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Beaufort snowboarding and ski club to meet
Next meet/greet of the Beaufort Ski and Snowboarding Club will be at Brick’s, 6 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 10. We’ll be discussing NC ski trip and confirming Park City trip.  We will be electing officers as well. Free appetizers and great drink specials provided by Josh, the owner of Brick’s/member of our club. For details, contact Julie McKay at 843-729-8061.

Daughters of American Revolution will meet
The Thomas Heyward, Jr. Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold this month’s meeting at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 10 in the Fellowship
Hall at First Presbyterian Church, 1201 North St., Beaufort. DAR annual Good
Citizen Awards will be presented to seniors from local high schools who have
consistently exhibited the traits of fine American citizens. A tea reception will follow to honor the award winners. For more information, call Regent Nancy Crowther at 521-0134.

Sport Fishing and Diving Club to meet
The November meeting for the Beaufort Sport Fishing and Diving Club will be held Thursday, Nov. 10, at the Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club located off Meridian Road on Lady’s Island.  The social will begin at 6:30 p.m. and the program will begin at 7 p.m. Doctor Al Segars, the South Carolina DNR veterinarian will present a new exciting program on “Human impact on wild life in the Low Country.” Guests are welcome and you do not need a reservation.  For additional information, call Captain Frank Gibson at 522-2020.

Fletcher to address Democratic Club
Organizing for America Fall Fellow Kent Fletcher will be the featured speaker at the Thursday, Nov. 10 meeting of the Northern Beaufort County Democratic Club. The meeting will be held from 6 to 7:45 p.m. at the Beaufort Branch of the Beaufort County Public Library, 311 Scott St., in Downtown Beaufort. The program and business meeting at 6:30 p.m. will be preceded by a social mixer at 6 p.m.  Fletcher, a Bluffton resident and former 2008 Obama for America presidential campaign volunteer and staffer, will help spearhead OFA’s Get Out The Vote efforts in Beaufort, Jasper, and Hampton counties. For more information, contact Theresa White at 843-597-2482.

Historic Port Royal group welcomes author
Friday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m., the Historic Port Royal Foundation is proud to present noted archivist, author and tour-guide, Michael D. Coker of Charleston. Mr. Coker is the author of the book “The Battle of Port Royal, 1861” and is a most interesting and engaging speaker. He will be happy to answer questions after the talk, and sign his book, a limited number of which will be available for purchase. The talk will be held in the Historic Union Church, 1004 11th St., Port Royal. Free parking is available on Paris Ave., adjacent to the church. Tickets are available at the Union Church, Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.  to
3 p.m., or at Town Hall, 700 Paris Ave., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., or by calling Jean Keefe at 843-470-9902.

Vaccine and Wellness Clinic for cats and dogs
Saturday, November 12 from 10 a.m. -1 p.m. there will be a Vaccine and Wellness Clinic for Cats and Dogs.  Microchipping and Heartworming available as well.  24 Market Street (Beaufort Dog at Habersham). Dr. Rob McBrayer servicing.  Call 379-9617 for an appointment.

Newpoint community hosts big porch sale
The Newpoint-wide semi-annual porch/yard sale will be held on Saturday, November 12 from 8 to 11 a.m. Up to 20 Newpoint families will be selling toys, kitchen items, furniture, decorative accessories, clothing, fishing gear, gardening items, and much, much more–all items will be priced to sell. Newpoint is located just off of Sams Point Road across from the Exxon gas station, just 1 mile north of Publix. For additional information, call Jen or Ed Moneagle at 470-9034.  You can also reach Jen during the day at 228-7503 or by email at jen6425@comcast.net.

Beaufort Church of Christ holds revival
The Beaufort Church of Christ — “where all the doors swing loose on welcome hinges to you and to yours!” — will hold  its 6th Anniversary Gospel Meeting-Revival. This year’s theme is:“Is There Any Word From The Lord!” Sunday, November 13, is our family and friends day. The Guest Evangelist is Bro. Frank McElveen, Minister Emeritus of the Azalea Drive Church of Christ in North Charleston. Host Minister is Jonas Gadson, DTM. Worship Service Times for Sunday, November 13 are:
• Lord’s Day School for all ages – 10 am
• Morning Worship Service – 11:15 a.m.
• Afternoon Worship Service – 3:30 p.m.
Monday thru Thursday, November 14 – 17, worship service starts at 7:30 p.m. nightly. The Beaufort Church of Christ is at 170 Robert Smalls Parkway. The public is invited to these free events. For more information, call (843) 524-4281 or email jg@jonasbonus.com.

Beaufort Kids boutique to open at Habersham
There will be a special boutique devoted to Beaufort children in the Habersham Marketplace from November 14-30, Tuesday – Friday 10 a.m. – noon and 2-5 p.m. It will host a specialty of children’s handmade bows, tutus, clothes, and embroidery. Beaufort Kids Christmas Boutique will also be open for the tour of Homes in Habersham on Saturday, November 19 and Sunday, November 20.  The boutique will be housed at 24 Market Street next to the sales office. Stop in for special one of a time offers on one of a kind children’s clothing, accessories and toys.

GOP Presidential Straw Poll at USCB
A GOP Presidential Straw Poll, co-sponsored by the College Republicans and the Hilton Head Island, Beaufort, and Bluffton TEA Parties, will take place on November 15, between 6 and 7:30 p.m., at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) located within the Hargray Building at the University of South Carolina Gateway Campus, One University Boulevard, Bluffton. The theme of the meeting is TEA minus 12 months and counting to the November 2012 elections. South Carolina Senator Tom Davis will speak at the event.  Tim Scott, the incoming Beaufort County Representative in Washington, will address the audience via a pre-recorded video. Meeting organizers will also air short videos submitted by GOP candidates and conduct a presidential straw poll. USCB students and Beaufort County residents are encouraged to attend the forum and bring creative signs that promote their chosen GOP candidate. Voter information and registration forms will be available as well as food and beverages. Join the mock primary for an entertaining and informative evening. For more information, contact Kate Keep at (843) 816-1806 or visit www.teapartyhhi.org.

AAUW to meet at TCL
The American Association of University Women-Beaufort Branch, will meet on Tuesday, November 15, 6 p.m. on the Beaufort TCL Campus, Building #24. The speaker will be Amanda Wood, Interpretive Program Specialist at Hunting Island State Park. She will discuss “What’s New at Hunting Island.” For details, call Diana Steele at 522-2796.

Sea Island Quilters to hold meeting
The Sea Island Quilters will meet on Thursday, November 17, 6 p.m. at the Praise Assembly, 800 Parris Island Gateway. For details contact Helen Goldman at 525-6155.

Lowcountry Chorale to perform concert
Please join The Lowcountry Chorale for another amazing set of performances on Friday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. or Saturday, November 19 at 3 p.m. Directed by Cliff Kosier and accompanied by Gloria Bockelman, the concerts will feature “A Night at the Movies.” Relive your favorite songs and enjoy the standard movie fare of popcorn and a beverage. St. John’s Lutheran Church on Lady’s Island Drive (802) is the site and the musical home to the chorale.  Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for youngsters. For more information, call 521-1017.

All Pro Dads to meet at Coosa Elementary
All Pro Dad will meet Friday, November 18 at 7 a.m. in the Coosa Elementary School Gym. Team up with other dads and kids for a quick, before-school breakfast and a 45-minute program of fatherhood and family topics. This month’s topic is “Being Thankful.”  You’ll take away some great tips and resources to help you be the best Dad you can be, and you’ll strengthen your relationship with your kids at the same time. It’s fun, and it’s free!   You must RSVP to www.allprodad.com/dd/2508 as breakfast is complements of Chick-fil-A. Space is limited. For more information, please contact Mike Mashke at 843-525-5154 or mmashke@cbcnationalbank.com.

Zonta Club to host 13th annual oyster roast
The Zonta Club of Beaufort is hosting its 13th Annual Oyster Roast Fundraiser on Saturday, November 19 from 6-9 p.m. at Live Oaks Park in Port Royal. Proceeds are used to help fund the club’s scholarship program and local service projects. A $20 advance ticket gets you all-you-can-eat oysters, beer, hot dogs and chili.  Tickets are $25 at the gate, kids 12 and under are free.  Tickets are at Hair Studio 280 525-1224 and Carolina Floral Design 843-524-7900.

Fripp Friends of Music brings back pianist
Fripp Island Friends of Music brings back pianist Thomas Pandolfi.  Julliard graduate Pandolfi, a leading interpreter of George Gershwin, will perform selections from Liszt, Chopin and Gershwin. Sunday, Dec. 4, at 5 p.m. at Fripp Island Community Center, Fripp Island. The cost is $20 a person; $10 for students. Free Fripp pass at gate. Attendees are invited to join the artist at a catered event after the performance. For details www.islc.net/friendsofmusic/ or call 843-838-6655.