April 2017 Community Calendar

April 2017 Community Calendar

During April:

Art & Soul:
Art classes offered in watercolor, acrylics, oils, sketching, refurbishing furniture, oyster shell crafting, sewing, quilting and more. 100% of profits go to help women and children living in poverty on HHI. Visit www.artandsoul.com for a list of April classes (See ad pg. 43)

Sign Up for Art Center’s Summer Camps: This year's camps include: Kids N’ Clay Camp, Theatre Camp, Take the Stage! Performing Arts Camp, Mixed-Up Masterpieces Visual Arts Camp, STEAM Camp. For a list of dates, ages, cost and details visit: artshhi.com/workshops or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Online registration required for camps.

Sign Up for Island Rec Center Summer Camps: Camps run May 30-Aug 18, 7:30 a.m.- 6 p.m. Yearly registration fee $50/per family or $30/for one child. Drop in rate: $33 per day. Weekly rate: $165 per week. Scholarships are available. Register now at 20 Wilborn Rd. Details: 843-681-7273 or visit www.islandreccenter.org. (See ad pg. 57).

The Science Behind HCG: Wednesdays, 2 p.m. or 5:15 p.m. FREE 30-minute workshop on the science behind Metabolic Weight Loss of HCG (Human Chorionic Gonadotrophin). Locate a physician, understand the diet, find answers to your questions. RSVP 843-686-3040, Stephen’s Compounding Pharmacy. (See ad pg. 50)

March 31-April 8 - Chamber Fashion Week
Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce Annual Fashion Show. Visit www.chamberfashionweek.org for details. (See ad pg. 39)

April 1 - Leo’s Legacy 3rd Annual 5K Race & Festival
2-7 p.m. 5K race, silent auction, jumpy houses, cornhole tournament, games, food, drinks, live entertainment, and mac and cheese competition. Proceeds go to local scholarships and charities. To register for 5K or cornhole go to www.leoslegacysc.com. Restaurants interested in mac and cheese competition email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
April 1, 8 & 15 - Island Child Saturdays
April 1, 8 and 15th 12-5 p.m. The Easter Bunny will be at Island Child. Apr 1 & 15: The Mermaid of Hilton Head Island will do a book signing at Island Child; Apr 8. Village at Wexford: Join us for shopping, fun and food.

April 4 - Conversation Café
5:30 p.m. Experience a drop-in conversation among people with diverse views and a shared passion for engaging others. Free. St. Helena Branch Library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Rd. For info call 843-255-6464.

April 5 - Save the Bees
6:30 p.m. Seasoned bee keeper Chapin Burgess will speak on implications of reduced bee population on the environment and food production. Hosted by Palmetto Plant Eaters Club at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Lowcountry at 110 Malphrus Rd. in Bluffton.

April 8 - Taste of Bluffton
11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Don’t miss food from Bluffton’s best restaurants, a Southern celebration of food. Free admission. Calhoun Street, Old Town Bluffton. Call 843-757-1010 or visit www.tasteofbluffton.com for more info. (See ad pg. 46)

April 8 - Learn to Row Day
9-11:30 a.m. Rain date: Apr 29. Hosted by: Palmetto Rowing Club. Try the sport with an experienced rower. Old Oyster Factory, 101 Marshland Rd., HHI. For info www.palmettorowingclub.com or call 843-298-2345.

April 8 - Easter Egg Hunt
10 a.m.- 1 p.m. Egg hunt begins at 11 a.m. sharp. Free admission. Food, drink, and activities (zip line, rock wall, and bungee jumping sold separately). No pets. Limited parking. For info visit www.islandreccenter.org. (See ad pg. 57)

April 10-16 RBC Heritage
Apr 10: Opening ceremonies 10 a.m.;  Apr 11: Coca-Cola Youth Day, Family Movie on the Heritage Lawn 4:30-6 p.m.; Apr 15: Plaid Nation Day. Apr 16: Easter Sunrise Service 7:30 a.m. on the 18th green. For info and tickets visit www.rbcheritage.com

April 10-16 Forsythe Pop-Up Shop
Forsythe Jewelers presents Italian designer Roberto Coin during The RBC Heritage. Visit their pop-up shop "Wine@Nine" located between the 1st and 9th fairways. (See ad pg. 20)

April 18 LUX CoolSculpting Event
5:30-7 p.m. Enjoy special one-night only pricing, information from a Zeltiq representative, complimentary assessments, light refreshments and door prizes. RSVP, please call 843-757-3223. LUX A Medical Spa (See ad pg. 5)

April 18 - Fashion for Compassion
11:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. Join Friends of Caroline Hospice for an afternoon of cocktails, silent auction, luncheon, fashion and compassion benefitting the Lowcountry community. Dataw Island Clubhouse. www.friendsofcarolinehospice.org (See ads pgs. 29 & 46)

April 19 - HH Plastic Surgery's Cool Event
4:30 p.m. Free consultation. Event begins 5 p.m. Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres with Dr. Reid. Learn how CoolSculpting melts fat! To RSVP call 843-681-4088 and receive a free goodie bag ($75 value). 35 Bill Fries Dr., Bldg. E (See ad pg. 23)

April 19 - Love, Loss and What I Wore
7:30 p.m. Eight local women take to the stage to tell tales of monumental moments in their lives in a Lean Ensemble production. Proceeds benefit Women in Philanthropy and LoCo Motion/Carolina Cups’ breast cancer program. Main Street Theatre, 3000 Main Street, HHI. Tickets $60. Call 843-715-6676 or visit www.leanensemble.org

April 19 - Women’s Luncheon
11:30 a.m. Join Lowcountry Christian Women's Connection for a presentation of jewelry, floral design and DIY ideas and speaker Susan Schreer Davis, singer, songwriter and author. Lunch $25 must be prepaid by Apr 12. Checks payable to CWC Bluffton and mail to Kathy Walters, 10 Evening Tide Way, Bluffton, SC 29910. Details: 843-705-1292.

April 20 - Island Med Spa Special Obagi Event
3-6 p.m. Free Skin Consultation with an Obagi Representative. Free Radiance Blue Peel ($125 value) with Obagi Purchase of $200 or more. 20% off all Obagi day of the event. RSVP: 843-705-1515. Island Medical Spa (See ad pg. 10)

April 21 - Bluffton Sunset Parties Return
5-9 p.m. Celebrate local foods, vendors, craft beers, home grown music and other fun activities. Lawn chairs and leashed pets permitted. Proceeds benefit several local charities. Details: www.blufftonsunsetparty.com or 843-757-8520.

April 21-24 - P.A.l. Online Auction
April 21st at 8 a.m. and April 24th at 10 p.m. Hosted by Palmetto Animal League. Proceeds benefit abandoned, abused or neglected pets in our community. Register now/browse the online catalog filled with hundreds of sought after items. www.PALauction.org.

April 22 - Native Plant Sale
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Enhance your garden with plants requiring little care that provide great environmental benefits. Cash or check only. Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Dr., HHI.

April 26 - May 21 - Sister Act
A feel-amazing musical comedy about wannabe Las Vegas diva who witnesses a crime. Cops hide her in the last place anyone would think to look—a convent! Arts Center of Coastal Carolina. 14 Shelter Cove Lane. Details: 843-842-ARTS(2787) or visit tickets.artshhi.com. (See ad pg. 54)

April 27 Live to Give Luncheon
Deb Copeland will be speaking on Showers of Blessings (Ezekiel 34:26). The Golf Club at Indigo Run. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. $24 per person. To RSVP: 843-715-0617. (See ad pg. 27)

April 29 Palmetto Heart Walk
8:30 a.m. Activities begin. 9:30 a.m.; walk starts. Shelter Cove Community Park. Create your own team at www.palmettoheartwalk.org. Details: 843-540-6338 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. (See ad pg. 60)

APR 29 Wild Women’s Tea Party
2-4 p.m. Fashion show by Camille & Company, door prizes, large raffles and much more! Tickets $40. Indigo Hall, 101 Berwick Dr., HHI. Details: 843-815-1570 or www.lowcountrylegalvolunteers.com. (See ad pg. 63)

May 10 - Colors of Spring Trunk Show
11 a.m.- 4 p.m. 50% Off frames with complete pair purchase (frames and lens) during show only. Featuring Modo and Eco brands. Optical Solutions 10 Hospital Center Commons, Ste 100, HHI. (See ad pg. 33 for details)

To Submit a Non-profit or Charitable Calendar Event:
Please email
your event in 50 words or less to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by April 12th.