May 2019 Community Calendar

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May 2019 Calendar

May 1-8: Nat’l Pet Week  |  May 5: Cinco de Mayo
May 6: Nat’l Nurses Day  |  May 12th: Mother’s Day
May 18: Nat’l Armed Forces Day  |  May 27: Memorial Day

May 1 - June 2 A Chorus Line
A day in the life of seventeen dancers all vying for the limelight of Broadway – at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina- 14 Shelter Cove Lane, HHI. 29928. Tickets and details: see the ad page 6. Tickets:; 842.842.2787.

May 1
Palmetto Plant Eaters Club
6:30 pm. Health Coaches, Karen Holland and Howard Rankin, will speak on the National Healthy Minds Initiative. Location: Unitarian Univ of the Lowcountry Building, 110 Malphrus Rd., Bluffton. Details:  

May 2 American Revolution Roundtable

11:30 am- lunch at noon, speaker 1 pm. Reenactor Maggie Worsdale presents and intimate look at Martha Washington’s life. Hog’s Head Kitchen/guests welcome. Call Peggy Pickett; 843.422.0091 for details.

May 3-4 Forsythe Jewelers New York Designers Event

10 – 5 pm. Large trunk event, special pricing, goodie bags – see the ad page 13 or call 843.671-7070- Forsythe Jewelers, Sea Pines Plantation, HHI.

MAY 6 - JUN 2 “Expect the Unexpecting”

Opening reception: 3 – 5 pm. May 12- at SOBA Gallery; 6 Church Street, Bluffton. Joy Lillith Hermann acrylics and mixed-media exhibit. Details: 843.757.6586;

MAY 7  Beaufort History Museum Tea

1-4 pm at the Dawtaw Island Club/Carolina Room, Beaufort, SC. Formal tea delicacies, cocktail reception, cash bar, auction, raffle. Speakers: Authors Kristen Woodson Harvey and Patricia Be. Beaufort History Museum; $60 pp. Details:

Wednesday, MAY 8th
L.B.D. Contest & PINK Partini

5:30-8 pm. Fith Annual Pink Magazine Little Black Dress event at Poseidon Rooftop Bar, Shelter Cove Towne Centre, HHI. Amazing prizes, LBD contest, drink specials and tasty bites; Details: see ad page 4.

MAY 8  Lowcountry Dragonflies

3 pm. Biologist, Vicky McMillan (Colgate Univ) will present how Dragonflies feed, mate, defend territory, and list local species at Coastal Discovery Museum. $7 pp/reservations required- 843.689.6767, ext. 223. 70 Honey Horn Dr. HHI. .

May 8-9  PiYaro Mother’s Day Event

May 8th: 5-8 pm and May 9th: 11-4 pm at Quinn’s Diamond Jewelers. Enjoy special store pricing (25% off) for the event: 1000 Wm. Hilton Parkway, G5, Village at Wexford, HHI. See the ad page 3.

MAY 9 & 14 
Optimize Your Brain Wellness
10–12:30 pm both Thursdays. May 9- St. Andrews Parrish Hall, Bluffton, May 14- 1st Presbyterian Church, HHI. How your brain learns, creates, manage emotions, etc. $25 fee. Register

MAY 11 TED X Hilton Head Reinvention
8:30 to 2:30 pm at Sound Waves Performing Arts Center, HHI. $75 ticket (on sale now) includes continental breakfast, lunch and all Ted X talks. Elizabeth Millen of Pink Magazine is speaking! See ad page 50 for details. www.tedxhhi2019.

MAY 11 JSLB Jubilee Fundraiser

6-10 pm at Historic Arsenal in Downtown Beaufort. Join Junior Service League of Beaufort for their 13th annual spring fundraiser; with live music, open bar, silent auction, heavy hors d’oeuvres, grant awards ceremony and much more! Tickets $40/pp in advance $50 at door. Purchase from JSLB member or online at See ad on page 8 for more details.

May 11 Music on Malphrus

Doors open 6 pm. Concert- 7 pm. Celebrated songwriter and vocalist, Joe Jencks performs at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Lowcountry, 110 Malphrus Rd. Bluffton. $20 Gen. Adm. Details: or 843.837.4330.

MAY 15 Celebrating Our Own

11:15 am – League of Women Voters Annual Meeting at Moss Creek Clubhouse, Bluffton. Members and guests welcome. Luncheon; $30 check. Check details: 843.815.3743.

MAY 17 Coupons for Soldiers

9 am – 5:30 pm. Drop by to help clip, sort, and bag coupons to ship to overseas military families: Beaufort Branch Public Library – 311 Scott St., Beaufort. Details: 843.255.6458.

MAY 17-18 Lowcountry Chorale

7 pm Friday, 3 pm Saturday: Nostalgic musical- “Night at the Drive-In”. Free admission, donations accepted. St John’s Lutheran Church, 157 Lady’s Island Drive, Lady’s Island. Details: Marsha - 207.323.1498.

MAY 18 Once in A Blue Moon Party

6 – 10 pm, sponsored by the Yacht Club of HHI. No cover charge, heavy hors d'oeuvres, cash bar, music, dancing; limited to 100 guests. Location: 99 Helmsmen Way, Palmetto Bay Marina, HHI. Registration required:

MAY 18 All Saints Garden Tour

10am - 4pm featuring seven gardens on Hilton Head Island and Bluffton. $35 Ticket includes tour, lunch, boutique, bake sale, master gardeners display of landscape items. Proceeds donated to local charities. Tickets and details or 843-681-8333.


12–9 pm- Shelter Cove Park, HHI; the 2019 Fiesta De May Taco Libre with live music, traditional Latin-American cuisine, dancing, kids’ zone and more; details: see the ad page 55.

MAY 22 What is Happening to our Bees?

3 pm. David Arnal, local bee keeper extraordinaire, shares Bee Biology insight on what we can do to help bees: Coastal Discovery Museum. $7 pp/reservations required- 843.689.6767, ext. 223. 70 Honey Horn Dr. HHI.

MAY 23 Serendipity Med Spa May Event

5:30 pm. Serendipity experts share their beauty secrets in a fun educational evening with appetizers, prizes and more! 23 Main Street, #102 Palmetto office suites, HHI. RSVP: 843.342.2639. See the ad page 20.

MAY 27 Sandbox at the Stables

10 am – 2 pm. At Lawton Stables in Sea Pines Plantation: Pony rides, bouncy house, slide, kids’ zone, and more. See the ad page 24 and call 843.842.7645.

MAY 27 Memorial Day Remembrance

10:30 am at Shelter Cove Veterans Memorial Park, HHI. Proclamations, dedications and music: Free and open to the public. Details:

JUNE 10 Bereavement Camp Caroline

9 to 4 pm at Maritime Center, Lemon Island: Free. 1st through 12th grade students learn to share grief with each other. Limited opportunity: call 842.525.6257. Apply online: by May 13th. More details: see the ad page 42.

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