What To Do the week of March 3rd-9th

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Riverview Baptist Church invites all to Homecoming 2016

Riverview Baptist Church, located at 2209 Boundary Street Beaufort, invites you to join them on Sunday, March 6, at their Worship Service which begins at 10 a.m. The guest speaker will be Russ Williams. Fellowship meal to follow services.

Law enforcement officer to speak at Republican Club meeting Mar. 7

The Greater Bluffton Republican Club is pleased to announce that their next meeting will be held at Rose Hill Golf Club at 4 Clubhouse Dr. on Monday, March 7, 2016. We are very pleased to have Mike Sisno join us. Mr. Sisino is retired from a 31 year career in law enforcement with the final rank of Patrol Division Commander. During his career, Mr. Sisino worked in the Uniform Division, Detective Division/Special Investigations, Governor’s Security Detail, the Marine Division, and was assigned to two special teams, Search and Rescue and SWAT. He had the honor of working as the Head Firearms Instructor for the State Police Academy and has an impressive amount of advanced training. After his retirement, Mr. Sisino worked as a Government Contractor and now works for a private security company.

The social hour begins at 5:00 p.m. and the meeting starts at 5:45 p.m. Please come enjoy the beautiful clubhouse while enjoying the fellowship of likeminded conservatives. The public is welcome.

New Hope Church to host Financial Course

New Hope Christian Church will host Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University (FPU) Course. This life-changing class, taught by Dave Ramsey and the FPU teaching team on video and coordinated by Wilma Holman will be taught at New Hope Christian Church Disciples of Christ in Beaufort. The tools learned will help you achieve your financial goals by showing you how to eliminate debt, save for the future, and give like never before. You will be challenged and motivated to make a plan for your money and change your family tree forever. For a $100 investment for books, on-line coaching, and access to invaluable information you will be amazed at the 9-month change in your life that has helped hundreds of people become free financially. New Hope Christian Church is located at 67 Parris Island Gateway in Beaufort. Classes start March 7th from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Contact Wilma Holman at 843-252-8228.

Mayor Keyserling to be LIBPA Guest Speaker

City of Beaufort Mayor Billy Keyserling will be the guest speaker at the March meeting of the Lady’s Island Business and Professional Association to be held on March 8 at 8 a.m. in the Beaufort County Realtors’ Association headquarters located in the Palmetto Business Park (behind the BB&T Bank) on Lady’s Island Dr. Subjects to be included in the discussion include Lady’s Island traffic, future commercial growth, annexation and infrastructure. The meeting is open to the public.

TCL invites the community to “Return to the Classroom” event

The Technical College of the Lowcountry invites local residents to its 2nd annual “Return to the Classroom” event from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, March 9 at the TCL New River Campus in Bluffton. The event is free and includes two morning classes followed by a lunch and learn session.

“We are excited to welcome the community to our beautiful New River campus for a day of exploration and discovery,” TCL President Dr. Richard Gough said.

The event features a variety of classes centered on the topic of wellness and taught by exceptional TCL faculty members. Participants will be able to choose two classes from the following:

1. Stress and Wellness
2. Couples Therapeutic Massage
3. Literature and Wellness
4. Health Monitoring

Beaufort High Theater to present three nights

The Beaufort High Theater proudly Presents Alice in Wonderland on March 10th, 11th and 12th at 6:30 p.m. in the Arts Center at Beaufort High. Admission $5. For more information Please call 843-322-2152. Spend some qualify time and bring the kids for a “Family Date Night!”

Audubon takes trip to Bear Island WMA

Join the Audubon for a trip to Bear Island WMA on March 10th. You will see ducks in the old rice fields, Avocets, Black-Necked Stilts, White Pelicans, and Tundra Swans in the ponds. There’s no limit to the number of people who can go on this outing but for planning purposes, please RSVP. If you decide at the last moment, don’t hesitate to join the fun. Meet in the parking lot adjacent to the (former) Lady’s Island McDonalds. Departure is 8:00 a.m. Bring lunch, binoculars, bug spray, sunscreen, water, etc.

Upcoming library events

To be held at the St. Helena Branch Library at 6355 Jonathon Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena.

Event: Our Stories Matter: Documenting Our History in the Lowcountry
Date: Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 1:00 p.m.
Description: Presented by Once Upon A Time CEO Ryan J. Heathcock. Mr. Heathcock will be speaking about his “journey of discovery” tracing his genealogy from Africa, to Europe, to the Americas. Ryan has traced his Gullah roots to St. Helena Island as far back as 1800. Through “OUAT”, he offers his experience and his expertise to the residents of the Lowcountry and the organizations serving the communities within the Gullah/Geechee Corridor to keep their history alive and documented for generations to come. Call 843-255-6487 for more information.

Event: Teen Advisory Board
Date: Monday, March 14 and 28, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.
Description: Teens come together to discuss events, fundraising, collection development for St. Helena Branch Library. Call 843-255-6541 for more information.

Event: End of Life Issues: Health care power of attorney, living, wills DNR orders, power of attorney, funeral planning & cremation
Date: Monday, March 14, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.
Description: A local lawyer will give a 30-45 minute lecture with a question and answer period. Contact Meghan at mkilgore@bcgov.net or call 843-255-6559 for more information.

Event: Cooking Club
Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.
Description: March’s theme is ‘In like a Lion, Out like a Lamb”. Make a recipe that will take us on an epicurean journey. The dish should have flavors that hit the palette strong like a lion and finish as smooth as a lamb or vice versa. Call 843-255-6487 for more information.

To be held at the Bluffton Branch Library at 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton.

Event: Teen Tech Week: Create it @ the Bluffton Branch!
Date: Monday, March 7 through Friday, March 11 during library hours
Description: Demo 3D printing, audio/video production and Raspberry Pi software in the new Bluffton Media Lab! For more information, contact Adam Farver at  843-255-6507 or afarver@bcgov.net.

Event: Let’s Juggle
Date: Wednesday, March 9 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Description: Learn the first steps into becoming a juggling master. This event is for ages 8-12. For more information, contact Kelli Baxter at 843-255-6510 or kbaxter@bcgov.net.

Event: Raspberry Pi Day
Date: Monday, March 14 at 4 p.m.
Description: Learn to program using the Raspberry Pi. For more information, contact Belinda Blue at 843-255-6507 or bblue@bcgov.net.

Event: Process Art Class
Date: Thursday, March 17 at 4:30 p.m.
Description: Join an art class where the only rule is to create.  This event is for ages 3-6. For more information, contact Kelli Baxter at 843-255-6510 or kbaxter@bcgov.net.

Event: Zumba Kids
Date: Saturday, March 19 from 2 to 3 p.m.
Description: A dance fitness party for ages 7-11. For more information, contact Kelli Baxter at 843-255-6510 or kbaxter@bcgov.net.

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