• The National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force will host a STEM Family Day student educational event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 28.
The focus is Space Exploration from WWII to the present. Hands-on activities are included! Cost is $5 for children and adults, or free for museum members. For more information, visit mightyeighth.org.
• Friends of the Bluffton Library will host its Mega Book Sale and Silent Auction over three days.
Feb. 2, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. is early access for FOBL members only. The event is open to the public from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 3, and 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 4.
Also, National Inventors Day will be celebrated from 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 11 with an Author Talk and Book Signing. Lisa Lindahl, author of Unleash the Girls, will share the untold story of the invention of the Sports Bra and how it changed the world (and her).
For more information visit friendsoftheblufftonlibrary.com.
The event is free and open to the public. The library is located at 120 Palmetto Way in Bluffton.
• Maye River Quilters will meet Feb. 4 at 9:30 for social time, with the meeting beginning at 10 a.m. The meeting will be held at Palmetto Electric Cooperative, 1 Cooperative Way in Hardeeville.
To attend the meeting as a guest, send an RSVP email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information and for membership forms to join the group, call 843-705-9590.
• “Blitzed: How WWII Bombings Affected Brits (and still do),” a program by Dr. Annette Laing, will be held at 11 a.m. Feb. 4 at the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force in Pooler, Georgia.
The event is free and open to the public. An option brunch will be held afterward, at $10 per person for members, and $15 for non-members.
Books are available for purchase in the museum store. Book signing to follow. Registration is required. Contact 912-988-1835 or email@example.com
• Gullah/Geechee Nation will host a Black History and Living Legacy Celebration starting at noon Feb. 4 at Brick Baptist Church, 85 MLK Drive on Saint Helena Island.
Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation, will lead the event. Vendors will include Chef B.J. Dennis, Andrea Annie Jefferson and Gullah Sweetgrass Baskets, and Ngome Style.
Gullah/Geechee and African craft, art and books will be available for sale.
Tickets are $5 and $10 in advance and $20 at the door. For more information, visit gullahgeecheenation.com.
• The Bluffton Library will be hosting these special programs in February:
Mary Kull, chocolatier for Bluffton Village’s Craft Kitchen, will present “I Speak Chocolate” Feb. 7 from 10 to 11 a.m. Enjoy samples of dark, milk, and white Belgian chocolate and learn how to arrange a chocolate charcuterie board just in time for Valentine’s Day. Call 843-255-6503 to register.
A second Free Law Talk by a volunteer attorney, through the South Carolina Bar Association will be given on Feb. 22 from 10 to 11 a.m. This month’s talk will be a brief overview and questions and answers session pertaining to elder law and advance directives. Call 843-255-6503 to register.