Calendar of Lowcountry Events: May 31-June 6

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ARTS

Theater

"Picasso at the Lapin Agile," presented by Palmetto Theater Xperiment: 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

"The Pajama Game," presented by the Sun City Community Theater: 7:30 p.m. June 22-23 and 29-30 and 2 p.m. June 24, Magnolia Hall, Sun City Hilton Head. $23. 843-645-2700

"The Misanthrope," presented by Palmetto Theater Xperiment: 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

"Professional Ballroom Showcase," presented by The Fred Astaire Dance Studio: 7 p.m. June 2, Hilton Head Island High School, 70 Wilborn Road, Hilton Head Isand. $22; $15 children 12 and under. 843-837-6161

Music

The Swingin' Medallions, sponsored by the Jasper County Chamber of Commerce: 8 p.m. June 1, Jasper County Farmers Market, 403 Russell St., Ridgeland. $15 in advance; $20 at the door. 843-726-8126. www.jaspercountychamber.com

"Pickin by the River" folk and bluegrass: noon-5 p.m. June 2, Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, Beaufort. Free. 843-379-9084

Fellowship Concert Choir's annual spring concert: 6 p.m. June 2, Union Baptist Church, Port Royal. Free. 843-812-6111

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

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

"Fun in the Sun," presented by the Art League of Hilton Head: Opening reception is 5-7 p.m. May 31, Walter Greer Gallery, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. Exhibit runs through June 23. 843-681-5060. www.artleaguehhi.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": through June 23, Beaufort Art Association Gallery, 913 Bay St., Beaufort. Free. 843-521-4444. www.beaufortartassociation.com/featured_artist.shtml

26th annual Gullah Festival of South Carolina art exhibit: through June 23, LyBenson Gallery, 211 Charles St., Beaufort. Free. 843-525-9006

"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

"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

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

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

"Gullah Living," works of Samantha Claar: Opening reception is 5-7 p.m June 8, S.P.A.C.E. Gallery, 9 W. Henry St., Savannah. Exhibit runs June 8-29. Free. 912-651-6783. www.savannahga.gov/arts

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

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

"The Artists of Sea Pines": Opening reception is 5-7 p.m. June 27, CSA Gallery, 175 Greenwood Drive, Hilton Head Island. Exhibition runs June 27-Sept. 24. 843-363-6961

"Exploring Textures," works of Barbara Miller and Marilyn Dizikes, presented by the Art League of Hilton Head: Opening reception is 5-8 p.m. June 28, Walter Greer Gallery, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. Exhibit runs June 25-July 28. 843-681-5060. www.artleaguehhi.org

"Coastal Treasures," a member-themed show, presented by the Art League of Hilton Head: Opening reception is 5-7 p.m. Aug. 2, Walter Greer Gallery, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. Exhibit runs July 30-Aug. 25. 843-681-5060. www.artleaguehhi.org

"A Low Country Splendor," works of Terry Brennan, presented by the Art League of Hilton Head: Opening reception is 5-7 p.m. Aug. 30, Walter Greer Gallery, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. Exhibit runs Aug. 27-Sept. 22. 843-681-5060. www.artleaguehhi.org

Open studios and classes

Sweetgrass basket making: 10:30 a.m. June 5, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $65 for adults; $30 for kids. Reservations required. 843-689-6767, ext 223

Home Canning Workshops: 4-8 p.m. June 5, Clemson Extension Office, 102 Industrial Village, Beaufort. $30. 843-255-6060, ext. 116

Clay on Thursdays: 10 a.m.-noon, 1:15-3:15 p.m. or 6-8 p.m. Thursdays June 14-July 26, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $125 plus; $25 for 25 pounds of clay. 803-707-5961. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

Create fused glass with Greg Rawls: 6-9 p.m. Thursdays, June 14-July 26, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $75. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

"The Artists of Sea Pines" -- plein air painting: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. July 2, Lawton Stables, 190 Greenwood Drive, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-363-6961

Film

"Red Tails," presented by the SHARE Senior Center: noon June 8, SHARE Senior Center, 6 Office Way, Suite. 915, Hilton Head Island. $7. 843-785-6444

"Soul Surfer," hot dog and movie night: 6 p.m. June 10, First Baptist Church, 100 South Forest Beach Drive, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-785-4478. www.fbchhi.org

"Twelfth Night," presented by the Lobeco library: 3 p.m. June 15, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"Midsummer Night's Dream," presented by the Lobeco library: 3 p.m. June 22, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"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

"Date Night," presented by the Lobeco library: 3 p.m. June 29, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"Nights in Rodanthe," presented by the Lobeco library: 3 p.m. July 6, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"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

"Night at the Museum," presented by the Lobeco library: 3 p.m. July 13, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"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

"Night at the Museum -- Battle for the Smithsonian," presented by the Lobeco library: 3 p.m. July 20, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"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 Bob Young, author of "The Treasure Train": noon-3 p.m. June 2, McIntosh Book Shoppe, 917 Bay St., Beaufort. 843-524-1119

Book Club for adults: 11 a.m. June 9, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Beaufort ProWriters meeting, with Tim Johnston of Short Story America: 7-8:30 p.m. June 12, Short Story America, 2121 Boundary St., Beaufort. 843-524-7800

Graphic Novel Book Club for ages 12-18: 3 p.m. Wednesdays, June 13-July 18, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Lowcountry Women Writers Critique group with Stephanie Edwards: 5:30-8 p.m. 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

KIDS AND FAMILIES

Storytimes for summer reading for kids up to age 3: 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays, June 5-July 10, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Daddy/Mommy and Me class for ages 1-2: 9-10 a.m. June 7, Sea Pines Montessori Academy, 9 Fox Grape Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-785-2534

Storytimes for summer reading for ages 4-7: 4:30 p.m. Mondays, June 11-July 16, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.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

"Princess Party," presented by the Bluffton library: 11 a.m. June 12, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. 843-255-6510

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

"Beaufort Beaches and Animals" for ages 7-11: 2 p.m. June 12, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Graphic Novel Book Club for ages 12-18: 3 p.m. Wednesdays, June 13-July 18, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.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

Father's Day program: 4:30 p.m. June 14, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

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

"Carolina Shadows -- Tales of Mayhem and Murder in S.C.": 2 p.m. June 19, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.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.

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

Music for ages 2-6 with Beth Green: 1 p.m. June 21, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Kazoos on Vacation: 7:30 p.m. July 7, 21 and Aug. 4, 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. Mondays-Saturdays, 18A Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. $6. 843-842-7645. www.thesandbox.org

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

OUTDOORS/WILDLIFE

Hunting Island Oyster Reef Build: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 1, Hunting Island State Park, Russ Point Landing. Free. 843-953-9057. www.score.dnr.sc.gov

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

"Garden-a-Day," presented by the Lowcountry Master Gardeners Association: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 4, 1 Blythewood, Lady's Island; June 5, 100 Green Winged Teal, Walling Grove, Lady's Island; June 6, 9 Sandy Ridge Road, Beaufort; June 7, 50 St. Phillips, Habersham; June 8, 121 Sunset Blvd., Lady's Island. Free. 843-524-1916

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

Dine for Palmetto Animal League: Benefits PAL. Lunch and dinner, Thursdays through June 28, Ruby Tuesday, 346 Robert Smalls Parkway, Beaufort. Mention PAL and 15 percent of your check will be donated to them. 843-522-1972. www.rubytuesday.com

Fish, chicken and rib dinners benefitting the Friendship Baptist Church Woman's Day Program: 11 a.m. June 1, Friendship Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 36 Friendship Lane, Coosaw Island. $10. 843-525-1509

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

St. Luke's Big Yard Sale: 9 a.m.-noon June 2, St. Luke's Church Parish Hall and Courtyard, 50 Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. 843-842-8650

The Unit AAU basketball team and sports mentoring program fundraiser: 1:30-4:30 p.m. June 2, Nippy's Fish, 310 West St., Beaufort. 843-476-1955. www.theunitbeaufortsc.com

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity -- Xi Gamma Lambda Chapter Charter Day Service: 4 p.m. June 10, Union Baptist Church, 1708 Old Shell Road, Port Royal. Free. 843-812-6111

Fifth Saturday Community Service Day, sponsored by The MLK Jr. Celebration Planning Committee: 9 a.m.-noon June 30, All Saints Episcopal Church, 3001 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. Free breakfast at 8 a.m. Wear work clothes and closed toe shoes. Bring work gloves and rakes, clippers and other yard tools. All ages welcome. Projects held at various locations. 843-290-5943

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

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 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

Second annual Exercise-a-Thon, hosted by the YMCA: 8 a.m.-noon June 9, 1801 Richmond Ave., Port Royal. $10. 843-522-9622

Caregiver Conference hosted by Emeritus Senior Living communities: 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. June 15, Emeritus at Hawthorne Inn, 15 Main St., Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-342-7122

Energy Medicine Workshop, hosted by Alice Tobin: 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. June 16, The Energy Center Island Medical Plaza, Building C, 35 Bill Fries Drive, Hilton Head Island. $125. 843-408-0572

"Holistic Alternatives for Treating Pain Conditions," presented by Lowcountry Healing Arts: 6:30 p.m. June 21, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-298-2886

LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS

"Every Nation Touched, Every Heart Changed," presented by Beaufort AGLOW Community Lighthouse with speaker Ellier Gervero: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 2, Burton Wells Recreation Center, 1 Middleton Recreation Drive, Burton. Free. 843-290-5563

"Ask the Expert Series -- Holistic Apporoaches to Medical Issues," presented by Dr. Moshe Dekel: 1-3 p.m. June 2, Herban Marketplace, 1211 Newcastle Square, Beaufort. Free. 843-379-5550. www.herbanmarketplace.com

"Criminal Minds," presented by former FBI profiler Gene Rugala: Benefits Citizens Opposed to Domestic Abuse. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. June 4, Sigler's, 12 Sheridan Park Circle, Bluffton. $30. 843-770-1074, ext. 221. www.codalowcountry.org

"Horseshoe Crabs -- Living Fossils": 6:30 p.m. June 4, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $15. 843-689-6767. www.coastaldiscovery.org

"Southeastern Songbird Banding and Identification," with Peter Range of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, presented by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of South Carolina Beaufort: 8-10:30 a.m. June 6, Savannah Refuge Complex, 694 Beech Hill Lane, Hardeeville. $10. 843-208-8247. www.uscb.edu

"Birth Order," with Doris Hammond, presented by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of South Carolina Beaufort: 10-11:30 a.m. June 7, University of South Carolina Beaufort Campus, Sandstone Building, Room 124. 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $10. 843-208-8247. www.uscb.edu

"Law and Justice Forum" lecture, presented by the NAACP Hilton Head/Bluffton Branch: 2-4 p.m. June 9, Hilton Head Boys & Girls Club, 151 Gumtree Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-208-8777

"Straight from the Saddle," with Eddie Maple, Hall of Fame jockey, presented by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the Unversity of South Carolina Beaufort: 10-11:30 a.m. June 12, University of South Carolina Bluffton Campus, Hargray Building, Room 159. 1 University Blvd., Bluffton. $10. 843-208-8247. www.uscb.edu

"Louis Armstrong -- An American Treasure," with Mike Ivers, musical historian, presented by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of South Carolina Beaufort: 10 a.m.-noon June 14, University of South Carolina Beaufort Campus, Sandstone Building, Room 124, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $10. 843-208-8247. www.uscb.edu

Introduction to Feng Shui: 2 p.m. June 16, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

RELIGION

Eight-week summer Bible study through the Book of Acts, led by Ted Favata: 10 a.m. Fridays starting June 1, Parish Hall, Church of the Cross, 110 Calhoun St., Old Town Bluffton. Open to men and women. 843-757-2661. www.thechurchofthecross.net

Fish, chicken and rib dinners: Benefits the Friendship Baptist Church Woman's Day Program. 11 a.m. June 1, Friendship Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 36 Friendship Lane, Coosaw Island. $10. 843-525-1509

"Let's Read the Bible Together," presented by Kate Keep: 9 a.m. June 2, Providence Presbyterian Church, 171 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-5673

Fellowship Concert Choir's annual spring concert: 6 p.m. June 2, Union Baptist Church, 1708 Old Shell Road, Port Royal. Free. 843-812-6111

Lowcountry Community Church's silent auction: Benefits the Youth Ministry's summer mission trip to Belize/Guatemala. 6 p.m. June 3, Lowcountry Community Church, 801 Buckwalter Parkway, Bluffton. Free coffee and dessert will be served. 843-836-1105. rjacobs@lowcountrycc.org

Friendship Holiness Church revival: 7:30 p.m. June 6-8, Friendship Holiness Church, 6 Cuyler Lane, Seabrook. 843-263-9002

Financial management seminar: 7 p.m. June 7, Resurrection Church, 296 Spanish Wells Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-689-3625. www.resurrectionccc.org

Adam Street Baptist Church's 150th anniversary celebration: 6 p.m. June 9, St. Helena Elementary School Gym, 1025 Sea Island Parkway, St. Helena. 843-838-5364

Pancake breakfast to benefit Resurrection Church: 7-9:30 a.m. June 9, Applebee's, 200-A Museum St., Hilton Head Island. 843-689-3625. www.resurrectionccc.org

"Soul Surfer," hot dog and movie night: 6 p.m. June 10, First Baptist Church, 100 South Forest Beach Drive, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-785-4478. www.fbchhi.org

Resurrection Church's Truth Project: 7 p.m. June 11, Resurrection Church, 296 Spanish Wells Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-3625. www.resurrectionccc.org

Church of the Harvest Apostolic's anniversary celebration: 7:30 p.m. June 18-22 and 4 p.m. June 24, Church of the Harvest Apostolic, 39 Fripp Point Road, St. Helena Island. 843-838-2119

Interfaith Friends ecumenical social group for widows or widowers: 7 p.m. June 21, July 19 and Aug. 16, All Saints Episcopal Church, 3001 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. 843-301-1086, 843-342-6761

"Blow Wind Blow" conference, presented by Dr. Juanita Bynum of Joann Orr Ministries: 7:30 p.m. June 21-22, Bethesda Christian Fellowship, 36 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, St. Helena Island. Free. 843-441-0684, 843-217-5667. www.welcome2bethesda.org

Art of Marriage seminar, presented by Resurrection Church: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. June 23, Resurrection Church, 296 Spanish Wells Road, Hilton Head Island. Lunch will be served. 843-689-3625. www.resurrectionccc.org

Fifth Saturday Community Service Day, sponsored by The MLK Jr. Celebration Planning Committee: 9 a.m.-noon June 30, All Saints Episcopal Church, 3001 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. Free breakfast at 8 a.m. Wear work clothes and closed toe shoes. Bring work gloves and rakes, clippers and othe yard tools. All ages welcome. Projects held at various locations. 843-290-5943

Divorce Care course, presented by Resurrection Church: 7 p.m. July 17, Resurrection Church, 296 Spanish Wells Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-3625. www.resurrectionccc.org

Ongoing events

Christian Science Society of Beaufort, and Hilton Head and Savannah Christian Science churches' weekly radio broadcast: 8:30 a.m. Sundays on WLOW 107.9 FM. 843-441-2262

Free, warm meals and conversation with Shell Point Baptist Church: 6-7 p.m. Fridays, 871 Parris Island Gateway, Beaufort. A food pantry also is available. 843-575-2200. joykircher028@gmail.com

Refining Christian Maturity Recovery meeting with Shell Point Baptist Church: 7 p.m. Fridays, 871 Parris Island Gateway, Beaufort. 843-575-2200. joykircher028@gmail.com

Providence Presbyterian Church of Hilton Head Island's "Cause God Joy!" TV ministry: 6 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays on WHHI. 843-842-5673

Free meals and friendly conversations with Plant the Seed Ministry: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, Atlantic Inn parking lot, 2249 Boundary St., Beaufort. 843-575-2200. joykircher028@gmail.com

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 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

Beaufort Republican Women's Club Wine and Cheese: 4 p.m. June 2, 25 Petigru Drive, Beaufort. $5 for members; free for guests. 843-338-1824. www.beaufortgop.com/affiliates/brwc

Book Club for adults: 11 a.m. June 9, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Claflin University Lowcountry Alumni Chapter of Beaufort meeting, with Dr. Henry N. Tisdale, president of Claflin University: noon June 9, Traditions at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island. 843-986-9011

Photography Club of Beaufort meeting, with photographer Marvin Bouknight: 7-9 p.m. June 11, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. Free. www.photoclubbeaufort.com

Beaufort ProWriters meeting, with Tim Johnston of Short Story America: 7-8:30 p.m. June 12, Short Story America, 2121 Boundary St., Beaufort. 843-524-7800

Sun City Veterans Association meeting, with 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

Habitat for Humanity: Seeking volunteers for two large construction projects this summer. 843-384-9939. www.habitathhi.org

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.

Heroes on Horseback: Needs volunteers for summer camps starting June 18 to assist children with physical, mental or emotional disabilities. Experience with horses not required. 843-757-5607. www.heroesonhorseback.org

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