Save the Date - October 1, 2015

Charleston Breast Center Event

“We’ve Got You Covered.” Celebrate breast cancer survivors and discuss diagnosis, treatment and recovery through a physician panel. Thursday, Oct. 1, 5:30-7:30pm, 858 Von Kolnitz Road, Mt. Pleasant (Campus of East Cooper Medical Center). Call 843-884-7031 to register. Light refreshments will be served.


To honor the feast day of Saint Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals and all creation, Saint Clare of Assisi Catholic Church will hold a Blessing of Animals on Saturday, Oct. 3 at 10 am on the Bishop England lawn on the corner of Seven Farms Dr. and Etiwan Park St. All welcome. Dogs must be on leashes. Cats must be in carriers. Other animals are invited as well. In the event of rain the event will be cancelled.


Thank Goodness It’s First Friday, the longest running, informal social gathering of Daniel Island residents, will be on Oct. 2 at Daniel’s Landing Clubhouse 6:30-9 pm. Come out to celebrate National Name your Car Day or just come out to meet new neighbors and old friends. Bring an hors d’ oeuvre to share and your favorite beverage. Walter and Barbara Jenner will be the hosts. Questions? Call Walter and Barbara Jenner 216-2573.

FREE Women’s Self Defense Classes in Oct.

As a public service, free classes will be held on the last four Thursdays of the month: Oct. 8, 15, 22, and 29, 8 to 9:30 p.m. at Japan Karate Institute Daniel Island: 295-B Seven Farms Dr. Open to all females aged 14 and older. (Women under age 18 MUST be accompanied by parent) Wear workout clothing. Space Limited. To register, e-mail

2nd Annual Art in the Park!

Calling artists of all ages and skill levels! Come to the Daniel Island Children’s Park on Saturday, October 10, for the 2nd Annual Art in the Park. Join the Daniel Island Historical Society and the Art Guild of Daniel Island for a day of fun and creativity as we honor the community’s beautiful and majestic Grand Live Oaks! This special event is being held as part of the DIHS Live Oak Campaign. Create your own rendition of an Oak Tree near Children’s Park and the River Landing Drive “Oaks Allee” using any medium. Poets and other writers welcome! There is no charge to participate, but artists are asked to bring their own supplies, including a chair and easel (if needed), as well as art materials. Light refreshments will be provided. Works will be displayed at a future date. To register, please send an email with your name, age (if under 18), address, email and phone to Karol Skelly at


Totally Fit presents Christian Counselor Gene Wagstaff, founder of Word of God Counseling Center in Greenville. Wagstaff will present on Oct. 12, 7 pm at the Church of the Holy Cross, 299 Seven Farms Dr. He works with people from all walks of life to help them become free from personal issues including depression, anger, addictive behavior as well as family and marital issues. Refreshments provided. Parents Guide to Building a Faster Athlete! This workshop will be taught by Ben Tonon and will provide parents a better understanding of how their children can reach their athletic potential by improving self esteem, running mechanics, strength, flexibility and nutrition. Oct. 13, 7 pm at 843 Benefits and Health Marketplace, 130 River Landing Drive Suite 1D.

Golf and Glow

On Friday, Nov. 13, join in the 3rd annual Party, Golf and Glow benefiting the Woodward Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation. 9 holes of glow night golf and a party all in the same night. 5:30 pm tee time, 7:30 pm, party with auction at the Daniel Island Club. Come and glow all night!

Park Day

Park Day on Daniel Island festival is Sat., Nov. 14, at Children’s Park, 11 am - 4 pm. A fall tradition in the Lowcountry, Park Day is a day of outdoor family fun for all ages that showcases and supports local charitable organizations. An exciting lineup of activities, food and beverage vendors will be announced in the coming weeks!

The History of Western Civilization

A college-level humanities course will be offered at the Daniel Island Branch of the Berkeley County Library System this fall. The FREE course will be taught on Wednesdays at 10:30 am, from Sep. 9 through Nov.18. Participants can attend at any time as the sessions each stand on their own. This humanities course seeks to align history, art, music, philosophy, invention, religion, science, mathematics, language and literature chronologically across several cultures. The professor will be Hillyer Rudisill III. For more information, call the Daniel Island Library at 843-471-2952.

Willingway Continuing Care Meetings

Every Monday 6:30-7:30 pm at The Church of the Holy Cross, 299 Seven Farms Dr. Anyone with addiction issues–you, a family member, a friend regardless of whether you’ve been a patient of Willingway, is invited. Continuing Care provides a community for addicts, their family and friends to talk about their experiences and find ways to connect with 12-step recovery. Just show up, there is no charge. Contact Rhett Crull 843-323-7111 with questions.

Run Club

Gaia Fit Run Club meets on Fridays 5:30 am and Sundays 7:30 am for group runs as well as First Friday Happy Hour Runs at DI restaurants. Email for more information.

Group run/walk

Every Wednesday morning at 8:30 am from Pierce Park Pavilion: Enjoy a 3-mile walk or run along the Wando River and share your thoughts and input with the Daniel Island News’ writers and advertising executives. This is part of the Live a Better Life series sponsored by The Daniel Island News.


“Business Executive Networking Group” meets the first Tuesday of every month at the Berkeley County Library on DI, 5 to 6:30pm. BENG ( is a multidiscipline networking group for mid to senior level executive professionals who are seeking a new career. Contact Cathey Petkash, Register at


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.

Women’s Island Network (WIN)

Join professional women for a networking luncheon, which is held the last Wednesday of each month at The Islander, from 11:45am – 1pm. Contact Sheila Underwood - 843.849.3820 or email RSVP is required.


Toastmasters of Daniel Island meet on the first and third Friday of every month, from 12 to 1pm at Summit Place, 320 Seven Farms Dr. For more information please contact or Brian Richards (843) 884-5987.

AA meetings on DI

Daily M-F 8 am, Tue. 7pm, Fri 7pm at Providence Baptist Church, 294 Seven Farms Dr.; Sat. 8 pm at Holy Cross Church, 299 Seven Farms Dr.


Meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month (with some exceptions) at 4:30 pm at The Church of the Holy Cross, 299 Seven Farms Drive and centers its service initiatives on Americanism, youth programs, community service and the prevention of child abuse. Questions about meeting dates and programming, contact Clyde Rush at or 646-660-3508 or visit their Facebook page.

Mom’s Playdate

Join other moms for monthly playdates at the Pirate Cove playground by Smythe Park. Bring your babies, pre-toddlers, and toddlers for some playtime and mom time. Playdates are every first and third Tuesday of the month at 10am, weather permitting. Contact Marie Corbin or Erica Elmenhurst for more details, or just show up. (Marie: 843.729.1924 and Erica: 562.972.3300

Men’s Fitness Group

F3, a free men’s workout group, meets every Saturday morning starting at 6:30 am at Governors Park and at 5:30 am on Wednesdays. F3 workouts are always free of charge, open to all men over age 17. The group will meet at 6:20 am with the hour workout beginning promptly at 6:30 am. Visit or email to

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