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Coming This Week for Jan. 19

TODAY

Book Break hosted by the Friends of the Hilton Head library: noon-1 p.m., Community Room of the Hilton Head library, 11 Beach City Road; Keith Kahl, an Oak Ridge nuclear weapons expert, will review "The Nuclear Lion: What Every Citizen Should Know About Nuclear Power and Nuclear War" by John Jagger; free; 843-255-6500

Fifth annual Relay for Life Kickoff: 6-8 p.m., Montana's Restaurant & Grizzly Bar, Bluffton; help form teams, raise money and volunteer for 2011 event; free admission; www.relayforlife.org/blufftonsc, smruy@yahoo.com, schwartzhouse14@aol.com

THURSDAY

Palmetto Quilt Guild monthly meeting: 1 p.m., Christ Lutheran Church, 829 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island; award-winning quilter and lecturer Joan Shay will present "We've Bonded"; guests, $5; 843-540-1952, www.palmettoquiltguild.org

Sea Island Quilters meeting and show: 6 p.m. social; 6:30 business meeting, Charles Lind Brown Activity Center, Greene Street, Beaufort; special presentation of "Heirloom Quilts," a trunk show by Sunnie Malesky of Jacksonville, Fla.; Helen Goldman, 843-525-6155

FRIDAY

Each Others Muse Studios Arts Camp: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 19 Buckingham Plantation Drive, Bluffton; parents can drop their children ages 6-16 off for a day of art; full day is $50, half day is $30; includes materials and supplies, snacks and water; registration required; info@jdcreative.org, 843-757-6156, www.jdcreative.org

Reservation deadline for Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees, Lowcountry Chapter luncheon meeting: event is 11:30 a.m. Jan. 24, Truffles Cafe, Bluffton; guest speaker Val Kelly will discuss "Identity Theft and How to Prevent It"; 843-705-1019

SATURDAY

The Archaeology Society of South Carolina/Hilton Head Chapter 2011 second annual "What the Heck is it?" program: 1-5 p.m., Discovery House at the Coastal Discovery Museum, Honey Horn, Hilton Head Island; free artifact identification by leading archaeologists and a silent auction; George Stubbs, 843-363-5058, www.assc.net

SUNDAY

Author Joan Leegant discusses her new novel, "Wherever You Go": 2 p.m., Congregation Beth Yam Social Hall, Hilton Head Island; book follows three Americans caught in the vortex of Jewish political and religious extremism; light refreshments; make reservations to 843-705-3237, Judie23@yahoo.com or elainelh@hargray.com

MONDAY

Books Sandwiched In: noon-1 p.m., USCB Performing Arts Center, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort; "Black Yeomanry: Life on St. Helena Island," by Thomas Jackson Woofter, will be reviewed by Scott Graber; free; doors open at 11:30 a.m.; 843-255-6458, www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

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