Tuesday, March 6, 2018 3:16 pm
Amy Spadafora-Thompson will be the guest speaker, discussing how incorporating herbs into each meal can provide greater nutrition and enhance wellbeing, as well as which herbs are easy to grow at home.
For more information, visit www.PalmettoPlantEaters.com.
The Camino de Santiago is an ancient trail of 500 miles through the mountains of northern Spain. It is popular with hiking and cycling enthusiasts and tour groups. It includes trails for hikes of various lengths. Over 40 days in 2016, Young hiked the entire 500 miles at the age of 55, and celebrated her 56th birthday on the trail.
Young will share tips for preparing, training and packing for the hike, including clothing and provisions she needed and didn't need.
The event is free and open to the public. For more information and to RSVP, email Olivia@outsidebrands.com.
Originally organized to assist the American Legion, the Auxiliary has achieved its' own unique identity, while working side by side with the veterans who are Legion members.
The Auxiliary's commitment to serve has never waivered throughout the years. Community commitments include the Girls State Program for high school girls, and assisting the American Legion with the Bluffton Veterans Day Parade, and Memorial Day ceremonies.
The Auxiliary is working on programs to assist homeless veterans, raising funds for a Fischer House for Veterans in Charleston, and creating a veterans Memorial Park in Bluffton.
Any wife, daughter, sister, niece or granddaughter of a veteran from any branch of service (living or deceased) is eligible to join.
For more information, visit alpost205.org or call Kay Ranta at 843-757-7918.
The event will be held from 4:30 to 7 p.m. through March 23. Cost is $12 per person.
"Tides and Currents" will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. March 10 at the Hilton Head Island Senior Center, 70 Shelter Cove Lane.
This course teaches how tides and currents affect a boat's performance, what causes the tides to rise and fall, and what causes the currents to flow.
"America's Boating Course" will be offered from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 24 and 8 to 11 a.m. March 31 at the Hilton Head Boathouse Showroom, 1498 Fording Island Road, Bluffton.
This course covers the basic fundamentals of safe boating and qualifies you for the SCDNR Boating Education Certificate. This is a must class for new boaters.
Both courses are taught by certified U.S. Power Squadron instructors. To register, contact Peter Dion at peterjdion@ gmail.com or 631-456-9134.
More than 120 amateurs and pros will tee off for a 10:30 a.m. shotgun start, with a two best balls, Shamble format.
Golfers will receive a tee package and have the opportunity to compete for prizes while pros play for $2,500 in purse winnings. An awards reception with beer, wine and heavy hors d'oeuvres will immediately follow play in the Wexford Clubhouse.
Golf is $250 per person. Guests are invited to join the awards celebration at a $40 per guest fee. To register, call VIM's Development Office at 689-6612 or e-mail email@example.com.
Guest speaker is John Houpt, head football coach at Bluffton High School. He will discuss his coaching philosophy and how he has worked to motivate student athletes over the years.
The meeting is free and open to members and guests, who should call Judy Barry at 843-705-5223 to attend.
The panel discussion topic is "School Funding is Everyone's Business." Dr. Barbara S. Neilsen, S.C. Superintendent of Education from 1990 to 1998, will be the moderator.
Panelists are: Josh Gruber, interim administrator, Beaufort County; Tonya Crosby, chief financial officer, Beaufort County School District; and Dr. Holley Ullbrich, distinguished professor emerita of economics, Clemson University.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Guest speakers will be Beaufort County Democratic Party and club leaders Blaine Lotz, Bill Walker and Carol Willey.
Cost is $20, which must be prepaid at liberalmenhhi.org.
Local preservationist Carolyn Coppola will speak about the history, architecture and value of Bluffton's hidden treasures, the Allen-Lockwood House and the Squire Pope Carriage House.
Following the free lecture, church members will serve supper at 7 p.m. in the Church Hall. Cost is $30 per person.
For reservations, call Joan Heyward at 843-707-7610 or email jheyward@ hargray.com by March 15.
The Italian-American Club of Hilton Head will be collecting donations for the Sandalwood Community Food Pantry on Hilton Head.
The event is free and open to the public.
Speaker Keith Dawkins with Aging Options will provide a thorough overview regarding Veterans Aid and Attendance, including spousal benefits.
A complimentary waffle breakfast will precede the seminar. Space is limited and registration is required. To RSVP, call 843-737-6332 or email Abby Boylston at email@example.com.