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Happenings around the county

Community Forum and Open Discussion with Sheriff Malphrus

Description: Join Sheriff Malphrus for a community meeting where he will review his plan for law enforcement in Hardeeville and Levy communities and listen to comments from the community.

When: 6:30-8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 12.

Where: Levy Community Center, 470 Mitchell’s Court, Hardeeville

Details: (843) 726-7777

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Art Bark in the Park event

Description: Free event that will help promote the Art of Literacy Park funded by Jasper County and the South Carolina Arts Commission as well as the local animal organizations that help to raise awareness of proper pet care in the community.

When: 1-3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 14

Where: Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage, 10782 South Jacob Smart Boulevard, Ridgeland

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Free golf clinic for kids

Description: First Tee of the Lowcountry will be hosting five complimentary golf clinics for kids this fall. Learn to play golf along with an introduction to the First Tee’s core values and healthy habits.

When: Oct. 14 until Nov. 11 each Saturday morning from 10-11:30 a.m., clubs and range balls will be provided

Where: Harold Turpin Park, 878 Logan Street, Ridgeland

Details: www.thefirstteelowcountry.org

click on the word “Register” in the upper right corner. Find the Outreach Program at Turpin Park, click on “Register” and complete the sign-up page.

For more information, call 843-686-2680

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Jasper High School Class of 1967 50th Class Reunion

Description: The Jasper High School Class of 1967 will be holding a 50th year reunion with a meet and greet and a banquet.

When: The meet and greet will be on Friday, Oct. 20, from 6-9 p.m. and the banquet will be on Saturday, Oct. 21, from 6-10 p.m.

Where: Both events will take place at the Morris Center for LowCountry Heritage, 10782 S. Jacob Smart Boulevard, Ridgeland

Details: David Eikerenkoetter (843) 258-2285

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Care and Share Day

Description: United Way of the Lowcountry is holding a Share & Care Day. We ask that you share to show you care about this community. We have local agencies and churches which help those in need and we want to help stock their pantries. We are asking that you donate adult diapers, personal care products such as shampoo, soap, deodorant, body lotion, body powder, after shave. We also are asking for canned goods.

When: Wednesday, Oct. 25, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Town of Ridgeland Farmer’s Market on Main Street

Details: Myra Collins (843)645-6500

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Job readiness training internship program
Where: KT Destiny Center, 6750 Tillman Road, Ridgeland

Details: 843-645-2224 or www.thedestinycentersc. org

Master Gardener program

Description: Clemson Extension gardener class. $300.

When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesdays, through Dec. 6

Where: 21 Oak Park Drive, Hilton Head, SC 29926

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Miss Walterboro and Colleton pageants

Description: The Little Miss and Teen Miss Walterboro and Colleton County Pageant, an official preliminary for Little Miss SC State Pageant. Girls ages 2 (by June 2018) to 19 years old. Two winners will be crowned in each age group. Applications at littlemisssc.com

When: Oct. 28.

Details: tstallings2449@yahoo.com or call Terri Stallings at 843-893-2777. Deadline is Oct. 14.

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Solicitor’s Cup 5K benefit run

Description: The 14th Circuit Solicitor’s Office’s Solicitor’s Cup 5K Run/Walk.
When: 4 p.m. Oct. 28

Where: Buckwalter Place, Bluffton.

Details: www.scsolicitor14.org.

Ridgeland Cemetery part of Wreaths Across America

Description: Ridgeland Cemetery will in join Wreaths Across America national event. Goals to raise money to place 100 wreaths at the cememtery. Volunteer coordinators are also looking to contact all county veterans.

When: Dec. 16

Details: 704-517-5248 or mwberry1975@gmail.com

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