May 2017 Community Calendar


1st - May Day  |  5th - Cinco de Mayo  |  14th - Mother’s Day  |  25th - National Wine Day
National BBQ Month  |  Date Your Mate Month

During May:

SISTER ACT:
Through May 21 .A divine musical comedy like NUN other! Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, HHI. Tickets and discounts: 843-842-2787, artshhi.com. See ad page 61.

ART & SOUL Art classes offered in Watercolor, Acrylics, Sketching, Oyster Shell Crafting, Sewing, Furniture Refurbishing and more/ 100% profits help women and children living in poverty on HHI. 1509 Main Street, HHI. Details: see ad page 63.

SIGN UP FOR SUMMER CAMP Youth sports, water sports, all day rec camps, and lots more. Scholarships available. Hilton Head Island Rec Center, HHI. Details: www.islandreccenter.org; see ad page 38.

METABOLIC WEIGHT LOSS WORKSHOPS: Wednesdays, 2pm and 5:15pm. Free 30-minute workshop sessions; your questions answered. RSVP: 843-686-3040 Stephens Compounding Pharmacy. Details: see ad page 45.

MAY 1- JUN 4   THROUGH MY EYES EXHIBIT
Reception: May 7, 3 -5 p.m. – featured artist Kendra Natter, award winning local photographer, member of Camera Club of HHI. Location: 6 Church St., Old Town Bluffton, SoBA Gallery. Details: sobagallery.com, 843-247-2868.

MAY 1-6   LECOOKERY ANNIVERSARY

11 a.m. daily. Le Cookery at Wexford is celebrating its 10 year anniversary with food presentations/demonstrations at noon daily. Set the table with Vietri, Caskata, Beatrice Ball. Cake & champagne toast 4 pm Saturday will climax the weeklong festivities. 1000 Wm. Hilton Pkwy, #B3. Details: 843-785-7171.

MAY 2-31   BIENNALE ART EXHIBITION
10 – 4 pm and 90 minutes before arts center performances; reception—Awards reception on May 5th, 5-7 pm. Free. 100 artists from 25 states in 7 media categories will showcase exemplary artworks. Details: 843-842-5738, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

MAY 4   MAY THE FOURTH
4 pm. – Calling Jedis of all ages, join the resistance against the dark side; play video games, eat snacks, make crafts, watch a movie. Beaufort County Library, Bluffton Branch, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. Free. Details: 843-255-6510, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

MAY 10 & 17   ART START
1-2 p.m. For ages 2-5 designed to help children develop fine motor skills and encourage creativity through the visual arts. Instructor: Alana Adams/$15 per class (accompanied by an adult)Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, HHI. Details: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

MAY 10   DAY TO CELEBRATE WOMEN
Noon – 6 pm; Benefitting 100 Women Who Care of Hilton Head. Location: Village at Wexford, Wm Hilton Parkway, HHI. Details: villageatwexford.com/events.

MAY 10   HATTITUDE
1-4 pm.; Third annual Beaufort History Museum Tea. Come celebrate the role of women’s hats in Southern culture. Location: Dataw Island Club, Carolina Room, Seating limited. Details/RSVP: tea.beauforthistorymueseum.com

MAY 10   LENSAR LASER SYSTEM SEMINAR
5 – 6 p.m., Join in a seminar on the latest in laser cataract surgery—Dr. Kenneth Farr and Dr. Drew Hunter, hosts. Sungate Medical Group. Details: 843-842-2020; see ad page 24.

MAY 11   PINK PARTINI  & LBD CONTEST
5:30 - 8 p.m., Join Pink Magazine for our May Pink Partini and 3rd Annual Little Black Dress Contest. Top contestants will receive great prizes, including a V.I.P. grand prize! Also enjoy drink specials, music, dancing, and a chance to win prizes. Location: Poseidon Rooftop Bar; Shelter Cove Towne Center. Free admission. Details: See ad page 4.

MAY 11   JSLB JUBILEE FUNDRAISER
7 – 10 pm.; Junior League of Beaufort's Annual Spring fundraiser at Dataw Island Golf Club’s Carolina Ballroom, St. Helena Island. Live music, dancing, silent auction, 2017 non-profit grants awards and more. $30 pp. Details: www.jslbeaufort.com. See ad page 52.

MAY 12  BRANCHES FLOWER BAR WORKSHOP
4:30 pm at Branches; Theme: "The Little Black Dress Design"; Celebrating iconic women, design a timeless arrangement inspired by their classic style—fresh and fauz. $65pp. Details: www.branchesdesigns.com

MAY 17   RIDE OF SILENCE
6:30 pm- to raise awareness during National Bike Month, Hilton Head Kickin 'Asphalt Bicycle Club sponsored silent 9-mile procession will honor injured and killed cyclists. Free ride/fellowship time afterwards. Street Meet: 95 Mathews Dr. Details: www.kickinasphalt.info.

MAY 18   COOLSCULPTING LUNCH
Noon. Learn all about Coolsculpting while enjoying lunch.  RSVP by May 15th- 843-681-4088, Hilton Head Plastic Surgery and MedSpa, 35 Bill Fries Dr., Bldg. E, HHI. Details: See ad page 21.

MAY 18   PALMETTO QUILT GUILD
1 p.m. May's program speaker; Susan Gatewood. Susan will share her 25 years of adventures in quilting and display her works. Guests welcome. Location: Hilton Head Tennis Club, 40 Folly Field Rd., HHI. Details: 304-543-6529.

MAY 18 & 19   J BANKS TENT SALE
10 am – 6 pm both days. Serious treasures at serious discounts. Location: J Banks Design Store, 35 N. Main St., HHI. Details: 843.682.1745, see ad page 67.

MAY 19   THE GENERAL
6:30 p.m. Buster Keaton’s The General, an action-adventure-comedy silent movie made in 1926, will be shown with Chad Morgan at the organ. Often ranked among the greatest American films ever made – it is based on Great Locomotive Chase; true story from the Civil War. Free. First Presbyterian Church HHI, 540 William Hilton Pkwy. Details: 843-681-3696, www.fpchhi.org

MAY 23   ID THEFT CAN HAPPEN TO YOU SEMINAR
1- 2p.m., SC Dept. of Consumer Affairs program on how to protect oneself. Free. Hilton Head Library, HHI. Details: Priscilla Pomazal, 843-255-6524, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., beaufortcountylibrary.org.

MAY 25   LIVE TO GIVE LUNCHEON
11:30 a.m., Deb Copeland, speaker; RSVP: 843-715-0617. Location:The Golf Club at Indigo Run, HHI. Details: See ad page 59.

MAY 26-28   GREGG RUSSELL CONCERTS
8-9:30p.m. Gregg, a Sea Pines classic, can be found under the famed Liberty Oak, entertaining adults and children alike. His concerts are not to be missed. Complimentary.

MAY 29   SANDBOX AT THE STABLES
10am-2pm. Come on Memorial Day for the annual Sandbox at the Stables event; live music, games, exhibitions, pony rides, concessions and more. $5pp/tickets for concessions and other activities sold separately. Details: thesandbox.org

JUNE 5-9 & 19-22   ST. ANDREW VBS
Hilton Head campus: June 5-9; 9am – noon: “Hero Central”; Bluffton Vacation Bible School; June 19-22, 5:30- 8 pm—“The Wild West”/St. Andrew by-the-Sea, UMC. Details: www.hhiumc.com/vbs, see ad page 46.

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your event in 50 words or less to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by May 12th.