• The Bargain Box, the oldest thrift store on the island, needs volunteers.

A volunteer works three hours (or more if you love it) per week and will receive an orientation before starting to sort, price, merchandise, or work on the sales floor.

We give annual grants to local nonprofits. Our efforts produced $450,000 in grants last year for our community.

Call 843-342-2469 to talk to Sandy Entrup.

  • The Hilton Head Island Carolina Shag Club will host its Friday night Social Dances from 6 to 9 p.m. every Friday throughout the summer.

All dancers are welcome - whether ballroom, swing, line, country, or other. Singles and island visitors are welcome.

Summer Social Dances are held at Dolphin Head Golf Club, 59 High Bluff Road, Hilton Head Plantation. There is a $5 floor charge.

Beginner Shag lessons will resume the first Tuesday in September.

For more information, visit hilton or HHICSC.

  • The League of Women Voters has announced the is now available for Lowcountry voters.

Residents may visit the site, enter their address, and get personalized ballot information, candidate information, responses to League questions, polling places and more.

The League does not support nor oppose political parties or candidates for office.

The site provides facts so that voters can make informed decisions.

The South Carolina primary elections will be held June 12.

  • The Palmetto Plant Eaters Club, a free group that supports plant-based eating, will meet at 6:30 p.m. June 6 at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Lowcountry, 110 Malphrus Road in Bluffton.

Guest speaker is Shar Weinrauch of Hilton Head Island. She will discuss how she has survived breast cancer over the past 20 years using many holistic and alternative methods, and talking about far infrared digital thermography for early detection and disease prevention.

The event is free and open to the curious and to new and experienced practitioners of the plant-based vegan lifestyle.

For more information, visit Palmetto

  • De Gullah Museum of Hilton Head Island will host its first Gullah Camp for ages 6 to 12 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, June 9-30, at the Gullah Museum, 12 Georgianna Drive, off Gumtree Road.

Campers can learn storytelling, basket weaving, how to make jewelry, how to perform the Ring Shout, and African drumming. In addition, there will be a Gullah Heritage Tour and a Camp Celebration on the last day.

Cost is $25 per camper per day, which includes a camp T-shirt. Register at

The event is rain or shine. For more information call 888-981-7469 or 843-681-3254

  • Liberal Men of the Lowcountry will meet for luncheon at noon June 13 at the Golf Club at Indigo Run, 101 Berwick Drive on Hilton Head Island.

Chris DeScherer and Catherine Wannamaker with the Southern Environmental Law Center will speak about their work on various conservation issues affecting South Carolina and the Lowcountry, including offshore drilling, water and climate issues.

Cost is $20 per person.

Register and pay at

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