Java With Jimmy

Come out to Beachwalker Center for a casual conversation and a cup of coffee. Java With Jimmy will focus on a specific topic and then move into member questions and comments.

Topics will be announced shortly before the event.


2019 Spring Tour of Homes

Kiawah Island Real Estate will be hosting their Annual Spring Tour of Homes on Thursday, April 18.

HOME TOUR – Complimentary

The tour is from 1:00 – 5:00 pm and will feature 11 homes. T

The tour is open to all property owners! Several of the homes on the tour will feature artists or artisans demonstrating their craft in our ‘Meet the Masters’ program.


The tour will be followed by a reception at the Kiawah Island Real Estate Main Sales Office. The reception is RSVP only. Property owners may RSVP to events@kiawah.com.

 View the TOUR BOOKLET with info on the homes HERE.


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Sea Islands Parkinson’s Support Group

The Sea Islands Parkinson’s Support Group (SIPS) meets on the third Thursday of every month at 2:30 p.m. at Church of Our Saviour, 4416 Betsy Kerrison Parkway, Johns Island. Those diagnosed with PD, whether full- or part-time residents, as well as their Care Partners are welcome. Sessions will be informal, with perhaps a guest speaker from time-to-time. There is also a Parkinson’s Care Partner’s Support Group that meets on the second Thursday of each month at 12:30 p.m. at Church of Our Saviour.

Sessions are open to all, although the main focus is on residents of Kiawah, Seabrook, Johns and Wadmalaw islands. There are no dues, and RSVPs are not required.

Read this detailed article to learn more about this support group. For questions, contact Floyd DeAndrade at deandrsj@comcast.net.


Our World

Arts in Healing with Katie Hinson

Katie Hinson, MPS, LCAT, ATR-BC is a dedicated board-certified art therapist, supervisor, educator, and founder of the Arts in Healing Department at MUSC Health. She has over 11 years of experience working with a variety of populations in diverse settings including educational settings, outpatient clinics, hospitals and various non-profits serving adults and children who have experienced trauma.

Before returning to her hometown in Charleston, Katie spent three years working at Rikers Island utilizing art as a healing tool with the incarcerated. She is enlivened by her passion and dedicated to broadening awareness about the Creative Arts Therapies!

To attend, RSVP to KICA Recreation at sandcastle@kica.us
by the day prior to the presentation.


Earth Day Celebration

Join us for the Kiawah Conservancy’s 5th Annual Earth Day Celebration on April 18, 2019 from 4-6 PM at the Naturally Kiawah Demonstration Garden in Night Heron Park.

Protecting our species and preserving Kiawah’s habitat is an important part of the Kiawah Conservancy’s mission. Through a focus on research and education, the Conservancy encourages citizens to become leaders in environmental conservation for the benefit of all. Join us in celebrating what makes Kiawah Island so amazing!

At the Celebration:

* Meet and learn from representatives of the Lowcountry Marine Mammal Network, Kiawah Island Turtle Patrol, Conservancy Garden Keepers, and Charleston Collegiate Outdoor Program
* Learn about bird conservation efforts with the Kiawah Island Shorebird Stewardship and Town of Kiawah Island Bird Research Programs
* Get a feel for wildlife with the SC Aquarium Rovers Touch Tank and Creatures
* Enjoy an Art Walk with the Kiawah Art Guild or a Photography walk with the Kiawah Island Photography Club
* Take part in the Roots & Shoots Native Plant Sale and Rosebank Farms Farmers Market
* Take part in the ladybug releases in the garden and meet with Beekeeper Debbie Fisher
* Enjoy steel drum music by Mike Greer
* Learn about the Naturally Kiawah Pathways Self-Guided Tours using the TravelStorys App
* Pick up your free Earth Day reusable shopping bag.
* Children can meet Charley the Riverdog, and will enjoy a variety of crafts, games, jump castles, face painting, and much more!

The Conservancy’s Earth Day Celebration is a great opportunity to increase environmental awareness in our community. We encourage you to join us for this free, fun, family-oriented event and learn how you can make a difference.

Registration is not required for this FREE event.


Mingo Point Oyster Roast & BBQ

Join us at Mingo Point for our first Oyster Roast & BBQ of the 2019 season! Come out and enjoy an authentic Lowcountry experience at Kiawah’s most popular family outing. Shuck fresh roasted oysters while watching the sun set over the Kiawah River or dance under the moonlight to the sounds of The Island Trio. Kids can enjoy a complimentary craft and hair braiding.
In addition to oysters, we offer a number of Southern BBQ specialties; ribs, pulled pork, smoked chicken, hand carved beef and a bounty of sides including loaded potato skins, salads, and an island favorite mac and cheese.
Take in some of Kiawah’s wildlife with our Naturalists as they present live reptiles native to the island and be sure to peruse some local artisan’s works at our craft market.


Kiawah Community Dinner

Enjoy downtown fine dining, without the drive, at The Sandcastle. Overlooking the ocean, savor Cru Catering’s award-winning cuisine and enjoy the company of your Kiawah neighbors. Seatings are at 6:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.


First Course

Heirloom Tomato Caprese Salad

Baby Arugula, House Pulled Mozzarella, Basil Pesto, Herbed Croutons

Main Course – Predetermined choice of:

Grilled Pork Tenderloin
Rosemary Cheddar Hasselback Potatoes, Garlic Brussels Sprouts, Lemonade Onions
Grilled Swordfish
Rosemary Cheddar Hasselback Potatoes, Garlic Brussels Sprouts, Lemonade Onions

 Dessert Course – a la Carte – $7.75

Warm Madeline Cookies
Lemon Curd, Fresh Berries 

Dinner is $44 per person. Dessert is $7.75 and beer and wine available for purchase.

Reservations are required due to limited seating.  With your RSVP, please provide your desired seating time (6:30 or 7 p.m.), the number of people in your party (2-8 accepted) and the your main course selection for each person in your party. RSVP to sandcastle@kica.us or 843-768-3875.

All dinners will be charged to the member’s account with an automatic 20% gratuity added.


Bonfire and S’Mores

Bring your family and join us around the fire to listen to some live, interactive music and make a s’more or two! Blankets and chairs are recommended for seating. Event is complimentary, s’mores available for purchase.


Teen Night: Bonfire

Come hang with other teens on the island around the bonfire in Night Heron Park. Roast some marshmallows and listen to the latest hits while making new friends and enjoying, giant board games.