• The monthly First Thursdays Art Market will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. June 3 at Shops at Sea Pines Center on Hilton Head Island. It is free and open to the public.
The market features local painters, photographers, sculptors, potters, jewelry makers and other creatives, plus live music and complimentary wine samples.
For a full schedule, visit TheShopsAtSeaPinesCenter.com
• Maye River Quilters will meet via Zoom on June 5 at 10 a.m.
To get a link for the meeting, visit mayeriverquiltguild.com.
For more meeting dates and times, and for membership forms to join the group, visit the website or call 843-530-1244.
• The Palmetto Dunes Property Owners Association (PDPOA) will host its annual Turtle Trot 5K Summer Series every Wednesday from June 9 through Aug. 25.
The family-friendly Turtle Trot is a 5K run/walk through the community. The course alternates weekly: The beach course is used on weeks with a low tide and the road course is used on high tide weeks.
Registration is online only at pdpoa.org. Registration is $25 prior to race day and $35 day of the race. Fee includes a T-shirt. Kids under 12 run for free and can purchase at T-shirt for $10. All races begin at 8 a.m.
Race proceeds benefit the Palmetto Dunes Cares Fund, a charitable giving initiative targeting the areas of health, environment, arts and culture, community development, and education within the greater Hilton Head area.
• The Beaufort Sportfishing and Diving Club will meet June 10 at the Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club on Lady’s Island, off Meridian Road. The social begins at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting will begin at 7 p.m.
Capt. Tim Carver, local guide for Tight Lines Unlimited, will discuss spot tail bass (red fish). He will present rods and reels, and baits and lures of choice. He will also talk about how to select best fishing spots, dealing with water clarity, tides, and currents.
Capt. John Mathews will also give a brief presentation on his new program – Marsh Sense – that teaches how to wade and fish in tidal marsh on foot.
Guests are welcome. Reservations are not needed. For more information, contact Capt. Frank Gibson at 843-522-2122 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
• The Children’s Center will hold its inaugural Tot Trot June 11 at Jarvis Creek Park to raise funds for the nonprofit childcare center.
As the only childcare facility on Hilton Head Island that offers a sliding-fee scale structure, the work done by The Children’s Center is critical to ensuring a bright future for the children in our community. The Children’s Center provides a safe and educational environment for children to learn, as well as serving a nutritious breakfast, lunch and an afternoon snack each day to feed their young bodies.
Join a team, create a own team or donate to one of the 11 teams already created. Anyone can participate by visiting thechildrenscentersc.org/tottrot.
Proceeds will provide classroom materials to support early education by providing program and consumable materials directly to each classroom.
• Movie Nights will resume this summer at Shelter Cove Towne Centre’s Community Park, beginning June 17 with “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.”
Movies will begin at 8:30 p.m.
“Frozen 2” is scheduled for June 24, with “Jumanji 1 on July 1 and “Minions” on July 8. The movies continue through August.
The rain or shine events are free and open to the public; pets are welcome. Guests may bring their own chairs, blankets and pillows. Take-out food is available from any of the Shelter Cove Towne Centre restaurants.
For more information, visit sheltercovetownecentre.com.