Kiawah Island Digest October 2019 - Page 4

FEATURED EVENTS Lights Out for Sea Turtles Through Oct. 31 The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources reports that Kiawah’s 2019 nesting season totaled 575 nests - a record for the island! While many turtles have already hatched, the beach is still home to many nests. The nesting season rules on beach lighting continue through Oct. 31. No exterior lighting or flashlights are permitted on the beach from 9 p.m. to dawn during this time. Visit for complete information on the town’s ordinance. KIAWAH CARES PADDLE FOR PEDALS NEW DATE - SATURDAY, OCT. 5 | 1:30 P.M. Rescheduled due to Hurricane Dorian, there’s still time to sign up for this great event. Hop on a stand-up paddle board or a kayak and paddle Kiawah’s Cinder Creek for a good cause. You’ll paddle to specific destinations, pick up a playing card and build your poker hand in this paddle poker run. Your participation and entry fee of $85 will fund the giveaway of a bicycle to a student at Angel Oak Elementary School. Afterward, swing by the Cinder Creek pavilion for a refreshing happy hour with live music, libations and hors d’oeuvres. The winning hand will take home a bicycle and kayak! Visit for all the information. 4 | KIAWAH ISLAND DIGEST KICA BOARD MEETING OUR WORLD MONDAY, OCT. 7 THURSDAYS | 3 P.M. 1 P.M. All KICA members are invited to attend the bi-monthly board meetings at Beachwalker Center. Member comments sessions are held before and after the meeting. This meeting will include items from the canceled Sept. 4 meeting. Would you like to view meetings, but can’t attend in person? View the livestream by visiting kica. us/livestream at the start of the meeting. Thursday, Oct. 10 - 100 Things to Do in Charleston Before You Die with travel experts Lynn and Cele Seldon. Thursday, Oct. 17 - In Darkest South Carolina, Post and Courier writer Brian Hicks returns to talk about his widely acclaimed new book on the life and impact of Judge Waties Waring in 1950’s SC. Our World takes place at The Sandcastle. To attend, RSVP to