Quilters to Meet
The Sea Island Quilters will meet on Thursday, May 19, 6PM at the Charles Lind Brown Activity Center on Green Street. The speaker will be Vicky Klontz, a fiber artist who has taught at Houston Quilt Shows. She will discuss the use of wool in quilts. For additional information call Helen Goldman 525-6155.
EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS FAIR THIS THURSDAY MAY 19th
5-7 p.m. 704 Parris Island Gateway, Beaufort (Across from Zippy Lube)
at the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Prepare for HURRICANE SEASON (Which starts on JUNE 1)
Booths, displays, demonstrations and handouts with information on OUTDOOR COOKING (tasting and demonstrations), EVACUATION MAPS, WATER PURIFICATION, FIRE SAFETY, 3 MONTH SUPPLY, ANIMAL SAFETY,
GARDENING, FOOD DEHYDRATING, HOME INVENTORY, SCHOOL SAFETY, COMPUTER SAFETY and MORE!
Special activities will be presented for children on safety tips and how to deal with emergencies
Contact person: Eagle Scout Candidate: Landon Morgan Questions? Call Landon 524-4355
Beaufort Historical Society
The Beaufort County Historical Society will celebrate their 72nd Annual Meeting May 19th at noon at the Beaufort Yacht & Sailing Club, Meridian Rd., Beaufort, SC . The public is welcome and encouraged to attend at no charge.
Dr. Gerald Schwartz will discuss his book, A Woman Doctor’s Civil War: Esther Hill Hawks’ Diary . Dr. Ester Hawks’ served in Beaufort during the Civil War.
Dr. Schwartz will be at McIntosh Books on Bay St. for a book signing from 3:30-5 on the 19th, if you are unable to attend the BCHS meeting.
Born in Brooklyn, New York, Gerald Schwartz is a professor of history at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina. A graduate of Mexico City College, Dr. Schwartz holds a Ph.D. from Washington State University. His article, “An Integrated Free School in Civil War Florida,” which also concerns the career of Dr. Esther Hill Hawks, appeared in The Florida Historical Quarterly.
Please RSVP to Nancy Gilley at 843-524-7969 for an optional light lunch catered by Debbi Covington will be served at 11:30 for $10.
CITY JAVA & NEWS TO HOST BEAUFORT REGIONAL CHAMBER’S COFFEE
(Beaufort, SC) – City Java & News is hosting the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce’s May Coffee with
Colleagues on Friday, May 20, from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. City Java is located at 301 Carteret Street in downtown
Coffee with Colleagues is a casual networking opportunity to meet local professionals. The event is free and
open to the public.