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Coming This Week for May 24

TUESDAY

Heritage Library Lecture Series, "Colonial Hilton Head": 1:30 p.m., 852 William Hilton Parkway, Suite 2A, Hilton Head Island; Bill Altstaetter, founder and past president of the Heritage Library, will speak about colonial Hilton Head; reservations required; 843-686-6560

Beaufort Branch of American Association of University Women meeting: 6 p.m., Education Building of the First Presbyterian Church, North Street; Edra Stephens, Beaufort County Business License director, to speak on women in small businesses; for dinner reservations, call Marrietta Pulliam, 843-322-9809

WEDNESDAY

Strive to Excel fundraiser: 5 p.m., The Jazz Corner, Village at Wexford, Hilton Head Island; $25; benefits Strive to Excel senior scholarship fund; reservations required; 843-689-4982

THURSDAY

Bluffton Speech Achievers Toastmasters Club open house: 6:30 p.m., Lowcountry Presbyterian Church, Bluffton; features program, refreshments and door prizes; Bob Herrick, 843-263-6669; Dave Robbins, 843-705-9997

FRIDAY

Beaufort Art Association presents "What's That?" opening reception: 5:30-7:30 p.m., BAA Gallery, 913 Bay St., Beaufort; features photography by Ron Mabey; exhibit runs through July 2; www.beaufortartassociation.com

Bounce Into Summer fundraiser: 5-7 p.m., Island Playground, Bluffton; features food, games, entertainment and a prize drawing to benefit Family Promise of Beaufort County; $10 a child; 843-837-8383

SATURDAY

Free health screenings: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Apartment 203, Bluffton House apartments, Bluffton; tests available may include blood pressure, blood glucose, PSA blood, HIV and breast exams; sponsored by Beaufort Memorial Hospital, Beaufort-Jasper-Hampton Comprehensive Health Services and Neighborhood Outreach Connection

Scrapbook and craft making for families: 1 p.m., Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway; free; bring your favorite photos; 843-255-6478

The Green Thumb garden party: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., The Green Thumb, Fording Island Road, Bluffton; features free lunch, vendors, live radio broadcast and garden lecture by horticultrue agent Laura Lee Rose; free; 843-757-9550

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