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Coming this Week for Oct. 25

KIDS AND FAMILIES

  • Storytime for ages 3-7: 11 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Oct. 25, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479
  • "Star Trek Live," presented by University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts' PJ and Play Series: For all ages. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 25, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $12; $8 for students. 843-521-4145. www.uscb.edu/community-outreach/center-for-the-arts
  • "Bedtime Storytime" -- Halloween favorites for kids: 6:45 p.m. Oct. 26, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. Free. 843-255-6510
  • OUTDOORS/WILDLIFE

  • Birding at Pinckney Island -- Walk and talk around Pinckney Island led by experienced bird watcher: 7:30 a.m. Oct. 26, Pinckney Island. $12. 843-689-6767, ext. 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org
  • "A Woodland Ramble," guided walk with Joan Shulman, former chairwoman of the Audubon Newhall Preserve Committee: 10 a.m. Oct. 26, Audubon Newhall Preserve, Palmetto Bay Road, Hilton Head Island. $10. 843-842-9246
  • "Star Night," a program about the night sky with Marie McClune and Kristen Mattson: 7 p.m. Oct. 26, Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn's Discovery House, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $7. Reservations required. 843-689-6767, ext. 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org
  • HEALTH AND WELLNESS

  • Blood drive, hosted by The Blood Alliance: noon-7 p.m. Oct. 25, Sun City Hilton Head, 672 Cypress Hills Drive, Bluffton. 843-705-3777
  • "Stress Relief for Healthy Aging" seminar: 6:15-7 p.m. Oct. 25, Wardle Family YMCA. 1801 Richmond Ave. Port Royal. Free. 843-322-0063
  • Skin cancer screenings with Dr. Suzanne Wheeler of Hilton Head Dermatology: 9-noon Oct. 26, Curves, 1012 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. Free. Reservations requested. 843-785-2999
  • Blood drive, hosted by The Blood Alliance: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 27, Technical College of the Lowcountry, 921 Ribaut Road, Beaufort. 843-525-8211
  • "Seasons of Healing" Grief Support Series, hosted by Hospice Care of America: In Port Royal: 9:30-11 a.m. Oct. 27 and Nov. 3, 10, Hospice Care of America, 1800 Paris Ave. 843-301-0685. On Hilton Head Island: 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 27 and Nov. 3, 10, Heritage Medical Building, 460 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-301-0685
  • LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS

  • "Hilton Head Island from 1950 to 2011," with Norman Harberger, board of advisors of Heritage Library: 1:30 p.m. Oct. 25, Heritage Library, 852 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $10 for nonmembers; $15 for nonmember couples; $8 for members; $12 for member couples. Reservations requested. 843-686-6560. www.
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  • "Israel and Media Bias," presented by Joe Hyams, CEO of HonestReporting: 7 p.m. Oct. 25, Temple Beth Yam, 4501 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. Free
  • "Online Genealogy: Using the Web for Genealogy Research," presented by Linda Piekut: 1:30-3 p.m. Oct. 26, Heritage Library, 852 William Hilton Parkway, Suite 2A, Hilton Head Island. $25 for nonmembers; $20 for members. 843-686-6560. www.heritagelib.org
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