What To Do the week of Feb. 12th-18th

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Battery Creek High School PTSO meeting

The BCHS Robotics Team will doing a presentation on February 12, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. in the BCHS cafeteria. In addition, please bring a plate of your favorite Valentine Goody to share with all.

Archaeological Society of SC speaker series

The Beaufort Chapter of the Archaeological Society of SC and the Beaufort District Collection opens the ASSC/Beaufort Chapter Speakers Series Feb. 12th at 6 p.m. with Dr. Steve Smith discussing “Francis Marion and the newest information about Fort Motte” at the Beaufort District Collection space upstairs in the Beaufort County Library, 311 Scott St., Beaufort, SC. Dr. Smith is Director of SCIAA South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology at the University of South Carolina. While in the Low Country, Dr. Smith will also speak to Dr. Kim Cavanagh’s anthropology class at USCB-Bluffton.  Steven D. Smith has a master’s degree from the University of Kentucky and his Ph.D from the University of South Carolina. He has thirty-seven years professional experience in archaeology as an historical archaeologist in a private firm and on the Louisiana SHPO staff, Deputy State Archaeologist for South Carolina, and for the last 30 years, an historical archaeologist/P.I. at SCIAA. His research interests military sites archaeology and military history. He also teaches Public Archaeology and African American Military History.

Mystery writer Millie West book signing

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, South Carolina mystery writer Millie West will be signing copies of her books including Catherine’s Cross and The Cast Net on Friday, Feb. 13 and Saturday, Feb. 14 from noon until 3 p.m. at McIntosh Book Shoppe at 917 Bay Street in downtown Beaufort. For more information, call 524-1119 or visit the author’s website at www.milliewestauthor.com.

Fripp Audubon Bird Count this weekend

Please consider participating in the Great Backyard Bird Count, February 13-16, 2015. Participation in requires as little as 15 minutes of your time on any day of the count. You can count from any location, anywhere in the world.  The Backyard Bird Count is both a fun and useful event.  More than 100,000 people in 135 countries participated in the 2014 Count.  See these web sites for information about registering for the Count and submitting results: http://www.audubon.org/content/about-great-backyard-bird-count and http://gbbc.birdcount.org.

Riverview Baptist Church Valentine event

We will have our annual chili cook off and silent auction on Feb 14, 2015 from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Husbands can eat and wives’ can shop all in the same place. There is even a room for our children! Then, wrap it all up with Christian fellowship ad love – a great evening to share together.

Beaufort Sport Fishing and Diving Club to meet

The Beaufort Sport Fishing and Diving Club meeting will be held on Thursday February 12th at the Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club on Ladys Island off of Meridian Road.  Our guest speaker will be local marine dealer Chris Butler.  Captain Butler will have an array of depth/fish finders with mock set ups.  He will describe what the anglers are seeing on the bottom and varieties of fish and or structures.  The social begins at 6:30 pm and the meeting will begin at 7:00 pm. You do not need a reservation and guest are welcomed. For additional information call Captain Frank Gibson at 843-522-2122.

Lions Valentine’s Pancake Breakfast

On February 14, 2015, at Sea Island Presbyterian Church, 81 Lady’s Island Drive, Lady’s Island, SC, the Beaufort Lions Club will host a pancake breakfast for Valentine’s Day from 8 to 11 a.m. The cost is $6.00 for adults and $3.00. for children. Also we will be collecting used eye glasses. Please contact Honika Plowdeniz @ 843-846-6664 or 843-694-1875 or via email @ honikaplowdeniz@gmail.com.

COSY holds monthly training for February

The Collaborative Organization of Services for Youth (COSY) will hold its monthly training Thursday, February 19, 2015 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. “Understanding the Sandwich Generation” is the training topic. Jennifer Massey, LMSW, Community Outreach Coordinator at Island Hospice, will serve as the presenter.  Participants will receive two social work continuing education units (CEUs). The training will occur in the auditorium of the Center for the Arts at USC Beaufort, 801 Carteret Street, Beaufort. Contact Paula Settles at 843-521-3150 or psettles@uscb.edu to register.