The Lowcountry Estuarium, a Coastal Learning Center in Port Royal is hosting Critter Fest 2011 – Celebrating Creatures of the Estuary from Noon to 4:00 on June 18th. Estuarium Open House – Critter Touch Tank and Tickle Tank – Kids Games and Activities – Food and Drinks by Danny’s BBQ. Corner of 14th St. and Paris Ave. Call 524-6600 or 263-7959.
United Hospice will be hosting a BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP
– open to the community (free)
Date: June 9th
Time: 3pm-4:30pm Place: United Hospice; 1605 North Street, Beaufort, SC
All are welcome Questions/more info: call United Hospice at 843-522-0476
Beaufort County’s Gen. Richard H. Anderson Camp #47 Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) will hold their monthly meeting on Monday June 6th. The meeting will be held in the Harmony Masonic Lodge located at 2710 Depot Road in Beaufort, starting promptly at 7:00 pm. The camp’s members will share relics and items of the War Between the States that belonged to their Confederate ancestors. Meetings are open to the public and guests. Those individuals who are not members of the camp but who are interested in participating and sharing any items that were passed down to them would be most welcome. Please contact Lt. Commander Rev. Jim Thomas (843-592-2299) if you wish to participate.
Those interested in learning more about the SCV are encouraged to attend. Please review the Camp’s web site scvcamp47beaufortsc.com and contact Commander Paul Griffin with any questions you may have. 843-524-8792
The “Lunch and Learn” program continues at the Port Royal Farmer’s Market with a session on the Care and Feeding of Camellias, presented by George Cannon of Cannon Farms. This program will be Saturday, June 4th, at 11:30
under the big live oak tree behind the Master Gardener table. Bring a folding chair and join us for lunch. The food vendors are special, and don’t forget your market basket.
LowCountry Habitat for Humanity will hold family orientation sessions on Thursday, June 9th at 6:00 pm at Sea Island Presbyterian Church on Lady’s Island and Tuesday, June 14th at 6:00 pm at Riverview Baptist Church on Boundary Street. Orientation sessions are the first step in the family selection process, and attendance at one of these sessions is mandatory for those interested in becoming Habitat partner families. Qualified future homeowners currently live in sub-standard housing, live or work in northern Beaufort County, have a steady source of income not above 60% of the median income, the willingness to partner with Habitat and the ability to repay a zero-interest mortgage.
LowCountry Habitat has built 37 houses in Beaufort, St. Helena, Port Royal and Gardens Corner since their inception in 1990. For further information, please call our office at 522-3500.