eNews for February 23, 2017


Top News
Resident Directory Delivery Underway
March SunSations Delivery
New Modification Applications 
Purrysburg Pool Closure
Renew Your Handicap by Tuesday
Pre-emergence Application
April Event Ticket Sales
Don’t Miss The Eighth Annual Home & Garden Expo
Get Modifications Answers at Modifications 101
Join Us for the Shamrock Walk
Volunteer for SCTV


Board of Directors/Board Appointed Committees
GBAC Hosts Sen. Tom Davis
Volunteer for SCTV

Executive Office

Common Area Maintenance
Dog Park Maintenance

Communication
March SunSations Delivery
This Week On Healthy Living
SCTV News for February 27 - March 5


Community Standards
New Modification Applications 
Get Modifications Answers at Modifications 101


Facilities Management
Pool Maintenance Schedule

Golf
Renew Your Handicap by Feb. 28
Pre-emergence Application
Argent Lakes Course Rating and Slope
March Demo Days
Get Golf Ready in Five Days
Hidden Cypress Closeout Sale
March Golf Clinic Calendar
Golf Course Policy Reminder
Hole-In-One Reports


Health and Wellness
Purrysburg Pool Closure
Group Exercise Class Location Changes
Group Exercise Class Cancelations
Physical Therapy Corner – Cardiac Rehab and You


IT Services
Get Computer Assistance at Webhelp

Clubs and Groups
Forum Club Meeting
Synchronettes Present Show Magical Mermaids
Friends of the Girl Scouts Cookie Sales
ROMEOs Host Former Naval Intelligence Officer
Stardust Orchestra to Headline Lions Club Concert
Art in the Park Next Month

Food and Beverage
Live Music at Sun City Restaurants
 


Top News

Resident Directory Delivery Underway

Delivery of the 2017-18 Resident Directory is underway for all occupied homes. Delivery is expected to last three weeks, depending on the weather. The directory will include a staff listing in addition to contact information for your friends and neighbors. The Community Rules were previously published in the Resident Directory but instead were packaged with the 2017 Schedule of Fees. The cover photo of the Hummingbird and Butterfly Garden was taken by Marge Pangione.  

   
March SunSations Delivery 

Watch your lower box on Wednesday, March 1 for the latest issue of SunSations. Dive into spring with the March issue, which is filled with tips on how to improve the look of your home and provides information about the new modification applications. Also look for feature stories on an exciting upcoming show with television icon Ed Asner, the Sun City Community Theatre’s next show, the upcoming Neighborhood Golf Challenge and so much more. Don’t miss all the news from the Community Association and events in the Happenings pages. We hope you enjoy this issue of SunSations!

 
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New Modification Applications 
New modification applications are now available on this website. The Community Standards Department redesigned the previous form and created four new project-based applications. You only need to complete one per project; just fill out the application that pertains to you: fee based, non-fee based, pools or landscaping. A list of fee-based and non-fee based projects are listed on the respective applications.
 
To find the applications, sign in to this website and click "Documents" on Resident Central. From there, click "Other" and the applications will be listed under the "Forms" section.
   
 
Purrysburg Pool Closure
The Purrysburg Indoor Pool will be closed during the Synchronettes’ annual show from 1–5 p.m. Friday, February 24, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Saturday, February 25 and 1–5 p.m. Sunday, February 26.

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Renew Your Handicap by Tuesday

GHIN handicap members must renew their handicap for 2017 at the Okatie Creek Golf Shop before February 28. The cost is $22. If you are out of town during this time, call (843) 705-4653 to renew your GHIN number.


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Pre-emergence Application

Hidden Cypress Golf Course will close at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 1 and Okatie Creek Golf Course will close at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 2 for the application of pre-emergence. 


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April Event Ticket Sales

Tickets for all April events, including Ed Asner: A Man and His Prostate, go on sale at 8 a.m. Wednesday, March 1. Click here to buy event tickets online or purchase tickets at the Lifestyle Services desk in Pinckney Hall. Member charges are now accepted for ticket purchases at Lifestyle Services!


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Don't Miss the Eighth Annual Home & Garden Expo

Looking to improve your home? Stop by the eighth annual Home & Garden Expo! More than 70 home improvement vendors will be present to answer questions, showcase their specialties and suggest ways to beautify your home. There will be drawings for great prizes! Free event. 
 

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Get Modifications Answers at Modifications 101

2 p.m. Wednesday, March 15 at Magnolia Hall
Make Modifications 101 a part of your home improvement plans this spring! Attend this brand-new orientation session to learn the ins and outs of the modifications process and get your questions answered. Please call (843) 705-4000 to register.

 

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Join Us for the Shamrock Walk

11 a.m. Friday, March 17 at the circle between Magnolia and Pinckney Halls
Wear green and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the Community Association staff during the Shamrock Walk around Town Square! Join us in a casual walk with plenty of socializing and fun. Green beads will be given out at the beginning of the walk. Remember, we are one – together we shine! 

 

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Volunteer for SCTV

The Board of Directors recognizes there has been a group of volunteers working in Broadcast and Television for Sun City TV for many years. These individuals have given their time and talent to create shows and develop the station; however, they have never been classified as a Club, Group or Service Organization. To help shape and define the direction for the Broadcast team, the Board has authorized the group to actively seek volunteers through various communication channels. The Board sincerely hopes that you will consider volunteering to help the community with the production of SCTV programming. There are various opportunities to pique your interest. Whether it be on-air talent, production and/or script writing, there is a place for you to have fun or be creative. So, come on board at SCTV. Click here to meet the Broadcast team. Email Hank Druckerman at hankdruck@aol.com to get involved.
 

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Board Of Directors/Board Appointed Committees

GBAC Hosts Sen. Tom Davis

Sen. Tom Davis will be the guest speaker at the next Government and Business Affairs Committee meeting at 9 a.m. Friday, March 3 at Hidden Cypress. He will discuss issues of interest before the South Carolina legislative session now in progress.


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Volunteer for SCTV

The Board of Directors recognizes there has been a group of volunteers working in Broadcast and Television for Sun City TV for many years. These individuals have given their time and talent to create shows and develop the station; however, they have never been classified as a Club, Group or Service Organization. To help shape and define the direction for the Broadcast team, the Board has authorized the group to actively seek volunteers through various communication channels. The Board sincerely hopes that you will consider volunteering to help the community with the production of SCTV programming. There are various opportunities to pique your interest. Whether it be on-air talent, production and/or script writing, there is a place for you to have fun or be creative. So, come on board at SCTV. Click here to meet the Broadcast team. Email Hank Druckerman at hankdruck@aol.com to get involved.


Executive Office

Join Us for the Shamrock Walk
11 a.m. Friday, March 17 at the circle between Magnolia and Pinckney Halls
Wear green and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the Community Association staff during the Shamrock Walk around Town Square! Join us in a casual walk with plenty of socializing and fun. Green beads will be given out at the beginning of the walk. Remember, we are one – together we shine!  

 

Common Area Maintenance

The Dog Park is closed from noon–2 p.m. Mondays so The Greenery can perform landscaping maintenance. Please do not use the Dog Park during these hours.

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Communication

March SunSations Delivery

Watch your lower box on Wednesday, March 1 for the latest issue of SunSations. Dive into spring with the March issue, which is filled with tips on how to improve the look of your home and provides information about the new modification applications. Also look for feature stories on an exciting upcoming show with television icon Ed Asner, the Sun City Community Theatre’s next show, the upcoming Neighborhood Golf Challenge and so much more. Don’t miss all the news from the Community Association and events in the Happenings pages. We hope you enjoy this issue of SunSations!

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This Week on Healthy Living
Get to know Coastal Carolina Hospital’s medical experts, doctors and surgeons in Sun City TV’s Healthy Living program, with your host Debi Lynes. This week, Robyn Romeo with Coastal Carolina Hospital discusses clinical information. Healthy Living airs every day at 9 a.m. on Hargray channel 238, Charter-Spectrum (previously Time Warner) channel 5, and on this website.

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SCTV News for February 27 - March 5
This week’s show features the Synchronettes Magical Mermaids show and reporter Judy Lampe checks out the Computer Club’s presentation on EMS technology. Remember to tune in to this week’s show for those stories and more. Sun City News airs every day at 7 a.m., 10 a.m., 7 p.m., and 10 p.m. on Hargray channel 238, Charter-Spectrum (previously Time Warner) channel 5, or streaming on this website.

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Community Standards

New modification applications are now available on this website. The Community Standards Department redesigned the previous form and created four new project-based applications. You only need to complete one per project; just fill out the application that pertains to you: fee based, non-fee based, pools or landscaping. A list of fee-based and non-fee based projects are listed on the respective applications.
 
To find the applications, sign in to this website and click "Documents" on Resident Central. From there, click "Other" and the applications will be listed under the "Forms" section.  

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2 p.m. Wednesday, March 15 at Magnolia Hall
Make Modifications 101 a part of your home improvement plans this spring! Attend this brand-new orientation session to learn the ins and outs of the modifications process and get your questions answered. Please call (843) 705-4000 to register.   

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Facilities Management

Pool Maintenance Schedule
Sun City’s pools undergo regular routine maintenance and must be closed during the following times:
  • Hidden Cypress Pool, 7–9 a.m. Tuesdays
  • Lakehouse Pool,
    7–10 a.m. Thursdays
  • Purrysburg Pool,
    7:30–8:30 a.m. Thursdays
Riverbend Pool,
7:30–9 a.m. Fridays


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Golf

Renew Your Handicap by Feb. 28
GHIN handicap members must renew their handicap for 2017 at the Okatie Creek Golf Shop before Tuesday, February 28. The cost is $22. If you are out of town during this time, call (843) 705-4653 to renew your GHIN number. 

Pre-emergence Application
Hidden Cypress Golf Course will close at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 1 and Okatie Creek Golf Course will close at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 2 for the application of pre-emergence.  

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Argent Lakes Course Rating and Slope
Currently, there is a difference between the course rating and slope that is printed on the back of the Argent Lakes scorecard and the posting station. Unfortunately, when Hole 13 was changed on the new scorecard to a Par 5, the course ratings and slope were not updated.
 
Please be advised that when you post a score in GHIN (in shop or mobile) or the score is posted in Association events (MGA, WGA, Couples and 9Holers), that they are being posted with the correct/updated course rating and slope. The correct slope and course rating will be updated when scorecards are reordered in the spring. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. 

      
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March Demo Days
Taylor Made: 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Tuesday March 7 at Okatie Creek Golf Course
Are you in need of a new driver or set of irons? Sign up for a 30-minute fitting with the tech representative by calling the Okatie Creek Golf Shop at (843) 705-4653.
 
Tour Edge: 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Wednesday, March 8 at Hidden Cypress Driving Range
Makers of the Hot Launch 2 clubs and other quality golf clubs at value prices. These are great for new and experienced golfers. Please contact Kevin Foley at (843) 705-4017 for any questions. Tour Edge clubs are also available at Argent Lakes Golf Club.
 
Ping Fitting Day: 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Tuesday, March 14 at Hidden Cypress Driving Range
Club fittings from 10 a.m.–1 p.m. and putter and wedge fittings from 1–2 p.m. Please contact Kevin Foley at (843) 705-4017 to schedule a fitting. Ping clubs are also available at Argent Lakes Golf Club.
 
Cleveland and Srixon Golf: 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Wednesday, March 29 at Hidden Cypress Driving Range
Come hit the latest irons and woods from Srixon Golf and Cleveland wedges. Please contact Kevin Foley at (843) 705-4017 for any questions. Cleveland wedges are also available at Argent Lakes Golf Club.
   

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Get Golf Ready in Five Days
Get Golf Ready in Five Days returns this spring with dates in March, April and May. If you have always wanted to play golf or be reunited with the game in a beginner-friendly environment, this is the program for you. The program consists of five 90-minut classes over six days. Click here for a schedule. Cost is $99. Golf clubs are available for those who need them. Proper golf attire is required. Sign up at Argent Lakes Golf Shop or contact Kevin foley at (843) 705-4017 or Kevin.Foley@schhca.com.    

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Hidden Cypress Closeout Sale

The in-stock Wilson Profile boxed sets are on sale for $199 (original price $299) at Hidden Cypress Golf Club. These sets are great for beginning golfers or as an additional set for traveling Sun City golfers to keep locally. Supply is limited to the following:
 
Women's Profile Sets: 1 regular length left hand, 1 petite length right hand, 1 regular length right hand and 1 tall length right hand.
 
Men's Profile Sets: 1 regular shaft flex left hand, 1 senior shaft flex right hand and 1 regular shaft flex right hand.
 
There is also a closeout sale on Wilson Demo Clubs.
Click here to see the list of clubs available.    

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March Golf Clinic Calendar
Perfect your putt or smooth out your swing with golf clinics at Sun City's courses. Click here for the March schedule. Clinics are $10 each, and you can sign up at the course in which the clinic you wish to attend is held. Clinics are open to players of all skill levels.

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Golf Course Policy Reminder
Please remember that smoking is prohibited in all clubhouses and on all practice facilities. Please do not throw cigarette or cigar butts on the golf course. Trash bins are located on every tee box. Thank you for your help in keeping Sun City golf courses beautiful.

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Hole-In-One Reports
Hope Dexler had a hole-in-one February 17 at Hidden Cypress Golf Course on hole 2 for 91 yards. She used a 7 hybrid. This event was witnessed by Shirley Bonanno and Caroline Reneau.
 
Rod Blakey had a hole-in-one February 19 at Okatie Creek Golf Course on hole 12 for 145 yards. He used a 4 hybrid. This event was witnessed by Mark Svirchev, Jack Tomasic and John Sikora.


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Health and Wellness

Purrysburg Pool Closure
The Purrysburg Indoor Pool will be closed during the Synchronettes’ annual show from 1–5 p.m. Friday, February 24, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Saturday, February 25 and 1–5 p.m. Sunday, February 26. 

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Group Exercise Class Locations Changes
The Alignment Yoga class goes back to its original time of 9 a.m. beginning Friday, February 24 at the Lakehouse. The Monday 8 a.m. Total Blast class has been moved to Hidden Cypress Fitness Center. The Monday 8 a.m. Full Body Circuit class has been moved to Purrysburg Fitness Center. 

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Group Exercise Class Cancelations
The following group exercise classes are canceled:
Monday, February 27; Wednesday, March 1 and Friday, March 3 at Purrysburg Fitness Center: 7 a.m. Motion Conditioning; 10 a.m. Piloxing; 11 a.m. Yoga With Weights
 
Friday, March 3 at Hidden Cypress Fitness Center: 2 p.m. Hatha Yoga 

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Physical Therapy Corner - Cardiac Rehab and You
10 a.m. Friday, March 10 at Hidden Cypress, Coosaw/New River Rooms

Join us as we discuss ways to improve your cardiac health and exercises. Sign up at Hidden Cypress Fitness Center. Cost is $5.

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IT Services

Get Computer Assistance at Webhelp
If you need help navigating this website, live assistance is available during Webhelp from 9 a.m.–noon every Friday in the Pinckney Hall lobby.
 

Lifestyle Services

April Event Ticket Sales
Tickets for all April events, including Ed Asner: A Man and His Prostate, go on sale at 8 a.m. Wednesday, March 1. Click here to buy event tickets online or purchase tickets at the Lifestyle Services desk in Pinckney Hall. Member charges are now accepted for ticket purchases at Lifestyle Services!

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Wii Bowling 
6 p.m. (sold out) and 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 2 at Pinckney Hall

Strike up some fun with your neighbors during a fun night of bowling and socializing. Sign up in advance to reserve a time slot. Prizes awarded! Tickets are $5 with a maximum of eight tickets per household. Click here to buy tickets online or purchase them at Lifestyle Services. 
 


Don't Miss the Eighth Annual Home & Garden Expo

10 a.m.–2 p.m. Saturday, March 4 at Pinckney Hall and the Pavilion
Looking to improve your home? Stop by the eighth annual Home & Garden Expo! More than 70 home improvement vendors will be present to answer questions, showcase their specialties and suggest ways to beautify your home. There will be drawings for great prizes! Free event.


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Meet the Author - Tim D. Johnston

7 p.m. Thursday, March 9 at Pinckney Hall
Come check out the new Meet the Author series for 2017! Beaufort resident and author Tim D. Johnston discusses his short story collection Friday Afternoon and Other Stories. A movie based on the title story is in development. Pinckney Perk will be selling fresh Dunkin’ Donuts coffee and snacks. Free event, no sign up necessary. 


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Upcoming Trips with Lifestyle Services

St. Patrick’s Day Bus Trip to Savannah: Friday, March 17. Cost: $28. Bus departs Pinckney Hall at 8:15 a.m. Experience the second largest St. Patrick’s Day celebration in the country! Enjoy the parade, then explore the historic district and have lunch on famous River Street. You’ll catch the bus at 3 p.m. to head back to Sun City. Click here to buy tickets online or sign up at Lifestyle Services. 
 
St. Simons Tour of Homes: Saturday, March 18. Cost: $135. Celebrate the Christ Church on St. Simons Island’s 64th annual Tour of Homes. The group will visit exclusive homes and favorite island landmarks on Sea Island and St. Simons Island. Historical stops include Christ Church, Wesley Memorial Gardens, St. Ignatius Church and Musgrove Plantation. Lunch is included at Sea Palms Resort.
Click here to download the registration form. Registration form and checks can be dropped off at Lifestyle Services. 
 
The TEN Tenors – The Power of Ten: Monday, March 20 at the Johnny Mercer Theater in Savannah, Georgia. Cost: $149. Enjoy dinner and a show as you experience the TEN Tenor take on the most dynamic songs in the world, soaring through rock and pop anthems. Round trip transportation and dinner at the Lake Club in Hilton Head Lakes is included.
Click here to download the registration form. Registration form and checks can be dropped off at Lifestyle Services.
 
Cumberland Island and Fernandina Beach, Florida: Tuesday, April 18. Cost: $120. Travel to this quaint waterfront village of shops, restaurants and boutiques. Lunch is included at a local restaurant before you board a sightseeing boat for a narrated cruise around Cumberland Island, the southern-most of Georgia’s Golden Isles.
Click here to download the registration form. Registration form and checks can be dropped off at Lifestyle Services. 

 

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Movies at Magnolia Hall

Tickets, $3, go on sale an hour prior to each showing unless otherwise noted. Matinee Movies are closed captioned for the hearing impaired.  
 
Southside With You: 7 p.m. Monday, February 27 and 2 p.m. Tuesday, February 28 at Magnolia Hall. Inspired by Barack Obama and Michelle Obama’s first date, this movie recounts the eventful summer day in 1989 when a young law firm associate tried to woo a lawyer during a day-long date. Rated PG-13 for brief strong language, smoking, a violent image and drug reference (biography, drama, history, romance). Stars Parker Sawyers and Tika Sumpter. 84 minutes.
 
The Finest Hours: 7 p.m. Monday, March 6 and 2 p.m. Tuesday March 7 at Magnolia Hall. The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of peril. Stars Chris Pine, Casey Affleck, Ben Foster. 117 minutes.
 
Wild Oats: 7 p.m. Monday, March 13 and 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 21 at Magnolia Hall. When Eva receives a $5 million life insurance check instead of the expected $50,000, she and her best friend head out for an adventure of a lifetime. Rated PG-13 for sexual content. Stars Shirley MacLaine, Jessica Lange and Demi Moore. 86 minutes.
 

 

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Clubs and Groups

The Forum Club will host Michelle Fryer, Director of Philanthropy with United Way of the Low Country at the next meeting at 9 a.m. Friday, February 24 in Magnolia Hall. All Sun City residents welcome. Enjoy coffee and a Danish at 8:30 a.m. in the Magnolia Hall Lobby.

 

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Synchronettes Present Show Magical Mermaids
The Synchronettes will present their annual swim show at 3 p.m. Friday, February 24, 11 a.m. Saturday, February 25 and 3 p.m. Sunday, February 26 at Purrysburg indoor pool. This year's show, entitled Magical Mermaids, will feature 37 members performing water ballet while the audience gasps at the wonders a few magic wands can produce! Click here to read more about the show. Tickets are available for purchase 9–11 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays through February 20 at Magnolia Hall. Contact Susan VandenBussche at smvan1111@gmail.com for more information.

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The Friends of the Girl Scouts will sell Girl Scout Cookies from 9:30 a.m.–6 p.m. Tuesday, February 28 in the Pinckney Hall Lobby. Cookies may also be purchased to send to those serving in the military.

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Sun City ROMEO meets at 7:30 a.m. the first and third Wednesday of each month at the Clubhouse at Okatie Creek. No membership dues. On March 1, the guest speaker will be Greg Blackburn, a Sun City resident with more than 30 years of experience as a Naval intelligence officer. He will discuss “North Korea 2017: Black Swan Rising.” For more information, contact Phil Wizwer at philwiz@aol.com.

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The Sun City Lions Club invites all residents to a wonderful night of music by The Stardust Orchestra, featuring Michael Schwartzkopf, at 7 p.m. Friday, March 3 at Magnolia Hall. Penney Lynn Smith and her new group, Versatility, will also perform. Tickets are $23 per person. For more information and tickets, call (843) 705-6236. All proceeds benefit local Lions charities.

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Mark your calendar for Art in the Park from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Saturday, March 4 at the Yemassee Crafts Center. Artists from the All About Art Club, Ceramics Club, Sew What Stitches & Crafts Club, Glasscrafters Club and Woodturners Special Interest Group will have art to sell. The Mountain Strings and ukelele group will provide entertainment while attendees enjoy demonstrations, activities and celebrate the arts.

Food and Beverage

Check out the live entertainment lineup for Okatie Creek Clubhouse:
Cheryl Christine: 6–9 p.m. Saturday, March 4.
Chris Paul: 6–9 p.m. Tuesday, March 7 and Tuesday, March 21.


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