Coming This Week for Nov. 4


Carteret Street United Methodist Church men's club shrimp boil: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5-7 p.m., 408 Carteret St., Beaufort; free lunch deliveries available, all meals may be eaten at the church or taken out; $9 for adults, $4 for children younger than 12; 843-524-3841

AARP Chapter of the Lowcountry meeting: 1 p.m., Palmetto Electric Cooperative building, Hardeeville; representative from Hope Haven will speak; Chris Olsen, 843-705-5798


The Parish Church of St. Helena (Episcopal) Bazaar Preview: 5-7 p.m., Parish House, 507 Newcastle St., Beaufort; 843-522-1712, Bazaar Chairman Annie Pollak, 843-538-6497, www.sthelenas1712.org

Family Fun Night: 5:30-7:30 p.m., The Sandbox, An Interactive Children's Museum, 18-A Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island; theme is military night; museum is collecting unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots, as well as items to send to soldiers serving overseas; free, includes dinner and museum admission; for list of items to donate, go to www.thesandbox.org; 843-842-7645

The Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce First Friday networking event: 6-8 p.m., hosted by ArtByClaudette, 8 Butterfield Lane, Cat Island; $5 for members and $10 for nonmembers; 843-986-1102


The Parish Church of St. Helena (Episcopal) Bazaar: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Parish House, 507 Newcastle St., Beaufort; 843-522-1712, Bazaar Chairman Annie Pollak, 843-538-6497, www.sthelenas1712.org

Indoor cycling fundraiser: 9 a.m., Woodbridge Community Center, Bluffton; hosted by Burn! Indoor Cycle and Core Studio; event benefits Keyserling Cancer Center in Beaufort; first of three 45-minute rides; $20 donation required; 843-816-7812

Hilton Head Branch of the AAUW meeting: 10 a.m., Seabrook House, Hilton Head Island; Fran Marscher, author and former reporter and editor of The Island Packet, will discuss the 1893 hurricane and its impact on Beaufort County; 843-341-6638

Beaufort Aglow Community Lighthouse meeting: 11 a.m., 1320 South Ribaut Road, Second Floor, Port Royal Medical Center, Port Royal; 843-525-0525


Friends of the Bluffton Library annual meeting: 2 p.m., community room, Bluffton Library; guest speaker Louise Miller Cohen will discuss "Life on Hilton Head Island Before the Bridge" and her plans for the Gullah museum on Hilton Head; 843-255-6490

Nursing scholarships benefit: 1-4 p.m., Jarvis Creek Park, Hilton Head Island; features barbecue and live music; $60 for adults, $10 for children 10 and older; sponsored by the Hilton Head Advisory Board of the Medical University of South Carolina College of Nursing; 843-792-8421


Square dancing demonstration: 6:30 p.m., Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head; 843-689-9342, 843-379-8182


Book signing of "South Carolina's Lowcountry ... Naturally" by Marvin Bouknight, staff naturalist at Oldfield: 4 p.m., Oldfield's Greeters Store, off S.C. 170, Okatie; 843-645-4630

Beaufort Chapter S.C. Genealogial Society meeting: 2 p.m., in the library of First Presbyterian Church, 1201 North St., Beaufort; Dr. David Hiott to speak on the St. Bartholomew Chapter's research laboratory in Walterboro and give a short history of the area in colonial times as well as its association with the former S.C. Capital, Jacksonboro; RSVP to Nancy Anderson, 843-525-9192, billandnan@embarqmail.com


The Captain William Hilton Chapter, NSDAR meeting: 6 p.m., Yacht Club of Hilton Head, Palmetto Bay Marina; features a segment on flag folding by Boy Scout Troop 245; guest speaker Peg Austin will speak on her husband's experiences during World War II; presentation of colors by the NJROTC unit of Hilton Head Island High School; cost for dinner is $15; bring military memorabilia; guests welcome; Mary Ann Compher, 843-681-5457

Hilton Head for Peace presents "A European Prespective": 6 p.m., Hilton Head library, 11 Beach City Road; John Melin will lead a discussion on Amy Goodman's interview with Johan Galting; free; light refreshments; 843-681-4010

League of Women Voters meeting: 10 a.m., Public Service District Building, 21 Oak Park Drive, Hilton Head Island; topic is "Safeguarding Our Drinking Water"; DDowlen@aol.com

United Daughters of the Confederacy Stephen Elliott Chapter No. 1349 meeting: 2:30 p.m., home of Lydia Hudsick, 21 Wendover Court, Sun City Hilton Head; Wayne Cousar to discuss "Preserving True Southern Heritage"; 843-540-0658

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees meeting: 11 a.m., Golden Corral, 122 Robert Smalls Parkway, Beaufort; chapter officer elections will be held; Carol Smalls-Jenkins, 843-379-1002

NOV. 11

2010 Heritage Days Celebration Penn School Founders Memorial Service Art Exhibition: 3-7 p.m., $5, Penn Center, St. Helena Island; 843-838-2432; www.penncenter.com

Beaufort Branch of the Emily Dickinson International Society meeting: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Bluffton library; 843-815-2964

Reservation deadline for Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees, Lowcountry Chapter, meeting: meeting is 11:30 a.m. Nov. 15, Truffles Cafe, Bluffton; open to former Pennsylvania public school employees, spouses and guests; to register, Terri Cammerata, 843-705-1019; Nancy Land, 843-705-2931

Thomas Heyward Jr. Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution meeting and DAR Good Citizen Awards presentations: 2 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 1201 North St., Beaufort; 843-521-0134

NOV. 12

Carolina Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages regional conference: 8 a.m., Hilton Oceanfront Resort, Hilton Head Island; conference theme is "Recipes for Connecting Language, Culture, and Teaching"; runs through Nov. 14; registration is required; www.carolinatesol.org

2010 Heritage Days Celebration Symposium: 9 a.m.-11 p.m., Symposium at St. Helena Elementary School, African-Amerian Genealogy, $25; Youth Day, fish fry, oyster roast, crab crack, art sale, $5 at Penn campus, St. Helena Island; 843-838-2432; www.penncenter.com

Hilton Head Island Ski Club meeting: 5-7 p.m., Santa Fe Cafe, Hilton Head Island; dougnabh@hargray.com

NOV. 13

2010 Heritage Days Celebration: 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Heritage Days Parade, Sea Island parkway is closed 9-10:30 a.m.; $5 admission, 16 Penn Center Circle, St. Helena Island; 843-838-2432; www.penncenter.com

First Aid for Your Pets class: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Beaufort Dog, Boundary Street, Beaufort; $75; registration required; 843-379-9617, 843-812-5394

Port Royal United Methodist Church's annual Fall Bazaar and Barbecue: 8 a.m.-3 p.m., 16th Street and Columbia, Port Royal; barbecue will be served 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; 843-986-2953

Church of the Palms United Methodist 8th annual fall bazaar: 8 a.m.-2 p.m., 1425 Okatie Highway, S.C. 170, opposite the BP/Kangaroo Gas Station (at Cherry Point) in Okatie; 843-379-1888

First Super Saturday program of the season: 11 a.m., Hilton Head library, 11 Beach City Road; puppeteer Conrad Harts will present a 45-minute program appropriate for children of all ages; free, tickets will be available at 10 a.m.; 843-255-6500.