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Coming This Week for Oct. 11

ARTS

Theater

  • "Into the Woods," presented by Main Street Youth Theatre: 7 p.m. Oct. 13-Oct. 15 and Oct. 21-22, 2 p.m. Oct. 16 and 23, Hilton Head Island High School's Visual and Performing Arts Center, 70 Wilborn Road, Hilton Head Island. $14; $6 for students. 843-689-6246. www.msyt.org
  • Music

  • "Mozart's, The Magic Flute," presented by the Opera Lovers of Hilton Head: 1 p.m. Oct. 12, The Seabrook, 300 Woodhaven Drive. 843-715-2610
  • Literary

  • "Blogging," presented by Beaufort ProWriters: 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 11, Port Royal Pasta Company, 1430 Ribaut Road, Beaufort. Free. 843-379-5886.ktandybrown@gmail.com
  • KIDS AND FAMILIES

  • MOMS Club of Bluffton and Hilton Head Open House, featuring a guest speaker from Palmetto Speech and Language: 11 a.m. Oct. 11, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. Free. 404-849-3987
  • Storytime for ages 3-7: 11 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Oct. 11, 18 and 25, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479
  • Zerbini Multi-Cultural Family Circus: 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11-16, Eagle's Baseball Field, 155 Buck Island Road, Bluffton. $14. www.blufftoncircus.com
  • OUTDOORS/WILDLIFE

  • "The Birth and Growth of a Sea Island," guided walk with Mary Alice Walker, a docent: 10 a.m. Oct. 12, Audubon Newhall Preserve, Palmetto Bay Road, Hilton Head Island. $10. 843-842-9246
  • FESTIVALS/BENEFITS

  • 19th annual Ghost Tours, hosted by the Exchange Club: Benefits Child Abuse Prevention Association of Beaufort County. Evening walking or carriage ride tours, Oct. 14-15, 21-23 and 27-30, downtown Beaufort. Walking tours are $12; Carriage tours are $20, but $10 for children ages 3-11. Reservations requested. 843-524-4678
  • Carteret Street United Methodist Church bazaar: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 15, Carteret Street United Methodist Church, 408 Carteret St., Beaufort. 843-524-3841. www.carteretstumc.org
  • Yard Sale By Kids and For Kids: 9 a.m.-noon, Oct. 15, Pritchardville Elementary School parking lot, Pritchardville.
  • Wesley United Methodist Church bazaar: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 15, Wesley United Methodist Church, Duke and West streets, Beaufort. 843-524-5918
  • Cajun Festival: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 15, Shelter Cove Park, Hilton Head Island. $5; free for 12 and younger
  • FUNDRAISING Tournaments, Races, etc.

  • Weniger Plastic Surgery Bluffton Half Marathon and 5K Run/Walk: 8 a.m. Oct. 15, Calhoun Street Promenade, Bluffton. $25-$40 before Oct. 8; $35-$50 after Oct. 8. www.gotrisports.com/events
  • HEALTH AND WELLNESS

  • "Seasons of Healing" Grief Support Series, hosted by Hospice Care of America: 9:30-11 a.m. Oct. 13, 20, 27 and Nov. 3, 10, Hospice Care of America, 1800 Paris Ave., Port Royal. 843-301-0685
  • Bereavement Support Group, hosted by United Hospice: 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 13, United Hospice, 1605 North St., Beaufort. Free. 843-522-0476
  • "Seasons of Healing" Grief Support Series, hosted by Hospice Care of America: 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 13, 20, 27 and Nov. 3, 10, Heritage Medical Building, 460 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-301-0685
  • LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS

  • "The Cradle of Secession: Hilton Head Island and Vicinity at the Core," with Bob Smith, past president, The Heritage Library: 1:30 p.m. Oct. 11, 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
  • Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce's 16th annual State of the Region Breakfast, featuring South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, Beaufort County Council Chairman Weston Newton, Hilton Head Island Mayor Drew Laughlin and Bluffton Mayor Lisa Sulka: 9 a.m. Oct. 12, The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa, 2 Grasslawn Ave., Hilton Head Island. $28 for chamber members; $38 for nonmembers. 843-785-3673. www.hiltonheadchamber.org
  • "Get with the Program! Using Family Tree Maker," presented by Carol Clemens: 1:30-3 p.m. Oct. 12, Heritage Library, 852 William Hilton Parkway, Suite 2A, Hilton Head Island. $25 for nonmembers; $20 for members. 843-686-6560. www.heritagelib.org
  • "Medical Treatment of the Confederate Army and Navy" with Dr. Guy R Hasegawa, senior editor of the American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, presented by Lowcountry Civil War Roundtable: 6:45 p.m. Oct. 12, Bluffton High School auditorium, 12 H.E. McCracken Circle, Bluffton. $10 for nonmembers. 843-681-1956. chrisdenterprise@adelphia.net
  • Clubs/special interests

  • Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chapter of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association meet with guest speaker Drew Laughlin, mayor of Hilton Head Island: 11:30 a.m. Oct. 11, Golden Corral, Fording Island Road, Bluffton. 843-815-5604
  • National Active and Retired Federal Employees meeting, featuring Bonnie Sell, Blue Cross/Blue Sheild representative: 11 a.m. Oct. 12, Golden Corral, 122 Robert Smalls Parkway, Beaufort. 843-379-1002
  • "The Captain William Hilton Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution luncheon meeting, featuring David Lauderdale of The Island Packet: 11:30 a.m. Oct. 12, home of Leslie Richardson. Reservations required. 843-671-2797
  • Fields of Faith, presented by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes: 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 12, Hilton Head Christian Academy athletic field, Hilton Head Island. 843-422-5448
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