• The University of Michigan Alumni Club of Hilton Head/Beaufort County will hold basketball game watch gatherings at the Mellow Mushroom in Park Plaza on Hilton Head Island to watch the team’s games against Michigan State and Ohio State. All Michigan alumni are invited to attend.

The game watch parties will be held:

Jan. 8 at 2:30 p.m. vs Michigan State

Jan. 29 at 12:30 p.m. vs Michigan State

Feb. 12 at 6 p.m. vs Ohio State

March 6 at 12:30 p.m. vs Ohio State

For more information and to RSVP, email goblueuofmhhi@gmail.com

• J. Michael Williamson, the founder of WhaleNet, will be the guest speaker on the topic “Right Whales: Our Coastal Visitors” Jan. 11 as part of the WACHH Evening Speaker Series. He will discuss the plight of these beautiful creatures and what can be done to save them.

The event will be held at 6 p.m. at SoundWaves, 7 Lagoon Road on Hilton Head Island. This program is open to the public.

Tickets (single $35 or 3-part series $90) include hors d’oeuvres, soft drinks, and a cash bar. Doors open at 5:15 p.m., with the presentation starting at 6 p.m. Visit wachh.org/evening-speaker-series-2022 or call 843-384-6758 for more information.

• The Savannah-Hilton Head-Bluffton chapter of Silverliners International flight attendant group will meet at noon Jan. 12 at Truffles Café, 91 Towne Drive in Bluffton. 

Call or text Sue Smith at 973-670-5832 to RSVP. All current and former flight attendants are welcome. The group meets every month on the third Wednesday for lunch.

• The Best You 2022 Virtual Women’s Summit will take place Jan. 13-15 on YouTube at times ideal for international attendance. Lowcountry resident Jodi Randisi is among 60 guest speakers to be featured. Her segment will be held at 11 a.m. Jan. 13, on the topic “Supersize Your Reach.”

The summit features five training tracks including: Spiritual Growth, Self-Care, Bold Living, Leadership Training, and Expand Your Reach.

Tickets are free and available at BestYou2022.com.

• The next Bluffton Second Saturday Divorce Workshop will be held at 10 a.m. Jan. 14.

Register for the live, online workshop at secondsaturday.com. The workshops are held the second Saturday of each month.

The workshop is part of Wife.org, a national 501(c)(3) organization.

Palmetto Quilt Guild will host an in-person meeting from 1 to 3 p.m. Jan. 20 at Hilton Head Island & Tennis Resort.

The program is a Trunk Show with speaker Candace Hassen. She is an award-winning quilter who derives her design ideas from other cultures, nature and art. 

Hassen also will present a workshop entitled “Let’s Polka” from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 21 at the Hilton Head Library. 

Visit palmettoquiltguild.org for details and to register for the workshop:        

Senior Softball Beaufort is seeking players aged 55 or better to play organized softball in the spring season.

The league, entering its second season, currently includes six teams of more than 90 enthusiasts who enjoy fun, safe competition. Games are played at fields in Bluffton and on Hilton Head Island.

Each team includes players of all abilities, from tournament caliber to those who just want to have fun.

The league is administered through the Beaufort County Parks and Recreation Administration, and practices will commence on or about Feb. 19.

For more information and to register your interest, visit seniorsoftballbeaufort.com or call Rick Trenary at 843-247-2832.