February 2013 CALENDAR

February is:
Black History Month
Random Acts of Kindness Week 11-17
Satisfied Staying Single Day 11

1st - 28th HHI Gullah Celebration
Come celebrate the rich cultural heritage of the Gullah people. Visit gullahcelebration.com for dates, times and events.

2nd Gullah Fest Community Festival
Feed your tummy with Lowcountry specialties and feed your spirit with storytelling, music, and crafts. FREE to the public. 12 noon-3 p.m. at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina. For more info visit artshhi.com.

5th-24th I Hate Hamlet
The funniest ghost story you'll ever see! $44/adults and $31/children 4-15. Visit tickets.artshhi.com or call the Box Office at 843-842-ARTS.

7th Pink"Heartini" Partini
Join us from 5:30-8:00 p.m. at Windows on the Waterway for the largest Girls' Nigh Out in the Lowcountry! Pink has teamed up with Hilton Head Regional Hospital and Coastal Carolina to bring you the 3rd Annual "Heartini Partini!" Put on your red hats, red dresses and red dancing shoes and join us in celebrating women taking control of their health! See the ad on page 4.

7th Free Heart Screenings
Hilton Head Hospital is offering free heart health screenings in honor of National Heart Month.  8-10 a.m. Also on the 14th and 28th. Screenings on the 21st at the Bluffton-Okatie Outpatient Center. Reservations required. Call 1-877-582-2737.

8th Cooking with Passionate Flavors
You are invited to experience a cooking demonstration with classically trained Guest Chef Keith Jodway of Hugo's Seafood & Steakhouse. He has appeared on the Today Show and Food Network's Chopped. 11:30 a.m. $50 (plus tax and gratuity) Call Michael Anthony's for reservations. 843-785-6272

8th Annie
Shows the 8th, 9th, 15th, 16th, 22nd and 23rd at 8:00 p.m. with shows on the 10th, 17th and 24th at 3:00 p.m. at the May River Theatre in Bluffton Town Hall's Ulmer Auditorium.

9th God's Gifts for God's Children
A collection of arts and other pleasures available to the community for purchase. 100% of proceeds go to help the following national organizations: Backpack Buddies, Family Promise of Beaufort County, and Habitat for Humanity. 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. at Lord of Life Lutheran Church.

9th Moment by Moment
Memory Matters presents a creative approach in Dementia care. Registration 8-9 a.m., conference starts at 9 a.m. at Hilton Head Beach and Tennis. For more info call 843-842-6688.

10th Author Talk and Book Signing
Wilbur Cross, HHI resident and author of Gullah Culture in America, will speak about Gullah history and be available to sign copies of his book at the Heritage Library History and Genealogy Center at 2:00 p.m.

14th "Love & politics" opening reception
Join Candace Lovely for the Inagural Opening Reception of "Love & Politics" from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. The show is in honor of Valentine's Day and Presidents Week and is now open at the Shops at Sea Pines.

14th Morning Coffee with Dr. Hickey

Join the Hickey Wellness Center for a discussion on detection and prevention of heart disease. 8-9 a.m. at the Hickey Wellness Center. For more info call 843-842-9960. See the ad on page 26.

15th HHI Ski Club
5 - 7 p.m. at Promenade 9, Bluffton. Happy hour prices, dinner optional. Skiers, non-skiers and members invited.

15th Sweetheart Dance
First ever Sweetheart Dance to benefits Programs for Exceptional People (PEP). Hilton Head Beach and Tennis Resort from 7-10 p.m. Tickets $20/advance,  $25/door. Tickets  available at PEP, 10 Oak Park Drive, Bldg. C-1, HHI, SC, 29926 or by calling 843-681-8413.

16th 6th Annual Celebration of Justice
Benefits Lowcountry Legal Volunteers, 6pm. Theme is "A Glide Down Venetian Canals" featuring a dinner, cash bar with a complimentary cocktail, silent and live auction, music, and awards ceremony at the Country Club of Hilton Head.  Tickets/$75.  Call 815-1570 for more info or visit ww.lclv.org.  

17th  Classical Music Concert
Featuring Debby Graves and friends, hosted by St. Andrew by the Sea United Methodist Church at 4:00 p.m. Free event. For more info call 843-785-4711 or visit hhiumc.com.

20th Christian Women's Connection
Luncheon  with business feature and guest speaker. Hampton Hall Club House at 11:30 a.m. Luncheon prepared by chef John Soulia. Lunch $24 and must be prepaid by Feb. 13th. For more info call Judy at 843-705-7950.

21st Palmetto Quilt Guild
Invites you to the monthly meeting at 1:00 p.m. at Hilton Head Beach and Tennis. Internationally known, award-winning quilt artist, Carol Taylor will be speaking. Come early and socialize. Guests/ $5. For more info visit palmettoquiltguild.org.

22nd 4th Annual Bands, Brews and BBQ

Join us downtown Port Royal on Friday, 6 - 9 p.m. for The Wing Throw Down: live music until 10 p.m. and Saturday, 12 - 4 p.m.: BBQ Competition Day: sample bbq and ribs from 30 cooking teams. Tickets $20/day ($35 for both days) can be purchased at friendsofcarolinehospice.com or by calling 843-525-6257 for more info. Fundraiser for Friends of Caroline Hospice.

23rd Red Apron Chili Cook Off
All day event hosted by Bluffton Self Help at the Tanger 2 Outlet. Winner advances to the International Chili Society cook off in California in October. To get involved visit blufftonselfhelp.org or email
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23rd Dance for Your Health
Beaufort Memorial Hospital invites you to meet the specialists, get screened, meet the DaVinci Robot and dance! 9 a.m. - noon at Pinckney Hall in Sun City. Free, registration required. Call 843-522-5585. See ad on page 25.

28th CAPA Trivia Night
Join the Kappa Delta Alumnae Chapter from 7-9 p.m. at Tail Gators Bar and Grille in Pineland Station. All proceeds benefit the Child Abuse Prevention Association (CAPA). For more info or to register your team call 843-384-4612 or 843-290-6624 or visit capabeaufort.org.


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