February 2019 Community Calendar


February 2019 Calendar

Black History Month  |  2nd- Groundhog Day
Creative Romance Month  |  18th - President's Day
American Heart Month  |  15th- Susan B. Anthony Day

During February—

Thursdays – Be Beach Ready: 2-4 :30 p.m. Free Metabolic Weight Loss of HCG workshop. Limited seating; call for your reservation: Stephen’s Compounding Pharmacy-843.686.3040. Details: See the ad page 63.

FEB 1  Lowcountry Ladies Luncheon

Noon at EmployAbility (1249 Eisenhower Dr., Savannah). Networking in support of women-owned local businesses, vendor displays and interactive speakers. $30 pp. Details: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 843.415.8230.

FEB 2  The Heart of It All

Purchase tickets now for the American Heart Association Heart Ball 2019 at The Westin HHI Resort & Spa. Details: www.southerncoastheartball.org.

FEB 2  Chili Bean 5K and 10K

Arrive 9:30 a.m. – races at 10:30: 5K or 10K Chili Bean Run at Coosaw Point on Lady’s Island. Pre-register at runsignup.com with information, maps and various fees. Sponsored by Beaufort Academy Parents Assoc., with chili and beer afterwards; live music, fun for kids.

FEB 6  Palmetto Plant Eaters Club

6:30 p.m. at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Lowcountry, 100 Malphrus Rd., Bluffton. Mary Connor will be discussing the 170- year history of the Bluffton-based Three Sisters Organic Farm. Open to the public: Learn more at palmettoplanteaters.com or call 843.816.6179.

FEB 7  Beaufort History Lecture

6 p.m. – History lecture by USC Professor Emeritus W. Lewis Burke on first Civil Rights Lawyers of SC; Whipper and Wright. Location: Tabernacle Baptist Church, 901 Craven St., Beaufort. Pre-pay $10/$15 tickets. Details: www.beauforthistorymuseum.com

FEB 8  Music on Malphrus

6 p.m.: Doors open; 7 p.m.: Piano player and songwriter, Matt Nakoa performs poetic songbook; $20/door, 110 Malphrus Rd, Bluffton. Details: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Lowcountry: 843-877-3330.

FEB 8  JSLB Recruitment Soiree

6 p.m. Champagne and cupcake tasting and Junior Service League of Beaufort membership information night. Open to all women. RSVP: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Local Clothing Boutique, 860 Parris Island Gtwy, Beaufort.  

FEB 9  Hilton Head Marathon

With Team Relay, ½ Marathon and 8K races; scenic certified course through three parks & over Broad Creek; race benefits many local charities. Info: Use Pink (magazine) discount code at www.bearfootsports.com when registering.

FEB 9  A Taste of Gullah

Noon-3 p.m. at Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, HHI. All things Gullah—storytelling, art, basket weaving, music, crafts and lip-smacking Lowcountry specialties. Fun for all ages. Details: artshhi.com.

FEB 9  Awe-STEM Saturday!

3-4 p.m. at The Sandbox. Hands on activities in science, technology and math. Details and 2019 activities at www.thesandbox.org and ad, page 39.

FEB 9  Tiaras and Ties

6-8:30 p.m. Daddy Daughter Dance at the Poseidon Rooftop Bar; $25 per couple/$10 additional children. Purchase tickets at the Island Rec Center or at events.islandreccenter.org. Details: see the ad page 37.

Feb 10  Eye of the Beholder Exhibit

3–5 p.m. Reception: (Show runs Feb 4-March 3) at SOBA Gallery, 6 Church St, Bluffton. Come see marvelous landscape and wildlife photography by local photographer, Ellen Wood. Free and open to the public. Details: 843.757.6586.

FEB 12  Lunch and Learn

11:30–1:30 p.m. Get your groove back: Info on vaginal rejuvenation treatments; package discounts for attendees, and lunch. Pinnacle Plastic Surgery in Sheridan Park, 7 Mallet Way, Bluffton. RSVP required: 843.815.6699 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Feb 13 Cool Event

5 p.m. at Hilton Head Plastic Surgery and Med Spa; free consults, refreshments, cocktails, goody bags. RSVP: 843.252.0197. Details: See the ad page 31.

Feb 13  Pink Heartini Partini
5:30–8 p.m. Get Down to the Heart of It – at Pink’s “Heart-ini” Partini at Ruby Lee’s South, 19 Dunnigan’s Alley, HHI. Fantastic food, Live Music, Prizes, and important Heart Health information from Hilton Head Hospital. Details: See the ad page 4.

Feb 14  The Uniqueness of Port Royal Sound

3p.m. at Coastal Discovery Museum. Learn about this vast east coast estuary, its salt marsh and critical marine habitat with speaker Kristin Marshall Mattson, of the Lowcountry Institute/Spring Island Trust. $7 pp. Ages 12 and up: 70 Honey Horn Drive, HHI. RSVP: 843.689.6767, ext. 223. Coastaldiscovery.org.


5-7 p.m. at Oscar Frazier Park Community Center in Bluffton; A fun-filled evening of entertainment, silent auction, hors d'oeuvres, complimentary martinis. $45 tickets benefit SOBA Gallery outreach programs. Details/Tickets: 843.757.6586.

FEB 18  Comedienne Rita Rudner

Two shows: 5 p.m. & 8 p.m. at Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, HHI. International comedienne Rita Rudner live on stage. Don’t miss this night! $49 tickets: www.artshhi.com or 843.842.ARTS.

FEB 21  Palmetto Quilt Guild

Noon-3 p.m. Guest speaker Valeria Hill; quilt teacher sharing her piecing knowledge. Hilton Head Beach and Tennis Resort, 40 Folly Field Road, HHI. Meeting is open to all; $5 guest fee. Details: www.palmettoquiltguild.org or on Facebook.

FEB 21  WAHHI February Luncheon

10am: Shopping Bazaar; 11 am: Social Hour; Noon: Luncheon with Keynote speaker, Kay Stanley, Founder and CEO of Spartina 449. Tickets: $30/members, $38/guests www.wahhi.org or 443.418.6445. Location: Sonesta Beach Resort in Shipyard Plantation, HHI.

FEB 22 & 23  Bands, Brews & BBQ

Feb 22nd 6–9: Wing Throw Down, Feb 23rd 11-4: BBQ tasting, live music, and children's activities. To benefit Friends of Carolina Hospice. Samplngs, food, drinks, beer and activities will be available for purchase. Details: See the ad page 22.

Feb 23  Whistler’s Mother Short Screening

1 p.m. One of four Indie Grants films as part of Beaufort Film Festival 2019, Whistler’s Mother is a dark fable about the woman in the famous painting; USCB Center for the Arts, 805 Carteret St., Meet film creators at this event! Free. Details: indiegrants.org.

Feb 26  Camera Club of HHI

7 p.m. Guest speakers will be Les and Janet Saucier; members, newcomers, guests all welcome; USCB Bluffton Campus, 1 Bluffton Blvd, Bluffton. Details:new-cchhi.net.

Feb 28  Blooms of the Lowcountry

3 p.m. presented by Carol Clemens, retired school teacher, master naturalist and docent at the Coastal Discovery Museum. Trees, shrubs, vines and grasses. Cost: $7 pp. Please RSVP- 843.689.6767, ext. 223.

MAR 3  Stand4Land Jazz & Gullah Rap Fundraiser
11 a.m.–2 p.m. to benefit “Help Save Gullah-Geechee Land Campaign” of the Pan-African Family Empowerment & Land Preservation League. Ruby Lee’s South; 19 Dunnigan’s Alley, HHI. Details/Tickets: pa-fen.org or call 843.812.3558. Tickets also available at Eventbrite.

Calling All Dresses — JSLB Prom Boutique

Cleaning out for the new year? Junior Service League of Beaufort wants your formal, semi-formal dresses and accessories for their annual JSLB Prom Boutique. You could help Junior and Senior young women find their dream dress. Donations accepted through March 1st at Pink Magazine, The Beaufort Sound, SugarBelle, Sew Beaufort, Amazing Event Rentals, Savvy Apple, Local Clothing Boutique, Hobbit Hill, and Farm Bureau Insurance Beaufort. For more info, visit www.jslbprom.com.

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