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Coming This Week for July 9

TODAY

Friends of the Beaufort Library Gently Used Book Store open: 1-5 p.m., Beaufort library, 311 Scott St., Beaufort; 843-812-3574

Jasper Animal Rescue Mission's "Fill The Truck" event: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Walmart, Hardeeville; purchase requested items while shopping and take them to the volunteers stationed at the doors and the truck; www.jarmission.org

SUNDAY

"Ted's Piggy Bank, Giving for a Guy We Love" fundraiser: 4-8 p.m. Calhoun Street Promenade, old town Bluffton; features live entertainment, a silent auction, food and beverages; free; donations are being accepted at Palmetto State bank in the name of "Ted's Piggy Bank"; helps Tedd Huffman and family with medical expenses; Karen Lavery, 843-384-1442; www.tedspiggybank.com

MONDAY

Book signing by Julie Chalpan, author of "Titan's Tales and Other Dog Adoption Love Stories": 4-5 p.m., Pinot Gelato, Village at Wexford, Hilton Head Island; free Italian sodas; money raised benefits Maranatha Farm; www.titanstales.com

Photography Club of Beaufort meeting, "Life as a U.S. Marine Combat Photographer": 7 p.m., ARTworks, Beaufort; Staff Sgt. Brain Kester will speak about his experiences as a photographer in Afghanistan; free; open to public; www.photoclubbeaufort.com

WEDNESDAY

"40/70 and 5 wishes" community education seminar: 1 p.m., Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way; Hospice Care of the Lowcountry and Home Instead Senior Care offer the free program about proper planning and advanced directives; reservations required; Greg Estes, 843-706-2296

"Instant Piano for Hopelessly Busy People": 6-9:30 p.m., Technical College of the Lowcountry's Beaufort campus; class is led by David Hynes; $55 a person plus $25 materials fee; registration required; 843-525-8205, www.tcl.edu/cewd

Hilton Head for Peace Meeting: 7 p.m., Palmetto Electric Cooperative building, 111 Mathews Drive, Hilton Head Island; Dr. F. Taylor will discuss "What's War All About?" based on the book "War Is a Lie" by David Swanson; 603-264-6102

THURSDAY

Memory Matters volunteer training: 3-4 p.m., North Side Park off Squire Pope Road, Hilton Head Island; free class for dementia-specific adult day care; registration required; Cathee or Melissa, 843-842-6688, www.memory-matters.org

Park Plaza Cinema's Harry Potter costume party: 11 p.m., Park Plaza Cinema, Office Park Road, Hilton Head Island; prizes will be awarded before midnight showing of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2"; 843-715-0479

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