What To Do the week of November 25-December 2nd

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Celebrate Arbor Day with free trees

Beaufort County Clemson Extension Service celebrates Arbor Day every year by giving away native bare root seedling trees. Master Gardeners will be on hand to help with planting tips.  Selections include swamp chestnut oak, redbud, persimmon, dogwood, Virginia pine. Limit of 5 trees per family.  Stop by 102 Beaufort Industrial Village Road in Beaufort, on December 4, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For questions, contact lrose@clemson.edu.

Beaufort Solid Waste and Recycling to offer electronics recycling

The Beaufort County Public Works Department Solid Waste and Recycling Office continues to offer a free electronics recycling event for County residents. The next event will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Beaufort County Public Works, 140 Shanklin Road, Beaufort on Saturday, December 5. If you have questions concerning this or other recycling events, please call the Solid Waste and Recycling Office for more information at 843-255-2736 or visit their website at www.bcgov.net/recycle.

Candice Glover to present Gospel Concert

The Thumbs Up Children’s Learning Center will present “A Christmas Gospel Concert featuring Candice Glover and Friends” on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. The concert will be held at the Battery Creek High School Performing Arts Center in Beaufort and will include guest choirs: the Battery Creek High School Choir and the MLK Community Choir. Advance tickets sales are $35 (general seating), and a limited number of VIP tickets for $75 (include both reserved seating at the Gospel Concert and a December 11th Dataw Reception). All proceeds will benefit the Thumbs Up Educational Fundraising Campaign to support tuition and transportation costs for at-risk students in the after-school and summer programs. Tickets may be purchased Monday-Friday in-person or by mail from Thumbs Up, Inc., 914 Hamar St., Beaufort and the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce. Tickets will be sold at the door beginning at 4 p.m. for $35 the day of the concert. For more information, call (843) 379-8882 or email: thumbsupbft@islc.net.

Reserve your seat at the Legislative Luncheon

Reserve your seat or table at the Legislative Luncheon on Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at the Callawassie Island Club sponsored by the Beaufort County Association of Realtors, Lockheed Martin, and South Carolina Lowcountry Tourism Commission. Registration and networking begins at 11:00 a.m. and the program will begin at 11:30 a.m. The Legislative Luncheon is sponsored by Lockheed Martin. The cost is $35 for members, $50 for non-members. A formal lunch will be served. Come and hear from your state delegation on their plans for the upcoming legislative session. Individual seats and tables of 8 or 10 are available. RSVP today by calling 843-525-8500 or emailing Valerie@BeaufortSC.org.