Calendar of Lowcountry Events ... Feb. 14 and beyond

calendar@islandpacket.comFebruary 13, 2013 

"We Sing Love," a Mary Green Chorale Concert, featuring The Lomazov/Rackers Piano Duo, Laura Sutton Floyd and Russell Floyd: Benefits NAMI Beaufort County. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16, All Saints Episcopal Church, 3001 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. $75 "angel" admission; $35 general; $5 for students. 843-681-2200, ext. 2

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"A Skull in Connemara": 8 p.m. through Feb. 17 with Sunday matinees at 2 p.m., South Carolina Repertory Company, 136B Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. $28 for seniors; $30 for adults; $15 for students/military. 843-342-2057. www.hiltonheadtheatre.com

"I Hate Hamlet," presented by the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina: through Feb. 25, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $44 for adults, $31 for children. 843-842-2787. www.artshhi.com

"Annie," presented by May River Theatre Co.: 8 p.m. Feb. 15, 16, 22 and 23, 3 p.m. Feb. 10, 17 and 24, Bluffton Town Hall's Ulmer Auditorium, 20 Bridge St., Bluffton. $20. 843-837-7798. www.mayriverhteatre.com

"Legally Blonde," presented by Hilton Head Preparatory School: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14-16; 2 p.m. Feb. 17, Hilton Head Island High School's Visual and Performing Arts Center, 70 Wilborn Road, Hilton Head Island. $20 for adults; $10 for students; $15 for seniors 60 and older. 404-538-0333. www.hhprep.org

"High School Musical 2," presented by Hilton Head Christian Academy: 7 p.m. March 14-16, Hilton Head High School Visual and Performing Arts Center, 70 Wilborn Road, Hilton Head Island. $12; $8 for students. 843-681-2878

Auditions

"The Music Man," presented by May River Theatre Company: 6-8 p.m. Feb. 25-26, Bluffton Town Hall, Ulmer Auditorium, 20 Bridge St., Bluffton. All ages are welcome. Those auditioning should be prepared to sing 16 bars of music. An accompanist will be provided. Dress in comfortable clothing and shoes (for possible dance numbers). Performance dates are May 10-12, 17-18-and 24-26. 843-837-7798

Dance

Wona Womalan West African Drum and Dance Master classes: 5:30-7 p.m. Feb. 22, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $20. 843-686-3945, ext. 233. www.artshhi.com

Music

"Music of the Masters," featuring pianist Sanford Jones, presented by Providence Presbyterian Church: 5:30 p.m. Feb. 15, Providence Presbyterian Church, 171 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. Free, but donations go to Gullah Museum of Hilton Head. 843-384-6232

Music at the Bluffton library: 10:30 a.m. Feb. 16, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. Free. 843-255-6510. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"We Sing Love," a Mary Green Chorale Concert, featuring The Lomazov/Rackers Piano Duo, Laura Sutton Floyd and Russell Floyd: Benefits NAMI Beaufort County. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16, All Saints Episcopal Church, 3001 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. $75 "angel" admission; $35 general; $5 for students. 843-681-2200, ext. 2

St. Andrew By-The-Sea United Methodist Church concert, featuring organist Debby Graves and Friends: 4 p.m. Feb. 17, St. Andrew By-The-Sea, 20 Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-785-4711. www.hhiumc.com

An Evening with the Branford Marsalis Quartet: 8 p.m. Feb. 18, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $100. 843-842-2787. www.artshhi.com

The Stars from The Temptations, Platters, Coasters and Drifters: 7 p.m. Feb. 23, Hilton Head Island High School Visual and Performing Arts Center, 70 Wilbon Road, Hilton Head Island. Buy one, get one free tickets until Jan. 30. $40-$60. 877-398-3756

Lumber River Quartet in Concert: 11 a.m. Feb. 24, Grays Hill Baptist Church, 2749 Trask Parkway, Beaufort. Free. 843-846-2797. www.grayshillbaptist.org

"Color and Light," presented by Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra: 4 p.m. Feb. 24; 8 p.m. Feb. 25, First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-2055. www.hhso.org

Christopher Berg -- Classical Guitar and Lute, sponsored by Fripp Island Friends of Music: 5 p.m. Feb. 24, Fripp Island Community Centre, 205 Tarpon Blvd, Fripp Island. $25; $10 for students. 843-838-6655. www.islc.net/friendsofmusic

"Bavarian Bastions," presented by Beaufort Symphony Orchestra: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28 and 3 p.m. March 3, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $37.50; $20 for children. 800-595-4849. www.beaufortorchestra.org

Songwriters in the Round -- The Carolina Series: 3 p.m. March 3, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $17; $12 for students 13 and older; $7 for children 12 and younger; $12 for groups of 10 or more. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

Savannah Winds Spring Concert: 7:30 p.m. March 5, Armstrong Atlantic State University, 11935 Abercorn St., Savannah. $14. 912-344-3169

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

"Hollywood Extravaganza," presented by Beaufort Symphony Orchestra: 7:30 p.m. April 18, and 3 p.m. April 21, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $37.50; $20 for children. 800-595-4849. www.beaufortorchestra.org

"America Sings" Memorial Day concert, presented by 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; 843-682-8250. www.hhibarbershoppers.org

Beaufort Belles Women's Chorus: New members welcome. 4:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays, Sea Island Presbyterian Church choir room, 81 Lady's Island Drive, Lady's Island. 843-838 2643

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

Gloria Dalvini and "Southern Scenes" art show, presented by the Beaufort Art Association: through Feb. 16, Beaufort Art Association Gallery, 913 Bay St. Beaufort. 843-521-4444. www.beaufortartassociation.com

Art Academy of Art League of Hilton Head student exhibit: through Feb. 28, Art Academy, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-5738

Sea Glass by Greg Rawls: through Feb. 28, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. Free. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

"The Artists of Sea Pines": through May 8, CSA Gallery, 175 Greenwood Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-363-6961

"The Homecoming," featuring the works of Terry Richard: Opening reception is 5-8 p.m. Feb. 8, Picture This Galllary, 78D Arrow Road, Hilton Head Island. Exhibit runs Feb. 4-March 2. 843-842-5299. www.picturethishiltonhead.com

God's Gifts for God's Children: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 9, Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 351 Buckwalter Parkway, Bluffton. 843-705-4447

Pine Needle Basketry Demonstrations, featuring Donna Ireton, presented by the Art League of Hilton Head: 1-4 p.m. Feb. 12, 19 and 26, Art League's Walter Greer Gallery, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-2399. www.artleaguehhi.org

The Old Town Bluffton Art District Winter Art Walk: 3-7 p.m. Feb. 15, Old Town Bluffton. 843-757-8185

All Saints Episcopal Church Garden Tour's Exhibit of Floral Art: 5-7 p.m. Feb. 19, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-540-9775. www.allsaintsgardentour.com

Silhouette Cuttings by Clay Rice, sponsored by Historic Beaufort Foundation: noon-3 p.m. Feb. 24, Verdier House, 801 Bay St., Beaufort. $42. 843-379-3331. www.historicbeaufort.org

Open studios and classes

Basketry Basics and Beyond Workshop with Kim Keats: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 16, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $55. 843-384-2435. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

"Concentration on Color," with Jim Lewis: 2-4 p.m. Feb. 26, Beaufort Art Association Gallery, 913 Bay St., Beaufort. $42. 843-838-3205

Sea Glass -- Introduction to Glass Fusing with Greg Rawls: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 28, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $75. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

Jewelry Making: 4:30 p.m. March 19, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Intro to Plein Air Painting with Daryl Urig: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 25-26, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. March 27-28, Art League of Hilton Head, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $425. 843-681-5060. www.hhal.org

Call for artists

Call for Liars -- The Liars Competition at the Big Story Fest: Open to all styles, ages, residences. Preliminaries are Feb. 17, March 10, March 24; wildcard and finale are April 11-14, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $5-$10 registration fee. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

Film

Lunchtime Movie Series: noon Tuesdays, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. Free. Bring a lunch and enjoy a movie. 843-255-6503. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"Hell and Mr. Fudge," featuring an appearance by the producer: 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24; 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28, Park Plaza Cinemas, 33 Office Park Road, Hilton Head Island. $10. 843-715-0479

Literary

"Truer Words," a storytelling performance by author Kim Poovey: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15 and 16, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $17; $12 for students 13 and older; $7 for children 12 and younger; $12 for groups of 10 or more. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

"Short Story One, Two, Three," presented by J. C. Fewell, author of "Hurricane Sisters": 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Feb. 16-March 23, Technical College of the Lowcountry, 921 Ribaut Road, Beaufort. 843-525-8205

"Books Sandwiched in 2013" series, featuring "The Paris Wife," by Paula McLain, presented by Nan Sutton: noon Feb. 18, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. Free. 843-694-2864. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Book signing with J.C. Fewell, author of "Hurricane Sisters": 1-3 p.m. Feb. 18, Books N Brew Bookstore, Suite 102 Okatie Village Drive, Bluffton. 843-705-9797

Book signing with George Campbell, author of "What's Next George": 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 23, Island Bagel Company, 841 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 888-361-9473

"Books Sandwiched in 2013" series, featuring "Steve Jobs: A Biography," by Walter Isaacson, presented by Joan Gilchrist: noon Feb. 25, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. Free. 843-694-2864. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Book review featuring "Crescent," by Diana AbuJaber, reviewed by Jack Shaheen: noon Feb. 27, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-255-6500

Celebrate Dr. Seuss's Birthday: 2 p.m. March 2, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"Books Sandwiched in 2013" series, featuring "The House of God -- The Classic Novel of Life and Death in an American Hospital," by Samuel Shem, presented by Dr. Thomas Downs: noon March 4, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. Free. 843-694-2864. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

KIDS AND FAMILIES

Junior Book Club with Darlene, for ages 10-12: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesdays through March 19, Beaufort library, 311 Scott St., Beaufort. Free. 843-255-6441. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Toddler Time with Darlene, for ages 2-3: 10-11 a.m. Wednesdays through March 20, Beaufort library, 311 Scott St., Beaufort. Free. 843-255-6441. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Lapsit with Scott, for ages 2 and younger: 11:15-11:45 a.m. Wednesdays through March 20, Beaufort library, 311 Scott St., Beaufort. Free. 843-255-6441. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Storytime with Darlene, for ages 4-6: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Thursdays through March 21, Beaufort library, 311 Scott St., Beaufort. Free. 843-255-6441. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Bedtime Stories with Ms. Wendy, for ages 2-8: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 18, Panera Bread Cafe, Tanger 1, Bluffton. 843-255-6508

Youth ArtsFest Community Festival: noon-4 p.m. March 2, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. Free. www.artshhi.com

Celebrate Dr. Seuss's Birthday: 2 p.m. March 2, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Junior Book Club, for ages 7-12: 4 p.m. Mondays, March 4-25, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Storytimes for ages 2-6: 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays, March 5-26, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Thrilling Thursdays, for ages 12-18: 5 p.m. Thursdays, March 7-28, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Friends of the Library Super Saturday Family Program: 11 a.m. March 9, Hilton Head library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-255-6529

Bottlenose Dolphin and the Dolphin Project: 3 p.m. March 12, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $7. 843-689-6767, ext. 224

Bedtime Stories with Ms. Wendy, for ages 2-8: 6:30 p.m. March 18, Panera Bread Cafe, Tanger 1, Bluffton. 843-255-6508

ABC Reads "Ready Player One," by Ernest Cline: 4 p.m. March 26, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Bedtime Stories with Ms. Wendy for ages 2-8: 6:30 p.m. April 22, Panera Bread Cafe, Tanger 1, Bluffton. 843-255-6508

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

Imagination Hour Program: 10:30 a.m. Thursdays through October, The Sandbox Interactive Children's Museum, 18A Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. $7. 843-842-7645. www.thesandbox.org

OUTDOORS/WILDLIFE

The Clemson University Extension Service 2013 Master Gardener classes: 1-4 p.m. Wednesdays, March 6-June 5, Hilton Head Public Service District, 21 Oak Park Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-255-6060, ext. 117

FARMERS MARKETS

The Farmers Market of Bluffton: noon-4 p.m. Thursdays, Calhoun Street, Old Town Bluffton. www.farmersmarketbluffton.com

Port Royal Farmers Market: 10 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

FESTIVALS, CELEBRATIONS AND BENEFITS

Sweetheart Dance: Benfits Programs for Exceptional People. 7-10 p.m. Feb. 15, Hilton Head Beach & Tennis Resort, 40 Folly Field Road, Hilton Head Island. $20 in advance; $25 at the door. 843-681-8413

Jasper Animal Resuce Mission Adoptions: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 16, Petsmart, 30 Malphrus Road, Bluffton. $125 for dogs; $100 for cats. 843-726-7799. www.jarmission.org

Spaghetti dinner, provided by Beaufort Yellow Footprints Detachment of the Marine Corps League's Scholarship Fund: 1-6 p.m. Feb. 16, AmVets Hall, 1831 Ribaut Road, Port Royal. $10. 843-525-1059

First Gospel Extravaganza, presented by The Low Bottom Gullah Fest Committee and St. Luke Baptist Church: 5 p.m. Feb. 16, Academy for Career Excellence, 80 Lowcountry Drive, Ridgeland. $10 in advance; $12 at door. 843-247-2199

A Glide Down Venice Canals, the sixth annual Celebration of Justice: Benefits Lowcountry Legal Volunteers. 6 p.m. Feb. 16, Country Club of Hilton Head, 70 Skull Creek Drive, Hilton Head Island. $75. 843-815-1570. www.lclv.org

Bands, Brews & BBQ: Benefits Friends of Caroline Hospice. 6-9 p.m. Feb. 22; noon-4 p.m. Feb. 23, Parris Avenue, Port Royal. $20; $35 both days. 843-525-6257

Red Apron Chili Cookoff: Benefits Bluffton Self Help. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 23, Tanger 2 Outlets, Bluffton. $5. 843-757-8000. www.blufftonselfhelp.org

South Carolina Coastal Community Development Corporation Annual Oyster Roast: 3 p.m. Feb. 23, 2013, De Olde Packing Shed, St. Helena Food Center, St. Helena Island. $25. 843-262-2862

"Cocktails on the Cove": Benefits The Zoe Foundation's Harper Project. 6-9 p.m. Feb. 23, Ela's Blue Water Grille, Shelver Cove, Hilton Head Island. $45 before Feb. 15; $55 after Feb. 15. 404-933-0636. www.zoe-foundation.org

The Low Country Kappa Delta Alumnae Association Team Trivia Night: 7-9 p.m. Feb. 28, TailGators Bar and Grill, 430 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-384-4612. www.capabeaufort.org

Third annual A-Town Get Down Music & Arts Festival: 12 p.m.- midnight, March 2, Charles H. Morris Center, 10 E. Broad St., Savannah. $15 in advance; $20 at door; $10 for students, $15 for students at door; $40 for VIP passes; free for children 12 and younger. www.a-towngetdown.com

Youth ArtsFest Community Festival: noon-4 p.m. March 2, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. Free. www.artshhi.com

16th annual All Breed Dog Show, presented by Hilton Head Island Kennel Club: March 2-3, The Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-726-3237

Jewels and Jeans, sponsored by the Beaufort County School District Education Foundation Fundraiser: Benefits Beaufort County public school teachers and children. 6-9 p.m. March 2, Country Club of Hilton Head, 70 Skull Creek Drive, Hilton Head Island. $48. 843-322-2306. www.foundationedexcellence.com

"Cooks & Books": Benefits Literacy Volunteers of the Lowcountry. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. March 3, The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa, 2 Grasslawn Ave., Hilton Head Island. $15 in advance; $20 at the door. 843-815-6616. www.lowcountryliteracy.org

Savannah Stopover Music Festival: March 7-9. Various locations in and around downtown Savannah. $30 for a day pass; $75 for a three-day pass; $120 for VIP three-day pass. www.savannahstopover.com

Hilton Head Wine & Food Festival Grand Tasting and Silent Auction: 5:30-7:30 p.m. March 8, The Sea Pines Country Club, 30 Governors Road, Hilton Head Island. $90. 843-686-4944. www.hiltonheadwineandfood.com

Area In Motion Community Walk: 10-11 a.m., March 9, Hilton Head Island High School Track, 70 Wilborn Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-4800

Hilton Head Wine & Food Festival and Silent Auction: noon-3 p.m. March 9, The Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $50 general admission; military ID half price. 843-686-4944. www.hiltonheadwineandfood.com

"Evening Under the Oaks": Benefit Boys & Girls Club of Bluffton. 6 p.m. March 9, Belfair Clubhouse, Bluffton. $175. 843-379-5430. www.bgclowcountry.org

The Four Freshmen Benefit Event: 5 and 8 p.m. March 16, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $50. 843-842-2787. www.artshhi.com

Pre-Wingfest Party: 5-8 p.m. March 22, Shelter Cove Community Park, Hilton Head Island.

18th annual Wingfest: Benefits Hilton Head Island Recreation Association's Children's Scholarship Fund. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. March 23, Shelter Cove Community Park, Hilton Head Island. $5; children younger than 10 are free. 843-681-7273. www.islandreccenter.org

Hilton Head Island Seafood Fest: 5-8 p.m. April 5; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. April 6, Shelter Cove Community Park, Hilton Head Island. $5; free for children 12 and younger. www.davidmcarmines.org

Greater Bluffton Chamber of Commerce's Taste of Bluffton, presented by Covert Aire: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. April 13, State Street in the Bluffton Village, Bluffton. Free. 843-757-1010. www.tasteofbluffton.com

TOURNAMENTS, WALKS AND RACES

Citizens Opposed to Domestic Abuse Race 4 Love 5K Run/Walk: 10 a.m. Feb. 16, Cat Island. $25 for run; $20 for walk; $30/$25 for race day registration. 843-770-1074, ext. 221. www.codalowcountry.org

Face Your Fears Mud Run Challenge: Feb. 23, Palmetto Bluff, Bluffton. 843-304-2233

Sixth annual Robert B. Killenberger Memorial Charity Golf Tournament: 8:45 a.m. Feb. 26, Palmetto Hall Golf Club, 108 Fort Howell Drive, Hilton Head Island. $110 a player; $420 a foursome. 843-422-1453

Beaufort Young Life 2013 golf tournament: 12:30 p.m. April 22, Dataw Island Gold Club: 100 Dawtaw Club Road, St Helena Island. $100. 843-321-8441. www.beaufort.younglife.org

The 14th annual Zonta Club of Hilton Head Island Charity Golf Tournament: 1 p.m. April 27, Golden Bear Golf Club, 72 Golden Bear Way, Hilton Head Island. www.zontahhi.org

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Adult Grief Support Group: 11:30 a.m. every fourth Monday of the month, Friends of Caroline Hospice, 1110 13th St., Port Royal. 843-525-6257

Emotions Anonymous: 6:30 p.m. Mondays, 12-step program for emotional well being. 843-252-2479

Chain Gang Bicycle Club: 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Comfortable bike rides in the Hilton Head Island area, followed by a social lunch. 843-682-2018

Breastfeeding Support Group: 2:30-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Hilton Head Hospital, 25 Hospital Center Blvd., Hilton Head Island. Free. 1-877-582-2737

Grief Support Group: 3 p.m. second Thursday of each month, November-March, United Hospice, 1605 North St., Beaufort. 843-522-0476

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Chapter SC 0296: 9:30-9:45 a.m. weigh-in; 10:30 a.m. meeting Fridays, Faith Lutheran Church's Fellowship Hall, 1812 Boundary St., Beaufort. 843-379-3081

The Quest for Wellness: 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays through Feb. 26, First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-681-3696. www.fpchhi.org

Care for the Caregiver: 7 p.m. March 7, Indigo Pines Independent Retirement Living, 110 Gardner Drive, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-342-3228

LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS

Beaks for All Occasions, presented by Hilton Head Audubon Society: 3 p.m. Feb. 14, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-689-3033. www.hiltonheadaudubon.org

"Introduction to the 1940 Census" workshop: 4-6 p.m. Feb. 19, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479

"The Art of Scissor Cutting Accompanied by Story and Song," by Clay Rice: 3:30-4 p.m. Feb. 24, Verdier House, 801 Bay St., Beaufort. $15. 843-379-3331

92nd Street Y Lectures and Conversations webcast series with Brian Williams with Jonathan Tisch: 8 p.m. Feb. 27, Congregation Beth Yam, 4501 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. $10 for members; $15 for nonmembers. 843-689-2178. www.bethyam.org

"Lo & Behold: Tabby in Texas!," by Dr. Janet Gritzer: 5:30-7 p.m., March 4, Verdier House, 801 Bay St., Beaufort. $15-$30 for lecture; $19 for dinner at Saltus. 843-379-3331. www.historicbeaufort.org

Safe Boating Winter Seminar Series from the Hilton Head Sail & Power Squadron: 9-11 a.m. March 9, Hilton Head SHARE Center, 6 Office Way. Different topics covered each session. $40. 843-785-8876. leslie_gilroy@yahoo.com

"South Carolina's Rice Fields: Understanding the Historical and Ecological Significance of a Landscape," by Dr. Travis Folk: 5:30-7 p.m. March 25, Verdier House, 801 Bay St., Beaufort. $15-$30 for reception and lecture; $19 for dinner at Saltus. 843-379-3331. www.historicbeaufort.org

CLUBS AND SPECIAL INTERESTS

Bridge Clinics for Intermediate players: 10 a.m. Tuesdays, Bridge Club at Port Royal Plaza. $15 a session. 843-689-6239

Drinking Liberally: 5:30 p.m. first and third Tuesdays, Skull Creek Boathouse, 397 Squire Pope Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. chess@hargray.com

Alanon Steps and Study Group: noon Wednesdays, Sea Island Presbyterian Church, 81 Ladys Island Drive, Beaufort. 843-785-9630

Beaufort Shag Club: 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays and 8-11 p.m. Saturdays, Amvets Post 70, 1831 Ribaut Road, Beaufort. $25. Must register for lessons. 843-812-3486. www.beaufortshagclub.com

Hilton Head Miniaturists: Dollhouse-related miniatures. 1 p.m., first Thursday of every month, Palmetto Electric Community Room, 111 Mathews Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6986

Interfaith Friends -- A Social Group of Widows or Widowers (WOW): 7 p.m. every third Thursday, All Saints Episcopal Church, 3001 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. 843-301-1086

Bridge Workshops for Beginner Plus players: 10 a.m. Fridays, Bridge Club at Port Royal Plaza. $10 a session. 843-689-6239

Beaufort Kennel Club's Spring Obedience Classes: 9:30 a.m. Saturdays through March 9, Beaufort Kennel Club, 844 Ribaut Road, Beaufort. $90. 843-986-0834

Thomas Heyward Jr. Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution: 2 p.m. Feb. 14, Sea Islands Service Center, 408 Carteret St., Beaufort. 843-525-0158

Hilton Head Island Ski Club: 5-7 p.m. Feb. 15, 9 Promenade, The Promenade, Bluffton. 843-681-4181. www.hiltonheadislandskiclub.com

Lowcountry Christian Women's Connection: 11:30 a.m. Feb. 20, Hampton Hall Club House, Bluffton. $24. 843-705-7950

The Palmetto Quilt Guild monthly meeting: 1 p.m. Feb. 21, Hilton Head Beach and Tennis Resort, 40 Folly Field Road, Hilton Head Island. $5 fee for guests. 843-757-2613. www.palmettoquiltguild.org

The Sea Island Quilters: 6 p.m. Feb. 21, Praise Assembly, 800 Parris Island Gateway, Beaufort. 843-379-3353

Hilton Head for Peace "Judaism's Spiritual Lessons On Peace And Civility", featuring Rabbi Art Segal: 7 p.m. Feb. 21, Public Service Building Community Room, 21 Oak Park Drive, Hilton Head Island. Free. 603-264-6102

Military Association of America Low Country Chapter meeting and luncheon: 11:30 a.m. Feb. 22, Dataw Island Club, 100 Dataw Club Road, Dataw Island. $20. 843-524-5577. www.lcmoaa.pcriot.com

Jasper Animal Rescue Mission Adoptions: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 22, PetSmart, Cross Creek Shopping Center, 322 Robert Smalls Parkway, Beaufort. $100 for cats; $125 for dogs. 843-726-7799. www.jarmission.org

Jasper Animal Rescue Mission Adoptions: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 23, PetSmart, Cross Creek Shopping Center, 322 Robert Smalls Parkway, Beaufort. $100 for cats; $125 for dogs. 843-726-7799. www.jarmission.org

Bluffton American Legion, Post 205, Installation of Officer Dinner: 7 p.m. Feb. 23, The Elks Lodge, 23 Plantation Park Drive, Bluffton. $20. 843-304-4895

The American Association of University Women, featuring Jean Keefe: 6 p.m. Feb. 26, Technical College of the Lowcountry, 921 Ribaut Road, Beaufort. 843-522-2796

Camera Club of Hilton Head Island meeting: 7 p.m. Feb. 26, All Saints Episcopal Church, 3001 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. Free. www.cchhi.net

Bluffton Historical Preservation Society annual meeting, luncheon and lecture: noon Feb. 28, Bluffton United Methodist Church, 101 Calhoun St., Bluffton. $10. 843-757-6293

The Leadership Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Alumni Association social/educational event: 5 p.m. Feb. 28, Hudson's Seafood House on the Docks, 1 Hudson Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-363-4032

The Hilton Head Island Kennel Club's 16th annual All Breed Dog Show: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 2-3, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $5 parking for one day; $7 for two days. 843-726-3237

National Marquette Day: 1:30 p.m. March 2, Jump N Phils, 7 Greenwood Drive No. 3B, Hilton Head Island. 843-706-2406

Reinventing Our Careers: 11:45 a.m. March 6, First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-681-3696. www.fpchhi.org

Camera Club of Hilton Head Island -- Photography 101: 7 p.m. Thursdays, March 7-April 4, The LENS, Pineland Station, Hilton Head Island. $50 for members; $75 for nonmembers. 734-274-1796. www.cchhi.net

Safe Boating Winter Seminar Series from the Hilton Head Sail & Power Squadron: 9-11 a.m. March 9, Hilton Head SHARE Center, 6 Office Way. Different topics covered each session. $40. 843-785-8876. leslie_gilroy@yahoo.com

The Women's Business Expo: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. March 9, Ebenezer Church, 35 Pinckney Colony Road, Bluffton. 843-815-3115

The Palmetto Quilt Guild, featuring Teri Henderson Tope: 1 p.m. March 21, Hilton Head Beach and Tennis Resort, 40 Folly Field Road, Hilton Head Island. $5. 843-757-2613. www.palmettoquiltguild.org

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"How to Give the Best Presentation of Your Life": 2-3:30 p.m. Wednesdays through March 6, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-255-6525. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Getting started using your PC: 2-4 p.m. Feb. 15, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. Free. 843-255-6503. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

AARP Driver Safety Program Course: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 16, Sea Pines Community Center, Hilton Head Island. $14 for course materials; $12 for AARP members. 843-671-2594

AARP Driver Safety Program Course: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 16, Pinckney Hall, Sun City Hilton Head. $14 for course materials; $12 for AARP members. 843-705-5692

AARP Driver Safety Program Course: noon-4 p.m. Feb. 18, Colleton Regional Hospital. $14 for course materials; $12 for AARP members. 843-866-2313

iPad Basics: 2-4 p.m. Feb. 18, 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 21; Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. Free. 843-255-6503. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Introduction to Microsoft Word: 2-4 p.m. Feb. 18, Feb. 20, Feb. 22, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. Free. 843-255-6503. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Facebook 101: 10-11:30 a.m. Feb. 19, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. Free. 843-255-6503. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Resume Workshop: 2-4 p.m. Feb. 19, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. Free. 843-255-6503. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

PetSmart National Adoption weekend: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 23-24, Petsmart, 30 Malphrus Road, Bluffton. 843-836-2020

Facebook 102: 10-11:30 a.m. Feb. 26, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. Free. 843-255-6503. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

AARP Driver Safety Program Course: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 1, Summit Place of Beaufort, 1119 Pickpocket Plantation Drive, Beaufort. $14 for course materials; $12 for AARP members. 843-521-1941

AARP Driver Safety Program Course: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 2, Pinckney Hall, Sun City Hilton Head. $14 for course materials; $12 for AARP members. 843-705-5692

Red Cross new volunteer/disaster services orientation classes: 6 p.m.-9 p.m. March 14, 26, April 11, 23, Palmetto Service Center, 59 Sheridan Park Circle, Bluffton. 843-757-7437

AARP Driver Safety Program Course: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. March 18, Hidden Cypress, Sun City Hilton Head. $14 for course materials; $12 for AARP members. 843-705-5692

AARP Driver Safety Program Course: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 23, Sea Pines Community Center. $14 for course materials; $12 for AARP members. 843-671-2594

University of South Carolina Beaufort Conversational Language classes: Spanish and Italian. March 25-28. University of South Carolina Beaufort, 1 University Blvd., Bluffton; Pineland Station Mall, 1 Matthews Drive, Suite 304A, Hilton Head Island. $175. Call for specific times, levels and locations of each class. 843-208-8237. www.uscb.edu/continuinged

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