A Gullah/Geechee Literacy Celebration, Teen Film Fest, Roald Dahl Celebration, and More at the St. Helena Branch Library

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26 Aug A Gullah/Geechee Literacy Celebration, Teen Film Fest, Roald Dahl Celebration, and More at the St. Helena Branch Library

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August 23, 2016

 

A Gullah/Geechee Literacy Celebration, Teen Film Fest, Roald Dahl Celebration, and More at the St. Helena Branch Library

 

Event Name:  Gullah/Geechee Nation Literacy Celebration, “Reading the Past, Writing the Future”

Short Description of Event: This year marks the 50th Anniversary of International Literacy Day! St. Helena Branch Library will host Queen Quet of the Gullah/Geechee Nation as well as local authors David Grimm, Lynn Bryant, Shiela Martina, JD Horn, and special guest readings from the works of Heyward Inabinett and Mary Alice Monroe. Enjoy the history, biographies, and the novels that each of these authors has been inspired to write due to their connections to Gullah/Geechee cultural heritage and traditions. For the schedule of readings and dialogues with the authors, email GullGeeCo@aol.com or call 843-255-6486. 

Time and Date of Event: Wednesday, September 7 from 12:00pm to 6:30pm

Location of Event:  St. Helena Library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena, SC, 29920

Price of Event: Free

Contact info: Call 843-255-6486 or email GullGeeCo@aol.com for more information

Website:  beaufortcountylibrary.org

 

 

Event Name:  “The Roald Dahl Experience”

Short Description of Event:  Come for a Roald Dahl movie, book reading, and a craft! Ages 5-10

Time and Date of Event:  Every Tuesday in September at 5:00pm

Location of Event:  St. Helena Library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena, SC, 29920

Price of Event: Free

Contact info: Call 843-255-6541 for more information

Website:  beaufortcountylibrary.org

 

 

Event Name:  Teen Indulge Day

Short Description of Event: Come for cookie decorating, tie dye, and more! Ages 11-18.

Time and Date of Event: Friday, September 16th from 4:30-5:30pm

Location of Event:  St. Helena Library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena, SC, 29920

Price of Event: Free

Contact info: Call 843-255-6541 for more information

Website:  beaufortcountylibrary.org

 

 

Event Name:  Family Uno Tournament

Short Description of Event: All ages bracket-style Uno Tournament! Have fun and win prizes!

Time and Date of Event: Saturday, September 17th from 12:30pm-2:00pm

Location of Event:  St. Helena Library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena, SC, 29920

Price of Event: Free

Contact info: Call 843-255-6541 for more information

Website:  beaufortcountylibrary.org

 

 

Event Name:  iStop Motion

Short Description of Event: Learn how to make and edit your own Stop animation movie with iStop Motion.  Students ages 8 to 10 must have a parent with them.  Students ages 11 – 17 can enter their film in the Teen Film Festival.   Registration is required and a participation waiver must be signed.

Time and Date of Event: Tuesday, September 20th at 4:00pm

Location of Event:  St. Helena Library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena, SC, 29920

Price of Event: Free

Contact info: Call 843-255-6487 for more information

Website:  beaufortcountylibrary.org

 

 

Event Name:  Dudes and DVDs

Short Description of Event: Think you got better taste than the average Joe?  There is a new group getting together at the St. Helena Branch Library. Kick back and chat about what is on the Silver Screen or recommend your favorites. Ages 18+.

Time and Date of Event: Monday, September 26th at 6:00pm

Location of Event:  St. Helena Library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena, SC, 29920

Price of Event: Free

Contact info: Victor Kulik, 843-255-6560, Vkulik@bcgov.net

Website:  beaufortcountylibrary.org

 

 

Event Name:  6th Annual Teen Film Festival

Short Description of Event: Calling all Teen Film Makers, the 6th annual Teen Film Festival will be held on October 22nd.  Submissions are due October 14th. For Film Festival Rules and Submission form please stop by the St. Helena Branch Library or contact Victor Kulik at 255-6560, Vkulik@bcgov.net.

Time and Date of Event: Saturday, October 22nd at 12:00pm

Location of Event:  St. Helena Library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena, SC, 29920

Price of Event: Free

Contact info: Victor Kulik, 843-255-6560, Vkulik@bcgov.net

Website:  beaufortcountylibrary.org

 

 

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