Review Category : What 2 Do

What To Do the week of July 30th-August 5th

Winter craft fair calls for craft vendors   Join more than 100 of the most unique, eccentric and high-quality crafters in the Southeast on December 13, 2015 in Columbia, S.C. for Crafty Feast. This annual winter craft fair is in its seventh year and is the place where lovers of local small businesses and all things handmade converge to cross items off their holiday shopping list. Applications close July 31st at midnight. Visit www.craftyfeast.com to register. Hear Brittney Hiller read from her first book   “The Little Laughing Yogini” is a story of a young girl who ventures into the woods to find her bliss – along the way she meets new friends who help her experience and share her bliss. The reading will take place at the Beaufort County Library during their story time segment on Monday, Aug. 3rd at 11 a.m. The book was created in South Carolina, the author is from Beaufort, and the publisher and illustrators are from Charleston! Volleyball tryouts at Battery Creek HS  ... ...

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What To Do the week of July 23rd-29th

Eat healthy with fresh, free produce!  Eating healthy just got easier! Every quarter, BlueChoice HealthPlan Medicaid teams up with our local community partners to bring you the freshest produce the season has to offer. Enjoy fruits and vegetables on us! Learn how to make healthier choices for your family and more. Be one of the first 100 people to ask and you will receive produce at no cost to you. That’s FREE! Plus, Health screenings, resource information, health and nutrition sessions, fitness challenges, games, prizes and more. The event is on Saturday, July 25th, 2015 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at 17 Fire Station Lane Sheldon, SC. Integrative Healing Arts Sampler on July 25     Clinical style delivery of counseling, massage, chiropractic, neuro-emotional, Healing Touch, nutritional, reflexology, and more by licensed volunteer practitioners and team. Event is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and is located at 705 Bladen Street, Beaufort, SC. $10 donation for each 20 minute session. Christian healing prayer and scholarships for services also on-site.... ...

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What To Do the week of July 16th-22nd

Democratic Club to hold July meeting  Northern Beaufort County Democratic Club will be holding its monthly meeting on Thursday July 16th at the Grand Army Hall, 706 Newcastle Street, at 6:30 p.m. Our Guest Speaker will be Margaret Hammer from Moms Demand Action. The topic is month is “Gun sense for America, and how we can have sensible gun laws and safety in our community and nation.” Please come join us, all are welcome. St. Peter’s Church to have clothing sale   St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 70 Lady’s Island Drive, will be holding its 5th annual clothing sale July 16-18. Hours will be Thursday, July 16 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday, July 17 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Saturday, July 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call (843) 592-0708 for more information. Annual Turtle Crawl 5K at Fripp Island   It’s time for the 8th Annual Turtle Crawl at Fripp Island on July 17th at 8:30 a.m. at the Fripp Island Beach Club. A family... ...

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What To Do the week of July 9th-15th

Beaufort Sportfishing & Diving Club to meet   The July meeting for the BSFDC will be held Thursday, July 9th at the Beaufort Yacht and Sailing club located on Lady’s Island off of Meridian Road. The social begins at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting starts at 7:00 p.m. Mr. Daniel Nussbaum of the well-known lure maker Z-Man will present a seminar on his companies well known baits. Everyone is encouraged to bring their note pad. The seminar will be based on year round fishing – winter, spring, summer, and fall with preferred baits based on water temperature and the water clarity and sunlight. Guests are always invited and you do not need a reservation. For additional information, contact Captain Frank Gibson 843-522-2122 or fgibson@islc.net. Solid Waste Manager to be LIBPA speaker   Mr. Jim Minor, Beaufort County Solid Waste Manager will be the guest speaker at the Tuesday, July 14th meeting of the Lady’s Island Business and Professional Association which will be held at 8 a.m. in the Beaufort Realtor’s... ...

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What To Do the week of June 18th-24th

New hours for Burton Wells Gym until August Hours of operation will temporarily change this summer at the Burton Wells Gym, from Monday, June 15th to Friday, August 14th. The gym will be open to the public from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The change in hours will occur to accommodate youth summer camp activities. For more information about Beaufort County Parks and Leisure Services, visit www.bcpals.com. Boondock’s Restaurant on St. Helena opens Starving Artist Market  Boondock’s Restaurant at 1760 Sea Island Parkway on St. Helena will be hosting The Starving Artist Market in its parking lot on Saturday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The market started on Memorial Day Weekend and will be open every Saturday morning—weather permitting—through Labor Day weekend. Local artists will be selling original paintings, drawings, jewelry, photographs, wood burnings and other artistic creations. Boondock’s Restaurant will be providing food and beverages for sale as well as music, and Corn Hole play.... ...

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What To Do the week of June 4th-10th

Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce holds networking event    The Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce will have its First Friday Networking Event at Penn Center on June 5th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The event will be held at Hampton Cottage. Mr. Will Wallace, who works for the Southern Federation of Coops, will be the speaker. His organization focuses on farming and overall rural development. In partnership with the USDA, Mr. Wallace will talk about funding programs from farm services, natural resource and conservation, and rural development. Mr. Wallace wants to ensure participants have the right tools when entering a USDA office for funding options. The event is free and open to the public. RSVP by calling (843) 986-1102. Red Dam Baptist Vacation Bible School Welcome to Camp Kilimanjaro, where kids will have an epic expedition through the book of Proverbs! Every day, our kids are faced with choices—will they choose wisely or foolishly? As they safari up Mount Kilimanjaro, these trekkers will learn that true wisdom... ...

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What To Do the week of May 28th-June 3rd

Fripp Audubon & Naturally Fripp presentation Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s…a star? No, maybe a planet, or…? It’s like you can see the entire universe on a clear Lowcountry night! But what’s shining over there? Star or planet? A star-studded bear? A dragon?! Where? Whoa! Was that a UFO streaking overhead? Learn all you ever wanted to know about our night sky from Master Naturalist Dave Moore, Thurs., May 28, at 7 p.m., Fripp Island Community Centre. Free presentation & pass at Fripp gate. Hosted by Fripp Audubon & Naturally Fripp Community Wildlife Habitat. No telescope needed, just look up! See stars, constellations, planets, satellites & even ANOTHER GALAXY (far, far away)! Meet ‘n’ Greet, 6 p.m.—please bring small plate of nibbles to share. Contact Pat Cotter, patrick.r.cotter@gmail.com & visit www.islc.net/audubon/. The Water Festival is coming! Sign up today! Talent Show wants you: It’s time to show your stuff. The deadline to be in the Water Festival is fast approaching! Applications and additional... ...

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What To Do the week of May 21st-27th

Are you a teacher in need of a job? Public school districts from across South Carolina will converge upon the South Carolina State Fairgrounds on Friday, May 29th in an effort to fill current and anticipated teaching vacancies. The one-day job fair attracts jobseekers and offers them an opportunity to network with representatives from a number of the state’s public school districts. This year’s Expo, sponsored by the Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention and Advancement (CERRA), is designed to help districts find top-notch candidates to fill shortages in all subject areas and grade levels. Participation in the Expo is limited to teachers, recent graduates of teacher education programs, and individuals who have met admission criteria for an approved alternative licensure program in South Carolina. For more details and registration information, visit www.cerra.org/expo.aspx. Don’t miss the 29th annual Gullah Festival The 29th Annual Original Gullah Festival is this weekend May 22-24, at the Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, in Beaufort. Check out all the non-stop events at www.theoriginalgullahfestival.org. And on Saturday... ...

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What To Do the week of May 14th-20th

2016 Senior Leadership Program is full Registrations received from this point on will be placed on a waiting list, in case of cancellations. Registrants on the waiting list will receive an email notice when the 2017 registration opens. Additionally, we ask that interested persons visit the BCSL Program website at www.beaufortseniorleadership.com for more information about registering for the 2017 Program. Fripp Audubon sponsored field trip Webb WMA (located near Garnett, SC) is largely made up of pine forest but also contains good cypress swamp, farm fields, and fresh water ponds. Birds we will look for include Red-cockaded Woodpecker, Red-headed Woodpecker, Bachman’s Sparrow, Brown-headed Nuthatch and Pine Warbler. It is also a good spot this time of year for Swallow-tailed kites and Mississippi kites. On May 14th, meet at the parking area adjacent to McDonald’s on Lady’s Island for a 7 a.m. departure. Bring binoculars, bug spray, sunscreen, water, snacks/lunch etc. There’s no limit on the number of people who can take this trip. Still, to have an idea of how... ...

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What To Do the week of May 7th-13th

Only six seats left for 2016 Beaufort Co. Senior Leadership Class A Voyage of Discovery: Life in the Lowcountry. Enroll now for 2016 program. Take the journey once- a-week (Wednesdays) for 12 weeks from January through early April to learn how Beaufort County works and enhance your understanding of key issues. The program, sponsored by Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce and Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service, is open to all Beaufort County residents. Registration forms can be downloaded from the website: www.beaufortseniorleadership.com. Browse the website to learn more about the program and view “Highlights from the Class of 2015.” Call Bob Guinn at Clemson Extension with specific questions, 843-255-6060, X116. Reserve your seat today! Bottles & Barrels plans a big weekend Don’t miss this unique event that spotlights select fine wines, craft brews and farm-to-table dishes. Bottles & Barrels 2015 kicks off Friday, May 8th with small, breakout pairings dinners at private homes throughout the Habersham neighborhood. Guests will sit down to a professionally prepared meal, complete with hand-selected wine... ...

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