Lowcountry happenings

calendar@islandpacket.comSeptember 13, 2013 

"8-Track: The Sounds of the '70s in Concert": 7:30 p.m. Sept. 14, 3 p.m. Sept. 15, University of South Carolina Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $22; $20 for seniors; $10 for students. 843-521-4145

ARTS

Theater

"8-Track: The Sounds of the '70s in Concert": 7:30 p.m. Sept. 14, 3 p.m. Sept. 15, University of South Carolina Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $22; $20 for seniors; $10 for students. 843-521-4145

"Show of Shows -- Follies 2013," presented by Sun City Community Theater: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26-28; 2 p.m. Sept. 29, Magnolia Hall, Sun City Hilton Head. $20. 843-645-2700

Auditions

"42nd Street," presented by Arts Center of Coastal Carolina: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 7, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. Prepare 32 bars of a song either from the show or in the style of the show. Bring a picture and resume, stapled together. Accompanist provided. 843-686-3945, ext. 236. gragland@artshhi.com. www.artshhi.com

"The Musical Adventure of Flat Stanley Jr.," presented by Beaufort Children's Theatre: 5:15-6:30 p.m. for ages 6-9 and 6:30-8 p.m. for ages 10-12 Sept. 10; 5:15-6:30 p.m. for ages 13-18 and 6:30-8 p.m. Sept. 11, University of South Carolina Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. Arrive 15 minutes before audition and bring a recent non-returnable photo. 843-521-4145. bhargrov@uscb.edu

Music

Organist Dr. JooSoo Son, presented by Low Country Chapter American Guild of Organists: noon Sept. 13, St. Luke's Church, 50 Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. Free. 888-840-0152. lowcountryago@yahoo.com

Street Music on Paris Avenue -- Lavon & Louise: 6 p.m. Sept. 14, Paris Avenue in Old Village Port Royal. Free. 843-379-2787. www.beaufortcountyarts.com

Hilton Head Choral Society's From Sea to Shining Sea Pops Concert: 8 p.m. Sept. 20, First Presbyterian Church of Hilton Head, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $25 general admission, $30 preferred seating. 843-341-3818. www.hiltonheadchoralsociety.org

75th anniversary tribute to Benny Goodman and the 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert, presented by the Capitol Center Jazz Orchestra: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $30-$35; $15-$18 for students. 843-521-4145. bhargrov@uscb.edu

Street Music on Paris Avenue -- A Trio of Blues Masters: 6 p.m. Sept. 28, Paris Avenue, Old Village Port Royal. Free. 843-379-2787. www.beaufortcountyarts.com

Street Music on Paris Avenue -- Carroll Brown Celtic Band: 6 p.m. Oct. 5, Paris Avenue in Old Village Port Royal. Free. 843-379-2787. www.beaufortcountyarts.com

"Chanticleer," presented by Hilton Head Choral Society: 8 p.m. Oct. 30, Holy Catholic Church, 24 Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. $30 general admission; $35 preferred seating. 843-341-3818. 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

Lowcountry Chorale: 6:45 p.m. Tuesdays, St. John's Lutheran Church, Lady's Island. Rehearsals are in preparation for Nov. 15-16 concerts. Male and female voices are welcome to join. 843-263-5876

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

New River Harmony -- The Sun City Barbershoppers: Accepting new singers for the upcoming season. Rehearsals take place 3-5 p.m. Fridays in Magnolia Hall backroom. 843-705-3488, 843-705-6632

Visual arts and exhibits

"Kaleidoscope: An Art Show," presented by the Beaufort Art Association: through Sept. 14, The Beaufort Art Association, 913 Bay St., Beaufort. Free. 843-524-4444. www.beaufortartassociation.com

"The Artists of Sea Pines": through Sept. 23, CSA Gallery, 175 Greenwood Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-363-6961

"Expressions in Watercolor," presented by the Society of Bluffton Artists: through Oct. 5, SoBA Gallery, Calhoun Street, Old Town Bluffton. Artists' reception is 3-5 p.m. Sept. 8. 843-757-6586. www.sobagallery.com

"ALHHSOBABAAART at USCB," an exhibit by Art League of Hilton Head, Society of Bluffton Artists and the Beaufort Art Association, curated by Tom VanSteenbergh: Sept. 6-27, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. Free. Opening reception is 5:30-7 p.m. Sept. 6. 843-726-5528

Art Beyond Tradition: Opening reception is 5-7 p.m. Sept. 11, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. Exhibit runs through Nov. 4. 843-689-6767

"An Evening with an Artist," featuring Jonathan Greene: Sponsored by The Community Awareness Group of the Lowcountry. 6 p.m. Sept. 7, Hilton Head Beach and Tennis Resort, 40 Folly Field Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-338-0483

"Peter Max -- A Retrospective: 1960-2013": Sept. 14-21; Peter Max appearances 6-9 p.m. Sept. 20 and noon-2 p.m. Sept. 21, Karis Art Gallery, 1000 William Hilton Parkway, C-4 Village at Wexford, Hilton Head Island. 843-785-5100. www.karisartgallery.com

"The Soul of Silk," the artwork of Cynthia Zeiss, presented by Beaufort Art Association: Opening reception is 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 20, Beaufort Art Association, 913 Bay St., Beaufort. Exhibit runs Sept. 15-Oct. 26. 843-521-4444

Sam Doyle Celebration: Sept. 22-Oct. 6, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. Opening reception and welcome table 2-5 p.m. Sept. 22. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

The Artists of Sea Pines reception: 5-7 p.m. Sept. 25, Sea Pines Forest Preserve, 175 Greenwood Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-363-6961

Open studios and classes

Hot Wax Fabric Designs with Hank Herring for ages 6-10: 4-5:30 p.m. Sept. 17, ARTworks, Beaufort Town Center. $55. 843-379-2787. www.beaufortcountyarts.com

Bold Watercolors Using Flat Brushes with Jean Norton-Torjussen: 4-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 17, ARTworks, Beaufort Town Center. $55 plus $10 materials. 843-379-2787. www.beaufortcountyarts.com

Exploring Art with Movement with Sue Stanny: 4-5:30 p.m. Sept. 18, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $55. 843-379-2787. www.beaufortcountyarts.com

Calligraphy II with Natasha Lawrence: noon-3 p.m. Sept. 21, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $50. 843-379-2787. www.beaufortcountyarts.com

Calligraphy II with Natasha Lawrence: noon-3 p.m. Oct. 12, ARTworks, Beaufort Town Center, Beaufort. $50, materials included. 843-379-2787. www.beaufortcountyarts.com

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

Literary

Book signing with Cassandra King, author of "Moonrise": 2-4 p.m. Sept. 8, McIntosh Book Shoppe, Bay Street, Beaufort. 843-524-1119

The Friends of the Beaufort Library annual fall book sale: Sept. 27-29, Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, Beaufort. 843-838-7438

Conversation with Teresa Bruce, author of "The Other Mother: A Rememoir," about Byrne Miller: 6 p.m. Sept. 21, University of South Carolina Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. Free. 843-521-4145. bhargrov@uscb.edu

"Tap Into Your Creative Mind: Telling Your Story One Pearl at a Time," with author Teresa Bruce and Joggling Board Press publisher Sussan Kamerraad-Campbell: 1-3 p.m. Sept. 22, University of South Carolina Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $35. 843-521-4145. bhargrov@uscb.edu

KIDS AND FAMILIES

Lowcountry Ghost Stories: 8:30-9:30 p.m. Thursdays, Sea Pines Forest Preserve, Hilton Head Island. $15; $10 for children ages 12 and younger. 843-842-1979

"Big Truck" Family Fun Night: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 6, The Sandbox: An Interactive Children's Museum, 18 A Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. 843-842-7645. www.thesandbox.org

Art Adventures for Preschoolers with Alana Adams: 9:30 a.m. Sept. 17, 24, Oct. 1, Oct. 8, Oct. 15, ARTworks, Beaufort Town Center. $65. 843-379-2787. www.beaufortcountyarts.com

"Building on Our Past, Creating Our Future," storytelling for fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders with JW Rone and Lashanta Smith: 4-5:30 p.m. Thursdays through Sept. 19, Penn Center, St. Helena Island. Free. 843-379-2787. www.beaufortcountyarts.com

"Moonlight Creature Feature": 6:30-9 p.m. Sept. 20, Coastal Discvoery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $25 a child; $20 for museum members. 843-689-3033, ext. 223

Hounds on the Harbour: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 5, Harbour Town, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-1979

Harbour Town Cartoon Fishing: 8:30-11:30 a.m. Oct. 19, Town Yacht Basin, Hilton Head Island. $25. 843-671-2704.

Lowcountry Ghost Stories: 7 p.m. Oct. 25, Sea Pines Forest Preserve, Hilton Head Island. $10. 843-842-1979

Halloween Wagon Ride: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 25; 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Oct. 26, Sea Pines Forest Preserve, Hilton Head Island. $15 for adults; $10 for children 10 and younger. 843-842-1979

Pumpkin Patch, presented by the Island Rec Center: 4-8 p.m. Oct. 25, Shelter Cove Park, 39 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $10 a child. 843-681-7273. www.islandreccenter.org

Halloween on the Harbour: 3:30-5 p.m. Oct. 27, The Sea Pines Resort, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-1979

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 Hilton Head Audubon Society guided walks: 10 a.m. Thursdays, September-November, Audubon Newhall Preserve, 55 Palmetto Bay Road, Hilton Head Island. 651-491-1851

"The Wandering Wood Warblers," presented by the Hilton Head Island Audubon Society: 3 p.m. Sept. 12, Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-689-6767. www.hiltonheadaudubon.org

"Waterway Excursion" presented by Coastal Discovery Museum: 9-11 a.m. Sept. 7, Oct. 5, 19, Nov. 2, 16, 30, Hudson's Dock, Squire Pope Road, Hilton Head Island. $35. 843-689-6767, ext. 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org

350/30 Pathways Connect Bicycle Ride: 12:30 p.m. Sept. 30, Crossings Park, Hilton Head Island. www.celebrationhhi.org

FARMERS MARKETS

The Shops in Sea Pines Center Farmers Market: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays, Hilton Head Island. 843-322-1900

Buckwalter Place Farmers Market: 2-6 p.m. Tuesdays, Buckwalter Place Boulevard, Bluffton. www.buckwalterfarmersmarket.com

Downtown Beaufort Farmer's Market: 2-6 p.m. Wednesdays, West Street, Beaufort. www.downtownbeaufort.com

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

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

Shelter Cove Community Park on Hilton Head Island: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays through Oct. 30, Shelter Cove, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-7273

FESTIVALS, CELEBRATIONS AND BENEFITS

Pentecostals of Beaufort Seafood Fundraiser: 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, Pentecostals of Beaufort, 206 Sea Island Parkway, Lady's Island. $7. 843-592-2299. www.pentecostalsofbeaufort.com

Candice for a Cure Concert with "American Idol" Candice Glover: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 12, Tanger Outlet Center 1, Bluffton. Free. 843-837-5410. www.tangeroutlet.com

Hilton Head Area Association of Realtors Pancake Breakfast: 7:30-9:30 a.m. Sept. 14, Applebee's, 200 Museum St., Hilton Head Island. 843-384-2909

VFW Post 8760 50 Anniversary: 7 p.m. Sept. 19, VFW Post, 37 Castle Rock Road, Beaufort. 843-524-8760

Alzheimer's Association cookout: noon-2 p.m. Sept. 20, Life Care Center of Hilton Head, 120 Lamotte Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-6006

MLK Community Service Day: 8 a.m.-noon Sept. 21, All Saints Episcopal Church, 3001 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. 843-290-5943

25th annual Beach Sweep/River Sweep: 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 21, Burke's Beach, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767, ext. 226

Responsible Dog Ownership Day, presented by Beaufort Kennel Club: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sept. 21, next to Port Royal Farmers Market. $10 for canine good citizen testing; $35 for microchipping. 843-263-3772

Girls for Girls Gathering: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 21, Grace & Glory Uptown, 1029-A Boundary St., Beaufort. Ten percent of proceeds go to www.breastcancer.org. 843-521-4050. www.facebook.com/graceandgloryuptown

Italian Heritage Festival: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 21, Shelter Cove Community Park, Hilton Head Island. $6. 843-705-9048

The Indian Hill Baptist Church Family Fun Day: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 21, Sam Bennett Sports Complex, 157 Buck Island Road, Bluffton. Free. 843-757-2603

Pickin by the River: noon-5:30 p.m. Sept. 21, Oct. 19, Beaufort Waterfront Park, Beaufort. 843-379-9084

Pig Pickin' in the Park: Benefits NAMI Beaufort County. 6 p.m. Sept. 21, Live Oak Park, Port Royal. $25. 843-681-2200, ext. 2

32nd annual Savannah Jazz Festival: Sept. 22-28, Habersham Village Shops, 61st and Habersham St., Savannah. www.savannahjazzfestival.org

The 14th annual Memory Matters Art Show and Sale: 6-9 p.m. Sept. 26, Memory Matters, 117 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $25. 843-842-6688

The Hilton Head Burgers and Brew Festival: Benefits Island Recreation Center. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 28, Shelter Cove Park, 39 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $5; children 10 and younger are free. 843-681-7273. www.islandreccenter.org

Hilton Head Monthly's Pour 4 Pets: 2-5 p.m., Sept. 28, Old Oyster Factory, 101 Marshland Road, Hilton Head Island. $10. 843-842-6988, ext. 231

Lowcountry Patriots NRA Banquet: 5:30 p.m. Sept. 28, Quality Inn/Town Center, 2001 Boundary St., Beaufort. $30; $15 for children 16 and younger. 843-263-3671. www.friendsofnra.com

Low Country Chapter of Child Evangelism Fellowship fall fundraising banquet: 7 p.m. Sept. 28, Pinckney Hall, Sun City Hilton Head. $50. Register by Sept. 21. 843-645-2400

Fourth annual Diaper Drive: Benefits Bluffton Self Help and Deep Well Project of Hilton Head. 5-8 p.m. Oct. 1, Chick-fil-A, 9 Malphrus Road, Bluffton. Free. 843-816-1037. www.bluftonselfhelp.org

Open Barn Door -- A 350/30 Celebration Event and Fundraiser: 7-9 p.m. Oct. 1, Harbour Town, Hilton Head Island. 843-671-2586

Hospice Care of the Lowcountry Annual Memorial Picnic: noon-2 p.m. Oct. 5, Jarvis Creek Park, Hilton Head Island. 843-706-2296

The Bluffton Arts and Seafood Festival: Oct. 13-20, Old Town Bluffton. 843-757-2583. www.blufftonartsandseafoodfestival.com

20th annual Polo for Charity: 2 p.m. Oct. 13, Rose Hill Plantation, 1 Equestrian Way, Bluffton. $12 in advance; $15 at the gate; children 12 and younger are free. 843-706-3760. www.facebook.com/pages/Okatie-Rotary-Polo-for-Charity/368221855518

Sea Pines Yard Sale: 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 19, Sea Pines, Hilton Head Island. 843-671-1343

Shalom Y'all Jewish Food Festival: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 27, Forsyth Park, Savannah. 912-233-1547, ext. 302

Third annual Bluffton International and Craft Beer Festival: 2-6 p.m. Nov. 2, The Calhoun Street Promenade, 1 Promenade St., Bluffton. $20 in advance; $25 at the door. 843-757-8520. www.blufftonbeerfest.com

Eighth annual Elegant Evening, presented by Hilton Head Heroes: 6-9 p.m. Nov. 8, TidePointe, 700 TidePoint Way, Hilton Head Island. 843-671-2951. www.hhheroes.com

TOURNAMENTS, WALKS AND RACES

Second annual Tunnel to Towers Run Savannah 5K Run/Walk: 8 a.m. Sept. 14, Orleans Square, Barnard St., Savannah. www.t2trun.org

American Legion Post 205 Golf Tournament: 10 a.m. Sept. 14, Rose Hill Golf Course, Bluffton. $70 a player, 18 holes. 843-304-4895

Bluffton Bobcat Band Golf Tournament: 9 a.m. Sept. 14, Pinecrest Golf Club, 1 Pinecrest Way, Bluffton. $50 a player. 843-707-7447. www.blufftonbands.org

Make a Wish Foundation fourth annual Riding 4 Wishes Motorcycle Run: 10:30 a.m. registration, Sept. 21, American Motorcycle Company, 2512 Boundary St., Beaufort. 843-379-5225

Help Fight Autism Kicklighter Resource Center 5k, 10k and Kids Fun Run: 7:30 a.m. Oct. 12, Bryan Square on Hutchinson Island. 912-355-7633

Hilton Head Hadassah Starfish Walk/Run: 10 a.m. Oct. 20, Coligny Beach, Hilton Head Island. $18. hsjs@sc.rr.com

Eighth annual NAMIWalks 5K Walk: 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 26, Coligny Beach, Hilton Head Island. Free. www.namiwalks.org/beaufortcounty

Friends of Callawassie Island 13th annual "Tee It Up for a Worthy Cause" Charity Golf Tournament: 9 a.m. Nov. 4, Callawassie Island Golf Club, 176 Callawassie Drive, Okatie. $135 per person. 843-987-1017. www.facebook.com/FriendsofCallawassieIsland

2013 Enmark Savannah River Bridge Run: Dec. 7, Savannah. www.savannahriverbridgerun.com

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Hope Haven of the Lowcountry support group: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Hope Haven of the Lowcountry, 69 Robert Smalls Parkway, Beaufort. For parents and caregivers of children who have been sexually or physically abused. 843-524-2256

Bereavement and Loss Support Group: 1:30-3 p.m. Sept. 12, Helena House, Paris Avenue, Port Royal. 843-575-0754, 843-252-3001

Prostate Screenings: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 19, Beaufort Memorial Keyserling Cancer Center, 1680 Ribaut Road, Port Royal. Free. 843-522-5585

Hospital Auxiliary-Coastal Carolina/Hilton Head blood drive: 2-5 p.m. Sept. 27, Coastal Carolina Hospital parking lot, 1000 Medical Center Drive, Hardeeville. 843-689-8246

"Managing My Parkinson's Disease": 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sept. 28, Moss Creek Clubhouse, 1523 Fording Island Road, Bluffton. 843-505-0175, 843-379-9582

LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS

Heartburn and Reflux -- Bye, Bye GERDy, presented by Dr. Michael Gilbreath: 5-6:30 p.m. Sept. 9, First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $15. 843-681-3696. www.fpchhi.org

The Center for Heirs' Property Preservation legal education seminar with attorney Josh Walden: 6-8 p.m. Sept. 9, Bluffton Town Hall, 20 Bridge St., Bluffton. 843-745-7055

"Before the Bridge": 2 p.m. Sept. 11, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $10 for nonmembers. 843-689-6767, ext. 223

Lowcountry Native Plants and Plant ID: 3 p.m. Sept. 16, The Coastal Discovery Musem, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $7. 843-689-6767

"American Revolution Roundtable -- SC Quarterly luncheon," featuring Charles Baxley: 11:30 a.m. Sept. 19, Berkeley Hall Club, 366 Good Hope Road, Bluffton. $24 for members; $32 for non-members. 843-705-1048, 843-705-7575

"The Untold Story by Dave Smoot," presented by Beaufort County Historical Society: noon Sept. 19, Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club, Meridian Road, Lady's Island. Optional lunch at 11:30 a.m. for $10. 912-604-3634

"An Evening with David Lauderdale," presented by The Heritage Library Foundation: 5:30 p.m. Sept. 19, Heritage Library, 852 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $15 for individual members; $25 for member couples; $20 for individual nonmembers; $30 for nonmember couples; $25 a person for dinner. 843-686-6560 to reserve your seat for the talk; 843-785-4846 to reserve your seat for dinner.

South Carolina Historical Society dinner and lecture series, featuring Karen Stokes: 5:30 p.m. Sept. 23, Verdier House, 801 Bay St., Beaufort. 843-379-3331. www.historicbeaufort.org

"Full Court Press: Inside the Bush and Obama White Houses Robert Gibbs and Ari Fleischer with Ben Feller," satellite presentation of 92nd Street Y series, sponsored by Congregation Beth Yam: 8 p.m. Oct. 23, Congregation Beth Yam, 4501 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. $10 for members; $15 for non-members. 843-689-2178

On Stage Alaska!, presented by AAA Vacations: 9 a.m. Nov. 2, Holiday Inn Express, 35 Bluffton Road, Bluffton. Free. 843-815-3775

"Alan Dershowitz and Jeffrey Toobin," satellite presentation of 92nd Street Y series, sponsored by Congregation Beth Yam: 8 p.m. Nov. 4, Congregation Beth Yam, 4501 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. $10 for members; $15 for non-members. 843-689-2178

"A Conversation with Jeb Bush," satellite presentation of 92nd Street Y series, sponsored by Congregation Beth Yam: 8 p.m. Nov. 18, Congregation Beth Yam, 4501 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. $10 for members; $15 for non-members. 843-689-2178

"The Tragedy and Triumph of Israel Ari Shavit with David Remnick," satellite presentation of 92nd Street Y series, sponsored by Congregation Beth Yam: 8:15 p.m. Nov. 19, Congregation Beth Yam, 4501 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. $10 for members; $15 for non-members. 843-689-2178

"Howard Gardner: On the App Generation," satellite presentation of 92nd Street Y series, sponsored by Congregation Beth Yam: 8:15 p.m. Dec. 9, Congregation Beth Yam, 4501 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. $10 for members; $15 for non-members. 843-689-2178

"What Does it Mean to Be Pro-Israel in America Today? with Jeremy Ben-Ami," satellite presentation of 92nd Street Y series, sponsored by Congregation Beth Yam: 8:15 p.m. Dec. 16, Congregation Beth Yam, 4501 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. $10 for members; $15 for non-members. 843-689-2178

CLUBS AND SPECIAL INTERESTS

Beaufort Kennel Club meetings: 9 a.m. first Tuesdays of each month, Beaufort Kennel Club, 102 Heronwyck Plantation Drive, Beaufort. 843-509-1903

The Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce First Friday Networking Event: 6-8 p.m. Sept. 6, McDonald's, 2424 Boundary St., Beaufort. 843-986-1102

Greater Bluffton Chamber of Commerce Coffee Networking: 8:30-10 a.m. Sept. 10, Bluffton Chamber of Commerce, 217 Goethe Road, Bluffton. 843-757-1010

Bridge workshops: 10 a.m.-noon Sept. 10 (Defense), Sept. 13 (Basic Bidding), Hilton Head Island Bridge Club, Port Royal Plaza, Hilton Head Island. $10. 843-689-6239. www.bridgewebs.com/hiltonheadisland

"Introduction to the iPad": 10:30 a.m.-noon Sept. 10, St. Helena Island library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena Island. Free. Registration not required. 843-255-6547. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Low Country Human Resources Association: 8 a.m. Sept. 11, Bluffton Township Fire District, 357 Fording Island Road, Bluffton. 843-263-7721

The Captain William Hilton, Thomas Heyward Jr. and Emily Geiger Chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution: 2 p.m. Sept. 12, Palmetto Electric Co-op Building, 1 Cooperative Way, Hardeeville. 843-705-6093

American Association of University Women-Hilton Head's Fall Wine and Cheese Party: 4-6 pm. Sept. 12, JBanks Design Group, 35 Main St., Hilton Head Island. $10. 843-681-4062

The Beaufort Sportfishing & Diving Club: 6:30 p.m. Sept. 12, Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club, 30 Yacht Club Drive, Beaufort. 843-522-2020

La Dolce Vita meeting, featuring Major General Bill Fitzgerald: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 12, Pinckney Hall, Sun City. 843-705-2771

Healing Touch Professional Association Chapter Inaugural Meeting: 6 p.m. Sept. 17, Beaufort library, 311 Scott St., Beaufort. 704-858-3857

The Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce Member Appreciation After Hours: 5:30-7 p.m. Sept. 19, Hilton Head BMW, Bluffton. $15 for chamber members; $30 for non-members. 843-785-3673. www.hiltonheadchamber.org

"Introduction to Mac Computers": 10:30 a.m.-noon Sept. 17, St. Helena Island library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena Island. Free. Registration not required. 843-255-6547. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Archaeological Society of SC/ Hilton Head Chapter meeting, featuring Adam King: 1 p.m. Sept. 17, Discovery House at Coastal Discovery Museum, Hilton Head Island. www.assc.net

The League of Women Voters of Hilton Head Island on "The People's Money -- Changes, Improvements and the Future at the Beaufort County Treasurer's Office, Property Tax Reassessment and State Tax Reform": 10 a.m. Sept. 18, LowCountry Presbyterian Church, Fellowship Hall, 10 Simmonsville Road, Bluffton. Free. 843-837-3436. www.lwvhhi.org

The Sea Island Quilters meeting, featuring Sandy Fitzpatrick: 6 p.m. Sept. 19, Praise Assembly of God, Paris Island Gateway, Beaufort. 843-379-3353, 910-880-0690

HHI Ski Club Monthly Social: 5-7 p.m. Sept. 20, Sonesta Resort, Shipyard, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-4181. www.hiltonheadskiclub.com

Beaufort Kennel Club's Responsible Dog Ownership Day: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sept. 21, Naval Heritage Park, Beaufort. 843-509-1903

"Drawing Club for Adults": 10 a.m.-noon Sept. 21, St. Helena Island library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena Island. Free. Registration not required. 843-255-6547. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"Drawing Club for Youth": noon-1 p.m. Sept. 21, St. Helena Island library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena Island. Free. Registration not required. 843-255-6547. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

The Herb Society of Hilton Head Island meeting: 10:30 a.m. Sept. 23, The Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-4158

Military Officers Association of America/LowCountry Chapter Luncheon: 11:30 a.m. Sept. 24, Dataw Island Club, 100 Dataw Club Road, St. Helena Island. 843-524-5577. www.moaa.org

Camera Club of Hilton Head Island Meeting: 7 p.m. Sept. 24, All Saints Episcopal Church, 3001 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. Free. www.cchhi.net

"Microsoft Word Basics": 10:30 a.m.-noon Sept. 26, St. Helena Island library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena Island. Free. Registration not required. 843-255-6547. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"Introduction to Photoshop for Adults": 2-3 p.m. Sept. 30, St. Helena Island library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena Island. Free. Registration not required. 843-255-6547. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Palmetto Quilt Guild reception: 4-7 p.m. Oct. 3, Pineland Station Gallery, Hilton Head Island. Exhibit runs Sept. 30-Oct. 5. 843-368-1886

S.C. Independent Living Council's Quarterly Meeting: 12:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 9, Beaufort Department of Disabilities and Special Needs, 100 Clear Water Way, Beaufort. 803-217-3209

The Palmetto Quilt Guild meeting, featuring Becky Goldsmith: 1 p.m. Oct. 17, Hilton Head Beach and Tennis Resort, 40 Folly Field Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-757-2613. www.palmettoquiltguild.org

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Tech Help Drop-In: 4-7 p.m. Wednesdays, Computer Lab, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. Free. 843-255-6503. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Tours of Historic 1846 St. Peter's Catholic Church and Graveyard: 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. Tuesdays; 1-3 p.m. Fridays; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays; St. Peter's Catholic Church, 710 Carteret St., Beaufort. Free. 843-522-9555. www.stpeters-church.org

Artisans Fur Animals to benefit Palmetto Animal League: PAL is asking all local artists to donate paintings, photographs, jewelry and any artisan items to the silent auction. The event is 5:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 4, Hilton Head Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram showroom (New River Auto Mall), 265 Drivers Way, Hardeeville. 843-368-5358

Literacy Volunteers of the Lowcountry Fall Registration: noon and 5-7 p.m. Sept. 5, Bluffton Learning Center, 1-B Kittie's Landing Way, Bluffton; Hilton Head Learning Center, 4 Oak Park Drive, Hilton Head Island. $60. 843-815-6616, 843-681-6655

The Hospital Auxiliary-Coastal Carolina/Hilton Head blood drive: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 4, Hilton Head Hospital, 25 Hospital Center Blvd., Hilton Head Island. 843-689-8246

1st S.C. Volunteers Exhibit: Sept. 6-Dec. 22, Beaufort History Museum, 1911 Boundary St. Beaufort. www.beauforthistorymuseum.com

Hilton Head Sail and Power Squadron Fall Seminar Series: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, Sept. 7 (Charting); Oct. 12 (VHF Radio Operation); Nov. 9 (GPS Chart Plotter); Hilton Head Share Center, 70 Shelter Cove Way, Suite L, Hilton Head Island. $40 each class. 843-785-8876. www.hhsps.org

Jasper Animal Rescue Mission Adoptions: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 7, PetCo, 1007 Fording Island Road, Bluffton. 843-726-7799. www.jarmission.org

Hilton Head Choral Society Open House: 6-6:45 p.m. Sept. 8, All Saints Episcopal Church, 3001 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. 843-341-3818. www.hiltonheadchoralsociety.org

NxLevel for Entrepreneurs (Existing Businesses) presented by The Technical College of the Lowcountry and Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce: 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 1-Dec. 17, Technical College of the Lowcountry, Beaufort. $195. 843-525-8205. www.bizbuildersc.com

AARP Drivers Safety course: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 11, Hidden Cypress Hall, Santee River Room, Sun City. 843-705-5692

Jasper Animal Rescue Mission Adoptions: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 13, 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. Sept. 14, PetSmart, Cross Creek Shopping Center, 322 Robert Smalls Parkway, Beaufort. $100 for cats; $125 for dogs. 843-726-7799. www.jarmission.org

Beaufort Sail and Power Squadron eight week basic boating course: 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 17-Nov. 5, Port Royal Town Hall, 700 Parris Ave., Port Royal. $75; $115 for two family members, ages 13 and older. Registration held from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 14; 5-6 p.m. Sept. 17. 843-812-6457

AARP Drivers Safety course: 10 a.m.-4 p.m Sept. 24, St. Helena Branch Library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr Road, St. Helena. 843-521-1941

21st annual Beaufort County Youth Conference: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 28, Technical College of the Lowcountry, 921 Ribaut Road, Beaufort. 843-812-4399, 843-838-7922

AARP Drivers Safety course: 9 a.m.-3 p.m Sept. 28, Pinckney Hall, Colleton River Room, Sun City. 843-705-5692

League of the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra "Kitchens of Note" Tour: noon-4 p.m. Sept. 29, Wexford and Long Cove, Hilton Head Island. $40. Tickets are limited. 843-681-4635. www.hhso.org

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