridgeland. Spaces can be rented for $15 before April 19. The rain date is April 28. 843-726-7744

7th Annual Bill Verity Cup Pro-Am Charity Golf Tournament: Benefits the Boys and Girls Club of the Beaufort Area. 1 p.m. April 23, The Sanctuary Golf Club, 8 Waveland Ave., Beaufort. $150 per amateur; $600 per team of 4. 843-379-5430, ext. 233

Healing Heroes Golf Week, hosted by The Independence Fund: April 23, Callawassie Island Club; April 24, The Golf Club at Hilton Head Lakes; April 26, Sanctuary Golf Course; April 27, Fripp Island Ocean Point Links. $75 a person. 843-379-8877. www.ldw3.com

Maye River Gallery Birthday Celebration: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 24, Maye River Gallery, 37 Calhoun St., Bluffton. 843-757-2633. www.mayerivergallery.com

Colleton County Rice Festival: April 27-29, downtown Walterboro. www.scfestival-rice.com

Fifth annual Hilton Head Island Seafood Fest, sponsored by the David M. Carmines Memorial Foundation: Benefits the American Cancer Society, the M.D. Anderson Cancer Research Center and the Island Recreation Scholarship Fund. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. April 28, Shelter Cove Community Park, Hilton Head Island. $5; free for kids 12 and younger. 843-681-2772, ext. 137. www.davidmcarmines.org

Fifth annual Wounded Warrior Motorcycle Run: Benefits the Independence Fun and Lt. Dan Weekend. Noon April 28, AMVETS Post 70, 1831 Ribaut Road, Port Royal. $15. 843-263-5450. www.ltdanweekend.com

Fourth annual Memory Matters Chef's Event: 6-9 p.m. May 1, Sea Pines Country Club, 30 Governors Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-6688

A Taste of Beaufort Festival: May 4-5, Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, Beaufort. Free. www.downtownbeaufort.com

Relay For Life Hilton Head: Benefits Relay For Life and the American Cancer Society. 6 p.m. May 4, Island Rec Center, 20 Wilborn Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-757-7450. www.relayforlife.org/hiltonheadsc

"Springtime in Paris," Art League of Hilton Head's 24th annual Art and Flowers Luncheon: 1 p.m. May 6, Jack Nicklaus Clubhouse, Colleton River Plantation, 60 Colleton River Drive, Bluffton. $40, $10 preview. Reservations due by April 23. 843 342-7349. www.artleaguehhi.org

Annual Attorney Chase 5k: Benefits Lowcountry Legal Volunteers. 8 a.m. May 12, Coligny Beach. $30; $25 if purchased in advance. 843-815-1570. www.lowcountrylegalaid.org

"Yemassee on the Wright Track": 3-8 p.m. May 12, Auldbrass Plantation, Yemassee. $200. www.yemassee-sc.org

2012 Tri-Command and Beaufort County Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration: 6-9 p.m. May 18, the Lyceum, Parris Island.

Walterboro Antiques, History & Arts Festival: May 18-19, Walterboro. 843-549-0011. www.scartisanscenter.com

16th annual Rib Burnoff, hosted by The Kiwanis Club of Hilton Head Island: noon-4 p.m. May 19, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Plantation Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767

Artist Showcase 2012, presented by the Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce: noon-8 p.m. May 25 and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. May 26, Sea Island Best Western, 1015 Bay St., Beaufort. A reception is 5-7 p.m. May 25. Free. www.bcbcc.org

TOURNAMENTS AND RACES

Downtown Walterboro Criterium: 4 to 10 p.m. May 2, 843-538-4353. www.walterborosc.org

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Sexual Assault Victims' Support Group: Offering compassionate, confidential support for any person suffering from sexual assault/molestation. 843-290-7461

"Healing Hearts" 10-week abortion-recovery support group: 6:30-9 p.m. Thursdays through April 12, Beaufort Women's Center, 25B Marshellen Drive, Beaufort. 843-525-0300

Beaufort Chapter No. 229 of Therapy Dogs International Therapy dog test: 10 a.m. March 31, BayView Manor LLC, 11 S. Todd Drive, Beaufort. Register by March 26. 843-522-2073

American Red Cross Blood Drive: noon-6 p.m. April 4, American Red Cross Palmetto Chapter, 59 Sheridan Park Circle, Bluffton. 843-422-4985. kametm@usa.redcross.org

American Red Cross Blood Drive: noon-6 p.m. April 5, Carteret Street United Methodist Church, 408 Carteret St., Beaufort. 843-422-4985. kametm@usa.redcross.org

Red Cross New Volunteer Orientation and Disaster Services Overview training: 6-9 p.m. April 5 and 24, Palmetto Service Center, 59 Sheridan Park Circle, Bluffton. 843-757-7437. www.lowcountryredcross.org

Free health screenings: 1-4 p.m. April 7, Comfort Suites, 23 Towne Drive, Bluffton. 843-815-1700

American Red Cross Blood Drive: noon- 6 p.m. April 12, Christ Lutheran Church, 829 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-422-4985. kametm@usa.redcross.org

American Red Cross Blood Drive: 12:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. April 16, American Red Cross Palmetto Chapter, 59 Sheridan Park Circle, Bluffton. 843-422-4985. kametm@usa.redcross.org

Free health screenings: 1-4 p.m. May 5, Comfort Suites, 23 Towne Drive, Bluffton. 843-815-1700

Free health screenings: 1-4 p.m. June 2, Comfort Suites, 23 Towne Drive, Bluffton. 843-815-1700

LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS

Former FBI profiler Gene Rugala, presented by Citizens Opposed to Domestic Abuse: Benefits CODA and local survivors of intimate partner violence. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. March 26, Sweetgrass Restaurant, 100 Marina Drive, St. Helena Island. 843-770-1074, ext 221

"The Spanish American War: More Than a Run Up a Hill," presented by Mark Barnes as part of Historic Beaufort Foundation's Dinner & A Lecture series: 5:30-7 p.m. March 26, Verdier House, 801 Bay St., Beaufort. $15 for members; $25 for member couples; $20 for nonmembers; $30 for nonmember couples. Dinner is $19 a person. 843-379-3331

"Developmental Milestones: Birth through Age Three," presented by pediatrician Dr. Richard Heyman as part of the "Parents 411" series: 9:30 a.m. March 27, The Sandbox, An Interactive Children's Museum, 18A Pope Avenue, Hilton Head Island. $6. 843-842-7645. www.thesandbox.org

Hurricane Preparedness Seminar: 2-4 p.m. March 27, Church of the Palms, 1425 Okatie Highway, Okatie. Carl Statham, Red Cross Disaster Service Coordinator will present. 843-379-1888.

"Whims, Schemes and Projects," presented by Eliza Lucas Pinckey: 2:30 p.m. March 28, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $7 for ages 12 and older. 843-689-6767. www.coastaldiscovery.org

"Starting Family Research: A Two-Session Class for Beginners," presented by Nancy Burke, librarian, Heritage Library Foundation: 1:30-3:30 p.m. March 28 and April 4, Heritage Library, Savannah Bank building, 852 William Hilton Parkway, Suite 2A, Hilton Head Island. $40 for members; $45 for nonmembers. 843-686-6560.

"The Holocaust Memorial at Ravensbruck-Remembering Women's Suffering and Survival," presented by Janet Jacobs, author and professor of sociology and women and gender studies at the University of Colorado: noon March 30, Student Union's Ogeechee Theatre, Armstrong Campus, 11935 Abercorn St., Savannah. 912-344-352. www.armstrong.edu

"Managing Business Opportunities," presented by Referral Network Group: 8-10 a.m. April 3, Hilton Garden Inn Hilton Head, 1575 Fording Island Road, Bluffton. $10. www.scorehiltonhead.com/workshops.aspx

"Safety Issues Concerning Your Child -- Car Safety and Baby-Proofing Your Home," presented by Cinda Seamon of Hilton Head Fire and Rescue Public Safety as part of the "Parents 411" series: 9:30 a.m. April 3, The Sandbox, An Interactive Children's Museum, 18A Pope Avenue, Hilton Head Island. $6. 843-842-7645. www.thesandbox.org

Graduate Studies Open House: 4:30-6:30 p.m. April 5, Armstrong Center Ballroom, 13040 Abercorn St., Savannah. 912-344-2798. www.armstrong.edu

Live from New York City's 92nd Street Y presentation, featuring "Between Science and Art" with Eric Kandel, author of "The Age of Insight," and actor Alan Alda: 8 p.m. April 5, Congregation Beth Yam, 4501 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. $10 for members; $15 for nonmembers. Registration required. 843-689-2178. info@bethyam.org

"Supportive Design in Planning Baby's Space," presented by counseling psychologist Debi Lynes as part of the "Parents 411" series: 9:30 a.m. April 10, The Sandbox, An Interactive Children's Museum, 18A Pope Avenue, Hilton Head Island. $6. 843-842-7645. www.thesandbox.org

"Child Identification and Information for Your Family's Safety," presented by Officer Jennings of Beaufort County Sherriff's Office as part of the "Parents 411" series: 9:30 a.m. April 17, The Sandbox, An Interactive Children's Museum, 18A Pope Avenue, Hilton Head Island. $6. 843-842-7645. www.thesandbox.org

"Savannah Under Fire, 1779" lecture by Rita Elliott, presented by Historic Savannah Foundation: 6:30 p.m. April 17, Kennedy Pharmacy, 323 E. Broughton St., Savannah. 912-233-7787

Lecture on China, presented by Lionel Jensen, chairman of East Asian languages and literature at the University of Notre Dame: 6:30 p.m. April 19, St. Francis By the Sea Catholic Church, 45 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-6350

"Language and Speech Development," presented by speech and language pathologist Kim Rowe as part of the "Parents 411" series: 9:30 a.m. May 1, The Sandbox, An Interactive Children's Museum, 18A Pope Avenue, Hilton Head Island. $6. 843-842-7645. www.thesandbox.org

"Selecting and Using Toys and Books with Your Child," presented by speech and language pathologist Kim Rowe as part of the "Parents 411" series: 9:30 a.m. May 8, The Sandbox, An Interactive Children's Museum, 18A Pope Avenue, Hilton Head Island. $6. 843-842-7645. www.thesandbox.org

CLUBS AND SPECIAL INTERESTS

The Island Amateur Radio Association: Check in on 147.24 repeater. Don Sealy, 843-671-4000

Yacht Club of Hilton Head Island: Prospective members welcome at 6 p.m. Fridays for cocktails and dinner. The Yacht Club, 99 Helmsman Way, Hilton Head Island. 843-301-1621

Doll club: New Bluffton/Hilton Head doll club is looking for members. Antiques to Barbie collectors welcome. 843-836-3941. 843-422-4056.

Princeton Club of Hilton Head: The club is being rejuvenated. 843-842-8160.

Presbyterian Church Business Network Forum: 7:45 a.m. March 22, First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-6170. www.fpchhi.org

Garage/Hot Dog Sale, presented by The Pastor's Aide Missionary of St. James Baptist Church: 7 a.m.- 1 p.m. March 24, St. James Baptist Church, 209 Beach City Road. 843-446-3949

The Unanimity Masonic Lodge No. 418 pancake breakfast: 8-10 a.m. March 24, Indigo Pines, 110 Gardner Drive, Hilton Head Island. $5. 843-341-5513

The Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees, Lowcountry Chapter meeting: 11:30 a.m. March 26, Montana's, 16 Kittie's Landing Road, Bluffton. Register by March 23. 843-705-1019

Robert Smalls Association meeting: 5:30 p.m. March 27, Port Royal Medical Center, 1320 Ribaut Road, Port Royal. 843-846-8629

The Beaufort Branch of the American Association of University Women: 6 p.m. March 27, Technical College of the Lowcountry, 921 Ribaut Road, Beaufort. Jamie Rivers, executive director of AMIkids, will be the guest speaker. 843-522-2796

"The Mystical Garden," The Avid Gardeners Flower Show: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 1, Plantation House, Hilton Head Plantation. 843-681-5346

Women's Association of Hilton Head Island's Bookmarkers meeting, featuring Donald H. Snow, Ph.D., professor emeritus of political science at the University of Alabama: 10:30 a.m. April 3, TidePointe, 700 TidePointe Way, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-5831

AARP Chapter of the Lowcountry meeting: 1 p.m. April 5, Bluffton Okatie Outpatient Center, 40 Okatie Center Blvd. South, Beaufort. Dr. Doris Hammond will speak. 843-705-5798

Community Passover Seder: 5 p.m. April 7, Congregation Beth Yam, 4501 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. 843-689-2178

Relay For Life team meeting: 5:30-7 p.m. April 10, Applebee's, 200 Museum St., Hilton Head Island. 843-757-7450. mary.boyett@cancer.org. www.relayforlife.org/hiltonheadsc

"Birds of Costa Rica," presented by Carlos Chacon and the Hilton Head Audubon Society: 3 p.m. April 12, Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island.

843-689-3033. www.hiltonheadaudubon.org

Camera Club of Hilton Head Island: 7 p.m. April 17, Palmetto Electric Company, 111 Mathews Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-301-5252. www.cchhi.net

Business After Hours: 5:30-7 p.m. April 19, Up the Creek Pub, 18 Simmons Road, Hilton Head Island. $10 for members; $20 for non-members. 843-785-3673. www.hiltonheadchamber.org

Chamber Young Professionals Group: 5:30-7 p.m. April 25, Corks Wine Bar, 1297 May River Road, Bluffton. www.hiltonheadchamber.org

The Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce: 6-8 p.m. May 4, RoastFish & Cornbread, 70 Marshland Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-986-1102

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Hospice Care of America volunteer opportunities: Direct patient care and administrative volunteers are needed at the Hilton Head Island office. No experience necessary. 843-785-5901

Soup kitchen donations: Donations are being accepted for a new soup kitchen at Spring Hill AME Church. 843-263-8271

Okatie Rotary reading program: Volunteers needed to read to children at Pritchardville Elementary. Background check required. Contact Diane Merrick at merrickds@yahoo.com

Palmetto Animal League Thrift volunteer recruitment: Supports Palmetto Animal League Adoption Center in Okatie. Volunteers may complete an application and sign up for training at the store in Sheridan Park in Bluffton. Volunteers are needed for all shifts to manage inventory, cashier and merchandising and to assist customers. 843-837-6369

Red Cross New Volunteer Orientation and Disaster Services Overview Training: 6-9 p.m. March 27, Varnville Town Hall, Varnville. 843-757-7437. www.lowcountryredcross.org

ETC.

Free income tax service provided by IRS-sponsored volunteers: 6-8:30 p.m. Thursdays through April 12, Island Rec Center, 20 Wilborn Road, Hilton Head Island. Bring W-2s, 1099-Rs, etc., plus last year's return and a photo ID

Island Knowledge seminar, presented by the University of South Carolina Beaufort: 2 p.m. March 22, Palmetto Electric Building, 111 Mathews Drive, Hilton Head. 843-208-8030.

"Social Media, The Very Basics": 6-8 p.m. March 22 and 29, Technical College of the Lowcountry, New River Campus, 100 Community College Drive, Bluffton. $49. www.tcl.edu

Photoshop workshops with Pulitizer-nominated photographer Phil Dunn: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 30 and April 20, University of South Carolina Beaufort, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $100-$275. 843-521-4112. www.uscb.edu/continuinged

Safe-boating class presented by Hilton Head Sail and Power Squadron: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. March 31 and April 7, University of South Carolina Beaufort Hilton Head Gateway Campus, 1 University Blvd., Bluffton. $145. 843-785-8876. www.hhsps.org

"eBay Store": 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. March 31, New River Campus, Technical College of the Lowcountry, New River Campus, 100 Community College Drive, Bluffton. $45. www.tcl.edu

Kiawah Island Motoring Retreat: 1:30-4:30 p.m. April 21, Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive, Kiawah Island. 843-768-3875. www.kiawahislandmotoringretreat.com

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