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Coming This Week for Sept. 17

ARTS

VISUAL ARTS

  • "Wading and Diving -- Birds in the Lowcountry Salt Marsh": Exhibit runs through Sept. 20, Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767, ext. 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org
  • "The Color of Life: A Real and Surreal Journey" -- photography of Jean-Marie Cotè: Exhibit runs through Oct. 1, Art League Gallery of Hilton Head, Walter Greer Gallery, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-5060. www.artleaguehhi.org
  • LITERARY

  • Book signing by Linda Lovely, author of "Dear Killer": 1-4 p.m. Sept. 17, McIntosh Book Shoppe, Old Bay Market Place, 917 Bay St., Beaufort. 843-524-1119
  • Book signing and presentation of the creation of a poem by Robert Joseph Foley, author of "These Little Poems of Death and After Life": 1:30 p.m. Sept. 17, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton.
  • KIDS AND FAMILIES

  • Fifth annual Pedal 4 Kids: Benefits Hilton Head Island Boys & Girls Club. 7:30 a.m. Sept. 24 on Hilton Head Island. $30 for adults; $10 for students; free for ages 5 and younger. www.pedal4kids.com
  • OUTDOORS/WILDLIFE

  • Beach Sweep/River Sweep, organized by South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium and South Carolina Department of Natural Resources: 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 17, Burkes Beach, Coligny Beach, Islander Beach, Mitchelville Beach, Fish Haul Park and Sea Pines beaches, all on Hilton Head Island. www.scseagrant.org
  • Birding at Honey Horn with Coastal Discovery Museum: 7:30 a.m. Sept. 20. $12 for ages 12 and older. Reservations required. 843-689-6767, ext. 223
  • Blue Crab Discovery at Jarvis Creek: 10:30 a.m. Sept. 20, Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $15 for adults; $10 for children. Reservations required. 843-689-6767, ext. 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org
  • FESTIVALS/BENEFITS

  • Dine For PAL: Benefits Palmetto Animal League through Sept. 25, Captain Woody's, Calhoun Street Promenade, Bluffton. Print a coupon from www.palmettoanimalleague.org and 20 percent of your bill will be donated to PAL. 843-645-1725
  • The May River Theatre Co. annual "Fun-Fund Raiser": Hors d'oeuvres, live music, cash bar and silent auction. 4-7 p.m. Sept. 18, Corks Wine Bar, Calhoun Street Promenade, Bluffton. $50. 843-837-7798
  • RACES, GOLF, TENNIS

  • Fuel's Shred in Peace Expression Session in Memory of Will Warner: Benefits Will Warner SIP Fund. 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Sept. 17. Events planned on Hilton Head Island and in Bluffton. $20. 843-842-3835
  • 2011 Weichert Charity Golf and Tennis Tournament: Benefits The Children's Center at Jarvis Creek Park. 9 a.m. Sept. 17, Rose Hill Golf Course and Tennis Club of the Lowcountry, Rose Hill, Bluffton. $85 for golf; $40 for tennis; $25 for dinner only. Brandi@WeichertCP.com. 843-341-3700
  • 14th annual Hilton Head Regional Habitat for Humanity Golf Tournament and Auction: 10 a.m. Sept. 19, Oldfield Golf and Country Club, 1 Oldfield Circle, Okatie. $150; $30 for dinner and auction only. 843-757-6854. www.habitathhi.org
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