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Activities for Pawleys Island, Litchfield and Murrells Inlet

Meetings

Georgetown County Tourism Management Commission: Feb. 16, 3:30 p.m., Lachicotte Co. office.

Georgetown County Planning Commission: Feb. 16, 5:30 p.m., County Council chambers.

Waccamaw Neck Republican Club: GOP strategist Drew McKissick, a former national committee member from S.C., is the speaker. Feb. 20, 7 p.m., Applewood House of Pancakes.

Georgetown County Board of Education: Feb. 21, 5:30 p.m., Beck Education Center

Churches

A Spiritual Formation: N’Hymn We Praise Dance Ministry celebrates its seventh anniversary with liturgical dance teams, choirs and Christian talent. Feb. 19, 4 p.m., Greater Gordon Chapel AME Church. Public welcome. To participate, phone 843-222-7454.

April in Paris: Tickets on sale for fashion show and luncheon to benefit outreach programs of the women’s club. April 1, Pawleys Plantation. $40. Call 843-979-0596 for tickets.

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

CPR lessons: Learn a hands-only method of aiding victims of cardiac arrest. Feb. 17, noon-1 p.m., Georgetown Memorial Hospital. Free instruction takes about 10 minutes.

Total eclipse: Learn about ways to engage in and promote the solar eclipse that will take place Aug. 21 in a program from the Multiverse at the University of California at Berkeley. Feb. 21, 6:30 p.m., Howard Auditorium, Georgetown. Free.

Women’s Hall of Fame: Albert B. Mercer, great-nephew of Bernard Baruch, is the speaker at luncheon inducting Belle Baruch into the county Women’s Hall of Fame. March 21, noon, Pawleys Plantation. $35. Space limited. Order tickets at visitgeorge.comor 843-546-8436.

Arts & Entertainment

Moveable Feast: Janet Lee Berg (“Rembrandt’s Shadow”), Feb. 17, 11 a.m., Ocean One. (Waiting list.) Signing at Litchfield Books, 2 p.m. Next: Helen Simonson (“The Summer Before the War”), Feb. 24, Pine Lakes Country Club, Myrtle Beach. $30. For more information, call 843-235-9600.

Strand Cinema: “The Innocents,” Red Cross doctor aids Polish nuns after World War II, Feb. 17 at 2:30 p.m., Feb. 18 at 7 p.m.; “Race,” drama of Jesse Owens at the 1936 Olympics, Feb. 17, 7 p.m., Feb. 18 at 2:30 p.m., Strand Theater, Front Street. $7 ($5 for members).

Choral concert: Members of the Army Chorus perform a program of patriotic, classical and popular music. Feb. 17, 6 p.m., Precious Blood of Christ Catholic Church. Free, but donations welcome.

“Waterloo Bridge”: Classic film series resumes with Vivian Leigh and Robert Taylor in a story of lost love. Bill Harvey and Tony Miller provide an introduction and host a discussion afterward. Feb. 17, 6:30 p.m., Waccamaw Library. Free.

Classical guitar: Peter Fletcher performs works from his newest CD, including a transcription of Paganini’s “Caprice No. 24.” Feb. 18, 6:30 p.m., Waccamaw Library. Free.

Casting call: Vocalists needed for May production of “Animagic: Songs from the World of Animation.” Gary Life and Bob Gauss direct for the Swamp Fox Players. Prepare 32 bars of a song with accompaniment. Feb. 19, 3-5 p.m., Feb. 22, 6-8 p.m., Strand Theater. Email garylife@hotmail.com for more information.

Mirrored Images: A program on race relations yesterday and today is led by Herb Frazier, Bernard Powers and Marjory Wentworth, authors of “We Are Charleston: Tragedy and Triumph at Mother Emanuel,” followed by a concert of freedom songs, spirituals and work songs by Rozlyn Sorrel. Feb. 25, 1 p.m., Brookgreen Gardens. Free with regular admission, but call 843-235-6049 to reserve a seat.

The Aristocats: Four-piece jazz band plays classics from the 1920s through the ’50s. Feb. 25, 6:30 p.m., Waccamaw Library. Free.

Exhibits

Bruce Chandler: Works by the artist and teacher go on display with a reception. Feb. 17, 4-6 p.m., Rice Museum.

Life in the West: Sculpture, paintings and prints explore the landscape and cultures of the American West. Through April 16, Brookgreen Gardens.

Saints and Angels: Paintings by Natalie Daise. Through Feb. 15, Rice Museum.

Beaches and Trees: Watercolors of Lowcountry and beach settings by the North Litchfield artist Nancy Bracken. Paintings on sale for $200 each with proceeds going to the Friends of the Waccamaw Library. Through February.

Nature photography: Works by Phil Fillatrault. Through February. Waccamaw Library.

Shine On, Gullah. Shine On”: A collection of story quilts, fabric collages and prints by Dorothy Montgomery of Charleston. Through March 12, Brookgreen Gardens. Free with regular admission.

Sports

WHS baseball: Varsity hosts scrimmage with Carolina Forest, Feb. 16, 5:30 p.m.; hosts scrimmage with St. James, Feb. 22, 5:30 p.m.

WHS lacrosse: Girls JV and varsity host Carolina Forest for scrimmage, Feb. 16, 5:30 p.m., Stables Park; boys JV and varsity at Carolina Forest for scrimmage, Feb. 20, 6 p.m.; boys at St. James for scrimmage, Feb. 22, 5:30 p.m.

WHS soccer: Girls JV and varsity host Wando for scrimmage, Feb. 16, 6 p.m.; boys JV and varsity host St. James for scrimmage, Feb. 21, 5:30 p.m.

WHS softball: Varsity hosts scrimmage with Andrews, Feb. 16, 6 p.m.; hosts scrimmage with St. James, Feb. 20, 5:30 p.m.; at Myrtle Beach for scrimmage, Feb. 22, 5:30 p.m.

WHS wrestling at Lower State individual tournament, Feb. 17-18, Swansea High.

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

Et cetera

Dining for a cause: A portion of proceeds from meal sales aid Miss Ruby’s Kids early-childhood education program. Feb. 22, 6:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Bagel Cafe, Litchfield Market Village.

Support groups

GriefShare: Mondays through May 15, 10 a.m., St. Paul’s Waccamaw United Methodist Church.

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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