What To Do the week of July 13th-19th

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Turtle crawl coming to Fripp Island

The 10th Annual Fripp Island Turtle Crawl will be held on Friday, July 14, at the Fripp Island Beach Club.  

This family fun event with feature both a 5K race as well as a 1 Mile Fun Walk/Run on the beach.  

Both events start at 8:30 a.m. on Fripp Beach. Registration and packet pickup will begin at 7:30 a.m. in front of the Beach Club.  

A new feature at the event this year include timing provided by Grounded Running.

Register online at runsignup.com or visit the Fripp Island Turtle Team’s Facebook page.

Proceeds benefit the Fripp Island Sea Turtle Program, a 501(c)3 nonprofit volunteer nest protection program permitted by the SC DNR and dedicated to the conservation of sea turtles and educating the public about this amazing species.   

Participation is a $30 donation to the program. Sign up at runsignup.com/Race/SC/FrippIsland/TurtleCrawl.

Treasure hunter to speak at foundation lunch

Dr. Robert Ballard, discoverer of the Titanic and other sunken treasures, will be the speaker at Nautilus Live, a Lunch & Learn, from 12:30-2 p.m. Tuesday, July 18, at the Port Royal Sound Foundation.

Researchers aboard E/V Nautilus will visit the classroom via live streaming video. 

The cost is $45 and tickets are limited. The cost includes lunch.

Visit prsfoundation.info.

Christian camp will offer sports

Go the Distance, a sports camp for children ages 6-12, will be held from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Monday, July 24, through Friday, July 28, at Beaufort Academy.

This Christian sports camp is being sponsored by Tidal Creek Fellowship.

Campers can choose between basketball, soccer, ultimate Frisbee and cheerleading.

The camp features Christian coaches, quality sports instruction, positive role models, daily Bible times, skits and fun.

The cost is $40 per camper, but additional siblings in the same family are $25. Every camper receives a camp T-shirt, collector’s pin and daily take-home Bible studies.

Beaufort Academy is at 240 Sams Point Road on Lady’s Island. To register or for more information, visit www.tidalcreek.net.

Girls Night Out coming to Aqua Med Spa & Salon

Island Girls Night Out, an opportunity to socialize, meet new friends and win prizes will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, July 27, at Aqua Med Spa & Salon at 2206 Mossy Oaks Road.

Taxpayer information topic at workshop

A Stand4Land Taxpayer Empowerment Workshop, sponsored by the ongoing Help Save Gullah Geechee Land Campaign, will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 29.

This event is sponsored by the nonprofit Pan-African Family Empowerment & Land Preservation Network. This educational/community outreach workshop is free.

The event will be held at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 157 Lady’s Island Drive, Lady’s Island. Pastor P. Shannon Mullen and the congregation of St. John’s are hosting the event. Lunch will be provided at no cost. 

Seating for the event is limited. To reserve a space or for more information, contact Theresa White at 843-592-6076, or via email at t.white@panafricanfamilyempowermentnetwork.org.

Beaufort Charities to hold summer event

The Beaufort Charities will hold an inaugural Summer Soak Down event for the children of Beaufort from noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6, at The Green at Beaufort Town Center.

There will be a Kids Zone for ages 2-12 with a water slide, “fair” food, water games and hot dogs. Ages 13 and up can enjoy a concert by Steel Rails Express. A la carte food and beverages will be offered by Jason Dangerfield and Lee Distributors.

Sponsorship opportunities are available. Visit www.beaufortcharities.org.

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