15 Upcoming Events Kiawah Presents: Our World Our World is a complimentary educational lecture series that provides island residents with presentations by local experts on a wide variety of subjects. A light selection of wine and cheese will be provided and members are encouraged to interact with speakers following their discussions. Presentations occur on Thursdays at 3 p.m., and reservations are due the Monday prior to each presentation. The schedule is as follows: Jan. 30: Photo Journalist Stacey Pearsall Feb. 13: Dr. Sean Hueston, “The Most Famous Thing Robert E. Lee Never Said: Duty, Forgery and Cultural Amnesia” Feb. 27: MUSC Associate Provost for Research and Professor of Pharmacology Dr. Steve Lanier, “Current Biomedical Research” March 13: Energy and National Security Program Center for Strategic and International Studies Co-Director and Senior Fellow David Pumphrey, “US Energy Policy” March 27: Dr. Robert Bakos, “Brahms” April 10: College of Charleston Department of English Chair Dr. Scott Peeples, “ The Afterlife of Edgar Allan Poe” April 24: Photography Club Presentation May 2: Kiawah Goes to the Dogs - A RiverDogs Game at the Joe Riley Stadium Educational Opportunities Each spring and fall the Sandcastle offers educational classes on a variety of topics. Along with ongoing favorites like Opera Lite, Mah-Jongg and Bridge Lessons, there are a few new programs to try out. In January, the Dementia Dialogues series provides an informative and relaxed class on signs of dementia and how to help your loved one with this disease. Fulfill your New Year’s resolution to get healthy with help from our Nutrition Presentations, “The ABCs of Juicing and Blending” on Feb. 19 and “Gluten Free and Loving It!” on Feb. 26. If your dog could use a little refresher on manners or has behavioral issues, bring him or her to our new dog training classes beginning in March. Some of our educational classes may have an associated fee. More educational opportunities will be offered throughout the year so be sure to view our community calendar at www.kica.us (Events/Calendar). Celebrate Kiawah Saturday, April 26 from 4-7 p.m. Join your neighbors for this annual social celebration of KICA members at the Sandcastle with light hors d’oeuvres and beverages, live music and dancing poolside. More details will be communicated as they become available. Summer Programs and Castle Grille Summer programs include fun in the sun and activities for both the young and the young at heart.