What To Do the week of March 5th-11th

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Beaufort High School to present musical

The Beaufort High School Theater Dept. will present “BACK TO THE 80’s – THE TOTALLY AWESOME MUSICAL” on March 5, 6, 7, 12, 13 and 14 at the BHS Performing Arts Center. All shows begin 7:00 p.m. Cost for Adults is $10, and cost for Students and Military with ID is $8.

One Yoga Sanctuary to offer free yoga on Friday

One Yoga Sanctuary, located at 73 Sea Island Pkwy. in Beaufort, is offering a free evening of yoga, “Friday Night Free for All,” on March 6, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., sponsored by Mike Boyne and Kinghorn Insurance.

Black Chamber of Commerce to hold event

The Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce will have its First Friday Networking Event at Penn Center on Friday, March 6, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The event will be held at Hampton Cottage. Information on the new Business and Hospitality Center will be introduced. The speaker will be Isiah Smalls, recently retired City of Beaufort’s Public Works Director. The event is free and open to the public. RSVP by calling (843) 986-1102.

Free mandatory safety training for SC hunters

One-day Hunter Safety Education course/test taught by expert outdoorsman—you need this for SC hunting lic. if you are resident or non-res. born after June 30, 1979 (optional for all others). Young hunters & families welcome! Moose Lodge #1855, 350 Broad River Blvd., Bft, SC 29906; Sat., Mar. 7th, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.—FREE food/drinks by Parris Island Rod & Gun Club (or bring own). Pass test, get temporary Hunter Ed. Card. Call instructor Danny Vinson NOW, 843-812-1984. SC DNR Hunter Education is dedicated to safe enjoyment of our outdoors. Participants learn firearm & bow safety, fieldcraft, responsibility & ethics afield, wildlife identification & conservation. Visit http://www.dnr.sc.gov/education/hunted.html for more information.

Beaufort Republican Women’s Club luncheon

The Beaufort Republican Women’s Club will host a luncheon meeting on Saturday, March 7 at 11:30 a.m. at The Holiday Inn on Boundary Street at the cost of $20. Our guest speaker is John Warren, a former Marine Captain who spent time in Iraq and the Middle East. Capt. Warren speaks regularly on US Foreign Policy, leadership and entrepreneurship. John recently participated as a principal in the largest bulk sale of single family homes in US history, selling 1400 rental properties in Atlanta for over $100 million.  All members, guests and spouses are invited. Please RSVP to Linda at (843)338 1824 or lzkeaton@aol.com.

JSLB gives back through annual Prom Boutique

The Junior Service League of Beaufort wants every girl in Beaufort and Jasper counties to be able to experience the magic that is finding the perfect prom dress. The league will hold its fourth annual Prom Boutique from noon to 5 p.m. March 7 at the Beaufort-Jasper Academy for Career Excellence, 80 Lowcountry Drive, just off S.C. 170 in Okatie. Prom Boutique shoppers will be able to choose from a wide variety of new and gently used formal dresses, including some from bridal designer Jenny Yoo, accessories and jewelry. JSLB members act as personal stylists during the event, helping each girl to pick the perfect gown and complete her look. Girls are welcome to bring friends or family members to help them shop and will be able to take as much time as they need to find the perfect dress. This year, the boutique will offer a red-carpet experience to all shoppers and will include a special VIP hour, from noon to 1 p.m., for girls who pre-register for the event. Those girls will have first pick of the dresses and accessories and will enjoy a shopping experience that includes even more personalized attention, sparkling grape juice and light hor d’oeuvres. Any student in Beaufort and Jasper counties is invited to attend the boutique. Shoppers must show their student ID or have a letter on school letterhead from their guidance counselor, teacher or school administrator. Those who would like to pre-register for the VIP experience can do so by emailing their name and school to jslbft@yahoo.com. For more information, please visit www.juniorserviceleagueofbeaufort.org, email jslbft@yahoo.com or find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/JSLBFT.

Happy Days For HELP prom themed fundraiser

The 5th annual “Happy Days For HELP” fundraiser will be held on March 7th at “The Shed” in Port Royal from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. The theme is a 50’s – 60’s prom and everyone is encouraged to dress that era. All proceeds will go to support HELP of Beaufort. You can find more information and/or purchase tickets on our website at helpofbeaufort.org
You may also purchase tickets by calling 252-2710.

Sea Island Fly Fishers holds free meeting

Beaufort’s fly fishing club, Sea Island Fly Fishers, will meet on Wednesday, March 11th at  6 p.m., at Bay Street Outfitters, 825 Bay St.  The meeting is open and free to the public. Refreshments will be provided.  After a social period, John Holbrook will discuss wading for reds as we prepare for the coming season. John is the club president and resident expert on wading for redfish.  John’s presentations are always the highlight of the year. Call Jack Baggette at 441-4023 with questions.

Daughters of the American Revolution to meet and host speaker

The Thomas Heyward, Jr. Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 12th at the home of Mrs. Barbara Wood. The guest speaker will be Mary Lou Brewton, President of The Beaufort County Historical Society. For more information, contact Regent, Harriett Bosiack at 843-466-0305.

Battery Creek High School open house

Join us to learn more about Battery Creek High School’s academic programs.  The open house will be on March 12, 2015 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. (Refreshments and Fellowship: 5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. and School Choice Meeting and Event: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.). During the evening, representatives from each of BCHS’s hallmark programs will be on hand to showcase our school’s offerings including MCJROTC/military science, aviation and aeronautical engineering, health science, and the arts. We will also feature our new career and technology education program’s expansion to include new courses in agricultural and bio systems science, culinary arts and welding. You don’t want to miss this event!

Seminar by Dr. Klenke at Pinnacle Plastic Surgery

Dr. Audrey Klenke of Pinnacle Plastic Surgerywill present a seminar titled “Spring into Summer: Make a Daring Debut” on Thursday, March 12 at 6 p.m. The seminar will be at Pinnacle Plastic Surgery, 7 Mallet Way, Bluffton, SC 29910.

Sea Island Quilters to host speaker
The Sea Island Quilters (SIQ) will meet on Thursday,  March 19, 6 p.m. at Praise Assembly, 800 Parris  Island Gateway. Special guest speaker will be Nancy Prince an award winning quilt artist from Orlando, Florida, specializing in thread painting. Her “anyone -can- do- it” approach to thread painting is fun and easy. Nancy is the author of Simple Thread Painting and Thread Painting with Style, both published by the American Quilters Society. Ms Prince will also conduct a fun filled workshop on Saturday, March 21 at Carteret Street United Methodist Church from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. For details contact Sharon Kimber at 838-2870 or skimber76@gmail.com or Trudy Flanaghan flanag@embarqmail.com.

Color-a-thon fundraiser for Lady’s Island Middle

It’s a Color-a-thon fundraiser race for Lady’s Island Middle School PTO. The event is March 21 at Lady’s Island Middle School. Register online at schoolathon.org.

ArtWalk to be held in downtown Beaufort

Main Street Beaufort, USA, invites you to and artful evening Saturday, March 21, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for the Spring ArtWalk. Visit more than a dozen  galleries in downtown Beaufort featuring varied styles and  mediums of art for all tastes and desires. Refreshments will also be offered.

Join the second annual VOLKSMARCH

The Friends of Hunting Island announce the second annual VOLKSMARCH or People’s Walk on Saturday, March 28th. Walks along the lagoon and through the maritime forest will feature major segments of the Hunting Island Trail System. Walkers can start from the Nature Center ( next to the fishing pier) anytime from 9am to 3pm. Following signs along the path, the walk can be completed in 1.5 hours. Contributions ($10 for a participation pendant) will benefit the Discover Carolina Program for local schools.So, get your friends and neighbors together and join us! For more information, visit www.friendsofhuntingisland.org.

Port Royal Soft Shell Crab Festival in April

Beaufort County will celebrate the 12th anniversary of its Soft Shell Crab Festival on Saturday, April 18, from noon – 5 p.m. on Paris Avenue in cool, coastal, far from ordinary Port Royal, SC. The festival is free and open to all. It will feature a variety of eclectic cuisine in addition to the Lowcountry’s soft shell crabs prepared in a variety of styles by area chefs. In addition to live music, there will be an all-ages cornhole tournament, a kids’ zone entertainment area, a craft/artisan fair and a car show by Beaufort’s Classic Car & Truck Club. The festival will also feature Port Royal’s annual Crab Race where approximately 5,000 rubber crabs are “adopted” by individuals for $10.00 each. Proceeds from the Crab Race benefit the Rotary Clubs of Beaufort, which support several charitable causes. To adopt a crab and learn more about the charities, visit www.Port RoyalCrabRace.com. For more information about the Soft Shell Crab Festival, visit www.oldvillageportroyal.com or call (843) 592-2356.