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The Historic Port Royal Museum

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. or upon request, Thursdays through Sundays, The Historic Port Royal Museum, 1634 Paris Ave. The museum features the turn-of-the-century businesses and industries of Port Royal: Shrimping, crabbing, oystering, the railroad, the school and the mercantile. Great gifts featuring local artists are available. For more information. visit www.portroyalhistory.org, email unionchurch1004@gmail.com or call 843-524-4333.

Jazz With Debbie McDaniel

6 to 9 p.m., Thursday, May 13, The Foolish Frog, 846 Sea Island Parkway, St. Helena Island.

Beaufort Sportfishing and Diving Club’s May meeting

6 p.m., Thursday, May 13, Beaufort Yacht Club’s new deck on Lady’s Island off Meridian Road. The social will be from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Dues and renewals will continue on the same monthly system prior to the pandemic. The porch bar will be utilized and Club restrooms will be available. The BS&D Club’s Best Charter Captain, (two years in a row), Christopher Mattson, will discuss Cobia: how, when, where, and why not; top water and deep water techniques, and rods and reels, and appropriate nets. Guests are welcome. Reservations are not needed. For additional information, contact Captain Frank Gibson at 843-522-2122 or email fgibson@islc.net.

Meet the Mayors

5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 19, Rotary Community Center, 11 Recreation Court, Bluffton. Free and open to the public. The Bluffton Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals From the Lowcountry present a panel discussion with the mayors of Beaufort, Port Royal, Bluffton, Hardeeville, Hilton Head Island and Ridgeland. Questions must be pre-submitted. Register at https://www.facebook.com/events/289577446076394/.

2021 John Paul II Golf Classic

9 a.m., Thursday, May 20, Hilton Head Lakes. Foursomes and hole sponsorships available. Contact Brian Quinty at 843-645-3838 or register online at JohnPaul2School.org under Support JPII.

Ancestor of the Land – Rufus Daniel Mitchell

5 to 8 p.m., Thursday, May 20, Beaufort Arts Council, Mather Campus, Technical College of the Lowcountry, 921 Ribault Road, Building 1. A Tribute by Bernice Mitchel Tate, Andy Tate and Dr. Derek Mitchell Tate to the Beaufort County Rural Black Farmer. An authentic Beaufort County, S.C. Gullah Cultural Heritage photographic, visual art, digital art, material culture exhibition and instillation experience celebrating the life and times of Rufus Daniel Mitchell (1913-1987), his family and the historic Sheldon farming community.

Northern Beaufort County Democratic Club meetings

6:30 to 8 p.m., Thursdays, May 20, June 17, July 15, Washington Street Park. After a year of masks, social distancing, hygiene measures and vaccinations (you have yours, right?), we can finally meet in person. Meetings at the beautiful, newly refurbished Washington Street Park at the corner of Washington Street and Newcastle Street in Beaufort. Speaker for May 20 will be Rev. Kenneth Hodges, Pastor of Tabernacle Baptist Church and champion of the Harriet Tubman Monument.

LIVE After 5

5 to 8 p.m., Thursdays, May 20, June 17, July 15, downtown Beaufort. Every third Thursday of the month is downtown Beaufort’s newest recurring monthly party with live music, local artists, late night shopping and drink and food specials. Rain or shine. Free entertainment, sponsored by Activate Beaufort, featuring Wayne Grabenbauer and Southbound 17.

CPR training

8 a.m to 12:30 p.m., Saturdays, May 29, June 12, July 10, Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 20, Dec. 11, at the Wardle Family YMCA, 1801 Richmond Ave., Port Royal, offers CPR. Cost is $35 for YMCA certified course. Those interested need to register at the Y as space is limited and filled on a first come, first serve basis. Questions? Contact William Howell, Aquatics Director, 843-522-9622. To register visit the Y front desk or online at beaufort-jasperymca.org and click ‘Register for a Program’ at the top of the page.

Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Legislative Luncheon

5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, June 3, Tabby Place, 913 Port Republic Street. Cost for Chamber Members is $45. Cost for nonmembers is 65. The Chamber’s Legislative Reception is the business community’s opportunity to connect with Beaufort County’s state legislative delegation, federal officials, and local elected leaders. This two-hour, evening event will feature passed hors d’oeuvres and complimentary beer and wine. Seating will be limited to encourage attendees to circulate. Attendees can choose to be indoors with A/C or on the patio with fresh air.

Maye River Quilters Guild meeting

10 a.m., Saturday, June 5 via Zoom. To get the link for the meeting, visit mayeriverquiltguild.com. For additional meeting dates and times, and for membership forms to join the group, visit the website or call 843-530-1244.

CPR re-certification

8 a.m to 12:30 p.m., Saturdays, June 5, Aug. 14, Sept. 25, Nov. 13, at the Wardle Family YMCA, 1801 Richmond Ave., Port Royal, offers CPR. Cost is $25 for YMCA certified course. Those interested need to register at the Y as space is limited and filled on a first come, first serve basis. Questions? Contact William Howell, Aquatics Director, 843-522-9622. To register visit the Y front desk or online at beaufort-jasperymca.org and click ‘Register for a Program’ at the top of the page.

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