What To Do the week of November 12th-18th

Port Royal Sound Maritime Center will celebrate 1st birthday

Join us on Saturday, November 14th for a birthday party like no other from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. It’s going to be a fabulous day full of free fun & learning for all ages to enjoy! Art activities, fly fishing and casting demonstrations, live animals (in addition to what’s already in our tanks!), sweet grass basket making, boats of all types and even antique and classic cars! Representatives from many local agencies and organizations will be on hand including SCDNR, Waddell Mariculture Center, Master Gardeners, Beaufort County Open Land Trust, Coastal Conservation League, Clemson Extension League, YMCA, Coast Guard Auxiliary, Beaufort Arts Council and so many more. Bricks on Boundary, Downtown Catering and Kona Ice are a few of the food vendors that will be on hand offering food and refreshments. And what would a birthday party be without cake or cupcakes!? Come out and join us for all the excitement! PRSF Maritime Center, 310 Okatie Hwy (SC 170) in Okatie just over the bridge. For more information, call (843) 645-7774.

Zonta Club invites all to annual oyster roast

The Zonta Club of Beaufort invites you to its 17th Annual Oyster Roast  on Saturday, November 14th, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Live Oaks Park in Port Royal. Entertainment by Chris Jones. Enjoy oysters, beer, hot dogs, chili, soft drinks and desserts, raffle prizes and fun! Tickets are $25.00 per person. Children under 10 are free. Money raised helps to fund our many community activities and scholarship program Purchase tickets in advance at: Hair Studio 280, Parris Island Gateway, 843-525-1224 Myrna Breland, CPA, 1 Professional Drive, 843-986-1175 or email zontabeaufort@yahoo.com.

Sea Island Fly Fishers to hold casting clinic

The Sea Island Fly Fishers meeting on November 14th will be a casting clinic. The clinic is open to the public and is free of charge. It will be held beginning at ten o’clock, on the athletic field behind St. Peter Catholic Church, 70 Lady’s Island Dr. Beaufort. Expert fly casting instructors will be on hand to help with beginners or more experienced fishermen. Bring your fly rod or use our loaner equipment. Prizes will be awarded for winners. Lunch will be offered following the clinic for $10 a person. BBQ plus all the trimmings will be featured. Call Jack Baggette at 843-441-4023 with questions, or www.seaislandflyfishers.com.

PAL holds charity golf tournament Nov. 16

Palmetto Animal League’s annual ‘Putt for PAL’ charity golf tournament will be held on Monday, November 16th at Belfair’s Fazio West Course in Bluffton. Lunch, golf, prizes and heavy appetizers, plus wine and beer upon completion will all be included in the $160 entry fee.  The format will be a 4-person shamble starting at 12:00 p.m.  All proceeds will be used to fund rescue, rehabilitation and adoption programs at PAL’s Adoption Center in Riverwalk Business Park.  Register online to play or to purchase a hole sponsorship ‘in memory of’ a beloved pet at www.palgolf.golfreg.com.

Black Chamber teaches financial strategy

The Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce (BCBCC) and SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) will offer a business class focusing on developing a business plan, accessing a business loan and other financial strategies. The class will be held Monday, Wednesday, and Friday on November 16, 18, and 20, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Call 843-986-1102 to enroll. Classes will be held at the chamber office located at 801 Bladen Street in Beaufort. Cost for the class is $25 which will be reimbursed once the course has been satisfactorily completed.

AAUC women meet and host guest speaker

The American Association of University Women-Beaufort Branch will meet on Tuesday, November 17; at 6 p.m. Guest speaker will be Cora Newcomb, AAUW member and storyteller. Monthly meetings are held at the First Presbyterian Church, 1201 North Street. For details contact Lynn Lance at 843-770-0075 or lynnbobbeauf@embarqmail.com.

American Kennel Club test for good citizenship

The American Kennel Club presents Responsible Dog Ownership Day to be held on November 21st between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the Paws Hotel and Treats at 34 Savannah Highway, next to Graybar Fencing. Get your pup tested for Canine Good Citizenship, or get their nails clipped or get them microchipped to keep them safe. Small fees will apply.

Monthly study group held for healthcare professionals in area

Healthcare professionals are invited to attend a monthly study group of the Healing Arts Fellowship Group to explore and strengthen the character values that help a health care professional heal others better the way Jesus shows us. The group will meet on Tuesday, November 24th between 6:30 to 8 p.m. at 705 Bladen St. in Beaufort. Contact Renee Sutton at (843) 770-9947 for more information.

BCHS invites all to help holiday drivers 

The Battery Creek High School SADD Club will be holding Wake Up South Carolina! at the SC Welcome Center on I-95 on Tuesday, November 24th from 3 to 10 p.m. and on Wednesday, November 25th from Noon to 10 p.m. Wake Up South Carolina! is a service project developed and implemented by the BCHS SADD Club nine years ago. This project serves free hot beverages (coffee, hot chocolate, hot tea and hot cider) to holiday travelers in an attempt to keep drivers alert as they travel through South Carolina. Donations of sugar packets, creamer packets, boxes of hot tea (all flavors), and jugs of water are needed. Anyone wishing to make a donation should leave items in the Front Office of Battery Creek HS, labeled SADD.

Integrative Healing Arts Sampler scheduled at Beaufort Chiropractic  

Join our health care volunteers at Beaufort Chiropractic for a 20-minute session of Chiropractic, Acupuncture, Counseling, Healing Touch, and more on Nov. 28th from 9-11 a.m. at 705 Bladen St. in Beaufort. These creative therapies of holistic healing in clinical, nurturing delivery are for anyone, applying especially to those with mental conditions and disabilities, who cannot afford these services. Cost of $10 per session goes toward scholarship recipients and integrative healthcare research. Prayer and applications onsite. Visit MinistriesforSynergeticWellness.org for more information.

Local church presents Fifth Sunday Advent Hymn Sing  Nov. 29

A Fifth Sunday Advent Hymn Sing will be presented at 11 a.m. on Sunday, November 29 at the Port Royal United Methodist Church, 1602 Columbia Avenue at 16th Street, Port Royal. Please call the church at 843-524-2005 for more information.

Act-So Program closes enrollment on Dec. 30

The next scheduled meeting will be at the Upper Crust Restaurant located at 97 Sea Island Parkway on Lady’s Island on Saturday December 12 at 1 p.m. The enrollment period for the Act-So Program is still open. Applications will be accepted until December 30, 2015.

Save the date for a special event on Jan. 30

A special event of the Beaufort Arts Council, The Harlem Renaissance, is being held January 30, 2016 at Tabby Place from 7 to 11 p.m. This event recognizes the unique cultural contributions of African-Americans and the period known as the Harlem Renaissance. All proceeds will benefit the Beaufort Arts Council’s programs and services. Enjoy the music, dance, food, silent auction, cash bar, and extraordinary entertainment when you join us for the Harlem Renaissance. Tickets are available at the Beaufort Arts Council at 2127 Boundary Street in Beaufort or online at www.beaufortartscouncil.org.

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