Coming This Week for Jan. 4


Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chapter of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association meeting: 11:30 a.m., Golden Corral, Bluffton; guest speaker will be Wells Fargo adviser Libby Cherrington, who will discuss "Financial Markets Outlook for 2011"; Bill Coakley, 843-815-5604


AARP meeting: 1 p.m., Palmetto Electric Cooperative Building community room, Hardeeville; guest speaker will be Dr. Narendra Sharma of Neighborhood Outreach Connection; open to all members and guests; Chris Olsen, 843-705-5798


Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce First Friday Networking: 6-8 p.m., Holiday Inn, 2225 Boundary St., Beaufort; guest speaker will be Clente Flemming, President/CEO of South Carolina Community Bank; $5 members and $10 non-members; hors d'oeuvres; reservations required; 843-986-1102


Hilton Head Branch of the AAUW meeting: 10 a.m., Seabrook House, Hilton Head Island; Cinda Seamon, public education officer of Hilton Head Island Fire & Rescue, will speak; 843-341-6638

Girl Scouts senior troops of service area 631 flapjack fundraiser: 7:30-9:30 a.m., Applebee's, Hilton Head Island; $5; Deiha Torin, deiha_torin@yahoo.com, 843-342-3585

Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce annual meeting: 9 a.m.-noon, Holiday Inn, 2225 Boundary St., Beaufort; supporters to be honored; 843-986-1102

Interactive music performance by Beth Green and ice cream social: 11 a.m., Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road; appropriate for children of all ages; free; tickets available at 10 a.m. day of performance; 843-255-6500, www.beaufortcountylibrary.org