Hilton Head Events

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HARBOURFEST
Tuesdays, June 13-August 15, 2017

HarbourFest at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina on Hilton Head Island, SC is a weekly celebration during the summer (every Monday – Friday) with live music featuring Shannon Tanner, entertainment from Cappy the Clown, art & crafts and activities for kids. Tuesday nights during HarbourFest are the traditional fireworks nights featuring a spectacular show that lights up the summer nighttime sky. This family-friendly event has been enjoyed by thousands of visitors for the last twenty-seven years!

Rain Nights – If Tuesday night fireworks are cancelled due to weather, rain date will be Wednesday following. **Weather permitting**.

SUMMER JAMS
Tuesdays, June 13-August 15, 2017

The Island Recreation Association is proud to bring you a fun-filled, festive atmosphere with the highlight of the night Fireworks- which start around 9 PM. Kids of all ages can enjoy inflatable bounce houses and face painting for a minimal fee. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the fireworks!

7:00PM - 9:00PM; Shelter Cove Community Park, 39 Shelter Cove Lane, HHI, SC, 29926

SAVE THE DATE

Historic Bluffton Arts and Seafood Festival
October 14, 2017 - October 22, 2017

The thirteenth annual Historic Bluffton Arts and Seafood Festival will be held in the charming and eclectic historic and state designated cultural district of Bluffton SC, well known for its quirky art community and natural river beauty. The festival is a week long event offering a myriad of activities, showcasing the locally harvested seafood, delicious Low Country cuisine, rich history, culture and art of the area and Southern hospitality found only in Bluffton.

World’s Largest Meatball Challenge
Sat, Nov 18, 2017, 10:00AM - 5:00PM

On November 18th, The Italian-American Club of Hilton Head Island will fight to break the Guinness World Record for The World’s Largest Meatball. The current record holder weighed in at a hefty 1,110 lbs, 7.84 oz! A one day event on Hilton Head Island, SC. The day will blast off with THE MEATBALL RUN, a 5K race culminating at Shelter Cove Community Park, the location for the Meatball Madness Fest. Guests are invited to attend the BRAWL OF THE BALLS, a competition for local restaurants and organizations to battle to be titled the area’s Best Meatball in 3 distinct categories. Lastly, for those who are willing to put their speed-eating skills to the test, we will have a fierce MEATBALL EATING CONTEST.

August 2017 Hilton Head Calendar of Events

FEATURED EVENT AUG. 11 AND 12

 

HOOTIE AND THE BLOWFISH: 6 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11 and 12, Family Circle Cup Stadium, 161 Seven Farms Drive, Daniel Island, SC. Shows at 7 p.m., Doors open at 6 p.m. It’s time once again for Hootie’s Homegrown concert! Every year this awesome two-day concert at the Family Circle Cup Stadium draws a huge crowd, and kicks off the fall to a great start. Bring donations for Hootie’s Back to School Roundup. Visit danielisland.com for tickets and more information.

THROUGH AUG. 6

“Young Frankenstein” the Musical: 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m., Friday, July 28 - Sunday, Aug. 6, Seahawk Cultural Center, 70 Wilborn Road, Hilton Head Island. From the creators of the record-breaking Broadway sensation, “The Producers,” comes this monster new musical comedy. Comedy genius Mel Brooks adapts his legendarily funny film into a brilliant stage creation – “Young Frankenstein!” Scientifically proven, monstrously good entertainment. Call 478-232-7568 or visit www.hhisummermusicals.com for tickets and information.

THROUGH AUG. 6

Mamma Mia!: 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sundays, June 14-Aug. 6, and Monday, July 3, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head. “Mamma Mia!,” nominated for five Tony Awards, is the magically musical story of a mother, a daughter, three possible dads, and an unforgettable trip down the aisle! The storytelling magic of ABBA’s songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship … and everyone has the time of their lives. No performance on Saturday, June 24 or Tuesday, July 4. Tickets: $50 for adults and $41 for children (Save $10 June 14-15) Visit www.artshhi.com or call 843-842-ARTS.

THROUGH AUG. 6

“Shear Madness” at Main Street Theatre: 8 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, through Aug. 6, Main Street Theatre, 3000 Main St. You can still catch America’s longest running play, a murder-mystery comedy featuring hysterical characters working in a local, not-so-typical hair salon. Professional actors from New York City interact with the audience to determine the direction of the play, creating hysterical results. Tickets are $40 for adults and $20 for students, to purchase visit www.HHISummerMusicals.com or call 866-749-2228.

THROUGH AUG 27

Summer Images presented by “Les Bonnes Artistes”: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday - Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Coastal Discovery Museum,70 Honey Horn Drive on Hilton Head Island. Enjoy a celebration of images inspired by the summer. Local scenes, flights of fancy, and colorful images celebrate the diversions of summer. Created by local women artists. For more information visit www.coastaldiscovery.org or call 843-689-6767.

AUG. 2

Palmetto Plant Eaters: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 2, Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Lowcountry building, 110 Malphrus Drive, Bluffton.

Brent Wearren (father of Blake Wearren, owner of DelisheeYo) will be discussing how to get started with organic vegetable and fruit production, the fundamentals of growing in containers and raised beds, and tips for creating edible landscapes. Come learn some tips & tricks from the master! For questions, contact Carla Golden at 843-816-6179 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Learn more at www.PalmettoPlantEaters.com.

AUG. 9

Gayle Miller’s “Women Together, Feminine Expressions in Watercolor”: opening reception 5 p.m.- 7 p.m. Art League of Hilton Head Gallery, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane. Gayle’s exhibition “Women Together” features “stunning, eclectic, fashionable women that are fun to paint and very expressive” Her whimsical watercolors portray a variety of feminine expression with assured execution behind every brush stroke. On display from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and 90 minutes before all arts center performances. Call 843-681-5060 or visit www.rtleaguehhi.org.

AUG. 3

Dr. Matthew Sanger at the Coastal Discovery Museum: 4 p.m.-5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 3, 70 Honey Horn Drive. Dr. Sanger will discuss the Sea Pines Shell Ring, a site that is estimated to date to around 4,000 years ago, making it one of the oldest Native American sites on Hilton Head Island. Dr. Sanger and his students from Binghamton University have worked at various archaeological sites on Hilton Head Island during summer field schools in 2015 and 2017. This is a no charge, no reservations, first come, first seated program! Geared for ages 12 and older. Visit www.coastaldiscovery.org for additional information.

AUG. 4

Gov’t Mule with Special Guest Galactic: 6 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4, Volvo Car Stadium, 161 Seven Farms Dr., Daniel Island, SC. Catch the Revolution Come...Revolution Go Tour at the Volvo Car Stadium in Charleston. Show at 7 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets at Ticketmaster.com, or visit www.danielisland.com for additional information.

AUG. 4 - OCT. 13

“Paint Party” with Amiri at Coastal Discovery Museum: 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. select Fridays, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive. All ages are welcome to sit for a while and enjoy the company of other budding artists as a step-by-step adventure is taken into the world of painting! Well-known artist Amiri Geuka Farris will guide you along the way as you create your own masterpiece. The theme will vary each week from Sea turtle to Gullah Life. Visit coastaldiscovery.org for themes and dates. Cost is $45 per person and all supplies are included. Reservations are required and may be made by calling 843-689-6767 ext. 223.

AUG. 5 - 26

Missy Gentile “Abstract Art”: 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. Saturdays, Aug. 5, 12, 19 and 26, SoBA Center for Creative Arts, 8 Church Street, Bluffton. The subject is developing our sense of sight to really be able to see color, to let go on a canvas, working with paint and colors and letting go of fear to find “flow.” The goal is for each student to be thrilled in all of their senses, not just visually, but sensually and intellectually. Cost: $120, members; $135, non-members. To register for the class, call 843-247-2868 or register online at www.sobagallery.com.

AUG. 8

Casey at the Bat: 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane.Atlantic Coast Theatre for Youth is fun for the whole family! Step up to the plate as the Mudville 9 take the field in this stage adaptation of Ernest L. Thayer's classic poem about the early days of America's pastime, baseball. The audience will learn about the birth of radio, the challenges of the Women's Suffrage movement, and about being a good sport. All tickets are $15. Call 843-842-ARTS or visit www.artshhi.com for more information.

AUG. 10

Family Fun Day at Coastal Discovery Museum: 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, 70 Honey Horn Drive. Bring the little ones to experience this free opportunity to see what the Coastal Discovery Museum has to offer. See boardwalk exhibits, learn about our salt marsh, and see what sort of shells, animal bones, and more are hidden in the replica Shell Ring. Visit the horse barn and pasture to meet marsh tacky horses, the Karen Wertheimer Butterfly Habitat, pull up the crab trap, tour the Heritage Garden, bird watch with the HHI Audubon Society, and more. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. For further information, please call 843-689-6767 ext. 224.

AUG. 11

Wood Sculptor Nicholas Di Mona Show: opening reception 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11, Society of Bluffton Artists (SoBA) Gallery, 6 Church Street. Experience the elegance of the knots, inclusions, grain and natural imperfections that make the final product a one-of-a-kind piece of art. This unique work will be on display from Aug. 7-Sept. 3. Visit www.sobagallery.com for a complete calendar of events and other information or call 843-757-6586.

AUG. 11 - 12

Hootie and the Blowfish: 6 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11 and 12, Family Circle Cup Stadium, 161 Seven Farms Drive, Daniel Island, SC. Shows at 7 p.m., Doors open at 6 p.m. It’s time once again for Hootie's Homegrown concert! Every year this awesome two-day concert at the Family Circle Cup Stadium draws a huge crowd, and kicks off the fall to a great start. Bring donations for Hootie's Back to School Roundup. Visit www.danielisland.com for tickets and more information.

AUG. 13

Helping Parents Heal: 1 p.m.- 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13, Seaquins Ballroom, 1300 Fording Island Rd., Bluffton. Monthly meetings of this non-profit organization dedicated to assisting parents who have lost children, giving them support and resources to aid in the healing process. For more information please contact Irene Vouvalides at 201-233-6015 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

AUG. 14 - OCT. 16

Bluffton Police Accepting Citizen Police Academy: 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Mondays, Bluffton Police Department, 101 Progressive Street. The Bluffton Police Department is now accepting applications for the 2017 Citizen’s Police Academy (CPA). This is a unique opportunity for the public to learn what it’s like to be a police officer. The 10-week course will focus on the history of police, traffic enforcement, radar operation, evidence collection, fingerprint recovery, defensive tactics, firearms and more. Apply by visiting the Police Station located at 101 Progressive St.to fill out the application, or complete the application at townofbluffton.sc.gov/police-department/home. Please submit applications quickly, as there are limited seats in the class.

AUG. 13

Six Hours of Head

Six Hours of Head: 8 a.m. - 2:15 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13, Go Tri Sports, Hilton Head Island. Determine the fittest male and female on earth at Hilton Head's only Endurance Event. Local endurance athletes will have the opportunity to compete in their sport in their backyard. This event is free (donations accepted to cover aid station supplies). Swim 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. | Bike 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 a.m. | Run 12:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. To register email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

AUG. 16

Just Fun with Watercolor Minis with Gayle Miller: 9 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, SoBA Center for Creative Arts, 8 Church Street, Bluffton. If you never painted in watercolor before, this class is for you. Just register for $25 and come at 9 a.m. on the 16th. They supply everything. Cost: $25. To register for the class, call 843-247-2868 or register online at www.sobagallery.com.

AUG. 17 - 20

Savannah Gourmet Seafood & Spirits Festival: Thursday, Aug. 17 - Sunday, Aug. 20. Experience one of Savannah’s most celebrated summer events. This fourth annual Gourmet Seafood & Spirits Festival will welcome celebrity chefs, renowned restaurants, competitive mixologists, flagship spirits and much more over four days. Last year’s festival welcomed over 1,000 guests to Hutchinson Island and this year’s events will draw even more attendees. Visit www.gourmetseafoodandspiritsfestival.com.

AUG. 24

Summer Soiree: 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, Grand Ocean Terrace at the Westin Hilton Head Resort & Spa, Two Grasslawn Avenue. Get a first-hand look at Hilton Head Island's newest oceanfront event space while casually networking at the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce’s end-of-summer Conversation & Cocktails. $10 Members, $20 Future Members. RSVP at www.HiltonHeadBlufftonChamber.org.

SAVE THE DATE

SEPT. 1 - 4

Bacon Fest4th Annual Savannah Bacon Fest: Thursday, Sept. 1 - Monday, Sept. 4, Rousakis Riverfront Plaza, Savannah, GA. Get ready, bacon lovers, for select local restaurants to serve up all kinds of mouthwatering bacon creations. Head down to the river for a good time with live entertainment and all kinds of goodies! For more information about the Bacon Fest on River Street, go to the Savannah Waterfront Association website, www.riverstreetsavannah.com, and for further questions call them at 912-234-0295.

SEPT. 16

10th Annual Hampton Lake Tiger Bass 15K/5K: 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, Hampton Lake, Bluffton. Runners will compete on an expanded track on the miles of beautiful nature trails in Hampton Lake. Events will include a 15K to 12K, 5K race, and a 1 mile Walk/Fun Run. Following the awards ceremony stay for live music, food, prizes and more. Proceeds to benefit Memory Matters and River Ridge Academy. Visit www.tigerbassrace.com or www.facebook.com/TigerBassRace for additional information.

SEPT. 17

pedalhhi

Pedal Hilton Head Island: Staggered times, Sunday, Sept. 17, leaving from Coligny Plaza. Pedal Hilton Head Island, the largest bike event in the Lowcountry, returns this year with a completely transformed event that will take riders for the first time all the way around the island and beyond. From the hard-packed sands of Coligny Beach to the bridges, Pinckney Island, the flyover, and the roads and bike paths in between, join us for a spirited ride around Hilton Head Island with 100 percent of funds going to the Boys & Girls Club of Hilton Head Island. Visit www.PedalHiltonHeadIsland.org to register.

SEPT. 17

forhhiA Party for HHI: 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17, Shelter Cove Community Park.

Hilton Head Island Community Church is celebrating 10 years on HHI with a party at Shelter Cove Community Park! Special musical performances by local artists- As Husband & Wife -and- SondorBlue, free bounce houses and inflatable games for all ages, giveaways and free food from local vendors. Stop by local non-profit exhibits to find out the many ways you can volunteer on the Island. Visit www.forhhi.org or RSVP at Facebook/forhhi, Instagram & Twitter: forhhi.

SEPT. 28

THRIVE Lowcountry Women’s Conference: 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island, 130 Shipyard Dr. Learn and be inspired by a variety of topics that cover personal and professional growth while engaging with your Lowcountry peers at the first-ever THRIVE Lowcountry Women’s Conference. Presented by SCORE and the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce, the conference will feature a day full of thought-provoking keynote speakers and five break-out sessions. Register at www.HiltonHeadBlufftonChamber.org.

SEPT. 30

Kiwanis Club 33rd Annual Chili Cook Off: 11:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, Shelter Cove Community Park. This year’s event will focus on local chili cooks in the professional and amateur category with separate awards for each. Come rain or shine and enjoy all-you-can-eat chili! Live music with Cranford Hollow and a Kid’s Zone with children’s games and activities including face painting so families can fully enjoy the festivities. Tickets will be available in advance for $15 at several Island locations. Tickets on the day of the event will be $20. Proceeds from the event benefit Gregory’s Playground presented by Kiwanis Clubs. Visit www.hiltonheadkiwanis.org for more information.

ONGOING

harborfest

HarbourFest Summer Fun at Shelter Cove Harbour: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Nightly through Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina. Continue to enjoy HarbourFest with Shannon Tanner, now in his 29th season, fireworks and family fun at Shelter Cove Harbour. This summertime tradition is popular with both residents and generations of island visitors. The Caribbean-inspired Parrot Palooza concert is also back by popular demand on Thursday nights with Shannon Tanner & the Oyster Reefers playing everyone’s favorite Jimmy Buffet classics. For a information and a schedule of entertainment visit www.sheltercoveharbourfest.com.

Nightly Entertainment at Coligny Plaza: 6:30 p.m.

Don’t miss the fun at Coligny Plaza! There’s something for everyone all summer long, including Magic with Gary Mauer on Mondays, Trivia Night with Barry Kaufman on Saturdays, and live music and DJs the rest of the week. Featuring over 60 shops and restaurants, historic Coligny Plaza has It. For more, visit colignyplaza.com

Up the Creek Pub and Grill: 7 p.m. nightly, 18 Simmons Rd., next to Broad Creek Marina. Where casual, family friendly, waterfront dining is yours to enjoy. Nightly entertainment includes Fire Juggling and Live Gators with Joe Maffo. Live music on Fridays and Saturdays. Visit www.upthecreekpubandgrill.com or call 843-681- DOCK (3625) for more information.

Rockfish Seafood & Steaks Live Entertainment: 6:30 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays through mid-Sept., 5 Lagoon Road, Hilton Head Island. Experience this unique family seafood restaurant and bar that is located right near the beach. Offering fresh and local Lowcounty ingredients paired with craft beers and wines. Joseph Lawski the Magician on Thursdays, Vince Ruby on Fridays, Keith Ransom on Saturdays, and Jordan Sturm on Sundays. Visit www.bomborasgrille.com for more information.

OLDEST BUILDING

Historic Zion Cemetery and Bayard Mausoleum: 10 a.m. Wednesdays, intersection of U.S. 278 and Mathews Drive. Join the Heritage Library for a tour of the cemetery where Revolutionary War soldiers are buried. Learn about the oldest existing structure on Hilton Head Island and explore the location where planters antebellum church and muster house used to sit. $12 per adult, $7 per child. Registration required, call 843-686-6050 or visit www.HeritageLib.org.

Historic Ft. Mitchel in Hilton Head Plantation:10 a.m. Thursdays, 65 Skull Creek Dr, Hilton Head Island. Join the Heritage Library for a tour of the Civil War battery on Skull Creek, built to protect Port Royal Sound. $12 per adult, $7 per child. Registration required, call 843-686-6050 or visit www.HeritageLib.org.

Historic Tours by Bicycle: 10 a.m. Wednesdays, leaving from 137 Squire Pope Rd, Hilton Head Island. Take a ride along the waterfront corridor of Squire Pope Road and learn about Hilton Head Island’s unique and rich history of Native Americans, The Civil War, Reconstruction, the Gullah Community and more. Tour lasts about 1 & 1//2 hours, and is safe, casual and fun. Helmets required, bug spray and water suggested. Bring your own bike. $15 Adult, $10 Child, 10 and up only. Book online at www.HeritageLib.org.

Adult Wine and Paint Night at Art League Academy: 7 p.m.- 9 p.m. Thursdays, through Sept. 7, Art League of Hilton Head Academy, 106 Cordillo Parkway. “Paint and Play” is an adult wine and paint night of fun entertainment for all skill levels. Relax, unwind and let the live music inspire your inner creativity as artist Kristin Griffis leads you step by step to create your own finished artwork. $40 includes all materials with guided instruction, wine and live music. Call 843-842-5738 for reservations. Visit www.artleaguehhi.org.

Shelter Cove Towne Centre- Movie Nights in the Park: 9 p.m. Thursday nights, June 15 - Aug. 17, Shelter Cove Community Park. Rain or shine, after the sun sets over Broad Creek join us waterside at Shelter Cove Community Park for a summer full of blockbuster hits! Watch all your favorites under the stars on a 20' movie screen. No admission fee! Beach chairs, blankets and take-out food from Shelter Cove Towne Centre merchants recommended. For movie schedule and more information visit www.sheltercovetownecentre.com.

Summer Concert Series at Palmetto Bluff: 5 p.m. every other Tuesday through Aug., Palmetto Bluff. Enjoy this talented line-up of favorite local musicians on the beautiful village greens of the new Moreland Village and Wilson Village. Entrance is just $25 per car (load ‘em up!). Gates open at 5 p.m. Shows start at 6:30 p.m. Food and beverage will be available for purchase (cash only). If you’re carrying in your own picnic, please bring only hand-held coolers and/or bags. Bring your own chairs. Sorry, no parking/grills/tents! For concert schedule and more information visit www.palmettobluff.com.

Sunset Celebration Summer Concerts: 7 p.m.- 10 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 18, Shelter Cove Community Park. Enjoy live music and family fun waterfront on the lawn of Shelter Cove Community Park. Bring a beach chair, blanket, and pick up a picnic from one of our local merchants. Free. For concert schedule and other details, visit www.sheltercovetownecentre.com.

The Pearl Kitchen and Bar: 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Dinner daily. Enjoy live entertainment Thursday through Saturday, 55 Calhoun St, Bluffton. The Pearl Kitchen & Bar will please your palate with the freshest of ingredients prepared in a manner that will excite, entice, and keep you coming back for more. For additional information call 843-757-5511 or visit www.thepearlbluffton.com.

Live Jazz at Ela’s Blu Water Grille: 7 p.m. Nightly and 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. during Sunday Brunch, ELA'S Blu Water Grille, Shelter Cove Harbour Shops, 1 Shelter Cove Ln, Hilton Head Island. Hilton Head Island's award‐winning waterfront restaurant on Shelter Cove Harbour, features exceptional water views, fresh catch seafood, prime cut steaks, and a sophisticated atmosphere. For schedule and more information visit www.elasgrille.com.

Welcome Exhibition and Happy Hour Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina: 5:30 p.m. Monday nights (through October) 1 Harbourside Ln, Hilton Head Island. Tennis staff members & guests gather over cocktails to watch the pros play on Centre Court in Palmetto Dunes. Free, visit www.palmettodunes.com for more information.

Farmer’s Market of Bluffton: 1 p.m.-6 p.m. Thursdays, 1271 May River Rd.

We’ve got more great reasons to visit! The Market is now open with additional public parking provided by the Town of Bluffton. Recently added is an Artisan Showcase on the first Thursday of every month to highlight a handful of local artists and their incredible lowcountry craftsmanship. Keep an eye out for fabulous new food and farm vendors this year and find your next favorite thing! Real Food, Real People, Real Close. Visit www.farmersmarketbluffton.org for more information.

Savannah Culinary Tour: 1:30 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday, Savannah Historic District, Savannah, GA. Experience an exploration of Savannah’s deep association with fine food and drink in a two-and-a-half-hour tour that offers tastes of the very best of the Hostess City’s delectable cuisine. Join your certified tour guide on an afternoon journey that is delicious, informative, and fun. Adults $49, Military $45, children 12 and under $39. Reservations required, visit www.SavannahCulinaryTour.com or call 912-604-3007 for more information.

Meditation + Yoga: 9 a.m.- 10 a.m. Mondays, Hilton Head Library. Group meditation is a great way to get support and develop a mindfulness routine for a brand new, spotty, or long-time practice. Sit in silence for 30 minutes. New to the program is that the meditation is to be followed by a 45-minute yoga session, to draw from heightened awareness to practice mindful movement. For meditation, use a chair or bring a cushion; for yoga, bring your mat. Any and everyone is welcome. Free, for more information contact Lauren Read at 843-255-6531, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or www.beaufortcountylibrary.org.

Monday Night Exhibitions: 5:30 p.m. Mondays, Mar. 6 - Aug. 28; (Except Apr. 10 and 17), Sea Pines Racquet Club, 5 Lighthouse Ln., Hilton Head Island. Join in for an exciting tennis demonstration with valuable tips, refreshments, prize drawings and their traditional fishbowl sale. For additional information, please contact the Sea Pines Racquet Club at 843-363-4495.

Freshwater Fishing: 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays & Thursdays, Sea Pines Resort, 32 Greenwood Dr., Hilton Head Island. Enjoy a relaxing morning by the beautiful lakes of the Sea Pines Forest Preserve while fishing. Supplies provided. Reservations required; contact 843-842-1979. $19/adult, $14/child (ages 12 & younger) For additional information visit www.seapines.com.

Golf Croquet & Clinic: 10 a.m. Clinic on Wednesdays; Sea Pines Resort, 11 Lighthouse Ln, Hilton Head Island. Enjoy playing golf croquet on the immaculate lawn adjacent to the Harbour Town Clubhouse, with equipment available throughout the day. Complimentary. A Golf Croquet Clinic is offered on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. Reservations required; contact 843-842-1979. $11 per person. For additional information visit www.seapines.com.

The Jazz Corner: Nightly concerts at 8 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m. The Village at Wexford C-1, Hilton Head. The Jazz Corner's intimate, elegant atmosphere is the perfect setting to enjoy an evening of world-class entertainment enhanced by innovative southern flavors menu and personal, attentive service. For concert schedules and more information, visit www.thejazzcorner.com, or call 843-842-8620.

Tea Time at Rose Hill Mansion: 2 p.m. Tuesdays, Rose Hill Mansion, 199 Rose Hill Way, Bluffton. Experience afternoon tea at the most beautiful plantation house in the Lowcountry. Selections include custom crafted teas, elegant finger sandwiches and heavenly desserts. Small groups or large groups welcome $40 per person. Call Lou Anne Takach today to book your tea time, 843-757-6046.

Golf Clinics for all Ages: Times vary, Country Club of Hilton Head. Group and individual golf programs for adults and juniors led by PGA Professional Jeff Picus of Excel and Enjoy Golf Academy, To learn more or to register for any of these programs, contact Jeff Picus at 843-295- 8888 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Volunteer Biking Ambassadors Needed: The Hilton Head Island Bicycle Advisory Committee is seeking individuals to help foster a welcoming environment and enhance safety on Hilton Head Island bike paths. Volunteer bike ambassadors provide directions, maps, safety tips and flyers to visiting cyclists. Bike Ambassador Volunteers will work primarily during the busy summer season from May 28 to Aug. 6. All volunteers must attend a training session held on either May 10 or June 7 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Palmetto Dunes Fire Station. For more information contact Carmen Oliver at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

CAMPS

STEAM Camp: July 31- Aug. 4, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head. curriculum areas (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics). During this fun-filled week campers will learn about concepts such as vibrations, circuits, forces of motion, simple machines and electromagnetism while creating projects that will have them eager to learn more! Projects will include a “robot” that draws, tiny dancing sculptures made with homopolar motors, pendulum paintings, kinetic sculptures and “circuit bugs.” Tuition is $115, online registration is required. For more information contact Alana Adams at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit www.artshhi.com/workshops.

Bluffton School of Dance: Save the Day in Adventure Bay, Party like a Princess, Fight like a Jedi, Soar Higher with New Cheers and Stunts and so much more! With two full months of summer classes, there is something special and unique for every Lowcountry dancer ages 2 and up. Summer Classes begin at $55/month. Email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more info or register online at www.blufftonschoolofdance.mystudiopulse.com.

Alliance Dance Academy: Registration is ongoing. Alliance Dance Academy, 21 Scott Way, Bluffton. Join Alliance this summer for fun- filled days of crafts, books, movies and of course, dance! A different theme each week. Bring your lunch and a drink and they will supply the snacks. Summer classes also available for creative movement, ballet, tumbling, jazz, tap and hip hop. Ages 2 ½ & up. $200 first camp per person, 10 percent discount each additional camp per person. Each week is filled with activities based on the theme of the camp. To register or for more information visit www.alliancedanceacademy.com or call 843-757-8277.

Station 300 - Kids Bowl Free Summer Program: May 1- Sept. 5, Buckwalter Place Shopping Center, 25 Innovation Dr, Bluffton. Kids bowl two free games every day! Fill your summer days with fun at the state-of-the-art arcade with 40 games and a redemption prize center. Finish the day off at the snack bar and Zeppelin’s Bar & Grill featuring plenty of seating indoors and an outdoor patio. Hours vary – register at www.KidsBowlFree.com/Station300.station300.com for more information or call 843-815-2695 ext.3.

IJGA Summer Camp: Weekly sessions beginning June 5 through Aug. 7. Train like a pro this summer. With a team of world-class professionals dedicated to developing junior golfers, at International Junior Golf Academy you’ll get the right technical, tactical, mental and physical training to accomplish amazing things this summer and beyond. IJGA’s unique program delivers customized golf training/competition by Director Jonathan Yarwood in a close, family environment in Hilton Head, South Carolina. Visit www.IJGASummerCamp.com or call 843-264-7448.

Guardian Angels Sitting Service: Guardian Angels Sitting Service is a child care, elderly companion & pet sitting referral agency, servicing the Lowcountry and the surrounding areas. They provide babysitters and activity coordinators to families, hotels, rental properties, churches, small and large company functions, weddings, camps, clubs, plantations and resorts. They can develop, plan and manage an activities program, kid’s night out, day camps, holiday craft events and week long summer camps for your company. Call us today for more information 877-470-4277 x4.

Art Cafe Kids Night Out: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights, Art Cafe, 5 Lagoon Road. Kids will have so much fun at the Art Cafe! During Kids Night Out your child will paint two pottery projects, play games and eat dinner with other kids. While the kids are having fun, the adults can enjoy a relaxing night downstairs at Rockfish Seafood and Steaks. Please call 843-785-5525 for more details and to reserve a spot today.