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Coming This Week for Oct. 6

TODAYCoastal Discovery Museum's Birding at Pinckney Island: 7:30-9:30 a.m., Pinckney Island Wildlife Refuge; tour led by experienced bird watcher Diane Rand; ages 12 and older; space limited, reservations required; 843-689-6767, ext. 223

"Native Plants and Unique Habitats on a Sea Island" guided walk: 10 a.m., Audubon Newhall Preserve, Palmetto Bay Road, Hilton Head Island; Master Gardener Betty Treen will identify flowers, plants, shrubs and trees unique to the Lowcountry; $7; 843-842-9246

THURSDAYAmerican Red Cross blood drive: noon-6 p.m., Carteret Street United Methodist Church, Beaufort; must be 17 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds; for appointments, 866-611-7137, www.givelife.org; Merle Hoagland, 843-522-2073, merle13@embarqmail.com

FRIDAYHilton Head Island Ski Club meeting: 5-7 p.m., Black Marlin, Palmetto Bay Marina, Hilton Head; guests welcome; Doug Nabholz, dougnabh@hargray.com

Reservation deadline for Kappa Delta Alumnae Lowcountry Chapter's potluck supper: event is 6:30 p.m. Oct. 12, Moss Creek's Bostwich Pavilion; all Kappa Delta alumnae invited to celebrate Kappa Delta's 113th birthday; $5, grilled chicken and birthday cake provided; bring an appetizer or side dish; make reservations to ronjo1962@hargray.com

SATURDAYHispanic ministry health and education fair: 7:30-11:30 a.m., St. Andrew Chapel of St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church, 222 Pinckney Colony Road, Bluffton; 843-706-3198Wagner's "Das Rheingold" Metropolitan Opera live in HD: 1 p.m., University of South Carolina Beaufort, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort; $20 for adults and seniors; $16 for Osher Lifelong Learning Institute students; $10 for USCB students and ages 18 and younger; 843-521-4145

Spaghetti and meatball supper: 4:30-6:30 p.m., Port Royal United Methodist Church Men's Group, 1602 Columbia Ave., 16th Street and Columbia Avenue, Port Royal; $7 adults and $5 for ages 5-12; 843-524-2005

SUNDAYFree Tai Chi Class (slow moving exercise): 1 p.m., 53 Sherman Drive, Beaufort; reservations required; Kathy, 843-271-5352, beauforttaichi@aol.com

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