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Coming This Week for Jan. 11

TODAY

"How to keep your body and mind more active" by Tim Dorion: 7 p.m., Christ Lutheran Church, 820 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island; presented by the National Alliance on Mental Illness Beaufort County; 843-681-2200, ext. 3

Beaufort Genealogy Society meeting: 2 p.m., library of the First Presbyterian Church, Beaufort; features "Forgotten Heroes" film set on the grounds of the National Cemetery in Columbia with music by Ray Charles; introduction by Beaufort National Cemetery staff; reservations required; Nancy Anderson, 843-525-9192

Hilton Head Island Ski Club meeting: 5-7 p.m., Mi Tierra in Festival Center, Hilton Head; happy hour pricing, 10 percent off dinner; Doug Nabholz, dougnabh@hargray.com

Stephen Elliott Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy meeting: 2:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, North Street, Beaufort; Larry Bernard will discuss the tricentennial of Beaufort's charter and the survival of Beaufort during the Civil War; Gladys Cousar, 843-846-5886

WEDNESDAY

Lowcountry Civil War Round Table meeting: 6:45 p.m., Bluffton High School auditorium; Bud Robertson, who was the historical consultant for "Gods and Generals," will present "John Brown: The First Terrorist"; guests, $10; John Monkaitis, 843-671-2236; www.lcwrt.squarespace.com

Hilton Head for Peace presents "Noam Chomsky Responds to WikiLeaks": 6 p.m., Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road; John Melin will lead a discussion on Amy Goodman's interview with political activist Noam Chomsky; free; light refreshments; 843-681-4010

League of Women Voters meeting: 10 a.m., Hilton Head Public Service District Building, 23 Oak Park Drive, Hilton Head Island; Mayor Drew Laughlin will speak on the state of the town; public welcome; www.LWVHHI.org

National Active and Retired Federal Employees meeting: 11 a.m., Golden Corral, 122 Robert Smalls Parkway, Beaufort; selection of delegates for state convention; Carol Smalls-Jenkins, 843-379-1002

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