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Baptist Church of Beaufort hosts band

“Reckless Mercy” will be in concert at The Baptist Church of Beaufort on Sunday Night, June 30, 7 p.m. No admission but donations encouraged. For more information, contact Dr. Melanie Williams 843-252-4104.


Library branches offer Spin Cycle Jugglers

Event Name:  “Spin Cycle” Jugglers. Join us for some amazing juggling fun that is perfect for the whole family on Saturday, June 29 at 10 a.m. at the Beaufort Branch Library, 311 Scott Street, Beaufort, 29902; and Saturday, June 29 at 2 p.m. at the St. Helena Branch Library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena, 29920. The price of the event is free. Please contact the hosting branch at 843-255-6430 or visit www.beaufortcountylibrary.org.


Teens can learn zombie makeup tricks at library

Pork Chop Productions presents “What’s Beneath the Surface: a Teen Zombie Program.” Come join us to learn about Zombie makeup in movies and television.  See how it’s done and have it done to you!  For teens in grades 6-12.

Times, Dates and Locations of Event:

• June 27, noon – St. Helena Branch Library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena, SC 29920

• June 28, 1 p.m. – Beaufort Branch Library, 311 Scott Street, Beaufort, SC 29902

• June 28, 3 p.m. – Lobeco Branch Library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco, SC 29931.

Price of Event: Free

Contact info: 843-255-6432, scotts@bcgov.net or visit www.beaufortcountylibrary.org.


Beaufort Lions Club has pancake breakfast

The Beaufort Lions Club will hold a Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, July 13 from 8 to 11 a.m. at Sea Island Presbyterian Church, 81 Lady’s Island Drive. Tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for children. Pancakes, sausage, orange juice, scrambled eggs and toast will be served. Among other worthy causes, the proceeds from this event will be used to purchase eye glasses for qualified community citizens as well as to help with the cost of eye surgeries and to provide hearing aids. Join us and bring your appetites.


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.



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.


HBF holding cook out to kickoff preservation

Restoration of the last surviving historic commercial building on Bladen Street will begin in July by Historic Beaufort Foundation. The project will commence with a “Kick-off Cookout” block party at the David Schein Store, 702 Bladen Street, Thursday, June 27, 6 to 8 p.m. The public is invited. The 3,200-square-foot building, which housed Coastal Contractors until 2006, will be stabilized by the Foundation and marketed for sale. The empty block in which it stands has been targeted by the City of Beaufort for commercial development. The block is part of the primarily residential Midtown Square development owned by Steve Tully and John Trask III who have partnered with HBF to promote the project. The “Kick-off Cookout” is open to the public. The event is free but food provided by Sea Eagle Market is $10 per person and drinks are $1-$2. Bring lawn chairs.


Beaufort Church of Nazarene has yard sale

The Beaufort Church of the Nazarene will be holding a Yard Sale from 7 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 29 to raise funds for sending the church’s youth to Summer Camp. The yard sale will be held at 62 Garden Grove Ct., on Lady’s Island in the Walling Grove Plantation community.

Ronald McDonald visits library branches

Laugh it up with everyone’s favorite clown when Ronald McDonald visits local library branches.

Time and date:

• Tuesday, July 9 at 2 p.m. at the Beaufort Branch Library, 311 Scott Street, Beaufort, 29902

• Tuesday, July 9 at 10 a.m. at the St. Helena Branch Library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Rd, St. Helena, 29920

Price of event: FREE. Please contact the hosting branch at 843-255-6430 or visit www.beaufortcountylibrary.org.


Board of elections meeting rescheduled

The Beaufort County Board of Elections and Registration board meeting scheduled for June 26, 2013 has been changed to July 24. The Beaufort County Board of Elections and Registration will convene at 2 p.m. at the Finance Department Conference Room, 102 Industrial Village Road, Building #2, Beaufort, South Carolina. This meeting is open and public comments are welcome. For further information, contact the office of the Board of Elections and Registration at 843-255-6900.


Accommodations tax board member sought

The Beaufort County Accommodations Tax Board is looking for a strong candidate to complete the committee. Members of the board receive and review applications from organizations requesting money from the County’s Accommodations Tax Fund, a fund with the specific purpose of promoting tourism in Beaufort County. Members of the Board will also make recommendations to County Council on the use of the funds collected by means of the 2% state tax on tourist lodging facilities. The volunteer for this position must work in the hospitality/lodging industry.

For more information about the Beaufort County Accommodation Tax Board go to http://www.bcgov.net/departments/Administrative/beaufort-county-council/boards-and-commissions/council-appointed/board-list/accommodations-tax/index.php or call (843) 255-2180.


Lady’s Island Flea Market open in July

Lady’s Island Flea Market at 226 Sea Island Parkway (across from the Lady’s Island Airport) will hold Christmas in July all month with FREE vendor days on July 13 and July 27. Spaces are $5 per table or $10 per tented table. All vendors welcome. The flea market is open Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.


AARP driver safety class offered at library

AARP Driver Safety Class is offered on July 23, 2013 at the St. Helena  Library Branch, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena Island, S.C., from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bring a lunch. Fee is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. To register call 843-521-1941; class size is limited. This course is open to drivers age 26 and above. A certificate will be issued at completion that can be used for a discount on your auto insurance.


Save the Date for tickets for Auldbrass Tour

Save the Date for Auldbrass Tour: Tickets for the Nov. 2 and 3 self guided walking tour of Auldbrass will go on sale August 19. They are $90 per person (limit 10 tickets per order).BBQ lunch catered by Jimmy Fitts at the Old Sheldon Church Ruins is $20 per person. Saturday evening lecture event at USCB featuring special guest speaker Anthony Alofsin is $50 per person. To order tickets, go to www.openlandtrust.com or call  843-521-2175. If you are needing more than 10 tickets, please email info@openlandtrust.com.


ABLE Foundation ornaments available

ABLE Foundation, the Disabilities Foundation for Beaufort County, is pleased to announce its annual ornament is now available. The 2013 ornament features a dolphin. All proceeds from the 2013 ABLE Foundation ornament will go to fund a summer camp called Camp Treasure Chest for children with special needs.

Ornaments are available at Budget Print, 510 Carteret Street, Beaufort;  Halo Salon, 184 Sea Island Parkway, Lady’s Island; Harbor Island Beach and Racquet Club, Harbor Island; Herban Marketplace, 1211 Newcastle Street, Beaufort; New Image Salon, 1615 Paris Ave., Port Royal; Smiles by Wyles Dentistry, 134 Lady’s Island Drive, Lady’s Island; Offices of Disabilities and Special Needs Dept, 100 Clear Water Way, Beaufort. Contact ABLE at 843-255-6300.

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