Beaufort News

Coming This Week for Jan. 8


Hilton Head Branch of the AAUW meeting: 10 a.m., Seabrook House, Hilton Head Island; Cinda Seamon, public education officer of Hilton Head Island Fire & Rescue, will speak; 843-341-6638

Girl Scouts senior troops of service area 631 flapjack fundraiser: 7:30-9:30 a.m., Applebee's, Hilton Head Island; $5; Deiha Torin,, 843-342-3585

Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce annual meeting: 9 a.m.-noon, Holiday Inn, 2225 Boundary St., Beaufort; supporters to be honored; 843-986-1102

An interactive music performance by Beth Green and an ice cream social: 11 a.m., Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road; appropriate for children of all ages; free; tickets available at 10 a.m. day of performance; 843-255-6500,


Books Sandwiched In: noon-1 p.m., USCB Performing Arts Center, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort; "Doctor K: A Personal Memoir," by Herbert Keyserling, will be reviewed by Mayor Billy Keyserling; free; doors open at 11:30 a.m.; 843-255-6458,

"Northern Atlantic Right Whales," presented by DNR veterinarian Al Segars: 3 p.m., Coastal Discovery Museum, Honey Horn, Hilton Head Island; learn about the natural history of these endangered marine mammals and efforts to protect them; $5 donation requested; reservations required; 843-689-6767, ext. 223

Writing for the Magazine Market class taught by Katherine Tandy Brown: 6-8 p.m., Techical College of the Lowcountry; learn the skills to have a successful freelance writing career; six-week class continues Monday evenings through Feb. 14; $110; to register, 843-525-8205


"How to keep your Body and Mind More Active" by Tim Dorion: 7 p.m., Christ Lutheran Church, 820 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island; presented by the National Alliance on Mental Illness Beaufort County; 843-681-2200, ext. 3

Beaufort Genealogy Society meeting: 2 p.m., library of the First Presbyterian Church, Beaufort; features "Forgotten Heroes" film set on the grounds of the National Cemetery in Columbia with music by Ray Charles; introduction by Beaufort National Cemetery staff; reservations required; Nancy Anderson, 843-525-9192

Hilton Head Island Ski Club meeting: 5-7 p.m., Mi Tierra in Festival Center, Hilton Head; happy hour pricing, 10 percent off dinner; Doug Nabholz,

Stephen Elliott Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy meeting: 2:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, North Street, Beaufort; Larry Bernard will discuss the tricentennial of Beaufort's charter and the survival of Beaufort during the Civil War; Gladys Cousar, 843-846-5886