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Port Royal Baptist Church holds revival

There will be a revival at Port Royal Baptist Church from Sunday, October 12 through Wednesday, October 15.  October 12 services are at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. October 13-15, services are 6:30 p.m. each night. Come enjoy special music and worship. Guest speaker is Rev. Eddie Blalock, pastor of Orchard Community Church, Lake City, Florida. For more information, call 521-1994 or visit www.portroyalbaptist.org or our FB page, Port Royal Baptist church.

ArtiZen Yoga offers free Being of Service class

Being of Service class will be held Thursday, October 9, at ArtiZen Yoga in Newcastle Square, uptown Beaufort. On the second Thursday of every month from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., ArtiZen Yoga provides a free all-level yoga class exclusively for active military and their spouses. It will be taught by Ayren Pfeifer, certified Ashtanga teacher and a military spouse of 13 years. (Childcare will be available for a small fee: $5 for one child, $3 for each additional child.)

Sportfishing and diving club to hold meeting

The Beaufort Sportfishing and Diving Club meeting will be held on Thursday, October 9 at the Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club on Lady’s Island, off of Meridian Road.  The social begins at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting will begin at 7 p.m.  Well known local Captain Sam Britt will give a presentation on flounder gigging and fishing for flounder. Capt. Sam will discuss sets ups including rigging, baits of choice, and particular tides. You do not need a reservation and guests are always welcome. For additional information, contact Captain Frank Gibson at 843-522-2122.

NAMI holds second Pig Pickin’ in the Park

NAMI Beaufort County (National Alliance on Mental Illness) will be holding the second annual Pig Pickin’ (And Chicken) In the Park in Live Oaks Park, Port Royal on Saturday, Oct. 11 from 5 to 8 p.m. The event will feature Jimmy Fitts’ Catering with pulled pork, chicken and all the fixins. There will be live music, and beer and wine available. Tickets are $25 for adults, $12.50 for kids 12 and under, free from kids under 5. The event raises awareness and funds for local mental health programs offered by NAMI during Mental Illness Awareness Week, Oct. 5-11. Contact 843-681-2200, www.namibeaufortcounty.org.

PAL holds 2nd ‘Artisans Fur Animals’ Gala

Join animal and art lovers at Palmetto Animal League’s 2nd Annual Artisans Fur Animals Gala on Friday, October 10, hosted by Presenting Sponsor Hilton Head Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram. Mingle and bid on amazing silent and live auction artwork, featuring one-of-a-kind cat and dog sculptures as well as jewelry, wood carvings, photographs, paintings, and unique artisan works. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the live auction with Gallery 95 Auction, begins at 6:45 p.m. Purchase advance priced $25 tickets at www.pal.ticketbud.com or $30 at the door. For more information, call 843-368-5358 or visit www.PalmettoAnimalLeague.org.

‘A Year and a Day’: Earth centered religious class

Join Ancient Sea Island Continuum for A Year and A Day course. This course teaches the essential aspects traditionally accepted as the foundation of a Pagan spiritual education. If you would like to discover living in natural harmony with the cycles of earth, sun, and moon, then join us on Monday, October 13 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Beaufort located at 178 Sams Point Road, Beaufort, SC, 29907. Childcare is provided. Questions or comments, please feel free to email us at asic.herald@gmail.com. All are welcome to attend.

Hope Haven holds weekly support groups

The silence of childhood sexual abuse and sexual assault can lead to a lifetime of trauma and fear.  Survivors of rape and childhood sexual abuse can find hope and healing by finding their own words to express their experiences and by sharing and listening to experiences and insight with other survivors. Hope Haven of the Lowcountry offers adult support groups for survivors of rape and childhood sexual abuse.  The groups meet weekly on Mondays, 6:30-8 p.m., or bi-weekly on Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8 p.m. Hope Haven of the Lowcountry is located at 1212 Charles Street, Beaufort, SC. The group is offered free of charge and participants must be at least 18 years old.  To participate in the group or obtain more information, contact Marian Lindsey at 843-524-2256.

Party Port Royal style at new October festival  

The Old Village Association of Port Royal will host OktoPRfest “Party Port Royal Style” on October 17 and 18. This is OktoPortRoyalFest. It is Party Port Royal Style. The festival will kick off on Friday, October 17 with a craft beer tasting party at The Shed. This adult-only event will be held from 6:30-9:30 p.m. with more than 25 micro breweries as well as local home brewers. Live entertainment provided by The Brewer Band, fronted by lead vocalist Amanda Brewer. Tickets are $20 per person at the door or $15 in advance. Each admission includes a commemorative glass and one vote for best brew. The party continues on Saturday, October 18 from noon to 6 p.m. on Paris Avenue. Come and enjoy a huge variety of craft beers, wine, sodas and local food specialties, as well as children’s activities, classic car show, live music and entertainment for individuals of all ages. For more information, visit www.oldvillageportroyal.com or call Androula Weiland at 843-684-1987, email weilandandroula@gmail.com.

Abuse Prevention Coalition holds training 

The Abuse Prevention Coalition, a collaboration between CAPA (Child Abuse Prevention Agency), CODA (Citizens Opposed to Domestic Abuse), and Hope Haven of the Lowcountry, will be holding a “Where Do You Stand: A Healthy Masculinity Action Project” training which is an opportunity to learn effective strategies of engaging men and boys in developing healthy masculinity that eliminates gender violence. It will take place on Monday, October 20, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Palmetto Electric Cooperative in Hardeeville. This is a free event and lunch will be provided. This training will be presented by a national trainer from Men Can Stop Rape, which is a national organization based in Washington, DC, whose mission is to mobilize men to use their strength for creating cultures free from violence, especially men’s violence against women. Preregistration is required; register here https://www.eventbrite.com/e/where-do-you-stand-training-tickets-13289044891. For more information, please contact Alyssa Marple at 843-770-1070 ext. 224 or via email apclowcountry2@gmail.com.

Don’t miss TheraFest Healing Arts Fair 

The TheraVista Conscious Community will hold a premier mid-fall health and wellness event with the 2014 TheraFest: Healing Arts Fair. TheraVista will host the area’s most diverse gathering of artists and craftspeople, musicians, healing arts practitioners, bodyworkers, intuitives, wellness coaches, and healthy food vendors. A special space for children’s activities is also planned. Attendees can also enjoy live music, engage with and learn about live birds of prey, be inspired at the food demos, join the rhythm with a drum circle, move and laugh through laughing yoga and hooping demos, and experience the most progressive healing arts. TheraFest 2014 will be happening on Saturday, October 25, noon to 5 p.m. on the waterfront grounds of TheraVista Conscious Community Haven, 263 Brickyard Point Road South, Lady’s Island, SC. For more information, email neesamoon@gmail.com or call 843-271-1923. To obtain a vendor’s application, email theravista@gmail.com or call 843-812-1328.

Attend Responsible Dog Ownership Day

Dog Trainer Rebecca Bass and Grooming Instructor Tara Farmer will be hosting an American Kennel Club Responsible Dog Ownership Day on Saturday, October 25 at PAWS Hotel and Treats, 34 Savannah Highway (next to Graybar Fencing in Shell Point). The event will run from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will offer: Canine Good Citizen Testing and AKC Community Canine Testing ($10) with Rebecca Bass, Dog Trainer; Grooming Demos and Ask the Groomer with Tara Farmer, Grooming Instructor; and Micro Chipping ($22) by Dr. Smith of Affordable Pet Day Clinic.

HBF lecture features Robert Smalls author 

Historic Beaufort Foundation continues its Dinner and a Lecture series with a talk by Thomas Thibeault, author of “The Man Who Stole Himself,” on Monday, Oct. 27 at the Verdier House. Thibeault has written a historical novel exploring the extraordinary friendship that developed between Robert Smalls, our local Civil War hero, and Samuel Francis Du Pont, who led the Union invasion of Beaufort. Thomas Thibeault, who was born in Canada and raised in Ireland, retired from a 30-year teaching career that took him all over the world.  He now lives in Georgia. Hors d-oeuvre reception begins at 5:30 p.m. and the lecture “Freedom is More Than Changing Cages” will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Cost for members is $15 single/$25 couple; non-members is $20 single/$30 couple. For lecture reservations, call 843-379-3331; payment is requested when reservations are made. Reservations for the discounted Saltus’ River Grill may be made by calling Saltus at 843-379-3474.


Palmetto Animal League has charity golf tourney 

Palmetto Animal League’s ‘Putt for PAL’ charity golf tournament will be held on Monday, Nov. 3 at Belfair’s Fazio West Course in Bluffton. The $160 fee includes a buffet lunch, golf, prizes and appetizers/wine/beer after play. The format will be a 4-person shamble starting at 12:30 p.m.  All proceeds will be used to fund rescue, rehabilitation and adoption programs at PAL’s Adoption Center in Riverwalk Business Park. Register online or to purchase a hole sponsorship “in memory of” a pet at www.palgolf.golfreg.com.


ReJuvenate, ReSet and ReTreat at Palm Key 

Y.E.S. by Design: Unleashing Your Extraordinary Self, a women’s transformational retreat, will be held at Palm Key Wellness & Creativity Center in Ridgeland, SC, from Nov. 7-9. Join other like-hearted women who are seeking ways to dissolve old patterns that are getting in the way of a fulfilling life experience while igniting a new path of discovery and joy in navigating life with more ease. Our incredible lineup of presenters will guide you on a journey from who you are today, to who you were designed to become and how to set your course to Your Extraordinary Self. Presenters include: Martha O’Regan, Your “B.E.S.T Life” Coach; Tuck Self and Ann Seelye, Human Design Coaches; Simran Singh, author, speaker, visionary; Brittney Hiller, the happiest Yogi around; Katherine Brown, writer, workshop leader and writing coach. Stay in award-winning accommodations and enjoy delicious meals while in the company of amazing women. For more info or to register, go to www.theravista.org or call 843-812-1328.

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