What 2 Do|June 30, 2011 1:41 pm

What 2 Do

Upcoming events at ARTworks

Kazoos on Vacation: Rick Hubbard’s hit family show of music, comedy, and fun at ARTworks where your kids are the stars and kazoos are free! Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. through August 2. Doors open at 7 p.m., adults $10, kids $5. Info and reservations 843-379-2787, www.ArtWorksInBeaufort.org.

• Beaufort’s Best Hidden Talent Competition concerts open to the public: These musicians need to hear the roar of the crowd as they compete for the Grand Prize — $1,000 paid gig in the Street Music on Paris Avenue concert in Spring 2012. Preliminary competitions are July 9 and 16, 7:30 p.m. at ARTworks, $5 at the door. Semifinal competition will be July 30, 7:30 p.m. at ARTworks, $5 at the door. Grand Finale is free on August 6, 6 p.m. on Paris Avenue in Port Royal. All ages and music styles are eligible to register by July 1. Performance slots are first come, first serve. www.ArtWorksInBeaufort.org, 843-379-2787, and at ARTworks in Beaufort Town Center, 2127 Boundary Street 29902, Tuesdays through Saturdays.

• Ongoing registration for ARTblast & TheaterArt weekly camps: now through July 30th. Every week this summer ARTworks offers the joy and challenges of art — on the canvas and on stage. Each weekly class is $110, and scholarships are available, supported by a private family foundation (no extra paperwork, just ask.) 379-2787, www.ArtWorksInBeaufort.org; 2127 Boundary Street in Beaufort Town Center, Tuesdays through Saturdays.

 

Lunch and Learn at the Farmers Market

The fourth in the “Lunch and Learn” series presented by the Lowcountry Master Gardener Association and the Clemson Extension Office will be about worms. The presentation will show attendees how to make a worm bin and explain the many benefits of a worm farm. This session will be at the Port Royal Farmer’s Market on Saturday, July 2 at 11:30 a.m.  Bring a folding chair to the open-air class behind the Master Gardener table.

 

Photography Club of Beaufort to meet

The July meeting of the Photography Club of Beaufort is “Life as a U.S. Marine Combat Photographer.” Staff Sergeant Brain Kester will speak about his experiences during his extraordinary assignment as a photographer in Afghanistan. He will also touch on adjusting to life in the Public Affairs Office at MCAS Beaufort on Monday, July 10, at 7 p.m., following a brief business meeting. The new club meeting location is at ARTWorks, 2127 Boundary St. Suite 18A. The public is encouraged to attend.  Free.  For additional information www.PhotoClubBeaufort.com.

 

Beaufort Writers meet

The Beaufort Writers meets every second and fourth Tuesday from 4:30 to 6 p.m.

at the Lady’s Island Airport Conference Room. The next meetings are scheduled for July 12 and 26.

 

McIntosh Books holds book signings on Bay

The following book signings will be held at McIntosh Book Shoppe, 917 Bay St. For more information, please call Connie McGraw at 525-1066.

• Friday, July 8, 1 – 4 p.m. James Tuten signing copies of his book, “Time & Tide,” about the fall of the South Carolina rice kingdom.

• Friday, July 22, 1 – 4 p.m. Allan Winneker signing copies of his book, “Two Islands, Terror in the Low Country.”

 

Sportfishing and diving club to hold meeting

The Beaufort Sportfishing and Diving Club July meeting will be held Thursday July 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club off Meridian Road on Lady’s Island.  The social begins at 6:30 and the meeting begins at 7 p.m.  This month welcomes Captain Chris Butler, of Butler Marine. He will have two interesting topics: Barracuda and new depth finders, sounders, and sonar systems for the average run about in the local area. For additional information, call Captain Frank Gibson at 522-2020.

 

Sportfishing and diving club to hold meeting

The Beaufort Women’s Connection will meet on Thursday, July 21st at the St. Helena Parish Church at 507 New Castle Street.  Doors open at 11:45 a.m., and lunch is served at 12:15 p.m..  Cost for luncheon and program is $12. The speaker for the day is Corrine Ike, and her talk is entitled “Coming to the end of myself meant a whole new adventure.” Corrine will also do our feature, “Day tripping in Savannah.” Reservations can be made to Karen Whitehead at 838-7627 or e-mailing her at mommakaren@islc.net.  Reservations need to be in by Monday, July 18.

 

 

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