Calendar of Lowcountry Events ... Sept. 13 and beyond

calendar@islandpacket.comSeptember 12, 2012 

Bowling for a Park: Benefits Bluffton Dog Park. 6-8 p.m. Sept. 16, Station 300, 25 Innovation Drive, Bluffton. $25. 843-709-0880. www.ptrtennis.org

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ARTS

Theater

"The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)," presented by Palmetto Theater Xperiment: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13-15, 20-22; 3 p.m. Sept. 16 and 23, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $17; $12 for students; $7 for children 12 and younger; $12 for groups of 10 or more. Sept. 13 and 20 are "pay what you can" ($5 minimum). 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

"Oliver," presented by Main Street Youth Theatre: 7 p.m. Oct. 3-7; 2 p.m. Oct. 6-7, Visual and Performing Arts Center, Hilton Head Island High School, 70 Wilborn Road, Hilton Head Island. $20; $10 for students; $18 for military and seniors. 843-689-6246. www.msyt.org

"The Fantasticks," presented by The May River Theatre Co.: 8 p.m. Oct 26-Nov. 10; 2 p.m. Oct. 28, Nov. 4 and 11, Bluffton Town Hall, Ulmer Auditorium, 20 Bridge St., Bluffton. 843-837-7798. www.mayrivertheatre.com

"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

Auditions

"The Nutcracker": 2-2:45 p.m. for male and female dancers ages 4 to 6; 2:45-3:30 p.m for male and female dancers ages 7 to 10; 3:30-4:15 p.m. for male and female dancers ages 11 and up, Sept. 23, University of South Carolina Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. 803-799-7605

Music

Music at Noon, featuring organist Jay Yau, presented by St. Luke's Church: noon Sept. 14, St. Luke's Church, 50 Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. Free. 888-840-0152

"Harmonies for Habitat," presented by All Saints Episcopal Church: Benefits Hilton Head Regional Habitat for Humanity. 3 p.m. Sept. 16, All Saints Episcopal Church, 3001 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. $20. 843-757-5864. www.habitathhi.org

"An Evening of the Arts," featuring Allan Harris, sponsored by The Island School Council for the Arts: 6:30-10 p.m. Sept. 21, Sea Pines Country Club, 30 Governors Road, Hilton Head Island. $125. 843-368-8486

"Sing Well for Deep Well," presented by First Presbyterian Church: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 21, First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-384-9480

Street Music on Paris Avenue with The Kruger Brothers: 6 p.m. Sept. 22, Paris Avenue, Port Royal. Free. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

Guy Davis: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29, Beaufort Academy, 240 Sams Point Road, Lady's Island. $17; $12 for students and groups of 10 or more; $7 for children under 12. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

"Circa 1871: An Ode to the Fisk University Jubilee Singers," presented by The Charleston Symphony Orchestra Spiritual Ensemble: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20, Battery Creek High School Performing Arts Center, 1 Blue Dolphin Drive, Beaufort. $17; $12 for students and groups of 10 or more; $7 for children 12 and younger. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

"Songs of Inspiration and Faith," presented by the Hilton Head Choral Society: 8 p.m. Oct. 26, Holy Family Catholic Church, 24 Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. $20. www.hiltonheadchoralsociety.org

"Joyeux Noel" sounds of Christmas holiday concert, presented by the Hilton Head Choral Society: 8 p.m. Dec. 14, First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $25. www.hiltonheadchoralsociety.org

"Sing of Spring Concert, Musical Masterworks," presented by the Hilton Head Choral Society: 8 p.m. April 5, First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $30. www.hiltonheadchoralsociety.org

"America Sings" Memorial Day concert, presented by the Hilton Head Choral Society: 7 p.m. May 26, First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $20. www.hiltonheadchoralsociety.org

Rehearsals

Hilton Head Barbershop Chorus: Guests and prospective members welcome. 4-6 p.m. Mondays, Country Club of Hilton Head in Hilton Head Plantation, 70 Skull Creek Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-290-9517; 843-384-9480. www.hhibarbershoppers.org

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

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

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

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

"A Low Country Splendor" -- the works of Terry Brennan, presented by the Art League of Hilton Head: through Sept. 22, Walter Greer Gallery, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-5060. www.artleaguehhi.org

"The Artists of Sea Pines": through Sept. 24, CSA Gallery, 175 Greenwood Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-363-6961

Art League of Hilton Head Pop-Up Gallery: through Sept. 28, Indigo Pines, 110 Gardner Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-5060. www.artleaguehhi.org

"A Private View" -- the works of Sandra McIntyre: through Oct. 7, SOBA Gallery, corner of Church and Calhoun streets, Old Town Bluffton. 843-757-6586. www.sobagallery.com

Library exhibit of the Camera Club of Hilton Head Island: through Oct. 20, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-686-6348. www.cchhi.net

"God Bless America from Candace Lovely": through Oct. 31, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

"Marsh Tacky: Now and Then": through Oct. 31, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767. www.coastaldiscovery.org

"Arts Alive" opening reception fall art show: 4-6 p.m. Sept. 16, Lowcountry Community Church, 801 Buckwalter Parkway, Bluffton. 843-836-1101. www.lowcountrycc.org

13th annual Memory Matters Art Fair: 6-9 p.m. Sept. 20, Memory Matters, 117 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $25. 843-842-6688. www.memory-matters.org

Open studios and classes

Sweetgrass basketmaking classes: 10:30 a.m. Sept. 14, Oct. 12 and Nov. 9, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $65. 843-689-6767, ext. 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org

"Autumn Beginnings Basketry Workshop," featuring Kim Keats: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 22, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $55. 843-384-2435. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

"Decorative Painting and croissants," with Rhonda Smith: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 27, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $70. 843-379-2787

Call for artists

2013 Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort Air Show Poster Design Contest: Entries due Oct. 8. All military personnel, MCCS employees and their family members are eligible to enter. All 11-by-17 poster entries must include the Blue Angels flight demonstration team, the 2013 MCAS Beaufort Air Show logo, show dates (April 27-28) and the text "Blues Over Beaufort." Accepted file formats are Illustrator .eps or 300 dpi Photoshop .psd files. Multiple entries are permitted. However, each entry must be accompanied by a completed entry form and signed agreement attached to the individual file. Submit via email to roedera@usmc-mccs.org if your file is 3MB or smaller. If your image is larger than 3MB or you are submitting multiple entries, please submit on a CD to: Andrew Roeder, MCCS Marketing, 564 Drayton St., MCAS Beaufort, SC 29904. Grand prize is $500; first runner-up gets $200. www.beaufortairshow.com/designcontest.asp

Dragonheart Art Auction Extravaganza: Seeking entries for Oct. 24 art auction. You may choose to interpret the cancer survivor mission of DragonBoat Beaufort or just the dragon element. You may combine both. Entries due 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 17 at ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. Only one entry per artist. Please include: title, name, contact information and price. This is the only day entries will be accepted unless special arrangements are requested. 843-522-0200. www.dragonboatbeaufort.org

Film

"To Rome With Love," presented by the University of South Carolina Beaufort's Indie Film Series: 4 p.m. Sept. 14, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $7; $6 for senior/military; $5 for students. 843-521-4145. www.uscbcenterforthearts.com

"Side by Side," presented by the University of South Carolina Beaufort's Indie Film Series: 6:30 p.m. Sept. 19, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $7; $6 for senior/military; $5 for students. 843-521-4145. www.uscbcenterforthearts.com

"Tishna," presented by the University of South Carolina Beaufort's Indie Film Series: 4 p.m. Sept. 21, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $7; $6 for senior/military; $5 for students. 843-521-4145. www.uscbcenterforthearts.com

"Last Call at the Oasis," presented by the University of South Carolina Beaufort's Indie Film Series: 6:30 p.m. Sept. 27, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $7; $6 for senior/military; $5 for students. 843-521-4145. www.uscbcenterforthearts.com

"Vertigo," presented by the Psychotronic Film Society as part of Alfred Hitchcock Weekend: 7 p.m. Sept. 28, Lucas Theatre, 32 Abercorn St., Savannah. $8. 912-525-5050. www.lucastheatre.com

"Notorious," presented by the Psychotronic Film Society as part of Alfred Hitchcock Weekend: 3 p.m. Sept. 29, Lucas Theatre, 32 Abercorn St., Savannah. $8. 912-525-5050. www.lucastheatre.com

Mystery Hitchcock screening, presented by the Psychotronic Film Society as part of Alfred Hitchcock Weekend: 7 p.m. Sept. 29, Lucas Theatre, 32 Abercorn St., Savannah. $8. 912-525-5050. www.lucastheatre.com

Literary

Lowcountry Women Writers Critique Group with Stephanie Edwards: 5:30-8 p.m. Sept. 13 and 27; Oct. 11 and 25; Nov. 8. 843-597-3910

Book signing with Jack Gannon and Cyndi Williams Barnier, authors of "Murder in Twos and Threes": 2-4 p.m. Sept. 15, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. 843-597-0912

The Fabric of Liberty -- The Society of the Cincinnati of the State of South Carolina - Friends of the College of Charleston Library, Fall 2012 Addlestone Authors' Series: 6 p.m. Sept. 19, Alumni Hall, College of Charleston Campus, 66 George St., Charleston. Free. www.blogs.cofc.edu/friendsofthelibrary/events-and-exhibits/

Beaufort Writers meeting: 4:30-6 p.m. Sept. 25; Oct. 9 and 23; Nov. 13 and 27; Dec. 11. Lady's Island airport. 843-524-9119

KIDS AND FAMILIES

Wee Read stories for kids up to age 3: 11 a.m. Mondays through Sept. 24, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-255-6529. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Preschool storytime for kids ages 4-5: 10 a.m. Mondays and 1 p.m. Wednesdays, through Sept. 26, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-255-6529. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Storytimes for ages 2-6: 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays through Nov. 27, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Wacky Wednesdays: 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Nov. 28, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

LEGO Fun: 4-5:30 p.m. Sept. 13, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-255-6529. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Kids Helping Kids Help the Environment Beach Cleanup: 8:30-10:30 a.m. Sept. 15, Mitchellville Beach State Park, 124 Mitchelville Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-837-4005

2012 Beaufort High School Fall Cheer Clinic, hosted by BHS cheerleaders, for pre-kindergarteners through eighth graders: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sept. 15, Beaufort High School gymnasium, 84 Sea Island Parkway, Beaufort. $35. www.bhs.beaufortsc.schoolfusion.us

"It's Your Library -- A Family Celebration": 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 18, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-255-6529. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"Talk Like a Pirate Day" celebration: 2-5 p.m. Sept. 19, The Storybook Shoppe, 41A Calhoun St., Bluffton. Free. 843-757-2600. www.thestorybookshoppe.com

"ARRRGH! It's Talk Like a Pirate Day": 4 p.m. Sept. 19, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-255-6529. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Bedtime stories with Mr. Greg, for ages 3 and up: 6:45 p.m. Sept. 20, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-255-6529. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"The Girl Effect -- Dress for Success Fashion Show for Teens": 5 p.m. Sept. 27, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-255-6529. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Sixth annual Pedal 4 Kids Community Ride: Benefits Boys & Girls Club of Hilton Head Island. 7:30 a.m. Sept. 29, Hilton Head Island High School, 70 Wilborn Road, Hilton Head Island. 40-mile, 25-mile, 20-mile, 10-mile and a Family Fun Ride. $30; $10 for students ages 6-18; free for children 5 and younger. 843-694-3197. www.pedal4kids.com

"Build a Kite": 1 p.m. Sept. 29, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-255-6529. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Preschool storytime for ages 3-5: 10 a.m. Mondays and 1 p.m. Wednesdays Oct. 1-31, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-255-6529. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Wee Read stories for kids up to age 3: 11 a.m. Mondays, Oct. 1-29, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-255-6529. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Magic Carpet tales for ages 8-11: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 4, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-255-6529. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Kite Flying: 1 p.m. Oct. 6, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-255-6529. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

LEGO Fun for ages 4 and older: 4-5:30 p.m. Oct. 11, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-255-6529. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"In the Sea There Are Crocodiles" teen book discussion: 6 p.m. Oct. 16, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-255-6529. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Hands-On Fun for kids up to age 3: 10-11 a.m. Oct. 17, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-255-6529. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Wrestlemania Teen Read Challenge: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 18, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-255-6529. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Bedtime stories with Mr. Greg for ages 3 and up: 6:45 p.m. Oct. 18, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-255-6529. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Camp TLC for ages 6-16: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 20, Sgt. Jasper Park, 1458 Red Dam Road, Hardeeville. Free. 843-706-2296. www.hospicecarelc.org

"The Mysteries of Harris Burdick" writing project: 4:30 p.m. Oct. 25, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-255-6529. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"Halloween Frights" -- stories and fun for first- through third-graders: 4 p.m. Oct. 29, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-255-6529. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"Creepy Tales for Halloween," for fourth-graders and older: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 30, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-255-6529. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"Moonlight Creature Feature," presented by the Coastal Discovery Musem for ages 7-10: 6:30-9 p.m. Nov. 16, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $25; $20 for members. 843-689-3033, ext. 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org

Disney on Ice -- Worlds of Fantasy: Nov. 29-Dec. 2, Martin Luther King Jr. Arena, Savannah Civic Center, 301 W. Oglethorpe Ave., Savannah. $12-$40. 912-651-6556. www.savannahga.gov/cityweb/civiccenter.nsf

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

Kids Helping Kids Help the Environment Beach Cleanup: 8:30-10:30 a.m. Sept. 15, Mitchellville Beach State Park, 124 Mitchelville Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-837-4005

24th annual Beach Sweep/River Sweep: 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 15, Oyster Factory Park, 75 Wharf St., Bluffton. 843-706-4593

"Marine Predators of Port Royal Sound," presented by fisherman Dave Harter: 3 p.m. Sept. 19, Discovery House, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $7. 843-689-6767, ext. 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org

"Learn to Throw a Cast Net," presented by local angler Scott Moody: 3 p.m. Sept. 24 and Oct. 9 and 16, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $10 for ages 12 and older. Reservations required. 843-689-6767, ext. 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org

"Lowcountry Snakes," presented by Tony Mills, education director for the LowCountry Institute: 3-4 p.m. Sept. 26, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $7. Reservations required. 843-689-6767, ext. 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org

Safe Boating Course, presented by Hilton Head Sail & Power Squadron: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 13 and 20, Hilton Head Boat House, 450 Squire Pope Road, Hilton Head Island. $75 a person; $100 a couple; $20 extra for boating excursion. 843-785-8876. www.hhsps.org

"Fangs and Stangs -- Insects and Other Animals That Bite and Sting," presented by Oldfield Club naturalist Marvin Bouknight: 3 p.m. Oct. 25, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $7. 843-689-6767, ext. 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org

"Whales of South Carolina," presented by veterinarian Al Segars: 3 p.m. Nov. 14, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $7. 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

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

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

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

Pick Pocket Plantation Farmers Market: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, behind 54 Robert Smalls Parkway, Beaufort. There is a sign marking the entrance to the farm. 203-417-7512. www.pickpocketplantation.com/farmersmarket

LT. DAN WEEKEND

Fishing clinics, led by O'Neill Williams and Flip Pallot: noon Sept. 13, Palm Key Nature Resort, Ridgeland. Pallot's fly-casting clinic costs $100. www.ldw3.com

Third annual Lt. Dan Golf Classic (Scramble): 9:30 a.m. Sept. 14, Sanctuary Golf Course, Cat Island. $100. 843-473-5165. www.ldw3.com

Vetpalooza Military Tribute Concert, with Rockie Lynne and opening acts Machine Gun and Outlaw 21: 7 p.m. Sept. 14, Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, Beaufort. $10; free for military ID card holders. 434-409-0506. www.ldw3.com

Lt. Dan Independence Ride and 5K Run: 8 a.m. Sept. 15, Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, Geiger Boulevard, Beaufort. $35; $20 for active duty; free for wounded veterans. www.active.com/running/beaufort-sc/ldw3-independence-5k-run-and-ride-2012

Third annual Independence Fund benefit concert, with Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band and opening acts Bounty Hutner and Berry Michael: 7 p.m. Sept. 15, Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, Beaufort. $20 in advance; $25 day of show. 434-409-0506. www.ldw3.com

FESTIVALS, CELEBRATIONS AND BENEFITS

Palmetto Bluff Coastal Living Style home tour: Benefits the Bluffton Boys & Girls Club. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; noon-3 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 4, River Road Neighborhood, Palmetto Bluff. $10. www.palmettobluffresort.com

Princess Warriors cornhole tournament: Benefits Princess Warriors' Mission trip to Africa. 6-9 p.m. Sept. 14, Okatie Ale House, 25 William Pope Drive, Bluffton. $20 a team. 843-338-9000. www.princesswarriors.net

Third annual Coastal Clean Water Festival, presented by Hilton Head Preparatory School, with the Chilly Willy Band and Domino Theory with Candace Woodson: 5-10 p.m. Sept. 15, Shelter Cove Harbour, Hilton Head Island. communications@hhprep.org

Tips for Tails: Benefits Brooke's Haven Animal Rescue. 5-9 p.m. Sept. 15, 9 Promenade, 9 Promenade St., Bluffton. Free. 843-757-7387. www.brookeshaven.org

Inaugural Fashion Show, presented by Central Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church's Christian Education Ministry: 7 p.m. Sept. 15, Park Lane Hotel & Suites, 12 Park Lane, Hilton Head Island. $15; $5 for children. 843-298-2059

Third annual Community Fair: 1-4 p.m. Sept. 16, Jarvis Creek Park, 100 Jarvis Creek Park Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-441-8664. www.hiltonheadsdachurch.com

"An Afternoon with the Ladies in Red and White Fundraiser," presented by the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority: 2-5 p.m. Sept. 16, The Jazz Corner, 1000 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $25. 843-842-8620. www.thejazzcorner.com

Bowling for a Park: Benefits Bluffton Dog Park. 6-8 p.m. Sept. 16, Station 300, 25 Innovation Drive, Bluffton. $25. 843-709-0880. www.ptrtennis.org

Third annual Lowcountry Diaper Drive: Benefits Bluffton Self Help and the Deep Well Project. 5-8 p.m. Sept. 18, Chick-fil-A, 9 Malphrus Road, Bluffton. ljacobi22@gmail.com

Blufftemberfest Sunset Party: Benefits Palmetto Animal League. 5-9:30 p.m. Sept. 21, Bluffton Oyster Factory Park, 63 Wharf St., Bluffton. $5; free for kids 12 and under. 843-757-8520. www.bearfootsports.com

31st annual "An Evening of the Arts," presented by Island School Council for the Arts: 6:30-10 p.m. Sept. 21, Sea Pines Country Club, Hilton Head Island. $125. 843-368-8486

Italian Heritage Festival: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 22, Shelter Cove Community Park, 30 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $5. 843-705-9048. www.islandreccenter.org

Kool Katz and Dapper Dawgz Brunch with musician Bobby Ryder: Benefits Palmetto Animal League. 11:30 a.m. Sept. 23, Sigler's Rotisserie and Seafood, 12 Sheridan Park Circle, Bluffton. $55. 843-368-5358

Savannah Jazz Festival: Sept. 23-30. Savannah. Various locations. Free. www.savannahjazzfestival.org

Hospice Care of the Lowcountry Memorial Picnic: noon-2 p.m. Sept. 29, Jarvis Creek Park, 100 Jarvis Park Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-706-2296. www.hospicecarelc.org

Health, Beauty and Fashion Expo 2012: 2:30-5:30 p.m. Sept. 29, The Hamilton Group, 23 Hamilton Place, Yemassee. $10 in advance; $13 at the door. 843-726-3396

First Presbyterian Church pancake breakfast: Benefits youth projects. 7:30-10:30 a.m. Oct. 6, Applebee's, 200 Museum St., Hilton Head Island. $6. 843-681-3696

Beaufort Shrimp Festival: 6 p.m. Oct. 5; 11 a.m. Oct. 6, Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, Beaufort. Free. www.downtownbeaufort.com/beaufort-shrimp-festival

Pancake breakfast: Benefits the Lowcountry Coalition Against Human Trafficking. 7:30-10 a.m. Oct. 13, Applebee's, 200-A Museum St., Hilton Head Island. $5. 843-689-8080

Lowcountry Rockin' The Pink Breast Cancer Walk, sponsored by Bluffton Fire Department Auxiliary: 8:15 a.m. Oct. 13, Red Cedar Elementary School, 10 Box Elder St., Bluffton. $15. 843-757-2800

28th annual Chili Cookoff, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club: noon-4 p.m. Oct. 13, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $10 in advance; $12 at the door. 843-689-6767. www.coastaldiscovery.org

Burgers & Brew Fall Festival: Benefits the Hilton Head Island Recreation Association Children's Scholarship Fund. Noon-6 p.m. Oct. 13, Shelter Cove Community Park, 39 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $5; $5 for kid zone. 843-681-7273. www.islandreccenter.org

"Oysters by the Bay," hosted by The Technical College of the Lowcountry Foundation: Benefits TCL. 6-9 p.m. Oct. 13, The Technical College of the Lowcountry, 921 Ribaut Road, Beaufort. $25. 843-525-8294. www.tcl.edu/oysters

America LowCountry Chapter dinner, presented by Military Officers Association of America: 6 p.m. Oct. 15, Beaufort Holiday Inn, 2225 Boundary St., Beaufort. $25.50. 843-525-0795

Bluffton High School JROTC Booster Club Community yard sale: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 20, Bluffton High School, 12 H.E. McCracken Circle, Bluffton. $25 for one spot; $40 for two. 843-757-7812

First annual New River Auto Mall Latin Music Festival, presented by La Isla Magazine: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 21, Shelter Cove Community Park, Hilton Head Island. $2. 843-681-2393

Bluffton International and Craft Beer Festival: 2-6 p.m. Nov. 3, Calhoun Street Promenade, 2 Calhoun St., Bluffton. $15; $20 at door. 843-757-8520. www.blufftonbeerfest.com

Sixth annual Music to Your Mouth food and wine festival: Nov. 14-18, Palmetto Bluff, 1 Village Park Square, Bluffton. Culinary festival is 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 17; cost is $225. 866-706-6565. www.musictoyourmouth.com

10th annual Community Christmas Day Dinner: Benefits Meals on Wheels and Second Helpings. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 25, Milemarker 59 Lounge, The Beach House, a Holiday Inn Resort, 1 South Forest Beach Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-705-5725. 843-304-1086

TOURNAMENTS, WALKS AND RACES

PEP Golf Tourney: Benefits Programs for Exceptional People. 9 a.m. Sept. 14, Crescent Pointe Golf Club, 1 Crescent Circle, Bluffton. $125 a player; $400 for team of four. 843-681-8413

Tunnel to Towers Run Savannah 5K race, presented by Wells Fargo Advisors: To honor 9/11 firefighters. 8 a.m. Sept. 15, Orleans Square, Savannah. $30. www.t2trun.org

17th annual Kiwanis Club of Beaufort scholarship golf tournament: 8:30 a.m. Sept. 22, Ocean Point Golf Club, Fripp Island. $85. 843-263-3482

Seventh annual NAMI Beaufort County Walk: 10 a.m. Sept. 22, Coligny Beach, Hilton Head Island. www.namiwalks.org/beaufortcounty

Sixth annual Pedal 4 Kids Community Ride: Benefits Boys & Girls Club of Hilton Head Island. 7:30 a.m. Sept. 29, Hilton Head Island High School, 70 Wilborn Road, Hilton Head Island. 40-mile, 25-mile, 20-mile, 10-mile and a Family Fun Ride. $30; $10 for students ages 6-18; free for children 5 and younger. 843-694-3197. www.pedal4kids.com

Fifth annual Tiger Bass 10K, 5K and 1-mile fun run/walk: 9 a.m. Sept. 29, Lakeside Amenity Village, 200 Hampton Lake Crossing, Bluffton. $35 for 10K; $30 for 5K; $15 for 1-mile fun run/walk for ages 13 and over; free for ages 12 and under. 843-836-7463. www.hamptonlake.com

15th annual Hilton Head Regional Habitat for Humanity golf tournament and silent auction: Benefits The Glen, a Habitat for Humanity community. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 1, Oldfield Golf Club, 9 Oldfield Way, Bluffton. $125; $30 for dinner and auction only. 843-342-8004. richard.spiehs@suntrust.com. www.habitathhi.org

Beaufort Shrimp Festival 5K: 8 a.m. Oct. 6, Bay and Newcastle Streets, Beaufort. $25. www.downtownbeaufort.com

Popcorn Shrimp Run for ages 7 and under: 8:45 a.m. Oct. 6, Bay and Newcastle Streets, Beaufort. $10. www.downtownbeaufort.com

22nd annual Hargray Hilton Head Bridge Run: 8 a.m. Oct. 21, Crossings Park, 4 Haig Point Circle, Hilton Head Island. $25 pre-registration. 843-757-8520. www.bearfootsports.com

Bluffton Zombie Run: 5 p.m. Oct. 27, Calhoun Street Promenade, 2 Calhoun St., Bluffton. $18 pre-registration for children; $25 pre-registration for adults. 843-757-8520. www.bearfootsports.com

PaddleFest 2012: noon Nov. 3, Hunting Island State Park, Hunting Island. 843-379-4327. www.active.com

Savannah River Bridge Run: 8:15 a.m. for 5K; 9 a.m. for 10K, Dec. 1, Savannah. $25-$40. www.savannahriverbridgerun.com

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Beaufort Memorial Hospital birthing center tours: 7-8:30 p.m., first and third Mondays of the month, Beaufort Memorial Hospital, 955 Ribaut Road, Beaufort. Free. 843-522-5110. www.bmhsc.org

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

Qigong in the Park: 11-11:30 a.m. Saturdays, Shelter Cove Community Park, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-715-0104

Breastfeeding 101: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 26, Oct. 17, Nov. 28, Beaufort Memorial Hospital, classroom 350-C, 989 Ribaut Road, Beaufort. $20. 843-522-5570. www.bmhsc.org

Free vascular screenings, presented by Hilton Head Hospital: 9 a.m. Sept. 27, Hilton Head Hospital, 25 Hospital Center Blvd., Hilton Head Island. 877-582-2737

Health, Beauty and Fashion Expo 2012: 2:30-5:30 p.m. Sept. 29, The Hamilton Group, 23 Hamilton Place, Yemassee. $10 in advance; $13 at the door. 843-726-3396

Light Up the Links for Hospice Care of the Lowcountry: 6-10:30 p.m. Oct. 26, Spanish Wells Club, 1 Brams Point Road, Hilton Head Island. $60 for golfers; $25 for dinner and party only. 843-706-2296. www.hospicecarelc.org

Holiday fashion show and lunch: Benefits Hospice Care of the Lowcountry. 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. Nov. 7, Port Royal Clubhouse, 10 Clubhouse Drive, Hilton Head Island. $35. 843-706-2296. www.hospicecarelc.org

LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS

"Ethics in Journalism" panel discussion, presented as part of the "One County Reads One County" project: 1:30 p.m. Sept. 13, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-255-6525. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"How to Look at and Understand Great Art" DVD series featuring Professor Sharon Latchaw Hirsh: 2-4 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 13-27, Indigo Pines, 110 Gardner Drive, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-681-5060. www.artleaguehhi.org

"Islam and Muslim Life in Modern Southwest Asia," presented as part of the "One County Reads One Country" project: 11 a.m. Sept. 15, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. Free. 843-255-6503. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"Grafting," with Ned Rahn, presented by the Lowcountry Master Gardeners Association as part of the Lunch and Learn series: 11:30 a.m. Sept. 15, Port Royal Farmers Market, Heritage Park, Port Royal. Free. www.lowcountrymga.org

"Syria Revisited -- Summer Events and International Responses," presented by The Middle East Forum: 1-3 p.m. Sept. 19, Hilton Head Island Library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-682-2765. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"Marine Predators of Port Royal Sound," presented by fisherman Dave Harter: 3 p.m. Sept. 19, Discovery House, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $7. 843-689-6767, ext. 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org

Beaufort County youth conference: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 22, Technical College of the Lowcountry, 921 Ribaut Road, Beaufort. 843-838-2903

"The Low Country Before the Europeans," presented by Bill Altstaetter, chairman of history studies at the Heritage Library Foundation: 1:30-3 p.m. Sept. 25, Heritage Library, 852 William Hilton Parkway, Suite 2A, Hilton Head Island. $8 for members; $10 for nonmembers; $12 for member couples; $15 for nonmember couples. 843-686-6560. www.heritagelib.org

"Lowcountry Snakes," presented by Tony Mills, education director for the LowCountry Institute: 3-4 p.m. Sept. 26, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $7. Reservations required. 843-689-6767, ext. 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org

"The First Europeans in the Carolinas," presented by Bill Altstaetter, chairman of history studies at the Heritage Library Foundation: 1:30-3 p.m. Oct. 2, Heritage Library, 852 William Hilton Parkway, Suite 2A, Hilton Head Island. $8 for members; $10 for nonmembers; $12 for member couples; $15 for nonmember couples. 843-686-6560. www.heritagelib.org

"The English Settlement," presented by Bill Altstaetter, chairman of history studies at the Heritage Library Foundation: 1:30-3 p.m. Oct. 9, Heritage Library, 852 William Hilton Parkway, Suite 2A, Hilton Head Island. $8 for members; $10 for nonmembers; $12 for member couples; $15 for nonmember couples. 843-686-6560. www.heritagelib.org

"A Conversation with Clara Barton," presented by Rosemary Staples, dramatic interpreter at the Heritage Library Foundation: 2-3:30 p.m. Oct. 14, Heritage Library, 852 William Hilton Parkway, Suite 2A, Hilton Head Island. $8 for members; $10 for nonmembers; $12 for member couples; $15 for nonmember couples. 843-686-6560. www.heritagelib.org

"From Revolution to Rebellion," presented by Bill Altstaetter, chairman of history studies at the Heritage Library Foundation: 1:30-3 p.m. Oct. 16, Heritage Library, 852 William Hilton Parkway, Suite 2A, Hilton Head Island. $8 for members; $10 for nonmembers; $12 for member couples; $15 for nonmember couples. 843-686-6560. www.heritagelib.org

"Occupation and Isolation," presented by Bill Altstaetter, chairman of history studies at the Heritage Library Foundation: 1:30-3 p.m. Oct. 23, Heritage Library, 852 William Hilton Parkway, Suite 2A, Hilton Head Island. $8 for members; $10 for nonmembers; $12 for member couples; $15 for nonmember couples. 843-686-6560. www.heritagelib.org

"Fangs and Stangs -- Insects and Other Animals That Bite and Sting," presented by Oldfied Club naturalist Marvin Bouknight: 3 p.m. Oct. 25, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $7. 843-689-6767, ext. 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org

"The First 'Snow Birds,'" presented by Bill Altstaetter, chairman of history studies at the Heritage Library Foundation: 1:30-3 p.m. Oct. 30, Heritage Library, 852 William Hilton Parkway, Suite 2A, Hilton Head Island. $8 for members; $10 for nonmembers; $12 for member couples; $15 for nonmember couples. 843-686-6560. www.heritagelib.org

"Welcome to the World! Hilton Head Island from 1950 to 2012," presented by Norman Harberger, member of the Heritage Library Foundation: 1:30-3 p.m. Nov. 13, Heritage Library, 852 William Hilton Parkway, Suite 2A, Hilton Head Island. $8 for members; $10 for nonmembers; $12 for member couples; $15 for nonmember couples. 843-686-6560. www.heritagelib.org

"Whales of South Carolina," presented by veterinarian Al Segars: 3 p.m. Nov. 14, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $7. Reservations required. 843-689-6767, ext. 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org

CLUBS AND SPECIAL INTERESTS

Free one-hour family research assistance at the Heritage Library: 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays through September, Heritage Library, Savannah Bank Building, 852 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. Reservations required. 843-686-6560. www.heritagelib.org

Hilton Head Island Beginner Bridge: 2 p.m. Mondays, Port Royal Plaza, Hilton Head Island. 843-785-7933

Knights of Columbus Charity Bingo: Benefits Beaufort community charities. 7 p.m. Mondays, Knights of Columbus, 210 Ribaut Road, Beaufort. 843-522-3531

Hilton Head Island Intermediate Bridge: 10 a.m. Tuesdays, Port Royal Plaza, Hilton Head Island. 843-785-7933

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

Embroiderers Guild of America: 1 p.m., first Tuesday of the month through June, Country Club of Hilton Head, 70 Skull Creek Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-5090. ajfan1015@aol.com

Hilton Head Island Bridge Brush-up: 10 a.m. Fridays, Port Royal Plaza, Hilton Head Island. 843-785-7933

FastTrackers Toastmasters Club: 7:45-8:45 a.m. Fridays, Palmetto Electric Community Room, 111 Mathews Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-384-5486. www.toastmastershhi.com

Dos Lupes Gun Club open house: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays through December, Dos Lupes Gun Club, Ridgeland. 843-842-6268. www.targetgunrange.com

Hilton Head Island Partner Dance Society: Organizing for ballroom, Latin, swing, Argentine tango and more. 609-731-3024. hhipds@gmail.com

Beaufort Republican Women's Club luncheon, featuring State Rep. Shannon Erickson: 11:30 a.m. Sept. 13, Cat Island Grill, 8 Waveland Ave., Beaufort. $17. 843-338-1824

The Thomas Heyward, Jr. Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, featuring the Parris Island Commanding General: noon Sept. 13, Traditions Restaurant, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island. 843-525-0158

Hilton Head Island Ski Club: 5-7 p.m. Sept. 14, Mangiamos, 2000 Main St., Hilton Head Island. 843-68l-4181. www.hiltonheadislandskiclub.com

Women's Association of Hilton Head Island fall luncheon: 10 a.m Sept. 19, Omni Hilton Head Resort, Palmetto Dunes, Hilton Head Island. 843-815-5636

Lowcountry Christian Women's Connection lunch/fashion show: 1:30 a.m. Sept. 19, Hampton Hall Club House, 170 Hampton Hall Blvd., Bluffton. $24. Prepay by Sept. 12. 843-705-7950

Palmetto Quilt Guild meeting, featuring Jan Vaine: 1 p.m. Sept. 20, Christ Lutheran Church, 829 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $5 for nonmembers. 843-757-2613. www.palmettoquiltguild.org

The Sea Island Quilters, featuring Rhonda Jordan: 6 p.m. Sept. 20, Praise Assembly, 800 Parris Island Gateway, Beaufort. 843-524-1755.

Hilton Head Island Partner Dance Society: 7 p.m. Sept. 22, Move and Motion, 21 Cardinal Road, Hilton Head Island. $10. 609-731-3024

Bluffton Business Expo, presented by the Greater Bluffton Chamber of Commerce: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 25, Fred Astaire Dance Studio, 1300 Fording Island Road, Bluffton. Booths start at $250. Attendance is free. 843-757-1010. www.blufftonchamberofcommerce.org

Bluffton Quarterly Business Social: 5:30-7 p.m. Sept. 25, Fred Astaire Dance Studio, 1300 Fording Island Road, Bluffton. $10 for members; $20 for guests. 843-757-1010. www.blufftonchamberofcommerce.org

"Starting Family Research: A Two-Session Class for Beginners," presented by Nancy Burke, librarian of the Heritage Library Foundation: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sept. 26 and Oct. 3, Heritage Library, 852 William Hilton Parkway, Suite 2A, Hilton Head Island. $40 for members; $45 for nonmembers. 843-686-6560. www.heritagelib.org

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Group: 5:30-7 p.m. Sept. 26, Corks, 1 Promenade St., Bluffton. www.hiltonheadchamber.org

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce State of the Region Breakfast: 8-11 a.m. Oct. 3, The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa, 2 Grasslawn Ave., Hilton Head Island. www.hiltonheadchamber.org

"Get with the Program! Using Family Tree Maker 2012," presented by Carol Clemens, volunteer with the Heritage Library Foundation: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 17, Heritage Library, 852 William Hilton Parkway, Suite 2A, Hilton Head Island. $20 for members; $25 for nonmembers. 843-686-6560. www.heritagelib.org

"Genealogy on the Web," presented by Linda Piekut, director of IT services at the Heritage Library Foundation: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 24, Heritage Library, 852 William Hilton Parkway, Suite 2A, Hilton Head Island. $20 for members; $25 for nonmembers. 843-686-6560. www.heritagelib.org

Illinois Group: 7-9 p.m. Oct. 25, Pavilion in Sun City Hilton Head. $7. 843-705-9779. sanindex@schroederindexing.com

"Newspapers: A Genealogist's Treasure Trove," presented by Carol Clemens, volunteer at the Heritage Library Foundation: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 31, Heritage Library, 852 William Hilton Parkway, Suite 2A, Hilton Head Island. $20 for members; $25 for nonmembers. 843-686-6560. www.heritagelib.org

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Group: 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 31, Corks, 1 Promenade St., Bluffton. www.hiltonheadchamber.org

"Escape from the Usual Sources," presented by Carol Clemens, volunteer at the Heritage Library Foundation: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Nov. 7, Heritage Library, 852 William Hilton Parkway, Suite 2A, Hilton Head Island. $20 for members; $25 for nonmembers. 843-686-6560. www.heritagelib.org

"Creating Great Gifts: Turning your Photos and Genealogy Research into Great Gifts," presented by Carol Clemens, volunteer at the Heritage Library Foundation: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Nov. 14, Heritage Library, 852 William Hilton Parkway, Suite 2A, Hilton Head Island. $20 for members; $25 for nonmembers. 843-686-6560. www.heritagelib.org

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AND COMMUNITY SERVICE

Bluffton Self Help: Seeking volunteers for shifts 9 a.m.-1 p.m. or 1-4 p.m. Fridays to help in both food and clothing areas. Volunteers also needed to sub, help with events and for office duties. 843-757-8000. www.blufftonselfhelp.org

Family Promise of Beaufort County: Front desk volunteers needed to answer phones, greet guests and handle light office work in four-hour shifts Monday-Friday. 843-815-4211

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

Habitat ReStore: Volunteers are needed for the restore located at 1223 May River Road in Bluffton. The store is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. 843-757-5864. www.habitathhi.org

HELP of Beaufort: Volunteers sought to help sort and hang donated clothing 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday in Beaufort store, 1910 Baggett St., Beaufort. 843-524-1223

Hilton Head Island Elementary School: Seeking volunteers for tutoring program teaching first-graders in reading. One-on-one instruction two hours a week. 843-842-6640

Hilton Head Island Safe Harbour: Seeking volunteers at 4 Northride Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-671-7233 www.hhisafeharbour.org

Hospice Care of America: Direct patient care and administrative volunteers are needed. No experience necessary. 843-785-5901 on Hilton Head Island; 843-322-0063 in Beaufort

Hospital Auxiliary of Hilton Head Hospital/Coastal Carolina Hospital: Volunteers sought for both hospitals, as well as the Bluffton-Okatie Outpatient Center in all departments. 843-689-8201. www.hiltonheadregional.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

Sandalwood Community Food Pantry: Perishable and nonperishable food donations, especially for diabetics, sought for the pantry that is open Tuesdays and Fridays at 8 Hunter Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-645-0935. www.sandalwoodfoodbank.com

Service Corps of Retired Executives: Volunteers sought in the Beaufort area. SCORE provides mentoring for small businesses, nonprofit groups and anyone considering starting a business or nonprofit organization. 843-470-0800

Thumbs Up: Seeking volunteers for academic tutoring and other support. 843-379-8882. www.thumbsupbft.com

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

Kids Helping Kids Help the Environment Beach Cleanup: 8:30-10:30 a.m. Sept. 15, Mitchellville Beach State Park, 124 Mitchelville Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-837-4005

24th annual Beach Sweep/River Sweep: 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 15, Oyster Factory Park, 75 Wharf St., Bluffton. 843-706-4593

Third annual Lowcountry Diaper Drive: Benefits Bluffton Self Help and the Deep Well Project. 5-8 p.m. Sept. 18, Chick-fil-A, 9 Malphrus Road, Bluffton. ljacobi22@gmail.com

Fourth annual Death by Chocolate event, sponsored by Girl Scouts of Eastern S.C.: Chefs and chocolate vendors needed for the Sept. 27 event at the Westin Hilton Head Island Resort. 843-342-6932

MLK Fifth Saturday Community Service Day, sponsored by the MLK Jr. Celebration Planning Committee: 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 29, All Saints Episcopal Church, 3001 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. Free breakfast 8-9 a.m. Volunters of all ages welcome. Wear work clothes and closed-toe work shoes. There will be indoor and outdoor projects and each project has a leader. 843-290-5943

ETC.

AARP driver safety program courses: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 15, Sun City Hilton Head. $14 for materials; $12 for members. 843-705-5692

AARP driver safety program courses: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 20, Sun City Hilton Head. $14 for materials; $12 for members. 843-705-5692

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