February 2018 Community Calendar

February 2018
Community Calendar

American Heart Month  |  Black History Month   |  4th - Superbowl Sunday  |  11th - Make a Friend Day  |  15th Susan B. Anthony Day

February is National Library Lover’s Month!

Local Library Branch Locations
Beaufort County  |  www.beaufortcountylibrary.org
Beaufort: 311 Scott Street
Bluffton: 120 Palmetto Way
Hilton Head: 11 Beach City Road
Lobeco: 1862 Trask Parkway (Hwy 17)
St. Helena: 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road
Jasper County  |  www.ahjlibrary.org
Hardeeville: 30 Main Street
Ridgeland: 451A Wilson Street
Chatham County  |  www.liveoakpl.org
Pooler: 216 South Rogers Street
and Little Free Libraries everywhere!

Feb 2- 25 "Arts Ob We People" Exhibit & Sale
10-4, 6–8 p.m. Mon- Sat., 2-5 p.m .Sundays. Original work by emerging and leading artists representing the life of Gullah people. Location: Art League of HH Gallery at Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, Shelter Cove Lane, HHI. Details: www.gullahcelebration.com

Feb 7 Plant Eaters Club Program
6:30 p.m. Palmetto Plant Eaters Club welcomes Brent Wearren at Unitarian Universalist Church, 110 Malphrus Rd., Bluffton, who will speak on organic spring garden plots. FREE. Blake is owner of the popular Delisheeyo eatery on HHI. Details: 843.816.6179.

Feb 8 Bluffton Sketches
5-7:30 p.m. Book signing reception for Doug Corkern’s Bluffton Sketches at Four Corners Fine Art & Framing; Old Own Bluffton. See ad on page 21 for details.

Feb 10 2018 Publix HHI Marathon
Along with half-marathon and 8K- 8 a.m. Sponsored by Publix- there will also be a Children’s Fun Run. Many details/registration: 843.757.8520 or bearfootsports.com.

Feb 11 Artistic Musings
3–5 p.m. Opening Reception for Joan Wykis, displaying watercolor and mixed media art. Location: Society of Bluffton Artists (SOBA), corner of Church and Calhoun Streets, Bluffton historic district. Details: 309.883.1019 or sobagallery.com

Feb 11  Celebrity Cake Auction
3 p.m.- Why Not Eat Cake First? Celebrity Cake Auction and Silent Auction to benefit the American Cancer Society will be held at Dolphin Head Golf Club, HHI. Details: $25 admission; 843.298.1036, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Feb 13 Anti-aging Lunch & Learn
Noon-1 p.m. at May River Room at Sun City—hosted by Dr. Kenneth Farr of Island Medical Spa on non-surgical alternatives. Details: See the ad page 13.

Feb 15 PINK HEARTini
5:30- 8 p.m. Join Pink Magazine and Hilton Head Hospital in celebrating American Heart Month. Throw on your favorite red dress and accessories, grab your gals and join us at Poseidon's Roof Top Bar in Shelter Cove Towne Centre, HHI. The night has a lot in store, including: Best "Lady in Red" contest, a chance to meet your local heart team, line dancing, prizes galore, great food, drink specials, firefighters(!) and more. Details: See ad on page 4.

Feb 15 Tea Party Honoring Maggie Maine
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Join Expressions Furniture in honoring 7-year old Maggie Maine, 2018 Heart Ball Honoree. 37 New Orleans Road, HHI. See ad page 23 for details.

Feb 15 How’s Your Brain Health?
10am - Noon. Sponsored by Memory Matters, Lifelong Learning HHI, come learn about brain health. Location: Tidepointe, 700 TidePointe Way, HHI. Details: Mary Barrett-843.842.8250.

Feb 18 Hilton Head Bridal Show
1-4 pm at Hampton Hall Club, Bluffton. Visit www.hiltonheadmonthly.com for $8 tickets. Details: see the ad page 40.

Feb 19 Comedian Colin Quinn
8 p.m. Colin Quinn’s irreverent brand of stand-up comedy—“There’s One in Every Crowd”. $47 tickets. Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, HHI. Details: 843.842.ARTS and see the ad page 11.

Feb 19-25 HHI Seafood Festival
Annual event celebrates southern heritage and culture with food and drink. Hiltonhheadseafoodfestival.com. See ad on page 6 for details.

Feb 21 CoolSculpting Event
5 pm. Free assessments, goody bags, meet our staff at Hilton Head Plastic Surgery and Med Spa. RSVP- 843.593.0301. Details: see the ad page 55.

Feb 22-24 Custom Design Jewelry Event
Call for appt. Master Goldsmith offering consultation and on-the-spot estimates to turn sentimental jewelry into sensational designs. Forsythe Jewelers; Shops at Sea Pines Center, HHI. 843.671.7070. Details: see ad page 9.

Feb 22 Live to Give Luncheon
11:30 a.m. Deb Copeland will be speaking on Romans 12:10, “Love Is” at the Indigo Run Clubhouse. RSVP: call or text 304-545-4302 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Details: see ad page 20.

Feb 22 Red Dress Fashion Show & Luncheon
11 a.m., lunch at Noon. GFWC Woman’s League of the Lowcountry fundraiser for American Heart Association; Hampton Hall Clubhouse, Bluffton, SC. $35pp/ 50-50 raffle, vendor showcase and shopping. Details:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 843.705.3078.

Feb 23-24 Bands, Brews & BBQ
6-9 p.m., Friday- Wing Throw Down; Noon – 4pm Saturday, BBQ. Music, rides, food! Admission: $10 per day; proceeds benefit Friends of Carolina Hospice. Hosted by Town of Port Royal. Details: see the ad page 42.

Feb 27 Challenges of Bird Photography
7 – 9 p.m. Speaker, Diane Churchill, will speak on Bird Photography and its challenges. Camera Club of HHI, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, 2 Matthews Court, HHI. Free. Details: www.cchhi.net.

Feb 28 Uniqueness of Port Royal Sound
3 p.m. Meet Kristen Marshall Mattson, environmental educator who will speak on our famous estuary. Details: $7 pp., RSVP to 843.689.6767, ext. 223. Location: Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Dr., HHI.

MAR 17 JSLB’s Prom Boutique
11 a.m. - 4 p.m. The 7th annual JSLB Prom Boutique will be held at The Academy of Career Excellence (A.C.E.). Junior and senior girls from Beaufort, Jasper and Hampton counties are invited to come and select a gently-used prom dress and accessories for FREE. Students must bring ID. Apply to attend special V.I.P. hour. Applications can be found with a guidance counselor or the website. Hosted by Junior Service League of Beaufort. Details and dress donations: www.jslbeaufort.com.

MAR 18 Paint the Town "Green"

1-3 p.m. Join The Exchange Club of Beaufort for tea, fashion, and an art show featuing international artist Jonathan Green. Prizes for best table decor and best dressed lady, silent auction and a chance to meet Jonathan Green. Benefits The Original Gullah Festival. RSVP: 843-271-3368; Table for Eight: $200. Details, see right.

Calling All Dresses

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 thier dream dress. Donations accepted through March 1st at Pink Magazine, The Beaufort Sound, SugarBelle, Sew Beaufort, Amazing Event Rentals, LUX~A Medical Spa, and Savvy Apple. For more info, visit www.jslbprom.com. 

To have your non-profit event listed, please email it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by FEBRUARY 12th.