Around Town

JUNE 4

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S GOLF DAY: Learn the fundamentals of chipping, putting and swinging through easy-to-learn drills and activities led by volunteers and female pros. Free. 1-4 p.m., The First Tee of the Lowcountry, 151 Gumtree Rd., Hilton Head Island. 843-686-2680 or www.firstteelowcountry.org.

Earth DayJust because you can’t gather with a group of like-minded people doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate Earth Day on April 22.

This year’s event — the 50th anniversary of the holiday — will be celebrated online with Digital Earth Day, according to the Earth Day Network.

“Amid the recent outbreak, that means using our voices to drive action online rather than in person,” said Kathleen Rogers, president of Earth Day Network. 

stpatricksdayHILTON HEAD CELEBRATES WITH POPULAR ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE

Officially, St. Patrick’s Day is March 17, but Hilton Head Island likes to get a jump on the celebration. More than 25,000 people are expected to line Pope Avenue on March 15 for the annual parade — one of the oldest in honor of St. Patrick in South Carolina.

ANNUAL MONTHLONG EVENT PAYS TRIBUTE TO NATIVE ISLANDERS’ HERITAGE

The Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration is woven into the fabric of the Lowcountry; this year’s 24th annual event is no exception: It’s a monthlong series of events capturing the spirit and significance of Gullah culture.

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FOR PLAYERS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD, THE BEST WAY TO GET TO HILTON HEAD IS BY BRIDGE

For the uninitiated, it seems like playing bridge requires speaking a foreign language. Swiss teams. Holding a blank hand. Biffing the led suit. Death holding. Double dummy. Gold points. Black points. Red points. Knockouts.

But to those in the know, it’s the language of love — right up until you’re sat. Then silence rules, lest accusations of table talk begin to fly. 

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JAN. 25 

HILTON HEAD SNOW DAY: A family event hosted by the Island Rec Center, featuring inflatable rides, a snowfield and entertainment. Cost is $10 for children ages 2-17, free for adults. 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Shelter Cove Community Park, 39 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-7273 or www.islandreccenter.org.

Matt MundyLean Ensemble Theater takes another giant step in its boldest season yet with a new production of the acclaimed “Every Brilliant Thing,“ written by Doug Macmillan with Jonny Donahoe. 

Directed by Maegan Azar, the one-man show stars Lean Ensemble member Matt Mundy.