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Bikers Against Bullies USA holds bike show 

Marine Federal Credit Union in Beaufort and Bikers Against Bullies USA of Beaufort have partnered and will sponsor a Meet & Greet and the First Anti-Bullying Bike Show of Bikers Against Bullies USA on Friday, October 24, 2014 from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Entry fee is $5 per bike and all fees will be donated to Bikers Against Bullies USA to benefit youth in Beaufort. Bikes can register from 4:30 until 6 p.m. in four categories: Sportbikes, Stock, Custom, and 3 plus wheels. The event will be at Marine Federal Credit Union, 819 Parris Island Gateway, Beaufort. For details, call Trinda Rabon 843-812-5494, Beaufort Liaison for BAB USA, or Lynn McCartney, 843-263-8321, Business Development Officer for Marine Federal Credit Union.

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 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.

USC alumni group hosts football viewing party 

MyCarolina Alumni-Beaufort will host a football viewing party on Saturday October 25 at 6:30 p.m. at Fat Patties. All Gamecocks are welcomed.

Church presents 79th anniversary weekend 

The Hestelle Woodbury Women’s Missionary Society of Grace Chapel A.M.E. Church and Reverend Jeannine R. Smalls, pastor, present their 79th Anniversary Weekend from October 25-26 with health and wellness workshops and the “ChipMobile” The Theme is “A Call to Arise, Renew, Empower and Respond.” Workshops will be all day Saturday, October 25:

• 9 to 10 a.m.: “Coping With Alzheimers,” The Gullah Church Nurses

• 10 a.m. “Coping With Sickle Cell Anemia,” The Gullah Church Nurses

• 8:30 a.m. to noon: Diabetic Information Station, Kathy Phillips, RN, Diabetic Educator at Beaufort Memorial.

• 8:30 a.m. to noon: The CHIPMOBILE with Jason Meyer from BMH will be available. Sunday Anniversary Worship Service will be Sunday, October 26 at 4 p.m. at Grace Chapel A.M.E. Church, 502 North Street. Speaker will be Reverend Afrika Latrice Campbell, Queen Chapel A.M.E. Church, Hilton Head Island. For more information, call Myrtle Robinson at 525-0708 or Grace Church at 524-6091.

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. 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.

YMCA hosts senior wellness celebration

The Wardle Family YMCA of Beaufort County will host “Live It! Love It! Senior Wellness Celebration” on Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Y, located at 1801 Richmond Avenue in Port Royal. The public is invited to join their choice of the Deep Water Hydrobics class starting at 10 a.m. or the “Fit Over Fifty” fitness class at 10:30 a.m. Then join certified personal trainer Bruce McCarthy for his seminar, “A Balancing Act: Fall Prevention and Stability” at 11:25 a.m., followed by music, light refreshments and more from 12:30 to 1 p.m. If you are interested in more information about this event, please contact Denice Davis at 843-522-9622. This program is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.ymcabeaufortcounty.com.

AAUW Beaufort celebrates 55 anniversary 

The Beaufort Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) is celebrating its 55th Anniversary on Tuesday, October 28. The Beaufort Branch was incorporated as a nonprofit organization in Fall 1959 and is the second oldest chapter of the AAUW in South Carolina. The AAUW is a national advocacy association that was founded in 1881 to help women advance toward equal access and opportunity. Our branch focuses on the education of women. We are inviting women interested in being part of our dynamic group to attend our celebratory meeting at 6 p.m. at The First Presbyterian Church at 1201 North Street. You will be provided a complimentary dinner catered by Beaufort’s Debbi Covington. Larry Bernard, historian and Carriage Ride Tour Guide here in Beaufort, will speak about the history of Beaufort up until 1961. To attend the meeting, call Dr. Diana Steele at 522-2796 or steele.diana@comcast.net.

Cornhole tournament, smoked butt sale in park 

Healing Heroes of the Lowcountry Fund will hold the second Cornhole Tournament & Smoked Butt Sale in Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, downtown Beaufort, on Nov. 1, at 10 a.m. For details, registration and smoked butts pre-orders, visit www.hhlcf.org.

Rotary Club holds 18th annual oyster roast 

Rotary Club of the Lowcountry presents the 18th Annual Family Oyster Roast on Saturday, November 1 at 6 p..m at Live Oaks Park, Paris Ave in Port Royal. Tickets are $30 per person (all you can eat and drink), children under 10 Free. The event includes silent and live auction, music, hot dogs, chili, door prizes, soda, beer and wine, plus all the oysters you can eat. Experience one of the best oyster roasts in Beaufort with live entertainment and feel good about raising money to benefit charities throughout the Lowcountry. For additional information, call Jeff Althoff at 843-812-292, jeffalthoff@aol.com.

‘Care for Toby Perkins’ event held at Boondocks

Care for Toby Perkins fundraiser, sponsored by SC Blue Knights VIII, will be held Sunday, Nov. 2, at Boondocks Restaurant, 1760 Sea Island Parkway, St. Helena Island, from 1 to 5 p.m. The motorcycle ride starts at 1 p.m. at K-Mart on Boundary Street. The BBQ meal starts at 2:30 p.m. and the Corn Hole Tournament starts at 3 p.m. Music provided by 104.9 The Surf. Tobin was born with Tetralogy of Fallot with Pulmonary Atresia. He had his first heart surgery when he was 12 days old. He is scheduled to have another surgery within the year. Tobin’s dad works for the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office. Cost for the event is $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Questions? Contact Bob Newman at rinjr@comcast.net or 803-640-1147.

Arts-in-the-Barn benefits Open Land Trust 

The fourth annual Arts-in-the-Barn will be held Sunday, Nov. 2 from 2 to 5 p.m. at Widgeon Point Preserve on Lemon Island. Spend an afternoon enjoying the work of Lowcountry Artists. A portion of the proceeds from sales benefits Open Land Trust. For more information, call 843-521-2175 or www.openlandtrust.org.

Free talk to discuss Victorian era cemeteries 

The 1850 Magnolia Cemetery will be focus of talk by Patrick Harwood, author of “Arms of Angels: Magnolia Cemetery — Charleston’s Treasure of History, Mystery and Artistry.” Note parallels to the Victorian Era St. Peter’s Graveyard and some to St. Helena’s. His photographic presentation addresses symbolism, epitaphs, monuments, art, and history as well as a modern stonecutters perspective, and a nod to the many bird species in this secret sanctuary. Copies of the book will be available for $40 cash or check. Talk is free, Monday, Nov. 3, 6:30 – 8 p.m. in St.Peter’s Walsh Palmetto Room, 70 Lady’s Island Dr., Beaufort, SC. More info, call Barbara Stanley at 843-525-0994.

Sign up now for County Senior Leadership class 

“A Voyage of Discovery: Life in the Lowcountry”: Enroll now for the Beaufort County Senior Leadership Class of 2015. Take the journey once a week for 12 weeks from January through April to learn how Beaufort County works and enhance your understanding of key issues. Registration forms can be downloaded from www.beaufortseniorleadership.com. Call Bob Guinn with specific questions at 843-255-6060,  ext. 116. Reserve a seat today.

Presentation discusses plans for Fort Fremont 

Fort Fremont comes to life during a presentation about plans for the park visitor’s center. Master Modeler Dennis Cannady will be projecting his vision on screen as well as showing examples of the 3-D dioramas he has finished. The event will be at the Union Church, 11th Street, Port Royal, on Nov. 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. For details, visit www.fortfremont.org.

Beaufort Church of Christ holds 9th revival

Welcome to the Beaufort Church of Christ “Where All the Doors Swing Loose on Welcome Hinges to You and to Yours” for the 9th Anniversary Gospel Meeting and Revival from Sunday, Nov. 9 through Wednesday Nov. 12. The theme is “God’s Divine Order From Headquarters!” Matthew 16: 16-18. The speaker will be Dr. Jonas Gadson, DTM and minister. Sunday, Nov. 9 is Family and Friends Day. Bible Study at 10 a.m., Morning Worship Service at 11:15 a.m., special afternoon worship service at 3:30 p.m. Services continue Monday through Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. nightly. All services are held at Beaufort Church of Christ, 170 Robert Smalls Parkway, Beaufort. For more, email jg@jonasbonus.com, call 843-524-4281 or visit www.BeaufortCoC.com.

Beaufort Aglow holds meeting, has speaker 

Beaufort Aglow International meets on Saturday, November 8, at Gilligan’s Seafood Restaurant, 2601 Boundary Street in Beaufort. Men, women and teens are welcome to attend the meeting starting at 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The speaker will be Lillie Simpson. She was born in Florence, SC and grew up in Fort Pearce, Fla. Lillie has been married 39 years, and has four adult children. She is a singer, writer, cosmetologist and a painter. Recently, Lillie had an art show at the Agora Gallery in New York City. This artist paints by instinct, focusing on the “Gullah” people. For more information, call 843-525-0525 or 843-290-5563.