Beaufort News

Coming This Week for March 6


Beaufort Symphony Orchestra annual fundraiser for Beaufort Youth Orchestra scholarships: noon-2 p.m., Outback Steakhouse, 2113 Boundary St., Beaufort; tickets must be purchased in advance, $20 for adults, $10 for ages 6-13 and children younger than 6 get in free; 843-838-9309, 843-838-1237

Beaufort Symphony Orchestra matinee concert: 3 p.m., University of South Carolina Beaufort Performing Arts Center, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort; adults $35, youth-high school $5; 843-524-3593, 877-548-3237


Beaufort County's Gen. Richard H. Anderson Camp No. 47 Sons of Confederate Veterans meeting: 7 p.m., Harmony Masonic Lodge, 2710 Depot Road, Beaufort; Lowcountry Civil War Round Table Vice President Chris Clayton will discuss the Battle of Murfreesboro open to the public; Paul Griffin, 843-524-8792,

Limestone College Lowcountry Alumni Association meeting: 6 p.m., Boys & Girls Club, 1100 Boundary St., Beaufort; Veronica C. Miller, 843-838-4575


National Alliance on Mental Illness Beaufort County presentation: 7 p.m., Christ Lutheran Church, Hilton Head Island; guest speaker will be Dr. Maria Salas, a board-certified psychiatrist specializing in pediatric and forensic psychiatry; 843-681-2200,

"Shrimp: Biology and Business," presented by biologist Al Stokes: 3 p.m., Coastal Discovery Museum, Honey Horn, Hilton Head Island; learn about native and cultured shrimp; $5 donation requested; reservations required; 843-689-6767, ext. 223


Lowcountry Civil War Round Table meeting: 6:45 p.m., Bluffton High School auditorium; question-and-answer session with Ed Bearss, a World War II veteran, author and authority on the Civil War; guests, $10; John Monkaitis, 843-671-2236;

National Active and Retired Federal Employees meeting: 11 a.m., Golden Corral, 122 Robert Smalls Parkway, Beaufort; guest speaker will be Fred Washington, Beaufort County School Board chairman; 843-379-1002


Emily Dickinson International Society Beaufort Branch monthly meeting: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Bluffton library's small conference room; poetry reading and discussion;