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Coming This Week for May 29

TODAY

Women's Relief Corps and Sons and Daughters of War Veterans Memorial Day Celebration: 3 p.m., Grace Chapel AME Church, 502 Charles St., Beaufort; speaker is U.S. Navy Capt. Joan R. Queen, MSC, commanding officer of Beaufort Naval Hospital; following the service the group will gather in Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park

Robert Smalls Association Pre-Memorial Day Dance: 9 p.m. Sunday-1 a.m. Monday, Quality Inn, U.S. 21, Beaufort; music by DJ Brainstorm, light hors d'oeuvres; $15; proceeds to benefit scholarship fund; Edgar Williams, 843-846-8629, Linda Robinson, 843-521-4490

MONDAY

Beaufort's 2011 Memorial Day Celebration: 9 a.m. lineup for parade; 10 a.m., parade through downtown Beaufort; noon, Memorial Day Ceremony, Beaufort National Cemetery, 1601 Boundary St.; 843-525-6689

W. Brown Marshel's 10th Memorial Day Community Picnic: 1-4 p.m., 1814 Greene St., Beaufort; 843-525-6625

Hilton Head Island's Memorial Day observance with special recognition of World War II veterans: 10:30 a.m., Veterans Memorial Park, Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island; U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Jon Davis will speak; Hilton Head Island High School Navy JROTC will provide the color guard; Gene Sullivan, 843-384-0964

Sun City Veterans Association's Memorial Day service: 10 a.m., town square, Sun City Hilton Head; retired Army Col. Glenn Frazier, who survived the Bataan Death March during World War II, will speak; will include a marching unit, color guard and firing detail; Larry Bonner, 843-705-0993

TUESDAY

Book signing by Mary Alice Monroe, author of "The Butterfly's Daughter": 4-5:30 p.m., Coastal Discovery Museum, Honey Horn, Hilton Head Island; free; no reservations required

THURSDAY

Art League of Hilton Head artist reception: 5-7 p.m., Walter Greer Gallery, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, Shelter Cove, Hilton Head Island; featured exhibit is "Abstract Impressions" by N. Jack Huddle, which continues through July 2; refreshments offered; 843-681-5060, www.artleaguehhi.org

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