Ward 3 Town Councilman Drew Laughlin and Ward 2 Town Councilman Bill Harkins will be the featured speakers at the Hilton Head Island Republican Club meeting from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday. Laughlin is among seven candidates running to replace Mayor Tom Peeples, who is not seeking re-election after 15 years in office. Harkins is running against Terrence Conway to retain his Town Council seat. All candidates for office have been invited to speak at these Friday events, according to a news release. The club's headquarters is at Store 2A in Port Royal Plaza between Sam's Club and Island Travel. Light refreshments will be served. Details: Call 843-681-9122.