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The Studio holds free Ladies Night
Come on over to The Studio on Thursday, June 28, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. for Ladies Night: a night with the girls filled with healthy tips and some healthy — and some not so healthy — treats. Shelly Hudson, Health Coach, RD, BSN, will give a mini seminar on Eating for Energy and Marcia Mitchell will show how to Salsa the night away. The Studio’s Cheryl Smith will be offering free massages with beauty skin care products from The Beauty Society, as well as and mouthwatering treats from Cookies by Charlotte. The Studio is located at 1304 Boundary Street, across from Beaufort Dog. For details, visit
www.thestudiofitnessandnutrition.com or call 843-379-FITT(3488).

Summer Girl Retreat works on self-esteem
Next Level Living presents Summer Girl Retreat at St. Christopher in Seabrook from June 29 to July 1. This retreat is for girls between ages 13-19. The cost is $90 per attendee and includes bus ride, meals and lodging. Workshops include “Looking for love in all the wrong places,” “I’m your parent, not your friend” and “Will the real … please stand up?”. For details, contact Phyllis Smart at 843-441-9415.

Lunch and Learn series returns this weekend
The popular open air series “Lunch and Learn” at the Port Royal Farmer’s Market is resuming on Saturday, June 30 at 11:30 a.m.  Landscape Designer J. Weidner will give a class on “Pruning Just About Everything.” He will show you how to avoid typical pruning mistakes and demonstrate methods which will show your shrubs and trees to their best advantage. The Lowcountry Master Gardeners Association is sponsoring these free classes. Bring a folding chair to the Gazebo at Heritage Park in Port Royal, next to the Port Royal Farmer’s Market.

Ceremony will dedicate new medical center
Beaufort-Jasper-Hampton Comprehensive Health Services, Inc. invites you and your family to the dedication ceremony of the “New” Leroy E. Browne Medical Center Senior Services Center on Sunday, July 1, from 4-6 p.m. The Grand Opening will be on July 9 at 33 Penn Center Road, St. Helena Island.

TCL to offer workshop on eliminating back pain
Many Americans suffer from chronic, hard-to-control back pain. The Technical College of the Lowcountry Division of Continuing Education has partnered with Ian Hart of EarthFIT to offer an exclusive workshop to help participants learn how to live pain free. The class will be held Monday, July 2 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at EarthFIT, 37 Sams Point Road, Lady’s Island. Cost is $29. Please call 843.525.8205 to register or for more information.

Sign up for food-healing workshop demonstration
Where Soul Meets Body, located on Paris Avenue in Port Royal, will host a food-healing workshop demonstration on Thursday, July 5, from 6 to 8 p.m. This workshop is an introduction to a food-healing system that teaches so much more than good nutrition. Learn an easy way to get high phytonutrients into your diet. This system uses God’s medicine to heal our bodies. For $25, learn about the rich healing properties of everyday foods. Learn how to discern what is marketing hype and get unbiased facts. Discover how many people are healing themselves with the foods they are eating. For more information and to sign up, call Dottie Curtis, Advanced Food-Healing Instructor, 843-252-7716 or e-mail dotcurtis@charter.net.

Parkinson’s Support Group to hold meeting
The public is invited to learn more about Parkinson’s Disease, a progressive neurological disease, at the Parkinson’s Support Group of the Lowcountry’s next meeting on Thursday, July 5, at 1:30 p.m. at Helena House in Port Royal. The featured speakers will be Bernie and Jackie Snead, certified research advocates for the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation.  The Beaufort Parkinson’s Support Group meetings are always held on the first Thursday of the month and are free and open to the public. For more information or to arrange transportation, contact Rose Ewing or Eric Fennell at 843-982-0233.

Author will be signing “Baptized in Sweet Tea”
Ken Burger will be signing copies of his latest book “Baptized in Sweet Tea” on Saturday, July 7 from 12-3 p.m. at McIntosh Book Shop on Bay Street in Beaufort. Burger was a columnist for the Charleston Post & Courier for 40 years covering sports, politics and life in the Palmetto State.  He was named S.C. Journalist of the Year in 1996. McIntosh Books is located in the Old Bay Market Place. Call 843-525-1066.

Get training, certificate for Usui Reiki Level I
Usui Reiki Level I Training. Gain a deeper knowledge of this ancient Tibetan Buddhist energy balancing modality and become attuned to (compatible with) this powerful life force energy. Reiki attunement is not only for those wishing to have a professional practice. Reiki is primarily a self-care tool that can be shared with family and friends. The class will be held at Palm Key, Ridgeland, on Saturday, July 7, and Sunday, July 8, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $150. For more information, contact Ifetayo White, Reiki Master Teacher, 843-271-1923, neesamoon@gmail.com or Barbara Edwards, 843-726-6876, wellwwell@hotmail.com.

Beaufort Lions Club to hold pancake breakfast
The Beaufort Lions Club Pancake Breakfast will be on Saturday, July 14, from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Sea Island Presbyterian Church on Lady’s Island.

Sportfishing and diving club to hold July meeting
The Beaufort Sportfishing and Diving Club’s July Meeting will be held on Thursday, July 12, at the Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club on Lady’s Island, off Meridian Road. The social is at 6:30 and the program begins at 7 p.m. There will be presentations on locating, trapping, or netting various types of live baits. Local Captain Don May will provide a shrimp net throwing exhibition and tips on how to have a perfect throw every time. Members and guests are invited to bring their own cast net, for a contest on a professional peg board. For more information, call Captain Frank Gibson at 843-522-2020.

BYSC holds auxiliary boating safety course
There will be a U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Boating Course held at Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club on July 23, 25, and 27 from 9 a.m. to noon. The course is designed for ages 10-adult, and cost $25. This classroom course includes water safety, navigation, rules of the road, and safety equipment. Those who pass receive a certificate. Those under age 16 receive a wallet card that allows them to operate a powerboat without an adult. There is no on-water session. Space is limited. Please call 522-8216 or visit www.byscnet.com.

ARTworks offers classes on basketry techniques
Basketry Combinations & Continuations with Kim Keats will be held Tuesdays, July 24 and 31 and August 7 and 14, from 6 to 8 p.m. for ages 14 to adult. Explore new approaches for creating utilitarian and sculptural forms; imported and locally collected indigenous materials provided, along with instruction in a variety of basketry techniques. Great for beginning students, while experienced basket makers may discover methods for developing their own original styles. $55 for all four classes or $15 per class. Contact Kim Keats, 843-384-2435 or keatskim@yahoo.com. ARTworks is located at 2127 Boundary Street in Beaufort Town Center, www.ArtWorksInBeaufort.org.

Veggie Fun World at St. Helena Parish church
Veggie Fun World 2012 is a Christian summer program for children offered by the Parish Church of St. Helena in downtown Beaufort in June, July, and August. Each program is distinct but related by the classic “Veggie Tales” characters used in crafts, songs, and activities. Session dates are July 16-20, August 13-17 and 27-31. Sessions I, II, and III are for children 18 months through 6 years. Each session has a fee of $130 per child. Contact Roz Dixon at 522-1712, ext. 220, or email nursery@islc.net. Register and pay online at www.sthelena1712.org.

Golf tourney to benefit TCL scholarship fund
The Technical College of the Lowcountry Foundation will hold  the “Building our Community” Golf Tournament Monday, July 30 at Hampton Hall.  The event, sponsored by CareCore National, will benefit the TCL Foundation Scholarship Fund. The tournament will feature a scramble format for both men and women.  Golfers may try to a $10,000 Hole-in- One prize and a $50,000 raffle shootout competition. The $100 per person registration includes the cart, gift bag, a box lunch, and the hole-in-one contest. Registration begins at 8  a.m. and the Shotgun start will be at 9 a.m. To become a sponsor or to register, please call Institutional Advancement Executive Director Louise Mathews at 843-470-5962 or email lmathews@tcl.edu.

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