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Activities for Pawleys Island, Litchfield and Murrells Inlet

Meetings

Waccamaw Neck Republicans: Transportation issues are the topic with state Rep. Lee Hewitt and Mark Hoeweler of the Grand Strand Area Transportation Study. June 23, 10 a.m., Waccamaw Library.

Georgetown County Democratic Women’s Council: June 26, 5:30 p.m., Bethel AME Church, Georgetown.

Georgetown County School Board: June 27, 5:30 p.m., Beck Education Center.

Georgetown County Council: June 27, 5:30 p.m., council chambers.

Churches

Judean Market 29 A.D.: Vacation Bible School for ages 3 through rising fifth-graders explores the life and times of Jesus. June 26-29, 9 a.m.-noon, All Saints Church. Call 843-237-4223 to register.

Grief support: Six part series on “Journeying Through Grief.” Mondays from July 10, 4:30 p.m., All Saints Church. Call 843-712-1896 for more information.

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

Education

Summer of skills: A series of free classes for working people continues with digital photography. June 22-29, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Georgetown Library.

Robotics: A class for children 9 through 16 in building Lego robots. June 26-30, 9-11 a.m., Waccamaw Library. Free, but call 843-545-3349 to register.

Arts & Entertainment

Moveable Feast: Mary Alice Monroe (“Beach House for Rent”), June 23, 11 a.m., Litchfield Country Club. Signing at 2 p.m., Litchfield Books. Next: Susan Boyer (“Lowcountry Bonfire”), June 30, Inlet Affairs. $30. For more information, call 843-235-9600.

Strand Cinema: “Neruda,” story of the Nobel-winning Chilean poet, June 23, 2:30 p.m.; “La La Land,” Oscar-winning story of a jazz musician who falls for an aspiring Hollywood actress, June 23, 7 p.m.; “Before the Flood,” documentary on climate change, June 24, 2:30 p.m.; “Silence,” Jesuit priests face test of faith in 17th century Japan, June 24, 7 p.m., Strand Theater. $7 ($5 for members).

Friday Night Movie: An interracial Virginia couple challenges discrimination in the 1960s in “Loving.” June 23, 6:30 p.m., Waccamaw Library. Free.

Cool Summer Evenings: Music on the lawn continues with the Paul Grimshaw Band on June 23 and The Foreclosures June 28 playing oldies and rock. 7-8:30 p.m., Brookgreen Gardens. Free with regular admission.

The Rectory Lawn: Summer series of free concerts returns with The Kid Drew Band. June 25, 6-9 p.m., All Saints Church. Bring your seating and your cooler.

Book talk: Photographer Tanya Ackerman gives an illustrated talk about “Pawleys Island: Chasing the Light.” June 29, 2 p.m., The Lakes at Litchfield. Free.

Exhibits

Photography: June Jordan, a graphic artist best known for her posters for community groups, displays her award-winning nature photography. Through June, Waccamaw Library.

Ribbit the Exhibit: Whimsical copper frog sculpture by J.A. Cobb of Wilmington, N.C., in outdoor display. Through July 9, Brookgreen Gardens.

Recent Acquisitions: Sculpture by Stanley Bleifield, Marion Roller and Domenico Facci along with medallic art. Through July 23, Brookgreen Gardens.

Sports

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

Et cetera

Blood drive: Donate a pint to the Red Cross. June 26, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., HealthPoint.

Guardian ad Litem: Free training session starts for volunteers who serve as advocates for children in courts and social services. From June 20. Call 843-436-7030 for registration information.

Freedom Readers: Volunteers needed to work with low income children in kindergarten through fifth grade to build reading skills over the summer. Sites in Georgetown and Horry counties. Go to freedomreaders.org or call 843-331-8526.

Volunteers needed: Medical and other positions available at Smith Clinic’s offices in Pawleys Island and Georgetown. Contact Dina Wells at 843-237-2672 (extension 114) or dwells@smithfreeclinic.org.

Support groups

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.org

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