Photography Club of Beaufort to meet
The July meeting of the Photography Club of Beaufort is “Life as a U.S. Marine Combat Photographer.” Staff Sergeant Brain Kester will speak about his experiences during his extraordinary assignment as a photographer in Afghanistan. He will also touch on adjusting to life in the Public Affairs Office at MCAS Beaufort on Monday, July 10, at 7 p.m., following a brief business meeting. The new club meeting location is at ARTWorks, 2127 Boundary St. Suite 18A. The public is encouraged to attend. Free. For additional information www.PhotoClubBeaufort.com.
Beaufort Writers meet
The Beaufort Writers meets every second and fourth Tuesday from 4:30 to 6 p.m.
at the Lady’s Island Airport Conference Room. The next meetings are scheduled for July 12 and 26.
McIntosh Books holds book signings on Bay
The following book signings will be held at McIntosh Book Shoppe, 917 Bay St. For more information, please call Connie McGraw at 525-1066.
• Friday, July 8, 1 – 4 p.m. James Tuten signing copies of his book, “Time & Tide,” about the fall of the South Carolina rice kingdom.
• Friday, July 22, 1 – 4 p.m. Allan Winneker signing copies of his book, “Two Islands, Terror in the Low Country.”
Sportfishing and diving club to hold meeting
The Beaufort Sportfishing and Diving Club July meeting will be held Thursday July 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club off Meridian Road on Lady’s Island. The social begins at 6:30 and the meeting begins at 7 p.m. This month welcomes Captain Chris Butler, of Butler Marine. For additional information, call Captain Frank Gibson at 522-2020.
Group to present talk on George Patton
On July 14, OLLI will present “General George Patton: A Genius at War” at the historic USCB Beaufort campus. The lecture and film will take a hard look at the commander of Second Corps and Third Army in World War II. The lecture will start at 1 p.m. and is open to the public. Cost is $10. To make reservations, call the OLLI office at 843-208-8247.
Summer Scribes Camp for young writers
Do you know a student between sixth and eighth grades who likes to write? Beaufort freelance writer, workshop leader and writing coach Katherine Tandy Brown is offering a weeklong summer writing camp based on Natalie Goldberg’s classic “Writing Down the Bones” writing practice. During three morning classes, young writers will have fun improving writing skills while creating stories. Classes are Monday, July 18, Wednesday, July 20 and Friday, July 22 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Charles Street Gallery, on the corner of Charles and Greene Streets. Class size is limited; cost is $65 for the week. For more information, call (843) 379-5886 or (859) 312-6706.
Community Bible Study to hold event
The Beaufort class of Community Bible Study will hold an informational event, “Iced Tea, Lemonade & Sweets” on Tuesday, July 19 at 10 a.m. at St. Helena’s Episcopal Parish, 507 Newcastle St., Beaufort. Reservations for the event are requested; childcare will be provided. This event is open to all area women interested in Community Bible Study, a non-denominational study which presents an in-depth study in a caring format. The Beaufort class meets at St. Helena Parish from September to May on Thursday mornings and includes classes for children, infants to age 12; however, space for children’s classes is limited. Please call Sandi Fischer 838-0212 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to make a reservation for the event or to get more information.
Beaufort Women’s Connection to meet
The Beaufort Women’s Connection will meet on Thursday, July 21, at the St. Helena Parish Church at 507 New Castle Street. Doors open at 11:45 a.m., and lunch is served at 12:15 p.m.. Cost for luncheon and program is $12. The speaker for the day is Corrine Ike, and her talk is entitled “Coming to the end of myself meant a whole new adventure.” Corrine will also do our feature, “Day tripping in Savannah.” Reservations can be made to Karen Whitehead at 838-7627 or e-mailing her at email@example.com. Reservations need to be in by Monday, July 18.