Calendar of Lowcountry Events

info@islandpacket.comApril 18, 2012 

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Theater

"Wicked": through April 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. $39-$55. 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

"80th Reunion," staged reading with local playwright Jim Herring: 3 p.m. May 6, Beaufort Town Center, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $12. 843-379-2787. www.beaufortcountyarts.com/theater.htm

"Evita," presented by the May River Theatre Company: May 11-27, Bluffton Town Hall Ulmer Auditorium, 20 Bridge St., Bluffton. $20. 843-815-5581. www.mayrivertheatre.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

Becoming Harriet Tubman: 7:30 p.m. May 19, Beaufort Town Center, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $17; $12 for students; $7 for children 12 and younger; and $12 for groups of 10 or more. 843-379-2787. www.beaufortcountyarts.com/theater.htm

"Picasso at the Lapin Agile," presented by Palmetto Theater Experiment: 7:30 p.m. May 31-June 2 and June 7-9; 3 p.m. June 3 and 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

Auditions

X-Factor Auditions: 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. April 21, Oglethorpe Mall, 7804 Abercorn St., Savannah. 912-354-7038. www.oglethorpemall.com

Dance

"Swan Lake," presented by Savannah Dance Theatre: 8 p.m. April 28, Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St., Savannah. $25. 912-525-5050. www.lucastheatre.com

Music

"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

All Saints Episcopal Church Concert: 4 p.m. April 22, All Saints Episcopal Church, 3001 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-681-8333

"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

LowCountry Children's Chorus 10th Anniversary Spring Concert: 3 p.m. April 28, The Baptist Church of Beaufort, 600 Charles St., Beaufort. Free. 843-252-4104. www.bcob.org/lccc.html

Savannah Wind Symphony Pops Concert: 3 p.m. April 29, Armstrong Atlantic State University, 11935 Abercorn St., Savannah. 912-344-2801

USCB Festival Series Chamber Music Concert: 5-7 p.m. April 29, USCB Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $40. 843-208-8246. www.uscb.edu/festivalseries

Eternal Vision Concert: 6 p.m. April 29, Red Dam Baptist Church, 488 Red Dam Church Road, Hardeeville. 843-784-6083. www.reddambaptistchurch.org

"Song and Dance," presented by the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra, with guest conductor Arthur Post: 8 p.m. April 30, First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $20-$40. 843-842-2055. www.hhso.org

"Cinemagic," a musical revue of the movies, presented by the Sun City Chorus: 2 p.m. May 2; 7 p.m. May 3-5, Magnolia Hall, Sun City Lane. $23. 843-368-3153.

"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

Street Music on Paris Avenue with The GrooveTones: 6:30 p.m. May 12, Paris Avenue in Old Village, Port Royal. Free. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

"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

Street Music on Paris Avenue with Angela Easterling and the Beguilers: 6:30 p.m. May 26, Paris Avenue in Old Village, Port Royal. Free. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

"America Sings!," presented by the Hilton Head Choral Society: 7 p.m. May 27, First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $15; $20 preferred seating. 843-341-3818. www.hiltonheadchoralsociety.org

"America Sings!," presented by the Hilton Head Choral Society: 7 p.m. May 28, Holy Family Catholic Church, 24 Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. $15; $20 preferred seating. 843-341-3818. www.hiltonheadchoralsociety.org

Street Music on Paris Avenue with HavanaSon: 6:30 p.m. June 9, Paris Avenue in Old Village, Port Royal. Free. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

Street Music on Paris Avenue with Webb Wilder and the Beatnecks: 6:30 p.m. June 23, Paris Avenue in Old Village, Port Royal. Free. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

Rehearsals

Hilton Head Barbershop Chorus: Guests and prospective members welcome. 5-7 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

The Society of Bluffton Artists presents the Black and White Judged Photography Exhibition: through April 21, Society of Bluffton Artists Gallery, 48 Boundary St., Bluffton. 843-757-6586. www.socblufftonartist.com

Ruth Sykes Mixed Media Drawings & Urban Jupena Tapestry Weavings: through April 27, Gallery S.P.A.C.E., 9 W. Henry St., Savannah. 912-651-6783. www.savannahga.gov/arts

Erle Sergo's retrospective in oil and acrylic: through April 28, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-342-9200

"For The Love of Red," by Vickie Jourdan: through April 28, Walter Greer Gallery, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-5060. www.artleaguehhi.org

"The Greatest Story Ever Told Works," by Rudolph Valentino Bostic: through April 30, Beach Institute, 502 East Harris St., Savannah. 912-234-8000

"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 E. Harris St., Savannah. 912-234-8000, www.kingtisdell.org

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

The Black Leaders of Beaufort County Portrait Project: through May 12, LyBensons Gallery, 211 Charles St., Beaufort. 843-522-3094

"Coastal Impressions: Paintings by Tricia Gardner": through May 12, Beaufort Art Association Gallery, 913 Bay St., Beaufort. 843-521-4444. www.beaufortartassociation.com

Art Academy Winter Exhibit & Sale: through May 18, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-5726. www.artleaguehhi.org

"The Artists of Sea Pines": through June 26, CSA Gallery, 175 Greenwood Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-363-6961

"My Muse is Back," a collection of new paintings by Art Cornell: 4-7 p.m. April 20, The Filling Station Art Gallery, 69 Calhoun St., Bluffton. Show runs through May. www.fillingstationartgallery.com

Springtime Art Walk: 3-7 p.m. April 20, old town Bluffton galleries. 843-757-2633

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

The Society of Bluffton Artists presents featured artist Dennis Lake: Artist's reception is 3-5 p.m. April 29. Exhibit runs April 24-June 2; SoBA Gallery, Calhoun and Church streets, Bluffton. 843-757-6586. www.socblufftonartist.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

Peter Max Exhibit: Meet the artist receptions are 6-9 p.m. April 27 and 1-3 p.m. April 28, Karis Art Gallery, 1000 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. Exhibit runs April 21-29. 843-785-5100. www.karisartgallery.com

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

"Eclectic -- An Exhibition of Ceramics," by Sheri Farbstein: 5-8 p.m. May 3, Walter Greer Gallery, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. Show runs April 30-May 27. 843-681-5060. www.artleaguehhi.org

Call for artists

Experience Green's Earth Day: Musicians and entertainers with themes that celebrate or promote the environment, community or quality of life to entertain on the celebration stage April 21 during the second annual Earth Day Celebration can apply at www.experiencegreen.org

Open studios and classes

"Get Fired Up" pottery program: 9:30 a.m. Mondays through April 30, The Sandbox, An Interactive Children's Museum, 18A Pope Avenue, Hilton Head Island. $15. 843-842-7645. www.thesandbox.org

"Spiritualism in Photography and the Art of Seeing," with Marci Tressel: 9 a.m.-noon, Mondays through April 30, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $120 for members; $140 for nonmembers. 843-842-5726. www.artleaguehhi.org

"Batik and Tie Dye," with Mary Kelly: 1-4 p.m. Mondays through May 7, Art Academy, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $120 for members; $140 for nonmembers. 843-842-5726. www.artleaguehhi.org

"Beginning Photography," with Paul Nurnberg: 6-8 p.m., Mondays through May 7, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $200. 912-429-0189. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

"Texture and 3-Dimensional Pizzazz for Oils and Acrylics," with Alex Sharma: 1-4 p.m., Tuesdays through May 8, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $150 for members; $175 for nonmembers. 843-842-5726. www.artleaguehhi.org

"Watercolor: The Spring Landscape -- Color and Texture," with Alex Sharma: 1-4 p.m., Wednesdays through May 9, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $150 for members; $175 for nonmembers. 843-842-5726. www.artleaguehhi.org

"Painting Waterfalls and Seascapes," with Dennis Lake: 9 a.m.-noon, Mondays through May 21, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $180 for members; $210 for nonmembers. 843-842-5726. www.artleaguehhi.org

"Realism in Painting," with Dennis Lake: 9 a.m.-noon Tuesdays through May 22, Art Academy, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $180 for members; $210 for nonmembers. 843-842-5726. www.artleaguehhi.org

"Experimental Printmaking" with Joanna Chalson: 12:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesdays through May 22, Art Academy, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $180 for members; $210 for non-members. 843-842-5726. academy@artleaguehhi.org

"Handbuilding with Clay," with Trevor Foster: 10 a.m.-noon Thursdays through May 24, ARTworks, Beaufort Town Center, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $100 plus $25 per 25 pounds of clay. 803-707-5961. www.beaufortcountyarts.com

"Wheelthrown Pottery," with Trevor Foster: 1:15-3:15 p.m. or 6-8 p.m., Thursdays through May 24, ARTworks, Beaufort Town Center, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $100 plus $25 per 25 pounds of clay. 803-707-5961. www.beaufortcountyarts.com

"Beginning Acrylics," with Rosemary Hurkamp: 1-4 p.m. April 19 and 20, Art Academy, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $90 for members; $105 for non-members. 843-842-5726. www.artleaguehhi.org

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

"Color Theory I: How Shadows Work--Images and their Complementary Colors" with Alex Sharma: 9 a.m.-noon April 20, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $30 for members; $35 for non-members. 843-842-5726. www.artleaguehhi.org

"Printmaking with Watercolor," with Joanna Chalson: 12:30-3:30 p.m., April 20-May 25, Art Academy, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $180 for members; $210 for nonmembers. 843-842-5726. www.artleaguehhi.org

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

"Jewelry Making 101," with Lydia Chojnacki: 1-5 p.m., April 20 and 27, or 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 21 and 28, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $80 for members; $100 for nonmembers. 843-842-5726. www.artleaguehhi.org

Rubber stamp classes, with artist Fred Mullet: April 20-22, Carolina Stamper, 203 Carteret St., Beaufort. $65. 843-522-9966. www.fredmullett.com

"Animals on Canvas," with Addison Palmer: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 21, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $60 for members; $70 for non-members. 843-842-5726. www.artleaguehhi.org

"Just Drawing -- Graphite and Colored Pencil," with Joyce Nagel: 1-4 pm, April 23-May 21, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $150 for members; $175 for nonmembers. 843-842-5726. www.artleaguehhi.org

"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.socblufftonartist.com

"Landscape in the Medium of Choice," with Don and Joyce Nagel: 1-4 p.m. April 26-May 24, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $150 for members; $175 for nonmembers. 843-842-5726. www.artleaguehhi.org

"Unlock Your Drawing Skills," with Penny Russell: 1-3 p.m. April 28, Beaufort Art Association Gallery & BAA Studio, 913 Bay St., Beaufort. 843-838-3205. www.beaufortartassociation.com

"Color Theory II: Colors of the Changing Seasons -- Choosing Color Variations," with Alex Sharma: 9 a.m.-noon April 27, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $30 for members; $35 for nonmembers. 843-842-5726. www.artleaguehhi.org

"Explore Acrylic Gels and Mediums for Water Media," with Lynda Potter: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 28, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $60 for members; $70 for nonmembers. 843-842-5726. www.artleaguehhi.org

"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.socblufftonartist.com

Beginning Metalsmithing: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. May 1-29, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $125, plus $35 for materials. 843-686-3945, ext. 233. www.artshhi.com

Acting Workshops: 7 p.m. May 4, USCB Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret Street, Beaufort. $250. 843-521-4145. www.uscb.edu/community-outreach/center-for-the-arts/index.php

"Improve Your Drawing Skills -- Class No. 1," with Penny Russell: 1-3 p.m. May 5 and 12, Beaufort Art Association Gallery & BAA Studio, 913 Bay St., Beaufort. $60 for two classes. 843-838-3205. www.beaufortartassociation.com

Acting Workshops (Advanced Classes) for ages 16 and up: May 5-6, USCB Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $250. 843-521-4145. www.uscb.edu/community-outreach/center-for-the-arts/index.php

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

"Labors of Love -- Basketry": 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 12, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $65. 843-686-3945, ext. 233. www.artshhi.com

"Improve Your Drawing Skills -- Class No. 2," with Penny Russell: 1-3 p.m. May 19 and 26, Beaufort Art Association Gallery & BAA Studio, 913 Bay St., Beaufort. $60 for two classes. 843-838-3205. www.beaufortartassociation.com

Appliqued Apron workshop: 9 a.m.-noon May 19, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $42 (includes $12 materials fee). 843-686-3945, ext. 233. www.artshhi.com

Film

"Awaken the Dragon": Benefits Dragonboat Beaufort. 5:30 p.m. April 21, University of South Carolina Beaufort, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $20. 843-521-4145. www.uscb.edu/community-outreach/center-for-the-arts/index.php

Emerging Cinema -- "The Way": 7 p.m. April 22, University of South Carolina Beaufort, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $8; $7 for seniors/military; $6 for students. 843-521-4145. www.uscb.edu/community-outreach/center-for-the-arts/index.php

Emerging Cinema -- "Take Me Home": 7 p.m. April 25, University of South Carolina Beaufort, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $8; $7 for seniors/military; $6 for students. 843-521-4145. www.uscb.edu/community-outreach/center-for-the-arts/index.php

"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

Emerging Cinema -- "Brake": 7 p.m. April 30, University of South Carolina Beaufort, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $8; $7 for seniors/military; $6 for students. 843-521-4145. www.uscb.edu/community-outreach/center-for-the-arts/index.php

"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

"Putting Your Life on the Lines: Memoir Writing," with Katherine Tandy Brown: 6-8 p.m. Mondays, April 16-May 14, Technical College of the Lowcountry, 921 Ribaut Road, Beaufort. $110. 843-525-8205. www.tcl.edu/ce

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. Rain date is April 28. 843-726-7744

Annual Spring Book Sale: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. April 21, Beaufort library, 310 Scott St., Beaufort. Free. 843-812-3574. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

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

"Creative Organization for Writers," with Stephanie Edwards: 10 a.m.-noon April 28, Technical College of the Lowcountry, 921 Ribaut Road, Beaufort. $59. 843-525-8205. www.tcl.edu/ce

"Bluffton Changing Tides: The Photography of Marge Agin," edited by Charlene Gardner, book release party: 4-8 p.m. May 4, Four Corners Gallery, 1263 May River Road, Bluffton. 843-757-8185. www.fourcornersgallerybluffton.com

KIDS AND FAMILIES

YMCA Youth T-Ball Registration: through May 14, 1801 Richmond Ave., Port Royal. $40 for members, $55 for nonmembers. 843-522-9622. www.ymcabeaufortcounty.com

Main Street Youth Theatre spring class registration: through May 28, Main Street Youth Theatre, 25 New Orleans Road, Hilton Head Island. $30-$180 per course. 843-689-6246. www.msyt.org

"Book Worms Storytime," for ages 2-5: 11 a.m. Tuesdays through April 24, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. Free. 843-255-6510. www.beaufortcountylibrary.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

"Imagination Hour" at The Sandbox: 10 a.m. Thursdays through April 26, 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

"WizBiz Teens Workshop": 3-5 p.m. April 20, with follow-up session 3-5 p.m. May 25, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. Free. 843-255-6510. www.beaufortcountylibrary.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

"Take the Mic" poetry slam/workshop, for ages 12-18: 1-4 p.m. April 21, Beaufort library, 311 Scott St., Beaufort. 843-255-6469. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"Book Session," for grades 2-3: 3 p.m. April 21, The Storybook Shoppe, 41A Calhoun St., Bluffton. 843-757-2600. www.thestorybookshoppe.com

"Dog Day at the Library," with "The New Puppy at the Pound" author Kim Schidrich: 4 p.m. April 24, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. Free. 843-255-6510. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"Poetry Day," for ages 8-10: 3 p.m. April 28, The Storybook Shoppe, 41A Calhoun St., Bluffton. 843-757-2600. www.thestorybookshoppe.com

Acting Workshops (advanced classes) for grade levels 6-9: April 28-29, USCB Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $250. 843-521-4145. www.uscb.edu/community-outreach/center-for-the-arts/index.php

Interactive Mystery Game (Solve the Pharaoh's Curse) for ages 12-18: 5-9 p.m. April 29, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-255-6500.

Sesame Street Live -- "Elmo's Super Heroes": 7 p.m. June 19; 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. June 20, Johnny Mercer Theatre, 301 West Oglethorpe Ave., Savannah. $15-$55. 912-651-6557. www.savannahcivic.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

The Palmetto Rowing Club hosts "Learn to Row Day": 9 a.m.-noon April 21, Old Oyster Factory, 101 Marshland Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-671-6905

Todd Ballantine Earth Day Event: 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. April 22, Haig Point Club, 10 Haig Point Circle, Hilton Head Island. $50 for ticket and ferry transportation; $35 for ticket only. 843-842-3456. www.daufuskieislandconversancy.org

Fripp Audubon Spring Migration Field Trip: 8:30 a.m. April 27, starting from McDonald's, 177 Sea Island Parkway, Lady's Island. Yearly membership $10, family $20. 843-441-2153. www.islc.net

Safe Boating Class - Hilton Head Sail & Power Squadron: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. April 28 and May 5, Hilton Head SHARE Center, 6 Office Way, Hilton Head Island. $75 per person, $100 per couple. 843-785-8876. www.hhsps.org

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

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

FARMERS MARKETS

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

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

The Taste of Jasper: 6-10 p.m. April 28, Jasper County Farmers Market, 9935 South Jacob Smart Blvd., Ridgeland. 843-717-1615

FESTIVALS, CELEBRATIONS AND BENEFITS

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

Habersham Earth Day Celebration: 4-7 p.m. April 20, Habersham Marketplace, 13 Market Street, Habersham. 843-379-1015. www.habershammarketplace.com

Elks Lodge 2773 Fish Fry Dinner: 6:30 p.m. April 20, The Lodge, 173 Marshland Road, Hilton Head Island. $10. 843-681-7460

Temple Oseh Shalom-Holocaust Memorial Service: 7:30 p.m. April 20, Low Country Presbyterian Church, 10 Simmonsville Road, Bluffton. 843-705-5279

Central Oak Grove Baptist Church yard sale and dinner sale: Benefits American Cancer Society Relay for Life. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. April 21, Central Oak Grove Baptist Church, 161 Mathews Drive, Hilton Head Island. Proceeds from meals and table spaces (for rent at $25). 843-681-5784

The Classic Car and Truck Club of Beaufort: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. April 21, Paris Avenue, Port Royal. www.classicsofbeaufort.com

Second annual Earth Day Celebration, presented by Experience Green: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. April 21, Shelter Cove Community Park, Hilton Head Island. $5; free for kids. 843-882-7616. www.experiencegreen.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

Wounded Warrior Benefit Dinner: 4 p.m. April 21, Hecklers Unique Sports Grill, 2121 Boundary St., Suite 100, Beaufort. Sponsored by the Forgotten Sons Motorcycle Club. $15. 843-379-2090. www.healingheroesgolfweek.com

Bluffton Oyster Roast: Benefits Programs for Exceptional People. 5:30-8 p.m. April 21, Wharf Street, Bluffton. 843-681-8413

The 1968 Class of Robert Smalls High School fellowship: 10 a.m. April 22, New Hope Christian Church, Parris Island Gateway, Burton. 843-524-2295

"Back Roads of Bluffton" Tour of Homes: 1-4 p.m. April 22, 171 Gascoigne Bluff, Bluffton. 843-304-4447

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

Healing Heroes Banquet and Silent Auction: 6 p.m. April 24, Hampton Hall Banquet Center, 170 Hampton Hall Blvd., Bluffton. $60. Register by April 21. 843-689-3685. www.healingheroesgolfweek.com

9th Annual FRIENDS Fashion Show: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. April 25, The Shed, 809 Paris Ave., Port Royal. $55; $500 for table of 10 people. 843-525-6257. www.friendsofcarolinehospice.com

Palmetto Animal League Celebrity Bartender Challenge: Benefits Palmetto Animal League. 5-7 p.m. April 25, Okatie Ale House Patio, 25 William Pope Drive, Bluffton. Donations requested. 843 645-1725. www.palmettoanimalleague.org.

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

Annual Friends of NRA Banquet/Auction Hosted by Lowcountry Patriots: 5:30 p.m. April 28, Quality Inn Beaufort Town Center, 2001 Boundary Street, Beaufort. $30; $15 for kids 16 and under. 843-263-3671. www.friendsofnra.org

Penn Center 1862 Circle Gala and Awards Banquet: Benefits Penn Center. 6 p.m. April 28, Crowne Plaza, Hilton Head Island. $100-$150. 843-838-2432. info@penncenter.com

Hilton Head/Savannah Equestrian Exposition: 12:30 p.m. April 29, Rose Hill Plantation, 1 Rose Hill Drive, Bluffton. $15; children under 12, active duty military and their dependents are free. The Red Ribbon patron tickets offer a reserved parking space and admit two for $250. The Blue Ribbon Patron, which is $400, features choice parking and four tickets to the event. 843-815-5400

Oyster Roast benefitting Maranatha Farms Animal Rescue: 2 p.m. April 29, Marantha Farms, 342 Crabapple Lane, Ridgeland. $10 donation. 843-379-7676

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

Heroes on Horseback Kentucky Derby Party fundraiser: 3:30-7:30 p.m. May 5, Moss Creek Clubhouse. $75. 843-757-5607. www.hohevents.com

"Springtime in Paris," the 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

Bluffton Village Festival: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 12, Calhoun Street, Old Town Bluffton. Free. 843-815-2277. www.blufftonvillagefestival.com

"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. 843-228-4198

Walterboro Antiques, History and 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

Wild Women's Tea Party: Benefits Lowcountry Legal Volunteers' Women's Outreach to Women, 2-5 p.m. May 19, Spanish Wells Plantation, Hilton Head Island. $25 donation. 843-815-1570. www.lowcountrylegalaid.org

Hilton Head Taste of Summer Craft Beer Festival: 2-6 p.m. May 19, Shelter Cove Harbour and Marina, Hilton Head Island. $25 in advance; $30 at gate. 843-757-8520. www.hiltonheadbeerfest.com

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, WALKS AND RACES

Seventh annual Bill Verity Cup Pro-Am Charity Golf Tournament: Benefits the Boys & Girls Clubs 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

Sea Turtle 5K Fun Run/Health Walk: 8 a.m. April 28, Palmetto Bluff, Bluffton. Race will start at the corner of Old Palmetto Bluff Road and New Riverside Road. $10; $5 for kids. 843-707-0500. pes.beaufortsc.schoolfusion.us

Kids Triathlon hosted by the Wardle Family YMCA: 9 a.m. April 28, Wardle YMCA, 1801 Richmond Ave., Port Royal. $25 for members; $30 for nonmembers. 843-522-9622. www.ymcabeaufortcounty.com

Hilton Head Humane Association's 15th annual Dog Walk: 9:30 a.m. April 28, Coligny Beach, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-8686

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

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

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

20th annual Business Golf Classic: noon. May 7, Wexford Plantation, Hilton Head Island. $185 per player or $725 per team. 843-785-3673

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Caregivers Support Group led by Hospice Care of the Lowcountry: 11 a.m. the third Wednesday of the month, Carolina House of Hilton Head, 35 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-342-5599

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

Community Donation Yoga Class: Benefits local charities. Noon-1 p.m. Fridays, Jiva Yoga Center, 1032 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $5. 843-247-4549. www.jivayogacenter.com

"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

Blood Alliance blood drive: 4:30-7:30 p.m. April 19, 1401 E. Victory Drive, Savannah. 912-351-9150

Blood Alliance blood drive: 8 a.m.- 11 a.m. April 21, Dixieland Cruisers, 12521 White Bluff Road, Savannah. 912-478-4005

Blood Alliance blood drive: 8 a.m.-noon April 23, Callawassie Island, 22 Callawassie Club Drive, Callawassie Island. 843-987-3679

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group of Beaufort County: 5:30 p.m. April 23, Hilton Head IB Elementary School, 30 School Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-726-1092

Blood Alliance blood drive: noon-7 p.m. April 24, Sun City Hilton Head, 672 Cypress Hills Drive, Bluffton. 843-705-3777

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

Blood Alliance blood drive: 1-4 p.m. April 25, Savannah State University, 3219 College St., Savannah. 571-226-7766

Blood Alliance blood drive: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. April 25, Spring Hill Suites Savannah Historic District, 150 Montgomery St., Savannah. 912-721-2301

Blood Alliance blood drive: 3-6 p.m. April 27, Hampton Hall, 170 Hampton Hall Blvd., Bluffton. 843-757-5106

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

Accumulative Grief & Multiple Losses:A Community Healing Workshop: 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. May 22, Palm Meadows Village, 80 Main St., Hilton Head Island. 843-785-5901

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

LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS

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

Congregation Beth Yam's Holocaust remembrance service: 2 p.m. April 22, 4501 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. 843-689-2178

"Lunch with the Masters," with Don Nagel: noon-1 p.m. Thursdays, April 26-May 24, Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-5726. www.artleaguehhi.org

Red Knots & Horseshoe Crabs, presented by Fripp Audubon: 6 p.m. April 26, Fripp Island Community Centre, 205 Tarpon Blvd., Fripp Island. Free. 843-441-2153. www.islc.net/audubon

"Darkness to Light's Stewards of Children," a Child Sexual Abuse Prevention workshop for adults: 1:30-4:30 p.m. April 28, CrossFit Hilton Head, 6 Bow Circle, Hilton Head Island. Registration deadline is April 27. 843-524-2256. www.hopehavenlc.org

"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 Ave., Hilton Head Island. $6. 843-842-7645. www.thesandbox.org

"Economic Literacy Seminar," presented by Loren Spivak: 5 p.m. May 6 and 6 p.m. May 7, First Baptist Church of Bluffton, 1300 May River Road, Bluffton. 843-705-7102

"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 Ave., Hilton Head Island. $6. 843-842-7645. www.thesandbox.org

Holistic Health Lecture Series: 6:30 p.m. May 8, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-298-2886.

Lowcountry Reptiles and Amphibians: 3 p.m. May 30, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $12; $7 for kids 4-12. 843-689-6767

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

CLUBS AND SPECIAL INTERESTS

The American Needlepoint Guild, Hilton Head chapter: 10 a.m. on the first Tuesday of the month through December, Country Club of Hilton Head, 70 Skull Creek Drive, Hilton Head Island. www.babsy@hargray.com

Hilton Head Island Carolina Shag Club: 5:45 p.m. Tuesdays through May 8, Remy's Bar and Grill, 130 Arrow Road, Hilton Head Island. $25 per year membership. 843-815-4141. www.hhishag.com

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

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 nonmembers. 843-785-3673. www.hiltonheadchamber.org

The American Association of University Women State Convention: April 20-21, the Seabrook House, 300 Woodhaven Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-341-6638

Navy League Dinner Meeting featuring Col. Bryan Murtha,USMC, Commanding Officer of the Marine Air Station Beaufort: 6 p.m. April 20, Country Club of Hilton Head, 70 Skull Creek Drive, Hilton Head Island. He will cover the JSF/F-35B program and its introduction into the Air Station. $25. 843-384-0964

Sea Island Quilters Workshop: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 21, 311 Tom Fripp Road, St. Helena Island. $60. Registration by April 19. 843-838-7116

Dinner with the Hilton Head Island Singles: 7 p.m. April 21, STEAK-WG, 1513 Main St., Hilton Head Island. 843-842-8866. www.hiltonheadislandsingles.com

Dinner with the Hilton Head Island Singles: 5:30 pm. April 24, Carrabba's, 18 Folly Field Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-422-5103. www.hiltonheadislandsingles.com

The Beaufort Branch of American Association of University Women: 6 p.m. April 24, Technical College of the Lowcountry, Building 22, 921 Ribaut Road, Beaufort. The guest speaker will be Dr. Eve Ashby. 843-522-2796

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

Carolina Dreamers Car Club Cruise-in: 6-8 p.m. April 26, Main Street behind Frankie Bones, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-9185

Brunch with the Hilton Head Island Singles: noon April 29, Harbour Town Grill, 11 Lighthouse Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-671-3094. www.hiltonheadislandsingles.com

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

The Palmetto Quilt Guild: 1 p.m. May 17, Christ Lutheran Church, 829 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $5 visitor fee. www.palmettoquiltguild.org

Business After Hours: 5:30-7 p.m. May 17, High Tide and Rainbow International Restoration and Cleaning, 360 Spanish Wells Road, Hilton Head Island. $10 for members, and $20 for nonmembers. 843-785-3673. www.hiltonheadchamber.org

Chamber Young Professionals Group: 5:30-7 p.m. May 30, Corks Neighborhood Wine Bar, 1 Promenade St., Bluffton. www. hiltonheadchamber.org.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Bits of Love Visiting Equine Therapy: Nonprofit organization is looking for volunteers to assist with visits, barn work and working with miniature horses. 843-757-3338. www.facebook.com/bitsofloveminihorse.

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 the soup kitchen at Spring Hill AME Church. 843-263-8271

Okatie Rotary reading program: Volunteers needed to read to children at Pritchardville Elementary School. 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

United Way of the Lowcountry: Volunteers with carpentry and home-repair skills are needed to help with the Catholic Heart Work camp project when 350 high school kids from across the country will spend one week in June helping local residents with simple home repairs. 843-837-2000

ETC.

Bridge Clinics: 10 a.m.-noon Tuesdays and Fridays through May 4. Hilton Head Island Bridge Club, Port Royal Plaza. $10 per workshop. 843-689-6239. www.kbwalsh@roadrunner.com

"Walk, Play and Fellowship" with writer Lara Love and the Rescue Dogs of Walk by Faith Ministry: 10 a.m. Saturdays through May 26, Folly Field Beach, Hilton Head Island. 843-338-2219. www.walkbyfaithministry.com

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

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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