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Apr 14 2011

Island Easter services 2011

Palm Sunday is this coming Sunday, April 17, and Easter weekend starts on Thursday, April 21. Calvary of the Sea Islands Easter Sunday:                  9:30 a.m. at the Village Green in Freshfields. Service is casual and open to everyone. It is recommended that guests bring a chair or blanket. Calvary of the Sea Islands is …

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Apr 14 2011

Artists and Artisans of the Lowcountry

By Jennifer Woody Spring in the Lowcountry means the weather is warming, the birds are chirping, the golfers are on the courses and the gators are in the water hazards! It also means it is time for Kiawah’s fine artists, artisans, and photographers to display their talents at the Sandcastle’s spring showcase this coming Saturday, …

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Apr 14 2011

Fillies and folk music: 3rd Annual Open House Fundraiser for Charleston Area Therapeutic Riding

This Sunday, April 17, take an afternoon drive to CATR Farms for the event, “In the Company of Horses”, with a silent and live auction and plenty of food and wine in a beautiful setting. Performing this year will be The South Carolina Broadcasters, an award winning old-time trio with modern day appeal. Featuring David …

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Apr 14 2011

History: The Ball Begins – April 12, 1861

By Robert E. Bohrn Jr. For most Charlestonians, Fort Sumter is considered hallowed ground. And that is as it should be. The first recollections of my life are of the Civil War Centennial in 1961. At age five, my family climbed into the car and headed toward a reenactment of the firing on Fort Sumter …

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Apr 14 2011

Bingo!: Hebron Zion holds annual Senior Bingo Tournament

The community room at Hebron Zion Presbyterian Church was packed with more than 80 seniors on April 6, all of them gathered together with heads down over their tables. For minutes at a time, not a sound could be heard except the clatter of ping pong balls as they fell out of a small bingo …

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Apr 14 2011

Freshfields in the spring: enjoy free concerts and holiday celebration for families

Are you looking for a place to enjoy the sights and sounds of spring in Charleston? From concerts to an Easter Festival, Freshfields Village has you and your family covered for free! Experience spring in full bloom during the Spring Concert Series at the Freshfields Village Green. This free series is sure to entertain with …

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Apr 14 2011

Discover clothing treasures at Finders Keepers: Shop ‘til you drop and support Sea Island Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build

Get your pocketbooks ready and come join us for the second annual Finders Keepers upscale clothing resale event!  On Thursday, April 28, and Friday, April 29, Sea Island Habitat for Humanity will transform the Berkeley Electric multi-purpose room into a resale boutique selling dresses, silk blouses, sports clothes, and more, all to benefit the 2011 …

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Apr 14 2011

JIKISI Cycling Group back in the saddles again

By Rich Thomas About a year and a half ago, a group of cycling enthusiasts from Johns, Kiawah, and Seabrook Islands got together to start a cycling club in the local area.  With this exception of this past winter, we have had group rides almost every week.  On Sunday mornings we usually ride the roads …

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Apr 14 2011

Police Reports: April 15, 2011

March 12: (Kiawah Island Parkway) A Johns Island resident hit a palm tree on the Kiawah Island Parkway just after exiting the main gate. The driver stated that she had swerved to avoid hitting a squirrel and instead, hit the tree. March 18: (Kiawah) The victim, calling from a road in North Carolina, reported that …

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Apr 14 2011

A Seabrook recital: Seabrook resident Anna Manicone Boulden presents short works on the piano

This Thursday, April 21, drop by the Lake House on Seabrook Island for a musical and educational journey though some of the greatest short works by a few of the world’s most notable composers. A native New Yorker, pianist Anna Maincone Boulden has been performing since the age of five. She received honors in music …

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