Recreation Calendar, Oct. 31

info@islandpacket.comOctober 31, 2012 

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CHRISTIAN BASEBALL CAMP: What: 10th annual Sycamore at the Stadium Christian Baseball Camp; Who: Boys and girls ages 8-12; When: 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Nov. 10 and 2-5 p.m. Nov. 11; Where: Grayson Stadium, Savannah; Cost: Free; Notes: Campers will receive a T-shirt, a hat, a Bible and baseball tips from coaches with college to pro experience. All skill levels welcome. Saturday campers will receive a lunch. Space limited to first 90 children. Pre-registration required. Registration/Information:


BCSO FALL TOURNAMENT: What: Beaufort County Sheriff's Office tournament; Where: Hampton Hall Golf Club, Bluffton; When: 10 a.m., Nov. 2; Cost: $80 per player; Format: 4-person captain's choice; Notes: Tournament raises funds to help pay for the BCSO Appreciation Dinner. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. Refreshments, contests and mulligans. Top 3 teams win prizes. Field limited to 94 golfers. Hole sponsorships ($50) and other sponsorship opportunities are available. Registration/Information: Contact Brian Baird at 255-3405 or

FRIENDS OF CALLAWASSIE CHARITY TOURNAMENT: When: 9 a.m., Nov. 5; Where: Callawassie Island Club; Format: Two-person, modified Pinehurst; Cost: $135 per player; Notes: Friends of Callawassie Island (FOCI) has raised more than $360,000 for more than 80 local charities and organizations in the Lowcountry since 2001. Field will be limited to 60 two-person teams. Awards luncheon to follow play. Registration/Information: Call the Callawassie Island Club Pro Shop at 987-2161, or go to

NOTRE DAME CLUB OUTING: What: 15th annual event to raise funds for the Notre Dame Club's local scholarship fund; When: Nov. 6, 12:30 p.m.; Where: Sea Pines Country Club; Format: Four person best-ball scramble; Cost: $125 per player ($115 per player for couples), $45 for dinner only; Notes: Cocktails at 5:15 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. Information: Call Bob Albertini at 363-2325 or email

VETERANS GOLF WEEK: What: 4th annual event for military personnel; Where: Hampton Hall, Belfair, Dolphin Head and Callawassie Island clubs; When: Nov. 12-16; Notes: All active duty and retired military can play a discounted round. No greens fees. Cart fee $25. ID required. Registration/Information: Hampton Hall 815-8720, Callawassie 987-2161, Belfair 757-0715, Dolphin Head 681-5550 ext. 227.

MEMORY MATTERS CHARITY TOURNAMENT: What: 13th annual tournament to benefit local families who care for loved ones with Alzheimer's disease; Where: Moss Creek Golf Club; When: Nov. 12, 9 a.m.; Cost: $175; Notes: Cost includes continental breakfast at 8 a.m., buffet lunch, two raffle tickets, mulligan, silent auction and prizes; Information/registration: Call 842-6688 or send email to

CUPID'S ARROW GOLF CLASSIC: What: Eighth annual tournament; When: 10 a.m., Nov. 17 (registration 9 a.m.); Where: Oldfield Golf Club, Okatie; Cost: $150 per player; Registration deadline: Nov. 9; Notes: All proceeds go to the John A. (Jack) Kolbush Memorial Fund at the Children's Hospital at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah. Lunch, post-tournament reception, awards ceremony and music by Jim Davidson. Registration is limited to 80 players. Registration/Information: Call Janet Kolbush at 338-6139.


SPORTS ACADEMY GYMNASTICS AND DANCE: What: Fall registration for gymnastics and dance; Who: Ages 1 and up; When: Fall classes started Aug. 20; Where: Sports Academy Gymnastics and Dance, 20 Maxine Lane, Beaufort; Notes: Gymnastics and dance classes for children of all ages, as well as an after-school program. Information: Go to


BACK-TO-SCHOOL CLASSES: What: McElroy's Martial Arts Academy karate classes; Who: Ages 5-14; When: Wednesdays, 6-6:45 p.m.; Where: Island Rec Center, 20 Wilborn Rd., Hilton Head Island; Registration Deadline: Sept. 5; Registration/Information: Call McElroy's Martial Arts Academy at 816-0153 or email


BEAUFORT COUNTY PALS AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM: What: Registration for Beaufort County Parks and Leisure Services After-School Program; Who: Kindergarten through fifth grade; Where: Burton Wells Recreation Center in Beaufort and Buckwalter Recreation Center in Bluffton; Cost: $75 per month, extra fees will apply for full days of after-school care when school is not in session. Notes: The program is from 3-6 p.m. on school days, and includes homework assistance, arts & crafts, snacks and recreation. Applications can be found at, click "After School"; Information: Call 255-6680 in Beaufort or 255-6710 in Bluffton.


MOVE WELL 5K: What: Part of the Run Around the World 5K Challenge to benefit Soles4Souls, which provides shoes for the needy; When: 9 a.m. Nov. 17; Where: Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa, Port Royal Plantation; Cost: Free; Notes: First 50 registered racers will receive a commemorative T-shirt. Starwood Hotels & Resorts will make a donation for every participant. Two-night stay at Westin for overall male and female winners. Packet pick-up from noon-4 p.m. on Nov. 16 in the Main Lobby. Race day registration at 8 a.m. Registration/Information: Go to or email

TURKEY TROT: What: 24th annual Piggly Wiggly Turkey Trot 5K & 10K; When: 8 a.m. Nov. 22; Where: Hilton Head Plantation; Cost: $30; Registration deadline: Nov. 21; Notes: Race is only open to first 1,300 participants. All pre-registered racers will receive a commemorative shirt and be entered into a prize raffle. Awards to top 3 overall runners, and participation medals for everyone. Strollers allowed, but must start at the back. Packet pick-up from 1-8 p.m. on Nov. 21 at the Island Recreation Center. Racers should arrive no later than 7 a.m. on race day. Registration: Go to or stop by the Rec Center at 20 Wilborn Rd., Hilton Head Island; Information: Call Lacey Simoneau at 681-7273.

TURKEY CHASE 5K: When: 8:30 a.m., Nov. 22; Where: Bluffton Oyster Company; Cost: Adults $20, Kids 15 and under $15; $5 additional fee for race-day registration; Notes: The flat and fast course takes runners through the historic areas of downtown Bluffton. Event benefits Huntington's Disease Society of America (; Registration: Online at; Information: Karen Floyd 816-2979.


JUNIOR TEAM TENNIS REGISTRATION: What: PTI/USTA fall and winter team competition; Who: Tennis players of any ability from ages 10 to 18; Notes: Children are put into age groups to compete as singles, doubles or mixed doubles. Typically, there is a mid-week practice and a weekend match. Season runs from Nov. 17 to Jan. 31. Only 15 players accepted per team. Information: Call Robert Brown at 290-2833 or go to

DAVID M. CARMINES MEMORIAL TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS: When: Nov. 16-18; Where: Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center, Hilton Head Island; Cost: Ages 8-10 -- $25; Juniors -- $40 for one event or $50 for two; Adults -- $45 for one event or $55 for two; Notes: Adult and junior divisions. Junior event is USTA sanctioned, and will feature QuickStart format for younger divisions. Adult tournament will have singles, doubles and mixed doubles divisions. All proceeds go to the David M. Carmines Foundation and benefit the Hilton Head Island Recreation Center, the American Cancer Society, and the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Players' party catered by Hudson's, raffle, continental breakfast each day, beverages daily, and a T-shirt. Registration: Online at or at; Information: Call tournament director Jackie Reynecke at 785-1152.

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