The Annual Chili Cook-Off is scheduled for Saturday, March 21, 2020, at Bohicket Marina. It will take place from 1:00 – 4:00 pm.
All proceeds benefit children at Mt. Zion, Angel Oak, and Frierson Elementary and also Haut Gap Middle School. Meals are provided each Friday for their meals over the weekend. Come out and support this amazing cause!
The Chili Cook-off, along with The Gorski and Friends Challenge, benefits Backpack Buddies Seabrook Island and the Backpack Buddies Group of Kiawah Women’s Foundation. To see our post about the challenge and how you can participate, click here.
Gibbes Museum of Art Partners with Charleston County Public Library
To Offer Free Admission for Local Families
In an effort to fulfill their mission to make art accessible to all, the Gibbes Museum of Art has launched a partnership with the Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) that will make 15 family-level memberships available for check out at all CCPL branches. The passes will be available for circulation starting Feb. 18 and will allow up to two adults and all children or grandchildren under the age of 18 free admission to the museum.
“This partnership embodies everything that we stand for,” says Angela Mack, executive director of the Gibbes Museum of Art. “It’s important to us that everyone has the ability to learn and discover art. We strive to enhance lives through art by enabling visitors of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to learn, to discover and to be inspired by the creative process.”
Seabrook Island Town Council will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, at 2:00 pm at Seabrook Island Town Hall (2001 Seabrook Island Road). During the public hearing, Town Council will receive comments on the following ordinances:
An ordinance adopting a second amendment to the Planned Unit Development for the Village at Seabrook (formerly known as “Area Six” and the “Lake Entry Tract”).
An ordinance amending the Town Code for the Town of Seabrook Island, South Carolina, Chapter 18, Offenses and Miscellaneous Provisions; Article ll, Offenses Against Public Safety; Section 18-23, Discharging Firearms; so as to authorize Town Council to permit discharge of firearms within the Town to control wildlife other than deer as part of a wildlife management program, and for the purpose of eliminating any animal whose presence poses a threat to the health or safety of any person within the Town.
Copies of the proposed ordinances may be viewed on the town’s website using the links below. Online comments on both ordinances may also be submitted through the town’s website until Monday, February 24th at 4:00 p.m.
…for the Green Space Conservancy’s Second “Casino Night” Gala on Sunday, March 15, 2020. We don’t want anyone to miss out on this “Fun” Raiser and special event where we will be celebrating 20 Years of Green, on Seabrook Island. To access the 2020 Gala Reservation form and instructions click here.
The evening’s activities of Wining, Dining, Gaming and Just Plain Fun include:
Incredible Food Stations – Raw Bar, Carving Station, Delicious Appetizers, A Mashed Potato Bar on the club’s second floor
An Open Bar
Spin the “Wildlife Wheel” or toss your lucky disk down the “Plinko Birder Board”
Enjoy the music of Bob Becker in the Palmetto Room
Place a bid on one of several AmFund’s Trips of a Lifetime at the Silent Auction
Doors will open at 5:00 pm for our delicious Dinner
and exciting Games which will last until 7:30 pm.
At 7:45 pm all guests will gather in The Atlantic Room for coffee, Viennese Desserts, and more surprises. Our auctioneer will again be Scott Clark, a Seabrook Island property owner. He is also an Emmy Award-winning sportscaster for WABC News in New York City. Scott will lead our exciting Live Auction so be ready to bid on many unbelievably awesome items!
Our sponsors and donors have been incredibly generous this year and we are ever grateful for their support. Below is a list of some of the 2020 auction items that you will have the opportunity to bid on:
A week’s stay at 3 Mountain Farm in picturesque Reading, Vermont
A dinner celebrating The Low Country’s Summer Bounty hosted by the Hoovers and Petersons at “The Tree House.”
A beautifully crafted model of a sailboat
A platinum, emerald and diamond estate ring
As you can see, you won’t want to miss out on our annual gathering of Seabrookers, family and friends who know the importance of our 20 Years of Green to protect our paradise for generations to come, here on our beloved Island. To learn more about the Seabrook Island Green Space Conservancy, please visit our website at SIGSC.org.
Just as a leap year is necessary to keep the Earth and sun in sync, moments of silence are necessary to fulfill our lives. Brookgreen Gardens offers visitors a beacon of serenity at the Leap Day Walk in Silence at the Labyrinth. Labyrinth walking is an ancient practice used by many different faiths for spiritual centering, contemplation and prayer. This Walk in Silence is an invitation to walk this path as a reminder that every day we need to leap into silence and center ourselves. See below for more details.
Details: Due to the natural surroundings of the Labyrinth, guests are encouraged to wear closed toed shoes. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/2HCSXJQ. For images of the Labyrinth, visit http://bit.ly/32aSWX0.
The most recent minutes of the General Operating and Maintenance Committee are available online.
To view these minutes, go to https://gateaccess.net. You will be asked for the Community Code, select SIPOA and then type in your user name and password. After clicking on Login, scroll across the top bar and select Community Documents.
It’s been great seeing friends and neighbors add their wildlife sightings to our new interactive wildlife map of Seabrook Island. You can access the reporting form and map through the sipoa.org website. On the homepage you’ll find ‘Wildlife Sightings’ on the right side. Click on that and it will link to a page offering a connection to the reporting form or to the map. In this past month Seabrookers have reported sightings of otters, deer, bald eagles, turkeys, raccoons, dolphins, and armadillos. Thanks everyone and keep those wildlife reports coming!
The town’s paving contractor has begun removing damaged sections of asphalt on the bike path between Town Hall and Freshfields Village. As a reminder, the pathway will remain closed until repairs are completed. For your safety and the safety of our repair crew, do not walk or ride around the barricades.
The Town of Seabrook Island will be posting updates on their website as they receive them. Please click here to access the town website.