What To Do

Sportfishing and diving club holds meeting
The Beaufort Sportfishing & Diving Club’s next meeting will be held Thursday, September 13 at the Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club on Lady’s Island, off Meridian Road. The social begins at 6:30 followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. A Shrimp Baiting Seminar will be presented by David Gasque of Bait Binder. A shrimp net throwing demonstration will also be provided so you can have a perfect cast every time. Feel free to bring along your own cast net to participate in a throwing contest. For more information, contact Captain Frank Gibson at 843-522-2020.

DAR to hold meeting on Parris Island
The Thomas Heyward, Jr. Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold their next meeting on Thursday, September 13 at Traditions Restaurant on Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island beginning at noon with a “Dutch Treat” Lunch. The members are honored to have Brigadier General Lori Reynolds, the Parris Island Commanding General as the guest speaker. For more information please call Regent Charlene Shufelt at 525-0158.

Low Country Carolina Club to watch Tar Heels
The Low Country Carolina Club is gathering at Montana’s Restaurant and Grizzly Bar in Bluffton on September 15 at 3:30 p.m. to watch the UNC Tar Heels take on the Louisville Cardinals. All Heels fans are welcome.

BHS cheerleaders host fall cheer clinic
The 2012 Beaufort High School Fall Cheer Clinic is hosted by BHS Cheerleaders from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15 at the Beaufort High Gymnasium. Pre-K through 8th grade; $35. Pre-registration is recommended; space is limited. Visit http://bhs.beaufortsc.schoolfusion.us  or email msanders93@gmail.com.

Shell Point Baptist to hold yard sale
Plant the Seed Ministry of Shell Point Baptist Church has fed nearly 500 people in the last few months at the Atlantic Inn Soup Kitchen. A yard sale fundraiser will be conducted Saturday, September 15 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church, 871 Parris Island Gateway. All money raised during the yard sale will go toward the operation of the soup kitchen. Call the outreach contact Joy Kircher at 843-575-2200 for more information.

Reiki for Yoga Aid for Africa Project
The Reiki For Yoga Aid For Africa Project is sponsored by the Beaufort Community Reiki Clinic on Sunday, September 16, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Dancing Dogs Yoga, 1211 Newcastle St., Unit 2F, Beaufort. All love offerings will be donated to Yoga Aid for Africa Project. We are sharing 20-30 minute sessions in a group setting with one or more volunteer Reiki practitioners treating each client. Children and pets are always invited. For more information, contact Ifetayo White at 843-271-1923.

Celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day at book store
“Talk Like a Pirate Day” will be celebrated from 2-5 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19, at The Storybook Shoppe in Bluffton. A pirate will be outside the store to greet children and there will be a treasure chest in the store for children to open and pick out a gift. The Storybook Shoppe is located at 41A Calhoun St. For more information, call 843-757-2600, visit www.thestorybookshoppe.com or email storybookshoppe@aol.com.

Grays Hill Baptist has first church bazaar
Grays Hill Baptist Church, 2749 Trask Parkway, will be hosting its first-ever Church Bazaar on Saturday, September 22,  from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Mark your calendars and join us for this wonderful event that will include an awesome silent auction, a quilt drawing, new and used treasures, crafts of every kind, Christmas decorations, books, plants, hand-made wood items and much more.

Leadership Beaufort hosts anti-aging debate
An Anti-Aging Debate presented by the Leadership Beaufort Alumni Association and sponsored by Beaufort Memorial Hospital will be held Thursday, September 20 at 5:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Beaufort. Dr. Philip Cusumano will deliver new findings in the anti-aging debate and his seminar will explore major causes of aging, nature’s best anti-aging medicines, gene expression and how to control it, and practical changes anyone can adopt to make major gains in health, wellness and longevity. “There is a widespread belief that our genes have the final say in our ability to become and stay healthy, but it’s simply not true,” says Cusumano, a board-certified internist formerly with the Cleveland Clinic, who recently joined Beaufort Memorial Lady’s Island Internal Medicine. “Three-quarters of our health issues are caused by our own behaviors and lifestyle choices — not our genes.” Admission is free and refreshments are available at the bar.

Sea Island Quilters to meet with guest speaker
The Sea Island Quilters will meet on Thursday, September 20, at Praise Assembly, 800 Parris Island Gateway, at 6 p.m. “Color Theories” will be discussed by special guest Rhonda Jordan owner of Tabby Fabric and Studio. For details contact Marie Kositzka at 524-1755.

Kiwanis Club to hold annual golf tournament
The 17th Annual Kiwanis Club of Beaufort Scholarship Golf Tournament will be Saturday, September 22, with 8:30 a.m. shotgun start at Ocean Point Golf Club at Fripp Island. Cost is $85 per player, foursomes. There will be door prizes and rounds of golf for winners. All of the proceeds will be used to benefit graduating seniors from Beaufort County schools with scholarships.

Autumn beginnings basketry workshop
Begin the autumn season with the creation of a handmade basket. Kim Keats will provide instruction and materials for a start-to-finish basket or sculpture using gathered and harvested materials such as vine, cedar bark, palm roots and fronds. Participants will learn a variety of basketry techniques including lashing, rib work, simple and random weaving. Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing and bring a bag lunch. The workshop is for ages 12 to adult and will be held Saturday, Sept. 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at ARTworks,
2127 Boundary Street, Suite 18A in the Beaufort Town Center. Fees: $55. Registration: Contact Kim Keats, 843-384-2435 or keatskim@yahoo.com.

Meet the Artisans Day at Fordham Market
On Sunday, Sept. 23, from 12 to 4:30 p.m., Fordham Market, 701 Bay Street, is celebrating all their artists and artisans and inviting the public to join in the celebration. This is a great opportunity to meet the artists and learn about their work. Refreshments will be served plus a drawing for a $100 gift certificate.

Fall Clean for JOY: A free yard sale
Fall Clean for JOY, Our Semi-Annual Yard Sale where everything is FREE will be held on Saturday, September 29 from 8-10 a.m. at TheraVistas — 263 Brickyard Point Road on Lady’s Island. Sponsored by The Lending Room, Roxanne Cheney Organizes and TheraVistas. This event encourages you purge all those things you no longer need or want so someone else can enJOY them now. The Theme for this event is ‘Let Reality Prevail’! Decide if you really want to keep it, store it, clean it or fix it? If not, share with others who will enJOY your JOY. Call 525-2554 to let us know when you will drop off your JOY.

Military officers invited to leadership dinner
The national nonprofit Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) and the local MOAA Low Country Chapter need your help. Active, retired, National Guard, Reserve and former officers of any U.S. uniformed service — you’re all invited! Details, call 843-524-5577. Join us at Beaufort’s Holiday Inn, 2225 Boundary St., on Monday, Oct. 15. Social hour (cash bar) from 6-7 p.m.; dinner at 7 p.m. The cost is $25.50 per person; casual dress. For reservations, contact Rich Baker by Oct. 1 at tl9198@embarqmail.com or call 843-525-0795 or visit www.lcmoaa.pcriot.com.

Cat Island Habitat has raffle for cruise, dinner
Cat Island Builds for Habitat for Humanity is sponsoring a raffle to win an all-inclusive cruise to Hilton Head and dinner for two at The South Carolina Yacht Club. The winners will cruise to Hilton Head Island on a luxurious 60-foot Sea Ray Sedan Bridge Yacht on September 22. Wine and cheese will be served during the leisurely journey to Windmill Harbour. After dinner at the Yacht Club, they will enjoy a cruise home under the stars. The limited number of tickets for the raffle are $10 per couple and can be purchased by contacting 322-0088 or wjgombocz@gmail.com. Three tickets will be drawn allowing three couples to win. The drawing will be held on September 20.

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