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Coming This Week for Feb. 9

TODAY

Sweetgrass Basket Making class: 2 p.m., Coastal Discovery Museum, Honey Horn, Hilton Head Island; learn about a Lowcountry art form from a local Gullah basket maker and make one of your own; adults, $65, children (first grade and older), $30; reservations required; 843-689-6767, ext. 223

Hilton Head for Peace meeting: 7 p.m., Hilton Head Public Service building; Mary Sullivan will speak about the recently published book, "War is a Lie"; light refreshments; free; 603-264-6102

Lowcountry Civil War Round Table meeting: 6:45 p.m., Bluffton High School auditorium; Dr. Jack Davis will discuss "The Nullification Crisis and the Bluffton Movement"; guests, $10; John Monkaitis, 843-671-2236; www.lcwrt.squarespace.com

Captain William Hilton Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution Awards Day meeting: noon, Providence Presbyterian Church, Hilton Head Island; local students will be recognized; public is invited; light refreshments; Mary Ann Compher, 843-681-5457

League of Women Voters meeting: 10 a.m., Hilton Head Public Service District No. 1, 23 Oak Park Drive, Hilton Head Island; featured speakers are Zelphine Smalls, intake specialist at the Beaufort County Department of Juvenile Justice, and Melissa Lather, Bluffton High School social worker; www.lwvhhi.org

National Active and Retired Federal Employees meeting: 11 a.m., Golden Corral, 122 Robert Smalls Parkway, Beaufort; speaker is Tom Dardaris of Liberty Tax Service; Carol Smalls-Jenkins, 843-379-1002

THURSDAY

Emily Dickinson International Society Beaufort Branch poetry reading and discussion of romantic poems: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Bluffton library small conference room, Bluffton; free; 843-815-2964

Emily Geiger Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution meeting: 2 p.m., Palmetto Electric Cooperative building, Hardeeville; winners of the essay contest will be announced; the four winning essays will be read; Margret Maloney, 843-705-3661

Thomas Heyward Jr. Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution meeting: 2 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 1201 North St., Beaufort; Carroll Crowther will speak on "Enjoy Your Genealogy"; winners of this year's "Memoirs of Paul Revere" essay contest will be recognized; Nancy Crowther, 843-521-0134

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