Calendar of Lowcountry Events: May 17-23

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

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ARTS

Theater

"How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying": Tuesdays-Sundays through May 27, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $55 for adults; $39 for children. 843-842-2787. www.artshhi.com

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

"Wizard of Oz," presented by the Beaufort Children's Theatre: 7 p.m. May 18 and 3 p.m. May 20, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $12; $8 for children. 843-521-4145. www.uscb.edu

"Becoming Harriet Tubman," presented by Palmetto Theater Experiment: 7:30 p.m. May 19, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $17; $12 for students; $7 for children 12 and younger; $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

"GRITS The Musical," presented by the Palmetto Theatre: 7:30 p.m. June 1; 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. June 2; Palmetto Theatre, 108 Lee Ave., Hampton. $15. 803-943-3100. www.gritsthemusical.com

"Shout! The Mod Musical," presented by Arts Center of Coastal Carolina: 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 LowCountry Children's Chorus: Scheduling auditions for the upcoming season. This tuition-based, auditioned community chorus is open to treble singers in fourth grade and older. 843-252-4104. www.bcob.org/lccc.html

"The Producers," presented by The May River Theatre, Co.: 7 p.m. May 28-29, Ulmer Auditorium, Bluffton Town Hall, 20 Bridge St., Bluffton. The musical comedy calls for an all adult cast of 10 women and 10 men. Those auditioning should be prepared for both song and dance movement. Rehearsals will start June 4 and the production will open Aug. 10. 843-837-7798

Music "Songs From Around The World," presented by the Low Country Chorale: 7 p.m. May 18; 3 p.m. May 19, St. John's Lutheran Church, 157 Lady's Island Drive, Lady's Island. $10; $7 children. 843-384-0824

"Gullah Gospel Hour": 5 p.m. May 19, First Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 10 Robertson St., Bluffton. 843-757-2638

"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. Free. 843-522-1712, ext. 214. www.sthelenas1712.org

Marlena Smalls Benefit Concert for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Beaufort Area: 7-9 p.m. May 19, Boys & Girls Club of Beaufort, 1100 Boundary St., Beaufort. $35. 843-694-3197. www.bgclowcountry.org

"Season Finale: Schubert and Bruckner," presented by the Savannah Philharmonic: 7:30 p.m. May 19, Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St., Savannah. $16-$65. 912-525-5050. www.savannahphilharmonic.org

"The Great Migration: 1915-1930 African-American Southern Exodus," presented by CSO Gospel Choir: 5 p.m. May 26, St. Matthews Lutheran Church, 405 King St., Charleston. $21 adults; $11 students. 866-811-4111. www.piccolospoleto.com

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. 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. 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

Visual arts and exhibits Art Academy Winter Exhibit and 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

"My Muse is Back," a collection of new paintings by Art Cornell: through May 31, The Filling Station Art Gallery, 69 Calhoun St., Bluffton. www.fillingstationartgallery.com

"People, Places and Chickens," the works of James St. Clair: through May 31, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

Works of Dennis Lake, presented by the Society of Bluffton Artists: through June 2, SoBA Gallery, Calhoun and Church streets, Bluffton. 843-757-6586. www.socblufftonartist.com

"How I See It: Paintings by Mary Jane Martin": Opening reception is 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 18, Beaufort Art Association Gallery, 913 Bay St., Beaufort. Exhibit runs through June 23. Free. 843-521-4444. www.beaufortartassociation.com/featured_artist.shtml

"Lowcountry Through the Lens," presented by The Camera Club of Hilton Head Island: through June 24, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-689-6767. www.cchhi.org

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

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

"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

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

"Goddesses in Worldwide Culture" -- exhibition of large format oil paintings by Mary B. Kelly: June 1-Sept. 1, lectures are 1-3 p.m. July 7 and 14. Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. Free. 843 255-6506. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Jada Gray, presented by The Art of Clay at ARTworks: Opening reception is 5-7 p.m. June 8, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. Free. Exhibit runs June 1-30. 843-379-2787. www.beaufortcountyarts.com

Mary Sullivan, presented by the Society of Bluffton Artists: Opening reception is 3-5 p.m. June 10, SoBA Gallery, Calhoun and Church streets, Bluffton. Exhibit runs June 4-July 14. 843-757-6586. www.socblufftonartist.com 26th annual Gullah Festival of South Carolina art exhibit: May 21-June 23, LyBenson Gallery, 211 Charles St., Beaufort. Free. 843-525-9006

Mini-Comics Expo presented by Savannah College of Art and Design: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. May 26, SCAD Student Center, second floor, 120 Montgomery St., Savannah. www.seqalab.com

Hampton Lake Women's Art Group Exhibition: June 1-July 21, Hilton Head Island Library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-757-1158

Locomocean -- Beaufort County celebrates World Oceans Day: 10 a.m.-noon June 2 and 9, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. Free. 843-379-2787. www.beaufortcountyarts.com

Open studios and classes

"Any Painting Can Be Fixed," with Mary Kelly: 9 a.m.-noon or 1-4 p.m. May 18, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $30; $35 for nonmembers. 843-842-5726. www.artleaguehhi.org

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

"Opaque Watercolor Workshop," with Lynda Potter: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 19, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $60; $70 for nonmembers. 843-842-5726. www.artleaguehhi.org

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

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

Yostie's Puppetry -- Summer Stock ... The Drama of Puppetry: 10 a.m.- noon and 1-3 p.m. June 19 and July 24, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $15. 843-686-3945, ext. 233. www.artshhi.com

Day at the Beach Bag, for ages 5 and older: 10 a.m.- noon June 20, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $25. 843-686-3945, ext. 233. www.artshhi.com

"Hair and makeup through the Decades" for ages 13 and older: 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. June 21 or July 5, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $55. 843-686-3945, ext. 233. www.artshhi.com

Film

The Beatles newly restored "Yellow Submarine" film and discussion, presented by the Savannah College of Art and Design: 8 p.m. May 24, Trustees Theater, 216 E. Broughton St., Savannah. Free. 912-525-5050

"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

Book signing with George Campbell, author of "What's Next George?": 11 a.m.-2 p.m. May 19, Books N Brew, 198 Okatie Village Road, Bluffton. 843-705-9797

Lowcountry Women Writers Critique group with Stephanie Edwards: 5:30-8 p.m. May 24; June 14 and 28; July 12 and 26; Aug. 9 and 23; Sept. 13 and 27; Oct. 11 and 25; Nov. 8. 843-597-3910

Book signing with Kim Poovey, author of "Truer Words": noon-4 p.m. May 26, McIntosh Books, 917 Bay St., Beaufort. 843-524-1119

Culinary

16th annual Rib Burnoff and Barbecue Fest, hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Hilton Head Island: noon-4 p.m. May 19, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $12 in advance; $15 at the door; children are free. 843-689-6767

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

KIDS AND FAMILIES

"Imagination Hour" at The Sandbox: 10 a.m. Thursdays through May 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

Game Day: 4:30 p.m. May 22, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Little Ones Garden Club: 4-5 p.m. May 23 and 30, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"WizBiz Teens Workshop": 3-5 p.m. May 25, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. Free. 843-255-6510. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Tween Adviser Group: 4:30 p.m. May 29, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Lowcountry Reptiles and Amphibians: 3-4 p.m. May 30, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $12; $7 for children. Reservations required. 843-689-6767, ext. 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org

Animals of the Lowcountry: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, June 13-Aug. 9, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $12; $7 for children. Reservations required. 843-689-6767, ext. 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org

Camp Dig It! -- "Excavate" simulated site: 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, June 12-Aug. 14, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $10. Reservations required. 843-689-6767, ext. 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org

Colonial Amusements: 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, June 14-Aug. 9, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $10. Reservations required. 843-689-6767, ext. 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org

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 W. Oglethorpe Ave., Savannah. $15-$55. 912-651-6557. www.savannahcivic.com.

Kazoos on Vacation: 7:30 p.m. July 7, 21 and Aug. 4, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. Free. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

Funny Magic Ric: 7:30 p.m. July 14 and 28, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $5. 843-379-2787. www.ArtWorksInBeaufort.org

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

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

OUTDOORS/WILDLIFE

Windmill Harbour Boat Show: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 19-20, Windmill Harbour, Hilton Head Island. $10; free for kids 12 and younger. 843-681-5600, ext. 241

Lowcountry Reptiles and Amphibians: 3-4 p.m. May 30, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $12; $7 for children. Reservations required. 843-689-6767, ext. 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org

"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

Camp Dig It! -- "Excavate" simulated site: 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, June 12-Aug. 14, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $10. Reservations required. 843-689-6767, ext. 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org

Animals of the Lowcountry: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, June 13-Aug. 9, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $12; $7 for children. Reservations required. 843-689-6767, ext. 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org

Colonial Amusements: 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, June 14-Aug. 9, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $10. Reservations required. 843-689-6767, ext. 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org

FARMERS MARKETS

Buckwalter Place Farmers Market: 2-6 p.m. Tuesdays, Buckwalter Place, Buckwalter Parkway, Bluffton. 843-384-1658. www.buckwalterfarmersmarket.com

Downtown Beaufort Farmers Market: 3-7 p.m. Wednesdays, West Street, Beaufort. www.downtownbeaufort.com/farmers-market

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

Habersham Farmers Market: 4-7 p.m. Fridays, 13 Market St., Beaufort. www.habershamfarmersmarket.com

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

Jasper County Farmers Market: 1-6 p.m. Fridays, 9935 S. Jacob Smart Blvd., Ridgeland. 843-717-3690. www.jaspercountysc.org

Port Royal Farmers Market: 8:30 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Heritage Park, Ribaut Road, Port Royal. www.portroyalfarmersmarket.com

FESTIVALS, CELEBRATIONS AND BENEFITS

Dine for Palmetto Animal League: Benefits PAL. Lunch and dinner, through May 31, Montana's Restaurant and Grizzly Bar, 16 Kitties Landing Road, Bluffton. Mention PAL and 15 percent of your check will be donated to them. 843-815-2327

Family Promise of Beaufort County's third annual fundraising gala "A Night for the Children": Benefits homeless children and their families. 6 p.m. May 17, Hampton Hall Clubhouse, 68 Hampton Pointe Blvd., Bluffton. $40. 843-815-4211. www.familypromisebeaufortcounty.org

ALS Association benefit: 7-10 p.m. May 17, 9 Promenade Bar, Calhoun Street Promenade. 770-633-9917. www.alsa.org

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

Stand-Up Paddlefest: noon-4 p.m. May 19, Palmetto Bluff, 37 Boat House St., Bluffton. Free. 843-686-6996. www.outsidehiltonhead.com

Riding for a Better Tomorrow Fundraising Picnic: noon-3 p.m. May 19, Lawton Stables, 190 Greenwood Drive, Hilton Head Island. $7. Register by May 19. 843-671-2586. www.wishuponahorsehhi.com

16th annual Rib Burnoff and Barbecue Fest, hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Hilton Head Island: noon-4 p.m. May 19, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $12 in advance; $15 at the door; children are free. 843-689-6767

Armed Forces Day Celebration: noon-4 p.m. May 19, AMVETS, 1831 Ribaut Road, Port Royal. Free. 843-575-3385

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. 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. 843-757-8520. www.hiltonheadbeerfest.com

Hilton Head Elks Lodge 2773 Lobster Boil: 6 p.m. May 19, The Lodge, 173 Marshland Road, Hilton Head Island. $20- $35. 843-681-3518

Pickled on the Porch: Benefits the University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts. 6:30-8:30 p.m. May 24, 309 Federal St. $30. 843-521-4145

26th annual Gullah Festival: May 25-27, Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, Beaufort. Free. 843-636-3788. www.gullahfestival.org

Memorial Day Observance presented by Col. Robert Jones, USMC, Commanding Officer, Recruit Training Regiment, Parris Island: Sponsored by the Hilton Head Island Council of the Navy League. 10:30 a.m. May 28, Veterans Memorial Park, Shelter Cove, Hilton Head Island. Free.

11th annual Memorial Day Community Picnic: 1-4 p.m. May 28, Marshel's Wright-Donaldson Home for Funerals, 1814 Greene St., Beaufort. Free. 843-525-6625. www.marshelswrightdonaldson.com

Montana's "First Aid Friday," social event for all hospital employees, family and friends with live music by Derogatory: 8 p.m.-1 a.m. June 1, Montana's Restaurant and Grizzly Bar, 16 Kitties Landing Road, Bluffton. Free. 843-815-2327. www.montanasonline.com

Pickin by the River: noon-5 p.m. June 2, Beaufort Waterfront Park, Bay Street, Beaufort. 843-379-9084

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

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

Beaufort-Jasper Economic Opportunity Commission nutrition education class: 9-11 a.m. May 18, Salvation Army, 2505 North St., Beaufort. Free. 843-255-7220

CPR training: 3-4 p.m. May 22, Hilton Head Hospital board room, 25 Hospital Center Blvd., Hilton Head Island. Reservations required. Free. 843-682-5141

"Accumulative Grief and Multiple Losses: A Community Healing Workshop," presented by Hospice Care of America: 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. May 22, Palm Meadows Village, 80 Main St., Hilton Head Island. Free. Register by May 18. 843-785-5901

Heart Attack Awareness Day: 10 a.m.-noon May 24, Hilton Head Hospital, 25 Hospital Center Blvd., Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-682-5141

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

Parkinson's support group meeting featuring Adrienne O'Neill of the South Carolina State Director of the Parkinson's Action Network: 1:30 p.m. June 7, Helena House, 1624 Paris Ave., Port Royal. 843-982-0233

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Course presented by Beaufort County Parks and Leisure Services: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. June 8 and 9; 8 a.m.-5 p.m. June 11 and 12, Beaufort Indoor Swimming Pool, 35 Youmans Drive, Beaufort. $160. The pre-requisite swim assessment will be conducted 3-6 p.m. June 4. 843-522-2903. www.bcgov.net/PALS

LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS

The Beaufort County Historical Society presents South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology member and archaeologist Dr. Chester DePratter: noon May 17, Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club, 30 Yacht Club Drive, Beaufort. Free. 843-522-8216

"The Archaeological Remains of Ghost Towns and Other Human Habitation on the Savannah River Site," Dinner and A Lecture, presented by George Wingard, administrative manager of the Savannah River Archaeological Research Program and former field archaeologist at the nuclear facility: 5:30 p.m. May 21, Verdier House, 801 Bay St., Beaufort. $15 for members; $25 for member couples; $20 for nonmembers; $30 for nonmember couples. 843-379-3331

The Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce Bluffton Business luncheon, featuring U.S. Congressman Tim Scott: noon May 24, Hampton Hall, Bluffton. $25 for chamber members; $35 for nonmembers. 843-341-8379. www.hiltonheadchamber.org

Monthly Human Service Training: 1:30-3:30 p.m. May 24, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. Free. 843-521-3150. www.cosy.org

Center For Heirs Property Preservation Public Seminar presents Joshua Walden: 6:30 p.m. May 29, Whale Branch Early College High School, 169 Detour Road, Seabrook. Free. 843-255-2055

"Identifying and Managing Household Pests," presented by The Clemson Cooperative Extension Services: 10 a.m. May 30, Beaufort library, 311 Scott St., Beaufort. Free. 843-255-6060, ext. 114

"Identifying and Managing Household Pests," presented by The Clemson Cooperative Extension Services: 3 p.m. May 30, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road. Free. 843-255-6060, ext. 114

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

Criminal minds lecture, presented by former FBI profiler Gene Rugala: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. June 4, Sigler's, 12 Sheridan Park Circle, Bluffton. $30. 770-1074, ext. 221. www.codalowcountry.org

"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. 843-689-6767. 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. babsy@hargray.com

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

The American Revolutionary Roundtable-S.C. meeting, featuring Christine Tudor who will speak on the role of the French in the American Revolution in Savannah 1779: noon May 17, Belfair Country Club, 200 Belfair Oaks Blvd., Bluffton 843-705-7575

The Palmetto Quilt Guild: 1 p.m. May 17, Christ Lutheran Church, 829 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $5 for nonmembers. 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; $20 for nonmembers. 843-785-3673. www.hiltonheadchamber.org

The Sea Island Quilters, featuring guest speaker Connie Davidson, past president of the National Quilters Association: 6 p.m. May 17, Praise Assembly, 800 Parris Island Gateway, Beaufort. 843-838-2870

Trivia Night: 4 p.m. May 18, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Northwest Quadrant Neighborhood Association meeting: 11 a.m. May 19, Beaufort City Hall, 1st floor conference room, 1911 Boundary St., Beaufort. 803-318-8721. www.northwestqna.org

The Beaufort Branch of the American Association of University Women Scholarship Awards dinner: 6 p.m. May 22, Technical College of the Lowcountry, Beaufort Campus, 921 Ribaut Road, Beaufort. Free. Register by May 18. 843-522-2796

Camera Club of Hilton Head Island meeting: 7 p.m. May 29, All Saints Episcopal Church, 3001 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-301-5252. www.cchhi.net

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

The Fastlane Track Club Yard Sale: Benefits the Fast Lane Track Club. 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. June 2, Island Recreation Center, 20 Wilborn Road, Hilton Head Island. $20 for private tables; $30 for businesses. 843-382-2572

Sun City Veterans Association presents Heather Thies a former teacher at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum, as Rosie the Riveter: 7 p.m. June 18, Pinckney Hall, 114 Sun City Lane, Bluffton. 843-707-7308

The Palmetto Quilt Guild monthly meeting: 1 p.m. June 21, Christ Lutheran Church, 829 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $5. 843-757-2613. www.palmettoquiltguild.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

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 a week in June helping local residents with simple home repairs. 843-837-2000

Tidewater Hospice: Looking for administrative/clerical and patient care volunteers to assist in Lowcountry locations. 843-757-9388

The Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE): Volunteers sought in the Beaufort area. The organization provides mentoring for small businesses, nonprofit groups and anyone considering starting a business or nonprofit. 843-524-7866

Literacy Volunteers of the Lowcountry volunteer information session: 5-6 p.m. June 6, Bluffton Learning Center, 1-B Kittie's Landing Way, Bluffton; 10-11 a.m. June 12, Hilton Head Learning Center, 4 Oak Park Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-6655. www.lowcountryliteracy.org.

ETC.

"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

AARP Driver Safety Program: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 19, Sea Pines Communtiy Center, 70 Lighthouse Road, Hilton Head Island. $14; $12 for members. 843-671-2594

AARP Driver Safety Program: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 19, Hilton Head Fire and Rescue Department Headquarters, 40 Summit Drive, Hilton Head Island. $14; $12 for members. 843-342-2652

25th annual All Saints Episcopal Church Garden Tour: 10 a.m. May 19, All Saints Episcopal Church, 3001 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. $30. 843-681-8333. www.allsaintsgardentour.wordpress.com

AARP Driver Safety Program: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. May 26, Sun City Pinckney Hall, 114 Sun City Lane, Sun City Hilton Head. For Sun City residents. $14; $12 for members. 843-705-5692

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