Blood Alliance blood drive to benefit Relay For Life: noon-3 p.m., 120 Lamotte Dr. (just past the Hilton Head Hospital emergency room); $1 for each person donating blood will go to Relay For Life; 843-681-6006
Heritage Library Lecture Series: "Gullah Heritage": 1:30 p.m., 852 William Hilton Parkway, Suite 2A, Hilton Head Island; Louise Cohen will discuss Gullah culture; reservations required; 843-686-6560
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Team In Training informational meeting: 6 p.m., Main Street Cafe, Hilton Head Island; Leukemia & Lymphoma Society program offers support for those training for endurance sports charity events; Natalie Grantham, 843-881-8176, firstname.lastname@example.org
AARP Chapter of the Lowcountry meeting: 1 p.m., Palmetto Electric Cooperative building, Bluffton; a speaker from Palmetto Breeze will discuss routing; Chris Olsen, 843-705-5798
"Inspired Words" with author Alice Connelly Moore: 2-3 p.m., Beaufort library, 311 Scott St.; author and poet will speak; 843-255-6446
Low Country Habitat for Humanity Women Build wine and hors d'oeuvres reception and kickoff: 5:30-7:30 p.m., Technical College of the Lowcountry, Building 12, Ribaut Road, Beaufort; Caryn West, author of "The Trouble with the Alphabet," will speak; $20; 843-522-3500