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Live Well in August: Get Back into the Swing of Things, Learn Crab Netting or Dig into the Past

Posted by Living Well Team on Jul 27, 2016 4:40:12 PM

Beaufort has a rich cultural history that’s just waiting to be explored this August. Whether you’d like to learn a new art form or just get back to the green, these events can help you stay active in the final days of summer.

Wednesday, August 3

Lowcountry Crab Netting

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Crab netting is deeply rooted in South Carolina’s history, and the art of making nets has been passed down through generations. Learn how to make a traditional Gullah crab net from expert Isaac Martin Jr. of Pin Pointe Heritage Center. Details. 

Friday, August 5 – to Saturday, August 6

Camp Dig-It

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St. Elena History Center’s Camp Dig-It program will give your child a fun introduction to the field of archaeology. Participants will excavate and identify artifacts with archaeologist Dwayne Pickett. Details.

Saturday, August 13

Glass Fusing/Sea Glass Bowls for Beginners

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Students will learn how to cut glass and assemble it into an artistic pattern that will be fused into an 8”-square dish that you can take home and use. Instructor Gregorie Rawls will discuss different types of glass, safety, the science of glass fusing and the amazing potential of fused glass. Details.

Saturday, August 20

Adaptive Golf Clinic

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Whether you’re recovering from a recent surgery or a stroke, are paralyzed or have a disability, Steve Giammona, a physical therapist at BMH, wants to help you get back to the green. Every third Saturday of the month, Beaufort Memorial hosts an Adaptive Golf clinic at The Legends of Parris Island Golf Course. Details.

 

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