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Coming This Week for Oct. 4

LITERARY

  • Discussion with Janis Gleason, author of "The Life and Letters of Kate Gleason," presented by Bookmarkers: 10:30 a.m. Oct. 4, TidePointe, 700 TidePointe Way, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-689-5831
  • Habersham Book Faire book resale, hosted by Habersham Green Committee: 4-9 p.m. Oct. 7, Habersham Marketplace, Beaufort.
  • OUTDOORS/WILDLIFE

  • "Native Plants and Unique Habitats on a Sea Island," guided walk with Betty Treen, a Master Gardener and docent: 10 a.m. Oct. 5, Audubon Newhall Preserve, Palmetto Bay Road, Hilton Head Island. $10. 843-842-9246
  • HEALTH AND WELLNESS

  • "Why Organic is Better for the Planet and You," Experience Green Live Green workshop and networking event: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 6, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free with online registration. 843-868-1567. www.experiencegreen.org
  • "Surgical and Nonsurgical Rejuvenation," with Dr. Frederick Weniger of Weniger Plastic Surgery: 6-8 p.m. Oct. 6, Country Club of Hilton Head, 70 Skull Creek Drive, Hilton Head Island. Free. Reservations required. 843-757-0123. www.wenigerplasticsurgery.com
  • LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS

  • "The English Settlement from King Charles to 'King Cotton'," with Bill Altstaetter, chairman of history studies: 1:30 p.m. Oct. 4, Heritage Library, 852 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $10 for nonmembers; $15 for nonmember couples; $8 for members; $12 for member couples. Reservations requested. 843-686-6560. www.heritagelib.org
  • "My Heart My Life" leadership breakfast to discuss employee wellness strategies with Warner Peacock and Chris McCorkendale of the 2012 Low Country Heart Walk: 7:30-9 a.m. Oct. 5, The Marriott Hilton Head Resort and Spa, Palmetto Dunes, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-422-4542. judy.t.caramello@heart.org
  • "Starting Family Research," presented by Nancy Burke: 1:30-3 p.m. Oct. 5, Heritage Library, 852 William Hilton Parkway, Suite 2A, Hilton Head Island. $45 for nonmembers; $40 for members. 843-686-6560. www.heritagelib.org
  • "Weekend Get-Aways," recommendations and discussion with Scottie Davis, local travel guide: 1 p.m. Oct. 5, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-255-6525
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