Weekend Highlights: Sept. 22-25

SEPT. 22

12th annual Memory Matters Art ExpoThe 12th annual Memory Matters Art Expo will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 22 at All Saints Episcopal Church, 3001 Meeting St. on Hilton Head Island. The event is hosted by the ECW of the Church and features a silent auction of artwork created by local artists and Memory Matters participants. Details: 843-842-6688

SEPT. 23

"Exposition d'Art" The Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn will feature "Exposition d'Art" from Sept. 23 to Nov. 22. The paintings are created by Chris Clayton, Mary Ann Hart, Judy Saylor McElynn and Anita Stephens. The exhibit combines their landscapes, portraits and still life juxtaposed with decorative objects and antiques owned by the artists. The gallery is open from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 11:00 a.m. until 3 p.m. Sundays. Details: www.coastaldiscovery.org

2011 annual Fall Book SaleFriends of the Beaufort County Library and the City of Beaufort will hold the 2011 annual Fall Book Sale from Sept. 23-25 under the pavilion at Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park. The preview sale for members of Friends of the Library is from 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 23. Sign up for membership to Friends of the Library for $10 for a single membership and $15 for families. The book sale will then open to non-members from noon to 6 p.m. Sept. 23, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 24 and noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 25. There will be a large selection of used books, paperbacks, DVDs, audio tapes available for all ages and a variety of interests. Money raised will be used to support unfunded programs, projects and materials needed by the Beaufort, St. Helena, and Lobeco libraries. Nonprofit organizations interested in taking all or a portion of unsold books from 4 to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 25 should call 843-812-3574. Details: 843-812-3574, www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"Sing Well for Deep Well,""Sing Well for Deep Well," an annual musical variety show to benefit The Deep Well Project, will be at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 23 at First Presbyterian Church of Hilton Head Island. Performers include groups from Hilton Head Theatre, gospel, barbershop, a cappella, jazz and popular music from all decades. The Deep Well Project is a privately funded, non-profit volunteer-based organization. Admission is free; canned food and monetary donations are welcomed. First Presbyterian Church is at 540 William Hilton Parkway between mile markers 5 and 6. Details: 843-681-3696

SEPT. 24

Fifth annual Pedal 4 Kids bicycleThe fifth annual Pedal 4 Kids bicycle event at 7:30 a.m. Sept. 24 on Hilton Head Island. Four different routes throughout Hilton Head's parks and pathways are available for bicyclists of all ages and skill levels, ranging from a 40-mile ride for experienced riders to a "Family Fun Ride." There will be rest stops, water, refreshments and an after-party for the participants. Registration and the after-party are held at Hilton Head Island High School. Bike rentals will be available for $10 each. All cyclists must wear a helmet. Cost is $30 for each adult; $10 for students; and children 5 and younger ride free. The event benefits the Hilton Head Island Boys & Girls Club. Registration is available online at www.pedal4kids.com.

Community First clothing driveThe nonprofit group Community First will host a clothing drive 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 24 at the office located at 1215 May River Road in Bluffton. Adult clothing will be sold for $2 and children's clothing for $1. The organization is looking for clothing donations and volunteers. Details: 843-706-9580

19th annual Beaufort County Youth ConferenceThe 19th annual Beaufort County Youth Conference is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Technical College of the Lowcountry, 921 Ribaut Road, Beaufort. Middle and high school students are invited to attend the free event, which will include workshops, lunch and entertainment. Organizers are looking for financial support. Details: Carrie, 843-812-4399 or 843-838-2903; Theresa, 843-838-7922

Second annual Italian American Heritage FestivalThe Italian American Club of Hilton Head Island will hold its second annual Italian American Heritage Festival from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 24 at Shelter Cove Community Park. The festival features food, wine, music, a genealogy booth, Italian cars, dancing, kids games and a demonstration from "Food Network Star" participant and local chef Orchid Paulmeier. Admission is $5. Details: www.iachh.org

"Fighting for Malachi" fundraiserThe "Fighting for Malachi" fundraiser for the medical and behavioral rehab of local fight dogs at 8 p.m. Sept. 24 at Montana's Restaurant & Grizzly Bar in Bluffton. There will be live entertainment and a silent auction. Cost is $10. Money raised goes to the medical and behavioral rehabilitation of Malachi, a rescued pit bull suspected of being used as a bait dog. Organizers are accepting silent auction items. Reservations are encouraged; 843-815-2327. Details: 843-706-3456

SEPT. 25

Litter Box Thrift Store sixth anniversary partyThe Hilton Head Humane Association's The Litter Box Thrift Store is having a sixth anniversary party and sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 25 at 46 Old Wild Horse Road on Hilton Head Island. The event will be held indoors and outdoors and features free food and beverages, live entertainment and a silent auction. Details: Bobbi Helton, 843-842-6369 or 843-683-0545