What To Do the week of June 18th-24th

New hours for Burton Wells Gym until August

Hours of operation will temporarily change this summer at the Burton Wells Gym, from Monday, June 15th to Friday, August 14th. The gym will be open to the public from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The change in hours will occur to accommodate youth summer camp activities. For more information about Beaufort County Parks and Leisure Services, visit www.bcpals.com.

Boondock’s Restaurant on St. Helena opens Starving Artist Market 

Boondock’s Restaurant at 1760 Sea Island Parkway on St. Helena will be hosting The Starving Artist Market in its parking lot on Saturday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The market started on Memorial Day Weekend and will be open every Saturday morning—weather permitting—through Labor Day weekend. Local artists will be selling original paintings, drawings, jewelry, photographs, wood burnings and other artistic creations.

Boondock’s Restaurant will be providing food and beverages for sale as well as music, and Corn Hole play. Their special offerings will be breakfast burritos, Bloody Mary’s and Mimosa’s. The market creates a festive and casual experience in which to enjoy great local art. There will be art demonstrations throughout the day and an occasional FREE ART giveaway. So come join the fun!  Any local fine artist who wishes to participate should call, Jim Torcum, at 843-592-4285 for more information.

Sea Island Quilters meet

The Sea Island Quilters will meet on Thursday, June 18 at 6 p.m. at Praise Assembly, 800 Paris Island Gateway. There will be a demonstration on the No Measure Bargello quilt pattern by Cozy Quilts of California. For details contact Sharon Kimber at 843-838-2870 or skimber76@gmail.com.

Port Royal Baptist Church hosts VBS 

Everyone is invited to Vacation Bible School at Port Royal Baptist Church at 707 Pinckney Blvd. (Ribaut Road at the Naval Hospital) in Port Royal. Classes are available for ages 3- adults with the adults meeting in the Fellowship Hall from June 28th through July 1st and children from June 28th through July 2nd. All classes meet between 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Registration kickoff will be on Saturday June 27th from 11:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Church. Come join us for fun, games, and refreshments as we prepare for VBS! For more information, phone 853-521-1994.

“Protect your Work” legal workshop

Basement Bob, the Movie and the Beaufort Film Society invite all writers, readers, artists or anyone else interested in attending this informative “Protect Your Work” workshop to be held at the Holiday Inn of Beaufort, 2225 Boundary Street, on June 30th from 5 to 6 p.m. Learn how to copyright your artwork and written work (books, screenplays, etc.), what to know if somebody wants to option your writing or license your artwork, and what the difference is between a copyright and a trademark. A brief Q & A will follow the workshop. Admission fee is $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Register at www.bit.ly/1MwgRRn. The Workshop is presented by Uyen K. Le, producer of “Basement Bob” and legal counsel for RareForm Pictures. Uyen has practiced entertainment and corporate law in California for the past ten years, and is a member of the California and Georgia Bar Associations. For more information contact beaufortfilm@gmail.com.

Date change: Vietnam Veterans Tribute   

Join the members of the Healing Heroes of the Lowcountry Fund at a tribute to Vietnam Veterans on August 8th at 7 p.m. for an evening of music, laughter and more importantly, recognition. The Parris Island Marine Corps Band & Color Guard will be performing and the HHLF is pleased to announce that Medal of Honor and Bronze Star winner, Major General Robert E. Livingston, Jr. US Army Retired, will be the keynote speaker. Location of the event is yet to be determined. HHLF is an all-volunteer, not-for-profit organization established in 2013, to honor, empower and support our wounded military heroes, first responders and their families/caregivers. For additional information, contact Dick Rooney at 410-991-3780.

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