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Apr 29 2011

Arts on the islands

by Stephanie Braswell Kiawah steps it up just in time to introduce islanders to a taste of the Spoleto art scene with a Prelude to Piccolo on May 1. And if you’re in the mood for something a little spicy, check out the West End Mambo performance and dance class at Turtle Point this coming …

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Apr 29 2011

How do you recycle your newspaper?

For every ton of paper that is recycled, 17 trees live. According to TimetoRecycle.com, newspaper can be recycled five to seven times, but each time it is recycled, its fibers become shortened. Eventually, they become too short to make good paper. What are you going to do with this paper once you’re done reading it? …

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Apr 16 2011

Island Side Concert Series presents “A European Journey”

This Tuesday, April 19, treat yourself to a fiery, classical journey through the European countryside, courtesy of the Island Side Concert Series. Since their first premiere in November 2010, the Island Side Concert Series’ performers continue to expand their artistic horizons through either intense training in school or their wide array of involvement on stage …

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Apr 14 2011

Harnessing nature

by Kristin Hackler It didn’t seem real until we crested the top of a dune on the narrow horse trail just off of Oyster Catcher Road on Seabrook Island. The wind was whipping through the tops of the sea oats, brushing the white tops of the waves back like wisps of fine hair. My horse …

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Apr 14 2011

Kiawah Town Council – April 5, 2011

Why CERT? Jack Reagan of the new Kiawah Community Emergency Response Team, or CERT, gave a brief presentation to the Council on the purpose and structure of the program. Reagan explained that, while CERT began in the 1990s, it was made a part of President Bush’s Citizen Corps in 2003. Today, there are 1635 programs …

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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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