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Beaufort Therapy Dogs to hold training test

Beaufort Chapter No. 229 of Therapy Dogs International will host a therapy
dog test at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at BayView Manor LLC, 11 S. For information on TDI and on what is included in the test, visit the TDI website at www.tdi-dog.org.  Only dogs who are being tested should attend this event. For
more information or to register, call Chapter 229 Director Dick Hoagland at
522-2073 or e-mail Merle Hoagland at merle13@embarqmail.com.

‘Arts in the Barn’ art sale held at Widgeon Point

Looking for great art for sale by local artists? You’re invited to enjoy an afternoon of arts and landscape in the beautiful barn in Widgeon Point on Lemon Island as the Open Land Trust hosts the second annual “Arts-in-the-Barn” Art Show and Sale on Sunday, Nov. 4, from 2 to 5 p.m.

Set amidst the splendor of Widgeon Point Preserve off S.C. 170 will be art for sale by some of the region’s best local artists. There will also be several paintings up for auction, as well as live music and light refreshments. This event is free and open to all. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of the artwork at this event will be donated to the Open Land Trust.

Musicians welcome to Pickin’ By the River

Pickin By The River will be at Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park on Saturday, Nov 3, from noon till 5:30 p.m. All Acoustic Bluegrass, Old Time Country and Folk Music Stage Show and open jams through out the park; beginner through advanced musicians welcome. Please no amplifiers, alcohol or drums. For more information, call Pat at 379-9084.

Parish Church of St. Helena holds bazaar

Handmade Christmas decorations, gifts and foods will be spotlighted at this year’s Fall Bazaar presented by the Women of the Parish Church of St. Helena in Beaufort. The bazaar, which benefits the church’s outreach efforts in Beaufort and around the world, will continue its now-famous silent auction of more than 300 unique items ranging from excursions and restaurant dinners to fine art and furs, sailboats and furniture. The 2012 holiday church mouse will be unveiled at the bazaar preview, but it’s extra-special this year to honor the church’s history. This bazaar will be open on Saturday, Nov. 3, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Parish House at 507 Newcastle St. in Beaufort.  A Bazaar Preview will be held Friday, Nov. 2, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.  Nothing is sold on Friday (although Silent Auction bids are accepted). For more information, call 843-522-1712 or visit www.sthelenas1712.org.

Support group discusses avoiding financial scams

How can you avoid financial scams and ensure your legal and financial future is well planned? The Parkinson’s Support Group of the Lowcountry will host Beaufort Attorney Marc Fisher and Karen Ostrander, Risk Control Specialist with Bank of America, at its Thursday, Nov. 1, meeting from 1:30 – 3 p.m. at Helena House in Port Royal. The support group meetings are held at Helena House on Paris Avenue in Port Royal on the first Thursday of every month; free and open to the public. For more information, contact Rose or Whitney at Helena House at 843-982-0233 or e-mail rewing@alcco.com.

Black chamber to have First Friday Networking

The Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce will have its First Friday Networking Event at the Chamber office on November 2, located at 801 Bladen Street in Beaufort from 6 to 8 p.m. All members and the public are invited. Details, call 986-1102.

TLC Ministries’ ROC the Bloc Urban Outreach

TLC Ministries’ ROC the Bloc Urban Outreach will be at Waterford Cove Apartments on Saturday November 3 from 4-8 p.m. Free food, prizes and music, bring the whole family and support drug and alcohol prevention in Beaufort. TLC Ministries Thrift Store is having a MEGA  50% off sale this weekend, Nov. 2-3, and is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days.

Saltus supports finding end to Parkinson’s

Help put an end to Parkinson’s Disease by attending an evening of food, fun and friendship on Monday, Nov. 5, at Saltus River Grill on Bay Street in downtown Beaufort. Come for drinks, appetizers or for dinner. A silent auction will also be held. The event begins at 5 p.m. and will continue to close. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Parkinson’s Action Network, the unified voice of the Parkinson’s community advocating for better treatments and for a cure. Reservations are suggested. Call 843-379-3474 for more information.

Diaper Drive for CAPA Open Arms Shelter

Lulu Burgess, in downtown Beaufort at Old Bay Marketplace, 917 Bay St., will be hosting a holiday open house to benefit the Child Abuse Prevention Association’s (CAPA) Open Arms Shelter. The diaper drive will be from Sunday, Nov. 4, to Sunday, Nov. 11. All sizes and brands are welcome. Lulu’s will also accept any charitable donations to help buy supplies for the shelter. In addition, there will be a Wish Tree with tags of Christmas wishes from children in need in Beaufort County. There will also be door prizes and drawings for all who donate. For more information, contact Nan Sutton, luluburgess@embarqmail.com or call 843-524-5858.

Baptist Women World Day of Prayer Monday

The annual Baptist Women World Day of Prayer will be held on Monday November 5 in Beaufort County. The public is cordially invited to attend. Dual services will begin promptly at 7 p.m. at

• First African Baptist Church

611 New Street, Beaufort

Rev. Alexander McBride, Pastor

• Laurel Bay Baptist Church

472 Joe Frazier Road, Beaufort

Rev. Paul Grahm, Pastor

 

DAR chapter to meet

The Thomas Heyward, Jr. Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold their next meeting at 2 p.m. on November 8 at the new Beaufort History Museum located within the City Hall Building at 1911 Boundary Street. The highlight of the meeting will be a tour of the museum conducted by Katherine Lang followed by the business meeting including the induction of new members. For more information, please call Regent Charlene Shufelt at 525-0158.

‘Rising Star’ creates exhibit for Red Piano

For the past 20 years, the Red Piano Too Art Gallery has hosted an exhibit during Heritage Days. This year, the gallery is featuring its latest “Rising Star,” Burton native, Sonnell Thompson.

The exhibit will hang at The Red Piano Too Art Gallery during the month of November and is free and open to the public. The artist will be at the gallery from Nov. 8-11. For more information, call 843-838-2241 or email RedPianotoo@islc.net.

Soil, water conservation district board to meet

Beaufort Soil & Water Conservation District November 2012 Board Meeting Announcement Beaufort Soil & Water Conservation District Board meeting will be held Thursday, November 8 at 5 p.m. at 817 Paris Avenue, Port Royal.  Agenda includes routine staff and partnership reports for the month of October 2012, NRCS Workshop plans, Clean Marine Report, and progress on the Okatie Watershed 319 Grant. For more information call 522-8100.

Carolina v. Clemson at JSLB blood drive

The JSLB Carolina vs. Clemson Blood Drive on Thursday, November 15, will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Blood Drive will be held at the Jasmine Room at the Quality Inn at Town Center. Log on to www.igiveblood.com (use fund code 6011), and make an appointment online to donate. Please contact Sheila Miley, sheila@robinsongrant.com or visit www.jslbeaufort.org.

Beaufort Church of Christ holds revival

This is a special invitation for you and your family: We welcome you to the Beaufort Church of Christ “Where All the Doors Swing Loose on Welcome Hinges to You and to Yours!” for our 7th Anniversary Gospel Meeting and Revival!  Our Theme Is: “God Can Make You Well In 2012!” from November 11 to 15. Sunday, November 11, is Family & Friends Day With A Special Focus on Singles. Minister Jonas Gadson — will deliver three “Educational, Inspirational & Motivational” Messages. Services are 10 a.m.; 11:15 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. The Gospel Meeting/Revival continues Monday through Thurs. at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Everything is held at the Beaufort Church of Christ, 170 Robert Smalls Parkway, Beaufort. The event is free and open to public. For additional information, call 843-524-4281, 843- 379-8145 or email jg@jonasbonus.com, or visit www.BeaufortCoC.com.

‘Returning Catholics’ series to begin soon

Persons considering a return to the practice of their Catholic Faith, or those newly retuned, are invited to a six week series, conducted by a team of parishioners: Two Deacons and four Lay persons. Sessions will be at St. Peter Church, 70 Lady’s Island Dr., Beaufort, 6:30 – 8 p.m., Tuesday  evenings, Nov. 13, 20, 27 and Dec. 4, 11, and 18.  For more information, please contact:  Theresa Pulliam 524 – 2604, pulliams@hargray.com or Deborah Richard, 575 – 3742, deborahm@catholic.org.

Holiday wine tasting benefit at Breakwater

DiVino DiVine Holiday Wine Extravaganza at Breakwater to benefit DragonBoat Beaufort. Monday, Nov. 5 at 5 to 7 p.m. will be this season’s wine tasting event, under the tent. Over 40 wines to taste plus the opportunity to stock your cellar for the holidays with cases at discount prices. Tickets $15 at Breakwater, The Cuthbert House Inn, Main Street Beaufort; $15 of every case sold goes to support DragonBoat Beaufort’s cancer survivor missions. For more information, call 379-0052 or visit www.breakwatersc.com.