February 2020 Calendar
American Heart Month | Black History Month
2nd: Groundhog Day | 14th: Valentine's Day | 17th: Nat'l Random Acts of Kindness Day | 29th: Leap Day
Feb 1-28 February JIAA Exhibit
Feb 2: 1-3 pm. Free reception for artists Nancy Pitcher and A. Kelly Richard. Location: Jekyll Island Arts Association exhibit at Goodyear Cottage, Jekyll Island; Exhibit runs Feb 1-28 Mon-Fri: noon–4 and Sat-Sun: 10-4.
Feb 6 Botox, Filler & VI Peel Event
Noon-2 pm or 5-7 pm at Golden Isles Center for Plastic Surgery and Centered on Wellness, SSI. Meet brand reps, enjoy one-day-only offers and great giveaways. 1015 Arthur J Moore Dr., SSI. Details: see ad page 19 or call 912.634.1993
Feb 6 The Paisley Partini
5:30–7:30 pm at Mellow Mushroom, 440 Kings Way, SSI. Park in front or back. Live music with the Island Kings, tasty food, drinks, purse game and prizes galore. See ad page 4 or call 912.291.9108.
Feb 7-8 Black History Art & Humanities Celebrates
Feb 7: 5-7 pm at McIntosh Art Museum, 404 North Way, Darien: Exhibit and Reception for Annie Lucille Greene. Feb 8: Grand Opening event at Archie B. Myers, Sr. Fine Arts Center at McIntosh Academy. $15/pp details: Call 912.437.7711.
Feb 8 Valentine’s Tea
4 pm. At the “Old Tabby,” home of Ashantilly Center, 1712 Bond Rd, Darien, Ga. Hosted by Kiwi Café, Joye Hanrahan. Attendees welcome to dress up/down. Reservations required/$30 pp online: www.ashantillycenter.org or 912.437.4473. Benefits Ashantilly Center/Press.
Feb 9 Super Museum Sunday
2 p.m. Hosted by Friends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation. Black History program featuring curator Dr. William H.A. Collins and genealogist Amy Hedrick. Free event/limited seating. Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation State Historic Site; 5556 US Highway 17N, Brunswick. Details: 912.264.7333.
Feb 10 GI Republican Women’s Club
11:30 am at Bonefish Grill, SSI., Golden Isles Republican Women will host guest speaker Secretary of State, Brad Raffensperger. Lunch is $20, RSVP by Feb 8th: 912-261-8807 or 912-266-0466.
Feb 11 Ladies’ Night Out Party
5:30–7:30 pm at Georgia Coast Surgical Med Spa & More at 3226-F Hampton Avenue, Brunswick. Ga. Live demonstrations, specials and door prizes. See the ad page 2. RSVP by calling 912.264.9724.
Feb 13 Valentine’s Storytelling BBQ
6 pm at Old School Cafeteria (3rd St. and Camden Ave., Woodbine) BBQ chef: Commissioner Lannie Brant. $25/pp includes food and national storytellers—Andy Offutt Irwin and Bil Lepp. Supports Woodbine Public Library. Details: 912.576.1162
Feb 15-Mar 1 Calendar Girls
Feb 15,16,22,23,29, Mar 1: Saturdays 8 pm; Sundays 3 pm; Play by Tim Firth. 11 British Women’s Institute members who posed nude to raise nominal funds and overwhelmingly raised millions for Leukemia Research. Brunswick Actors’ Theatre, 1413 Newcastle St. Tickets $25. See ad below: www.SoGloGallery.com or 912.280.0023.
Feb 16 Art Sip & View Opening Exhibit
5 pm at A Moveable Feast, 1178 Chapel Crossing in Brunswick, come meet local artist, Serena Hall, at a scrumptious Sunday exhibit reception. $35/pp includes food, conversation and chance to win artwork. Benefits The Links youth community arts. Details: 912.571.1090.
Feb 18 Dr. John Hershey
10:30 am. Literary Guild of SSI presents Dr. Jon Hershey: How Herman Melville turned truth into great literature. Room 108, SS Casino, Beachview Dr., SSI. RSVP; Members free/$10 guests; www.litguildssi.org/events.
FEB 27 Grand Family Fun Night
5:45 pm. Hosted by Grandparent Connection, Rotary Club of Brunswick and CCGA Rotaract at Terry Thomas Boys & Girls Club in appreciation for local Grand - families. Great food, games, crafts and fun.
Info and RSVP: 912.289.7428.
FEB 28 & 29 LEAP FOR KIDS!
Leap in for two days of fun events: Gala with live music and silent auction at Westin, Jekyll Island; Golf Tournament at Jekyll Island Golf Club. See the ad page 7. Tickets, sign-ups and details at www.ajdonohuefoundation.org or www.wearethefoundation.org. Proceeds benefit Southeast Georgia Health System pediatric unit renovations. See AJ’s dream to help kids feature, page 12.
Feb 29 Trailblazing African American Women of Coastal Georgia
MAR 7 RED HOT ROTARY CHILI COOKOFF
11:30-2 pm; Postell Park, Pier Village, SSI. GI Rotary Club hosts 19th annual cookoff/live music by The Stringrays. Tickets: $8 adv/$10 gate/$5 kids. Details: Facebook—Golden Isles Rotary Club. Proceeds support local nonprofit organizations, reading and child in crisis programs at Goodyear Elementary.