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Activities for Pawleys Island, Litchfield and Murrells Inlet


Georgetown County Tourism Management Commission: Oct. 20, 3:30 p.m., Lachicotte Co. office

Georgetown County Planning Commission: Oct. 20, 5:30 p.m., County Council chambers

Georgetown County Water and Sewer District: Oct. 20, 6 p.m., Pawleys Island office, Clearwater Drive

Waccamaw Neck Council of Property Owners Associations: Annual meeting includes talks by candidates for Georgetown County sheriff and an update from County Administrator Sel Hemingway. Oct. 24, 5:30 p.m., Litchfield by the Sea

Georgetown County Democratic Women’s Council: Oct. 24, 5:30 p.m., Bethel AME Church, Georgetown

Georgetown County Council: Oct. 25, 5:30 p.m., council chambers

Georgetown County Accommodations Tax Advisory Committee: Oct. 27, 9 a.m., County Council chambers


Fall homecoming: A benefit for the Belin Creative Learning Center includes food and kids’ activities plus an auction of gift baskets. Oct. 21, 5-8 p.m., Belin Memorial United Methodist Church

Arts and Crafts Festival: Over 60 vendors along with book sale, baked goods, prepared foods and café at benefit for church women’s club. Oct. 28, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Oct. 29, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Precious Blood of Christ Catholic Church

Food and fellowship: Bread of Life soup kitchen. Mondays and Tuesdays, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Pawleys Island Presbyterian Church, Highway 17

• Father Pat’s Lunch Kitchen. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; Saturdays, 9-11 a.m., Precious Blood of Christ Catholic Church, Waverly Road

• Island Grace Café. Fridays, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., All Saints Church, Kings River Road

• Harvest of Grace Café. Third Sunday of the month, 5-6:30 p.m., St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Highway 17

Mothers Morning Out: First and third Thursdays, 9 a.m.-noon, St. Paul’s Waccamaw United Methodist Church. $15 for one child, $22 for two or more. Call 843-237-2294 for more information


Bike to the boardwalk: A 5-mile ride with staff of the North Inlet-Winyah Bay Reserve through forest roads to the marsh. Oct. 22, 10 a.m.-noon, Hobcaw Barony. Free, but call 843-904-9016 to register

Dinner with a doctor: A discussion of hip and knee replacements by Dr. Michael Bohan. Oct. 25, 6 p.m., Carolina Orthopaedics. Free, but call 843-294-1941 to register

Genealogy lecture: Patti Burns continues a series on family history with a program about cemeteries. Oct. 27, 5:30 p.m., Georgetown Library. Free

Arts & Entertainment

“And the Winner Is”: Mitch Albom’s comedy about a dead movie star who bargains to return to Earth to find out if he finally won that Oscar. Oct. 20-22, 28-29 at 8 p.m., Oct. 16 and 23 at 2:30 p.m. Strand Theater. $18. Call 843-527-2924 for tickets

Moveable Feast: Janice Y.K. Lee (“The Expatriates”), Oct. 21, 11 a.m., Ocean One. Signing at Litchfield Books, 2 p.m. Next: Mary Alice Monroe (“A Lowcountry Christmas”), Oct. 28, Pawleys Plantation. $25. Jon Meacham (“Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush”), Oct. 29, Pawleys Plantation. $50 includes book. For more information, call 843-235-9600

Western movies: New series of free flicks starts with the original version of “The Magnificent Seven” (Oct. 21, 6:30 p.m.), then continues with a talk by Richard Lutman about his modern Western novel “Patch of Dirt” (Oct. 23, 2:30 p.m.) and a screening of “Lonely are the Brave” (3:30 p.m.) Waccamaw Library

Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art: Concert series continues its 26th season. Events at the Reserve Golf Club. Tickets at pawleysmusic.org

• Barrett Baber: Country musician who found fame on “The Voice.” Oct. 21, 7 p.m. $25 / $35 / $75

• The Company Men: Quartet surveys six decades of pop classics. Oct. 22, 7 p.m. $25 / $35 / $45

Choral concert: Performance by Waccamaw school choirs. Oct. 25, 6 p.m., Waccamaw High Auditorium. Free

Jazz Under the Oaks: The Denny Hess Band is joined by Kevin Jayroe. Oct. 30, 2 p.m., Kaminski House Museum. Free. Bring your seating. Wine tasting and sale of sweets will benefit museum


C. Hoppin Shuler: Paintings by Pawleys Island artist. Through November. Waccamaw Library

Through the lens: Photos by Conchetta Davis, Sandra Barnes and June Jordan. Through October. Waccamaw Library

National Sculpture Society: Annual awards exhibition of figurative sculpture from artists around the country. Through Oct. 30, Brookgreen Gardens


WHS cross country at Lower State meet, Oct. 29, Sandhills Research Center, Columbia

WHS football: Varsity hosts Loris, Oct. 21, 7:30 p.m.; JV football at Loris, Oct. 20, 6 p.m.

WHS tennis hosts Georgetown, Oct. 20, 4:30 p.m., Stables Park; at Aynor, Oct. 24, 4:30 p.m.; playoffs begin Oct. 26, 4:30 p.m., Stables Park

WHS volleyball: JV and varsity host Dillon, Oct. 20, 5 p.m.; B-team, JV and varsity host Aynor, Oct. 24, 5 p.m.

Bridge2Bridge Run: Rescheduled half-marathon, 12K, 5K and fun runs benefit Friendship Place. Oct. 29, from 7:30 a.m., Downtown Georgetown. Fees vary. Register at bridge2bridgerun.com

Tennis benefit: Round-robin tournament precedes music, food and silent auction to benefit Carolina Human Reinvestment program for at-risk youth. Nov. 5, matches from 12:30-4:45 p.m., other events from 12:30-6:30 p.m., Stables Park Tennis Center. $45/players, $25/high school and college players, $12/event tickets. Call 843-461-4305 for more information

Pawleys Island Bridge Club: Play for all levels of experience. Pawleys Island Senior Center. Schedule at pawleysislandbridgeclub.com

Et cetera

Dining for a Cause: Portion of dinner proceeds aid Miss Ruby’s Kids early-childhood education program. Oct. 20, from 4:30 p.m., Hanser House. Call 843-235-3021 for reservations

Garden festival: Lowcountry Herb Society benefit includes advice from members on planting and using herbs plus food samples. Oct. 21-22, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Inlet Culinary Garden, Bypass 17

WHS homecoming parade: Oct. 28, 4:30 p.m., Kings River Road from All Saints Church to Waccamaw High

Hazardous waste collection: Georgetown County environmental staff takes household, garden and other items that can’t be placed in the regular trash and offers shredding of confidential documents. Oct. 29, 9 a.m.-noon, Palmetto Ace. Free. Rain barrels available to first 10 residents with at least five hazardous waste items

Kids stay, moms play: Benefit for Tidelands Health Foundation Breast Care Fund features activities for kids while moms shop and lunch. Oct. 29, noon-2 p.m., The Hammock Shops

Wild Side: Benefit for S.C. Environmental Law Project features talk by Jim Elliott, director of the Center for Birds of Prey, along with food and entertainment. Rescheduled to Nov. 5, 5-9 p.m., Hobcaw Barony. $75/person, $125/couple at scelp.org

Farmers Market: Wednesdays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Waverly Place, Highway 17

Medicine disposal: Pills and patches, including narcotics, accepted for disposal by the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office. Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Litchfield Exchange

Support groups

Griefshare: Mondays through Dec. 5, 11 a.m., St. Paul’s Waccamaw United Methodist Church. 843-237-2294

Autism Support Group: Second Mondays, 6 p.m., Georgetown Library

Maternal loss bereavement: Fourth Monday, 6:30 p.m., Waccamaw Community Hospital. 843-652-1806

Bereavement ministry: First and third Tuesdays, 9:15 a.m. at Precious Blood of Christ Catholic Church, 11 a.m. at Belin Memorial United Methodist Church. 843-385-2074

MOPS: Support group for Mothers of Preschoolers. Second and fourth Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-noon, St. Paul’s Waccamaw United Methodist Church. 843-237-2294

Mended Hearts: For heart patients and their families. Fourth Tuesday, noon, HealthPoint. 843-685-3378

Celebrate Recovery: Christ-centered 12-step program for hurts, hang-ups and habits. Thursdays, 5:30 p.m. dinner, 6:30 p.m. meeting, All Saints Church. Childcare provided. 843-237-4223

Al-Anon Family Group: Thursdays, 7 p.m., Georgetown Presbyterian Church. 843-957-4028

Alzheimer’s Caregivers: Second Thursday, 2 p.m., Lakes at Litchfield. 843-651-2335

Parkinson’s Disease Support Group: Second Thursday, 7 p.m., National Healthcare Center, Garden City. 843-357-2306

Overeaters Anonymous: Fridays, 9 a.m., Litchfield Exchange. 843-237-8617

Better Breathers: American Lung Association group for patients and families. Third Friday, 1 p.m., Waccamaw Community Hospital. 843-652-1624

Alcoholics Anonymous: Saturdays, 10 a.m., St. Peter’s Lutheran Church

Aphasia Support Group: Fourth Saturday, 10 a.m., Waccamaw Library. 843-325-3930

Nar-Anon: Support for friends and families of addicts. Sundays, 7 p.m., nar-anon.com

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