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Sportfishing and diving club has June meeting

The Beaufort Sportfishing & Diving Club’s June meeting will be held Thursday, June 13th at the Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club on Lady’s Island, off Meridian Road. The social begins at 6:30 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. Well known local Captain Wally Phinney of Sea Wolf Charters will give his presentation on Spanish Mackerel and the utilization of different planers, spoons, and live bait. He will also discuss various local, well-known fishing areas; particularly a ship wreck that is underwater most of the time. You do not need a reservation and guests are always welcome. For additional information, contact Captain Frank Gibson at 843-522-2020.


Library seeks Mac Media Lab volunteers

Do you like using computers? Become a Mac Media Lab volunteer! Are you a techie? A gadget fiend? Or are you just really into computers?  The St. Helena Branch Library is seeking people just like you. Come volunteer and work with iMac computers or work with audio visual equipment as an instructor’s assistant. No Macintosh computer experience required, just basic computing skills such as: operating a mouse, keyboard, and surfing the internet. Come show off your tech skills with us and pick up some new ones. Call Melanie at 843-255-6547 to set up a volunteer appointment today. All Beaufort County Library volunteers are required to complete a volunteer application and background check.


Beaufort library has Dads-only Storytime

Let Mom have a break and let Dad (or Uncle or Grandfather) take the little one to storytime. Songs, fingerplays, fun! For children ages 8-35 months and their male caregivers. Registration required.

Time and Date: Saturday, June 15 at 10 a.m. at Beaufort Branch Library, 311 Scott Street, Beaufort, SC 29902

Contact 843-255-6432, scotts@bcgov.net, www.beaufortcountylibrary.org.


Parish Church of St. Helena offers camp 

“Veggie Fun World 2013” is a Christian summer program for children offered June 24-28 by the Parish Church of St. Helena, in downtown Beaufort. The second summer camp will be offered July 29-Aug. 2. Each program is distinct but related by the heroic super “Veggie Tales” characters used in crafts, songs, and activities. Praise music leader Michael McIntyre will lead our sing-along time. Children will enjoy outside games, water and sand tables, crafts, puppets, Bible stories, and Scripture verses. The daytime summer program runs from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. each day.

Each session has age-appropriate groups for children 18 months through 6 years of age. Each session costs $110 per child which includes all snacks and craft supplies. All children are welcome to come and share in hearing the good news about Jesus with Veggie friends and story tellers. For questions, contact Roz Dixon at 843-522-1712, ext. 220, or email her at nursery@islc.net. Register and pay online at www.sthelenas1712.org.


Foolish Frog features live music all monthlong

Here is a schedule of bands performing at the Foolish Frog on St. Helena Island on Sea Island Parkway.

• June 15: The Sometimes Later Band 7:30

• June 21: Worth and Ben

• June 22: The Bull Grapes, 7:30 p.m.


Dinner theater benefits local Alzheimer’s group

Mark your calendar to support Alzheimer’s Family Services of Greater Beaufort on Saturday, June 15. A dinner theatre featuring “Beaufort Stories Your Momma Never Told You – Continued” will be presented at The Shed in Port Royal. Tickets are $60 in advance and $65 at the door if available. Doors open at 6 p.m. with more than eight dinner stations opening at 6:30 p.m. The evenings’ events include an animated opening act by Ron Daise, featured performances by Harry Chakides, Steve Keyserling and Bernie Schein and a silent auction. Please call (843) 521-9190 for tickets or visit www.afsgb.org for more information. All proceeds benefit Alzheimer’s Family Services of Greater Beaufort.

Chamber is holding Business After Hours

The Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce Business After Hours will be at Pinckney Retreat, 108 Sturdevant Drive, in Port Royal on Thursday, June 13 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.  Pinckney Retreat and AmerisBank will co-host the event. Food will be provided by Q on Bay with music by Vic Varner and friends. Lots of great door prizes including a weekend stay at the Retreat house. This networking opportunity is free and open to the public.

Shell Point Baptist holds Vacation Bible School

Shell Point Baptist Church invites you to Colossal Coastal World VBS 2013, June 16 through June 20 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. for 3 years old  through 12th grade. Meals provided. Register your student by calling the church at 843-522-8616. If you need a ride call the Coaster bus at 843-812-2489. Facing fear and trusting God! Come Join us for a spiritual and fun ride! The church is located at 871 Parris Island gateway, Beaufort, SC 29906.

Free identity theft workshop being offered

The Wardle Family YMCA of Beaufort County will be hosting a free identity theft workshop on Saturday, June 22 from 11 a.m. to noon and another from 1 to 2 p.m.  All are invited to attend. Please call 843-898-3461 with any questions.

Train to be a volunteer with Friends of Caroline

Would you like to make a difference in the lives of many and volunteer for an organization that serves the entire community? Friends of Caroline Hospice needs Red Door Thrift Shop volunteers, child bereavement team volunteers, office volunteers, special event volunteers and volunteers to assist with patient’s families. Please join the Friends of Caroline Hospice staff for Volunteer Training June 25 and 26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 843-525-6257 or email wendy@friendsofcarolinehospice.com today to make a reservation.

Charity golf tourney to be held on Callawassie

A local real estate office for Callawassie Island has teamed up with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team In Training (TNT) program to raise money for a cure. The six-person team, consisting of employees from the Callawassie Island Real Estate  and Coastal Real Estate Solutions has been training under local coach Derek Clement for the Attorney Chase 5K at Coligny Beach on Hilton Head Island while raising money to make a difference.

To bolster their fundraising efforts, the team is holding a charity golf tournament on Monday, June 17 at the Tom Fazio-designed Callawassie Island Golf Course. The scramble format tournament will have a shotgun start at 9 a.m., following an 8:30 a.m. registration.  A 1 p.m. lunch as well as the putting contest is sponsored generously by John Troutman & Matt Hinderliter and Merrill Lynch Wealth Management. To register, please contact Dawn Allen at 843-987-2125 or email dallen@callawassieislandclub.com.

Camps help empower young men and women

The Abuse Prevention Coalition will be holding the Men of Strength (MOST) Summer Camp and Girl Cell Summer Camp at Whale Branch Middle School every day during the week of July 8 from 8 to 11:30 a.m.  The camps will empower young men and women to gain important life skills, help them develop as leaders among their peers, and help them build self-esteem and confidence.  Campers will be able to participate in lively discussions, challenging role plays, and other creative and fun activities to help them develop as young leaders and agents of change against violence in their community.  Campers will have the opportunity to take part in sports and other recreational activity to build leadership and peer relational skills.  The camp is open to any middle school students who have just completed the 7th or 8th grade.  The cost is $50 for the entire week that includes a camp T-shirt, snacks, lunch, and other incentives.  The deadline to register is Wednesday, June 19. For more information on the MOST Summer Camp and to obtain registration form, please contact Jeff Spargo at (843) 524-2256 or email at apclowcountry@gmail.com.  For more information about Girl Cell Camp and to obtain a registration form, please contact Christine Smith at (843) 524-2256 or email at hope9@islc.net.


Church holding weekly fresh fish fry fundraiser

Pentecostals of Beaufort fundraiser will be held every Saturday from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. at 206 Sea Island Parkway (Hwy. 21) on Lady’s Island.  Award winning, cooked to order fresh shrimp, whiting, or crab cake platters that include French fries and homemade coleslaw for only $7 per platter. The church is located 4/10 mile south of Publix in the Tidewatch Business Complex. Please join us for some delicious, fresh seafood.


USCB Center for Arts holds theater camps

This summer, parents can keep kids physically active and mentally engaged by signing them up for the USCB Center for the Arts and Beaufort Children’s Theatre summer theatre camps now open for registration. Aspiring actors ages 7-11 are invited to participate in a two-week theatre camp from  June 17 to 28 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The theme of the 2013 camp is “Oh the places you will go…” a Dr. Seuss inspired camp.  Campers will engage in all aspects of musical theater while gaining self-confidence and the ability to express themselves as they learn basic acting skills, vocal instruction and choreography. The highlight of the camp will be the children’s creation of their own Broadway style revue. Camp fee is $250. New this summer is a camp for ages 12- 15 called Theatrix, taking place from July 29 to August 9 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Campers will be working toward a public performance of “The Seussification of  Romeo and Juliet” by Petret Loedel on Friday, August 9 at 7 p.m. Camp fee $275,  discount for early registration by June 15 is $250.  To register, call the USCB Center for the Arts box office 843-521-4145. Campers must register in advance.

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