KICA Annual Reports 2017 - Page 18

Community Events Spotlight

Visit kica . us / events to view a community calendar of events from around the island .
Kiawah Presents Our World - 2017 Lecture Series
Our World is a complimentary educational lecture series that provides KICA members 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 . RSVPs are required to attend sessions , and are due the day prior to each presentation . Sessions in 2017 include :
• Feb . 8 , 15 , 22 , March 1 - Blake Stevens , The Beatles and the Transformation of Modern Music
• Feb . 2 - Angela Mack , Renovations to the Gibbes Museum
• Feb . 9 - Brian Hicks ( Post and Courier ), A Charleston Perspective
• Feb . 23 - Roger Warren ( KIGR )
• March 2 - Dr . Liu ( College of Charleston ), China Today
• March 9 - Wayne McFee , Microplastics
• March 23 - Guy Caruso , Energy Update
• April 6 - Don Campagna , The Navy Century in Charleston
• April 13 - Malte Pehl ( College of Charleston ), EU Update
• April 20 - Amy Walter , Election Retrospective
• May 4 - Kiawah Photo Club Joint Program
Educational Opportunities
Each spring and fall the Sandcastle offers educational classes on a variety of topics . Along with ongoing favorites like Opera Lite , mahjong and bridge lessons , oil painting , and sweetgrass basket weaving classes , there are a few new programs to try . For a full list of upcoming events , visit the community events calendar at kica . us / events .
Community Groups and Clubs
Looking for a way to socialize with friends and neighbors , learn a new skill , help out the surrounding community or simply have fun ? There are a variety of community groups and clubs on Kiawah that offer something for just about everyone ! Visit kica . us ( Community / Groups and Clubs ) for more information .
Food Truck Rodeo - April 8 , 2017
Kick off the spring on the Freshfields Village Green with the Sea Island Food Truck Rodeo . Food trucks from across the Lowcountry will gather on the green , offering up eclectic cuisine . The event will also feature a silent auction . The rodeo benefits the Kiawah Women ’ s Group , which provides the Back Pack Buddy healthy student snacks program .