Charleston Men’s Chorus Memorial Day Concert
As part of the Piccolo Spoleto Special Events Series, the Charleston Men's Chorus will present a somber and celebratory tribute to our veterans and current armed forces members at its annual Memorial Day Concert. The concert will take place Monday, May 27th at 12:00 noon at St. Philip's Episcopal Church located at 142 Church Street. The program will include service anthems, patriotic songs, and other inspiring works to honor our service men and women. Admission is $21 for adults and $16 for seniors and students. NOTE: All ticket prices include a $1 per ticket Box Office surcharge. Tickets are available at the Charleston Visitor Center (375 Meeting St.) or visit www.PiccoloSpoleto.com. Online and phone orders are subject to higher handling fees per ticket, not to exceed $3 per ticket. For more ticket information, call (866) 811-4111.
Free admission for active military on Memorial Day
Free admission to Magnolia Plantation and Gardens will be offered on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, to active duty military personnel and their immediate family. This gift to those who serve America only applies to the general garden admission and not the separate tours of the house, swamp garden, nature boat, nature train and "Slavery to Freedom" program. Valid active duty identification is required.
An Evening of Lowcountry-Style Entertainment with Renowned Artist Clay Rice
Come join the Daniel Island Historical Society for a family-friendly celebration of historic proportions as we welcome Clay Rice, a renowned South Carolina musician, storyteller, children’s book author and silhouette artist to Daniel Island on Thursday, June 6! The event will be held from 7 pm to 9 pm (doors open at 6:45 pm) at the Daniel Island Club and is open to the community. Clay’s beautiful and unique silhouettes are part of a family tradition spanning three generations. Described by author Pat Conroy as a “great talent who combines soul and passion,” his pieces are collected worldwide! Tickets for this event are on sale now for $10 each and can be purchased at Island Expressions or SunTrust Bank on Daniel Island, or by contacting Lee Ann Bain at firstname.lastname@example.org or (843) 822-5248. After the show, Clay will cut profile silhouettes ($42 each) for those interested and will also sign copies of his books and CDs (cash or check only). This event is co-sponsored by the Daniel Island Community Fund.
Daniel Island Kids’ Fishing Tournament
The Third Annual Daniel Island Kids’ Fishing Tournamaent sponsored by the Daniel Island Inshore Fishing Club and Presented by Scout Boats will be held on Saturday, June 15, Father’s Day Weekend, at Smythe Park Lake. Children ages 5 to 15 of families who reside or work on Daniel Island are eligible to enter as anglers in the tournament. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Prizes in various categories will be award. No fishing license is required. Angler Registration Forms and Tournament Instructions can be found at various locations throughout Daniel Island including Publix, Qwik Pack & Ship, Daniel Island Library, DIPOA, and SunTrust Bank or danielislandinshorefishing.com. Pre-registration is requested, $5 per angler; onsite registration at the tournament $8 per angler. Please check in at the Registration Table at Smythe Park 8- 8:30 am on the day of the Tournament to receive your Tournament Kit. Fishing will be from 9 -11:30 am followed by an Awards Ceremony and refreshments provided by Publix. For more information, contact Fred Danziger, Tournament Committee Chairman, at 516-524-2208.
WOMEN OF FAITH
Daniel Island ladies of all denominations gather Wednesday mornings at 9 am for an hour of prayer and sharing. Call Joan Vitalo, 884-1484, or Kay Uhler, 971-1445, for details.
WIN (Women’s Island Network)
Come join professional DI women to network. Held the last Wednesday of the each month at DI Club, 11:45-12 networking and 12-1 introductions and speaker. Contact Melody Bundschuh at 971-1111 or email email@example.com.
Postpartum Depression Support Group
Meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm at the Church of the Holy Cross located at 299 Seven Farms Drive, Daniel Island, SC 29492; www.ppdsupport.org.
Meets on the first and third Friday of the month at noon in the Sun Room at Summit Place, 320 Seven Farms Drive, Daniel Island (near right corner of Seven Farms and Daniel Island Drive). For more info email firstname.lastname@example.org.
(ECEW) EAST COOPER
Women Entrepreneurs meet for a Coffee Connection from 8:30-9:30am the 4th Tuesday of every month at Laura Albert’s restaurant. For more info, visit the website at www.ecewsc.com.
INTERCOASTAL BUSINESS ALLIANCE
Visit I.B.A. ( Intracoastal Business Alliance ) every first and third Tuesday of the month at Queen Anne’s Revenge, 160 Fairchild St. at 11:30 am. Network with 20 + local business professionals and enjoy a great lunch as well. Contact Dan Mykols with any questions. Info@HarborHomeWatch.com.
Charleston running Club
Everyone is welcome to join every Monday night at 6:15 at Mt. Pleasant Waterfront Park for a 3 mile run through Patriots Point. No runner is left behind, and we invite club members (and potential members!) to join us afterwards for food and drinks at local establishments (ending destinations announced weekly). For more information, contact Mike at 843-566-2742.
EXCHANGE STUDENT HOST FAMILIES
The Rotary Club of Daniel Island is seeking 1-2 families who would be willing to host an international exchange student for 3 months during the 2013-2014 school year. The student will be a male, high school junior or senior, and attend Hanahan High School. If you are interested or have questions about the requirements and expectations, please contact Judy Burnstein at email@example.com or call 843-437-9210.