What To Do the week of September 7th-13th

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Habitat for Humanity in need of volunteers

Wondering how you might be able to help LowCountry Habitat for Humanity? 

Attend their Volunteer Orientation held at 10 a.m. the second Saturday of every month at 616 Parris Island Gateway, Beaufort. 

Volunteer opportunities exist in every area of operations at LowCountry Habitat; there is a need for all types of abilities and skill levels.

For more information, contact Lee McSavaney, volunteer coordinator at 843-522-3500 or email info@lowcountryhabitat.org.

9/11 remembrance event to be held in Beaufort

An event to commemorate the events of Sept. 11 will be held at 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, at Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park in Beaufort. There will be music by the Marine Corps Ensemble Band with remarks by local dignitaries.

For more information, contact Donnie Beere at 843-263-6023.

Special prices, menus during restaurant week

Beaufort Restaurant Week is being held through Sunday, Sept. 17.

Participating restaurants in Beaufort, Port Royal and the Sea Islands are offering special priced menus.

Participating restaurants include Q on Bay, Plums, Saltus River Grille, Old Bull, Albergotti’s, Breakwater, Fat Patties and the Ribaut Social Club.

For updates on participating restaurants, menus and more, visit beaufortrestaurantweek.com.

Friends of Fort Freemont to hold fall fundraiser

The Celadon Club will host The Friends of Fort Fremont Fall Fundraiser from 6-8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8.

There will be beer, wine, appetizers, music by Beaufort DJ Steve Curless and an auction. The Celadon Club is donating two family 6-month memberships and two spa packages (facial & massage) to the auction. There will be many other items to bid on too. 

Tickets are $30 per person and can be purchased at www.fortfremont.org.  

Proceeds from this event will help continue the maintenance, preservation and conservation of Beaufort County’s Fort Fremont Park.  

The Friends of Fort Fremont is a 501(c)(3) corporation. 

The Celadon Club is at 61 Celedon Drive on Lady’s Island.

Visit www.FortFremont.org or call the library at 843-255-6540.  

Mather Interpretive Center dedication announced

The Beaufort Arts Council, the Mather Museum and the Technical College of the Lowcountry are hosting a dedication of the Mather Interpretive Center at 10 a.m., Friday, Sept. 8. 

The center is in the BAC building on the TCL Beaufort Campus on Ribaut Road.  

This exhibit showcases The Mather School’s 100-year history of transformative education that began during Reconstruction. 

RSVP to Shadena Myers at 843-525-8214 or smyers@tcl.edu.

Library offering variety of events

Following are some upcoming events at the St. Helena Branch Library at 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road:

• Teen Library Ambassadors: Teens will work on charity projects, library outreach and more. This event will be held at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11.

• Family Law Issues: A local lawyer will give a 30-45 minute lecture with a question-and-answer period. This event will be held at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11.

Drum circle to play at park

A group of local percussion lovers who enjoy the impromptu experience that a drum circle brings are inviting others to join in.

The Beaufort SC Drum Circle will meet from 5:30-7 p.m. the second Monday of each month at Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park in Beaufort. The first event at the park will be held Monday, Sept. 11.

No experience is necessary. Participants should bring some water and any non-electronic drum or other percussion instrument. 

Visit the Beaufort SC Drum Circle Facebook page, email beaufortscdrumcircle@gmail.com or contact Jane at 732-259-1935 or Lanny at 843-441-0169.

 

Dog agility club to get underway

The Beaufort Dog Agility Club’s six-week fall session will get underway at at 5:45 Thursday, Sept. 28. 

No experience is necessary. The club is nonprofit and will meet at Beaufort Dog at 1307 Boundary St. 

It is led by head trainer and owner, Kelley Blackston. Email her at Kelley@BeaufortDog.com or call 843-812-5394.