Coming This Week for April 24


Hilton Head Regional Habitat for Humanity New Family Orientation: 6:30 p.m., Ridgeland Boys & Girls Club, 913 Old Grays Road, Ridgeland; program is for residents who live or work in Beaufort or Jasper counties and are interested in learning how they may apply for a Habitat house; 843-757-5864


Poetry reading of "Mulberry Wine" by Amy Jenkins Bassett: 4 p.m., Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway; 843-846-3937

Hilton Head Island Council of the Navy League: 11:30 a.m., Hilton Head Country Club; luncheon features Maj. Ed Kennedy, Joint Chiefs of Staff Officer for the Warrior and Family Support Office; $20; Marsha Christenson, 843-842-4766,

Hesburgh Lecture series: "The World is Flat ... Not!": 7 p.m., St. Francis By the Sea Catholic Church, 45 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island; presented by Jeffrey Bergstrand, finance professor in the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame; free; George Bekampis, 843-705-3827,; Jeff Norkus, 843-681-9115,; Joan DiMaria, 843-785-4790,

Beaufort Branch of American Association of University Women meeting: 6 p.m., First Presbyterian Church Educational building, North Street, Beaufort; Dr. Diana F. Steele will discuss her award-winning published research on women and mathematics; 843-521-9562

Hilton Head Noon Lions Club meeting: noon, Country Club of Hilton Head; Grace Cordial, historical resources coordinator of the Beaufort District Collection, will speak


Pathways in STEP's "Make Lunch Healthy, Green and Good": 6:30-8 p.m., Whale Branch Early College High School, Beaufort; learn how to make your own "Backyard Salad"; reservations required; Shirley Perry, 843-263-6319, 843-846-2468

"Margaret Thatcher: Britain Transformed," a lecture by Noel Sloan: 2-3:30 p.m., Center for the Arts, University of South Carolina Beaufort; tea and scones served before the program; $5 (free to Osher Lifelong Learning Institute members); 843-521-4113,