What To Do the week of October 8th-14th

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Beaufort Sportfishing and Diving Club hosts Capt. Mark Nickels

The October meeting for the Beaufort Sportfishing and Diving Club will be held on Thursday October 8 at the Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club located off of Meridian Road on Lady’s Island. The social will begin at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting will start at 7:00 p.m. The creator of DOA Lures, Captain Mark Nickels will be the guest speaker. DOA Lures are known as the “unfair advantage”. Captain Mark will take club members on an informative tour of the entire line of DOA baits from the original glow shrimp, to the bait buster, to the new DOA CAL series. This will include tips and techniques that will help you catch more fish particularly to include detail information on casting and retrieving the right lure from the DOA selections. Captain Mark will be fishing the local waters Thursday morning with well-known Bay Street Outfitters guide Captain Ja Malphrus. Do not miss this very special opportunity to meet internationally known Captain Mark Nickels. Guests are welcome and you don’t need a reservation. For additional information contact Captain Frank Gibson at 843-522-2122.

First Leaders Lunch Webinar scheduled

Please join us for our next First Friday Leaders Lunch Webinar installment October 9th at noon. Shaunette Parker, Director of Mission of Strategic Coaching, will lead an informative and interactive webinar. In this webinar, participants will learn about the 4 stages of self-reflection as described by Pete Hall and Alisa Simeral. These stages are unaware, conscious, action, and refinement. During this webinar, we will discuss the Continuum of Self-Reflection. To better facilitate our conversation, it would be helpful if you could complete a short, optional questionnaire. This questionnaire is designed to help you identify where you fall on the Continuum of Self-Reflection. To get more information go to www.sccharterschools.org.

Author Kim Poovey signing books Oct. 10 

Don’t miss meeting Kim Poovey on October 10 between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Bay Street Treasures, 1001 Bay St, in Beaufort. Poovey, a resident of Beaufort, SC, will be available to sign copies of her new book, Through Button Eyes and Truer Words.

St. Peters Catholic Bazaar rescheduled 

St. Peter’s Catholic Church Bazaar (orginally scheduled for October 3rd) has been rescheduled for October 10th.

Bourbon, Bubbles & Brew tickets available

Please join us for the 3rd Annual Bourbon, Bubbles, & Brew. Don’t be left out — tickets are going fast!  Mark your calendars for October 11, 2015 at Breakwater Restaurant in Beaufort. This is a fundraiser to benefit the Beaufort Film Society.

Free concert at Baptist Church of Beaufort

How thirsty are you? The Music Ministry at The Baptist Church of Beaufort is pleased to extend a warm invitation to all for our Living Water Community Concert, to be held at 3 p.m. on October 11 in our sanctuary at 600 Charles Street in Beaufort. Our vocal ensembles — from children through adults — will be featured, as well as instrumentalists, dramatists, and dancers. Our identity as modern day followers of Christ will be expressed through worship arts as we heed the example of Christ’s interaction with the Samaritan woman at the well found in the Bible in John 4. Come and join us as we wade together through music across time that will quench our thirst for sacred presence in our daily living.

Tuesday Talks to feature Tony Mills

Tony Mills, Education Director at The Lowcountry Institute, as well as host of the popular television program Coastal Kingdom, will be the featured speaker at the October 13th Tuesday Talk event between 4:00 and 5:30 p.m. hosted by the Port Royal Sound Foundation (PRSF). Mr. Mills will discuss the amazing diversity of life that exists in the SC Lowcountry. He will bring with him a variety of artifacts and live animals including crabs, snakes, alligators and others. He will also show a couple of short clips from the Coast Kingdom television program and talk show. This event will be held at the PRSF Maritime Center – Education Classroom, 310 Okatie Highway. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for college students with school ID and Youth 17 & under are free. Limited seating; reservations encouraged. Call 843-645-7774 or sign up online at www.PortRoyalSoundFoundation.org.

Bring hope & healing to victims of abuse

Hope Haven of the Lowcountry would like to invite the community to help us bring hope and healing to abused children and adult victims of sexual violence. Please join us for an Open House on October 13th, 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. at Hope Haven located at 1212 Charles Street, Beaufort (In Newcastle Square, behind Talbots and near Herban Market). Come and enjoy a tour of our center, light refreshments, and a brief presentation by our Executive Director Shauw Chin Capps. Learn more about what Hope Haven does and how YOU can help make hope happen! R.S.V.P by October 9TH. Please contact Pam Wentworth by calling (843) 524-2256 or by emailing hope12@hopehavenLC.org.

Beaufort Republican Women’s Club to meet

Beaufort Republican Women’s Club is having a social time at Bricks on Tuesday, October 13, beginning at 5:30 p.m. There will be a cash bar and a $10.00 per person fee which covers munchies. We will be gathering away from the bar area and in the back of the restaurant, left side of building. Please call Linda Keaton 843- 338- 1824 or email lzkeaton@gmail.com.

Beaufort Co. Black Chamber of Commerce to hold free class 

On Tuesday, October 13th the Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce will offer a two hour class on Developing a Budget and Becoming Debt-Free. Learn how to free up your money by being consistent with habits relating to money. On Tuesday, October 27 another two hour class will be offered teaching Credit Repair. Learn how to request your annual credit report, view it carefully and make changes necessary to improve your credit score. We will show you how during the two hour session on Credit Repair. Both classes will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Chamber Office located at 801 Bladen Street in Beaufort. All are welcome to attend these free classes. Call 843-986-1102 x 2 for additional information.

Date change for “Battle of Brier Creek” talk 

NEW DATE: Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Daniel Battle will present on the Revolutionary War battle at Brier Creek, GA, which has strong ties to Beaufort and the Lowcountry. The talk is free and will be at the Beaufort Branch Library, 311 Scott St., Beaufort.

Fields of Faith event coming Oct. 14

South Coastal Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) will hold its annual Fields of Faith event, Wednesday, October 14th, from 6:45 to 8:15 p.m. at four area locations- Hilton Head High, Bluffton High, Beaufort High, and Wade Hampton Athletic Stadiums. Fields of Faith is a national student led event where thousands of students and their communities will gather on their school athletic fields on the same night to hear students share their faith stories and challenge one another to apply the Bible as their game plan for life. Come and enjoy student speakers from area schools, music, food & fellowship. Please join us at one of our local fields for this inspiring evening. Free to everyone. All ages are invited. For more questions email news@southcoastalfca.org.

Beaufort Democratic Club to host speaker

The Northern Beaufort County Democratic Club will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, October 15, at Grand Army Hall, 706 Newcastle Street, Beaufort. The guest speaker will be Jenna Moorehead, board member of the new Beaufort County Community Relations Council which was organized to promote peaceful and constructive responses to potentially violent or stressful events. Our social gathering will be at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting starts promptly at 7:00 p.m. Please join us, bring a friend; all are welcome.

Wesley United Methodist has bazaar

The Wesley United Methodist Church will hold its Annual Fall Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Saturday, October 17, at the Wesley Educational Building, located at 810 Duke Street (corner of Duke and West Streets), Beaufort, SC. There will be Lowcountry Dinners for $10 per plate beginning at 10:30 a.m., crafts, books, baked goods, clothes, homemade canned goods, gift baskets and plenty of music, fun and fellowship. Please call the church at 843-524-9487 for more information.