Public forums to tackle global issues, politics

The World Affairs Council of Hilton Head is hosting its fifth annual Summer Forum. The free public forums are from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road. Registration is not required. Forum dates, topics and speakers are: June 9, "America's Global Interests," Blaine Lotz; July 14, "China: Thinking About Their Future and Ours," Kent Harrington; and Aug. 3, a discussion of Steven Hill's book "Europe's Promise: Why the European Way is the Best Hope in an Insecure Age," Jim Fall.

Details: 843-422-1442, wachhi@gmail.com