What To Do the week of June 9th-15th

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Golf fundraiser to benefit BHS football

The Eagle Fundraising Golf Tournament on Saturday, June 11 on Cat Island will raise money to buy equipment for the Beaufort High School football team. The tournament will be hosted at one of the region’s top courses, Sanctuary Golf Club at Cat Island. Tee-off is 10:30 a.m. and entry fees are $70 per person. Sponsorships include the varsity level at $500, which includes entry for four players, and junior varsity at $250. “We are doing this golf tournament to help raise money for some much-needed equipment for the Beaufort High football team,” said organizer Danny Williams, a full-time firefighter for the Lady’s Island-St. Helena Island Fire Department who helps coach the Beaufort High junior varsity team. The fee includes the practice range, greens fee, cart, lunch, awards banquet and prizes. Also, participants will be eligible for giveaways and bonus contests, plus the opportunity to bid on golf outings and private lessons at a silent auction. For details, email williams@lishfd.org or call 843-812-9844.

Port Royal street music jams on

The Town of Port Royal will present Street Music on Paris Avenue with the Randall Bramblett Band on Saturday, June 11 at 6:30 p.m. in downtown Port Royal. This soulful Southern roots rock band from Athens, Ga., is led by Randall Bramblett — an acclaimed solo artist, in-demand songwriter, and a first call sideman. He has toured with Gregg Allman, Widespread Panic and Levon Helm, and has recorded 10 albums. This is a free concert; rain location will be inside at the SHED in Port Royal.

Enter DragonBoat Race design contest

The Beaufort Arts Council is now accepting artwork for the DragonBoat Race Day 2016 T-shirt Design Contest. The jury will be looking for one dynamic image to represent DragonBoat Race Day 2016 on T-shirts. The winner will receive $200, 10 tee shirts and a lot of recognition. All artwork must be submitted by June 17 and a winner will be announced on June 24. Visit www.beaufortartscouncil.org for rules and contest information.

Tomato Supper benefits local clinic

At homes in and around Beaufort, many good neighbors will be offering hospitality, spirits and delicious food to celebrate tomatoes at the peak of their perfection on June 18 at 6: 30 p.m. Heirloom tomatoes have been donated courtesy of Dempsey Farms for the first Good Neighbor Tomato Supper to raise money for the local clinic that provides medical services to those who have affordable access to health care. Tickets are $35 a person and can be purchased through the Parish Church of St. Helena’s website at www.sthelenas1712.or, under “Events.” The Good Neighbor Clinic is a nonprofit charitable organization run primarily by volunteers that was organized in 2007 by a group of local churches, medical practitioners and concerned citizens to serve all eligible adults in Beaufort County. The clinic is located on Lady’s Island (behind Sonic) at 30 Professional Circle, Beaufort, SC, 29907, and online at www.gnfmcbeaufort.org. For more information, contact Patsy Deer at Pdeer@hargray.com, 843-525-1835, or Carole Fahey at carolefahey@embarqmail.com, 843-838-9790.

HBF camp for kids involves Lowcountry history

Looking for a fun and different summer camp for the kids? Let Historic Beaufort Foundation take them back in time. Campers will explore a different slice of history each day through walks, crafts, hands-on activities, and more. Important milestones in Lowcountry history will be featured. Camps are open to boys and girls ages 8-11 and include arts and crafts, games and interactive history for three weeks this summer: June 20-24; July 11-15; and August 1-5. Camps are led by experienced educators dedicated to providing unique and engaging experiences, including field trips to nearby museums and cultural sites. The cost is $70/week per camper for members of Historic Beaufort Foundation with a family membership; $80/week per camper for non-members. Registration is required. Camps start everyday at the Verdier House, 801 Bay Street, Beaufort. All campers should be dropped off 8:45-9 a.m. and picked up at noon. To register or for more information, call 843-379-3331 or email sstanny@historicbeaufort.org.

Sign kids up for summer arts camp

Looking for something imaginative and fun for the kids to do this summer? Then sign them up for arts intensive camps. During the Imagination Station Art Camp, students will explore various visual arts media through hands-on arts processes including drawing, painting, printmaking, mixed media and clay, with a focus on the Lowcountry and Gullah culture. Camps are two hours each afternoon during the week and open to kids ages 5 and up. The camps will be held June 27-30, from 2 to 4 p.m., and July 25-28, 3 to 5 p.m., at the Beaufort Arts Council/Mather Academy at 916 Port Republic Street in downtown Beaufort. For more information, call 843-379-2787 or visit www.beaufortartscouncil.org.

Upcoming library events

St. Helena Branch Library: 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena
Move and Groove Storytime: Move to the groove of some energizing stories. Earn points for your Summer Reading Goal. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Ages 2 to 6 years old.
Time and Date: Monday, June 13th at 1:00pm
For additional info: 843-255-6540

Hilton Head Branch Library: 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head
Brain Boosters: Prevent memory loss with tools to keep the brain healthy. Memory Matters, a local nonprofit empowering people with dementia as well as caretakers, local businesses, and proactive aging adults, will lead the program. Part of Adult Summer Reading! Attend the program and be entered to win Summer Reading Prizes!
Time and Date: Tuesday, June 14th from 10:00am-11:00am
For additional info: Hilton Head Branch Library, 843-255-6525

Beaufort Branch Library: 311 Scott Street, Beaufort
Yoga Playshop & Storytime: Listen to local author, Brittney Hiller “The Little Laughing Yogini”, and participate in playful yoga poses, songs, and games! Children will learn ways of breathing in a fun and imaginative environment. Yoga Playshops are fun for all ages! For more info, call (843) 255-6441 or email cwilliams@bcgov.net
Time and Date: Wednesday, June 15th at 10:00am
For additional info: 843-255-6441

For information on any of the programs, visit beaufortcountylibrary.org or call (843) 255-6456.

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